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Author: 0 First Zika-Related Death In The U.S. Confirmed

Health officials confirmed today that Florida will get a piece of the $25 million in Zika funding announced last week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Earlier this year, the woman traveled to an area that was known to have Zika-infected mosquitoes. "I have been calling on Congress to act to fund the fight against Zika since February, when I first introduced my legislation to combat this risky virus ".

Author: 0 Gymnastics: Biles leads at Olympic trials, Skinner in fourth

Gwinnett native Ragan Smith sits in fifth place after the first day of U.S. Women's Gymnastic Olympic Trials. "But it's what I believe". "But it's been so fun to reminisce about the fun memories we had together. It's a testament to Biles' dominance that she was solidly in first despite a few mistakes. But we will know Sunday night after the second evening of competition, after she has a chance to improve on her Friday performance.

Sports Cleveland Indians Finally Lose to Tigers in 12-2 Drubbing
Author: 0 Cleveland Indians Finally Lose to Tigers in 12-2 Drubbing

Twins 11, Athletics 4: Kennys Vargas, Max Kepler and Miguel Sano hit home runs, Tommy Milone beat his old team and Minnesota topped Oakland in a game that was delayed by a thunderstorm at the start by 2 hours and 42 minutes. Over the last 10 days, he has produced three four-hit games while batting. Giancarlo Stanton can turn line drives into home runs for the Marlins. Lindor, Cleveland's All-Star shortstop, then booted a grounder hit by Martinez for an error.

Author: 0 Kerber holds her own in final against Williams

However, with the Williams serve at its destructive best, there was only so much punishment she could absorb on a blustery court. "I knew I needed to keep calm, be confident and just play the tennis I've been playing for a decade". "I would like to see people-the public, the press, other athletes in general - just realise and respect women for who they are and what we are and what we do".

Sports France tops Canada, gets last Olympic basketball berth
Author: 0 France tops Canada, gets last Olympic basketball berth

Serbia emphatically claimed its first Olympic appearance as an independent country Saturday, crushing Puerto Rico 108-77 in the championship game of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament it hosted in Belgrade. The last time Canada played Olympic basketball was in 2000, when Steve Nash was the lone star of that Canadian squad. The Serbians raced to a 24-3 lead and were ahead 37-11 after one quarter, extended it to a 60-27 at halftime, and shot 58.7 percent for the game.

Author: 0 Creator of the Broadway hit 'Hamilton' says goodbye, quietly

The cast also bid farewell to Leslie Odom Jr., who won a Tony for his performance as Hamilton's rival Aaron Burr, and Phillipa Soo, who played Hamilton's wife Eliza and scored a Tony nomination for it. The star and creator of the Broadway smash is set to end his run as Alexander Hamilton Saturday. After the show, fans stood out in the pouring rain in hopes of catching a glimpse of Miranda, but instead of exiting the stage door, the multi-hyphenate artist appeared on a balcony atop ...

Author: 0 Labeling Bill PASSES in the Senate

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a measure Thursday that would require words, pictures or a bar code displaying GMO contents on food labels. " The American people have a right to know what they're eating ", Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) said during a press conference on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

Sports Kyle Busch smokes jackrabbit at Sonoma Raceway
Author: 0 Kyle Busch smokes jackrabbit at Sonoma Raceway

So here is a sample of why many drivers struggle so much with this experience. Every time we would get past the guys that we were racing, a caution would come out and those guys would beat us out of the pits. Either Chase Elliott or Ryan Blaney might surprise with a decent showing. But the Furniture Row Racing driver, who won this race in 2012, also knew he had the auto to win again at the 11-turn, 1.99-mile Sonoma Raceway circuit.

Sports York County coaches remember Pat Summitt
Author: 0 York County coaches remember Pat Summitt

Gordon says they teach their players to hold their heads up high with their shoulders back, like Summitt taught them, and how to respect the name of the institution on the front of their jerseys. It meant the world to Catchings as she embraced her coach after the series clinching game. "My prayers are with her family today". Summitt ended her career with 1,098 wins and eight national titles.

Author: 0 Ben Simmons: Ben Simmons wants to be more assertive

As an organization and as a coaching staff, we have to push him. Even with the temperatures climbing to triple digits outside the Thomas & Mack Center, Ingram remained unusually cool for an 18-year-old on his first National Basketball Association stage.

Author: 0 McCann's RBI double in 11th helps Yankees beat Indians 7

Carlos Beltran doubled and scored on a double by McCann. Jason Kipnis singles to right field. Bauer suffered his first loss since May 21, surrendering five runs in 5 2/3 innings. With both starting pitchers departed, the game quickly became a battle of the bullpens. The Yankees got on the board in the third inning starting with a Brett Gardner leadoff double.

Sports Serena Williams wins 22nd Grand Slam title
Author: 0 Serena Williams wins 22nd Grand Slam title

They'll agree on liking Saturday's result, which ensured that Williams' older sister Venus remains the lone player to down Serena twice in grand slam finals. Serena will have a chance to win a second singles gold medal at the Olympics in Rio next month before attempting to close in on Court with a 23rd major at the US Open a few weeks later.

Author: 0 McCutchen helps Pirates to a rare win over Cubs, Arrieta

Pirates right-handed pitcher Chad Kuhl was removed after 2 1/3 innings in his third major league start after allowing the Cubs to tie the game 3-3 in the top of the third inning. Mark Melancon, the sixth Pittsburgh pitcher, got the final out for his 27th save in 28 opportunities. "It's a long season", said Lester, who kicked himself for an ugly three-inning, three-walk, two-homer start.

Author: 0 What's next for Serena Williams after reaching 22

I had a couple of tries this year", Williams said during the trophy ceremony. "I definitely had some sleepless nights, if I'm honest". "With a lot of stuff: coming so close, feeling it, not being able to quite get there". Kerber is set to rise to number two in the WTA rankings when they are released on Monday. Williams and Kerber then exchanged a long hug to cap an enthralling battle.

Sports Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Rosberg at British GP
Author: 0 Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Rosberg at British GP

I touched the curb but it pulled me further. This relegated Hamilton to a lowly 10th, but he was soon out again with less than three minutes remaining - and responded under pressure with a searing lap to grab pole. claimed eighth place for Toro Rosso . Felipe Massa ended up a disappointing 12th in the second Williams, just ahead of Haas pair Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez, and the second Toro Rosso of Daniil Kvyat .

Sports Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at U.S. Women's Open
Author: 0 Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at U.S. Women's Open

Ko's two playing competitors in a marquee group , Canadian world number two Brooke Henderson (71) and fourth-ranked American Lexi Thompson (73), each ended the day at three-over to narrowly make the cut. Open, you never know what's going to happen, you just keep working on what got you here, and you never know. Having won two of the past three women's major championships, Ko is in excellent position to make it three out of four.

Author: 0 Napoli's 462-foot blast leads Indians past Yankees 10-2

Indians 6, Yankees 0. "We had to use the 'pen hard", Girardi said. That's an understatement. Starting in reverse there was, to name a few, Carlos Beltran starting the rally with a single and Joe Girardi inserting Ronald Torreyes as a pinch runner.

Sports Lawyer: Minnesota cop reacted to gun, not race
Author: 0 Lawyer: Minnesota cop reacted to gun, not race

Amplifying the horror was the video live-streamed in the shooting's aftermath by the slain man's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, as she sat in the passenger seat. "I wanted everybody in the world to see what the police do". She also had strong words for the police officer who pulled the trigger, calling for accountability and justice.

Author: 0 Wales 3-1 Belgium: Nine things we learned

It's a big blow for Ramsey and Wales but he is confident he will have the chance to play in the final in Paris on July 10. Kevin de Bruyne is aware of the challenge Wales pose in their upcoming Euro 2016 quarter-final, and calls for a repeat of his team's performance against Hungary .

Author: 0 Lydia Ko takes lead after 3rd round of US Women's Open

And it can end up being a little bit of adrenaline. Ko's comedic timing was as flawless as the timing of her golf swing. At 19 years, 2 months, 16 days of age, she would be the youngest to win the Women's Open, topping Inbee Park (2008) by several months.

Author: 0 Nunes, Velasquez, Lauzon And Mousasi Win Bonuses At UFC 200

ET. The UFC has a new bantamweight champion, as Amanda Nunes quickly took out Miesha Tate tonight at UFC 200. Now, the night's main main event will be Miesha Tate defending her bantamweight title against Amanda Nunes . I feel awesome. I'm going to go back to Brazil and visit my family. And then this week, she got a few more breaks. "One fight doesn't make or break me".

Author: 0 Serena & Venus Complete Wimbledon Sweep

Margaret Court's pre-Open Era mark of 24 Grand Slam titles, set entirely before Williams' lifetime, has enough asterisks attached to it to reasonably negate comparison, even if Williams was interested in discussing a possible next milestone - which she clearly is not.

Author: 0 After Germany master class, Loew demands improvement

Germany's feared strikeforece was stuttering in the group phase with three goals in three games despite repeated attempts from Loew to find the right mix in his front line. Antonin Panenka famously scored the winning penalty with a chip down the middle. "Today, I take a rest but tomorrow, I'll contact my agent and we'll see".

Author: 0 Euro 2016: France far from convincing once again

I think I've agreed with [FAI chief] John Delaney...and I'd be happy to continue on if he's still feeling that way". "I'll sit down with him and if he feels he wants to stay with us that would be great". "Then not so good against Belgium - we didn't play with the same intensity and kept giving ball away cheaply, and that was a surprise given how well we'd done against Sweden".

Author: 0 Craig Kimbrel out 3-6 weeks with knee surgery

Aaron Hill's skill set should fit in nicely with the Red Sox. Kimbrel was sent for an MRI and the Red Sox are awaiting the news. Tonight was no different for Archer as he required 29 pitches (only 13 strikes) allowing two earned runs on two hits while issuing two walks.

Sports Red Sox trade Wilkerson, Rijo to Brewers for Hill
Author: 0 Red Sox trade Wilkerson, Rijo to Brewers for Hill

He was able to walk off the field under his own power, but did have a slight limp. The last time the Rays starter and loser Matt Moore (5-6) faced the Sox he shut them out over seven innings during a 4-0 victory June 29. Porcello also got a win in his last game, going six innings against the Rangers with 12 hits and four runs. NICK MEETS WALL: Nick Franklin made the Friday start in tricky, Green Monster-inhabited leftfield, with Oswaldo Arcia on the bench and Corey Dickerson at DH.

Sports Stanton hits 2 homers again, but Marlins lose to Mets 4-2
Author: 0 Stanton hits 2 homers again, but Marlins lose to Mets 4-2

Install on iOS or Android . New York Mets' Jose Reyes , left, and Jacob deGrom celebrate as they score on a two-run single hit by Curtis Granderson during the third inning of the baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 in New York.

Author: 0 Gatlin, Lagat bull their way into Olympics

Merritt, who finished his heat in third place in a time of 13.64 seconds, said afterwards he was confident of shaking out the rust in the later rounds after his first outing since May's Diamond League meeting in Shanghai. "If I have a good start I think I could break the world record", said the 23-year-old, who missed Bulgarian Yordanka Donkova's 1988 record of 12.21 seconds by three-hundredths of a second in May.

Author: 0 Minnesota prosecutor says police practices must change after shooting

Another former officer in St. Anthony Police Department told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that both officers are "stellar and wonderful" people. Sterling's and Castile's families denounced the attack on the Dallas officers. Kardashian addressed the shock and numbness she felt when watching the viral videos released following Sterling's and Castile's deaths, and she was also anxious about what she would one day tell her children-especially her son Saint.

Author: 0 Trump, Flake spar during likely GOP nominee's visit to Congress

The seven-figure buy will air nationally on cable networks, including CNN and MSNBC, and online starting Monday and running through the convention. While Cruz resisted criticizing Trump in the initial months of the GOP primary campaign, Cruz would eventually become one of Trump's fiercest rivals - and the last remaining legitimate challenge to Trump's campaign to win the Republican presidential nomination.

Author: 0 Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt at UFC 200

No matter what happens tonight for Lesnar, it's the big fight situation that he deserves to be in, but the truth is that the outcome of his fight against Hunt will have serious implications on his career not only in MMA but in WWE. I'm just happy to be here, I really am, it's no bull****. An absolute legend of the sport and one of the reasons I love it so much to this day. For context, this is easily the largest purse in UFC history .

Author: 0 Euro 2016 final pits Ronaldo vs. Griezmann again for a trophy

And yet somehow France scored two goals in the 2-0 victory, both from its newest hero with the unique backstory, Antoine Griezmann. "It is now widely accepted in his homeland that the man who played through the pain barrier to produce a titanic, heroic performance to drive his country to World Cup glory is now a fading force, with a creaking body that is increasingly vulnerable to injury", an English paper wrote of the 31-year-old before the tournament started.

Author: 0 Tennessee Lawmakers Join In Questioning FBI Director Over Clinton Emails

Mr Comey recommended no criminal charges be filed but indicated administrative sanctions could be taken against Ms Clinton or her aides. Immediately, Republicans and conservatives howled, with GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump claiming this was all part of some nefarious cover-up.

Sports Portugal boosted by return of Pepe to training
Author: 0 Portugal boosted by return of Pepe to training

Those comments also reflect the contrasting outlooks of the teams in the build-up to this game. Bookmakers suppose France to be the favorite in final game against Portugal. Portugal is facing France in the European Championship final on Sunday. Portugal limped out of the last World Cup in the group stage, while Euro 2016 qualifying opened with an embarrassing 1-0 loss to Albania and Coach Paulo Bento submitted his resignation.