US Open – Serena Williams loses to 19 year-old Bianca Andreescu

Bianca Andreescu, a 19-year-old rising star from Canada, defeated Williams 6-3, 7-5 to win the 2019 U.S. Open women’s singles tournament, becoming the first teenager to capture a major since Maria Sharapova won here in 2006. It was a not-so-close-match which turned thrillingly competitive late. Showing a champion’s heart, Williams rallied from a 1-5 second…

Woman reunited with missing cat after 11 years

Maggie Welz, from New York, is now back with her cat Tiger after an animal rescue worker who came across him used a microchip scanner to track his owner down. Tiger went missing after running out of a door that had been left open at the family home, UPI reported. Although Maggie and her family…

Full List of 80 Nigerians alleged of fraud, money laundering in US

The United States (US) Government has released names of 80 Nigerians suspected to have been involved in well coordinated fraud and money laundering in the country. The United States also narrated the strategies adopted by the alleged fraudsters leading to the swindling of innocent citizens. Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, are named…

Barack Obama basketball jersey sells for $120,000

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold Monday for $120,000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold it. Former U.S. President Barack Obama The number 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a senior at Punahou high school in Hawaii, where he lived at the time, according…

14-year-old Francis Jacobs becomes youngest professional footballer in US

Fourteen-year-old soccer standout Francis Jacobs became the youngest male player in history to sign a professional contract in United States on Monday when he inked a deal with USL Championship side Orange County SC. The native of Laguna Beach, Calif., signed with OCSC on July 26 at 14 years, four months and 29 days old.…

BEYONCÉ’S HISTORIC VOGUE PORTRAIT TO BE DISPLAYED AT SMITHSONIAN

Beyoncé's Vogue Portrait taken by Tyler Mitchell, will be on display at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Tyler Mitchell shared this news on his Instagram on Tuesday, expressing his gratitude and excitement for the honor. "A year ago today we broke the flood gates open. Since then it was important to spend…

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner dies at 88

The Morrison family confirmed "with profound sadness" that Morrison had died "following a short illness". The author of 11 novels, she won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, having published her first novel, The Bluest Eye, in 1970. Over her six-decade career, she wrote 11 novels, five children’s books, two plays, a song cycle…