Zapata was part of a military parade featuring the 10 European countries that make up the European Intervention Initiative. He had received a €1.3m grant from the French government defence and procurement agency in December 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron cheered him on as he showed off the potential of his turbine engine-powered hoverboard. “Arresting President Zardari during an investigative stage when he has been appearing respectfully before every court and N.A.B. office at every hearing smacks of political vendetta,” said Sherry Rehman, a senator belonging to Mr. Zardari’s party.
Browse our full range of Times newsletters here. Seeing this incident through the lens of racial oppression, students denounced Gibson’s and distributed fliers claiming, “This is a RACIST establishment.” A university dean attended the protest, and the university responded to student fervor by suspending purchases from the bakery.
Schedule a Trip“His split was a problem for us,” Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said. “We just were having a hard time laying off that pitch.” Faced with Parkland’s grim distinction as one of the deadliest school shootings in American history, some Republicans shifted their positions and signed the state-level gun bill — without paying a political price.
Mr. Frank, whose seat is now held by Mr. Kennedy, was characteristically blunt when asked about his successor taking on Mr. Markey, his longtime colleague in the House. Long involved in Palestinian politics, Mr. Mansour began his professional career as a research assistant at Youngstown State University, his alma mater. He moved into diplomacy in 1983 as the deputy in what was then the Permanent Observer Mission of the Palestine Liberation Organization to the United Nations.
Schedule a TripSome women see bias in the excitement surrounding a potential presidential run by Beto O’Rourke, the Texan who energized the left in a losing Senate bid, while Stacey Abrams is not mentioned as a possibility even though she had a much narrower loss for governor of Georgia. — Vivian Ewing
The first major Supreme Court victory for the gay-rights movement, Romer v. Evans, came in 1996 in response to Amendment 2, a Colorado constitutional amendment that prohibited the passage of laws specifically protecting gays and lesbians from discrimination. The Supreme Court struck down the amendment as unconstitutional, a decision that served as a precedent for later milestones, including Lawrence v. Texas (2003), which decriminalized sodomy nationwide, and Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), which made marriage equality the law of the land. Four Indians were among 11 climbers who died climbing Mount Everest in the latest season that ended this week.
Schedule a TripIt would be nice if we didn't have to coin the term "malvertising" to describe online ads that actually try to implant malicious software on our computers, but the world of online ads has a pretty big dark underbelly. Google's financial lifeblood is advertising, so it's got a strong incentive to keep ads clean. And we need it -- with bots manipulating election debates on Facebook, conspiracy theorists publishing YouTube videos and trolls unleashing vitriol on Twitter, we've already got plenty of toxic material on the web to worry about. Dennis Herrera, the city attorney and a co-author of the bill, said the law would be in place until the federal Food and Drug Administration conducted a full-scale assessment of e-cigarettes.
Legere and Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo told the Senate Judiciary Committee in June that the deal is necessary to ensure US dominance in 5G. The two executives will be on Capitol Hill again later this month defending the merger in front of a joint hearing before two House committees, as the intensity over the regulatory review of the deal heats up. “When she started singing, the gold in her teeth would sparkle,” the pianist and composer Thomas A. Dorsey, who was the musical director on some of her best-known recordings, wrote in his unpublished memoirs.
Schedule a TripBut when the leaders met again in Hanoi, Vietnam, in February, they failed to agree on how to implement their earlier deal. Republicans are different. High-income Republicans tend to oppose these progressive economic policies. But most lower-income Republicans support them.
Cambridge Analytica: Everything you need to know about Facebook's data mining scandal. His father, who was known as Sol, edited The New Leader, a Social Democratic weekly. He was a prominent Menshevik in Russia and had befriended Alexander Kerensky, the revolutionary who was living in self-imposed exile in New York. Kerensky gave his fur-collared greatcoat to Sol Levitas as a gift, and his son inherited it.
Schedule a Trip“They say, ‘We want to hold this long term, and we’re going to help you nurture and build this brand.’ The day after signing, they talked about selling the business,” she said. Those in their 60s “never do better, and often do worse,” than those a decade or two younger, said David Neumark, an economics professor at the University of California, Irvine, who oversaw the research.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is poised to cut interest rates for the second time this year on Wednesday as policymakers try to get ahead of economic risks emanating from a global slowdown, President Trump’s trade war and uncertainty about the road ahead. Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor joined Justice Breyer’s dissent.
Schedule a TripSEAHAWKS, 20-16 Caitlin Dickerson’s account of Constantin Mutu, a Romani baby only four months old when removed from his father by United States border authorities, shows the enduring harm and trauma for children separated from their parents.
Specifically, the economy in late 2019 appears to feature a combination of economic growth that is slowing but not falling into a recession, a booming stock market, low interest rates, a tight labor market and a weak manufacturing sector. There is always the possibility of surprises, but this could be the mix that shapes the discussion on the campaign trail in the year before Election Day. __________
Schedule a TripThe letter highlights the challenges Facebook faces as it tries to do more to combat misinformation ahead of the 2020 US elections. Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives have defended Facebook's decision to let politicians lie in ads even amid mounting criticism from civil rights groups and Democratic lawmakers. Earlier this month, Zuckerberg said during a speech at Georgetown University advocating for free expression that he doesn't think "most people want to live in a world where you can only post things that tech companies judge to be 100% true." He also said banning political ads from Facebook would favor incumbents and whoever the media decides to cover. The president claimed executive privilege to block Congress’s access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. The move came before a House committee voted to recommend that two cabinet secretaries be held in contempt of Congress over the matter.
Gradually, Ms. Roberts grew uneasy with the enchanted enterprise spiraling around her, and the pressure that New Age fame brought. [Sign up for our politics newsletter and join our conversation about the 2020 presidential race.]
Schedule a TripExpect a fight over Mr. Epstein’s estate, Chris Dolmetsch of Bloomberg reports. Lawyers, who are still struggling to figure out what the financier owned, will also battle over who gets it — and it’s not assured that victims will win out. As an orchestral showcase, it was always impressive — the tempos judicious; the sound unfailingly balanced; the winds, in particular, beautifully blended. Mr. Muti has appointed three players in the past few years whose interplay was a model of sensitivity: Stefan Ragnar Hoskuldsson, principal flute of the Met Orchestra before coming to Chicago; Keith Buncke, principal bassoon; and William Welter, new this season as principal oboe, and remarkably full and liquid in tone and line.
“I’m not running,” he said at an event in California over the weekend, “to be president of the Democrats. I am running to be president of the United States. There’s a difference.” I hoped that as I read “How to Have a More Enjoyable Commute” (Here to Help, June 5) that my preferred mode of transportation would be mentioned. Alas, motorcycles were left out of the discussion. This is a common but baffling oversight among transportation writers.
Schedule a TripThere is also a question about what role race and wealth play in how much attention and funding the disease receives. With the contempt vote looming, Mr. Nadler had written the department on May 24 that the committee was willing to narrow and prioritize its request to “specific materials that if produced would be deemed to satisfy the subpoena,” including summaries of F.B.I. interviews with roughly 30 witnesses, as well as notes taken by key witnesses and White House documents cited in the report and related to possible obstruction of justice. He also said he would be willing to limit a demand over which lawmakers got to see a less redacted version of the report.
JazzBRAXTON COOK at Rough Trade (Nov. 3, 8 p.m.). After a few years in the trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah’s band, Cook is starting to make his name as a bandleader. A Juilliard grad, he has unimpeachable bebop chops on the alto saxophone — but he embeds them in a personal brand of refined neo-soul (he refers to his sound as “future jazz soul”). Cook’s svelte singing voice gives him another key tool, making him the rare virtuoso instrumentalist who doesn’t need to rely on a guest singer to win a crossover audience. At this show, Cook will draw from his latest album, “No Doubt,” with Andrew Renfroe on guitar, Julius Rodriguez on keyboards, Henoc Montes on bass and Curtis Nowosad on drums. roughtrade.com One daughter once explained in an interview: “It’s hard for us to think of ‘Mr. Untouchable’ as being the same person as our dad. By the time we were old enough to understand what he had done, we had so many positive experiences with him.”
Schedule a TripElizabeth Cantillon, the producer who with her colleague and friend Amy Pascal bought the rights to four of Ms. Babitz’s books for a television series she is calling “L.A. Woman,” described the project as a “sisterhood of Eve.” “I feel about Eve the way Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg feel about World War II,” she said. “I can’t get enough.” Pedro Pascal, who was the sexy Oberyn, Prince of Dorne in “Game of Thrones” and now plays the sexy villainous Edmund, the bastard son of the Earl of Gloucester, in “King Lear,” said that Mr. Harvard’s kindness as a person and generosity as an actor shine through his bad guys in “Fargo” and “Lear” and “ends up creating a much more original villain, more human and accessible and ultimately more terrifying because you can see yourself in it.”
In the game, which is popular with teenagers worldwide, players are locked inside a room or building and they must work together to find clues and solve puzzles to escape simulated danger before time runs out. “Puffin Rock”
Schedule a Trip"They're extremely easy and extremely inexpensive," said Ben Desjardins, who specializes in preventing DDoS attacks for cybersecurity company Radware. Radware worked with Boston Children's Hospital when it was the target of an Anonymous attack in 2014. When they were leaving their childhood home, Charo’s mother said to her and to Carmen, “‘Don’t look back.’” Charo pantomimes her mother reaching out to turn their faces so that they were looking forward, not backward. Charo, like her mother, doesn’t look back.
The Bardo National Museum is tragically most well-known to many foreigners as the site of a horrific terrorist attack in 2015. Today, it’s heavily secured — at first I thought I had taken a wrong turn into a government building or embassy — and is a must-visit. The collection of mosaics housed in a 19th-century palace will leave you breathless. _________
Schedule a TripIt’s not the world’s easiest sell. Mr. Guaidó’s claim derives from a creative interpretation of a constitutional provision, rather than from popular will or the due process of the law. It’s mostly a claim about the weakness of Mr. Maduro’s legitimacy rather than the strength of his own. General Hamdan, claiming to support the revolution, abandoned his patron.
The selling signaled a swift shift in sentiment among big hedge funds. Many of these fund managers had struggled to beat the broader market in recent years. So as tech stocks soared and drove much of the broader market’s gains, hedge funds crammed their portfolios with their shares. The drug, to be called Vyleesi, will be sold by AMAG Pharmaceuticals and is intended to be used 45 minutes before sex, via an auto-injector pen that is administered in the thigh or abdomen.