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Bolt: I'll win three gold medals

He not only wants to win the three golds, but also said that he will push himself harder to break the world record in the 200m race and try to achieve the under 19 seconds-mark. He has only run one 200-metre race since, finishing first at the Diamond League meeting in London last month. And the sprinter allayed any fears about an injury hindering his success at Rio 2016, assuring supporters he's fit and ready to seal his Olympic legacy.

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Ninth Zika Case Reported in Arkansas

Still, there's something especially frightening about learning that a baby born in Harris County died from a condition associated with Zika. Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health, said in a news release that the saddest outcome of Zika's health effects often impact the most vulnerable.

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Phelps wins 20th Olympic gold medal

Milking the acclaim of the Brazilian crowd, Phelps climbed past the massed bank of poolside photographers to kiss fiancee Nicole and baby Boomer after an emotional medals ceremony. "This is the race I really wanted back", he said. The Americans led throughout the, with Conor Dwyer handing over to Townley Haas and Ryan Lochte.

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Pallone calls for immediate funding to combat Zika crisis

Sixty-five percent of Americans say they are "not too" or "not at all" anxious about being infected with Zika or about having an immediate family member become infected, a figure that has hardly changed from 67 percent in June. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is expected to exhaust the $47 million funding that was redirected toward the development of a Zika vaccine, which had been allocated for combating Ebola, by the end of the month, according to the statement from his office.

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United Nations chief condemns terrorist attack on Pakistan hospital

The twin attacks killed at least 70 people, majority lawyers, authorities said. More than 50 mourners were entering the emergency department of the hospital, accompanying Kasi's body, when the bomb went off, Faridullah, a journalist who was at the scene, told Reuters.

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Olympics-McConnochie replaces injured Davis in GB Sevens squad

The game was played as far back in 1883, born in Melrose, Scotland, and was voted into the Summer Olympic program on Friday, 9 October, 2009 by the International Olympic Committee. The only non-English member of the squad, Joyce says she has settled in well and is enjoying the experience. "I rang my fiancée as soon as I found out, she had already backed me getting selected because when I got home there were congratulations banners outside.

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Australia wins first-ever women's rugby sevens gold medal

Several of the gold medal-winning squad joined the program following these camps, coming from sports such as rugby league, touch football, athletics and basketball. There were some defining calls that swung the game a little bit. "We've just made Australian history, rugby history". "Both players really worked their butts off to make this tournament and both are influential players with outstanding qualities that I needed".

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Texas infant dies in first Zika related death in the state

Clinton, a proponent of abortion rights, said in an interview on Quora that access to contraception was one way to fight the effects of Zika. He said he is not surprised to see some Republicans refusing to back their party's nominee. The letter comes in response to U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who accused the Obama administration for not using a majority of the Zika funding that had initially been set aside.

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Residents in Janesville Voting on Paul Ryan's Seat

Ryan topped Wisconsin businessman Paul Nehlen by an 85% to 15% split. He lost the 1st congressional district by 19 percentage points. That may be because Nehlen is significantly trailing Ryan. "The outcome is exactly what we were hoping for". Trump touched off a firestorm last Tuesday when he refused to endorse Ryan for re-election. He went into the primary with massive advantages in name recognition and money.

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Michael Phelps wins 200m butterfly for 20th Olympic gold

South Africa's Chad le Clos, who beat Phelps for the gold medal in this event at the London 2012 Games, finished fourth.It was Phelps' second gold medal of the Rio Games after his triumph with U.S. This event, which Ledecky began swimming at the global level only last summer, figured to offer the most resistance in her attempt to match Meyer's feat.

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Indian Activist to End 16-Year Hunger Strike

Turned away by her own, and booed off the houses of activists, the 44-year-old, it seems, will have to stay on in the 8x12ft hospital ward that doubled up as her prison cell for nearly 16 years. The Manipur Supreme Court has said: "If members of our armed forces are deployed and employed to kill citizens of our country on the mere allegation or suspicion that they are the "enemy", not only the rule of law but our democracy would be in grave danger".

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9th case of Zika virus confirmed in Arkansas, officials say

Harris County health officials say the girl's mother likely contracted Zika while traveling in Latin America, before she returned to the United States in her second trimester. It's now the only area in the USA under a Zika travel warning, but it could expand if another outbreak occurs. Florida is the only USA state to report active transmission of the virus by mosquitoes, with at least 370 cases reported across the state - the majority of which were reportedly brought in by people who ...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Faces Challenger In Tonight's Wisconsin Primaries

Ryan said the results were a vote for a politics that is "inclusive, not divisive", and not "mean". Ryan's race was the unexpected focus just a week after GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump threw a burst of publicity toward Ryan's little-known and inexperienced opponent, Paul Nehlen.

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Media Launches a Full Frontal on Trump, Gun Owners

The officials, including former Department of Homeland Security chiefs Michael Chertoff and Tom Ridge, warn that Trump "would be the most reckless president in American history". Hillary has never said anything about abolishing that part of the constitution, she's simply looking at smarter gun control issues. And what he meant by that was you have the power to vote against her.

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Volunteer work post 40 linked to emotional wellbeing

The researchers gathered 66,343 responses for 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008. Less than 17 percent of the youngest age group volunteered, and there was no correlation between doing so and mental health. Dimitris Kiosses, geriatric psychiatrist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, told CBS News. As part of the study participants reported whether they had worked full-time or part-time or volunteered over the past year, with the survey also assessing a variety of ...

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Bride escorted to altar by man who received her murdered father's heart

A Pennsylvania woman whose father was murdered 10 years ago got a chance to feel his heartbeat on the day of her wedding last weekend. His heart was given to Arthur Thomas, who traveled with his wife from New Jersey to Pittsburgh to appear at Jeni's wedding.

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US women cruise to gold medal in team gymnastics at Rio Olympics

The British team - Claudia Fragapane , Becky Downie , Ellie Downie , Ruby Harrold and Amy Tinkler - had high hopes of finishing on the podium after winning bronze at last year's World Championships in Glasgow. With large purple circles dotting his shoulder and back, Phelps delivered a performance for the ages to lead the 4×100-meter freestyle relay team to victory, giving him his 19th career gold medal.

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Paul Ryan easily beats Sarah Palin-backed challenger Paul Nehlen

During the campaign, Ryan mostly ignored the upstart Nehlen, who was largely an afterthought until recently, when Trump praised him. As a Marine veteran, Mike understands precisely what it takes to serve our nation and he knows what is required to uphold and defend the freedoms we all cherish.

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Romanians behind ATM heist in capital city

Police suspect that they planned the fraud then. The police have appealed to people who made cash withdrawals from Althara ATM in the recent past either to block their cards or to cancel it. Numerous customers who were duped came to know about the fraud after they received a text message on Monday, informing that money was withdrawn from their accounts.

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33rd day of lockdown paralyzes life in Kashmir

Mobs attacked security forces with stones in three districts of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday but there was no major injury to anyone in the clashes, officials said. "Heavy deployment of security forces has been made in Srinagar city, Badgam, Baramulla, Sopore, Kupwara and Handwara towns to maintain law and order".

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Texas Baby Confirmed to Have Died of Zika-linked Microcephaly

Rick Scott has made an appeal to Congress for immediate action. It's estimated that up to 13 percent of pregnant woman who have Zika during their first trimester could have a child with microcephaly , experts say. The mother had become infected with Zika while traveling in Latin America, and gave birth to the baby in Harris County near Houston, according to the state health department.

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Baby in Texas dies from Zika

Florida is the first state to confirm local transmission by mosquito bite in the continental United States, but health officials expect additional small outbreaks, particularly in southern U.S. Most Zika cases in the continental USA are related to travel or sex with someone who has traveled. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he opposes abortions for women infected with Zika, citing his belief that "all human life is worthy of protection of our laws".

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Australia takes gold in first-ever Olympic women's rugby 7 championship

Australia won the first women's rugby sevens Olympic gold medal, beating New Zealand 24-17 in the final, while Canada beat Great Britain 33-10 in the bronze medal playoff. President of the Helensburgh Tigers, of which Tonegato played in three premierships for the women's team, Colin Doran said the 21-year-old was the sort who could pick up any sport and be good at it.

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Michael Phelps looks to avenge London silver in 200m butterfly

It was a stunning and historic night for Phelps as he further cemented his status as the greatest Olympian of all time. What winning 20 Olympic gold medals must feel like. Phelps essentially spent the next 100 seconds or so soaking up the cheers. He put his head in his hands and then motioned at his neck as though he had nothing left to give.

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What to watch at the Rio Games on Wednesday

American swimmer Michael Phelps has been trending all day today on social media. Phelps won his 19th Olympic gold in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay at the weekend and could win a 21st in the 4x200m free later Tuesday. 9, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. But he mistimed the finish, glided a little too long, and was edged by Chad le Clos. " Michael Phelps has been talking about how slow the butterfly events have been recently", Le Clos said past year after the World Championships ...

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Michael Phelps, Team USA Take Gold In Thrilling 4×100-Meter Freestyle

Reigning world champion Cseh tailed off badly in the second half of the race and came home seventh. While Phelps' mom and fiancée Nicole Johnson cheered the swimmer on, Boomer managed to catch a nap. American Dana Vollmer, the 2012 champion, clinched bronze. Just look at that face. "It's nothing. I know what to do". But he mistimed the finish, glided a little too long, and was edged by Chad le Clos.

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Tesla reports second quarter loss of £220million, production still growing

Complicated parts, like the SUV's gull-wing doors and free-standing second-row seats, were also issues. The electric-car maker's reported a second-quarter adjusted loss of $1.06 per share on $1.56 billion in sales . The company blamed the disappointing numbers on the busy production ramp up and more than 5,000 vehicles in transit. Things started out well when reservations for the companys upcoming Model 3 sedan wildly exceeded expectations.

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Did Trump suggest gun owners threaten Clinton or the Supreme Court?

There's a reason why those seeking the presidency are exceedingly cautious about what they say. Did Donald Trump suggest that Second Amendment supporters commit violence to protect their gun rights? "Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the Second Amendment", Trump said at a campaign rally in Wilmington, N.C.

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Delta Cancels 530 Flights As It Recovers From Monday's Meltdown

Ryan Shannon, whose flight from Lexington, Kentucky, on Monday was delayed, said passengers boarded, were told to exit, waited about 90 minutes, then got back on the plane and flew to NY without further incident. Airlines have been packing more people in each plane, so when a major carrier has a technology crash it's harder to find seats for the waylaid. Last month, the average Delta flight was 87% full.

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PRESIDENTIAL RACE | Clinton focuses on Zika in battleground state of Florida

The Obama administration has called for $1.9 billion in emergency funds. Tim Kaine, Clinton's running mate and a senator from Virginia, has already indicated that he would fly back to Washington to vote on the measure . He said he is not surprised to see some Republicans refusing to back their party's nominee. Her calls for increased funding echo Gov. Rick Scott's same requests to increase funding to fight against Zika.

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Texas infant death linked to Zika

In July, Florida confirmed that the mostly mosquito borne virus had been transmitted locally on the US mainland for the first time. DOH still believes active transmissions are only taking place in the same square-mile neighborhood in Miami-Dade County identified last week.

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Governor announces 4 new Zika cases in Miami

The Democratic presidential candidate toured a health clinic near the Wynwood area. "This is a serious challenge". Collier County has confirmed four such cases. The mother had traveled to El Salvador during her pregnancy where it is suspected she became infected. In a report out this week, ratings agency Moody's warned that the outbreak and travel warnings could have an impact on travel, which would in turn affect Miami's tax revenues or credit ratings.

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Olympics: Australia crowned first women's rugby sevens champions

Woodman was one of several players who won the Sevens World Cup in 2013, and the New Zealand Rugby Union poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into their preparations. The top eight from the pool stage advance to the quarterfinals, and the winners of those matches go into the playoff for medals. Australia made the most of the moment and Evania Pelite scored just on halftime for the lead.

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Let's Not Forget That Gwyneth Paltrow Was Cupping Long Before Michael Phelps

It generally leaves a purple or red mark where the rim of the cup was. "It is wonderful to be here but it is hard", Bert Le Clos told USA TODAY Sports. A recent study done by Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine showed that cupping improved musculoskeletal pain, specifically neck and shoulder pain, but the journal also stated that more studies are required to assess the long-term benefits of cupping.

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Texas Sees 1st Death Linked to Zika

USA officials said they don't expect to see a Zika epidemic in the United States similar to what is occurring in Latin America. "My opponent in this race his campaign officials have said that and I think that does a great disservice". The debate over Zika funding will continue when congress reconvenes in the fall. Republicans, in turn, say the administration has not spent money that has already been provided and it's the Democrats who are playing politics in an election year.