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November 20, 1996 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The young farmer's wife never thought about murdering her newborn baby, she told police. Rather, an unspoken, centuries-old code of conduct in Hungary may have condemned the infant to death. After putting down her toddler for a nap, the woman stumbled into the kitchen of her two-room farmhouse. Her bloated belly burned. She collapsed on a sofa. The baby came in minutes. "I had to tear the umbilical cord myself," the 25-year-old woman, identified under Hungarian law only as Mrs. K.L.
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November 20, 1996 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The young farmer's wife never thought about murdering her newborn baby, she told police. Rather, an unspoken, centuries-old code of conduct in Hungary may have condemned the infant to death. After putting down her toddler for a nap, the woman stumbled into the kitchen of her two-room farmhouse. Her bloated belly burned. She collapsed on a sofa. The baby came in minutes. "I had to tear the umbilical cord myself," the 25-year-old woman, identified under Hungarian law only as Mrs. K.L.
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February 6, 1991 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Zsuzsa Bakonyi's biggest challenge as a nanny in suburban Indianapolis was trying to keep a straight face. She found it amusing that Americans fretted over foods and fitness, yet loathed getting out of their cars. There were drive-through banks, drive-through restaurants and even movie theaters where you watched from the parking lot.
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February 6, 1991 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Zsuzsa Bakonyi's biggest challenge as a nanny in suburban Indianapolis was trying to keep a straight face. She found it amusing that Americans fretted over foods and fitness, yet loathed getting out of their cars. There were drive-through banks, drive-through restaurants and even movie theaters where you watched from the parking lot.
SPORTS
July 28, 1992
Zhuang Xiaoyan of China became the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal in judo Monday. Zhuang, 23, overcome a height and weight disadvantage in beating Cuba's Estela Rodriguez Villanueva in the heavyweight (over 158 pounds) class. Women's judo, a demonstration sport in 1988, was upgraded to medal status for these Olympics. Natalia Lupino of France and Yoko Sakaue of Japan tied for the bronze medals. American Colleen Rosensteel of Colorado Springs, Colo.
NEWS
September 26, 2000
In 18-hour time difference means that events ending by late afternoon in Sydney will appear inthe same day's paper in L.A. When it is 1 p.m. Tuesday in Los Angeles, it is 7 a.m. Wednesday in Sydney, Australia. Sydney is 18 hours ahead of Pacific Daylight Time, meaning it will be midday in Australia when The Times goes to press daily.
SPORTS
August 15, 2004 | Laura Vecsey, Baltimore Sun
Now, beneath the warm winds off the Saronic Gulf and under the glowing lights from the Acropolis, it's clear why the Greeks were so indignant. They gave the 1996 Olympics to Atlanta, over us? A belated apology to Greece is due. The centennial celebration of the rebirth of the modern Olympics was, indeed, held in the wrong place. Sure, there are T-shirts on sale here. There are trinkets and souvenirs, but it is only a tiny part of the landscape.
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July 8, 1989 | TYLER MARSHALL, Times Staff Writer
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. --Winston Churchill, 1946 With a quiet pride, Mayor Zoltan Vincze unfolded a blueprint that sketched his vision: the planned leisure center, the shopping mall and the proposed highway interchange at the edge of his sleepy frontier village. "It will change life," conceded Vincze, a 39-year-old agricultural engineer. "But this is our future."
SPORTS
August 8, 2004
Handball Where: Faliro Sports Pavillion at Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex (preliminaries) and Hellinko Indoor Arena (finals). When: Aug. 14-24; women's final, Aug. 29; men's final, Aug. 29. Top U.S. performers: Neither the U.S. men nor the U.S. women qualified. Men's outlook: Croatia won the 2004 world championships, but Germany, led by Daniel Stephan and Stefan Kretzschmar, is the gold-medal favorite.
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