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Updated at 9:55 AM

BEIJING (AP) " Swimming officials from Australia and China are jumping into the fray as a feud over doping between swimmers Mack Horton and Sun Yang keeps boiling over at the Rio Olympics. The Chinese Swimming Association on Monday asked Horton to apologize for his "inappropriate words" after he labeled Sun a "drug cheat" " a reference to Sun's three-month 2014 suspension over banned heart medication. Australia's Olympic Committee, hours later, shot back in Horton's defense, saying he...

Updated at 9:51 AM

STANLEY, N.C. (AP) " A North Carolina woman and her ex-husband have been charged in the near-fatal beating of an amputee whose prosthetic leg was stolen. Gaston County Police Capt. Curtis Rosselle tells media outlets that 32-year-old Holly...

Updated at 9:45 AM

LONDON (AP) " Delta Air Lines has grounded flights scheduled to leave Monday after experiencing unspecified issues with its computer systems globally. Confirmation of Monday's troubles came in an official account that responds to customers...

Updated at 9:37 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " "Go to bed," my grandmother implored. "It is late, and these Olympics are very far away." I was 6 years old, a boy in working-class Sao Paulo already obsessed with the Olympics, staying up to watch the 1988 Games in...

Updated at 9:33 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) " Authorities in Kentucky say a man has been shot and killed by police in Louisville. Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad tells news outlets the shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. Monday. Officers responded...

Updated at 9:28 AM

PARIS (AP) " The Paris city council is cleaning graffiti and posters off the Place de la Republique statue on the square that became the focal point for mourning after deadly attacks in the French capital. The cleaning of the makeshift...

Updated at 9:19 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " American Lilly King has her sights set on winning Olympic gold and she's not about to let anyone get in her way, especially not world champion breaststroker Yulia Efimova of Russia. King made that clear in a finger-waving...

Updated at 9:12 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest from the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 7 a.m. Finger-waving is usually reserved for mothers, grandmothers and Dikembe Mutombo, but an American swimmer's finger-waving over a...

Updated at 8:58 AM

MIAMI (AP) " Florida wildlife officials have a message for people who like to paint the shells of live turtles and tortoises in bright colors: stop it. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently posted pictures on social...

Updated at 8:45 AM

ATLANTA (AP) " The historic home where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was born is closed for repairs. Officials with the National Park Service released a statement Sunday saying a structural issue was found in the home's floor and repairs...

Updated at 8:27 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " When Michael Phelps arrived in Rio as a 31-year-old swimmer who retired once and endured plenty of turmoil away from the pool, everyone wondered just how many gold medals was a realistic goal. How does six...

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