In a remote city’s desperation, where at least 76 people died after drinking a tainted vodka substitute, Russia’s decline writ large.
Their struggle to find a replacement candidate for Park Geun-hye, who still commands an almost cultlike following, has given progressives an opening.
By BILLY WITZ February 18, 2017 TAMPA, Fla. — An arbitration panel ruled in favor of the Yankees on Saturday, deciding that reliever Dellin Betances will be paid $3 million this season rather than the $5 million he was seeking. The ruling came after a nearly four-hour arbitration hearing Friday at a hotel in… Continue reading
By BEN HUBBARD, ERIC LIPTON, DAN LEVIN and RICHARD C. PADDOCK February 18, 2017 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Marking the turnoff to this wealthy Arab city’s newest luxury golf course is a three-story-tall billboard bearing the name “TRUMP” in white letters as tall as a man. On what used to be an empty patch of desert now sits… Continue reading
The main goal of those involved in the effort is to convince college presidents that the Obama-era policies have positively transformed the lives of women on college campuses.
Several hundred thousand people are enduring desperate conditions and facing retribution by Islamic State fighters in the western part of the city.
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS February 18, 2017 BURNLEY, England — Lincoln City became the first nonleague team to reach the F.A. Cup quarterfinals in more than a century by beating the Premier League team Burnley, 1-0, with an 89th-minute goal on Saturday. Sean Raggett scored the most famous goal in Lincoln’s 133-year history, with goal-line… Continue reading
By JEREMY W. PETERS February 18, 2017 WASHINGTON — When Donald J. Trump first tried a few years ago to line up a speaking slot at the marquee event for the conservative grass roots, the Conservative Political Action Conference, the organizers almost rejected him because they thought he was a fraud who only wanted a… Continue reading
The move is part of an effort to implement United Nations Security Council sanctions aimed at stopping North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic-missile program.
As of Friday, health officials confirmed eight deaths and 77 diagnosed cases just in February, according to Xinhua, the state news agency.