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Child Falls From Pennsylvania Roller Coaster, 3rd Incident In 4 Days Child Falls From Pennsylvania Roller Coaster, 3rd Incident In 4 Days
- August 13, 2016

The boy was conscious while being treated on site, said park spokesman Jeff Croushore . On Sunday a 10-year-old boy was killed in Kansas City, Kan., while on the "Verruckt" raft ride - the world's tallest water slide - at the Schlitterbahn WaterPark. (more...)
Thomas Gibson Fired From CBS' 'Criminal Minds' Following Onset Skirmish With Writer
- August 13, 2016

Thomas Gibson won't be returning to " Criminal Minds " after an on-set altercation , CBS TV studios announced on Friday. The incident occurred a couple weeks ago as Gibson was working behind the scenes as the director for an episode and became angry with a writer. (more...)
Manuel hopes her gold can inspire African-American swimmers Manuel hopes her gold can inspire African-American swimmers
- August 13, 2016

Her parents were in the stands behind the medal podium at the Olympic Aquatics Center on Thursday night to see their daughter swim her signature event at the Rio Games. This is because public pools in the United States historically went through extremes to keep black people away. Violence and intimidation kept African Americans out of "white" pools where they weren't officially segregated. (more...)
Australian Census Knocked Offline On Big Day
- August 13, 2016

Mr Turnbull said the ABS , the ASD and IBM had offered "unequivocal advice that the Australian Census data is safe, it has not been compromised" during his chat with radio station 2GB. Many Australians faced difficulty trying to complete the Census on Tuesday night. Bathurst Seymour Centre manager Terisa Ashworth heard negative feedback from her clients who had tried to complete the Census online on Tuesday. (more...)
Cheryl Mills Clinton Foundation Entanglements Deepen Email Scandal
- August 13, 2016

Another 2009 email reportedly showed Band asking Mills and Abedin to put Lebanese-Nigerian Clinton Foundation donor Gilbert Chagoury in touch with certain State Department officials. Since the State Department redacted the name of the person that was a big donor to the Clinton Foundation and wanted to work with the power makers in an African country, we don't know the depth of this potential crime, but it does look like a crime. (more...)
Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal will only sign a central defender
- August 13, 2016

That has not proven to be the case though, with Granit Xhaka the only major arrival at the club so far. Arsenal start their Premier League campaign at home to Liverpool on Sunday. Wenger has confirmed Gabriel faces six to eight weeks out but he will now not require an operation while Mertesacker's time-frame on the sidelines remains around four months. (more...)
Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Is More Popular Than 'Daredevil' And 'Making A Murderer' Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Is More Popular Than 'Daredevil' And 'Making A Murderer'
- August 13, 2016

We told you that the Duffer Brothers' "Stranger Things" came to be as a result of Warner Bros. passing on the duo for their upcoming reiteration of Stephen King's It, but today that film's producer, Dan Lin, spoke a bit about the shoot that's now going on under the direction of the very capable Andy Muschietti ( Mama ). (more...)
Manchester Takes Premier League Center Stage Manchester Takes Premier League Center Stage
- August 13, 2016

Manchester United's net spend in this transfer window is nearly equal to what was spent under Louis Van Gaal (who wasn't particularly thrifty) in the previous four combined. It's been a busy summer on the other side of the city too, with Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic , Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba joining Mourinho at Old Trafford. (more...)
Hewlett-Packard chief Meg Whitman latest high-profile Republican to endorse Clinton Hewlett-Packard chief Meg Whitman latest high-profile Republican to endorse Clinton
- August 13, 2016

Whitman, though, has stated that she would make sizable donations to Clinton's campaign. Hillary Clinton didn't even have to mention Donald Trump's name to slam the loquacious businessman as anti-women on Thursday, September 10, 2015. For me, it is not enough to simply denounce his comments: "He is unfit to serve our party and can not lead this country". She reportedly in June compared Trump to dictators Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler. (more...)
Celebrity Big Brother eviction security fears after Chloe Khan receives death threats
- August 13, 2016

While chatting to Emma about Renee she revealed that the Mob Wives star had been trying to "create a thing" with Bear for drama. She would never do that, she's respectful, I didn't think that was nice at all'. "She's an emotional mess!" She defended controversial housemate Bear, saying: "He likes to spice it up. everyone takes it so personal and he's such a nice person really". (more...)
Geordie Shore star faces the boot from Celebrity Big Brother
- August 13, 2016

Big Brother is leaving it up to chance and the TWO housemates with the lowest votes will be going head-to-head. The housemates were given a picture of Chloe and Marnie and they were told to pick the picture of the housemate who they wanted to evict from the house. (more...)
Trump Spokeswoman Says He Was 'Very Serious' About Obama 'Founding ISIS' Trump Spokeswoman Says He Was 'Very Serious' About Obama 'Founding ISIS'
- August 13, 2016

The latest outrage is how the rest of the press covered the issue. On Monday 50 prominent Republican national security officials, including a former Central Intelligence Agency director, called Trump unqualified to lead the country and said he would be "the most reckless president in American history". (more...)
'Criminal Minds' benches Thomas Gibson for 2 episodes
- August 13, 2016

Gibson had been suspended for 1-2 episodes (2 weeks) following the incident, which allegedly involved him kicking co-executive producer Virgil Williams . "We all want to work together as a team to make the best show possible". He played Special Agent Aaron Hotchner . The 54-year-old Gibson had previously starred in the sitcom "Dharma & Greg" and the hospital drama series "Chicago Hope". (more...)
One last time: Phelps and Lochte duke it out in Olympic pool
- August 13, 2016

Phelps also looked forward to a deafening atmosphere at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium because Brazilian Thiago Pereira will be in the race. "The competitive environment between those two guys has always been good", said Gregg Troy, who coached both swimmers at the 2012 Olympics. (more...)
Ledecky wins 200-meter freestyle to clinch 2nd medal of Rio Olympics Ledecky wins 200-meter freestyle to clinch 2nd medal of Rio Olympics
- August 13, 2016

The 19-year-old, who finished behind Sjostrom in her semifinal heat, took the race to her opponents to finish in 1 minute 53.73 seconds. On Sunday, the Bethesda, Maryland, native smashed her own world record when she won the gold medal in the 400-meter freestyle, finishing so far ahead of the competition that she was already celebrating before the silver medal victor had even reached the wall. (more...)
South Carolina high school football player dies at practice South Carolina high school football player dies at practice
- August 13, 2016

Coroner Margaret Fisher could not immediately confirm the cause of his death but said he had no known prior medical problems. An assistant coach and athletic trainers performed CPR and used a defibrillator on him while they waited for paramedics. (more...)
Woman accidentally shot dead in police training exercise
- August 13, 2016

Police say an officer accidentally shot a woman to death during a citizen. "I was maybe 10 feet away, and watched her get shot", Gary Knowlton said. A second allegation in March 2013 involving rough handling of another suspect was ruled unfounded, although investigators said he drove the man over 100 miles per hour in his cruiser in violation of policy. (more...)
Apple gearing up for a September 7 media launch
- August 13, 2016

According to a report by Bloomberg , Apple will launch the highly anticipated iPhone 7 on september 7 . The company has made a decision to do away with the headphone jack so that they can make room for an extra speaker and improve the speaker volume, reports indicate. (more...)
Valley residents can still experience Perseid meteor shower
- August 13, 2016

Most years, Earth skirts the fringe of the Swift-Tuttle comet's debris trail, but thanks to an extra gravitational tug from Jupiter that comes into play just a few times each century, we ventured closer to the middle of the trail where debris streams are more prolific. (more...)
Funeral arrangements announced for slain Arkansas deputy
- August 13, 2016

Their conditions are not known at this time. Hackett Chief of Police Darrell Spells was treated and released after being grazed in the forehead by a bullet. The officer who died has been identified as Sebastian County Sheriff's Office deputy Corporal Bill Cooper, 64. Officers at the scene said she received a gunshot wound that likely wasfatal and ran away. (more...)

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