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Why Paralympic athletes are listening to their medals

Gold medals have been won in 10 sports - athletics, boccia, cycling, canoe, equestrian, rowing, swimming, triathlon, table tennis and wheelchair tennis. And Brenden Hall snapped up his third medal in Rio with bronze in the men's S9 100m backstroke. The men won two bronze medals, for Ian Marsden in the KL1 men's event and Nick Beighton in the KL2 men's final.

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Florida QB Luke Del Rio's knee injury not season-ending

Appleby started 11 games the last two years for the Boilermakers, leaving Purdue after 19 touchdowns and 19 interceptions. "He's been in Big Ten stadiums". Appleby and Del Rio battled throughout last spring and early in camp for the No. 1 role, with Del Rio getting the nod as the starter late in August camp.

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Ryan Lochte rushed by audience member on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Pictures from the scene showed two men seated with their hands behind their backs wearing shirts that displayed Lochte's name overlaid with the universal red "no" symbol. The camera didn't show what was happening on stage, but security could be seen rushing to get the perpetrators off the stage. "This guy runs out, unnecessarily tackles me and hurts me".

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Gas prices keep rising in many southern states

Tanker trucks like those used to haul fuel were parked around the property, and a steady stream of trucks came and went through the gate. Prices at the pump have risen in several states and population hubs, primarily metro Atlanta , causing much concern for residents and officials since the leak was discovered September 9.

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Great British Bake Off: Fans in mourning as Mel and Sue QUIT!

Lord Prescott tweeted: "I predict Bake Off moving from BBC to Channel 4 will be the ultimate showstopper". The BBC are reportedly concocting a new show that will feature both presenters and both judges and using it as a ploy to stop Berry and Hollywood from disappearing to Channel 4.

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Clinton accuses Trump of assisting IS recruit fighters

However, because Trump dominates Clinton among white voters, earning just some additional non-white voting support could be crucial. To counter the drop-off, the Democratic presidential candidate's camp has been deploying its top surrogates to college campuses around the country.

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Sarah Paulson Brings Marcia Clark As Her Date to the Emmys

She's appeared on every season of "American Horror Story", won an Emmy for the first season of "American Crime Story", and she is also set to appear in the upcoming FX anthology series "Feud" in a supporting role. Since Holland wasn't able to attend, Sarah brought Marcia as her plus-one for the evening. "There was a unique alchemy between us and I know how special that is".

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins 5th 'Veep' Emmy, apologizes for Donald Trump

Anticipation is high for Season 7, and when asked what we can expect from the penultimate year of the show, Weiss wryly said, "it will be bigger, and it will be better, and it will also be worse, but mostly better". Paulson was nominated for her role in American Horror Story, while Colman was up the award for her performance in BBC series The Night Manager. The series had three nominations for directing for a limited series , movie or dramatic special, but it lost to Susanne Bier for "The ...

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Russell Wilson expected to play Week 2 vs. Los Angeles Rams

He's going to make it through it. "At the end of the day, we have to make sure we go in there and get him rattled". With just 31 seconds remaining in the game, Wilson found Doug Baldwin on a 2-yard fade for the game-winning touchdown. The current crop of free agent quarterbacks is scarce, so if the Seahawks are desperate for a quarterback, a trade may be a better option. They held their own against Russell Wilson and the Seahawks offense until the end of the game.

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'The Magnificent Seven' rides again, with more guns

It's a shame, because so numerous right ingredients are here, but as fans of the Great British Bake Off will know, it's not just about having the right ingredients but how you put them together. So it is that one classic concept, Akira Kurosawa's iconic 1954 epic Seven Samurai , can be fractioned off infinitely: most famously as a 1960 Western revered in its own right, and now again more than half a century later with a new set of stars, a few fresh ideas, and a lot of the same old ...

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Seth Meyers Tears Donald Trump To Shreds Over Birther Issue

Trump says he knows that isn't true ("Trump's reversal on Obama birthplace conspiracy stokes more controversy", September 16). That's right - contrary to what Trump surrogates like Chris Christie would have CNN viewers believe, Trump has been talking about birtherism so much and for so long that Colbert was covering it on his last show.

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Renee Zellweger in familiar place - but happily re-energized

She took trips, studied the art of screenwriting - "I feel like I'm more articulate with my pen" - and helped create a TV pilot about female musicians during the 1960s and '70s in Los Angeles. The film begins with Bridget Jones (Renee Zellweger) living a modestly-fulfilling but lonely life - in her mid-40s, still single, and working as a producer on a television news program.

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Carson Wentz is ready â are the Eagles?

That play just aggravated it. One reason there were field goals and not touchdowns was the total of 21 first-half Eagles rushing yards on 10 carries. Ryan Mathews scored twice on short runs, sandwiched around a 2-yard touchdown pass from Carson Wentz to Trey Burton . It's where the Eagles need to get better to protect him.

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'Game of Thrones' Now Most Honored Fictional Show in Emmy History

Acting victor Vance, who sweetly thanked his wife onstage, said he's ready to hand over his trophy to her. Singer Tori Kelly took to the Emmy stage to perform "Hallelujah" during during the show In Memoriam segment. "We just hope it doesn't happen until we're all dead ". Their society is not doing them a service. While most of the wins were predictable, the night was dynamic, with a lively host, fun sketches and vibrant speeches that reminded viewers of the hard work that goes in to ...

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Russell Wilson reportedly has sprained ankle, putting fantasy status in question

The team sources noted that Wilson is a fast healer and played through the rest of the game despite the ankle injury. A high ankle sprain could limit Wilson and require 2-4 weeks to fully recover. The issue this week for Wilson: How is he going to fare with presumably less mobility than he's had against Rams' defensive front that is younger, more aggressive and potentially more damaging than the Dolphins'? Early returns were positive on Monday regarding his chances to play against the Rams.

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Coach Zimmer says AP has torn meniscus

The Vikings are still evaluating the injury and have not yet determined how much time he will miss. A former No. 1 overall draft pick and Heisman Trophy victor out of Oklahoma, Bradford threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph with 10:14 left in the second quarter to tie the score 7-7.

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The Rock's 'Jumanji' Looks Very Different Than The Original

Bravestone), Jack Black , Karen Gillan (Martha) and Kevin Hart . But would it help if I told you that Nick Jonas is starring in it? "This movie is going to be dope as hell.Can't wait to get back to work tomorrow", Hart continued. The original came out in 1995 and starred the late Robin Williams as well as Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt and Bradley Pierce. Lots of craziness ensues, including elephants charging down main street.

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Rahami, New York bomber Arrested

Rahami underwent surgery for a gunshot wound he sustained during the police shootout. After exchanging gunfire with several officers, Rahami was shot in the leg, arrested and taken to hospital for treatment. Falling one week after the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and seven weeks before the U.S. presidential election, the incidents prompted NY state officials to tighten security, just as the annual UN General Assembly debates ramp up this week.

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Eddie Braun successfully jumped the Snake River Canyon

The rocket hurtled at an estimated 400mph before Braun's parachute deployed and he landed safely in a field on the other side. Knievel attempted the jump in September 1974 but his parachute deployed early resulting in both the rocket and Knivel crashing down to the bottom of the canyon, just missing the river below.

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Neil Young protests Dakota Access pipeline with new song

Corps spokeswoman Eileen Williamson said protesters on the northern land are encouraged to relocate or obtain liability insurance, which the tribe has for the southern land, where the original Camp of the Sacred Stones was located before the overflow camp formed to the north.

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Suspect in Chelsea Bombing Captured in Linden, Cop Shot

Rahami wasn't on any terror or no-fly watch lists, a law enforcement official said, but he'd been interviewed by officials for immigration purposes. The United States has seen a series of large-scale attacks, including mass shootings in Orlando, Florida, and San Bernardino, California, over the past year.

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Missing Emmy star Dame Maggie gets Downton with the kidding

The FX series "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" was another big victor, winning Best Limited Series and three out of four top acting honors. "I want to thank the Academy", she began. "So I certainly do promise to rebuild that wall.and make Mexico pay for it". Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, " Veep ".

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Wall Street seen higher amid Fed meeting and housing starts; oil lower

Bank shares largely rose, with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. Eyes are also on whether the bank will ease the pace of long-term Japanese government bond buying to widen the gap between long-term and short-term interest rates, or steepen the yield curve.

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Maggie Smith accepts Emmy award, responds to Kimmel's jokes

They have The Godfather , Goodfellas , Rocky , The Sopranos . Later she had the audience eating out of her hand when she said: "I feel so lucky to be on a show that puts women at the center". Jill Soloway, creator of the show " Transparent " launched the event's most direct attack on Trump, calling him a "monster". She used the moment to advocate for more inclusion of LGBT characters and women in television productions.

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Guardiola Rules Silva, Kompany Out Of Bournemouth Clash

The Spaniard said: "I was not here for what happened but they must forget what happened in the past ". " They must forget what happened in the past ", he said. City have won their opening four league games of the season, including beating local rivals Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford, and the Cherries travel to the Eithad Stadium to face the Premier League leaders this weekend.

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Bombing suspect captured after New Jersey shootout

Also on Monday morning , New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday the bombs found over the weekend have similarities, suggesting "there might have been a common linkage". "I'm extremely concerned for the residents of the community, but more importantly extremely concerned for everyone in the state and country where someone can just go and drop a backpack into a garbage can that has multiple explosives in it", Bollwage said.

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Top 4 winning Emmy moments, jokes, and quotes from victor speeches

O.J. Simpson, which earned the second-highest number of nominations, converted five to trophies Sunday. "Obama out", he said . The Outstanding Drama win - the show also won for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series and Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series - gave GoT its 38th Emmy in its six-season run, making it the most-awarded series in Emmy history.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Delivers Heartbreaking Emmys Speech

O.J. Simpson" and James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" vehicle before winding up in the passenger seat beside a "between jobs" Jeb Bush, playing a chauffeur. Jeffrey Tambor, who plays her transgender ex-spouse and is vying to repeat as best comedy actor, shared serious words about the series. Louis-Dreyfus has been an Emmy favourite for years, winning comedy acting awards for " Seinfeld " and " The New Adventures of Old Christine " before dominating the category with her work on " Veep ".

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Matt Damon continues long-running "feud" with Jimmy Kimmel at Emmys

She's treating us like the People's Choice Awards! "Games of Thrones" broke an Emmy record with a second consecutive win in the best drama category. " Transparent " star Jeffrey Tambor and series creator Jill Soloway spoke to improve the plight of the transgender community. The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards were a chance for Hollywood to celebrate the best that television has to offer - except the rest of the country's invitations apparently got lost in the mail.

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Sarah Paulson Got Marcia Clark's Name Engraved On Her Emmy

The L.A. Times reports that the Emmy Awards "winners circle" featured Clark sneaking in alongside Paulson, then "laughed and giggled" as they watched both of their names get engraved into the statuette. Paulson showed viewers the personal side of the working single mom, who was mocked for her hair and fashion choices while working as the lead prosecutor in the trial of the century.

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United Kingdom keeps key rate unchanged, says another cut possible this year

Last month, all nine MPC members voted in favour of cutting rates from 0.5% to 0.25%. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have urged the Bank of England to reconsider raising interest rates after the decision to maintain them at a record low of 0 .25%.

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Los Angeles airport shooter pleads guilty, faces life term

Ciancia pleaded guilty to the the 11 charges, including murder of a federal officer, attempted murder of a federal officer, violence at an worldwide airport, discharging a firearm during a crime of violence causing death and discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence.

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Spotify swipes right on Tinder

Launched in 2012, Tinder has become the de facto hook-up app for many , claiming tens of millions of users around the world. From today, Tinder users will also be able to indicate their favorite songs and artists from Spotify's gargantuan library of tunes.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Father's Death In Emotional Emmys Speech

Game of Thrones also bagged the Outstanding Directing Award for a Drama Series for its famous episode - The Battle of the Bastards. However, the network has taken home just four acting Emmys in that time frame: Lange twice , Bates once, and James Cromwell once.

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U.S. to give Israel $38bn in military aid over next 10 years

The aid totals $3.8 billion a year — up from $3.1 billion the US gave Israel annually under the current 10-year deal that expires in 2018. Washington added a new provision to the deal that requires all of the funds to be spent on American military industries which was one of the sticking points of the negotiations because Israel wanted to spend some of the money internally on Israeli military technology.


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