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#ReadySetRio: Hungary's Hosszu wins women's 100m backstroke gold

There is the support network of family, coaches and friends but in the moment that these athletes - female or not - achieve something great, can we just respect that for what it is please? "I think the biggest issue with her is her husband", the piece quoted her former couch Dave Salo as saying.

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'Phelps Face' is meme of the moment

Colombia. The United States finished almost 10 points ahead of second-place China in the preliminaries. And not because Held produced a superb third leg to win his first Olympic gold medal , but rather because he couldn't hold back the tears as he stood on the podium and the American anthem belted out.

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Caleb Schwab, 10, decapitated in water slide accident

Kansas City, Kan ., police spokesman Officer Cameron Morgan said the boy died at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, which is located about 15 miles west of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. A video shot by his wife shows it loose at the ride's end. In a separate interview, Kenneth Conrad told WDAF-TV he rode the waterslide a year ago with a friend whose shoulder strap came "completely off".

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'New Girl' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Crossover

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP ) — Worlds are colliding on Fox as Andy Samberg's " Brooklyn Nine-Nine" character Jake is about to meet Jess from "New Girl", played by Zooey Deschanel. "Stay tuned for our two casts to do a soulful R&B number on Empire , co-anchor the FOX 10 O'Clock News and connect for a touchdown on NFL Sunday ".

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John Mellencamp and Christie Brinkley Split

Last month, when Page Six talked to Brinkley at the St. Barth Hamptons Gala, reporters were explicitly told not to ask her about dating or relationships, hinting that all was not well between the pair. "It's amusing because I think that at that age they have nothing to prove". But can every couple that's called it quits in 2016 say the same? They're very confident and do just what they want to do.

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Hillary Clinton accepts presidential debate dates; campaign accuses Trump of 'shenanigans'

I revere the history of my party, most particularly the value it has always placed on the worth and dignity of the individual, and I will continue to work across the country for Republican candidates. Guy behind Trump immediately realized what he said was a problem. Beyond the immediate fallout from his rocky relationship with party elders, there's a longer-term reality for Donald Trump: Should he win the presidency, he'll have to work closely with the same GOP leaders he's vilified on the ...

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Mohamed family to officially file lawsuit against Irving ISD

A family attorney said in November that Mohamed was interrogated by seven adults for almost 90 minutes and was not allowed to call his parents, a violation of the Texas Juvenile Justice Code. The lawsuit accuses the school district of having a "long and ugly history of race struggles" and says the state of Texas and the school district "have a history of discrimination against Muslims".

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Delta offering vouchers to travelers impacted by Monday's outage

The company, which has not yet given details about the financial impact of the outage, said it expected additional delays and cancellations. Those numbers could grow because Delta has "to reset the operation and get crews, aircraft and other elements of the operation back in place", the company said in a statement on its website late Monday.

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FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption Vs. Safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton asserted Friday that FBI Director James Comey said she was truthful in her statements to investigators about her private server and use of private emails — and that those statements were consistent with what she has said publicly.

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Delta delays, cancels some Louisville flights

Airlines have been packing more people in each plane, so when a major carrier has a technology crash it's harder to find seats for the waylaid. More than 1,000 people spent the night at Narita airport outside Tokyo because of the shutdown and, while flights were resuming Tuesday, Delta spokeswoman Hiroko Okada said more delays were expected.

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Phelps gorging on pasta to fuel last hurrah in Rio

In a hallway beneath the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Missy Franklin was surrounded by the media after her first race of the Rio de Janeiro Games. After earning silver at in London four years ago, Phelps will look for redemption in Rio. The 31-year-old superstar admitted he wasn't at his perkiest after helping the United States to a scintillating 4x100m freestyle relay win shortly before midnight on Sunday.

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Skateboarding Will Be Included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The IOC unanimously voted to accept these new sports to be included in the next Olympics . And just eight years after it banished baseball and softball from the Olympic games, the committee announced today that beginning in 2020, softball and baseball would once again become Olympic sports.

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Celebrity Big Brother live twist

Heavy D vented, before Big Brother called him to the Diary Room to calm down. Now, Lillie Lexie has said that there definitely is no going back after what she has seen Bear get up to on the show. Following his departure Bovey insisted that Biggins was the head of the household before his removal. "You're in a bubble in there, everyone tells you it's a game, your mind goes, there are so many egos and you're on edge all the time".

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Man United break world transfer record to re-sign Pogba

The British media had put it at 89 million pounds (105 million euros), not including agent's fees. "I've come back home". The Frenchman finalised his transfer on Monday night after weeks of speculation linked him with an Old Trafford move.

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Manny Machado Hits Three HRs In Three Innings

Machado connected again for a two-run homer in the third off Matt Albers to become the second player in baseball history, per STATS, to homer in each of the first three innings and the first to hit all three over the fence. He's ninth player in big league history to homer in any three consecutive innings. "Hopefully I'll get an explanation (Sunday)", Showalter said. A foul ball turned into a tiebreaking RBI single and the decisive run, leaving the Chicago White Sox thanking Omar Narvaez ...

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Taraji P. Henson says it's not her job to dress Cookie

She's fabulous". Despite the tension between Lucious and Cookie, the producer said that the core storylines for the upcoming season will put the spotlight on the central Lyon family, and she added that the family will always be the focus of their story.

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We're going back to Narnia for The Silver Chair

It's unclear if castmembers from earlier films are returning. The film is now being written by David Magee ( Life of Pi , Finding Neverland ), but no director is attached quite yet. Lewis's popular Christian themed series "The Chronicles of Narnia". His stepson, Douglas Gresham, is on board as a producer of The Silver Chair . This will be the first voyage into Narnia for The Mark Gordon Company, who announced plans for a fourth Chronicles of Narnia movie back in 2013.

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After Google Manager's Death, Tip Line Is Created

Both women, who lived in New York City, were found in undergrowth after going missing while jogging alone in broad daylight. Vanessa Marcotte, an early employee at the Boston-based marketing tech company WordStream, is being remembered by her former CTO as "ambitious", "bright" and "caring" after she was found dead near her mother's home in Princeton , Mass., on Monday.

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Trump attacked by 50 Republicans. Benghazi parents sue Clinton

But while Cotton stopped short of directly blaming Clinton for Amiri's death, Trump took the allegation one step further, which incited a deluge of tweets mocking him for his use of the dubious "many people are saying". Numerous signatories had declined to sign an open letter disputing Trump's national security qualifications that was published in March. "Why he's so out of the loop on these issues is hard to imagine", McCaffrey told MSNBC.

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Florence Foster Jenkins Screams

It was very, very unusual. Meryl Streep has LGBT teachers to thank for her musical abilities and progressive worldview. Streep described their house as "magical" and an "entry into exotica". "The art world has always embraced people of every kind and every manner of expression". But singing through a character is something I can do, and I liked finding what it was in Florence's recordings because there are recordings of hers that remain very popular...so she's there for all to hear.

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Brock Eisner in Talks to Direct New 'Friday the 13th'

As it stands now, the new film's plot is "under wraps", but the smart money would be that it centers on hockey-mask wearing killer Jason Voorhees stalking and slashing teenagers at Camp Crystal Lake. A new Friday the 13th television series is also now in development for The CW. That incarnation, however, fell apart after Adam Goodman exited his executive post at the studio.

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Square Enix Teams With Make A Wish Foundation

So, we know we'll have three new episodes all of which seem to be tied to Noctis' companions, Gladiolus, Ignis, and Prompto, and will likely add some story into the game surrounding these characters. These menus were shown at various times, which revealed some information on summons. The score of Mobius Final Fantasy , however, has been composed by Mitsuto Suzuki, responsible for working on titles such as Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

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Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania AG, Goes to Trial as Jury Selection Starts

She is charged with leaking secret grand jury information to a reporter to embarrass enemies and then lying about it under oath. The prosecutor said of the alleged illegal leak, "she knew it was wrong, she knew it was against the law, she didn't care".

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Seth Rogen addresses Katherine Heigl Knocked Up controversy

Seth, who served as one of Knocked Up's executive producers, blasted Heigl for her remarks, but he now insists his issues with Katherine were not that serious. Seth Rogen admitted to feeling betrayed by the comments Heigl made, but wished her well. I don't like this scene. Is The Media To Blame For The Beef? "They're exaggerating stereotypes, that's what makes it amusing".

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Day of horrors leave Japan with work to do

Once Deng (14.400) and Lin (15.000) had completed their dismount, China knew it was game over as Zhang was left needing to do something that has never been done in gymnastics - score more than 18 points on an apparatus. And now that Japan's 12-year Olympic itch has been scratched, Uchimura is hoping for more success on home soil in four years' time. Meanwhile China was the top qualifier, looking eager to take revenge for their off-the-podium finish at the 2015 Worlds.

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Led Zeppelin loses fight for legal fees in 'Stairway' case

A federal judge has denied Led Zeppelin almost $800,000 in legal fees and other costs in its defense against claims it stole a riff for the intro to " Stairway to Heaven ". A federal judge has denied Led Zeppelin around £616,242 (800,000 U.S. dollars) in legal fees and other costs in their defence against claims that they stole a riff for the intro to Stairway To Heaven .

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Amber Heard: I Have Medical Proof Johnny Depp Abused Me Before

After news was revealed on Tuesday that Johnny Depp's team intend to use almost two-dozen witnesses and a secret photo to support the actor's claims, information has emerged claiming Amber Heard's lawyer plans to use evidence of medical care to prove prior alleged domestic violence.

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Opening Statements in Kane Perjury Trial

During the selection process prospective jurors were able to pore over a two-page list of more than two dozen potential trial witnesses that included: former and current employees of the Office of Attorney General; county Judge William R. "He was just a casualty in her war of revenge". The emails, which were released by Kane after much court wrangling, led Fina to quit his job with the Philadelphia District Attorney, and claimed the jobs of two state Supreme Court justices and several other ...

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LG V20 makes an appearance in new renders with possible modular design

LG recently invited press to an event in San Francisco on September 6 where we presume it will unveil the LG V20 . On the front of the V20 render, we see the ticker display just like last year's model. Additionally, we can see the power button and fingerprint scanner resting on the rear of the device. The home button/fingerprint sensor is also spherical in shape and is placed just below the cameras, but marks a huge departure from the way the cameras and home button in the V10 were designed.

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Congealed paints causes the cancellation of the NFL's traditional pre-season kick-off

According to Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star , the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts were informed at 6:40 p.m. that the game had been called off . He was an undrafted free agent in 2004 who played well enough in the preseason to end up on the practice squad and later on the active roster for the San Francisco 49ers.

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Bad Santa 2 Trailer Looks Promising & Very NSFW

As for this debut trailer, there's plenty of swearing and NSFW action, but little by way of actual laughs. Thurman Merman is back. and he's "officially a man". Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed, and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

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'Shrek' Director in Talks for Live-Action 'Curious George' Film

The character and books have been translated into television series, several shorts and films, including the 2006 animated movie that featured the voices of Will Ferrell and Drew Barrymore . Since then the Curious George name has become globally recognizable. Since the publication of the first book in 1941, Curious George books have sold more than 75 million copies and never gone out of print.

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TV Psychic Miss Cleo Is Dead at 53

She was the queen of TV psychics and dominated the decade with her kitschy fortune-telling commercials, promising callers intimate deets on their future love lives, careers and anything else their questioning hearts desired (for a per-minute fee, of course).

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Masuaku "honoured to be on board" at West Ham

West Ham did not disclose the transfer fee, but Jack Sullivan , son of co-chairman David Sullivan, said on Twitter that the club had paid six million pounds (7.1 million euros) to sign Masuaku . The Lille-born defender, who has won back-to-back domestic titles with the Piraeus club, has played more than 100 senior games despite his tender age, including 12 in the UEFA Champions League .

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Men's Gymnastics Team Literally Begging You to Objectify Them

NBC will also be producing a daily two-minute Olympic video recap specifically for Facebook as well as a daily slow-motion video for Instagram highlighting the day's most inspiring moments. Oklahoma fans will take a special interest in men's Gymnastics this year, with four Sooners representing the United States. The 22-time Olympic medallist - 18 of which are gold - will compete in the 100m butterfly and 200m butterfly, both of which he holds the world record.


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