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Away from Olympics, sewage blights vast swaths of Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rivulets of waste crisscross the labyrinth of alleyways that serve as 5-year-old Kaike de Oliveira Benjamin's playground, forming dark, fetid puddles and gurgling streams of refuse and trash. It's little better inside the tiny, one-room apartment he shares with his mother, two little brothers and infestations of roaches and rats. When it rains, the basement apartment floods ankle-deep with a mixture of rainwater and sewage, and drinking water often comes out of the tap looking and smelling contaminated.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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Video of ex-tennis star's arrest troubles NYC police boss

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department scrambled Thursday to deal with fallout from the mistaken arrest of former tennis star James Blake outside a Manhattan hotel by putting the arresting officer on desk duty and offering Blake an apology.

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13-year-olds being phased out of Little League

 

Little League is getting younger.

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Police: Golfer dies after being stung by bees in Michigan

DOVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say a 64-year-old golfer from Ohio has died after being stung at least 20 times by bees as he searched for a ball in woods in northern Michigan.

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Kent State coach vows female kicker will play this season

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kent State's April Goss is a rarity — a woman on a Division I college football roster. By the end of this season, she could accomplish something even rarer if she gets the chance to play in a game.

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Heavy favorite OSU battles complacency

COLUMBUS — Ohio State will not play Hawaii in paradise on Saturday.

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Browns coach calls allegations about assistant 'disturbing'

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns coach Mike Pettine has called the allegations involving suspended offensive line coach Andy Moeller "disturbing."

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Buckeyes open home schedule with Tigers

NELSONVILLE — After a pair of hard-fought, close, Saturday night road games to open the season, theBuckeyes are probably looking forward to playing at home on a traditional Friday night.

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