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Hope Solo after loss to Sweden: They're 'cowards'

The United States nearly took the lead after 28 minutes through an own goal, but the Swedes survived the scare as the Americans poured forward. The U.S. Sweden advanced after beating Hope Sole and the US in penalty kicks. Morgan scored the equalizer in the 78th minute. Crystal Dunn's flick-on took a bounce off a Swedish defender's face, and it fell to Morgan in the center of the box.

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Clinton releases 2015 tax returns, pressuring Trump to follow

The Clinton campaign used the release of the tax returns to hit Donald Trump for failing to release his own. The filing shows that the Clintons paid a federal tax rate of 34.2 percent in 2015. All major USA presidential candidates in modern history have released their returns. Some have theorized-including the New York Times' James B. Stewart Friday-that his refusal could be because Trump doesn't actually pay any taxes.

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President Obama Isn't The Founder Of ISIS. This Guy Is

Trump has clearly pointed out is that under Obama and under [former] Secretary of State [Hillary] Clinton, ISIS has achieved unprecedented success because of the environment that they created", Hoekstra told "Newsmax Prime" host J.D. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivered an economic policy speech at the Detroit Economic Club on Monday. "You meant that he created the vacuum, he lost the peace".

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Top GOP leaders skip Trump return to Wisconsin

With Trump's national poll numbers slipping behind Clinton, and the GOP nominee compelled to explain his most recent eyebrow-raising assertions that Clinton is a "co-founder" of the ISIS terror group, the Democratic nominee skipped past her own vulnerabilities and turned up the heat on her adversary.

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Simone Manuel Becomes First Black Woman to Win Olympic Gold in Swimming

Other African-American swimmers also have won Olympic medals. The stance represented black power in American during the crucial times of the civil rights movement and was considered a silent protest against racial discrimination. He has gone on to do some activism around black folks and swimming , encouraging diversity in the pool and increased swimming education. Jones was the first African-American to break a world record in swimming .

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Mel Gibson's ex Oksana Grigorieva gets just $250k

The terms stem from the former couple's 2011 custody agreement, which reportedly stated that Grigorieva would forfeit her right to the remaining sum if she spoke publicly about the matter. In March, Grigorieva went back to court for an increase of more than $10,000 (£6,900) citing security costs, to take care of six-year-old Lucia , and also claiming she needed the extra funds to support the lavish lifestyle their daughter has become accustomed to with her father.

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'Criminal Minds' veteran Thomas Gibson fired from CBS drama

Criminal Minds returns to CBS on September 28. Criminal Minds diehards, for the most part, are upset but not surprised at Thomas Gibson getting the ax from CBS/ABC. "I would just like to say thank you to the writers, producers, actors, our wonderful crew, and, most importantly, the best fans that a show could ever hope to have".

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First look at Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in Passengers

And now, we at last have our first images from the film. The movie has done incredible justice with the intimacy and epic story of the movie at the same time. However, once both are awakened under unfortunate circumstances, they learn that in addition to a robot played by Michael Sheen , they have the enormous spacecraft to themselves.

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Can Ledecky win in women's 800-meter freestyle?

Jazmin Carlin of Great Britain won the silver and Boglarka Kapas of Hungary won the bronze. Ledecky, defending Olympic champion at the distance, added to her golds earlier in the week in the 200 and 400 freestyle and the 4x200 freestyle relay, plus a silver in the 4x100 relay.

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Hacker publishes House Dems' cell phone

Guccifer 2.0, the online persona behind a high-profile hack of the Democratic National Committee , on Friday took credit for a separate breach of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and published a massive amount of personal information belonging to hundreds of Democratic representatives to prove it.

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Walmart is Now Selling Hostess Deep-Fried Twinkies

Taking a cue from years of fair vendors plunging Twinkies into hot oil, Hostess is debuting frozen Deep Fried Twinkies at Walmart this summer. Consumers will need to finish preparation at home. The Twinkies, covered in what Wal-Mart describes as "a funnel cake-like batter", are available in original flavor and chocolate and should be available in the company's more than 4,000 USA stores by early next week.

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Shemar Moore robbed by co-star for $60K, appears in court

Shemar Moore , who portrayed beloved Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Derek Morgan on Criminal Minds , was robbed of $61,084 by an actor and former colleague who guest-starred on the hit crime drama. Moore told the judge that Tisdell had hurt him deeply, according to the Los Angeles Times . I'm here because he betrayed a friendship. "You don't do this to people", he reportedly told the judge before Tisdell was sentenced.

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Cavs-Warriors Christmas showdown highlights 2016-17 National Basketball Association schedule

James, who has spent most of his time since winning his third title in Los Angeles, posted a photo of him signing the deal on his Instagram account with the caption "Committed!" The star small forward hit the free-agency market this summer, but he made his intentions clear that he wanted stay in Cleveland.

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Thomas Gibson fired from 'Criminal Minds'

Thomas Gibson says he has no doubt the series will continue to be a success, as it has the "best fans a show could ever hope to have". None of the other cast members of the show have addressed the firing of co-star Thomas Gibson at this time.

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Perseid meteor shower: A natural firework display

The Live stream is great for people who are experiencing cloudy or polluted skies and would not be able to clearly see the meteor shower otherwise. The reason they are called Perseids is because, from our perspective, they seem to emanate from the constellation Perseus.

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Mourinho Reacts to Winning First Trophy as Man Utd Boss

I'm optimistic because we have a great squad and we already have our first trophy with the Community Shield and there's a lot more to come". He said: "They had a right-back who I thought was Rory Delap but it was not, it was (Luis) Hernandez throwing balls 50 metres into the box.

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Unchanged interest rates not surprising: Moody's

This would be Raghuram Rajan's last monetary policy update for the RBI and also, perhaps, the last that a central bank governor can henceforth undertake independently. Asked at his post-credit policy announcement pre-ss meet what he thought of criticism of his stance on inflation by BJP MP Subr-amaniam Swamy., Dr Rajan said, "You have to take it".

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Meryl Streep makes music, badly, in 'Florence Foster Jenkins'

Referring to the scene in which Jenkins takes the Carnegie Hall stage, Streep recalls, "We did it all live and that made us very alive". The movie concerns a society lady who decides that she wants to be a professional singer - despite being really bad at it.

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I am confident, not arrogant: Zaltan Ibrahimovic

And it has taken United manager Jose Mourinho by surprise. United, though, are unable to call on Pogba because the world's most expensive player brings a one-game suspension with him from Italy. "I think the quality of the league has gone up when you look at the quality of managers that have come in, the players that have been attracted to the league and the money that has been spent".

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South Stream to be renewed only with firm guarantees - Putin

Russia intends to resume cooperation with Turkey in the building area, Russian President Vladimir Putin said over the course of a meeting with Turkish President Recep Erdogan and representatives of business circles. The dispute has strained US-Turkish ties, with some Turkish officials implying the US could have been behind the coup. Russian Federation is now lifting trade and tourism sanctions imposed previous year that damaged the Turkish economy, and wants to push ahead with ...

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Misbah tells struggling Pakistan batsmen to 'go big' against England

But his seam attack provided some vindication as England reached 100 for three in the morning session. Anderson's temper has been directed at countless Australian batsmen during heated Ashes battles down the years. Given that Vince and Ballance are playing to secure their places, they counter-punched impressively either side of lunch as Pakistan's bowlers offered up a liberal supply of loose deliveries between the threatening ones.

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Rio Olympics 2016 medal count

Earlier in the evening, both British team pursuit squads qualified in style, the women setting a new world record. Self-proclaimed, "momma on a mission" following the birth of her son past year, Vollmer appeared very pleased to make the podium and come away with a medal even though her time was a bit slower than previous swims.

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On sale now: Deep Fried Twinkies

Hostess is creating Deep Fried Twinkies in two flavors - original golden and chocolate. There are few fried fair foods as beloved as the deep fried Twinkie. Twinkies are perhaps the best known product from Hostess, which also makes Zingers and CupCakes. "It plays into the comfort food trend". The curiosity factor should be very high and people are likely to view this as an indulgence, not a regular food item, so they should be willing to overlook the calorie and fat count.

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New and sexy look at Poison Ivy in Fox's Gotham

Viewers who have seen "Suicide Squad" left them puzzled as to what happens next since the ending game the audiences a cliffhanger of an ending with Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) escaping Belle reve prison with the help of The Joker (Jared Leto).

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Obama drops his summer playlist of songs

Perhaps, along with a charitable foundation and presidential library, he also needs to host an Art Laboe-style radio show in his post-White House life. During an exchange between top level DNC operatives, the Goldbergs were the topic of a discussion surrounding the wealthy couple's desire to host a $350,000 fundraiser featuring Obama at their multimillion-dollar home in Chevy Chase, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C.

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Actor Thomas Gibson fired from 'Criminal Minds'

The 54-year-old, who has portrayed Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Aaron Hotchner since the show began in 2005, was suspended from the drama after he allegedly kicked a writer in the leg during an altercation in July (16). Though this wasn't the first incident - Gibson pushed a producer years ago and had to attend anger management, but was not suspended - Gibson had been signed on for the 12th season; that's over now.

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Yet Another American Horror Story Season 6 Teaser Emerges from the Shadows

There have been several spots released so far, but FX Networks CEO Jonathan Landgraf said that only one of them is accurate for the season's story. A few trailers dropped that alluded to multiple potential themes, but fans gravitated towards one promo that seemed resemble a Charles Manson storyline after seeing a children's mobile spell out the word "pig", which was the same word that was spelled out in Sharon Tate's blood after she was murdered by members of Manson's cult.

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Trump campaign to meet RNC officials in Orlando

Clinton leads Trump by 10 points, 51 percent to 41 percent, in the NBC News/Survey Monkey poll released this week. The numbers for Johnson in Colorado and Virginia could be a game-changer when it comes time for the presidential debates. If Hillary Clinton wins all four of these swing states, Donald Trump has no path to victory on Election Night. According to an Economist/YouGov poll released this week, the percentage of Republicans expecting Hillary Clinton to win the presidency in ...

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Hillary Clinton To Release 2015 Tax Returns

That includes Clinton's campaign, which released a web video Friday speculating what lies in the withheld tax returns . Another $42,000 was donated to the Desert Classic Charities, a nonprofit that organizes the Carebuilder Challenge charity golf tournament with the Clinton Foundation.

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Simone Biles' Family: Things to Know About Her Parents, Brother and Sister

Biles recalls an emotional moment when she chose to stop calling Nellie and Ron Grandma and Grandpa and instead, opted for Mom and Dad. Ron and Nellie are Simone's grandparents, but they adopted Simone and her sister in 2001 (the girls' parents were fighting drug and alcohol issues).

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United States presidential race: Trump calls Obama and Clinton ISIL founders

Later, when his remark attracted strong reactions from all quarters, the 70-year-old said he did not regret making the remark, reported npr . His remarks echoed his sentiments earlier Thursday during a phone interview with CNBC's "Squawk Box", during which he also named Obama the MVP of ISIS.

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United States presidential race: Trump calls Obama and Clinton ISIL founders

Later, when his remark attracted strong reactions from all quarters, the 70-year-old said he did not regret making the remark, reported npr . His remarks echoed his sentiments earlier Thursday during a phone interview with CNBC's "Squawk Box", during which he also named Obama the MVP of ISIS.

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Celebrity Big Brother eviction security fears after Chloe Khan receives death threats

Earlier on Friday evening, Stephen Bear and James Whales were saved from eviction leaving Chloe and Marnie Simpson battling it out for their place in a final round of Big Brother's Big Risk. She told Willis she believed the romance would continue outside the house. Big Brother presented her with two wheels and she was told that one wheel was the "House Wheel" with the other being the "Me Wheel".

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'ET' Most Heavily Referenced 80s Classic in 'Stranger Things'

A new promo for American Horror Story season 6 landed online today, and the show just seems to keep getting stranger and stranger. But there is a really scary element in Pennywise. Years later, the creature returns; and the former club members, now adults, have to band together again even though they have no memory of the first battle.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 another flagship killer for Apple?

Running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the Note7 comes with a 5.7-inch, 2560x1440 Super AMOLED Dual Edge screen, narrowly curved in the style of the S7 edge. Note 7 is the first Samsung smartphone that uses USB type C port. Adding an extra security feature, the iris scanner enables only the owner of the device to use the smartphone.


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