Your New Digest 1 http://feed.informer.com/digests/WKCLTCFFB4/feeder Your New Digest 1 Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 23 Sep 2010 19:53:46 -0400 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Brussels Commemorates Attack Anniversary With Both Silence and Noise http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/brussels-attack-anniversary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:068d2e78-1213-c725-b2e5-0d9f470753ab Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:48:35 -0400 Activity halted at the Brussels airport for a solemn ceremony recalling the deadly bombings of 2016, but commuters at a subway station were urged to make a life-affirming racket. Europe Edition: London, Syria, Erdogan: Your Thursday Briefing http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/briefing/london-syria-erdogan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5ceef484-0179-40ef-cee6-bb87d5a4f977 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:38:08 -0400 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Keith Palmer, a Police Constable, Is Among Victims in London Attack http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/world/europe/london-attack-victims-westminster-parliament.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f8a29c23-4d8f-de7b-7f5f-f6641a02d9d5 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:00:33 -0400 Officials had not released the names of the assailant or the other three people who died in the attack, but information started to emerge about some of the injured. Brazil Meat Scandal Is Called ‘a Punch in the Stomach’ http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/americas/brazil-meat-industry-scandal-exports.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ff2647e3-30dd-4f7e-7f0e-56e419aff051 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:56:33 -0400 Dozens of federal inspectors have been arrested and charged with accepting bribes to ignore the adulteration or expiration of processed foods and falsifying sanitary permits. South Korea Raises Ferry That Sank in 2014 Disaster http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/asia/south-korea-terry-sewol.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:27e35e1a-08bb-326e-e9b2-717b779e2934 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:53:23 -0400 Nearly three years after the Sewol sank, killing 250 teenagers on a school trip and dozens of others, it was lifted from the depths, with families hoping for closure. Issue 5: Tears and the Great Barrier Reef http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/australia/newsletter-issue5-great-barrier-reef.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e8080c4e-9f82-dc45-facd-e62769273696 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:19:27 -0400 In this week’s Australia newsletter, we explore the story behind the story of the reef, plus Rodrigo Duterte and books that will bring you joy. Issue 5: Tears and the Great Barrier Reef http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/australia/newsletter-issue5-great-barrier-reef.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2a59d812-b5cc-b47b-f6a5-10675ca3609d Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:19:26 -0400 In this week’s Australia newsletter, we explore the story behind the story of the reef, plus Rodrigo Duterte and books that will bring you joy. At Chatsworth House, a Tale of Five Centuries http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/fashion/chatsworth-house-british-estate-fashion-exhibition.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7b7d32a2-f06b-3544-7d14-73a990e77f17 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:55:30 -0400 A fashion exhibition opening this week at the British estate reimagines the lives of those who lived there. Trump’s ISIS Plan, as Described by Tillerson, Sounds Like Obama’s http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/rex-tillerson-isis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0bd5ef8c-ea5b-df06-3510-4fcdeb5c7c05 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:48:54 -0400 At a conclave with foreign leaders, the new secretary of state also discussed progress in the fight against the militants, and urged diplomats to do more. U.S. Airlifts Hundreds of Militia Fighters in Attack to Cut Off Raqqa http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/us-airlift-raqqa-syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6e5e78ac-5be0-cac9-5eef-68ca1812fc7d Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:30:11 -0400 The bold operation marked the first American air assault against the Islamic State in Syria and displayed the new leeway President Trump has given commanders. U.S. Airlifts Hundreds of Militia Fighters in Attack to Cut Off Raqqa, Syria http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/us-airlift-raqqa-syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6f54b9d4-e22e-235f-843a-d06f2469ee6a Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:30:11 -0400 The bold operation marked the first American air assault against the Islamic State in Syria and displayed the new leeway President Trump has given commanders. London Attack: What We Know and Don’t Know http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/london-attack-what-we-know.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:072281b4-6b50-7c38-7f7f-ace578247a27 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:13:50 -0400 The latest developments, and remaining questions, in the London terror attack near Parliament on Wednesday. Time Short to Avert Starvation in Yemen and Somalia, Red Cross Says http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/africa/famine-yemen-somalia-red-cross-relief.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:04851b7f-dfc2-449a-2dbd-043a36f7ab5d Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:53:24 -0400 The aid agency needs $300 million to deliver assistance to five million people in Yemen, Somalia and northeast Nigeria as well as areas of South Sudan. Time Short to Avert Starvation in Yemen and Somalia, Red Cross Says http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/africa/famine-yemen-somalia-red-cross-relief.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:dbad266d-4dfd-ca70-e62d-da63d05fb192 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:53:23 -0400 The aid agency needs $300 million to deliver assistance to five million people in Yemen, Somalia and northeast Nigeria as well as areas of South Sudan. Deadly Attack Near U.K. Parliament; Car Plows Victims on Westminster Bridge http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/uk-westminster-parliament-shooting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a6d96511-ce01-65b7-ffd8-ff8e842e84a3 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:44:19 -0400 Prime Minister Theresa May, who was hastily evacuated from Parliament, called the assault a “sick and depraved terrorist attack.” Erdogan Warns Europeans on Their Safety as Tensions Rise With West http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/turkey-erdogan-referendum-europe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:11df4b7d-2638-addf-6b5b-6e398016b62e Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:27:07 -0400 The Turkish president’s comments were in response to European countries’ barring rallies in support of a referendum in which Turks will decide whether to expand his powers. In a Surprise, the Overseas Movie Box Office Shows No Growth http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/business/media/foreign-movie-box-office-china-mpaa.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0cabd02d-5440-cc9d-9dd6-b94a4f9ea983 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:57 -0400 Increased ticket sales in countries like Brazil and Japan could not offset steep declines in places like Germany, Britain and Mexico. China was flat. In a Surprise, the Overseas Movie Box Office Shows No Growth http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/business/media/foreign-movie-box-office-china-mpaa.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6ee1a526-410b-c097-cb42-0b633d50b09c Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:56 -0400 Increased ticket sales in countries like Brazil and Japan could not offset steep declines in places like Germany, Britain and Mexico. China was flat. U.S. Airlifts Hundreds of Militia Fighters in Attack to Cut Off Raqqa http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/us-airlift-raqqa-syria.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9999bcb7-9053-8710-81f4-38bd35595cfd Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:32:03 -0400 The bold operation marked the first American air assault against the Islamic State in Syria and displayed the new leeway President Trump has given commanders. Tomb of Jesus Reopens to Public After $3 Million Restoration http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/tomb-of-jesus-reopens-jerusalem.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:eb429aea-8074-e1fb-f0d4-dce60484ccb9 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:05:48 -0400 The shrine, which was in danger of collapse, had been propped up by an unsightly iron cage since the 19th century. London Attack: What We Know and Don’t Know http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/london-attack-what-we-know.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:dee911e6-c129-fc9f-c007-8173b7fee2ba Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:43:02 -0400 At least four people are dead and 20 wounded after a vehicle struck pedestrians and fatally stabbed a police officer outside Parliament. Scenes From the London Attack http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/london-attack-what-we-know.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8784422a-76fa-eebe-2905-f0d3d5ad3695 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:43:02 -0400 Photographs and a map show the scene after at least four people were killed and 20 injured in a burst of violence outside Parliament. Deadly Attack Near U.K. Parliament; Car Plows Victims on Westminster Bridge http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/uk-westminster-parliament-shooting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:05392f31-1479-5942-cfab-6996d5d97aec Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:24:42 -0400 The attacker was also killed, according to the police, who said “a full counterterrorism investigation” was underway. London Attack: What We Know and Don’t Know http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/london-attack-what-we-know.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cf73c04e-c9fb-9d3f-de0a-63f2ec9c588a Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:53:35 -0400 At least one person is dead and several wounded after a vehicle struck pedestrians and fatally stabbed a police officer outside Parliament. Hunt for Joseph Kony, No Longer Seen as a Threat, May Shrink http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/africa/joseph-kony-congo-africa.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cae8ce81-2421-0d5d-2f25-add9574c5c1f Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:49:08 -0400 The Pentagon wants to shift to a more narrow pursuit of Mr. Kony, the African warlord whose guerrilla group gained notoriety for its use of child soldiers. The Swallowed Cigarette Butt and Other Legends of President Duterte http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/insider/legends-myths-violence-president-duterte-davao.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:1e3b80b9-693a-dcc2-f5d9-b1ebfd31633f Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:39:49 -0400 In uncovering the real backstory of President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, the truth is hard to pin down. U.K. Parliament Attacker Is Shot; Panic on Westminster Bridge http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/uk-westminster-parliament-shooting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7c7a96e2-9553-9fd9-d2a1-9e353d6d6bc8 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:38:55 -0400 The Metropolitan Police said it was treating the violence as “a terrorist incident” as the country’s seat of power was placed on lockdown. U.S. Airstrike in Syria Is Said to Kill Dozens of Civilians http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/syria-us-airstrike.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bf574ed2-9401-1b5c-229a-1e402e64d89a Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:16:41 -0400 Residents of Raqqa and activists said hundreds of displaced Syrians had been sheltering in a school when it was hit. Tillerson Calls on Allies to Do More in Fight Against ISIS http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/rex-tillerson-isis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c3c8e682-61d3-dea8-839d-db3efd1b4823 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:03:43 -0400 Mr. Tillerson noted that about 75 percent of the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq had been undertaken by the United States. U.K. Parliament Attacker Is Shot; Panic on Westminster Bridge http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/uk-westminster-parliament-shooting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:819a4ddd-e003-2da7-20be-ba6c1c775414 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:48:15 -0400 The Metropolitan Police said it was treating the violence as “a terrorist incident” as the country’s seat of power was placed on lockdown. ‘Terrorist Incident’ Makes London Europe's Latest http://www.nytimes.com/video/world/europe/100000005003180/uk-parliament-shooting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d6fe9cdc-9754-4e8d-58a6-736b2ddd0d4b Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:34:12 -0400 Shots were heard near Britain's Parliament on Wednesday, and an officer was stabbed. Witnesses said pedestrians were hit by a car on the nearby Westminster Bridge. ‘Terrorist Incident’ Makes London Latest Target in Europe http://www.nytimes.com/video/world/europe/100000005003180/uk-parliament-shooting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c26b6546-c27b-2c13-5275-42ba597da3ec Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:34:12 -0400 Shots were heard near Britain's Parliament on Wednesday, and an officer was stabbed. Witnesses said pedestrians were hit by a car on the nearby Westminster Bridge. ‘Terrorist Incident’ in London http://www.nytimes.com/video/world/europe/100000005003180/uk-parliament-shooting-london-attack.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9ee70516-bafb-eb26-ea62-ff524325b3c3 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:34:12 -0400 Shots were heard near Britain's Parliament on Wednesday, and an officer was stabbed. Witnesses said pedestrians were hit by a car on the nearby Westminster Bridge. ‘Terrorist Incident’ in London http://www.nytimes.com/video/world/europe/100000005003180/uk-parliament-westminster-shooting-london-attack.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:58b5fa3e-d2d6-6f65-6e63-bd06643ee283 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:34:12 -0400 Shots were heard near Britain's Parliament on Wednesday, and an officer was stabbed. Witnesses said pedestrians were hit by a car on the nearby Westminster Bridge. Brussels Commemorates Attack Anniversary With Both Silence and Noise http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/brussels-attack-anniversary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b620645e-4252-bb4a-5c12-4b8bf53225be Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:10:17 -0400 Activity halted at the Brussels airport for a solemn ceremony recalling the deadly bombings of 2016, but commuters at a subway station were urged to make a life-affirming racket. U.K. Parliament Assailant Shot by Police http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/uk-westminster-parliament-shooting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:fd604d00-5a9f-210a-5367-2f7ed62a81dd Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:57:56 -0400 The Metropolitan Police said it was treating the violence as “a terrorist incident” as the country’s seat of power was placed on lockdown. Shooting Reported Outside U.K. Parliament http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/uk-westminster-parliament-shooting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:eb002f37-7a1a-102f-6f0d-c64278fff423 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:13:49 -0400 The area around the Palace of Westminster was evacuated, and lawmakers inside the building were under lockdown. China Bets on Sensitive U.S. Start-Ups, Worrying the Pentagon http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/technology/china-defense-start-ups.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0f4c8724-bd95-99ff-d807-9bddda632e0c Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:07:55 -0400 Beijing is pushing Chinese firms to invest in early-stage U.S. companies specializing in technology with potential military applications, a new report says. Malai Journal: <div>They Smashed Banks for Pol Pot. Now They’re Founding Them.</div> http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/asia/cambodia-khmer-rouge-capitalism.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:45e800cc-17be-b06e-2099-518a3c7ec076 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:42:56 -0400 Former soldiers and ex-officials in an old Khmer Rouge redoubt in Cambodia have come to embrace capitalism with almost as much vigor as they once fought to destroy it. Duterte Aide Bristles at Times Article, Calling It a ‘Hack Job’ http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/asia/duterte-aide-bristles-at-times-article-calling-it-a-hack-job.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f50f3ae5-1205-b783-dac8-0aa14553f351 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:09:11 -0400 A spokesman for President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said a New York Times profile unfairly tracked Mr. Duterte’s rise to power. U.S. Airstrike in Syria Is Said to Kill Dozens of Civilians http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/middleeast/syria-us-airstrike.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:37fffec8-799e-2d7a-59a7-937f053dc17c Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:20:07 -0400 Residents of Raqqa and activists said hundreds of displaced Syrians had been sheltering in a school when it was hit. Warnings of a ‘Powder Keg’ in Libya as ISIS Regroups http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/world/africa/libya-isis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7d14e005-711f-f87b-85d3-faf2ca396253 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:16:24 -0400 Punishing strikes in December and January hurt the terrorist group, but it is exploiting the chaos and political vacuum gripping the country, American and allied officials say. Warnings of a ‘Powder Keg’ in Libya as ISIS Regroups http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/world/africa/libya-isis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cd13af7d-5714-c7e2-bfc5-d559be2db2b9 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:16:23 -0400 Punishing strikes in December and January hurt the terrorist group, but it is exploiting the chaos and political vacuum gripping the country, American and allied officials say. India’s ‘Phone Romeos’ Look for the Right One Through Wrong Numbers http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/asia/indias-phone-romeos-look-for-the-right-one-through-wrong-numbers.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bccfc492-62bc-1a43-e230-04d7bb031b42 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:00:26 -0400 As mobile phone use grows, more young men are calling women at random, hoping to strike up a relationship, but sometimes harassing them. India’s ‘Phone Romeos’ Look for Ms. Right via Wrong Numbers http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/asia/indias-phone-romeos-look-for-the-right-one-through-wrong-numbers.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e472c7f9-9c9d-a23f-fa59-8ad50845940b Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:00:26 -0400 As mobile phone use grows, more young men are calling women at random, hoping to strike up a relationship, but sometimes harassing them. U.S. General Urges Nuclear Upgrade as Russia Grows ‘More Aggressive’ http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/americas/us-nuclear-weapons-russia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:72eae82c-d32e-578c-9a17-0de0991732d2 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:00:25 -0400 Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein of the Air Force said the United States’ nuclear policy toward Russia “has got to be some behavior that gets them to the table.” North Korea Launches Missile, but Test Appears to Fail http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/asia/north-korea-missile-launch-failure.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bb4c97e2-6ea4-8564-cefe-d3f06df7f197 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 02:12:15 -0400 The missile was test-fired as the United States began exploring a new approach on how to end North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Rome Defies New Anti-Establishment Mayor With the Same Old Problems http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/rome-mayor-virginia-raggi-five-star-movement.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:1f9d9376-ccce-8d1a-5da2-05c61843386e Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:26 -0400 The administration of Virginia Raggi, the Five Star Movement candidate, is struggling, but the mayor maintains that time and patience will do the job. For Rome’s First Female Mayor, Change Is Uphill Battle http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/rome-mayor-virginia-raggi-five-star-movement.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9adf1501-9671-1f33-91ba-fccebfa04ebc Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:26 -0400 The administration of Virginia Raggi, the Five Star Movement candidate, is struggling, but the mayor maintains that time and patience will do the job. Rome Defies New Anti-Establishment Mayor With the Same Old Problems http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/world/europe/rome-mayor-virginia-raggi-five-star-movement.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a1a13ed3-6cc5-f3fb-611d-dd9e6f0ab996 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:25 -0400 The administration of Virginia Raggi, the Five Star Movement candidate, is struggling, but the mayor maintains that time and patience will do the job.