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In what appears to be a last-minute meeting, the UK prime minister will meet the EU Commission president to discuss Brexit talks, which have come to a standstill.
British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to Brussels on Monday where she will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, as well as other European and broader geopolitical issues.
Jeff Maier, 33, is a parent first and a Yankees fan second, and understands an important rule of fatherhood: When your 6-year-old son asks to play catch on a crisp autumn day, you do it.
The games have been close, and with a more simplified approach at the plate and cutting down on some of the strikeouts, I think they have all the talent to prevail in seven.”
Despite a broad-based improvement in the global economy, wages and consumer prices remain stubbornly low, making central bankers wary of removing their stimulus measures too quickly, they told a Group of 30 banking conference here on Sunday.
Leaders of the world’s largest central banks indicated that weak inflation in advanced economies could prolong the postcrisis era of easy-money policies.
President Donald Trump falsely claimed on Monday that former President Barack Obama didn't call the families of fallen service members.
Pressed by reporters later in the press conference, Trump then admitted he didn't know what Obama's practice was in regard to the families of fallen soldiers. "Sometimes it's a very difficult thing to do, but I do a combination of both," Trump said, referring to calling and sending letters to the families.
Back in August, Trump said he was “very disappointed in Mitch,” after McConnell said Trump had “excessive expectations” about the legislative process.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is set to sit down with President Donald Trump Monday in a meeting that could help patch their relationship, which fractured in a big way over the summer, when the two leaders took shots at each other over health care reform and the effectiveness of Congress.
When Justin Turner smacked the game-winning home run for the Dodgers on Sunday night, announcers, sportswriters, bloggers and fans all called it the same thing: a “walk-off.” Unknown as recently as the 1970s and 1980s, the term “walk-off” for a game-ending hit has become as comfortable a part of the baseball lexicon as “balls” and “strikes.”
The Gannett News Service wrote: “In Dennis Eckersley’s colorful vocabulary, a walk-off piece is a home run that wins the game and the pitcher walks off the mound.”
VIENNA -- Ballot projections showed the party of Austria's 31-year old foreign minister placing first in a national election Sunday, putting him on course to become Europe's youngest head of government.
Projections from the SORA polling organization had the People's Party led by Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz receiving 30.5 percent of the vote and the euroskeptic Freedom Party 25.9 percent. VIENNA -- Ballot projections showed the party of Austria's 31-year old foreign minister placing first in a national election Sunday, putting him on course to become Europe's youngest head of government.
Among the reasons, he said, are the relative triviality of the alleged offense — “If Tom Brady had gone out and held up a bank, that’s one thing” — and the reserved, professional way Brady conducts himself in public.
The new poll was taken Aug. 28-30 — before a federal judge invalidated Commissioner Roger Goodell’s four-game suspension of Brady, finding “significant legal deficiencies” with the punishment.
Two wins from the franchise's second trip to the World Series, the Astros send 14-game winner Charlie Morton to the mound in Game 3 at Yankee Stadium (8:08 p.m. EDT).
Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and Didi Gregorius combined to go 2 for 22 in the first two games of the series, while Astros stars Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa went 8 for 15. Not to mention, Yankees designated hitters are 0 for 27 in the postseason, with Chase Headley, Jacoby Ellsbury and Matt Holliday all coming up empty.
Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who sparked backlash by starting the trend of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, has filed a grievance accusing NFL owners of colluding against him under the latest collective bargaining agreement, according to a report out Sunday.
President Donald Trump began feuding with the NFL in September after asking at a political rally in Alabama: “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a b---- off the field right now, out.
As Hurricane Irma hurtled toward Florida last month, real estate developers in the southern part of the state were preparing for the worst.
More: Click to View a 10-Bedroom Beach Paradise in One of Miami’s Most Exclusive—and Secure—Neighborhoods. On the whole, real estate experts said this hurricane hasn’t caused anyone to pull up stakes in the area or potential buyers to shy away from southern Florida.
Author David Yaffe first encountered Joni Mitchell about a decade ago and it wasn’t long before he fell on her bad side.
READ MORE: Canadian icon Joni Mitchell makes rare appearance at star-studded pre-Grammys party. “I don’t know what you think of as middle class, but I live in a mansion,” Yaffe recalled her saying. It’s a scene that opens the unauthorized biography Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell, a thoughtful espousal of the legendary musician’s complexity and taste for speaking her mind.
Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, was a leading advocate for the Fed’s economic stimulus campaign after the financial crisis.
In an interview on Saturday at the Boston Fed’s annual conference, Mr. Rosengren said he favored raising the Fed’s benchmark rate later this year, and that the rate should rise to about 2 percent by the end of 2018. He also argues that raising rates slowly could prolong the economic expansion by averting any need to raise rates quickly.
The Interior Department is preparing to set aside a decades-old ban on development in federally protected wilderness areas by pursuing a controversial proposal to build a nearly 12-mile road through a wildlife refuge in Alaska.
The special-use permit that Fish and Wildlife gave state transportation officials in June to conduct the road survey stated: “The Secretary of the Interior mandated that the Fish and Wildlife Service explore the option of a land trade between the Izembek Refuge and the King Cove Corporation.”
In his fascinating and insightful book Classical Greek Oligarchy, Matthew Simonton takes us back to the ancient world, where the term oligarchy was coined.
A few years ago, as I was doing research for a book on how economic inequality threatens democracy, a colleague of mine asked if America was really at risk of becoming an oligarchy. Our political system, he said, is a democracy.