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U.S. says 'sorry' as swimmers leave Brazil

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>> An apology from Team USA to Brazil on Friday condemning the actions of four US swimmers accused of lying about being robbed at gun point. Including gold medalist Ryan Lochte. Brazilian police finally allowing two of the swimmers, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, to board a plane home Thursday night, after the pair were held for hours of questioning, then released to a jeering crowd shouting, liars and fakes.
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Orders chief correspondent Brad Brooks is following the drama.>> Police tell Reuters that the four could face charges of giving false testimony and vandalism. Those are charges that would not result in them going to prison, but probably paying some sort of fine, perhaps doing community service.>> Authorities and the swimmers agree on two things, a gun was pulled and money changed hands.
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Beyond that, the stories had diverged. Police say, the four men broke a bathroom mirror and soap holder at a gas station bathroom while they were drunk. A security guard reportedly hold out a gun when one of the Americans began acting up. They eventually fought out $50 cash for compensation.
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But that's not how Lochte had told it. Initially reporting he was robbed that gun point by men pretending to be police. He's made it back to the US while the final member of the team, Jimmy Figan, who also won gold medal in Rio has changed his police statement.
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Hoping that will get his passport returned. The robberies been singled out as the incident that soured South Americas first games. The US Olympics committee says it could take action against the athletes when they make it home.