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ALEX BRUMMER: The Brexit effect looks to have peaked but interest rate hikes are still on their way

ALEX BRUMMER: The Brexit effect looks to have peaked but interest rate hikes are still on their way

Finance July 19, 2017 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Judging from some of the recent frenzied commentary about surging consumer price inflation (CPI), one might have thought Britain was heading back to the bad old 1970s.

How quickly it has been forgotten that not so long ago people were …

Food for thought: Lhota asks riders to eat neatly on subways in wake of Harlem track fire

Food for thought: Lhota asks riders to eat neatly on subways in wake of Harlem track fire

News July 19, 2017 at 2:27 am 0 comments

MTA chief Joe Lhota is now a food critic — he says to eat carefully on trains or he may ban grub altogether.

At Penn Station on Tuesday, a day after a track fire in Harlem wrecked the morning commute, …

How Steve Bannon and Donald Trump Rode the Honey Badger Into the White House

How Steve Bannon and Donald Trump Rode the Honey Badger Into the White House

News July 18, 2017 at 8:02 pm 0 comments

DEVIL’S BARGAIN
Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency
By Joshua Green
272 pp. Penguin Press. $27.

Mellivora capensis — better known as the honey badger — is a thick-skinned and sharp-toothed little creature that in 2011 …

Police in Europe Break Up Network Selling Illegal Horse Meat

Police in Europe Break Up Network Selling Illegal Horse Meat

News July 18, 2017 at 8:02 am 0 comments

GENEVA — The police in Europe have dismantled a criminal network that was selling horse meat across the Continent that was “not suitable for consumption,” arresting 66 people as part of a four-year investigation prompted by the discovery in Ireland …

Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportation

Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportation

News July 18, 2017 at 5:25 am 0 comments

Yolanda Varona, left, helps fix the uniform of deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas during a Fourth of July gathering next to the US-Mexican border fence on the beach at Playas de Tijuana in Tijuana, Mexico.

Alex Horton | Washington

Honolulu fire: Victim remembered as talented and caring

Honolulu fire: Victim remembered as talented and caring

News July 16, 2017 at 5:35 am 0 comments

(AP Photo/Marco Garcia). A Honolulu Fire Department helicopter flies near a fire burning on a floor at the Marco Polo apartment complex, Friday, July 14, 2017, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy). Law enforcement officers stand at the scene of a …

Richard Whitehead retains T42 200m and sets sights on Para Athletics 100m

Richard Whitehead retains T42 200m and sets sights on Para Athletics 100m

News July 16, 2017 at 2:39 am 0 comments

If this does turn out to be Richard Whitehead’s farewell tour, the Paralympic legend’s swaggering defence of his T42 200m title at the World Para Athletics Championships was the perfect way to prepare for the ultimate quest of finally becoming …

Axios Watch: The Most Biased And Inane Items Of The Week

Axios Watch: The Most Biased And Inane Items Of The Week

News July 15, 2017 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

TOKYO, JAPAN – JULY 15: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Crewmember Tetsuo Hayashi airbrushes the final touches to a 6.6 meter replica of the famous Godzilla at Tokyo Midtown on July 15, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. The "MIDTOWN Meets GODZILLA" project is …

All-white Carnegie medal longlist provokes anger from children’s authors

All-white Carnegie medal longlist provokes anger from children’s authors

News July 15, 2017 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Philip Pullman has added his voice to critics of the Carnegie medal, one of the UK’s most prestigious children’s book awards, after an exceptional year for books by black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) novelists failed to make a dent …

Fired voice of Kermit the Frog says he’s ‘devastated’

Fired voice of Kermit the Frog says he’s ‘devastated’

News July 15, 2017 at 5:41 am 0 comments

In this July 11, 2015, photo, Kermit the Frog, left, and puppeteer Steve Whitmire attend "The Muppets" panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It isn’t easy being green. But no longer being green is apparently …