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Madonna wanted Paltrow to ‘suffer’
Where Racing Is Going to the Dogs
The face Macau shows to the world today may be its 29 sparkling casinos, but one of the last links with the city’s gambling past can still be found two miles away from the main strip, in a plastic reproduction of Rome’s Coliseum that stands out amid the dowdy surroundings of its working-class neighborhood. Inside, six sinewy greyhounds stand shivering on an oval race track, waiting for a mud-stained mechanical rabbit to give them something to chase.
Foreign News: Guns for the Huns
One of the unusual features of British public life today is the amount of anti-German feeling now being stirred up. Part of it is political: Nye Bevan and his left-wing Socialists are setting up a hue and cry about “Guns for the Huns”not bothering, of course, to point out that the Communists have already armed East Germany.
Mosque Controversy: Does America Have a Muslim Problem?
World football’s got talent
The job of a football scout can be difficult — soccer’s Simon Cowells are charged with scouring the pitches of the world by their respective clubs, to find the youth of today who will become the stars of tomorrow. But their hard task has been made easier this month with a veritable bonanza of soccer’s most skilful youngsters on show at the Under-20 World Cup in Cairo, Egypt
Swine Flu Update: Five Things Not to Do
The global rise in swine flu has showed few signs of slowing. Now in 11 countries, the H1N1 flu virus was confirmed on Thursday in the Netherlands and Switzerland; in Canada, cases rose to 27 and in the U.S., the caseload increased to 109 in 11 states, with hundreds of school closures that sent some 160,000 students home