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'Brutal' end to gymnast champion Douglas' Rio dream

Biles' vault set her apart from the competition Sunday night, earning her an outstanding score of 16.050. The 19-year-old Biles lead a USA 1-2-3 in the all-around ahead of teammates Aly Raisman , 22, and Douglas, 20, but the two per country rule means that the latter will not be able to defend her title on Thursday.

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How to watch the Perseid meteor shower

The dazzling display of shooting stars occurs as the Earth ploughs through a dense cloud of comet debris. This year's show will be the best yet, NASA says, because Jupiter's gravity is shoving the comet's debris towards Earth. The US-Japanese experiment is appropriately named Meteor . If you can't-or if it's cloudy-a live stream will be available here. When watching the shower, it is best to lie on your back and look directly up into the sky.

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Creator Sean Murray compares game to 'Minecraft' and 'Pokémon Go'

People can travel through the universe, upgrading weapons and spaceships, discovering new plant species, animals or even planets then naming them. In my opinion, if you want to enjoy No Man's Sky you need to start the game with the proper mindset.

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US soccer team falls on PKs in quarterfinal stunner

They were attempting to become the only team to win a FIFA Women's World Cup in one year and follow that up the next with an Olympic title. "I strongly and firmly believe that". "Losing sucks. I'm really bad at it". Should Solo have called out Sweden like she did? No. They didnt want to open the game. Some see a team's willingness to defend and not attack at all costs as "anti-soccer", but the idea that there is a right way to play soccer or that a commitment to defending is cowardly ...

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David Ayer Explains the Joker's 'Damaged' Tattoo

While the critical reception for the film hasn't been spectacular, the studio behind Suicide Squad is extremely happy with the movie's first weekend in theaters. No surprise, there's a lot of Harley Quinn (she's a beloved character with an fantastic look in the new movie), but you'll see plenty of the other team members as well.

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Trump Bashes Clinton for Rally Guest, with Disgraced Ex-Congressman Behind Him

Most of the income came from Clinton's speaking fees as Hillary has been campaigning for president. "At least half of young people have negative views of Secretary Clinton, and similar numbers do not find her honest and trustworthy", the report said .

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USA declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

Garcia recently authorized the use of Bti, an organic larvicide, to fight the spread of Zika after rejecting aerial spraying with the insecticide naled as proposed by the U.S. A total of 1,035 pregnant women are among the 10,690 people who have been infected in the USA territory of Puerto Rico in the past seven months, the island's health authorities said.

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US Declares State of Emergency in Puerto Rico Over Zika

The Obama administration in February requested US$1.9 billion to fight Zika, but the Republican-led Congress has approved no money. Garcia recently authorized the use of Bti, an organic larvicide, to fight the spread of Zika after rejecting aerial spraying with the insecticide naled as proposed by the U.S.

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Dassey wins ruling in Teresa Halbach murder

Dassey was 16 when Halbach was killed. November 3, 2005: Halbach's family reports her missing. Two years later, while the suit was still pending, he was arrested in the death of Halbach, whose charred remains were found on his family's auto salvage yard.

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LeBron James signs three-year Cleveland Cavaliers deal

The deal isn't signed yet, but when it is it'll functionally be a two-year, $64 million contract-the third year is a player option, and it's a safe bet James will opt out, just as he has in his last couple "1+1" deals. LeBron James didn't waste any time signing his new contract. "I'm ecstatic", James continued. LeBron James also mentioned J.R. Smith at the end of the video , saying "let's get J.R.

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Hack attack disrupts online Census 2016

Some IT and cybersecurity professionals speculated that a DDoS attack was to blame, in which hackers attempt to crash a system by flooding it use bots, or Trojan, accounts. "Thanks for your patience", the ABS said in a statement . The remarks by Michael McCormack, the minister in charge of the census , directly contradicted those by Kalisch and the agency responsible for carrying it out.

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Publish Hillary Clinton's FULL medical records now says majority in poll

Trump's running mate, Mike Pence, has yet to say if he will release his taxes, which he has not done as governor of Indiana. He was addressing the National Association of Homebuilders in Miami Beach, Florida . "I oppose it now, I'll oppose it after the election, and I'll oppose it as president", she said, while also noting that the USA should not cut itself off from the rest of the world.

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Meryl Streep: "I Hate to Think" I Make Others Nervous

But the film belongs to Streep, who makes Florence a sweetly feathery dreamer - singing like an angel, in a voice that only she can hear . (Their suggestion that her poor pitch might have been the result of her long-term syphilis is handled with typical discretion.) And, like her , they share the belief that music should be an act of spiritual connection rather than technical rigor or talent.

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US swimmer Katie Ledecky wins 2nd gold medal at Rio Olympics

Her floor routine also includes a move that is now named for her - how cool is that? Another big day for the Americans, winning four gold medals, including three in the pool, while the women take the women take the all-around gold in gymnastics.

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'The Blacklist' Agent Malik joins 'Agents of SHIELD' Season 4

She's gone rogue. She's hurting. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , she discussed how she wanted to crawl back to Hive even after Andrew saved her, Bennet said, "There must be a moment coming up in the next season where she reveals that".

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Fiji hammer Team GB in rugby sevens final

Fiji Rugby Union chief executive John O'Connor told AFP almost all of Fiji's 900,000 residents would have gathered around television sets in the 110 populated islands to watch the historic event. In deeply religious Fiji , fans visited churches to give thanks for the victory and some said they had fasted in the hope of improving Fiji's gold medal chances.

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Clinton and Kaine release tax returns

In a statement accompanying the release, Clinton spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri noted that this release stands "in stark contrast" to Trump's refusal to release his tax filings, as has been standard procedure for decades. The Trump campaign responded to the release late Friday afternoon, calling for the disclosure of documents related to the Clinton Foundation and Benghazi it said would be more revealing.

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Judge overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer's' Brendan Dassey

The documentary also questioned the conviction of Dassey's uncle, Steven Avery, who was also convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Avery and Dassey were accused of raping and killing Teresa Halbach , 25, in 2005 and burning her body.

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Your favorite father Darth Vader is back in new 'Rogue One' trailer

Darth Vader's back in town. It's been said that fear isn't provoked by what the audience sees, but by what the filmmaker doesn't show. So even as the film opens [Jyn] has a very strong female role model in front of her, and someone she respects.

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Trump says Obama-ISIS remark was sarcasm

Earlier Friday, the Republican presidential nominee elaborated on his claim that Obama and Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, were founders of the ISIS terrorist organization. I give him the most valuable player award. That is especially so against the backdrop of Trump's repeated accusations that Obama and Clinton have been soft on terrorism, his allegations of an "almost criminal" conspiracy that allowed Americans to die at the USA consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the ...

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New details about WWE 2K17 features and gameplay, including larger roster

For a full list of new features, check out 2K Games' blog post. One of the most requested community features, the crowd and back stage playable areas, will be returning to the game. One of the largest and most hard decisions we made for WWE 2K17 was to forego building a 2K Showcase. The publisher explained the exclusion of a 2K Showcase, a mode that focuses on past WWE rivalries, saying that ideas, which revolved around cover Superstar Brock Lesnar, weren't feasible because of other ...

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White House Transfers $81B to Continue Zika Vaccine Research

The Campbell County woman had recently traveled to a country with known, local Zika transmission and is not pregnant. Individuals who wish to obtain more information may call the Ministry of Health or the nearest health centre. USA officials said they don't expect to see a Zika epidemic in the United States similar to those in Latin America. The declaration mandates a meeting that includes, at minimum, the county health department, the County Commission, the Tourist Development Council, ...

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Hillary Clinton's economic plan is short on specifics

Earlier this week he caused a major stir with comments about the Second Amendment that were perceived as advocating violence against Clinton, and found himself facing questions yet again after declaring on Wednesday that President Barack Obama was the "founder" of the Islamic State group - a claim that's patently false.

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Clinton Campaign Calls Out Trump, Releases Tax Filings

Napolitano said Clinton "made a mistake" with the way she set up her private email server and called the email controversy Clinton's "Achilles' heel". According to CNN , the Trump campaign told law-enforcement officials that the NY billionaire never meant to incite supporters to violence . Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen.

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U.S. men's basketball team gets tested, beats Australia 98-88

That one season played a very key role in Irving's decision, and ultimately made him wait to make Team USA and skip out on joining Australia. They have played lights-out basketball. a 78-74 lead. "He's tough to deal with". On Wednesday, the Americans were down to Australia 54-49. While they won by 10 points, with less then a minute to go the USA only led by five.

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Defending Champions US Sent Crashing Out of Women's Football by Sweden

Said Sweden coach Pia Sundhage, who once coached Solo when she was in charge of the USA national team: "It's OK to be a coward if you win". And I think to take us to penalty kicks is probably a good strategy, because then it becomes a crapshoot, right? Sweden was considered the underdog.

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Cubs win 11th straight, Szczur hits 2 HRs to rout Cardinals

Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Thursday night for their 10th consecutive victory. Although Maddon insisted it's nearly impossible to replicate what Arrieta did last season, he saw glimpses, especially with the zip Arrieta had on his fastball and the way he pounded the strike zone with it.

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Clinton must more fully answer email charges

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin offered Jeffrey Feltman, at that time the USA ambassador to Lebanon. Band is reassured by Abedin that "Personnel has been sending him options". "That the Clinton Foundation was calling in favors barely 3 months into Hillary Clinton's tenure at the State Department is deeply troubling and it is yet another reminder of the conflicts of interest and unethical wheeling and dealing she'd bring to the White House", RNC spokesman Michael Short said in an e-mail.

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Showtime Eyeing Stephen Colbert-Led, 'Unfettered' Live Election Night Special

I don't want it to be exactly the same [as the CBS] show, but it's going to be in the same studio. The pressure has been on Colbert ever since he replaced David Letterman on The Late Show , but these live post-debate episodes could be his time to finally shine.

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Donald Trump Explains Calling Obama 'Founder of ISIS' as Sarcasm

During Hewitt's interview with Trump , the candidate both doubled-down on his claim that Obama is "the founder of ISIS" while also clarifying that he meant US foreign policy under the Obama administration failed to prevent the rise of ISIS.

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Christie Brinkley and John Mellencamp announce breakup

Christie Brinkley attends the St. Barth Hamptons Gala on July 24, 2016, in Bridgehampton, NY. She blasted a tabloid report today (Aug. 11) for claiming their split was due to his "redneck" ways and "right-wing" politics. "I do stand up for my friends when things seem unfair and this is the case here", Brinkley wrote in her lengthy social media post . Brinkley is also supporting Clinton and was a convention delegate for Al Gore in the 2000 election.

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India to address Kashmir issues, not compromise with nation's integrity

Finance minister Arun Jaitley, along with home minister Rajnath Singh, later briefed the media about deliberations and gave indications of his submission at the all-party meeting. He also said all parties agreed that issues of national security can not be compromised. State governments, where people of Jammu and Kashmir are residing, irrespective of religion should make efforts to connect to them, and encourage them to connect with their own kin in J&K to communicate about the developments ...

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Theresa May seeks peace and quiet on Alpine walking holiday

It has also been a holiday destination for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who fractured a bone in her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident in the country in 2014. Its agreements go furthest in replicating EU benefits for a country outside the bloc, but it must also accept the free movement of people, pay into the union's budget and comply with single market regulations.

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Usain Bolt: I can't be sure my opponents aren't doping

He added that he would love to hold onto the world record in the 200-meter race: "I really, really want it", he said . I think it's the longest I have been in a village as normally we get in four days before or five days before but been here a week now.

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Schooling stuns Phelps to win Singapore's first ever gold

Schooling hopes this will be the first of many golds to come for Singapore, and looks to pave the way for more talented Singaporean swimmers to find success . "Congrats once again to Joseph, you made us very proud today", he said in his latest Facebook posting. Schooling, who also swims at the University of Texas, built a big lead on the opening lap and easily held off the hard-charging Phelps.


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