Jacobs Donates $25000 to American Red Cross for Louisiana Flood Relief
Justin Timberlake, Lance Bass & More React to Lou Pearlman's Death
Ryan Lochte says 'immature behavior' got him into a mess
Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in China
Donald Trump's deportation plans 'to be determined,' Kellyanne Conway says
'IS child bomber' kills at least 51 in Turkey wedding attack
Trump campaign doubles spending, not ground game
For 10 teams, Rio provided a first feel of Olympic gold
D'Amato: Gwen Jorgensen wins triathlon gold
Chelsea come from behind to beat Watford
Clinton claims Powell urged her to use a private email server
Clinton's foundation to alter donations policy if elected
Australian Athletes Detained by Police for Allegedly Tampering With Olympic Credentials
Nigerians grateful as Dream Team win bronze at Rio Olympics
Price of EpiPens skyrocket hundreds of dollars
'I cried because of the pain' - Fraser-Pryce
Thompson had lingered in the shadow of two-time gold medalist Fraser-Pryce but proved in the final of the 100 meters that she had the power needed to win at the top level. "After the long jump I thought a podium finish is possible, but not the gold medal". FENCING: Ibtihaj Muhammad, who became the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab during competition earlier in the week, won a bronze medal Saturday along with her teammates in the women's team sabre event when they routed Italy, 45-30.
Trump's 'extreme vetting' proposal for would-be immigrants
He ignores the fact that Iraq is a sovereign country and the U.S.at no point threatened to take possession of the country. "My opponent wants to increase, which is unbelievable no matter who you are and where you come from, the flow of Syrian refugees by 550 percent", he said.
French Police Enforce Ban on Muslim Swimwear "Burkini" following ISIS Attacks
Militants attack American University in Afghanistan, 1 dead
Thor: Ragnarok stars Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston visit children's hospital
PlayStation Now is coming to PC
James Corden winds Britney Spears up in Carpool Karaoke teaser
Video catches seal escaping orcas on a boat
Oil prices give up early gains as oversupply weighs
U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude settled down 55 cents, or 1.4 percent, at $39.51 a barrel, after earlier rallying to $40.91. Oil marketer SOMO said that crude oil production in Iraq last month increased to the highest level since January last month to 4.632 million barrels per day.
Tesla loss grows as it falls short of sales goals
Why it's interestingDespite the disciplined pace of capital spending in the first half of this year, we still expect to invest about $2.25bn in capital expenditures in 2016, in support of our accelerated production plan for Model 3. Despite of the poor second-quarter results the cash position of Tesla is improved and it is at $3.25 billion as of June 30, mainly fueled in part by a $1.7 billion offering in May.
Facebook adjusts News Feed algorithm to reduce clickbait
Facebook, the world's largest social network with 1.71 billion users, defines clickbait as articles with headlines that "intentionally leave out crucial information, or mislead people". Facebook outlined how it identifies headlines as clickbait. If a Page ceases to post clickbait headlines, News Feed will begin to rank its articles higher.
Heavy rains cause bridge in India to collapse
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the bridge appeared to have collapsed due to torrential monsoon rains and floods. "As per initial information, some vehicles and people have been swept away". "Administration will ensure speedy rescue and relief operations", Fadnavis said in another tweet. "While locally heavy rain is possible, rainfall rates will vary during that time", Richards added.
Two Russians swimmers launch appeal against Rio ban
Rejecting calls for a blanket ban on Russia, the International Olympic Committee decided on July 24 that individual sports federations should investigate athletes implicated in the report and decide who should be excluded. Despite its size, Cuba is a heavyweight in the world of sports, and may have several surprises up its sleeve for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. "They're very used to traveling around so when we're actually on a plane with them they normally travel very well".
S. China Sea tensions should be reduced
Japan , the US and Australia have been citing worldwide laws for some time, but in fact they have been adopting a double standard towards global laws, which they adopt only when the worldwide laws fit their needs, said the spokesperson.
Turkey's purge widens to media, education
Anadolu reported that Turkey's top broadcasting authority on Tuesday revoked the licenses for 24 radio and television companies that it said are linked to Fethullah Gulen, whom Erdogan blames for masterminding the coup. Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told reporters that 9,322 people were under legal proceedings in relation to the attempted coup. Gulen, who is elderly and in poor health, also told reporters that he is in his last days of life, and would like to remain in the ...
Carmike Cinemas gets 'best and final offer' from AMC Theaters
Leawood-based AMC said its amended and restated merger agreement is for $33.06 a share in cash and stock. The new cash-and-stock pact is valued at $1.2 billion, including debt, up from $1.1 billion previously. AMC's bid to acquire Carmike has been opposed by Carmike's largest stockholders, who say the original price is too low. The deal was reached not long after AMC's acquisition of Europe's largest cinema chain, Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group, for £500 million ($650 million).
Rio Olymics 2016: Fu Yuanhui hailed in China for breaking menstruation taboo
This is a huge step for the women of China (and women everywhere) to talk more openly about what it's like to be a professional athlete competing while on your period. "When I mentioned tampons to some of my friends who have not been overseas yet, the first thing they said was 'ah, is that what American girls use during their period?" Fu had clocked the same time as third place Kylie Masse meaning they both won bronze.
Anjem Choudary: Radical preacher found guilty of inviting support for Isis
The men pledged their allegiance to IS and its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at a meeting in July 2014, when they contacted Mohammed Fachry, a convicted terrorist, in Indonesia via Skype, text and phone. Choudary and Rahman are believed to have been recruiters and radicalisers for over 20 years and have been closely associated with another proscribed organisation Al Muhajiroun [ALM].
Britney Spears to perform at MTV Video Music Awards
In the video post, a python writhes its way through a room filled with artifacts from Spears's past VMA performances. "The VMAs don't just give you a stage", Spears says in a voiceover on the video. The promo , which features a popular - but explicit - tagline that comes from the singer's 2007 hit "Gimme More", also has notes of Spears' past VMA performances.
First Daughter Sasha Obama Is Adulting Like A Boss!
A coworker told the Herald they were wondering why several people were helping the girl out, but then eventually figured out who she was. Sasha Obama has left the comforts of the White House to wait tables at a restaurant . The First Daughter is believed to be working there until Saturday when the rest of her family will join her for a two week holiday. The food joint is a favourite stop for the Obama family, who always pop in for a seafood feed when they are on their annual ...
'Picket Fences' Star Fyvush Finkel Dies At 93
Finkel, who played several roles in different productions of "Fiddler on the Roof", started working as a child actor in Jewish shows on Second Avenue in Manhattan. Finkel then played Lazar Wolf, the butcher, in the limited run 1981 Broadway revival and eventually played the lead role of Tevye the milkman for years in the national touring company.