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Long may he reign: "King Kohei" Uchimura wins second consecutive all-around title

Knowing what he needed to win Ukraine's first ever all-around Olympic gold in the sport, he put together an easier and less risky routine. Their two-hour duel provided the closest call in Uchimura's run of two Olympic crowns and six world all-around championships.

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Boy injured in fall from roller-coaster at Pennsylvania amusement park

He was airlifted to a local hospital with unknown injuries, according to a park spokesman. The Wild Mouse, which has a height minimum of 48 inches, is described as "a modern version of the classic roller coaster ". "There was no belt to hold him in", she said. During the news conference with reporters outside the park , Croushore did not provide any details but said the child was hurt during the middle part of the ride.

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Criminal Minds Actor Thomas Gibson Fired From Show

In a statement on Friday, CBS TV Studios said details of how Gibson's character will leave the show are still being worked out. A regretful Gibson , 54, chalked up the incident to creative differences. Joe Mantegna has been Gibson's co-star since the 2007-08 season. Arguably the most popular cast member, Shemar Moore, announced his departure after last season.

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The Minister Responsible For The Census Now Appears To Have Been Hacked

But within hours the newly installed Census minister, Michael McCormack, was using very different words to describe what happened: 'This was not an attack. The census information of Australians remains safe despite a series of cyber attacks that led to the website being shut down, the federal government insists.

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History! Simone Manuel wins swimming gold, takes 100 freestyle

Simone's victory marks an important milestone. Jones broke the American record in the 50m freestyle relay during the 2008 Olympic trials, and later won gold in the 400m freestyle relay in 2008 Olympics. It was only this year that I learned about the stereotype that black people can not swim. She started swimming at a pool near her childhood home in Brooklyn, New York, where the other kids were mostly Chinese from her school located in Chinatown.

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Hillary Clinton Gilbert-Chagoury

The same Clinton Foundation executive also wrote on behalf of an associate seeking a State Department job to Abedin and Cheryl Mills, another adviser to the secretary of state. Gilbert Chagoury who had made donations ranging from 1 to $ 5 million to the Clinton Foundation and then wanted to interview the former ambassador of the United States to Lebanon who had recently become in charge of the Middle East at the State department.

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Wilshere: Arsenal can be champs with focus

For a club that has been accustomed to winning trophies at a regular interval, the last three years have been quite disappointing for Manchester United. This led to the devaluation f the Pound and as a result the Premier League clubs are now having to pay 15 to 20% extra. And what of Klopp and Conte? The Citizens failed to win any of their 3 pre-season games in the space of 90 minutes.

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You Can Now Own the Synthy, Spectacular 'Stranger Things' Soundtrack

The show debuted last month and quickly found a nostalgic and enthusiastic audience. That being the case, I'll get right down to it: French director Ulysse Thevenon recently put together a supercut detailing all of the scenes from Stranger Things which reference popular 80s movies.

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Republican Congressman Says He Will Vote For Clinton

While Whitman says there are issues on which she and Clinton disagree , it's time to "put country first before party". A 2008 article in the New York Times , just two years before Whitman's 2010 California campaign to become governor, marked her among the most likely women to become the first female President of the United States.

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Security 'stepped up' at Celebrity Big Brother after threats to Chloe Khan

In footage that will air on Friday night, housemate Aubrey O'Day will be punished for discussing nominations, prompting Marnie and Chloe to ask why Aubrey wanted to see them up for the axe. X-rated scenes and allegations of bullying in Thursday night's episode of Celebrity Big Brother sparked 70 complaints, Ofcom has confirmed. "She's an emotional mess!" Chloe, who was already pretty upset after overhearing a not-very-nice conversation about her between some of the older members of the ...

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Celebrity Big Brother bosses address Chloe Khan's WhatsApp comments

Each housemate chose who they wanted to leave by attaching an image of Chloe or Marnie to the wheel. After a quick break, it was time for Emma to enter the house herself and reveal to Marnie and Chloe's fate would be determined partly by their fellow housemates and a partly by a spin of the wheel! The Celebrity Big Brother housemates have been shocked, handcuffed, blindfolded and smeared with custard pies in a bid to win the latest task.

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Donald Trump: Barack Obama IS description was sarcasm

And they are failing, yet again, miserably to do so. Meanwhile, his spokespeople scrambled to come up with the vaguest of explanations to defend the outrageous statement. Trump , a NY businessman who has never held elected office, has been mired in repeated controversies in recent days. And that's, I'd just use different language to communicate it, but let me close with this, because I know I'm keeping you long, and Hope's going to kill me.

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Rio 2016 Day 7: Phelps and Ledecky seek gold

Tonight, the pair, who have combined for the 13 fastest times ever in the 200m IM, meet again, though whatever the outcome in the pool, it's unlikely to affect their friendship. "And I'm not either", Lochte said. Relay team medals were not a thing during the Olympics in the second century BC. In other preliminary action today, Katie Ledecky broke an Olympic record in the 800-meter freestyle in qualifying for Friday night's final.

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Rio 2016: Ledecky, USA win 4x200m freestyle relay

She became the first woman in history to break the 3 minute and 58 second mark when she finished with a remarkable 3:56. In the furious down-and-back sprint that is the 100 free, Chalmers rallied on the return lap to win with a time of 47.58.

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The Space Black 'iPhone 7' is Apparently Shown in a New Image

Rumours claim Apple might offer up to three different models of the iPhone 7 this year, including a "Pro" model that would bring major features such as a dual-camera setup. What makes this entry interesting is because it is also found at the back of the device per the schematic representation of the iPhone 7's rear. Secret testers also revealed the larger version of the new iPhone will have a dual-lens camera to produce brighter photos with more detail.

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Husband, son of Punta Gorda police shooting victim forgive officer

Mary Knowlton, 73, was participating in a two-hour training course August 9 sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce when Officer Lee Coel , demonstrating a shoot-don't-shoot scenario, fired what he thought were blanks. There was no immediate response from Coel or Lewis to Weinberg's assertions. "This is a horrific event for all of us", said Punta Gorda Chief Tom Lewis during a somber news conference Wednesday.

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Perseid outburst set to peak Thursday night

It has been years since the last time there were this many meteors in the sky during the Perseids - and it may be many years more for it to be this robust again. The Perseids show up every year in August when Earth ventures through trails of debris left behind by an ancient comet. Perseid meteors travel at the blistering speed of 132,000 miles per hour (59 kilometers per second) - that's 500 times faster than the fastest vehicle in the world.

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Hope Solo On Sweden Loss: 'We Played A Bunch Of Cowards'

US women's soccer team goalie Hope Solo had some harsh words after giving up the winning goal to Sweden at the Rio Olympics on Aug 12. Solo didn't think it was very sporting or fair for the Swedes to spend much of the game with as many as nine players in front of their own net, less interested in scoring a goal than in preventing one.

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Ledecky wins women's 800m freestyle gold in new world record

This will likely be the final time these two compete, as Phelps has said he's all but assuredly done with competitive swimming after these Games. Back then, Ledecky was a kid. Lilly King [gold medalist in 100 meter breaststroke]. "I'm going to keep it up". Certainly Phelps and Ledecky are leading the way. Australia's Kyle Chalmers won the gold.

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Who is 'Steve from Virginia,' the Trump Tower climber?

As for Trump, the Republican nominee briefly addressed the unusual stunt on Twitter yesterday, writing, "Great job today by the NYPD in protecting the people and saving the climber". It is unclear if Rogata is his legal name. He was wearing a backpack and used suction cups, ropes and a harness to slowly climb the building from an outdoor terrace just a few floors up.

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Thomas Gibson, 'Criminal Minds' star, suspended for kicking writer

Criminal Minds actor Thomas Gibson , who plays Special Agent Aaron Hotchner , has been fired from the U.S. crime drama following a physical fight with one of the show's co-executive producers and writers, Virgil Williams . The new " Criminal Minds " season begins September 28. The actor was said to have frequently been verbally abusive to fellow cast and crew members.

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Darth Vader Returns in Star Wars 'Rogue One' Trailer

Also he will most definitely be the biggest draw for Star Wars fans, so it was only a matter of time before he showed up in a trailer. The trailer premiered last night (Aug. Also, there's a peek at the back of Darth Vader's head, which means that both the nostalgic villain and the nostalgic back of his head will presumably be very present in the film.

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ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS / Good as gold - Biles wins all

She wasn't the only American named Simone to take gold. Biles bested other competitors in the Women's Individual All Around gymnastics competition. Add another handful of medals four years from now in Tokyo and she will be in rarified territory.

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At appeals hearing, Jerry Sandusky denies molesting boys

The attorney general's office has said in a statement provided to NBC News that if feels Sandusky's claims are "meritless". Sandusky said he was unfamiliar with criminal court proceedings and relied on his lawyers' advice in waiving a preliminary hearing, not testifying on his own behalf and making other decisions.

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Judge overturns Brendan Dassey's murder conviction

Dassey, who has been incarcerated for 10 years, is in shock and wants to go home, she said. The twisting tale of Brendan and his uncle Steven Avery's rape and murder trial and convictions had the nation gripped when the 10 part series dropped on Netflix in December 2015.

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Phelps, Lochte Rematch in Tokyo? Debbie Phelps Says 'That Would Be Wonderful'

But fellow United States of America swimmer Ryan Lochte, both a good friend and a worthy adversary, finds it hard to believe Phelps won't jump back into the pool when the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo roll around. But hope's not totally lost. I think he will be back for Rio. On Friday morning, Lochte seemed to have found a way to persevere. Lochte and Phelps' unique relationship has been closely followed by sports fans for more than a decade, with the two first competing against each other on ...

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Pundits or Trump campaign coaches? A twist in news coverage

Despite months of insisting he's a straight talker with " the best words ", Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spent almost all week cleaning up the mess his own words created. Whatever Trump was being, it wasn't sarcastic , but the reaction to his initial statement and his refusal to back away from the "founder" claim in an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt has angered the ever-shrinking band of people willing to go to bat for Donald Trump in the media.

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Making a Murderer's Dassey has conviction overturned

He was later accused of murdering Halbach, a photographer who had photographed his vehicle for Auto Trader magazine . Avery was convicted separately. Lawyers with the center argued that Dassey's original attorney wanted to get him to plead guilty and said that Dassey was coerced by investigators into giving a false confession.

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Olympics 2016: Here's What Happened During the Opening Ceremony

After the grandeur of Beijing's opening ceremony and the high-tech, cheeky inventiveness of London's, Rio's was earthier and less swish but more sobering with its gloomy environmental look at the future and deliberate penny-pinching. After one of the roughest-ever rides from vote to games by an Olympic host, the city of beaches, carnival, grinding poverty and sun-kissed wealth celebrated Brazil's can-do spirit, biodiversity and melting pot history.

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Tyga Settles With Landlord After Judge Issues Arrest Warrant

The rapper Tyga and his former landlord have reached a settlement in their legal dispute over the performer's rental of a Malibu mansion, clearing the way for a Los Angeles County judge to revoke an arrest warrant issued for him earlier this week after he failed to show up for a court hearing.

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Boy Hurt in Accident on Wooden Roller Coaster, Hospitalized

A spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture reiterated that the amusement park's rides are inspected every day by someone certified with the state, and reports on inspections are due to the state every 30 days. Although she reported the incident to a lifeguard, Conrad said she was assured it was not a serious safety concern. "They're not technically really to hold you in".

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Studio Fires 'Criminal Minds' Actor Thomas Gibson After On-Set Fight

Gibson has starred on " Criminal Minds " — a show that follows a group of Federal Bureau of Investigation profilers — since its premiere in 2005. I had hoped to see it through to the end, but that won't be possible now. "I regret that it occurred", Gibson said in a statement to CNN on Thursday. We all want to work together as a team to make the best show possible. "We always have, and we always will".

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CW Chief on 'Supergirl,' Scripted Strategy, 'The 100' Controversy

DC's Legends of Tomorrow, beginning its second season on Thursday, October 13, will be made up of 13 episodes (Pedowitz pointed out that additional episodes may potentially be ordered for Legends of Tomorrow , but that hasn't happened quite yet).

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How to catch the Perseid meteor shower

Well NASA says the shower is the generally the most "reliably active", so if you're hoping for your stargazing efforts to be rewarded, then you'll probably be in luck! We will pass though the densest, most dusty area on Friday, August 12, when you will be able to see the most shooting stars in the shortest amount of time.

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'Grim Sleeper' sentenced to death for LA murders

The moment of reckoning for Lonnie Franklin Jr. came after those whose lives were altered by his violence questioned how he could have been so cruel and shown so little remorse. During yesterday's sentencing hearing Franklin grew agitated when Vivian Williams, a sister of one of the people identified as a victim, Georgia Mae Thomas, faced him in court and recalled that both had known him and that she waved at him "all the time".


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