Federer beats Groth to reach Wimbledon last 16

Switzerland's Roger Federer reached the last 16 at Wimbledon with a four set win against Australia's Sam Groth on July 4, 2015London (AFP) - Seven-time champion Roger Federer defeated big-serving Australian Sam Groth to reach the Wimbledon last 16 on Saturday.

America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer

Fom left to right, spectators Mary Ann Rollings, Gloria Kelley, Linda Stacey and Eileen Bitter pose for a photo before rehearsal for the annual Boston Pops orchestra Fourth of July concert on the Esplanade in Boston, Friday, July 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the globe:

The Latest: Federer beats Groth to advance at Wimbledon

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Sam Groth of Australia during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

Veterans gather as Taiwan marks 70 years since Japan's WWII defeat

Soldiers salute from the M60A3 tanks during the 70th Anniversary of the WWII at the Huko military in northern Hsinchu, Taiwan on July 4, 2015War veterans gathered Saturday for Taiwan's first military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Japan in World War II, as the island vies with China over the history of the conflict. Jet fighters and attack helicopters were among aircraft that flew past in formation as President Ma Ying-jeou spoke to the thousands gathered in the northern Hsinchu county on the nationalist Kuomintang government's role in the conflict. "There was only one truth: the war battling Japan was mostly conducted by the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan's official title), thanks to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek," Ma said.

Official: 10 civilians killed in 3 car bombs in Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan official says at least ten civilians were killed when three separate car bombs exploded simultaneously in the eastern coastal city of Darna.

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