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‘Super bacteria’ found in Rio’s Olympic waters

In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, athletes of the Finn class compete during the first test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A drug-resistant “super bacteria” that’s normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic sailing events will be held, scientists with Brazil’s most respected health research institute said Monday Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A drug-resistant “super bacteria” that’s normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic sailing events will be held, scientists said Monday.

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Penguins forward Beau Bennett tested for mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps.

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Penguins star Crosby diagnosed with the mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Add Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby to the growing list of NHL players dealing with the mumps.

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Big 2nd half propels Indiana past Grand Canyon, 94-66

Indiana's Troy Williams (5) goes to the hoop against Grand Canyon during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/The Herald-Times,  Jeremy Hogan)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana put together one of its best second halves of the season on Saturday night, outscoring Grand Canyon 52-35 in the second half in a 94-66 victory for the Hoosiers.

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