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Author: 0 Phelps, Lochte face off in individual medley finals

Track and field starts Friday and includes preliminaries for the women in the 100 meter. Reigning British Open champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden and 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett of England were among six major winners in the field of 60 seeking a gold medal and berths in every 2017 major championship.

World Media Saudi-led coalition carries out air strike in Yemeni capital Sanaa
Author: 0 Saudi-led coalition carries out air strike in Yemeni capital Sanaa

The coalition intervened in March past year after Shiite Huthi rebels and allied forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh overran Sanaa the previous September. "What is clear, however, is that the reported escalation in fighting exacerbates the already dire humanitarian and human rights situation and the suffering of the Yemeni people", the spokesman, Farhan Haq, said in a statement.

Author: 0 U.S. declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

Of that money, $19 million is expected to be used for mosquito control, according to data from the Florida Department of Health. "We're robbing Peter to pay Paul", he said. Chicago: The Obama administration on Friday declared a public health emergency in the United States territory of Puerto Rico, saying the rapid and widespread transmission of the Zika virus threatens the health of infected pregnant women and their babies.

Author: 0 Man found dead near Maracana Stadium during Olympics opening ceremony

The boxing venue also had many empty seats on Saturday morning as the first professionals in Olympics history entered the ring. But with more than a dash of "gambiarra", the Brazilian art of quick-fixes and making do, Rio is ready. The 16-year-old Hernandez was born as Chusovitina was planning to compete in her third Olympics in 2000. As a effect, Russia's team was whittled down from a hoped-for 389 athletes to around 270.

Author: 0 S Korean president criticises opposition's visit to China over Thaad

The polarization at the Council may present a tough challenge for the permanent members, five in total, in adopting a new statement condemning North Korea's test-firing of ballistic missiles last Wednesday, one of which landed in Japanese territorial waters.

World Media Hillary Clinton says she opposes the TPP
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton says she opposes the TPP

As a senator, I fought to defend New York's manufacturers and steel-makers from unfair Chinese trading practices. "That is why I have announced we will withdraw from the deal before that can ever happen", he declared. How big will Clinton's tariffs be? Recently, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman told Reuters that a failure to ratify the TPP would be equivalent to the United States handing China "the keys to the castle".

Author: 0 People thrown 'like little rag dolls' in JetBlue turbulence

The Jetblue flight from Boston to Sacramento was forced to divert to an airport in Rapid City, South Dakota during the midair drama that left 24 people - 22 passengers and two flight attendants - needing medical help. You could tell there were storm clouds outside. "Then you hit the bottom". "And then right after that there was a drop". But it was enough that people were caught off guard.

World Media Florida's Zika cases have almost doubled since July
Author: 0 Florida's Zika cases have almost doubled since July

Some babies born to women infected by the Zika virus have had birth defects, primarily microcephaly, characterized by a small head and underdeveloped brain. Swiger said simple steps such as repairing screen doors and window are critically important to keeping mosquitoes out. On Thursday, Burwell said that her department had used most of that money and that it would be gone by the end of August.

World Media In reversal, Trump says ISIS claim about Obama was sarcastic
Author: 0 In reversal, Trump says ISIS claim about Obama was sarcastic

On Tuesday, when conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt tried to steer Trump toward explaining he really meant Obama's Mideast policies created conditions that IS exploited, Trump wanted none of it. Trump has already normalized and made acceptable the kind of divisive rhetoric and dishonesty that have been the hallmarks of this campaign from day one.

Author: 0 Hoge: Positives, Negatives From The Bears' First Preseason Game

The Chicago Bears played with all the skill and cohesiveness of an National Football League expansion team in losing their preseason opener to the Denver Broncos, 22-0, the first time the team has been shut out in a preseason game in 35 years.

World Media India's Modi consults parties on Kashmir flare-up, separatists cold
Author: 0 India's Modi consults parties on Kashmir flare-up, separatists cold

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during the meeting, said that most important thing in regards with Jammu and Kashmir is to diffuse and overcome current tense and tragic situation. He also praised the work of security forces to maintain peace in the Valley and said certain elements across the border were inciting a few people to create violence and spreading unrest.

World Media Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-soccer star
Author: 0 Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-soccer star

Meanwhile, Turkey's foreign minister told reporters that 32 Turkish diplomats who were called back to Turkey as part of an investigation into the coup attempt had failed to return. Gulen denies such a group exists and has rubbished accusations that he masterminded the coup. Turkey has branded Mr Gulen's movement a terror organisation and wants the cleric returned to face trial.

Author: 0 Nephew in 'Making a Murderer' ordered released

Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey were convicted of murdering Teresa Halbach in 2005. Halbach went to the Avery family auto salvage yard to take pictures of some vehicles. The 10-part show, which is getting a second season, followed Avery's first conviction, which landed him in prison for 18 years until he was exonerated.

Author: 0 Manila seeks formal talks with China on disputed sea

He is expected to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte and discuss issues on South China Sea - which Kishida described as a matter of "mutual interest". Yasay urged China to make sure that maritime order and security and the rule of law are "completely and uncompromisingly" respected. "There was no mention of the ruling, but that is, I suppose, something for the future", Ramos said.

Author: 0 Fiji has its first-ever Olympic medal - and it's gold to boot

It may have been seven years in the making from inclusion on the Olympic programme, but the wait was worth every second and how the fans loved it. Rasivhenge was one of five SA referees who officiated in Rio. Britain badly needed a score before the break, yet they were pinned inside their own half and Fiji picked them off with another try, this time from Jesa Veremalua.

World Media Uproar over French resort burqini ban
Author: 0 Uproar over French resort burqini ban

In a move that will shock many as the Mayor of Cannes , on the south coast of France, has made a decision to ban " burkinis ". Women who violate the burkini ban will be issued a warning and asked to change out of their swimsuit. Proponents say the laws preserve secular values and protect women from religious oppression. But there is no ban on wearing religious symbols or clothing.

Author: 0 Pak ready for nuclear non-testing agreement with India: Aziz

However, he made it clear that there can not be any compromise with the nation's integrity. Sharing the main points of his government's Kashmir policy, Modi asked the External Affairs Ministry to try to contact citizens of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, living in different parts of the world, to get details of the area's pitiable condition and share them with the worldwide community.

Author: 0 Wave of PKK attacks in southeast Turkey kill at least 12

In the region's largest city, Diyarbakir, sources say five civilians were killed in a auto bomb attack apparently targeting police, the sources said. Earlier, officials said four soldiers had been killed and nine wounded when PKK militants opened fire with rockets and long-range weapons from across the Iraqi border into Turkey's Sirnak province.

Author: 0 Macy's to close 100 stores

The Macy's move is the latest blow to malls, many of which rely on the iconic department store to serve as an "anchor" tenant. The 100 stores to be closed generate about $1 billion in sales, but the company said in a release that some real estate is more valuable than sales.

Author: 0 Citizens Police Academy shooter had resigned from other agency

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. Weinberg's complaints about Coel could easily be blown off as grandstanding by an attorney looking to profit from Coel's misfortune, except the fact that the Punta Gorda felt it was necessary to change department rules and retrain Coel on the proper use of his K9 after the incident.

World Media Lawsuit: Trump NC Director Pulled Gun on Staffers, Campaign Did Nothing
Author: 0 Lawsuit: Trump NC Director Pulled Gun on Staffers, Campaign Did Nothing

Apparently, the North Carolina state director for Donald Trump's presidential campaign is a total Second Amendment person. In the suit, Vincent Bordini claims that he was driving with Phillip in February when Phillip "produced a pistol, put his right index finger on the trigger, and drove the barrel into Vincent's knee cap".

World Media Sebastian County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Being Shot, Suspect In Custody
Author: 0 Sebastian County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Being Shot, Suspect In Custody

Sebastian County Sheriff's Office officials report that Deputy Bill Cooper is in critical condition and is undergoing surgery. Cooper and Spells were among officers who found Jones with a rifle and body armor when they went to his home. Jones started firing", the sheriff said. Markward said Jones once helped him split wood, but said he hadn't seen the man in a few years. Jones had barricaded himself inside his home following an incident that took place at 7:15 the area of Hwy.

World Media Trump denies speaking to Secret Service, despite CNN claims
Author: 0 Trump denies speaking to Secret Service, despite CNN claims

Mr Trump found himself embroiled in yet another controversy on Tuesday after saying at a rally that gun rights activists could act to stop Mrs Clinton from nominating liberal Supreme Court justices - a comment that his campaign said had been misinterpreted, but which Clinton's campaign called "dangerous".

Author: 0 Satellite images show China has built aircraft hangers in South China Sea

The images have emerged about a month after the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands, ruled against China's sweeping claims in the resource-rich region, a ruling emphatically rejected by Beijing. China is open to any form of communication with the Philippines, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wednesday. Each of these hangars will have enough room to accommodate 24 fighter jets as well as larger planes, such as bomb carriers, transports and refuelers.

Author: 0 Erdogan says no need to wait for Gulen extradition

Mr Tufenkci pointed out Turkey had managed to regain control quickly after the coup on 15 July, with markets opening as normal the following Monday. "Unfortunately no one from Europe, EU or the [European] Council came to Turkey", Erdogan said as he called on Mogherini to express empathy for the Turkish state and its people in the wake of the crisis.

Author: 0 Vietnam moves new rocket launchers into South China Sea

In a statement, underscoring the bottomline of expectations in Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said that during his visit to India this week, Foreign Minister Wang Yi will "communicate with the Indian side about how to carry forward consensus between the two leaders and enhance mutually beneficial cooperation in different fields in a bid to make sure that the relationship will keep growing as planned".

Author: 0 Froome chasing time trial gold in Rio after Tour triumph

Surprisingly, Dumoulin's silver was the first ever medal in an Olympic time trial by a Dutch rider. Though it didn't cost him gold medal - no rider was superior to Cancellara - what appeared to be slipping aerobar extensions forced the Australian to take a bike change, losing precious time and momentum.

Author: 0 Turkey, Russia have similar views on Syria ceasefire: Turkish minister

The statement comes the day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a highly-symbolic visit to Russian Federation to mend fences with Moscow , sparking speculation that Ankara's close ties with the West could be at risk. While the Kremlin has tempered its rhetoric amid the rapprochement, Putin will most certainly push Erdogan to cut support for the rebels engaged in a fierce battle with Assad's forces in Aleppo.

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation says Turkey's membership not in question after failed coup

The Turkish government has repeatedly pressed Washington to extradite Pennsylvania-based cleric Fethullah Gulen whom it blames for the coup bid, warning Washington that relations could suffer over the issue. "On July 22, on that day he left his badges and his ID at the base and after that no one has heard anything from him", the official said, also speaking on condition of anonymity.

Author: 0 The Minister Responsible For The Census Now Appears To Have Been Hacked

Alastair MacGibbon, the prime minister's special adviser on cyber-security, said while government agencies routinely weathered such attacks without disruption, the Bureau of Statistics was the victim of a confluence of events. "I want to assure Australians that the unequivocal advice we have received from IBM, from the Bureau of Statistics, from the Australian Signal Directorate, is that their Australian census data is safe, it has not been compromised", Mr Turnbull said.

Author: 0 Syrian official seeks to reassure residents in Aleppo

A woman flashes the victory sign as she celebrates the news of the breaking of the siege of rebel-held areas of Aleppo , Aug. 6, 2016. The group does not comment on military operations. A military officer says that trucks with food also entered the city, divided between government and rebel control, earlier in the day. Pro-Syrian government news channels have mostly played down the opposition groups' gains and say Syrian army efforts have caused opposition groups to withdraw from some ...

World Media Carli Lloyd just keeps on being Carli Lloyd at the Olympics
Author: 0 Carli Lloyd just keeps on being Carli Lloyd at the Olympics

Carli Lloyd and team is looking to get just one point to get on the top spot in the group table. In the game against France on Saturday, a lack of presence in the center of the field caused some trouble for the USA, so as the team progresses into the knockout stages, that will need to be addressed.