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Month: July 2016

Planner’s Aid

Photo Men play dominos in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami.Credit Scott McIntyre for The New York Times MONDAY PUZZLE — If someone were to ask me, “Deb, other than the prescription anti-anxiety medication, what is the most important part of a successful move, whether it’s moving house or moving a crossword column from one […]

'Give them a bloody nose': Xi pressed for stronger South China Sea response

By Ben Blanchard and Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s leadership is resisting pressure from elements within the military for a more forceful response to an international court ruling against Beijing’s claims in the South China Sea, sources said, wary of provoking a clash with the United States. China refused to participate in the […]

Review: With Flower Pots and Toys, an Ensemble’s Fresh Take on Percussion

Photo So Percussion performing at the Lincoln Center Festival. From left, Jason Treuting, Eric Cha-Beach, Josh Quillen and Adam Sliwinski. Credit Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times John Cage once invited Schoenberg, his teacher, to a performance of percussion music in Los Angeles. Schoenberg said he wasn’t free. In fact, Schoenberg added for emphasis, for […]

Jimmy Walker Wins the P.G.A. Championship, Holding Off Jason Day

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — When the rain finally stopped late Sunday afternoon at the 2016 P.G.A. Championship, two of golf’s battle-hardened heavyweights were chasing a tenderfoot in the crucible of a final round at a major championship event. Henrik Stenson, who two weeks earlier set records in winning the British Open, and Jason Day, the world’s […]

Sonny Bill Williams returns to All Blacks squad

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand center Sonny Bill Williams will return to the All Blacks squad for Rugby Championship tests later this month after competing in sevens at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Williams, who missed the three-test series against Wales in June while playing in the Sevens World Series, is one of […]

Did Trump's attacks on family of slain US soldier go too far?

Just 100 days from the election, Trump has responded in his standard fashion — dig in, claim he’s being treated unfairly and attack back. But the swift condemnation of Trump’s response raises questions about whether this controversy is different from the ones that came before it. This time, attacks from the Republican presidential nominee on […]

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