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What in the World?

2 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

This week in FP's international news quiz: The world gears up for the Winter Olympics, protests sweep Sudan, and new missiles fly.
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Simone Biles opens up about her mental health post-Olympics: 'I'm still scared to do gymnastics'

Simone Biles opens up about her mental health post-Olympics: 'I'm still scared to do gymnastics'

5 hours ago   |   WGAL

Biles, who has won seven Olympic medals, including four golds, battled mental health issues and the unexpected loss of a family member during the Summer Games.
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Beijing rolls out Covid-19 booster jabs to its residents as Winter Olympics loom, after China passes 1bn vaccinated milestone

Beijing rolls out Covid-19 booster jabs to its residents as Winter Olympics loom, after China passes 1bn vaccinated milestone

12 hours ago   |   RT

The Chinese capital has begun rolling out Covid-19 booster jabs to its residents in a bid to boost immunity levels as Beijing and its surrounding areas prepare to host the...
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Marylander Kayla DiCello wins bronze in women's all-around at gymnastics world championships

1 day ago   |   Baltimore Sun   |   2 articles

Angelina Melnikova of Russia, the 2020 Olympic all-around bronze medalist, won the event to claim the first gold medal of the championships.
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‘You are a queen': Gymnastics sensation Angelina Melnikova seizes on Simone Biles & Suni Lee absences to claim world crown

‘You are a queen': Gymnastics sensation Angelina Melnikova seizes on Simone Biles & Suni Lee absences to claim world crown

1 day ago   |   RT

Gymnastics sensation Angelina Melnikova has succeeded Simone Biles in winning gold at the World Artistic Championships, ending Team USA's streak of seven wins to become the...
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Snow star Shaun White sells East Village spread with $3M ask

Snow star Shaun White sells East Village spread with $3M ask

1 day ago   |   New York Post

This East Village apartment is filled with Olympian vibes - and it's in contract after being back on the market for less than a month. Shaun White, who won three Olympic gold...
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‘It's terrible': Team USA ice stars condemn China for ‘human rights violations regarding the Muslims‘ over Uyghur controversy

‘It's terrible': Team USA ice stars condemn China for ‘human rights violations regarding the Muslims‘ over Uyghur controversy

2 days ago   |   RT

An American Olympic ice dancer and three fellow stars who are of Chinese descent have taken a political stand against the alleged detention and torture of Uyghur Muslims in...
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Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid calls to boycott the Winter Games

Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid calls to boycott the Winter Games

2 days ago   |   WCVB

The Olympic flame arrived in Beijing on Wednesday amid calls from overseas critics for a boycott of the February Winter Games.
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China lights Olympic flame ahead of 2022 Beijing Games

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The flame travelled to the Chinese capital in a red lantern designed in the likeness of a Han Dynasty tomb artefact.
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Former Olympic boxing champ Paul Gonzales pleads no contest for molesting 2 girls

2 days ago   |   ABC

Paul Gonzales, the 1984 Olympic boxing champion, was sentenced to more than three years in jail for molesting two young girls.
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