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Thai police look for suspects after bombs hit tourist sites

They want to question Mr Prapas about a possible link to the bombing that killed one person in Trang on Thursday and arson attacks on commercial properties elsewhere in the South. The blasts come less than a week after a referendum to adopt a military-backed constitution in a vote seen as the first test at the ballot box for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a coup in May 2014.

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Clinton To Voters Worried About Trade: Trump Is Not The Answer

Asked in a television interview in May what tax rate he pays, Trump replied "It's none of your business". He brushed off conservative radio commentator Hugh Hewitt's attempt to reframe Trump's observation as one that said Obama's foreign policy created the conditions in Iraq and Syria that allowed IS to thrive.

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Raging forest fires threaten Marseilles

Major fires have also been raging in northwestern Spain and southern France. Hundreds of children and adults were evacuated Wednesday from recreation centers and homes in the town of Vitrolles , north of Marseille . More than 3,000 hectares of vegetation were destroyed in the Marseille area, the Herault and the Pyrenees-Orientales regions. Residents of the region north of Marseille , especially Vitrolles and nearby Pennes-Mirabeau, woke up to take an accounting of the scorched and ...

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Indian journalists were not allowed to cover my SAARC speech: Rajnath Singh

Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup also hit out at Pakistan , saying its "restrictive approach" of not issuing visas to journalists to cover Rajnath's visit is not helpful in promoting close ties between SAARC countries. Pakistan's interior minister had invited all of us for lunch, but then he got into his vehicle and left. "I have no knowledge of the protocol of past occasions", Rajnath Singh said.

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We Shouldn't Tax Our People Unnecessarily, Says Arun Jaitley

After getting the Rajya Sabha nod for its "one nation, one tax" idea, the Centre plans to go full throttle to roll it out from the next financial year. GST will have a three-slab structure with most goods and services at the standard rate in the middle. "State will also be empowered to tax on services" said Amat.

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Marlins May Consider Adding Alex Rodriguez For Playoff Push

But I'm just going to keep grinding, and I think we're in a good position. Granted, the run scored on a dribbler that traveled maybe 15 feet, but it was still A-Rod's most meaningful contribution in almost a month, helping the Yankees to a 4-2 win and a series victory against the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Thursday.

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Visa Denial: UK Mission to Speak to Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan

Performing nearly every year in #UK since the early 70s. In a series of tweets, Amjad Ali Khan also tagged Union External Minister, Sushma Swaraj, the Indian High Commission in London and the British High Commission in New Delhi . The tweet invoked swift apologies from Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secretary of State in charge of South Asia and Central Asia and USA ambassador to India, Richard Verma, on Twitter.

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Soberanes Fire: Unattended, Illegal Campfire Started the Blaze

The biggest remaining, the Tule fire, has burned 47 square miles and was estimated to be 35 percent contained. The fire started on Sunday about 5 miles southwest of Hamilton and destroyed 14 homes along with dozens of outbuildings and some vehicles.

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Ledecky sweeps freestyles with 800m world record

Four years ago, Ledecky seemingly came out of nowhere to capture gold as a 15-year-old at the London Games. Pragmatism won out, a decision that ended with her atop the medal stand once again. Hosszu got off to a blistering start and led nearly the entire race. Adam Peaty's bid for a second Olympic gold of the Rio Games remains on course after Great Britain qualified fastest for the 4x100m medley relay final.

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Darth Vader Rises In 'Rogue One

Are you with me?"-right before we get a glimpse at the main attraction: the back of our favorite villain's shiny black helmet". Disney just dropped the new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and we're probably going to watch it on loop at least another 17 times.

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Bon Jovi Share This House is Not For Sale Video

After that, the verse kicks up a few gears and the song soars. In the tune's chorus, frontman Jon Bon Jovi sings, "I set each stone and I hammered each nail/ This house is not for sale/ The memories live and the dream don't fail/ This house is not for sale/ Coming home, I'm coming home".

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USA women's gymnastics team in training

Though they may not have coined a nickname yet such as the 2012's "Fierce Five", the 2016 U.S. women's gymnastics team took the floor yesterday for the preliminary round and showed the world that they, too, are incredibly fierce. Global rules allow only two gymnasts per country to advance to the individual finals. Douglas finished with the third-highest score overall behind teammates Simone Biles and Aly Raisman .

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Soldier tells court teen girlfriend killed her mom, not him

A man convicted of murder as a teenager and imprisoned 28 years ago is now able to relax on his cousin's living room sofa, now that a North Carolina judge has ruled he did not get a fair trial. Testimony in the Caleb Barnes trial could wrap up Friday, after two people charged in the murder took the stand. She was slotted to testify for prosecutors as part of her plea deal but wasn't called.

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Clinton releases tax return, Trump refuses

In 2015, Clinton paid a federal tax rate of 34.2% and a NY state rate of 9% for a total effective tax rate of 43.2%. That year, the Clintons donated $1,042,000 to charity, with the vast majority - $1 million - going to the Clinton Family Foundation.

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Obama is 'founder of IS' comment was 'sarcasm'

Trump has also labeled his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton , as "co-founder" or " Most Valuable Player" of the terror group, which is also known as ISIS or ISIL. Some have also pointed out Trump's suggestion Obama founded ISIS coincides with a narrative pushed by Russian Federation. The member of Congress added, "What happens when he presses the nuclear button, and then the next day says, 'Oh, I'm sorry, I was just being sarcastic?' ".

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Harley Quinn's Origin Story Might Be Introduced on Fox's 'Gotham'

Call me insane, but I wonder if it might just be the blonde female character that is 1) insane, 2) already hung around with Gotham's proto-Joker Jerome, and 3) has no narrative objective on the show other than wandering around and being emblematic of the show's utter unwillingness to give the tiniest shit to setting up an even barely recognizable Batman universe.

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Arianna Huffington stepping down as Huffington Post editor-in-chief

Huffington declined Inc .'s request for comment, but noted in a press release that she found it too hard to run both firms simultaneously, especially as Thrive Global grew quickly "from an idea to reality". AOL's takeover of the Huffington Post had its rocky moments, in part because of tensions between AOL Chief Executive Tim Armstrong and Huffington over issues such as allocation of resources, Reuters has reported .

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Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant shine in 'Florence Foster Jenkins'

But some people never realize. Meryl Streep misses her high notes in the muted Florence Foster Jenkins . She recruits a nebbish and talented pianist named Cosme McMoon (Simon Helberg). Moments later the titular Florence ( Meryl Streep ), attached to a wire, descends from above the stage to inspire her antebellum grandfather at the piano, and as she does so the crew backstage visibly strains to hold her up.

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Firefighters battle blazes in southern France and Portugal

Today, authorities said that the wildfires are for the moment under control, but if the wind picks up it the fire may begin to spread again. In southern France, more than 1,000 people were evacuated in several towns, notably Vitrolles , about 25 kilometres (15 miles) north of Marseille where some homes were burned down, and in nearby Pennes-Mirabeau.

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Donald Trump: I was being sarcastic about Obama and Isis

He repeated the line again during a phone interview on CNBC Thursday morning. That it took Trump two days to walk back his widely debunked remark - and then walk back the walk-back - was worrying for Republicans who see such missteps as playing to Democrat Hillary Clinton's advantage.

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Chloe evicted from Celebrity Big Brother house

Saira was booted out after she received fewer votes than fellow contestants Lewis Bloor , Heavy D and Stephen Bear, who were also up for nomination. Stephen Bear is jealous Lewis Bloor is dating "the most glamorous-looking girl" in the "Celebrity Big Brother" house.

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Lisa Marie Presley seeking treatment for prescription drug issues

Lisa Marie Presley has been honest about her demons in the past, and this time she's making sure those demons stay away. "Speaking in 2003, she said: "[I used] cocaine, sedatives, pot and drinking - all at the same time. The rehab news comes just over a month after she filed for divorce from husband Michael Lockwood . The date of separation was listed as June 13. They already have a postnuptial agreement in place to divide their assets.

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Green Olympics diving pool closes again, smells 'like a fart'

In a statement to Global News, organizers confirmed that the pool was closed, but noted that the closure would not affect Friday's scheduled diving events. LA Times reported that FINA, or the International Swimming Federation, has revealed that the green color of the pool is caused by a problem with the pool's pH levels after the aquatic center ran out of chemicals for it.

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Salman Khan and Iulia Vantur meet the Dalai Lama!

Salman Khan may hide it, but we have proof! The twist in the tale is that Salman was accompanied by alleged girlfriend Iulia Vantur to the meeting. Salman left few hours earlier as he didn't wanted media to be around. We recently learnt that Chinese actress Zhu Zhu will be playing Salman's female lead in the film. Salman will now wrap up the shooting from Ladakh as he has now to start shooting for Bigg Boss 10.

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Team USA takes bronze in men's doubles

Twins Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan won gold at the London 2012 Games and bronze in Beijing in 2008, making this the third consecutive Olympic Games that the US has won a medal in men's doubles. Sock called the Wimbledon title and his first singles title in Houston previous year "massive highlights", but "representing your country and winning an Olympic medal is just as special".

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Pressuring Trump, Clinton, Kaine release 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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Prince Fielder's career may be over

I'm really going to miss being around those guys. For the season, he's hitting a paltry.212/.292/.334 with eight home runs. "To not be able to play, it's going to be tough", said Fielder, once one of the most durable players in the majors.

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Florida Zika cases rise to 25

CDC has confirmed a US case of Zika virus infection in a non-traveler after the person's sexual partner returned from an affected country and developed symptoms. Up until recently, domestic cases had been entirely travel-related, but the Florida Department of Health has pinpointed an area in Miami where mosquitoes have started spreading the disease locally.

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Ledecky sets world record, Phelps gets silver

She put her hands on her cap in disbelief when she saw he name on top of the scoreboard. "I could feel it was faster than any other swim", Ledecky told a poolside NBC reporter after the race, adding that she was basking in the crowd's love following her final swim in Rio.

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Rio 2016 men's gymnastics live stream, TV for individual all-around Wednesday

Verniaiev completed a spectacular routine before a significant hop on the landing dropped his score to 14.800, putting him silver position less than 0.1 behind Uchimura in a thrilling finish. Kohei Uchimura and Oleg Verniaiev dueled for six rotations and finished the all-around final on the high bar, dazzling the crowd with their brilliance and determination.

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Barack Obama is the founder of Isis, according to Donald Trump

Last night, you said the President was the founder of ISIS . Trump did not back down, asking on CNBC: "Is there something wrong with saying that?" "I don't care", he said during a radio interview with conservative personality Hugh Hewitt after Hewitt stated that Obama hates Daesh and is "trying to kill them".

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Phelps finishes in three-way tie for second

Singapore's Joseph Schooling reacts after winning gold for the men's 100m butterfly final on Aug 12. Then they all looked up to Schooling, receiving the gold for his blistering time of 50.39. He has been the backbone of Team USA since 2000. "I definitely hope he comes back". "That's it. I'm done". I didn't want to have a 'what if?' 20 years later.

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Darth Vader revealed in full trailer for 'Rogue One

In May, it was reported that Disney had ordered weeks of costly reshoots on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story . Director Gareth Edwards seems to have not only grasped the concept of a Star Wars movie, he adds his own rapidly improving flair.

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Teen Choice Awards: Christina Grimmie Wins Award, Is Not Mentioned During Broadcast

She got a little too carried away with saying hi to fans and ran right into it. Thanks girl for letting everyone know it's okay to have fun on stage! The 2016 Teen Choice Awards was held on the last day of July and broadcasted live on FOX internationally.

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Simone Alone: Biles Simply the Best

Hours later, Phelps blew away rival Ryan Lochte - and everyone else, for that matter - to win his fourth gold medal of the Rio Olympics and 22nd overall with a victory in the 200-meter individual medley. Ledecky's time was almost seven seconds faster than anyone else. Americans Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat lost their final qualifying match on Thursday, which ends their Olympic run.


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