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Bolt was accidentally knocked down by a cameraman on a Segway. Bolt took the accident in stride, saying he suffered a few cuts but nothing serious.
Former Polish Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was accused of paying for sex with children and possessing child pornography while he served as the Holy See’s ambassador to Dominican Republic.
Meanwhile, hundreds of other refugees were feared drowned off the coast of Libya. At least 100 bodies have been brought back to Libya.
“It kind of broke the system,” says Jake Fisher, director of the magazine’s auto test division. Tesla’s stock rose 8 percent Thursday.
The president said that what started out as a natural disaster became something much worse when government didn’t “look out for its own citizens.”
Dawkins played 13 seasons in the NBA after being drafted out of high school by the Philadelphia 76ers. At 6 feet, 11 inches and more than 250 pounds, he broke two glass backboards in one month.
There were scenes of fast-moving water in the streets on the island of Dominica after the storm dumped 9 inches of rain in a few hours. It could hit Florida as a Category 1 hurricane next week.
Oxford Dictionaries has updated its offerings with a number of new words, so, naturally, we held a contest to see who could use the most in a single sentence.
The incident happened at the World Athletics Championships, where a highly anticipated match-up had pitted the Jamaican against America’s Justin Gatlin.
A same-sex couple was denied a license Thursday morning, even after a federal appeals court denied Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ bid to refuse to issue marriage licenses for religious reasons.