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Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second U.S. Figure Skating Title

Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second U.S. Figure Skating Title

Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second U.S. Figure Skating Title Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second U.S. Figure Skating Title Bradie Tennell uprooted her life last summer, moving from suburban Chicago to Colorado Springs in hopes of finding what she needed to reclaim a national figure skating title. Tennell had won in 2018, then watched Alysa Liu, a sprightly phenom seven years …

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U.S. Figure Skating to Pay $1.45 Million to Ex-Skater Who Says He Was Abused

U.S. Figure Skating to Pay $1.45 Million to Ex-Skater Who Says He Was Abused

U.S. Figure Skating to Pay $1.45 Million to Ex-Skater Who Says He Was Abused U.S. Figure Skating to Pay $1.45 Million to Ex-Skater Who Says He Was Abused U.S. Figure Skating has reached a $1.45 million settlement with a former skater who had accused the organization of failing to protect him from sexual abuse by Richard Callaghan, a once-prominent coach …

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Happy Birthday Mr Bean review: A cosy celebration of an absurd comic figure

Happy Birthday Mr Bean review: A cosy celebration of an absurd comic figure

Happy Birthday Mr Bean review: A cosy celebration of an absurd comic figure Happy Birthday Mr Bean review: A cosy celebration of an absurd comic figure Like his great comic creation Mr Bean, Rowan Atkinson doesn’t say much. He likes his private life, I believe, and therefore generally doesn’t talk to the press, who’d only use it as an excuse …

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Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85 Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85 Mr. Faruqi was also a noted critic. He published several books of commentary, the most famous being his four-volume exploration of the 18th-century Mughal poet Mir Taqi Mir. That collection, “Sher-e-Shor-Angez” (“Soul Stirring Verses”), “not only made vivid …

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Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests

Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests

Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests KAMPALA, Uganda — The police in Uganda said three people died and 38 were injured in protests that broke out on Wednesday in Uganda’s capital after officers arrested Bobi Wine, a musician and opposition politician seeking the presidency in next year’s election. …

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Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees to Spain

Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees to Spain

Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees to Spain Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees to Spain The Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López fled the country Saturday after spending the past six years in jail, house arrest and diplomatic asylum, his political party said. Mr. López, 49, went to Spain after leaving the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, according to Spain’s Foreign …

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Renée C. Fox, Founding Figure of Medical Sociology, Dies at 92

Renée C. Fox, Founding Figure of Medical Sociology, Dies at 92

Renée C. Fox, Founding Figure of Medical Sociology, Dies at 92 Renée C. Fox, Founding Figure of Medical Sociology, Dies at 92 In one of her earliest and most influential essays, “Training for Uncertainty” (1957), Professor Fox took up a subject that she would revisit throughout her career, the idea that the more sophisticated medicine became, the more questions it …

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A Nobel Laureate’s New Play Revives a Tragic, Forgotten Figure

A Nobel Laureate’s New Play Revives a Tragic, Forgotten Figure

A Nobel Laureate’s New Play Revives a Tragic, Forgotten Figure A Nobel Laureate’s New Play Revives a Tragic, Forgotten Figure SALZBURG, Austria — There’s an unfamiliar name among all the stars on the posters for this summer’s truncated Salzburg Festival: “Zdenek Adamec.” It’s the title of a new play by Peter Handke, his 22nd, which received its world premiere here …

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Katherine Hoffman, ‘Eternal’ Florida State Figure, Dies at 105

Katherine Hoffman, ‘Eternal’ Florida State Figure, Dies at 105

Katherine Hoffman, ‘Eternal’ Florida State Figure, Dies at 105 Katherine Hoffman, ‘Eternal’ Florida State Figure, Dies at 105 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. After serving as dean of women at Florida State University in the late 1960s, Katherine B. Hoffman said that her biggest accomplishment …

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Figure Skating Coach Richard Callaghan Accused of Sexual Abuse

Figure Skating Coach Richard Callaghan Accused of Sexual Abuse

Figure Skating Coach Richard Callaghan Accused of Sexual Abuse Figure Skating Coach Richard Callaghan Accused of Sexual Abuse Legal pressure on Richard Callaghan, a disgraced elite American figure skating coach, ratcheted up Monday with the filing of a lawsuit accusing of him of years of sexual abuse and accusing the sport’s national governing body of not doing enough to stop …

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