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Giuliani puts positive spin on shakeup...Arrest in four deaths...Runner who helped rival won't run in final



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NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent Donald Trump supporter says the latest Trump campaign staff shakeup is about ensuring good management for a campaign that is getting "bigger and bigger and bigger." Rudy Giuliani was interviewed on Fox News about the decision to put two conservative strategists in top campaign spots. Campaign chairman Paul Manafort will retain his title. Giuliani disputes the suggestion that the move reflects negatively on Manafort.

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man wanted in connection with the deaths of a mother and her three children at a home in North Carolina has been arrested. Greenville police tell news outlets that Dibon Jab Toone was taken into custody just before midnight near Richmond, Virginia. Toone was wanted in connection with the deaths of the woman and her three children, all under the age of 10, who were found inside a home. Authorities performing a welfare check found the victims' bodies yesterday evening after getting calls from concerned family members. Police believe Toone was in a relationship with the woman and lived at the home.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government report shows many commuter and freight railroads have made little progress installing safety technology designed to prevent deadly collisions and derailments, despite a mandate from Congress. The technology is called positive train control. It uses digital radio communications, GPS and signals located alongside tracks to monitor trains and automatically slow or stop trains that are in danger of crashing. Congress passed a law in 2008 giving railroads seven years to put the technology in place, and last year extended that deadline for another three to five years.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A South African runner who was ordered to undergo gender tests several years ago has cruised into the semifinals of the 800-meter event at the Summer Olympics in Rio. Caster Semenya is the favorite for the gold medal in the event. She's at the heart of a heated debate over a condition in which a woman has much higher levels of testosterone than normal. After she won the world title in 2009, she wasn't allowed to compete for nearly a year. But track officials eventually had to drop rules that limited testosterone levels in female athletes after they were challenged by another runner.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The American 5,000-meter runner who stopped to help a fallen competitor back to her feet won't be running in the final after all. Abbey D'Agostino tore a ligament in her knee and will not be able to compete. She finished Tuesday's race after helping Nikki Hamblin of New Zealand back up and urging her to finish. The two clipped heels during the late part of the race and tumbled to the ground. Race officials decided they'd allow both runners into Friday's final.

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