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Goodbye to Rio ... Health official says expect Zika to be a 2-year problem ... US, SKorea begin military drills



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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Olympic Games are over. Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games Sunday, extinguishing the Olympic flame and then turning the celebration into a samba dance party. The closing ceremony celebrated 16 days of competition. The next Summer Games are in Tokyo in 2020.

MIAMI (AP) — They United States may have to deal with the Zika (ZEE'-kuh) virus for another two years. Dr. Anthony Fauci (FOW'-chee) of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases tells ABC's "This Week" that he wouldn't be surprised if cases turn up in Texas and Louisiana, where there's been flooding. Right now, many of the Zika cases have been in Florida.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the United States have begun their annual military drills. And North Korea is issuing a warning, saying that it will turn Seoul (sohl) and Washington into "a heap of ashes through a Korean-style pre-emptive nuclear strike" if they show any signs of aggression toward the North's territory. Such fiery rhetoric by Pyongyang is not unusual.

LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man is being held on suspicion of kidnapping and killing a family friend's 5-year-old daughter. Authorities accuse 26-year-old Zachary Todd Anderson in the death of Alayna Ertl, whose mother discovered her missing from her home in Watkins Saturday morning, about eight hours after putting her to bed. Anderson, who had been spending the night with the family, was missing as well. The girl's body was later found in a wooded area about 80 miles away.

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say the 74-year-old driver of a car that slammed into a crowd at a community concert had confused the brake with the gas pedal. Police say the woman drove onto a small dance floor Sunday night in the parking lot at Greenbrier Commons in Parma Heights, about 10 miles south of Cleveland. The car hit eight people and then struck a telephone pole. Two of those hit were seriously injured.

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