Khue Bui/AP In the 25 years of the Oslo peace process, three presidents have unsuccessfully sought to resolve the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. The U.S. can provide cover, explanation, reassurance—and commitments, all of which make it easier for both sides to make hard decisions. Learning from Washington’s past mistakes—as well as the past mistakes […]
CNN’s Acosta spars with Sanders after she refuses to repeat that ‘press are not enemy of the people'
Jim Acosta walked out of a stormy White House briefing after press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would not contradict Donald Trump by saying that that the “press are not the enemy of the people.” CNN’s Acosta began his line of questioning by saying that the journalists “deserved” a reassurance that their work was valued by […]
Cristiano Ronaldo's missed penalty cost Portugal first place in its World Cup group. It could have been worse if not for Ricardo Quaresma, who started for the first time in the tournament and scored his maiden World Cup goal with a shot that had about as much flare as any in the tournament. Portugal finished second in Group […]
The head of the Chechen Republic has called upon foreign nations to not repeat Hitler’s mistake and to avoid antagonizing Russia without learning the history of failed attempts to conquer it. Ramzan Kadyrov issued the warning through his Telegram Messenger blog on Friday as Russia was marked the Day of Memory and Grief – the […]
The Toronto Raptors insisted it’s not over. They pointed out it’s the first team to win four games. But in a post-season that was supposed to be so different, on the heels of a heady regular-season that had shattered franchise records, the storyline Thursday night was way too familiar. LeBron James had 43 points and […]
Into The Breach has this moment that happens over and over again where you realize that you’ve made a mistake, and you’ve just doomed your progress. But the turn-based mech strategy battler from developer Subset Games is brilliant because, if you just stop and think, you can rise to meet that moment of damnation with […]
DESPITE clearing two concussion tests and batting on, South African batsman Dean Elgar believes the third Test against India should have been called off due to the “freak” pitch posing a danger to players. Elgar was smacked by a nasty blow to grill of his helmet from a bouncer late on Day 3 of the […]
Toronto collaborators repeat lessons of ‘transformative’ project to help people in poverty stop smoking
A project to help street-involved people in Ottawa cut back on smoking is coming to Toronto.
It’s officially Oscar season! To prepare for Hollywood’s big, self-congratulatory night, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the consulting service that handles the envelopes containing the names of the official Academy Award Winners, have implemented a new set of rules to help avoid a repeat of last year’s embarrassing Moonlight/La La Land mix-up. Last year’s Academy Awards were memorable not so much for the […]
That’s the verdict of former Tottenham and England star Jermaine Jenas, who’s previewed the Manchester derby on BBC Radio 5 Live. United play host to City this weekend off the back of victories over Arsenal and CSKA Moscow in their two most recent games. The win over the Gunners is the one they’ll take the […]