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India, Pakistan and Something Deeper Than Cricket – New York Times

India, Pakistan and Something Deeper Than Cricket – New York Times

New York Times India, Pakistan and Something Deeper Than CricketNew York TimesOn the road to Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the refrain from the ticket touts went unanswered. Demand for the India-Pakistan match on Sunday was so great that the ground could have sold out its 25,000 capacity eight times over. The backdrop to the match …Heavy […]

Playing for ‘Our Own,’ Afghan Cricket Stars Return Home as Heroes – New York Times

Playing for ‘Our Own,’ Afghan Cricket Stars Return Home as Heroes – New York Times

New York Times Playing for 'Our Own,' Afghan Cricket Stars Return Home as HeroesNew York TimesNow they are here, at the Kabul International Cricket Ground, among a crowd of roughly 300 who are watching the final of a local league, with a $ 15,000 prize up for grabs. It is 75 degrees in the intense […]

Cricket Draft Opens With an Unusual Question: ‘Who’ll Start the Bidding?’ – New York Times

Cricket Draft Opens With an Unusual Question: ‘Who’ll Start the Bidding?’ – New York Times

New York Times Cricket Draft Opens With an Unusual Question: 'Who'll Start the Bidding?'New York TimesIntroduced almost a decade ago by the Indian Premier League, a Twenty20 cricket league, auctions are now used as a player-distribution mechanism in leagues from the West Indies to Pakistan and Hong Kong. Last week, England confirmed its plans to …and […]

Dylann Roof Found Competent for Trial in Charleston Church Killings – New York Times

Photo Dylann S. Roof at a court hearing in Charleston, S.C., in July 2015. Credit Pool photo by Grace Beahm Dylann S. Roof, the self-avowed white supremacist who is accused of killing nine black parishioners at a Charleston, S.C., church in June 2015, is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Friday. Judge Richard […]

Erdogan Threatens to Let Migrant Flood Into Europe Resume – New York Times

Photo President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey addressed an international women’s meeting on Friday in Istanbul. Credit Pool photo by Murat Cetinmuhurdar ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan angrily threatened on Friday to open the floodgates of migrants into Europe again, apparently in response to a move to suspend talks on Turkey’s membership in the […]

Israel Questions 13 Over Wildfires, as Arson Is Suspected – New York Times

Photo A frefighter in Beit Meir, near Jerusalem, on Friday. Fires, which began on Tuesday, have erupted throughout the country. Credit Ahmad Gharabli/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images JERUSALEM — Thirteen people had been questioned on suspicion of arson or incitement to arson, security officials said on Friday, as Israel continued to battle its worst wildfires […]

Two shot dead at annual Ky. football tournament as mayor watches – New York Daily News

Two shot dead at annual Ky. football tournament as mayor watches NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2016, 9:55 PM A shooting at a Kentucky park left two men dead and four other people wounded during a football tournament on Thanksgiving Day, police said. Officers responded to the scene at Shawnee Park in […]

Republicans Divided Between Romney and Giuliani for Secretary of State – New York Times

Even Thanksgiving did not provide a reprieve from the extraordinary public efforts to cast doubt on Mr. Romney. Mr. Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said on Twitter that she had received “a deluge” of concern from people warning against picking Mr. Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor. Those raising concerns about […]

Hurricane Otto Weakens as It Moves Across Southern Nicaragua – New York Times

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Hurricane Otto weakened rapidly as it moved across southern Nicaragua on Thursday after making landfall on that country’s Caribbean coast as a dangerous Category 2 storm. It was the southernmost hurricane on record to hit Central America. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Otto had weakened into a Category 1 storm and […]

With Philip Hammond’s Plan, UK Shelves Austerity – New York Times

Photo Philip Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer, has a reputation for approaching politics more like an accountant than a visionary. Credit Pool photo by Stefan Rousseau LONDON — After years of tough spending curbs, Britain’s government on Wednesday cast aside the language of austerity as it acknowledged the high economic cost of withdrawal from […]

European Parliament Votes to Suspend Talks With Turkey on EU Membership – New York Times

Video E.U. Halts Talks With Turkey on Membership Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, voted on Thursday to suspend talks with Turkey on European Union membership. By REUTERS on Publish Date November 24, 2016. Photo by Frederick Florin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Watch in Times Video » BRUSSELS — The European Parliament voted […]

ISIS Bomb Aimed at Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq Kills at Least 80 – New York Times

Video Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens in Iraq At least 80 people, many of them Shiite pilgrims visiting from Iran, were killed when a suicide bomber detonated a truck packed with explosives at a service in the southern city of Hilla on Thursday. Publish Date November 24, 2016. Photo by Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters. Watch in Times Video […]

Banned Uber drivers can now have their appeals heard in New York City

As things currently stand, Uber drivers do not have much of a voice once they are “deactivated” from the service. Things are beginning to change, however, as Uber drivers can now appeal their suspensions, though there is plenty of fine print to read through, reports BBC News. As a result of negotiations with the Independent Drivers Guild […]

Hillary Clinton Supporters Call for Vote Recount in Battleground States – New York Times

But that has not quieted Mrs. Clinton’s supporters, who see the inequity of her growing lead in the national popular vote, which is now more than two million votes, or 1.5 percent of all ballots cast, according to the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, which regularly updates its count as states continue to tally and to […]

At least 67 killed in east China scaffolding collapse – New York Daily News

The death toll had risen to at least 40 by midday. (Wan Xiang/Xinhua via AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2016, 8:25 AM BEIJING  — Scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China collapsed into a deadly heap on Thursday, sending iron pipes, steel bars and wooden planks tumbling down on about 70 workers […]

Why Donald Trump’s Education Pick Would Face Barriers for Vouchers – New York Times

Photo Donald J. Trump and Betsy DeVos after their meeting on Saturday in Bedminster Township, N.J. He selected her to be education secretary on Wednesday. Credit Drew Angerer/Getty Images Betsy DeVos, a wealthy Republican philanthropist, whom Donald J. Trump selected on Wednesday as the next secretary of education, has spent her career promoting a market-based, […]

Trump Diversifies Cabinet; Picks Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVos – New York Times

Ms. DeVos, 58, is one of the nation’s most avid supporters of school choice, a subject she and Mr. Trump discussed last week when she met him at his country club in Bedminster, N.J. But Ms. DeVos also sharply criticized him during the campaign and spent much of the year raising money for other Republicans […]

US|Nikki Haley’s Path: From Daughter of Immigrants to Trump’s Pick for UN – New York Times

The reaction on Wednesday from Republicans in South Carolina’s congressional delegation demonstrated the broad appeal Ms. Haley has earned among conservatives statewide and in Washington. Senator Lindsey Graham, one of Mr. Trump’s harshest critics in the past, praised the nomination, writing on Twitter that Ms. Haley would be a “strong voice for U.N. reform and […]

Thanksgiving Travel Guide – New York Times

NOVEMBER 23, 2016 Thanksgiving is finally here. If you’re not frantically making your last-minute dinner preparations, you’re probably packing for the road, or for the plane. Below is a list of stories that will help you navigate the mayhem so that you can turn your attention to trying to actually relax. Image Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International […]

In Betsy DeVos for Education, Trump Taps Into Michigan Royalty – New York Times

Teachers unions are not going to be happy. The National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers’ union, was quick to voice its opposition to Ms. DeVos. “Her efforts over the years have done more to undermine public education than support students. She has lobbied for failed schemes, like vouchers — which take away funding and […]

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