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  1. Brazilian police say Lochte, US swimmers were not robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... that was or wasn't has become the biggest spectacle outside of the Olympic venues in Rio, and given American swimming a black eye in Brazil after an otherwise remarkable run at the Summer Games. "No robbery was committed against these athletes. They ...

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  2. Aussie swimmers busted for drunken night use Lochte excuse :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | New York Post

    This time, it's Australian swimmers Josh Palmer and Emma McKeon, who have been banned by their team from the Rio de Janeiro closing ceremony after they spent the night Wednesday drinking at Copacabana Beach and did not return to the Olympic Village, according to the Sydney Morning Herald . Palmer, who failed to make the finals in the 100-meter breaststroke, his only event, was found in the early hours of Thursday morning by two businessmen, who claimed the swimmer was disoriented and had lost his wallet and phone, according to a statement by the Australian Olympic Committee.

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  3. Olympics 50 mins ago 1:58 p.m.Great Britain team member robbed in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Concerns over the security of Olympic athletes in Rio surfaced again after it emerged that a member of the Great Britain team had been robbed earlier this week. "We can confirm there has been an incident of theft involving a Team GB athlete returning to their accommodation," Scott Field, Director of Communications for Team GB, told USA TODAY Sports.

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  4. Olympics 56 mins ago 1:52 p.m.Acrimony surrounding 2020 Tokyo Games already startingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    There have been some strange happenings here these past couple of weeks. For starters, Olympic competitions have been going ahead without the stadiums hosting them crumbling into rubble.

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  5. Hemingway home gets back antlers taken by Hunter S. ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson so admired a set of trophy elk antlers when ... . FILE - This July 30, 2007 file photo shows an interior view of the house formerly owned by Ernest Hemingway outside Ketchum, Idaho.

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  6. Firefighters attack huge California wildfire by air, groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A wildfire with a ferocity never seen before by ve... . A CalFire captain directs his team to safety while protecting a home from the Bluecut Fire Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016 in Cajon Pass, Calif.

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  7. Gas station security footage of Lochte, shows no robberyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Albany Times Union

    ... 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. less In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United ...

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  8. REVIEW: a War Dogsa will make you laugh, not make you thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    "War Dogs" starts with a guy in the trunk of a car and works backward, ending two hours later over the sound of Leonard Cohen's "Everybody Knows." Though both devices are tactical errors, what's between them is a fairly effective take on true, undeniably American events.

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  9. Rio police: US swimmers lied, faked robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Bangkok Post

    Star US swimmer Ryan Lochte and three of his Olympic teammates were not robbed, Rio's police chief said Thursday, adding it was not clear if the Team USA athletes would face any charges. "There was no robbery," the head of the civil police, Fernando Veloso, told a press conference.

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  10. #IOLYMPICS - How Henri overcame adversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Iol.co.za

    Each step Henri Schoeman took towards the Olympic triathlon bronze medal was a step driven by the knowledge of his family supporting him back home. Schoeman banished the fear and uncertainty of illness that threatened his maiden appearance at the Olympic Games to produce the race of his life to win his first major international triathlon medal.

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  11. Rio Authorities Claim Ryan Lochte Lied About Gunpoint RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Hypebeast.com

    In a recent statement by the Brazilian authorities, Ryan Lochte allegedly fabricated his story in regards to being robbed at gunpoint during an altercation at a gas station in Rio. Rather than a robbery, Lochte, alongside U.S. Olympic swimmers Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz and Jimmy Feigen, apparently caused the incident instead.

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  12. Ocean's playground can be dangerous: LedwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Amherst Daily News

    ... boat while heading to jig cod last week. Sarah Alyward and Tyler Brown were eventually rescued after floating and swimming toward shore for hours. A father and son, Tony and Roger Morgan, also hit a humpback whale with a six-metre boat in Trinity ...

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  13. What's Next for the 3 US Swimmers in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | ABC News

    U.S. Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte may be back in the U.S., but three of his swimming teammates allegedly involved in the reported robbery with Lochte, remain in Brazil. Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were pulled off their U.S.-bound flight by Brazilian authorities Wednesday as police continue to investigate the alleged incident.

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  14. Twitter: We suspended 360K accounts over 'violent extremism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government. The Obama administration announced Thursday it will phase out its use of some private prisons, affecting thousands of federal inmates and immediately sending shares of the two publicly traded prison operators plunging.

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  15. Bolt goes for another gold as Lochte saga consumes Rio gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Bolt is going for an unprecedented third consecutive sweep of the 100- and 200-meter sprints Thursday in an accomplishment that would further elevate his status as the most decorated male sprinter in Olympic history. But for most of the day, all anyone was talking about surrounding the Olympics was an encounter at a gas station restroom in Rio de Janeiro.

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  16. Amid Olympic sailing events, severed leg found in Rioa s Guanabara BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    Brazil's Marco Grael and Gabriel Borges compete during the 49er men's race on Guanabara Bay on Monday. A severed limb was spotted this week floating not far from the Olympics sailing venue in Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay.

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  17. Gets WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Daily Beast

    Ryan Lochte and three of his U.S. Olympic swimming teammates were not robbed at gunpoint, Brazilian police during a Thursday afternoon press conference. According to Civil Police Chief Fernando Veloso, not only were the swimmers not robbed-per their initial claim-but they vandalized a Rio gas-station bathroom and tried to leave the scene before police arrived.

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  18. 2 Australian Swimmers Banned From Closing CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | NBC New York

    Josh Palmer of Australia competes in the Men's 100m Breaststroke heat 3 on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016. He was robbed while out in Rio Tuesday night and later banned from attending the Olympics closing ceremony.

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  19. Fox hustles to excuse entitled Olympic swimmers: Who hasn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Raw Story

    A Fox News segment on Thursday attempted to excuse the behavior of four U.S. Olympic swimmer who allegedly lied about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio. While waiting on a press conference with Brazilian authorities, Fox News host Martha MacCallum suggested that police were being too hard on the athletes, who are suspected of lying about the attack to cover up destruction to property at a gas station.

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  20. Brazil police accuse Lochte of making up robbery story Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The mystery behind the claim that U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte and three teammates were robbed after a night of partying in Rio de Janeiro deepened Thursday, after officials first blamed him for making it up - then backtracked on some details and acknowledged the Olympians had been confronted by security guards with guns. The robbery that was or wasn't has become the biggest spectacle outside of the Olympic venues in Rio, and given American swimming a black eye in Brazil after an otherwise remarkable run at the Summer Games.

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