News Trends, News Analysis, News Archive.



Related Articles

Movies nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Proud Mary’ has a ‘Proud Mary’ Problem

Movies misuse music all the time. The Taraji P. Henson vehicle “Proud Mary” misuses it hilariously.

businessNews reuters.com

Exclusive: U.S. puts HNA deals on ice until it gets ownership info - source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government will not approve any investment by HNA Group until the Chinese conglomerate, which has been scrutinized around the world over its ownership structure, provides adequate information on who its shareholders are, a source familiar with the situation said.

Art nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: The Winter Antiques Show Embraces the Evolving Definition of Antique

A George Bellows painting, a sexy silver “Cobra Clock” and a museum-quality quilt from 1869 are among the highlights of this year’s fair.

Outsider Art Fair nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: The Outsider Fair Once More Confirms That Art Is Everywhere

This year’s fair captures the field on the cusp of change, part of an ever-widening mainstream with two major museum exhibitions ahead.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Hungry City: At Cafe Booqoo, New Orleans Favorites, Spicy and Sweet

Matt Pace, who grew up in New Orleans East, prepares beignets, jambalaya, gumbo and, of course, po’ boys at his Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, cafe.

News and News Media nytimes.com

HuffPost, Breaking From Its Roots, Ends Unpaid Contributions

The site was an early example of amateur journalism online, but it will dissolve its self-publishing platform in an attempt to minimize unverified stories.

Restaurants nytimes.com

After the Apologies, Restaurants Struggle to Change

Four employers accused of sexual harassment have stepped away from their empires. But for the companies, the hard part is what happens next.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Hungry City: Winter Salvation, Fresh From the Dumpling Steamer, in Queens

Found on the same stretch of Jackson Heights, where momos are a common language, Amdo Kitchen and Potala offer a simple warmth in deep cold.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: On Artists and Audiences at American Realness

Watching performances at the American Realness festival, our critic was nudged into thinking about artists’ attitude toward audiences.

Coetzee, J M nytimes.com

CRITIC’s NOTEBOOK: J.M. Coetzee’s Boyhood, in Black and White

Newly discovered photographs by the Nobel-winning novelist reveal a South African adolescence shaped by art and apartheid.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: In Vancouver, a Door to a Parallel Culinary World

Kissa Tanto, a dolled-up setting for Italian food with Japanese influences, is part of a respectful revival in the city’s Chinatown.

topNews reuters.com

Indonesia bourse holds minute silence for injured after floor collapse

JAKARTA, (Reuters) - Indonesia's stock exchange held a minute silence at the start of trading on Tuesday for more than 70 people injured when a mezzanine floor in the building suddenly collapsed.

Opera nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: What a Hologram of Maria Callas Can Teach Us About Opera

A preview of “Callas in Concert,” touring this spring, made our critic wonder about the art form’s obsession with the past.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: A Pan-American Dance Sampler at the Joyce

The American Dance Platform showcases multiple American companies and idioms including hula, Irish footwork, tap, Lindy, modern and ballet.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Record breaking Asia lifts stocks to 10-year high, yuan shines

LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Emerging markets started the week with the pedal to the metal on Monday, with the first record high for Asian stocks since 2007 and currencies from China's yuan to Mexico's peso and Russia's rouble rising against a sliding dollar.

Restaurants nytimes.com

To New Yorkers’ Delight, Coogan’s Says It Isn’t Closing After All

Coogan’s restaurant and bar, a civic fixture in Washington Heights for 32 years, reached a new agreement with its landlord just three days after its owners announced they would be closing.

cnn.com

WSJ: Trump lawyer arranged porn star payment for her silence in October 2016

President Donald Trump's longtime attorney denied that Trump had a sexual encounter with a porn star after a report by The Wall Street Journal on Friday alleged the lawyer helped facilitate a six-figure payment to the actress in October 2016 in exchange for her silence.

New York City nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Half-Measures Won’t Erase the Painful Past of Our Monuments

The city says leave three of four existing monuments. Our critic says that may not heal old wounds.

Theater nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: How to Listen to Rock ’n’ Roll in a Theater

Rock is underexplored onstage, but two Under the Radar shows, “How to Be a Rock Critic” and “The Hendrix Project,” grapple with its transformative power.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 4-Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

* Ford confirms second death caused by Takata airbag inflator

Gordon Matta-Clark nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Back in the Bronx: Gordon Matta-Clark, Rogue Sculptor

The Bronx Museum’s beautifully staged, streamlined version of the artist’s career still conveys a full picture of his radical sensibility.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it had confirmed a second death in an older pickup truck caused by a defective airbag inflator of Takata Corp and urged 2,900 owners in North America to stop driving immediately until they can get replacement parts.

businessNews reuters.com

Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it had confirmed a second death in an older pickup truck caused by a defective Takata airbag inflator and urged 2,900 owners in North America to stop driving immediately until they can get replacement parts.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Rockwell Collins' Shareowners Vote In Favor Of Acquisition By UTC

* ROCKWELL COLLINS' SHAREOWNERS VOTE OVERWHELMINGLY IN FAVOR OF ACQUISITION BY UTC

sportsNews reuters.com

Hamilton's social silence has the Formula One fans talking

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton's social media posts have long been a talking point in Formula One but the absence of any from the four times world champion so far this year is also attracting attention.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-CIMB, Principal Financial to realign ownership stakes in joint ventures

* Says Principal Financial Group to increase stake in two asset management joint ventures to 60 percent

businessNews reuters.com

Ford sued by truck owners alleging diesel emissions cheating

(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co installed emissions-cheating software in its F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks to ensure they passed federal tests, according to a lawsuit by truck owners filed on Wednesday.

Salvadoran-Americans nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: President Trump Is Breaking Up My Family

My siblings and I will have to care for ourselves if my parents are sent back to El Salvador.

Theater nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: In Solo Shows, Lip-Syncing ‘Hamlet’ and Investigating Home Movies

At the 14th Under the Radar festival, artists working with found audio and video stretch the boundaries of theater.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: A Firecracker of a Beef Rib and Other Surprises at Ferris

The new restaurant from Greg Proechel of Le Turtle is a culinary Swiss Army knife, making the most of a small basement space in a Chelsea hotel.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Angie Mar’s Menu: Red Meat and Respect

The chef at the Beatrice Inn has made her mark with luxurious old-school cooking and a management style that defies toxic restaurant culture.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Eyal Shani, an Israeli Celebrity Chef, Makes His New York Debut

Mr. Shani’s whole roasted cauliflower will be on offer at a branch of Miznon, his global group of casual restaurants, when it opens at Chelsea Market this month.

Seafood nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Home to Hawaii in Search of Poke

In Honolulu, where our critic grew up, the quintessential marinated-fish dish appears in a welter of different styles and stores.

Television nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: The Golden Globes Get (Halfway) Woke

There was consensus from the stage and dissonance on the red carpet in a broadcast that was half party, half protest.

Hall Moran, Alicia nytimes.com

‘Breaking Ice’ Makes Music From a Classic Skating Rivalry

Alicia Hall Moran’s new music-theater work is inspired by the face-off between Katarina Witt and Debi Thomas at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Rap and Hip-Hop nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Hip-Hop’s Year of Dangerous Living Put the Accused on the Charts

In Hollywood and the media, allegations of misconduct brought down powerful men. But the opposite happened in rap, creating a crisis between creators and consumers.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Legacy Reserves LP Announces Expanded Second Lien Term Loan And Increased Senior Notes Ownership

* LEGACY RESERVES LP - ‍ENTERED ADDITIONAL TRANSACTIONS TO REDUCE TOTAL INDEBTEDNESS AND INCREASE FINANCIAL FLEXIBILITY​

Computer and Video Games nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: How HQ Trivia Became the Best Worst Thing on the Internet

Despite a glut of glitches and questions bordering on the ridiculous, the game taps into our universal feeling of being aggrieved.

Art nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Inspired by Harriet Tubman, an Artist Takes Glass to Extremes

Joyce J. Scott explores the terrain between craft and art in her glass-beaded series focusing on racism and violence.

cnn.com

Virginia set for tie-breaking lot draw to decide House control

What's likely to be the most important lot draw in American political history is set to take place here Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Starbucks Says UPEC And PCSC Assumed 100 Pct Ownership Of Starbucks Operations In Taiwan For About $175 Mln

* STARBUCKS - ON DECEMBER 31, 2017, UPEC AND PCSC ACQUIRED STARBUCKS 50% INTEREST IN PRESIDENT STARBUCKS COFFEE TAIWAN LIMITED‍​

Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline nytimes.com

Deep Freeze in U.S. Creates Heating Squeeze for Homeowners and Utilities

Heating-oil providers are working overtime and power generators are switching from natural gas to coal and petroleum as bitter temperatures grip much of the country.

cnn.com

It's not Twitter's job to silence Trump

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Breaking the Hold of Drugs to Earn the Embrace of Her Children

Cassandra Darlington hit rock bottom when her five children were placed in foster care. Sixteen years into sobriety, she is awed by their capacity to forgive.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Scandals Keep Breaking, but Restaurateurs Have Yet to Own Up

The silence from chefs and owners has been deafening, but they need to admit and address the sexual predation that seems endemic to the business.

Restaurants nytimes.com

The First Time: Dylan McDermott: The First Time I Waited On a Celebrity’s Table

An awkward teenager finds that a kind word from a blustery John Belushi is enough to keep a dream alive.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: At City Ballet, History Is About to Change. How?

Peter Martins inherited George Balanchine’s roles: running the School of American Ballet and City Ballet and choreographing. Should this model persist?

Astrology nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: How Astrology Took Over the Internet

Suddenly trendy again, astrology checks several boxes for viral-happy content: It provides an easy framework for personalized material, speaks to young women and accesses ’90s nostalgia.

businessNews reuters.com

Around 6,000 Swiss VW owners seek damages in emissions scandal

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumer protection organization SKS has filed a claim with the Zurich commercial court on behalf of some 6,000 car owners seeking damages from Volkswagen AG and Swiss car dealer AMAG related to the "Dieselgate" emissions scandal.

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

She Broke Japan’s Silence on Rape

She was a news intern. He was a TV journalist. She says he raped her, and she decided to do something Japanese women rarely do: Speak out.

Chefs nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Action Bronson, the Leader of the Most Joyously Disorienting Show on Late Night

“The Untitled Action Bronson Show” is not quite a talk show, not quite a cooking show, not quite a variety show. But it somehow all works.

worldNews reuters.com

China says no sanction-breaking oil sales to North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday there had been no U.N. sanction-breaking oil sales by Chinese ships to North Korea, after a South Korea newspaper said Chinese and North Korean vessels had been illicitly linking up at sea to get oil to North Korea.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Silence Therapeutics ‍Sells Further Stake In Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals ​

* ‍SOLD A FURTHER PART OF ITS HOLDING OF COMMON SHARES IN ARROWHEAD PHARMACEUTICALS INC.​

Weather nytimes.com

Record-Breaking Cold Grips Northern U.S., With More to Come

Frigid temperatures have settled in from Boston to Bismarck, N.D.

businessNews reuters.com

FedEx says it experienced another record-breaking holiday shipping season

(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Wednesday it experienced another record-breaking holiday shipping season, but declined to provide specifics or data.

cnn.com

Homeowners rush to pre-pay property taxes

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Ge To Increase Its Ownership Of Arcam To More Than 90 Percent

* GE TO INCREASE ITS OWNERSHIP OF ARCAM TO MORE THAN 90 PERCENT

Restaurants nytimes.com

Chef Gives Up a Star, Reflecting Hardship of ‘the Other France’

Most chefs work a lifetime for a Michelin star. Jérôme Brochot is giving his back. Why? He can’t afford it. Neither can his declining old mining town.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Under City Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ Tree, Dancers Find New Roles

In the week before Christmas, new Dewdrops, a Cavalier and Coffee.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: From Burgers to Sundaes, the Loyal Plays to the Crowd

The menu at John Fraser’s newest restaurant has something for everybody. And it often seems as if everybody decided to eat there at once.

Radio City Music Hall nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: And a Child Shall Lead Them … Elsewhere

All our critic wanted was to stop judging and share a holiday show with her daughter. But her pint-size companion had other ideas.

Blacks nytimes.com

Critic’s Take: The Glow From ‘The Fire Next Time’

How James Baldwin’s incendiary work illuminated his era, as well as ours.

cnn.com

This sad tree is breaking hearts at Christmas

Rome's Christmas tree is so threadbare that locals began mocking it, calling it 'Spelacchio', or 'mangy'. CNN's Delia Gallagher asks Romans what they think of their tree.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

With Cuomo Assist, Homeowners Rush to Soften Tax Bill’s Impact

Many residents in suburbs outside New York City want to prepay their 2018 property tax bills in 2017 to reduce their tax liability by thousands of dollars.

companyNews reuters.com

As stores close, Canada's mall owners turn prime land into condos

TORONTO, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Canadian mall owners are adding condos and apartments to their shopping centers, seeking to capitalize on a supply-constrained housing market while reducing exposure to a struggling retail sector.

cnn.com

Microsoft lifts policy that silences sexual harassment claims

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: Schnitzel and Strudel and Other Favorite Things, at Wallsé

Cue the Julie Andrews: After 17 years in the West Village, Kurt Gutenbrunner’s base camp still stands apart from other Austrian restaurants.

Museums nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: In Jackson, Feeling the Blows, the Bullets and the Tears

The new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum refuses to sugarcoat history. Fine art museums have a lot to learn from the example.

Theater nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: When Disenfranchised Lives and American Ideals Collide Onstage

Three small, powerful pieces of political theater consider those wounded by racism and xenophobia.

Restaurants nytimes.com

A Restaurant Where You Can Order a Dish, Literally

At La Mercerie, a restaurant in the Roman and Williams Guild design store, all the tableware (even the tables) is for sale.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

As California fires blaze, homeowners fear losing insurance

(Reuters) - California homeowners and regulators have a new fear about wildfires ravaging the state: that insurers will drop coverage.

cnn.com

What GOP tax bill will mean for homeowners

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

Homeowners Have Had It Good. Too Good, Says the Tax Bill.

The tax code has long offered rewards for buying rather than renting, an equation that has troubled some economists — and that the Republican bill upends.

businessNews reuters.com

Exclusive: Aston Martin owners rev up for 2018 exit with Lazard hire

LONDON (Reuters) - Aston Martin's owners have hired Lazard to prepare for a stock market listing or sale of the British sportscar maker made famous by fictional spy James Bond, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: How to Fall Under a Butoh-like Spell

Change is glacial in Kota Yamazaki’s “Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination”; Indah Walsh’s “homespun” is playful and benign.

Podcasts nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: You Know Your History? These Podcasts Aren’t So Sure

It seems every podcast company is starting its own counterintuitive take on history. But how effective are they at actually illuminating our past?

topNews reuters.com

U.S. says concerned about Myanmar's silence over where Reuters journalists are being held

YANGON (Reuters) - The U.S. embassy in Myanmar said on Friday it was concerned that there had been no word on the whereabouts of two Reuters journalists three days after they were detained, and that authorities had not allowed their families to visit them.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Berendson hit by fine for breaking competition law - UK's CMA

* UK'S ‍CMA HAS FINED TWO SUPPLIERS OF 'CLEANROOM' LAUNDRY SERVICES​

sportsNews reuters.com

Froome denies breaking rules, says legacy not tainted

LONDON (Reuters) - Four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome has denied breaking any rules after a urine test he gave during the Vuelta a Espana in September showed excessive levels of an asthma medication.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: With a Little Help From Their Friends (and Agents and Librarians and Fact-Checkers ...)

Within the rote exercise of authors’ acknowledgments, truths about family, struggle, pride and terror manage to seep out.

National Anthems nytimes.com

On Pro Football: Goodell Gets $200 Million for Last Deal, Owners Get … Continuity?

Exactly what did N.F.L. owners get for the $200 million they just committed to Roger Goodell?

cnn.com

Sen. Gillibrand: It was intended to silence me. It won't

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) responds to President Trump's tweet saying the senator "would do anything" for campaign money.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. company sues China's HNA over deal, cites opaque ownership

NEW YORK, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Ness Technologies S.A.R.L., a U.S. software engineering company, has sued Chinese conglomerate HNA Group accusing it of failing to adequately answer questions about its ownership in a U.S. review of takeovers by foreign companies, thereby causing their $325 million deal to fail.

cnn.com

Breaking down Trump's Diet Coke habit

President Trump's reported 12 Diet Cokes-a-day habit drives nutritionists nuts. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Mario Batali Steps Away From Restaurants Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Mr. Batali made his announcement in a statement after four women accused the chef of groping. He is also stepping aside from ABC’s “The Chew.”

healthNews reuters.com

'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope in Huntington's disease

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntington's disease by injecting a drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals into the spine, offering new hope for patients with the devastating genetic disease.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope in Huntington's disease

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntington's disease by injecting a drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals into the spine, offering new hope for patients with the devastating genetic disease.

healthNews reuters.com

'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope on Huntingdon's disease

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntingdon's disease by injecting a drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals into the spine, offering new hope for patients with the devastating genetic disease.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Silence Therapeutics Says Sold Further Part Of Holding In Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc

* HAS SOLD A FURTHER PART OF ITS HOLDING OF COMMON SHARES IN ARROWHEAD PHARMACEUTICALS INC.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: At Ailey, a Dance Set to Coltrane Finds a Somber Radiance

Jamar Roberts’s new “Members Don’t Get Weary” was emotional and virtuosic. And Twyla Tharp’s 1983 “Golden Section,” set to David Byrne, returned.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Nureyev’ Opens at Bolshoi After Delay and Much Speculation

The ballet had its premiere on Saturday in front of a starry crowd that didn’t include its director, who’s under house arrest.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Silence Therapeutics Cuts Stake In Arrowhead Pharma To 3.7 Pct From 6.4 Pct

* SILENCE THERAPEUTICS PLC CUTS STAKE IN ARROWHEAD PHARMACEUTICALS TO 3.7 PERCENT AS OF DECEMBER 8 FROM A STAKE OF 6.4 PERCENT AS OF NOVEMBER 29 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2BPqQSX) Further company coverage:

cnn.com

Horses killed as owners race to beat flames

Horse owners scrambled to rescue and evacuate hundreds of animals as wildfires raged across southern California.

businessNews reuters.com

Breaking slow: Asia set to raise rates next year, but still lag Fed

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tighter monetary policy is coming to Asia next year. Yet it will lag the Federal Reserve's rate hikes as Asian central banks balance an exports-led revival in growth with a slowdown in regional locomotive China.

cnn.com

This French chateau has 9,000 owners

La Mothe-Chandeniers is a romantic French château straight out of a storybook. Dating back to the 13th century, it now lies abandoned -- and its turrets and towers have begun to crumble.

cnn.com

Who are 'The Silence Breakers'?

TIME Magazine announced them as the winner of their annual "Person of the Year" issue that highlights those who have influenced events during the year.

Time (Magazine) nytimes.com

‘The Silence Breakers’ Are Time’s Person of the Year

In an interview on “Today,” the magazine’s editor in chief said that the #MeToo movement represented the “fastest-moving social change we’ve seen in decades.”

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Time magazine names #MeToo 'silence breakers' as person of the year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in 2017, the publication announced on Wednesday.

cnn.com

House will vote on allowing concealed gun owners to carry across state lines

The House will vote Wednesday on a bill that would let gun owners with permits to carry concealed weapons travel to other states with their concealed firearms.

topNews reuters.com

Trump tells Mideast leaders he will move embassy to Jerusalem, breaking with U.S. policy

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Israeli and Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling violence in the Middle East.

sportsNews reuters.com

Soccer: Seattle out to silence critics in MLS Cup rematch

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Seattle Sounders hope to silence critics in Saturday's MLS Cup rematch with Toronto FC following last year's triumph on penalty kicks after they failed to put a single shot on goal during regulation.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: Instant Korean Ramen, Made the Hard Way

At Jeju Noodle Bar in the West Village, a chef pays tribute to just-add-water packaged soups with recipes that are anything but fast.

Opera nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Should I Put Away My James Levine Recordings?

Our critic reflects on the legacy of the revered Metropolitan Opera conductor, who has been suspended by the company after sexual abuse accusations.

Restaurants nytimes.com

How to Beat the Line and Get Reservations at Hot New Restaurants

When an establishment opens in town and everyone’s lining up for a taste, here’s how you can score a seat — the smart and easy way.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Bank Of Nova Scotia Says BBVA Accepted Scotiabank's Offer To Buy 68.19 Pct Ownership In BBVA Chile For About $2.2 Bln

* BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA-BBVA ACCEPTED SCOTIABANK'S OFFER TO BUY ITS 68.19 PERCENT OWNERSHIP IN BBVA CHILE, FOR ABOUT $2.2 BILLION ​

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Alvin Ailey Dancers Return Like Conquering Heroes

The differences between the Ailey dancers is of greater consequence than the difference between the works they’re dancing.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Aurora Cannabis Increases Ownership Interest In Radient Technologies

* AURORA CANNABIS INCREASES OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN RADIENT TECHNOLOGIES

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Kesm Transaction Solutions Says Acquired In A Private Transaction, Ownership And Control Over 35.8 Mln Shares Of Ackroo Inc

* KESM TRANSACTION SOLUTIONS SAYS ACQUIRED IN A PRIVATE TRANSACTION, OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL OVER 35.8 MILLION SHARES OF ACKROO INC

Classical Music nytimes.com

A Violinist as Riveting in Silence as in Sound

Janine Jansen, a star in Europe, claims one of New York’s musical prizes this season: a Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall that begins on Dec. 7.

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.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Hungry City: Around the Corner, Thai Desserts Await

Khao Nom, linked to another restaurant in Queens, is a place to finish off your meal.

Thriller (Album) nytimes.com

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ at 35: A Look Back at the Groundbreaking Album

We look back at the impact of the performer’s classic album.

environmentNews reuters.com

TransCanada engages Nebraska landowners on new Keystone XL route

Calgary, Alberta/TORONTO (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp has started engaging landowners on a new route for its Keystone XL pipeline approved by the state of Nebraska, the company said on Tuesday, exploring the costlier path as it mulls a final decision on the expansion project mooted nearly a decade ago.

businessNews reuters.com

Tech stock rally hogs global market spotlight but ownership not cheap

By Caroline Valetkevitch, Rodrigo Campos and Patturaja Murugaboopathy

companyNews reuters.com

GRAPHIC-Tech stock rally hogs global market spotlight but ownership not cheap

By Caroline Valetkevitch, Rodrigo Campos and Patturaja Murugaboopathy

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: At Ugly Baby, the Name Isn’t All That’s Unusual

A new Thai restaurant in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, cooks dishes rarely seen in New York, and a few standards.

cnn.com

Blitzer: Loudest critics can't silence the facts

After President Donald Trump attacked CNN International as a "major source of (Fake) news," CNN's Wolf Blitzer responded Monday, "Even the loudest critics can't silence the facts."

domesticNews reuters.com

Trump Panama hotel owners trying to strip president's name -report

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Owners of the Trump International Hotel in Panama City are trying to strip the president's name from the building and remove his company from management, the Associated Press reported on Monday.

sportsNews reuters.com

Formula One's owners have plenty of work to do

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The Formula One season ended at the weekend with even some drivers stifling a yawn but the sport's new owners remained upbeat about their investment and future prospects.

cnn.com

Blitzer: Critics can't silence facts

In light of recent criticism against the press, CNN's Wolf Blitzer showcases why we continue to report on issues in the United States and around the world.

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.

Magazines nytimes.com

DealBook Briefing: Will Time Inc. Get Smaller Under New Ownership?

Meredith finally struck a deal to buy the embattled publisher, but the media world wants to know whether it will keep titles like Time and Fortune.

worldNews reuters.com

Zimbabwe cabinet pick to show if Mnangagwa is breaking with the past

HARARE (Reuters) - New Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to form a new cabinet this week, with all eyes on whether he breaks with the past and names a broad-based government or selects old guard figures from Robert Mugabe's era.

Movies nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Why ‘Wonder,’ the Movie, Can’t Best the Book It’s Based On

The film version of a book often has an unfair advantage. But R.J. Palacio’s best-selling novel offers much more than meets the eye.

Magic and Magicians nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Fool Me Twice? Yes, Please

A pair of magic shows set in unusual sites have even jaded New York audiences happily losing their minds.

Bridges and Tunnels nytimes.com

Nafta Talks Have High Stakes for Two Texas Bridge Owners

Private crossings to Mexico are a rich franchise under the North American Free Trade Agreement, but discussions on reopening the accord have put that bonanza at risk.

cnn.com

Chefs are blending culinary traditions across the South

For far too long barbecue, grits and cornbread have defined outsiders' perceptions of the American Southerner's diet.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Fiera Capital consolidates ownership in Fiera Properties

* Fiera Capital consolidates ownership in Fiera Properties - Peter Cuthbert appointed president of Fiera Properties

Actors and Actresses nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Who We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Weinstein

After Annabella Sciorra told her story about Harvey Weinstein, I watched her work again — and wondered what might have been.

politicsNews reuters.com

U.S. diplomats accuse Tillerson of breaking child soldiers law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal documents reviewed by Reuters.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan

Some economists say the Republican bills, by curbing or eliminating key deductions, could hurt property values, raise mortgage rates and reduce sales.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-FCC head proposes review of U.S. TV station ownership cap

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday asked the agency to review rules capping television station ownership, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry.

companyNews reuters.com

REFILE-UPDATE 1-FCC head proposes review of U.S. TV station ownership cap

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed that the U.S. agency vote next month to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: 10 Ways to Tell if Your ‘Nutcracker’ Is Traditional

Variations on “The Nutcracker” abound. Our critic sorts out what’s true to the ballet’s heart and (a different thing) to its tradition.

businessNews reuters.com

FCC head proposes review of U.S. TV station ownership cap

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed that the U.S. agency vote next month to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-FCC head proposes review of U.S. TV station ownership cap

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed that the U.S. agency vote next month to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry.

cnn.com

Al Franken's deafening silence

Al Franken now stands accused of not only kissing and groping a woman in 2006, but also of grabbing another woman's butt while she was taking a picture with him in 2010.

businessNews reuters.com

FCC to reconsider U.S. television station ownership cap: source

(Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission will ask the U.S. agency to cast an initial vote in December to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Instead of Making Turkey, They Make Reservations

The minority who eat out on Thanksgiving have their reasons, including no fuss and no fights.

businessNews reuters.com

Indonesia court rules against Goldman in Hanson share ownership dispute

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian court ruled on Tuesday that Goldman Sachs should return shares in property developer PT Hanson International Tbk to tycoon Benny Tjokrosaputro in a legal tussle over ownership.

Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: A Night at the Theater From Your Couch? No Apologies Needed.

Streaming services have more stage offerings than ever — from great actors in early roles to recent Broadway musicals, captured live. Plus “Hamlet” in Lithuanian.

Comedy and Humor nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Franken and Trump, Hiding Behind Their ‘Jokes’

Men get away with bad behavior under the guise of show business in both comedy and politics. Too often, women are just the material.

technologyNews reuters.com

Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

(Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it will use Facebook Inc's custom audiences tool to find car owners with defective Takata airbags.

Automobile Safety Features and Defects nytimes.com

Chrysler Pacifica Owners Say Minivans Suddenly Shut Off

No crashes or injuries have been linked to the issue, but more than 50 complaints have been filed. The automaker sees no sign of a consistent problem.

Arts and Antiquities Looting nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: The Void at the Heart of ‘Gurlitt: Status Report’

Cornelius Gurlitt’s trove of inherited art, hidden for decades, is finally on view in two exhibitions. But bringing it into the light can’t dispel his ghost.

Small Business nytimes.com

Wealth Matters: Tax Cuts for Small-Business Owners? It’s Complicated

The House bill may seem like a tax cut for small businesses, but it is not likely to bring much relief to many business owners.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: East Side, West Side: Lighting the Way, Darkly

Two new works by the choreographers Marjani Forté-Saunders and Gillian Walsh make dramatic use of the Manhattan spaces in which they are performed.

Art nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: What Christian Artifacts of the Middle East Can Show Us About Tolerance

An exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris looks at 2,000 years of Christians in the Arab World. It has a message for France — and for us all.

Latin Grammy Awards nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Puerto Rico Mattered at the Latin Grammys. So Did Salsa.

As anti-immigrant sentiments spread and natural disasters have torn through Latin America, the awards became a showcase for Latin pride and solidarity.

Opera nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Two Operas With Nothing in Common, Except Exhausted Women

“Thaïs” at the Met and “The Mother of Us All” in Hudson, N.Y., are unlikely partners in reflecting the difficult realities of female lives.

Soccer nytimes.com

China’s Soccer Push Puts a Storied Team Under Murky Ownership

Fans of Italy’s A.C. Milan greeted its new owner as a savior. Today, as the debt-burdened team bleeds money, questions swirl around its new benefactor.

sportsNews reuters.com

Owners rebuke Jones for detrimental conduct

(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been informed by other NFL owners via letter that he is engaging in "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests," the New York Times reported on Thursday.

technologyNews reuters.com

U.S. regulator votes to loosen media ownership rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to remove key roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing new deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better compete with online media.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator votes to loosen media ownership rules

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to remove key roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing new deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better compete with online media.

technologyNews reuters.com

FCC votes to loosen media ownership rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to undo key roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing new deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better compete with online media.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Hungry City: In Queens, Star Treatment for Seafood

AbuQir in the Little Egypt section of Astoria lets you pick your fish and how it is prepared.

Art nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: That $450 Million Leonardo? It’s No Mona Lisa.

Our critic won’t weigh in on the painting’s authenticity, but he will tell you what he saw: a blank-eyed Christ, meek and monotonous.

Football nytimes.com

Jerry Jones Is Scolded for ‘Antics’ in Letter From Fellow Owners

The letter condemned Jones, the Cowboys’ owner, for “conduct detrimental to the league” because of his efforts to derail negotiations to extend the commissioner’s contract.

cnn.com

3 tax changes that would affect homeowners

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Overnight in Walmart Parking Lots: Silence, Solace and Refuge

Walmart’s practice of letting people populate many of its parking lots has made the retail giant’s stores a reliable destination and a place where an informal culture emerges before and after dark.

Dancing nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: When the Body Is a Canvas, Accented With Paint or Peanuts

Yvonne Meier turned ordinary objects (tomatoes, Band-Aids) into tools for artistic expression; Jillian Sweeney engaged with memory and storytelling.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: This May Be the Best Beef at Any Korean BBQ in New York

Cote, a new restaurant in the Flatiron district, styles itself as a steakhouse, with dry-aged beef and a nicely priced menu option.

businessNews reuters.com

China's foreign ownership cap change may stir interest in smaller banks: Fitch

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing's landmark move to ease or remove limits on foreign ownership in China's financial sector will likely stoke acquisition interest in smaller banks, Fitch Ratings said.

companyNews reuters.com

China's foreign ownership cap change may stir interest in smaller banks - Fitch

BEIJING, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Beijing's landmark move to ease or remove limits on foreign ownership in China's financial sector will likely stoke acquisition interest in smaller banks, Fitch Ratings said.

cnn.com

Record-breaking BASE jumper dies

Russian BASE jumper Valery Rozov, 52, died on November 11 during a 22,349-foot jump in the Himalayas.

Soft Drinks nytimes.com

She Took On Colombia’s Soda Industry. Then She Was Silenced.

The debate over taxing sugary drinks has turned into a ferocious global policy brawl. In Colombia, proponents faced intimidation and censorship.

cnn.com

NFL owners weigh contract extension for Roger Goodell

Movies nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Louis C.K. and Hollywood’s Canon of Creeps

In his new film “I Love You, Daddy,” the comic surveys male pathologies, nods at Woody Allen and reaffirms cinema’s long history of exploiting women.

Television nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: On ‘The Good Doctor,’ the Anti-Antihero Is In

A decade after the rude genius of “House,” ABC’s sentimental hit drama focuses on the “care” part of health care.

State Legislatures nytimes.com

Silence Lifts in Statehouses as Harassment Scandals Bring Swift Penalties

The cascade of allegations has prompted broad disavowals and public calls for resignations in male-dominated legislatures.

nytimes.com

In Search of Silence

A Norwegian explorer seeks one of New York's most elusive commodities.

cnn.com

Air Force silence on shooter's record reflects systemic problem, sources say

The US Air Force's failure to properly document Texas gunman Devin Kelley's 2012 court martial conviction for assault on his wife and their child in a federal database used for firearm sale background checks reflects a systemic problem with the Department of Defense's system for sharing critical case information with the FBI, several former FBI and military agents told CNN.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: How the Myth of the Artistic Genius Excuses the Abuse of Women

To some, assessing an artist’s work in light of his biography is blasphemous. But it’s time to do away with the idea that they’re separate.

Dobbs, Lou nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: President Trump Finds His TV Niche in Softball Interviews

The president styles himself a fighter, but when it comes to television, he prefers allies who help mold his image like “The Apprentice” once did.

businessNews reuters.com

China lifts foreign ownership limits on financial firms

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government on Friday said it will raise foreign ownership limits in domestic financial firms, a long-anticipated step that grants greater access to overseas investors into the Asian giant's financial services market.

businessNews reuters.com

China will lift foreign ownership limits on financial market JVs: vice finance minister

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will lift the ceiling on foreign equity ownership in joint-venture firms involved in the futures, securities and funds markets to 51 percent, a vice finance minister said on Friday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-China plans pilot scheme easing foreign auto firms' ownership limits

BEIJING, Nov 9 (Reuters) - China will start a pilot scheme in the first half of next year, aiming to relax restrictions on foreign firms' ownership of new energy and special use vehicles businesses set up in free trade zones, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.

News and News Media nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Ajit Pai: Media Ownership Rules Must Adjust to the Digital Era

Repeal the rule that prevents companies from owning both a TV or radio station and a newspaper in the same market.

companyNews reuters.com

China plans pilot scheme easing foreign auto firms' ownership limits

BEIJING, Nov 9 (Reuters) - China will start a pilot scheme to relax foreign firms' ownership restrictions for new energy and special use vehicles businesses established in free trade zones, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.

sportsNews reuters.com

NFL Players Association calls for moment of silence at Sunday games

(Reuters) - The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution calling on players to honor the Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act during Sunday's games.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

A Year After Trump, Women and Minorities Give Groundbreaking Wins to Democrats

Democrats’ broad-based election wins on Tuesday reflected the strength of the party’s diverse voters and the power of their anger over President Trump.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks index dips after breaking record, oil near 2-1/2-year high

* Dollar gains, euro at lowest since July (Updates with U.S. mid-day trading)

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: Peru and Japan Meet in Midtown, at the Sprawling Sen Sakana

A sleek new restaurant specializes in a hybrid cuisine that many New Yorkers know only from Nobu.

cnn.com

Lawmaker walks out of moment of silence

A Democratic lawmaker walked out of a moment of silence for the Texas shooting victims on Monday night to protest a lack of action on gun safety after mass shootings in the United States.

technologyNews reuters.com

Exclusive: Avast owners hire Rothschild for $4 billion software IPO - sources

MADRID/LONDON (Reuters) - The owners of Avast Software have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for a share sale which could value one of the world's most used providers of computer antivirus software at as much as $4 billion, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

technologyNews reuters.com

Exclusive: Avast owners hire Rothschild for $4 billion software float - sources

MADRID/LONDON (Reuters) - The owners of Avast Software, one of the world's most used pieces of computer antivirus software, have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for an initial public offering (IPO) which could value the firm at as much as $4 billion, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

cnn.com

Trump dismisses question on extreme vetting for gun ownership

President Donald Trump said Tuesday "there would have been no difference three days ago" in the deadly Texas shooting if an extreme vetting policy for gun ownership had been in place.

Gun Control nytimes.com

Domestic Abusers Are Barred From Gun Ownership, but Often Escape the Law

In 1996, domestic abusers were legally barred from owning a gun, yet a large percentage of mass gunmen have domestic violence in their backgrounds.

Restaurants nytimes.com

JJ Johnson Is a Young Chef on the Rise, to a Hip-Hop Beat

Brash and talented, the former chef at the Cecil in Harlem has a long-term gig at Chefs Club, and even bigger goals in sight.

healthNews reuters.com

Valeant to sell female libido pill business back to former owners

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Monday it will sell its female libido-pill business Sprout Pharmaceuticals back to its former owners, two years after buying the company for about $1 billion.

Movies nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: George Clooney’s Awkward White Guilt in ‘Suburbicon’

In his directorial projects, it seems that dignified is the only way Mr. Clooney wants to imagine black people.

politicsNews reuters.com

Groundbreaking set for Eisenhower memorial in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ground will be broken on Thursday for the Dwight W. Eisenhower National Memorial after years of opposition to the design and size of the $150 million monument to the late U.S. president, including from his granddaughter Susan Eisenhower who once referred to it as a "theme park."

Gospel Music nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Bob Dylan’s Songs for the Soul, Revisited and Redeemed

The latest installment in the “Bootleg Series” provides new perspective on the songwriter’s controversial Christian years.

peopleNews reuters.com

Activist Rose McGowan claims drug case is attempt to silence her

(Reuters) - Actress Rose McGowan, who has emerged as a prominent voice speaking out against sexual assault in Hollywood, said a months-old warrant for her arrest on drug possession charges was an attempt to silence her.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Restaurant Review: Momofuku Ssam Bar Keeps Evolving Under a Singaporean Chef

David Chang’s second restaurant rewrote the rules. Now it’s on the move again under Max Ng.

Restaurants nytimes.com

Thanks to Wall St., There May Be Too Many Restaurants

After years of explosive growth, there is a glut of fast-food and casual restaurants, industry experts say. Sales are slumping, and some businesses are faltering.

Jazz nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: At 100, Thelonious Monk Gets a Hero’s Celebration

Monk@100, a 10-day festival in North Carolina, showed what makes him jazz’s most popular composer to cover, and one of its most difficult.

environmentNews reuters.com

Brazil hopes to reward landowners for preserving Amazon forest

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The best way to further reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is paying owners to preserve their land, and Brazil plans to discuss how to fund such a program at a climate summit next month, the country's environmental minister said on Monday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Silence of the Democrats

Why aren’t the potential 2020 contenders taking a stand on the way the country is heading?

domesticNews reuters.com

U.S. launches pilot program to alert owners of uncompleted auto recalls

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is funding a pilot program that will notify drivers in the state of Maryland if they have open uncompleted recalls at the time they register their vehicles.