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Serbia, Croatia earn Olympic basketball berths; 1 spot left
- July 10, 2016

Serbia and Croatia are Brazil bound. Elsewhere, Canada and France booked their places in the final of the qualification tournament in Filipino capital Manila. Melvin Ejim's three-point play with 20 seconds left, part of an outstanding game from the European pro, sealed the win for Canada. In Turin, Croatia shocked hosts Italy with a 84-78 success after overtime. (more...)
Hamilton and Rosberg warned they could get team orders
- July 10, 2016

Lewis Hamilton enjoyed a flawless start to his home British Formula One Grand Prix on Friday while auto troubles left Mercedes team mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg stranded in the garage. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel had a bad start to a damp day when he told the team over the radio after his final lap: "I think we failed another gearbox". (more...)
Stopped 52 times by police: Was it racial profiling? Stopped 52 times by police: Was it racial profiling?
- July 10, 2016

The government of the Bahamas has issued a rare travel advisory for any of its citizens visiting the US, noting that young males should in particular take care. People threw rocks and water bottles at officers, Ernster said. "In front of the mansion was peaceful for most of the night until this 30 to 40 minutes of activity by a small group of people who chose to leave the peaceful gathering", Ernster said. (more...)
Trump's Closed-Door Meetings with House and Senate Republicans Did Not Go Well
- July 10, 2016

Arizona has traditionally been a GOP stronghold, but ABC News has rated the state only "Leans Republican " for the 2016 cycle because of the growing number of Hispanics and Trump's comments throughout his campaign on immigration. Flores, a Texan who heads the Republican Study Committee, the largest conservative grouping in Congress, had also criticized Trump , including for having questioned a USA judge's motives because of his Mexican ethnicity. (more...)
British Men To Compete As Women In Rio Olympics British Men To Compete As Women In Rio Olympics
- July 10, 2016

The 2016 trials are in San Jose, Calif., at the SAP Center. USA WOMEN'S TEAM (artistic gymnastics) - Anchored by the brilliant Simone Biles alongside reigning Olympic all-around champions Gabby Douglas and two-time Olympic gold medallist Aly Raisman, the U.S. (more...)
Mega Millions jackpot: $540 million winning ticket sold in Indiana
- July 10, 2016

A small IN town where a Mega Millions ticket worth an estimated $540 million was sold is buzzing with speculation about who might be the big victor. Mega Millions drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays and are offered in 44 states, Washington D.C. (more...)
Blac Chyna Just Posted Flawless New Photos Of Her Growing Baby Bump Blac Chyna Just Posted Flawless New Photos Of Her Growing Baby Bump
- July 10, 2016

On Saturday, the expectant mom shared a picture of her scale on Snapchat, revealing that she now weighs 170.8 pounds, up from her pre-baby weight of 139. This episode will air soon on E! as part of the 12th season of the series. Blac Chyna may be planning a wedding, but, unlike many brides-to-be, the expectant mama isn't anxious about slimming down for her nuptials to Rob Kardashian - at least, not yet. (more...)
British PM hopeful faces backlash over motherhood comments
- July 10, 2016

Leadsom responded angrily to the Saturday headline on the Times that said "Being a mother gives me edge on May". In a later statement Mrs Leadsom said she was "beyond anger and disgust" at the newspaper's front page. The controversy is the latest blow to the energy minister's campaign, which has fallen further behind odds-on favorite May after questions about whether her resume exaggerated financial industry experience and doubts about her leadership. (more...)
Brock Lesnar to face Randy Orton at SummerSlam
- July 10, 2016

It won't be for much longer, though, as Lesnar's opponent is expected to be revealed on this week's episode of SmackDown. "It's maybe a teaser", Lesnar said. My take is that WWE likely had very little to do with UFC's booking of Lesnar-Hunt even though admittedly the matchup is not the best pairing for Brock. (more...)
Alanis Morissette shares first photo of newborn daughter Alanis Morissette shares first photo of newborn daughter
- July 10, 2016

Morissette and her husband, 36-year-old rapper Mario "Souleye" Treadway , kept the baby's birth quiet for a couple of weeks, but the GRAMMY victor may have dropped a hint by sharing a stunning underwater pregnancy pic on Instagram last week. (more...)
Deschamps shows his French philosopher side before final Deschamps shows his French philosopher side before final
- July 10, 2016

France beats Spain in the final at the Parc des Princes, where Platini opens the score in the tournament host's 2-0 victory. Portugal trails as +350 underdogs on the three-way betting line for Sunday's matchup, and sport long +185 odds in Euro 2016 futures betting, while France is perched as -225 chalk. (more...)
France seek home title hat-trick in Euro final; Portugal first trophy France seek home title hat-trick in Euro final; Portugal first trophy
- July 09, 2016

While the Germans played very high up, with goalkeeper Manuel Neuer at times standing near the halfway line, Portugal sits very deep and leaves far less gaps to expose. Their team won the tournament in 2000, two years after lifting the FIFA World Cup , but they have not won a trophy since then. "That France shirt is the best thing that happened to me", he said. (more...)
Ciara secretly married National Football League star Russell Wilson
- July 09, 2016

News that Wilson and Ciara's nuptials were very traditional and "heartfelt". Ciara wore something else that was big and shining--a huge smile. Meet the Wilsons! Ciara and Russell Wilson took to Instagram to share the first photo from their fairytale wedding. (more...)
Petraeus Leaks Were Much Worse Than Clinton Email Mess — FBI Director
- July 09, 2016

Gowdy said he is concerned that there is still no "precedent" that would prevent future secretaries of state from using the exact same "email scheme". In an unusual 15-minute announcement explaining the FBI's findings, Mr Comey ended up dismaying both Republicans and Democrats. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic Party's presidential nominee, shifted the blame onto her former colleagues at the State Department, saying in television interviews she followed their lead on whether or not ... (more...)
No denying Serena Williams this time as she equals Steffi Graf's record
- July 09, 2016

Before Wimbledon she had lost in the finals of the Australian Open and French Open, to Kerber and Garbine Muguruza respectively. As attention shifted to whether she might now beat Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles wins, perhaps even Martina Navratilova's haul of nine Wimbledon successes, Williams admitted that catching up with Graf has played on her mind over the past year. (more...)
Former congressman tweets 'watch out Obama' after Dallas shooting
- July 09, 2016

In other tweets, Walsh blamed Obama for the violence. The original post telling Obama to "watch out", since deleted, went viral as celebrities and other Twitter users chastised Walsh, with many bringing the post to the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Secret Service twitter accounts . (more...)
Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon, Ties Steffi Graf With 22 Grand Slam Titles Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon, Ties Steffi Graf With 22 Grand Slam Titles
- July 09, 2016

Williams , who had friends Beyonce and Jay-Z watching from her player's box, then collapsed to the court in joy. Australian Margaret Court's career spanned both the amateur and open eras, and she landed 24 grand slams, setting the benchmark by which every other great champion is judged. (more...)
CHINA SCS China flexes muscles ahead of United Nations tribunal verdict on SCS
- July 09, 2016

Tensions are growing ahead of the ruling expected on Tuesday, with China and the United States sending more military vessels to the contested area. China's Xinhua news agency also said in a commentary on Saturday that the country "adheres to the position of settling disputes through negotiation and consultation with states directly concerned", adding , "This has always been China's policy, and it will never change". (more...)
Ciara & Russell Wilson Officially Married: Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson Attended Wedding
- July 09, 2016

The lovebirds tied the knot at Peckforton Castle, Page Six reports , a 19th-century castle surrounded by 4,000 acres of forest in the area of Cheshire. "What would you do if we took all that extra stuff off the table and just do it Jesus way. because if you can really love somebody without that, then you can really love somebody", he said. (more...)
Aubrey Plaza Comes Out as Bisexual in New Interview Aubrey Plaza Comes Out as Bisexual in New Interview
- July 09, 2016

Alice is recovering (mostly by drinking and dancing on tables) from being left at the alter, while Tatiana, who swears and stirs up the most trouble of the four, is willing to go to such great lengths to secure that invite from Mike and Dave that she jumps in front of a moving vehicle so that Mike can "save" her. (more...)
Fox's Ailes wants to arbitrate harassment claims Fox's Ailes wants to arbitrate harassment claims
- July 09, 2016

A motion filed Friday in the federal court in Newark, N.J., cites a clause in Carlson's contract, which expired June 23, that said any employment dispute with Fox News had to be decided through an arbitration panel out of public view. Carlson's primary residence is in CT and Mr. Ailes' primary residence is in NY". The filing says Carlson's lawyers did not attach Fox News to the lawsuit in "a transparent attempt" to evade terms of the employment contract. (more...)
'Black Ops 3' Descent DLC Map Trailers Preview Two New Battlegrounds 'Black Ops 3' Descent DLC Map Trailers Preview Two New Battlegrounds
- July 09, 2016

The Raid map will be recreated for " Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 " DLC, " Descent ", as Empire , according to Inquisitr . "Good or bad, we're always looking at it and we're trying to decipher and deal with the successes and failures of that", Black Ops 3 multiplayer producer Miles Leslie said. (more...)
Sultan 2nd Day Collection: Crosses 70 Crores On Thursday At Box Office
- July 09, 2016

But now, this movie is available in Online and from torrent we can download the film. Before Sultan , 2016's biggest opening record was held by Fan with a collection of Rs 19.2 crore. Rathi predicted that the sports drama film will do Rs 150 crore business. Advance bookings for the weekend is extra-ordinary. Ali Abbas Zafar has shown great direction in this film but it also contains some plot holes. (more...)
Russell Brand Will In Face Be a Dad Russell Brand Will In Face Be a Dad
- July 09, 2016

The comedian has clearly been studying up on daddy duties ahead of the impending arrival and shared a selfie of him reading " The Expectant Dad's Handbook ", which was bought for him by his mum. "Pray for me to get a baby I wanted so bad for years". What do you think of Brand's big news? One completely bemused follower added: "Am I missing something?" A source told The Sun , "Russell might have bedded numerous world's most stunning women but now it's all about Laura and becoming a dad". (more...)
Revered Pakistani Philanthropist Edhi Dies; State Funeral Set For July 9
- July 09, 2016

Born to a family of Muslim traders in Gujarat in British India, Edhi arrived in Pakistan after its bloody creation in 1947. Twitter users immediately pounced on Express News for its "extremely insensitive" and "disrespectful" broadcast towards Edhi. (more...)