• Djokovic sorry for 'screaming' at ballgirl

    World number one Novak Djokovic apologised for upsetting a ballgirl who looked visibly shaken when he roared at her during his Wimbledon fourth round win over Kevin Anderson on Tuesday. The defending champion was 3-2 down and at 30-30 in the final set when he screamed in the girl's direction. Maybe she was just afraid of my screaming there," said Djokovic who said he was trying to fire himself up in the fifth set decider.

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  • Kate Hudson: Kurt Russell is my dad

    Kate Hudson says Kurt Russell is all she knows as a father. The 64-year-old actor has been in a relationship with Kate’s mother Goldie Hawn since 1983. “He raised us from the age of three,” Kate told adventurer Bear Grylls on an upcoming episode of his show Running Wild.

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  • Ronaldo in Japan to sell muscle gadget

    A sheepish-looking Cristiano Ronaldo was in Tokyo on Tuesday promoting an electric muscle stimulation machine, a year after he visited to push a smile-enhancing gadget that looked a little like a boomerang. A slick video played on overhead screens showed Ronaldo's well-toned form with the electric muscle toner attached to his torso. Japan is a common destination for big European or American stars who are paid handsomely to sell products that never see the light of day at home.

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  • Philippines confirms second MERS case

    The Philippines confirmed a second case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus on Monday in a man who showed symptoms after arriving in Manila last month from Dubai. The 36-year-old was admitted to hospital on Saturday and was under observation, Health Ministry spokesman Lyndon Lee-suy said, adding contact tracing was now under way to prevent the spread of the disease. The man had also travelled to Saudi Arabia, the spokesman said.

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  • NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe

    The two people aboard the smaller Cessna were killed, and the plane was completely destroyed, National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson said. A press release from Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter said the pilot, Maj. Aaron Johnson from the 55th Fighter Squadron, was taken to Joint Base Charleston's medical clinic for observation. The fighter jet crash-landed into woods around the privately owned Lewisfield Plantation, an estate dating to 1750.

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  • China needs long-range strategic bomber: state media

    China needs to develop a long-range strategic bomber to strike adversaries farther away from its coast in the event of conflict, state media reported Tuesday, quoting defence experts. The title had previously been reserved for the military's Second Artillery Corps, which the paper described as China's "de facto strategic missile force". The meeting agreed that a long-range strategic bomber would enable the air force to attack farther out into the Pacific Ocean, the paper quoted Kanwa Defense Review as reporting, as far as the "second island chain".

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  • 13 remaining free agents who can help NBA teams

    The first few days of the NBA's 2015 free agency period have proceeded at a breakneck pace, with several teams already having emerged as the biggest winners and losers of the offseason. Here are 13 of the most notable remaining free agents, all of whom could make impacts next season. LeBron James: Yes, the best player in the world is technically a free agent after having opted out of his contract in late June.

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  • Pregnant Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Celebrate Independence Day With North

    Okay, okay, we know that we are always bleatin’ on about it, but Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and teeny tiny North really are the cutest little family of all time. Ahem, as Kanye would say. Further to two-year-old Nori’s adorbs tantrum that was shared by Kim on Saturday morning, the reality star took to her social media accounts to share some intimate family pics as they all admired the Fourth Of July fireworks.

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  • Blake goes bronde

    Blake Lively has gone “bronde”. The former Gossip Girl actress is famous for her bright blonde locks. “…Brondes have more fun #NoTypos-IKnowIThinkItsCrazyToo,” Blake wrote alongside a picture of her transformation.

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  • Two Indians jailed for molestation in Singapore

    Singapore, July 6 (IANS) Two Indians in Singapore were on Monday sentenced to prison in two separate cases of molestation. A court sentenced former gardener Gulcharan Singh, 51, to five months in prison for molesting a 20-year-old student in a lift after stalking her from a bus stop to her housing complex, the Strait Times reported.

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  • Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight belt

    Floyd Mayweather was Monday stripped by the World Boxing Organization of the welterweight world title he won by beating Manny Pacquiao two months ago in what was dubbed "the fight of the century". Mayweather had failed to meet the deadline last Friday for paying the $200,000 sanctioning fee required by the WBO after he took the belt from Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Vegas, in the richest fight of all time, earning a reported $220 million in the process. WBO rules require boxers to pay 3 percent of their purse to fight for a world title up to a maximum of $200,000.

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  • Clinton says 'very disappointed' in Trump's immigration comments

    "I feel very bad and very disappointed with him and the Republican Party for not responding immediately and saying: 'Enough. Stop it,'" Clinton said in an interview with CNN. Trump's remarks, delivered during a speech on June 16 in which he announced his plans to seek the Republican nomination for president, have sparked a backlash that has soured a number of his business relationships.

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  • Two Americans, Briton gored in opening Pamplona bull run

    Two Americans and a British man were gored and eight others hurt on Tuesday as runners dashed ahead of six half-tonne fighting bulls in a fast first running of the bulls at Spain's annual San Fermin festival. A 30-year-old British man was gored between the legs in the perineum area, the regional government of Navarra, of which Pamplona is the capital, said in a statement. Runners, wearing traditional white clothing and red kerchiefs around their necks, tripped over each other or fell in the mad rush as they and the animals charged down a winding 846.6-metre (925-yard) course from a pen to the city's bull ring in two minutes, 23 seconds.

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  • Pope wraps Ecuador leg of SAmerica trip, next stop Bolivia

    Pope Francis wraps up the first leg of a three-nation South American pilgrimage Wednesday after issuing an impassioned call for a new economic and ecological world order where the goods of the Earth are shared by everyone, not just exploited by the rich. Francis will visit the elderly and give a pep talk to local priests before flying to Bolivia, where the environment, ministering to the poor and the government's tense relations with the Catholic Church are high on the agenda. Bolivian President Evo Morales, an Aymara Indian known for anti-imperialist and socialist rhetoric, will greet Francis at the airport and join him for a speech to local officials and diplomats before the pontiff goes to the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz.

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  • Clash of the Titans: Japan vs US in mega-robot duel

    Weighing in at four tons, a Japanese company's four-metre (13 foot) high Kuratas robot is set to clash with a US rival's MegaBot in a clash straight out of a Transformers movie. Suidobashi Heavy Industry took up the giant challenge in a weekend video, as the Japanese firm's chief Kogoro Kurata admitted that his country's robot culture was at stake. "Suidobashi, you have a giant robot.

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  • Ben Affleck DENIES Rumours That Jennifer Garner Split Was Because Of Margot Robbie

    Ben Affleck has worked with many absolutely gorgeous women throughout his career, but of course the fact that he just so happened to be starring in a film alongside the stunning Margot Robbie at around the same time as he and Jennifer Garner announced their split lead to some speculation that Margot was the reason. Anyways, unsurprisingly, Ben’s camp has wasted no time in denying the vicious rumour, clearing Margot’s name of any wrongdoing as she is still very happy with her own long term boyfriend, Tom Ackerley. Ben and Jen broke our #Bennifer ship hearts last week when they confirmed that they were divorcing after ten year of marriage, saying in a joint statement: “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce.

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  • US stocks head higher as Greece debt talks proceed

    U.S. stocks swung from losses to modest gains Tuesday as European leaders met to discuss Greece's strained finances. The biggest winners were utilities, large stable stocks that usually hold up well in a downturn. The European Central Bank has refused to increase the emergency credit the banks need to cope with withdrawals.

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  • Malaysian authorities freeze bank accounts linked to PM graft scandal

    By Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah and Trinna Leong KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A task force investigating Malaysia's troubled state investment fund 1MDB said on Tuesday it had frozen half a dozen bank accounts following a report that hundreds of millions of dollars had been transferred to an account of Prime Minister Najib Razak. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported last week that investigators probing the debt-laden 1MDB had traced nearly $700 million to bank accounts they believed belonged to the prime minister. The special task force said it had frozen six bank accounts in relation to the allegations, but it did not specify whose accounts they were or the banks involved.

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  • Fresh case of MERS confirmed in Philippine

    London, 6 July (ANI): Philippine health authorities have confirmed another case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), in a foreigner who arrived from Dubai. This marks the second Mers case in the country. As per the reports, South Korea has 186 confirmed Mers cases, with 907 people under quarantine.

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  • David Lee will be dealt to Boston in a salary-clearing move for Golden State

    The Golden State Warriors have followed through on their promise to find a better situation for power forward David Lee. Lee was dropped as a starter to begin 2015-16 in favor of Draymond Green, who went on to earn himself a five-year, $85 million deal for his stellar work.

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