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USA Basketball Completes Gold Medal Rout at Rio Olympics

Spain slowed down the pace, limiting fast break points and easy buckets. Since Colangelo took over Team USA in 2005, the Americans have won seven FIBA titles, including gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics and the 2014 FIBA Ba...

Maryville police officer killed was dedicated to job, family

Crisp says they are still working to contact some of his family members. That number is ahead of this point past year, when 23 officers had been shot and killed, while the overall number of officer deaths is the same as it was on this date in 2015,...

Government minister beaten to death by striking miners in Bolivia

An independent miner returns a tear gas capsule during clashes with riot police during a protest against Bolivia's President Evo Morales' government policies, in Panduro south of La Paz, Bolivia , August 25, 2016. Before Illanes's killing, miners ...

Woman Survives Month In New Zealand Mountains After Partner Died On Hike

She advised Police they had entered the track on 24 July and her partner fell down a steep slope on 28 July. Jensen said: 'Given her experience and the avalanche risk, she decided it was best for her safety to remain in the hut, and that was the co...

Ford recalls over 88K vehicles due to stalling problem

The recall covers only a subset of certain cars within a model family, including the Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT SUVs and Ford Police Interceptor sedans, according to a recall notice posted on Ford's website. About 2,500 of these vehicles a...

From Hospital, Odisha Man Carried Wife's Body 10 Km With Daughter

The incident occurred at Bhawanipatna district headquarters hospital where his 42-year-old wife Amang Dei was being treated for tuberculosis . For those in such a situation, the state government launched the " Mahaparayana " scheme in February, of...

Your daily coffee habit could be partly genetic, new study suggests

The gene, called PDSS2, might control how quickly the body breaks down caffeine , the team reports in Nature Scientific Reports . If you're one of the many people who start their day with a cup of joe steaming by their side, you might be able to ...

Duterte:'It will be bloody' if Philippine territory breached

Duterte also said he would "not raise hell now" about an global court ruling that China had no legal right to claim a large swath of the South China Sea, in a case brought by the Philippines. It will be the bones of our soldiers, pati na yung akin [a...

Rangeland wildfire forces evacuations in eastern Idaho

Travelers coming from the south can still access Yellowstone through Idaho by heading west from Jackson and entering through the West Entrance. The fire grew more than 4,600 acres on Monday and is mostly growing on the north side of the burn area.

Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door

Colleague Dr Guillem Anglada-Escude, also from Queen Mary University of London - who led the team of around 30 astronomers, said: "Succeeding in the search for the nearest terrestrial planet beyond the solar system has been an experience of a lif...

Don't take Trump seriously on NATO: Biden

Speaking in the Latvian capital, Riga, on August 23, Biden dismissed Trump's comments and said there was overwhelming usa bipartisan commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Central and eastern European states have been rattled by Russia's...

Top Boko Haram Militants Killed In Air Strikes: Nigerian Air Force

So, is the Nigerian Army saying Shekau is as good as dead, a repeat of the 2013 claim? "We are working with ( Nigeria ) to make sure they can afford it, and they know how to use" the aircraft, the official added. Shekau into making a public appeara...

Samsung could be readying a Batman-themed Galaxy Note 7 Injustice edition

Samsung is hoping to push users beyond the password with its Note7 smartphone's iris scanning capability and a new authentication system called Samsung Pass. Many components on the Galaxy Note 7 are modular and can be easily replaced. One ot...

KDOL responds to fatal waterslide accident

Officials said he suffered a fatal neck injury, and was dead by the time first responders reached him. Riders must be at least 4-feet-6 inches tall, and those in each raft must total between 400 and 550 pounds, according to the park website .

Omar Takes Opposition Delegation To Rahul

Sources in the opposition parties said it would request the Prime Minister to impress upon the state government to stop dealing with the situation administratively as it was leading to disaffection, especially among the youth. It's administrative ana...

Red Cross says floods worst disaster in USA since Hurricane Sandy

This time it is a much different scenario. He has argued that a presidential visit would interfere with first responders. In fact, he has not even stopped his vacation at Martha's Vineyard or playing golf. That may be because many of areas hit are in...

Indian forces fire at Kashmir protesters, killing 1

Secretary General of Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani has expressed solidarity with Kashmiri people by reiterating OIC's continued support to the right of self-determination of people of Indian-Occupied Kashmir (IOK).

Long journey into night for drunken revellers on Tube

Friday and Saturday night services on the London Underground, popularly known as the Tube, will begin on two lines: the 74-kilometre, east-west Central Line; and the 21-kilometre Victoria Line , which snakes through central London from Brixton...

Trump pitches black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

Trump said 40% of Detroit's residents live in poverty, and that Detroit tops the list of risky cities. The odds are that if Clinton wins, the 61% of Trump supporters will be planted in front of their televisions for the next four years, ranting abo...

Syrian Kurds evacuate thousands from Hasaka city on second day of bombing

Following the initial Thursday incident, the coalition began "actively patrolling the airspace nearby", a Defense Department official said. Davis said no coalition injuries were reported in Thursday's strike by two Syrian SU-24s, and United State...

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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...