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Lalu Prasad hits out at Sushil Modi, faces fresh salvo

Lalu Prasad hits out at Sushil Modi, faces fresh salvo

May 30, 2017

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RJD president Lalu Prasad. (PTI)

Facing a fusillade of charges against him and his family members by Sushil Kumar Modi, RJD president Lalu Prasad today hit out at the BJP leader, saying his party would now “fire from Bofors tank …

EU leaders set to take tough stance in special Brexit summit

EU leaders set to take tough stance in special Brexit summit

May 30, 2017

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EU leaders are expected to unite on a tough opening negotiating stance on Brexit at a special summit in Brussels on Saturday, when they will agree on whether to make Britain settle potential payments to the bloc before considering a …

She Calls Her Movies ‘Afro Bubble Gum Art’

She Calls Her Movies ‘Afro Bubble Gum Art’

May 30, 2017

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Wanuri Kahiu speaks at this past week’s TED gathering in Vancouver, Canada.

When Wanuri Kahiu took to the TED Fellows stage this week in Vancouver, the 36-year-old had on green shoes and a beaded necklace worn like a crown — …

Up to 100,000 people expected to assemble for Climate March on Washington in sweltering heat

Up to 100,000 people expected to assemble for Climate March on Washington in sweltering heat

May 30, 2017

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People gather near the U.S. Capitol for the People’s Climate Movement before marching to the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s environmental policies April 29, 2017 in Washington, DC.

WASHINGTON – On what could be a record-hot day, tens …

WLIR, revolutionary radio: Tribute documentary “Dare to be Different” is a Gen X time capsule

WLIR, revolutionary radio: Tribute documentary “Dare to be Different” is a Gen X time capsule

May 30, 2017

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You heard it there first: From U2 to Talking Heads to Joan Jett, this venerable rock station broke new ground

Joan Jett in "Dare To Be Different" (Credit: Tribeca Film Festival)

“They say nothing lasts forever,” sang A Flock of …

Dodgers place Alex Wood on disabled list with SC joint inflammation

Dodgers place Alex Wood on disabled list with SC joint inflammation

May 30, 2017

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The Dodgers are hopeful that Alex Wood will only miss one start. (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

A little more than 10 months removed from elbow surgery, Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood understands the value of caution. He regrets pushing …

Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

May 29, 2017

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Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby watches as teammate Phil Kessel scores on the Washington Capitals during Game 2 of their playoff series in Washington on Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports)

With Sidney Crosby continuing his brilliance for the …

More bank holidays? Oh please, give us a break

More bank holidays? Oh please, give us a break

May 29, 2017

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Did you have a good bank holiday? Taking your jacket off as your computer loads, you consider it. Did you? Have you ever? A sudden fizz of memory, 12-years-old and skimming over the brook on a rope swing before trundling …

Donald Trump promises to make ‘big decision’ on one-sided Paris climate deal

Donald Trump promises to make ‘big decision’ on one-sided Paris climate deal

May 29, 2017

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In a campaign-style rally in Pennsylvania, a state that helped tip the election in his favor, Trump said the Paris Agreement on Climate Change is “one sided.” (Reuters)

President Donald Trump has promised to make a “big decision” on the …

Mark Norman case highlights a broken procurement system

Mark Norman case highlights a broken procurement system

May 29, 2017

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Elinor Sloan is professor of international relations at Carleton University and a fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Allegations by the RCMP that Vice-Admiral Mark Norman divulged cabinet secrets as part of an effort to press the Trudeau government …