US veterans on Chilcot: we need our own investigation to avoid repeating mistakes

UKs investigation into Iraq invasion is instance of what we could do with political heroism, says codirector of Iraq Veterans against the War Following the devastating British inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq, American veterans and their families have warned that the US is liable to repeat the mistakes without a similarly comprehensive investigation. […]

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Bum steer: how cycling shorts became the height of manner

The clothing item beloved by obsessive pedallers but much maligned by everyone else, has received a high-end makeover from Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Dior Name: Black cycling shorts. Appearance: Black cycling shorts. What are they? Black cycling shorts. Ah, yes. I guess I’ve seen these. Are they the things I get stuck behind whenever […]

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Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky accused in damning narcotics report

Report indicates Team Sky riders took performance-enhancing medications to win Tour de France An explosive parliamentary report has suggested Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins used performance-enhancing medications under the guise of treating a legitimate medical condition in order to win the 2012 Tour de France. The long-awaited report by the digital, culture, media and athletic […]

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America’s Cup: Squad New Zealand one point from glory after win over Oracle

Helmsman Peter Burling and his underdog Emirates Team New Zealand won two races on Sunday to reach match point in the Americas Cup Helmsman Peter Burling and his underdog Emirates Team New Zealand won two races on Sunday to reach match point in the Americas Cup against Jimmy Spithill and two-time defending champ Oracle Team […]

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Steve Reich: the composer with his finger on the heartbeat

Reich showed the world the hypnotic pleasures of repetition as his music took in religion, politics and New York city life and aged 80, hes still moving forward For 30 years I walked around Manhattan with earplugs in my ears. Steve Reich, whose music seems to personify the pulsing energy of the metropolis, doesnt enjoy […]

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Netherlands considers banning utilize of telephones on bikes

Dutch government said in 2014 that smartphones played a role in one in five bike collisions involving young cyclists Do not text and ride. Thats the message from the Dutch government, which is considering banning the countrys tens of thousands of cyclists from use their mobile phones while on two wheels. Young people cycling while […]

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