Being openly gay was something for niche transgressive pop stars; for the average gray-suited “salaryman,” it was all but unthinkable.Yet the reality for gay Japanese workers is only starting to shift, and unspoken expectations of secrecy remain the norm.
In a 2012 manifesto for investors, he said Facebook was a tool to create “a more honest and transparent dialogue around government.”Now tech companies are under fire for creating problems instead of solving them.
Daniel Johnnes, left, and Josh MacGregor pouring wines at a dinner at Daniel aimed at debunking wine myths.They often associate sweetness with cheap jug wines, fortified wines or German wines, with the exception of dessert wines, which many people think must be consumed with or after dessert.
— After a day spent working in an office in the dark, without air-conditioning, Iris Díaz arrived at her neighborhood CVS drugstore desperate for what has quickly become one of the most sought-after items in Puerto Rico: bottled water.Three weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, the challenge of finding enough water to drink and cook with remains enormous across the island, even in its largest city.
Along with “Cheers” and “The Cosby Show,” American television in the 1980s was dominated by two prime-time soaps: “Dallas” and “Dynasty.Photo
The original cast of the CBS series “Dallas,” including (at left) Larry Hagman as the villainous J.
He is survived by the tiny snail on his shell here, and up to four dozen others.Angus Davison
Let’s have a moment of silence for Jeremy, the lefty brown garden snail, found dead Wednesday in a refrigerator in a British research lab.
Palestinians celebrated in Gaza after the main Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, reached a deal on Thursday.Egypt’s State Information Service said that the rivals had agreed to hand full control of Gaza to the Palestinian Authority by Dec.
” “The room I gave to Lyra,” Pullman said, looking up, “was the room I had myself.When I visited him at his home in September, Pullman said he wasn’t exactly nervous, “but I just don’t know what the reaction will be.
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The same cannot be said of white nationalists, who today are on the march from Charlottesville, Va.“They’re sending them to all the little villages in France,” one of them told me.
Shamed at home at the dinner table with my dad, where I heard “Stop it stop it stop it what is wrong with you?When my foot was bouncing, she would stop class, point at me and say at the top of her lungs, “Jonathan, what is your problem?
Because he is from a Muslim family, and she is from a Buddhist one, their romance roiled the region.The bride, Stanzin Saldon, is from a Buddhist family, and the groom, Murtaza Agha, is a Muslim.
On a hillside above the Russian River, a broad and menacing band of fire is turning a blue sky into a gray miasma of soot.The Griffith Park fire of 1933, in Los Angeles, killed 29 people despite burning a mere 47 acres, according to officials.
[The New York Times]• America’s opioid epidemic isn’t limited to rural and suburban areas — it’s ravaging New York City, and the Bronx in particular.[The New York Times]
• The worst wildfires to tear through California in nearly a century show no sign of letting up.
Vincent La Selva, conductor of the New York Grand Opera, in his office in New York in July 2001, when the company was performing 28 operas by Guiseppe Verdi at SummerStage in Central Park on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Verdi’s death.“I didn’t create this company to rival anybody,” he told The New York Times in 1997.
Almost three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, Puerto Ricans are still in need of basic assistance.Credit
“You can’t get sick now” in Puerto Rico, Lisandra Figueroa told The New York Times after her father died last week when breakdowns in supplies and transportation deprived him of bottled oxygen.
Luke Evans as Professor Marston, flanked by two of his wonder women, played by Bella Heathcote, left, and Rebecca Hall.That’s especially true when you consider the real origin of Wonder Woman, the warrior with the indestructible bracelets and slightly kinky magic lasso who burst into comics in 1941.
”The Yankees would be patient, for a change, after a winter of relative discipline.If one New York team would play for a berth in the World Series, it would surely be the Mets.
The Trump administration cited mounting arrears at Unesco as among the reasons the United States was withdrawing.Credit
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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it would withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, after years of the United States distancing itself because of what it called the group’s “anti-Israel bias.
Hermès dress (worn underneath), $3,625, and pants, $1,525, hermes.Spinelli Kilcollin rings (from left), $1,600 and $1,000, spinellikilcollin.
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In one of his deranged early-morning Twitter rants, Trump said on Thursday that Puerto Rico’s “infrastructure was disaster before hurricanes.