Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute.

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Supreme Court pays respect to late Justice Stevens

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/22/19, 02:03 pm

WASHINGTON—Supreme Court justices, joined by President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and other dignitaries, honored former Justice John Paul Stevens on Monday as his body lay in repose at the court. Stevens, a Supreme Court justice for almost 35 years after his nomination by President Gerald Ford in 1975, died at age 99 last week after a stroke.

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Puerto Ricans demand governor resign

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/22/19, 11:47 am

Puerto Rico prepared for hundreds of thousands of protesters calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation to block one of the island’s busiest highways Monday morning. Organizers called the protest in the capital city of San Juan “660,510 + 1,” indicating more people want Rosselló to leave office than the 660,510 who voted for him in the last election. The governor said Sunday he would not seek another term in 2020 but refused to step down immediately.

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Lowry wins British Open

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/22/19, 11:38 am

Shane Lowry of the Republic of Ireland dominated the British Open and won his first major championship at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland on Sunday, finishing at 15-under-par, six strokes ahead of runner-up Tommy Fleetwood of England. Lowry, with both Irish and Northern Irish fans rallying behind him, shot a gritty 1-over-par 72 in the final round in the wind and rain, with none of his competitors getting within three strokes of his lead.

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