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Runner who helped hurts knee and won't return at Olympics

US Runner Abbey D'Agostino together with New Zealand's Nikki Hamblin received global acclaim for helping each other get up after stumbling on the track at the 5,000 meter qualifying heats of the Rio Olympics. "We are so bombarded with negative media all the time, to see a simple act of kindness be recognized and that people resonate with it and just see how lovely it can be, that's what the Olympics is about".


Slain runner to be laid to rest in MA

Slain runner to be laid to rest in MA

Marcotte is expected to be buried at Woodside Cemetery in Westminister, according to ABC 7 NY . She was visiting her mother in the town of Princeton when she chose to take a jog. said last week that Marcotte may have struggled with her unknown killer. WCVB reported that police are testing DNA samples of a possible person of interest.



State Attorney General Kane resigns after conviction

In 2004, he ran unsuccessfully for attorney general. Suspecting a former state prosecutor leaked the story to the Inquirer , Kane sought payback and ordered aides to leak secret investigative information to the Philadelphia Daily News created to show that that prosecutor had never filed charges in a 2009 probe into a Philadelphia NAACP official, prosecutors said.


Jimmy Vesey wants to play close to home

Jimmy Vesey wants to play close to home

The Detroit Red Wings made a pitch for Jimmy Vesey but did not make the short list of teams he is considering. The fact that Vesey's financial terms are limited by league rules makes his pursuit especially interesting. The Jimmy Vesey free agency bonanza is officially underway, and several teams eyeing up the Harvard product are set to meet with him on Tuesday. For the Blackhawks , who have seemingly bounced around from being a favorite to on the fringe of this sweepstakes, the one ...


Clinton leads Trump by six points in latest Reuters/Ipsos poll

Clinton leads Trump by six points in latest Reuters/Ipsos poll

There is new evidence today of election-induced hysteria in Texas . I call it extreme vetting. Donald Trump, who has made tighter controls on immigration a mainstay of his campaign, has a new plan: an ideological test for anyone entering the U.S.


2 infants born in Calif. with Zika-related birth defects

2 infants born in Calif. with Zika-related birth defects

Thirteen babies have been born thus far in the USA with Zika-related birth defects, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . USA military bases have been taking measures against the spreading Zika virus such as asking troops to wear insect repellent and stay away from mosquito-infested areas.