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Boxing Federation Controversy Puts Sport at Risk in the Next Olympics

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

International boxing's governing body is led by a man the Treasury Department calls “one of Uzbekistan's leading criminals,” but who is determined to clear his name.
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She Knew about Larry Nassar in 2014, Michigan Says in Charging Former MSU President Lou Anna Simon

15 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

A state prosecutor charged former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon with lying to police about how early she knew of specific abuse allegations against Larry...
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Vonn hurts knee in training crash, to miss Lake Louise races

17 hours ago   |   National Post

Lindsey Vonn says she injured her knee in a training crash and will miss the upcoming World Cup speed races in Lake Louise, Alberta. The three-time Olympic medallist didn't...
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Disruptive curling team ejected from Alberta tournament

17 hours ago   |   ABC

An Olympic gold medalist curler was booted for what officials said was unsportsmanlike behavior because of excessive drinking.
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Glen Hoag returns as coach of Canadian men's volleyball team

18 hours ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - Glenn Hoag is returning as head coach of the Canadian men's volleyball team. Volleyball Canada said in a release Tuesday that Hoag will guide the senior men's team...
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Ex-Michigan State President Charged With Lying to Police About Nassar Investigation

19 hours ago   |   SI   |   11 articles

Simon is the third person charged by the Attorney General's office in an investgation of the univerisity related to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.
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‘They were breaking brooms' - Drunk curling team kicked out of tournament

19 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Watch Video Curlers are accustomed to playing on thin ice, but a Canadian curling team, featuring an Olympic gold medalist, were kicked out of a tournament at the weekend for...
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Curling kerfuffle gives us yet another reason to like this peculiar sport

20 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

In any other Olympic sport, the news out of Red Deer, Canada, this week might have sparked a major controversy. An Olympic champion had to be disqualified from a World Tour...
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Disruptive curling team ejected from Alberta tournament

21 hours ago   |   ABC

A gold medalist curler from the Sochi Olympics has apologized for cursing and breaking brooms at an Alberta tournament. Organizers ejected him for what they said was...
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Dubai has a $20 billion megacomplex with the world's second largest mall, the world's tallest building, an aquarium, and 1,200 stores. I can't imagine why any tourist would want to visit

Dubai has a $20 billion megacomplex with the world's second largest mall, the world's tallest building, an aquarium, and 1,200 stores. I can't imagine why any tourist would want to visit

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Dubai has the world's second largest mall, a gargantuan complex with 1,200 stores, an aquarium, a virtual reality theme park, an Olympic ice skating rink, and hundreds of...
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Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

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'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire. Read more ...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and it reveals one of the most dangerous grocery-store habits

The CDC recommended on Tuesday that Americans avoid all forms of romaine lettuce. At least 32 people in 11 states have been infected with E. coli after consuming romaine - but... Read more ...

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump said Saudi Arabia is still a U.S ally, despite evidence the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of the journalist. Read more ...

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without... Read more ...

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world's largest technology companies. Read more ...

American missionary slain by volley of arrows from ‘world's most dangerous...

American missionary slain by volley of arrows from ‘world's most dangerous tribe'

An American man has been killed on a remote island by hunter-gatherers from the Sentinelese community, believed to be the last pre-Neolithic tribe who have avoided contact with... Read more ...

CDC warns against eating any type of romaine lettuce due to health risk

CDC warns against eating any type of romaine lettuce due to health risk

So far, the CDC reports, at least 32 people have contracted E. coli in 11 states. Read more ...

Researchers Find 115 Plastic Cups In Dead Whale's Stomach

Researchers Find 115 Plastic Cups In Dead Whale's Stomach

The following items were among those found in the animal's stomach: 19 pieces of hard plastic, two sandals, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags, and about seven pounds of... Read more ...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his political adversaries: his... Read more ...