News

Nathan Phillips: Video shows Native American man harassed by teenage boys wearing 'MAGA' hats after abortion protest

'I wish I could see that energy put into making this country, really, really great,' says Nathan Phillips

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Source: The Indipendent

gennaio 20, 2019
Over 170 refugees feared dead after dinghies capsize in Mediterranean

UN unable to verify death toll as two-month-old baby said to be among those missing

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Source: The Indipendent

gennaio 19, 2019
Julen Rosello: Spanish rescuers hope to find toddler trapped down 110m well in 36 hours

Drilling machines used in search for two-year-old six days after he fell down narrow borehole in mountainous area northeast of Malaga

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Source: The Indipendent

gennaio 19, 2019

Business

Polls Show Government Shutdown Is Eroding Faith in Economy

Consumer-sentiment readings are declining, and more Americans rate President Trump’s economic policies poorly, as the impasse in Washington drags on.

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Source: The New York Times

gennaio 18, 2019
Driverless Cars Tap the Brakes After Years of Hype

The hype that has consumed the nascent driverless car industry over the past few years has moved into a new period of cautious optimism.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

gennaio 18, 2019
Netflix Reports Paid Customers Rise on Strength Overseas

Netflix reported a jump in paid subscribers in the fourth quarter, exceeding its own expectations for growth by drawing in more customers in international markets even as domestic growth slowed.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

gennaio 18, 2019
U.S. Weaponizes Its Criminal Courts in Fight Against China and Huawei

The federal pursuit of theft charges adds pressure on Chinese tech giant Huawei by further involving the criminal-justice system in the fight against China’s alleged encroachment on intellectual property.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

gennaio 18, 2019
U.S. Debates Lifting China Tariffs to Hasten Trade Deal, Calm Markets

U.S. officials are debating ratcheting back tariffs on Chinese imports as a way to calm markets and give Beijing an incentive to make deeper concessions in a trade battle that has rattled global economies.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

gennaio 18, 2019
The U.S. and China Are Hatching a Plan to Reopen Chicken Trade

U.S. and Chinese trade officials are in talks to reopen China’s market to U.S. chicken exports as they seek to forge a new trade deal.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

gennaio 18, 2019

Arts&Culture

Nonfiction: A New History of Native Americans Responds to ‘Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee’

David Treuer’s “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee” shows the history of American Indians as more than victimhood.

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Source: The New York Times

gennaio 20, 2019
Statue of a Friendly, Selfie-Taking Devil Divides a Town

A Catholic association said that installing the statue in Segovia, Spain, would be “glorifying evil.” The artist says his work has nothing to do with religion.

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Source: The New York Times

gennaio 20, 2019
Newsbook: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Seven books present a nuanced view of this giant’s legacy in modern American civil rights.

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Source: The New York Times

gennaio 20, 2019
On ‘S.N.L.,’ a Game of ‘Deal or No Deal’ to End the Government Shutdown

The first new “Saturday Night Live” of 2019, hosted by Rachel Brosnahan, featured Alec Baldwin as President Trump and the welcome return of Pete Davidson.

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Source: The New York Times

gennaio 20, 2019

SPORT

  • Roger Federer Knocked From Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas, Age 20

    Tsitsipas, who is from Greece, reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal by upsetting Federer, the 37-year-old, two-time defending champion.

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    Source: The New York Times

    gennaio 20, 2019
  • Tiafoe Breaks Through at Australian Open With String of Upsets

    Everybody knew he would eventually shine but after less than stellar play in the run-up to the tournament there was little buzz until his unexpected wins.

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    Source: The New York Times

    gennaio 20, 2019
  • On Baseball: What Mariano Rivera Shared With Roy Halladay, Besides Hall of Fame Credentials

    Rivera showed him how he gripped a cutter, and Halladay always kept a ball with that grip traced on it. Both pitchers are sure to be inducted in Cooperstown this year.

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    Source: The New York Times

    gennaio 20, 2019
  • Australian Open: Danielle Collins Stuns Angelique Kerber to Reach Quarterfinals

    Collins, from the University of Virginia, had never won a Grand Slam match before this year but ousted the second-seeded Kerber on Sunday.

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    Source: The New York Times

    gennaio 20, 2019
  • Lindsey Vonn, Unable to Finish a Competition, Says Her Career May Be Over

    Vonn, who has been plagued by injuries and was planning to retire in December, said she expected to decide in the next few days whether she can continue her storied skiing career.

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    Source: The New York Times

    gennaio 20, 2019
  • Manny Pacquiao Defeats Adrien Broner in a Unanimous Decision

    “The Manny Pacquiao journey will still continue,” Pacquiao said after defending his piece of the welterweight title.

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    Source: The New York Times

    gennaio 20, 2019