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Vietnam shooter bags second Olympic medal

Even though the two countries are each others' biggest enemies on the battlefield, on the playing field Olympians representing the two countries realize that they have much more in common than they ever imagined. "Kim!" with each of his points. Jin did more than that, putting his name up there with the greatest shooters in Olympic history. A third of the way through the competition, he was almost five points behind the leader Hoang, and at risk of being cut.

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Ledecky smashes record in 800 to complete rare freestyle feat

If a 12-second win in the final of an Olympic race isn't the sign of a juggernaut, I'm not sure what is. It was the seventh world swimming record of the Rio Games, and the second by Ledecky, who achieved a similar feat in winning the 400 freestyle.

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Macy's to close 100 stores in 2017

Sales of cold-weather items have been particularly icy. Shares jump more than 17 percent to $39.88 in the early trading. In adjusting to changing shopping patterns and market conditions, officials with Macy's Inc . Chief Financial Officer Karen Hoguet told analysts the company is in talks with potential buyers of its San Francisco men's store. The Macy's Herald Square flagship department store is seen here in New York, Aug.

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Official Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer Released

Rogue One director Garerth Edwards did confirm, nearly in passing, that James Earl Jones , the real Darth Vader , had recorded some lines for a character but played hard to get when it came down to which character. Subsequent scenes feature a new robot character voiced by Alan Tudyk, a blind warrior played by Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen , and an Imperial Walker being struck by a missile.

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U.S. stock indexes move higher in early trading; oil up

Investors also bought up shares in several other retail chains. At 2:39 pm, ET, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.33 per cent at 18,472.66 points and the S&P 500 had lost 0.43 per cent to 2,172.44. Nordstrom rose 8.57 percent after the department store chain operator reported better-than-expected comparable sales and quarterly profit. Copper futures added 0.1 percent to $2.1730 a pound in NY, after rising 1 percent last session amid the dollar's retreat.

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J'Marcus Webb: J'Marcus Webb (knee) out for preseason opener

The line was already likely to have new starters in all five positions this season. All of that is protecting $87.6 million quarterback Russell Wilson. A few players won't be making the trip at all. The tight end came off the physically-unable-to-perform list on Wednesday and is still recovering from a ruptured patellar tendon in his knee from November.

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Islamic State announces new Boko Haram leader

Al-Barnawi, who has been named as Boko Haram's new leader, is something of a mystery. Boko Haram is fighting to overthrow Nigeria's government and establish an Islamic State in the north. He said that some in Boko Haram had stopped keeping in contact with ISIS at all. "That is where I am, to them, a Muslim can dwell in the society and do his marketing compromising core foundations".

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Telangana: Congress leader Yadagiri injured after being shot at 6 times

The New Channels also says that the incident took place over a personal Issues and police have initiated a probe. Yadagiri was seriously injured The politician has been Sent Hospital.Congress Leader Yadagiri admitted into RIMS Hospital. Police recovered two pistols. Some sources in the police suspect that Dakkala Babu of Alwal, a rowdysheeter, may have had a hand in the attack. "Later he came to the police station and registered a complaint", Reddy said.

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Time Warner posts improved Q2 earnings, discloses 10% investment in Hulu

The Times also noted that the deal will help Hulu to compete with industry leader Netflix by beefing up its supply of high-quality programming. Time Warner CEO and Chairman, Jeff Bewkes, said the goal is to keep the feeling of traditional television alive while giving subscribers the ability to livestream their content as more and more people cut the cord.

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Malls feel the heat as Macy's, other chains close stores

The company's last six consecutive quarters have shown declining sales. After seeing a drop in store sales, Macy's has said it will close 100 stores , Reuters reported. Macy's said shutting the stores would enable it to bolster its online presence and "elevate our total customer experience across all methods of shopping".

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Christian swimmer wins gold, sets Olympic record and makes history

But more importantly, it marks a whole bunch of firsts: Canada's first gold of the 2016 Summer Games, the country's first top finish in the pool since Barcelona 1992, and the first gold-medal swim by a Canadian woman since Los Angeles, 32 years ago.

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California mayor says he never endangered children at camp

On Friday, Silva said investigators found an audio recording on his phone of a camp "counselor party" that was "about a minute in length". Mayor Anthony Silva, 42, was charged in Amador County with eavesdropping, contributing to the delinquency or a minor, providing alcohol to a minor and cruelty to a child by endangering health, his lawyer Mark Reichel told The Associated Press .

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Huffington Post co-founder Arianna to quit

Saying on Twitter she thought " HuffPost would be my last act", Huffington, 66, said she would instead focus on new venture, Thrive Global, a yet-to-launch start-up focused on "ending the collective delusion that burnout is a necessary price for success".

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Stocks close modestly lower

An industry report released on Thursday projected a more even balance in the supply and demand for oil this year. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 117.86 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,613.52. Shares of Walt Disney rose 1.23 percent after the company late on Tuesday reported results that beat estimates and said it is buying a 33 percent stake in video-streaming firm BAMTech.

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Delta outage continues to ground flights at Orlando International

The Department of Transportation can fine airlines for unfair practices and requires airlines to offer refunds when a flight is canceled or significantly delayed, said a department spokesperson. According to The New York Times , the outage occurred when a failed piece of electrical equipment at a facility in Atlanta triggered a shut down of airline's computer system that manages booking, baggage and airplane communications.

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Amit Shah lashed against Congress in Uttar Pradesh

Claiming that it was not the occasion to speak politics, BJP chief Amit Shah said Samajwadi Party has only developed a caste and Bahujan Samaj Party chief has only developed herself. After paying floral tributes to the three revolutionaries who robbed a train carrying money for the British treasury in Kakori in 1925, Shah said that he will talk to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to develop this place as a big tourist attraction.

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Hostess launches Deep Fried Twinkies

Deep Fried Twinkies mark the first foray into frozen foods for Hostess. Last year, Paste tried everything deep-fried at a fair, and we can confirm that deep-fried Twinkies are better than the regular ones, "taking off the chemical edge and slightly stale texture".

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NBC Defends Downward Spiral in Ratings for Rio Games

This total broadcast, cable, and digital viewing number comes from NBC's new Total Audience Delivery (TAD) measure, which Alan Wurtzel, president of research and media development for NBCUniversal, says "harmonizes" all viewership under average minute ratings.

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Vail Resorts makes C$1.4-billion takeover offer for Whistler Blackcomb

Shareholders of the company will receive C$17.50 per share in cash and 0.0975 shares of Vail Resorts common stock, for a total value of $27.38 per share. As temperatures rise globally, many ski resorts, including those in California, have had to delay their season openings or close early due to lack of snow.

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To Corner Trump on Finances, Clinton Releases Tax Returns

Bill and Hillary Clinton made $10,594,529 in adjusted gross income in 2015, according to tax returns released by the campaign Friday. Clinton and her running mate, vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, released their tax returns Friday.

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Zidane calls up his son Luca for UEFA Super Cup clash

There were no special instructions for him. Zidane is very different from his predecessors at the Bernabeu, not making nearly any moves in the summer transfer window and showing confidence in his players already on the team. "We have a very long squad". "We have many players and I am not going to say that I am asking for another midfielder". Click on the video above to see the Real Madrid players singing "campione" before spraying Zidane with water! We had to cut our preparations to ...

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United States stock indexes edge higher in early trading; oil up

BEATING THE STREET: Macy's and Kohl's surged after the department store chains reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street's expectations despite continued competition from online outlets like Amazon.com. While companies themselves keep buying back shares, demand from their highest-ranking employees has dried up as the S&P 500 Index climbed to fresh highs after going for more than a year without surpassing its previous peak.

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Brokerage Firm Rating on Royal Bank Scotland plc (The) (RBS)

Retail investors are likely to be denied the chance of buying shares in Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) at a discount with the government expected to abandon the plan in the aftermath of market uncertainty caused by the United Kingdom vote to leave the European Union, The Times has reported.

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Hillary Clinton releases latest tax returns, asks Donald Trump to do so

Did you know that polls in blue-state New Jersey indicate that voters are "ready to abandon" Hillary Clinton and vote for Donald Trump? "Don't believe it", she said. Clinton has shared tax returns for every year going back to 1977. The plan will include five elements that she will discuss during Thursday's speech.

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6 rescued after Chinese boat collides with Greek ship

Kishida said his country and the Philippines agreed not to use force or coercion in resolving their maritime conflicts with China. Beijing has long had territorial claims to the islands, which in part overlap similar claims by the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan, while China also has separate territorial disputes in the area with Malaysia and Brunei.

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Best Of The 2016 Olympics In Rio de Janeiro

And that will be his final event, Phelps insisted. Four years ago, she received text messages telling her "the place for a monkey is in a cage". By competing in the first semi, Phelps has less time to warm down after the 200 IM. Sundhage had led the Americans to Olympic gold in both Beijing and London. Anthony Ervin, also in a pretty significant upset, took home the gold medal in the men's 50-meter freestyle.

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Those opposing me want me to be a martyr: Irom Sharmila

She said she plans to run for office in the next elections in the remote northeastern state of Manipur, where she is from. The act, which covers large parts of the north-east and the restive state of Kashmir, gives Indian forces sweeping powers to search, enter property and shoot on sight, and has been criticised as a cover for human rights abuses.

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Macy's Shares Rise 17% on Store Closure Plan

Macy's did not disclose which 100 stores it will close, but said majority will close in early 2017. The announcement of the closure came as a shock to Roseburg shoppers and was called a "tragic" loss for the mall. He also asserts that macys.com is "only behind Wal-Mart and Amazon" in the categories that it sells online. Despite the results, CEO Terry Lundgren said Macy's was "encouraged by the distinct improvement in our sales and earnings trend in the second quarter".

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Doubles joy for Nadal and Lopez

The victor will take on 12th-seeded Steve Johnson of the United States for a semi-final place. The two-time Wimbledon champion dropped eight consecutive games to lose the second set and trail 3-0 in the third. Following a shanked forehand early in the final set, Nadal kicked his foot against the court. He broke for 2-1 before the third seed levelled at 2-2.

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Katie Ledecky Wraps Up In Rio, Yards Ahead Of The Competition

Ledecky, who owns the top 13 times in history of the women's 800m freestyle after winning gold in a world-record time of 8:04.79 on Friday, was only trying for a best time in her final swim in Rio. After putting off college for a year to focus on the Olympics, she'll head to Stanford in the fall and join fellow US teammates Simone Manuel and Leah Smith.

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Humayun Khan's Army Comrades Remember Him As A Selfless Patriot

Khan and his family is just an example of that". Since entering into a war of words with the Khans , Trump has been condemned by Democrats, Republicans and military parents, yet in a defiant interview Tuesday, the mogul admitted he doesn't regret his Khan remarks.

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Wall St jumps to record highs on oil, consumers

A strong USA dollar, a rally in the health care sector and a reversal in crude oil pushed investors back into risk assets and out of bonds . THE QUOTE: "It's been such an oversupplied market for a long period of time, to get that supply-demand closer to being in balance, or to be in balance, is a huge driver", said David Chalupnik, head of equities for Nuveen Asset Management.

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El Faro data recorder taken to testing lab

Officials say they haven't started analyzing any data yet and they'll try to answer some key questions immediately. Investigators said a quick visual inspection shows the recorder does not appear to be damaged. Michael Davidson to sail the aging freighter near a strong storm. Investigators learned during the first session of the Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation that it's possible the beacon battery had expired at the time of the sinking.

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Huffpost Founder Arianna Huffington To Leave For Start-Up

The move comes a few weeks after the Huffington Post's parent company, Verizon, acquired the fading digital powerhouse Yahoo. Despite criticism that the site just compiled news borrowed from other sources, in 2011 it went on to become the first digital news outlet to win a Pulitzer Prize for a 10-part series about wounded USA war veterans.

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Canada police kill IS terrorist suspect

Police keep watch around a house in Strathroy, Ontario, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. "The RCMP received credible information of a potential terrorist threat", an RCMP statement said Wednesday evening. Driver was dead within hours of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation passing on a so-called " martyrdom video " in which Driver, wearing a black balaclava, declared war on Canada, swore allegiance to ISIS, and threatened "the spilling of blood" in Canada.


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