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Saina Nehwal stunned by world no 61, crashes out of Rio Olympics

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The premier shuttlerlost the first set but tried hard to beat her lower ranked competitor in the second set but couldn't make it. "I got the injury before the Olympics nearly one-and-a-half, two weeks back, so I was not fully prepared", the three-time Olympian and fifth seed told reporters at the Riocentro. Read More »

Dwight Gets a Familiar Look in First 'Walking Dead' Season 7 Clip

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According to People , however, a big clue might have just been dropped in an upcoming season 7 teaser. Watching Dwight skulk around with Daryl's vest on really does feel like Dwight is wearing Daryl's actual skin. Will Daryl be able to reclaim his things from Dwight, assuming he is alive? The premiere of the next and seventh season of AMC's universally acclaimed television series adaptation of Rob Kirkman's " The Walking Dead " graphic novel is still months away, though the ... Read More »

Trump says comments about President Obama founding ISIS were "sarcasm"

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And they are the ones Trump is talking to. Donald Trump has, throughout his campaign, tested the pliability of rhetoric and language, sometimes to underline an affirmative point, but more often of late - and in particular on Friday morning - as a tool for walking back damaging (or straight-up false) assertions. Read More »

Police Apprehend Man After He Climbs Trump Tower In NYC

NYPD Chief Of Manhattan Detectives William Aubry told the NY Times the climber "told them he sought to scale the tower with one goal: to gain a personal meeting with Donald J. NYPD Assistant Chief William Aubrey said Rogata told officers the same thing once he was safely inside the building. "At no time did he express that he wanted to hurt anybody, his sole intention was to meet with Mr. Read More »

'Sausage Party' feasts on the box office

Slipping more than 65%, a common occurrence for comic book movies this year, Suicide Squad added $ 43 million , pushing to $222 million domestic against its $175 million production budget. Disney's new take on the story of Pete's Dragon had trouble taking wing. Meanwhile, Florence Foster Jenkins opened in eighth place with $6.6 million. Read More »

Comedian Kevin Hart weds longtime girlfriend in California

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The 37 year old shared a stunning photo from the special day, alongside his daughter Torrei Hart, 11, and Hendrix, 8. As you can see, everyone in the snap looks nearly irritatingly on point - with eight-year-old Hendrix rocking a suit like he's been living in them since he was a toddler. Read More »

Farewell day for Michael Phelps at Rio Games

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In his final race, Michael Phelps helped the United States men's swimming team to a gold medal in the 4×100 medley relay. As Nathan Adrian touched the wall to finish off the victory, Phelps gathered the other relay swimmers, Ryan Murphy and Cody Miller , in his arms. Read More »

Golden moments: Phelps, Biles amaze in Thursday performances

When Manuel and her Canadian counterpart came to the wall at the same instant, they set a new Olympic record of 57.20 seconds in that event. Mercury News sportswriter Tim Kawakami wrote on Twitter: "Sorry to my tremendous co-workers, but I've never been as upset at a headline in my own publication as I was with that one". Read More »

Trump Seeks Volunteer 'Observers' to Prevent 'Rigging' Election

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Trump said he had been sarcastic when he called President Barack Obama "the founder of ISIS", but said without Obama and former secretary of state Clinton "you probably wouldn't even have ISIS". Donald Trump is recruiting poll observers for Election Day and has suggested that Hillary Clinton's campaign may cheat at the polls in Pennsylvania. Read More »

One Dead as Torrential Rains, Flash Floods Hit Louisiana

Authorities said numerous rivers had broken their banks, threatening widespread flooding and prompting the closure of schools and roads across the region. Officials are asking residents to stay off the roads. Rivers in southeast Louisiana and southern MS have been quickly rising above their banks, forcing more than 100 people to evacuate to safety. Read More »

All the reasons we have a complete girl crush on Simone Biles

Nellie's mother was the owner of a popular grocery store in Belize City while her father was a senator. But she ultimately wanted the focus of her win to go beyond her blackness. Ryan Murphy struck gold in the 200 meter backstroke In the women's 200-meter backstroke semifinal, more disappointment for defending Olympic champion Missy Franklin, she failed to qualify. Read More »

Man Who Climbed Trump Tower Faces Criminal Charges

Not only is the building the Trump headquarters, but also Trump's family home and " Steve from Virginia " was on a mission to get a personal meeting with the Presidential candidate. He was being evaluated at a hospital. Though detectives determined pretty quickly he was truly a threat to only himself, and of course the officers, who had to rescue him off the building. Read More »

Bar Rafaeli gives birth to first child - find out the baby's name

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She is married to businessman Adi Ezra , and they both thanked hospital, staff and doctors for their help delivering their daughter, according to Israel's Channel 2 news. Happy & Healthy New Year! "I think this will be a decade of family ..." Refaeli famously dated actor Leonardo DiCaprio from 2005 to 2011, was once married to Arik Weinstein causing controversy in Israel when she opted to dodge the compulsory military service in favor of her modeling career. Read More »

Security experts: Remotes are hackable on many vehicles

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The experts say that remote entry systems on millions of cars made by Volkswagen since 1995 can be cloned to permit unauthorized access to the car's interior. "It's a bit worrying to see security techniques from the 1990s used in new vehicles", Garcia told WIRED.com . According to their research , the attack can be carried out using cheap, battery-run commercially-available radios, which are capable of eavesdropping and recording the rolling codes used by keyless entry systems and then ... Read More »

Kevin Hart's Rap Alter Ego Chocolate Droppa Signs to Motown

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Needless to say, the humorous actor/rapper has signed with Motown Records, owned by Berry Gordy despite some people calling Chocolate Droppa , silly, talent-less and shitty. Although no further details were released about the rapping comedian's new gig, it has been announced that Droppa's first album under the label will be released this coming fall . Read More »

Margot Robbie lobbying for Harley Quinn spin-off

When asked what his message for Suicide Squad haters is, he laughed: "It's like that TI song, Motivation! ". Warner Bros. and DC are currently playing catch-up with Disney and Marvel, and they hoped they would have caught up by now following the release of the much awaited " Suicide Squad ". Read More »

Listen to Green Day's Politically Charged New Single, "Bang Bang"

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Listen to the song below on Spotify and head over to the band's official Facebook to view the lyric video . The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers released three albums in 2-1/2 month during the last part of 2012 and have, since, been a bit quiet even though Billie Joe Armstrong did do an album with Norah Jones and started an acting career. Read More »

Democratic VP nominee Tim Kaine to visit San Diego

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But Travis County Democrats aren't anxious that the cards may be stacked against them. "I think he's a great balance". Clinton's picking Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for her vice presidential running mate is not apt to ease the "anxiety" or "soul searching" reformers feel. Read More »

Michael Phelps ties Olympic record set 2168 years ago

The rivalry transcends the sport, NBC analyst and three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines said . "I can't believe you just did that!" "It is must-see TV, or it's must-see live". Since 2003, the worldwide 200-meter individual medley has belonged - only - to Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. In a furious down-and-back sprint, Chalmers rallied on the return lap to win with a time of 47.58 seconds. Read More »

Britney Spears rides with James Corden for Carpool Karaoke

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This is all set to happen just as Spears is set to release her ninth studio album, which is called Glory . The Toxic singer revealed she will appear on the British host's U.S. Spears' segmentis slated to air on August 25. Spears has already treated fans to three new songs from the forthcoming album - "Make Me", "Private Show" and "Clumsy" (out at midnight) - as she gears up for its August 26 release. Read More »

Canoe - Clarke revels in British weather in Rio slalom

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After Clarke (the canoeist) won the K1 canoe slalom final in Brazil, Twitter users wanted to congratulate the latest star of Team GB . The 23-year-old first jumped in a canoe when he went on a kayaking trip with the scouts as a lad. His profile on British Canoeing's website details this little quirk, but that did not stop him splashing to the gold at his very first Olympics in Rio. Read More »

Tourism flying high with Disney's Pete's Dragon

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Actor Bryce Dallas Howard stands for a portrait while promoting her new film " Pete's Dragon " in Toronto on Thursday, July 28, 2016. " Pete's Dragon " is a live-action reimagining of the original animated film. Pete's idyllic life, playing with Elliot and jumping through the trees, is challenged when a logging company impinges on the pristine woods. "This movie is really about fin". Read More »

Sonny Bill Williams injured, ruled out of Olympic tournament

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Portia Woodman ran behind the posts for yet another try, then dropped to her knees and cried. "I played in a bunch of teams that were undefeated until the semi-finals - that can happen, it's a hard medal to win, you have to slog it out day after day". Read More »

Serena Williams shocked in Rio, eliminated in third round

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Williams was pursuing her fifth gold medal after winning three doubles events with sister Venus in Sydney 2000, Beijing 2008 and London 2012. The loss marked their first-ever Olympic doubles defeat. RUGBY STUNNER: Sonny Bill Williams was helped off with an ankle injury during New Zealand's shocking 14-12 loss to Japan in its first game of rugby sevens. Read More »

Chance The Rapper Honors USA Basketball Teams in Nike's 'Unlimited Together' Film

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Chance's smooth voice glides over a melodic piano tune in the song. He starts off with the lines: "We want some heroes in our story/We need highlights for a nightlight/We need glory for a while/We want results/We want results". Chano raps, "We want a W, we exhausted of picking different sides / I got your jersey, just a different size / We all want you to be a buzzer beater / Find us a leader far from Silent Bob's and Cousin Skeeter's / Through the perilous fight, want you to be fearless / We ... Read More »