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With Another World Championship Under Her Belt, How Simone Biles Stacks Up Against Previous Olympic Greats

3 days ago   |   Newsweek

Biles' fifth all-around world championship brings her career medal count to 22, making her the most decorated female gymnast in history.
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Naomi Osaka ditches U.S. citizenship to represent Japan at Olympics

3 days ago   |   NBC News

The dual citizen has already begun the process of renouncing her U.S. citizenship.
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Brooke Nevils blamed herself after alleged Matt Lauer rape: sources

Brooke Nevils blamed herself after alleged Matt Lauer rape: sources

4 days ago   |   New York Post

The former NBC staffer claimed that Lauer anally raped her while they were covering the Sochi Olympics in 2014.
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Naomi Osaka Describes ‘Special Feeling' Of Dropping U.S. To Play For Japan In 2020 Olympics

Naomi Osaka Describes ‘Special Feeling' Of Dropping U.S. To Play For Japan In 2020 Olympics

4 days ago   |   News One

Tennis star Naomi Osaka seems to be dropping the U.S. like a bad habit and putting all her heart into her home country of Japan. Accoding to CNN , Osaka has decided to become a...
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Tennis star Naomi Osaka giving up U.S. citizenship to represent Japan at Tokyo Olympics

4 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   3 articles

Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has decided to play for host country Japan at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The tennis star, who was born in Japan and raised in...
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East Allegheny teen is state Special Olympics female athlete of the year

East Allegheny teen is state Special Olympics female athlete of the year

4 days ago   |   Post Gazette

Swimmer, runner, cheerleader, model - no competition is too tough for North Versailles Emily Mazur. Oh, she cooks too.
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NBC News chairman denies covering up Matt Lauer's conduct after rape accusation against former ‘Today' anchor emerges

4 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   4 articles

NBC News chairman Andy Lack denied covering up the “conduct” by Matt Lauer that led to the former “Today” show host's ousting. Lauer is accused of raping ex-NBC employee Brooke...
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Climate Activist Glues Hand to Plane Roof During Airport Protest

4 days ago   |   Newsweek

The protester has been identified as Irish paralympian James Brown, who is registered as visually impaired and won the bronze medal for cycling in the 2012 Olympics.
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'Playing for the pride of the country': Osaka gives up US citizenship to play for Japan at 2020 Olympics

'Playing for the pride of the country': Osaka gives up US citizenship to play for Japan at 2020 Olympics

4 days ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Tennis star Naomi Osaka has decided to give up her US citizenship so that she can represent her home country of Japan at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. The two-time Grand Slam...
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Salinas high schools host Special Olympics 2nd annual Unified Soccer Jamboree

Salinas high schools host Special Olympics 2nd annual Unified Soccer Jamboree

5 days ago   |   KSBW

The event brings together special-needs students in the Salinas Unified High School District and other students from across the city to play soccer together and to bond through...
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Taco Bell seasoned beef recalled amid concerns it could be contaminated with...

Taco Bell seasoned beef recalled amid concerns it could be contaminated with metal shavings

The affected items were shipped to five distribution centers, and from there, shipped to restaurant locations nationwide. Read more ...

Mark Allen, soldier injured in 2009 search for Bowe Bergdahl, dies

Mark Allen, soldier injured in 2009 search for Bowe Bergdahl, dies

Master Sgt. Mark Allen, a soldier shot in the head a decade ago while searching for Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan, died on Saturday. Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Biden, Warren, Sanders expected to face scrutiny

Democratic Debate: Biden, Warren, Sanders expected to face scrutiny

The debate marks the first time the Democratic candidates will meet since the House moved forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Target raised wages. But some workers say their hours were cut, leaving them...

Target raised wages. But some workers say their hours were cut, leaving them struggling

"I got that dollar raise but I'm getting $200 less in my paycheck," said one worker. "I have no idea how I'm going to pay rent or buy food." Read more ...

White House Distances Itself From Violent Fake Video Targeting Media And Critics

White House Distances Itself From Violent Fake Video Targeting Media And Critics

A disturbing video depicting President Trump shooting and , stabbing political opponents and media outlets was played at a conference held by a pro-Trump group at his Miami... Read more ...

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Bay Area

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Bay Area

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake hit the Bay Area on Monday night, the U.S. Geological Service said. Read more ...

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

The officer who fatally shot Atatiana Koquice Jefferson in her home Saturday morning has resigned, Fort Worth interim police Chief Ed Kraus said Monday. The officer may face... Read more ...

Man drives 200 miles to police station with body in car, confesses to killing 4

Man drives 200 miles to police station with body in car, confesses to killing 4

A man drove 200 miles to a California police department on Monday and told officers he killed four people - including one whose body he stashed in his car, authorities said... Read more ...

Mom jailed for putting son through needless surgeries that left him in...

Mom jailed for putting son through needless surgeries that left him in wheelchair

A Texas mom who needlessly put her healthy son through hundreds of doctors' visits - including 13 major surgeries that left him wheelchair-bound and with a feeding tube - has... Read more ...

LeBron James rips Daryl Morey over NBA's China controversy

LeBron James rips Daryl Morey over NBA's China controversy

LeBron James fanned the NBA's China controversy on Monday, saying Rockets GM Daryl Morey “wasn't educated” when he tweeted his support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong... Read more ...