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Eva Coutaz, a Record Label Force for Quality, Dies at 77

Eva Coutaz, a Record Label Force for Quality, Dies at 77

Eva Coutaz, a Record Label Force for Quality, Dies at 77 Eva Coutaz, a Record Label Force for Quality, Dies at 77 Eva Coutaz, who in more than four decades at the highly respected record label Harmonia Mundi shaped musicians’ careers, rehabilitated forgotten composers and expanded the tastes of record collectors, died on Jan. 26 in Arles, France. She was …

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Joseph Sonnabend, Early Force in Fight Against AIDS, Dies at 88

Joseph Sonnabend, Early Force in Fight Against AIDS, Dies at 88

Joseph Sonnabend, Early Force in Fight Against AIDS, Dies at 88 Joseph Sonnabend, Early Force in Fight Against AIDS, Dies at 88 Joseph Adolph Sonnabend was born on Jan. 6, 1933, in Johannesburg and grew up in Bulawayo, in what was then Rhodesia. His mother, Fira, who grew up in Russia and studied in Italy, was a family doctor, one …

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China Sends Warplanes to Taiwan Strait in a Show of Force to Biden

China Sends Warplanes to Taiwan Strait in a Show of Force to Biden

China Sends Warplanes to Taiwan Strait in a Show of Force to Biden China Sends Warplanes to Taiwan Strait in a Show of Force to Biden HONG KONG — China sent warplanes into the Taiwan Strait over the weekend, a show of force to the Biden administration that signals Beijing’s plans to maintain pressure on Taiwan even as it calls …

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Says Russia Wants to Force It Out

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Says Russia Wants to Force It Out

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Says Russia Wants to Force It Out Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Says Russia Wants to Force It Out MOSCOW — Russia’s government is threatening Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty with multimillion-dollar fines and possible criminal charges against its employees, raising the possibility of the American-funded news organization being pushed out of Russia just as President Biden seeks …

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Suhail Zaheer Lari, Force for Preservation in Pakistan, Dies at 84

Suhail Zaheer Lari, Force for Preservation in Pakistan, Dies at 84

Suhail Zaheer Lari, Force for Preservation in Pakistan, Dies at 84 Suhail Zaheer Lari, Force for Preservation in Pakistan, Dies at 84 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The ancient cemetery of Makli, near the city of Thatta in Sindh Province, is one …

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False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came from White House Task Force

False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came from White House Task Force

False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came from White House Task Force False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came from White House Task Force Reports of a highly contagious new variant in the United States, published on Friday by multiple news outlets, are based on speculative statements made by Dr. Deborah Birx and are inaccurate, according to several …

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Biden Picks Dr. Nunez-Smith to Lead Health Equity Task Force

Biden Picks Dr. Nunez-Smith to Lead Health Equity Task Force

Biden Picks Dr. Nunez-Smith to Lead Health Equity Task Force Biden Picks Dr. Nunez-Smith to Lead Health Equity Task Force Growing up in the United States Virgin Islands, Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith saw firsthand what can happen in a community with limited access to health care. Her father, Moleto “Bishop” Smith Sr., was only in his 40s when he suffered a …

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Miguel Algarín, Force Behind Nuyorican Cafe, Dies at 79

Miguel Algarín, Force Behind Nuyorican Cafe, Dies at 79

Miguel Algarín, Force Behind Nuyorican Cafe, Dies at 79 Miguel Algarín, Force Behind Nuyorican Cafe, Dies at 79 Miguel Algarín, a poet who was the driving force behind the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, a performance space on the Lower East Side of Manhattan that since 1973 has played host to poetry readings, plays and more by Puerto Rican and other artists …

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Cuba Says US Restrictions Will Force Western Union Offices to Close, Limit Remittances

Cuba Says US Restrictions Will Force Western Union Offices to Close, Limit Remittances

Cuba Says US Restrictions Will Force Western Union Offices to Close, Limit Remittances Cuba Says US Restrictions Will Force Western Union Offices to Close, Limit Remittances MEXICO CITY — In the face of widening American financial restrictions on Cuba, more than 400 Western Union offices on the island will close, Cuban authorities said, a move that could severely restrict the …

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The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement

The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement

The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement Ms. Ashraf’s bold page offered a new way. “It was so wonderful,” she recalled, sitting in her family home. “A lot of the girls who got in touch said ‘I can’t believe I’m finally being heard.’ Even though it was a dark time, here …

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