Iranian sport climber Elnaz Rekabi returns to Tehran after competing without wearing the required hijab

Iranian competitive climber Elnaz Rekabi returned to Tehran Wednesday morning after competing at the International Federation of Sport Climbing’s Asia Championship in South Korea without wearing a hijab, which is required of female athletes from the Islamic Republic. Rekabi, 33, was met at Imam Khomeini International Airport by people cheering and shouting “Hero!” at her …

Iranian sport climber Elnaz Rekabi returns to Tehran after competing without wearing the required hijab Read More »

Minnesota gubernatorial candidates go on attack in debate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Republican challenger Scott Jensen launched sharp attacks against Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday night over his handling of the violent unrest that followed the police killing of George Floyd, expressing incredulity when the Democratic incumbent said he was proud of how his administration responded. The two gubernatorial candidates also clashed over …

Minnesota gubernatorial candidates go on attack in debate Read More »

Danny Masterson Jurors Are Screened for Bias Against Scientology

Attorneys are set to give opening statements in the Danny Masterson rape trial on Tuesday, as a jury is expected to be chosen by mid-morning. Over the last week, the initial pool of 225 potential jurors has been narrowed to about 85. On Monday, the defense and the prosecution began to question the potential jurors …

Danny Masterson Jurors Are Screened for Bias Against Scientology Read More »

Iran’s Elnaz Rekabi, who competed without hijab, in Tehran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian competitive climber Elnaz Rekabi received a hero’s welcome on her return to Tehran early Wednesday, after competing in South Korea without wearing a mandatory headscarf required of female athletes from the Islamic Republic. Rekabi’s decision not to wear the hijab while competing Sunday came as protests sparked by …

Iran’s Elnaz Rekabi, who competed without hijab, in Tehran Read More »

Photo of anti-China banner was taken in Los Angeles, not China

A photo has been shared thousands of times in multiple Chinese social media posts alongside a claim it shows an anti-China banner hung in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou after a rare street protest in Beijing against President Xi Jinping. The claim circulated online during the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th Congress, where delegates were …

Photo of anti-China banner was taken in Los Angeles, not China Read More »

Meghan Markle Recalls Being Told to ‘Suck It In’ on ‘Deal or No Deal’ in Podcast Chat with Paris Hilton

Meghan Markle is opening up about her time on the game show Deal or No Deal. On Tuesday morning, Spotify released the latest episode of the Duchess of Sussex’s podcast, Archetypes. To start the show, Meghan said she was recently flipping through the channels on TV — “this, by the way, is a rarity when …

Meghan Markle Recalls Being Told to ‘Suck It In’ on ‘Deal or No Deal’ in Podcast Chat with Paris Hilton Read More »

Making a case for femto-phono-magnetism in ultrafast times

Phonon spectra (along Γ−X−Δ−Λ direction) for FePt with EPC strength indicated by the width of the spectral line. (A) The phonon energies are given in electron volts on the left with the corresponding values ​​shown in terahertz on the right. As can be seen (width of the orange curve), the EPC is strongest at the …

Making a case for femto-phono-magnetism in ultrafast times Read More »