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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

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Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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Platini to run for FIFA presidency

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UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

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ANALYSIS: Women’s impact on men’s professional sports

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The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.

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U.S. dentist accused of killing beloved Cecil the Lion

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Wildlife officials accused an American hunter of killing one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 29.

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Today in entertainment history: July 30

Fresh
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The Hollywood headlines that made history.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

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Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes

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The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse

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Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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‘Married … With Children’ spinoff in the works

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Actor David Faustino is developing a spinoff featuring original stars Christina Applegate, Ed O'Neill, and Katey Sagal.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘TeachingCenter’

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A look at the exciting and high stakes world of professional teaching.

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WATCH: Ohio State football players ‘dummy’ prank

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This Nike uniform "mannequin" did a better job bringing quarterback Cardale Jones to the ground than any Oregon player.

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Orangutan is a big fan of this mom-to-be

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This pregnant woman's trip to the zoo was a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Flower toss wedding fail

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Don't drop the baby!

The Latest from Ray Lytle

Don't mess with the Lioness. . .
The Queen of the Jungle gives a gang of juveniles a lesson in pride. The loutish lion's  attempts to mug the mature female in the Masai Mara, Kenya, met with a swift and brutal response - with the contrite teens eventually running off with their tails between their legs.

Where: Great Rift Valley, Kenya
When: 15 Aug 2013
Credit: Elliott Neep/ WENN.com

Letter from the Dentist who killed Cecil the Lion

THIS IS THE LETTER THAT WALTER PALMER ISSUED TO HIS DENTAL PATIENTS, OBTAINED BY KSTP-TV IN MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL. July 28,…

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James Bond – Spectre Trailer

This is starting to look like the best Bond movie EVER

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Hey GOP…Trump will take his ball and go home

Trump is hinting that he will run as a third party candidate if the Republicans dont start being nicer to…

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Stewart skewers Trump

Any opportunity to seeĀ Jon Stewart to destroy Donald Trump is a great opportunity

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TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airports

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The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.

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Americans report improved health, better healthcare

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The study of more than 500,000 Americans found improvements in insurance coverage, access to primary care and prescriptions, and overall health since late 2013.

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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

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Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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U.S. homeownership hits 35 year-low, renting in vogue

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The drop in ownership underscores the damage inflicted on housing by the recession and the economy's subsequent slow recovery from the downturn.

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