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Month: July 2016

Ariya Jutanugarn Becomes First Thai to Win a Women’s Major

Photo Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand on her way to winning the Women’s British Open on Sunday. Credit Andrew Couldridge/Reuters MILTON KEYNES, England — Ariya Jutanugarn won the Women’s British Open on Sunday for her first major championship and her fourth L.P.G.A. Tour victory of the year. Jutanugarn, 20, closed with an even-par 72 for a […]

US PGA Championship 2016: Jimmy Walker wins maiden major

American Jimmy Walker won his first major with a one-shot victory at the US PGA Championship at Baltusrol. The 37-year-old closed with a bogey-free three-under-par 67 to hold off Australia’s world number one Jason Day (67) and win on 14 under. American Daniel Summerhays (66) was third on 10 under, while Open champion Henrik Stenson […]

Frank Hodsoll, Who Navigated Arts Funding Under Reagan, Dies at 78

The endowment did see its budget cut by 10 percent in the early years of the administration, but under Mr. Hodsoll, who was chairman from 1981 to 1989, it largely maintained its level of appropriation and even saw a slight increase. In 1981, before the 10 percent cut, Congress allotted $159 million; by 1989 it […]

NTSB takes lead in probe of deadly balloon crash

Washington (AFP) – The US National Transportation Safety Board, taking the lead in investigating the fiery crash Saturday of a hot-air balloon in Texas that claimed 16 lives, is asking the public for any cellphone videos of the incident. Identifying the victims of one of the worst hot air balloon crashes in history will be […]

Dublin pub decorates urinal with Donald Trump's portrait

A pub in Dublin has decorated its urinal with a portrait of Republican candidate Donald Trump. Staff at the newly-opened Adelphi pub said that they haven’t received any complaints yet about the urinal’s new look, but said that they would take it down if the Republican candidate were to be elected president in November, Irish […]

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