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For Pro Athlete Leading Social Justice Push, a Victory and Uncertainty

For Pro Athlete Leading Social Justice Push, a Victory and Uncertainty

For Pro Athlete Leading Social Justice Push, a Victory and Uncertainty For Pro Athlete Leading Social Justice Push, a Victory and Uncertainty “An act of terror,” she called it, as we spoke over the phone. “Seeing the faces of those people as they were in the Capitol, seeing their hubris, that’s what pained me,” she said. “They looked so confident …

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For Canadians Held in China, Two Years of Isolation and Uncertainty

For Canadians Held in China, Two Years of Isolation and Uncertainty

For Canadians Held in China, Two Years of Isolation and Uncertainty For Canadians Held in China, Two Years of Isolation and Uncertainty For two years, the Canadian men have been held in separate prisons in northern China, largely cut off from the rest of the world. They have been accused of espionage, without evidence, and forced to go months without …

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Despite Uncertainty, Tokyo Olympics Promoted as Light at End of Pandemic Tunnel

Despite Uncertainty, Tokyo Olympics Promoted as Light at End of Pandemic Tunnel

Despite Uncertainty, Tokyo Olympics Promoted as Light at End of Pandemic Tunnel Despite Uncertainty, Tokyo Olympics Promoted as Light at End of Pandemic Tunnel Alan Dizdarevic, whose company, CoSport, handles Olympic ticket sales for the United States, Australia and six other countries, said that although Tokyo organizers offered refunds early in the pandemic, the vast majority of people who bought …

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When It Comes to Living With Uncertainty, Michael J. Fox Is a Pro

When It Comes to Living With Uncertainty, Michael J. Fox Is a Pro

When It Comes to Living With Uncertainty, Michael J. Fox Is a Pro When It Comes to Living With Uncertainty, Michael J. Fox Is a Pro The book also explores Fox’s separate but equal relationships with his four adult children (he said they were on high alert for evidence of favoritism); his decision to stop acting (“not being able to …

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Uncertainty Is Hope – The New York Times

Uncertainty Is Hope - The New York Times

Uncertainty Is Hope – The New York Times Uncertainty Is Hope – The New York Times This challenging time also reminds me of a good friend and grad school colleague of mine who faced a sudden and life-threatening illness several years after mine. His wife, Julia Liss, a professor at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., recently told me that she …

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Scams jump 66 per cent during lockdown as fraudsters take advantage of nation’s uncertainty

Scams jump 66 per cent during lockdown as fraudsters take advantage of nation's uncertainty

Scams jump 66 per cent during lockdown as fraudsters take advantage of nation’s uncertainty Scams jump 66 per cent during lockdown as fraudsters take advantage of nation’s uncertainty Fraudsters have cashed in on the coronavirus lockdown and exploited the nation’s uncertainty during the pandemic with a flood of scams, figures from Barclays show. Frauds, which could involve anything from travel, …

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With TikTok Mired in Uncertainty, Facebook Pounces With Instagram Reels

With TikTok Mired in Uncertainty, Facebook Pounces With Instagram Reels

With TikTok Mired in Uncertainty, Facebook Pounces With Instagram Reels With TikTok Mired in Uncertainty, Facebook Pounces With Instagram Reels SAN FRANCISCO — As the Chinese-owned video app TikTok works to head off the threat of a ban in the United States, Facebook has sensed opportunity. On Wednesday, Instagram, the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook, released Reels. Just like TikTok, …

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University applications surge despite coronavirus uncertainty

University applications surge despite coronavirus uncertainty

University applications surge despite coronavirus uncertainty University applications surge despite coronavirus uncertainty The number of British school leavers applying to start degree courses this autumn has surged to a record high despite uncertainty amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Ucas figures suggest. A record 40.5 per cent of all UK 18-year-olds have applied to university. It is the first time more than …

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Afghan Deaths Pile Up in Uncertainty Over U.S. Deal With Taliban

Afghan Deaths Pile Up in Uncertainty Over U.S. Deal With Taliban

Afghan Deaths Pile Up in Uncertainty Over U.S. Deal With Taliban Afghan Deaths Pile Up in Uncertainty Over U.S. Deal With Taliban KABUL, Afghanistan — Two employees of Afghanistan’s human rights commission were killed in Kabul on Saturday as a bomb attached to their vehicle exploded, the latest in a rising number of targeted killings in the Afghan capital. From …

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A Poet Whose Calling Is Doubt Celebrates Language’s Uncertainty

A Poet Whose Calling Is Doubt Celebrates Language’s Uncertainty

A Poet Whose Calling Is Doubt Celebrates Language’s Uncertainty A Poet Whose Calling Is Doubt Celebrates Language’s Uncertainty McHugh knows that eccentricity can make for great storytelling — better even if it’s infused with irony. Take, for example, “Stick,” a poem about Jean-Baptiste Lully, the 17th-century inventor of the conductor’s baton. Lully stabbed himself in the toe with his own …

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