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April 28, 2017 News



  • A New North Korean Missile Test Ends in Failure - New York Times

    New York Times -  Over the past three years, a covert war over the missile program has broken out between North Korea and the United States. As the North's skills grew, President Barack Obama ordered a surge in countermeasures against the missile launches, The New York ...
  • Yankees hopeful racing through Triple-A doesn't hold back - New York Post

    New York Post -  I'm still working to get to New York and win a job.” If Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge and Greg Bird have brought the bats to the bigs, Wade and outfielder Clint Frazier may be bringing the personalities. Triple-A manager Al Pedrique singled out Wade as a ...
  • Trump Tells NRA Convention, 'I Am Going to Come Through for You' - New York Times

    New York Times -  Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. ATLANTA — President Trump received a thunderous welcome from thousands of gun lovers as he appeared here on Friday at the National Rifle Association's annual convention to thank the group for its unwavering ...
  • Brazil Gripped by General Strike Over Austerity Measures - New York Times

    New York Times -  People broke down a barrier at a group of shops during a protest against Brazil's president, Michel Temer, in Fortaleza on Friday. Credit Paulo Whitaker/Reuters. RIO DE JANEIRO — A general strike disrupted cities around Brazil on Friday as unions ...
  • Climate of Complete Certainty - New York Times

    New York Times -  Mook belonged to a new breed of political technologists with little time for retail campaigning and limitless faith in the power of models and algorithms to minimize uncertainty and all but predict the future. “Mook and his 'Moneyball' approach to ...
  • Trump Is Warmly Welcomed by a Friendly Crowd at NRA Convention - New York Times

    New York Times -  Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. ATLANTA — President Trump received a thunderous welcome from thousands of gun lovers as he appeared here Friday at the National Rifle Association's annual convention to thank the group for its unwavering support ...
  • Congress at 100 Days: Frenetic Action but Few Accomplishments - New York Times

    New York Times -  “We haven't been consulted at all,” said Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, who seems to have settled into implacable opposition. “I hope and really expect in the next several months that will change.” By shunning the minority ...
  • Larry Bird quits Pacers in abrupt NBA shakeup - New York Post

    New York Post -  Larry Bird is stepping down as president of basketball operations for the Indiana Pacers, a stunningly abrupt move by an NBA legend known for making swift decisions. Bird made the call on Friday and general manager Kevin Pritchard will be elevated to ...
  • In Cairo, Francis Takes On 'Demagogic' Populism and Violence Masked as Piety - New York Times

    New York Times -  Credit Jason Horowitz/The New York Times. Perhaps calming the concerns of conservative Catholics worried that the pope would drift too far in his search for a Muslim interlocutor with real power, the pope made a point to emphasize that respect for one ...
  • Fyre Festival, a Luxury Music Weekend, Crumbles in the Bahamas - New York Times

    New York Times -  Ja Rule was one of the founders of the Fyre Festival, an event that descended into chaos as soon as guests started arriving in the Bahamas. Credit Jason Kempin/Getty Images for City Harvest. A supposedly opulent music festival on a private island in ...
  • ESPN firings have led to ugly media fights - New York Post

    New York Post -  It's a strange time in the sports media world after ESPN fired 100 employees on Wednesday. The massive staff chop spawned strong opinions about who did and did not deserve to remain at the network. Most of those predictably have come from your average ...
  • The Jets' draft options with fistful of Day 2 picks - New York Post

    New York Post -  All of the pre-draft attention centers around the first-round pick, but Day 2 is where teams can really help their roster. The Jets have three picks on Friday night: one in the second round (No. 39 overall) and two in the third round (70, 107). Jets ...
  • Sessions to MS-13 gang: 'We are coming after you' - New York Post

    New York Post -  Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Long Island Friday morning to deliver a stern warning to the violent MS-13 gang that's ravaged the area in recent years: “We are coming after you.” The nation's top prosecutor spoke to a crowd of law enforcement ...
  • Clerk to armed robber: whatever - New York Post

    New York Post -  An employee at a Jimmy John's sandwich shop in Missouri remained calm and collected during an armed robbery earlier this week, coolly handing over cash and the register till as a suspect pointed a gun just inches from his face, surveillance video ...
  • DOC commissioner spent months outside of New York - New York Post

    New York Post -  Amid a crisis of violence throughout the city's jails system, Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte spent nearly one-quarter of 2016 outside New York State, a city investigation found. Ponte, the former head of a jails system in Maine ...
  • Trump thought being president 'would be easier' - New York Post

    New York Post -  President Trump is learning that making America great again isn't as easy as he thought it would be. “I loved my previous life. I had so many things going,” Trump admitted to Reuters in an interview about his first 100 days in office. “This is more ...
  • He Discovered the Secret to Living Rent-Free - New York Times

    New York Times -  “I'm a nomad, not a hobo,” said John McGill. “A nomad is a functional man who moves from place to place, he goes where he needs to be.” Credit Alex Wroblewski for The New York Times. The last time John McGill paid rent was about a decade ago, when, ...
  • Trump on Being President: 'I Thought It Would Be Easier' - New York Times

    New York Times -  Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. As he closes in on completing his first 100 days in office, Donald J. Trump reflected on how his life has changed since he became president and the challenges he faces. In an interview on Thursday with Reuters ...
  • Pope Francis Begins Cairo Visit, Bearing Message of Peace - New York Times

    New York Times -  Credit Jason Horowitz/The New York Times. Egypt, a country of about 90 million, is overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim today. An estimated 10 percent of the population is Christian, nearly all of whom belong to the Coptic Orthodox Church. The vast majority of ...
  • America, From Exceptionalism to Nihilism - New York Times

    New York Times -  MASHOBRA, India — “The world is going America's way,” Fareed Zakaria wrote in 2008. “Countries are becoming more open, market friendly and democratic.” Since the fall of communism, American leaders in politics, business and journalism have ...

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