Golfing great Arnold Palmer, who led 'Arnie's Army,' dies at 87
By Eric Beech and Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - Arnold Palmer, one of golf's greatest players whose immense popularity drew a legion of fans known as 'Arnie's Army' and helped propel the game as television was coming of age, died on Sunday at the age 87 due to heart complications, his agent said. Palmer, a charismatic figure who was popularly known as 'The King' and accumulated 62 career victories on the PGA Tour including seven major championships, died at UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh, near his hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania. "Today marks the passing of an era," Alastair Johnston, his long-time agent at International Management Group (IMG), said in a statement.
Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses
Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87.
Beloved golf great Arnold Palmer dies at 87: USGA
Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch made him adored by a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army", died at the age of 87, the US Golf Association said. "We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf's greatest ambassador, at age 87," the USGA said in a statement posted on Twitter. "Arnold Palmer will always be a champion, in every sense of the word," the USGA said.
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France asks Switzerland to hand over 45,000 UBS accounts: report
French tax authorities have asked Switzerland to hand over client information for some 45,000 bank accounts as part of a probe into alleged tax fraud, Le Parisien daily said Monday. Le Parisien on Monday published extracts from a letter dated May 11 from French tax authorities. "The assets of those listed totalled more than 11 billion Swiss francs (11 billion dollars), which could represent a several billion dollar shortfall for the French treasury," according to the letter written by French tax authorities, the report said.
Trump tells Netanyahu he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
By Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if elected, the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the campaign said, marking a potential dramatic shift in U.S. policy. During the meeting that lasted more than an hour at Trump Tower in New York, Trump told Netanyahu that under his administration, the United States would "recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the State of Israel." While Israel calls Jerusalem its capital, few other countries accept that, including the United States.
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SEATTLE (AP) ? Five people died in the shooting at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about three of the victims have been reported by Washington state media. Here's what is known about them: