• DAHLIA | Homework Ban Backed By Parents. Should More Schools Follow Suit?
DAHLIA | Homework Ban Backed By Parents. Should More Schools Follow Suit?

There will be no formally assigned homework this year. Instead, Ms Young encouraged families to eat dinner and read together, let their children play outside and get them to bed early. Heather Anne Price, who also shared the post , wrote: "As adults, you get a job and go to work for 8+ hours but you are not required to take work home with you (a...

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  • A new Jamaican champion makes her mark in Olympic 100 meters
A new Jamaican champion makes her mark in Olympic 100 meters

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was seeking a third successive Olympic title over the most glamorous sprint distance, but had to settle for third as Thompson won comfortably in a time of 10.71 seconds, a hundredth outside her world-leading time in 2016.

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  • FSU 4th, Florida 25th in AP preseason poll
FSU 4th, Florida 25th in AP preseason poll

Clemson, the national runner-up in 2015, wasn't far behind Alabama, as the Tigers had 1,443 points and 16 first-place votes. This marks the first time since 1992 that the teams who finished the previous year at 1-2 in the polls began the next year 1-2 in the polls.

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  • Pep: Hart may feature against Steaua
Pep: Hart may feature against Steaua

Those plans have already seen goalkeeper Joe Hart dropped to the bench, with Willy Caballero preferred and speculation mounting that the England global could seek a move away from Etihad Stadium . I am learning from him as well, it's not any pressure for me to play. "We were clear, him with me and I with him and we spoke about our football". "...

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  • Federer plans January return in Australia
Federer plans January return in Australia

Open following knee surgery, is ranked fourth in the world. Federer and TEAM8, the management company he founded, created the concept of the Laver Cup to honor Laver and "bring a new dimension to the tennis calendar". Meanwhile, tournament's director Geoff Quinlan revealed that the organisers had been in talks with the 30-year-old from several ye...

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  • Baloch Protesters Thank Modi; Raise Indian Flag
Baloch Protesters Thank Modi; Raise Indian Flag

Serious offences like waging a war against Pakistan have been registered against them. Zehri also invited the self-exiled Baloch leaders to come back to Pakistan. He also alleged that the Indian government "is deeply involved in sponsoring elements like Bugti, Harbiyar Marri, Zamran Marri and Allah Nazar". He also accused Bugti of "getting fund...

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  • Rio Olympics Commentator Makes Sexist Remark to Gold Medalist Laura Trott
Rio Olympics Commentator Makes Sexist Remark to Gold Medalist Laura Trott

Kenny's win didn't come without tension and drama though, as he had to go through the ordeal of a threat of a disqualification alongside eventual bronze medallist Azizulhasni Awang of Malaysia. "I can not thank the people in the background enough". Kenny was in the final medal race on the track and survived a scare when the race was paused as off...

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  • Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers
Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers

The Texas Rangers have cut ties with Josh Hamilton after an injury-plagued season, although his career with the club might not be over. By doing this prior to September 1, the Rangers will be able to have Hamilton on their major league roster prior to May 15.

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  • Premier League player charged over Twitter posts from 2012
Premier League player charged over Twitter posts from 2012

At Stoke, two goals each from Sergio Aguero and Nolito brought City's goals total to 11 in three games. 1975 - Sam Vokes became the first Burnley player to score a league goal against Liverpool at Turf Moor since Ray Hankin in March 1975 - they had failed in six games since then.

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  • Phelps wins 22nd Olympic gold
Phelps wins 22nd Olympic gold

The American Male Swimmer all-time records for Olympics gold medals (22), in Olympic gold medal Individual events (13), Olympic medals in individual events (15). The sisters already have teamed up to lead Australia to a gold medal in the 4x100 freestyle relay. The two exchanged a fist bump as they looked up at their times, Phelps No.

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  • Bilic expecting West Ham chairmen to be 'generous'
Bilic expecting West Ham chairmen to be 'generous'

Midfielder Harry Arter became the first player to be sent off here - receiving a second caution in the 78th minute, for a foul on Cheikhou Kouyate, having been booked in the first half for dissent as he -disputed a handball correctly given against him.

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  • Daughter-in-law of Fargo family wins gold in Rio
Daughter-in-law of Fargo family wins gold in Rio

Reid was still in contention coming out of the water following the 1.5km swim, lying 31st but only 18 seconds behind the leader from Spain, Carolina Routier. Spirig hung with Jorgensen for over three-quarters of the 10-kilometer run. "It's just some mental games", Spirig said. "Obviously we each wanted to win", Jorgensen told NBC after the race...

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  • Taekwondo grudge match in Rio off after surprising loss
Taekwondo grudge match in Rio off after surprising loss

He next faces Steven Lopez of the United States, a five-time world champion and double Olympic gold medalist, in the quarterfinals later in the day. "I'm so sorry, this is so hard". I'm so disappointed right now. Oussama Oueslati of Tunisia and Turkey's Milad Beigi Harchgani won the bronze medals. Muhammad made history as the first British man ...

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  • Patriots' Dion Lewis needs another knee surgery
Patriots' Dion Lewis needs another knee surgery

According to CSNNE's Tom E Curran , the second surgery does not involve his ACL or any other ligaments. Lewis started six games for the Patriots last season, providing help in both the backfield and as a receiver. The past few seasons have been tumultuous injury-wise for New England Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer , and that notion remai...

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  • AFL racism outcry after banana thrown at Betts
AFL racism outcry after banana thrown at Betts

The thrower is also accused of mouthing the word "monkey" . The Port Adelaide Power spectator aimed the banana at Adelaide Crows' Eddie Betts after he celebrated scoring a goal in the game at Adelaide's Oval. Adelaide says, in consultation with Port Adelaide , Adelaide Oval and the AFL, it has "expressed in the strongest possible ter...

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  • Spain wins bronze, beats Australia 89-88 in men's basketball
Spain wins bronze, beats Australia 89-88 in men's basketball

Gasol kept Spain ahead throughout the game, and hit two clutch free throws with 30 seconds remaining to put Spain ahead by two. The Boomers led by one point with 2:05 to play, but key buckets to Pau Gasol gave Spain a one-point lead with 41:4 seconds remaining.

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  • Ticket Inquiry: IOC's Hickey Goes From Hospital to Police
Ticket Inquiry: IOC's Hickey Goes From Hospital to Police

The Olympic executive was arrested in the IOC's hotel at the Rio Games on Wednesday, but was immediately taken to a hospital because of chest pains. He was pictured leaving the hospital in a wheelchair. Mr Hickey, from Dublin , has also stepped aside from his positions as the International Olympic Committee member in Ireland, president of the Euro...

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  • Cheruiyot wins gold in 5000m, Obiri takes silver
Cheruiyot wins gold in 5000m, Obiri takes silver

Another Kenyan Hellen Obiri also shot past a feared Ethiopian - Almaz Ayana - to bag the silver medal for her country. The United States won the women's Olympic 4x100 metres relay on Friday as Allyson Felix became the first woman to collect five gold medals in athletics.

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  • Riyad Mahrez: Claudio Ranieri has 'higher expectations' for Leicester City winger
Riyad Mahrez: Claudio Ranieri has 'higher expectations' for Leicester City winger

Wenger has hinted that he'll take a gamble on Laurent Koscielny so the French worldwide should line-up in defence with Calum Chambers arguably the favourite to keep his place ahead of Rob Holding . I made a mistake. But the England global chose to snub Arsenal and sign a new four-year deal worth £100 000-a-week at the King Power Stadium.And ah...

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  • Golden opportunity: US men's basketball goes for 3 in a row
Golden opportunity: US men's basketball goes for 3 in a row

The result was a blowout from the opening tip that Serbia won 87-61 to advance to the gold medal game and set up their own rematch with the Americans. Spain kept things close for a while, as the United States of America led 21-17 after one quarter. No American team has been deeper with Catchings as its 12th player.

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  • Steyn takes early wickets as rain halts NZ-SA Test
Steyn takes early wickets as rain halts NZ-SA Test

Two successive series defeats, the loss of their captain and a dramatic drop from the top of the Test rankings leaves South Africa vulnerable as they prepare to host New Zealand in a two-match encounter. Philander almost made the initial breakthrough in the fourth over as he lured Latham forward outside off-stump, and the left-hander got a thick ed...

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  • Slaven Bilic: West Ham want to reach group stages of Europa League
Slaven Bilic: West Ham want to reach group stages of Europa League

This does not mean that Bilic should allow his team to let any complacency creep into their performance; we know from Monday night that switching off can cause problems and we know from a year ago that Astra are not to be taken lightly. Calleri played every minute of his country's three matches and as such, is fit enough to potentially slot straigh...

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  • Tourism should benefit from performance of athletes at Rio Olympics - PM
Tourism should benefit from performance of athletes at Rio Olympics - PM

Gatlin won silver behind Bolt in the 100, but looked uncomfortable throughout his race. But the budding "bromance" between Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and Canadian Andre De Grasse may be the greatest love story of all, according to the internet.

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  • North Korea calls South's leader 'psychopath' over missile row
North Korea calls South's leader 'psychopath' over missile row

North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test in January and followed up with a satellite launch and a string of test launches of missiles in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. Milley's visit to China is the first leg of his nine-day trip that also includes visits to South Korea, Japan, and Hawaii. The planned missile shield has been...

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  • Greene wins Democratic House primary, will face Liz Cheney
Greene wins Democratic House primary, will face Liz Cheney

Lummis announced she will retire at the end of this term. Cheney raised more than $1.46 million - far more than any other candidate. Ryan Greene has won the Democratic nomination for Wyoming's U.S. "When you get down to different types of campaigns , we had a budget-ran one, with a lot of shoe leather, and my opponent had a different style and...

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  • Duffy outdoes Verlander in 6-1 Royals win
Duffy outdoes Verlander in 6-1 Royals win

The Tigers , already short-handed after Cabrera's injury, lost Collins in the bottom of the eighth when he was ejected by plate umpire Dan Iassogna for arguing a called third strike. Justin Upton , LF 6. A double by Lorenzo Cain brought home Mondesi to extend the Royals lead to 5-1. Yordano Ventura will oppose the corpse of Anibal Sanchez , w...

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  • Irish Boxer Rails Against 'F***ing Cheats' After Olympic Loss
Irish Boxer Rails Against 'F***ing Cheats' After Olympic Loss

I don't give a f*** if I'm cursing on TV. Mr Martino gave Sports Illustrated a glowing recommendation of the man who coached Irish boxers to Olympic, world and European gold medals between 2008 and previous year before an acrimonious departure.

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  • Biles wins floor exercise for record-tying 4th Olympic gold
Biles wins floor exercise for record-tying 4th Olympic gold

Zanetti became a national hero in Brazil when he triumphed four years ago and was considered a strong medal hope for the Brazilians this time round. Laurie Hernandez of the US took the silver. Melina Robert-Michon was just as happy Tuesday with her French record of 66.73 meters for the silver. She is doing this third, and better than her competit...

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  • Track, gym, velodrome: Rio to hand out 28 golds
Track, gym, velodrome: Rio to hand out 28 golds

A mistake on the balance beam kept the Team USA gymnastics star from earning her fourth gold medal in Rio. The 19-year-old gymnast already won three gold medals for the following events: all-around, team and vault. She's soaring, and landing her jumps cleanly. Biles won the floor exercise Tuesday, her fourth gold of the games. A bronze medalist...

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  • Champions League: Fernandinho previews Steaua Bucharest v Manchester City
Champions League: Fernandinho previews Steaua Bucharest v Manchester City

Meanwhile, members of Man City's staff and travelling journalists heading to the game were given a scare on Monday morning as the plane they boarded to head to Romania was evacuated as smoke filled the cabin. "All the players are important". Steaua Bucureşti have lost just one of their last 16 Champions League qualifiers played at Arena Naţiona...

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  • She said yes: Claye proposes after taking Olympic silver
She said yes: Claye proposes after taking Olympic silver

The two former Gators defended their medals with Taylor's top two jumps (17.86m, 17.77m) both edging Claye (17.76m) for gold . Taylor said he had no idea of his rival's intentions beyond the competition when he jumped 17.86 metres on his first attempt to clinch his second consecutive Olympic gold .

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  • Elder Scrolls VI Will Only Be Revealed When It's Ready For Release
Elder Scrolls VI Will Only Be Revealed When It's Ready For Release

Hines defended the studio developers' right to decide on which to work on by saying that Bethesda is "an incredibly talented studio of creative people". "They're not a two-button vending machine, where first we press Elder Scrolls and then we press Fallout , and then we press Elder Scrolls and then we press Fallout ..." "This studio i...

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  • Rio 2016: Diving pool closed after turning darker green
Rio 2016: Diving pool closed after turning darker green

Organizing committee spokesman Mario Andrada confirmed that the diving pool had been shut down and told dpa this had been done to ensure a quick fix. The 22-year-old diving star said he didn't know why the pool was green and joked that maybe "Shrek has been in the pool".

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  • 'We're not ready,' says Wenger after opening loss
'We're not ready,' says Wenger after opening loss

And the former Chelsea goalkeeper, who holds the record for the most clean sheets in Premier League history, said he understood why some Arsenal fans were already turning on the team as they jeered at the full-time whistle. "We were soon back down to earth when it was 4-3". "When you're good enough to score four goals, you need to avoid (conc...

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  • IOC: Egyptian Who Wouldn't Shake Israeli's Hand Reprimanded
IOC: Egyptian Who Wouldn't Shake Israeli's Hand Reprimanded

El Shehaby, who was sent home by his own team, lost the fight on Friday and was reprimanded by the International Olympic Committee for his actions. Judo opponents typically bow or shake hands at the beginning and end of a match as a sign of respect.

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