News

Teenage girl killed in Oklahoma gas blast that could be heard 30 miles away

<p>Gas leak from fireplace blamed for massive blast in Oklahoma City</p>

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Source: The Independent

25 Settembre, 2020
Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets

Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor’s death has poured into America’s streets

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Source: The Independent

24 Settembre, 2020
FDA expected to announce rigorous standards for potential coronavirus vaccines, which will likely prevent approval by election day

<p>President Donald Trump claimed shot would be ready by 3 November</p>

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Source: The Independent

23 Settembre, 2020

Business

Why the U.S. Risks Repeating 2009’s Economic Stimulus Mistakes

In the wake of the last recession, government spending dried up, dragging out the recovery. Policymakers warn against letting that happen again.

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Source: The New York Times

24 Settembre, 2020
Unemployment Claims Rise as Job Rebound Loses Momentum

New filings for unemployment benefits rose last week, signaling continued layoffs even before autumn chills outdoor business.

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Source: The New York Times

24 Settembre, 2020
Rishi Sunak warns jobs plan will not stem UK’s rising unemployment

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Source: The Guardian

24 Settembre, 2020
Britain Introduces a Scaled-Back Wage Support Plan

As the country faces a second wave of coronavirus infections, the government doesn’t want to support jobs propped up solely by fiscal stimulus.

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Source: The New York Times

24 Settembre, 2020
Rishi Sunak’s jobs plan reduces the immediate risk, but it’s flawed

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Source: The Guardian

24 Settembre, 2020
UK coronavirus: record 6,634 new cases reported; chancellor announces job support scheme – as it happened

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Source: The Guardian

24 Settembre, 2020

Arts&Culture

Seeking the Humanity in the Story of Kim Wall’s Murder

A new TV series, “The Investigation,” fictionalizes the police investigation into the killing of the Swedish journalist, resisting the usual trappings of Nordic noir.

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Source: The New York Times

25 Settembre, 2020
From All-Star Flop to Astute Satire in Just 50 Years

“The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer” involved major names like John Cleese and Harold Pinter and anticipated U.S. and British politics. Why didn’t it catch on?

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Source: The New York Times

25 Settembre, 2020
BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Eddie Redmayne is ready to stand up for his rights in blistering courtroom drama 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: The actor portrays Tom Hayden, a towering figure of 1960s activism, in Aaron Sorkin's thrilling and energetic exploration of the court case.

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Source: Daily Mail

25 Settembre, 2020
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: The hen party hotel so gaudy, it would make Louis XIV blush

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: Here's how the staff at Britain's wildest hotel know when a hen party on the top floor went with a bang.

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Source: Daily Mail

25 Settembre, 2020

SPORT

  • Jamal Murray Gets the Acclaim, but the Lakers Close In on the Series

    “Jamal had it going,” LeBron James said. “The kid is special.”

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    Source: The New York Times

    25 Settembre, 2020
  • Home-Field Advantage Won’t Matter This October. Did It Ever?

    With Major League Baseball holding the postseason at neutral sites, the games will lack their usual raucous atmosphere. But recent history suggests playing at home doesn’t make much of a difference, anyway.

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    Source: The New York Times

    25 Settembre, 2020
  • Washington N.F.L. Team’s Drama Fueled by Owners’ Fight Over Payout

    The team’s controlling owner, Daniel Snyder, withheld dividend payouts to partners in the spring, leading to an arbitration case and a boardroom brawl that has spilled into public view.

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    Source: The New York Times

    25 Settembre, 2020
  • Chirinos homers as Mets maintain playoff hopes, top Nats 3-2

    Robinson Chirinos homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Thursday night to keep their flickering postseason hopes alive

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    Source: The Independent

    25 Settembre, 2020
  • MLB moving amateur draft to All-Star week in July

    Major League Baseball is moving its amateur draft to the All-Star break beginning next season

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    Source: The Independent

    25 Settembre, 2020
  • Basketball Persists in Mexico Amid the Pandemic

    The Astros de Jalisco are competing in Mexico’s top professional basketball league during the pandemic. But several teams have decided it’s not worth playing.

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    Source: The New York Times

    24 Settembre, 2020