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US Open 2016: Serena Williams dons 'Wonder Woman' sleeves to beat record

<b>(CNN) —</b> Serena Williams swept aside Johanna Larsson in round three of the US Open Saturday with an impressive display of powerful and aggressive tennis.<p>The world No.1 took the match on the Arthur Ashe court 6-2 6-1 in just 59 minutes and in the process marked her 307th victory in a grandslam …

Tennis

Jay Z drops new song 'Spiritual' calling out police brutality: 'Don't shoot'

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Jay Z dropped an emotional new song about the killings of black men by police officers, "Spiritual," Thursday night.<p>"Got my hands in the air in despair/don't shoot/I just wanna do good," he raps on the track.<p>The song, which was released on Tidal, was accompanied by a long open …

Justice

Bullfighter Victor Barrio Fatally Gored on Spanish TV During Live Broadcast

A bullfighter and a man participating in a village bull-run were killed in Spain on Saturday, while another two men were gored by the animals at the world-famous festival in the town of Pamplona.<p>Victor Barrio, a 29-year-old professional bullfighter, was killed when a bull's horn pierced his chest …

Latin America

Microsoft’s new Xbox One S revealed in leaked images

In less than 24 hours, Microsoft will host its E3 press conference. The software maker is expected to launch a smaller, slimmer version of the Xbox One, and a fresh leak on the NeoGAF forums today is providing our first look at the new console. Sources familiar with Microsoft's Xbox plans had …

Muhammad Ali, 'the greatest', remembered as boxer who transcended sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) - The death of Muhammad Ali, the former heavyweight champion known as much for his political activism as his boxing brilliance, triggered a worldwide outpouring of affection and admiration for one of the best-known figures of the 20th century.<p>Ali, who had long suffered …

‘Urgent need’: Blood bank is desperately seeking donors for O-, O+ and AB types after Orlando shooting

OneBlood, a foundation that operates blood bank collection centers throughout the southeastern United States, put out a call early Sunday for donors with O-negative, O-positive and AB blood following the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.<p>Police have said at least 50 people have been …

Afghanistan

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhammad Ali had a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. His words can inspire us all.<p>Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook …

Motivation

One killed in shooting at rapper T.I.'s concert

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A New York rap concert turned deadly when an argument erupted in gunfire, according to police.<p>One man died and three other people were injured in the Wednesday night shooting at the Irving Plaza, where rapper T.I. was scheduled to perform.<p>The incident began as an argument that …

Law Enforcement

Nearly 50 Gangster Disciples indicted across Southeast

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Several leaders of a notorious nationwide gang were charged in sweeping federal indictments unsealed Wednesday in Atlanta and Memphis.<p>Forty-eight alleged members of the Gangster Disciples, a Chicago-based gang operating in at least 24 states, were charged with racketeering offenses …

Crime

Obama rebuts anti-Muslim rhetoric in first U.S. mosque visit

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama, in his first visit to a mosque in the United States, said Wednesday he was seeking to rebut "inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans" from Republican presidential candidates.<p>Attempting to recast what he said was a warped image of Islam while …

Religion

President Obama on Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee w/ Jerry Seinfeld

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Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes

<b>(CNN) —</b> After Mexico's most notorious drug lord stepped into a shower and slipped into a tunnel to escape from a maximum-security prison, authorities vowed it wouldn't be long before the Sinaloa cartel chief was behind bars again.<p>Prison security cameras last recorded images of Joaquin "El Chapo" …

Mexico

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Brazil

Damn: 54-Year-Old Man Rocks Dude On The Maryland Train & Leaves Him Leaking For Getting In His Business!

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Maryland

Georgia school director apologizes for 'black people' graduation remark

<b>(CNN) —</b> The director of a Georgia school apologized for calling out "all the black people" who left a graduation ceremony during the valedictorian's speech.<p>Nancy Gordeuk, director of TNT Academy in Stone Mountain, said "my emotions got the best of me" when she made the controversial remark. A video …

CNN

Police: We failed to get Freddie Gray timely medical care after arrest

<b>(CNN) —</b> Freddie Gray did not get timely medical care after he was arrested and was not buckled into a seat belt while being transported in a police van, Baltimore police said Friday.<p>Police Commissioner Anthony Batts told reporters there are no excuses for the fact that Gray was not buckled in as he …

Justice

Bun B Speaks on Tupac; Big Pimpin; Doesn't Want a Pimp C Hologram

Journalism

Univision host fired for first lady comment says White House complained

A Univision host who compared Michelle Obama to characters in the movie "Planet of the Apes" alleged Thursday that he was fired after the network received a complaint from the White House.<p>Rodner Figueroa, an Emmy Award-winning host and presenter, was fired by the Spanish-language network for …

Wildlife

Professors Bun B & Anthony Pinn talk Religion and Hip-Hop Course on Ebro in the Morning!

Brazil

Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan Trash Talking at 2003 All-Star Game

Basketball

Jimmy Fallon's Parody of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Intro is Uncanny

Featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff and an arm-swinging Alfonso Ribeiro.<p><b>Jimmy Fallon is taping</b> the <i>Tonight Show</i> from its long-time home of Los Angeles this week, and to kick things off he parodied the theme song of another MC who made the move from east to west. The <i>Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i>'s music video intro is …

Comedy

Doug Baldwin Fined $11,025 for 2015 Super Bowl TD Celebration

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin was reportedly fined just over $11,000 for his touchdown celebration during the team's loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX.<p>Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports 1 reported the amount, which is the minimum under the current standards for such …

Doug Baldwin

Jordan says IS can be defeated; uproar over burn video

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan called Wednesday for a decisive battle against the Islamic State group, declaring "this evil can and should be defeated," after the militants burned a Jordanian pilot to death in a cage and gleefully broadcast the horrific images on outdoor screens in their …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Microsoft's new wireless phone charger will bathe your desk in neon light

My Nexus 6 usually rests on a Tylt wireless charger here at <i>The Verge</i> office. I paid Verizon $60 for the thing. It's got a black, soft matte finish; it's the opposite of flashy, but works perfectly with any Qi-compatible smartphone I've placed on it — even with a bulky case on. Microsoft's taking …

Gear & Gadgets

The Kings' starting five is great. So why are they bad?

What should we make of the disparity between the Kings' starting five and the rest of the roster?<p>NBA lineup data is both useful and limited. Looking at the performance of five-man lineups gives really good -- not complete, but really good -- context for production. It's the most relevant data for …

Serena 'proudly returning' to tourney

Serena Williams is returning to play in the Indian Wells tournament that has "haunted" her since 2001 with her love of tennis and the spirit of …

Ferguson Police Are Testing 'Less-Lethal' Attachments For Guns

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