Johanna Konta beats Venus Williams in first WTA final to win Stanford Classic

The British No1, Johanna Konta, won her first tour title when she beat Venus Williams 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 in the final of the Stanford Classic The British No1, Johanna Konta, scored an impressive victory on her first appearance in a WTA final when she defeated Venus Williams 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 in the Stanford Classic in […]

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Priebus and Manafort seize on Wasserman Schultz DNC resignation

Top GOP operatives speak in Philadelphia before Democratic convention, targeting Clinton VP pick Kaine as DNC email leak scandal reverberates Top Republicans seized on the resignation of Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair begins in the city on Monday, he added: The DNC was tipping the scale the entire time for Hillary Clinton. Todays events show […]

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Michael Bloomberg will endorse Clinton during Democratic national convention

Ex-Republican New York City mayor who is an independent could chip away at Trumps selling point of his business acumen and appeal to white men The former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg will endorse Hillary Clinton in a primetime speech at the Democratic national convention this week, according a senior adviser. This week in […]

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Defining Moment: a photographer’s snap decision in the face of danger

Wylda Bayron traveled solo around Papua New Guinea for 18 months. What she found was a nation fraught with violence but also filled with striking beauty. Paid for by Principal Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/defining-moment/audio/2016/jul/05/photographer-danger-papua-new-guinea-woman-alone

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Defining Moment: this scientist’s greatest experiment was opening a whiskey distillery

The founder of High West Distillery talks about how he turned an epiphany into an award-winning business. Paid for by Principal Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/defining-moment/audio/2016/jun/28/scientist-experiment-whiskey-high-west-distillery-utah

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Pundit cites ‘Dora the Explorer’ to criticize Kaine’s use of Spanish

Washington (CNN)CNN political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes on Saturday criticized Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine for speaking in Spanish, saying it contrasted with this week’s Republican convention in which “I didn’t have to get a translator.” Hughes, who supports Donald Trump, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on “CNN Newsroom” that Kaine’s appearance with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee […]

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Alan Moore uses nine-year-old’s fan letter on new book’s cover

Young fans endorsement of the greatest author in human history welcomed by the comics legend, who uses it to adorn new novel Jerusalem He might have a reputation for being cantankerous, but a letter has emerged online that reveals a softer side to comics heavyweight Alan Moore. their pulping of an entire run of The […]

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Turks fear for detained soldiers as Erdoan launches fresh crackdown

Amid allegations of torture, relatives wait anxiously for news as Turkeys justice system struggles to keep up with arrests In the marble corridors of the Istanbul Palace of Justice, dozens of people press against a metal barrier in the hope of catching a glimpse of a family member a son, husband or brother detained in […]

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Hundreds gather in Baton Rouge for funeral of officer killed in shooting

Law enforcement and loved ones join memorial for Brad Garafola: My deputy went down fighting, says sheriff The funeral of Brad Garafola, one of three officers killed in the Baton Rouge police shooting, took place in the Louisiana city on Saturday. Hundreds of loved ones and fellow law enforcement said farewell to the 45-year-old sheriffs […]

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Deadpan John Goodman is king of Kong: Skull Island Comic-Con panel

Star discusses behaviour of title character whose real name is Leo while Eddie Redmayne dishes out wands at Fantastic Beasts Potter panel Be careful what you ask John Goodman, who stars in Kong: Skull Island. What started as an innocuous question at the Warner Bros Justice League film, agreed: Its like getting your Hogwarts letter […]

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