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Author: 0 Cody Latimer Shows Off Skill-Set for Denver Broncos vs. Bears

Sanchez completed 10 of 13 passes for 99 yards, with a touchdown and an interception, in Thursday's preseason opener against the Bears. Perhaps. At least numerous players - linebackers Jerrell Freeman and Danny Trevathan, defensive lineman Akiem Hicks, offensive linemen Ted Larsen and Bobby Massie - come from successful programs.

World Iowa landowners seek immediate halt to pipeline construction
Author: 0 Iowa landowners seek immediate halt to pipeline construction

TOM STROMME/TribuneBill Left Hand, of McLaughlin, South Dakota, stands next to a sign at the site of a protest against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that will cross the Missouri River in Morton County. Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation are concerned that the pipeline could potentially contaminate their drinking water and damage sacred lands.

World Clashes as Afghan Taliban edge closer to Helmand capital
Author: 0 Clashes as Afghan Taliban edge closer to Helmand capital

Afghan forces fought back insurgents after they stormed Nawa district, just south of Lashkar Gah city, late Wednesday, raising alarm that the provincial capital was at risk. "The security situation in Lashkar Gah is under our control", defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said after special forces were deployed. The Taliban controls or contests 10 of the 14 districts in Helmand, the deadliest province for British and USA forces in Afghanistan over the past decade.

World 'One dead and 20 injured' in bombings at Thailand resort town
Author: 0 'One dead and 20 injured' in bombings at Thailand resort town

Local police said 11 of the injured were foreigners, a mixture of Dutch, German, British and Italian tourists, according to the ABC's local correspondent. Police believe that blast was related to a local dispute. The blasts also come only days before the one year anniversary of the last major bombing in Thailand, an attack in the capital that killed 20 people on August 17, mostly foreign tourists.

World Zambians vote in tight presidential race after violence
Author: 0 Zambians vote in tight presidential race after violence

Zambians queue to cast their votes at a polling station in Lusaka , Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in a tight election race for president and parliament in the democratic nation. "We thought since we are voting for so many things it may take some time but it's okay", Komeno said. Moses Kibimbwe, 21, who was queuing at Sokaliyenda station in Chawama, said many people had stayed away because of security worries.

Author: 0 NBC has best ratings night for Rio de Janeiro Olympics

While not a low for Rio, that's down 21 % in the key demo from what the net's primetime coverage of Day 5 of London 2012 pulled in. NBC will air gymnastics coverage beginning at 8:00 p.m. "All of those things argue for mobile being a much bigger part of it than it has been so far". NBC plans to post daily highlight packages on USA athletes to Facebook Live, as well as videos on Instagram.

Author: 0 Ukraine puts troops along Crimean border on combat alert

Russian Federation annexed the peninsula in southern Ukraine in March 2014, triggering widespread condemnation and United States and European sanctions against Moscow. The Ukrainian government said over the weekend that Russian Federation briefly closed its border crossings with mainland Ukraine , and social media users earlier this week posted photos and videos of dozens of armored vehicles on Crimean highways heading toward the de-facto border.

Author: 0 Putin, Erdogan agree on steps to mend relations

On Tuesday , the two leaders said they were planning to restart all that, with Erdogan repeating their pre-crisis pledge to eventually increase annual trade between the countries to $100 billion. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters in Istanbul after the failed coup attempt. The NATO Secretary General spoke to the Turkish Foreign Minister on the night of the attempted coup and later with President Erdogan, strongly condemning the attempted coup and reiterating full ...

World Fugitive Turkish Navy admiral seeks asylum in the US
Author: 0 Fugitive Turkish Navy admiral seeks asylum in the US

Putin and Erdogan took a big step towards normalizing ties on Tuesday, with their leaders announcing an acceleration in trade and energy links. Turkey and Russian Federation have similar views on the need for a ceasefire in Syria, the provision of humanitarian aid, and a political solution to end the crisis, according to Cavusoglu.

World Jailed Pistorius Treated In Hospital For Injuries
Author: 0 Jailed Pistorius Treated In Hospital For Injuries

It said blades had been found in a subsequent search of Pistorius's cell. The Department of Correctional Service's Spokesperson, Manelisi Wolela, says they will further investigate the incident. Pistorius' defense team suggested those reports were exaggerated. In July, Pistorius received a six-year prison sentence for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after his initial conviction of culpable homicide was upgraded by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal last December.

Author: 0 Japan observes 71st anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Today is 71 years since an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima , killing 140,000 people in a cloud of heat reaching up to 4,000C. About 50,000 participants, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and representatives of more than 90 countries and regions, observed a minute's silence.

World Entire Russian team banned from Rio Paralympics
Author: 0 Entire Russian team banned from Rio Paralympics

Philip Craven referred to McLaren's report in his statement. "There is a great, great threat to world sport, to what we would view as the sporting spirit, that can not be allowed to change fair competition, fair play, abiding by the rules".

World Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening
Author: 0 Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening

The 31st Summer Olympic Games, and the first ever in South America, will run until August 21. Five swimmers world-wide have acted as flag bearers for their countries. But the 31-year-old Phelps, who retired from swimming after the London Games but quickly reversed that decision, has continually stressed that his desire to compete in another Olympics - and he insists this really will be the final one - has little to do with collecting more gold.

World Nitin Patel To Be The Next Chief Minister Of Gujarat
Author: 0 Nitin Patel To Be The Next Chief Minister Of Gujarat

Anandiben handed over her resignation to Governor O.P. Kohli. She wrote that, in November this year, she will be turning 75 and the elections in the state are also around the corner. Earlier, Anandiben Patel proposed the names of Rupani and Nitin Patel, said Gadkari while briefing the media. He vowed to continue his agitation for quota in the state.

World South African Broadcaster to Review Ruling on Protest Visuals
Author: 0 South African Broadcaster to Review Ruling on Protest Visuals

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa told the broadcaster Monday it will recommend punitive measures if the SABC doesn't withdraw its decision, eNCA reported, citing Icasa. Mthembu also summoned Motsoeneng ally and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi to yesterday's meeting. The main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), said: "Today's ruling by ICASA is the beginning in fixing the mess created by ANC-appointed Hlaudi Motsoeneng who has been unrelenting in ...

World Thousands evacuated as super typhoon hits Taiwan
Author: 0 Thousands evacuated as super typhoon hits Taiwan

The typhoon is expected to push more rain into already flooded areas in and around Wuhan, Chinese news agency Xinhua said. Vsible and infrared images of Super Typhoon Nepartak from the Suomi NPP satellite show the well-defined eye of this powerful cyclone on Thursday, July 7.

World Clinton's choice for first event with Obama: North Carolina
Author: 0 Clinton's choice for first event with Obama: North Carolina

Mic has reached out to the Trump campaign for comment. Trump is known for personally using his Twitter account , where for years he has written insults and attacks on his rivals . But Reuters says the original image is "a reminder of the unrestrained side of Trump". There is no way of knowing how the image migrated from one of the seedier corners of the internet to Trump's Twitter feed.

World Corbyn attacks plotters and says he's not resigning
Author: 0 Corbyn attacks plotters and says he's not resigning

He said: "I was democratically elected leader of our party for a new kind of politics by 60 per cent of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them by resigning". Mr Corbyn has struggled to put together a new shadow cabinet following the mass walk-out of more than half his top team, with more shadow ministers announcing their resignations.

World Malaysian woman dies after airbag ruptures in accident
Author: 0 Malaysian woman dies after airbag ruptures in accident

Since 2015, Honda said the vehicle involved in this crash has been included in both driver's Takata airbag inflator and passenger's Takata airbag inflator recalls . "A projectile may have been discharged when the airbag was deployed and it struck her chest", he was reported saying. She was reportedly found with injuries to her chest from an item jutting from the steering wheel.

World IS claims responsibility for Jordan border attack last week
Author: 0 IS claims responsibility for Jordan border attack last week

It shows a auto racing through flat desert toward an army post, followed by an orange ball of fire rising in the air close to the installation. A statement said "a fighter of Islamic State " had carried out the attack near a makeshift refugee camp in the remote Rukban area last Tuesday, June 21.

Author: 0 Groups aiming to block Trump at GOP convention, report says

On CNN's "State of the Union", the Wisconsin Republican said he can't endorse likely nominee Donald Trump because he doesn't agree with him on every issue. Senior Trump advisor Paul Manafort told Senate Republicans in May that Trump will depend more on the Republican Party during the general election.

World Court: Assault weapons ban stands
Author: 0 Court: Assault weapons ban stands

The three-judge 2nd Circuit panel concluded that the "core provisions" of the expanded bans on assault weapons in both states do not violate the Second Amendment because they are "substantially related to the achievement of an important governmental interest" - public safety and crime reduction - and are therefore subject to intermediate and not strict court scrutiny.

Author: 0 Russia decision moment of truth for IOC, IAAF, says Pound

They have been suspended from global competition since November following a damning report by the former World Anti-Doping Agency president Dick Pound, which found a "deep-rooted culture of cheating" and widespread state-sponsored doping. Meldonium, the drug which led to the recent tennis ban for Russian star Maria Sharapova , was involved in 49 of 52 doping cases logged between 15 February and 29 May.

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