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Bianca Andreescu defeats Serena Williams in US Open final for first major title

This time, there was no controversy.

For the second year in a row, Serena Williams’ quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title was denied in Saturday’s U.S. Open final by a much younger opponent.

This time, it was 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu who won her first major title, defeating the 37-year-old Williams 6-3, 7-5.

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Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, reacts after scoring a point against Serena Williams, of the United States, during the women’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Andreescu appeared to be cruising to a routine straight-sets win before Williams fought off a match point at 5-1 in the second set, then ripped off the next five games to make Andreescu earn the title in front of a partisan, pro-Williams crowd in Flushing Meadows.

Andreescu stopped the bleeding with a service hold to go ahead 6-5, then broke Williams’ serve to clinch the victory.

The final was hard-fought, but was blessedly free of incidents like the dispute between Williams and chair umpire Carlos Ramos that marred her 2018 final loss to Naomi Osaka.

This is a developing story, check back for more updates.

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Antonio Brown signs with New England Patriots hours after Raiders cut him

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Wide receiver Antonio Brown signed with the New England Patriots Saturday, hours after he was cut by the Oakland Raiders before ever playing a game for the team.

Official terms of the deal were not disclosed, but ESPN reported that the agreement was for one year, included a $9 million signing bonus and could be worth up to $15 million.

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California appeals court overturns sole conviction in Kate Steinle death

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A California state appeals court Friday overturned the lone conviction against an undocumented immigrant who shot and killed Kate Steinle on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015, a case which drew national attention and became a flashpoint in the debate over illegal immigration.

Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate, who was in the U.S. illegally had been deported to his native Mexico five times, was acquitted in November 2017 of first and second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and assault with a semi-automatic weapon. He was convicted of one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

On Friday, the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco overturned that conviction because the judge failed to instruct the jury on one of Garcia-Zarate’s defenses. Garcia-Zarate remains in custody and is facing federal gun charges.

Steinle, 32, died on July 1, 2015, after she was struck by a bullet while walking with her father and a family friend. Garcia-Zarate claimed he unwittingly picked up the gun, which was wrapped in a T-shirt, and it fired accidentally.

The gun belonged to a federal Bureau of Land Management ranger and was stolen from his parked car a week earlier.

Earlier this year, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Steinle’s parents against San Francisco. The lawsuit maintained that the city’s so-called sanctuary policy and San Francisco County Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi bore responsibility for Steinle’s death.

Three months before the killing, Garcia-Zarate was released from custody after a drug case against him was dropped. The sheriff’s office, which had ended contact between jail employees and immigration officials, ignored a request by federal authorities to hold Garcia-Zarate until they could assume custody and did not inform them that he was being released.

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Hunt on for gunman after off-duty LAPD officer murdered

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Authorities in Southern California were searching for a suspect after an off-duty Los Angeles police officer was shot and killed early Saturday.

Juan Jose Diaz, 24, had been with the LAPD for two years and was most recently assigned to the department’s Professional Standards Bureau.

“Officer Diaz was a dedicated public servant and Angeleno that put service to others above all else,” the department said on Twitter. “The void his loss leaves within our ranks will not soon be filled.”

The Associated Press, citing an official briefed on the investigation, reported that Diaz was out with his girlfriend and two other men at a taco stand in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles when he noticed man vandalizing something nearby and approached him. The man left, but returned a short time later returned with a group of other males and lifted up his shirt to display a handgun, the official said.

The official added that Diaz and the others tried to get into a car to avoid violence but the man started shooting.

SUSPECT IN LOS ANGELES SHOOTING SPREE THAT KILLED 3 CAUGHT AFTER MANHUNT

Assistant Police Chief Beatrice Girmala told reporters that a passerby flagged down an LAPD motorcycle officer shortly before 1 a.m. Other officers arrived at the scene and found Diaz and another man suffering from gunshot wounds. Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second man was hospitalized in unknown condition.

The official told the AP that police believe the gunman is a member of the Avenues gang, which is now the focus of the department’s investigation. It is not clear whether Diaz identified himself as a police officer during the initial confrontation with the suspect.

“I don’t believe there was any exchange of gunfire,” LAPD spokesperson Meghan Aguilar said. “He [Diaz] was targeted, he was murdered. And this was not a run and gun battle of any nature.”

“Our hearts break today as one of our officers was murdered while trying to enjoy an evening out with friends,” the Los Angeles Police Protective League said in a statement. “We mourn the loss of our brother and we will always remember his service and sacrifice to the Los Angeles Police Department and the residents of our city … We urge the Chief of Police to utilize every available Department resource to ensure the coward and his accomplices who are responsible for this heinous act are swiftly apprehended and brought to justice.”

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Chief Michel Moore has asked for the public’s help finding the attacker. Anyone with knowledge of the gunman’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or (877) 527-3247

“Words cannot match the depth of sorrow that Angelenos are feeling today,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a statement, adding: “Our hearts are with Officer Diaz’s family and friends. They are experiencing a loss that no one should have to suffer, under circumstances that outrage us all. My promise is that we will hold them close, stand with them every step of the way — and never tire until we find and prosecute the vicious criminals responsible for this horrific tragedy.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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WATCH: Tucker Carlson goes behind the scenes of Trump-Kim meeting at DMZ

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Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” got an exclusive view over the weekend of President Trump’s historic meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un when Trump became the first sitting American chief executive to cross the demilitarized zone into North Korea.

Prior to the meeting between Trump and Kim, Tucker Carlson and his crew crossed several checkpoints to reach the Joint Security Area and Military Demarcation Line, which marked what Carlson described as “the greatest divide on planet Earth.”

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“Behind me are two countries that could not be more different,” Carlson said. “On the left is South Korea … To the right, less than half a mile [away] is North Korea … On the left, one of the richest countries in the world. On the right, the single poorest. Amazing.”

After Trump arrived, in the company of South Korean President Moon Jae In, the president shook hands with Kim, then took 10 steps onto the North Korean side of the demarcation line before escorting the dictator back to the South for talks at Freedom House, where they agreed to revive stalled negotiations over the country’s nuclear program.

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“That was unbelievable,” Carlson said as the leaders went inside. “… That was mind-blowing!”

The event was marred by a scuffle between American and South Korean journalists and Kim’s personal security force, whom Carlson described as “the most humorless people I think I’ve ever seen.”

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“There was a scuffle in very tight quarters on the way into the conversation between Trump and Kim [in Freedom House],” said Carlson, who also called out North Korean cameramen and photographers for blocking the view of reporters.

“They set up ladders as Kim came out and stood right in front of the American cameramen. Our Secret Service tried to push them back and … it got intense.”

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Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS detainee was victim of ‘target and fixation,’ attorney says in closing arguments

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Jury deliberations started Monday in the trial of decorated Navy SEAL Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, as military prosecutors said his words and actions proved he murdered a member of the Islamic State terror network in May 2017, while the defense said the prosecution’s case had “huge gaping holes.”

Gallagher, 40, has been accused of stabbing to death a teenager who was detained as a member of ISIS in Iraq. He also allegedly posed with the detainee’s corpse for photographs and shot civilians.

The trial in San Diego has captured national attention as Gallagher’s defense has been championed by his family and some congressional Republicans who have claimed he’s a hero getting railroaded. President Trump even intervened to get Gallagher removed from the brig as he awaited trial and is said to be considering a pardon for him.

Gallagher’s defense attorney argued his client was a subject of “fixation” by military prosecutors. “They started with a conclusion … [and] … ignored everything that didn’t fit,” Timothy Parlatore told the jury of five Marines and two sailors during his closing argument.

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Summing up for the prosecution, Cmdr. Jeff Pietrzyk argued that Gallagher’s own words and actions, as well as the testimony of his fellow troops, demonstrated his guilt.

“The government’s evidence in this case is Chief Gallagher’s words, Chief Gallagher’s pictures, Chief Gallagher’s SEALs,” Pietrzyk said.

The prosecutor dismissed the testimony of Special Operator Corey Scott, who testified he saw Gallagher stab the prisoner in the neck but stunned the court when he said he was the one who ultimately killed the prisoner by plugging his breathing tube with his thumb as an act of mercy.

“He [Corey Scott] changed his account to assist Chief Gallagher,” Pietrzyk said. “He had his ‘I am Spartacus’ moment because he thought it would assist Chief Gallagher.”

Parlatore contended that investigators never asked Scott about the cause of the detainee’s death, which is why they were surprised by his testimony.

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“After he [Scott] received immunity, he told them,” the defense attorney said. “… Nobody could have anticipated unless they asked him the right question the first time around … They focused solely on Eddie Gallagher … They didn’t even listen to their own witness.”

During the trial, it was revealed that nearly all the platoon members readily posed for photos with the dead prisoner and watched as Gallagher read his reenlistment oath near the body in an impromptu ceremony.

“That’s something you do over your accomplishment,” Pietrzyk said. “… He [Gallagher] was proud of what he had just done.”

Nearly a dozen SEALs testified over two weeks. Most were granted immunity to protect them from being prosecuted for acts they described on the stand.

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Seven SEALs said Gallagher unexpectedly stabbed the prisoner, moments after he and the other medics treated the 17-year-old boy. Two, including Scott, testified they saw Gallagher plunge his knife into the prisoner’s neck.

Parlatore accused those witnesses of plotting against Gallagher to accuse him of murder and singled out Special Warfare Operator Chief Craig Miller, the first to testify that he saw Gallagher stab the detainee, as “the king of this mutiny.”

An Iraqi general who handed the wounded prisoner to the SEALs testified that Gallagher did not stab the boy. And, Marine Staff Sgt. Giorgio Kirylo said after the militant died that he moved the body to take a “cool guy trophy” photo with it and saw no stab wounds on his neck.

The prosecutor said he wouldn’t try to argue sympathy for the teenage prisoner, who had been wounded in an airstrike.

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“Before the airstrike, he would have done anything in his power to kill an American,” Pietrzyk said before adding the prisoner was not a lawful target once he was in the SEALs’ custody.

“We’re not ISIS. When we capture someone and they’re out of the fight, that’s it,” Pietrzyk said. “That’s where the line is drawn.”

Fox News’ Dan Gallo and Jonathan Hunt in San Diego and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dead at 27

Los Angeles Angels left-handed starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in a Texas hotel room Monday. He was 27.

Police in Southlake, Texas said Skaggs was found unresponsive in a room at the local Hilton shortly after 2 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene and foul play is not suspected.

The Angels were scheduled to play the first of a four-game series against the Texas Rangers later Monday. That game has been postponed.

“Tyler has, and always will be, an important part of the Angels family,” the club said in a brief statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Carli and his entire family during this devastating time.”

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Tyler Skaggs during his final start against the Oakland Athletics Saturday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

“I am deeply saddened by today’s tragedy in Texas,” MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “All of us at Major League Baseball extend our deepest condolences to Tyler’s wife Carli, their family, their friends and all of his Angels teammates and colleagues. We will support the Angels organization through this most difficult period, and we will make a variety of resources available to Tyler’s teammates and other members of the baseball family.”

Skaggs died two days after his last start, in which he lasted 4.1 innings and gave up two earned runs on two hits, walked four and struck out five as the Angels lost 4-0 to the Oakland Athletics. In all, Skaggs made 15 starts in 2019, boasting a record of seven wins and seven losses along with a 4.29 earned run average.

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Born in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Woodland Hills, Skaggs was a first-round draft pick of the Angels out of Santa Monica High School in 2009. He broke into the big leagues with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2012 but was dealt back to the Angels in December 2013 as part of a three-team trade that sent Mark Trumbo to Arizona.

Skaggs had been a regular in the Angels’ starting rotation since late 2016 when he returned from Tommy John surgery. He struggled with injuries repeatedly over the past three seasons but persevered to become a valuable starter in Los Angeles’ injury-plagued rotation.

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Skaggs’ death is not the first time tragedy has befallen the Angels organization. In April 2009, pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed when a drunk driver ran a red light and struck a car in which Adenhart was a passenger. Adenhart died hours after starting a game for the Angels against the Oakland Athletics.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Canadian newspaper publisher cuts ties with artist behind controversial Trump cartoon

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A Canadian artist’s freelance contract with a newspaper publishing company was terminated days after one of his cartoons depicting President Trump mocking the recent drowning deaths of a migrant father and daughter went viral on social media.

In a statement Sunday, Brunswick Media Inc. (BMI) denied that it had severed ties with artist Michael de Adder over the cartoon, which was published Wednesday.

“This is a false narrative which has emerged carelessly and recklessly on social media,” the company said in a statement. “In fact, BNI was not even offered this cartoon by Mr. de Adder.”

IMAGE OF DEAD FATHER, DAUGHTER AT US-MEXICO BORDER DRAWS REACTION AROUND THE WORLD

In the cartoon, which de Adder tweeted from his account, Trump was shown standing beside a golf cart, holding a golf club and looking down at the bodies of the two migrants, Oscar Alberto Martínez and his daughter, Valeria.

“Do you mind if I play through?” the cartoon version of Trump asked, a phrase used by golfers confronted with slow play ahead of them.

De Adder announced that BNI had cut ties with him on Twitter Friday and called the move “a setback not a deathblow.”

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“I’m not the type of person who’s going to make a career out of being fired,” de Adder tweeted Saturday. “I’m still successfully drawing cartoons for other publications. I just need to recoup a percentage of my weekly income and get used to the idea I no longer have a voice in my home province.”

BMI owns most major print media outlets in New Brunswick, including three daily newspapers and a total of 21 English and French-language weeklies.

Wes Tyrell, the president of the Association of Canadian Cartoonists, posted on Facebook Saturday that the termination of de Adder’s contract “was no coincidence” and blamed BMI owner James Irving for not wanting to offend the American president.

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“Michael told me once that not only were the [industrial conglomerate] J.D. Irving owned New Brunswick newspapers challenging to work for,” Tyrell wrote, “but there were a series of taboo subjects he could not touch. One of these taboo subjects was Donald Trump.”

” … de Adder’s Trump cartoons didn’t appear in the newspaper but they were viewed all across social media, something that probably went unnoticed most days by Irving. But his cartoon of June 26 couldn’t be ignored,” Tyrell added. “… It went viral and social media stars like [‘Star Trek’ actor] George Takei even shared it. For a brief period de Adder was the poster boy for the Anti-Trump movement. A good place to be if you’re a cartoonist, but a bad place to be if you work for a foreign oil company with business ties to the United States … A solid reason why an oil company has no business owning newspapers.”

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Ex-Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent arrested after allegedly resisting police outside Wendy’s

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was arrested in suburban Dallas Sunday and accused of public intoxication and resisting arrest in a Wendy’s parking lot, police said.

Coppell police were called to the Wendy’s to perform a welfare check on Brent, 31, after he was seen sitting in the grass outside the restaurant talking to himself, WFAA reported. Officers arrived and arrested Brent on a charge of public intoxication. However, police said Brent “became uncooperative with the officers by resisting the officer’s attempt to be handcuffed.”

Video purportedly shot from inside the Wendy’s appeared to show a shirtless, shoeless Brent trying to run from officers before two of them subdued him and a third shot him with a stun gun.

WFAA reported that medics checked out Brent before he was taken to the jail in nearby Carrollton.

Brent was selected by the Cowboys in the 7th round of the NFL’s supplemental draft in 2010 after he missed his senior season at Illinois due to academic ineligibility. He made the roster out of training camp and played in all 16 games for Dallas that season.

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In 2012, Brent started in five games for the Cowboys, but his season and NFL career were derailed by tragedy. On Dec. 8, 2012, Brent was driving home from partying with some teammates at a nightclub when he lost control of his Mercedes, triggering a fiery crash that killed his college and pro teammate Josh Brown. Officers who arrived on scene said Brent was seen trying to pull Brown’s body from the wreckage.

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Josh Brent was arrested Sunday. (Coppell Police Department)

Police said Brent’s blood-alcohol level was tested shortly after the crash at 0.18 percent, more than twice the legal limit for drivers in Texas, and prosecutors argued that the burly, 320-pound defensive tackle had as many as 17 drinks that night.

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Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter in Brown’s death and sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years probation. He was placed on the team’s reserve/suspended list for the entire 2013 season and played in just three games in 2014 before he announced his retirement.

In September 2015, Brent accepted a role in the Cowboys’ scouting department. The team had no immediate comment on the matter.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Beto O’Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers

Former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico to visit with migrants who said they fled violence and turmoil in Central America to seek asylum in the U.S. only to be turned away at the border.

According to a pool report put out by the O’Rourke campaign, the candidate spoke to a group of asylum seekers in Spanish for about 15 minutes at a restaurant in Ciudad Juarez, across the Rio Grande from O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso. The candidate then traveled to a shelter for migrants run by the Catholic Church, where he met around a table with migrants from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala who told of being denied entry into the U.S. and returned to the Mexican border city while their asylum claims were being processed.

O’Rourke’s campaign livestreamed the discussion on his Facebook page.

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“We hope, by sharing these stories, that the conscience of our country is awoken right now, and the need to change the policies that we have in place” becomes apparent, O’Rourke said on the stream. The 46-year-old blamed what he called “the Trump administration’s unlawful ‘Remain in Mexico’ program,” meant to reduce the attractiveness of U.S. asylum requests that in the past had allowed claimants to remain in the U.S. for years as their cases wound their way through the courts.

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Beto O’Rourke leaves a migrant shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Sunday. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

O’Rourke repeatedly has praised El Paso as part of the world’s largest “binational” community with Juarez. Last month, he released a sweeping immigration plan calling for providing millions of people in the country illegally with a “pathway” to U.S. citizenship, while deploying thousands of lawyers to the border to help process asylum cases and earmarking $5 billion to improve living conditions in Central America.

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Sunday’s visit represented a bid by O’Rourke to re-establish his credentials on the immigration issue after clashing with fellow Texan Julian Castro during Wednesday’s first presidential primary debate in Miami. Castro, a former Housing and Urban Development secretary and mayor of San Antonio, chided the ex-congressman for not being willing to fully decriminalize illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, at one point telling O’Rourke: “If you did your homework on this issue, you would know that we should be repealing this section [of law].”

O’Rourke has argued that doing so could result in drug- and people-smugglers being protected. He also notably was the first of a handful of candidates to answer debate questions in Spanish.

Later Sunday, O’Rourke staged a rally outside the U.S. Border Patrol facility in Clint, Texas, near El Paso, where immigrant children have reported being denied access to such basic amenities as showers, soap, and toothbrushes. Castro visited the same facility on Saturday.

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A frequent visitor to Juarez before he began running for president in March, O’Rourke was there in December to meet with immigrants staying in shelters as they waited to start being processed for U.S. asylum.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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