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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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Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

President Donald J. Trump announced the combined strikes were in retaliation for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons April 7 against civilians in Doum...

Michael Cohen withdraws lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen's lawyer, David Schwartz , said in a statement that the suits were withdrawn because Cohen no longer has time for them, report the Wall Street Journal , Politico an...

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Bloomberg reports that Rosenstein met with the president last week and that's when the Deputy AG gave the president the assurance according to people familiar with the matter. The...

Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

Cohen should be asked to reveal the name or can permissibly do so", the letter said. Maddow explained the that the Steele dossier allegations are "just" allegations, but noted wh...

Barbara Bush remembered as friendly, approachable by Bush library visitors

Bush's daughter, Doro, had a couple of friends in common. "We just came to pay our respects to Mrs". Bush died Tuesday evening according to a statement made by the office of Geo...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Laura, Barbara, Jenna, and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. "Especially now - we should remember her by working to return those values to our public l...

Diamonds from space may be from 'lost planet'

The meteorites were formed after an asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere - making it technically a meteor - exploding 23 miles (37 kilometers) above the Nubian Desert in Suda...

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at...

Local Congressional Leaders on Syria Airstrikes

The Russian military, meanwhile, claims to have struck down a majority of the missiles . The tripartite military action from the United States, France and Britain was created to...

Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

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Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...