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These Never-Before-Seen Photos From “The New York Times” Offer a New Glimpse Into African-American History

There are about 10 million prints in the picture library of The New York Times, with anywhere from 60 million to 400 million photo negatives. Nicknamed “the morgue,” the archive is a living history of the United States. Each day, Times photographers went on assignment, capturing momentous events, leaders of politics and culture, or simply everyday life, and each night, editors selected certain photos for inclusion in the print edition. That selection process was subject to the realities of deadlines, the physical limits of the paper, but also the biases—explicit…

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News: Celebrity Cruises to offer same-sex marriage ceremonies on-board

Celebrity Cruises has announced same-sex marriages performed on board are now legally recognised, marking a historic first for the modern luxury brand. The move follows a transformative vote in Malta, where a majority of the Celebrity fleet is registered, which passed the country’s parliament 66-1. The long-awaited referendum opens the door for Celebrity to legally recognise same-sex marriages performed on board, and have the fleet’s captains officiate the ceremonies. “I am absolutely thrilled to announce that starting today, we welcome same-sex couples to marry on our ships while in international…

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Juan Mata rejects mega-money Chinese Super League offer to extend Manchester United stay

Mata is expected to extend his stay at Manchester United by a further year Thursday, October 12, 2017 Juan Mata has turned down a money-spinning move to join the Chinese Super League and is now likely to extend his stay at Old Trafford. Mata is expected to stay at United with boss Jose Mourinho poised to trigger a clause in his contract that would extend his stay by a year. The Spain international was approached by representatives from China to gauge his interest in moving and was offered a huge rise…

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News: Lufthansa to offer long-haul flights from Berlin for first time since 2001

Lufthansa will be stationing a long-haul aircraft in Berlin for the first time since 2001, connecting Germany’s capital with New York. Flights on this non-stop route will commence on November, 8th. Lufthansa will offer the service five times a week – every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday – using an Airbus A330-300. With this new flight, the Lufthansa Group will offer direct flights from the New York area to four destinations in Germany — Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf and Berlin. Also in the upcoming winter 2017/18 timetable, which begins on…

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Brexit: PM bids to break deadlock with two-year deal offer

Theresa May will tell EU leaders there is a shared responsibility to make Brexit work “smoothly” as she attempts to break the deadlock in negotiations. In a major speech in Florence on Friday, she will say history will judge Brexit “not for the differences we faced, but for the vision we showed”. The BBC understands she will propose a two-year transitional deal, after March 2019, ahead of a permanent trade deal. It could include payments worth 20bn euros over the two years. May ‘to offer 20bn euros’ transitional deal According…

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News: Qatar to offer electronic travel authorisation to travellers

Qatar’s ministry of interior and Qatar Tourism Authority have announced that Qatar will now make electronic travel authorisation available to visitors from a host of new countries. Travellers who hold valid residence permits or visas from either the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Schengen countries, or the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council are welcome to use the new service. This new system, which will take effect on September 27th, will allow eligible visitors to obtain an ETA by completing a simple online…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Saturday, September 9: Arsenal to offer Sanchez as part of deal for Monaco star, Costa set for Chelsea return, Man City' could not afford' Evans

talkSPORT bring you the top football headlines and transfer-related stories in Saturday’s newspapers… Arsenal will relaunch their bid to sign Monaco winger Thomas Lemar in January and will try using 28-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, whose contract with the Gunners expires next summer, as a makeweight in the deal. (The Sun) Meanwhile, the Gunners’ principal transfer negotiator Dick Law has decided to step down from his position at the end of the month. (Daily Telegraph) Spain striker Diego Costa could return to Chelsea on Monday to face his punishment for spending the summer in Brazil. (Daily Telegraph) Real Madrid are…

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