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Justin Gatlin will spearhead a trio of drug-tainted US sprinters aiming to spoil Usain Bolt's Olympic swansong as athletics stumbles through the moral maze created by the Russia doping scandal. The 34-year-old Gatlin is the most obvious symbol of the logical confusion gripping this year's Olympics, where some athletes convicted of doping offences will be free to compete while others are banned. Gatlin, twice suspended for failing drugs tests, heads to Rio as the biggest threat to Jamaican rival Bolt's hopes of retaining his 100 meters crown.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — About 50 police officers and their supporters upset about a Black Lives Matter banner that has been hanging outside City Hall for a year rallied on Thursday to try to pressure the mayor to remove it.