Posts Tagged Human rights and civil liberties

Review: Love is tested in ‘The Mystery of Love & Sex’

This image released by Philip Rinaldi Publicity shows, from left, Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub and Gayle Rankin during a performance of "The Mystery of Love & Sex," in New York. (AP Photo/Philip Rinaldi Publicity, T Charles Erickson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Love and sex are both pretty big topics, and while Bathsheba Doran’s new play, “The Mystery of Love & Sex,” illuminates both with gentle humor, it’s also about how secrets can test the bonds of friendship and love.

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Feyenoord faces racism case for fans’ banana incident

AS Roma's Francesco Totti leaves the pitch after Referee Clement Cano from France stopped the Europa  League round of 32 second leg soccer match between Feyenoord and AS Roma, at De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behavior by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against Roma.

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English police probe reports of soccer fans’ racism on train

LONDON (AP) — Police have launched an investigation after reports of racist and abusive behavior from Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester.

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Notre Dame president credited for transforming school dies

The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, talks about his experiences over 90 years of life at his desk in the Hesburgh Library on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., in this Sept. 24, 2007 file photo. The priest who transformed the University of Notre Dame into an academic power during his 35 years in charge while also serving as an adviser to popes and presidents died Thursday night Feb. 26, 2015 at age 97 according to University spokesman Paul Browne. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for football, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents or legendary football coaches.

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Scale of racism in World Cup host Russia exposed by study

In this June 10, 2012, file photo,  Czech Republic's Theodor Gebre Selassie walks from the pitch after the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Russia and Czech Republic in Wroclaw, Poland. UEFA said it is investigating reports by anti-racism experts of abuse directed at the Czech players during Russia's 4-1 victory. Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a dossier provided to The Associated Press revealed on Friday. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, according to a report provided to The Associated Press.

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