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New York kicked off Sunday what organizers hope will be the city's largest ever Gay Pride march, honoring the 49 people killed in the Orlando nightclub massacre and celebrate tolerance. Police lined the route down Fifth Avenue, which started in Midtown and culminates in Greenwich Village, home of the Stonewall Inn which President Barack Obama two days ago designated America's first LGBT national monument. Hundreds of social, grassroots, employment and activist organizations are taking part, some for the first time, to pay tribute to the Orlando victims and showcase New York's long tradition of diversity.
LONDON (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament.