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10 famous and expensive structures around the world that are now abandoned

10 famous and expensive structures around the world that are now abandoned

17 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Some of the most expensive structures ever built now sit empty. A luxury resort in Croatia , Olympic venues in Brazil , and an airport in Greece are just a few of these pricey...
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'The power of compassion and encounter': The Special Olympics turns 50

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

Presidential sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver started the Special Olympics in 1968 with the hope of transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
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You Realize The Olympics Don't Have To Exist, Right?

You Realize The Olympics Don't Have To Exist, Right?

9 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The biennial games are a plague, and the only cure is death.
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Sports organizations double funding to SafeSport Center

13 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - American Olympic sports organizations voted to nearly double their contribution, to $2 million a year, to the U.S. Center for SafeSport, the...
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U.S. Olympic leaders vote to give equal pay to Paralympic athletes

14 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

U.S. Olympic Committee leaders voted Friday to give Paralympic medal winners the same payout that goes to their counterparts on the U.S. Olympic team. American athletes who...
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US women basketball team heavy favourite to win World Cup

18 hours ago   |   National Post

TENERIFE, Spain - It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup. The Americans haven't lost a...
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WADA investigator says the agency got a bad deal from Russia

WADA investigator says the agency got a bad deal from Russia

19 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The Canadian lawyer who investigated the state-backed doping scheme by Russia when it hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics said the World Anti-Doping Agency...
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How Kylie Jenner has changed throughout every season of 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'

How Kylie Jenner has changed throughout every season of 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

When " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " debuted on our screens in 2007, most of the Kardashian-Jenner family members were unknown, with the most famous member being Caitlyn...
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US Olympic women's volleyball star indicted for murder, child abuse in Puerto Rico

1 day ago   |   RT

Former US Olympic volleyball player Kim Willoughby has been indicted for first-degree murder and child abuse as part of an investigation into the death of a toddler in Puerto...
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Video: PFL reporter Caroline Pearce demonstrates how Olympic power lift exercises benefit fighters

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

As a former athlete with degrees in both sports science, as well as physiology and nutrition, PFL reporter Caroline Pearce knows what it takes to stay in shape and how certain...
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Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

President Donald Trump has issued a warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench." Read more ...

Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping President Trump

Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping President Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White... Read more ...

Fugitive accused of threatening to shoot President Trump arrested in Ohio

Fugitive accused of threatening to shoot President Trump arrested in Ohio

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Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

It was a fruitful morning for a pair of prison guards who uncovered some monkey business when they spotted $17.8 million of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of bananas. Read more ...

Several Guardsmen killed, others wounded in attack during military parade in...

Several Guardsmen killed, others wounded in attack during military parade in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country's elite... Read more ...

Grassley gives Kavanaugh accuser more time to decide on terms for testifying

Grassley gives Kavanaugh accuser more time to decide on terms for testifying

Christine Blasey Ford asked again Friday night for more time to prepare to testify against Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee she insists tried to rape her 36 years... Read more ...

Gurriel homers twice as Astros punch playoff ticket

Gurriel homers twice as Astros punch playoff ticket

HOUSTON - Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los... Read more ...

Friday Night Hits Week 5 Highlights: Part 2

Friday Night Hits Week 5 Highlights: Part 2

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Tour Championship: Tiger Woods in tie for lead after Round 2

Tour Championship: Tiger Woods in tie for lead after Round 2

Tiger Woods had a two-shot lead on the back nine and ended the day in a tie for the lead with Justin Rose at 7 under. Read more ...

Trump calls out Brett Kavanaugh's accuser on Twitter

Trump calls out Brett Kavanaugh's accuser on Twitter

President Donald Trump challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault by name Friday, saying that if the alleged attack was that “bad,” then she... Read more ...