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Who is French Open queen Jelena Ostapenko?

Simona Halep of Romania hits a shot during the woman's single final against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia at the French Open tennis at Roland Garros in Paris , France on June 10, 2017. Ostapenko will be sad that Williams will not be at Wimbledon as she sees a lot of the American's feistiness in herself. Until Roland Garros, Ostapenko was best known outside of Latvia as a racquet-throwing villain after an incident in Auckland in January, when she nearly hit a ball boy.


Park Service To Drain Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool After 80 Ducks Die

Park Service To Drain Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool After 80 Ducks Die

Ahead of the hot summer weather, ducklings were welcomed to use the ramp as an entrance and exit to the pool. Once the cleaning is finished next Friday, the National Park Service will continue to monitor the pool's water quality. The type of parasite that caused the carnage typically prefers to host in animals in the water but the adult ducks were not affected because their bodies were more developed, authorities say.


Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort

Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort

The signers all understand that the Paris Agreement is a blueprint for job creation, stability and global prosperity and that accelerating the United States' clean energy transition is an opportunity - not a liability - to create jobs, spur innovation, promote trade and ensure American competitiveness.



Police raid arrest 20th person involved with the London Bridge attack

The pair are not connected to either London or the Manchester terrorism attacks. Although the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the London Bridge attack, police have said there was no evidence that the perpetrators - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt, Italian Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane , who had links to Libya, Morocco and Ireland - were directed by anyone else, either in Britain or overseas.



Iran and Turkey pledge airlift campaign to supply Qatar

Zarif thanked China's support to the Iranian government and its people, saying Iran is satisfied with the current development of bilateral ties and that Iran is willing to have closer high-level exchanges and promote trade cooperation with China.


Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion

Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion

The intelligence report revealed by The Intercept showed a cyberattack that targeted more than 100 local election officials and software vendors, raising the prospect of an attempt to manipulate votes. To that end, Congressmen Mark Pocan of Wisconsin , Keith Ellison of Minnesota, and Hank Johnson of Georgia have introduced groundbreaking legislation-the Securing America's Future Elections (SAFE) Act-that proposes to safeguard U.S.