News Trends, News Analysis, News Archive.



Related Articles

Theater nytimes.com

Review: In ‘The Children,’ the Waters Rise and a Reckoning Comes Due

In Lucy Kirkwood’s chilling play, the meltdown of a nuclear power plant is not just an environmental crisis, but an existential one.

21st Century Fox nytimes.com

Disney’s Deal for 21st Century Fox Is Said to Be Close

The $60 billion-plus acquisition would give Disney control of most of Rupert Murdoch’s movie and TV empire, and give a serious boost to the company’s streaming ambitions.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍Acasta Enterprises Announces Deal To Lease Four Airbus C295 Aircrafts To Humanitarian Assistance Organization​

* ‍ACASTA ENTERPRISES' AVIATION COMPANY ANNOUNCES DEAL TO LEASE FOUR AIRBUS C295 AIRCRAFTS TO HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE ORGANIZATION​

Elections, Senate nytimes.com

Alabama Senate Race: Four Things to Watch

Alabama voters go to the polls to choose between Roy S. Moore and Doug Jones in a special election with huge stakes for both parties and President Trump.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: In This ‘Cruel Intentions,’ High School Schemers Sing the Best of the ’90s

The choice lines and the soundtrack hits are there in this enjoyable adaptation of the movie. Now it’s time to make a full-fledged show out of a quasi concert.

cnn.com

Comcast drops bid for 21st Century Fox assets

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Ventas Increases Fourth Quarter 2017 Dividend

* VENTAS INC - BOARD RAISED COMPANY'S Q4 2017 DIVIDEND BY 2 PERCENT TO $0.79 PER SHARE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Theater nytimes.com

An Unexpected New Stop on the Road to Broadway: Edmonton

Smaller and out-of-the-way theaters are increasingly presenting musicals angling for the big time. For the creators of “Hadestown,” the path veered way north.

businessNews reuters.com

Icahn nominates four directors to Xerox's board

(Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn has named four nominees to Xerox Corp's board of directors, the company said on Monday, after a current Icahn-appointed director resigned due to a difference of opinion with the board.

businessNews reuters.com

Icahn makes four nominations for Xerox board

(Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn has named four nominees to Xerox Corp's board of directors, the company said on Monday.

businessNews reuters.com

Carrefour's Brazilian unit elects Malige as chairman

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The board at the Brazilian unit of French retailer Carrefour has elected Matthieu Malige as chairman, it said in a statement on Monday.

cnn.com

Four possible DACA options as clock ticks

On March 6, 2018 almost 1,000 people a day could begin to lose their protected status as their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program permits expire two-years later. President Donald Trump has left it to Congress to figure out what to do with the nearly 700,000 dreamers who are able to legally live and work in the US under DACA.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Susan Collins and the Duping of Centrists

And your health care may suffer for it.

businessNews reuters.com

PepsiCo to move to Nasdaq after nearly a century with NYSE

(Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc is moving its listing to the Nasdaq, ending a century-long association with the New York Stock Exchange.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-S&W Seed Enters Fourth Amendment To Asset Purchase, Sale Agreement With Pioneer Hi-Bred

* S&W SEED CO SAYS ON DEC 4, 2017, ENTERED INTO FOURTH AMENDMENT TO ASSET PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT WITH PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL - SEC FILING

worldNews reuters.com

Fourteen peacekeepers, five Congo soldiers, killed in Congo attack: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Suspected militiamen killed at least 14 U.N. peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers in an attack on a United Nations base in eastern Congo on Thursday night, the U.N. mission said on Friday.

cnn.com

Bitcoin plunges $2,500 in less than four hours

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Four Corners Property Trust Acquires Longhorn Steakhouse Restaurant Property For $1.5 Mln

* FCPT ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE RESTAURANT PROPERTY FOR $1.5 MILLION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Theater nytimes.com

‘Hamilton’ Opens in London. Does Anyone Know Who Alexander Hamilton Is?

Theatergoers were excited for the musical’s West End preview. Though many were hazy on the details of the founding father it’s named after.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Four Questions About American Greatness

We must not lose sight of what really makes our country special in the modern world.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘A Room in India’ Overflows With Astonishing Visions

Théâtre du Soleil brings a huge, dizzy epic of all the world’s ills (and theatrical styles) to the Park Avenue Armory.

businessNews reuters.com

Citigroup sees 'high teens' percentage decline in fourth-quarter markets revenue

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc fourth-quarter markets revenue is on track to be down by a "high-teens" percentage from a year earlier, Chief Financial Officer John Gerspach said on Wednesday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Likely To Stay At Company for Additional 2-3 Years If Deal With 21St Century Fox Goes Through- CNBC

* WALT DISNEY CEO BOB IGER LIKELY TO STAY AT COMPANY AN ADDITIONAL TWO TO THREE YEARS IF A DEAL WITH 21ST CENTURY FOX GOES THROUGH- CNBC, CITING SOURCE‍​ Source text : http://cnb.cx/2iy4ZaW Further company coverage:

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Sean Combs leads four black artists as world's highest paid musicians

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs was ranked the world's highest-paid musician on Wednesday in an annual list that saw black artists take the top four spots.

businessNews reuters.com

Nasdaq set to recede for the fourth day

(Reuters) - The Nasdaq was set to fall for the fourth day on Wednesday as investors ditched the year's best performers on doubts over stretched valuations and the impact of a U.S. tax overhaul on corporate earnings.

companyNews reuters.com

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Nasdaq set to recede for the fourth day

* Private employers added 190,000 jobs in Nov vs est. of 185,000

companyNews reuters.com

China's HNA Group to sell overseas property, dispose non-core assets - 21st Century Business Herald

BEIJING, Dec 6 (Reuters) - HNA Group Co Ltd's Chief Executive Officer Adam Tan said the aviation-to-financial services conglomerate is negotiating to sell overseas real estate as part of a strategic streamlining, according to an interview published by 21st Century Business Herald.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: Real Russians and Fake News in ‘Describe the Night’

Rajiv Joseph’s new play jams 90 years of lies, fantasies, propaganda and conspiracy into just under three hours. Also: the worst soup ever.

Christine Keeler nytimes.com

Christine Keeler, Central Figure in British ‘Scandal of the Century,’ Is Dead at 75

Ms. Keeler’s affair with the government minister John Profumo and other revelations set England abuzz in the early 1960s.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures nytimes.com

Disney Said to Be Nearing a Deal With 21st Century Fox

Disney is said to be seeking to acquire parts of Fox’s empire in a transaction that could offer a senior executive role for Rupert Murdoch’s son James at Disney.

politicsNews reuters.com

Mueller's Russia probe cost $3.2 million in first four months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office has spent about $3.2 million in the first four and a half months of its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the Justice Department revealed in a report on Tuesday.

Theater nytimes.com

The Best Theater of 2017

Our chief theater critics on their favorites this year, from “Bruce Springsteen on Broadway” to a host of playwrights tackling life’s chaos.

businessNews reuters.com

Wells Fargo CEO sees better commercial loan results in fourth quarter

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co will likely see improvement in its business lending segment when it reports fourth-quarter earnings in January, Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said at an investor presentation on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Carrefour and Fnac Darty form French purchasing partnership

* Deal follows recent retail sector alliances amid Amazon threat

Theater nytimes.com

Review: Waltzing With Love and Death in ‘Hundred Days’

A revised version of a musical memoir from the Bengsons affectingly reimagines commitment-phobia in existential terms.

Levine, James nytimes.com

Fourth Man Accuses James Levine of Sexual Abuse as Met Opera Reels

Met officials and musicians spent Monday grappling with the fallout from the suspension of Mr. Levine, the company’s longtime conductor.

Theater nytimes.com

He’s Channeling Emma Stone. But This Ain’t ‘La La Land.’

Two Los Angeles performers have turned the one-woman show glimpsed in the Oscar-winning movie into a one-man spoof of their own.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘Once on This Island,’ Revived and Ravishing

After a dismal theatrical fall, this 1990 musical fable, set in the French Antilles, is a big, bold delight.

Fraternities and Sororities nytimes.com

Four Men Await Sentencing in Baruch Student’s Hazing Death

Fraternity members from New York City are expected to be sentenced in Pennsylvania for Chun Hsien Deng’s death during an initiation ritual in 2013.

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-Sale of the century? $300-billion Saudi state sell-off moves slowly

* Healthcare, grains, postal, electricity suffer snags -sources

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍United Steelworkers ratify four-year contract with TimkenSteel​

* ‍UNITED STEELWORKERS RATIFY FOUR-YEAR CONTRACT WITH TIMKENSTEEL​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Theater nytimes.com

A Theater Visionary ‘Nourished by the World’

Cultural appropriation isn’t a worry for the director Ariane Mnouchkine, who, at 78, isn’t slowing down, but knows she won’t be here forever.

sportsNews reuters.com

Commonwealth Games: Four countries submit updates after 2022 bid delay

LONDON (Reuters) - Four countries have submitted updates to Commonwealth Games organizers after they extended the deadline for bids for the 2022 Games.

worldNews reuters.com

Suspected al Qaeda fighters among four Syrians arrested in Netherlands: prosecutors

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Two men suspected of having fought for an al Qaeda-linked group in Syria were among four Syrian migrants arrested in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said on Friday.

Theater nytimes.com

Writing Her Way From Backstage to Broadway

Claire van Kampen worked on other people’s plays for decades. Then she wrote “Farinelli and the King.” It’s been a hit in London and makes its way to New York next week.

companyNews reuters.com

REFILE-Sale of the century? $300-billion Saudi state sell-off moves slowly

* Healthcare, grains, postal, electricity suffer snags -sources

Theater nytimes.com

Breaking Through Categories and Conventions at BAM

Drawing, weaving, monologues — Suzanne Bocanegra turns traditions into surreal delights at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

businessNews reuters.com

Sale of the century? $300-billion Saudi state sell-off moves slowly

DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's $300-billion privatization program was billed as the sale of the century when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled his plan to great fanfare. Nineteen months later, it is moving at a snail's pace, bankers, investors and analysts familiar with the process say.

Theater nytimes.com

5 Shows to See if You’re in New York in December

Dark plays are fitting for a dark month, and perhaps for our national mood. These productions offer criticism, mystery, warning and hope.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: Uma Thurman, Trapped in Trumpland in ‘The Parisian Woman’

From the creator of “House of Cards,” a Washington-based “Dangerous Liaisons” that isn’t.

environmentNews reuters.com

China's carbon intensity falls four percent in first three quarters: official

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's carbon intensity - the level of carbon emissions per unit of economic growth - fell about 4 percent in the first three quarters of 2017, putting the country on track to meet its five-year targets, a senior official said.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

The long winter: 'Game of Thrones' fans in four-day viewing marathon

LONDON (Reuters) - Ice zombies and fire-breathing dragons plague the characters in the hit fantasy TV series "Game of Thrones," but for fans who took part in a four-day marathon to watch the series' 67 episodes back-to-back, a pained rear end posed a greater threat.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Covenant Transportation Says Co And Units Entered Into Fourteenth Amendment To Credit Agreement Dated Sept 23, 2008

* COVENANT TRANSPORTATION SAYS ‍ON NOV 28, 2017, CO AND UNITS ENTERED INTO FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT DATED SEPT 23, 2008 - SEC FILING​

Theater nytimes.com

Nine Women Accuse Israel Horovitz, Playwright and Mentor, of Sexual Misconduct

He was a charismatic father figure who nurtured young writers. But in incidents from the 1980s through 2016, the women describe a pattern of abuse and betrayal.

cnn.com

'The Shape of Water' flows into sweet, strange love story

Guillermo del Toro's visual artistry thrives in the realm of fantasy. The director funnels those skills into a sweet but strange container with "The Shape of Water," a sensual if not fully buoyant reimagining of monster classics that essentially transforms "The Creature from the Black Lagoon" into an unlikely land-sea love story.

worldNews reuters.com

Suspected U.S. drone targets Haqqani militants in Pakistan, killing four

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike on Thursday targeted a hideout of the Haqqani militant network along Pakistan's mountainous border with Afghanistan, killing four people, officials said.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: Look Up! It’s Amy Schumer in ‘Meteor Shower’

The comic actress makes her Broadway debut in Steve Martin’s funny, if strained, play about two couples sharing a stressful celestial evening together.

domesticNews reuters.com

Man arrested, to be charged with murder in four Tampa shootings

(Reuters) - A 24-year-old man will face murder charges for a string of deadly shootings over the past two months that had left a Tampa, Florida neighborhood fearing a serial killer was on the loose.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘The Fountainhead,’ High-Tech, Juicy and Full of Pulp

Ivo van Hove’s hypnotic adaptation of Ayn Rand’s notorious 1943 novel speaks to the primitive narcissist in all of us. (Mr. Trump, are you listening?)

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Sweet and sour: price rises hit seasonal Egyptian candies

TANTA, Egypt (Reuters) - The sugary sweets that form part of the annual celebrations of the Prophet Mohammad's birthday are a treat enjoyed by generations of Egyptian children, but price rises in the...

technologyNews reuters.com

Casino-Ocado deal could push Carrefour into Amazon's arms

PARIS (Reuters) - French supermarket chain Carrefour could be under pressure to do a deal with the likes of Amazon , after a deal between its French rival and a British online specialist threatened to leave it trailing behind in e-commerce.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-UK regulator says four fund firm may have breached competition law

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Britain's markets regulator said four asset management companies might have broken competition law during share sales in the first case that uses its antitrust enforcement powers.

companyNews reuters.com

UK regulator says four fund firm may have breached competition law

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Britain's markets regulator said on Wednesday four asset management companies might have broken competition law during one or more of two public listings and one share placing.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Marvell forecasts strong fourth quarter on connectivity chip demand

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd delivered higher-than-expected earnings and revenue for the third quarter and forecast strong results in the current quarter, boosted by robust demand for its networking and connectivity chips.

cnn.com

Police in Florida say they are questioning a person in connection with four fatal shootings

Tampa police are interviewing a person in connection with four fatal shootings within the last month in the city's Seminole Heights neighborhood, Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said Tuesday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: The Four Big Tax Deceptions

How the tax plan’s defenders are selling it.

environmentNews reuters.com

China's government accuses four cities of air pollution failures

BEIJING (Reuters) - Four cities in China's northeastern province Heilongjiang were accused by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) of increasing air pollution due to administrative failures.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Emerald Health Therapeutics Announces Positive Health Canada Review Of License Application For Prominent Fourth Facility

* EMERALD HEALTH THERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES POSITIVE HEALTH CANADA REVIEW OF LICENSE APPLICATION FOR PROMINENT FOURTH FACILITY Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Theater nytimes.com

Bruce Springsteen’s Tenure on Broadway Has Been Extended

The singer’s sold-out solo show, “Springsteen on Broadway,” was extended from Feb. 28 through June 30, 2018.

Theater nytimes.com

A Gilbert & Sullivan Jaunt to Margaritaville

The Hypocrites, a freewheeling Chicago theater troupe, has taken its popular production of “The Pirates of Penzance” around the country. Now New Yorkers can sidle up to the tiki bar.

Theater nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Why Plays About Sexual Assault Are Too Murky for Our Own Good

He-said, she-said ambiguities are certainly dramatic. But they also ignore hard truths that we need to hear right now.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: Four Women, Four Lifetimes, One Camera in ‘20th Century Blues’

Susan Miller’s sweet but softhearted play finds old friends challenged when the photographer among them wants to display group images taken over 40 years.

Theater nytimes.com

Brantley in Britain: Eye-Openers in London: 19th-Century Women with 21st-Century Problems

Revivals of plays by Ibsen and Wilde, and a new work about the young Karl Marx, find strong women chafing under the yoke of dominating men

Theater nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Oh, No! Live Drama and Unwritten Humor

Let us give thanks for those occasional onstage mishaps that make even the feeblest theatrical productions memorable.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-KKR sweetens Hitachi Kokusai bid a second time but under market price

* New bid is below market level, values Hitachi Kokusai at $3 bln

cnn.com

For Puerto Ricans, a bittersweet holiday

San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) -- On the southeastern coast of this island, where Hurricane Maria made landfall two months ago, the waves of the Caribbean lash the crumbling foundation of Jose Morales' battered seaside home.

Theater nytimes.com

‘Junk’ Mines the Milken Era for Truths That Resonate Now

Ayad Akhtar’s play portrays the financial excesses of the 1980s — part of what he calls “a collapse of a collective vision” of America — in ways that evoke unsettling new thoughts.

Native Americans nytimes.com

Thanksgiving for Native Americans: Four Voices on a Complicated Holiday

A day of celebration and overeating is for some a time of mourning and a testament to the strength of a culture.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-Shanghai aluminium snaps four-day losing streak

(Adds ShFE closing prices, updates LME prices) BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Shanghai aluminium prices rose by 0.6 percent on Thursday, ending a four-day losing run despite some lingering bearish sentiment on the metal. Aluminium is still down by 8.3 percent in Shanghai so far this month, as Chinese winter smelting restrictions in force from mid-November turned out to be less severe than the market expected. It remains up by 10.9 percent year-to-date. "Supply-side reforms in the Ch

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-Shanghai aluminium set to end four-day losing streak

(Adds analyst comment, technical data; updates prices) BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Shanghai aluminium prices rose as much as 1 percent on Thursday, on track to end a four-day losing run despite some lingering bearish sentiment. The metal is still down by around 8 percent in Shanghai so far this month, as Chinese winter smelting restrictions in force from mid-November turned out to be less severe than the market expected. It remains up by 11 percent year-to-date. "Supply-side refo

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-Shanghai aluminium on course to end four-day losing streak

BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Aluminium rose by around 1 percent in early trade on the Shanghai Futures Exchange on Thursday, on track to end a four-day losing run. The metal is still down nearly 8 percent in Shanghai so far this month as winter smelting curbs turned out not to be as severe as the market had expected. * SHFE AlUMINIUM: Shanghai's most-traded aluminium contract was up 0.9 percent at 15,045 yuan ($2,279.30) a tonne at 0112 GMT, having begun November close to 16,400

Theater nytimes.com

Brantley in Britain: Showgirls, a Monster and a Drag Queen: Singing Songs of Self

New musicals on London’s stages include a merciless and compassionate “Follies,” a revitalized “Young Frankenstein” and a timely saga of an aspiring drag queen.

businessNews reuters.com

Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid -sources

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

companyNews reuters.com

Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid -sources

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

businessNews reuters.com

Tech still hedge funds' sweetheart sector: Goldman Sachs

LONDON (Reuters) - Tech stocks remain the largest net sector exposure for equity hedge funds, which are set to deliver their strongest returns since 2013, Goldman Sachs said on Wednesday in a note on the industry's most and least favored areas of the market.

companyNews reuters.com

Tech still hedge funds' sweetheart sector -Goldman Sachs

LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Tech stocks remain the largest net sector exposure for equity hedge funds, which are set to deliver their strongest returns since 2013, Goldman Sachs said on Wednesday in a note on the industry's most and least favoured areas of the market.

Sultan, Hurrem (1501-58) nytimes.com

Nonfiction: The Woman Who Smashed a Glass Ceiling in the 16th Century

Leslie Peirce’s “Empress of the East” tells the story of the slave girl who rose to become Queen of the Ottomans.

Theater nytimes.com

With a Singing SpongeBob, Nickelodeon Aims for a Broadway Splash

To capture the spirit of its relentlessly cheerful animated hero and his underwater world, a $20 million musical that “explodes off the stage.”

Theater nytimes.com

He Knows Bikini Bottom. Now He Gets to Swim There.

“It’s a little freaky” how much the energetic actor Ethan Slater seems like the title character he plays in “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical.”

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

The Sweet Rewards of Bitter Food

Sugar, spice, salt, fat: All are easy to love. So what explains our current craze for bad tastes?

sportsNews reuters.com

IOC bans four Russian skeleton athletes for life over Sochi doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian skeleton athletes, including Olympic champion Alexander Tretyakov, have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Rockwell Automation rebuffs sweetened Emerson bid

(Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc on Wednesday rejected rival Emerson Electric Co's sweetened $29 billion takeover offer, saying the bid undervalued the industrial automation company.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: Who Is ‘Harry Clarke,’ and Why Is He So Appealing?

Billy Crudup is having a blast as a Midwestern sad sack and his English alter ego in David Cale’s one-man, double-life play at the Vineyard.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: A Most Opinionated Wedding Guest Returns in ‘Bright Colors’

Overwhelming? Yes. Self-involved? Absolutely. But Drew Droege still makes for hilarious company in this one-person show.

Theater nytimes.com

The Hurricane Hit, but Our Show Went On

Rehearsing “Describe the Night” in makeshift space after Hurricane Harvey reminded Rajiv Joseph that theater can help build community. And rebuild it.

Theater nytimes.com

The First Time: Billy Porter: The First Time I Refused to Keep Playing a Stereotype

Seeing “Angels in America” in 1994 was the moment Mr. Porter, the Broadway star, realized he had to rethink his career path and chase a new dream.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘The Wolves’ Are Back in a Rush of Combustible Energy

Sarah DeLappe’s remarkably assured first play, a group portrait of a girls’ soccer team, is now at Lincoln Center Theater.

topNews reuters.com

Zimbabwe's Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

HARARE (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African strongman.

cnn.com

21st Century Fox gets nearly $90 million from insurers to cover claims

businessNews reuters.com

Auchan/Alibaba deal turns up the heat on Carrefour in China

PARIS (Reuters) - A partnership between French retailer Auchan [AUCH.UL] and internet giant Alibaba risks pushing Carrefour further behind in China and could persuade its new boss to sell out of the country.

businessNews reuters.com

21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal

(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: A ‘Peter Pan’ That Never Takes Flight

The Bedlam production of the J.M. Barrie classic is both too childish to tell the story properly and too adult to access its wonder.

cnn.com

This NBA season: Four things to know

Theater nytimes.com

Review: In This ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ Love Is a Zero-Sum Game

An unconventional Primary Stages adaptation of the Jane Austen novel features gags, dance breaks and other cynical silliness.

topNews reuters.com

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government that would secure herself a fourth term hit a major setback after a would-be coalition partner unexpectedly pulled out of talks, thrusting Germany into a political crisis.

companyNews reuters.com

Goldman Sachs sees Fed raising rates four times in 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs said it expects a tight U.S. labor market and more normal inflation picture will lead the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates four times next year.

topNews reuters.com

Merkel's fourth term in doubt after would-be partner pulls out

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government that would secure her a fourth term hit a major setback on Sunday after a would-be coalition partner pulled out of exploratory talks, citing irreconcilable differences.

Opera nytimes.com

Review: Nico Muhly’s ‘Marnie’ Brings Hitchcock Into the 21st Century

The opera, based on a 1961 novel and Hitchcock’s 1964 film about a traumatized woman who compulsively changes her identity, comes to the Met next season.

worldNews reuters.com

Kenyan police fire teargas to break slum protests after four murdered

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police fired teargas to disperse a crowd that was protesting on Sunday against the overnight murder of four people in a slum in the capital Nairobi, a Reuters witness said.

worldNews reuters.com

Sri Lanka arrest 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between "extremists" from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities in which four people were injured, a spokesman said on Saturday.

Theater nytimes.com

Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair

Before Harvey Fierstein came along, most gay-themed plays featured characters who were either closeted or bitter or suicidal, and usually all three.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-SAP sees margins flattening out in fourth quarter - CFO

BARCELONA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Europe's biggest technology company SAP expects profit margins to flatten out during the fourth quarter after three years of declines, with improving margins to begin to show up in 2018, Chief Financial Officer Luka Mucic said on Friday.

technologyNews reuters.com

SAP sees margins flattening out in fourth quarter: CFO

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Business software company SAP sees the potential for profit margins to hit bottom during the fourth quarter after three years of declines, with improving profits to begin to show up in 2018, Chief Financial Officer Luka Mucic said on Friday.

companyNews reuters.com

SAP sees margins flattening out in fourth quarter - CFO

BARCELONA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Business software company SAP sees the potential for profit margins to hit bottom during the fourth quarter after three years of declines, with improving profits to begin to show up in 2018, Chief Financial Officer Luka Mucic said on Friday.

topNews reuters.com

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets -sources

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 4-Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets -sources

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

Cable Television nytimes.com

Comcast Said to Be in Talks to Buy 21st Century Fox Assets

The cable giant is discussing acquiring the Fox movie studio, the FX network, regional sports channels and a vast overseas TV distribution business.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets -sources

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

cnn.com

Comcast in talks to buy 21st Century Fox

PersonalFinance reuters.com

U.S. junk bond funds post fourth biggest week of outflows ever: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors walloped high-yield funds with their biggest week of withdrawals since March, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

businessNews reuters.com

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets: sources

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to express interest in buying Fox assets that were the subject of recent talks between Fox and Walt Disney Co, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

U.S.-based junk bond funds post fourth-largest week of outflows on record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors walloped high-yield funds with their largest week of withdrawals since March, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

businessNews reuters.com

Comcast approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets: source

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp has approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, expressing interest in the same assets that Walt Disney Co had approached Fox for recently, according to a person familiar with the matter.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Comcast has approached Twenty-First Century Fox to express acquisition interest- CNBC, citing DJ‍​

* Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox to express acquisition interest- CNBC, citing DJ‍​

Theater nytimes.com

Review: A Brief ‘Brigadoon’ That’s Almost Like Falling in Love

City Center’s gorgeous revival of the Lerner & Loewe musical, staged by Christopher Wheeldon and starring Kelli O’Hara, disappears after Sunday.

Theater nytimes.com

Old Vic Says 20 People Reported Misconduct by Kevin Spacey

The London theater released the findings of an investigation into Mr. Spacey’s behavior before and during his time as artistic director there.

businessNews reuters.com

Emerson sweetens bid for Rockwell Automation to $29 billion

(Reuters) - Emerson Electric Co boosted its offer to buy Rockwell Automation Inc to about $29 billion, after the smaller rival rebuffed a $27.6 billion bid last month saying it undervalued the company.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: John Leguizamo Goes for Easy Laughs in ‘Latin History’

Two millenniums of oppression may not seem very funny, but in his latest one-man show, Mr. Leguizamo hones the art of comic revisionism.

Theater nytimes.com

The ‘Lion King’ Effect: How a Broadway Smash Changed South African Lives

Over 20 years, hundreds of performers have joined the show in cities around the globe. These are some of their stories — laced with hope, tragedy, homesickness and triumph.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-New Concept Energy says number of board members reduced to four

* New Concept Energy says ‍following James​ Huffstickler's resignation, number of members of board of directors was reduced to four - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2AI2UQU) Further company coverage:

Income Tax nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The G.O.P.’s 20th-Century Tax Plan

The Republican proposals promise a needed update, but instead will just leave America in the past.

topNews reuters.com

Gunman kills four in Northern California shooting spree

(Reuters) - A gunman carrying a semi-automatic weapon and two handguns opened fire at multiple locations across a small Northern California community on Tuesday, killing four people before he was slain by police.

Theater nytimes.com

Adam Driver’s Nonprofit Seeks Soldiers for the Stage

Arts in the Armed Forces, founded by the actor and veteran Adam Driver, will grant $10,000 to a playwright who has served in the military.

companyNews reuters.com

Bond trading conditions have not improved in fourth quarter -Goldman CFO

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Little volatility and light client activity have kept fixed-income markets lackluster in the fourth quarter, with no improvement from the beginning of the year, Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Financial Officer Marty Chavez said on Tuesday.

domesticNews reuters.com

Police fear serial killer could be behind fourth Tampa shooting

(Reuters) - Police in Tampa, Florida, were investigating whether a fatal shooting on Tuesday could be linked to a possible serial killer who is feared to have murdered three victims in a string of night attacks terrorizing a city neighborhood.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

India gives 'king of sweets' a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - India has awarded a "geographical indications" tag to rosogolla, the king of Indian sweets, after a years-long battle between two neighboring states over the ownership...

Theater nytimes.com

Brantley in Britain: Review: ‘Network’ With Bryan Cranston Is Convulsive, Immersive and Still Mad as Hell

A stage adaptation, directed by Ivo van Hove, confirms the prophecy of a 1976 movie about populist rage and manipulative technology

worldNews reuters.com

Four Serbs get suspended sentences for 2008 attack on U.S. embassy

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Four Serbian men got suspended prison terms on Tuesday for taking parts in riots at the U.S. embassy in 2008 - a long-delayed case that has soured relations between Belgrade and Washington.

companyNews reuters.com

Four Gulf of Mexico oil platforms shut after Enchilada fire -Shell

LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday that production at four oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico has been shut in the wake of a Nov. 8 fire at its Enchilada platform.

worldNews reuters.com

Suicide bomber kills at least four in attack in Yemeni city: witnesses

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives outside a camp used by security force in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Tuesday killing at least four people, witnesses said.

sportsNews reuters.com

Panthers maul Dolphins behind Newton's four touchdown passes

(The Sports Xchange) - Cam Newton threw four touchdown passes and the Carolina Panthers pounded the Miami Dolphins in a 45-21 victory on Monday at Bank of America Stadium.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Susan Rice: Trump Is Making China Great Again

The president’s grand trip failed to produce meaningful concessions from China on trade and if anything strengthened Beijing’s hand in Asia.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-MolMed S.p.A. says submitted utilization request on fourth tranche of share capital increase to be reserved to Societe Generale

* ‍submitted utilization request concerning fourth tranche of share capital increase to be reserved to societe generale​

Theater nytimes.com

Brantley in Britain: On London Stages, Britain Considers Its Divided Soul

New plays from Mike Bartlett and James Graham pose E.M. Forster’s newly urgent question of who inherits England

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-India's RCom shares slump after fourth straight quarterly loss

MUMBAI, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Reliance Communications Ltd's shares plummeted on Monday, after the company posted a fourth straight quarterly loss as it struggles with a heavy debt load and a price war started by an upstart rival that has eaten into margins.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-UTC Aerospace selected to supply wheels and brakes to four airlines

* Co selected to supply wheels and brakes to four airlines: Flydubai, JetSmart, Virgin Atlantic and Xiamen Airlines​

sportsNews reuters.com

Vettel wins as Hamilton roars back to fourth in Brazilian Grand Prix

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday while newly-crowned four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton produced the drive of the day from last to fourth for champions Mercedes.

sportsNews reuters.com

Vettel wins as Hamilton roars back to fourth

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday while newly-crowned four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton produced the drive of the day from last to fourth for champions Mercedes.

sportsNews reuters.com

Marquez is MotoGP's youngest four times champion

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Honda's Marc Marquez won his fourth MotoGP world championship in five years on Sunday after the Spaniard's only rival Andrea Dovizioso crashed out of a dramatic season-ending race in Valencia.

worldNews reuters.com

Cameroon separatist attacks kill four security forces: government

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Separatists from Cameroon's Anglophone region have killed four security forces in several attacks over the past few days, the government said on Saturday, an unprecedented violent turn to a movement that risks morphing into a full blown insurgency.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-TimkenSteel, United Steelworkers reach second tentative agreement for new four-year contract

* TimkenSteel, United Steelworkers reach second tentative agreement for new four-year contract

Theater nytimes.com

After a Nominator Is Denied Access, ‘1984’ Is Ineligible for Tonys

Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist and immigration-rights advocate who is a member of the Tony Awards nominating committee, was not allowed to see the play.

sportsNews reuters.com

Four-star Hamilton dominates Brazil free practice

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton, with four world championship stars freshly painted on his race helmet, smashed the Interlagos track record as Mercedes dominated Brazilian Grand Prix practice on Friday.

sportsNews reuters.com

Four-star Hamilton on record pace in Brazil

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton, with four world championship stars freshly painted on his race helmet, smashed the Interlagos track record as Mercedes dominated Brazilian Grand Prix practice on Friday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Cerberus buys 759 mln euro bad loans from four small Italian banks

Nov 10 (Reuters) - Italian bad loan vehicle REV Gestione Crediti says:

healthNews reuters.com

Death toll from Legionnaires' disease in Lisbon hospital up at four

LISBON (Reuters) - The death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in a large Lisbon hospital doubled to four on Friday, Portugal's health authority DGS said, but the number of new cases being discovered appeared to subside.

sportsNews reuters.com

Four-star Lewis Hamilton on record pace in Brazil

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton, with four world championship stars now painted on his race helmet, smashed the Interlagos track record as Mercedes dominated Friday's opening Brazilian Grand Prix practice.

worldNews reuters.com

Japan to build four radar stations for the Philippines to counter piracy surge: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by Islamic insurgents, two sources said.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Avery Dennison enters fourth amended and restated credit agreement - SEC filing​

* Says on Nov 8, co entered fourth amended and restated credit agreement amending amended agreement dated as of October 3, 2014 - SEC filing​

sportsNews reuters.com

Hamilton says fourth title has yet to sink in

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton brushed aside a question about his tax affairs on Thursday and said winning his fourth Formula One title had yet to sink in.

sportsNews reuters.com

Four Russian cross-country skiers get life bans for doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday.

sportsNews reuters.com

Four Russian cross-country skiers get life ban for doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for life from the Olympics after they were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Russian cross-country federation said on Thursday.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Four generations of a South African family

KWANDENGEZI, South Africa (Reuters) - It's early in the morning and 90-year-old Thumekile Mthiyane is making her daily 2 km (1 mile) walk along dirt roads snaking through crop fields and the hills of...

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘Office Hour’ Is the Play That Goes Bang

In Julia Cho’s tense new work, a creative-writing teacher tries to reach a shut-down (and possibly armed) young student.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Twenty-First Century Fox's quarterly revenue beats Street

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's quarterly revenue topped market estimates on Wednesday as higher sales from traditional and online distributors boosted its cable business.

businessNews reuters.com

Twenty-First Century Fox's quarterly revenue beats Street

(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's quarterly revenue topped market estimates on Wednesday as higher advertising sales and revenue from traditional and online distributors boosted its cable business.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Luby's reports fiscal year 2017 and fourth quarter results

* Q4 loss per share $0.06 from continuing operations excluding items

environmentNews reuters.com

At least four dead, 18 missing in Colombia landslide

BOGOTA (Reuters) - A landslide killed at least four people and left 18 missing in southwest Colombia, authorities said on Wednesday, as the country grappled once again with the deadly pairing of heavy rains and poor infrastructure.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited reports 8.7 pct stake in CenturyLink Inc. as on Nov. 1 ‍​

* Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited reports 8.7 percent stake in CenturyLink Inc. as on November 1, 2017 - SEC filing ‍​ Source text (http://bit.ly/2iEL8Xi)

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-DUNKIN' DONUTS ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW RESTAURANTS IN EXPANSION PLAN FOR RALEIGH, NC

* DUNKIN' DONUTS ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW RESTAURANTS IN EXPANSION PLAN FOR RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA WITH EXISTING FRANCHISEE AWALE NETWORKS, INC.

Grief (Emotion) nytimes.com

The Sweet Spot: An Addict Brother’s Death; a Sister’s Guilt-Ridden Grief

She can’t remember a time when she had a relationship with him that wasn’t built on lies. And yet she’s still in pain.

companyNews reuters.com

Italy Antitrust fines "big four" accounting firms total of 23 mln euros

ROME, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Italy's Antitrust authority said on Tuesday that it fined the "big four" accounting firms a total of 23 million euros ($26.61 million) for allegedly conspiring to divvy up large public consultancy contracts, a statement said.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: The Big Apple Circus Is Ripe for Another Bite

A year after filing for bankruptcy, a beloved cultural institution returns to Lincoln Center.

sportsNews reuters.com

Athletics: Kenya's Sumgong banned for four years for doping offense

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been handed a four-year ban by Kenya's anti-doping agency (ADAK) after testing positive for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), officials said on Tuesday.

sportsNews reuters.com

Motor racing: Force India to take more risks with fourth place secure

LONDON (Reuters) - Force India are prepared to let Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon race more freely in the last two races of the season now that the team are sure of fourth place in the Formula One championship, co-owner Vijay Mallya indicated on Tuesday.

artsNews reuters.com

Australia can breathe easy after 17th century map restored

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 17th century map of Australia, predating British settlement, has gone on display for the first time after suffering extensive damage while purportedly housed for hundreds of years in a Swedish warehouse.

Walt Disney Company nytimes.com

Disney Said to Have Held Talks to Acquire 21st Century Fox Assets

The two media companies are no longer talking, but a deal, which may still be in the works, would make sense for Disney, analysts said.

sportsNews reuters.com

Jets' WR Kerley suspended four games for PED violation

(The Sports Xchange) - New York Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley received a four-game suspension for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Monday.

cnn.com

21st Century Fox shares soar after report of sale talks with Disney

Theater nytimes.com

The World Really Is a Stage, Scripts and All, to Actor With Autism

Mickey Rowe is thought to be the first openly autistic actor to play Christopher, a 15-year-old with autism, in “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”

Russian Revolution (1917) nytimes.com

Red Century: What If the Russian Revolution Had Never Happened?

The events of October 1917 continue to shake the world today. And yet they almost didn’t take place.

New York City nytimes.com

New York Today: New York Today: A Century of Women Voting

Monday: A women’s suffrage anniversary, places to celebrate the milestone, and a question for voters.

Theater nytimes.com

‘Maybe I Am Arnold!’ How Michael Urie Agreed to Fill Harvey Fierstein’s Shoes

“I’m never going to be that free,” Mr. Urie thought about taking the lead part in “Torch Song.” But Mr. Fierstein, who wrote and created the role, had other ideas.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘Uncommon Sense’ Looks at Life on the Autism Spectrum

With nonverbal characters and savants, a new play demonstrates just how broad and multicolored that spectrum is.

Anthony, Susan B nytimes.com

When Susan B. Anthony’s ‘Little Band of 9 Ladies’ Voted Illegally

The New York Times covered the moment on Nov. 5, 1872 — sort of. A one-paragraph news item the next day ran under the heading “Minor Topics.”

worldNews reuters.com

Philippines frees four East Timorese to attend ASEAN meeting

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine immigration authorities freed four East Timor delegates after holding them for 12 hours at Manila airport in a security clampdown ahead of the ASEAN and East Asia Summit next week.

Alwaleed bin Talal nytimes.com

Citigroup, 21st Century Fox, Twitter: Prince’s Arrest Touches Many

Prince Alwaleed’s arrest is likely to reverberate across dozens of publicly listed companies that count him as a major investor.

companyNews reuters.com

Four U.S. states urge regulator to reject Sinclair Tribune deal

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Four state attorneys general urged the Federal Communications Commission to reject Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co, marking the latest hurdle for the controversial tie-up.

Thanksgiving Day nytimes.com

Wines of The Times: The Four Rules of Thanksgiving Wines

What to drink should be the least of your worries. With good food and good company there are no bad bottles, as the wine panel demonstrates.

companyNews reuters.com

JPMorgan expects Fed to raise rates four times in 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 3 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co on Friday raised its forecast on the number of U.S. interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve next year to four from three as the October payrolls data reinforced the view of a tightening domestic labor market.

worldNews reuters.com

Four foreigners working at power plant kidnapped in Libya, official says

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Four foreign engineers working for the Turkish construction firm Enka were kidnapped in southwest Libya on Friday, a Libyan state electricity official said.

sportsNews reuters.com

Cool Colsaerts charges four shots clear in Turkey

BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) - Nicolas Colsaerts has gone more than five years without a tournament victory but the big-hitting Belgian is threatening to turn this week's $7 million Turkish Airlines Open into a one-man show.

worldNews reuters.com

After four months jail, Turkey's Amnesty director says trial is 'surreal'

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Amnesty International's Turkey director, freed from four months detention but still facing trial on terrorism charges, said the case against her and other human rights activists was "absurd and surreal".

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘Junk’ Revives a Go-Go Era of Debt and Duplicity

Ayad Akhtar, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Disgraced,” explores the shady side of 1980s Wall Street in an economics lesson of a play.

artsNews reuters.com

At West Bank tea party, artist Banksy offers royal 'apology' for Balfour Declaration

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - British street artist Banksy has offered a royal "apology" engraved on Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank for Britain's endorsement a century ago of the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-FireEye gives weak fourth-quarter forecast, shares drop

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc said on Wednesday it was likely to post an adjusted loss for the fourth quarter, hurt by shorter contract lengths.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: ‘Shadowlands,’ a Tale of C.S. Lewis’s Romance, Tackles a Different Tragedy

William Nicholson’s biodrama, is directed by Christa Scott-Reed for the Fellowship for Performing Arts.

topNews reuters.com

A century on, UK's Jewish homeland declaration stirs celebration and mourning in Middle East

LONDON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - In a 67-word statement composed 100 years ago, Britain endorsed the establishment of a Jewish homeland in the Middle East, triggering a process that would culminate in the creation of Israel - and with it one of the world's most intractable conflicts.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-FireEye forecasts loss for fourth quarter, shares tumble

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc said on Wednesday it was likely to post a loss for the fourth quarter of 2017, disappointing investors who were promised an adjusted profit by the end of the year.