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IOC: We Want Refugee Athletes at 2016 Olympics

It's the first time refugees will be allowed to compete without a home country

(Newser) - Refugees have never been allowed to go for Olympic gold because they can't represent the countries they've fled from. Now they're going to get their shot, thanks to a decision by the International Olympic Committee to allow "highly qualified" refugees to take part in the Summer... More »

Court Tosses 'Natural Born' Obama Case

No comment on NJ man's claim about citizenship

(Newser) - The Supreme Court has turned down an emergency appeal from a New Jersey man who says Barack Obama is ineligible to be president because he was a British subject at birth. Leo Donofrio says that since the president-elect had dual nationality at birth—his mother was American and his Kenyan... More »

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