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The team finished qualifiers nearly 10 points ahead of second place China over the weekend. And while those scores will be scrapped during the finals, Team USA will certainly look to meet or top its performance. With a stacked team including Simone Biles, whose challenging routines are untouchable on the vault, floor, and beam, and four other talented gymnasts who are favored to win top scores in each event as well as a shaky start from rivals China and Russia, winning looks very plausible. Simone Biles floored audiences during the qualifiers over the weekend. The 19-year-old, who could leave Rio with five of the six gold medals awarded in women’s gymnastics, earned top scores in three out of the four Olympic events.

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" Even better, the images can be used at no charge (and without getting permission from the museum). In making this announcement, the Met joined other world-class museums in putting put large troves of digital art online. Folger Shakespeare Library Puts 80,000 Images of Literary Art Online, and They're All Free to Use. Has a writer ever inspired as many adaptations and references as William Shakespeare?

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Internet Archive uploads more than 14 million public domain images to Flickr

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