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During his team’s game Saturday, Kaiser Carlile was hit in the head by a bat as he ran past the on-deck circle. The tragic accident has left a Kansas community in mourning.
When it opened, the Athens Stock Exchange General Index plummeted from 797.52 down to a new 52-week low of 615 — a drop of nearly 23 percent.
The reports are based on the results of more than 12,000 blood tests from 5,000 athletes. Experts said analysis shows the sport’s governing body has failed to take sufficient action against dopers.
The hitchBOT, as its creators named it, had already successfully traversed Canada and Germany. This summer, relying on the kindness of strangers, it wanted to travel from Massachusetts to California.
In the final proposal, Obama will unveil measures that are tougher than those in the 2014 draft proposal. The rules seek to curb carbon emissions from power plants by 32 percent by 2030.
Authorities said one of the parts found earlier belonged to a Boeing 777, the same kind of plane as the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Citing “huge disgust and sadness,” a conservation group said the lion nicknamed Jericho had been killed Saturday. But a researcher in Zimbabwe says he doesn’t believe it.
Nine of the largest fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres each; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one large blaze in Northern California.
Doctors say the fall has left Kira Grunberg, 21, a paraplegic — a development that shocked the sports world in Europe and brought offers of emotional and financial support.
The International Sailing Federation says the move is prompted by concerns over athletes’ health and safety, after reports of raw sewage and trash in the water around Rio.