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    1st-round men’s doubles reduced to best-of-3
    Jun29

    1st-round men’s doubles reduced to best-of-3

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 5:40 p.m. With rain playing havoc with the scheduling at Wimbledon, organizers have decided that first-round men’s doubles matches will be played over best-of-three sets, instead of best-of-five. — 4:40 p.m. Novak Djokovic won his 30th consecutive Grand Slam match, the third-longest...

    Operatic Baritone Killed in Ukraine Fighting
    Jun29

    Operatic Baritone Killed in Ukraine Fighting

    A Ukrainian baritone who performed in French opera productions for nearly two decades before joining a volunteer battalion in warring eastern Ukraine has been killed in the fighting.Ukrainian news reports cited the nationalist group Pravy Sektor as saying Wassyl Slipak was… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine city names street for Lubavitcher rebbe, Menachem Schneerson
    Jun29

    Ukraine city names street for Lubavitcher rebbe, Menachem Schneerson

    Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Chabad’s last rebbe, died on June 12, 1994 and is still highly revered in the community. (Wikimedia Commons) (JTA) – The city of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine named a street after Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the last and most prominent Lubavitcher rebbe, who fled the city in 1927. Communist agents...

    Russian defense minister promises response to NATO’s buildup
    Jun29

    Russian defense minister promises response to NATO’s buildup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s defense minister says the military will respond in kind to NATO’s buildup near Russian borders. Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday the deployment of additional NATO units and weapons in Eastern Europe “has undermined strategic stability.” He voiced concern that NATO’s activities near Russia’s borders could...

    Turkey Blames ISIS For Istanbul Terror Attack As Details Of Victims Emerge
    Jun29

    Turkey Blames ISIS For Istanbul Terror Attack As Details Of Victims Emerge

    After a night of carnage left 41 people dead in Istanbul Ataturk Airport, there was still little information on Wednesday about the identities of the attackers.No group has yet claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attack on Turkey’s largest airport. The governor’s office said 239 others were injured in the attacks and 109 of the...

    What we know — and don’t know — about the Istanbul bombing
    Jun29

    What we know — and don’t know — about the Istanbul bombing

    At least 41 people are dead and more than 230 wounded after three explosions struck Istanbul Atatürk Airport in Turkey late Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. The Islamic State group was blamed for the attack, the AP reported. However, the group has not claimed responsibility. In a joint statement released Wednesday from the European...

    Operatic baritone killed in Ukraine fighting
    Jun29

    Operatic baritone killed in Ukraine fighting

    A Ukrainian baritone who performed in French opera productions for nearly two decades before joining a volunteer battalion in warring eastern Ukraine has been killed in the fighting. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Islamic State Prime Suspect After Suicide Bombers Kill 41 At Istanbul Airport
    Jun29

    Islamic State Prime Suspect After Suicide Bombers Kill 41 At Istanbul Airport

    Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239.The attack on Europe’s third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings this...

    Operatic baritone killed in Ukraine fighting
    Jun29

    Operatic baritone killed in Ukraine fighting

    A Ukrainian baritone who performed in French opera productions for nearly two decades before joining a volunteer battalion in warring eastern Ukraine has been killed in the fighting. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Investigation Underway In Istanbul Airport Attack That Killed 41 People
    Jun29

    Investigation Underway In Istanbul Airport Attack That Killed 41 People

    Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239.The attack on Europe’s third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings this...