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Ryan Lochte to seek treatment for alcohol addiction: report

Ryan Lochte will reportedly be seeking treatment for alcohol addiction, the Olympian’s lawyer, Jeff Ostrow, told TMZ. (AP) Ryan Lochte will reportedly be seeking treatment for alcohol addiction. In a statement obtained by TMZ on Friday, Lochte’s attorney Jeff Ostrow revealed that the U.S. swimmer “has been battling from alcohol addiction for many years.” “And unfortunately it has become a destructive ...

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Rwandan ex-presidential challenger Rwigara freed on bail

FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 file photo, former Rwanda presidential candidate Diane Rwigara is escorted by policemen to a court where she denied charges of insurrection and forgery that she says are linked to her criticism of the government’s human rights record. The former Rwandan presidential challenger was freed on bail Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 after more ...

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Lavish wedding tests new Mexico government austerity pledge

next The cover of Hola! magazine features Cesar Yanez, a personal adviser to Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and his bride Dulce Maria Silva in Mexico City, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The wedding, officiated by an archbishop, with designer dresses, palatial decorations and a huge convention-center reception, was likely the last image Mexico’s austerity-minded president-elect wanted one of his ...

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Uber, Lyft offer free rides to polls for midterm elections

Ride-sharing companies are offering free or discounted trips to help get people to the polls for the upcoming midterm elections.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) Ride-sharing companies are offering free or discounted trips to the polls for the upcoming midterm elections. Uber announced Thursday it’s partnering with Democracy Works and #VoteTogether to provide free rides for voters in November. Additionally, Uber will ...

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World's most expensive bottle of whisky sells for $1.1M at auction

Danny McIlwraith from Bonhams auction house holds bottle of the world’s rarest and most valuable whisky, The Macallan Valerio Adami, at the Bonhams Whisky Sale at their Edinburgh auction house in Edinburgh, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. It was eventually sold for £848,750 ($1,102,516). (AP) A bottle of 60-year-old whisky has sold for a world record of almost $1.1 million (£850,000). ...

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Judge cites evidence that Trump ‘harbors an animus against non-white, non-European aliens’ in ruling

FILE: Supporters of temporary protected status immigrants before a news conference announcing a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to end a program that lets immigrants live and work legally in the U.S.  A judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from ending protections that allowed immigrants from four countries to live and work legally in the United ...

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Parents forget 5-year-old at German airport after holiday

A family accidentally forgot their child (not pictured) at the airport. (iStock) Police in Germany say a couple left their five-year-old daughter behind at the airport after returning from a holiday. Reutlingen police said Tuesday that officers spotted the child wandering aimlessly and alone around the terminal at nearby Stuttgart Airport late Monday. DOG STRANDED IN GERMANY AFTER AIRLINE DEEMS HIM UNFIT ...

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NASCAR announces big rule changes for 2019

NASCAR is reducing power and increasing downforce for 2019 in an effort to create closer racing. After the Daytona 500, the series will eliminate the restrictor plates that have been used at Daytona and Talladega since 1987 to regulate top speed and switch to a tapered spacer on the intake system that will be employed at all oval tracks over ...

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