Wheelchair racing legend McFadden wins 18th Paralympic medal

Published on: 08/28/2021 – 07:22Amended: 08/28/2021 – 07:20 Tokyo (AFP) American wheelchair racing legend Tatyana McFadden said she was “on cloud nine” after winning her 18th Paralympic medal on Saturday, four years after blood clots nearly ended her career. McFadden won bronze in the women’s 5,000m T54 to extend her …

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Lake Tahoe braces for emergency as wildfire looms

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) – Firefighters battling a stubborn California wildfire on Friday near the Lake Tahoe resort area faced high winds and dry conditions that made vegetation ready to burn . The Caldor blaze has proven so difficult to fight that fire officials this week pushed back the …

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Extinction Rebellion: Campaigners start two weeks of protests in London “targeting root cause of climate crisis” | Climate News

Extinction Rebellion began two weeks of climate protests in London with activists demanding the government stop further investment in fossil fuels. The campaign group expects thousands of people to join in their “Impossible Rebellion”, which “will target the root cause of the climate and ecological crisis”. Police said more than …

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