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Teen golfer nabs victory

PORTLAND, Ore.—Brooke Henderson got her breakthrough LPGA Tour victory.

The Canadian teen will have to wait a little longer to become a tour member.

Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes yesterday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 years, 11 months, and six days.

Nats given day off

SAN FRANCISCO—Washington manager Matt Williams figures his team needs a break.

He’s giving them one.

The Nationals dropped their sixth-straight—losing to World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 5-0 yesterday to complete a four-game sweep and matching Washington’s longest skid of the season.

Kerry calls for ‘genuine democracy’ as Stars and Stripes rises over new embassy in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba — U.S. Marines raised the Stars and Stripes over the newly reopened American Embassy in Cuba on Friday as Secretary of State John Kerry made an unprecedented nationally broadcast call for democratic change on the island ruled by a single party for more than five decades.

Player had millions in counterfeit chips

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—A man admitted yesterday that he brought millions of dollars in counterfeit poker chips to use in a casino’s poker tournament, a scheme that was uncovered when he clogged a pipe by flushing the chips down the toilet in his hotel room.

Christian Lusardi, 43, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to trademark counterfeiting and criminal mischief.