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Source: The Guradian

Martin Amis: ‘I miss the English’

17-Sep-2017

For the past nine months, Martin Amis has been living in his mother-in-law’s house, a grand, many-storeyed residence in downtown Manhattan to which he and his wife, the novelist Isabel Fonseca, decamped after a fire wrecked their home.

It seems strangely fitting that, two years shy of his 70th birthday, Amis should be plunged into a modern setting, although the very idea of Amis at 70 is somehow absurd.

Source: Common Domain

California's 2020 presidential primary should be in early March, lawmakers decide

17-Sep-2017

California lawmakers gave final approval on Saturday to moving the state's primary elections to early March beginning in 2020, a renewed effort at relevance in the quadrennial presidential sweepstakes.

Brown has until Oct. 15 to act on the bill, along with dozens of others sent to him before the Legislature was to adjourn for the year early on Satuday morning.

Source: New York Times

Entire Police Force in Philippine City Sent for Retraining After Killings

17-Sep-2017

A Philippine official on Friday ordered an entire city police force off the job in metropolitan Manila after some of its members were suspected in the gruesome killings of three teenagers and others were seen on surveillance cameras robbing a house.

The 1,200-strong Caloocan city police force will be relieved in batches and replaced, said metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde. The officers will undergo 45 days of retraining, after which those facing no charges can be reassigned to other stations.

Source: DW

Opinion: The world needs more Europe and less Donald Trump

Saturday 04:16 GMT
Source: DW

Nazi gun removed from statue of AK-47 founder Mikhail Kalashnikov in Moscow

Saturday 01:31 GMT
Source: DW

Nazi gun removed from statue of AK-47 founder Mikhail Kalashnikov in Moscow

Saturday 04:17 GMT
Source: Common Domain

After Hurricane Maria, 'Puerto Rico isn’t going to be the same'

Saturday 00:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Trump positioned to slap potentially crushing tariffs on solar industry

Saturday 07:01 GMT
Source: CBS News

Hurricane Maria targets Bahamas as Puerto Rico begins long recovery

Friday 22:48 GMT
Source: Common Domain

'The face of evil': Worst mass shooter in Orange County history sentenced to life in prison

Saturday 05:12 GMT
Source: CBS News

HHS Secretary Tom Price reacts to criticism of taxpayer-funded private jet use

Today 11:47 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Why this week’s jump by 2-year Treasury yields is a ‘big deal’ for stock-market bulls

Saturday 19:04 GMT
Source: ABC News

Public prefers Obamacare to Graham-Cassidy, 56-33% (POLL)

Saturday 20:56 GMT
Source: New York Times

48 Hours in London with Gigi Hadid

Saturday 16:20 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Philadelphia’s 110-Room Lynnewood Hall Gets $1 Million Price Cut

Saturday 20:56 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Original supermodels assemble for catwalk tribute to Gianni Versace

Saturday 16:18 GMT
Source: BBC

Why are grown-ups embracing children's fashions?

Today 00:35 GMT

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