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Pogba suspended for Premier League opener

Pogba, who completed a world record £89million move from Juventus on Tuesday, will sit out the trip to Vitality Stadium on Sunday due to a one-match ban from domestic action carried over from his time in Italy. The Premier League's opening weekend is imminent, but the Portuguese coach still wants one more player: a central defender . "He's a real talent, it's great to see him here, but we don't want to be in awe of him, we want to keep him quiet", Howe told reporters.

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Obama on indie rock kick in latest playlist

Check out the playlists below, along with the star-studded clip for " Elevator Operator ". President Barack Obama rocked out to Lose Yourself by Eminem before addressing the Democratic National Convention on July 27. On Aug. 5, the president celebrated his 55th birthday at the White House. Yesterday, President Obama - who is now on vacation in Martha's Vineyard swinging golf clubs with NBA MVP Steph Curry - tweeted out his final Summer Playlist and it's decidedly great.

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Streep phenomenal as 'Florence Foster Jenkins'

But some people never realize. Perhaps not every quirky true story needs a biopic starring Meryl Streep, as evidenced by Stephen Frears' freaky " Florence Foster Jenkins ", the story of a wealthy older woman who launched an amateur singing career in the 1940s despite her distinct lack of talent.

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'Rogue One' trailer brings back Darth Vader for new 'Star Wars' film

That, however, has all changed now! As of early Friday morning, it already had over a million views. Forbes has done an extensive, and rather terrific, write-up on this latest bit of Rogue One news . That's half-of-a-second more than we've had in a long time. As the trailer concludes, iconic franchise villain Darth Vader is teased as he is shown from behind, letting out one of his signature breaths.

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All 11 Russian Boxers Cleared to Compete in Rio Games

He said: "Athletes such as Yelena Isinbayeva and Sergey Shubenkov who have never been associated with the issue of doping and who are absolutely clean can not take part in the Olympics Games, but many sportsmen like, for example, the American runner Justin Gatlin, who have served doping bans , will".

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United States election: Clinton releases tax return, blasts Trump for not doing so

Clinton's running mate. Tim Kaine of Virginia, and his wife, Anne Holton. "Here's a pretty incredible fact: there is a non-zero chance that Donald Trump isn't paying *any* taxes", Ms Clinton tweeted, minutes after releasing her own returns.

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Senior jihadi leader killed in joint US-Kurdish special operation

A top USA commander has claimed the military campaigns in Iraq and Syria have eliminated around 45,000 enemy combatants and reduced the total number of Islamic State fighters to as few as 15,000. Iraqi government forces last month seized the Qayyarah air base, 60 kilometres south of Mosul, which is being transformed into a major hub of operations for the upcoming offensive.

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Perseid meteor shower will bring 100 - 200 meteors per hour

Perseid meteor showers get their name because the point from which they appear to come from is in the constellation Perseus. The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks Thursday and Friday night. If that's a school night or work night, there's an opportunity Friday, August 12 near midnight and Saturday morning, August 13 at dawn. It takes about 45 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the darkness, so you'll need to set aside some time to watch the Perseids.

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Why the Minnesota Vikings will win the NFC North

Zimmer said two of those players.and he didn't say which two.were dealing with family emergencies and were expected to join the team in Cincinnati prior to Friday night's game. The Bengals held joint practices with the New York Giants. They were able to add corner back Mackensie Alexander in the draft, safety Michael Griffin in free agency, and didn't lose anyone of significant importance in free agency.

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'Florence Foster Jenkins' doesn't hit a high note

It's an apt visual metaphor for this unusual performer - Jenkins was a society woman who loved music and was convinced that she could sing , even though her warble sounded like the pained yelpings of a dog. Working from real-life material, Frears creates an alternately amusing and mysterious portrait of someone whom most viewers either don't know at all or regard as an odd footnote in musical history.

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UN Backed Government Forces Claim Advances in Sirte

Pro-government forces battled Thursday to clear the Islamic State group from its main Libyan stronghold of Sirte, after dealing a major blow to the jihadis by seizing their headquarters. He said foreign ground troops were not needed but asked for continued American air support as well as "more sophisticated weapons for the street battles" waged by Islamic State fighters and more Italian assistance with medical treatment for Libya's war wounded.

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24 injured, as JetBlue flight makes emergency landing in South Dakota

All 24 were released by late this morning. Lynam, of Pacific, Grove, California, said overhead compartments flew open and luggage tumbled out. A plane was forced to make an emergency landing after dozens of passengers were "thrown around like rag dolls" by turbulence .

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U.S. declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

In announcing the declaration, the federal agency pointed to the dangers that the mosquito-borne virus poses to pregnant women. Florida now has 28 cases of non-travel-related Zika, a virus that spread rapidly across Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Davis, Alonso spark A's to 6-3 win over Mariners

The loss dropped the Mariners to 60-54 and cost them a game in the American League wild-card chase; they now trail Boston by two games for the final postseason berth. Ryan Dull handled a scoreless eighth and Madson set the Mariners down in order in the ninth. The Mariners summoned Wieland, a nine-year pro with limited big-league experience, earlier in the day from Triple-A Tacoma to fill the hole created in their rotation by the decision to demote Taijuan Walker to the minors.

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If Hillary Clinton becomes president it will cost her millions

There are no laws prohibiting tax returns under audit from being released. In a report published Friday, The New York Times said Trump had likely benefited from tax breaks available to real estate developers in past years, as in 1978 and 1979, when he paid no federal income tax at all, according to documents he made public in 1981 when applying for a casino license in New Jersey.

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Michael Phelps Wins His 22nd Olympic Gold

I gave it my all. "I've got a gold and two silvers . Ray is like a big brother to me". The 30-year-old won gold in 2015 at the World Championships in Beijing, just over a year after giving birth to her first child. He could win six here. The showdown between Phelps and Lochte highlights what should be an exciting night of Olympic coverage by NBC Sports , which will be streaming it all live .

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Schooling beats Phelps, wins men's

The Olympics came to an end for another USA backstroke champion. In the pool, the main event was the celebrated rematch between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in the 200 meter individual medley final. Up next is the Men's 100m Butterfly , which could end with Phelps winning his 27th Olympic medal and unprecedented 23rd gold medal. Two years after coming out of retirement, Michael Phelps has made history - again.

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'The Bachelorette' Finale: JoJo "Couldn't Be Happier" With Her Diamond Engagement Ring

Monday night, former quarterback Jordan Rodgers was the last man standing from the initial group of 26 men on ABC reality show The Bachelorette . JoJo is clearly having a hard time choosing. The couple are joined by Jojo's half-brothers Matt and Ben, as well as her sister Rachel. After the airing of the season finale and ABC's live After the Final Rose postshow, the couple appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live , where Fletcher shared, "I feel like we've been in hiding".

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CBB's Stephen Bear and Chloe Khan declare war on Ricky Norwood

The mum-of-two shared: "I'd had a breakdown, I was really missing my family and all of a sudden this girl [Marnie] puts her boobs in my face and says: "You're jealous of these". While Katie Waissel said; "I feel like I'm watching porn". "I went in thinking a million per cent not to touch anyone, kiss anyone, but you forget there's all these cameras".

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Hostess unveils Deep Fried Twinkies you can make at home

The retail chain has an exclusive agreement with Hostess Brands to sell Deep Fried Twinkies for the first three months. The Twinkies can be baked for six to eight minutes in the oven at 350 degrees or deep-fried for two-and-a-half to three minutes.

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Kashmir Unrest: 'Pakistan should answer atrocities against people in PoK'

He also signalled that India would shame Pakistan in the worldwide community for its excesses in Balochistan and PoK, even asking ministry of external affairs (MEA) to get in touch with the people of PoK, residing in different countries to document Pakistan's oppression.

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New trailer for 'Star Wars: Rogue One' debuts during Rio Olympics coverage

But while Phelps might be all-powerful in the pool, his grip on Olympic gold is nothing compared to the choking grasp of a certain dark-helmeted Sith Lord. For longtime Star Wars fans, it's a huge thrill to see these original costumes, weapons and vehicles - including a close-up look at an old-school TIE Fighter - make a return in 2016.

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Greg Rutherford overcomes scare to reach Olympic Games long jump final

Rutherford, who holds the Olympic, world, Commonwealth and European titles, won gold at London 2012 in what British media later dubbed Super Saturday when three British athletes topped the podium in the space of an hour. "We got the long jump, the end of the heptathlon and Mo's final as well, so we thought it had the potential to be a great night, but we didn't know that was the actual one we really wanted to get".

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Clinton to Trump: Here are my taxes; where are yours?

The Republican nominee said in his own economy speech in MI on Monday that he is "in favor of trade". Trump has refused to release his tax returns until an audit conducted by a special division known as the "Wealth Squad" of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the US' tax authority, is completed.

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Meryl Streep shocked unsuspecting extras with bad movie singing

He spoke to FOX411 about the film, his musical skills plus and what's in store on his hit TV series, " The Big Bang Theory ". And what can we expect from the upcoming episodes? Based on a true story, "Florence Foster Jenkins" is a frothily old-fashioned confection - and a valentine to unapologetically classical storytelling.

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A Star Wars Story' released

Still, some insiders are calling Gilroy's role a collaborative one with Edwards. Said he: "They keep news about "Star Wars" locked up like Fort Knox, but I heard on those " Rogue One " re-shoots, it was Tony Gilroy behind the camera and not Gareth Edwards".

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Fantastic Beasts is getting a sequel

Redmayne said: "My favourite film is probably the finale - Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ", naming one of the four films that Fantastic Beasts director David Yates helmed. In November, the spinoff movie " Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them " debuts, the first in a trilogy. Laela Boardman, 10, of Sterling wears a Time- Turner necklace and a T-shirt with a line from the " Harry Potter " series as she awaits the release of " Harry Potter and the Cursed Child ".

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Canadian Terror Suspect Killed Wednesday 'Planned Immediate Attack'

Driver's house was situated on a tranquil street in the heart of Ontario's farmland. Canadian police have shot dead a terror suspect who was planning an 'imminent attack , ' after receiving a tip from the Federal Bureau of Investigation convincing them to act.

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QB's Brother Gets Engaged Before High-Profile Couple

For Jordan , it's that JoJo always keeps the house really cold, which means he is freezing, too. That's when I knew. And when it came to Jordan proposing, he admits: "I was so ready". "I'll be honest - it's been hard. The media - the tabloids, the rumors - they've been awful", she said. She would end up crying with those words. "Because at this point we can't defend each other, we can't show our love, we can't show our relationship, so that's been tough".

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LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT to Broadcast Live Shows Following Presidential Debates

I don't want it to be exactly the same [as the CBS] show, but it's going to be in the same studio. Showtime executives told reporters at the Television Critics Association's press tour in Beverly Hills on Thursday that they're hoping to air a live special with the CBS late night host.

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Meryl Streep credits LGBT music teachers for her LGBT acceptance

The film picks up her tale in the 1940s during World War II. Filmmaker Stephen Frears recreated a show Jenkins played at the fabled Big Apple concert venue in 1944 for the movie, and the hired crowdmembers thought they would be in for a treat after signing on to watch Meryl perform.

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Felicity Jones a Standout in New Star Wars Rogue One Trailer

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits United Kingdom and USA cinemas on 16 December, although some nations, including France and the Netherlands, get it a couple of days earlier, the lucky beggers. Or, excuse me, a Star Wars Story. And Cassian Andor ( Diego Luna ), a captain in the Rebellion working with Erso to steal the plans to the Death Star, accompanied by a laconic droid, K2SO (Alan Tudyk).

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Cubs win 11th straight, rout Cardinals

Louis Cardinals 13-2 Friday. Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery plunked Holliday, a seven-time All-Star, with a 94 miles per hour fastball on a 1-1 count with two outs and nobody on in the 10th on Thursday night. Maddon said he wasn't ready to discuss the role Cahill could play, but Cahill and Mike Montgomery are options to start the first game of the day-night doubleheader Tuesday against the Brewers.

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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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