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  • Sports figures' jail mug shots

    Former NBA All-Star Charles Oakley was arrested in Las Vegas on Sunday on suspicion of "adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known," the Nevada Gaming Control Board said.

    USA TODAY
  • Olympic medalist Randall says she has cancer

    Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall announced Wednesday that she has been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.

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  • Where a six-figure salary is 'low income'

    How earnings of more than $100,000 became too little for a family of four to get by on.

    BBC News
  • Photos: Special Olympics Athletes and their medals

    There is the experience and camaraderie of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, but there are also the many stories behind the winners' smiles. We share a few of them here.

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  • The Special Olympics are a family affair for the Oehlmans

    Dustin and Danielle Oehlman met at a Special Olympics practice nearly 20 years ago. Now, with their children cheering them on, they're headed to the USA Games (July 1-6) in Seattle.

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  • The Special Olympics legacy: How it all began in Chicago

    An idea to hold a simple track-and-field event at Soldier Field sparked an athletic flame that continues to burn 50 years later.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • The International Olympic Committee is curious about eSports

    If there’s still any doubt that eSports is coming into the mainstream, just look to the world’s biggest sporting event: The Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) have announced that they will host an eSports Forum, looking to gauge whether or not esports has a place […]

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  • The Olympics people are seriously considering eSports

    The International Olympic Committee and the Global Association of International Sports Federations are hosting a forum. And it's not just any forum, but one to discuss the topic of eSports with the aim of building "joint understanding" between the sp...

    Engadget
  • Fired by an algorithm, and no one can figure out why

    Ibrahim Diallo was eight months into a three year contract with a big company when its systems abruptly decided that he was fired: first it told his recruiter that he'd been let go, then it stopped accepting his pass for the parking and the turnstyles, then his logins stopped working, and at each turn, his supervisor, and that person's boss, and the HR people, were at a loss to explain or reverse the steady, automated disappearance of Ibrahim from the company. (more…)

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  • Irish Silk Road figure extradited to the US

    The US is continuing its quest to try Silk Road's foreign leaders. Irish resident Gary Davis (aka "Libertas") has been extradited to the US to face charges over his alleged involvement in the dark web outfit as an administrator. He faces charges of...

    Engadget
  • Facts and figures about the 70th Emmy Awards nominations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fun facts about Thursday's nominations for the 70th Emmy Awards:___MINORITY MAJORITIESIt was a deep year of nominations for minority...

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  • Facts and figures about the 70th Emmy Awards nominations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fun facts about Thursday's nominations for the 70th Emmy Awards: ___ MINORITY MAJORITIES It was a deep year of nominations for minority performers, who accounted for over one-third of Thursday's acting nominees. In three Emmy categories, minority actors account for more than half the nominees: supporting ...

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  • Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) - Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship:Event: 147th Open Championship.Dates: July 19-22.Site: Carnoustie Golf...

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  • Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) - Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship: Event: 147th Open Championship. Dates: July 19-22. Site: Carnoustie Golf Links. Length: 7,402 yards. Par: 71. The course: Carnoustie opened in 1842 with 10 holes laid out by Allan Robertson. Old Tom Morris expanded it to 18 ...

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  • Manslaughter plea in death of former mob figure

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man accused of killing a former New Orleans mob figure has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.Nola.com ' The Times-Picayune reports that...

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  • Facts and figures about the 70th Emmy Awards nominations

    Fun facts about Thursday's nominations for the 70th Emmy Awards: ___ MINORITY MAJORITIES It was a deep year of nominations for minority performers, who accounted for over one-third of Thursday's … Click to Continue

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  • Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship

    Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship: Event: 147th Open Championship. Dates: July 19-22. Site: Carnoustie Golf Links. Length: 7,402 yards. Par: 71. The course: Carnoustie opened in … Click to Continue

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  • Timehop reveals figures behind data breach

    The update also reveals that the date of birth and gender information of some users was accessed.

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