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Trump and Putin, Best Frenemies Forever

It’s good to meet with adversaries. But when Mr. Trump sits down with Mr. Putin, it will be a meeting of kindred spirits. That’s a problem.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T19:47:55-04:00
Author: By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Five Takeaways From Mexico’s Election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Mr. López Obrador won the presidency with vows to end Mexico’s stubborn culture of corruption and battle its high poverty and yawning inequality.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-02T04:17:57-04:00
Author: By AZAM AHMED and KIRK SEMPLE

Record-Smashing Heat Wave Kills 33 in Quebec

“It’s survival of the fittest,” said one man who managed to buy one of the last air-conditioning units at a Home Depot in Montreal.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T16:30:28-04:00
Author: By DAN BILEFSKY

After #MeToo, the Ripple Effect

As the harassment conversation shifts to “what’s next?”, small networks of women are helping to lay the groundwork for legal and institutional change.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T04:00:01-04:00
Author: By JESSICA BENNETT

Mandela’s Words Cut Through Prison Walls

The South African freedom fighter’s letters from prison remind us that the separation of families is the ultimate expression of state power.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T06:52:18-04:00
Author: By TAYARI JONES

America has just one Blockbuster left

When the two remaining Blockbuster stores in Alaska close, the only one left standing in the US will be in Bend, Oregon.

Source: CNN
Published At 2018-07-13T17:20:00Z
Author: Jessica Campisi and Samira Said, CNN

The Disney-Fox Deal Sails Through, a Bit Too Easily

It’s hard to believe that politics played no part.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T19:57:45-04:00
Author: By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Inside the White House’s Quiet Campaign to Create a Supreme Court Opening

Its goal was to assure Justice Anthony M. Kennedy that his judicial legacy would be in good hands should he decide to step down at the end of the court’s term.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T20:28:46-04:00
Author: By ADAM LIPTAK and MAGGIE HABERMAN

Chick-fil-A freebie! Dressing up like a cow Tuesday gets you free chicken

July 10 is Chick-fil-A's 14th annual Cow Appreciation Day. For sporting cow spots, waving a cow bell or dressing "udderly crazy," customers will be rewarded with free food.

Source: USA Today
Published At 2018-07-09T05:05:00Z
Author: Kelly Tyko

In Meeting With Putin, Experts Fear Trump Will Give More Than He Gets

Foreign policy officials, including some in his own administration, fear a repeat of President Trump’s encounter with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T20:29:01-04:00
Author: By MARK LANDLER

Cisco Will Assist Walt Disney Studios to Make SLAB a Reality

Cisco (CSCO) will aid Disney to create an advanced technology to aid the media giant realize its StudioLAB initiative.

Source: Zacks.com
Published At 2018-06-27T13:53:26Z
Author: Zacks Investment Research

My Daughter Has Mono. Is the Whole Family at Risk?

By midlife, the vast majority of adults are immune to the virus that causes mononucleosis.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T05:00:09-04:00
Author: By RONI CARYN RABIN

When the World’s Greatest Soccer Players Gather, Scouts Stay Away

Hoping to avoid irrational exuberance and bad information, scouts no longer view the World Cup as a place to find emerging talent.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T11:17:09-04:00
Author: By RORY SMITH

Trump’s ‘Purple’ Family Values

Well-off conservatives and liberals object to the president’s sexism and infidelity. Working-class Americans have a more nuanced view.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T20:20:03-04:00
Author: By MATTHEW SCHMITZ

The Changing Shape of American Ballet Theater

As the company concludes its eight-week Metropolitan Opera House season, it’s time to survey how the company has revised its image.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T15:27:00-04:00
Author: By ALASTAIR MACAULAY

A Buzzworthy Debut About a Mysterious and Secluded Artists’ Retreat

In Harriet Alida Lye’s “The Honey Farm,” creative individuals hail from all walks of life to take part in an eerie bee colony-slash-cult.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T10:32:31-04:00
Author: By JENNIFER HAIGH

Dog Walking Is Good for You. Provided You Do It.

Two new studies may offer novel ways to promote dog walking and its myriad benefits, even to people without a dog.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-11T05:00:03-04:00
Author: By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

Stocks Rise as US Tariffs Kick In; Havens Slip: Markets Wrap

European stocks trimmed gains and U.S. equity futures slipped as sentiment remained shaky after China put in place its response to well-telegraphed U.S. trade tariffs. The dollar edged lower and Treasuries were steady.

Source: Bloomberg
Published At 2018-07-06T07:17:56Z
Author: Eddie van der Walt

Colombia Beats Senegal and Advances in World Cup

Colombia wins Group H after beating Senegal, 1-0. Yerry Mina’s header in the 74th minute was the gamer-winner.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T08:09:35-04:00
Author: By JOEL PETTERSON

Trump Remakes America

With Justice Anthony Kennedy retiring, Trump gets his legacy.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T22:51:00-04:00
Author: By CHARLES M. BLOW

Why Was a Citizenship Question Put on the Census? ‘Bad Faith,’ a Judge Suggests

The Trump administration says it needs the question to enforce voting rights. But a federal judge has given critics the means to search for other motives.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:00:06-04:00
Author: By MICHAEL WINES

Trump Attacks Democrats on Calls to Abolish ICE

The president also skewered allies on trade and said that he would not sign a new Nafta deal until after the midterms.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T15:44:41-04:00
Author: By EMILY COCHRANE

Lions Eat Men Suspected of Poaching Rhinos. Some Saw ‘Karma.’

Rangers discovered the remains along with a rifle fitted with a silencer, an ax and wire cutters on a private game reserve in South Africa.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T08:12:37-04:00
Author: By KIMON de GREEF

Chipotle Wisely Starts Turnaround With Low-Hanging Tacos

The restaurant chain needs to perfect the simple things first.

Source: Bloomberg
Published At 2018-06-28T12:00:37Z
Author: Sarah Halzack

Will a Shocker in New York Have a Ripple Effect in Massachusetts?

The victory by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Queens this week brings new confidence to the campaigns of three women challenging male incumbents in Massachusetts.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T16:36:00-04:00
Author: By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and ASTEAD W. HERNDON

House G.O.P. Breaks Into Open Warfare With Rosenstein, Demanding Files

As Republicans battered Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, in a hearing, a House resolution gave the Justice Department seven days to produce documents.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T13:08:19-04:00
Author: By NICHOLAS FANDOS

China anxiety hits Asia stocks as Sino-US trade war looms

Stocks rose and the euro climbed to a three-week peak as the imposition of tariffs by the United States and China on billions of dollars of trade was absorbed calmly by markets on Friday, though concerns about the conflict escalating capped appetite for risk.

Source: Reuters
Published At 2018-07-06T01:23:32Z
Author: Saikat Chatterjee

The Next Case for ‘C.S.I.’ Creator: Graphic Novels by and for Teenagers

As young readers cope with bullying, racism and other issues, Anthony and Michelle Zuiker have joined forces to start a line of books to inspire hope.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T11:40:40-04:00
Author: By GEORGE GENE GUSTINES

How to Clean Your Filthy, Disgusting Laptop

Like any tool we use every day, our laptops accumulate dust, grime, oils from our skin and who knows what else. Yours is probably due for a cleaning, and here’s how to do it right.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-26T13:14:00-04:00
Author: By WHITSON GORDON

Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts; allergy concerns

Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts on its flights this summer, nixing a snack that has long been nearly synonymous with the carrier itself.

Source: USA Today
Published At 2018-07-10T12:47:54Z
Author: Ben Mutzabaugh

In Town With Little Water, Coca-Cola Is Everywhere. So Is Diabetes.

Residents of one of Mexico’s rainiest regions often have no water to drink, so many hydrate with soda. The impact on public health has been devastating.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-14T05:00:07-04:00
Author: By OSCAR LOPEZ and ANDREW JACOBS

A Little Bad Taste by the Sea

Simon Porte Jacquemus introduces his men’s collection in Marseille, 500 miles and a world away from Paris Fashion Week.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T14:57:05-04:00
Author: By MATTHEW SCHNEIER

Kennedy Retirement Injects an Inflammatory New Issue Into Midterms

Democrats will focus on Justice Kennedy’s replacement in an attempt to motivate voters in the fall, while conservatives will pressure vulnerable Democratic senators in red states.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T21:13:24-04:00
Author: By JONATHAN MARTIN, JEREMY W. PETERS and ELIZABETH DIAS

Man on Stabbing Spree Attacked Children at a 3-Year-Old’s Birthday Party, Police Say

Six of the nine victims were children, the police said. Officials said the attack took place in a Boise, Idaho, apartment complex that houses refugees.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T11:33:41-04:00
Author: By MELISSA GOMEZ and SARAH MERVOSH

When It Comes to Politics, Be Afraid. But Not Too Afraid.

In “The Monarchy of Fear,” the philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum writes against a tradition of philosophical and political thinking that minimizes emotions.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-04T11:00:01-04:00
Author: By JENNIFER SZALAI

How to Plan the Perfect Trip With Your Significant Other This Summer

Make sure your bae-cation is one to remember — without the logistical headaches.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-20T02:00:01-04:00
Author: By ANNA GOLDFARB

Are Amazon Prime Day sales a steal? We asked 4 pricing firms to find out

Ahead of Amazon's fourth Prime Day on July 16, USA TODAY reviewed pricing analyses from at least four market-tracking firms to determine whether criticism of the 36-hour sales event — that some sellers use it to clear out undesirable stock before the holidays…

Source: USA Today
Published At 2018-07-10T06:26:44Z
Author: Elizabeth Weise

France’s Macron Defends His Business-Friendly Stance

“If you want to share the cake, you’ve got to have a cake,” Mr. Macron said in defending tax cuts for the rich and the loosening of labor regulations.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-09T15:56:58-04:00
Author: By ADAM NOSSITER

500px nixes Creative Commons option and replaces Marketplace with Getty and Visual China Group partnerships

Photographers who use 500px to distribute their work are now adjusting to two big changes. First, the platform is removing the option to upload or download photos with a Creative Commons license. On Saturday, it also shut down its stock photo platform 500px M…

Source: TechCrunch
Published At 2018-07-02T03:19:58Z
Author: Catherine Shu

Ocasio-Cortez Tells Colbert: ‘We Changed Who Turns Out’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who beat Representative Joseph Crowley of New York in a Democratic primary on Tuesday, spoke about the electorate that gave her the victory.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T04:26:03-04:00
Author: By GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO

The Justice Department drove a stake through the heart of Comcast's bid for Fox

The AT&T-Time Warner appeal makes life a lot harder for Comcast and its pursuit of 21st Century Fox.

Source: CNN
Published At 2018-07-13T17:22:00Z
Author: Jill Disis

In Influence if Not in Title, This Has Been the Kennedy Court

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy occupied a place at the court’s ideological center for his entire tenure, with his vote often the crucial one in closely divided cases.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T19:49:47-04:00
Author: By ADAM LIPTAK

For Thousands of Migrant Children, Shelters Are Becoming Makeshift Schools

Migrant children detained by immigration authorities must receive five to six hours a day of instruction, under federal law. But how good the schooling is depends on the facility.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T05:00:06-04:00
Author: By DANA GOLDSTEIN and MANNY FERNANDEZ

Starbucks to Stop Using Disposable Plastic Straws by 2020

The retailer, which has more than 28,000 stores worldwide, says the decision will eliminate more than 1 billion straws a year.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-09T17:42:36-04:00
Author: By CHRISTINA CARON

US Lifts Ban on China's ZTE After $1.4 Billion Penalty

The U.S. Commerce Department has lifted the ban on American firms selling products to China’s ZTE Corp., removing the final hurdle for the company to start rebuilding its business.

Source: Bloomberg
Published At 2018-07-14T02:41:25Z
Author: Jenny Leonard

Musk says Tesla pushed out 7000 cars last week, meeting goal of 5000 Model 3s

Analysts have been waiting to see how many Model 3 vehicles the electric car maker has made.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2018-07-01T21:39:41Z
Author: Reuters, with CNBC.com

Neighbor Calls the Police on a 12-Year-Old Boy Mowing the Grass

The episode, which happened outside Cleveland and was streamed on Facebook, figures in a trend of the police being called on black people engaged in innocuous behavior.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T09:11:59-04:00
Author: By JEFFERY C. MAYS