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Olympic sprinter fatally shot in Ecuador

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quiñónez was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said Saturday.
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Scottie Pippen Answers the Proust Questionnaire

9 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

The six-time NBA champ and author of the new memoir Unguarded on the Olympics, Superman, and dreams of anonymity.
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Olympic sprinter Álex Quiñónez, 32, is fatally shot in Ecuador

23 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Ecuadorian sprinter Álex Quiñónez was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said early Saturday.
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West Ham vs Tottenham Hotspur: Three things we learned

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

Michail Antonio has West Ham United blowing top four bubbles after a deserving 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at London's Olympic Stadium on Sunday.
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Hu wins horizontal bar, Uchimura shines at gymnastics worlds

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

KITAKYUSHU, Japan - China's Hu Xuwei upstaged Tokyo Olympic champion Daiki Hashimoto of Japan to win the horizontal bar gold medal on the final day of the 50th artistic...
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Afghan skiers, once chasing the Olympics, rebuild as refugees in Italy

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post


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Ecuador's Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez shot dead

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Officials mourn Quinonez's murder which comes as violence spiked dramatically in Ecuador in recent months.
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Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez fatally shot in Ecuador

1 day ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

One of Ecuador's best-known athletes, Alex Quiñónez, has been shot dead.
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Olympic sprinter Alex Quiñónez, 32, fatally shot in Ecuador

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

"His legacy as the greatest sprinter in our history will forever remain in our hearts."
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Friends Row On After Teammate's Death, Leaving One Seat Empty

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Charlie Hamlin, a former Olympic rower who dominated races well into his 70s, died in May. On Sunday, his longtime teammates plan to row the Head of the Charles Regatta with an...
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Shooting at Boise, Idaho mall; multiple injuries reported

Shooting at Boise, Idaho mall; multiple injuries reported

Shots rang out at a mall in Boise, Idaho Monday, leaving multiple people injured, police said. Read more ...

First female enlisted infantry Soldier in the Iowa National Guard

First female enlisted infantry Soldier in the Iowa National Guard

INSPIRING: Ankeny woman breaking barriers within the Iowa National Guard Read more ...

Strong storm batters drought-stricken California

Strong storm batters drought-stricken California

A powerful storm barreled toward Southern California after flooding highways, toppling trees, cutting power to 380,000 utility customers and causing mud flows in areas burned... Read more ...

US pauses aid to Sudan, threatens military coup leaders with ‘all measures'...

US pauses aid to Sudan, threatens military coup leaders with ‘all measures' if government not restored

The US State Department has frozen $700 million in aid to Sudan, after the country's military staged a coup and arrested the civilian government. A spokesman said the US is... Read more ...

Packers place Adams on COVID-19 list; Barry tests positive

Packers place Adams on COVID-19 list; Barry tests positive

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Packers likely will have to face the unbeaten Arizona Cardinals without 2020 All-Pro receiver Davante Adams and defensive coordinator Joe Barry. Read more ...

Local school districts set aside 'mental health' days for students, teachers

Local school districts set aside 'mental health' days for students, teachers

Several school districts in central North Carolina are setting aside time for students and teachers to take a "mental health" break. Read more ...

Florida Woman, Displeased With Service, Hit Teen KFC Drive-Thru Staffer in...

Alexandra Maldonado is facing felony charges after the October 22 attack, including child abuse due to the worker being a minor. Read more ...

Florida Warned Not to Withhold Funds From School Boards as Punishment for...

The U.S. Department of Education said Monday it's "prepared to initiate enforcement action to stop these impermissible state actions." Read more ...

U.S. Launches New Bureau to Combat Cybercrime After Rise in Cyberattacks...

The creation of this new department serves as a product of Antony Blinken's belief that the country has entered a "fundamentally new era in global affairs." Read more ...

Palestinians in Gaza call to save seven hunger-striking prisoners

Solidarity protest in Gaza demands release of seven prisoners held without charge or trial who are now on hunger strike. Read more ...