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Katie Ledecky completes a golden triple not seen since 1968 Katie Ledecky completes a golden triple not seen since 1968
- August 14, 2016

Some athletes might've buckled under the pressure. She seems to operate on a tempo that other swimmers can't fathom. Ledecky destroyed the field in the 800-meter freestyle on Friday night, breaking her own world record to complete a rare Olympic swimming treble. (more...)
River festival 'Pushkaram' begins; 2 die during festivity River festival 'Pushkaram' begins; 2 die during festivity
- August 14, 2016

Both the states have made elaborate arrangements and provided amenities to the devotees for the 12-day long festival. There was a huge rush at Ibrahimpatnam near here where the Godvari waters join the Krishna and the confluence is considered sacred. (more...)
Chloe Khan knew Renee Graziano before entering Celebrity Big Brother?
- August 14, 2016

The wheel was then spun and the former "X Factor" contestant was then sent home. Chloe and Renee had a massive row this week and the Mob Wives star is the reason Chloe was evicted. Following the announcement, CHLOE said her goodbyes and left the house, greeted by boos from the crowd and met by Emma. Mmmm, producers wouldn't have wanted this little detail slipping out! Shown a compilation of X-rated scenes from their romance in the house, which have regularly prompted viewer complaints to ... (more...)
Taylor Swift makes it Instagram official - finally follows Tom Hiddleston Taylor Swift makes it Instagram official - finally follows Tom Hiddleston
- August 14, 2016

Tay later called the videos "character assassination" and noted that West never played her the song or read her the lyric "that b**ch". "He had something to say with your Instagram arrival." she continues. "Tom and Taylor are 100 percent still an item". An insider also told E! And we've only just stopped reeling from that news. Though Kim recently said how much she loves supporting other women despite not identifying as a feminist, it seems all bets are off when it comes to the famous ... (more...)
Sausage Party making debut of $25M, Pete's Dragon has no match
- August 14, 2016

As you might expect from Rogen and his co-writers (including Evan Goldberg, of " Superbad "), they occasionally stoop too low and talk a lot about getting high. Sausage Party also pokes fun at horror movie tropes - particularly where any sexual activity or desire can lead to doom - and provides overt commentary on the politics of Arabs and Israelis by way of an argument about who has taken over whose territory on the supermarket shelf. (more...)
Rivals are scared of title talk, says Mourinho Rivals are scared of title talk, says Mourinho
- August 14, 2016

Mourinho, who has splashed the cash to strengthen his squad this summer, said: "We feel that we are a candidate to win the title". It could be more than two (years), it could be more than three. In doing so he also appeared to aim a swipe at the player's use by Borussia Dortmund during a mutually unsatisfactory loan spell last season. Asked at his pre-match press conference when he found out, Mourinho said: "Two days ago". (more...)
Simone Manuel's historic moment traces back to simple question
- August 14, 2016

It was for people who have came before me and inspired me to stay in this sport, and for people who believe that they can't do it. Simone's parents, Marc and Sharron Manuel, were aware that pools presented a death trap for far too many African-American children. (more...)
Frustration abundant, GOP could be near Trump breaking point Frustration abundant, GOP could be near Trump breaking point
- August 14, 2016

On Tuesday, Trump attempted to brush off an open letter signed by 50 of the GOP's most experienced national security experts that said he "would be the most reckless President in American history" by painting them as part of the " Washington establishment". (more...)
Redmond grabs equalizer on Southampton debut vs Watford Redmond grabs equalizer on Southampton debut vs Watford
- August 14, 2016

There will be no live United Kingdom television coverage of the match, with Match of the Day showing highlights from 10:30pm. The Hornets' back line stood firm in the closing stages offering proof that they can build on last year's solid showing, where they finished 13th. (more...)
US women romp to Rio Olympics gymnastics team gold
- August 14, 2016

Here's how and when to see the us women's gymnastics team do what they do best. Here, a USA sweep of the golds is not far-fetched. She earned a score of 15.766 - good for third overall and earning her a spot in the event final later in the games. (more...)
Yankees' Austin, Judge homer in 1st big league at-bats
- August 14, 2016

The arcing drive landed 331 feet from home plate in the first row over the short porch in right, about 3 feet fair, and rebounded onto the field. The 446-foot-blast made Judge the first Yankee and third player to a hit a home run to that location in the eight-year history of Yankee Stadium."Just got a good pitch to hit, just put the barrel on it, that's basically it", Judge said. (more...)
Chloe Khan evicted from CBB house
- August 14, 2016

We like to imagine that, pre Celebrity Big Brother , the prospective housemates all go into a secret vortex, don't know anything about what or who's coming, and that they're surprised faces and "nice to meet yous" when each person walks down the stairs on launch night is 100% totally completely and utterly genuine. (more...)
Anonymous Ex-Warner Bros. Employee Claims Wonder Woman Is Anonymous Ex-Warner Bros. Employee Claims Wonder Woman Is "Another Mess"
- August 14, 2016

CEO Kevin Tsujihara published Friday on Pajiba , the writer details how (in the author's mind) the studio made a series of missteps leading to 2014 layoffs . The helmer went on to claim that the film being in trouble was " totally false". Law has no problem mentioning other films like Jupiter Ascending. (more...)
'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailer teases fans with Darth Vader return
- August 14, 2016

Rogue One has seemed like a bit of a corporate cinematic collage - but at least whatever the trailer reveals looks cohesive , if not as vital as The Force Awakens . Director Gareth Edwards, whose previous credits include Godzilla , is making the movie. But now we're starting to get a glimpse of their perilous journey... (more...)
Rio Olympics 2016: Why the pool turned green Rio Olympics 2016: Why the pool turned green
- August 14, 2016

A preliminary round for the women's 3-metre springboard competition had been scheduled to be held in the diving pool on Friday. Officials haven't commented on the closing. "People in charge could and should have done more intensive testing during the day". "I think it's pretty normal for an outdoor pool, so it wasn't a big deal for us", said Pandelela Rinong, who won silver for Malaysia along with Cheong Jun Hoong. (more...)
Hillary Clinton campaign releases 2015 tax return
- August 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton, 68, gave dozens of paid speeches in 2013, 2014 and 2015 but gave up on that before launching her White House run in April 2015. In 2015 the couple made $313,441 and paid a combined effective tax rate of 25.6%. According to the filings, Bill and Hillary Clinton earned $10.7 million in 2015 and paid roughly $3.6 million in federal taxes. "What is he trying to hide?". (more...)
Michael Phelps clinches his 22nd Olympics gold
- August 14, 2016

That was nearly two seconds in front of silver medallist Kosuke Hagino of Japan , the 400m individual medley champion who powered from fifth at the final wall to touch in 1:56.61. "Ricky Fung, who owns a tattoo parlour in Toronto made a decision to get Phelps" expression on his leg. When he touched the wall on Thursday, it was almost three seconds behind Phelps. (more...)
Arianna Huffington to Leave Huffington Post to Launch New Startup
- August 14, 2016

After co-founding the site in 2005, Huffington's news giant quickly became one of America's most-visited websites and led a new wave of opinion blogging, news aggregation and journalism crafted entirely for the Web. She moved to America and in 1986 married Texas oil billionaire Michael Huffington. "Today, it's clear that was an illusion". Lately, Verizon Inc has been focusing towards digital media and advertising making a continuous push towards buying web portals, similarly as it bought ... (more...)
Explosive sales for newest 'Harry Potter' tale: 2 million and counting
- August 14, 2016

Starring Eddie Redmayne as magizoologist Newt Scamander, the first, Yates-helmed Beasts movie is set for theatrical release on November 18. A sequel has been confirmed to be released on November 2018 . Fantastic Beasts the film is neither a sequel nor a prequel to the Potter adventures. Abhay Gupte, Chief Executive Officer, Manipal Technologies Ltd., said, "As the country's largest secure printing solutions organisation, MTL's systems and processes are built to execute such Harry ... (more...)
Prosecution rests against soldier in woman's stabbing death
- August 14, 2016

He is expected to receive a lifetime prison sentence September 19. First degree murder carries a mandatory life sentence. Police say Barnes stabbed Cheryl Silvonek five times. But she described how Barnes slit her mother's throat. With 911 dialed on his phone, and his finger over the call button, Barnes said his girlfriend pulled his arm away and then told him the attack came after she told her mother she was pregnant. (more...)

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