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  • Nothing but Water, Hops, and Barley
    After this day in 1516, Bavarian brewers couldn’t put anything in their beer except water, hops, and barley following the adoption of a beer-purity law known as the Reinheitsgebot. You may use the comment thread on this page to debate whether this…
    - 2 days ago 23 Apr 18, 6:01am -
  • Work at Slate
    If you love Slate and are incredibly talented, maybe you should work for us. Slate just so happens to be hiring.
    - 4 days ago 20 Apr 18, 9:46pm -
  • Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of April 16
    In an April 20 Goods, Christina Cauterucci misstated the call sign of the presidential helicopter. It’s Marine One, not Marine Force One.In an April 19 Brow Beat, Lena Wilson misstated when Paranormal Activity was released. It was in 2007, not 2…
    - 5 days ago 20 Apr 18, 10:01am -
  • An Extremely Stimulated Imagination
    The far out effects of lysergic acid diethylamide, more popularly known as LSD, were discovered on this day in 1943, after a Swiss scientist named Albert Hofmann accidentally ingested a small amount of the drug during the course of his lab work. You…
    - 9 days ago 16 Apr 18, 6:01am -
  • Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of April 9
    In an April 15 Slatest, Jeremy Stahl misspelled the Steele dossier as the Steel dossier.In an April 13 Sports, Mike Schur misidentified the ocean that’s visible from the Clevelander Hotel. It’s the Atlantic, not the Pacific. It also misidentifi…
    - 12 days ago 13 Apr 18, 10:08am -
  • Au Clair de la Lune
    The earliest known audio recording was produced on this day in 1860 on a phonautograph invented by Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville. You may use the comment thread on this page to appraise this vintage rendition of “Au Clair de la Lune,” which…
    - 16 days ago 9 Apr 18, 6:01am -
  • Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of April 2
    In an April 6 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misspelled RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel’s first name.In an April 5 Future Tense, Aaron Mak misstated that the Lifeline program allowed eligible people to get internet for $9.25 per month. The program allo…
    - 19 days ago 6 Apr 18, 10:08am -
  • Full of Penitence
    Oh, dear! On this day in 2018, Slate’s Open Thread was posted late. You may use the comment thread on this page to ruthlessly eviscerate those responsible for this error, or to graciously accept their apology, or to wonder if it was a strangely off…
    - 22 days ago 2 Apr 18, 9:18pm -
  • Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of March 26
    In a March 30 Brow Beat, Lena Wilson misstated Robin Byrd’s age. She’s 37, not 39.In a March 30 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misstated that Dr. Bennet Omalu had speculated about the condition of Hillary Clinton’s brain. Omalu suggested that Cli…
    - 26 days ago 30 Mar 18, 10:00am -
  • A New Species of Monster
    Monday is the etymological anniversary of the word gerrymander, a portmanteau of Gerry and salamander that made its earliest known appearance on this day in 1812, in a Boston Gazette political cartoon entitled “The Gerry-mander: a New Species of Mo…
    - 30 days ago 26 Mar 18, 6:01am -

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Deccan Herald

  • Outrage over ticket denial to 12 MLAs
    Sitting MLAs denied ticket B B Chimmankatti (Badami) Makbul S Baghwan (Vijayapura City) R Ramakrishna (Gulbarga Rural) Manohar Tahasildar (Hangal) B N Shivannavar (Byadgi) B M Nagaraj (Siraguppa) N Y Gopalakrishna (Ballari) H P Rajesh (Jagalur) Shiva…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 1:46pm -
  • Poet to donate royalties to Kathua victim's family
    Noted Malayalam poet KR Tony has decided to donate royalties for his literary works to the family of the eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. In a sombre post on his Facebook page, addressed to DC Books CEO…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 1:38pm -
  • Girl found murdered; may have been held captive, raped: Surat Police
    A minor was allegedly held captive, tortured and raped before being killed, the Surat Police said o Sunday. The incident comes over three months after the sexual assault and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu region sent shock waves…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 1:22pm -
  • K'taka polls: Cong releases first list of candidates, Siddaramaiah to contest from Chamundeshwari
    The Congress today released its first list of 218 candidates for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections, which includes the names of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and state party chief G Parameshwara.Siddaramaiah will contest from the Chamundeshwari…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 1:12pm -
  • Man arrested for storing liquor for 'Roce'
    The Excise Department officials arrested a man for having stored liquor at home, for a Roce ceremony (a Catholic ceremony on the previous day of marriage), of his brothers daughter, without obtaining permission from the Excise Department. The arreste…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 1:08pm -
  • Sand art for SVEEP on Malpe beach
    The district administration has taken up several programmes under SVEEP to create awareness among the general public about their right in casting votes. As part of the awareness, the district administration organised sand art at Malpe. Sand art with…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 1:02pm -
  • 33-day long Kodava hockey tournament begins in Napoklu
    The Kulletira Hockey Namme 2018 was flagged off at the General K S Thimmaya Stadium at Cheriyaparambu in Napoklu town on Sunday. Kodava Hockey Academy vice president Kaliyanda Nanaiah flagged off the tournament. Former Indian hockey captain Mollera P…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 1:00pm -
  • Hiriyadka temple renovation from today
    The Hiriyadka Sri Veerabhadra Adi Temple is set for Punar Pratishtana and Jeernoddhara amid rituals from April 16 to 25. Renovation committee coordinator Nataraj Hegde said that residents of seven villages visit the 800-year-old temple. The deity Vee…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 12:56pm -
  • House panel to quiz finmin officials on Tuesday
    A parliamentary standing committee on finance will meet Finance ministry officials on Tuesday on stressed assets in the banking sector. The meeting assumes significance in the wake of recent instances of alleged frauds in the banking sector, especial…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 12:22pm -
  • Income Tax Dept seizes Rs 440 cr dividend income of Cairn Energy
    The Income Tax Department has seized a further Rs 440 crore of dividend income due to Cairn Energy, to recover a part of the Rs 10,247 crore tax demand it had raised on the British firm using a retrospective tax legislation. The tax department had pr…
    - 10 days ago 15 Apr 18, 12:20pm -

Toronto Sun

  • nieuwAvengers: Infinity War review: Marvel’s ambitious crossover a total knockout
    RATING: **** out of 4 Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Josh Brolin, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Chadwick Boseman, Tom Holland, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Elizabeth Olsen, Pom Klementieff,…
    - 28 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:16am -
  • nieuwMLB commish Manfred takes shots at Rogers Centre and Sportsnet
    The Rogers Centre roof was closed for Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred when he dropped by for Tuesday’s game between the Blue Jays and Red Sox. At least it wasn’t leaking. That said, Manfred made it clear that the 29-year-old buildi…
    - 40 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:04am -
  • nieuwKILLER VAN ATTACK: Accused killer faces 14 counts of attempted murder
    As Toronto Police take on the daunting task of piecing together what happened in Monday’s van attack, Chief Mark Saunders announced Tuesday that accused Alek Minassian will now face 14 counts of attempted murder — up from 13 — on top of 10 coun…
    - 42 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:02am -
  • nieuwTeamwork, training carried Sunnybrook ER through calamity
    It’s an integral part of their training that nobody wants to put into practice. When word of Monday’s horrific van attack made its way to Sunnybrook’s emergency department, plans honed through countless hours of training and preparation went in…
    - 50 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 1:54am -
  • nieuwGOLDSTEIN: From left or right, hatred of Jews is wrong
    B’nai Brith’s annual report on anti-Semitism in Canada, released Tuesday, touched upon what has been, in my view, the major transformation of Jew hatred in Canada since the Second World War. That is that today, the threat comes as much — if no…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Apr 18, 1:29am -
  • nieuwGUNTER: The challenges of keeping safe in a free society
    Monday’s van attack that killed 10 and wounded 15 more people along Yonge Street in the North York section of Toronto appears not to be terrorism – at least not in the conventional political/ideological sense. That makes it harder to understand a…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Apr 18, 1:25am -
  • nieuwMANDEL: This is terror of a different kind
    The charges against Alek Minassian fill almost five pages: Ten counts of first-degree murder. Another 13 of attempted murder with one more expected any day. Line upon line of allegations detail the inexplicable rampage that turned a stretch of Yonge…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 1:06am -
  • nieuwTorontonians pay their respects to van victims at makeshift vigil
    #TorontoStrong. Taking a nod from the Humboldt tragedy, a constant stream of visitors flocked to a makeshift vigil at Yonge St. and Finch Ave. on Tuesday, a day after a rental van struck and killed 10 people and left 15 others wounded on Yonge St. Th…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 12:59am -
  • nieuwHow the Maple Leafs expect to win Game 7 versus the Bruins
    When the Maple Leafs gathered at the MasterCard Centre on Tuesday morning for a team meeting, one of the last pieces of video they watched was of Connor Brown and his relentless work ethic. Not a great save by Frederik Andersen, not a pretty goal by…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 12:35am -
  • nieuwHUNTER: Yonge St. looky-loos must be loopy
    HARM’S WAY: a dangerous place or situation. —Merriam-Webster Dictionary What were they thinking? In the shocking video of the Toronto Police takedown of suspected killer Alek Minassian, one thing stands out: bystanders. As a high noon scenario p…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 12:26am -

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  • nieuwBlack woman golfer: It was like we had targets on our backs
    When she walks onto a golf course as one of the few black women on the links, Sandra Harrison fills with pride and hopes her play will dispel stereotypes and … Click to Continue »
    - 32 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:12am -
  • nieuwThe Latest: Rapper Meek Mill rings bell at basketball game
    The Latest on rapper Meek Mill's release from jail on bail (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Newly freed rapper Meek Mill has rung the ceremonial bell before the start of … Click to Continue »
    - 34 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:10am -
  • nieuwHis nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post
    His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought Tuesday to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details emerged over his alleged misconduct, ranging from repeated drunkenness … Click to Continue »
    - 35 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:09am -
  • nieuwHawaii agency wants travelers to visit Kauai despite floods
    The Hawaii Tourism Authority wants travelers to visit Kauai even though parts of the island are recovering from major flooding. Flooding this month badly damaged the only road connecting the … Click to Continue »
    - 37 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:07am -
  • nieuwIsrael’s refugee dilemma: African ‘Dreamers’
    TEL AVIV, Israel – It’s been obvious to me for some time that the Israeli-Arab conflict is to wider global geopolitical trends what off-Broadway is to Broadway. If you want … Click to Continue »
    - 37 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:07am -
  • nieuwBlue Jays honor victims of Monday's deadly van attack
    The Toronto Blue Jays honored the victims of Monday's deadly van attack, and the first responders who rushed to the scene of the tragedy, with a brief tribute before Tuesday … Click to Continue »
    - 41 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:03am -
  • nieuwJackson schools 'lack possibility of success,' says report
    An education nonprofit has determined that the organization of the Jackson, Mississippi, public school system does not lend itself to student success. The Clarion Ledger reports that interim superintendent Freddrick … Click to Continue »
    - 41 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:03am -
  • nieuwCan you mix marriage with politics? Depends on your gender
    SAN DIEGO -- I’ve written about politics for 30 years, and I’ve been happily married for half as long. And, from making my way through the trenches of both adventures, … Click to Continue »
    - 44 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:00am -
  • nieuwTheta Tau’s indecent expose
    PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. -- Courage isn’t required to condemn the Syracuse University chapter of the Theta Tau fraternity for simulating a sexual assault on a disabled student. Video of this … Click to Continue »
    - 44 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:00am -
  • nieuwThese tiny porpoises are going extinct. Can a larger sanctuary save them?
    Its name means "little cow" in Spanish — and it's the most endangered marine mammal in the world. Now, the tiny vaquita porpoise is getting protections that could help it … Click to Continue »
    - 1 hour ago 25 Apr 18, 1:38am -

Watertown Daily Times

  • nieuwCanton learning to cope with bridge reconstruction on Main Street
    pCANTON — Tuesday’s traffic in Canton was a sharp contrast to major congestion on Monday as work crews prepared for the five-to-six-month reconstruction project on two Main Street bridges./ppOn Monday, traffic was easily backed up for a…
    - 23 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:21am -
  • nieuwState police search for man connected to incident at Watertown Walmart
    pWATERTOWN — State police asked for the public’s help in locating a man they said was connected to an incident at the Walmart, Route 3, Watertown, on April 17./ppThose with information about the man pictured in store security images are…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Apr 18, 1:43am -
  • nieuwMrs. Keith E. Tebo
    pHOPKINTON - Mrs. Keith E. Tebo, 72, of 2392 State Highway 11B, peacefully passed away Tuesday morning at her home./ppArrangements are incomplete with the Donaldson-Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam./p
    - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 12:00am -
  • nieuwTrump, French President Macron review the troops and enjoy the pomp before getting down to business
    pWASHINGTON - They kissed, chastely. They thrust their shoulders back for a 21-gun salute. And, yes, they shook hands - and even, at one point, held outstretched hands for a brief jaunt amid the columns./ppPresident Donald Trump’s review of th…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 12:00am -
  • nieuwJames E. Barnard
    pJames E. Barnard, 96, Green Settlement Road, Adams Center, died on April 10, 2018 at the Hospice House of Jefferson County, Watertown, NY. Memorial services will be held at the Belleville United Methodist Church on May 12th at 1:00pm. A private buri…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:51pm -
  • nieuwVito L. Raineri
    pVito L. Raineri, Sr., 81, of NYS Rt. 180, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Carthage Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Carthage, NY./ppVito was born on June 19, 1936 in Wapwallopen, PA, he was the son of Charles and Leona Haskins Raineri. Hi…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:51pm -
  • nieuwJames H. LaFex
    pA Celebration of Life service for James H. LaFex will be 12 noon on Saturday, April 28th at the VFW Post 1400, Bellew Ave. Watertown./ppMr. LaFex, 75 of Watertown, passed away Sunday, April 22nd at his home./ppHe is survived by his son Ryan J. (Nico…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:51pm -
  • nieuwKenneth (Ken) J. Croft
    pLe Roy / Cape Vincent, NY - Kenneth (Ken) J. Croft passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. /pp He was born in Batavia, NY on January 31, 1935 to the late Dorothy and Kenneth J. Croft Sr. In 1952, Ken…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:51pm -
  • nieuwJames E. Cupernall
    p James E. Cupernall, 67, formerly of Clayton, passed away April 21, 2018 in Florida./pp Jim was born in Potsdam on October 2, 1950, son of H. George and Mary Kittle Cupernall. He attended Watertown schools, then the family moved to Massachuset…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:51pm -
  • nieuwFrances Elizabeth Walker Lanpher Brown
    pCARTHAGE – Frances Elizabeth Walker Lanpher Brown, 97, died on Monday evening, April 23, 2018 at the Country Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a resident since 2010. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, April 28t…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:51pm -

The Denver Channel

  • nieuwHow to file an oil & gas complaint with state
    A Denver7 viewer is raising concerns about how the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission handles inspections and complaints from citizens.
    - 30 mins ago 25 Apr 18, 2:14am -
  • nieuw10 largest Colo. districts closing for walkouts
    More than half a million Colorado students will be out of school Thursday or Friday this week, as the state’s 10 largest school districts have canceled classes because many of their teachers will take part in a rally at the state Capitol for better…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Apr 18, 1:38am -
  • nieuwPainted utility boxes highlight traffic violence
    If you’ve driven along East Colfax in the last few weeks, perhaps brightly painted utility boxes have caught your attention. The installments are part of Denver’s “Vision Zero” initiative. Mayor Michael Hancock’s office launched the effort…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 1:13am -
  • nieuwMilder days are on the way to Denver
    Flurries ending and cold tonight, sunshine and warmer weather Wednesday!
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 1:07am -
  • nieuwSponsor discusses teacher punishment proposal
    A bill that would punish teachers for participating in a strike is about to change. Facing mounting questions about a bill he co-authored, Senator Bob Gardner met with reporters to talk about an amendment he’s proposing.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 12:54am -
  • nieuwPERA program causing angst among teachers
    Among the reasons some Colorado teachers are walking out of class later this week come from concerns about their retirement. More than 560,000 state employees depend on PERA – The Public Employees Retirement Association – for their pension, incl…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 18, 12:19am -
  • nieuwCity was aware of Hancock texts before payout
    Sources tell Denver7 Investigates Denver city officials were aware of a police detective’s sexual harassment allegations Mayor Michael Hancock treated her inappropriately before the city reached a settlement with the detective several years ago.
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:53pm -
  • nieuwRTD to pay $60,000 to light rail crash victim
    RTD has agreed to pay a woman $60,000 after a light rail train crashed into her car and destroyed it, according to the woman’s lawyer.
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:45pm -
  • nieuwDenver Police Chief Robert White to retire
    Denver Police Chief Robert White plans to retire from the Denver Police Department, and his replacement will come from within the department, the city announced Tuesday.
    - 3 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 11:32pm -
  • nieuwParents say cell tower near school unsafe
    Some parents in Lakewood are worried about the well-being of their children if a planned cell tower is built near their children’s school.
    - 4 hours ago 24 Apr 18, 10:58pm -

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