The U.S. received its report fourth Girls’s World Cup title (second in a row), beating the Netherlands 2-Zero Sunday night time. Star Megan Rapinoe epitomized the workforce’s confidence, candor, and poise. After the victory, she described them as “a proud and robust and defiant group of girls.” Chants of “Equal Pay” echoed by means of the stadium in Lyon, France, as this – and former US groups – have successfully used the World Cup as a platform to problem for higher pay. Every participant will get a World Cup bonus of $250,000, which is however one-fourth the bonus for the US males’s workforce. On Wednesday, the workforce will probably be feted with a ticker-tape parade in New York Metropolis.

Sundown for Golden Daybreak

Voters eliminated a far-right celebration from Greek parliament Sunday. The Golden Daybreak, an anti-immigrant celebration, rose from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest celebration in 2015. However the celebration failed Sunday to achieve the three% vote threshold to realize even a single seat in Parliament.  A brand new celebration, Greek Resolution, much less excessive and apparently much less menacing, could have siphoned away conservative help. Conservative Kyriakos Mitsotakis chief of the New Democracy celebration is to be sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister Monday.

In search of Sanctions Aid

Iranian officers stated Sunday they might start enriching uranium above the extent allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal. That is the most recent breach of the deal, and is seen by analysts as supposed to place strain on European nations to supply commerce reduction from US financial sanctions, reported the Washington Publish.

Magnitude 7.1 Wake-up Name

No fatalities. No main accidents or structural injury. However a 7.1 magnitude quake Friday centered 150 miles east of Los Angeles left tens of millions counting their blessings, and making ready for “the Large One.” “It’s a wake-up name for the remainder of the state and different components of the nation, frankly,” California Gov. Gavin Newsom stated at a Saturday information convention.

What’s the Buzz?

Wimbledon Surprise: At 15, Coco Gauff isn’t sufficiently old to drive a automotive. However the 313-ranked American teenager continues to dazzle on the court docket and off. She received once more Friday and is scheduled to play former No. 1 Simona Halep Monday at about 9:15 a.m. Japanese time.

American Coco Gauff throughout a blended doubles match on the All England Garden Tennis and Croquet Membership, London, on July 6, 2019

A grande apology from Starbucks: The espresso chain apologized Saturday after six cops have been booted from a Tempe, Arizona store on July 4, CNN reported. The officers have been requested to go away after a buyer stated they didn’t “really feel protected.” The eviction ignited a #DumpStarbucks social media marketing campaign. Final yr, 8,000 Starbucks shops closed for anti-bias coaching following an issue involving Philadelphia police. 

Mariah Carey “wins” bottle cap problem. No, this isn’t necessary. However the pop diva will get type factors for creativity in a foolish web problem making the rounds.


Hidden Gem

Begin your week with a latest story that impressed Monitor editors:  

Overcoming despair: How a wounded Inexperienced Beret got here again stronger

Inexperienced Beret Kevin Flike takes a break along with his teammates and the Afghan commandos they have been coaching in Faryab Province, Afghanistan. He was serving on his second tour of obligation within the nation, in the summertime of 2011. Faces are blurred for operational safety causes.

Sneak Preview

In tonight’s Day by day Version, look ahead to an interview with Jeanne Safer, who’s bought a brand new e book, “I Love You, However I Hate Your Politics: Find out how to Defend Your Intimate Relationships in a Toxic Partisan World.” 


Lastly, the Monitor’s 5 greatest tales in Friday night time’s subscription-only Day by day Version:

  1. Hire as excessive as an elephant’s eye? Housing scarcity hits rural US.
  2. Cash first, politics later. Did Bahrain advance Mideast peace?
  3. Why Queens is the ‘Noah’s ark of languages’
  4. Making an attempt to alter Congress, beginning with the bottom rung: interns
  5. A go to to Korea’s DMZ: Quick meals, a pirate ship – and a little bit of hope

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