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The Olympic and world champion was soon into her powerful stride and crossed the line 1.39 seconds clear of Kenyan Margaret Wambui, who won bronze behind Semenya at the Rio Olympics. The night's last event, the women's 100m hurdles, was expected to be Australia's moment. World and former Olympic champion Sally Pearson featured in all the promotional material as the local girl at the game, but withdrew before the program started with an injury.
  • CSKA out of UEFA Europa League

    CSKA out of UEFA Europa League

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    However, Arsenal scored a crucial away goal in the 75th minute, Welbeck curling home a flawless first-time shot after a neat one-two with Mohamed Elneny left him with just Igor Akinfeev to beat. Putin smiled less at the Russian elections. "Yes, [it's a] ligament strain and he should be out for two more weeks", said Wenger. In Welbeck and Elneny, Arsenal had two unlikely heroes who seized the moment.
  • Father throws baby daughter off roof during stand-off with police

    Father throws baby daughter off roof during stand-off with police

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    The first murder occurred at 106 Earlston Court in North Carolina, where 7-month-old Bennett Pladl was discovered dead around 9 a.m. when police responded to a welfare check, according to Knightdale Chief of Police Lawrence Capps. Police spokesman Captain Andre Beetge told local media: 'At about 10.40am a 38-year-old man climbed onto the roof of one of the structures and held a one-year-old girl in his hands.
  • Missing Santa Clarita Family's Personal Belongings Found In NorCal River

    Missing Santa Clarita Family's Personal Belongings Found In NorCal River

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    The Thottapillys last made contact on April 5 with family members in San Jose, Calif., to let them know they would visit the following day on their way back to their home in Santa Clarita, Calif. "These items were of a personal nature and will not be described further at this time, but it does confirm the fact the vehicle that was seen falling into the river was that of the Thottapilly family".
  • Russian Federation to deploy troops to police Syria's Douma

    Russian Federation to deploy troops to police Syria's Douma

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    Trump has threatened military action following a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma , near Damascus, Saturday that killed at least 40 people, many of them children. The Defense Ministry said the situation in Douma , just east of the Syrian capital, was "normalizing". Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also raised caution flags Thursday, musing aloud about the risks of an escalating war, even as he told Congress that the Pentagon would present options for a Syria ...
  • Winter storm warnings and watches posted for portions of Nebraska

    Winter storm warnings and watches posted for portions of Nebraska

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    The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch starting at 5 a.m. Saturday and running through noon Sunday for parts of West Michigan. Temperatures are expected to drop by the evening, turning the rain into snow. We eventually change over to snow late Sunday night into Monday, with the system finally pulling away during the start of next week. Total snow accumulations of 4 - 7 inches, with localized amounts up to 9 inches, and ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of ...
  • U.S. stocks plunge on new trade war fears

    U.S. stocks plunge on new trade war fears

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    The U.S.is planning, or considering, new duties on nearly $150 billion of those imports. Gordon Chang, author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World , said China is bluffing when it says it will negotiate with the U.S.as an equal on trade.
  • The biggest snubs and surprises from the royal wedding guest list

    The biggest snubs and surprises from the royal wedding guest list

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    But she's also going to have to adjust to the "genuine conflict" of being a feminist inside an archaic institution where events as minor as whether or not to wear a black dress to the BAFTAs experience a harsh degree of scrutiny. Last year, Prince Harry's communication's secretary Jason Knauf said Meghan, who has relocated to London from her home in Toronto, would be "compliant with immigration requirements at all times".
  • Woman cited at raid had kids with her during another raid

    Woman cited at raid had kids with her during another raid

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    She said: "F*** off you're always running away from responsibilities". Subsequently he started talking to her over phone and via social media, they said. He also abused her verbally, after which she went to Mumbai to meet him and discovered that no one called Sidharth Walia existed. "The accused met the girl face to face and lured her in spending life with her", said Roy.
  • Arizona governor proposes 20% teacher raises by 2020

    Arizona governor proposes 20% teacher raises by 2020

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    That comes mainly from redirecting planned increases in school funding directly to teacher pay. Gov. Arizona Gov. Ducey announced a 9 percent pay increase for teachers in the fall that will jump to 20 percent by the 2020 school year. Adjusted for local cost of living, federal figures show elementary teachers actually rank 49th in earnings and high school teachers 48th. "If he's under the impression that there is funding coming to our schools, than he should come visit us at Apollo High ...