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Karolyis say they were unaware of Nassar’s sexual abuse

Gymnastics icons Martha and Bela Karolyi were unaware of the decades-long abusive behavior of former national team doctor Larry Nassar, the coaches said in a new interview. Martha Karolyi, who led the national team for 15 years before retiring after the 2016 Rio Olympics, tells NBC News that ...

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Two-child benefit limit lawful, court rules

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Families can only claim benefits for their first two children Campaigners have lost a High Court challenge to the government’s two-child limit on some benefits. Lawyers representing three families had argued that the policy was incompatible with human rights law. But a judge has ...

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74th state to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

Education International welcomes the move by the United Kingdom to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing itself to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict. On 19 April, the United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, announced his government’s endorsement of the Safe Schools Declaration, according ...

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Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out

Image copyright Big Centre TV Image caption Birmingham’s Big Centre TV has been replaced Media regulator Ofcom has proposed scrapping the further roll-out of local TV channels across the UK, citing concerns over “economic viability”. More than 30 local TV stations have already been set up in the UK as ...

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