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Novak Djokovic shocked by "tough" Olympics defeat to Juan Martin Del Potro

Djokovic, who had lost only four games so far this year, was on Sunday eliminated in his quest for the elusive Olympic gold, the only major tennis title so far missing from his incredible record, reports Xinhua news agency. "I felt once again I had the capability to play against the best in the world", he said. "I'm very sad and disappointed from my side to go out in a tournament this early, but on the other hand I'm glad a good friend of mine, and somebody who has struggled the last couple ...

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Knox wins Travelers after history-making 58 from Furyk

Knox closed with a 2-under 68 for a 14-under 266 total at TPC River Highlands. It is the second PGA Tour victory for Knox, who broke through by winning the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai in November. But there he was, in the third group of the day Sunday morning, 17 shots behind leader Daniel Berger, trying to turn in a decent performance at the Travelers Championship.

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Alabama Judicial Court to rule on chief justice's ouster

That could result in Moore's immediate removal from office. June 2015: Granade issues an order citing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in saying she is permanently barring Alabama from enforcing state laws that ban same-sex marriage. Moore is again fighting to keep his job 13 years after the Court of the Judiciary removed him as chief justice for his refusal to follow a federal court order mandating the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from the rotunda of the state judicial building.

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US approves GMO mosquito test, release not imminent

The mosquitoes are genetically altered so their offspring die before they can reproduce. The engineered larvae carrying this gene mate with native species unleashing the trait into the wild. The countywide vote will determine whether another neighborhood in the Keys might be willing to participate. "And we didn't sign up to be lab rats or guinea pigs for this company".

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Miami mosquitoes succumbing to aerial sprays — CDC director

George Avetian said there are 1,658 cases of Zika infection across the country. President Barack Obama spoke later in the day and reiterated the point. "This mosquito can breed in a bottle cap". He said disturbing reports from south Florida indicate there has been "limited local transmission" in Miami .

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Canada launches inquiry into slain, missing Native women

We have our distinct, rightful place to have a voice", Meeka Otway, secretary-treasurer of Pauktuutit, said at a news conference in Ottawa . Their fight no longer feels pointless. It's here in the area of liability and law that some activists have concerns. Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard with the Native Women's Association of Canada is impressed with the composition of the commission and believes that this inquiry will highlight what needs to be fixed.

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Medical benefits of dental floss unproven

You die-hard dental nerds out there can still floss , though. While a dentist for the National Institutes of Health told AP that it was appropriate to drop the floss guidelines , he also noted "there's a possibility it works, so we feel comfortable telling people to go ahead and do it".

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Sweden won't return people linked to failed Turkey coup

Gulen denies the accusations. "The refugees must be distributed right away to all European Union countries - and not just to individual [states]", he said. His comments came as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a rare apology, asked forgiveness for having an alliance with Gulen in the early years of his political career.

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Marlins RHP Rea goes on disabled list with sprained elbow

St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz has left their game at Miami after being hit on the right hand by a pitch in the first inning. "He was still locating", Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis said when asked what he saw in Rea. Dietrich then hit a drive into the left-field gap, and Pham's try at a sliding backhanded catch failed, allowing Hechavarria to score without a play.

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Watch all of San Diego Comic Con 2016's trailers in one place

Many of those in attendance described the season trailer as "intense". We now also know that the Hulk will be donning his iconic Gladiator outfit from the comics at some point during the film and that this strongly supports the theory that Hulk's storyline in Ragnarok will come from the "Planet Hulk" comics.

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Many well-known hospitals fail to score five stars in Medicare's new ratings

The updated system awards hospitals a rating of one to five stars for the first time. In addition to the overall ratings, Medicare allows consumers to see how each hospital compares to the national average in the seven measures that make up the overall rating.

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Staying Hot With Stray T-Storms

Wednesday , partly cloudy, hot and humid, highs middle to upper 90s, 30% chance of late day showers and thunderstorms. The overnight low is expected to be near 62. South wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. Friday brings a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. High of 96 degrees.

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Curfew enters 15th day in Kashmir

Indian police arrested the All Parties Hurriyet Conference leaders including Devinder Singh when they were holding a protest in Jammu against killing of innocent people by Indian forces in the Kashmir Valley. Meanwhile protests continued in Srinagar as well with the forces using tear gas to disperse protesters. The Hurriyat however issued a public appeal last night, asking people to "stay away from meeting the home minister", Dukhtaraan-e-Millat, a constituent of Syed Ali Geelani-led ...

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Tom Sizemore Arrested For Domestic Violence

When the police arrived, Sizemore's girlfriend claimed he hit her in the face and on the head in the midst of a heated argument. TMZ reports that the 54-year-old actor has been accused of beating up his girlfriend, after the Los Angeles Police Department responded to several calls reporting a woman screaming, on Tuesday.

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Pair of marches planned in Cleveland for start of RNC

But the Republican governor said he didn't have the authority. There have always been concerns about violent protests and clashes between those who support the presumptive nominee, Donald Trump, and those who oppose the real estate mogul and his inflammatory rhetoric.

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Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says

The patients were grouped based on whether their asthma was categorized as mild (meaning the patient was prescribed medication for asthma ), moderate (the patient visited the emergency room because of asthma ) or severe (the patient was hospitalized because of asthma ).

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Woman found to spread Zika through sex for 1st time

The CDC has made a decision to update their guide for sexually active people and also for reducing the risk of contracting Zika virus for pregnant people. The CDC now recommends wearing condoms or delaying sex when hooking up with someone who has been to an area with Zika . Both have since recovered, and the woman was not pregnant.

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Rory McIlroy rips Olympics in British Open presser

Chamblee was far from finished, lambasting McIlroy for his perceived insensitive, careless comments. McIlroy and Spieth join Shane Lowry, Graeme McDowell, Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama, Marc Leishman, Adam Scott, Branden Grace, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel and Fiji's Vijay Singh in not travelling to Brazil to participate.

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Massachusetts Delegates Beginning Trek to GOP Convention

Marco Rubio, can point to active campaigns as their reason for not going. Ted Cruz - who was one of the last rivals standing after a lengthy, raucous and crowded GOP primary battle - will get 27 votes. But he expects nearly all the delegates to rally around Trump. "I have never done anything like this before", she said. "This is the land of the free, the home of the courageous".

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S. Korea announces site for US missile defense system

South Korea's Defense Ministry announced Wednesday that a site near the southeastern county of Seongju has been selected for deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) defense system. North Korea objected strongly to a similar port visit by the USS Mississippi last month, calling it a "direct threat" and vowing to bolster its nuclear-deterrence capabilities as a response.

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Chinese citizens on South China Sea arbitration: 'Who cares?'

It was welcomed by the Philippines, the United States and other countries in the region, who called on China to abide by the decision. "One more, found by Foreign Policy magazine, said: "[This] is an insult to China. First, we should not forget that for China and other claimants the issue of sovereignty is at the heart of the South China Sea disputes. China used deadly force to seize control of the Paracel Islands from South Vietnam in 1974, and Johnson Reef from a united Vietnam in 1988.

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Froome wearing yellow during 9th stage of Tour de France

Sam Bennett digs deep during yesterday's ninth stage of the Tour de France from Vielha val d'Aran to Andorra. Contador's made a name for himself as a fearless bike rider who's prepared to take huge risks in search of victory. He took 13 seconds out of his rivals that day, plus another 10 bonus seconds for winning the stage. A stage that began under a blistering sun and temperatures reaching 41 Celsius in Spain ended in Dantesque conditions with driving rain and even hail in Andorra.

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Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

Analysts at Macquarie Securities in Australia said: "It has more (monetisation) than we expected". People are tripping over things. If you're not finding any wild Pokemon , you might be a little bummed out or wondering if your game is working correctly.

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Feds ban Theranos CEO Holmes from running lab for 2 years

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, revoked the certification for Theranos' Newark lab and cancelled the laboratory's approval to receive Medicare and Medicaid payments. Theranos officials last month said the company is committed to Arizona, with plans to open larger, standalone retail locations. The restrictions have not yet taken effect, and CMS provides 60 days to initiate an appeal.

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Man Troubled By Confrontations Between Police, Blacks Opens Fire on Tennessee Highway

A Tennessee man opened fire on vehicles on Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring three others, including a police officer. The Friday ambushes followed the Dallas attack late Thursday, when a black USA military veteran of the Afghan war who said he wanted to "kill white people" opened fire at a protest, killing five police officers and wounding seven others plus two civilians.