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Family of Muslim student suspended for homemade clock sues school
- August 10, 2016

Mohamed became known as "clock boy" and embarked on a whirlwind media tour. The bomb hoax charge was later dropped, but Mohamed was suspended from school for three days. A few months after the incident, Ahmed and his family moved to Qatar after the teen accepted an offer from the Qatar Foundation to study at its Young Innovators Program. (more...)
Trump Fires Back at Critics Over National Security Fears
- August 10, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump responded to a recent letter signed by 50 Republican national security experts - many of them former members of the George W. Susan Collins, R-Maine, announced her opposition to Trump. " Donald Trump does not reflect historical Republican values nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country", Collins wrote in an op-ed article appearing in Tuesday's Washington Post . (more...)
Trump endorses Ryan in latest attempt to reboot campaign
- August 10, 2016

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, April 4, 2016. Although Ryan is expected to easily win reelection of his Wisconsin district, Trump's non endorsement of Ryan created ripples within the party throughout the week. (more...)
A Dutch gymnast got sent home from the Olympics for partying A Dutch gymnast got sent home from the Olympics for partying
- August 10, 2016

This was a violation of rules concerning alcohol consumption and leaving the team base. He was suspended for one year by the Dutch gymnastics governing body after testing positive for cocaine during a competition in 2009, International Gymnast Magazine reported. (more...)
Sotheby's suffering for its art Sotheby's suffering for its art
- August 10, 2016

For the next one year, EPS estimate is set at $2.09 by 2 analysts although a year ago the analysts recommended the company's EPS at $1.70. The company holds earnings per share of -0.95 for the twelve months. Year to Date, the current share price of the stock is below -62.28%. The shares have accelerated in recent weeks, with their price up about 26.22% in the past three months. (more...)
Anne Hathaway Shares Message After Having Baby: 'No shame in gaining weight ' Anne Hathaway Shares Message After Having Baby: 'No shame in gaining weight '
- August 10, 2016

She posted a picture of a pair of cut-up jeans and wrote that women must not feel shame in "making your own jean shorts because last summer's are just too dang short for this summer's thighs". Rather than on focusing on numbers on a scale or what other people think, it sounds like Hathaway is paying attention to what really matters, and making peace with that fact that changes may occur but it not the end of the world. (more...)
Winona Ryder talks depression: 'I'm so sick of people shaming women' Winona Ryder talks depression: 'I'm so sick of people shaming women'
- August 10, 2016

There were pros and cons to sharing her story - she was aware that in some ways it fuelled the public perception of her as an overly sensitive , waiflike actress. Who wouldn't be anxious? In the NY interview, she described one stalker as " really nice", explaining, "He kept showing up as an extra on movies, and you don't know". (more...)
Delta cancels more than 500 flights worldwide on Tuesday
- August 10, 2016

Delta was still attempting to "reset the operation" and get crews, aircraft and other operations in place, the second-biggest USA carrier said in a statement. The airport also reminded passengers to give themselves extra time when checking in Tuesday, as it typically takes an airline a day or so to recover from such a snag in operations. (more...)
FBI Chief Calls for National Talk Over Encryption vs. Safety
- August 10, 2016

Over the course of almost four and a half minutes, Clinton first feinted toward acknowledging a recent misstatement, saying she offered a " short-circuited " response in a Fox News interview last weekend by suggesting FBI Director James B. (more...)
Delta cancels more flights as it restores systems Delta cancels more flights as it restores systems
- August 10, 2016

The airline cancelled around 1,000 flights yesterday, stranding passengers at airports around the globe. The latest disruptions follow about 1,000 cancellations and 2,800 delayed flights on Monday after a power outage at Delta's Atlanta headquarters tripped a meltdown of its booking, communications and other systems. (more...)
Arrival Trailer: Amy Adams As Alien Linguist in First Teaser Arrival Trailer: Amy Adams As Alien Linguist in First Teaser
- August 10, 2016

Adams is linguist Louise Banks, recruited by the military when a mysterious alien species arrives on Earth in very big pods that hover above the ground. the task is being given to her by the Mathematician Ian Donnelly, whose role is being played by Jewremy renner. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers. (more...)
A bounce-back night for NBC in Olympics ratings A bounce-back night for NBC in Olympics ratings
- August 10, 2016

Fellow gold medal victor Michael Phelps advanced to this evening's 200-meter butterfly semifinals tonight by finishing fifth in the preliminary heats with a time of 1 minute, 55.73 seconds. too". "I think it will be the fastest 200 final in history, we never had such high performances in heats, " she told reporters. "It's been awesome coming back here and just kind of accepting the expectations I have now, and knowing that's just to do my best", Franklin said. (more...)
Phelps, Le Clos face off in 200 fly
- August 10, 2016

Phelps finished second in the race while le Clos finished fourth. Le Clos' comments following his 100m butterfly world title swim in Kazan, Russia where he posted the fastest time in a textile suit ever touching the wall in 50.56 seconds. (more...)
Gymnastics: Day of horrors leave Japan with work to do Gymnastics: Day of horrors leave Japan with work to do
- August 10, 2016

Yet he's struggled to make an impact on the global level, his only medal coming as part of the US team that won bronze at the 2014 world championships. "It was tough. My first emotion was that I was just exhausted", said a visibly tired Uchimura. He said the team will make adjustments so they would not repeat the same mistakes during the final competitions. (more...)
New Domestic Trailer and Poster for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter! New Domestic Trailer and Poster for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter!
- August 10, 2016

Much like the DFS sale, nobody expected Resident Evil to actually come to an end . Love 'em or hate 'em, the Resident Evil movies have generated big bucks (mostly outside the U.S.) over the course of five films, making the franchise the most successful movie series that's based on a video game of all time. (more...)
Subway restaurant worker accused of drugging officer's drink Subway restaurant worker accused of drugging officer's drink
- August 10, 2016

Ukena has been charged with felony surreptitious administration of a poisonous substance. He struggled to find the brake pedal of his patrol auto at a red light and couldn't answer questions at the police station. Bobrowski said the sergeant was in his police uniform and inside a police vehicle when he made the order. "Police officer or not. the consequences could've been drastic, so that's really upsetting", Lyman said. (more...)
Which Country Will Win The Olympic Medal Count?
- August 10, 2016

This is a city where people know how to party and where they love their sport. Spitz, whose record of seven gold medals at a single Olympics was broken by Phelps' eight in 2008, said he expected the 31-year-old to make light of his advancing age in the Rio de Janeiro pool. (more...)
Skateboarding, Surfing, and Baseball Among the Sports Added to the 2020 Olympics
- August 10, 2016

Members backed the proposal unanimously, meaning 33 sports will be contested at the Games in four years time. Both the disciplines will see six teams battling it out for the biggest prize in world sport. Baseball/softball chief Ricardo Fraccari said: "We are very proud to be elected again". "To lead our country into this Olympics is something, honestly, that I never thought I'd have the opportunity to do", Phelps said. (more...)
Bethesda isn't ready to say its committed to the NX yet Bethesda isn't ready to say its committed to the NX yet
- August 10, 2016

Bethesda Game Studios reveals the potential for its developers to eventually release games for the Nintendo NX should it make sense for both companies. The other was Shinji Mikami's last game. The NX is scheduled for launch next March and is rumored to be announced in September. When asked about working together with the popular publishing and development company on the upcoming NX, Hines said Bethesda will be considering the platform in the future. (more...)
Japan upset New Zealand, Williams out in rocky rugby return
- August 10, 2016

Akira Ioane powered through some poor defense to give New Zealand a 12-7 lead not long after but the usually clinical team in black couldn't close out, and conceded a late try to Komeli Soejima which Katsuyuki Sakai converted for the win. The women's sevens team usurped New Zealand in the rankings, winning the world series for the first time last season. "Give it your all, give it your best shot, most of all play our Japan way". (more...)

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