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Rio Olympics: Team GB Medal Tally Hits Four

Just a back three and a half somersaults with pike was to come, with the Britons again diving last, would know exactly what they had to do. Then I met him and thought, "This guy won't want to be with me unless I'm successful at what I do". After winning in Miami's World Sailing Cup in January and finishing second in the RS:X World Championships, Shaw is now ranked first in the world and the bookies' favourite to take the gold...



Obama: Islamic State likely to continue to threaten US

He said the last two years of the US -led air and ground campaign have proved that the extremist group can be beaten in conventional military fights but that it has shown the ability to carry out damaging, small-scale attacks. He accused Russian Federation of failing to take the necessary steps to do that, though, adding that deteriorating conditions make it imperative for Russian Federation to show it is serious.



Four dead as Thailand hit by wave of bombings

He did not elaborate, but said that police were gathering evidence and that global militant groups were not believed to be behind the attacks. Foreign governments, including the United States, issued warnings urging travelers to avoid affected areas.



JetBlue passenger: Turbulence was 'like a movie'

Passenger Derek Lindahl posted a photo on Twitter of one of the plane's toilets apparently torn from its foundations during the turbulence. "I literally grabbed her out of the air to hold her to the seat", said Lindahl, a software engineer from Sacramento.