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    Rio Police Charge Ryan Lochte Over False Report

    Still not under the bridge. The gold medalist has been charged with concocting a robbery tale to cover up a drunken encounter with gas station guards. Lochte, 32, must decide whether to mount a defense in Brazil, where the maximum sentence for false crime reporting is 18 months in prison. Authorities could try Lochte in absentia — raising questions of whether the U.S. would allow his extradition. Meanwhile the athlete, who lost four sponsorships over the scandal, has a new product to hawk: Pine Bros. soft lozenges, purportedly “forgiving on your throat.”

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