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No all-Williams final at Wimbledon; Kerber stops Venus in SF

Six-time victor Serena will contest her ninth final at the All-England Club and is just one win away from equalling Steffi Graff's Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam titles after a ruthlessly fast demolition of Russia's Elena Vesnina on centre court.

Federer erases 2-set hole to advance to Wimbledon semis

Of course, Djokovic still has some time to run in his career, but for him to eclipse Federer he will need to get a move on. However, on the hallowed grounds of the All England Club one of Wimbledon's favourite sons produced a masterclass performance to secure a come-from-behind victory; no, Roger Federer will not go quietly.

Lakers' Nick Young holds exploding firework in video

Last year, the New York Giants defensive end cost himself millions of dollars, not to mention several of his fingers, after a firework went off in his hand on Independence Day. Young is only half-way through a 4-year deal he signed with Lakers. And welcome to head coaching in the NBA, Luke! TMZ released this footage of Swaggy P on the 4th July holding a firework, which then explodes in his hand.

Brexit: EU leaders demand quick United Kingdom exit as fallout grows

In a statement following the meeting in Berlin Saturday, the foreign ministers of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands said they "expect the United Kingdom government to provide clarity and give effect to this decision as soon as possible".

Santorum Suggests Obama May Have Inside Information on Clinton Email Probe

Ms. Clinton immediately taped a television interview in which she denied wrongdoing and repeated an acknowledgment she had slipped into a speech last week on the same day Sen. Clinton is considering potential vice presidential choices and preparing to formally receive the Democratic nomination on July 28 at the party's convention in Philadelphia.

No one is a bigger Swiftie than Tom Hiddleston Taylor Swift

And it's not surprising that Taylor wanted Tom to meet her girl squad as she has reportedly told them all that she is in love already. However, following the couple's split after 15-months together at the end of June, Taylor has since deleted the cozy image as well as all other photos of herself and her former boyfriend.

Ex-Bachelor Sean Lowe Welcomes Baby Boy With Catherine Giudici

The reality stars said they would try everything possible to "keep the baby from crying". Catherine Giudici and Sean Lowe shared their first photos of baby boy Samuel Thomas via Instagram on Sunday, July 3, just one day after his birth .

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace prize victor, Holocaust survivor, dies aged 87

His parents encouraged him to study philosophy, Hebrew and literature. Wiesel's renowned memoir " Night ", an account of his time in four death camps, was translated into 30 languages and became a worldwide sensation. Wiesel is survived by his wife, son, stepdaughter, and two grandchildren. "Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere", he wrote. In 1969, Wiesel married Austrian Holocaust survivor Marion Rose in NY, and she would be the English translator for his books.

Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill

According to the latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 800 United States citizens are estimated to be carrying the virus. "In an utterly absurd position of playing political games as this public-health crisis mounts all across this country". "That's why it's shocking and shameful to see so many Senate Democrats oppose this bipartisan effort to guard against the virus, particularly because they have repeatedly called for an expedited resolution of this ...

Is Drake Planning To Reply To Joe Budden?

A short while afterward, Drake released "4PM In Calabasas" on his OVO Sound Radio, a track which many believe is loaded with jabs at Diddy . The song, as you can tell from the title and artwork, is a blatant diss aimed directly at Drake's head.

Idris Elba, John Boyega part of new diverse Academy class

Should all the invited new members accept, the academy says its new class would boost the diversity of the overall membership to 27 per cent female (46 per cent of the invited new members are women) and 11 per cent minority (41 per cent of the invited new members are people of colour).

Artists Pay Tribute To Prince During The BET Awards

With over three and a half hours of air time, the 2016 BET Awards could've easily been a snoozefest. Monae channeled the look during her energetic homage to the "Kiss" singer, turning with her back to the audience and shimmying her derriere in a white lace ruffled suit during the final moments of her segment.

Big ruling for abortion rights in Supreme Court's Texas case

But Missouri Right to Life Executive Director Patricia Skain says the ruling will overturn Missouri's laws and that the anti-abortion group is disappointed. Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which represented the clinics, said, "The Supreme Court sent a loud and clear message that politicians can not use deceptive means to shut down abortion clinics".

England v Sri Lanka third ODI abandoned due to rain

But forecast rain set in to prevent all but four overs of England's reply - with the total a nascent, and inconclusive, 16 for one. But the players were off the field when the umpires abandoned the match at 5.30pm local time. Angelo Mathews and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal are nursing hamstring injuries, but have been named in the XI for the third ODI in Bristol .

Cardinals beat Arrieta, Cubs 7-2 to complete 3-game sweep

Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at 1:20 p.m. (FSM) at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Cubs had not been swept since July 24-26, 2015, at home, by the Philadelphia Phillies. The emotional impact was evident after Tuesday's one-run victory, when Matheny and his players displayed a euphoria previously unseen this year. He's not quite ready to call this a turning point for the Cardinals .

'Bachelorette' Villain Chad Johnson Defends His Behavior, Says Show 'Amplified' His Personality

But isn't he going to Bachelor in Paradise ?! Trouble in Uruguay, Part 1: JoJo and her 11 remaining fellows jetted off to the resort city of Punta del Este. Jojo also got hold of a copy, which drove her to tears. "And I still love you, but what you did to me ... it's not right". The guys are unconvinced - they think it's a "pity" rose.

Weekend Box Office: 'Finding Dory' Drowns Out 'Independence Day: Resurgence'

REMEMBER ME?-Dory the memory-challenged fish stars in Pixar's latest animated film, " Finding Dory ". It's very watchable, but not almost as good as " Nemo ". This is the final destination of the quest. Thanks to Hank, Dory is able to escape out of the Institute and into the ocean but she is all alone and distressed because of it.

World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

The Brazilian laboratory that was designated to conduct drug testing for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has been suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency for not conforming to worldwide standards. Whenever a laboratory does not meet ISL requirements, WADA may decide to suspend or revoke the laboratory's accreditation (see Decision below). The agency's latest move "prohibits the laboratory from carrying out all anti-doping analyses on urine and blood samples", WADA said in a ...

Kanye West unveils 'Famous' video of him, naked celebrities

As for the responses, they were varied, amusing and provocative. So something tells us there is major hell breaking loose over there this morning. He posted a screenshot and wrote: "Why I gotta have the plumbers butt/ crack showing WAX figure?" So, pretty sure he just wants credit for his abs.

Led Zeppelin's Page dodges court questions, riffs air guitar

Robert Plant and bassist John Paul Jones are expected to testify later in the trial, although Jones is not a defendant in the case. Led Zeppelin lawyers have contended the 2008 contract falls outside the statute of limitations and shouldn't be considered.