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Thomas Gibson Speaks Out amid Reports of Altercation on Criminal Minds Set

The firing was preceded by an apology from Gibson on Thursday. Gibson, who claimed the writer became aggressive so he retaliated, admits the incident to TMZ saying, "There were creative differences on the set and a disagreement". Friends star Aisha Tyler has now joined the show for its twelfth series. "I had hoped to see it through to the end, but that won't be possible now".

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Fantastic Beasts star reveals his favorite Harry Potter book, film

The play is sold out through May 2017, but 250,000 additional tickets of the Harry Potter play are due to go on sale on Thursday. The two-part production, written by Jack Thorne and co-devised by JK Rowling, is treading the boards at the Palace Theatre in the West End.

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Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte not ready to retire

He became the first swimmer to win the same event at four consecutive Olympics with the win, clocking in 1 minute 54.66 seconds for 200m individual medley on Thursday, nearly two seconds ahead of Japan's Kosuke Hagino . Biles took gold in the individual all-around competition and teammate Aly Raisman took silver. It's the historic call broadcasters dream about while covering the Olympics - but one commentator is apologizing Thursday after apparently mixing up the swimming lanes.

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LeBron approves 3-year, $100M contract

We all know previous year as a magical, inspiring - all the words you can come up with - it was an unbelievable season. I can't wait to get back to the wine and gold and just get the band back together. 25 at Quicken Loans Arena against the New York Knicks in a nationally televised game on TNT (8 p.m.). He's referring to the fact that Smith is still a free agent, because he hasn't struck a deal yet with GM David Griffin.

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Jose Mourinho is joker at United, says Jesse Lingard

The daily tabloid goes onto state that Schweinsteiger has attracting interest among several Premier League clubs. It is down to him at the end of the day. It is clear that the error lies in the hands of the player, rather than anyone else. "No player's worth all that money, all players are overvalued".

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Jose Mourinho claims rivals scared to admit title ambitions

He said in a press conference on Friday, per the Mirror: "I found out two days ago". On Friday the Belgium worldwide joined Sunderland and the 53-year-old claimed this showed he cares about the playmaker's future at United . He joked though that if managers could play then some would bring more to the party than others; Klopp, Conte and Guardiola enjoyed lengthy playing careers, unlike Mourinho.

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Paul Pogba suspended for Manchester United opener

The following year Mourinho's team did not lose a game until early November. "We want to fight for the title, we can not speak differently". They prefer to say or to hide or to play defensively with the words. "He fits in my plans, that's why he's on loan and that why he's on loan at a Premier League club", said Mourinho. However, according to ESPN , Jose Mourinho has been told by Old Trafford bigwigs that he must offload players before he can strengthen his squad further.

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Rio Olympics 2016: USA Basketball narrowly escapes Australia

Patrick Mills was the star again for Australia scoring 30 points in a great display of shooting, going 11-of-22 from the field, 5-of-11 from beyond the arc. Asked if the game was a United States of America wake-up call, U.S. guard Paul George said: "It definitely got real". Both players were often matched up against each other throughout the night.

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Clinton releases 2015 tax returns

In 2015, the Clintons made $1 million in charitable contributions, mostly to the Clinton Foundation; former President Bill Clinton brought in almost $5.3 million in speaking fees; and the former secretary of state reported income of $3 million from publisher Simon & Schuster for her book on her tenure at the State Department.

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Phelps' 13th individual gold breaks an ancient record

The 100-meter butterfly final is scheduled for shortly after 9 p.m. ET Friday. In 2000, in the Sydney Games, Phelps at 15 was the youngest male Olympian the United States had presented in almost 70 years. He has said that the 100m butterfly could be his most hard race because of the heavy workload leading up to it. "I look forward to getting home to a Ravens game really soon", Phelps said.

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Usain Bolt tells parents he's ready to race on Sunday

Bolt's main rival in the 200m is LaShawn Merritt of the US, who shocked the athletics community with an incredible 19.74 earlier this year and has clocked under 19.80 three times already in 2016. Wellesley still reports for work at the village shop, where he sells as much as he gives away. "I need something to occupy my time, so I don't get lazy, so I still go to the shop", he said.

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Hillary Clinton woos Republicans, independents fed up with Donald Trump

On the campaign trail, Trump makes a show of embracing the association and its leadership, while accusing Clinton of seeking to do away with the Second Amendment. It lists 50 prominent Republicans and independents who have endorsed her so far, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE.N) Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Clinton releases tax return, shows $10.6 million in income

She told Couric, they're "part of a troubling pattern of saying things that illustrate just lack of judgment". Trump's defenders often scold the media for being humorless, or taking Trump's comments too seriously. On the campaign trail, Trump makes a show of embracing the association and its leadership, while accusing Clinton of seeking to do away with the Second Amendment.

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Rumor: Harley Quinn's Solo Movie Is Coming In 2019

Speaking of Joker and Harley Quinn, a new fan theory has popped up regarding their relationship. Suicide Squad - released on August 5 - features a rogue's gallery of some iconic DC villains played by major Hollywood actors, including Will Smith as Deadshot, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn.

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Huffington Post founder Arianna leaves for wellness startup

Huffington is now looking forward to focusing her energy entirely on her startup: "Building something from scratch doesn't get easier just because you've done it before", she said. And shortly after, Huffington had won a Pulitzer Prize, was named in Time Magazine's list of the world's 100 most influential people and Forbes listed her among the most powerful women.

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Michael Phelps Demolishes 2168-Year-Old Record

Michael Phelps of the United States competes in the second Semifinal of the Men's 200m Butterfly on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian in modern history, with 22 gold medals, two silver and two bronze; but nine of his medals have been in team competitions.

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'Florence Foster Jenkins' never nails the right tone

The program for the October 25, 1944 Carnegie Hall concert also appears on the blog. Bill Wine, CBS: Three-time Oscar victor and nineteen-time nominee Streep is magnificent - shocker, huh? - in yet another "vocal" performance (alongside Into the Woods , Ricki and the Flash , and Mamma Mia! ) that dares us to laugh at her while we're laughing with her, and acknowledging her naivete, her world-weariness, and her obvious delusions of grandeur.

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What 'Sausage Party' Had to Cut to Avoid an NC-17 Rating

Plus, his inherent sweetness dribbles through all his glorious, eccentric characters. As the Fourth of July approaches, Frank - a hot dog voiced by Seth Rogan -eagerly anticipates hooking up with his honey bun (Kristen Wiig) in the Great Beyond.

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Werner Herzog is a big fan of Kanye West's 'Famous' video

Ze German auteur recently sat down for an interview with The Daily Beast , offering an artful critique of the clip. In the middle of the bed is West, lying beside wife, Kim Kardashian West. "I do not know about quite a few of them at all, but of course Donald Trump and Rihanna I have seen. Bill Cosby for example, yah". And you keep thinking, 'Are these people for real? Are they dopplegangers? What could be the story of them? What are they doing, how have they partied? "What brought them ...

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Simone Manuel and Penny Oleksiak create history with shared Olympic gold

If Ledecky wins the 800-meter freestyle final on Friday, she will be the first female Olympian to win three individual freestyle gold medals at an Olympic Games since Debbie Meyer in 1968, the Times reported . It's for all the people who come after me who believe they can't do it. This was the first Olympics for the twenty-year-old Manuel. Campbell was on pace to take her world record even lower when she made the turn out front, with little sister Bronte right behind her.

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US court orders release of nephew in 'Making a Murderer'

A spokeswoman for the state Department of Justice, which was handling the case, did not immediately return a message seeking comment. Magistrate Judge William Duffin said in Friday's ruling that investigators made false promises to Dassey by assuring him "he had nothing to worry about".

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Justin Timberlake Gets It Right With Heartfelt Speech At Teen Choice Awards

In one of the more powerful (and somber) moments of the awards show, Alba was joined onstage by friends and family members of victims of gun violence. - the first ever Teen Choice Decade Award . After all the votes were in, the results were announced at the end of the award show. Fans of Christina Grimmie have criticized television network Fox and the 2016 Teen Choice Awards for not including a tribute to the singer, who was killed by a gunman earlier in June.

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Olympics-Drop in alkalinity to blame for green pool-Rio organisers

New Zealand's Elizabeth Cui is due to compete in the women's 3m springboard event, starting at 6.30am NZT. Global swimming governing body Fina has finally revealed the reason for the odd change in colour of the Olympic diving pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre in Rio.

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Child Falls Off Roller Coaster at Idlewild Theme Park in Pennsylvania

Idlewild spokesman Jeff Croushore said rides are inspected daily. The boy was conscious and airlifted to a hospital, a Westmoreland County emergency dispatcher said. Children under 48 inches tall must be accompanied by an adult, according to park rules. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture said the ride was most recently inspected by a private certified inspector on August 6.

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Guardiola casts doubt on Hart's future at Man City

The fixture computer has dealt David Moyes and his threadbare squad a tough assignment on the opening day, with a teatime kick-off away at Manchester City. "Stones has had a lack of time with his teammates but he reads the game so there are people who are intelligent". "Of course we have 28-29 players and of course we have to reduce our squad, that's true".

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Trump wanted same strategy that made Obama 'founder of ISIS'

He made a bigger mess out of it. "The chant jumps past all that and says 'lock her up.' And every once in a while, there's someone at a Trump rally who says 'kill her'". In an interview and campaign event in Florida on Thursday, Trump doubled down on his comments. Trump: I don't care . "He gets the most valuable player award".

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Macy's to shut more stores

Macy's , the largest department store in the U.S., said yesterday that it would close 100 stores, as they were more valuable as pieces of real estate than retail outlets. Macy's has locations at both Northgate Mall and the Streets at Southpoint. Macy's said the store closures could result in the loss of about $1 billion in sales, even after accounting for shoppers who would go online and to other Macy's locations.

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The New Trailer For Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Is Here

The trailer offers the first glimpse of Vader, but we'll have to wait until December to find out exactly what role he plays. Chronologically, it takes place right before the original Star Wars movie, Episode IV: A New Hope . The film, which is being directed by Gareth Edwards ( Godzilla ), follows a young thief Jyn Ergo (Felicity Jones), who joins the Rebel Alliance in a mission to steal plans for Death Star .

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Rangers eye new striker as Warburton declares transfer business amid Waghorn injury

But Warburton - who hinted he could complete his hunt for a new defender and striker within days - reckons his transfer activity does not mean Rangers are planning a Ladbrokes Premiership title challenge on the cheap. "In Martyn's case he has two years left to run", he noted. "But we will prepare well and give our respect to our opponent as always". You never want them all at the same place, that's very risky.

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Hugh Grant didn't recognise a pic of Renee Zellweger

While the two men talked on a WIDE range of subjects, one of our favorite moments of the night had to be when Andy started quizzing the Brit on some of his former female costars - including Renee Zellweger , Sarah Jessica Parker, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore, and Julianne Moore! Renee recently took a stand against the "invented scandal" surrounding her looks, after critics had accused her of undergoing plastic surgery.

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Who is Simone Manuel? First African American female swimmer wins gold

None had ever before won an individual Olympic medal in swimming. "That helped keep the nerves off me", Manuel said. "I want to be an inspiration to them that they can do it", she said. And that's not true". Manuel is especially grateful for her teammate Neal. In just her freshman year she broke the American and NCAA Records in the 100-yard freestyle.

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Hillary Clinton rebounds after 3 days of lost ground — UPI/CVoter poll

And in Virginia, Clinton gets 43 percent, Trump gets 31 percent, Johnson gets 12 percent and Stein gets 5 percent. Wednesday's data reflect a 2.1 percentage point shift from data collected a day earlier, though Trump still remains above water over the last seven days, posting a net gain of 1.6 percentage points over the course of the poll's full sample size on the strength of the three previous days where he posted gains on Clinton.

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NYPD identifies man who climbed Trump Tower

Stephen Rogata's climb Wednesday drew a live audience of hundreds in Midtown Manhattan and millions on TV and social media before it ended abruptly when police removed a window and wrestled him into the building. Trump (why I climbed your tower)," which was uploaded to YouTube Tuesday. He posted the video under the name Leven Thumps, which is a character in a series of children's fantasy novels by the writer Obert Skye.

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Simone Biles Dominates Rio Games

Fiji's rugby sevens team won the country's first-ever medal at the Olympics by defeating Great Britain 43-7 in the gold medal match. Hungary's Katinka Hosszu - nicknamed the "Iron lady" - is favorite to win a fourth gold medal in the finals of the women's 200m breaststroke.

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Tesla to buy SolarCity, creating one-stop renewable power solution

Tesla said Monday it will buy solar panel maker SolarCity Corp.in an all-stock deal worth $2.6 billion. SolarCity, based in San Mateo, Calif., was started in 2006 by brothers Peter and Lyndon Rive with help from Musk, their cousin. The company is expecting both dramatic improvements and major cost savings to the tune of $150 million in the first full year with the new acquisition.


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