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Rio-Phelps and Ledecky seek even more gold

Sunday night in his Olympic debut, Held became an Olympic champion, winning gold in the same event at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro . USA gymnast Alex Naddour, 25, and Belarusian swimmer Pavel Sankovich are also fans of the procedure. "Cupping is a great recovery tool". Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and pop star Justin Bieber have also been photographed with the distinctive large circles on their backs and chest.

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Sonia Wishes Success To Indian Contingent In Rio Olympics

Meanwhile, in the likes of Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai has shown promises to bring the medal for India in the trap event. Johnson ran into the record books in Atlanta, finishing the 200-meter in an eye-popping 19.32 seconds, breaking the Olympic record for the race.

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Monte Ball to serve jail time

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , Ball faced six charges total Friday and pleaded guilty to two charges of disorderly conduct and one charge of battery as part of an agreement. Ball played his college football at Wisconsin where he still holds many rushing records. Ball was taken as a second-round draft selection by the Broncos in 2013, and had limited success as a starter before being sidelined by injuries.

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Meg Whitman backs Hillary over 'demagogue' Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has extended her lead over Republican rival Donald Trump to eight percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll . The Hillary Clinton campaign did slightly better, raising $63 million through her campaign alone, and has $58 million cash on hand for her campaign alone.

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Dallas County Plans Aggressive Attack on Locally Transmitted Zika Virus

With the school year approaching, Scott said he had ordered the department of health to work with the state's department of education "to ensure students, parents, educators and district leaders have all the resources and guidance they need to combat the Zika virus".

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Zika virus impacts on SWFL tourism

The Cayman Islands is reporting its first local transmission of the mosquito-borne Zika virus that has been spreading across the Americas since a year ago. According to the new STAT-Harvard poll, six in 10 respondents thought women should have the right to end a pregnancy after 24 weeks if testing shows a possibility the fetus has a birth defect caused by the mother's Zika infection.

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'American Idol' finalist Jax says she has thyroid cancer

Jax left everything she had on the American Idol stage each week when she competed on the show's fourteenth season, but for the last few months, the singer has been secretly battling cancer. While thyroid cancer is often considered "rare" and rarer still for a person of Jax's age, it has an impact of about 56,000 new cases in the US each year, according to the National Cancer Institute.

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Lilly King's family cheers her on from Southern Indiana

But then FINA, swimming's world governing body, decided without explanation the night before the competition to allow Efimova into the Olympic meet, despite ties to the current Russian doping scandal. "It was a tough race". Neither did another swimmer who has won more Olympic medals than anyone while competing clean. With no swims in the afternoon preliminary heats Tuesday, Ledecky said she planned to sleep in.

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NC State's Ryan Held Wins Gold, Overcome With Emotion

Italy's Federica Pellegrini, who set the world record of 1:52.98 in 2009 in a now-banned synthetic body suit, was fifth fastest and expecting fireworks in Tuesday's final. Phelps directed a furious glare at Le Clos as the South African warmed up for Monday's semi-final by shadow boxing in the call room in front of the most decorated Olympic of all time.

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Soldiers, 1 Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Jammu An Kashmir's Kupwara

Restrictions continued in old city areas of Srinagar , north Kashmir's Sopore, Baramulla, Handwara and Kupwara towns, police sources said. The encounter was still on till the filing of this report. Kupwara has emerged as a hotbed of infiltration in the past one month. Towns of Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian, and Pulwama were under curfew. Separatists have extended their protest shutdown till August 12.

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Sen. Rubio against abortions for pregnant women infected with Zika, reports say

Florida health officials are investigating another new case of the Zika virus, marking the 16th person believed to have contracted the disease from mosquitoes in two weeks. Writing an Op-Ed to make sure your community knows the risks of the Zika virus and how to be prepared. With the Zika virus found in the neighborhood the CDC has advised pregnant women to avoid the area.

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Phelps grabs more gold as Olympics roll on

Ryan: I think I had the most successful first Olympic team, first worldwide team, first global race. Ryan Held contributed the third leg, and a strong close by anchor Adrian in 46.97 secured victory. Ledecky, who won the women's 400 metres freestyle gold in world-record time late on Sunday as well as a 4x100m relay silver on Saturday, was back in action in the afternoon's 200m freestyle preliminaries.

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Florida ranks highest on worst state to have a baby list

According to the study, the best three states to have a kid are Vermont, Maine and CT, while the three worst were Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama. Using government data, WalletHub researchers ranked and compared each state based on hospital delivery costs, health insurance premiums, parental leave policies, and nationally accredited child-care centers, to name a few.

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Low cost, flavors, convenience turn teens on to vaping

Moreover, those who started smoking e-cigarettes to quit smoking were 14 times more likely to continue vaping. An estimated 16 percent of the nation's high school students were using e-cigarettes in 2015, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey.

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Cayman Islands reports 1st case of locally transmitted Zika

Scott was speaking on NBC's " Meet the Press " about the neighborhood of Wynwood, where crews began aerial spraying on Thursday to kill virus-carrying mosquitoes. The Federal Trade Commission has sent letters to 10 online marketers warning them against making bogus claims about their products' ability to protect against the Zika virus.

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24 hospitalized in drug overdose at Ohio music festival

No one who overdosed appears to have lost consciousness and those affected are recovering. Synthetic cannabinoids can be anywhere from two to 100 times more potent than natural THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Michael Phelps' first 2016 Olympic swim will be in 4x100m freestyle relay

Wags on social media reacted to Phelp's appearance with their usual mickey-taking on Sunday evening, so let's hope it's worth it. " Cupping " involves glass cups that are placed on the skin. In an era when the spectre of doping casts a long shadow over sport, the suction therapy - which dates back thousands of years - is a legal alternative.

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Bochy hospitalized, won't manage Giants in opener at Miami

Giants starter Johnny Cueto, who joined Fernandez at this year?s All-Star Game, escaped with a no-decision after allowing five runs in five innings. San Francisco had a scoring opportunity in the fourth, but it was thwarted by an ill-advised decision.Crawford hit a leadoff double and tried to score from second on a two-out single to shallow right field by Cueto.

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Michael Phelps recovered from freestyle relay by eating 'a pound of pasta'

Those who have been watching the Rio de Janeiro summer Olympics may have noticed large circular bruises on certain swimmers and gymnasts' bodies, such as gold medalist Michael Phelps . But Le Clos isn't backing down. "I think I had a pound of pasta and spaghetti", he said. "I'll race my heart out". A pair of Hungarians could also be part of the mix.

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Bomb rips through hospital emergency ward in Quetta, Pakistan

He added that Jamaat-ul-Ahrar will continue to carry out attacks in Pakistan. "There were huge black clouds and dirt", he said . "The bomber had strapped some eight kilograms of explosives packed with ball bearings and shrapnel on his body", bomb disposal unit chief Abdul Razzaq told AFP .

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Michael Phelps & Team Win Gold in Men's Freestyle Relay!

Defending Olympic champion France led when Phelps dived into the water on the second leg, following Caeleb Dressel . Yet whenPhelps is in the pool, the event becomes about Phelps . The three-time world champion won the women's 100m butterfly after racing home in 55.48 seconds to finish ahead of 16-year-old Canadian Penny Oleksiak and US defending Olympic champion Dana Vollmer.

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Babies Born with Zika-Related Defects in California

Two of 21 California women with confirmed cases of Zika virus have delivered babies with the birth defect microcephaly in connection with the Zika infection. The mosquitoes have a short travel range, and Florida officials are describing the infections as a "small case cluster" that do not indicate widespread transmission.

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Wind fans forest fire in Southern California

More than 1,000 firefighters, 51 fire engines, 12 water tenders, five helicopters and nine bulldozers were fighting the blaze Sunday night, Cal Fire said. In addition to evacuations , Highway 173 was closed between Highway 138 and Arrowhead Lake Road. The fire prompted the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District to issue a smoke advisory for Victor Valley and nearby communities, warning those with lung or heart disease as well as older adults and children to limit the amount of time ...

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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez to retire, play final game Friday

Rodriguez was ruled safe as Derek Jeter scored from first as the ball rolled into rightfield, but after a long conversation among the umpires, Rodriguez was called out and Jeter was sent back to first. The cheapest seats for the game were at around $61 Sunday night, a 281.25% increase since the pre-announcement so-called "get-in" price ($16). "We have an exciting group of talented young players at every level of our system, " Yankees managing general partner Hall Steinbrenner said in a ...

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Phelps is touting the benefit of cupping _ but does it work?

The other Olympic athletes in the top five are tennis stars Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, and gymnastics star Simone Biles . In terms of countries, the US are the overwhelming leaders over the last 24 hours after their big night in the pool with over 138,000, while Brazil is up by almost 100,000 overall with 866,000 to date.

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Clinton, Trump Accuse Each Other of Being 'Old'

But for many living in this city, that dream has long ago vanished. "When we abandoned the policy of America first, we started rebuilding other countries instead of our own". Turning to taxes, Trump said no business should pay more than 15 percent of its income in taxes, a major drop from the current 35 percent corporate tax rate.

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Michael Phelps advances to 200 fly final, renews rivalry with le Clos

It turns out they're marks left by an ancient Chinese healing technique that uses suction cups to relieve pain, but has limited scientific evidence to back it up. "A lot of us use it", Vollmer said. It has published rules of practice for cupping, and advises people only to visit properly-trained practitioners who are accredited members of their organisation.

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Drudge Report misleads readers with Clinton photo

As CNN's Brian Stelter noted , right-wing Twitter users began circulating the images on Saturday night, mocking Clinton's supposed frailty with no mention of when those photos were taken. Donald Trump is hammering Clinton for "short-circuiting" when she had to answer questions about her private email scandal, which she clearly did not answer truthfully.

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Vegan Mayo Company Caught in Condiment Conspiracy

Hampton Creek is touted as an example of a food start-up that has grown rapidly by tapping into changing consumer trends in the US. In addition to buying hundreds of jars of the mayo across the US, contractors at Hampton Creek were told to call store managers pretending they were customers asking about Just Mayo , according to Bloomberg reporter Olivia Zaleski, who reviewed hundres of receipts.

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Marco Rubio: No Abortions For Women With Zika Virus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The mosquito-borne virus can cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by unusually small head size, and can lead to severe brain abnormalities and developmental problems in babies. Florida senator and former presidential candidate, Marco Rubio says pregnant women with the Zika virus should not be able to get an abortion, despite the complications of microcephaly and birth defects resulting from the virus.

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Florida governor criticizes Washington for lagging in Zika fight

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ), microcephaly and severe microcephaly can result in seizures and learning disabilities; the condition interferes with patients' motor skills and makes basic activities like sitting, walking, standing, swallowing and balancing hard.

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Michael Phelps 2016 Olympics Gold Medal

Michael Phelps of United States looks on during the Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay during Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "Everything I've asked him to do, he's been really good at, way better than before trials". Ledecky kicked off the first wall with a lead of almost a body length and steadily pulled away from the overmatched field - as well as the world-record line superimposed on the video screen as her ...

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GST will end tax terrorism: Modi

It will lead to opitimum utilization of five Ms that lead to a healthy economy - man, machine, material, money and minute. "GST guarantees increase in income of states that are currently count among backward states. In the Rajya Sabha, former finance minister P Chidambaram called GST - Good Sense Triumphs. Modi hailed the passage of the bill as a "great step by team India, (a) great step towards transformation, great steps towards transparency".

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Family tragedy: Mum hinted at abuse, planned to leave husband

In addition, the Berks County District Attorney's Forensic Unit is conducting forensic analysis of the physical evidence. A handwritten "murder/suicide" note was found in the home. The infant underwent a heart transplant at six days old and, as of April, had been doing well. "There are very few moments when you can clearly see your life as separated into the before and after".

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Rio Olympics 2016: Organisers apologise for long queues

But with more than a dash of "gambiarra", the Brazilian art of quick-fixes and making do, Rio is ready. But the boos that greeted acting Brazilian president Michel Temer's short address to open the Games, the smattering of jeers the Russian team received and the catcalls that followed a reference to government funding tell a different story.