Steve Almasy, CNN

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Shohei Ohtani says he never participated in any sports gambling and accuses interpreter of ‘stealing money’

Faced with growing attention over a theft and gambling scandal, baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani on Monday adamantly denied betting on any sport or paying a bookie and placed the blame for the improprieties squarely on his former interpreter who the twice MVP alleged was stealing money from his account.

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8 teens shot waiting for bus after school in Northeast Philadelphia, police say; hunt for fled suspects

At least eight high school students were shot Wednesday afternoon in a hail of gunfire while waiting at a transit bus stop in Northeast Philadelphia, authorities said in a news conference – the second time in a week young people in the city were shot en route to or from school.

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Houston: Megachurch shooter had history of mental illness; was still able to buy gun

The shooting at Houston’s Lakewood Church over the weekend was a “completely preventable horror” as the woman who opened fire had a notable mental illness but was still allowed to own a gun, her mother-in-law said.

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