(Above: Swiss born 19 time Major Championship winner Roger Federer)
Good morning all!
There is some uncertainty surrounding the Republican bill to replace Obamacare. With Senator John McCain rehabilitating from a surgery, it seem like there will have to be a delay in a vote. There are also many who say that the longer the bill is delayed, the more support it will lose, and the lower chance it will have of passing. In a recent development, the nation's governors, both from the left (democratic) and right (republican) are speaking out in staunch opposition to the bill.
Staying in Washington, President Donald Trump took to Twitter this weekend to berate the News Media for its coverage of his son's involvement in a potentially illegal meeting with Russian lawyers in anticipation of the 2016 election.
An American graduate student at Princeton, Xiyue Wang, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying by Iran. This incident could potentially have harmful effects on the relationship between the two countries.
In obituaries, Academy Award winning actor Martin Landau died this weekend, as did influential zombie film director George Romero.
In sports, Roger Federer won his 19th major title and 8th Wimbledon championship (both records), defeating Martin Cilic in straight sets. Garbiñe Muguzura defeated Serena Williams to take home the women's title on Saturday.
In entertainment, award winning television show Game of Thrones returned this weekend. War for the Planet of the Apes was number one in the box office this weekend, overpowering Spiderman.
And here is a piece on the growing obsoleteness of currency in China's big cities (this could be an interesting read--news on China from a western perspective!)
Have a great Monday, all!