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Arrests after massive Auckland KFC brawl

She told NZME that the students looked like they were under 16-years-old and included both boys and girls. They came down to our store and started punching a guy. The staff members, who wished to remain anonymous, said they could see weapons. They locked the doors of the library once they saw the commotion in order to protect customers.

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USA swimmer Lochte 'won't respond' to Brazil false claim charge

Lochte has been dropped from all four his commercial sponsors after it was revealed he falsified his account of the gas station robbery in Rio. Police spokesman Clemente Braune told Brazil's Globo (in Portuguese) that Mr Lochte would have to attend the hearing before a judge or be tried in absentia.

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Donald Trump vows 'tracking system' to deport everyone whose visa expires

He also repeated his basic promise to build a wall on the Mexican border and said that if he wins the election, he will "stop illegal immigrants from accessing welfare and entitlements". Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said the candidate has said that people who want to be in the USA legally must apply through legal means.

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Mo Farah completes his Olympic 'double double' at Rio 2016

Farah put in a typically astute performance before producing a trademark strong finish to hold off a late charge from American Paul Chelimo and take victory in a time of 13 minutes and 3.30 seconds. "To be able to carry on from 2012 four years later, the legacy has changed since 2012". Farah recovered from a fall to win the 10,000 gold last weekend and nearly went down again on the last lap of his heat in the shorter race after being clipped by American Hassan Mead, who did fall and missed ...

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Trump Could Clarify Immigration Policy in Speech on Wednesday

Priebus' counterpart at the Democratic National Committee, Donna Brazile, said there's no evidence of that. Hillary Clinton has her weaknesses, the story goes, and that's kept the outcome in some doubt for a while. New Jersey governor Chris Christie did not acknowledge a " softening " in Donald Trump's stance on immigration Sunday. According to an average of the polls, Clinton maintains a 6-percent lead over Trump, 48.3 percent to 42.3 percent ahead of the November vote.

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For Retired US Open Champ Flavia Pennetta, No Regrets

Let's see how the others will play. "Those moments on the court where I lived the most handsome moments of my life from a tennis standpoint". Williams is the top seed for her home grand slam and is a strong favourite to win the final major of the year for a seventh time.

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Zaza joins West Ham on loan

The incident went unpunished by referee Andre Marriner and any retrospective disciplinary action could see him banned for games including the derby against Manchester United on September 10. He is so dynamic. "Of course they have many injuries - this team with Dimitri Payet and Manuel Lanzini would be very strong - but we are satisfied".

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Blue Jays at Orioles

The Twins have lost four straight games in which they score five or more runs. Toronto reliever Scott Feldman (7-4) pitched two-thirds of an inning to pick up the win. Miguel Sano hit a two-run single. The third baseman's 31 {+s} t homer of the year gave the Jays a 2-1 lead. WASHINGTON - Nolan Arenado was 4-for-4 with three RBIs and Chad Bettis allowed just two runs in seven innings as Colorado posted a series victory with a win over host Washington.

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Trump campaign releases new ad on economy, announces expanded buy

But last week, Trump openly talked about extending legal status to illegal immigrants who have been in the USA for a long period of time. Still, he was unclear on what would happen to the 11 million undocumented immigrants already here.

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X Factor's series opener down by 800000 viewers on 2015's first episode

The manager playfully argued with the new host of the Xtra Factor at the press launch for the upcoming series of the popular singing competition. After Rylan reminded Louis of just who Christopher was, the Irishman quipped: "Oh, the karaoke singer with all the make up!" The latest jibe reignited four-year feud between the two, who famously fell out after Louis' constant criticisms of Chris - despite the fact he received the most votes on the show for seven weeks in a run.

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P.Diddy and on-off girlfriend Cassie 'call it quits AGAIN

Cassie and Diddy's relationship began in the shadows, but TMZ has alleged their breakup on Wednesday (August 17) drew quite an audience. According to a report circulating this morning, the hip-hop power couple got into argument yesterday, stemming from Cassie wanting to break-up, resulting in Diddy snatching Cassie's phone, and ending with the police visiting Cassie's home.

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5 dead, 20000 rescued: Disaster declared for flood-ravaged Louisiana

Governor John Edwards - who has declared a state of emergency - has urged people not to let their "guard down" with the flood-ravaged state expected to get more rain. "We just want water". An already rain-soaked south Louisiana saw more rain Saturday as rivers reached historic levels and thousands were rescued from homes.

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Housemates row over food antics ahead of eviction nominations

Bear had two telling offs in the Diary Room yesterday after he was originally told off for taunting Renee Graziano . Normally smiley Chloe, who last night revealed hopes to continue dating Stephen Bear on the outside, looked glum as she began her first day without her Ex On The Beach beau.

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Family of Muslim teen arrested over homemade clock files lawsuit

While the lawsuit fails to state a dollar amount, on November 23 Ahmed's family delivered a letter threatening litigation against the city of Irving and IISD, seeking a total of $15 million in compensation. The Irving Independent School District has not commented much on the incident because of student privacy rules. It was then that his family hired the Texas firm that is now representing a Baylor University student who is suing the school for allegedly ignoring her sexual-assault ...

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Mo Farah's dramatic comeback earns him Olympic 10000m gold

Nafissatou Thiam secured Belgium's second gold medal of the Games by winning the women's heptathlon, upsetting defending champion and favorite Jessica Ennis-Hill, reports Xinhua. Farah was tripped by American training partner Galen Rupp on the 10th lap. Mo Farah sensationally retained his Olympic 10,000m crown last night- despite being knocked to the ground by his own training partner.

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Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster, Dies at the Age of 64

However, he has frequently been cited as the richest person in the U.K., depending on property values of the day". Prince Charles laughs with the late Duke of Westminster . That had previously led more than one society commentator to joke that on his father's death Hugh would "own half of London ". Hugh celebrated his 21st birthday party by reportedly inviting 800 guests to attend a "black tie and neon" party costing £5m.

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Guardiola, rival Jose launch Premier League title pursuit

Our research shows the Manchester United boss has lifted 21 pieces of silverware throughout his storied career in the dugout, beginning with the Primeira Liga at FC Porto in June 2003 and continuing some 13 years later with last weekend's FA Community Shield triumph at Wembley Stadium.

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Pulse shooter's father attended Clinton rally

At approximately 2 a.m. on June 11, Omar Mateen opened fire on Pulse nightclub in a three-hour siege that left 49 attendees dead and 53 wounded in the worst mass shooting in recent US history. Seddique Mateen was seated in an area directly behind Clinton, within view of cameras broadcasting the event. When asked about the rally's proximity to Orlando, he replied, "I wish that my son joined the army and fought ISIS and destroyed ISIS".

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Skies could clear tonight for Perseid meteor shower

For this year, Jupiter's gravitational pull will tug the Perseids closer to earth, making them more visible than usual. "Under flawless conditions, rates could soar to 200 meteors per hour", Cooke said. The Perseid show up every year in August. The half moon will set around midnight, which should darken the night sky a bit to help us see the fainter meteors .

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Star Wars: Rogue One - What We Know So Far

This film will be the first of three spin-offs , of the Disney franchise and will star Felicity Jones, as Jyn Erso , who will be the leader of the rebellion that go over the plans for the Death Star , and Diego Luna as Cassian Andor, a young rebel who accompanies Erso in this wonderful adventure.

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Tirbutes pour in for Star Wars legend Kenny Baker

He returned in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi , as well as the three prequels from 1999 to 2005. He was considered lucky to have survived childhood, his niece, Abigail Shield, told the London newspaper The Guardian . Tributes to the star have since followed, with "Lord of the Rings" actor Dominic Monaghan tweeting: "You left your legendary marks #KennyBaker #rip to a lovely gent and a fantastic legacy".

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Star Wars: Rogue One - What We Know So Far

This film will be the first of three spin-offs , of the Disney franchise and will star Felicity Jones, as Jyn Erso , who will be the leader of the rebellion that go over the plans for the Death Star , and Diego Luna as Cassian Andor, a young rebel who accompanies Erso in this wonderful adventure.

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Clinton releases tax return, putting heat on Trump to do the same

Over the last decade, the couple has donated 7.5 per cent of their income to charity, the campaign said , and paid an effective tax rate of 25.6 per cent a year ago. The latest return, 40 pages long, showed the Clintons donated more than $US1 million, or almost 10% of their gross income, to charity. And she claimed that Republican nominee Donald Trump's tax plan would have a negative downstream impact on healthcare.

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Clinton says Trump plan aids the rich

In 2015 the Clintons made US$1m in charitable contributions, mostly to the Clinton Foundation; former president Bill Clinton brought in almost US$5.3m in speaking fees; and the former secretary of state reported income of US$3m for her book on her tenure at the State Department.

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Team USA Has Fairytale Day At Women's Gymnastics Qualification

Just go for this 100%. The top five teams now are the U.S., China , Russia, Great Britain and Japan . "I think that's really special", said Biles , the three-time world champion who is going to need an armored vehicle to get all her bling home after posting the top scores on vault, floor exercise and balance beam.

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Adele Reveals She Turned Down Super Bowl 51 Halftime Gig

Even if Adele didn't bring in any guest performers (as has been common for several years), she'd get that time to perform a truncated version of maybe three or four songs. The Super Bowl halftime show is usually a rushed performance that is allowed about 12 minutes. We don't think the two audiences line up properly, and many Super Bowl viewers probably wouldn't properly get Adele's excellence.

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Kim Kardashian can't stop subtly shading Taylor Swift

It's well known that Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift don't get on but what will Taylor say about her best pal Karlie Kloss defending the reality TV star? Kanye releases song in which he says he and Taylor might still have sex. After a rough couple of weeks, things finally seem to be on the upswing for Taylor Swift: Not only did she drive her fans wild (in a good way!) with a throwback to her beloved curls, she and boyfriend Tom Hiddleston also kicked things up a notch today when they ...

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Weekend Box Office: 'Sausage Party' Feasts on $33.6M; 'Pete's Dragon' Flounders

Suicide Squad has taken the top spot at the weekend box office, despite a huge decline in viewership in its second week in theaters. "What is phenomenal about this result is it shows if you take risks and are high-quality and original in this marketplace, it can pay off big time", said Josh Greenstein, Sony's president of worldwide marketing and distribution.

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Katie Ledecky Net Worth

Why is this so shocking? Since then, she's shaved more than nine seconds off it, leaving her rivals trailing in her wake. This year is by far the worst finish for the American women's team. Even more incredibly, the 200m backstroke is considered DiRado's weakest event. Her dominant performance in Rio also included silver in the 4x100m freestyle relay.

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Military mom booed at Pence event over support for the Khans

The crowd starting booing after hearing her question. "I'm afraid the election is going to be rigged, I have to be honest", the Republican nominee told a town hall crowd in Columbus, Ohio. McIntyre, 49, said she was undecided before the most recent addition to Trump's wall of controversies, his attacks on Khan's parents Khizr and Ghazala.

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'Kiss-In' At Sainsbury's After Gay Pair Told Off

Sainsbury's reached out to offer a £10 voucher by way of apology, but Rees said he'd rather speak to management to find out how staff members are trained to deal with diversity. "It's been a really great event and an important opportunity for the community to show their support", a spokesperson from Salisbury told The Guardian .

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R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker Passes Away

Baker's niece told the Guardian: "It was expected, but it's sad nonetheless". She noted to The Guardian newspaper that his nonspeaking role in the enormously successful Star Wars franchise "brought lots of happiness to people". Encased in the android R2-D2's metallic shell, Baker gave endearing life to the robot, which was one half of a comedic duo with Anthony Daniels' C-3PO that emerged as an intergalactic Laurel and Hardy.

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Deadpool 2: Kyle Chandler Could Play Cable

This was just the name that has been out there for months. Sneider made it clear to those listening to take the report with a grain of salt, as it certainly hasn't been confirmed by the studio, but he did mention that the actor's name has been floating around for months.

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Star Wars: The man who played R2-D2 has died

Mr Mans said Baker had been ill for a couple of years, adding that he had been cared for by his nephew. Gizmodo reports that Baker was a consultant on 2015's record-breaking The Force Awakens, despite being in poor health. He was a one-off. Kenny Baker, the diminutive actor who won worldwide fame as R2-D2, a beloved trash can-shaped robot in the Star Wars movie franchise, has died just two weeks short of his 82nd birthday.

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Israel Wins Another Medal At Rio Olympics

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israeli judoka Or Sasson on Saturday that he is "the true face of Israel" after the athlete won an Olympic bronze medal in Rio the day before. Islam El Shehaby, an ultraconservative Salafi Muslim, had come under pressure before the games from Islamist-leaning and nationalist voices in Egypt to withdraw from the first-round heavyweight bout against Or Sasson.


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