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Shane Lowry wins British Open in celebrated return to Emerald Isle

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland – The long-awaited return of the British Open to Northern Ireland ended with Shane Lowry keeping the silver claret jug on the Emerald Isle. Even as the rain stopped, the tears began flowing. Lowry, the 32-year-old Irishman with stout nerves and a soft touch around the greens, endured the worst weather of the week and the Sunday ...

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Georgia man denies telling black female lawmaker to 'go back where you came from'

A white man confronted a black Georgia state lawmaker in front of reporters Saturday and denied her accusation that he told her to “go back where you came from” during an argument in a supermarket checkout lane a day earlier. Eric Sparkes that he cursed at state Rep. Erica Thomas for taking too many items into an express checkout lane but denied making the racially ...

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Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island

Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans in calling for the island’s besieged governor to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protesters and police. Democratic U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted her support for the people’s demand that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down. “The people of Puerto Rico have spoken loudly and clearly for the world to hear. We must stand with ...

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