Bolt’s 9.63 was a new Olympic record and a .06-second improvement on his gold-medal time from Beijing. He becomes the first man since Carl Lewis in 1984 and ‘88 to repeat as Olympic champion. Blake was second, with a 9.75; Gatlin took bronze with a 9.79.
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- Senator Ron Wyden will soon introduce legislation requiring warrants before phones can be searched at the US border.
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