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  • Navalny's conviction in Russia a chilling message

    Navalny's conviction in Russia a chilling message

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:26:30 GMT
    Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny has been found guilty in a libel case and fined $8,400 in a court ruling that left the door open for his subsequent jailing.
    A Moscow judge on Tuesday left open the possibility of jailing President Vladimir Putin's main critic for years, a sign of Putin's increasingly hard-line rule against opponents.
  • NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

    NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:33:49 GMT
    Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are bringing their sense of style to the Kentucky Derby.
    NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting...
  • Joyner-Kersee trains with Palestinian women

    Joyner-Kersee trains with Palestinian women

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:30:30 GMT
    Dozens of Palestinian girls and women, most of them newcomers to the world of running, got a lesson in the basics Thursday from a track and field great - three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee.
    Dozens of Palestinian girls and women, most of them newcomers to the world of running, got a lesson in the basics Thursday from a track and field great - three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee.