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Angelique Kerber claims Wimbledon title with win over Serena Williams

It is the third Grand Slam title of Kerber's career, adding to her Australian and U.S. Open triumphs in 2016. This is her first finals appearance since giving birth to her daughter, Olympia. "I'm obviously disappointed but I can't be - because I'm literally just getting started". The 23 time Grand Slam champion needed her rocky serve to stay in the match, but she failed to create enough chan... [Full Article...]

Angelique Kerber denies Serena Williams history to win first Wimbledon title

Open and Australian Open. Williams was reduced to tears by her daughter Olympia's first steps at Wimbledon , but now the seven-time champion is planning a giant leap of her own in Saturday's final. The Duchesses both kept their hair to their signature looks too - with Kate sporting her chocolate locks in a fresh bouncy blow dry, while Meghan's dark hair was back in a low bun, with wavy te... [Full Article...]

Dwayne Johnson Tells Stephen Colbert He's 'Absolutely' Considering A Presidential Run

Dwayne Johnson Tells Stephen Colbert He's 'Absolutely' Considering A Presidential Run So if that were to happen in 2024 or 2028, I'd have to go to work and get that experience", Johnson explained. During the interview, host Colbert noted that Johnson must have friends in high places in the White House and referred to a cryptic tweet he had posted in 2011 shortly before U.S. [Full Article...]

Duchesses make first joint appearance as Meghan cheers friend Serena at Wimbledon

This will be Williams attempt at bagging a 24th grand slam title at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon , England so she'll no doubt be thrilled to have her friend cheering Centre Court-side. If anyone would be able to return from such a debilitating experience, it would be Serena. The American's fiercely competitive streak fuelled her rise from the bullet-riddled courts of Compton ... [Full Article...]

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, has died

Her daughter calls her "a blessing and the light of my life". " Godspeed, Momma and thank you for everything you did for us and for the world ". Frank and Nancy met in 1934 at the New Jersey holiday resort of Long Branch when he was 19 and she was 17. [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth is ‘just an incredible woman’

Queen Elizabeth is ‘just an incredible woman’ The Trumps took turns politely shaking hands with her majesty - who was wearing a periwinkle blue hat and matching jacket over a floral-print dress - after arriving at Windsor Castle promptly at 5 p.m. Queen Elizabeth II shaking hands with First Lady Melania Trump . "Mary Jo Jacobi, a former aide to President Ronald Reagan, told CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe", that "[Trump] has already won, he is ... [Full Article...]

We're no heroes, says United Kingdom cave diver Volanthen

We're no heroes, says United Kingdom cave diver Volanthen Members of the Thai Navy SEALs team arrived home to their base at Sattahip, feted by the Thai people but saddened by the loss of their colleague. The youth football players, who remain in hospital, reportedly told their parents, that they had barely begun their trek when flooding suddenly blocked their exit, forcing them further into the Luang Nang Non Cave in Chiang Rai. [Full Article...]

Emmys 2018: Game Of Thrones Leads With 22 Nominations

Emmys 2018: Game Of Thrones Leads With 22 Nominations NBC was a distant third with 78, a figure that put it first among broadcast networks. "It has been another exceptional year in television marked by extraordinary storytelling from a wealth of diverse and innovative content creators", Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Duchess of Sussex stuns in Dior dress at RAF Centenary

Duchess of Sussex stuns in Dior dress at RAF Centenary Kate, who is on maternity leave until the autumn, was not confirmed to attend the service, but the mother-of-three made a surprise appearance with her husband Prince William . Kate last wore the broach - once the highest award any woman of the rank could achieve - during a service for the 75th anniversary of the RAF Air Cadets in 2016. [Full Article...]

There’s only 1 Blockbuster store left

There’s only 1 Blockbuster store left The closures come despite a campaign from HBO host John Oliver to increase business at the stores by donating a jockstrap worn by Russel Crowe in the 2005 film " Cinderella Man " as a tourist attraction. It's been a slow death for Blockbuster, the once-ubiquitous video rental store that faced its end at the hands of streaming services such as Netflix and rental kiosks like Redbox. [Full Article...]

‘Downton Abbey’ movie is officially happening with series cast to return

‘Downton Abbey’ movie is officially happening with series cast to return No details yet about where the story will pick up with the Crawley family. The original cast members are coming back to reprise their roles, and Oscar-winner Julian Fellowes , who created the series, wrote the movie's screenplay. The movie's plot is still under wraps, but all of the show's main cast has supposedly signed on for the film. "Since the series ended, fans of " Downton " have always ... [Full Article...]

Trump, Obama, Katy Perry, others lose Twitter followers

Trump, Obama, Katy Perry, others lose Twitter followers Former President Obama lost more than 2 million followers on Twitter this week as the social platform removed inactive and locked accounts from follower counts, according to a preliminary review by The Hill . "We understand this may be hard for some, but we believe accuracy and transparency make Twitter a more trusted service for public conversation", Vijaya Gadde , Twitter's legal, policy... [Full Article...]

Marvel hires female director for upcoming Black Widow film

Marvel hires female director for upcoming Black Widow film The Australian director made her name with her wonderful 2004 debut Summersault, and her most recent movie - kidnap thriller Berlin Syndrome - was one of our hidden gems of 2017 . She'll be the second female director behind a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie - joining Anna Boden, who's directing Captain Marvel with Ryan Fleck. [Full Article...]

Netflix tops HBO in Emmy noms

Netflix tops HBO in Emmy noms The streaming service led the nominations in totals by platform with 112. Meanwhile, 2018 freshman series nominees on the comedy side are HBO's " Barry ", Netflix's " GLOW ", and Amazon's " The Marvelous Mrs. The show about noble families vying for the Iron Throne faces tough competition from perennial favorite comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live and HBO stablemate Westworld with 21 n... [Full Article...]

Neville convinced Kane was carrying a injury at World Cup

Neville convinced Kane was carrying a injury at World Cup France reached their third World Cup final with a victory over Belgium , setting up the meeting between the two sides in Moscow. Little Harry held his head in his hands as he stood in front of the TV in sheer shock, when it was revealed Gareth Southgate's team wouldn't be making it into the final. [Full Article...]

Trump visit to United Kingdom begins on awkward note

Trump visit to United Kingdom begins on awkward note Speaking to reporters at an emergency press conference after intense North Atlantic Treaty Organisation talks, the comment was made as he was asked about Brexit and the prospect of protests on his United Kingdom visit. Mr Trump has confirmed at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation press conference earlier today that he will be spending the weekend playing golf at his Turnberry resort in Sout... [Full Article...]

GLOW gets Emmy nomination love, no luck for WWE

GLOW gets Emmy nomination love, no luck for WWE The minority nominations included a historic nod for Sandra Oh, who became the first nominee of Asian descent in the leading actress in a drama series for her role in the BBC America series Killing Eve . The top comedy nominee is Donald Glover 's Atlanta , with 16. Al Pacino, Kyle MacLachlan, and Michael B Jordan were all in the hunt but missed out. [Full Article...]

Widow of Thai cave diver’s message for the Wild Boars soccer team

Widow of Thai cave diver’s message for the Wild Boars soccer team The highly publicized rescue mission took 18 days to complete and resulted in the death of a former Navy SEAL. Teacher Kru Nice says 14-year-old Adun Sam-On has always been a leader, despite the fact he doesn't have his parents with him or even an official home. [Full Article...]

The accessory that every royal member owns except for Meghan Markle

The accessory that every royal member owns except for Meghan Markle The whole fam (minus Prince Philip) reunited on balcony at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. The pair are reportedly very close and even spent their gap year together in Florence, according to the Daily Mail . [Full Article...]

Emmett Till Murder Investigation Re-Opened By Federal Government

Emmett Till Murder Investigation Re-Opened By Federal Government But the Justice Department told Congress in a report in March that it was re-investigating the killing after receiving "new information". This undated photo shows Emmett Louis Till, a 14-year-old black Chicago boy, who was kidnapped, tortured and murdered in 1955 after he allegedly whistled at a white woman in Mississippi. [Full Article...]


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