2 US swimmers leave Rio after robbery scandal; 3rd pays fine

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two American Olympic swimmers were on their way home Friday after being pulled off a plane a day earlier to testify about an alleged robbery at the Rio Olympics that Brazilian police said was made up. The lawyer for a third U.S. swimmer said he would make a $10,800 payment and leave Brazil later in the day.

  • Written by PETER PRENGAMAN, Associated Press MAURICIO SAVARESE, Associated Press LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press