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Day: August 9, 2016

Serena Williams Knocked Out of Olympics

Photo Serena Williams after losing in the third round Tuesday. Credit Toby Melville/Reuters RIO DE JANEIRO — Serena Williams lost in the round of 16 of the tennis tournament at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, capping a disappointing Games for the Williams sisters. Williams lost to 20th-ranked Elina Svitolina of Ukraine, 6-4, 6-3. In the […]

Bishop Edward Daly: A 'father figure' to many people

Image caption Bishop Daly arriving at St Eugene’s Cathedral in Derry The nephew of the former Catholic Bishop of Derry, Dr Edward Daly, has described him as a loving and inspirational man. Dr Daly, 82, died in hospital on Monday with his family by his bedside. Hundreds of people came out to pay their respect […]

Russia Allows Rare Protest Against New Antiterrorism Laws

Photo Alexey Navalny, an opposition figure, addressed protesters in Moscow on Tuesday. “Freedom does not come for free,” he said. Credit Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters MOSCOW — In a mass public protest with a rare permit, hundreds of critics of the Russian government gathered in Moscow on Tuesday evening to demonstrate against a new set of so-called […]

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