sexta-feira, 14 de outubro de 2016

THE NEW YORK TIMES-Cut Off Trump or G.O.P. Will Be Damaged, Big Donors Say

Cut Off Trump or G.O.P. Will Be Damaged, Big Donors Say

  • Several of the Republican Party’s most generous donors called on the Republican National Committee to disavow Donald J. Trump.
  • “At some point, you have to look in the mirror and recognize that you cannot possibly justify support for Trump to your children — especially your daughters,” said one donor.

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Heartache Arrived Along With ‘Hamilton’

Oskar Eustis, the artistic director of the Public Theater, helped create “Hamilton.” But that triumph coincided with personal tragedy.


Bob Dylan the Writer: An Authentic American Voice

The Nobel Prize only confirms the long-held sense that Mr. Dylan ranks among the nation’s most treasured voices, rivaling Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson in his ability to make audacious and resonant images.

#thisis2016: Asian-Americans Respond

The Times’s deputy Metro editor, Michael Luo, wrote an open letter to the woman who told him to “go back to China.” Asian-Americans responded with stories of their own.

Kershaw Saves a Game and Perhaps a Season

In a rare relief appearance, Clayton Kershaw, the greatest pitcher of his generation, earned the first save of his career and sent the Dodgers past the Nationals to the N.L.C.S, Tyler Kepner writes.


  • On London’s Fleet Street, the presses have stopped for good. Two employees of a Scottish paper who left recently were the last newspaper journalists actually working there.
  • A driving force of international culture, Pierre Audi will bring his blend of narrative and “the shock of sound” to New York City as the new artistic director of the Park Avenue Armory.
  • The 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernickprotests racial injustice. Bills Coach Rex Ryan has ties to Donald J. Trump. This weekend the teams will meet on the field.
  • Ben Affleck gives a meticulous performance as a genius on the autism spectrum in “The Accountant.”
  • Jessamine Irwin saw a man attacking a boy in between train cars while she was riding the subway this month. She intervened and saved him.
  • New York City Ballet’s fall season, ending Sunday, was bursting with talent. Our dance critic looks back at the highlights.
  • It might be a planet. It might be a failed star called a brown dwarf. Whatever it is, it’s big. The celestial body, known as J1407b, is 400 light years away and looks like Saturn, but its rings are about 200 times larger.
  • FIFA’s president, Gianni Infantino, said that talks have been “rather positive” about expanding the World Cup to 48 teams, from 32, and a decision may come in January.
  • The apparent suicide of a terrorism suspect in a German jail cell is likely to add to pressure to improve coordination among a patchwork of law enforcement agencies.
  • Brain scans of opioid users showed that they didn’t react as strongly to pictures of cute babies, which may account for the lack of normal caregiving responses in addicts.
  • He calls Hillary Clinton a “demon.” Who is Alex Jones? A talk radio host and conspiracy theorist, he is drawing greater attention, most recently from President Obama, who sniffed himself for sulfur.
  • In what could be the first tangible result of “Brexit,” the odd-tasting but popular breakfast spread Marmite is disappearing from British shelves because of a pricing dispute.
  • “Falling Water” premieres Thursday on USA. The heady new drama makes “Mr. Robot” look straightforward, jumping between reality and dreams and not caring whether you can sort out which is which.
  • Twenty-one of the nearly 300 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in 2014 have been freed, the Nigerian government announced.
  • Season 3 of “Black Mirror” is coming to Netflix this month. The show’s creators talked to us about making the unbelievable believable and keeping up with technology.
  • About 1,000 unaccompanied children live in the filth of the migrant camp outside Calais, France. Now, officials say Britain may be accelerating steps to admit dozens of them.
  • Selected No. 1 in this year’s draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews, 19, became the first player to score four goals in a N.H.L. debut.
  • Bad pipes, worse service and a statue of Lenin: A once exclusive Soviet Union sanitarium along Georgia’s Black Sea coast is enjoying something of a renaissance.
  • The United Nations, which rejected seven female candidates vying to lead it in favor of a man, said it would appoint an honorary ambassador: Wonder Woman.
  • Thomas Mikal Ford, known for his role in the ’90s sitcom ‘’Martin,’’ has died at 52. He played the pragmatic yet charming Tommy, a friend who was often the subject of jokes.
  • “High School Musical” made him famous. NowCorbin Bleu is on Broadway in “Holiday Inn,”tap dancing in Fred Astaire’s footsteps.
  • While states have decriminalized or even legalized marijuana, arrests for possessing small quantities of the drug exceeded those for all violent crimes last year.
  • Even rock stars grow up. Our album of the week is “Cody” from Joyce Manor, a pop-punk exploration of aging and anxiety.
  • The fossilized voice box of a 66-million-year-old Antarctic waterfowl may have given researchers new insight into some of the noises of the dinosaur era.
  • Billy Bush seemed to play along with Donald Trump’s “locker-room talk” in their 2005 tape, but many people are left speechless by ethnic, sexist or racist slurs. Researchers say there are ways to cut such remarks short.
  • With a tight vote looming, an energy developer that wants to build Vermont’s largest wind project offered townspeople money if it’s approved. Many residents saw that as a bribe.
  • A 17-word reminder displayed on Facebook for four days in September helped drive a surge in online voter registration across the country, elections officials said.
  • Hong Kong’s legislature saw newly elected lawmakers making defiant gestures against Beijing during an oathtaking ceremony, reflecting their desire for full independence.
  • Iranian fans were urged not to cheer when the soccer team played Tuesday, out of respect for religious values on the eve of Ashura, Shiite Islam’s most solemn holiday.
  • Nepszabadsag, Hungary’s largest opposition paper, has halted publication after years of financial losses. Some also say political interference played a role.
  • Dozens of clown episodes have been reported across Britain, a mix of childish pranks and more serious menacing that have migrated from the United States.
  • After his debut in baseball’s Arizona Fall League,Tim Tebow tended to a fan who appeared to have a seizure while waiting for his autograph.
  • The virtual currency aimed at dethroning banks,Bitcoin may instead empower central banks that see promise in repurposing the currency’s technology.
  • TripAdvisor will no longer sell tickets to animal attractions like elephant rides and dolphin swims, a decision that could reshape how booking sites approach animal welfare.
  • Glenn Beck says he briefly considered voting for Hillary Clinton. The conservative media personality calls opposing Donald J. Trump the “moral, ethical choice” — even if it leads to Mrs. Clinton’s winning.
  • Colin Kaepernick, whose protests during the national anthem have focused attention on police brutality, will start at quarterback for the 49ers on Sunday.
  • In a Supreme Court case, Samsung arguedthat it shouldn’t have to give up all its profit from the sale of phones that copy only part of the look of an Apple iPhone.
  • The World Health Organization urged countries to implement a tax on sugary drinks as part of the effort to fight obesity, which has more than doubled since 1980.
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem “dumb and disrespectful,” but wouldn’t jail him for it.
  • A strike by Harvard cafeteria workers entered its seventh day, with no end in sight. Hundreds of workers and their supporters marched on campus Tuesday.
  • Want to go to Mars? In an essay on CNN’s website, President Obama renewed his call for American astronauts to visit the red planet, with help from private space companies.
  • The Vietnamese authorities arrested a blogger known as Mother Mushroom. Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh had challenged the government over a dump of toxic chemicals.
  • It’s not too late to register to vote, but time is running out in some places. Twelve states have deadlines today. Here’s a list of the remaining dates, state by state.
  • The San Francisco Giants avoided elimination in the N.L.D.S. with a 6-5 marathon victory over the Chicago Cubs, as Joe Panik doubled in the winning run in the 13th inning.
  • China’s name-and-shame effort to curb boorish tourists has been dismissed by some as a “paper tiger.” Brawling and cultural vandalism prompted the blacklist.
  • A research consortium plans to build and launch a telescope the size of a small washing machinein hopes of finding an Earthlike planet in a neighboring star system.
  • Banks look at borrowers’ credit histories, tax forms and other financial information to determine if they will get paid back. In China, lenders also look at their bathrooms.
  • Coining pennies is a money-losing proposition, and people don’t really need them. A reader asked why the United States still makes them, and a Times reporter sought answers.
  • Voter registration deadlines loom in many states for those who plan to cast a ballot on Nov. 8, Election Day. Here’s a state-by-state breakdown.
  • Tiger Woods has postponed his return to competitive golf, saying he “wasn’t ready to compete” in this week’s Safeway Open.
  • A study found that human-caused climate change is responsible for more than half of the dryness of forests in the western U.S. and the increased length of the fire season.
  • “A Seat at the Table,” the latest album by Solange, edged out Bon Iver’s long-awaited “22, a Million” on the Billboard chart, sending Solange to No. 1 for the first time.
  • From women who tweeted about assault to athletes who disputed “locker room talk,”social media convulsed after comments by Donald Trump before and during the debate.
  • A team of researchers is scouring the wilds of Alaska for Bombus polaris, a bee that has adapted to the cold and that can teach them about the effects of climate change.
  • “The Birth of a Nation” flopped at the box office on its opening weekend, seemingly unable to push past controversy surrounding its director and star, Nate Parker. He was accused and acquitted of rape in 1999.
  • Couples who wanted to get married over the weekend saw Hurricane Matthew blow away all their wedding plans.
  • The trail to Lisa S. Coico’s resignation as president of the City College of New York was laid with organic maple-glazed nuts and aTimes investigation into “iffy” expenses.
  • Rest stops on major Japanese highways are fitted with five times as many stalls for women, and monitors showing vacant stalls. The aim is to mimimize delays.
  • Andrzej Wajda, a towering auteur of Polish cinema, died at 90. Among his films are a war trilogy, as well as “Man of Marble” and its sequel, “Man of Iron.”
  • A longstanding Wrigley Field tradition dictates that when a visiting player hits a home run, any upstanding Cubs fan who catches the ball is obliged to launch it back onto the field.
  • About 70 bicycle messengers tested their skills in Brooklyn at the North American Cycle Courier Championship, a race where potholes and bad manners can be costly.

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