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20 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

Coughlin, a two-time pairs champion, died at 33 on Friday, one day after a SafeSport investigation led to his suspension. Coughlin’s sister said he had taken his own life. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/sports/john-coughlin-ice-skater-dies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

20 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

The court backed an electoral commission’s result showing that the opposition candidate Félix Tshisekedi was the winner, rejecting a challenge from the runner-up. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/world/africa/congo-election-results.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

20 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

“We were careful and thorough,” says Ben Smith, the site’s editor in chief, after the special counsel and President Trump himself knock down a big story. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/business/media/buzzfeed-news-trump-michael-cohen-mueller.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

20 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

With Brexit, the chumocrats who drew borders from India to Ireland are getting a taste of their own medicine. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/opinion/sunday/brexit-ireland-empire.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

20 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

Are they blinded by their political passions? Or are they just intellectually lazy? from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/opinion/sunday/fake-news.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

Rock music has emerged from the digital underground in Nigeria. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/style/emo-metal-rock-music-nigeria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

Deborah Harkness’s best-selling series — brimming with magic, time travel and witches — has spawned an avid fan base, an annual convention, and now, a splashy TV adaptation. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/books/deborah-harkness-discovery-of-witches-all-souls-trilogy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

The league’s scoring explosion didn’t happen overnight. Here’s a timeline of the journey to a record-breaking season. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/sports/nfl-offense-records.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

As pro-democracy protesters flooded the streets of Belgrade for the sixth consecutive week, Russian President Vladimir Putin also attracted a crowd here. At a time when authoritarianism is on the rise, a visit like this suggests that Serbia may also be moving in a similar direction. We went to Belgrade to understand why. from NYT […]

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

Mr. Glazer often waded into heated debates over contentious issues about race, ethnicity, immigration and education. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/obituaries/nathan-glazer-dead.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

The explosion was caused by thieves who punctured a gas pipeline north of Mexico City. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador vowed to crack down on fuel theft, a longstanding problem in the country. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/americas/100000006315817/fiery-blast-in-mexico-kills-dozens.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

President Trump cast the proposal, which included $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as a compromise as he sought to shift pressure to Democrats to end the government shutdown. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/us/politics/trump-proposal-daca-wall.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

19 Jan 19
Investors First Read

INVESTORS first read.com – Daily edge before the open DJIA:24,706 S&P 500: 2,670 Nasdaq Comp.:7,157 Russell 2000:1,482 Tuesday, January 21, 2019 (Posted on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 4:45 p.m.) …………………….. gbifr79@gmail.com ……………………. Sept. 21, 2018 : Raise cash to 50% (DJIA: 26,656) Nov. 8, 2018: Raise cash to 75% (DJIA: 26,180) Dec. 26, 2018 Doom […]

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

The no-vaccine crowd has persuaded a lot of people. But public health can prevail. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/opinion/vaccines-public-health.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page

19 Jan 19
Betty Thomas

Readers, inspired by a Bret Stephens column, offer their own ideas, turning to Sinclair Lewis, Cervantes, Voltaire and others. from NYT > Home Page https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/opinion/letters/trump-fictional-character.html?partner=rss&emc=rss via NYT > Home Page