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    At 6am the blaring sound of the national anthem wakes Alexei Navalny in his prison bunk.  Russia’s best-known political prisoner dons an ill-fitting black uniform and begins a day designed, like every moment of his nine-year sentence, to inflict exhaustion and humiliation. The worst thing about jail, says his loyal aide Kira Yarmysh, is that ‘everyone there has to be occupied all day long so you don’t have any free time’. A fiercely intelligent, eloquent lawyer, Navalny’s days are filled with menial tasks — sewing and shovelling snow. A small plastic sign on his bunk designates him as a terrorist, liable to indoctrinate other prisoners and forbidden to socialise with them. The routine in what he ironically calls a ‘friendly concentration camp’ recalls the solitary confinement of Nelson Mandela, sentenced to life imprisonment for terrorism by the South African apartheid regime. A fiercely intelligent, eloquent lawyer, Navalny’s days are filled with menial tasks — sewing and shovelling snow. A small plastic sign on his bunk designates him as a terrorist, liable to indoctrinate other prisoners and forbidden to socialise with...
    Michael Nader has died at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer, his wife Jodi Lister shared on Wednesday. The actor was best known for playing Dex Dexter, the boyfriend of Joan Collins' cunning character, Alexis Carrington, on the hit Eighties TV show Dynasty. And Nader was also known for starring as Susan Lucci’s husband Dimitri Marick on the soap opera All My Children. He will be missed: Michael Nader has died at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer, his wife Jodi Lister shared on Wednesday. The actor was best known for playing Dex Dexter, the boyfriend of Joan Collins' character, Alexis Carrington, on the hit Eighties TV show Dynasty He passed away inside his home in Northern California, it was added by TVLine.  The cause of death was a type of cancer which was not curable, it was claimed.  RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Dolph Lundgren, 63, trains with fiancée Emma Krokdal, 24, as... Jennifer Lopez, 52, again proves age is just a number as she... ...
    Updated 08/06/2021 – 15:33 The Spanish Technician Roberto Garca Parrondo, who joined the Egyptian national team in 2019, is one of those responsible for the great game of the African team, the first team on this continent to reach the semi-finals of the Olympic Games. In the Egyptian set he is helped by the Croatian exporter Venio Losert and the former Spanish player Antonio Cartn, with whom he coincided in Ademar Len. “She is a great coach who has won the Champions with Vardar. They were already a very talented team, but he has put more order in them and made them even more dangerous, “explained Rodrigo Corrales this Friday at a press conference, something that his teammate Ángel Fernndez confirmed. “He is one of the best in the world and he is showing it. Ciudad Real or Pick Szeged, who played in Ademar (2003-2006, achieving a Recopa), now threatens a Spain that knows well. His slate will be key in a complicated duel for the ‘Hispanics’ for third place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
    A pink Scottish castle - so beautiful that it inspired Walt Disney - has been named as Britain's best-kept secret in a top travel guide. Stunning Craigievar Castle, near Alford, Aberdeenshire, is believed to be the inspiration for Walt Disney's Cinderella Castle. The fairy tale castle features as the centre point of the company's logo and two of its world-famous theme parks.  But the real 16th Century home has now been awarded another claim to fame, having recently topped Lonely Planet's list of the ten lesser known UK destinations to visit in 2021.  The stunning castle, which is run by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS), beat the likes of Benmore Botanic Garden in Strath Eachaig, Scotland, and the lesser known Rhyd Ddu path of Snowdon in Wales, to the top of the list. General manager of NTS North East, Iain Hawkins, said: 'We are delighted to hear of this recognition for Cragievar Castle. ‹ Slide me › Stunning Craigievar Castle (pictured left), near Alford, Aberdeenshire, is believed to be the inspiration for Walt Disney's Cinderella Castle (pictured right)....
    In the more than 20 years Nadim’s has been open, the restaurant has earned the local’s admiration and support with its authentic Mediterranean cuisine and dedication to the community. Just about everyone in Springfield knows Nadim’s. The restaurant participates in many downtown events and fundraisers like the Springfield BID’s Out to Lunch Concert Series, SantaCon, “Bowties and Beers” Suit Up Springfield, and “Culture & Cocktails” Springfield Museums. Nadim’s Downtown Mediterranean Grill is currently taking donations to provide tasty meals to health care professionals at Baystate and Mercy hospitals during the pandemic. Yelp foodie Jason D. of Springfield may have said it best when he called Nadim’s Springfield’s “best-known secret.”“Nadim’s had kept the city lively during these uncertain times,” said Jason D. “It's an absolute social dining necessity in the city of Springfield.”Chef/owner Nadim Kashouh was born in Liberia and lived in Lebanon for several months before escaping from that country's civil war and arriving in America in the 90s. Kashouh learned how to cook from his family and opened Nadim’s at the old Cafe Lebanon on State...
    An employee arranges a display of Vizio Inc. high-definition televisions at a Best Buy Inc. store in Paramus, New Jersey.Mark Kauziarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images Vizio emerged as a top-selling TV company in the U.S. about 15 years ago by securing deals with big box stores like Costco and Best Buy and selling high-definition TVs at cut-rate prices. The company now sells over 7 million TVs a year and generates close to $2 billion in revenue from those devices. But that's not the story Vizio is selling to investors as it prepares to go public on the New York Stock Exchange next week. "One of the primary addressable markets that we're focused on for our future growth is, of course, television adverting," said Vizio CFO Adam Townsend in the company's online roadshow promoting its IPO. "The shift in viewers from linear to ad-supported streaming is significant and we know the ad dollars will follow viewers more and more." While Vizio competes with Samsung, Sony, LG and TCL in getting its big screens into American households, the competition that matters...
    TOM Read Wilson is best known as the bubbly receptionist from Celebs Go Dating. Now he's featured in Celebrity Best Home Cook. 2Tom Read Wilson is on Celebrity Best Home CookCredit: BBC Does Tom Read Wilson have a girlfriend? Tom Read Wilson is gay and it's not known if he has a partner. He keeps his love life private, despite finding fame through romance reality show Celebs Go Dating. Speaking to PinkNews in 2018, he called himself a "cheerleader for love". He said: "Funnily enough, in the earlier days of dating for me – because I am a serial dater – I was a terrible self-editor. "Later on in my dating life, I realised what I was attracted to in other people were often the curiosities and idiosyncracies and the nuances. "I thought, 'why on earth am I trying to censor myself, or edit myself to get rid of those? Those should be the bits I’m celebrating.' "That’s the most liberating notion. The person that’s going to fall for you is going to fall for all of those delicious...
    HOUSTON, Texas -- If you're looking for authentic Texas barbecue, it's hard to beat Lenox Bar-B-Q in Houston's East End. The local favorite has a unique history. It was founded in 1946 as Lenox Cafe but three years later, a machinist won the restaurant in a game of dice.He transformed it into a barbecue spot and is even credited with introducing the rotisserie-style pit to the barbecue scene. It wasn't long before Lenox Bar-B-Q became one of the best-known barbecue joints in all of southeast Texas.More than 70 years after it was founded, Lenox Bar-B-Q is still serving up some of the best-smoked meats in Houston. The go-to eatery is known for its custom cooking operation and can smoke up to 2,600 pounds of brisket at once!
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    New Hampshire is known for its beautiful fall foliage. DenisTangneyJr Every state has its "thing." We considered each state's history, their reputations, their natural wonders, and their most famous foods to devise a list of what every state is known for. From Wisconsin's love of cheese to the magnificent Grand Canyon in Arizona, every state has something special to offer. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. What's the first thing you think of when you hear "California"? Maybe it's the Walk of Fame, the Hollywood sign, or the state's beautiful sandy beaches.  Though there are so many things to know and love about every state, we attempted the impossible task of narrowing it down to just one thing, based on each state's history, general reputation, natural wonders, and most popular foods. While this list is far from all-encompassing, it's a celebration of the quirks, attractions, and delicacies of the US. Here's what every state is best known for.
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