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Farewell day for Michael Phelps at Rio; Bolt heating up

He'll swim the 200-meter individual medley final in pursuit of a record fourth consecutive title in the event and return about 30 minutes later for the 100 butterfly semifinals. Here are the athletes that have claimed the gold medal so far. GOLF GOLD: For all the talk about top players skipping Rio, the sport couldn't have asked for a better final round.

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Trump accuses Clinton of election fraud

The Clintons have disclosed tax returns for every year since 1977, in part due to laws requiring public officials release returns. The Clinton campaign also says that the couple gave 9.8 percent of their adjusted gross income to charity, though nearly all of it went to their charity, the Clinton Family Foundation.

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Trump implies Clinton lacks mental stamina but forgets what day it is

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday released her 2015 tax return , adding to a large stack of tax documents she's already made public. Charitable contributions accounted for 9.8 percent of their adjusted gross income. Clinton and her husband Bill, the former president, reported $10.6 million in income for 2015.

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US women's gymnastics team in training

Douglas will still have plenty to keep her busy in Rio. The second-guessing on social media came anyway. Still, it's clear the public criticism grates on Douglas. The rule "is just stupid", Raisman said. "'Cause she's very precise". "I feel that she is ready to compete". Nowhere is her renewed confidence more visible than on beam.

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Frank Ocean's A Mama's Boy, Odd Future Singer Pops Up In NYC

The singer has been hinting that Boys Don't Cry will drop for over a year, leaving fans gagging for a listen to his first new record since 2012's Channel Orange . Because of this, there were rumors that this was the release date for the upcoming album. The date that allegedly would see the album drop came and went with no official word on when it will finally release.

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Leicester City vs. Hull City 2016 live stream

Leicester's stumble was followed by an equally gripping encounter at Eastlands, where new City manager Guardiola enjoyed some good fortune in his first Premier League match. He joins new manager José Mourinho - the self-described "Special One" - and fellow signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, a man who was once asked what he bought his wife for her birthday and replied "Nothing, she already has Zlatan".

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Pressuring Trump, Clinton releases tax returns

It is not the same organization as the better-known Clinton Foundation. Factoring in state and local taxes, their effective tax rate was 43.2 percent. As Clinton rolled into Warren before her speech, pro-Trump protesters, some holding signs that read "Hillary for Prison", marched up and down the street in front of the machining and manufacturing plant in swing Macomb County.

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Hillary Clinton is Pulling Away From Trump on a Crucial Polling Question

These revealed that his effective federal tax rate varied significantly from year to year: just 13.4 percent in 2009, the last full year he was governor of Virginia and peaking at 24 percent in 2011, when he concluded his stint as Democratic National Committee chair.

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Demi Lovato Apologizes For Joking About Zika Virus on Snapchat

Lovato even captions the video - which she later deleted - with three laughing emojis, according to the Huffington Post . But the 23-year-old has now spoken out to insist she was not laughing at her mother's words. A third added: "Zika isn't a joke exactly like mental diseases aren't". A fan named Dalia asked why Lovato had shared the video. Right now singer Demi Lovato is facing a bit of backlash, but not over something that she said, instead just kind of laughing at her drunken mother.

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Sequel to 'Fantastic Beasts' gets a release date

When the hour struck midnight, cheers could be heard around the store. "Fantastic Beasts" is adapted from Rowling's 2001 book and an extension of the magical world of " Harry Potter ". Ahead of San Diego's Comic-Con event last month, Yates teased that a familiar character from the " Harry Potter " stories will return in " Fantastic Beasts ".

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Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas is done with the haters

She performed an Amanar vault and her dazzling opening tumbling run of one and a half somersaults to an Arabian double punch layout. But the rule that's been the greatest limiter of American success didn't draw her ire. Despite the top-24 finishers usually qualifying, Douglas won't get to compete in the individual all-around on Thursday (8 p.m., NBC) because only two competitors are allowed from each nation.

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USA declares Zika a public health emergency in Puerto Rico

A World Health Organization report released on Thursday also mentions Canada as the latest country to report a case of congenital malformation associated with a Zika infection. Local leaders will discuss mosquito control and coordinate public outreach strategies. Officials also say 30 people have been diagnosed with a temporary paralysis condition known as Guillain-Barre that has been linked to Zika.

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Marianne and the Movies: Love to watch bad guys

The spine of the film is Harley and her love for The Joker . He sent Robbie a rat and Will Smith bullets, but what was most shocking was when he sent everyone used condoms. We never get the parts that have the amusing one-liners, then the kick-arse action scenes, but then also an intricate character with an awesome story arc.

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Rio Olympics nabs live streaming gold

Well, that was then. The network led with an average of 15.3 million viewers, followed by ABC with 4.1 million. Welcome to the drama-filled, not entirely live Rio Olympics, NBC-style. Either way, NBC is dominating the other networks, posting its second-best margins of victory in history. And, that the Games' halo effect is bringing ratings boosts, which could have lasting effects, to NBC affiliates and various NBC shows outside the sports division: Viewership in the Adult 18-34 demographic ...

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Here's What Sausage Party Cut To Avoid An NC-17

The dialogue, sight gags and even character names in "Sausage Party", an R-rated Pixar sendup from Seth Rogen and his usual gang of jokers, are mostly so off-color that they can't be repeated here. The NSFW teaser for the raunchy food-based film was even accidentally shown to a cinema full of children before " Finding Dory " at a United States theatre.

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Joseph Schooling Beats Phelps To Win 100m Butterfly Olympic Gold

The 21-year-old Schooling, who met his idol Phelps 8 years ago as a fan, touched the wall in 50.39 seconds, 0.75sec ahead of Phelps at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Friday evening, reports Xinhua. For Singapore, it was also the country's first gold medal ever. Phelps said in 2012 he was retiring but he came back for one last hurrah after feeling he wanted to bow out on his own terms.

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Azhar Ali, Sami Aslam half-centuries put Pakistan in control

Woakes's last-gasp effort ensured it wasn't completely Pakistan's day, but it's the visiting side who are better placed right now to break the 1-1 series deadlock and go ahead. "Clearly Cook and Root are the beacon of England batting at the moment". Azhar punished England for dropping him twice with his 10th century in 48 Tests.

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Royals' Herrera serves up winning HR to Frazier

Cain laced a single to center to score Colon, ending the 4-hour, 34-minute game, the longest by the Royals this season. "I had been ready to go home for a while", Cain said. "He had me all day, just one of those games where he had me, not necessarily guessing but he's throwing one pitch somewhere I wasn't looking for, get the strike and the way it goes".

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Arianna Huffington Is Leaving HuffPost to Launch a Wellness Startup

She added: "One of the Thrive principles is knowing when it's time for a new chapter to begin, and for me that time has arrived". But the media mogul and sleep evangelist isn't slowing down - she's focusing her efforts on the launch of a new start-up related to health and well-being.

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Joseph Schooling Beat His Childhood Hero Michael Phelps At The Olympics

Schooling had already created history by being the first Singaporean swimmer to make it to an Olympic final, with a time of 50.83s in the 100m butterfly semi-finals. I'm ready to retire and I'm happy about it. The fact that he has done so in such dramatic and impressive fashion should allow him to walk away without a second thought.

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Reports Say Police Have Responded to Shooting at Mall

Police said no suspects have been arrested and they have not found anyone with gunshot wounds. Mall employees and customers have taken to Twitter to explain what's happening inside the mall, many claiming they heard multiple gun shots.

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No word on SCV Macy's as retailer announces closures

The planned closures come as part of an effort to improve the quality of Macy's stores, as well as its website and cellphone app, according to the company. Macy's stores are anchors at some of the region's most prominent malls. The company, in a release, said that about 90 stores have been closed and 13 opened since 2010.

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Hugh Grant: People Aren't Meant to Be in Faithful, Monogamous Relationships

HUH? Bang Showbiz shares Grant's words on the topic, noting that Grant "likes" the fact that his character has a mistress on the side. "I always admire the French and the Italians who are very devoted to their marriages", Grant said. Only the bible or something. Grant may be best known for his roles in romantic comedies, but he said he did not see himself ever finding "the one".

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'Historic' flooding expected for parts of Gulf Coast; at least 2 dead

Flooding is spreading from Tangipahoa Parish to the west impacting areas of greater Baton Rouge and beyond. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings.

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Michael Phelps beaten by 21-year-old Joseph Schooling

The second most-decorated USA men's swimmer in history, Lochte said he needs a break from the sport. Schooling said Phelps shared some words after the race. It's Michael Phelps!' and I really wanted a picture. "He's still young. I think he will be back for Rio". Phelps recently told reporters that this was only his "potential" final Olympics , "just so you guys don't beat me to death if I come back".

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Pakistan builds significant lead over England

England leads the four-match series 2-1. England started cautiously tackling the new-ball duo of Mohammad Amir and Sohail Khan with a straight bat. By contrast it took Younis 13 balls to bring up his first run. Pakistan have seldom tried to attack James Anderson and Stuart Broad earlier in the series.

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Brendan Dassey's Lawyer: Family Is 'Grateful, in Shock' After Overturned Conviction

A federal judge in Wisconsin on Friday overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case profiled in the Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer", ruling that investigators used deceptive tactics in obtaining a confession.

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Rio 2016: Maya DiRado shocks Katinka Hosszu to win 200 meter backstroke

She's been here before, even if she wasn't sure she would be back after sustaining two concussions in the span of a month in 2015. DiRado couldn't believe what she had done in her one and only Olympics. As the race approached the 150 meter mark, Hosszu looked to be getting stronger as she now had established over a half a second lead over DiRado. Ironically, both Hosszu and DiRado finished well behind Franklin's 2012 Olympic Games' performance.

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Burqinis are banned on public beaches in Cannes, France

In April 2011, France became the first European country to ban wearing in public the burqa, a full-body covering that includes a mesh over the face, and the niqab, a full-face veil with an opening for the eyes. Ms Ben Mohamed also asked why "religious symbols" including the Jewish Kippa and the headdresses of Christian nuns were not being banned. The local branch of the Human Rights League warned that Cannes' burkini ban could further alienate French Muslims.

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Mo Farah recovers from fall to take 10000m gold

The pair, who train together in OR, collided about 4,000 meters into Saturday's race, sending Farah tumbling to the track. His chances of victory looked in danger when he was tripped by training partner Galen Rupp with 16 laps to go, but he recovered to surge past Tanui on the home straight.

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There's Another Simone You Need To Know At The 2016 Olympics

Ryan Murphy and Rie Kaneto were also among the winners, while world-record holder Missy Franklin missed the final of the 200m backstroke. United States' gold medal victor Simone Manuel cries during the medal ceremony for the women's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug.

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India rebuffs Pakistan offer for talks on Kashmir dispute

He asked the External Affairs Ministry to contact residents of PoK staying overseas and get information from them about the pathetic conditions in PoK and let the world know the fact. "Security alertness will be utmost and using this as the base, we will try and ensure that normalcy returns so that as far as average citizen is concerned, life returns to normal", he said.

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Australia grabs silver in men's team pursuit

The medal was also Australia's seventh in Olympic team pursuit competition, making it the equal most successful event for Australia along with the men's sprint and men's individual time trial. By the midway point, the British team had a half-second lead and was firmly in control. Team GB set a new world record in Thursday's qualifying round, then topped a new mark by the USA team Saturday morning.

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Syria: break army siege of Aleppo

Steadfast regime ally Moscow has provided air support for forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad since last September. Abdel Rahman said there were intermittent air strikes and clashes on the southern edges of the city on Sunday, where the opposition alliance overran a series of buildings in a military academy the previous evening.

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Hope Solo 'unlikely' to face punishment for comments about Sweden

Solo says "I think we showed a lot of heart". "We came back from a goal down". And I think to take us to penalty kicks is probably a good strategy, because then it becomes a crapshoot, right? "The best team did not win today", Solo said in quotes reported by the BBC.


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