LONDON | Kerber beats Williams 6-3, 6-3 to win 1st Wimbledon title

LONDON — Angelique Kerber won her first Wimbledon championship by stopping Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title. Kerber played cleanly as can be, covering the court so well and picking her spots for big shots, in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Williams in Saturday’s final. It is the 30-year-old Kerber’s third … Continue reading LONDON | Kerber beats Williams 6-3, 6-3 to win 1st Wimbledon title

WASHINGTON | Border measures part of Trump’s bigger immigration crackdown

WASHINGTON — The zero tolerance policy that led to the separations is just one way the Trump administration is working to harden the nation’s immigration system. Officials are carving a path around various court rulings to do so. They’re also expanding detention space, tightening asylum rules and are applying more scrutiny to green card applications. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Border measures part of Trump’s bigger immigration crackdown

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Hong Kong Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: On July 13, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Hong Kong Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng at the Department of State in Washington, DC.  During their meeting, the Deputy Secretary and the Secretary of Justice discussed the U.S.-Hong Kong partnership in … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Hong Kong Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh to address his past work involving Clinton, Bush

WASHINGTON  — Before his Senate confirmation hearing, President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court will need to provide information about his past experience investigating President Bill Clinton and working for President George W. Bush. Requests for that information are included in questionnaires sent to Brett Kavanaugh by the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, who will … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh to address his past work involving Clinton, Bush

PROVIDENCE, R.I | Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

PROVIDENCE, R.I — Rhode Island’s governor says she’s holding summer office hours at the beach. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo (ray-MAHN’-doh) will hold the first event Monday at Scarborough State Beach in Narragansett. She’ll be joined by members of her Office of Constituent Services to help connect residents with various services. While there, she plans to … Continue reading PROVIDENCE, R.I | Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

LONDON | The Latest: “Baby Donald” blimp flies over Edinburgh march

LONDON— The Latest on protests against President Donald Trump’s visit to Britain (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The last of the thousands of anti-Trump protesters in Edinburgh have arrived at The Meadows, a park in the Scottish capital where a giant balloon depicting President Donald Trump as an angry orange baby is floating in the … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: “Baby Donald” blimp flies over Edinburgh march

NEW YORK | Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of ‘Walking Dead’

NEW YORK — Yvette Nicole Brown is filling in for Chris Hardwick as host of “The Walking Dead” and “Talking Dead” while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick. AMC announced Friday that Brown will be “interim guest host” of “The Walking Dead Season 9 Preview Special” on Aug. 5. Brown also will host “Talking … Continue reading NEW YORK | Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of ‘Walking Dead’

LONDON | Djokovic tops Nadal in 5 sets to reach 5th Wimbledon final

LONDON — From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after others, it was clear how much he wanted to prove he’s past the roughest patch of his career. Djokovic sent the strongest signal yet he is back at … Continue reading LONDON | Djokovic tops Nadal in 5 sets to reach 5th Wimbledon final