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Topic - Diana Nyad
The Florida Strait, a dangerous stretch of sea full of sharks and jellyfish that is prone to sudden, violent storms, has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it.
The father of a central Oklahoma high school valedictorian said Monday that his daughter's diploma has been withheld because she used a curse word during her graduation speech.
A bomb struck the convoy of a senior Sunni cleric in western Baghdad on Sunday morning, killing four and critically wounding the anti-extremist Muslim leader, police said.
Endurance athlete Diana Nyad forged ahead through the Straits of Florida with renewed vigor Sunday in pursuit of a record 103-mile unassisted open-water swim without the aid of a shark cage.
American Diana Nyad endured several jellyfish stings as the 62-year-old endurance athlete sought to become the first person to swim unaided from Cuba to Florida without a wetsuit or a shark cage.
Endurance athlete Diana Nyad ended her swimming ultramarathon from Cuba to Florida on Sunday after medics warned that another painful sting from a Portuguese man-of-war could be life-threatening, Nyad team members said.
Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad ended her second bid to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys about halfway through her journey early Tuesday.
"I want to highlight something Mark Steyn pointed out in his own commentary on [Geert] Wilders' arrest and trial."