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Soviet Veteran Who Met With Trump Jr. Is a Master of the Dark Arts

Soviet Veteran Who Met With Trump Jr. Is a Master of the Dark Arts

News July 16, 2017 at 2:41 am 0 comments

MOSCOW — Rinat Akhmetshin, the Russian-American lobbyist who met with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower in June 2016, had one consistent message for the journalists who met him over the years at the luxury hotels where he stayed in …

South Africa take control of second Test against poor England

South Africa take control of second Test against poor England

News July 15, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

South Africa hold a 205-run lead at the end of day two of the second Test against England thanks to a dismal batting display from the hosts at Trent Bridge.

England were skittled for 205 in just 51.5 overs, leaving …

Rare old master drawings to be shown at National Portrait Gallery

Rare old master drawings to be shown at National Portrait Gallery

News July 15, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

More than 50 rarely seen drawings regarded as some of the finest of any from the Renaissance and Baroque periods are to be exhibited together at a major show in London.

The National Portrait Gallery announced on Thursday its first-ever …

Walsh Jennings still believes in new partnership despite early exit at Long Beach

Walsh Jennings still believes in new partnership despite early exit at Long Beach

News July 15, 2017 at 5:42 am 0 comments

Kerri Walsh Jennings had at least one reason to celebrate Friday during the World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach. She and her partner, Nicole Branagh, defeated Kelley Larsen and Betsi Flint. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

As …

Transit advocates, pols are worried about upcoming lifestyle changes caused by L train shutdown

Transit advocates, pols are worried about upcoming lifestyle changes caused by L train shutdown

News July 15, 2017 at 2:48 am 0 comments

Transit advocates and pols are already jumpy about the looming lifestyle changes the L train closure will impose.

The L train shutdown is more than a year away, but transit advocates and pols are already jumpy about the looming lifestyle …

Movie reviews: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ swings into theaters July 14, along with ‘The Journey’

Movie reviews: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ swings into theaters July 14, along with ‘The Journey’

News July 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

20th Century Fox, 2017.

We’ve made it more than half-way through 2017 and we’re now more than half-way through the Summer blockbuster season. That means war…"War for the Planet of the Apes," that is. It’s the third (and final?) chapter …

What’s Actually Wrong With the U.S. Health System

What’s Actually Wrong With the U.S. Health System

News July 14, 2017 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

On the heels of the Senate’s latest attempt at replacing the Affordable Care Act, the Commonwealth Fund has released its latest evaluation of what, exactly, ails the U.S. health-care system. Once again, the think tank found the U.S. medical system …

Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

News July 14, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

he annual January gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos is usually a placid affair: a place for well-heeled participants to exchange notes on global business opportunities, or powder conditions on the local ski slopes, while cradling champagne and …

Exclusive interview: New video, music and book from Brad Cox and We Love The Underground

Exclusive interview: New video, music and book from Brad Cox and We Love The Underground

News July 14, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

Video provided by Brad Cox/YouTube

Baltimore band We Love the Underground has been Brad Cox’s active project since his last successful group Skitzo Calypso circled the Mid-Atlantic area from 1996-2014. Recently Brad released his first EP under his own name, …

What we know — and don’t know — about hate crimes in America

What we know — and don’t know — about hate crimes in America

News July 14, 2017 at 5:37 am 0 comments

A member of the Ku Klux Klan in Hampton Bays, New York on November 22, 2016

“Go home. We need Americans here!” white supremacist Jeremy Joseph Christian yelled at two black women — one wearing a hijab — on a …