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Hurricane Gaston on Sunday surged to a Category Three storm, the first major hurricane of the Atlantic season, the National Hurricane Center said. Gaston, packing top sustained winds of 115 miles (185 kilometers) per hour, was about 580 miles from Bermuda, and moving west-northwest at five miles per hour, according to the Miami-based NHC. Meanwhile in the Pacific, Hurricane Lester had top sustained winds of 85 miles per hour.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson raced to his first Sprint Cup victory Sunday, taking the lead on a restart with nine laps remaining and holding off Chase Elliott at Michigan International Speedway in a duel between two of NASCAR's up-and-coming standouts.
It would be "unconstitutional" for France to pass a law banning the burkini and such a move could cause irreparable harm, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned in an interview published online late Sunday. Speaking to French daily La Croix, Cazeneuve reiterated the government's opposition to legislating on the controversial matter which has sparked fierce debate both at home and abroad about women's rights and France's strictly-guarded secularism. Around 30 coastal resorts have recently banned women from wearing the full-body swimwear on their beaches, although France's highest administrative court on Friday overturned the measure in one town, in a ruling likely to set a legal precedent which will affect the others.