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People are not pleased that President Trump decided to unload the details of his electoral victory and political battles onto America's youth during his speech Monday night at the quadrennial Boy Scout Jamboree. In Trump's freewheeling speech before 30,000 Boy Scouts, he jokingly threatened a Republican senator and his Health and Human Services secretary over the ObamaCare repeal; criticized...
Warner Bros. This might sound hard to believe, but the notion that Americans all live in hermetic, deluded bubbles defined by their own narrow experiences existed long before anyone ever heard of social media. In the final act of the 1985 comedy Lost in America, a beleaguered yuppie named David Howard (Albert Brooks) finally gives up on his...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is leading the coalition that brought the action, called it “simply outrageous to block these common sense protections.” ALBANY — A group of 11 states attorneys general filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for delaying a rule designed to protect against chemical accidents. The suit says the EPA...
Outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez hit .452 with five doubles, two homers, 10 RBIs, four walks and five strikeouts in his first nine games in the White Sox organization. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune) Eloy Jimenez hasn't been deterred by his midseason trade from the Cubs to the White Sox. The 20-year-old outfielder, part of the return in the...
The men’s T44 high jump final ended as it always does, with Poland’s Maciej Lepiato taking gold at the expense of Britain’s Jonathan Broom-Edwards, who settled for silver after failing to trap his prey yet again. Broom-Edwards, the Elmer Fudd to Lepiato’s Bugs Bunny, has been fruitlessly chasing the Pole for four years and he briefly thought that he...
Tuna crudo tostada at Loco Taqueria. As a city located by the water, it’s no secret that Boston is hot spot for seafood lovers. With help from Yelp, we’ve rounded up the top 10 seafood restaurants across Greater Boston. The list was compiled using Yelp data from March through June 2017. 1. Neptune Oyster 63 Salem St., North...
Russian President Vladimir Putin leads a cabinet meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Wednesday. When Donald Trump Jr. agreed to meet Natalia Veselnitskaya last summer, she was introduced to him as a "Russian government attorney" with dirt on Hillary Clinton. After it turned out that Veselnitskaya couldn't deliver the goods, the meeting ended quickly. But the fact...
The new 'Game of Thrones' trailer released during San Diego Comic Con today, dropping hints of the terrors and triumphs ahead. Much like one of Dany's 747-sized dragons, we're breathing fire all over it. Here are 10 extensive thoughts, theories, and analyses we gleamed from just a single minute of the new Season 7 footage: 1. Cersei called Daenery's...
A son of Cecil the lion has been killed by trophy hunters in Zimbabwe, meeting the same fate as his father whose death in 2015 caused a global outcry. Xanda, who was six years old and believed to have fathered a number of cubs himself, was shot just outside the Hwange National Park, not far from where Cecil died....
As Jane Austen becomes the new face of the £10 note, Chawton House Library, the “Great House” where she whiled away many an hour, is hoping that at least some of the currency bearing her image will be directed its way. The charity is looking to raise around £150,000 over the next 18 months to stay afloat after its...