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Rebels' Wunderlich makes Groza watch list Rebels' Wunderlich makes Groza watch list
- July 13, 2017

The winners of the last two awards, Ka'imi Fairbairn and Zane Gonzalez, are both now in the NFL. Carlson has been among the most consistent kickers in the country during his Auburn career, and he holds 12 program kicking and scoring records, including career made field goals (69). (more...)
Paris will host the Olympic Games in 2024 or 2028 Paris will host the Olympic Games in 2024 or 2028
- July 13, 2017

This meant that only two cities - Paris and Los Angeles - were possible for both years, and the Olympic Committee was reluctant to lose either city as an option. Within hours of the IOC vote Tuesday, Garcetti said that he had already spoken to City Council President Herb Wesson and that Wesson was "excited" about the committee's decision. (more...)
California city closes beaches after great white attacks kayaker California city closes beaches after great white attacks kayaker
- July 13, 2017

He suffered no physical injuries, but his kayak was damaged by a 12-inch-wide bite mark left by the shark. The experienced kayaker, Steve Lawson, was paddling past a kelp bed when he felt a nudge and saw what he believes was a great white shark . (more...)
Malawi's Mercy James Centre For Paediatric Surgery And Intensive Care Now Open Malawi's Mercy James Centre For Paediatric Surgery And Intensive Care Now Open
- July 13, 2017

Madonna said the center has been up and running since the end of June, and the first surgery was completed last week. USA popstar Madonna , her son David Banda (C) and one of her newly adopted daughters attend the opening ceremony of the Mercy James Children's Hospital. (more...)
Ex-Brazilian President Luiz Lula sentenced for corruption Ex-Brazilian President Luiz Lula sentenced for corruption
- July 13, 2017

But anti-corruption judge Sergio Moro , who handed down the sentence, said the 71-year-old Lula would remain free pending an appeal - something his lawyers immediately said they would lodge. If he were found guilty by the appeals court before the election, he would not be permitted to run for president. The case is part of a massive corruption investigation that has engulfed Brazilian politics and seen business executives and elite politicians jailed. (more...)
Para athlete dies during practice session ahead of worlds Para athlete dies during practice session ahead of worlds
- July 13, 2017

Two onsite London 2017 physios at the venue immediately attended the incident to offer what help they could. Abdullah Hayayei , 36, from the United Arab Emirates , was training at the Newham Leisure Centre when the incident took place. The F34 class is for athletes with a coordination impairment, most of which are wheelchair users . Majid Al Usaimi, the vice president of the UAE Disabled Sports Federation, claimed "the metal discus cage fell on his head". (more...)
Flash flood watch issued for Western New York Flash flood watch issued for Western New York
- July 13, 2017

Water overflows at a dam in East Troy. "We may get hit multiple times with the storms today", Fitzgibbon said. Rainfall over the past week over this area has ranged from around an inch to two inches in most areas. Counties within the watch include Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Holmes, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Sandusky and Summit. Even though water has started to recede in some areas, high water levels and saturated ground conditions will quickly lead to renewed flooding and life ... (more...)
Washington State Capitol Lockdown Lifted After Reports of Gunshots Washington State Capitol Lockdown Lifted After Reports of Gunshots
- July 13, 2017

Thurston County Sheriff's Office and Olympia police are also on scene. The shots were heard around the Natural Resources according to a Washington State Patrol tweet. The public was being advised to remain off the campus, he said. This is a developing story, check back for more information as it is made available. (more...)
Manhunt Underway for Triple Murder Suspect in North Alabama Manhunt Underway for Triple Murder Suspect in North Alabama
- July 13, 2017

Lever had been living in Santa Rose County, Florida , and police believe he may be returning to that area. Police said Lever is "armed and dangerous", and asked anyone who sees him not to approach and inform the police. The shootings occurred at a mobile home park in Gardendale . A woman claimed he was abusing her 11-year-old daughter before filing the order. Adding, 'She is very clingy to me and will not let me leaver her. (more...)
Republicans voice growing doubts on USA healthcare bill's fate Republicans voice growing doubts on USA healthcare bill's fate
- July 13, 2017

McConnell withdrew an initial package two weeks ago in the face of Republican discord that would have spelled certain defeat. "We have to do a debt-ceiling increase", McConnell said. A maverick Republican senator is warning party leaders against striking a compromise with Democrats should the GOP health care bill collapse. Cruz, who has previously called for repealing all of Obamacare's taxes, has said billions in subsidies tacked onto the bill can help off-set costs for qualifying ... (more...)
State of Origin 2017: Maroons dominate Blues to win series State of Origin 2017: Maroons dominate Blues to win series
- July 13, 2017

Morgan played centre for the Mackay Cutters during their 2013 Intrust Super Cup grand final victory, and he also filled in for Greg Inglis in the position when Inglis broke down midway through the Australian Kangaroos' win over Scotland at the 2016 Four Nations. (more...)
Spanish king calls for Gibraltar deal on United Kingdom visit Spanish king calls for Gibraltar deal on United Kingdom visit
- July 13, 2017

Britain's Ambassador to Madrid has said it's likely that King Felipe will bring up Gibraltar when he makes his speech at Westminster. So the UK's decision to leave the European Union will clearly have an impact on citizens of both countries. (more...)
EU Brexit Negotiator Barnier Warns UK EU Brexit Negotiator Barnier Warns UK "Clock Is Ticking"
- July 13, 2017

Another Conservative Philip Hollobone said since Britain joined the European Union in 1973 until the date Britain leaves, it will have given the European Union and its predecessors, in today's money in real terms, a total of 209 billion pounds (270 billion USA dollars). (more...)
Global Force Wrestling Suspends Alberto Del Rio Due To Domestic Battery Investigation Global Force Wrestling Suspends Alberto Del Rio Due To Domestic Battery Investigation
- July 13, 2017

Champion, Alberto El Patron , following an incident between him and his fiance, WWE wrestler Paige , at the Orlando Airport earlier this week. As reported by Wrestling Inc , GFW founder and CEO Jeff Jarrett will address this and other matters concerning the company in a previously scheduled media teleconference call later today, at 1pm ET. (more...)
People are calling Conor McGregor racist after 'dance for me boy' comments
- July 13, 2017

The boxer (40) told his opponent: "I'm an old man - I'm not even the same man I was 20 years ago". Clearly pissed, Mayweather stopped shadowboxing and started to stalk toward McGregor , who quickly changed his tune. No championship will be on the line, and the super-fight will mark the first-ever professional boxing match of McGregor's career. "Somebody's "0" has got to go", he said, referring to Mayweather's flawless boxing record of 49-0. (more...)
BC wildfire season hits 599 fires BC wildfire season hits 599 fires
- July 13, 2017

Sheriff's deputies drove through neighborhoods announcing evacuation orders over loudspeakers. We saw 488 new fires just last week, while statewide, with all departments reporting, we had 633 new fires. The company said the fires were about 16 km away from a pump station in Blackpool, British Columbia . Adventure tour provider Duncan Stewart said he has been forced to cancel about 30 per cent of his backcountry camping and canoeing trips because of closures to parks such as Wells Gray ... (more...)
Andy Murray Crashes Out Of Wimbledon Andy Murray Crashes Out Of Wimbledon
- July 13, 2017

He also claimed a hole had opened up on the service line on the Centre Court. I didn't start my best. I'm proud of that. There was obviously an opportunity. It's not been the easiest. Even with his hip problem, Murray had baffled observers and opponents alike by walking with a slight limp but running as if nothing were wrong. (more...)
Christopher Wray Confirmation Hearing Christopher Wray Confirmation Hearing
- July 13, 2017

Last month, Mr Comey told a congressional hearing that Mr Trump had requested a pledge of loyalty to him, which Mr Comey said he had refused to give. Feinstein said she wanted to hear from Wray about his role in reviewing memos about the Bush-era enhanced interrogation program. You can live stream Wray's hearing on the committee's website here or check it out on Twitter here. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Briefly Fills President's Seat at G-20 Summit Ivanka Trump Briefly Fills President's Seat at G-20 Summit
- July 13, 2017

But Twitter's having none of it. The President's daughter, who is said to be more liberal than her father and many of his more conservative colleagues, has made widening access for women in business one of her priorities. Mr Donald Trump's press secretary mislabelled Chinese President Xi Jinping as the leader of Taiwan after the leaders' meeting at the G-20 summit. (more...)
Gianfranco Zola: 'Andrea Belotti is ideal fit for Chelsea' Gianfranco Zola: 'Andrea Belotti is ideal fit for Chelsea'
- July 13, 2017

Belotti netted 26 times last season for the Serie-A side last term, making him the third highest score in the Italian league. Chelsea lost out on top target Romelu Lukaku after he decided to make the move to Manchester United. "They weren't real offers, but there were contacts", he added. I will meet with Belotti to ask him if he's happy to remain at Toro. "We'll also need to talk about a potential deadline for any sale and won't discuss it beyond that date". (more...)