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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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Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election

Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election

Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election MOSCOW — A populist politician and convicted kidnapper won a landslide victory on Sunday in a snap presidential election in Kyrgyzstan triggered by a popular uprising against the previous government. Sadyr Japarov, the winning candidate, got nearly 80 percent of the vote, …

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Rapper Pa Salieu wins BBC Sound of 2021

Rapper Pa Salieu

Rapper Pa Salieu wins BBC Sound of 2021 Rapper Pa Salieu wins BBC Sound of 2021 The BBC Music Sound Of poll has named 23-year-old Gambian-British rapper Pa Salieu as its 2021 winner.   Salieu was selected by a panel of 160 industry experts and alumni artists, including Billie Eilish, Stormzy, Foals, Charli XCX, Aj Tracey and Jorja Smith.   …

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Alabama Wide Receiver DeVonta Smith Wins the Heisman Trophy

Alabama Wide Receiver DeVonta Smith Wins the Heisman Trophy

Alabama Wide Receiver DeVonta Smith Wins the Heisman Trophy Alabama Wide Receiver DeVonta Smith Wins the Heisman Trophy DeVonta Smith, the wide receiver whose speed and acrobatics electrified Alabama’s offense and helped the Crimson Tide to reach next week’s national championship game against Ohio State, won the Heisman Trophy on Tuesday night. Smith, a senior, was the first wide receiver …

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Giants Bumble Their Way Into a Victory, but Washington Wins the Division

Giants Bumble Their Way Into a Victory, but Washington Wins the Division

Giants Bumble Their Way Into a Victory, but Washington Wins the Division Giants Bumble Their Way Into a Victory, but Washington Wins the Division Perhaps it is no surprise that a Giants regular season that began with five successive defeats, one victory in the first eight games and a startling late-season charge into playoff contention would not conclude with a …

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Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Is on Verge of Career Wins Record

Stanford's Tara VanDerveer Is on Verge of Career Wins Record

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Is on Verge of Career Wins Record Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Is on Verge of Career Wins Record College basketball, for both men and women, has for now lurched along like a teenager learning to drive with a clutch, with hundreds of games postponed, canceled or rescheduled on the fly. Few programs have been impacted as much as …

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Michael Jackson estate wins appeal in HBO Leaving Neverland lawsuit

Michael Jackson estate wins appeal in HBO Leaving Neverland lawsuit

Michael Jackson estate wins appeal in HBO Leaving Neverland lawsuit Michael Jackson estate wins appeal in HBO Leaving Neverland lawsuit The Michael Jackson estate has won an appeal against HBO for the network’s 2019 documentary Leaving Neverland, which accused the late singer of sexually abusing two young boys. Suing for $100 million (£75.4m), the Jackson estate argued that Leaving Neverland …

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Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Ties Pat Summitt’s College Basketball Wins Record

Stanford's Tara VanDerveer Ties Pat Summitt's College Basketball Wins Record

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Ties Pat Summitt’s College Basketball Wins Record Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Ties Pat Summitt’s College Basketball Wins Record Tara VanDerveer tied Pat Summitt for the most career coaching wins in Division I women’s college basketball on Sunday night when top-ranked Stanford trounced its rival California, 83-38, in Berkeley. The victory was the 1,098th of her career, which began …

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Booker Prize 2020: Douglas Stuart Wins for ‘Shuggie Bain’

Booker Prize 2020: Douglas Stuart Wins for 'Shuggie Bain'

Booker Prize 2020: Douglas Stuart Wins for ‘Shuggie Bain’ Booker Prize 2020: Douglas Stuart Wins for ‘Shuggie Bain’ The novel, which has drawn comparisons to D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce and Frank McCourt, has been a favorite contender for this year’s top literary prizes. In addition to being a Booker finalist, Stuart was also a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and …

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Maia Sandu Wins Moldova Presidential Election

Maia Sandu Wins Moldova Presidential Election

Maia Sandu Wins Moldova Presidential Election Maia Sandu Wins Moldova Presidential Election MOSCOW — Maia Sandu, a Harvard-educated economist who supports closer ties with the European Union, has won a presidential election in Moldova against an incumbent whom President Vladimir V. Putin had openly endorsed. Ms. Sandu won with 57.7 percent of the vote against 42.3 percent for Igor Dodon, …

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