Brazilian authorities have arrested 10 people they say were plotting terrorist attacks at the Rio Olympics. Was ISIS behind it?


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Following the launch of a Portuguese propaganda channel and the announcement of a “Brazilian caliphate,” the Islamic State is instructing its followers on how to attack the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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A new Telegram channel called “Ansar al-Khilafah Brazil” is the first pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State from South America. Earlier this month, ISIS started a Portuguese propaganda channel.

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Photos of Olympian Allyson Felix, track and field runner from the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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Body parts washed up on Rio beach near Olympic volleyball venue as people grew concerned about Rio crime. See photos.

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Vashti Cunningham is the youngest track-and-field Olympian in 36 years. She’s on her way to Rio, and she’s the daughter of the NFL’s Randall Cunningham.

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On June 29, the Islamic State launched a Portuguese Telegram channel to broadcast its propaganda. Its creation comes 5-weeks before the Rio Olympic Games 2016 in Brazil, a Portuguese speaking country.

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Today co-anchor Savannah Guthrie announced on Tuesday that she’s pregnant and won’t travel to Brazil for the 2016 Olympics out of concern for the Zika virus.

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In 1960, Muhammad Ali fought his first major fight, winning the gold medal in light-heavyweight boxing at the 1960 Olympics. The entire bout can be seen here.

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Watch the powerful moment where Muhammad Ali lights the Olympic flame in Atlanta’s 1996 opening ceremony.

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Ryan Lochte is dating Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid and she’s already met his mother.

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One great replaces another, as Gregg Popovich has signed on to coach Team USA Basketball from 2017-2020.

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