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Rio 2016: Serena Williams knocked out of the Olympics

She played with tremendous depth and never once let the World No. 1 overpower her. "This is the Olympic Games, I know it's frustrating and disappointing to lose, but it's my first Games, I was not expecting to come here and win a gold medal like that".

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TCAs slammed for not including Grimmie in tribute section

While Dallas and other social stars have complained in the past that the Teen Choice Awards are rigged by producers, the awards show claims winners are determined by fan voting. But one of the highlights was Ne-Yo, singing a cover of Marvin Gaye's anthem " What's Going On " in tribute to those who have lost their lives due to gun violence in America.

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Rickie Fowler Gushes Over Meeting Michael Phelps at Olympics

Spieth had previously mentioned "other bacteria stuff" and "security threats" in Brazil as factors, but Kuchar and team-mate Rickie Fowler have been at pains to make it clear to their absent compatriots that they are enjoying a safe and enjoyable Olympic experience.

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Disney lifts earnings to $US2.6 billion

Analysts said that although Disney has a strong relationship with cable companies, streaming is something consumers generally want and shows Disney making moves to compete in the future. In an effort to attract online viewers, the company has inked a deal with video streaming, data analytics as well as commerce management companies BAMTech .

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Trump says Second Amendment comment refers to 'political power'

If @HillaryClinton gets to pick her anti-#2A #SCOTUS judges, there's nothing we can do. "And this year, they will be voting in record numbers, and it won't be for Hillary Clinton, it will be for Donald Trump", it added. Seddique Mateen, an immigrant from Afghanistan, was caught on camera seated in the audience behind Clinton during her campaign appearance. Clinton held a campaign event in Miami, Florida, where four cases of the Zika virus have been reported.

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Hot Topic No Payne for Prince in Memsie Stakes

Michelle Payne's hopes of a second Melbourne Cup on Prince Of Penzance appear to be over after it was revealed she will not be aboard the cup victor when he has his return run at Caulfield. 'We know she's had some negative medical opinion about what would happen to her if she had another fall'. 'I'm a bit surprised they've taken it off her.' Said her father Paddy.

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Sonny Bill out of Olympics with Achilles rupture : New Zealand team

Seeing Williams, a two-time World Cup victor with the All Blacks, being helped off with his injury in the second-half was a "boost", the Japanese players admitted. "There are no given games these days". The buggy came out to help him off the field as play was stopped. "I knew with Kenya and Britain, there was a chance we weren't even going to look at the quarterfinals, so we've got a chance tomorrow to get in there".

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Super Mario 3D Land Edition New Nintendo 3DS Bundle Announced

Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Wind Waker HD joining the Nintendo Selects lineup is particularly noteworthy as well, considering those are two of the best games available on their respective platforms. These deals won't be going into effect until August 26, but that gives you time to enjoy the pre-installed game on the latest New Nintendo 3DS bundle.

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US rolls on, routs Serbia 110-84 in women's basketball

Serbia came shooting well from behind the arc and led 17-16 - the latest the Americans have trailed in the Olympics - before Taurasi took over. Breanna Stewart scored 17 points and Tina Charles added 15 points and eight rebounds for the United States women, who matched Group A leader Australia with the best Rio record at 3-0.

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Sano powers Twins to win over Tampa Bay

Six was all the team needed tonight. I think (his pop) would have hit the roof if it was 30 feet higher. 1 Career victories by Kyle Gibson against the Rays, after five starts. LF Nick Frankling eventually reached on fielder's choice as SS Eduardo Escobar tried to throw out the runner at home plate but Brad Miller was called safe.

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2 mn people lack basic supplies in Aleppo, says UN

Fighting for Syria's former economic powerhouse is intensifying after an opposition advance at the weekend broke through a three-week government siege of the city's rebel-held east, dealing a major setback to regime troops. "These cuts are coming amid a heatwave, putting children at a grave risk of waterborne diseases", she said, stressing that "getting clean water running again can not wait for the fighting to stop".

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NBC broadcaster prompts backlash after crediting Rio world record to swimmer's husband

Canada's Kylie Masse and China's Fu Yuanhui tied for bronze, with the top four separated by just 0.31 seconds. In the women's relay, the Australians led off with Emma McKeon while Brittany Elmslie swam the second leg before Bronte Campbell overhauled the Americans and handed over to sister Cate, who touched in three minutes, 30.65 seconds, beating the previous world record of 3:30.98 they set in Glasgow in 2014.

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Fans Injured After Guard Rail Collapses At Snoop Dogg Concert

Cell phone video recorded during the concert and posted to the Action News Facebook page captured the moment the crowd surge happened. An eyewitness told the paper that about 50 people fell about 10 feet (3 meters) onto concrete. He said they were working with Live Nation and BB&T to install a temporary railing with a buffer zone before Saturday night's concert. Dan Keashen , Camden County spokesman, said Saturday that 42 people suffered injuries.

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Trump's Words: What Kind of 'Joke'?

As Trump struggled to turn the page on a hard period in his campaign, Clinton's campaign continued a push to win over Republicans and independents Wednesday, launching a group called "Together for America". The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, which has endorsed Clinton, said Trump was encouraging gun violence "based on conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton ".

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Many Americans Exposed to Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water

The samples used in the study led by Xindi Hu were gathered from the years 2013 to 2015. Hu: Drinking water from 13 states accounted for 75 percent of the detections , including, in order of frequency of detection: California, New Jersey, North Carolina, Alabama, Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio , New York, Georgia, Minnesota, Arizona, Massachusetts, and IL.

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Chance The Rapper Supports Team USA Basketball In New Unlimited Together Video

His lines generally cover themes of support and unity. It's an emotional piece lead by the line "We the people would like you to know / That wherever you go we're right by your side". It also features Bulls guard Jimmy Butler and Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne. The Chicago native who is known for his love of the mixtape and his city continues to increase in popularity and was recently featured in a new commercial for Nike.

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Weld: Interest in Libertarian presidential ticket picking up

Weld has joined Libertarian Gary Johnson on the third party's presidential ticket and he told FOX25's Sharman Sacchetti it's no political game - it's for real. They are expected to be identified as independents rather than Libertarians in at least a couple states. He needs 15 percent in national polls to be included in the main presidential debates in September and October.

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'The Flash', with Ezra Miller, begins filming in London January 2017

But according to actor Ezra Miller, who plays the cinematic version of the Flash, the negative reviews are only serving as motivation . "As artists, we aim to please absolutely everybody with our work, but we also know that we have to keep expressing ourselves as best as we can express ourselves".

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Vail Resorts strikes $1.4-billion deal to buy Canada's Whistler Blackcomb

The Whistler Blackcomb acquisition is expected to finalize in the fall of 2016. This news comes shortly after Whistler Blackcomb had announced they would spend $345 million on a more "weather friendly" resort. Brighton in MI. The Company operates through the Resort segment, which comprises the four season mountain resort operations and related ancillary activities.

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Michael Phelps wins his 21st Olympic gold medal

They headed backstage to congratulate Katie Ledecky. This time, it was Phelps out front - barely - while Le Clos could only manage a fourth-place showing. I'm rather a sportsmanship fan so I couldn't help but notice the big difference in the way two medalists for the United States celebrated after winning their races yesterday.

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Miami airport parking garage shooting leaves 2 dead

The second victim suffered injuries, according to police. Police said he was shot multiple times, including in the chest. Chopper4 over the scene spotted a tarp covered body on the ground in an airport employee lot at NW 45th Avenue and NW 15th Street.

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Rudy Giuliani Defends Donald Trump's Second Amendment Comments on 'GMA'

He was talking about how [gun rights advocates] have the power to keep her out of office. In an unprecedented move, the United States Secret Service has responded to the presidential hopeful's words. Appearing on Fox News later Tuesday, Trump told Sean Hannity that he had only called for Second Amendment supporters to take political action. "There can be no other interpretation".

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Trump's 'assassination' remarks on Clinton loom over campaign

Republican Donald Trump has blamed the media after being accused of urging supporters to kill his Democratic rival for the White House, Hillary Clinton. "If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks", Mr. Trump said, then added, "Although the Second Amendment people - maybe there is, I don't know".

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How to watch Michael Phelps compete in the 200m medley

Considering that this was Phelps' 20th Olympic gold medal, he more than deserved to do that and proved that he still dominates the sport. 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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Play Morrissey's Animal Rights-Themed Video Game, 'This Beautiful Creature Must Die'

Yes, that says "20th century" on objective. Those videos include a fairly terrifying slaughterhouse film with the original Meat Is Murder blaring in full non-8-bit glory. This year also marks the 30th anniversary of the Smiths' masterpiece, The Queen Is Dead , but sadly it looks like there aren't any plans for a " There Is a Light That Never Goes Out "-based driving simulator.

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Kyle Lambert uses iPad Pro to make Stranger Things poster

Moreover, there are retail merchants that are providing brand new units of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro even at much lesser prices that those offered by Apple Inc.in the form of these refurbished models. The refurbished units will also be coming with a new battery and outer shell, along with a new white box, which is all a part of what Apple describes as a rigorous refurbishment process.

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The Movement for Black Lives platform and politics

They officially call Israel an apartheid state. Ferguson would prove to be the catalyst for Black Lives Matter moving from being a #hashtag movement to a tangible one in the streets of America. "We roundly condemn Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's refusal to honor this demand , an act that legitimizes both USA and Israeli racist police violence", the Jews of Color Coalition wrote.

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Hall of Fame Game

Packers players cleared the field as workers used a variety of equipment to smooth the artificial surface. The game between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts was cancelled after concerns over the playing surface. The NFL said it would not comment on a "planned lawsuit". "Suisham led the charge this offseason on this issue, which helped result in the creation of a joint committee between the National Football League and NFLPA to monitor field conditions, including at ...

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Adam Peaty success could inspire new generation of swimmers says Sunderland athlete

I was aware I was in front but not by that much. "I touched the wall, looked to my left and wondered where everyone was", he said. I didn't think he'd get down to almost zero. I'm definitely the strongest I've ever been. Coming into the Games as world, European and Commonwealth champion, Peaty was hot favourite to complete the set and he delivered in style, coming home ahead of Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa and Cody Miller of the United States.

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Donald Trump under fire over Hilary gun remarks

Trump's campaign put out a statement blasting the dishonest media. "If that were me, this would be a headline all over the world", Trump said. Yet Trump's foes were unconvinced and unforgiving. Some were smiling; but others - even Trump supporters who would have known full well what they were in for at a Trump rally - looked shocked. A day earlier, Maine Sen.

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Texas infant's death linked to travel-related Zika infection

Scott said the federal government had not yet fulfilled his request for an additional 10,000 Zika prevention kits and called on Congress to come back into session to resolve the issue over the Zika funds. Another attempt was made before the summer recess, but that, too, failed due to disputes about provisions that would have restricted funding for birth control in the United States and Puerto Rico, NBC reported .

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Michael Phelps Became the Hero of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

The Phelps gold rush is unlikely to be finished with the 100m butterfly and more relay glory still on the cards. The event has always been one of Phelps' best, and now he'll look to cap off his incredible career by defending his title yet again.

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Rio 2016: Williams sisters suffer first Olympics doubles loss

Serena showed just the briefest glimpse of what it feels like to know that her run of sisterly dominance is ending. "We have had so many Olympics double golds, so many grand slam championships, it has been unbelievable". The U.S. women's coach said Venus was not really in condition as she lost her singles match prior this match. "She had been ill for a few days with a bad virus".

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Will Smith slams Donald Trump in Dubai

Smith also said it was important that he traveled to Dubai in order to tackle "Islamophobia" and to show that Islamic culture isn't all that bad. "The Middle East can't allow Fox News to be the arbiter of the imagery, you know", he said. "So cinema is a huge way to be able to deliver the truth of the soul of a place to a global audience", he said. "We get to hear it". Smith has similarly been vocal about issues of race and discrimination in Hollywood.

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Watch the Williams sisters lose their first ever Olympic doubles match

However, hopes for gold collapsed after a heartbreaking loss to Czechs Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova who made a sweeping victory. Serena and Venus Williams have been ousted from the women's doubles competition in the first round at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro .


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