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A 78-year-old former England rugby player foils a robbery attempt by three men, chasing them out of his house in Malta armed only with a mug of tea. [...]
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An Italian man who survived the earthquake in Amatrice, killed more than 200 people, describes the "shocking and traumatic" effect it has had on the close-knit community. [...]
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Ryan Lochte has no plans to publically respond despite Brazilian police charging him with making a false statement over a robbery, his lawyer says. [...]
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The rebel-held city of Darayya is being evacuated by government forces after the last rebel fighters agreed to hand over their weapons and leave. [...]
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Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It's not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food. [...]
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The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument was created by President George W. Bush. Now President Obama is quadrupling it in size — making it the biggest marine reserve in the world. [...]
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On this week's podcast, we dug into rape allegations filed 17 years ago against the highly lauded black actor and director. Join Gene Demby and the Code Switch team to continue the conversation. [...]
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The recommendations from the Food and Drug Administration represent a major expansion in testing blood for Zika. The agency had earlier advised testing only in areas with an active outbreak. [...]
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AVON — The Black Diamond Ball, the Vail Valley Foundation's largest annual fundraiser, is moving to a new date and location. Traditionally held during the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup race week in early December, the next version of the black-tie affair will happen on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. The event will continue to be held on Presidents' Day weekend for the foreseeable future.“We've been discussing changing the date [...]
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This week, the fly-fishing around Vail remains very good. Cooler weather has dropped water temperatures and local trout are feeding well. The best wading options are on the Eagle River from Edwards down to Eagle while float fishermen are enjoying a solid hopper bite on many miles of the Colorado River between Pumphouse and Dotsero. Anglers who enjoy the high country should get out there and enjoy the last few weeks of productive fishing on [...]
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“The new phone books are here! The new phone books are here!”That's how I feel on the first day of preps, but I don't run around like Steve Martin in “The Jerk.”High school sports are like your favorite novel, but with a few extra chapters after the book has supposedly ended. For sports writers, there's always next year.Like a book, you go in with some expectations. Some teams should be good — Battle Mountain and [...]
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