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Behind the Scenes with US Men's Olympic Basketball Team in Rio

Kyrie Irving , who was born in Melbourne and at one point considered playing for Australia, contributed 19 points to the USA cause, including a clutch three-pointer with 1:35 to play and two free throws in the dying seconds to ease frayed nerves.

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Ishita Wants Pihu Back From Shagun

Shagun also tells that Pihu will also choose her as Roohi chose Ishita. Although Ishita tries to convince Shagun that Pihu will always be her daughter, Shagun still feels insecure. Shagun says that I give 7 years to that family and what will I get. She says that you and made it easier for me, now I have Mani as a great husband.

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Women's Gymnastics Team Competition: USA's Strength and Weaknesses

Her two vaults averaged a score of 14.999, which was good enough for fifth. "I'm not disappointed at all", she said. The more interesting all-around battle was between Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas for second place, as each country is limited to two participants in the final.

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Child falls from coaster at Pennsylvania amusement park

Further information on the child's condition was not available. Head and neck injuries were the most common at 28 percent, with 1.5 percent of the injuries requiring hospitalization, the study said. A sign shows a roller coaster was temporarily closed after a child fell of a ride at Idlewild amusement park in Pennsylvania on August 11, 2016. The accident comes four days after a 10-year-old boy was decapitated as he rode a waterslide at a Kansas water park.

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Why the diving pool at the Rio Olympics turned green

Venue management shocked the pool to a normal level just two hours before the competition began. All the attention on the water in the diving pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre in Rio seems to have turned the adjacent water polo pool green with jealousy.

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Walt Disney World pulling plug on famed Electrical Parade

Every night, the park lights up in unbelievable colors, and has since its Disneyland premiere in 1972. The theme park has announced that the lights go out on the long-standing feature after its October 9 run. The parade puts a spotlight on Disney's many animated features through the use of three-dimensional floats and an estimated half-million LED twinkling lights.

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Usain Bolt Does His Last Olympic Press Conference in Style 31

He was forced to see Dr Hans Muller-Wolfahrt who was working with the German football team in Marseille, in a bid to keep alive his Olympic dream of another three gold medals here - the 100m, 200m and the 4x100m. He has long said he'd like to take the record, which stood at 19.32 for 12 years before he first broke it at the Beijing Olympics , into the 18-second range.

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Cargill reports net profit on special gains; revenue declines

Adjusted for one-time events and accounting issues, Cargill reported an operating loss of $19 million in the three months ended May 31. Cargill reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $19 million, which doesn't include gains on sales and other one-time events, compared with a $230 million profit for the same quarter previous year.

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Timeline of complaints involving Alabama's chief justice

Staver told WND after the hearing the panel only had to look at Moore's order, which is the subject of the complaint. Dr. Jess Brown, WHNT News 19 political analyst, said the Court of the Judiciary is unique and has a number of options if it decides disciplining Moore is appropriate.

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What to watch at the Rio Games on Thursday

Now that her story has become a matter of public record, Shanon Biles - Simone's birth mom - has made a decision to speak up about what happened when she walked away from her children all those years ago. " He didn't have to put me under the bus ". But Shannon claims to have been sober since 2007, and she doesn't appreciate being depicted otherwise, especially by her father.

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What to watch at the Rio Games on Thursday

Now that her story has become a matter of public record, Shanon Biles - Simone's birth mom - has made a decision to speak up about what happened when she walked away from her children all those years ago. " He didn't have to put me under the bus ". But Shannon claims to have been sober since 2007, and she doesn't appreciate being depicted otherwise, especially by her father.

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Clinton campaign calls Trump ISIS attack 'false claim'

Addressing supporters at a rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the real estate tycoon said the terrorist group is "honouring President Obama". "Are people complaining that I said he was the founder of ISIS?". The precursor terror group that would become ISIS wasn't formed until 1999 . "You meant that he created the vacuum, he lost the peace". "A lot of you people know me, right?" "In fact he gets the - in sports, they have awards".

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Labor calls for census minister to quit after website hacked

Kalisch, quoted by 9News , told ABC Radio: "It was an attack". An ABS spokesman spoke to The Age yesterday and said some delightfully ironic things about the Census site's capacity. "The scale of the attack, it was quite clear it was malicious", he told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. This year's census had already been mired in controversy as lawmakers joined calls to boycott the population count amid concern data gathered could be used to build wide-ranging profiles ...

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True bro-mance as Phelps and Lochte eye Rio finale

In the semifinal heat, Phelps took first, touching in 1:55.78, while Lochte was a breathe behind at 1:56.28. Ledecky anchored the women's team in the 4x200 meter freestyle relay final - an event Team USA won during the 2012 London Olympics - and helped the team to win the gold medal.

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Clinton tries to handle the truth issue

President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton , former President George W. Bush, Bob Dole and former Vice President Al Gore have all addressed past conventions. Here's how she responded: "It is a subject we have covered aggressively - especially how her comments compare to what the F.B.I. found - and will continue to do so".

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Australia announces $154-million upgrade for Sydney Opera House

The upgrade will benefit performers and audiences, improving acoustics, systems and accessibility. In 1999, Sydney Symphony Orchestra chief conductor Edo de Waart threatened to boycott the hall during the 2000 Olympics, telling Australia's ABC that the circular sound reflectors above the stage "might as well be toilet seats".

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Pete's Dragon review: A pleasingly old-fashioned Disney reboot

It's so mild that at times, the movie even drifts into dullness. Lowery and co-writer Toby Halbrooks take only the basic elements of the original (mercifully, they've eliminated all the songs), making Pete into a feral child similar to The Jungle Book's Mowgli, and the silly, googly-eyed Elliot (who was a traditionally animated element inserted into the live action of the original movie) into a larger, more monstrous beast, with more realistic features.

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Police identify man who scaled Trump Tower

Police said the man came to New York Tuesday and was staying in a local hotel. Law enforcement sources said he drove up in his parents' vehicle and was staying at the Bowery Grand Hotel. "The reason I climbed your tower, is to get your attention", he said. The video was posted on the channel, Leven Thumps, named after a popular children's fantasy series.

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Texan Capital Management buys $2632866 stake in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

The streaming service will feature multi-sport coverage, with it set to include live broadcasts of regional, national and global events. Under the transaction's terms, Disney will pay a sum of $1 billion in two payments, one now and one during January of 2017.

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The Weeknd donates $250K to Black Lives Matter

The singer donated $250,000 to Black Lives Matter. . "Back in July, following the highly controversial police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile in the United States, The Weeknd voiced his concern with a tweet , along with the hashtag " #blacklivesmatter ".

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Turner targets millennial viewers with Refinery29 investment

First reported in July, the funding, which includes participation from existing investor Scripps Networks Interactive, comes a little more than a year after R29 raised $50 million. Refinery29 boasts more than 27 million unique visitors on its website and a reach of over 225 million users across all other platforms. For its part, Refinery29 said it would use the investment to expand video production.

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Hugh Grant: Affairs are good for marriage

But mostly we learn of a singer who loved to sing , who had a dream of doing it at Carnegie Hall, and about the unconventional love story at the center of it all. And, if it were to come to the megahit musical Hamilton, she'd want to see it gender-reversed before taking it on. Arriving in theaters this week, a new film starring Meryl Streep tells the story of Florence Foster Jenkins , the notoriously untalented singer and socialite who , in 1944, gave a historically terrible ...

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Israel arrests United Nations employee suspected of aiding Hamas in Gaza

In 2015 he allegedly persuaded managers to focus on rebuilding houses in areas where Hamas members lived, after the group put pressure on him. Hamas is listed as a terrorist group in Israel and many Western countries. According to Shin Bet, Halabi had diverted $7.2m (£5.5m) each year since 2010 to Hamas and its military wing. In a further related development, Israeli authorities have also accuseda Gaza-based employee of Save the Children of having been recruited for Al-Qassam Brigades by ...

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Russia''s Putin Discusses Additional Security Measures for Crimea

Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with his Security Council to discuss additional security measures for Crimea after the clashes on the contested peninsula, the Kremlin said. Whatever the truth, the allegations have already scuppered planned talks about eastern Ukraine slated for the sidelines of a G20 summit in China next month.

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Rihanna to perform and receive top honour at MTV VMAs

The "Diamonds" singer belongs in that rarified hair having won eight Grammys and two VMA Video of the Year statuettes and sold 61 million albums worldwide. West and Drake are also nominated in the best male video category, where they are joined by Bryson Tiller for Don't, Calvin Harris ft Rihanna for This Is What You Came For and The Weeknd for Can't Feel My Face.

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Pistorious rushed to hospital

Earlier on Sunday, Correctional Services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo confirmed Pistorius was back in prison after being rushed to hospital following a medical emergency. However, prosecutors argued that Pistorius shot Steenkamp during an argument. Pistorius denied "speculations" of a suicide attempt, Wolela said. Pistorius, who pleaded not guilty at his trial in 2014, has always denied killing Steenkamp in a rage, saying he was trying to protect her.

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The Vampire Diaries season 8 release date on The CW, Netflix

Sources have claimed that both Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed have obstructed the return of Nina Dobrev in "The Vampire Diaries Season 8". It seems very clear who totally runs the show and who really is stopping Nina Dobrev in returning from " TVD ".

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Jason Momoa in talks for "The Crow" remake

The new film, directed by Corin Hardy , will be released by Relativity Media. Momoa incited rumours of his involvement in the film's reboot when he posted a photo of himself with Hardy several days ago on Instagram with the hashtags: #sealthedeal , #greatnewstocome , and #dreamjob .

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Jenkins throws 6 strong innings, Braves beat Brewers 2-1

De La Cruz retiring the side in order in the bottom of the fourth but took a comebacker to the left leg by Orlando Arcia and was unable to finish the game. But Knebel recovered and kept the Braves off the board from there and Thornburg pitched a 1-2-3 ninth to earn his fourth save overall, giving the Brewers a chance to earn a series split on Thursday afternoon.

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Rihanna Has Joined An All-Female Remake of Ocean's Eleven

However, there's still one actress missing to complete the title. As rumored beforehand, Helena Bonham Carter and Mindy Kaling are in line to join the film , and now their "deals are close" to being done. "Just hilarious." Meanwhile, Ross described the remake as "an extension and a continuation". I don't think he would've wanted anyone to do it if we weren't.

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Mass. police urge caution; hunt for NYC jogger's killer continues

Police have urged residents to take caution after discovering the gruesome remains of Vanessa Marcotte on Sunday night. Massachusetts State Police set up an anonymous tip line for anyone who may have seen anything suspicious Sunday afternoon.

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USA women win gold in 4×200-meter freestyle relay

Australia, who led until Ledecky dived in and turned the race around, took silver and Canada the bronze. He returned to the pool for the men's 4x200 meter freestyle relay to ensure another gold medal ahead of Great Britain and Japan in a thrilling finale.

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Swedish Fish Oreos are now a thing

The bright crimson icing sandwiched between Oreo's classic chocolate cookies is flavored like Swedish Fish sweets - the waxy, chewy, neon-red fish sweets with a unique unidentified flavor ( Swedish Fish just identify the candy as "red" on their official website ).

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Green Day Return With Awesome New Single, Bang Bang

After the release of 2012's trio of albums 'Uno!', 'Dos!' and 'Tre!', bassist Tre Dirnt's wife Brittney and touring guitarist Jason White were diagnosed with cancer. "Of course the world has lost its collective mind. and me, Mike and Tré are lost souls too", said Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong . "To me, that's so twisted".

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Johnson touches on conflict among 'Fast and Furious' co-stars

Now I get to return to my family, my life. The two men are believed to have had private showdown talks on Tuesday (10.08.16), but their issues remain unresolved and Vin is said to have left the set minutes after completing his final scenes on Wednesday (11.08.16).


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