Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Talks over U.S. women’s soccer pay break down

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/15/19, 01:18 pm

A jury will likely end up deciding the dispute over pay differences between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams. Mediation talks between the women’s national team and the U.S. Soccer Federation ended this week, with the federation accusing the players’ counsel of “an aggressive and ultimately unproductive approach.”

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El Paso holds memorial service for shooting victims

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/15/19, 11:04 am

People packed a baseball stadium in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday night for the ceremony honoring those shot at a local Walmart on Aug. 3. Luminarias formed 22 stars in honor of the dead in El Paso and nine circles for those killed in the Dayton, Ohio, shooting the same weekend. “Hate will never overcome our love,” El Paso Mayor Dee Margo said.

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Opera singer Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/14/19, 11:29 am

Two opera houses have canceled planned performances featuring revered singer Plácido Domingo following accusations of sexual harassment against him. The Philadelphia Orchestra canceled a Sept. 28 opening gala with Domingo, and the San Francisco Opera dropped a sold-out Oct. 6 concert marking the singer’s 50th anniversary with the company. The Los Angeles Opera, where he serves as general director, said it would investigate Domingo’s conduct, and New York’s Metropolitan Opera said it would wait for the results of the LA Opera’s investigation “before making any final decisions about Mr.

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