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Bolt injured in final race; Britain wins 4×100

6:13 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Usain Bolt ended his stellar career in excruciating pain. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4×100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships. In what was expected to be the last competitive race of his career, Usain Bolt pulled up with an apparent left leg injury during the anchor leg of the men’s 4×100-meter final on Saturday. AP Photo/Matthias Schrader Having to make up lots of ...

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Avignon shooting: Eight injured near French mosque

Eight people have been injured in a shooting outside a mosque in southern France, officials have confirmed. Worshippers leaving the Arrahma mosque in Avignon were approached by two hooded suspects at about 22:30 local time (21:30 GMT) on Sunday. The suspects, carrying a handgun and a shotgun, arrived in a Renault Clio before opening fire on the crowd, La Provence newspaper reports. Police said they were not treating the incident as a terrorist attack. Four people were wounded outside the mosque and a family of four – including a seven-year-old ...

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Police officers injured in London protest over man's death

Media playback is unsupported on your device Six police officers have been injured and four people arrested in a protest over the death of a man following a traffic stop. Bricks were thrown and fires lit outside Stratford bus station and Forest Gate police station in London. Protesters allege Edir Frederico Da Costa, 25, was “brutally beaten” by Met Police officers earlier this month. The police watchdog is investigating the treatment of Mr Da Costa, who died six days after he was stopped. Earlier in the evening, Borough Commander Supt ...

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Ex-Top Gear host Richard Hammond injured in Swiss crash

Former Top Gear host Richard Hammond has been flown to hospital after a crash while filming in Switzerland. The 47-year-old was on a practice run for a race in an electric car for Amazon Prime show The Grand Tour. Mr Hammond “climbed out of the car himself before the vehicle burst into flames”, the show said in a statement. Co-host Jeremy Clarkson tweeted that it was the “most frightening” accident he had ever seen but said Mr Hammond, who fractured a knee, was “mostly OK”. The show’s statement said Mr ...

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Manchester attack: Ariana Grande visits injured fans

Media playback is unsupported on your device US singer Ariana Grande has visited fans injured in last month’s terror attack at her Manchester concert. The star spent time with youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in a surprise appearance ahead of a benefit concert on Sunday. Adam Harrison said his daughter Lily “felt like a rock star” after meeting her idol. Meanwhile, police investigating the Manchester Arena attack, which killed 22 people, have made a further arrest. A 24-year-old man was arrested in the Rusholme area of the city ...

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Woman killed and 22 injured as car hits Times Square crowd

Media playback is unsupported on your device A woman is dead and 22 other people injured after a car sped on to a pavement in New York City’s Times Square, the fire department says. The 26-year-old driver, a US Navy veteran and US citizen, is in custody. “There is no indication that this was an act of terrorism,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. The maroon Honda jumped the kerb and travelled for three blocks before crashing. Photos showed the sedan partially on its side on the pavement with ...

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Luck admits shoulder originally injured in 2015

2:23 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — Colts quarterback Andrew Luck acknowledged Monday that he originally injured his surgically repaired right shoulder during the 2015 season. Luck and the Colts held off on the quarterback having surgery at the end of the 2015 season because they felt like rehab was the best route to go. But Luck decided to go ahead with the surgery this offseason after he aggravated it last season against Denver. “I certainly felt like it was the right decision, which makes it easier and pulling the trigger on ...

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Hackney nightclub 'acid attack' leaves at least 12 injured

At least 12 people suffered burns during a suspected acid attack at a club in east London. Hundreds of revellers were evacuated from Mangle E8 in Sidworth Street, Dalston, after police were called at about 01:10 BST. London Fire Brigade said a “strong acidic” unknown corrosive substance was thrown inside the venue. Police said 10 of those affected were taken to hospital by ambulance, while a further two sought treatment at A&E. Their injuries are non life-threatening. A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “The only information that we have is ...

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Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One dead, 14 injured, police say

One person has been killed and 14 injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio. At least two gunmen were involved in the incident at the Cameo Night Club, according to the Cincinnati Police Department. There was no indication the shooting was terror-related, Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate said on Twitter. Several people have life-threatening injuries, Mr Neudigate told news channel WLWT-TV. “We are in the middle of a very horrific situation that occurred at the nightclub with multiple victims. It’s going to be a long night for ...

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