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U.S. Open: Serena Williams hits 12 aces in routing Ekaterina Makarova

Serena Williams' serve was in fine form in a routine first-round win over Ekaterina Makarova at the US Open. It features 22 levels, each one representing a Grand Slam match that Williams won. Serena Williams has been the world's No. 1 Tennis player and until now, there hasn't been many who can match her determination and playing skills. "She has a lot more to her game than just the serve - she has the power and mental strength".

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Kim Kardashian awkwardly rejects Kanye West while watching Beyonce at MTV VMAs

It was truly a fashionable affair for the family, as North rocked a leopard slip dress with a pair of mini Yeezy sneakers as her hair was pulled back in a crop top. Kim looks gorgeous as always, but this outfit is straight-up odd. If I were a designer, I'd want her to be the one wearing my dress out and about.

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Disney's Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror Will Close Its Doors in January

Disney California Adventure's Twilight Zone Tower of Terror's next stop is slipping into the " Twilight Zone ". In Late-Check Out you'll be riding the attraction in complete darkness, which sounds simultaneously fun and ill-advised. The new "Guardians of the Galaxy" ride will keep the fast-dropping elevator that fans know and dread from the Tower of Terror , but the rest of the attraction will be completely overhauled to incorporate 100 percent more Groot, Rocket Raccoon, and Peter Quill.

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Beyonce Brings Mothers of the Movement to VMAs

Drake soon appeared onstage to present the Video Vanguard Award, saying, "When it comes to performance, they swarm in masses just to be in her presence, and when it comes to fashion and style, she makes it seem so effortless. The 28-year-old singer used her final time on stage to show off her vocal power with songs like "Stay", "Diamonds", and the current single. Drake by telling the crowd they'd met 11 years ago, and admitted he's been in love with her pretty much ever since.

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Early report: Cal downs Hawaii in Australia, 51-31

A Rainbow Warriors spokesman said just before the game began that safety Daniel Lewis Jr., linebacker Jerrol Garcia-Williams and tight end Metuisela Unga were not with the team at the Olympic stadium. First off, the game between Cal and Hawaii was being held in Sydney, Australia in front of 60,000 fans. "He came out to practice (Tuesday), watched practice, actually suited out and took a couple reps as the scout-team running back", Cal coach Sonny Dykes told ESPN .

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Bebe Rexha Gushes Over Meeting 'Idol' Britney Spears at MTV VMAs

But the blonde beauty wasn't having any of it, shaking her head and awkwardly pulling away. She also revealed that all of her flirty interactions with the rapper were completely impromptu. The verses are uncharacteristically wordy; Britney's cadence goes from nervous to slow and determined. Although Britney's ability to stay relevant is commendable, " Glory " is unsatisfactory for the listener due to its unoriginality and lack of quality songs.

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'Stranger Things' renewed for second season

Things are about to get even stranger . The teaser for the next series gave little away about what we can expect - but did offer a few cryptic clues including "The Pumpkin Patch" and "The Poliwog" - sparking speculation that they could be new episode titles.

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Storm bears down on Florida, hurricane threatens Hawaii

Horry County officials issued safety warnings for those going into the ocean once the waves kick up and the weather turns foul. Steering winds will likely guide this system just west of southeast North Carolina Friday night. Transportation officials also are urging motorists to use caution when the storm arrives, and to avoid driving through deep standing water on roadways or around any barricades to close roads due to flooding.

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Charges filed to fire 5 officers in Chicago police shooting

A seventh officer the department included in the administrative charges has retired, police said . Along with Van Dyke, who is accused of shooting McDonald 16 times, Johnson is seeking to dismiss Sgt. The video's release - which Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office fought against - drew national attention and sparked protests. Another report shows that hours after the shooting, McNaughton, who was designated as the incident commander that night, made a preliminary determination that Van Dyke ...

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Scientists find 3.7 billion-year-old fossil, oldest yet

Stromatolites are well known to geologists and paleontologists, but they're typically found in rock aged between 0.5 to 3.5 billion years old. Furthermore, the age of the fossils could have implications for life on other planets - if life can arise so early on in Earth's history, why not elsewhere in the universe? "The Isua paper makes a case for looking at that ancient environment", Allwood said .

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Jeremy Corbyn Vows To 'Rebuild Britain' With Digital Manifesto

And he will highlight technical innovations made by his team, including the Canvassing App which was inspired by the Bernie Sanders campaign in the United States, as the way forward for political campaigning. Labour led the Scottish Government in Holyrood's first two terms between 1999 and 2007 before the election of the SNP government, which is now in its third term.

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Hillary Clinton's camp hit by sexting scandal

Campaign officials had braced for fresh revelations about Weiner after the Post reported earlier this month that a Republican had baited Weiner into a sexual online chat. " You do realize you can see you [r] Weiner in that pic?? " the woman wrote, the Post said. The paper described her as a 40-something divorced woman from the West.

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What Britney Spears wishes she knew back then

When the conversation turned to kids, Britney announced that she wants three more - she already has two boys - saying she just has to "find the right guy first". "I don't know", Spears demurely replied innocently. Spears is a mother to Sean Federline, 10, and nine-year-old Jayden James Federline - who she had during her second marriage to husband Kevin Federline between 2004 and 2007.

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Iulia Vantur Hasn't Friend-Zoned Salman Khan, Just Yet

After being in the shadow of actor Salman Khan surrounded by rumours of his close association with the Bollywood super star, Romanian model and TV personality Iulia Vantur finally broke her silence on their relationship. "The rest is speculation". Recently, the two were snapped together in Ladakh, where Salman took a break from the shooting of Tubelight to meet spiritual leader Dalai Lama.

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'Sausage Party' Might Have Been More Religious Than 'Ben-Hur'

Time Warner Inc.'sWarner Bros. released the movie. 95% of the movie-going audience that saw Ben-Hur was over the age of 25, and the film skewed slightly female at 51%. We don't know for sure if any of these films will be expanding in the weeks and months to come. Jonah Hill and Miles Teller star in the comedy, which is based on the true story of two young men who won a contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

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Veterans tweet support for Kaepernick's protest

Kaepernick's stage is a big one. Some believe that Kaepernick is exercising the very right that the veterans fought for, and some argue that it's just downright wrong for him to sit. "It wasn't the right thing to do". "If Kaepernick doesn't feel his country respects him enough for him to respect it in return, well, then you can't MAKE him respect it".

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Leslie Jones Website Hack Under Investigation By Department Of Homeland Security

The culprits posted nude photos of the comedian on her website, along with her passport, driver's license and other sensitive info. Jones was previously the a target of online harassment in July when a series of racist and misogynistic attacks bombarded her Twitter account.

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Stranger Things 2 Is Happening At Netflix

Check out the teaser below to see the episode titles for Season 2 . So happy for my fellow cast! Her tweet sparked a spoiler alert because her character was killed off in the first series. watercooler hit of the summer. "There's going to be a lot of new and interesting dynamics that we didn't see in season one", Matt Duffer told The Wrap .

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Nigel Farage wages war on 'political correctness' at Donald Trump rally

The Democratic presidential candidate used a speech attacking Trump and claiming he was linked to the KKK to launch an assault on Farage, whom she labeled as "one of Britain's most prominent right-wing leaders" - and accused him of being inspired by Vladimir Putin.

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Tropical Storm Hermine strengthens as it approaches Florida coast

SEVERE WEATHER: With a more inland track of the system, the presence of higher wind shear may cause a higher chance of a few storm cells to harness that spin and could produce a tornado or two. The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane watch for Florida from Anclote River to Indian Pass. The storm is now forecast to reach hurricane strength before coming ashore on the Florida panhandle Thursday night.

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Pink Floyd exhibition in London to blend music and art

The band - who were formed in London by the original trio of bassist Roger Waters , drummer Nick Mason and keyboardist Rick Wright - are widely recognised for being one of the first rock groups to use light effects and film footage during their shows.

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Tyga's Ferrari Repossessed As He Shops for a Bentley

Tyga's legal troubles keep piling up in a very public way. The very generous 19-year-old chose to surprise her love with a fancy new vehicle on Wednesday, after paying someone to hide his Ferrari making him - and the world - think his auto had been repossessed.

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Cue the cuteness: Baby gorilla debuts at Philadelphia Zoo

The zoo reports the baby gorilla and its mother are doing well. You have to admire this on-point take of internet culture, though. That's the name of the gorilla shot and killed by staff at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 3-year-old boy got into the enclosure on May 28.

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Daisy Ridley in dark over Star Wars: Episode VIII title

According to Making Star Wars , a number of adolescent kids will appear as padawans of Luke Skywalker in a vision of Rey's. Episode IX, directed by Colin Trevorrow, will be released sometime in 2019 (probably December). Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are expected to have big roles in Episode VIII . Do you want him to? In addition, no specific story details have been revealed, but there will be a larger focus on the new generation of characters , which is good news for Ridley and her ...

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Trump meets Mexican President over wall plans

Their Reporters Who Cover Trump were unhappily cooling their heels in Phoenix, Trump having left them there - which, CNN's media pundit Brian Stelter said, set a risky precedent for candidates and POTUSes going forward, as if somehow Trump's movements there now would not be properly covered.

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Finding Prince Charming star opens up about his past as an escort

Lance Bass hosts this reality dating show in which Robert Sepúlveda Jr .is tasked with finding love in a house with 13 handsome gay men. But what I want people to focus on is who I am today as an entrepreneur, as an activist. And I think a Price Charming is someone who is knowledgable about a lot of things: about their past, about being a conscientious human being, about accepting other people from whatever circumstances.

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Saina Nehwal may miss competitive action for four months

She underwent the arthroscopic surgery and is recuperating now. This displaced fragment is causing her impingement and pain. In a Facebook post on her official page, Nehwal attached a snapshot of her diagnosis report, along with the caption "Some sad news friends have to go for surgery tomorrow morning at 6 am".

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Peyton Manning Cracked Tom Brady Deflategate Joke ... At Rob Lowe Roast

He is a workhorse and, heck man, if they ever stop casting you on sitcoms just look on the bright side. Now, the reigning Super Bowl 50 champion and now-retired Manning is targeting Brady in his appearance on Comedy Central's "Roast of Rob Lowe".

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Univision Deal for Gawker Media Won't Include Gawker.com

Gawker .com is shutting down, with the news coming just two days after Univision Holdings Inc. won a bankruptcy auction to buy parent company Gawker Media LLC for $135 million US. The closure of Gawker .com, known for its snarky and pugnacious coverage of politicians, celebrities and media personalities, will be cheered by some of its critics as a swift comeuppance for a blog that not only didn't pull punches but overextended them.

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ABC to Broadcast Oscars Through 2028

The broadcasting company and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday that they have extended an agreement for domestic broadcast rights for the Academy Awards through 2028. The 2016 Academy Awards pulled in its smallest audience in eight years , according to U.S. ratings data, where some 34.3 million Americans watched the ceremony - a near record low.

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Over 100 arrested at Notting Hill Carnival

Police made 454 arrests and four people were wounded in stabbings during the annual celebration. The London Ambulance Service reported shortly before midnight that 411 people had received medical care at the carnival, 77 of whom needed to be hospitalized.

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After lengthy stand-off with police, Chris Brown arrested

When Curran admired one particular piece - a diamond necklace - Brown's friend "went nuts" and told her to back off. The woman, Baylee Curran , told The Times that Brown, who has had several previous run-ins with the law, pointed a gun at her during a violent rage before she ran outside to call police.

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YouTube star PewDiePie back on Twitter after ISIS joke

Kjellberg has since released a video, "WHY I GOT UNVERIFIED". Popular YouTuber PewDiePie has claimed Twitter unverified his account after he joked he and fellow YouTuber Jacksepticeye had " joined Isis". It was suspended for less than an hour. Twitter , of course, had nothing to say beyond the usual: "We don't comment on individual accounts for privacy and security reasons".

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Model S reaches battery limit

The Model X with the larger battery pack, made the world's quickest SUV even faster according to Tesla . Customers who have already placed orders for a auto with a P90D battery can upgrade to the P100D for an additional $10,000. Mr. Musk said the company will make 200 packs a week due to production constraints. For comparison, consider that the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder is one of the fastest production cars available, with a 0-60 miles per hour time of 2.3 seconds, and a 9.9 second quarter ...

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Ryan Lochte to dance with stars, says Rio scandal overblown

Lochte once again apologized for his actions in Rio during an interview Tuesday with ABC's " Good Morning America ". He said: "It's been dragged out way too long". "We all make mistakes, but they're rarely given front page scrutiny", Pine Bros Chief Executive Rider McDowell said in a statement on Thursday. He also should have been much stronger in saying he was cooperating fully with legal authorities in Brazil.


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