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Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps Secures Unprecedented 22nd Individual Gold Medal Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps Secures Unprecedented 22nd Individual Gold Medal
- August 14, 2016

Japan's Kosuke Hagino won silver and Wang Shun of China took bronze. "I think so. I really think so". Phelps withstood a fierce challenge from compatriot Bryan Lochte and local favorite Thiago Pereira to clinch an fantastic win. Michael Phelps on the other hand was looking to make it four in a row at the Games. This long-awaited showdown is expected to be the last meeting between Phelps and Lochte, who are 31 and 32 years old, respectively. (more...)
Dassey's family hopeful for his release Dassey's family hopeful for his release
- August 14, 2016

He was originally sentenced for intentional homicide, second-degree assault and mutilation of a corpse. Friday's ruling came after Dassey's appeal was rejected by state courts. "There would have been no hope", she said. Before Dassey went to trial, Kachinsky was removed by the trial judge. If prosecutors decide to bring a new trial, the confession would not be usable, she said. (more...)
Hope Solo 'unlikely' to face punishment for comments about Sweden Hope Solo 'unlikely' to face punishment for comments about Sweden
- August 14, 2016

The US played a "courageous" game and "showed a lot of heart", she said . "We had a conversation: If you look at the women's national team, what do you want (people) to see?" The U.S. The likes of Michael Phelps, Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky have been celebrated like they invented free WI-FI, Coca Cola and the special sauce on a Big Mac all in one week by a United States public that simply loves a victor. (more...)
Ohio fugitive arrested in New Mexico officer's death; 1 held
- August 14, 2016

Jose Chavez, a 33-year-old officer with Hatch's police department, died Friday evening after undergoing surgery in a hospital about 80 miles away in El Paso, Texas, Hatch Mayor Andrew Nunez and local authorities said. Jameson says she doesn't know why Chavez initiated the stop. The man's condition is unknown. An assisting officer told authorities he arrived to assist Chavez with the arrest and saw Chavez reach for his gun, Jameson said. (more...)
X-rated scenes and bullying claims spark Celebrity Big Brother complaints
- August 14, 2016

In Friday night's show, housemate Aubrey O'Day was sent to jail for discussing nominations, prompting Simpson and Khan to demand to know why O'Day wanted to see them up for the axe. "I understand Bear so much, he's the most genuine in there". Because she [Renee] has given Chloe so many chances. Bear is not a nasty person; he's such a sweetheart. (more...)
Google worker found killed in MA woods, police urge caution
- August 14, 2016

The Princeton community gathered for a vigil Tuesday night to show its support for the family of a jogger who was found dead in the woods near her mother's home over the weekend. The town of 3,500 is located about 40 miles west of Boston. Police in New York City say they believe the crime is random, and are still searching for her killer. (more...)
Pakistan build significant lead over England
- August 14, 2016

Three days into the Test, however, it is fair to say that they need something extraordinary from here to turn the tide. England had to re-arrange their cordon after James Vince, usually at third slip for the quicks, was unable to field close in after suffering a finger injury trying to take a catch at Edgbaston. (more...)
Showtime Eyeing Stephen Colbert-Led, 'Unfettered' Live Election Night Special
- August 14, 2016

Nevins credits the interest in Showtime's series The Circus , which chronicles the presidential election in nearly real time, for giving him the idea for the special. He's done that for both conventions with "The Late Show" on CBS, and there are plans in place for him to do so during some of the debates. Colbert told viewers that lawyers from his old company said the blowhard cable news host he had played was not his intellectual property — so he introduced "Stephen Colbert's identical cousin". (more...)
Rio Games: Usain Bolt Qualifies For Semi-Finals After Winning 100m Heat Rio Games: Usain Bolt Qualifies For Semi-Finals After Winning 100m Heat
- August 14, 2016

Usain Bolt has officially arrived at the Rio Olympics. Bolt, the loose and confident Jamaican champion, still saving his top gear. The ending to the saga will be written Sunday night at Olympic Stadium in one of the most anticipated races of all time. (more...)
Donald Trump says calling President Barack Obama 'founder of ISIS' was 'sarcasm'
- August 14, 2016

In Michigan this week, Trump and Clinton showed a dueling economic speeches to the public for the presidential race. " Trump calls Obama founder of ISIS (He's not)", read the chyron at the bottom of the screen. The White House has declined to comment on Trump's claims. Under the Obama administration, the US military has actively fought against the terror network in Iraq and Syria. (more...)
USA's Simone Manual makes history in women's 100m freestyle
- August 14, 2016

A big night for USA swimming, to be sure. But he didn't - it was actually Phelps in the lead, and at the end of the race it was Phelps who took home the gold . She and Oleksiak beat Australia's CateCampbell, who set the world record last month, but finished sixth on Thursday. At the 2000 Sydney Games, another 21.98 second dead-heat saw Anthony Ervin of the United States and team mate Gary Hall Jr each awarded the 50m freestyle gold . (more...)
Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan recreate Step Up Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan recreate Step Up
- August 14, 2016

Tatum and Dewan-Tatum took to their backyard to recreate a slick move from the movie and posted the results to Instagram . "I can not believe it's the 10 year anniversary of the release today!", she captioned. It's interesting now, because we can watch it and see; we can go, 'Oh, wow, that was actually our first real kiss'. We made that 10 years ago or something. (more...)
Cowboys' Request to Wear 'Arm in Arm' Helmet Decal Denied by NFL Cowboys' Request to Wear 'Arm in Arm' Helmet Decal Denied by NFL
- August 14, 2016

We respect their decision", said Jones."There are so many wonderful, wonderful causes, the league has to be careful. The idea for the sticker was spearheaded by Cowboys tight end Jason Witten. In response to the NFL's decision, the Dallas Police Department issued a news release on August 11, thanking the Cowboys for their support and telling them that it's the thought that counts. (more...)
Jewish Member of UK's Labour Threatens to Resign if Corbyn Re-elected
- August 14, 2016

But the pressure to get elected means Labour MPs want the party to appeal to right wing voters. "The reason I would be able to do that is they know that I would be able to lead them effectively against the Tories". The meeting of the Islington North Constituency Labour Party was held to decide which candidate the local party would back - Corbyn or Smith. He insisted his support for the ruling was not because it could improve Mr Corbyn's chances of victory. (more...)
Rio Recap: Michael Phelps beaten by 21-year-old Joseph Schooling
- August 14, 2016

Ledecky also became only the third American woman to win four gold medals in a single Olympics, following fellow swimmers Amy Van Dyken and Missy Franklin. 12, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "I'm sorry if I don't seem like I'm full of emotions but I don't know what to believe - that I actually did it or I'm still preparing for my race". (more...)
Celebrities React to R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker's Death
- August 14, 2016

He had a very long and fulfilled life. "We're all very proud of what he achieved in his lifetime". Baker was born in Birmingham on August 24, 1934. Even though he was a dwarf, his parents were average height. Star Wars fans paid tribute to the actor. He also appeared in Neil Jordan's Mona Lisa (1986). Additionally, he played the harmonica with the Scottish Dance Band in 1997. (more...)
Simone Biles is Olympic all-around champion; silver for Aly Raisman Simone Biles is Olympic all-around champion; silver for Aly Raisman
- August 14, 2016

American swimmer Simone Manuel and Canadian Penny Oleksiak tied for a gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle, with 20-year-old Manuel becoming the first African-American woman to win the award on Thursday. Despite an unfamiliar moment when she sat behind Russia's Aliya Mustafina on the scoreboard, Biles remained patient and mastered her emotions. Biles did a routine that would be great by any standards, but uneven bars is her weakest event so she couldn't quite compare to Mustafina's ... (more...)
US Women's Field Hockey Tops India, Could Top Pool
- August 14, 2016

After entering the half up, 1-0, the Usa came out focused in the third quarter and took a 2-0 lead when Bam's fifth tally of the 2016 Olympics whizzed into the cage with 3:35 to play in the frame. After setting a team record for goals in an Olympic match against Japan, the Americans continued their high-quality play against India. Two minutes later with two players in the penalty box, the Australians cut the Americans' lead in half on a goal by Kathryn Slattery but could not get the ... (more...)
Robert De Niro compares Trump with Robert De Niro compares Trump with "Taxi Driver" character
- August 14, 2016

According to The Hollywood Reporter , de Niro attended a screening of the iconic Martin Scorsese film last night and was discussing the movie itself when someone asked him about Bickle's mental issues. Robert De Niro opened the 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival on Friday, . De Niro is a longtime supporter of the Democratic Party and Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton , specifically . (more...)
Sausage Party: There's Nothing Like a Good Weiner Joke
- August 14, 2016

Rogen barks at a group of teens see the talking cantaloupe and then on their food shopping, "Hey, is there something more interesting than a talking cantaloupe over there?" adding to the temporarily terrifying customers, the food converse with their soon-to-be consumers. (more...)

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