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‘Gas-Station Heroin’ Sold as Dietary Supplement Alarms Health Officials

The young father headed across the parking lot to join the other parents meeting their children’s new preschool teachers. After a few steps, he began sweating and twitching. As the sky reeled, he staggered back to the car, desperate to lie down in the back seat and breathe, hidden by tinted windows. “Did you take […]

Tom Henning Ovrebo: Ex-referee given death threats wants officials to speak to media

Didier Drogba won the Champions League with Chelsea in May 2012, scoring the winning penalty in a shootout victory over Bayern Munich Former referee Tom Henning Ovrebo says officials should be allowed to speak to the media after matches. The Norwegian was subjected to death threats for his decisions in an infamous Champions League semi-final […]

More Than 500 U.S. Officials Sign Letter Protesting Biden’s Israel Policy

More than 500 political appointees and staff members representing some 40 government agencies sent a letter to President Biden on Tuesday protesting his support of Israel in its war in Gaza. The letter, part of growing internal dissent over the administration’s support of the war, calls on the president to seek an immediate cease-fire in […]

Premier League: Liverpool v Spurs VAR error officials not selected for weekend games

The video assistant referee officials involved in wrongly disallowing a goal for Liverpool at Tottenham have not been selected for this weekend’s Premier League games. Darren England and assistant Dan Cook did not overrule on Saturday when Luis Diaz was wrongly flagged offside. The on-field referee from that game, Simon Hooper, will be the VAR […]

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