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Officials encourage travellers not to shun Florida for Zika

While a small percentage of the cases were transmitted sexually, the majority of people became contracted the virus while traveling overseas, warranting the alarm for the recent cases in Florida. The disease produces mild symptoms for most, such as headache, feverishness and red eyes, and 80 per cent of healthy people who become infected suffer no symptoms.

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Rio 2016: Australia among qualifiers as sevens debuts

But because Canada finished second in Group C, they'll face the No. 1 seeded Aussies in the semis. "We know we have Australia tomorrow and we're going to bring it". Captain Jen Kish said when she saw Landry seal the win, she realized their Olympic dream was "getting more real". Farella would add two second half tries, giving her four in the opening two matches as Canada cruised to the 38-0 win.

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Ed Balls dances into Strictly line-up

Mr Balls lost his Morley and Outwood seat during a crushing defeat for Labour last May. Ed Balls has been tipped by allies as a dark horse, with his regular appearances on the dance floor at annual Labour party conference set to help him tango to success.

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France Charges Five Suspects over Nice Truck Attack

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said analysis of Lahouaiej-Bouhlel's phone showed he was in contact with Mohamed Walid G - who has been charged as an accomplice - for 15 years. " I am not Charlie ..." Even as he set off for his massacre, Lahouaiej Bouhlel sent two pre-recorded messages - which Molins described as " odious " - to his accomplices, in one of which the attacker thanked a man for a gun.

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Adam Peaty: 'Olympic gold is incredible'

She didn't have to get me pumped up because I knew this arena would be absolutely ideal for me. Cameron Van der Burgh of South Africa won silver while Cody Miller of the United States took bronze. He took a deep sigh and smiled broadly before stepping up to the podium to collect his medal. His family and girlfriend watched on in tears. She roared him on in the early hours of Monday morning from her home in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, and tweeted: "Well you have done it @adam_peaty you have ...

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Trump relents over Ryan re-election

Trump had balked at endorsing Ryan on Tuesday in an interview with The Washington Post , a move that intensified concerns about his presidential campaign within the GOP as Trump already faced controversy over his criticism over the weekend of the parents of an American soldier killed in combat.

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John Oliver lampoons modern journalism with a 'Spotlight' parody trailer

Oliver reiterated the importance of newspapers and how websites and cable news networks rely on the industry for a lot of their content, citing numerous examples including previous segments from his own show as well as others across broadcast TV.

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Gingrich: No candidate's economic plan adds up

As for what he will do at the ballot box this fall, Kasich said he was undecided. None of those appointed to the new economic advisory group are women and many come from hedge funds and investment banking, a make-up at odds somewhat with Trump's populist message.

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Led by Michael Phelps, US men win gold in 400 freestyle relay

Phelps surged ahead in the second leg of the 4x100-meter freestyle relay to give the US team a lead it held for good. It led some to wonder whether the US streak of earning a medal in every Olympic swim relay it has entered would end Sunday.

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Questions arise over Trump and his advisers' ties to Putin and Ukraine

However, when host George Stephanopoulos said that Vladimir Putin is already in Ukraine, in some way or another, Donald Trump gave a confusing answer, claiming that Barak Obama is to be blamed for the whole situation in the area. Critics have slammed Trump's apparent support for what analysts consider Russia's wish-list policies, including scaling back support for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries and instigating Russian espionage in the US.

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United States of America women's gymnastics team launches into 1st place in Qualification

Judges deduct points from that initial value, docking gymnasts for anything from stepping out of bounds to not reaching a perfectly 180 degree handstand position to, of course, falling off the beam, bars horse or rings. The team begins its quest for the gold on Sunday, August 7, as the ladies begin competition in the qualifying round. "I feel like the two-per-country rule is fine", Douglas said, who finished third in Olympic qualifying.

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Swimming: Record-smashing Ledecky win women's 400m free

Ledecky broke her own world record by almost two seconds with a time of 3 minutes, 56:46 seconds. Imagine being so good you celebrate while others are finishing. Phelps is expected to only participate in the final. Michael Phelps won his 19th Olympic gold medal, swimming the second leg of the 4x100 freestyle relay to give the United States a lead it would never relinquish.

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Bow Wow retiring from rap, says next album will be his last

Snoop gave Moss the stage name "Lil' Bow Wow". Snoop Dogg took Moss under his wing when Moss was a pint-size emcee in the 1990s. The 29-year-old, born Shad Moss, and known for his tunes "Bounce With Me", and "Puppy Love", said he's retiring because he can't see himself at "30 years old rapping".

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Department reports four additional travel-related Zika cases in Louisiana

While no cases of the virus has been reported in the Bahamas to date, several countries in the Caribbean region have reported cases. National and state case counts compiled by the CDC can be found here. IL health officials say current state Zika cases are travel associated. CDC encourages everyone, especially pregnant women and women planning to become pregnant , to protect themselves from mosquito bites to avoid possible Zika virus infection.

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British Library to mark Harry Potter's 20th with exhibition

Leah said: "I've been mad about Harry Potter since the books came out". While there's stage direction in line with the dialogue, it's clear that you're missing out on what's apparently a spectacularly staged production. But this is the best we're going to get, so savor it. Well, a Potterhead can dream. Rowling's Pottermore website continues to churn out Harry Potter minutiae.

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Christopher Biggins to visit Auschwitz after CBB Holocaust 'joke'

Biggins also claimed bisexuals were "people not wanting to admit they are gay". According to the Sun , Biggins was warned by Big Brother for making a holocaust "joke" during an unnaired conversation with Katie Waissel. He called it a "killer disease" adding that he thought it "was a bisexual disease, if I'm honest". He later apologised to the singer and Big Brother for the "trite, ridiculous remark", which was not broadcast but which he discussed in an interview.

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Voters Trust Trump On Economy, Clinton On Nukes

We are still in the midst of the post-convention "bounce" for Team Clinton, but Clinton opening up a national lead of anywhere from five-eight points in the latest polls, which puts Trump in a position where he's potentially looking at a worse outcome than Romney in 2012.

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Trump 'may still beat me,' Clinton tells donors

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on ABC's "This Week" that Trump's endorsements show he "has the ability and the understanding to realize that there are going to be disagreements and you've got to be able to reach out to the entire party".

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Insolite : Quand Salma Hayek se moque de la Ligue 1…

Pas dépourvue d'humour, elle a alors ironisé sur la grande froideur des spectateurs dans les stades de son pays adoptif, ne manquant pas de marquer le contraste avec la chaleur des supporters au Mexique, où elle a vécu ses premiers émois sportifs.

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The Harry Potter Magic Returns

Some are less than enthusiastic about reading a play, but if Harry Potter fans are willing to deal with the clunky Pottermore site, they'll get excited for anything. Strand Bookstore is hosting a midnight book release party, from Jul. 30 at 8:00 p.m.to Jul. 31 12:45 a.m. Meanwhile, across the country, bookstores will be opening at midnight on the 31st so Harry Potter fans can get hold of the book first thing.

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Bad Sells as Squad Sets Records

DC's Man of Steel had good buzz thanks to the trailers but divided both fans and audiences when it came to story. Its best laughs are unintentional (all I'll say is that there are souls trapped in swords) and the charisma of Smith and Robbie are drowned out in a turgid tale.

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Penny Oleksiak Wins Silver Medal For Canada At Rio Olympics

Oleksiak leads a typical teenage life outside the pool "always on Instagram ". "I was just trying to catch my breath". The push to the finish was so furious that Oleksiak, nicknamed "the child" by her not-that-much-older teammates, wasn't even sure how she had placed.

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Harry Potter casts spell again with "Cursed Child" UK sales

David Yates, director of the past four Harry Potter movies and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, is in line to direct once again. This film, though it hasn't been released as yet, already has a release date for its sequel . The Oscar-winning actor also described the experience of filming magic fight scenes. United Kingdom book industry magazine and website The Bookseller said if the sales rate continued, the script book would "be the second biggest-selling single week for one ...

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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Extends Through End of 2017

Events at bookstores this week, timed to the midnight release of the book, encourage fans of all ages to come dressed appropriately - and to bring their wands and celebrate anew the wonderful world of words. "Would it be more about them watching me watch the show or would it take away from the show". Tickets are priced from £15 per part and for every performance there will be 300 tickets at £20 or less per part.

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Jared Leto Says David Bowie Helped To Inspire His Joker

After the death knell sounded on the advance screening for the heavily hyped and heavily hopeless Suicide Squad, an elderly woman gently tapped my arm with her cane and asked, "What did you think of the movie? ". In some versions of the comics, he regularly physically and emotionally abuses her. Tough in a way that makes even Batman blink, she's by far the scariest person onscreen at any point.

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Cara Delevingne is Margot Robbie's new drinking buddy

Friday's haul includes a huge $20.5 million in Thursday-night previews. With Suicide Squad holding up moviegoers this weekend, the box office is now bursting with cash. spent $175 million making the movie as part of its efforts to create an interlocking cinematic universe filled with DC superheroes, much like what Disney has achieved with the Marvel characters.

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Hometown of Lucille Ball awaits new statue

It's hard to imagine she could do any worse than Dave Poulin, whose 2009 version was so thoroughly panned for looking absolutely nothing like the comic actress that fans launched a Facebook campaign a year ago with the name, "We Love Lucy! ".

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Christopher Biggins apologises for insulting bisexuals on CBB

His first reprimand came on Monday when he made comments alluding to the Holocaust to Katie Waissel while housemates rowed in the bathroom. Two housemates have received official warnings from Big Brother over their behaviour in the first week.

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Team USA shooter Virginia Thrasher wins first gold medal in Rio Olympics

Thrasher's score of 208 set a record for a final round in an Olympics . Thrasher pulled it off against two of the world's best rifle shooters, Li and Yi Siling. Thrasher topped her spectacular spring where she won three NCAA titles and a spot on the U.S. Olympic team by upsetting China's Li Du , a two-time gold medalist, to win the women's 10-meter air rifle title.

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Ichiro Suzuki gets 3000th career hit, Marlins beat Rockies

Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki legs out a single against the Colorado Rockies during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Denver . "I don't have words for how wonderful that is for them to show that and support me", he said. "I think I can help out in the clubhouse", he added, "but if not, I have two lovely daughters waiting for me in Miami".

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Trump Clarifies Incoherent Foreign Policy Analysis: "Already in Crimea!"

And what they're pointing to is things like your statements about conditioning our commitments to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, softening the GOP platform on Ukraine, even considering softening sanctions and recognizing Russian annexation of Crimea.

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Dozens hurt at Snoop Dogg concert in New Jersey as railing collapses

In a statement, concert organizer Live Nation said it was "closely following" the injured attendees' recovery and was working with local authorities and engineers to determine the cause of the barrier's failure. When the railing fell over, a mass of people can be seen tumbling over each other and onto the concrete in front of them. The mishap occured about halfway through the waterfront amphitheater concert, just after the performers moved to a secondary stage, according to concert-goer ...

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Dutch cyclist van Vleuten fractures spine during crash

I was pretty shocked. "This is sport and that's what it's about". There was early drama for the British riders as Armitstead received a puncture to her tyre within the first 10km and was forced to stop for a bike change. Peaty dominated his first Olympic final, beating second-place South African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh by a body length and slicing almost half a second off the world record mark he set in qualifying.

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Trump, Pence Target Clinton in Iowa: 'Pretty Close to Unhinged'

Trump said he was asked about the incident during an interview with a local Iowa reporter on Friday and said he took several minutes to explain himself. Lovely baby, eh, if you take her outside, thats not so bad. But after a few minutes and the crying still going on, the Republican presidential candidate then said, "Actually I was only kidding.

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United States military: Air strikes killed 14 civilians in Iraq, Syria

It has since turned into a full-blown civil war between government forces and opposition fighters, with an estimated death toll of some 280,000 people, according to the Observatory. The U.S.is backing with weapons and airstrikes a coalition of local militias that are seeking to retake Manbij the area from the extremist organization.


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