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Kyrie Irving, an extravagant who stuns the NBA | sports

Kyrie Irving, during a game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Charlotte Hornets in December 2020.JARED C. TILTON (AFP)Kyrie Irving has swooped down on the NBA like an unexpected meteor. About to start the season, on Tuesday, with the pomp and circumstance due to its 75th anniversary and the return to near normality after the worst of the pandemic, the 29-year-old point guard of the Brooklyn Nets and one of the great figures of The League is reluctant to be vaccinated against covid-19. What might seem like a specific problem solved with the corresponding sanction has become a mess that fuels the debate on freedom and the rights of citizenship.Irving's stubborn attitude is not so surprising when it comes to his personality and some of his outlandish beliefs. But it is not convenient to...
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Gloria Narváez: The Colombian nun who survived four years and eight months of kidnapping by a jihadist group in Mali | International

Photograph provided by the Presidency of Mali of the meeting between the Archbishop of Bamako, Jean Zerbo, and the Colombian nun Gloria Narvaez, after her release on the 9th in Karangasso.Presidency of Mali (Presidency of Mali EFE)-"Hello Sister. Welcome to freedom "Édgar Narváez dreamed of saying that phrase, so common among those kidnapped who regain freedom in Colombia, to his sister, the nun Gloria Narváez, kidnapped in Mali by a jihadist group linked to Al Qaeda.After four years and eight months she was able to pronounce it in a short call between Pasto, in southern Colombia, and Rome, where the Colombian nun is now. The calls were a ritual in this Catholic family: every Thursday, before the kidnapping, the sister spoke by phone with her 84-year-old mother from the country where ...
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Athlete Mary Cain introduced millionaire lawsuit: “Nike allowed Alberto Salazar to shame women”

Cain's lawsuit describes Salazar as a freak of control and other things. Photo: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images The American long distance runner Mary Cain, whose career failed after what he has called four miserable years at the Nike Oregon Project, filed a $ 20 million (€ 17.3 million) lawsuit against his former coach, Alberto Salazar, and his employer, Nike. Cain accused Salazar of emotionally abusing her when he joined the team in 2012 at age 16, The Oregonian / OregonLive reported. The lawsuit describes Salazar as an angry control freak who was obsessed with Cain's weight and publicly humiliated her for it.. That, he said, affected his physical and mental health. Nike was aware of but did not intervene, according to the lawsuit. ...
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Stained or unfair? Facebook employees are divided over criticism of whistleblower Frances Haugen | Facebook

When Facebook's former product manager Frances Haugen testified before the Senate last Tuesday, she painted a nasty picture of the social media company.As a member of the company's civic disinformation team for nearly two years until his departure in May, Haugen shared insights the company had previously hidden, from Facebook's willingness to spread hateful content on its platforms to keep users engaged with research showing the harmful effects of Instagram on teens. girls' mental health, and thousands of pages of internal documents were leaked to support their claims.“What I saw on Facebook over and over again was that there were conflicts of interest between what was good for the public and what was good for Facebook. And Facebook, time and time again, chose to optimize for its own ...
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Queens cops offered rental transportation to prostitutes with drugs in New York

NYPD on surveillance. Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy Thomas Diorio and Michael Sardone, two NYPD agents, were caught offering an expensive “taxi” service for high-level prostitutes who wanted a police escort to their jobs, reveal recently released disciplinary records. The officers, both from the 106 Precinct in Queens, were caught in a covert operation, where several officers posed as prostitutes who paid thousands of dollars to get to and from hotels, sometimes saying that they were carrying "drugs." During one of the trips last spring, the two policemen were convinced to go up to a hotel room to confront a client - actually another undercover cop - who did not want to pay for the sexual service he had allegedly received. ...
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Over 700 Firefighters Fight Wildfires That Spread Along the California Coast | Forest fires

The main highway in the coastal mountains of Southern California remained closed Wednesday and evacuation orders were in effect as a growing wildfire chewed through dry vegetation in the region.More than 760 firefighters in Santa Barbara County fought the Alisal fire, which covered 21 square miles (54 square kilometers) along the coast and was only 5% contained, county fire officials said.The fire broke out Monday on a ridge and spread out into the ocean, forcing the closure of Amtrak lines and US 101, the only large highway on that section of coast. Evacuation orders and warnings were established for ranches and various rural communities.The fire threatened more than 100 homes, ranches and other buildings, fire officials said, and was burning near Rancho del Cielo, once owned by Ronal...
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Benidorm will hire 57 under 30 for a year: these are the most demanded profiles

Building maintainers and information assistants. These are the profiles most demanded by the Benidorm City Council to hire a total of 57 young people under the age of 30 who are registered as job seekers for a year. The Benidormense Consistory has registered this Wednesday in LABORA the offer to cover all the places included in this new municipal employment plan, in which it plans to invest just over 1.7 million, 1.1 of which are financed with Eur...
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Afghan refugee stabbed to death in London in front of schoolchildren | UK News

A teenage Afghan refugee was stabbed to death on a sports ground in southwest London in front of schoolchildren playing rugby.The victim, named as Hazrat Wali, 18, of Notting Hill, was attacked around 4.45pm Tuesday on Craneford Way, Twickenham, meters from Richmond upon Thames College, which he attended.Despite the efforts of a teacher who provided CPR after his collapse, Wali was pronounced dead in hospital shortly after.A murder investigation was launched. Twickenham Liberal Democrat MP Munira Wilson said police, who have not yet made any arrests, are "pursuing a key suspect who is still at large."A relative of Stanmore's told the Evening Standard that Wali came to the UK only two years ago to seek a better life, leaving his family in Afghanistan.His friend Sahil Kochay said: “He wa...
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Pedro Sánchez squeezes the La Palma volcano into his official agenda

N. LookMadrid Updated:10/13/2021 20:26h Keep Related newsWas the fourth visit from Pedro Sánchez to the island of La Palma, "and unfortunately", in the words of the Prime Minister himself, "it will not be the last." Since the eruption of the still unnamed volcano at Cumbre Vieja began, the chief executive's trips to the 'pretty island' have taken place in an event that is unprecedented in a climate emergency in Spain. No summer fire, flood or natural phenomenon it has cornered the president's agenda as has the eruption.Four official visits - with all his entourage - the 24 days after the start of the crisis that the neighbors have received content with enthusiasm, pending above all the end of a process that they do not know when it will end and that keeps them away from th...
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Cádiz and its «Levante» animated its Sail GP event

Pedro Sardina Updated:10/13/2021 19:38h Keep The Rolex Sail GP Circuit arrived in Cádiz with unusual expectations. Fans wondered if those waters of the bay would be able to keep up with a regatta of foiling catamarans. To begin the event, the Hydrographic Institute of the Navy presented the commemorative letter of the Rolex Spain Sail Grand Prix Andalucía - Cádiz that would be held on the weekend of October 9 and 10, in the context of the events surrounding the Fifth Centenary of the First Circumnavigation.The event was attended by Mónica Recchia, director of the Rolex Spain Sail Grand Prix, and Miguel Ramos, local manager of the event. On behalf of the Navy, the representatives were the Captains of the Navy José Daniel González-Aller Lacalle, Commander-Director of the H...