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Zac Efron, Arthur Nory compete in Olympics for Simone Biles' heart Zac Efron, Arthur Nory compete in Olympics for Simone Biles' heart
- August 23, 2016

He may be single and ready to mingle, but Simone Biles out of bounds for Zac Efron. Biles has been a standout at this year's Games, earning four gold medals and a bronze. Simone has been a Zac Efron fan for a long time . She is my girl. "Sometimes I used to kiss him on the cheek", Biles revealed sheepishly. "It makes me proud to see Simone give God the glory in this monumental moment in her life", West tweeted after the race. (more...)
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
- August 23, 2016

Fentanyl is a drug that is roughly 80 times as powerful as morphine, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration . Investigators have not said whether Prince ingested those pills or whether he knew the pills contained fentanyl. (more...)
Grichuk, Cardinals beat Phils in 11 for 5th straight win
- August 22, 2016

He remembered the Cardinals having success with him inside Friday, so he was ready when Luke Weaver came in tight Saturday. "It's kind of hard to make pitches when everything is not in sync". Texas' Elvis Andrus made it 2-0 in the same inning, scoring from first base on Ian Desmond's two-out single to center. Seung Hwan Oh (3-2) pitched a scoreless ninth and 10th to earn the victory. (more...)
Randy Orton gets cut, becomes bloody mess at SummerSlam Randy Orton gets cut, becomes bloody mess at SummerSlam
- August 22, 2016

Who will win between Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton . Another fierce fight was for the first-ever WWE Universal Championship between Finn Balor and Seth Rollins . -Natalya, Alexa Bliss and a returning Nikki Bella (subbing for the suspended Eva Marie) defeated Carmella , Becky Lynch and Naomi after Nikki hit a TKO (fireman's carry into diamond cutter) on Carmella . (more...)
Brock Lesnar sounds warning to Conor McGregor following conference call criticism
- August 22, 2016

During the match, Brock slammed Randy through a table! Brock beat on Randy with vicious elbows, busting him wide open and forcing doctors to come out and attend to him. Women's Championship: Sasha Banks (c) vs. Charlotte - Banks won the title one month ago and is now the most popular female performer in the company. (more...)
US hurdler uses Olympic platform to address gun violence
- August 22, 2016

The U.S. swept the medals in the women's 100-meter hurdles at the Rio Olympics. Rollins has now won an Olympic gold medal, a World Championship, two USA Championships and three NCAA Championships over her decorated career. German women beat Brazil for beach volleyball gold: RIO DE JANEIRO - On their left was the United States , the birthplace of beach volleyball and the most successful country in its Olympic history. (more...)
Kanye West's London pop-up shop is quite popular, then
- August 22, 2016

The American rapper announced on Twitter on Wednesday (Aug 17) that he is opening 21 pop-up stores around the world. Those who chose to courageous the lines have been reporting two hour waits to enter the store, which will be open through the weekend (until 9pm tonight, 10am to 9pm on Saturday and 11am to 6pm on Sunday). (more...)
NH residents join American Red Cross, assist people in Louisiana
- August 22, 2016

At the peak of the floods, more than 50 shelters provided safety for more than 10,000 people. Early estimates predict the massive Red Cross relief effort in Louisiana could cost at least $30 million - and this number may grow as more is learned about the scope and magnitude of the devastation. (more...)
Brazilian police probing Ryan Lochte over 'robbery' have questioned taxi driver Brazilian police probing Ryan Lochte over 'robbery' have questioned taxi driver
- August 22, 2016

On Thursday morning, NBC " Today " anchor Matt Lauer said he spoke to Lochte the day before and that the athlete had told him: "We wouldn't make this story up". At no point did anyone point a gun to his head, and Lochte certainly did not respond by saying, "Whatever", although we would not put it past him, as he appears to be stupid enough to do something like that. (more...)
US win third Olympic basketball gold in row
- August 22, 2016

Anthony, who scored seven points in the final, has become the first American male player to win three golds, passing LeBron James and David Robinson . Anthony has had one of the most illustrious worldwide careers of any USA men's basketball players ever. Team USA began the game playing a lot of isolation offense, and struggled to function as a unit on the offensive end. (more...)
Justin Timberlake's tribute to Lou Pearlman
- August 22, 2016

Lou Pearlman was credited for starting the boy-band craze and launching the careers of the Backstreet Boys and 'NSync . Bandmate Justin Timkberlake said on Twitter "I hope he found some peace". RIP. "Aaron Carter added: "#LouPearlman my old manager died in prison. The Backstreet Boys went on to become the best-selling boy band of all time , with 130 million record sales. (more...)
Olympics: U.S. women's volleyball team upset by Serbia
- August 22, 2016

Serbia stunned the top-ranked USA women's volleyball team Thursday at the Summer Olympics, ending its pursuit for its first Olympic gold. The U.S. team won the first set but Serbia, driven on by their formidable spiker Brankica Mihajlovic, took control after America's top-scoring middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo went off with a left knee injury sustained in the opening set. (more...)
USA election: Trump campaign spending still lags far behind Clinton
- August 22, 2016

Plus, the cities and towns which have hosted the recent rallies at which he's made such overtures, are overwhelmingly white. Donald Trump holds a press conference at Trump National Doral on July 27, 2016 in Doral, Florida. Manafort's ties to Russian Federation and Ukrainian separatists had become a central contention against Trump as the Clinton campaign accused him of coziness with the Kremlin. (more...)
US Scrambles Fighters After Syrian Aircraft Bombed Near SpecOps Forces
- August 22, 2016

Navy Capt. Jeff Davis says the U.S.is increasing air patrols there and is warning the Syrian regime that it will defend coalition troops if they are threatened. The Kurds, who control much of northeastern and northern Syria along the Turkish border where they have proclaimed an autonomous Kurdish region, recently demanded that the pro-government National Defense Forces disband in Hasakah. (more...)
1 man killed, Louisiana trooper wounded in New Orleans 1 man killed, Louisiana trooper wounded in New Orleans
- August 22, 2016

The incident occurred Sunday afternoon near the intersection of New Orleans and Law Streets. One of the three men inside the vehicle opened fire on a Louisiana State Police trooper who stopped the driver believing the auto had been stolen. (more...)
Eva Marie: WWE star reveals why she was suspended Eva Marie: WWE star reveals why she was suspended
- August 22, 2016

Eva Marie shared the following statement on her official Instagram account earlier today. At the time of the suspension no reason has been given as is always the case, but TMZ reports that the suspension was a positive test for Adderall, amphetamines. (more...)
New obesity strategy means sugar cuts and more exercise for kids
- August 22, 2016

It also concluded that restrictions on price promotions on high-sugar food and drink could cut consumption by 6%. What's in the government's plan? Public Health England will also report on whether the industry is reducing sugar content and will consider "whether alternative levers need to be used" if there is insufficient progress. (more...)
Frank Ocean Finally Releases Second Album 'Blonde'
- August 22, 2016

The album comes shortly after Ocean released his new music video "Nikes" on Apple Music overnight (NZ time). As it turns out, the inspiration arrives from renowned German artist Wolfgang Tillmans, who also releases musical outputs under his own name and as part of a group called Fragile. (more...)
UN Claims Moral Responsibility To Help Haiti Cholera Victims
- August 22, 2016

In Friday's remarks, Haq stopped short of acknowledging U.N.'s direct responsibility for introducing cholera in Haiti. A class action suit was brought on behalf of victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti contending UN peacekeeping forces from Nepal brought the disease to the island nation following a massive natural disaster in January 2010, which killed more than 220,000 people and displaced 1.5 million. (more...)
Rio Olympics 2016: Sakshi Malik to carry tricolour at Olympics closing ceremony Rio Olympics 2016: Sakshi Malik to carry tricolour at Olympics closing ceremony
- August 22, 2016

The coach of wrestler Sakshi Malik, who won bronze medal at Rio, will be given Rs 10 lakh, an official spokesman said. "Sindhu has been a Asian Games medallist, two times World Championship medallist and now an Olympic silver medallist", he added. (more...)

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