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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 3:13 PM

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) " The White House has released President Barack Obama's summer reading list. It's a mix of prize-winning novels and the memoir of a surfer who spent much of his childhood in Hawaii, something the president can appreciate. The five books are "Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life" by William Finnegan, "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead, "H is for Hawk" by Helen Macdonald, "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins, and "Seveneves" by Neal Stephenson. The...

Updated at 3:10 PM

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) " A Nigerian health official says military helicopters rushed polio vaccines to dangerous parts of the country's northeast, where Boko Haram operates and where two toddlers paralyzed by the virus were recently...

Updated at 3:07 PM

Netherlands_A. Malestein 5, S. van Olphen 4, N. Groot 4, M. Smeets 3, A. Luciano 3, Y. Broch 2, K. Dulfer 2, E. Polman 2, L. van der Heijden 1, L. Abbingh 1, D. Snelder 1, M. Goos 1. Sweden_N. Hagman 14, J. Alm 3, L. Torstensson 2, I.

Updated at 3:04 PM

South Korea 0, China 0 New Zealand 1, Netherlands 1 Brazil 28, Angola 24 Sweden 29, Netherlands 29 Serbia 3, China 0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-22) Hungary 17, Japan 7 Croatia 10, Italy 7

Updated at 3:04 PM

Italy (Giorgio Avola; Daniele Garozzo; Andrea Cassara; Andrea Baldini), def. Brazil (Guilherme Toldo; Ghislain Perrier; Henrique Marques; Fernando Scavasin), 45-27 France (Erwan le Pechoux; Enzo Lefort; Jeremy Cadot; Jean-Paul Tony...

Updated at 3:03 PM

Netherlands_M. Paumen 1. New Zealand_K. Whitelock 1. Green Cards_L. Leurink, Netherlands, 46. L. Welten, Netherlands, 34. Yellow Cards_None. Red Cards_None. Umpires_Carolina de la Fuente, Argentina. Michelle Joubert,...

Updated at 3:02 PM

Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Konstantin Semenov, Russia, def. Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse Samba, Qatar, 21-13, 21-13. Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas de Freitas, Brazil, def. Yuan Yue and Fan Wang, China, 21-12,...

Updated at 2:54 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia delivered a stunning start to track and field at the Olympics with a world record in the 10,000 meters Friday, wiping away the competition just after the halfway point and striding to victory with...

Updated at 2:52 PM

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) " A New Jersey couple who claim they were scared away from their home after receiving creepy letters from someone named "The Watcher" can move forward with a lawsuit against the home's former owners, a Superior Court judge...

Updated at 2:50 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The health of Usain Bolt has been a question as the showman enters his final Olympics nursing a sore hamstring. His parents paid him a brief visit in the athletes village and insisted Friday he's ready to run and...

Updated at 2:48 PM

Mauro Nespoli, Italy, def. Riau Ega Agatha, Indonesia, 6-0. Jean-Charles Valladont, France, def. Witthaya Thamwong, Thailand, 6-0. Seungyun Lee, South Korea, def. Atanu Das, India, 6-4. Sjef van den Berg, Netherlands, def.

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