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ANDY MURRAY, SERENA WILLIAMS FORM WIMBLEDON MIXED DOUBLES DREAM TEAM

Set to play his first Grand Slam event since undergoing a resurfacing surgery on his right hip, Andy Murray is not messing around. He’s struck up a partnership with 23-time major singles champion Serena Williams. Murray will team up with Williams in the Wimbledon mixed doubles event, his management confirmed Tuesday. Murray has never won a mixed …

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Cricket World Cup: India confirm semi-final place with Bangladesh win

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Birmingham India 314-9 (50 overs): Rohit 104, Mustafizur 5-59 Bangladesh 286 (48 overs): Shakib 66, Bumrah 4-55 India won by 28 runs Scorecard; Group table; Schedule. India finally confirmed their place in the World Cup semi-finals with a comfortable if not flawless win which eliminated spirited Bangladesh. After Rohit …

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The reason why Megan Rapinoe was benched against England

Megan Rapinoe, a star on the US Women’s National Team, wasn’t in Tuesday’s starting lineup against England. She didn’t warm up, either. Fans were, appropriately, freaking out. It was the World Cup semifinal, after all. But now we know why: Coach Jill Ellis confirmed that Rapinoe had a slight hamstring …

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Pence’s plane called back to DC for unspecified emergency

Vice President Pence’s airplane was diverted from New Hampshire back to Washington on Tuesday after being called back for an undisclosed emergency. Pence was scheduled to visit Salem on Tuesday to participate in a roundtable discussion and deliver remarks on the opioid crisis and illegal drug flow in New Hampshire. But …

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Gloria Vanderbilt leaves almost entire fortune to Anderson Cooper

Gloria Vanderbilt left almost all of her estate to her youngest son, Anderson Cooper — and nothing to her estranged middle son, Chris Stokowski, according to her will. The document, filed Monday in Manhattan surrogate court, says the recently deceased socialite fashion icon’s eldest son Leopold “Stan” Stokowski will get her Midtown pad …

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Arctic fox treks more than 2,700 miles in four months

Researchers say it’s one of the longest migrations of an Arctic fox ever documented in such a short time. LONDON — It is the little fox that could. Norwegian researchers have said they were stunned to learn that a juvenile fox managed to cross thousands of miles across the Arctic …

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NASA launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system

The three-minute test took place on Tuesday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA conducted a full-stress launch abort test Tuesday for the Orion capsules designed to carry astronauts to the moon. The capsule was empty for the morning demo, which officials said …

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Barstool Sports fires writer for mocking Utah student Mackenzie Lueck before she was found dead

The popular sports website Barstool Sports fired one of its writers for mocking Mackenzie Lueck, the missing 23-year-old college student from Utah who was found dead Friday. Hours before authorities confirmed that they had found Lueck’s remains, Barstool Sports contributing writer Francis Ellis wrote a piece calling the student a “proud sugar baby” …

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7 people identified from Texas plane crash that killed 10

Seven of the 10 people killed in a plane crash on Sunday at Addison Airport in Texas were identified on Monday as federal investigators said they have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the aircraft. A family of four was on the twin-engine Beechcraft Super King Air 350 that crashed just after 9 a.m. …

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper accuses Trump of being ‘dictator curious’

. CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Monday accused President Trump of being “dictator curious” after his recent meetings with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump met with world leaders during the G20 summit held in Osaka, Japan, last week before making an impromptu trip to the Korea …

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