• 10 star athletes who died way too soon
  • One man’s journey home after four years in the world’s largest refugee camp
  • FIFA: World governing body scraps anti-racism task force
  • In China, The World’s Biggest Radio Telescope Is Now Complete
  • Jeering and Shouting Zika! Rio Crowds Rattle Team USAJust For Fun
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10 star athletes who died way too soon

From left:Fernndez, Prefontaine, Bias. Image: Paul Beaty,  Jeff Robbins, uncredited/AP The sports world reacted with shock and horror Sunday morning when news broke that Miami Marlins pitcher Jos Fernndez one of baseball’s most dominant pitchers and ebullient personalities died in a boating accident. Sadly, Fernndez joins a too-long list of professional athletes who have died while at or near the height of their powers and popularity. SEE ALSO: The bittersweet…

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One man’s journey home after four years in the world’s largest refugee camp

Mohamed Omar Abdille boards a bus from the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya bound for Somalia on Aug. 11, 2016. Image: Anthony Langat / TakePart DADAAB REFUGEE COMPLEX, Kenya Mohamed Omar Abdille remembers the night before he left his home in Merca, Somalia, in September 2012 to begin life as a refugee. He was 15. Family and friends gathered around the table for a final meal before his departure. His…

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In China, The World’s Biggest Radio Telescope Is Now Complete

The FAST instrument.  (Chinese Academy of Sciences) The largest radio telescope in the world is getting ready to start listening to the cosmos now that its finished, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced on Sunday. The mammoth telescope, located in the mountains of Guizhou, China, has an aperture thats over 1,600 feet long, and the entire size of the instrument is the same as 30 soccer fields, according to…

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Jeering and Shouting Zika! Rio Crowds Rattle Team USAJust For Fun

Brazilian crowds are just starting to get into the Olympics. So why are people now telling them theyre not doing it right?”> It has taken Rio a while to get excited about South Americas first Olympic Games, but the city was filled with yellow Brazil shirts on Sunday night and the increasingly boisterous crowds suggested Olympic fever was starting to catch on. As passions rise in Brazil, however, outsiders are…

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Rio Just Lost Its Mind Over Ping Pong. Yes, Ping Pong

The crowd packed into Rio Centro Pavilion 3 was small by Olympic standards, just 3,000 or so. But it roared like the audience at a World Cup match, chanting two syllables over and over. Hu-GO! Hu-GO! Hu-GO! The joyous sound reverberated through the low-ceilinged hall with every point Hugo Calderano notched against Peng Tang, growing more raucous as people lost their gourds for table tennis. Yes, table tennis. Go ahead,…

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News Corp. Profit Misses Estimates as Advertising Sales Slump

News Corp., the Wall Street Journal and New York Post publisher controlled by billionaire Rupert Murdoch, reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit that missed analysts estimates as a decline in ad sales outweighed an increase in digital revenue in its real estate business. Earnings, excluding some items, were 10 cents a share, short of analysts estimates of 13 cents a share, the average of projections compiled by Bloomberg. Revenue was $2.23 billion,…

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Facebook partners with International Olympic Committee to share more videos from Rio

Michael Phelps of the United States competes in the Men’s 200m Butterfly heat on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Image: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Facebook is expanding its coverage of the Olympics. More video highlights, live programming and interactive features are coming to your News Feed and Instagram. The social networking giant has partnered…

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Hope Solo Gets Booed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games but Keeps her Eyes on the Prize

Hope Solo is already feeling the heat at the 2016 Rio Olympics not because of the pressure to win gold, but because of Brazilian spectators who keep booing.”> She also told reporters she would go to Rio begrudgingly and was considering not leaving the Olympic Village except for games and practices. Im not sure Im even going to be leaving the hotel room, outside of practice, she told CNBCs Squawk…

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Rio Olympics 2016: How to Watch USA Womens Soccer Live Stream Online

Hope Solo and Alex Morgan and the rest of the USA womens team face off against the No. 3-ranked French as they hope to make Olympic history.”> If they win gold in Rio, theyll also make history, becoming the first female team to win the World Cup and Olympic gold back to back. Ranked third in the world according to the Fdration Internationale de Football Associationbetter known as FIFAthe French…

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Pickup Artists Preyed on Drunk Women, Brought Them Home, and Raped Them

How a San Diego woman discovered details of her rape on a pickup-artist blogand fought to bring her attackers to justice.”> *Warningthe following article contains a graphic depiction of a rape. Alex Smith and Jonas Dick considered themselves part of the elite. The two men were instructors in the community of pickup artistsmen who obsessively study and practice methods of meeting and sleeping with as many women as possible. Some…

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Rugby’s Olympics Pitch to Brazilians: Less Shady Than Soccer

Eduardo Mufarej has a alternative for Brazilian soccer fans fed up with lackluster performance, political scandals and Neymars near misses. The Sao Paulo-based private equity titan chairs Brazil Rugby, which has been beating the drum for the sport in the lead-up to the Games. As the sport — pronounced hugby in Portuguese — returns to the Olympics for the first time in 92 years, he says it has a chance…

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Multiple German soccer teams reportedly getting into esports

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Caged In An Orphanage, 4-Year-Old Boy Finds Loving Home: One Moms Heartbreaking Adoption Story

Adoption has an ugly side. I dont think you can see it from the outside looking in. It will absolutely change you. It cannot enter your life and not rip, shred, and tear. It enters invited and sets up in your home and heart. Adoption will unpack a suitcase on your living room floor, your kitchen counter, your family car, your dining room table and its a hot mess. It…

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NFL player Nate Ebner helps U.S. make Olympic history

Nate Ebner, two-sport star. Image: Themba Hadebe/AP While his New England Patriots teammates are busy grinding through pre-season training camp, NFL safety Nate Ebner is living it up in Rio de Janeiro. He’s not on vacation, though. And no, American football didn’t suddenly become an Olympic sport. SEE ALSO: Obama has now commuted the drug sentences of this NFL star’s mother and grandmother Ebner scored to help the USA men’s…

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Heres Who Has the Most Medals at the Rio Summer Olympics

Heres what you need to know about the Olympic medal count and the standings of your favorite teams. “> Medal Standings China has 18 overall, with nine gold; Japan has 15 overall with four gold; South Korea has eight overall with four gold; and Hungary has six medals overall, four gold; Australia has nine overall with four gold; Russia has 13 overall with three gold; Italy has 10 overall with…

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Mom’s Hilariously Honest Letter On Why Teen Is Late To School Is Too Familiar

Being a teenager is hard. Well, OK, actually, being a soldier during World War I is hard. Being a teenager is just shitty. But shitty is also bad. As a teenager, your hormones are the chemical equivalent of a soccer mob that all just dropped acid.Youre equal parts furious, sad, confused, euphoric (people tell me) and horny (gross). Source article at =>http://www.elitedaily.com Recommended ProductsClean My List OTO (WPLS) Amz Catalog…

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Fidel Castro’s son and photographer — I don’t listen in to his conversations

Havana, Cuba (CNN)If you’ve seen photos of Fidel Castro meeting with dignitaries or celebrities in his home in Havana, then you have seen the work of Alex Castro. He’s not only the retired leader’s personal photographer, he’s also a son of the former Cuban president. During the 49 years he ruled Cuba, Fidel Castro insisted on privacy concerning all matters of his personal life. Cuba’s state-run press never even mentioned…

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Candidates in Monday’s debate, beware the gender minefields

(CNN)On Monday evening, the eyes of the world turn to Hofstra University for the first-ever presidential debate between a male and female candidate. Despite the novel circumstances, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be dodging a minefield of familiar gender pitfalls and double standards. Throughout the 2016 primary, gender stereotypes were on full display. In the Flint, Michigan debate, Bernie Sanders uttered four words to Clinton that lit up the…

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What is a traumatic brain injury?

(CNN)Cell phone video released Friday recorded Rakeyia Scott, the wife of Keith Lamont Scott, who was fatally shot by Charlotte police, screaming, “He has a TBI,” or traumatic brain injury. On Thursday, Scott’s mother told CNN affiliate WCSC about a “near-death” motorcycle accident her son survived last year. “He had some issues with his brain, and he had two broken hips, and (his) pelvis broke in half, and his nose…

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SeatGeek looks to take on Ticketmaster by powering sales for Uber and Amazon

SeatGeek is trying to bring tickets to every app on your phone. Image: rene johnston/Toronto Star via Getty Images SeatGeek is trying to slay the beast that is Ticketmaster. The ticketing and tech company is launching SeatGeek Open, a platform that will let customers buy tickets in almost any app. Through SeatGeek Open, an Uber customer who was in a ride toward a stadium, for example, could see and purchase…

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Rio 2016 Day 7: Ledecky crushes rivals; Phelps ties for silver

(CNN)As much as the swimming portion of the Olympics has been about saying goodbye to the legendary Michael Phelps, it has also been about introducing Katie Ledecky to non-swimming fans. The 19-year-old American is building a legend of her own, capping her Rio Olympics with a stunning win in the women’s 800-meter freestyle Friday night. Stunning not for the fact that she won, but in how she did it.

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What Each Kardashian Family Member Would Do If ‘KUWTK’ Ended

Let’s take a moment to explore an alternate Kardashian dimension. Earlier this week, Kourtney Kardashian made an offhand remark about how she couldbe happy if her family’s show ended, telling reporters, I don’t want the show to end, but I sometimes think I would be so happy if it did, and I could just move away from it all. By the end of every season I’ve had enough, but then…

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