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Rafael Nadal wins 11th French Open men's title

Rafael Nadal continued his dominance at the French Open, winning the men’s singles title for the 11th time Sunday, ESPN reported.

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Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 to capture his 17th Grand Slam title, second only among men to the 20 won by Roger Federer.

Nadal overcame a problem with his left middle finger during the third set to defeat the No. 7 seed from Austria. The Spaniard was leading 2-1 when he stopped serving because he could not straighten his finger, ESPN reported. After receiving a salt pill and an arm massage by his trainer, Nadal resumed play and closed out the match.

Nadal’s 11 French Open men’s titles are a record at Roland Garros. He won his first title in 2005, and all of his championships have occurred during the Open era. He owns an 86-2 record at the French Open.

Max Decugis won eight French titles between 1903 and 1914; in the Open era, Bjorn Borg won six men’s crowns between 1974 and 1981.

Nadal matched the all-time record of most singles titles won at the same Grand Slam event, set by Margaret Court at the Australian Open in the 1960s and ’70s, Reuters reported.

Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit

President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday before Tuesday's highly anticipated summit meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. 

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Update 8:43 a.m. EDT June 10: The president arrived in Singapore on Air Force One at the Paya Lebar Air Base at 8:21 p.m. local time and was greeted by Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore's foreign minister, CNN reported. Trump told reporters he felt “very good” about the summit. He got into his limousine without further comment and headed to his hotel, CNN reported.

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Photos: North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore for historic summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has landed in Singapore for Tuesday's highly anticipated meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Trump says he won't back G-7 statement, slams Trudeau; Merkel shares tense photo

President Donald Trump announced Saturday evening that he won't endorse a G-7 statement on fair trade while lashing out at Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau in a pair of heated tweets.

>> Trump: North Korea summit is ‘one-time shot,’ Russia would be ‘good ally’

Earlier in the day, Trudeau told media outlets that leaders from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Japan had reached an agreement on the statement, or "communique," amid recent spats over trade and tariffs, NBC News and The Associated Press reported.

"We acknowledge that free, fair and mutually beneficial trade and investment, while creating reciprocal benefits, are key engines for growth and job creation," the statement said, NBC News reported.

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But that all changed after Trudeau's announcement about the agreement, during which he said: "As Canadians, we are polite, we’re reasonable, but also we will not be pushed around."

"Based on Justin’s false statements at his news conference, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to our U.S. farmers, workers and companies, I have instructed our U.S. Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!" Trump posted Saturday evening after leaving the G-7 summit early to travel to Singapore for a highly anticipated summit with North Korea.

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In a second tweet, he added: "PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, 'US Tariffs were kind of insulting' and he 'will not be pushed around.' Very dishonest & weak. Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!"

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Earlier Saturday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel shared a photo on Instagram of a tense moment at the G-7 summit. In the now-viral image, Merkel faces Trump with her hands on a table as Trump looks forward with his arms crossed.

"Day two of the G7 summit in Canada: spontaneous meeting between two working sessions," the caption read, along with the hashtag #G7Charlevoix.

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Meghan Markle makes debut at Buckingham Palace as royal family celebrates Trooping of the Colour

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were among the members of the royal family joining Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday to mark the monarch’s 92nd birthday, the BBC reported.

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Markle was making her debut at Buckingham Palace in London for the annual Trooping of the Colour event. Prince Philip, who turns 97 on Sunday, did not attend the military parade. 

The event derives its name because military units display their “colours,” or flags, and then “troop” (march),” Time reported. Trooping the Colour has marked the birthday of the British monarch for more than 250 years, the BBC reported. Queen Elizabeth’s actual birthday is April 21.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who married last month, arrived as part of the carriage procession. Markle wore an off-the-shoulder Carolina Herrera dress in pale pink, with a matching Philip Treacy hat, Time reported.

Other royal family members at the event included Prince Charles and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The queen has attended every Trooping the Colour during her reign except when it was canceled in 1955, the BBC reported.

'Sherlock' actor Benedict Cumberbatch prevents mugging of delivery cyclist

Benedict Cumberbatch plays iconic detective Sherlock Holmes on the television series “Sherlock.” But instead of solving crimes, the actor prevented one near his fictional home of 221B Baker Street, The Sun reported Sunday.

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Cumberbatch, 41, foiled an attempted robbery by fighting off a group of assailants attempting to mug a delivery cyclist, CNN reported.

Cumberbatch and his wife, Sophie Hunter, were riding in an Uber when the actor spotted four muggers attacking a Deliveroo cyclist on Marylebone High Street and jumped out of the vehicle, the Sun reported. According to witnesses, Cumberbatch jumped out of the vehicle, yelled at the attackers and then dragged them off the victim.

Uber driver Manuel Dias told The Sun that “the cyclist was lucky, Benedict’s a superhero.”

Dias, who also got out of the vehicle to help, called the incident surreal.

“Here was Sherlock Holmes fighting off four attackers just round the corner from Baker Street," Dias told the Sun. "I had hold of one lad and Benedict another. He seemed to know exactly what he was doing. He was very brave. 

“Benedict was courageous, brave and selfless. If he hadn’t stepped in the cyclist could have been seriously injured.”

Deliveroo thanked Cumberbatch in a tweet Saturday.

"Deliveroo riders are heroes -- their safety is our priority and any violence against them is totally unacceptable," the delivery company said.

Happy birthday: Rubble the cat turns 30

Rubble the cat hit a big milestone this week, celebrating his 30th birthday, the Daily Mail reported.

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The feline, one of the oldest cats in the world and the United Kingdom’s oldest cat, had a party at a veterinarian’s office in Exeter, England, the newspaper reported.

Rubble, who lives with Michele Heritage, got his favorite cat food and a free checkup to mark his big birthday.

“He's a lovely cat, although he has got a little grumpy in his old age,” said Heritage, 50, who works at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

The oldest cat on record is Creme Puff of Austin, Texas, who was born Aug. 3, 1967, and died Aug. 6, 2005 -- according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the oldest living cat is Scooter, a Siamese from Mansfield, Texas.

Heritage said she met Rubble when he was a kitten in 1988.

“It was just before my 20th birthday when I got him,” Heritage told the Daily Mail. “He was part of a litter cat that my sister's friend had and I had just left home.

'I was lonely living on my own so got him in as a kitten. It was in May 1988.”

Oklahoma woman stung to death by wasps during Africa vacation

An Oklahoma woman vacationing in Africa was stung to death by wasps, KOCO reported.

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Gloria White, 65, an attorney from Edmond, was traveling with her husband, veterinarian Gary White in Uganda. The couple was traveling to observe gorillas in their natural habitat; Gary White has spent many years studying primates, KOCO reported.

While the Whites were on a guided tour, a wasp nest was disturbed. Gloria White was stung “hundreds of times” and died within minutes, KOCO reported.

In a statement released by White’s family, Gloria was described as “an amazing woman with an adventurous spirit.”

“She loved to travel and felt strongly that experiencing new cultures made you a better ‘citizen of the world,’” the statement read.

White had a goal of traveling to all seven continents, her family said. Africa was the sixth continent she has visited.

The family said any donations in Gloria’s memory may be sent to Sister Rosemary's Sewing Hope Foundation, which helps women and children in Africa who have been victimized.

Trump says North Korea summit will go on after meeting with top Kim Jong Un aide

President Donald Trump said Friday that the scrapped June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back on again after a week of uncertainty.

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Trump met Friday with North Korea’s former military intelligence chief at the White House, making him the highest-ranking North Korean official to visit in 18 years. The meeting between Trump and Kim Yong Chol, described by NPR as Kim Jong Un’s “right-hand man,” lasted for more than an hour.

>> N. Korea says it’s still willing to meet with Trump after sudden cancellation of summit

Update 2:45 p.m. EDT June 1: Trump said he hopes that the June 12 meeting will be the first of many between U.S. and North Korean officials.

"I think it will be a process,” Trump told reporters after Friday’s meeting. “I never said it will go in one meeting but the relationships are building, and that's a big positive.”

The president confirmed he was given a letter from Kim Jong Un, though he declined to discuss details. It was not immediately clear whether he had read the note.

“It was a very interesting letter,” he said a few minutes before telling reporters he had yet to open Kim Jong Un’s letter.

Trump said Thursday that Kim Yong Chol planned to deliver a letter from Kim Jong Un as the two countries continued work to salvage the canceled planned for June 12 in Singapore.

Original report: American and North Korean officials held a trio of meetings around the globe Thursday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had a “substantive” discussion in New York with Kim Yong Chol and others. Meanwhile, a U.S. delegation met with North Korean officials in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. In Singapore, officials from both countries met to discuss logistics.

>> Pompeo: 'Good progress' made toward historic summit with North Korean, US officials

"I think it will be very positive,” Trump said of Thursday’s discussions. “We will see what happens. It is all a process."

If the summit takes place, it will be a historic meeting between the two nations.

Trump on May 24 abruptly canceled the planned meeting in a letter addressed to Kim Jong Un, citing the country’s “tremendous anger and open hostility.” However, he didn’t dismiss the possibility that the meeting could be rescheduled. North Korean officials also said they'd still be willing to meet face-to-face, despite the tension.

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