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Lochte in deep water as Brazilian police charge U.S. swimmer

Officers discovered CCTV footage showing the group vandalizing the bathroom of a gas station and fighting with its staff. Lochte returned to the US on August 17, the same day a judge ordered the four swimmers to remain in the country. Feigen, who was the last to return home and address the incident , said he was ordered to pay a fine of almost $11,000 to get his passport back so he could return home.

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Unfinished cross-border tunnel found at cemetery in Nogales

Inside the tunnel were digging tools, power cords, a generator and a small swamp cooler for ventilation. After moving some material, the officers discovered a "secret excavation" of a tunnel that was almost 1.5 meters (five feet) long on Mexican territory and more than 30 meters long in the US.

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False Active Shooter Report at LAX Causes Panic, Flight Delays

The incident was similar to one that occurred two weeks earlier in NY, when unconfirmed reports of gunfire at Kennedy International Airport led the police to evacuate two terminals there, causing hysteria among passengers whose fears were exacerbated by unconfirmed reports spread on social media.

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Celebrity Big Brother leaked video appears to prove show is scripted

The TV personality's complaint that "Everyone's jealous that I won and they've got the hump" prompted Frankie and Renee to quickly flash their "disagree" paddles. Speaking after Friday's final, Renee said: "If it wasn't for the doctor, I probably wouldn't have gotten through or I would have got thrown out". He added: "All I did was to to have as much fun as possible and if anyone thought I was terrible, I'm sorry".

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Governor LePage Cancels Town Hall Meeting In Westbrook

Paul LePage (R) raised the possibility that he will step down before his term is up in two years, as he faces increasing criticism from members of his own party. LePage is planning to meet with state Rep. "I didn't know Drew Gattine from a hole in the wall until yesterday", LePage said. House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe, a Democrat, said that LePage has crossed a line but that he and other lawmakers may reconsider their calls for resignation if the governor agrees to seek professional help ...

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Lowell lawmaker: LePage's comments "100% ignorant and obnoxious"

Last week, the governor left a voicemail for a Democratic state legislator in which he called him a homophobic slur. LePage said Tuesday, "I'm looking at all options..." "I am a lot of different things, and I have faults like everybody else, but a racist is like a word that I - I uh, I just can't explain it", he said.

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage considers resigning after going on expletive-laden rant

On Friday, LePage apologized to "the people of Maine" but not to Gattine a day after he left a voicemail message that said, "I am after you" and then told reporters he wished he could challenge Gattine to a duel and point a gun "right between his eyes".

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LePage considering resignation after leaving anti-gay voicemail

He also said he was "very comfortable" with the profane names he called a Democratic Maine state lawmaker in a voicemail after the representative challenged the racial tone of his remarks . Democratic leaders also issued a statement Monday reiterating their position that LePage needed to resign. "I've spent my life helping black people and you little (expletive), socialist (expletive)", he said.

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Lawmaker: LePage wrong to call out Mass. cities

LePage left the threatening voicemail after a television reporter appeared to suggest that Mr. Gattine was among several lawmakers to call LePage a racist, based on his comments at a town hall the night before , when he said that 90 percent of the photos in a binder of drug dealer arrests in 2016 were of people of color , according to the Portland Press Herald .

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ME governor won't hold town hall meeting

LePage called the legislator, Democrat Drew Gattine , a "son-of-a-bitch, socialist cocksucker", as first reported by the Portland Press-Herald. Paul LePage (R) may step down following a string of ugly press clippings over his proclivity for racist comments and abusive speech toward his political opponents, the Portland Press Herald reports.

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Apple Owes Ireland $14.5 Billion In Taxes, European Commission Says

Either way, the EU's bold move risks fuelling tensions with the US, which complains that it is singling out American companies. "Multinationals with aggressive tax planning strategies can expect to pay more tax", Sarah Jane Mahmud, a Bloomberg Intelligence analyst, wrote in a recent research note.

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Tesla's new battery makes its P100D the 'quickest production car' ever

This new Model S has a battery that is 100 kilowatt hours, with an EPA range of approximately 315 miles. The auto also boasts much better range, traveling roughly 315 miles on the EPA cycle. The new version of Tesla's vehicle does not come cheap. The new battery also extends the driving range of the vehicles, taking the performance version of the new Model S beyond 300 miles (482.8 km), Tesla said.

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Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Hough siblings return; Olympians Ryan Lochte, Laurie Hernandez to compete

A general view of atmosphere at ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" Season Finale hosted by The Grove at The Grove on November 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The hoofer is set to return to Dancing with the Stars this fall, and he'll take on the role of Corny Collins in NBC's Hairspray Live! "It's going to be a challenge that I'm looking forward to".

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Fired Trump Campaign Manager Comments on Resigned Trump Campaign Manager

This week Trump effectively demoted Manafort when he promoted Republican pollster and senior campaign adviser Kellyanne Conway to the position of campaign manager, and Breitbart's Steve Bannon to become the campaign's CEO. In a similar shake-up in June, Manafort took over the running of the campaign after Trump fired Corey Lewandowski as campaign manager. Manafort's lobbying firm directly orchestrated a covert campaign on behalf of Ukraine's ruling party to try to sway US public ...

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There they are: 52 Miss America contestants in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There they are: the 52 Miss America contestants, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk — just in time to lift the spirits of the struggling seaside resort. Critics say that despite the nostalgic return, the Miss America Pageant does not attract as much tourism dollars as it once did. Miss America is now under contract with ABC to air on the network through the September 2018 pageant.

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Jackass' Steve-O breaks both legs in huge skateboard stunt fail

Posting the video of the stunt to Instagram , Hawk wrote: "Final injury tally: broken/dislocated ankle, fractured heel, and sprained wrist". In the hard to watch clip, Steve tries out a freakish stunt that sees him standing atop a wooden structure that a auto plows through - leaving him up in the air.

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Miley Cyrus Wigs Out for Woody Allen's 'Crisis in Six Scenes'

The show, which stars Allen and Elaine May as a couple living in the suburbs of NY in the 1960s, also features John Magaro and Rachel Brosnahan as an engaged couple, living with Allen and May. Crisis in Six Scenes debuts next month, and you can now see some new photos from the series now. Amazon reportedly spent two years courting Allen to take on the project and paid the prolific director $ 15 million and gave him complete creative control.

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French politician wants shake-up of asylum claims and border checks

Amber Rudd slapped the proposal down, with sources close to the Home Secretary saying it was a "complete non-starter". The government said it was committed to working together to protect the shared border in Calais and insisted there was "an excellent relationship with the French government on these issues".

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Kanye West Shows Love for Taylor Swift on Twitter

She eventually departed Star Trek and signed with GOOD Music - Kanye West's label - in 2012. "We're already recording on my days off, we're just recording", Taylor toldHotNewHipHop in May. We can't wait to see its music video . "No one needs that much oil", he argued. At the same time, West also touched on serious topics like the murder rate in Chicago and the fear kids growing up in the city feel, and how gossip fodder from celebrities, including himself, can distract people from these ...

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Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez returns home to fanfare

Douglas, 20, was hospitalized earlier in the day for an infection stemming from a past mouth surgery, her rep told Us. The 16-year-old gold medalist is a natural fit for Dancing with the Stars . Simone Biles , Aly Raisman , Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian could barely contain their giggles and glee as they stepped up to the podium to thunderous applause.

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Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Get Sweaty in 'Side to Side'

Absolutely not. [YouTube] Later, Ariana and Nicki take a sauna with a bunch of living Ken dolls as the rapper delivers her iconic "wrist icicle / ride dick bicycle" line. Even though his answer was a bit vague and didn't mention any names, it's safe to say Frankie totally approves of Ari's new man. So, who knows? No doubt we'll catch wind of it if things get "official".

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Colin Kaepernick's Controversial Decision Won't Affect Current Sponsors

This will be Kaepernick's first game since he spoke publicly over his anthem protest, saying he won't stand during the anthem because of what he described as oppression of minorities in the United States. The 28-year-old athlete declared he would stand when he feels "like that flag represents what it's supposed to represent, and this country is representing people the way it's supposed to - I'll stand".

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What do you think of Colin Kaepernick's protest?

To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. People are being given paid leave for killing people. Colin Kaepernick's controversial decision to sit out the National Anthem before games is the hottest topic in the NFL right now.

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Top moments from a Beyonce-dominated MTV VMA awards

Speaking of Beyoncé , she threw Spears a serious challenge at Sunday's awards: She showed up to steal the night with a medley from her masterpiece Lemonade, with staging that made brilliant artistic use of the awards-show medium. After his VMA speech, West went on to debut the video for his new video Fade, which focused on Teyana Taylor dancing in a thong and sports bra alone in a weightlifting gym, showering nude and transforming into an animal.

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Hurricane Watch Issued Along Florida Gulf Coast

The center of the storm was expected to stay offshore. Business owners, beachgoers, and boat captains on North Carolina's Outer Banks were warily watching tropical weather Monday that could rain out one of the last busy weeks of the summer.

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Maine Gov. LePage Tells Radio Station He May Resign

LePage simply responded by saying, "when, I was called a racist I just lost it". "If I've lost my ability to help Maine people, maybe it's time to move on". They then plan to join hands and call for LePage to resign. "They're Mainers", LePage told the State House News Service at Monday's 40th annual Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers.

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FBI to soon release documents related to Clinton email probe

He eventually channeled his energy into the global philanthropy that bears his name and has shaped so much of his post-presidential legacy. "The crown prince of Bahrain, whose government gave more than $50,000 to the Clintons' charity and who participated in its glitzy annual conference, wanted a last-minute meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton".

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Oops! Bieber not back on Instagram after a 2-week break

But now, not two weeks later, he's back! Bieber whisked the 18-year-old off to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, for her surprise 18th birthday present and the young pair were spotted getting hot and heavy under the sun . "I'm gonna make my Instagram private if you guys don't stop the hate", the singer wrote in a caption of a black-and-white photo of himself and Richie.

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Lochte mum on Rio return, plugs 'Dancing with the Stars' gig

Rick Perry will be putting on his dancing shoes! "I just literally said everything that everybody else thinks". Maureen McCormick - Former star of "The Brady Bunch". Derek Hough confirmed on Instagram Monday that he would be returning to the dance floor. Laurie Hernandez , the Olympic gymnast who was part of the Final Five US Olympic team, is also joining the cast of the new season.

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At the VMAs, 'this is fame, bruh!' And not much else

In 2009, Rihanna asked Drake to write her a song, which was never released, but the two began seeing each other regularly, according to the New York Times . "If y'all came to slay, sing along with me", Bey told the audience at the start of an anthemic " Formation ". This isn't a Beyonce concert, it's the fucking MTV VMAs , don't just give me a mini version of Beyonce's fucking tour! Drake , however, was intent on proving that he's more than just an unrequited loverboy to his "Too ...

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Zach Braff is returning to television with a new comedy series

Indiewire reports that the show is a single-camera comedy revolving around the thirty-something man (who will obviously be played by Braff) with a wife and two young children who decides to quit his stable job to start his own business. Braff will direct the potential pilot. Tarses will executive produce Start Up alongside Braff, John Davis , John Fox , Chris Giliberti , Matt Lieber , and Alex Blumberg .

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Finn Balor crowned first WWE Universal Championship at SummerSlam

Balor, whose real name is Fergal Devitt, came to WWE after a successful career in Japan made him an underground favorite among pro-wrestling fans. Braun Strowman def. Instead of fighting for a title, Dean and his former-Shield partner, Roman Reigns , 31, were taking on The Wyatt Family in a wild tag-team match! The paint at SummerSlam ended up being different, which was good for him.

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Britney Spears Refuses G-Eazy's Kiss at VMAs, Things Get Awkward

Joining Drake in the Bad Kiss Hall of Fame is the likes of Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth , John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson , and Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep , who all had their uncomfortable kisses at award shows too .

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Kaine urges Florida Democrats to vote

As of late, however, Trump's rhetoric on immigration hasn't been almost as heated. Last month, Mrs Clinton raised US$52 million compared with Mr Trump's US$37 million, spent US$38 million compared with his US$18 million, and ended the month with a war chest of US$58 million, compared with his US$38 million.

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Jeremy Vine posts footage of encounter with agitated motorist while cycling home

The journalist says cyclists are advised to use the centre of the narrow road to avoid swinging auto doors. On Tuesday, Vine tweeted a link to the video with the caption: "Such a frightful moment on my cycle home". He claims the woman then started kicking his bike. He then alleges that the woman made a gun with her hand and "fired" it at him, though this is not captured on camera.


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