Park wins playoff to capture KPMG Women’s PGA

Sung Hyun Park beat So Yeon Ryu on the second hole of a playoff in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship for her second major title.

Big winds fuel Northern California fires; evacuations ordered

Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles south into the San Francisco Bay Area.

Neymar, Brazil ready to face Mexico at World Cup

Brazil captain Thiago Silva is hoping Neymar plays as well as some of his Paris Saint-Germain teammates have done in the knockout round of the World Cup.

Croatia tops Denmark to advance in World Cup

In the second straight shootout of the tournament, the Croats advanced to the quarterfinals on Sunday with a 3-2 victory over Denmark on penalties following a 1-1 draw.

‘Jurassic World 2’ roars to No. 1 again at box office

The “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” dinosaurs ruled the box office for a second weekend in a row, but also left a little room for more modest newcomers like “Sicario: Day of the Soldado” and the basketball comedy “Uncle Drew” to over-perform in the crowded marketplace.

Lopez Obrador claims historic presidential win in Mexico

Furious at spiraling corruption and violence, Mexican voters unleashed a political earthquake Sunday by electing a leftist firebrand as president and giving him a broad mandate to overthrow the political establishment and govern for the poor.

Macau gaming revenue falls short of June forecast

Gaming revenue on the Chinese enclave rose 12.5 percent to $2.78 billion in June, missing the 18 percent growth forecast by Wall Street analysts.

Man found stabbed to death in downtown Las Vegas

Officers were called just before 6 p.m. to the 400 block of Mesquite Avenue, near City Parkway, after a man with multiple stab wounds was found, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ray Spencer said.

LeBron James to join Lakers in a 4-year, $154M deal

LeBron James is signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time to join one of the NBA’s most iconic franchises.

Fireworks may be traumatic to Las Vegas shooting survivors, others

As the July 4 holiday approaches, mental health experts warn that the sound of fireworks could be unsettling for Oct. 1 shooting survivors and others who may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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