Things you should know today: 7/23/18


R. Kelly sings about troubles in revealing 19-minute song

FILE – In this June 30, 2013 file photo, R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Kelly sings about his troubles and battles in a new 19-minute song, addressing sexual abuse claims against him that remerged and put a screeching halt on his career. The song, “I Admit ,” was posted to Soundcloud on Monday, July 23, 2018. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)

Singer R. Kelly released a 19-minute song titled “I Admit,” which addresses some of his mistakes and allegations, including the sexual abuse claims against him. The song starts out saying “I admit I have made some mistakes/And I have some imperfect ways.” Kelly gets more personal throughout the song, singing that he likes “all the ladies, that’s both older and young ladies,” following it up with: “But tell me how they call it pedophile because that (expletive) is crazy.”

Swimmer Ryan Lochte suspended until July 2019 for use of IV

FILE – In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States’ Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men’s 4×200-meter freestyle heat at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lochte has been suspended until July 2019 by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. The 12-time Olympic medalist has been sanctioned for getting an intravenous infusion, a method that broke anti-doping rules. U.S. officials say Lochte was not using a banned substance. But under anti-doping rules, athletes typically cannot receive IVs unless related to a hospitalization or through an exemption. Lochte posted a photo of himself getting the IV in May and that image prompted the investigation. He was entered in four events at the national championships that start Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in California. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspected from Olympics until July 2019 after posting a photo of himself getting an IV of vitamins, a method typically banned under anti-doping rules. Due to his suspension, the 12-time Olympic medalist cannot compete as planned in the national championships that start this week in California. Investigators concluded that the issue wasn’t the substance but rather the amount, which exceeded 100 milliliters, breaking Olympic athlete rules.

2 dead, 13 wounded in shooting attack in Toronto

Plainclothes police officers work the scene of a shooting in Toronto on Sunday, July 22, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

A man walking along the streets of Toronto open fired into restaurants and cafes, killing 2 people and injuring 13 others before being shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with police. Officials have not yet identified the man, but released that he was a 29-year-old Toronto resident. The dead included a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman, and the injured ranged in serious to minor injuries for people from ages 10 to 59.

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