• Jody Wilson-Raybould’s Book Shows — Again — She’s Not Just Another Politician (in Culture) 23 Sep 2019 11:10 From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada By Jody Wilson-Raybould UBC Press Books (2019) Most books by politicians published during an election campaign have very short half-lives: their purpose is to generate some news …
  • Experienced Labour pollster joins Lexington to bolster election offer 23 Sep 2019 10:38 As an experienced pollster, Cook worked for the Labour Party for nearly 30 years, providing electoral analysis during six general elections, including the three that Labour won under Tony Blair. His knowledge of the UK electoral geography saw him co- …
  • Why Congress would be better off holding no hearings at all 23 Sep 2019 10:24 OPINION — Nobody loves a congressional hearing more than I do. The gavel, the suspense, the minutiae — I love it all. But until members of Congress can control their worst urges during televised hearings, they should suspend them altogether or risk losing …
  • Instilling nationalism and unity through General Studies 23 Sep 2019 09:16 AS the ones who will be holding Malaysia’s reins in the future, the nation’s young citizens must possess a strong nationalistic spirit and love for the country’s diverse society. General Studies or Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) is one course with a …
  • Julian Clary: ‘I have the right to be a camp, effeminate homosexual’ 23 Sep 2019 07:59 In a secluded room in the Guardian offices, Julian Clary is letting me have a look at his ring. Oh, do behave, readers – it’s his wedding ring: black, ceramic, studded with a diamond and, as he gleefully points out, rather S&M-looking. He wed his …
  • Stellar Cillian plays a Blinder: CLAUDIA CONNELL reviews the weekend's TV  23 Sep 2019 03:42 Peaky Blinders Rating: Tories At War Rating: Resurrecting characters everyone assumed were dead has been a recurring theme in Peaky Blinders (BBC1, Sunday). Linda Shelby looked to be a goner earlier in the series, Arthur Shelby faked his own death long ago …
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fleabag' score top honors at Emmy Awards 23 Sep 2019 03:16 HBO's fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" and Amazon's dark comedy "Fleabag" won top honors at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, capping off a night that moved briskly without a host and largely shied away from political …
  • Banking for development 23 Sep 2019 02:55 Banks’ contribution towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is not impressive, although they have been making some efforts. They need to do more and do it wholeheartedly. Since 2015, banks have been lending aggressively to farmers, …
  • PSA: A law to curb smuggling, but used against political rivals 22 Sep 2019 21:33 The PSA allowed the government to detain any person above the age of 16 without trial for two years. SRINAGAR: In 1978, the Jammu and Kashmir government led by its legendary leader Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah introduced the J&K Public Safety Act (PSA) as …
  • Economy to water, Maharashtra politics to movies- Full coverage of India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019 22 Sep 2019 20:56 With over two days of engaging conversations, fiery debates and inspiring keynotes, the India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019 played host to an idea exchange that covered varied topics. From the Indian economy and the situation in Kashmir to the politics of …
  • Denver’s Biennial of the Americas is back, and there’s a lot to do and see this year 22 Sep 2019 19:27 “Jaguara” takes over Civic Center at the end of the 2019 Biennial of the Americas. (Sonic Design, provided by Biennial of the Americas) From a marketing perspective, the Biennial of the Americas pretty much starts from scratch every two years. Denver’s …
  • ‘Downton Abbey’ Opens to $30 Million, Crushing Specialized Competition 22 Sep 2019 18:59 For core arthouses with access to “Downton Abbey,” this is a very lucky weekend. The theatrical-feature extension of the hit ITV/PBS English upper-crust soap opera opened to nearly $30 million, opening in over 3,000 theaters this weekend. Not long ago, …
  • After ‘gutter politics’, Karachi a battleground for ‘mosquito politics’ 22 Sep 2019 15:58 JI-backed NGO fumiga­tes air-condit­ioned Sindh Assemb­ly hall ‘becaus­e no one else will’ A family rides a camel past the construction of an office building and mall complex on Clifton beach in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS KARACHI: It appears that after a …
  • Weekend Box Office: ‘Ad Astra’ And ‘Rambo’ Both Grossed $19 Million 22 Sep 2019 15:55 Brad Pitt in 'Ad Astra' Fox and DisneyWhile Downton Abbey lorded over the box office with a $31 million domestic debut, two star-driven, and equally adult-skewing flicks battled it out to a glorified tie. Brad Pitt’s $80 million sci-fi original Ad …
  • The Andrew Marr Show, Ridge on Sunday, reviews 22 Sep 2019 14:48 THE tribes of Westminster are not by nature nomadic. They move short distances between parliament, media HQ at Millbank, and a circuit of restaurants as need dictates. But once a year, come annual conference time, the caravans hit the road. Last week it …
  • Theater in L.A. this week: ‘Gem of the Ocean,’ ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ 22 Sep 2019 13:06 Here is a list of new plays, Critics’ Choices, etc. for Sept. 22-29. Capsule reviews are by Charles McNulty (C.M.), Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.). Openings The Australian Pink Floyd …
  • Judge Jeanine Pirro Talks Law and Order with American Thinker 22 Sep 2019 09:36 In her latest book, Radicals, Resistance, and Revenge, Judge Jeanine Pirro delves into how the Left has dropped all pretense of civility, fairness, or decency.  The book explores the three Rs: Russia, Racism, and Recession, used to destroy President Trump, …
  • Confirmation hearing process under scrutiny, but revision may be delayed 22 Sep 2019 09:13 The country’s political parties are once again seeking to revamp parliamentary confirmation hearings for government posts, driven by the controversies surrounding Justice Minister Cho Kuk. Rather than being a stage for vetting nominees for high-level posts …
  • Political crisis plunges oil industry into state of uncertainty -Charles Ramson Jnr. 22 Sep 2019 06:14 Sep 22, 2019 News 0 By Kiana Wilburg The APNU+AFC government’s failure to hold elections by or on September 18, last, has attracted harsh criticism from several quarters, all of which conclude that it is in breach of the Constitution and can only be seen …
  • 'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas' movie review: Karan Deol makes a frozen debut 22 Sep 2019 03:19 Sahher Sethi is a celebrated video blogger in Delhi. At the last minute, she bows out of a family gathering and sets out to expose a plush camping resort in Manali. Sahher is forcibly incredulous, squeezing out incriminating reviews from fellow campers. …
  • In art world, political correctness or blatant insensitivity? You judge 22 Sep 2019 02:30 David Ng offers 10 controversial matters in the art world, from operas to art installations. G et ready to be offended. The art world has seen its fair share of political correctness controversies since the term entered the popular lexicon close to 25 …
  • FB suspends ‘tens of thousands’ of apps in privacy review 22 Sep 2019 01:58 FB suspends ‘tens of thousands’ of apps in privacy review SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has said it suspended “tens of thousands” of apps on its platform as a result of a privacy practices review launched following a scandal involving Cambridge Analytica. The …
  • Trump’s inside take-down plotters revealed 22 Sep 2019 00:51 Steve Bannon has been described as the “most dangerous political operative in America”, and is often credited as the brains behind Donald Trump’s stunning election win in 2016. But a powerful new documentary, The Brink, highlights the former White House …
  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey listed his Hollywood Hills home for... 21 Sep 2019 17:02   Photo: Tamir Kalifa, Associated Press FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, "Infowars" host Alex Jones arrives at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas. Jones filed a motion Friday, July 20, 2018, to dismiss a defamation lawsuit …
  • The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup 21 Sep 2019 11:04 Joe Abercrombie returns to the fantasy world of his bestselling First Law series with A Little Hatred (Gollancz, £18.99), the first volume in a new trilogy. The Union is under threat from enemies on its northern border and ravaged by industrial revolution …
  • Bank of Canada making effort to lie low during federal election campaign 21 Sep 2019 10:30 OTTAWA — The economy is a top concern for Canadian voters and the Bank of Canada, an authority on the issue, will be largely silent during the federal election campaign. The quiet is deliberate. The central bank says it wants to avoid making any possible …
  • BOOKS: Busby anthology evokes black pride 21 Sep 2019 08:47 By KARI MUTU More by this Author Twenty-seven years after her first anthology, Ghanaian-born writer and editor Margaret Busby has released another literary feat titled, New Daughters of Africa; An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African …
  • 'Bombay changed when citizens' needs were demoted' 21 Sep 2019 04:02 INTERVIEW Gerson Da Cunha, Veteran ad man & theatre personality Gerson du Cunha recounts the story of independent India and her commercial capital from his vantage point in journalism, advertising and theatre, and recalls how Bombay became Mumbai well …
  • The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Grant Robertson 21 Sep 2019 02:16 Press Release – The Nation Finance Minister Grant Robertson is under intense scrutiny. New figures show economic growth has slowed to levels not seen for six years. And he has chosen not to answer questions about when he heard about serious allegations of …
  • Trump pressured Ukrainian president to investigate Biden's son, reports say 21 Sep 2019 02:13 Donald Trump pressed the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate Joe Biden, multiple reports say, as Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival. It was the latest revelation in a showdown between congressional …
  • 10 Movies That Had Huge Oscar Buzz Until The Screened 21 Sep 2019 01:03 Picture this: you have what looks like a sure fire prestige picture sitting in your hands. Whether you instigated a bidding war on the festival scene, have partnered with a streaming giant to strike a blow for freedom against the Hollywood machine, or just …
  • Everything you need to know about the U.N. General Assembly 21 Sep 2019 00:21 WELCOME TO POLITICO'S FIRST-EVER UNITED NATIONS PLAYBOOK. Why are we doing this? The United Nations General Assembly, from the depths of the Cold War to today, is simply the world’s biggest diplomatic platform. Each year, representatives of nearly 200 …
  • The difference between national security and foreign competition 20 Sep 2019 23:35 Other countries have directly invested $4.3 trillion here, making the U.S. the world's number one destination for investment. That’s good for our economy-and foreign investors. America’s open investment environment fosters competition and innovation …
  • Why the Whistle-Blower Complaint Is Falling on Deaf Ears 20 Sep 2019 20:29 The whistle-blower protection law applicable to intelligence agencies, enacted 20 years after FISA, tries to split the same difference. It empowers whistle-blowing within the intelligence community, but imposes more constraints than any other federal …
  • Fredericton MLA worries 'political will' not there to fight crystal meth 20 Sep 2019 19:42 David Coon, the MLA for Fredericton South, describes crystal meth as a "diabolical" drug that is hurting communities and doing permanent damage to the people who use it. "It's a huge problem and we're losing people," he said. …
  • Week Ahead – Markets remain focused on geopolitical risk 20 Sep 2019 19:37 Iran, Trade Updates, Fed Speak, more rate decisions in focus  We could see markets return to being fixated on trade updates, some corporate earnings (Nike, Micron, Conagra and Vail Resorts), yield curve inversions and stress on the money markets.  On …
  • ‘Les Misérables’ Marks France’s First Oscar Submission By a Black Filmmaker 20 Sep 2019 19:37 Ladj Ly’s politically-charged feature debut, “Les Miserables,” which won the Jury Prize at Cannes, has been selected by France’s Oscar committee as the country’s submission to the international feature film competition. While much has been made about the …
  • Trump denies Hillary Clinton claim he sought foreign help for 2020 election 20 Sep 2019 18:56 Donald Trump on Friday denied an accusation from his political rival Hillary Clinton that he sought help from a foreign government to help his bid for re-election – a potential replay of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The White House …
  • Letter | The early days of mass media 20 Sep 2019 17:09 To the editor: There were real concerns about television, even in its infancy. Some five years into the advent of commercial television, during June, 1951, under the byline of writer Jack Gould, the New York Times published a seven part examination of …
  • Crisis building while Morrison plays king of the Canberra bubble 20 Sep 2019 15:22 And after only four months, it's early in the term of the new Parliament so hope of a policy renaissance lives. But after six years, it's late in the life of the Coalition government. There's no shortage of problems in need of tackling. For …
  • Review: Hozier at Manchester O2 Apollo 20 Sep 2019 11:02 After the resounding success of his 2014 debut album, Hozier took five years off, made some porridge , took some time to himself, and got to work on the next. It was worth the wait. Filled with a heady mix of upbeat and upsetting, Wasteland, Baby! slots …
  • The Citadel, tourism, political history and more in the Gozo Observer 20 Sep 2019 10:58 The latest edition of The Gozo Observer includes interesting articles by various contributors with subjects mainly relating to Gozo. Published by the University of Malta Gozo Campus, this 29th edition has an editorial by Professor Maurice Cauchi, focusing …
  • Cameron onslaught leaves former PM looking cursed 20 Sep 2019 10:16 David Cameron’s loose talk about asking the Queen to ‘raise an eyebrow’ during the Scottish independence referendum to try to sway the result has given columnists renewed reason for criticism of the ex-Prime Minister. After Buckingham Palace said Cameron’s …
  • Friday Film Wrap: ‘The Zoya Factor’ competes with ‘Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas’, ‘Rambo' 20 Sep 2019 08:03 New Delhi: It’s a fairly exciting week at the movies with two big-ticket Bollywood films competing with a major Hollywood offering. Romantic drama The Zoya Factor starring Dulquer Salmaan and Sonam Kapoor directed by Abhishek Sharma is an uneven page-to- …
  • Prassthanam movie review and rating: Critics' verdict on Sanjay Dutt's film 20 Sep 2019 07:58 Sanjay Dutt in PrassthanamPR Handout Sanjay Dutt starrer Prassthanam has finally hit the theatres on September 20 and the responses from critics and audience has been pouring on social media. Directed by Deva Katta, the movie also stars Jackie Shroff, …
  • British rapper Dave wins UK’s Mercury Prize as PM gets slammed 20 Sep 2019 07:16 British rapper Dave accepts the Mercury Prize award for his album ‘Psychodrama’ at the awards ceremony in central London September 19, 2019. — AFP pic LONDON, Sept 20 — Angst-filled rapper Dave scooped up Britain’s coveted Mercury Prize yesterday in a …
  • The old adage that political careers end in failure needs to be rethought 20 Sep 2019 06:57 Thus far conspicuous by his absence from the Brexit debacle that some would say is partially a result of his decision to call a referendum in the first place, former Prime Minister David Cameron has returned to the limelight this week with the publication …
  • Traveling Without Moving: How The Internet Creates Perpetual Consumers 20 Sep 2019 05:51 Pedestrians walk along a street at night in Yuzawa, Niigata Prefecture. For Japan’s growing flood of foreign tourists, one of the top internet search terms is “onsen,” the traditional hot springs where travelers have soaked since the days of the samurai. …
  • Kaappaan Movie Review 20 Sep 2019 05:38 It is quite a known fact that Tamil superstar Suriya Sivakumar’s movies are like festivals in India. His ardent fans have already begun with the celebrations as the much talked about Kaappaan hits the screens today. Kaappaan starring Mohanlal, Suriya, Arya …
  • John Humphrys calls it a day after 32 years on Today programme 20 Sep 2019 05:17 AS at many a leaving do, it was not clear if the crowd was there to praise the departing Caesar or make sure he was indeed being buried. But turn up they did yesterday to wave John Humphrys off after his last Today show. Two past prime ministers, Dame Edna …
  • Business Maverick: Zuckerberg Meets Trump at White House With Facebook on the Defensive 20 Sep 2019 02:45 Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg  had a constructive meeting with the president at the White House, according to a Facebook spokesman. Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, attended the meeting, along with Dan Scavino, …
  • Punjab CM and his ministers approve ordinance to exclude CM’s advisors from office of profit 20 Sep 2019 02:02 Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh reviews ongoing construction work for the Kartarpur Corridor, at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur, Thursday. (Photo: PTI) Under fire from opposition for appointing six advisors to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, the state …
  • Pauline Hanson has been handed a win for her support 20 Sep 2019 00:23 Posted September 20, 2019 10:11:32 John Howard is remembered by his Liberal tribe as a reformer, but his legacy is mixed. The GST has endured but he essentially doomed his government when he let his ideological obsession with industrial relations run away …
  • ESG Investing: Is Starbucks a Responsible Investment? 19 Sep 2019 23:59 We are leading [Starbucks] to try to redefine the role and responsibility of a public company. -- Howard Schultz, former Starbucks Chairman and CEO The Seattle-based coffeehouse chain single-handedly changed the way North Americans think about a great cup …
  • A Divine Sound: With Genre Dead, Ayoni is Very Much Alive 19 Sep 2019 23:56 Ayoni Thompson intends to have her music sound unique because, as she says, “The best art is the art that is sure of itself.” (Photo courtesy of Caleb Griffin) “Ayoni, a rising R&B singer from Barbados,” is how Paper Magazine describes Thornton School …
  • Germany’s pricey “coal exit” 19 Sep 2019 23:01 THEY CAME in hi-vis jackets and anoraks, beating drums and blowing whistles as the rain pelted down, defiantly defending their dying industry. Perhaps a thousand miners and other workers turned out at the Schwarze Pumpe coal-fired power plant in eastern …
  • Migration IV: The state of SA's borders 19 Sep 2019 22:01 Tove van Lennep says these require serious attention to counter irregular migration Migration IV: The state of South Africa's borders 19 September 2019 POROUS BORDERS FUEL XENOPHOBIA Confidence in the country’s border control, border security and …
  • GOP lawmakers mull 'E-Verify' issue 19 Sep 2019 21:38 TALLAHASSEE — A Republican lawmaker who helped Gov. Ron DeSantis deliver this spring on a key campaign promise to ban so-called sanctuary cities is non-committal about sponsoring legislation that would require businesses to check the immigration status of …
  • BCC exhibit shines needed light on one nation’s history 19 Sep 2019 21:34 “Never again — our solemn vow. That’s why we all share Cambodia. Isn’t great how far we’ve all come since then?” Mission of Burma   Most Americans’ knowledge of Cambodia — if they have any at all — likely comes from the 1985 movie “The Killing Fields,” …
  • Christopher Eccleston talks Doctor Who, The Leftovers, the Smiths and deciding to come to Edmonton ... 19 Sep 2019 19:47 With Christopher Eccleston’s upcoming appearance Saturday, Edmonton Expo can check off three of five major incarnations of modern-age Doctor Who after David Tennant and Matt Smith buzzed through last year. His single-year performance as the war-traumatized …
  • World: Special Investigations into Peacekeeping Performance in Protecting Civilians: Enhancing Transparency and Accountability 19 Sep 2019 17:42 Evan Cinq-Mars Since August 2016, the United Nations has launched three special investigations into allegations of underperformance or egregious failure to protect civilians through UN peacekeeping missions. There have been marked differences in how the UN …
  • The beautiful game: Does FIFA 20 hit the back of the net? 19 Sep 2019 16:30 For over 25 years, FIFA has become the most popular sports video game - but does the football series continue to hit the back of the net? The latest edition in the best-selling franchise - FIFA 20 - is set to hit shops on September 27, and the first …
  • Chef Jeremy Gross Goes Old School With Brisket 19 Sep 2019 15:59 bhofack2 / iStock / Getty Images Plus By Keri White Chef Jeremy Gross has an impressive Philadelphia food resume, but his award-winning brisket recipe is his mom’s. The old-school dish uses several ingredients that might not be found in a high-end …
  • Comedian Chelsea Handler says she needed 'therapy' before interviewing conservatives 19 Sep 2019 15:46 Comedian Chelsea Handler says she needed 'therapy' before interviewing conservatives for white privilege documentary that has been panned by critics Chelsea Handler claimed she needed therapy before interviewing conservatives The comedian's new …
  • Review: Macbeth at Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre 19 Sep 2019 15:27 Paramilitaries wearing gas masks armed with rifles burst onto the stage. Another descends from the ceiling. Macbeth is wearing combat pants and wrap-around shades perched atop her head. If anyone had stumbled into this startling re-imagining without …
  • How Should We Remember the Art of Emil Nolde? 19 Sep 2019 13:16 Life of Christ (1911–12), by Emil Nolde at the Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) exhibition in Berlin, 1938. ( Zentralarchiv der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin) The paradox has long been noted: One of the most prominent modernist artists in Germany, Emil …
  • Bellevue has fallen in love with Núodle and its unique hand-pulled beef noodle soup. Will this rival Seattle’s love for pho? 19 Sep 2019 13:04 Núodle | Seattle Times Critic’s Pick | ★★★ | Chinese | $ | Bellevue | 14603 N.E. 20th St. Suite #6, Bellevue; 425-395-9999; nuodle.us; 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily; no reservations accepted BELLEVUE — Were you at the bitter end of the line that snaked out the …
  • Joe Kennedy to launch Democratic primary bid against Sen. Ed Markey 19 Sep 2019 11:22 Alex Moe and Ben Kamisar 1h ago / 10:00 AM UTC Joe Kennedy to announce Massachusetts Senate primary bid against incumbent Ed Markey WASHINGTON — Rep Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., will announce this weekend that he is launching a bid for the U.S. Senate, …
  • Don't Look Back in Anger: The Rise and Fall of Cool Britannia by Daniel Rachel - review 19 Sep 2019 11:10 God, this book made me miss the Nineties. The era of Britpop and Blair, Fever Pitch and TFI Friday, when comedy was the new rock ’n’ roll and Primrose Hill the new Sodom and Gomorrah. It all seems so carefree and innocent in hindsight, even the feuds and …
  • The Confession by Jessie Burton - review 19 Sep 2019 11:09 When a woman gets to her mid-thirties, society expects her to have reached certain milestones: a fulfilling job, a career even, and to have settled on a partner and be seriously thinking about children. This, 37-year-old Jessie Burton’s third novel, is an …
  • The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray - review 19 Sep 2019 11:08 If Douglas Murray were an academic or a politician, or worked for a company like Google, he would probably have been fired. But as a journalist he is, at least for the time being, able to voice his forthright views in a way few others are permitted or …
  • David Cameron publication day: Former PM hits campaign trail as HarperCollins hails pre-order success 19 Sep 2019 09:57 David Cameron marked publication day of his autobiography today (19th September) with a flurry of high profile interviews as HarperCollins hails the success of his memoir.  The former prime minister's marked publication of For the Record (William …
  • Swiss National Bank statement 19 Sep 2019 07:50 ZURICH, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Swiss National Bank made the following statement after its policy review on Thursday: The Swiss National Bank is keeping the SNB policy rate and interest on sight deposits at the SNB at −0.75%. It remains willing to …
  • Why can’t we agree on what’s true anymore? 19 Sep 2019 05:55 We live in a time of political fury and hardening cultural divides. But if there is one thing on which virtually everyone is agreed, it is that the news and information we receive is biased. Every second of every day, someone is complaining about bias, in …
  • Comic Reviews: House of X, Spider-Man 19 Sep 2019 05:24 Hello and welcome to 411mania’s weekly Comic Book Review! Each week we’ll be serving up a warm dish of reviews (and previews) from Marvel, DC, and anything else that captures our interest. What did you pick up this week? Let us know in the comments.Want to …
  • Minden book club celebrates 100 years 19 Sep 2019 04:18 The Book Club of Minden celebrated its 100th year on September 18th, 2019. Founded in 1919 by six leading ladies of Minden, this club was formed as literary and social club consisting of twenty members. Today, the club still maintains that number. …
  • Asian Markets Mixed After Fed Meeting; BOJ, Hong Kong Political Unrest in Focus 19 Sep 2019 04:02 Investing.com - Asian stocks were mixed in morning trade on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut its key interest rate for the second time in two meetings. China’s Shanghai Composite and the Shenzhen Component gained 0.1% and 0.3% respectively by 10 …
  • ALEX BRUMMER: China having a grip on our stock exchange is fraught with danger - it must be resisted 19 Sep 2019 03:45 Sitting in the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is a shining symbol of the City’s huge contribution to Britain’s economy. Banking, insurance and finance earn this country a surplus of £60 billion a year on services provided to …
  • ‘Mother of parliaments closed by the father of lies’ court told 19 Sep 2019 01:37 BORIS Johnson has been branded the “father of lies” on the second day of the historic legal case which could ultimately decide his premiership. The Prime Minister was also accused of being open to “low, dishonest, dirty tricks” by those challenging his …
  • EC reviews election preparedness ahead of Maharashtra polls 18 Sep 2019 22:56 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 18 (ANI): Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday reviewed poll preparedness ahead of upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, officials of the state election commission …
  • Little Read Lakeshore activities to begin Saturday 18 Sep 2019 22:47  The fall 2019 Little Read Lakeshore, organized by Hope College with community partners across west Michigan, won’t be all that little, featuring two months’ worth of activities — about 20 in total — throughout the area for young children focused around …
  • The 86 Most Essential Fantastic Fest Movies: The Wildest Genre Films From Around the World 18 Sep 2019 19:38 Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 by Jacob Hall Fantastic Fest, the Austin, Texas-based, Alamo Drafthouse-hosted film festival celebrating the wildest and most unique genre movies from around the world, turns 15 this year. As someone who has been …
  • Susan Sontag and the age of celebrity 18 Sep 2019 17:39 Susan Sontag’s position as the most respected and name-checked English-language critic of her time was accomplished in the face of some hefty obstacles. In an age of virtuoso performers (Joan Didion, Norman Mailer, Pauline Kael), her style could feel …
  • Box Office: How Stallone’s ‘Rambo’ Pioneered The ‘Dark Knight’-Style Breakout Sequel 18 Sep 2019 16:24 'Rambo: First Blood Part II' LionsgateLionsgate has declared today “Rambo Day,” presumably because Rambo: Last Blood is opening Thursday night and because Fox thought Ad Astra Day would be confusing and odd. Last Blood is the first chapter in …
  • The 50 best comedians of the 21st century 18 Sep 2019 15:55 50 The queen of indie comedy announced herself as a sweet-natured woman-child, making not so much shows as scrapbooks of the things that made her big heart burst. Then, just as the coalition government came into power, the girl from Orpington pivoted …
  • Exxon Announces Another Big Find As Guyana Elections Approach 18 Sep 2019 15:40 David Arthur Granger, President of Guyana, addresses the 72nd UN General Assembly on September 20, 2017, at the United Nations in New York. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images) AFP/Getty …
  • Government lost thousands of years’ worth of production during shutdown 18 Sep 2019 15:06 To listen to the Federal Newscast on your phone or mobile device, subscribe on PodcastOne or Apple Podcasts. The best listening experience on desktop can be found using Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Agencies spent nearly $3.7 billion on furloughed federal …
  • ACLU report alleges medical neglect, maltreatment at Aurora ICE facility run by GEO Group 18 Sep 2019 14:32 The day Neda Samimi-Gomez learned her 64-year-old father had died in immigration detention in Aurora is etched in her memory. She didn’t get a call from immigration officials until two days after his death. The more details she learned, the sicker she felt …
  • NBC relies on old pros and old ideas in new fall series 18 Sep 2019 13:03 This is another in a series of columns about new broadcast network shows premiering this fall . NBC is borrowing a page from CBS and trotting out new series with recognizable faces and names, including Jimmy Smits, Bradley Whitford and Kal Penn. The names …
  • Facebook Has a ‘Supreme Court’ Now 18 Sep 2019 11:24 Good Wednesday morning. On the agenda: The Fed will conduct another market operation today to control short-term interest rates, and it is expected to announce another cut to its benchmark rate. More below. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.) …
  • European Homeland Security And Public Safety Market Technologies From 2016-2022. 18 Sep 2019 10:52 Sep 18, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- In light of the alarming ISIS-inspired terror threats and the migration crisis, it is clear that present European security infrastructure cannot meet the challenge. A major overhaul of Western Europe's internal …
  • As Harris falters, campaign and allies mull next steps 18 Sep 2019 10:47 Deepa Shivaram, Vaughn Hillyard and Beth Fouhy 12m ago / 10:35 AM UTC As Harris falters, campaign and allies mull next steps Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., once viewed as a top-tier contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has lost …
  • Stephen Merchant’s Failed Elevator Pitch 18 Sep 2019 10:05 In Hollywood lingo, an elevator pitch is an extremely short speech given to convince a potential investor to put money into a movie, in roughly the same amount of time it takes to ride in an elevator. In other words, the plot or theme of the movie must be …
  • REELING 2019 REVIEWS 17 Sep 2019 18:08 For complete festival information including locations, and to buy tickets, visit reelingfilmfestival.org . —THE SHINY SHRIMPS ( *** ) ( Sept. 19, 7 p.m. after opening night party at 6 p.m. ) It's not whether you win or lose that counts, it's …
  • The Technology 202: Snap launches political ads library 17 Sep 2019 14:58 The Snapchat login page. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images) Ctrl + N Snap is attempting to shed more light on which political players are using its platform to reach voters as the 2020 campaign ramps up. It's the latest move by a big social media …
  • Andrew Marr Show, Sunday Politics Scotland, Ridge on Sunday reviews 16 Sep 2019 01:57 POLITICS hardly lacks colour at the moment and the Sunday shows are no exception. Today's viewing provided a paint chart of hues, some of which were garish enough to make you cry. There was Incredible Hulk Green, named after the comic book character …
  • Adam reviews 'RIT School of Film & Animation Honors Show 2019,' 'Oz and Effect,' and '‘33 (a kabarett)' 15 Sep 2019 19:02 I always try to make a point of attending the annual Fringe program from RIT’s School of Film and Animation, which presents a host of films (34 this year) produced by the students of SOFA. The works are selected to represent every year of the school’s …
  • Cinematic Spillover: Short Reviews of Hustlers, Official Secrets, Linda Ronstadt Doc and More 14 Sep 2019 04:55 Here are a few short reviews of movies opening Friday, September 13 at San Antonio theaters. Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles Broadway buffs and theater geeks will likely find plenty to love in Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles, a documentary on the history and …
  • University of Alaska regents vote to move ahead with program reviews 13 Sep 2019 03:24 University of Alaska regents voted on Thursday to move ahead with reviews of programs and units, but under a slightly more flexible timeline, before deciding how to best structure the public university system. “It gets us moving forward, and we’ve got to …
  • Task Force reviews mental health recommendations 12 Sep 2019 14:59 Leavenworth County commissioners were briefed Wednesday on recommendations of a task force for addressing issues related to mental health. Leavenworth County commissioners were briefed Wednesday on recommendations of a task force for addressing issues …