"Was that a Sunday in hell?" said Irishman Dan Martin, fighting on after a brutal fall left the day before left him with "lumbar trauma". "I followed Sagan, but following him is pretty sketchy - he bashes everyone else out the way so you do get a clear run following him".
Another emerging force is the nephew of the 1987 Tour de France and Giro victor Stephen Roche, the UAE Team Emirates captain Dan Martin, who broke for a thrilling win on the Mur-de-Bretagne on Thursday.
Australian general classificationcontender Richie Porte is out of the Tour de France after crashing on the ninth stage.
While the Dutchman followed up Friday's success in Chartres with a Bastille Day victory in Amiens on stage eight, Cavendish could enjoy a respite from questions over his form as there was little he could have done differently this time.
Frenchman Romain Bardet suffered at least four bike problems, had to change bikes twice and used an enormous amount of energy to somehow limit his time loss to single digits.
"I think it's fantastic, I can't find the right words to express how it feels to win", said Degenkolb, who now has stage wins in all three Grand Tours.
Mikel Landa and Rigoberto Uran also took tumbles, the latter losing almost a minute and a half on the general classification group.
Although Van Avermaet retains yellow, it was a disappointing day overall for BMC. Lampaert finished the stage in third and fellow Belgian Philippe Gilbert, who finished the stage fourth, jumped into the top three overall.
While Porte headed for hospital, their other contender Tejay Van Garderen - who started the day just nine seconds off yellow - got himself caught up in crashes and conceded more than five minutes, to effectively rule himself out of contention.
Riders can then rest their backsides on Monday when the racing pauses before resuming with three stages in a row in the Alps.
Israeli forces and settlers pulled out of Gaza in 2005 and the enclave is now ruled by the Islamist group Hamas. Kanou called on the global community to "break its silence towards Israeli crimes against humanity".
A string of police killings of black men, some unarmed, has caused outrage and led to protests in cities across the US. Three years later, three officers were indicted on felony charges for allegedly conspiring to cover up the shooting.
Saudi Arabia's objective, revealed at the OPEC meeting in June, has been to stabilise production and prices around current levels. US tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect as a deadline passed on Friday and Beijing has vowed to respond in kind.
Some severe thunderstorms with the potential for flooding are making their way to the borough, forecasts show. Next week with highs staying in the upper 80s-low 90s will keep an eye on the models for storm chances.
In a radio interview with WHAS in Louisville on Friday, Schnatter said he was "just talking the way that the Colonel talked". The company can not afford to alienate customers, with sales already under pressure from rivals such as Domino's.
McConnell addressed recent protests he's encountered over immigration policies of the Trump administration. Those protesting are calling on Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to reject the nomination.
Trump's order bans travel to the US from the nations of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen, North Korea and Venezuela. INSKEEP: Total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States is the way the president phrased it then.
Trump Calls EU 'a Foe' Ahead of Putin Meeting
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Nadal: Novak will be a tough opponent
Through five wins in London, the 31-year-old has dropped just two sets and has wrapped up every match in less than three hours. Yet the latter is in the better form overall and remains formidable once he gets to the business end of a tournament.
More Boys Pulled From Flooded Cave In Thailand
The boys will have to navigate through submerged passageways in some places no more than two feet (0.6 metre) wide. The extraction of those remaining is expected to take another two to four days, depending on conditions.
Game of Thrones season 8: Is this the end of King's Landing?
Right now, we can just assume that there is a lot of bloodshed at the hands of assassin Arya in " Game of Thrones " season eight. Either way, it definitely seems she's teasing a bloody final season for her character, which should get lots of fans excited.
Cristiano Ronaldo receives offers to sign for Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo has been strongly linked with leaving Real Madrid this summer with Juve now the favourites to land the forward. The Portuguese converted a stoppage-time penalty in the second leg to knock the Italians out 4-3 on aggregate.
Kuldeep, Rahul power India to T20 win
Virat Kohli is eight runs short of becoming the first Indian, and the fourth batsman overall, to 2000 in T20Is. At least there was some improvement in the next two matches against New Zealand.
Iran vows to attack oil trade if USA sanctions bite
It added that it "remains on track to increase its production capacity to 3.5 million (barrels per day) by the end of 2018". The president stressed that no power in history has been able to make the Iranian nation give in to illogical demands.
Philippines v Australia basketball
The game was called off after the remaining Philippines players fouled themselves out, with Australia declared the victor 89-53. Mathew Wright (L) of the Philipines and Daniel Kickert of Australia fight during their FIBA World Cup Asian qualifier game.
HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT NOW: How to stay safe!
With beachgoers are flocking to the Shore this holiday weekend, forecasters urge caution to prevent heat exhaustion . Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for ozone.