U.S. Stops Olympic Star

    LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11:  Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates winning gold in the Men's 5000m Final on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 11, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

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    He’s not a terrorist—he’s an Olympic champion! Britain’s Mo Farah, who won two gold medals in distance running in London, says he was detained and questioned by U.S. customs in Portland on suspicions that he was a terrorist. Farah, who captured the world’s attention with his story of coming to the U.K. and training in the U.S., blamed his “Somali origins” for the mishap. Farah whipped out his medals to prove who he was.

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