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Simone Biles of the United States shows her five gold medals she won at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Oct. 13, 2019.
The four-time Olympic champion is now the owner of 19 gold medals across four championships against 12 for Scherbo, who competed in five world events between 1991 and 1996
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By Reuters
Sun, 10/13/2019 - 20:29
Emily Rohr, right, joins fur ban protesters with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) prior to a news conference at Los Angeles City, Sept. 18, 2018.
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Governor Gavin Newsom signed the bill that will make it illegal to make, sell and even donate any new item made using animal fur starting in 2023
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By VOANews
Sun, 10/13/2019 - 19:19
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge (white jersey) celebrates after busting the mythical two-hour barrier for the marathon on October 12…
Eliud Kipchoge’s feat will not be officially recognized by IAAF
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By Reuters
Sat, 10/12/2019 - 05:28
Dr. Zahi Hawass announces his discoveries during a news conference in the Valley of the Monkeys in Luxor's west bank, Egyp
The head of an Egyptian team excavating an area in the Valley of the Monkeys says they have uncovered an industrial area that includes at least 30 buildings that housed workers. Dr. Zahi Hawass says some of the huts consist of two rooms. Most of the huts contained fireplaces inside and outside the rooms. The discovery reveals much about the lives of the workmen, and how the artifacts, decorations, coffins and funerary items were produced. Archaeologists have been working in the area since 2017.
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Sat, 10/12/2019 - 03:49
FILE - In this Monday, March 18, 2013 file photo, Robert Forster arrives at the LA premiere of "Olympus Has Fallen" at the…
Forster stumbled into acting and enjoyed a Hollywood comeback story
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Sat, 10/12/2019 - 03:37
Austrian author Peter Handke is pictured at his house, following the announcement he won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature, in…
Handke won 2019 prize for ‘influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience,’ Nobel committee says; others lament Handke’s position on war crimes in Balkans
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Fri, 10/11/2019 - 22:53
A fan drapes a Chinese national flag over an NBA banner during a preseason NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and…
After the Shanghai exhibition game Thursday night, China’s censors and propaganda machine avoided further inflaming the issue
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Fri, 10/11/2019 - 04:34