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Weird helmets take over the Tour de France time trial

Weird helmets take over the Tour de France time trial

The Tour de France has finally begun, kicking off with a 13.2km time trial around the city streets of Copenhagen, and while Yves Lampart’s shock victory, the weather’s premature arrival, and Geraint Thomas’ gilet gaffe will be the big storylines of the day, it was something altogether different that caught our attention: weird helmets.  Like …

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WNBA star Brittney Griner stands trial in Russia on drug charge

WNBA star Brittney Griner stands trial in Russia on drug charge

Griner, whose arrest came less than a week before Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, plays for a Russian basketball team during the WNBA’s offseason. The Department of State said in May that Griner is being “wrongfully detained by the Russian government,” an official classification that means the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, working in coordination with …

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Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner opens in Russian court

Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner opens in Russian court

MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow and Washington. The Phoenix Mercury center and two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist was …

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Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia is set to start. Here’s what to expect.

Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia is set to start. Here’s what to expect.

Placeholder while article actions load On the 135th day of Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia on drug charges, the WNBA star’s trial is expected to begin Friday in a courtroom outside of Moscow. However, rather than the promise of a fair trial and a chance at acquittal, U.S. officials and experts on Russia’s legal system …

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Brittney Griner’s Trial in Russia Is Starting, and Likely to End in a Conviction

Brittney Griner’s Trial in Russia Is Starting, and Likely to End in a Conviction

More than four months after she was first detained, the W.N.B.A. star Brittney Griner is expected to appear in a Russian courtroom on Friday for the start of a trial on drug charges that legal experts said was all but certain to end in a conviction despite the clamor in the United States for her …

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Brittney Griner reportedly will stand trial starting July 1 in Russia

Brittney Griner reportedly will stand trial starting July 1 in Russia

Placeholder while article actions load Brittney Griner will go on trial starting July 1 in Russia, where she has been detained for more than four months on a drug charge. Her lawyer, Alexander Boikov, confirmed the start date for CNN after the handcuffed WNBA star made a brief appearance Monday for a preliminary hearing behind …

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Every patient in this experimental drug trial saw their cancer disappear, researchers say

Every patient in this experimental drug trial saw their cancer disappear, researchers say

A small clinical trial conducted by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center found that every single rectal cancer patient who received an experimental immunotherapy treatment had their cancer go into remission.  One participant, Sascha Roth, was preparing to travel to Manhattan for weeks of radiation therapy when the results came in, Memorial Sloan Kettering said. That’s when doctors …

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Remarkable Drug Trial Ends With All 18 Patients Cancer-Free

Remarkable Drug Trial Ends With All 18 Patients Cancer-Free

Image: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images/Cancer Research UK) (Getty Images) A cancer treatment has shown astounding results in a small clinical trial. All of the treated patients, who had a specific form of mid-stage rectal cancer, have since experienced complete remission. Though the findings are based on a sample size of just 18 people, they could hold …

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