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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 8:13 PM

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) " Gymnast Aly Raisman has gotten a hero's welcome following her medal-winning performances at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The 22-year-old's suburban Boston hometown of Needham, Massachusetts, hosted a "Rally for Aly" Saturday morning. She also threw out the first pitch at Fenway Park on Friday before the Red Sox game. Raisman won two individual silver medals and a team gold medal in the games that wrapped up earlier this month. She has the...

Updated at 8:03 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children when she was fatally shot Friday. Nykea Aldridge's famous...

Updated at 8:01 PM

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) " Top commanders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are preparing to gather one final time in mid-September to ratify a peace accord reached this week with government negotiators and map out the group's...

Updated at 7:53 PM

Ryan Bailey is looking for thrills and another Olympic medal. Bobsled might be his ticket to both. Bailey " a longtime sprinting specialist and a Summer Olympic veteran " won the U.S. bobsled preliminary push championship for rookie...

Updated at 7:13 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " Backed by Turkish tanks and reports of airstrikes, Turkey-allied Syrian rebels clashed with Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria in a new escalation that further complicates the already protracted Syrian conflict. Turkey's...

Updated at 6:45 PM

PARIS (AP) " Olympic champion Ruth Jebet broke the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase world record by six seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday. The 19-year-old Jebet, born in Kenya but running for Bahrain, clocked 8...

Updated at 6:09 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local): 10 p.m. Turkey's official news agency says one Turkish soldier has been killed and three wounded in Syria. The Anadolu Agency says two Turkish...

Updated at 5:49 PM

DURANT, Miss. (AP) " The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A former nun who knew one of the two nuns slain in Mississippi says she had always been interested in working with the "poorest of...

Updated at 5:39 PM

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) " Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country's devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday, grieving as one nation after three desperate days of...

Updated at 5:30 PM

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) " Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation around the...

Updated at 5:29 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank. Zaida Pugh tells the New York Post (

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