Legal rulings cheered by Republicans when they set back the Obama administration are now causing some grief for the current White House occupant.
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Demonstrations continued in Caracas after President Nicolás Maduro defied international calls to allow peaceful assemblies and ordered his forces into the streets. Hit with tear gas, some protesters fought back with firebombs.
April 16, 2017 Retro Report By CLYDE HABERMAN In America’s most storied political family, Rosemary Kennedy was the first in her generation to die of natural causes. Before then, a brother had been killed in war, a sister in a plane crash and two other brothers in assassinations. Not much of Ms…. Continue reading
April 15, 2017 Extra Bases By TYLER KEPNER They are the timeless battery of baseball, the one that keeps going and going. No current combination of catcher and starting pitcher has lasted longer than Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright, who will start for the St. Louis Cardinals at Yankee Stadium on Sunday… Continue reading
Reports have emerged of large-scale abductions and abuse of men perceived to be gay or bisexual carried out by security forces.
Online check-ins, airport kiosks and the like are divorcing travelers from human workers, with the effort to drag a passenger off a United Airlines flight the culmination.
By RYAN McMORROW April 11, 2017 BEIJING — An ambitious Chinese technology giant with a French-sounding name burst into the United States last year with dreams of disruption. Called LeEco, it offered to buy Vizio, one of the biggest names in American big-screen televisions, for $2 billion. Its founder backed an American start-up that… Continue reading
By MARK LANDLER April 11, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump, plainly frustrated by China’s inaction on North Korea, aimed his Twitter feed at Beijing on Tuesday, telling the Chinese government that the United States would exchange trade concessions for support in pressuring Pyongyang. “I explained to the President of China that a trade deal… Continue reading
April 10, 2017 By PUI-WING TAM One of the hottest technology trends in recent years has been the rise of artificial intelligence. What people often overlook is that the trend was not born in Silicon Valley, but in other places, including Canada. Canada was the home of many researchers including Geoff Hinton,… Continue reading