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  • For Michael Phelps, 6 gold medals seem very much in reach

    France was favored to defend its title and for a while, it looked like it would. "They were making us cry", said Phelps, who had a tear roll down his cheek while posing for photographers. Sjostrom finished fourth in the 100 fly at the London Games four years ago, missing out on the bronze by just 23-hundredths of a second. Michael Phelps has to clear out more space in his medal case.

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  • Bombing outside hospital in Pakistani city of Quetta kills 6

    The military has also been deployed in and around the city's hospitals, he said. Earlier, police had mistakenly said the bomb struck the hospital's main gate. Numerous dead were lawyers and journalists who had earlier gathered to cover a protest over the murder of Balochistan Bar Association president Bilal Anwar Kasi .

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  • Diaz family elated over Hidilyn's silver medal

    Diaz family elated over Hidilyn's silver medal

    Lariba, the Philippine's flag-bearer in this edition of the Summer Games, fought valiantly against Xing Han of Congo, but just couldn't put together a rally to outclass her foe. Diaz is probably out celebrating her momentous win; her social accounts have been quiet for the past few days, although she was tweeting and posting photos in Rio leading up to competition.

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  • Fighting in Syrian city yields trove of ISIS intelligence

    Fighting in Syrian city yields trove of ISIS intelligence

    Chris Woods is an investigative journalist who leads Airwars, a group of researchers and reporters based in the middle east and Europe who focus on civilian casualties from worldwide airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. IS and SDF have been battling for control of the nearby town of Manbij and the surrounding countryside for weeks now. "They would screen them, figure out what languages they speak, assign them a job and send them down into wherever they were going to go, be it into Syria or Iraq", ...

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  • Macedonia Floods Leave Several Dead

    Local media reports that about 100 others suffered injuries, majority minor, while a hospital source tells AFP that an 8-year-old girl is among the dead. Skopje's city council held an emergency session and made a decision to provide financial help to victims' families, giving 180,000 denars (3,000 euros) to each.

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  • Five charged over France truck attack

    Five charged over France truck attack

    PARIS-A week after the truck attack that killed 84 people in Nice on Bastille Day , four men and a woman were arrested and are suspected of having helped plan the assault for months, said Paris prosecutor Francois Molins during a news conference held on Thursday.

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  • Wien will Abbruch der EU-Verhandlungen mit Türkei

    Wien will Abbruch der EU-Verhandlungen mit Türkei

    Denkbar wäre eher ein Aussetzen: Das würde signalisieren, dass die Türkei nicht nur aus Staatspräsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan bestehe, sondern auch eine Post-Erdogan-Ära eintreten werde. Entzündet hatte sich der Streit zwischen den beiden Ländern an der Forderung von Österreichs Bundeskanzlers Christian Kern, die EU-Beitrittsverhandlungen mit Ankara zu beenden.

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  • Primer mujer nominada a la Presidencia de EUA — Clinton hace historia

    En la convención demócrata que se realiza en Filadelfia , Clinton selló su candidatura presidencial , aunque ahora tendrá la tarea de unir el partido detrás de su candidatura . La tensión alcanzó un punto álgido durante el discurso de la comediante Sarah Silverman, quien dijo sentirse inspirada por Sanders pero que votaría con gusto por Hillary Clinton .

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  • Galway tree-planting to mark anniversary of Hiroshima bomb

    Six days after the Nagasaki atomic blast, Japan surrendered, effectively ending WWII. A gathering of lanterns will mark the 71 anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Japanese cities during the Second World War on Saturday. In March, there were a total of 174,080 survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, compared to 372,264 in 1980, and their average age was 80 years. Obama offered no apology for the bombings, having insisted he would not revisit decisions made by then president Harry Truman.

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  • Galway tree-planting to mark anniversary of Hiroshima bomb

    Six days after the Nagasaki atomic blast, Japan surrendered, effectively ending WWII. A gathering of lanterns will mark the 71 anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Japanese cities during the Second World War on Saturday. In March, there were a total of 174,080 survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, compared to 372,264 in 1980, and their average age was 80 years. Obama offered no apology for the bombings, having insisted he would not revisit decisions made by then president Harry Truman.

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  • Arrested for Drug-Laced Candy That Made 24 Ill

    The 2016 EST Fest was in Butler- about an hour northeast of Columbus. Joe Masi told the newspaper the sweets were laced with a "very, very high dose of THC". Joe Masi said investigators quickly identified the candy-like substance as a common factor in the illnesses. The commander of a regional drug task force disagreed with characterizing people's reactions as overdoses.

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  • Moscow blames rebels for 'chemical attacks' as Aleppo battle rages

    Dozens of air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo and nearby towns on Thursday, amid mounting allegations of war crimes in the Syrian government's bid to repel a rebel offensive to break the siege on the east of the city. As long as the bombing, shelling and fighting continues, and in the absence of any genuine confidence-building measures, civilians can not be expected to trust in the safety of walking through these proposed corridors.

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  • Turkish leader lashes out at USA reaction to coup

    Turkish leader lashes out at USA reaction to coup

    Turkey's Premier met top military commanders on Thursday over one of the most radical shake-ups in the armed forces' history after a failed coup , which has already seen 149 generals dishonourably discharged. Schultz noted that the United States was one of the first countries to condemn the failed coup , and that a successful coup would have put USA troops serving in Turkey at risk.

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  • Orlando wants to buy Pulse nightclub, turn it into memorial

    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced today (Thursday) that his municipality is interested in buying the Pulse nightclub, where 49 people were murdered and 53 were injured last June in the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in American history, explaining that he wishes to turn it into a permanent memorial site.

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  • Man Utd is the flawless club for Pogba - Mourinho

    The 23-year-old will sign a five-year contract with the club he left in 2012 on a free transfer. The astronomical transfer fee expected from United for Pogba should take spending by English Premier League clubs this summer to more than £600 million ($780 million), according to Deloitte, which monitors English soccer finances.

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  • Swimming: Ledecky smashes own record to win women's 400m freestyle

    Jazz Carlin of Britain took the silver, and Leah Smith of the United States grabbed the bronze. Both of those marks fell Sunday night, and while amazed by her performance few were stunned by how dominant Ledecky was. Of course, the record she broke was her own. What's scary is Ledecky is just warming up. "Most importantly she understands everyone is different".

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  • Earl deja un saldo de 10 víctimas mortales en Veracruz

    Además, en Xaltepec , junta auxiliar de Huauchinango , se desgajó un cerro sobre la comunidad, lo cual provocó la muerte de 11 personas: 8 menores y 3 adultos. La tormenta tropical "Earl" está impactando nuevamente territorio mexicano en las costas del estado mexicano de Veracruz , con vientos máximos sostenidos de 95 kilómetros por hora y rachas de hasta 110 kilómetros por hora, informó hoy el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN ).

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  • Belgians ID machete attacker, ISIS claims Belgian machete attack

    Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon said Saturday that it wasn't immediately clear if the suspect acted alone. The identities of the attacked police officers were not being released. However, extra security measures will be introduced to protect police officers, the prime minister added. Broadcaster VRT said Liege police had cordoned off an area before detaining the man.

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  • CNY GOP Congressman says he will vote for Clinton

    CNY GOP Congressman says he will vote for Clinton

    This week, he chided Trump for disparaging the Khan family and tried to assure voters his remarks do not reflect the entire Republican Party. NY congressman Richard Hanna is backing Hillary Clinton over his own party's Donald Trump.

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  • Syrian forces claim to drive rebels back from base

    Syrian forces claim to drive rebels back from base

    As the battle raged, two terrorist groups said that they had broken the government's siege. The alliance of rebels said late on Saturday that they had opened a new route into Aleppo's eastern neighbourhoods, home to some 250,000 people. The U.N. said there are about 18 besieged and hard-to-reach areas, nearly all encircled by government forces. It said residents could choose to stay and fight, or flee.

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  • At least 38 killed by landslides in Mexico

    Mudslides triggered by the intense rainfall in eastern Mexico have left 18 people dead over the weekend, and more lives are threatened as saturated hillsides have collapsed onto homes in the wake of now-dissipated Tropical Storm Earl. He said the torrential rain caused damage affecting at least 200 people. In the community of Xaltepec, a landslide killed at least 11 people, including 9 children.

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  • Boy, 12, Dies at Kansas Water Park

    The child who died is Caleb Schwab, the son of Kansas Rep. Scott Schwab , R-Olathe. The park says its rides are inspected daily and receive independent inspections at the beginning of each season. Caleb Schwab, 10, was killed in the incident at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, which is located about 15 miles west of Kansas City, Missouri. Two media sneak preview days in 2014 were cancelled because of problems with a conveyor system that hauls 100lb rafts to the top of the slide.

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  • Death toll of the Tropical Storm Earl, jumps to 38 in Mexico

    Two others were injured in Xalapa. Before crossing into Mexico, Earl battered Belize last Thursday, smashing vehicle windows and punching holes in the roofs of Belize City's wooden houses. The Miami-based National Hurricane Centre said Javier was about 155 miles (250 kilometers) west northwest west of Manzanillo, Mexico, moving west-northwest.

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  • Katie Ledecky gives USA first swimming gold

    The U.S. relay swimmers limbered up for what promises to be a knife-edge battle with Australia by beating their old rivals in their heat, but they will have to watch out for Russian Federation whose time in the other grouping was fastest overall.

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  • Blast at a hospital in Pakistan's Quetta after lawyer's killing

    Blast at a hospital in Pakistan's Quetta after lawyer's killing

    The group of lawyers were at the unit because earlier in the day armed men had shot Bilal Anwar Kasi, reports said. Frontier Corps and police have arrived and cordoned off the area. The law enforcement agencies and rescue teams immediately rushed to the blast site and shifted the injured to the hospital and Combine Military Hospital (CMH).

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  • Duarte descarta que denuncia a Yunes Linares sea por venganza

    E incluso consideró que el Gobernador electo debe abandonar el puesto, pues reiteró, "no tiene calidad moral para representar a la sociedad veracruzana". "Estoy señalando propiedades a nombre de él, de su esposa, de sus hijos y empresas propiedad de ellos, que suman un patrimonio por encima de los 400 millones de pesos tan solo en propiedades en Veracruz y en la Ciudad de México ".

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  • Alabama board denies parole for Birmingham church bomber

    Blanton is the last surviving KKK member convicted of murder over the bombing of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church. "And I think he should continue to serve his justice in prison for the rest of his life", said Lisa McNair, whose sister Denise was killed in the bombing.

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