In the 800 final, Ledecky held a slim lead at the halfway point. But Quadarella, who won the 1,500 in Ledecky’s absence, passed her at the 450-meter mark and was almost a full second ahead with 200 meters to go. But Ledecky did not wilt, as she had in the 400-meter freestyle, when she was passed by the Australian teenager Ariarne Titmus. 4. Which biographical details about Mr. Orta did you find most interesting? Why has he struggled with homelessness through his adult life?
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Once it became clear that Mr. Smollett was himself a suspect, Ms. Foxx recused herself from the case, but her actions had already embittered the police department, and the head of the police union accused her of interference. I was immediately told the frost had to stay on. And a negotiation started.
Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader at the time, had named her to the post at the end of 2008, in the throes of a global financial catastrophe that sent unemployment soaring and threw millions of homeowners into foreclosure. From this perch, Ms. Warren began a campaign for her bureau. For some time, there has been an active debate about whether the position of White House counsel is even viable. Critics have condemned it as a nesting place for presidential loyalists with law degrees who will tell the president exactly what he or she wants to hear. There is always the risk of that. The president can pick his own counsel. If he selects for loyalty, then he might suffer the consequences of having a committed political ally if, perhaps, not much of a lawyer.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Log InThis year’s lineup begins March 9 with the category-defying Hazmat Modine — a blues-rooted group that can swerve into New Orleans brass-band jazz, ska or klezmer — and Falu, a singer born in Mumbai who will be performing music from vintage Bollywood films and from Holi, a Hindu spring festival of renewal and forgiveness. D.J. Augustin scored 15 points, Terrence Ross had 12 and Aaron Gordon 11 for the Magic, who won 104-101 on Augustin’s late 3-pointer in Game 1 but never again topped 96 points, and twice finished with 85 or fewer.