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Tennis-Mannarino eases past Thompson to claim maiden title in Rosmalen

Tennis-Mannarino eases past Thompson to claim maiden title in RosmalenFrenchman Adrian Mannarino won his first ATP final in seven attempts as he defeated Australia's Jordan Thompson 7-6(7) 6-3 in the Libema Open in Rosmalen on Sunday. World number 44 Mannarino, who beat Croatian second seed Borna Coric in a rain-hit semi-final earlier in the day, broke Thompson early on but surrendered his advantage at 3-2 in the opening set, which was decided by a tiebreak. Facing two set points at 4-6 in the tiebreak, the Frenchman capitalised on multiple forehand errors by Thompson before clinching the opener with a backhand passing shot on the run.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:28:38 -0400
UPDATE 1-Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration

UPDATE 1-Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migrationGuatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump. Nineteen candidates are competing in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two contenders to face off in a second round on Aug. 11. Former first lady Sandra Torres, of the center-left UNE party, has led the race to succeed President Jimmy Morales, a conservative former television host whose term has been blighted by accusations of corruption made by U.N.-backed investigators.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:19:39 -0400
A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards

A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cardsWhen John Frey's family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran's 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most. At a celebration on June 8, a day after his birthday, Frey ended up with well over 5,000 cards, the Daily Herald reports. According to the report, Frey's request spread quickly after The Associated Press picked up the story from the Daily Herald in May and it appeared in news outlets across the country.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:13:54 -0400
French soldiers shoot knife-wielding man in Lyon

French soldiers shoot knife-wielding man in LyonFrench soldiers opened fire on Sunday at a man threatening them with a knife in Lyon, police said. The assailant, who was in front of the Desgenettes military hospital in the eastern city, was wounded in the leg. Police sources said an investigation was underway, but it was not clear who the attacker was or what his motive may have been.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:04:58 -0400
Reuters Sports News Summary

Reuters Sports News SummaryHeavy rain didn't dampen the spirits of the St. Louis Blues or their fans Saturday as a crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands turned out to see the 2019 Stanley Cup champions parade through downtown. St. Louis defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 on Wednesday night. Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer, and Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched five-plus effective innings of relief for his first career win as the New York Yankees snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over the host Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:59:03 -0400
A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards

A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cardsWhen John Frey's family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran's 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most. At a celebration on June 8, a day after his birthday, Frey ended up with well over 5,000 cards, the Daily Herald reports. According to the report, Frey's request spread quickly after The Associated Press picked up the story from the Daily Herald in May and it appeared in news outlets across the country.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:55:28 -0400
Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with planes in 2 fatal crashes

Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with planes in 2 fatal crashesThe chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes of the top-selling plane killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the U.S. aircraft maker tries to get the grounded model back in flight. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told reporters in Paris that Boeing's communication with regulators, customers and the public "was not consistent. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than year that a safety indicator in the Max cockpit didn't work.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:45:52 -0400
Soccer-Eder double earns victory for Jiangsu

Soccer-Eder double earns victory for JiangsuFormer Inter Milan striker Eder scored twice as Jiangsu Suning kept the top four within sight in the Chinese Super League with a 4-1 win over struggling Beijing Renhe on Sunday evening. Eder's double came either side of Zhang Wenzhao's equaliser for Beijing, with the second restoring the lead for Cosmin Olaroiu's side before Zhou Yun and Gao Tianyi both netted in stoppage time.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:40:23 -0400
Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kids

Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kidsHundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates said Sunday they want the detention center in Homestead, Florida, closed. Organizer Kristin Kumpf says 800 people from 22 states have RSVPed for the protest being held on Father's Day.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:36:07 -0400
Paris zoo gives orangutan Nenette a 50th birthday party

Paris zoo gives orangutan Nenette a 50th birthday partyNenette, one of the world's oldest Borneo orangutans in captivity, has celebrated her 50th birthday at a zoo in Paris, where she has lived almost all her life. Birthday cake, wrapped boxes and visitors singing "Happy Birthday" were part of the party held Sunday for Nenette at Menagerie, a zoo in the Jardin des Plantes gardens. Nenette is one of the last orangutans living in a zoo to be born out of captivity.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:33:00 -0400
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