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United States' Simone Biles displays her gold medal for floor during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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Ford CEO Mark Fields announced on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, that his company plans to have a fully autonomous car ready for the road by 2021. (Ford)

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In this Oct. 3, 2013, file photo, Washington Police Chief Cathy Lanier speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lanier is stepping down to become head of security for the National Football League. The police department announced Lanier's departure Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, on Twitter. Lanier said in a letter to the department's 3,700 officers that she is taking the job at the NFL. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt competes in a men's 200-meter heat during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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A ban on "zombie knives" goes into effect Thursday in England and Wales, with sellers urging horror movie fans to stock up while they still can. (www.gov.uk)

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United States' Shakur Stevenson, left, fights Mongolia's Tsendbaatar Erdenebat during a men's bantamweight 56-kg quarterfinals boxing match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) celebrates a 5-4 win against the Colorado Rockies during a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Bahamas' Shaunae Miller falls over the finish line to win gold ahead of United States' Allyson Felix, right, in the women's 400-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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United States' Simone Manuel competes in a women's 100-meter freestyle semifinal during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

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The United States' Simone Manuel set a U.S. record and tied an Olympic record when she won the gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle last week in Rio de Janeiro. In doing so, Manuel became the first black woman to win an individual gold medal in Olympic swimming. (Associated PRess Photographs)

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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this July 6, 2015 file photo Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova, who ran under a neutral flag, leaves the track after suffering an injury in a women's 800m heat during the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Stepanova is in fear of her safety, switching residences after hackers breached a database that records her whereabouts. Stepanova and her husband, Vitaly, were the informers who detailed a state-run doping system in Russia that led to the ouster of the country's athletes from the Olympic track meet. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2016 photo, Egypt's Islam El Shehaby reacts after losing to Israel's Or Sasson in the men's over 100-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. El Shehaby who refused to shake his Israeli opponent's hand after their judo bout has been reprimanded and sent home from the Rio Olympics, officials said Monday, Aug. 15. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

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ADDS THAT MULTIPLE PEOPLE WERE INJURED - An overhead camera that fell from wires suspending it over Olympic Park lays on the ground at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. A witness said the large camera, which moved back and forth along wires providing aerial views of the main Olympic park, fell when it was being examined on a bridge overlooking an arena entrance. At least seven people suffered minor injuries, according to the Olympic Broadcasting Service, and Rio organizers say at least one injured person was taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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United States' Taylor Sander, center, celebrates with teammates Maxwell Holt, left, and David Lee, right, during a men's preliminary volleyball match against Mexico at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Washington Redskins defensive end Ricky Jean Francois (99) celebrates catching a practice punt signifying the end of practice during the last day of the Washington Redskins NFL football teams training camp in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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An example of the Arm in Arm tribute decal worn on helmets during practices of the Dallas Cowboys.

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South Africa's Wayde Van Niekerk, right, competes in the men's 400-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning a men's 100-meter semifinal during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Redskins defensive lineman Ziggy Hood gets set looks on during a drill at training camp practice. (Photo courtesy of Washington Redskins)