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Michael Phelps shares special moment with son after 200 butterfly victory

History will show that Phelps 20th Medal was not won in a particularly fast time, certainly not when one considers the times in London 4 years ago, but there has hardly been a more openly fought and anticipated show down. "I had a similar expression when I encountered a moth in my house", NBC soccer announcer Arlo White said. Phelps announced his retirement after the 2012 Olympics .

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Ride on which boy died closed for rest of season

A limited portion of our Kansas City park will open for guests at noon on Wednesday. "All I can say is it was resolved to the satisfaction of all the parties", she said. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates when it launched updated training efforts previous year for lifeguards who work at water parks. Caleb Schwab died after riding the Verrückt , which translates to "insane" in German, at the Schlitterbahn Water Park .

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Thrice-widowed, she's on trial in death of husband No. 2

Police say Emma Raine is also a suspect in that case, though no charges have been laid. The third husband, James Raine, died in 2011. A MS woman is facing a life sentence over the death of Ernest Smith, who is the third husband she has been suspected of killing.

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Paul Ryan's Big Day in Wisconsin

Now, Ryan's position is more in line with Trump. "There is a lot of anger that Washington just isn't working", he said. Trump, a former reality TV star, has troubled many in the Republican establishment with his off-the-cuff, often insulting, style and controversial policies.

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Trump comment appears to encourage gun owners to take action against Clinton

Asked for comment, the US Secret Service, which provides security details for both Trump and Clinton, said: "The Secret Service is aware of the comment". Critics claimed that Trump was encouraging violence and even an assassination attempt on Clinton. He's unsafe, a provocateur who will say anything even if it could provoke violence or assassination.

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Military mom booed at Pence rally after asking about Trump's 'disrespect'

At last week's Democratic National Convention, Khizr Khan criticized Trump's call to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the United States and accused Trump of sacrificing "nothing and no one". To Trump's remark, Khan retorted, "I can say anything I want". "Will there ever be a point in time when you're able to look Trump in the eye and tell him 'Enough is enough?' You have a son in the military".

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Major forest fire in Portugal's Madeira islands burns homes

More than 300 people have sustained injuries in the fires, most due to smoke inhalation or minor burns, Albuquerque said. Lisbon also sent a force of more than 100 emergency service workers on a military plane to Madeira, where the fires, fanned by strong winds, have killed three people, destroyed about 40 homes and a five-star hotel in the hills above Funchal .

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Scheduled Rides from Uber now an option in Metro Detroit

Boston riders with business accounts can now book a vehicle in advance, thanks to the app's new " Scheduled Rides " feature. A statement from Uber said the company incorporated the feature into the app after receiving a high number of customer requests for it.

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Ex-New England mob boss arrested in murder of witness

Federal officials have charged a former Mafia boss with killing a witness more than 20 years ago. The Salemmes had a "hidden interest" in DiSarro's Channel club, and that relationship came up during criminal investigations in the early 1990s, according to the DeLuca indictment.

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Residents Begin Returning Home After Los Angeles Wildfire

The wildfire grew slightly overnight to almost 60 square miles. It wasn't clear exactly how many would remain in their homes, but only two neighborhoods remained under evacuation orders . Tom Torlakson on Tuesday declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles County to provide more resources to firefighters and help to victims. Spokesman Dennis Weber says facilities aren't endangered but officials made a decision to get the public out of the areas for safety and to keep roads clear and ...

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U.S. suggests close coordination with Japan over East China Sea spat

Beijing has built three operational runways in the disputed Fiery Cross, Mischief and Subi Reefsislands which it claims is for civilian use but in reality, military fighter and transport planes regularly operate to the islands, a report in Philstar.com said .

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Judge: Glenn Beck must disclose his marathon bombing sources

The right-wing commentator is fighting a defamation lawsuit filed by Abdulrahman Alharbi , who was injured in the April 15, 2013, attack that killed three people. The judge agreed with Alharbi that "the only way to verify or confirm what the confidential sources told the defendants would be to speak with the sources themselves".

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Heidel on Man City signing Sane: Schalke have lost a giant footballer

De Bruyne is sure Sane can rise to those expectations and play a key role as the Citizens aim for the title. "I want him to shine with my assists", De Bruyne told Sport Bild . New City boss Pep Guardiola has been busy in the transfer market since he arrived at the Etihad and, alongside Sane and Gundogan, he has added John Stones, and Nolito to bolster his starting options.

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24 hospitalized after drug overdose at Ohio Music Festival

The story goes that someone, between 10 and 11 a.m. began distributing packets of colorful candy, labeled as "Prescribed Medibles" and "Nerd Bites", referencing commercial brands. This was the highest concentration of THC the crime lab director of the Mansfield Police Department, Tony Tambasco, had seen in his lab, said Richland County Sheriff's Maj.

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USA court upholds state laws limiting municipal broadband

Cities in Tennessee and North Carolina had sought to expand municipal broadband networks beyond current boundaries, but faced laws forbidding or placing onerous restrictions on the expansions. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in February 2015 had hailed the order's passage - along with another FCC ruling implementing net neutrality regulations - as the "proudest day of [his] public policy life".

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Javier nears tip of Mexico's Baja; 45 dead in earlier storm

It was skirting up the Pacific Coast of Baja California about 25 miles (40 kph) southeast of Cabo San Lazaro. The center said 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 centimeters) of rain could fall on the peninsula's southern portion, with possible maximum amounts up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) in isolated spots.

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Quake Rattles Northern California, No Damage Reported

The quake hit about 11 miles below the surface on the Bartlett Springs Fault, the USGS said. Aftershocks measuring magnitude 2.7 and 3 were reported at 8:08 p.m. Firefighters were battling a small wildfire nearby. The quake hit at 6:12 a.m. west of the Rancho Tehama Reserve and is reported to have been felt as far east as Cottonwood in Shasta County.

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Windows Secure Boot: Insecure by design and mostly likely can't be fixed

Secure Boot is also supposed to ensure that Windows Phone or Windows RT device owners can not disable it and install something like Android. They doubt that Microsoft can ever fully revoke the leaked keys. Policies are usually linked to DeviceID, and the boot manager will only execute policies with a matching DeviceID. That patch was incomplete, and yesterday, Microsoft issued a second patch MS16-100 (CVE-2016-3320), but it is now unknown if this fixes the problem.

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2nd U.S. Zika-related death reported in Texas

The Miami Herald reports (http://hrld.us/2aLZJMy ) that at a special county commission meeting Tuesday, Chalmers Vasquez said his department finds just one mosquito a day in each trap in the Wynwood district. Ninety nine people in Texas have been infected with the Zika virus, including the two babies with microcephaly from the Houston area. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said nationwide there are 15 cases of Zika-related birth defects and six pregnancies losses ...

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Northern California volunteer shot while searching for hiker

Numerous law enforcement agencies are assisting in the search for the suspect, including crews from Placer County SWAT, California Highway Patrol along with Nevada County deputies. Donna Nelson, assistant to Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal, said Wednesday that the search for the 75-year-old hiker was suspended over safety concerns with a gunman on the loose.

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Cops: Pair arrested at border after toddler's body found in bag

Traffic in the USA enters Mexico at the San Ysidro border crossing, the world's busiest, on June 27, 2008 in Tijuana, Mexico. Johnny Lewis Hartley, 39, and Mercy Mary Becerra, both of Whittier, were arrested and booked into jail on a single count of murder after trying to enter Mexico.

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Police seek armed man accused of taking patient at gunpoint

Cornwall Borough Police obtained an arrest warrant for Elliott Ravert, of Narvon, who authorities say took patient Alicia Buzzard from Philhaven Hospital in Mount Gretna on Tuesday night. She has bipolar disorder and other disorders that give her "the mind of a 12-year-old", her mother told the news outlet. According to police, Ravert entered Phil Haven Hospital with a handgun and removed Buzzard.

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Three children injured, one seriously, in TN Ferris wheel accident

Authorities are investigating. Inspectors are checking the ride to see if there were any mechanical issues. "We would like to extend our thoughts and prayers for those injured tonight at the fair", the Greene County Fair's Facebook page read.

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Donald Trump savaged for Hillary Clinton assassination hint

Trump replied: "Well, I just heard about that, and it was awesome because nobody in that room thought anything other than what you just said. I mean, the guy is - to use common language, the guy is a nut cake". The billionaire touted his own support among gun-rights advocates and the National Rifle Association (NRA). Some leading Republicans have said they can not vote for him in November's presidential election because of his controversial comments and his hardline stance on immigration.

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Alabama's Chief Justice Faces Possible Ejection over Gay Marriage Resistance

A pre-trial hearing was held Monday where a panel of judges denied former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's motion to throw out a complaint against him. In March 2015, six of the nine judges of the Alabama Supreme Court released a historic order halting the issuance of same-sex "marriage" licenses in the state.

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Charles Koch says rumours he will support Hillary Clinton are 'blood libel'

Indeed, although he previously admitted it's "possible" Clinton is the best choice for president in November, he called the notion he would support her "bloodlibel". Charles and David Koch have hosted such gatherings of donors and politicians for years, but nearly always in private. But: "In the end, choosing between the two, I still believe that any Republican including Donald Trump is better than Hillary".

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Connecticut home invasion suspect arrested in New York

The suspect is described as a light-skinned or Hispanic male, believed to be in possession of a firearm. Update 5:13 p.m.: As of 5 p.m. this evening, police are saying that the suspect has not been found last week's break-in. That vehicle was identified as a green Subaru Forester stolen from Millerton, New York overnight between August 3 and 4. Western District Major Crime detectives are investigating if the stolen vehicle is connected to the home invasion.

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Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow pursuing baseball career, reports say

On his Twitter account, Fox Sports baseball report Ken Rosenthal released a statement from Brodie Van Wagenen, co-head of the baseball arm of CAA, the agency that represents Tebow . Tebow didn't play his senior year, as he had already committed to play for Urban Meyer at the University of Florida on the Gators football team. That sport is not football; it is baseball.

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Ohio's Strickland launches his 1st TV ads in US Senate race

And I don't wish anyone ill, but, it happened at a good time! Strickland, a former OH governor, is challenging incumbent Republican Sen. Portman's campaign said the ads' "Ohio Heart and Soul" message ignores Strickland's time at a Washington, D.C.

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Simone Biles Balance Beam Performance in Team Finals

China finished third to claim the bronze. She'll next compete in the women's individual all-around gymnastics event on Thursday. It was also a moment of history for Biles' teammates Aly Raisman and Gabrielle Douglas, who became the first United States women to win three Olympic gold medals.

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Syrian rebels advance on Assad forces in attempt to lift Aleppo siege

Kerry said . "And that is precisely what we are engaged in right now". The Russian claim came a day after the Observatory reported 24 people suffered breathing difficulties in rebel-held Saraqeb, a town 50 kilometres (30 miles) south of Aleppo , after a barrel bomb attack.

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Ryan says Trump Could Cross a Line

Trump's refusal to endorse Ryan ― using Ryan's own phrase ― was widely viewed as payback for the House speaker's hesitation earlier this year. Trump heavily emphasized his outsider status in the lead-up to delivering his endorsements of three incumbent Republicans with a combined tenure in Congress of more than a half century.

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Great Falls man dies in helicopter crash in Louisiana

Mary Parish line. Ackal says the coroner try to identify the pilot by a tattoo on his arm. LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The search continues for a civilian helicopter missing in a swampy area of south Louisiana. He says at least one person was onboard. Coast Guard operations specialist first class Charles Froberg said the Coast Guard could not confirm if there was a crash, but had been called in to search the scene with the Air Force.

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Dan Rather: 'History is watching' those who support Trump

Without elaborating, he then added that maybe supporters of the Second Amendment, gun legislation, could figure out a way. The Clinton campaign immediately seized on Trump's remarks , criticizing the New Yorker for instigating violence. Fifty Republican national security experts from the Nixon through George W. Bush administrations just issued a damning public letter, predicting that Trump "would be the most reckless president in American history".

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Morning Joe: The 'Media Can't Be Objective' About Trump's 'Assassination' Comments

The story is about you. Hillary Clinton is making a play for the deep red state of Utah, while Donald Trump is busy angry tweeting at Joe Scarborough and Don Lemon. "Trump and his supporters have been scrambling wildly all day to explain away the inexplicable, but they can stop wasting their time", said Scarborough in the opinion piece.


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