A UK art gallery owner says he will continue to sell Rolf Harris’ paintings despite a vandal’s attempt to cover them up with black paint. UK police are investigating an incident in which paint was smeared across the windows of a Torquay art gallery, apparently to obscure the 83-year-old’s paintings
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Snyder v. Phelps: A Supreme Court Free-Speech Showdown
Phelps unhurt after Maryland car crash
Olympic gold medal swimming champion Michael Phelps was involved in a traffic accident in Baltimore, Maryland, on Thursday night, but was uninjured, police said. Phelps was driving one of two vehicles that collided at an intersection about 9 p.m., police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told reporters at the crash scene.
Swimming: Fifth gold for Phelps at worlds
Michael Phelps claimed his fifth gold medal as the U.S. 4x100m medley squad fittingly rounded off a remarkable eight days of competition at the Foro Italico with the 43rd world record. Phelps had produced the probably the performance of these world championships in claiming the 100m butterfly crown in a new world record on Saturday
Swimming: Phelps sees another record go
Serbia’s Milorad Cavic erased Michael Phelps’ 100m fly mark from the world record books as he bids to take revenge on the American for defeat in the Beijing Olympics last year. Cavic saw Phelps clock 50.48 seconds in the first semifinal of the event at this year’s world championships in Rome then proceeded to lay down the marker in the second semi. He finished on his own in 50.01 seconds, well inside the mark of 50.22 which Phelps set earlier this month in Indianapolis
Lochte victory breaks Phelps’ medley record
Michael Phelps has lost his men’s 200-meter individual medley world record — a mark he has held for six years — after fellow-American Ryan Lochte claimed gold in the world swimming championships in Rome in a new best time. Lochte came home first in a time of one minute 54.10 seconds, bettering the mark of 1:54.23 set by Phelps when winning Olympic gold in Beijing on August 15 2008. Hungarian Laszlo Cseh was second in 1:55.24 and American Eric Shanteau third in 1:55.36.
Swimming: Phelps breaks 100m fly world record
Phelps back in competitive water
Michael Phelps — the Olympic gold-medal swimmer who jumped into hot water over a photo of him holding a bong — has returned to competition for the first time since the Beijing Olympics. Suspended for three months from organized competitive swimming after a photo of him holding a bong — a device commonly used to smoke marijuana — surfaced in February, Phelps dived back into the public eye at the Charlotte UltraSwim in North Carolina, a meet that runs from Thursday to Sunday