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Monday, August 8, 2016

I guess you can't drink the water

Where else could you go have so much fun but you have to keep your mouth shut

More Olympians robbed at gunpoint in Rio ahead of Games

SYDNEY - After two members of the Australian Paralympic sailing squad were robbed at gunpoint, Australia's Olympic team leader is urging Brazilian authorities to implement Olympic-scale security now in Rio de Janeiro "before an athlete gets hurt."

The weekend incident in Rio highlighted growing fears of crime against foreign athletes ahead of the Aug. 5-21 Summer Games.

An estimated 85,000 police and soldiers will be patrolling the streets during the Olympics and Paralympics, but violent crime remains a fact of life in Rio. Over the weekend, a group of heavily armed men stormed a Rio de Janeiro hospital recommended for tourists seeking emergency treatment during the upcoming Olympic

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