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Karsten Warholm Sets World Record in 400-Meter Hurdles

Karsten Warholm Sets World Record in 400-Meter Hurdles

Karsten Warholm Sets World Record in 400-Meter Hurdles Karsten Warholm Sets World Record in 400-Meter Hurdles TOKYO — Rai Benjamin of the United States and Karsten Warholm of Norway had spent recent years circling one another as they vied for the title of world’s greatest 400-meter hurdler. On Tuesday, under the oppressive midday sun at Olympic Stadium, Warholm obliterated his …

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How Black Foragers Find Freedom in the Natural World

How Black Foragers Find Freedom in the Natural World

How Black Foragers Find Freedom in the Natural World How Black Foragers Find Freedom in the Natural World When Alexis Nikole Nelson was a kindergartner, she counted a honeysuckle tree among her most cherished friends. She named the tree Priscilla, after her great-aunt. “I wasn’t especially adept at climbing trees,” she told me as we walked through the woods near …

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A World War II Spy Didn’t Live to Tell Her Tale. Her Great-Great-Niece Will.

A World War II Spy Didn’t Live to Tell Her Tale. Her Great-Great-Niece Will.

A World War II Spy Didn’t Live to Tell Her Tale. Her Great-Great-Niece Will. A World War II Spy Didn’t Live to Tell Her Tale. Her Great-Great-Niece Will. Every year when Rebecca Donner visited her great-grandmother’s home in Chevy Chase, Md., she and her brother would stand against the kitchen wall to have their heights marked in pencil. When she …

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Elaine Thompson-Herah is the Fastest Woman in the World After Winning the 100-Meter Dash.

Elaine Thompson-Herah is the Fastest Woman in the World After Winning the 100-Meter Dash.

Elaine Thompson-Herah is the Fastest Woman in the World After Winning the 100-Meter Dash. Elaine Thompson-Herah is the Fastest Woman in the World After Winning the 100-Meter Dash. Thompson-Herah was the defending gold medalist in the 100-meter dash. Source link

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I.M.F. World Economic Outlook Forecasts 6 Percent Global Growth

I.M.F. World Economic Outlook Forecasts 6 Percent Global Growth

I.M.F. World Economic Outlook Forecasts 6 Percent Global Growth I.M.F. World Economic Outlook Forecasts 6 Percent Global Growth The International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday that the gap between rich and poor countries was widening amid the pandemic, with low vaccination rates in emerging economies leading to a lopsided global recovery. The I.M.F. maintained its 2021 global growth forecast of …

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Crypto Nomads: Surfing the World for Risk and Profit

Crypto Nomads: Surfing the World for Risk and Profit

Crypto Nomads: Surfing the World for Risk and Profit Crypto Nomads: Surfing the World for Risk and Profit It is just after midnight in Hong Kong, and Sam Bankman-Fried stares at the trading data on his six monitors, watching a global cryptocurrency crash happening in real time. Mr. Bankman-Fried, a 29-year-old from California, often works around the clock, as he …

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UK ‘heading for biggest overnight social security cut since Second World War’

UK ‘heading for biggest overnight social security cut since Second World War’ UK ‘heading for biggest overnight social security cut since Second World War’ The UK is heading for the biggest overnight cut to the basic rate of social security since the foundation of the modern welfare state, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is warning. As ministers and MPs go …

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Liverpool Loses Its UNESCO World Heritage Status

Liverpool Loses Its UNESCO World Heritage Status

Liverpool Loses Its UNESCO World Heritage Status Liverpool Loses Its UNESCO World Heritage Status LONDON — Liverpool was removed on Wednesday from the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites after being granted the title 17 years ago, because of concerns about developments in the city, most significantly on its famous waterfront. The decision was made in Fuzhou, China after a …

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See the World, in Canada

See the World, in Canada

See the World, in Canada See the World, in Canada Instead of China, try the Vancouver area When Judy Lam Maxwell, the owner of Historical Chinatown Tours, guides her three-hour food and walking tours of Chinatown in Vancouver (100 dollars), she introduces travelers to the private heritage buildings in the district that once served Chinese immigrants, who came in the …

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‘No One is Safe’: How The Heatwave Has Battered the Wealthy World

'No One is Safe': How The Heatwave Has Battered the Wealthy World

‘No One is Safe’: How The Heatwave Has Battered the Wealthy World ‘No One is Safe’: How The Heatwave Has Battered the Wealthy World And even though it will take extensive scientific analysis to link climate change to last week’s cataclysmic floods in Europe, a warmer atmosphere holds more moisture and is already causing heavier rainfall in many storms around …

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