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Henrik Stenson outshines Phil Mickelson to win British Open

His 20-under par matched Jason Day's record for lowest under par at last year's PGA Championship. Indeed, from a scoring standpoint, he was the best ever in a major championship. Despite windy and rainy conditions throughout the day Friday, Mickelson carded a two-under 69 and maintained a one-stroke lead over Sweden's Henrik Stenson heading into today's third round action.



North Korea launches ballistic missiles, South Korea says

The North Korean drill was conducted "under the simulated conditions of making preemptive strikes " on the regions of South Korea where THAAD is located, state-run KCNA said. He later "expressed great satisfaction over the successful drill", it said. North Korea's official news agency reported that the exercise, which successfully tested the simulated detonation of nuclear warheads mounted on the missiles was supervised by Kim Jong Un himself.


Fox News CEO Roger Ailes and network in final talks on exit

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes and network in final talks on exit

When Carlson filed her suit a statement from 21st Century Fox , the network's parent, said the company had "full confidence" in Ailes but that officials were launching an internal investigation into the accusation because "we take these matters seriously".


NZOC backs athletes calling for Russian Federation ban

NZOC backs athletes calling for Russian Federation ban

On Monday, an independent commission led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren presented a report , accusing Russian Federation of having run a state-sponsored doping program. And the IOC said it would not give backing to any worldwide sports events in Russian Federation. The IOC said it would not back any worldwide events in Russian Federation because of the scandal but had to put back a decision on whether to bar Russian Federation from the Rio Games.



Pippa Middleton Flashes Engagement Ring, Plans 2017 Wedding

Bart's. Kensington Palace released the following statement on behalf of William and Kate, "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are absolutely delighted with the news". It is unknown whether Catherine will return the favour, but as the Duchess has always been very close to her family, the royal couple will nearly definitely attend the wedding.