Astros win 2017 World Series
|Odinga Calls for a ‘People’s Assembly’ to Govern Kenya in Place of Kenyatta
Posted: 01 Nov 2017 09:56 AM PDT
Raila Odinga refuses to accept as legitimate the repeat presidential elections of October 26, 2017
|A Grand Bargain for the Long Game on the Korean Peninsula
Posted: 01 Nov 2017 06:44 AM PDT
Patricia Kim is the Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
|To Protect the Electricity Sector from Cyberattacks, Cut Taxes (or Fix the Economics)
Posted: 31 Oct 2017 12:36 PM PDT
The federal government has warned companies in five sectors that “advanced persistent threat” act
|Republicans pitch broad tax cuts. Is that what economy needs?
November 2, 2017 by Mark Trumbull, staff writer. Washington and Boston
Many economists say tax changes can sometimes give a short-term boost, or sometimes longer-run gains. But the growth goals behind a new House plan run up against tricky math of rising national debt.
|What is something that needs to be said that nobody wants to hear?
The REAL problem humans have is NOT global warming, religious fanaticism, political corruption, racism, wealth inequality, nuclear proliferation or health care.
| Why the World Loves New York
Posted Nov. 2, 2017. By Aatish Taseer
NEW DELHI — I remember so well the first time I visited New York. I was 13, and though I had been to America once before, New York had deliberately been kept from me. The name alone conjured an adult world of glamour and excitement, the mythic New York of the 1980s: Andy Warhol and Studio 54. “It’s not a place for children,” my mother said firmly.
|Finding Rootless Life in U.S., Then Turning to Radicalism
Posted Nov. 1, 2017. By KIM BARKER, JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN and MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ
Mr. Saipov, who is charged in the attack, came to the United States in 2010. But a life of disappointments awakened “monsters inside.”
|New York Attack Turns Focus to Central Asian Militancy
Posted Nov. 1, 2017. By Andrew E. Kramer
KIEV, Ukraine — The terrorist attack in New York on Tuesday was carried out by a young man from Central Asia, a former backyard of the Soviet Union known for poverty, isolation and repressive governments — all elements in breeding some of the most militant Islamist activity in the world.
|Houston Astros Make History with City’s First Baseball Championship
Posted Nov. 2, 2017. By Phil Coffin.
The Houston Astros won their first World Series on Wednesday night by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, in Game 7, but it was far from the city’s first sports championship. Teams from Houston have won titles in basketball, football, soccer, hockey … and even baseball.
(CNN)In one of the most evenly matched, hard-fought and thrilling World Series of all time, it’s fitting that fans were treated to a winner-takes-all Game 7.
In the end, it’s Houston that gets to celebrate.
The Astros — whose first season was in 1962 — are World Series champions for the first time in franchise history, defeating the Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and completing a Fall Classic for the ages.
|Prosecutors Weigh Charging Russians Over DNC Hacking
Updated Nov. 2, 2017 10:54 a.m. ET. By Aruna Viswanatha and Del Quentin Wilber
The Justice Department has identified more than six members of the Russian government involved in hacking the Democratic National Committee and swiping information that became public during the election.
|Convincing Japanese Workers to Work Less
Posted 11/2/2017 10:26AM
A company in Tokyo is using the “Rocky” theme song to inspire Japanese workers to leave the office. It’s one way Japan is trying to shed a rigid work culture and boost productivity. Photo: Shiho Fukada for The Wall Street Journal
|Israel’s Foundation Stone: A Century of Controversy for the Balfour Declaration
Posted 10/27/2017 4:25PM
The centenary of the Balfour Declaration on Nov. 2 marks a promise made by the British government to help create a Jewish national home in Palestine. In Britain, people are divided on whether the centenary is cause for a celebration with Israelis or a national apology to Palestinians. Photo: The British Museum. Video: Parminder Bahra/The Wall Street Journal.
|THE FIGHT TO KEEP ARCTIC OIL IN THE GROUND HEATS UP IN NORWAY, PART II
10/23/2017 – BY STEVE RUSHTON AND FANNY MALINEN (Occupy.com)
The Arctic region is warming faster than the world on average. Glaciers that have existed for more than 12 millennia are melting and seasons are becoming more unpredictable. We explained some of this in Part I of the series, which was told through the eyes of Annie Henriksen, an indigenous Sami woman who has lived in Hammerfest, the northernmost town of Norway and the whole of Europe, for over 60 years.
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