So here was Roger Federer, down a break in the fifth set in a Grand Slam
final. Across the net was his nemesis, Rafael Nadal, the left-handed
Spaniard he hadn't been able to beat in a major final in almost a
The 35-year-old father of four was back in his first tour-level tournament after six months off letting his injured left knee recover, and he hadn't won any of the big four events in tennis since Wimbledon 2012. Nadal was returning from injury, too, and somehow the pair had renewed the Roger-Rafa rivalry in a throwback Australian Open final that transcended sport.
A federal judge issued an emergency order Saturday night temporarily
barring the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to President
Donald Trump's travel ban, saying travelers who had been detained had a strong argument that their legal rights had been violated.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a statement early Sunday that said the court order would not affect the overall implementation of the White House order and the court order affected a small number of travelers who were inconvenienced by security procedures upon their return.
has reassured the Knights of Malta, an ancient Catholic lay order,
about its sovereignty, even as a special papal delegate will work to
ensure the "spiritual renewal" of its members, after revelations its
charity component had distributed condoms.
The order's Sovereign Council in Rome on Saturday accepted the resignation of Grand Master Fra' Matthew Festing, who had sacked the order's foreign minister, Albrecht von Boeselager. The minister was removed as grand chancellor following revelations that condoms were distributed in Myanmar under his watch.