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A high school in California has been criticised for using what some say are damaging stereotypes of Arabs.

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Sporting digest: American football

Orlando Brown, of the Cleveland Browns, was suspended indefinitely by the National Football League yesterday for shoving a referee to the ground in Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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She sang with George Jones and Tammy Wynette, but listening to Shelby Lynne's latest album, it's hard not to wish that she'd gone it alone sooner.

Obituary: Ruby Johnson

LONG BEFORE lending his deep, smooth tones to South Park's Chef and creating the Oscar-nominated soundtrack for the Blaxploitation classic film Shaft (1971), Isaac Hayes was keyboard player and staff musician at the legendary Stax studios in Memphis, Tennessee.

Tennis: Rusedski returns verbal volley

GREG RUSEDSKI celebrated his 26th birthday having dinner in Manhattan last night with his fiance, Lucy Connor, and his coach, Sven Goeneveld, knowing that the Americans are expecting Todd Martin to have him for breakfast in the fourth round of the United States Open.

Time lapse: The King is dead

Elvis Presley

Graceland: Palace fit for The King

Chandeliers and shag-pile abound, but for all its gaudy excess, there are good reasons why Graceland, Elvis Presley's home for 22 years, has become a rock'n'roll shrine, writes Harold Evans. Photographs by Sheva Fruitman

Music: The Domino effect

So the major record labels have got things all sewn up? Not quite. As the business reels under the impact of downsizing, the cottage industry that is Domino Records is proving that small can be beautiful.

Obituary: Bobbe Brox

NINETY-EIGHT-year-old Bobbe Brox was the last surviving member of the singing trio of the Twenties the Brox Sisters, and the widow of the songwriter James Van Heusen.

Elvis retailer's win leaves trademark law all shook up

THE MIGHTY Elvis Presley Enterprises yesterday lost the latest round of a David and Goliath legal wrangle to stop a London trader from using the singer's name on his souvenirs.

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