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London CNN —King Charles III was in his element this week as he celebrated a very special moment for his foundation at St. James’s Palace in London. On Tuesday, the 75-year-old monarch attended the inaugural awards of his King’s Foundation, so we thought, why not take our Royal News readers along with us? Now, to rewind for just a moment – King Charles set up the charity back in 1990 when he was still the Prince of Wales. King’s Foundation chief executive Kristina Murrin told CNN that the charity is underpinned by the monarch’s philosophy of working in concert with nature to “build sustainable thriving communities.”King Charles III presents the Harmony Award to Ban Ki-moon, left, the former United Nations secretary-general, at the King's Foundation awards. King Charles III smells a wool sample at the King's Foundation awards.
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"Bridgerton" season three wrapped up Penelope and Colin's love story — but its finale set up a revelatory future for Francesca Bridgerton that's a major divergence from the books. For those who have been praying for one of the Bridgerton siblings to get a queer storyline, season three delivered. Francesca Bridgerton marries John Stirling in the season three finale of "Bridgerton." Emma Naomi as Alice Mondrich and Martins Imhangbe as Will Mondrich in "Bridgerton" season three. Brownell told Glamour that despite the change from Michael to Michaela, she still plans to "honor" the book on television.
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One juror who found Hunter Biden guilty of three federal gun charges on Tuesday told CNN that he does not believe the president’s son should serve jail time. “I really don’t think that Hunter belongs in jail,” Juror 10 said. The juror pointed to the fact that Hunter Biden did not want the gun back after Hallie Biden took it out of his truck and threw it in the garbage near a grocery store. The juror said it didn’t make a difference for him that Hunter Biden did not take the stand in his own defense. “No politics came into play and politics was not even spoken about,” the juror said, reiterating it was all about Hunter Biden.
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The Hunter Biden and Trump cases are vastly different, as is the way the former and current first families have responded to the trials. This is especially significant since Hunter Biden could face up to 25 years in prison if convicted, although a sentence for a first-time offender is unlikely to be that severe. The Hunter Biden trial is the latest cruel twist in the story of a family that has endured more tragedies than most could bear. The infringements on the Biden family’s dignity and privacy cut deep during the trial, which saw discomforting testimony about Hunter Biden’s former cocaine addiction. Media organizations, meanwhile, played an excerpt from Hunter Biden’s audio book that chronicles his spiral into addiction that was used in the prosecution case.
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10 told CNN. Another juror told CNN that she believed Biden “needs rehab more than imprisonment or a fine.”Juror No. The case “seemed like a waste of taxpayer dollars,” one female juror told CNN, though juror No. 10 told CNN. Each juror CNN spoke with acknowledged the weight of having her in the courtroom.
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Hunter Biden’s guilty verdict on three federal gun charges Tuesday punctuated — but did not end — what has been a long and difficult saga. Instead, the president offered his family a warm smile, hugged Hunter Biden’s young son, Beau, and gave him a kiss on the forehead. Never before has a president’s immediate family member been found guilty of a crime during their father’s term in office. Instead of pushing him away, as some wary Democrats might prefer, the president has held Hunter Biden close throughout his ordeal. Farther out of town is the home on a lake the Biden family has returned to in moments of joy and times of pain.
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Hunter Biden’s defense team is expected to wrap up arguments in his federal firearms trial in Delaware on Monday, and the jury could begin deliberating by day’s end barring any dramatic moves — like a last-minute decision by Mr. Biden to testify on his own behalf. Mr. Biden, who is President Biden’s son, was angered by the government’s tough cross-examination of his daughter Naomi Biden Neal on Friday and told people in his orbit that he would consider testifying. But the defense, after a weekend of consultations between Mr. Biden and his lead lawyer, Abbe Lowell, now seems more likely to rest without taking the risky step of putting Mr. Biden on the stand. Prosecutors and Mr. Lowell’s team will meet early on Monday with the presiding judge to consider a request by the defense to dismiss the case. If the judge, Maryellen Noreika, rejects Mr. Lowell’s motions, as expected, each side will present its closing argument and Judge Noreika will issue instructions to the jury.
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Buhle, who was ordered to testify under a subpoena, told the court that she learned of Hunter Biden’s drug use in 2015. Hallie Biden, who was dating Hunter Biden at the time he bought the gun, was another key witness for the prosecution. Hallie Biden took the gun Hunter Biden is accused of illegally possessing out of his car and tossed it in a dumpster near a Wilmington, Delaware, grocery store. If Hallie Biden was the prosecution’s star witness, the defense hoped that Naomi Biden, Hunter Biden’s daughter, would help blunt the impact of her testimony. President Biden wasn’t in the courtroom, but made clear where he stood as the trial began.
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Naomi Campbell, 54, reveals she had her two children via surrogacy and that she is a single mother. But my mum had nothing and she made it work," Campbell told The Times. She added that many young women aren't interested in being mothers but believes they'll eventually change their minds. download the app Email address Sign up By clicking “Sign Up”, you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers.
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What’s next in the Hunter Biden trial
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CNN —As the second week of the federal gun trial against Hunter Biden begins Monday, the main question looming over the day’s proceedings is whether the defense will call the president’s son to testify, a gamble in almost any trial. Hallie Biden, the widow of Beau Biden who later dated his brother Hunter, told the jury she saw what she believed was drug residue in Hunter Biden’s truck, where she says she found the pistol days after others testified he bought the gun in October. Hunter Biden’s daughter Naomi Biden testified on Friday, saying he looked well in August 2018 and she was “hopeful” about her father’s recovery in October 2018. What’s nextBefore breaking early Friday afternoon, Lowell told Judge Maryellen Noreika that the defense had yet to decide whether Hunter Biden would testify — a decision they are set to announce Monday. If Biden does testify, prosecutors say they may put on a rebuttal case with more witnesses, which could extend the trial further into the week.
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1 Iga Świątek won her third consecutive French Open title on Saturday with an emphatic 6-2 6-1 victory against Italy’s Jasmine Paolini. She is the first woman since Justine Henin in 2007 to win three consecutive French Open titles, dismantling first-time grand slam finalist Paolini in just an hour and eight minutes. Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty ImagesIn the later stages of this year’s French Open, Świątek has been unmatched, dropping just 17 games across the past five matches. But for all her superiority, she was almost ousted from the tournament by Naomi Osaka in the second round. Gonzalo Fuentes/ReutersBeaten only twice at the French Open, Świątek follows Monica Seles and Henin by claiming a third consecutive women’s singles titles at Roland Garros in the Open Era.
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Hunter Biden, son of U.S. President Joe Biden, and his wife, Melissa Cohen Biden, arrive at the federal court for his trial on criminal gun charges in Wilmington, Delaware, on June 7, 2024. Jurors in the federal gun trial of Hunter Biden were dismissed Friday afternoon, after prosecutors rested their case and lawyers for the son of President Joe Biden began laying out their defense. On cross-examination, Naomi Biden told prosecutor Leo Wise that she did not see any drug paraphernalia in her father's truck when she borrowed it in October 2018. As Naomi Biden testified, her father wiped tears from his eyes. Defense attorneys have sought to raise doubts about whether Hunter Biden was on drugs at that time.
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Iga Swiatek beat Coco Gauff in straight sets (6-2, 6-4) on Thursday to reach her fourth French Open final. After 10 days of mostly solid tennis, Gauff’s tournament ended in a flurry of scorching winners and spraying errors, against a player who generally makes opponents pay for nearly every one. Yet, with the win on Thursday, Swiatek expanded her career-long domination of Gauff to 11 wins in 12 matches. Swiatek broke Gauff’s serve in the next two games, the second time without Gauff winning a point. After Gauff saved two match points, and a third on Swiatek’s serve, the fourth was too far — Swiatek sailing through the finish line in 97 minutes.
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Follow live coverage of the 2024 French Open todayWelcome back to the French Open briefing, where The Athletic will explain the stories behind the stories on each day of the tournament. Thursday brought the latest, in the second set of the French Open semifinal between Iga Swiatek and Coco Gauff. A line judge erroneously called a Swiatek serve out instead of in. Hawk-Eye is not in use at the French Open. 1, four Grand Slam titles, and another Grand Slam final with a serve that has a lot of work to be done on it?
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Read previewActor Trina McGee has announced she is pregnant at the age of 54, as part of a growing trend of women having children at a time more often associated with menopause. McGee, who played Angela Moore on the popular 1990s sitcom "Boy Meets World," announced on Monday that she is expecting her fourth child. She wrote on Instagram: "At the tender age of 54, I have found myself pregnant. She said she fell pregnant despite having had her "tubes tied" and being a year into menopause. "Having a child at my age is not a big deal for the rest of the world outside America," she said.
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My husband and I each speak our native languages to the kids, and they learn German from day care and school. It's fantastic that they're growing up with three languages, but sometimes having multiple languages can present some quandaries when it comes to finding baby names. One classic example is that certain letters sound different in various languages, such as the letter "j," which makes a "y" sound in languages like Spanish and German but a "djuh" sound in English. As a result, names like Jonas or Juliana may not sound quite the same in different languages. You can also test out names in various languages if you're unsure how they'll be received by talking directly to native speakers.
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Read previewSofia Vergara, 51, says that her accent hinders her ability to play certain roles onscreen. "I did 11 years on 'Modern Family,' but it was almost playing myself in a way," Vergara said. "And when I decide to do something different, it's hard because this accent is beautiful, but it's like, I cannot be a scientist, I cannot be an astronaut." To tackle accent bias, three Stanford students even founded a real-time accent translation startup that can convert people's voices into different accents while speaking. A representative for Vergara did not immediately respond to a request for comment sent outside regular business hours.
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CNN —Alcohol will no longer be permitted in the stands of the French Open after a series of reports of disruptive behavior from fans. Goffin said a spectator spat gum at him during his first round victory over Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard. Stephanie Lecocq/ReutersThis comes after Belgian player David Goffin said a spectator spat chewing gum at him during his first-round victory over Frenchman Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, Iga Świątek criticized spectators for shouting during points following her tense second-round victory against Naomi Osaka. When you scream something during the rally or right before the return, it’s really, really hard to be focused … This is serious for us, we’re fighting our whole lives to be better and better and, sometimes, it’s just hard to accept that.
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Alexander Zverev of Germany in action against David Goffin of Belgium in the second round of the men's singles at Roland Garros on May 30, 2024 in Paris, France. The French Open has banned alcohol from the stands in a bid to clamp down on fan behavior at Roland Garros. The first week of the tournament has seen a raucous atmosphere and there was an incident on Wednesday when Belgian David Goffin claimed a spectator spat chewing gum at him during his five sets victory over France's Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard. Tournament director Amelie Mauresmo also said security would be improved and umpires will be instructed to be stricter with the crowd during the match. "The umpires are really going to be even more strict to further respect to the players and respect the game.
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The Toussaint Louverture International Airport, which has reopened after being closed for nearly three months due to gang violence, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on May 20. Montis and the Lloyds barricaded themselves inside their residence on the compound, but it was not enough, Lloyd told CNN. US Ambassador to Haiti Dennis Hankins walks after Haiti’s transitional council ceremony, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti on April 25, 2024. The situation on the ground in Port-au-Prince remains anarchic,” he warned. But Thursday morning, the bodies of Davy and Natalie Lloyd finally began their long journey home.
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We'll show you everything you need to know about how to watch a free French Open live stream. Shop at Peacock TVHow to watch the French Open in AustraliaThe French Open live streams on 9Now in Australia. If you'd prefer French or German commentary, there are also free French Open live streams in those countries, as detailed below. How to watch the French Open in FranceIn France, the French Open will live stream for free on France TV. How to watch the French Open in AustriaServus TV is the Austrian home of French Open coverage.
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CNN —Iga Świątek criticised the French Open crowd for shouting during points following her tense second-round victory against Naomi Osaka on Wednesday. When you scream something during the rally or right before the return, it’s really, really hard to be focused … This is serious for us, we’re fighting our whole lives to be better and better and sometimes it’s just hard to accept that. “Osaka vs Swiatek is a brilliant watch,” Andy Murray posted on X, adding that the sport should be doing more to promote the match. CNN has contacted the French Open for comment regarding fan behaviour. “It’s hard to have any logical thoughts because it was really intense and on a really high level,” Świątek told reporters.
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🇫🇷 Caroline Garcia (21), 6-3, 6-3Caroline Garcia (21), 6-3, 6-3 🇬🇷 Stefanos Tsitsipas (9) def. 🇳🇱 Jesper de Jong (Q), 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2🇳🇱 Jesper de Jong (Q), 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 🇷🇺 Andrey Rublev (6) def. 🇪🇸 Pedro Martinez, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3🇪🇸 Pedro Martinez, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 🇵🇱 Iga Swiatek (1) def. 🇸🇮 Tara Zidansek, 6-3, 6-4🇸🇮 Tara Zidansek, 6-3, 6-4 🇮🇹 Jannik Sinner (2) def. 🇫🇷 Richard Gasquet, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4🇫🇷 Richard Gasquet, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 🇷🇺 Pavel Kotov def.
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With her biggest triumph in years, Naomi Osaka lost to world No. 1 and three-time defending champion Iga Swiatek at the French Open today, Wednesday May 29. Few even considered that Osaka, less than a year after giving birth, with little success on clay, would stand a chance. Swiatek saved a match point, then let Osaka’s errors bring her back on serve. A killer cross-court backhand winner brought her to match point, and then she watched Osaka send one more backhand long.
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CNN —Coco Gauff raced into the second round of the French Open on Monday, taking just 52 minutes to defeat Russian qualifier Julia Avdeeva 6-1 6-1. Next up for the American is Czech qualifier Tamara Zidanšek, who reached the semifinals of the French Open three years ago – by far her best-ever run at a grand slam. Speaking to the Tennis Channel after her fifth first-round win at Roland Garros, Gauff reflected on some of the long-term goals for her career. Świątek celebrates her 15th consecutive win at the French Open. 1 is also unbeaten since April having won in Rome and Madrid ahead of this year’s French Open.
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