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Manuel wins historic gold in women's 100 free

Runners Phil Edwards (three bronzes) and Alex Wilson (silver, two bronzes) also won three medals each at the 1932 Los Angeles Games. Allyson Felix, an Olympic gold medalist in track and field, tweeted, "So incredible, Simone Manuel!". They're often about not ruining hair. Stormy weather wreaked havoc with the schedule Wednesday, with the rowing being canceled. Women can't just move on and let it dry.

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Trump Attacks Obama As 'The Founder Of ISIS'

He added, : "They don't get sarcasm?" Sullivan said Trump is "echoing the talking points" of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other US adversaries. You know, Martha, very rare we hear from a candidate about plans if they lose, and they usually don't go there. Mr Trump appeared to suggest on Tuesday, possibly in jest, that Ms Clinton or her Supreme Court nominees could be shot, as a way of preventing her from making judicial appointments if she wins the November presidential election.

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Corbyn just demolished Smith's leadership logic with one flawless comeback

Mr Meadows said: "We have arranged this rally, as a result of the strength of feeling there has been regarding the leadership challenge and to demonstrate our solidarity, locally, with Jeremy Corbyn". "So why did you resign?" Many Essex workers fear redundancy following Brexit; pockets of our communities are moving towards becoming some of the most economically deprived in the country and we know that our young people are not reaching their full potential.

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Rio 2016: NBC skips Simone Manuel's medal ceremony for gymnastics

The win has kids diving into pools like the one at the YMCA in Downtown Detroit , not just hoping to be the next Phelps but, like one 13-year-old girl, to be the next Manuel . She spoke of the difficulty in being a rare black swimmer on the American team, how it has attracted positive attention but at the same time brought a burden.

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Southern Rail's five-day strike begins as commuters face chaos

Paul Plummer, chief executive of the Rail Delivery Group, representing train operators and Network Rail, said: "This strike action will cause misery for thousands of passengers". The turnout in a ballot of members was 81 per cent, with 77 per cent backing action, well above the threshold being brought in under the new Trade Union Act.

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Olympic Swimming 2016: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte to Compete Thursday Night

Hence the exquisite tension as he prepared to meet South African Chad le Clos in the 200-meter-butterfly final Tuesday night. "They did the same thing in London". That's something when I do retire I will miss. I'm happy about it. "I think this is a life anyone can dream of, and I'm definitely living it". His fiancée Nicole Johnson was in the stands with the couple's three-month-old son Boomer.

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Hillary Clinton campaign reports 34.2 percent tax rate

That's on par with their 32% effective rate in 2014. The returns became a campaign issue after the documents showed he paid an effective tax rate of 14.1%, much lower than the typical rate for top earners. In fact, there is nothing preventing him from doing so during an audit. The Clinton campaign gleefully pointed all of this out and also released a video that included Republicans like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney calling for ...

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Trump blames 'false narrative' for struggles against Clinton in Republican-friendly Utah

The organization, however, will campaign hard for Senator Pat Toomey and Representative Glenn Thompson, Straw said. The Republican presidential nominee 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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Wiggins exits the stage as Britain's most decorated Olympian ever

Andy Murray came through a tough battle to set up a semi-final match with Kei Nishikori but all eyes were on the boards as the men's team pursuiters claimed a dramatic gold against Australia. "He was hugging me yesterday telling me that he loved me". "I'm going to do a couple of Six Days because we won the world Madison title". "It'll be a nice end to my career, back where I was born, back where it started".

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Trump Erie rally draws 8000 as signs of GOP unity emerge

One reason: "Because we don't take care of our miners, and we're not producing coal, and they don't need to make those big, big handsome - you could call them locomotives, I guess", he said. The cheating angle is an odd claim on Trump's part, considering he's down by at least 10 points in most recent polls to come out of Pennsylvania.

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You Are What You Eat! 'Sausage Party' Star Seth Rogen Pranks Shoppers

Frank ( Seth Rogen ) the sausage, Brenda ( Kristen Wiig ) the hot dog bun, Teresa Taco ( Salma Hayek ) and Sammy Bagel Jr. After getting separated from each other in a nasty shopping cart spill (played out in a hilarious Saving Private Ryan Normandy spoof), the two try to reunite while avoiding the villainous Douche (Nick Kroll, channelling his Bobby Bottleservice character from The Kroll Show ) who had his douche nozzle damaged in the same cart mishap.

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Olympics Recap: Men's Gymnastics All-Around Finals

Uchimura snatched the gold from his rival on the last apparatus, the high bar, with a final tally of 92.365 points from a 15.8 score to Verniaiev's 14.8. "I did my best and leave it to the judges", said Vernyayev, who finished 11th in the all-around event at the 2012 London Games. Separated by fractions of a point all night, the drama reached its climax on the high bar, the final rotation for both Uchimura and Verniaiev.

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Majlinda Kelmendi wins Kosovo's first Olympic gold medal

She was already the golden girl of judo - now she has the medal to go with it. He will be looking to add to his haul of 22 medals, 18 of them gold, in this his fifth Olympic Games. Phelps said that in his quest for more Olympic glory, he has been extensively controlled for doping. "Women's water polo wasn't even in the Olympics until 2000".

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Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them sequel coming in 2018

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them releases November 18th! When the idea for Fantastic Beasts was first kicked around, studios wanted it to be a three-part series based around the adventures, and misadventures, of magizoologist Newt Scamander, played by Eddie Redmayne .

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British coach describes leading Fiji to Olympic glory

Pita Katobalavu holds back tears, but beams with excitement, as he talks about his homeland, Fiji , and its Olympic victory in men's rugby. "It was insane. But the final was only ever going one way - Fiji opened up a 29-0 lead at the break and the party could really start come the final whistle as they ran out 43-7 winners, leaving Davies struggling to think of new superlatives to describe Great Britain's conquerors.

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Meryl Streep on learning her 'Florence' lines: 'My memory is crap now'

The first, "Marguerite", was a French film anchored by a lovely performance by Catherine Frot. Bill Zwecker ( Chicago Sun-Times ): "The great gift of this film, of course, is that Streep again completely embodies the character she is playing and not only brings her back to life decades later, but imbues Florence with such empathy, charm, dedication and warmth that we're cheering for her throughout this entire movie".

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'Sausage Party' satisfies hunger for raunchy laughs

Turns out he's in a ton of trouble with the SJW's (Social Justice Warriors) for perceived racial stereotypes in his new movie, Sausage Party , which comes out today. The one involving bath salts, by the way, is especially impressive and has a fantastic payoff. After getting separated from each other in a nasty shopping cart spill (played out in a hilarious Saving Private Ryan Normandy spoof), the two try to reunite while avoiding the villainous Douche (Nick Kroll, channelling his Bobby ...

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PRESIDENTIAL RACE | Clinton campaign reports 34.2 percent tax rate

What's in Donald Trump's tax returns? The Clintons' main sources of income were Bill Clinton's paid speeches, to the tune of 5.2 million USA dollars, and a payment to Hillary Clinton from the publisher of her last book, Simon & Schuster, for 3 million U.S.

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Rio 2016: What Solo Events will Laurie Hernandez Be Competing In?

Unfortunately, it has all came down to a controversial decision from a member of her own team. Speaking to USA Today , Karolyi said , "Always we have to take tough decisions, unfortunately". Hernandez is not in the limelight because of the attention Biles commands and the fact that it is Hernandez's first Olympics. Just check out this promo for the Rio Olympics.

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Rio Olympics: Fiji Celebrates 'Golden' Day After Historic Win

They did it in style by defeating Great Britain 43-7. In the first period on Thursday, Fiji made five tries, each of them a true demonstration of power and skill that astonished the rugby world . Speaking to the media later, Bainimarama recalled Cyclone Winston which struck Fiji in February, claiming the lives of 44 people and causing widespread devastation.

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Hillary Clinton slips through Trump tax loophole

Kaine and his wife, Anne Holton, reported income of more than $313,000. The couple reported just over $300,000 in adjusted gross income previous year, a small fraction of what the Clintons made. The returns show [the Clintons] made a total income of $10.7 million and deducted $2.24 million in 2015, while paying $3.6 million in total taxes according to their tax return.

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Newman out for Vikings game on Friday, Kalil too?

I thought that was good. "We've always competed since we came in.in". "I don't want to let coach Zimmer down, " Smith told the Pioneer Press. Now, the Vikings are looking ahead to an exhibition against the Bengals and a new season in a new stadium.

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Republicans call for party to cut Donald Trump's funding

In 2015 , the Clintons paid an effective federal income tax rate of 34.2% on an adjusted gross income of $10,594,529. Of their total gross income past year, the former president and the current Democratic nominee gave almost 10 percent to charity.

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'No Man's Sky' review: A lovely and immersive journey

I also tabbed out of the game to make these notes, and it doesn't seem like I can tab back into the game. PC players can also expect to have the same experience as PS4 players when " No Man's Sky " PC version is released on August 12. A game as unbelievably massive as " No Man's Sky " (which boasts quintillions of procedurally-generated planets for players to explore) is sure to have problems.

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No Man's Sky Faces PC Issues

Every other player lives in the same galaxy, and you can choose to share your discoveries with them on a map that spans known space. Too bad it's in such rough shape. I've been told that much of game development is smoke and mirrors - cleverly hiding a game's limitations in ways that the average player won't notice.

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Kenny Baker, actor behind R2-D2 in 'Star Wars', dies

Baker did not play R2-D2 in "The Force Awakens", but was credited as a consultant. He had a very long and fulfilled life. "He was very ill for the last few years so we had been expecting it. It goes without saying that Star Wars will never be the same again without Mr. Baker. Abigail Shield, his niece, said that he was luckily able to see George Lucas when he visited Manchester.

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More rain expected for Louisiana, Mississippi

Several children were rescued in Zachary after their bus swerved off the road and landed in a ditch with at least four feet of water, the Baton Rouge Advocate reported. In northern Louisiana, the body of an unidentified man was recovered from a pickup truck that had been swept off a highway near the town of Greensburg, the St Helena Parish Sheriff's Office said.

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Hope Solo calls Sweden 'cowards' after Olympics loss

The victories usually smoothed over her behaviour. "I'm going to Rio, she's going home". The United States were the better team throughout but Alex Morgan and Christen Press missed penalties after the game ended 1-1 after extra time. During a frank 2015 interview, Sundhage praised Solo's talent but also called her "a piece of work ". The local fans are still upset about her posts on social media about the Zika virus.

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Clintons earned $10.6M last year as they release tax return

The Clintons overpaid the Treasury and got a refund of more than $1 million. Together they reported an adjusted gross income of $10.6 million in 2015, down from almost $ 28 million the year before. The pair made close to $3.1 million on various books and garnered $6.7 in speaking fees, which is $20 million less than what they made the previous year.

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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Late Thursday Night

According to NASA , the Perseid meteors travel at 132,000 miles per hour, 500 times faster than the fastest vehicle in the world. Go outside between midnight and dawn on the morning of August 12 to catch the Perseid meteor shower . Well, all the meteors are believed to come from one point in the sky, and this one point is located in the constellation Perseus. Before you know it, there will be more stars to wish upon than you can count.

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Florence Foster Jenkins: Tone-deaf but adored

Alas, her voice was a screechy mess. In response, Streep noted how "tragic" that was yet smiled as she recalled the many months she spent becoming Jenkins to portray the title character in " Florence Foster Jenkins ". The movie, opening in United States movie theaters tomorrow, follows Jenkins around 1944 as, at age 76, she prepares for her first big public performance at a sold-out Carnegie Hall.

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Clinton, Trump's financial transparency in 'stark contrast'

Hillary Clinton and her husband Bill deducted $1,042,000 in charitable contributions past year - $1 million of which went to their own family non-profit, the Clinton Foundation... Most released their returns for several years, such as Bob Dole en 1996. How numerous Clintons' tax-filing maneuvers have you used on your returns? She and her husband also pocketed more than $10 million a year ago, firmly positioning themselves in the elite 1 percent of top earners when inequality is a big focus ...

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Phelps' run of golds in Rio ends with stunning loss

But the answer is no, he wants another one. In what was billed as the final showdown between two of America's greatest swimmers, Phelps blew away Lochte _ and everyone else _ to win his fourth gold medal of the Rio Olympics and 22nd overall with a victory in the 200-meter individual medley Thursday night.

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Angels allow 8 stolen bases in 13-3 loss to Indians

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, in Cleveland. The Indians outscored the Angels 27-7 in winning the first two contests of the four-game series. Carlos Carrasco (8-6) survived a rocky first three innings, then settled down to pitch seven innings to get the win.

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Andy Murray vs. Kei Nishikori, 2016 Olympic tennis

He broke for 3-1 with a series of forehands that drove Nishikori into the corner and then kept calm when, in the next game, he was given a somewhat harsh time violation by umpire Carlos Ramos. Later Saturday, Nadal tackles Argentina's del Potro, buoyed by his men's doubles gold with Marc Lopez on Friday night. Nadal, who had not played since Roland Garros, also had a severe wrist problem that forced him to withdraw from the most important tournament of the year for the Spaniard.


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