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Theresa May heads to Brussels before Brexit talks with EU

Monday 21:55 GMT

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.

Source: New York Times

21 Years Later, Jeff Maier Gets to Relive His Big Moment

Monday 03:21 GMT

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.”

Source: Common Domain

Central Bankers Cling to Stimulus Amid Weak Inflation

Monday 21:55 GMT

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.

Source: NBC News

Trump's false claim about Obama and fallen soldiers

Monday 21:56 GMT

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.

Source: Fox News

Trump, McConnell set for tense talks at Monday meeting

Monday 21:55 GMT

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.

Source: New York Times

When Was the Phrase ‘Walk-off Home Run’ First Used?

Monday 21:56 GMT

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.”

Source: CBS News

Foreign minister's party leads Austrian election, bodes right turn

Monday 14:32 GMT

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.

Source: NBC News

Tom Terrific Brady Goes Free, But Reputation Sacked

Monday 08:06 GMT

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.

Source: Common Domain

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

Monday 21:56 GMT

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.

Source: Fox News

Colin Kaepernick files grievance accusing NFL owners of collusion, report says

Monday 21:55 GMT

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.

Source: Common Domain

After Hurricane Irma, Southern Florida Market Quickly Heads Back to Business

Monday 11:48 GMT

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.

Source: Global News

Joni Mitchell biographer David Yaffe on the turbulent path to ‘Reckless Daughter’

Monday 21:56 GMT

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.

Source: New York Times

Boston Fed’s President Makes Case for Interest Rate Hikes

Monday 21:55 GMT

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.

Source: Washington Post

Interior looks at behind-the-scenes land swap to allow road through wilderness refuge

Monday 21:55 GMT

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.”

Source: The Guradian

How the oligarchy wins: lessons from ancient Greece

Monday 08:06 GMT

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.

Source: NBC News

Civilians to be evacuated from ISIS holdout, says U.S.

Saturday 16:24 GMT
Source: New York Times

Forest, Forest Everywhere. But Not an Acre to Touch.

Tuesday 10:53 GMT
Source: BBC

Do our tongues have different ‘taste zones’?

Thursday 10:54 GMT
Source: CBS News

Man treads water, drifts for 17 hours after kayak sinks

Tuesday 10:53 GMT
Source: The Week

The stark beauty of Chile's Atacama Desert

Thursday 10:54 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Trump mocks ‘Liddle’ Bob Corker, says senator was ‘made to sound a fool’

Wednesday 13:37 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Revealed: catalogue of failings that sank Falklands warship HMS Sheffield

Monday 00:37 GMT
Source: Washington Post

‘Bone Music’: The revival of making albums made from X-rays

Monday 21:55 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Alpine Ski Resorts Luring Buyers with Year-Round Activities

Monday 21:56 GMT
Source: The Guradian

James Corden faces backlash for Harvey Weinstein jokes

Monday 14:32 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Li Yuchun: meet the pop star taking gender neutral style to China

Monday 08:06 GMT
Source: New York Times

Nike’s Chief of Design Doodles All Day

Monday 21:56 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Trump campaign legal bills topped $1 million last quarter

Monday 21:55 GMT
Source: DW

Beethoven's Fifth played at Swiss Le Rosey Concert Hall for 'Innocence in Danger' benefit

Monday 07:00 GMT

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