In Greece, wrestlers known as “pehlivan” wear a type of hand-stitched lederhosen called a kisbet, which is traditionally made of water buffalo hide and most recently has been made of calfskin.
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After centuries of overfishing, pollution, foreign competition and increasing government regulation, the latest challenge for area fishermen is the one that’s doing them in: climate change.
French trapeze artist Isabelle Ponsot performs while hanging from a hot air balloon above Chatellerault on June 22, 2016.
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving helped end Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought with a win over the defending-champion Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals. Cleveland fans greeted the Cavs at the airport on June 20, 2016.
City officials in Portland have developed a plan to foreclose on so-called “zombie homes” for the first time in 50 years. The booming Pacific Northwest metropolis is grappling with a swelling population and skyrocketing home costs that threaten to lock new homeowners out of the market.