Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios advance into Wimbledon men’s quarterfinals
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Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios advance into Wimbledon men’s quarterfinals

Everything went smoothly for Rafael Nadal against Botic Van De Zandschulp on Monday until it came time to close out their fourth-round match at Wimbledon.

Serving for the win at 5-3 in the third set, Nadal was broken for the second time in the match and he then failed to convert three straight match points when leading 6-3 in the ensuing tiebreaker.

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Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo chow their way to victory in Nathan’s hot dog eating contest
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Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo chow their way to victory in Nathan’s hot dog eating contest

NEW YORK — Frankfurter-munching phenom Joey “Jaws” Chestnut gobbled his way to a 15th win Monday at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, powering down 63 hot dogs and buns at the annual exhibition of excess.

In a decisive chowdown comeback, women’s record-holder Miki Sudo downed 40 wieners and buns to win the women’s title after skipping last year’s frank fest because she was pregnant.

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Highland Park police take a man into custody over the July 4th parade shooting
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Highland Park police take a man into custody over the July 4th parade shooting

Officials say a person of interest in the July Fourth mass shooting has been taken into custody.

Robert E. Crimo III was spotted driving a silver Honda Fit in north Chicago hours after the attack. When an officer tried to “initiate a traffic stop,” the 22-year-old attempted to flee, Highland Park Police Chief Lou Jogmen said in a briefing Monday evening.

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Juul vape pens could be pulled from US shelves. Altria shares tumble
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Juul vape pens could be pulled from US shelves. Altria shares tumble

A report that the Food and Drug Administration might order Juul to pull its products from store shelves has sent shares of Altria plunging. The cigarette company owns a 35% stake in Juul.

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the FDA could order the e-cigarette maker to remove its products as early as Wednesday following a several years review of the brand regarding concerns that it may have helped fuel vaping’s popularity among underage users.

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Chart-Topping Rapper Lil Tjay in Surgery After New Jersey Shooting
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Chart-Topping Rapper Lil Tjay in Surgery After New Jersey Shooting

Multi-platinum rapper Lil Tjay underwent emergency surgery on June 22 following a shooting in northeastern New Jersey. According to TMZ, the 21-year-old musician was out of surgery as of 1 p.m. EST and his condition was improving, though “he’s still not out of the woods yet.”

The shooting of Lil Tjay is part of a grim uptick in violence that has affected rappers around the country in the last few years,

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Google Doodle Celebrates Amanda Aldridge Who Was She and Why Today
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Google Doodle Celebrates Amanda Aldridge Who Was She and Why Today

Black British composer, teacher and opera singer Amanda Aldridge is being remembered today as the latest Google Doodle celebrates her life and career.

Google Doodles often change the classic Google logo to incorporate a historical figure or special occasion relating to a specific date. The Google image for Friday, June 17 features a pairing of Aldridge with a doodle of musical treble clefs on either side.

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Madison Square Garden New York Rangers fan banned for life after ‘abhorrent assault’ of Tampa Bay Lightning supporter
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Madison Square Garden New York Rangers fan banned for life after ‘abhorrent assault’ of Tampa Bay Lightning supporter

Madison Square Garden says it has banned a New York Rangers fan for life after he was seen punching a Tampa Bay Lightning fan in the face following Thursday’s Game 5.

According to video posted on social media, the Rangers fan turned and punched the Lightning fan, sending the person to the ground,

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome
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Ramsay Hunt syndrome

Justin Bieber announced Friday that he is taking a break from performing because he is suffering from paralysis on one side of his face.

In a video posted on his verified Instagram account, the singer explained that he has Ramsay Hunt syndrome, which has left him unable to move half of his face and unable to take the stage.
“It is from this virus that attacks the nerve in my ear and my facial nerves and has caused my face to have paralysis,”

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Memorial Day: We know the faces
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Memorial Day: We know the faces

Whenever I see a photo of a U.S. Marine, my mind is transported back to 40 years ago.

I know the face. It is mine.

It was back in 1982, when a formerly lumpy 26-year-old three-and-a-half-year college student clawed and crawled and pushed himself through boot camp by the ragged edge of tentative tenacity.

I know about the morning wake-up calls — drill instructors slammed trash can lids on the spotless floor,

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Popular Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead at 28
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Popular Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead at 28

NEW DELHI — Indian police are investigating the killing of a popular Punjabi rapper, who blended hip-hop, rap and folk music, a day after he was fatally shot, officials said Monday.

Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, also known around the world by his stage name Sidhu Moose Wala, was killed Sunday evening while driving his car in Mansa, a district in northern India’s Punjab state.

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