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Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

July 15, 2018

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to Finland for a high-stakes summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Trump’s plane departed Glasgow, Scotland, just after 4 p.m. local time Sunday for the approximately three-hour flight to the Finnish capital, Helsinki. The president has no public appearances planned after his nighttime arrival. He is due to meet with Putin on Monday. Trump and his wife, Melania, spent the weekend at his eponymous golf resort in Turnberry, Scotland.

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic (NOH’-vak JOH’-kuh-vich) has won his fourth Wimbledon title with a 6-2, 6-2 7-6 victory over Kevin Anderson. The Serb has waited more than two years for his 13th Grand Slam title, with his previous major victory having come at the 2016 French Open.

MOSCOW (AP) — France leads Croatia 2-1 at halftime as it works toward its first World Cup title in 20 years. The first half ended with thunder rolling over Moscow after France regained the lead in the 38th minute following the first use of video review in a World Cup final.

BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian government missiles have struck a rebel-held area near the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights in the latest phase in an offensive to end the insurgents’ presence in southern Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says government forces fired more than 800 missiles at an area between northern Daraa and the Quneitra countryside, about 4 kilometers or 2.5 miles from the Golan frontier.

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border area, indicating it has accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire to end an intense, 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants. The military had shut down a popular beach and placed limitations on gatherings of large crowds.

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