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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
Updated at 7:24 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 5:10 p.m. British field hockey player Kate Richardson-Walsh will carry her country's flag at the closing ceremony of the Olympics. The 36-year-old Richardson-Walsh, a four-time Olympian, was the captain of Britain's gold-medal winning field hockey team. Richardson-Walsh says "there are so many fantastic multi-Olympians and multi-medalists here I feel it's such a huge honor for me and...

Updated at 7:15 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " With Olympic gold finally in hand, the pressure is squarely on Brazil's senior team now. The home of "Jogo Bonito" is considered by many to be the most powerful soccer nation in the world. The Brazilians have won a...

Updated at 7:14 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " American wrestler Kyle Snyder's run to the world title in 2015 was so surprising that some wondered if it was something of a fluke. Snyder showed he's for real on Sunday, adding an Olympic title to his burgeoning...

Updated at 7:14 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Twenty-five years after race riots scarred a New York City neighborhood, residents of Crown Heights gathered Sunday to mark the quarter-century anniversary with a memorial service, march, and street festival that organizers said...

Updated at 7:12 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Two Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped off their clothing to protest the result of a bronze medal match, a bizarre turn in a day where officiating was highly criticized. The scene began after Uzbekisatn's Ikhtiyor...

Updated at 6:57 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The path to the Olympic podium for British athletes begins with the selection of six numbers. Every time a Briton fills in a lottery slip and hands over two pounds ($2.60), the country moves closer to another Olympic...

Updated at 6:48 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " A big-budget remake of "Ben-Hur" was trampled under a herd of holdovers and new releases at the box office, the latest casualty in a bruising summer for Hollywood. The Paramount Pictures release, which cost about $100...

Updated at 6:41 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " With Neymar in a courtside seat cheering his countrymen, Wallace pumped his arms and let out screams from deep in his lungs as Brazil fed off the energy in raucous Maracanazinho arena. Over and over again he celebrated...

Updated at 6:34 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " Some of the pills taken from Prince's estate in Paisley Park after his death were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl " a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, an official close to the...

Updated at 6:19 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The suicide attacker who detonated his explosives amid an outdoor Kurdish wedding party in southeastern Turkey, killing at least 51 people, was an Islamic State group child as young as 12 years old. The extremist group has a history...

Updated at 5:56 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " The Latest on events in Turkey (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his condolences in a telegram to Turkey's president following the attack on a Kurdish wedding party, which he...

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