News Archive for August 19, 2017

  • Spanish Police Hunting for as Many as Three Terror Suspects

    Spanish Police Hunting for as Many as Three Terror Suspects Spanish police said up to three culprits behind this week’s deadly twin terrorist attacks could still be at large, including the man authorities suspect was the driver of a rented van that plowed into pedestrians in central Barcelona.

  • President, Mrs. Trump Won’t Attend Kennedy Center Honors

    Trumps Won’t Attend Kennedy Center Honors President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, are skipping the annual Kennedy Center Honors event celebrating artists who influence the nation’s culture, suggesting their presence would create a “political distraction.”

  • Boston Aims to Keep Peace Amid Right-Wing Rally, Counterprotests

    Boston Aims to Keep Peace Amid Right-Wing Rally, Counterprotests Right-wing rally attendees and counterprotesters assembled in Boston as authorities set tight rules to try to avoid a repeat of last week’s deadly events in Charlottesville, Va.

  • Steve Bannon, Controversial Aide to Trump, Exits White House Staff

    Steve Bannon, Controversial Aide to Trump, Is Out President Donald Trump ousted chief strategist Steve Bannon, as newly minted Chief of Staff John Kelly sought to bring order to an administration riven by infighting and power struggles, and increasingly at odds with congressional leaders.

  • White House Likely to Name Rep. Jim Bridenstine NASA Chief by Next Month

    White House Likely to Name Rep. Bridenstine NASA Chief by Next Month The White House by early September plans to nominate Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine as NASA administrator, tapping a Republican legislator who is a strong proponent of commercial space ventures.

  • Seven Stabbed in Siberian Attack

    Seven Stabbed in Siberian Attack A knife-wielding man went on a stabbing rampage in a Siberian city, wounding seven people before police shot and killed him. Islamic State claimed responsibility but Russia suggested it didn’t suspect terrorism.

  • Finland Stabbing Attack Is Being Treated as Terrorism

    Finland Stabbing Attack Is Being Treated as Terrorism Finnish police said the stabbings in the city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured are being investigated as a terrorist attack.

  • Tech Censorship of White Supremacists Draws Criticism From Within Industry

    Tech Censorship of White Supremacists Draws Criticism From Within Industry A prominent privacy group has questioned the power a few corporations have to censor, as the number of tech companies blocking white supremacists and a neo-Nazi website grow.

  • Alipay, WeChat Take Battle for Mobile-Payment Dominance Overseas

    Alipay, WeChat Take Battle for Mobile-Payment Dominance Overseas China’s tech titans are expanding into foreign markets, signing partnerships with merchants in Southeast Asia and Europe and looking to invest in payment systems in other countries.

  • London’s Giant Block Party of Design

    London’s Giant Block Party of Design This September, the London Design Festival—a bit like a giant block party—will include a big “stress ball,” odd chandeliers and Frankenstein furniture.

  • Events Across New York Will Offer Ways to Watch the Eclipse

    Events Across New York Will Offer Ways to Watch the Eclipse As the moon largely blots out the sun Monday, New Yorkers will have myriad ways to enjoy the event.

  • Samsung Investors Await Note 8 Launch and Verdict for Lee

    The Week Ahead Samsung Investors Await Note 8 Launch and Scandal Verdict For Samsung Electronics, the launch this week of a new smartphone and a court ruling for its detained de facto leader may offer closure and clarity for a company rocked by two scandals over the past year.

  • Ahead of Solar Eclipse, Quiet Communities Bustle With Preparations

    Solar Eclipse Stirs Quiet Communities Officials in normally quiet corners of the country have been preparing for months for the biggest crowds they’ve ever seen.

  • In Powerful Memoirs, Authors Recount Traumatic Memories

    Books Women Turn Traumatic Memories Into Memoirs A spate of current memoirs by women detail various forms of abuse in their families and marriages.

  • How Sonia Rykiel’s Artistic Director is Earning Her Stripes

    Sonia Rykiel Artistic Director Is Earning Her Stripes Three years into her tenure at Sonia Rykiel, Julie de Libran is celebrating the design heritage of the fashion house’s legendary founder—and moving beyond it.

  • The Case for Kendrick Lamar

    Music The Case for Kendrick Lamar Five reasons the Compton rapper, with eight MTV Video Music Awards nominations, is heir to hip-hop’s greats.

  • The Muse Turned Master

    The Muse Turned Master A new museum celebrates the work and life of sculptor Camille Claudel, who was long stuck in the shadow of her mentor and lover, Rodin.

  • Headfirst Down the River in a Bellyak

    What’s Your Workout? Headfirst Down the River in a Bellyak A North Carolina white-water expert sings the praises of the mashup of kayaking and surfing.

  • As U.S. Exports Gas to Europe, Russia Digs In

    U.S. Exports Gas to Europe, and Russia Aims to Counter As the first shipment of American liquefied natural gas heads to Lithuania, Russian companies are lowering prices, changing sales methods and developing their own LNG facilities.

  • Google Searches for Ways to Boost News Subscriptions

    Google Searches for Ways to Boost News Subscriptions The tech giant is working on new tools to help news organizations sell their wares, a move that could help ease its strained relationship with publishers.

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