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French Open: Maria Sharapova wins 2014 crown

French Open: Maria Sharapova wins 2014 crown

(CNN) -- Nobody solves a problem like Maria Sharapova. The Russian had to unleash some of her best tennis to defeat Simona Halep and win a second French Open crown under sunny Parisian skies Saturday.

Egypt criminalizes sexual harassment

Egypt's outgoing interim president issued a decree criminalizing sexual harassment to combat the widespread abuse of women in the country, a spokesman said Friday.
U.S. Marine says he'd walked into Mexico before his arrest on gun charges

U.S. Marine says he'd walked into Mexico before his arrest on gun charges

A U.S. Marine sergeant jailed in Mexico since late March for crossing the border with several guns in his car said Friday that he had walked across the border on foot and stayed at a Tijuana hotel earlier on the day of his arrest.
Canada shooting: Suspect yelled 'I'm done' at time of arrest, witness says

Canada shooting: Suspect yelled 'I'm done' at time of arrest, witness says

The Canadian town of Moncton, New Brunswick, slipped out of a tense fear and into mourning overnight with the arrest of a man suspected of killing three police officers and wounding two others.
Obama: D-Day vets' stories should remain 'seared' into memory

Obama: D-Day vets' stories should remain 'seared' into memory

U.S. President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the U.S. servicemen who "defied every danger" to pour onto the beaches of Normandy 70 years ago in defense of liberty.
For Holocaust survivors, letters are lifesaving

For Holocaust survivors, letters are lifesaving

- When Zane Buzby traveled into remote parts of Eastern Europe to find the birthplace of her grandparents, she knew it would be a life-changing journey. She could never have imagined how much.
South Korea rejects North's fax request to meet fishermen

South Korea rejects North's fax request to meet fishermen

South Korea has rebuffed North Korea's demand to meet two of its fishermen whose boat strayed into the South's waters.
More arrests made in stoning death of pregnant Pakistani woman

More arrests made in stoning death of pregnant Pakistani woman

After a series of raids, police made new arrests in the public stoning death of a pregnant Pakistani woman, bringing the total of people in custody to 12.
After Bergdahl's release, what about other Americans held captive?

After Bergdahl's release, what about other Americans held captive?

The recent release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban in Afghanistan has refocused attention on some of the other Americans held captive in that region.
Gunman kills 3 officers, remains at large in Canadian subdivision, police say

Gunman kills 3 officers, remains at large in Canadian subdivision, police say

In a country often stereotyped for being too genteel, the Canadian city of Moncton prides itself on a special distinction: It was named the most polite. So what happened here Wednesday seems unimaginable to residents.
Anger grows over reported mass grave of children from Irish unwed mothers home

Anger grows over reported mass grave of children from Irish unwed mothers home

Outrage over the reported discovery of the bodies of almost 800 children at a former home for unmarried mothers run by nuns in Ireland prompted calls Wednesday for a full investigation.
4 Nigerian villages reeling after Boko Haram attack: 'We lost many people'

4 Nigerian villages reeling after Boko Haram attack: 'We lost many people'

Editor's note: CNN is withholding the names of witnesses who spoke to the network about the attacks in northeastern Nigeria for their safety.
Americans finally want World Cup tickets

Americans finally want World Cup tickets

The World Cup is just days away, and Americans have finally caught the fever.
LinkedIn draws fire for China censorship

LinkedIn draws fire for China censorship

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- LinkedIn is catching flack for censoring content related to the Tiananmen Square crackdown, still a forbidden topic in China 25 years after the massacre of pro-democracy protesters.
Germany investigating alleged U.S. surveillance of Merkel's phone

Germany investigating alleged U.S. surveillance of Merkel's phone

Germany's chief federal prosecutor has opened a criminal investigation into whether U.S. intelligence services monitored one of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phones, his office said Wednesday.