Critic’s Notebook: In Three Nordic Noir Streaming Series, Women Investigators Fight the Chill

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Inger’s situation is remarkably aligned with those of the other women on this list. None has a full-time man in her life. Each has a problematic relationship with a daughter who is or may be in danger. Each of those daughters resents the mother’s devotion to her work. Continue reading...

Jess Varnish: British Cycling chief executive says she can return

A composite showing Rex Tillerson meeting Ashraf Ghani in photos released by the US and the Afghan government
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March 2017: Varnish 'relieved truth is coming out'British Cycling chief executive Julie Harrington says the "door is open" for track cyclist Jess Varnish to return.The 26-year-old was dropped from the Great Britain squad in April 2016 after failing to qualify for the Rio Olympics.She then alleged she had been bullied...

With a Season of New Works, the Old Vic Is 200 Years Young

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Photo Matthew Warchus, the artistic director of the Old Vic theater in London. “We are celebrating it partly as a treasured historic icon,” he said, “but mostly as an adventurous, youthful, hub of creativity.” Credit Phillip Chin/Getty Images for Cbs Films LONDON — An adaptation of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas...

Tillerson in Afghanistan: Photo of meeting apparently doctored

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Image copyright US embassy / Afghan government Image caption Both the US and Afghanistan released photos of the meeting, with a crucial difference - a clock above the TVs A photo of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Afghanistan appears to have been altered to suggest he was in...

HIV hairdresser Daryll Rowe told victim ‘I’m riddled’

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Image copyright Google Image caption Daryll Rowe met his partners on dating app Grindr, jurors at Lewes Crown Court were told A hairdresser accused of deliberately infecting other men with HIV told one victim he was "riddled" with the virus after they had sex, a court heard.Daryll Rowe, 26, denies...

Paul Weitz: Skylab and shuttle astronaut dies aged 85

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Image copyright NASA US astronaut Paul Weitz, who helped save a Nasa space station after it was damaged during launch, has died aged 85.Mr Weitz, who died at a retirement home in Flagstaff, Arizona, also served as the first commander of the space shuttle Challenger.He was a naval aviator before...

Terry Richardson: Photographer dropped by Conde Nast International

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Terry Richardson has also directed music videos for stars including Beyonce and Miley Cyrus Fashion photographer Terry Richardson will no longer work with top magazines including Vogue and Glamour after being dropped by Conde Nast International. Staff at the media group were told the...

Fantasy intel for all 32 NFL teams ahead of Week 8

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10:26 AM ET Mike ClayESPN Writer Close Fantasy football, NFL analyst for ESPN.com Member of Pro Football Writers of America Founding director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy 2013 FSTA award winner for most accurate preseason rankings Below are notes covering each of the NFL's 32 teams from a fantasy perspective....

Top fantasy football free-agent finds

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10:17 AM ET Field YatesESPN Insider Close Field Yates has previous experience interning with the New England Patriots on both their coaching and scouting staffs. A graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), he is a regular contributor to ESPN Boston's Patriots coverage and ESPN Insider. We're past the halfway point of...

WTA Finals: Venus Williams beats Jelena Ostapenko in Singapore epic

Storm Ophelia and then Storm Brian broke the super pipe during the bad weather
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The match lasted three hours and 13 minutes - the third-longest in Singapore historyVenus Williams overcame French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in a gruelling three hours and 13 minutes to claim her first win at this year's WTA Finals in Singapore.The American, 37, won 7-5 6-7 (3-7) 7-5 in her...