Sunday, August 30, 2015

Crises Put First Dents in Xi Jinping’s Power

Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream director dies at 76

Fed vice-chairman hints at interest rate increase

If the Options Market Is Right, China's Stock Rescue Is Doomed

Gold Bulls Pile In Just Before Bullion Loses Its Job as a Haven

Third Time Unlucky for Abenomics as Inflation Drops Back to Zero

Japan’s July Industrial Output Falls 0.6%

Fed Appears to Hold Line on Rate Plan

No One to Rescue Me From My Drinking

Cons running scard

What I’d tell my younger self

Five things to expand your mind

Mt. McKinley Will Again Be Called Denali

Pluto probe's next target chosen

China punishes 197 over stock 'rumours'

The SmartList: Five things to expand your mind

Forces of history put schools to the test

Winners and losers of the summer movie season

In the Disney-Pixar summer release "Inside Out," about the voices inside an 11-year-old girl's head, little blue Sadness is voiced by Phyllis Smith ("The Office") and the much brighter Joy is voiced by Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation"). The movie opens Friday, June 19.
Pictured (L-R): Sadness, Joy. ©2015 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
Winners and losers of the summer movie season
 remember,  some movies only get reclaimed later.

May demands ban on jobless EU migrants, SNP objects

Gordon Brown accuses Tories of stoking "dangerous and insidious" English nationalism

7-Eleven ripping off workers

Get Ready for a Flood of Online Campaign Ads That Will Target and Track You

Liberals Are Wrong to Separate Race from Class

Afghan Taliban appears divided over leadership

Rethinking Work

Rethinking Work
It might not be  natural,  but they  work on it until you do.

Every Day

The Egyptian parliamentary elections take place in October

Merkel on the Defense

After failing to open on its own, Botanic Garden corpse flower gets assist

Rural Chinese residents’ bet on stock market turns into fools’ gold

Scale, ambition of Burning Man art spill beyond playa

PostCapitalism: A Guide To Our Future

33 Airline Posters From Flying’s Golden Age

The strategist going to war for McDonald's workers

Defiant Carney shrugs off China crisis (UK)

Frederick Forsyth: my MI6 missions

The Summer That Never Was

LGBT archive at USC preserves personal stories from a hidden past

Story of the Week: A White Heron

2016 hopeful says building Canada border wall is a 'legitimate issue'

Revolutionary songs sung for anti-Japanese war victory

Jeb Bush’s very bad week

 is  nice to know  that Chris is still on the beat

Five myths about pandas

‘You’re one of us now’

It is big when WaPo lead

Sanders within 7 points of Clinton in Iowa poll
 no more animated and on about  it is just a blip,  which all of us knew was only an alibi.

Suppliers Feel Pain as Coal Miners Struggle

Biden Faces Narrow Path to White House

'Massive gas discovery' off Egypt coast

Former Malaysia PM Mahathir calls for removal of PM Najib Razak

Appalachian Trail Could Get a New Finish Line

Behind Tianjin Blasts, Flouted Regulations and Corruption

Bullets, bees and stop an invasion

Álvaro Uribe: “Los cabecillas de las FARC tienen que pagar cárcel”

La democracia (débil) en América


Quantum ‘spookiness’ passes toughest test yet

USC siphoning off much of Alzheimer's project funding from UC San Diego

China Places Cap on Local Government Debt

Financially Strapped Greece Struggles With a Flood of Refugees

UN launches investigation into 'grave' violations of disabled

Brian Feeney Time to focus on the IRA's €400 million in global assets

Western manners: The latest Chinese status symbo

The wild beauty of Mexico

Use Vote Compass to explore where you fit in Canada's political landscape

Dutton's office knew about operation

US national arrested on 'blood diamond' charges

WikiLeaks founder 'told Edward Snowden not to seek asylum in Latin America'

Oliver Sacks, eminent neurologist and author of Awakenings, dies aged 82