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2 sets of twins, 1 set of triplets
At least two sets of twins and one set of triplets ran the Rio marathon — a pair of twins from North Korea, another pair from Germany and a set of triplets from Estonia. [Let’s Run]
Simone Biles won her third medal of the Olympic Games Sunday with the individual vault event, a U.S. record for the most medals won in women’s gymnastics. Oh, all three of Biles’s medals are gold. [NPR]
The long-awaited — well, by someone, I’m sure? — return of the Rams to Los Angeles got off to an inauspicious start Sunday when Dallas’s Lucky Whitehead returned the opening kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown. It was the Rams’ first (preseason) game in L.A. in more than two decades. [@NFL]
The personal cell phone numbers of 193 current and former members of Congress, all Democrats, were posted online by the hacker(s?) going by “Guccifer 2.0.” So if you’ve been sexting a congressman, I have some bad news. [The Wall Street Journal]
When the U.S. won its 23rd gold medal of the 2016 Olympic Games, American athletes also hit a major milestone: 1,000 cumulative gold medals for the nation since the founding of the modern games in 1896. [The Washington Post]
Why, let’s do the math real quick here: Through the end of June, the joint fundraising account between the Republican National Committee and Donald Trump’s campaign had given $2.2 million to the presidential nominee’s bid and $10.1 million to the RNC. Does this lend credibility to hints that the RNC will call the presidential race a loss and focus on congressional races and the Senate if things look really bad come October? Who can say. [POLITICO]
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