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Sissoko hopeful of Real Madrid move

Sissoko, who still has three years left on his contract, has played 133 games for Newcastle since joining from Toulouse in 2013. "Since the beginning of my career, I didn't have the opportunity to play Champions League matches and I have a real desire to discover this competition".

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Trailblazing swimmers are inspired by Simone Manuel's historic medal

Simone Manuel's historic Olympic win is inspiring young swimmers in the African-American community in Houston . By winning, the young swimmer did much more write her name in the history books. But the significance of an accomplishment like Manuel's is even more stark when placed into a cultural context. Historically, segregation and discrimination caused a lack of access to public pools throughout the 1900's and personal pools were unheard of.

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Clinton's tax return shows $10.6 million in income, 31% rate

In 2014, the Clintons reported $28.3 million in total income, deducted $5.1 million, and paid $9.9 million in total taxes, according to a tax return posted on the campaign's website. Her political fortunes flourishing, Hillary Clinton attempted to undercut Donald Trump's claim to working-class voters Thursday, portraying her Republican rival as untrustworthy on economic issues and pushing policies that would only benefit the super-wealthy - himself included.

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Trump refuses to back away from false claim Obama founded ISIS

Meanwhile, Trump talked about rejuvenating the US coal and steel industries but made no mention of IT. Clinton is "the candidate of the past", he said. To that end, Clinton's campaign on Friday intensified pressure on Trump to release his tax returns, while disclosing her 2015 filings and a decade of returns from her running mate.

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Robert De Niro compares Trump with "Taxi Driver" character

The 72-year-old, who has starred in over 100 films, received the festival's "Heart of Sarajevo" award in front of 3,000 festival goers at an open air viewing of " Taxi Driver ". 12, 2016. Making the link to the USA presidential race, De Niro said Trump, like Bickle, was where he should not be. Speaking to wide applause, De Niro said, "I don't know, it's insane that people like Donald Trump., he shouldn't even be where he is, so God help us".

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Newly Promoted Hull City Shock Leicester In EPL Opener

Ranieri was considered an uninspired choice by many as he had recently been fired by the Greek national team. And that means the first benchmark Ranieri has set for the Foxes is again 40 points despite their incredibly amplified profile following their unlikely title run and upcoming European adventures in their first Champions League appearance.

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Vanessa Marcotte: Body of Jogger Found Stripped, Burned Near Mom's Home

Residents of Princeton , a sleepy town of 3500 about 65km west of Boston, were urged to use caution after Vanessa Marcotte's body was found on Monday. Police said they don't know if the attack was random and have not said how Marcotte was killed. During a press conference, officials with the Massachusetts State Police provided an update on the murder of 27-year-old Vanessa Marcotte .

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Priyanka Chopra introduces 'Powerpuff Girls' of 'Quantico'!

In a recent interview with Marie Claire, the 34-year-old superstar, while revealing the details about the flick, said her character "is a billionaire bitch on a beach, wearing couture", adding, "I want to be her". Well, it all depends upon the makers. Wow! She will have another feather in her cap by essaying the role of the next female bond! Prior to her name there were reports that Deepika Padukone's name also came up.

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Ex-flame accuses Pennsylvania attorney general of setup

Questioned by prosecutor Michelle Henry, Mr. Morrow testified he and Ms. Kane, whom he described as a close friend, met before either testified before the grand jury investigating the leak to "come up with a story". Kane, wearing a teal suit, sat with her hands calmly folded on her lap and showed no reaction to Morrow's testimony. Asked what he thought of Kane's response to his concerns, Beemer told a crowded Montgomery County courtroom, "I don't think anyone can stop the attorney general from ...

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Seth Rogen terrifies shoppers with hilarious Sausage Party talking food prank

The film features the voices of Rogen, Jonah Hill and James Franco, joined by Kristen Wiig, Michael Cera, Bill Hader, Paul Rudd and Edward Norton. Sausage Party basically boils down to a 90 minute version of that joke your uncle does at every BBQ where he takes a wiener off the grill and pretends it's his wang.

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X-rated scenes and bullying claims spark Celebrity Big Brother complaints

Anxious that the x-rated antics of this batch of housemates will end up affecting her illustrious presenting career, viewers are urging her to step down from CBB as it descends further towards the gutter. Following Chloe's eviction in the evening, Bear reflected: "I've come in here and found someone". The two housemates with the most housemates meaning they had been saved were revealed to be James and Bear.

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Lyft Turns Down Acquisition Interest from General Motors

In an age in which commuters found it much easier to hail a ride and carpool, vehicle manufacturing companies like GM had been looking for alternative models of cosharing and auto ownership. Uber, however, recently sold its Chinese operations to Asian rival Didi Chuxing. Didi will invest $1 billion in Uber operations outside of China, giving Uber more money to use against Lyft and other rivals in the United States, Europe and other markets.

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OLYMPICS: 'All glory to God' after winning historic gold medal

By now, Manuel is at least partly aware of how her victory has resonated around her home country, in which African-Americans have few role models in the sport. Manuel was moved to tears while the national anthem played, and she sang along . The decorated Olympian said the color of her skin is something she's "struggled with a lot".

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Cop Who Shot Old Lady Reportedly Couldn't Pass Field Training Program

Mary Knowlton was shot and killed by Punta Gorda police officer Lee Coel during a "shoot/don't shoot" exercise in which Coel played the "bad guy" and Knowlton posed as a cop. Coel is on administrative leave. In the other Miramar excessive force claim, suspect Benson Kinney claimed he nearly suffocated in Coel's police auto because the officer turned the heater on high and refused to roll down the windows.

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'Wonder Woman' director responds to claims of it being a mess

The part of the essay that took aim at Wonder Woman saw Gracie Law write, "What are you even doing?" After the disappointing critical reception for Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad, the exciting Wonder Woman trailer seemed like the great shining hope for the future of the DCEU (aside from a possible Harley Quinn spin-off).

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I am ready to retire: Michael Phelps

Phelps, who had already won four golds in Rio, was one of three men to finish joint second: Chad Le Clos, Laszlo Cseh and Phelps shared the silver medal. In an era of sports that features super slow motion and camera triangulation used to challenge tennis and volleyball faults, how can there be a tie in a race, let alone a three-way tie? Joe (Schooling) is tough.

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Hull City score overhead kick to stun Leicester on opening day

After all, it's time our favourite players pulled on the beloved jerseys of our clubs and gave us some much-needed respite from lack of club football. Having sprung one of soccer's biggest surprises by winning the league last season, Leicester was on the receiving end of an upset after Robert Snodgrass rifled home Hull's victor in the 57th minute.

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Delight for Cambridge diver who's partnered Tom Daley to Olympic bronze

One of the poster boys of the previous Olympics in his home country, where he won bronze in the individual 10m competition, he had become exhausted of the sport that had taken him to two Games and instead he wanted to escape from its rigours.

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Solo blasts Sweden 'cowards' as U.S. women bow out

We showed a lot of heart. I'm very proud of the team. USA Today's Nancy Armour termed Solo an "embarrassment to both her team and her country". "I thought we had many opportunities on goal", Solo said. I think you saw America's heart. Then the gloves jokes happened, and we're so glad they did.

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Nsukka jail break: Six escaped prisoners arrested - Prisons Controller

Amariri promised that any official indicted the course of the investigation would be punished. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reassured the people of the state that the recent jail break in Nsukka will not undermine the efforts of his administration to provide adequate security of lives and property in the state.

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Fans who missed Hall of Fame Game plan to sue the NFL

The paint melted, and there were concern that players' cleats would get stuck in the resulting mire. The contest was canceled about 30 minutes later. Fans were allowed to enter the stadium after a delay. An executive with Quint Events, the official travel provider of Hall of Fame weekend, told ESPN that its response on compensation would be identical to that of the Pro Football Hall of Fame .

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Hillary Clinton releases 2015 tax returns, still no Trump numbers

Clinton's running mate, U.S. Sen. It may be easier for the Clintons to release the details of their finances than it would be for Trump to release his, since almost all of their income is from book sales and speech fees, both of which Hillary Clinton has already made public in her filings with the Federal Elections Commission.

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2 swimmers tie for gold in women's 100 freestyle

When she was 11, Simone Manuel came home and asked her mother a question: Why weren't there more people who looked like her in swimming? Cate's sister Bronte had a personal best that made her the third-fastest in the event's history. Tears rolled down each of Manuel's cheeks as she sang along. But Jones failed to make the US team this year in what could have been his final attempt.

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Why Arianna Huffington left the Huffington Post

The media mogul also confirmed the news via Twitter , where she also thanked her staff for its contribution to the online publication. Thrive Global Will Offer Courses, Workshops And Certifications Focusing On Health And Wellness In The Workplace: News broke this past June that Huffington would be starting the company.

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Darth Vader Returns in New 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Trailer

There are reports that a new trailer will be released for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" on Thursday at NBC. When the teaser for the first stand-alone film in the new Star Wars anthology series, Rogue One, was released back in April 2016, viewers got a glimpse of Oscar victor Felicity Jones as Rebel fighter Jyn Erso .

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Census website not hacked - minister

The United States is also considering adding an online option for the next census , in 2020, in hopes of appealing to a new generation of citizens and saving federal dollars . "I have been in constant communication throughout the night with the Australian Statistician, David Kalisch , in relation to this matter", he said.

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Perseid meteor shower: how and when to watch it

But Nature's Fireworks are something far more special and the show put on by the Perseid Meteor Showers late tonight and early Friday morning promise not to disappoint. Give your eyes at least 20 minutes to adjust to the darkness and look about two-thirds of the way up into the sky and enjoy! Get free real-time news alerts from the Northridge-Chatsworth Patch.

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Thomas Gibson speaks out following his firing from 'Criminal Minds'

His character as Special Agent Aaron Hotchner was a regular mainstay and fans are unsure what would happen to the show now that two of its main leading man is gone. Actor Thomas Gibson attends the 2015 National Association of Music Merchants show at the Anaheim Convention Center on January 22, 2015 in Anaheim, California.

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Everyone thinks CBB is a fix after Chloe Khan's comments

During Thursday's episode, t he treatment of Heavy D by Celebrity Big Brother contestants Bear and Lewis Bloor left some viewers concerned about bullying. "Seeing her swinging around the pole topless, what's happened?" Shown a compilation of X-rated scenes from their romance in the house, which have regularly prompted viewer complaints to Ofcom, Chloe said it was "intense" to watch.

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Judge rejects OH law to cut Planned Parenthood funds over abortion

A federal judge on Friday blocked an OH law that would have diverted the last government funding from Planned Parenthood clinics across the state. Planned Parenthood won contracts from the state to provide the services, in many cases as the lowest and best bidder for the programs. The Ohio Department of Health and its director, Richard Hodges, did not have an immediate comment to the ruling.

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Coaches at heart of gymnasts' successes

On floor, she was spectacular, putting together her usual soaring, technically hard routine to earn the highest score of the day. Biles athleticism is a beauty to watch and she will dazzle and entertain for Olympics to come. "No one goes into this thinking they can beat Simone ", said the Bostonian. Russia's Aliya Mustafina took bronze with 58.665 points. "I was like, "We got this, baby, '" said Aimee Boorman, Biles" personal coach at the Biles-owned World Champions Centre in Spring.

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Did JoJo Fletcher Pick Jordan Rodgers or Robby Hayes?

You're my best friend; you're my soul mate. But Jordan did just announce that he will absolutely be inviting his brother to his wedding to JoJo - so maybe that could be a step in the reconciliation direction. JoJo posted a video to Snapchat of her fiance enjoying a burger and fries. He "won" the heart of television celebrity Joelle "JoJo" Fletcher , with Monday's episode featuring Rodgers' (successful) proposal and a live interview with the couple.

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Retail sales stall in July

Moreover, excluding the automobile segment of the consumer market, sales plunged 0.3 percent in July. AMZN, +0.35% and other internet retailers, saw a 1.3% sales gain . Still, employers are hiring at a robust pace, adding 255,000 jobs in July and 292,000 in June, which was the most in eight months. A third report showed consumer sentiment stable in early August, though households' views on income softened a bit.

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Making a Murderer Team Responds to Brendan Dassey's Overturned Conviction

The decision to overturn Brendan Dassey's conviction came down as the Avery family was visiting Steven Avery in prison. US Magistrate William Duffin found that investigators coerced a confession using deceptive tactics. On this point, Judge Duffin found almost all of the details Dassey provided in his confession could have been obtained from media sources or from the investigators themselves, feeding information to him.

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Father of Orlando killer spotted among Clinton supporters calling for gun control

On Tuesday, following an event she held in Miami, a reporter asked Clinton why Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen's father was in a prominent location behind her at the event. "Hillary has been supporting the LGBT community, she's been to Pulse, you know, to find out he was there, it's really disappointing", Ceballo said .


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