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Watch: American Caeleb Dressel wins record eight medals at world swimming championships

July 28 (UPI) -- American swimmer Caeleb Dressel set a single-meet record by capturing eight medals at the 2019 world swimming championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Dressel won gold in the 50 and 100-meter freestyle, 50 and 100-meter butterfly, and ...

Minnie Mouse voice actress Russi Taylor dead at 75

July 28 (UPI) -- Voice actress Russi Taylor has died in Glendale, Calif., the Walt Disney Company announced. She was 75. No cause of death was revealed for the Massachusetts native, who is best known as the official voice of Minnie Mouse. For ...

Jailed Russian activist Alexei Navalny hospitalized for allergic reaction

July 28 (UPI) -- Russian activist Alexei Navalny was hospitalized Sunday with an allergic reaction while serving a 30-day jail sentence, his spokeswoman said. Navalny's spokeswoman, Kira Yarmysh, wrote on Twitter that he was transported from a ...

Former Chargers running back Keith Lincoln dies at 80

July 28 (UPI) -- Former San Diego Chargers running back Keith Lincoln, who holds the all-time record for most yards from scrimmage in a postseason game, has died at the age of 80. A cause of death was not immediately announced. He passed away ...

Tropical Storm Erick expected to pass south of Hawaii

Tropical Storm Erick is forecast to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's latest hurricane as it wanders westward toward Hawaii this week. The basin's most recent named system organized into a tropical depression over 1,000 miles southwest of Baja ...

Fantasy football: Redskins likely to start Trey Quinn at slot WR

July 28 (UPI) -- Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says Trey Quinn has "locked down" the role of the team's slot wide receiver. Gruden made the comments at training camp Sunday in Richmond, Va. Quinn was a seventh-round pick by the Redskins in ...

Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild takes blame for team’s struggles on mound

July 28 (UPI) -- New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild says he takes full responsibility for the team's recent struggles on the mound. Yankees starting pitchers have a 7.09 ERA since June 29, the second-worst ERA in the majors across that ...

Brooklyn playground shooting leaves one dead, dozen injured

July 28 (UPI) -- A shooting at a Brooklyn playground left one person dead and about a dozen others injured, New York City police said. The violence happened Saturday night at the Brownsville Playground during a two-day block party. Police told ...

Sunday’s Best Deals: Dyson Cordless Vacuums, Star Trek: TNG, Microfiber Towels, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    The Dyson V11 Animal, Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Complete Series, and Clorox Microfiber Bar Mops lead off Sunday‚Äôs best deals from around the ...

Watch: Simone Manuel wins gold medals in 50, 100-meter freestyles at world swimming championships

July 28 (UPI) -- Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel made history by becoming the first American to win the 50 and 100-meter freestyles at the world swimming championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Manuel swam one length of the pool in 24.05 seconds, only ...

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