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Rafael Nadal Won’t Chase Repeat Title at U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal Won’t Chase Repeat Title at U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal Won’t Chase Repeat Title at U.S. Open Rafael Nadal Won’t Chase Repeat Title at U.S. Open Rafael Nadal will not defend his United States Open men’s singles title. On Tuesday, one day after the entry deadline, Nadal announced that he was withdrawing from the tournament because of his concerns about travel during the coronavirus pandemic. “This is a …

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Rafael Leonardo Black, Solitary and Self-Trained Artist, Dies at 71

Rafael Leonardo Black, Solitary and Self-Trained Artist, Dies at 71

Rafael Leonardo Black, Solitary and Self-Trained Artist, Dies at 71 Rafael Leonardo Black, Solitary and Self-Trained Artist, Dies at 71 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Rafael Leonardo Black, a self-trained artist who spent more than 40 years creating elaborate pictorial mythologies steeped in art history …

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Rafael Callejas, Honduran Ex-President Convicted in FIFA Case, Dies at 76

Rafael Callejas, Honduran Ex-President Convicted in FIFA Case, Dies at 76

Rafael Callejas, a former president of Honduras who was ensnared in an international soccer scandal and convicted in the United States of taking bribes while president of his nation’s soccer federation, died on April 4 in Atlanta. He was 76. The cause was complications of acute myeloid leukemia, his lawyer, Manuel J. Retureta, said. He had been living in Atlanta …

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Rafael Gómez Nieto, Last Member of Unit That Helped Liberate Paris, Dies at 99

Rafael Gómez Nieto, Last Member of Unit That Helped Liberate Paris, Dies at 99

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. D-Day was approaching and France’s 2nd Armored Division was ready to take part. Rafael Gómez Nieto, a veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and the division’s mostly Spanish “Nueve” unit shipped off from North Africa to England. The division, led by Gen. Philippe Leclerc, …

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