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The prison house is a tough school but it saved the young Maurice McIntyre and reconnected him with music. In the late 1960s McIntyre became one of the most passionate and articulate spokesmen of the Chicago-based Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, and an exponent of fiery but spacious "spirit jazz".

Kemmons Wilson

Down-to-earth founder of Holiday Inns

Athletics World Cup: Pacemaker who missed the point

American 1500m man faces disciplinary action for quick-slow-slow show

Superstar cash finale for Clinton

TERROR IN THE CLASSROOM

10 August 1999, LA: Five wounded at North Valley Jewish Community Centre. Buford Furrow charged.

Obituary: Frank Frost

A PROPHET is without honour in his own country, it is said, but that wasn't true of Frank Frost, the pioneer blues harmonica-player. The street where he lived for most of his life and died had been called after him several years before.

Kansas schools ban Darwin

THE BOARD of Education in the state of Kansas has approved a science curriculum for all publicly funded schools that excludes any mention of evolution. This week's decision is the latest attempt by the Creationist movement, which stipulates a literal interpretation of the creation, to exclude Darwin's theory of evolution from school science teaching.

Clinton fined $90,000

PRESIDENT CLINTON'S false testimony about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky will cost him $90,000 (pounds 56,000) a federal judge ruled yesterday, imposing the first ever court penalty on an incumbent president. But the sum is considerably less than the $500,000 claimed as costs by lawyers for Paula Jones, the plaintiff in the case.

Obituary: James Broughton

MAY I add a note to Jonathan Williams's obituary of James Broughton [3 June]? writes Tom Ingram.

US plane crashes in storm, killing 9

AN INVESTIGATION was underway last night after nine people died and more than 80 were injured when an American Airlines plane skidded off the runway at Little Rock airport in Arkansas in a storm, hit a lighting tower, caught fire and broke into pieces. The plane, carrying 139 passengers and six crew, ended up in a backwater of the Arkansas river. The captain, one of the airline's most experienced pilots, was among the dead.

Racing: Rainbow's followers chase Gold Cup cash

PUNTERS YESTERDAY latched on to the Chester Cup winner Rainbow High to make a successful step up to Group One company next month. Coral cut the Barry Hills-trained colt's price for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot from 14-1 to 10-1 after substantial support.
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Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

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Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

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Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
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The real-life kingdom of Westeros

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How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

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