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Kansas boy, 10, dies while taking ride on giant water slide

The child was riding the world's tallest water slide at the Schlitterbahn Water Park when the incident happened. The boy was the son of Republican Kansas state Rep. Each year, about 335 million people go on 1.6 billion rides at 400 USA amusement parks, according to figures provided by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA).

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Travel Woes Continue to Mount for Delta Flyers

Delta won't charge its ticket change fee, which can cost as much as $500, even if your flight was not canceled. "As cancellations occur, rotations become invalid,"he said". The lesson for travelers may be: Don't check the bag with your toothbrush, in case you get stuck. "Ultimately, they may be willing to do a lot more".

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Irom Sharmila under supervision of JNIMS doctors; on liquid diet

IMPHAL , India - An Indian court has granted bail to a hunger-striking activist who has been force-fed for almost 16 years, after she assured the judge that she planned to end her fast. Hours later, she appeared at a news conference , the nose tube already removed, and tasted the honey. IMPHAL , India (AP) — An Indian court granted bail Tuesday to a hunger-striking political activist who has been force-fed for almost 16 years, after she assured the judge that she planned to end her fast.

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Japan's Lomano Lemeki revels in 'unbelievable' victory over New Zealand

Japan's 14-12 upset against New Zealand , its first ever in rugby sevens , and its narrow 21-19 loss to Britain turned the formbook in Pool C upside down. A poll on the Herald site after the shock 14-12 defeat to Japan showed 68 per cent of respondents wanted the All Blacks name removed from the Sevens team.

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Coronation Street's next death revealed

And it's now been revealed who the beloved cast member is. Online blog, she said: "It's been great fun filming, but this week I've been recording some of THE saddest scenes I've ever done in my 17 years at Corrie ". Coronation Street viewers will be left "utterly devastated" by the next death to hit the cobbles. A source told The Sun: "Ozzy has been by her side since 2007 when Maria bought him as a present for her husband, Liam".

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Check out Sonam Kapoor sizzles in a black bikini

Fashion icon and desi style diva Sonam Kapoor is known for her dressing sense globally. No questions can be raised as this chic looks hot in black. These pictures as you can see here belongs to the travel diaries but they have certainly made Sonam missing the outdoor and travelling things incredible to her fans.

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Shooting: Thrasher claims first Rio gold for USA

Ginny Thrasher won the first gold at the Rio Olympics for the United States and then spoke about gun laws after the victory. In the qualification round earlier, China's Du Li created a new Olympic record to finish on top of the standings with a score of 402.7 (104.5, 106, 104.8, 105.4).

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Wayward Pines Season 3 Release, Updates: Fox Talks Renewal, Compelling Storyline

Executive producer M. Night Shaylaman previously confirmed during the opening of season 2 that the series is due for three seasons at most, Slash Film reported. In a statement released during the event, Shaylaman said, "I think we can say it's a three-season story". "I would anticipate that some of them would be back, but it's so premature", Walden said.

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The 'Psychic' Miss Cleo Dies at 53

She had recently left the hospital and died at 53. Most recently, she revived the character for General Mills' French Toast Crunch cereal campaign past year. The federal government said those "free" calls cost consumers about $1 billion. As a vividly colored background swirled or candles burned, Miss Cleo would sit and provide counsel to often sheepish callers.

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Michael Phelps wins 21st gold medal in Day 4 of Rio Olympics

It was another performance for the ages, but Phelps has done it so many times that nothing else would have been fitting. Phelps now has 25 medals in all, and three more races in Rio to add to his nearly unimaginable total. The relay was much less dramatic. Phelps, along with Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer and Townley Haas, celebrated after claiming his 25th Olympic medal before taking time to rest.

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Phelps, Ledecky shine on golden night for US

An emotional Michael Phelps reflected on a "mind-blowing" career after taking his Olympic gold medal-winning tally to 21 with two wins on the fourth night of finals at the Rio Games. London 2012 champions France took the silver medal and Australia the bronze. Staked to a 2-1/2-second lead by the time he left the blocks, Phelps couldn't get the Americans a world record but was plenty good enough to nail down the victory by the same margin Ryan Lochte had given him, finishing what Conor Dwyer, ...

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Police ID gunman shot south of Portland

It started as a traffic stop last night in a Portland suburb. Gittings made several demands to hostage negotiators, according to Clackamas County Sgt. Authorities said Monday night they still were working to identify the man. A criminal background check shows that prosecutors in Klamath County have filed almost 30 separate cases against Giddings between 1994 and 2012.

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Angels designate Tim Lincecum for assignment

In his last start on Friday, the two-time Cy Young Award victor was picked apart by the Seattle Mariners, allowing six runs in the first inning right after the Angels scored three against Felix Hernandez. He hit a 1-2 pitch from Walker 444 feet for his 21st home run of the season in the first. Seattle's first run came on Robinson Cano's RBI double in the first inning.

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer says city should 'purchase the Pulse site'

Visitors include Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, who toured the Pulse site with Dyer on Wednesday. The Orlando Sentinel (http://goo.gl/q4ou4v) reports that Mayor Buddy Dyer mentioned the city's interest during a radio interview that aired Wednesday.

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Fantastic Beasts 2 Has An Official Release Date

Harry Potter fans will be thrilled to find out that Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them already has a sequel in the works, despite the first film not being released for another three months. Bookshops around the country celebrated the release of the Harry Potter book, which contains parts one and two of the script complete with stage directions, with midnight parties.

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Airlines offer discounted fares to attract flyers

Various airlines on Tuesday announced fare discounts through a "Monsoon Sale" scheme for select sectors in the economy class for travel on both domestic as well as on the global sectors. On the global network, SpiceJet is offering base fare starting from Rs 2999 for Dubai - Delhi and Dubai - Mumbai routes. According to the budget carrier, the three-day sale launched on Tuesday will be open till midnight August 11 and the travel period covered is from August 18 to September 30.

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Japan remembers Hiroshima, urges world to follow Obama and visit

On Thursday, the Hiroshima Municipal Government said representatives from 91 nations and the European Union are scheduled to attend Saturday's anniversary ceremony. Those atomic bombings changed the world forever and ushered in the nuclear age. Our survival demands a strong commitment to the cause of peace and the elimination of nuclear weapons worldwide.

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Judge upholds Rod Blegojevich sentence

Before the sentence was read, Blagojevich's daughters, Amy and Annie, pleaded with the court for leniency. Blagojevich was ultimately vindicated a bit last summer when the 7th U.S. "Although the defendant has apparently found the rewards of service, which is wonderful, he is the same man who appeared in front of you in 2011", she said.

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Michael Phelps takes home gold in 200m fly race

The record-breaking US Olympian thrashed defending champion Chad le Clos to take 200m butterfly gold. After taking gold and defeating his toughest rival, Phelps took a few moments to assert his dominance. Ledecky, just 19, won her second gold. When Haas hit the water, Team USA had a slim tenth of a second lead. Phelps' 12 individual gold medals is by far the record for the modern Olympics - early 20th century American track-and-field star Ray Ewry is next with eight.

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Mourinho: Arsenal or Liverpool couldn't buy a Pogba

Mourinho continued: "When I heard some of the comments and I heard some of the managers criticising that, I don't think they will ever have this problem because to have this problem you need to be in one of the top clubs in the world". United brought the long-running transfer saga to an end in the early hours of the morning local time and Pogba conceded he had grown frustrated it took so long to seal the deal.

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Salman Khan And Anushka Sharma's Sultan Reaches The Mark Of 300 Crore!

As expected, YRF's Sultan starring Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma crossed the coveted 300 crore mark last night. Salman has already booked the next Eid release with Kabir Khan's "Tubelight" and it would be obvious to hope that the movie does incredibly well at the box office.

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Jose Iglesias hits monster home run, Tigers win series opener 4-2

Fulmer has been a breath of fresh air for Detroit (53-48), which sits 5 1/2 games out of first place behind American League Central-leading Cleveland. I think Miggy hit it low enough and hard enough that he was able to cut it through the wind. "I was locating my fastball a lot better ", Pomeranz said.

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Laura Whitmore confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing!

She added: "I have watched Strictly and been obsessed with the show since series 1". Her diary was freed up for Strictly after she quit I'm A Celebrity. Whitmore was formerly a video journalist for MTV, and says she has a honest love of soul and motown music. Yes, after waving goodbye to her spot as a host on ITV2's spin-off series I'm A Celebrity.

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Wright Pitches First Career Complete Game Shutout in Win Over Dodgers!

McCarthy surrendered two runs on two hits with five walks, a hit a batter and two wild pitches.Betts scored on a sacrifice fly by Xander Bogaerts for a 1-0 Boston lead with two outs in the first.In the fourth, an RBI single by Benintendi made it 2-0.Turner drilled an off-speed pitch by Price into the bleachers in left in the bottom of the fourth to slice the lead in half.

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Judoka wins first gold for Brazil at Rio Games

Brazil is celebrating its first gold medal of Rio 2016 after judoka Rafaela Silva completed her rise from the " City of God " favela to the top of the Olympic podium. "But on the other hand of course the Olympics is about respecting others and respecting the right of others to compete", he added. On the other, they draw attention to crime and other social problems that are the day-to-day reality for millions in a country that still has a long way to go in raising living standards.

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Time Warner's Hulu Stake: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em

Hulu does allow you to pay extra to add Showtime to a Hulu Plus subscription, but HBO currently offers its own standalone streaming services through apps like HBO Go and HBO Now . Mike Hopkins , CEO of Hulu , said , "This investment from Time Warner marks a major step for Hulu as we continue to redefine television for both consumers and advertisers".

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This Woman Is Breaking The World's Longest Hunger Strike After 16 Years

The 2005 Nobel Prize nominee was moved from Jawaharlal Nehru hospital in Manipur - where she has been in judicial custody - to court this morning amid heavy security. She was earlier released on personal bond (for her fast which is against law and she was fed forcibly), but a release order eluded her with a court deferring the next hearing to August 23.

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Gymnastics: Americans blow away opposition to win gold

Gabby Douglas had a strong performance for her solo event on the uneven bars, only bested by teammate Kocian who had a 15.933 (uneven bars are Kocian's specialty). The U.S. went through 28 rotations over two days, just like the other seven teams that made the team final. However Ledecky remained undefeated in individual major worldwide event finals in her career, holding off a hard-charging Sjostrom down the stretch to win the gold medal.

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U.S. judge upholds 14-year prison sentence of former IL governor

The five counts that were vacated past year were in relation to Blagojevich attempt to trade an impending vacant U.S. Senate seat once filled by then Senator Barack Obama, who was elected into office in 2008. It did not give names. Blagojevich recently won the resentencing hearing after the court dropped the five convictions. The judges didn't say Blagojevich was necessarily entitled to a lower sentence than the one imposed on December 7, 2011, given "overwhelming" evidence on the remaining ...

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Margot Robbie wants a Harley Quinn/Joker spinoff

Therefore, I went out and found an actual live 10-year-old boy to review Suicide Squad , as I have done for other films before. The DCEU is the company's most valuable film franchise, and the series is in trouble despite still having the power to pack theaters on opening weekends.

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Phelps gets 20th gold with 200m butterfly win

In London 2012, Phelps had to settle for silver medal in the same category as he lost to South African swimmer, Chad le Clos . Phelps's team-mate Katie Ledecky already has two gold medals from Rio, after adding the 200m freestyle title to the 400m she won on Saturday.

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Gisele, samba as Rio gets Olympic Games' party started

Rio 2016 has had a hard upbringing with worries about the country's ability to afford it, Rio's preparations and sport's credibility in the face of a divisive doping crisis, but South America's first ever Olympics is now ready to entertain the world and perhaps revive a nation.

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Australian Women's Sevens team win Olympic Gold

Gold-medal contender New Zealand was expected to easily account for Japan, but went behind quickly when Teruya Goto dived over in the left corner and Lomano Lemeki converted from out wide. Chloe Dalton, who kicked one of three conversions, took advantage of an overlap to go over for the third try with little more than two minutes remaining and that rendered Charity Williams's score for Canada a consolation.

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New 'Sea of Trees' trailer unleashed, starring Matthew McConaughey

The film received harsh criticism when it debuted at Cannes past year, however, with some critics loudly booing it from the audience during a screening. A film like this with such negative reviews even before screening for more press seems like a gamble, even for them. The upcoming film stars Matthew McConaughey as a professor who travels to Japan's famed "Suicide Forest" to take his own life, only to decide to aid a lost Japanese man in the process.

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Russian Yulia Efimova breaks down in tears after losing to Lilly King

But Efimova appealed and was reinstated, drawing the ire of USA swimmers, including King. "I think people should be speaking out more. I'm going to go swim my heart out for the United States of America and hopefully that turns out the best", King said.


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