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Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face Las Vegas rape charge

LAS VEGAS — Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face criminal charges after a woman accused the soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago, the city’s top prosecutor said Monday.

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said he reviewed a new police investigation and determined that Kathryn Mayorga’s claim can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

Therefore, no charges will be forthcoming,” Wolfson said in a statement.

Vikings Rookie to Serve Military Commitment While Playing in the NFL

NFL teams spend a good amount of time worrying about what their players are doing with their time away from football. However, when it comes to the Minnesota Vikings, they’ll know exactly where their potential future long-snapper will be when he’s not on the football field: He’ll be working for “Uncle Sam.”

Bangor road race raising money to help sexual assault survivors

St. Joseph Healthcare’s Commit to Get Fit 5K/10K, scheduled for Sept. 29 in Bangor, will serve as a fundraiser for its SAFE nurse program.

SAFE stands for Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner and is the title given to nurses who have received specialized training and are state certified to provide care and support to patients who have experienced sexual assault, domestic violence or human trafficking.

Mariano Rivera Closes Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony with Stirring Speech

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — For Mariano Rivera, it was the culmination of a storied career, dreams of being the next Pelé long since forgotten. For Brandy Halladay, the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony was a tearful moment to reflect on the accomplishments of her late husband, and she handled a difficult task admirably.

Maine driver Theriault finishes 35th in NASCAR Cup debut

LOUDON, New Hampshire — Do you remember when you finally arrived with your family at that vacation spot long dreamed about? That once in a lifetime feeling that comes when dreams come true.

Fort Kent native Austin Theriault experienced that moment when he arrived at the front gate at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.

“I have been so busy preparing for this event, when it finally came, I thought ‘It is finally happening!’” Theriault said.

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