thedusknews.com https://thedusknews.com Latest News Portal Sat, 24 Feb 2018 02:56:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 Dominic Smith Is Benched After Late Arrival at a Mets Meeting https://thedusknews.com/dominic-smith-is-benched-after-late-arrival-at-a-mets-meeting/ https://thedusknews.com/dominic-smith-is-benched-after-late-arrival-at-a-mets-meeting/#respond Sat, 24 Feb 2018 02:05:06 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/dominic-smith-is-benched-after-late-arrival-at-a-mets-meeting/

Zack Wheeler, who is fighting for a spot on the major league roster, as either a back-of-the-rotation starter or a reliever, looked impressive in a one-inning outing. He threw 15 pitches and struck out two. His fastball was clocked at 97 miles per hour. After Ozzie Albies led off with a single, Wheeler did his ...

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France Toughens Stance in Combating Radicals in Prisons and Schools https://thedusknews.com/france-toughens-stance-in-combating-radicals-in-prisons-and-schools/ https://thedusknews.com/france-toughens-stance-in-combating-radicals-in-prisons-and-schools/#respond Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:47:06 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/france-toughens-stance-in-combating-radicals-in-prisons-and-schools/

“It challenges us every time the laws of the republic come up against religious precepts,” Mr. Philippe added, “every time a woman finds herself, voluntarily or not, put in a situation of exclusion or inferiority obviously incompatible with constitutional principles of liberty and equality.” The strategy unveiled by Mr. Philippe represents a toughening of the ...

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Trump Announces Harsh New Sanctions Against North Korea https://thedusknews.com/trump-announces-harsh-new-sanctions-against-north-korea/ https://thedusknews.com/trump-announces-harsh-new-sanctions-against-north-korea/#respond Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:44:07 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/trump-announces-harsh-new-sanctions-against-north-korea/

“If we can make a deal, it will be a great thing,” Mr. Trump said at a news conference with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia. “And if we can’t, something will have to happen.” “If the sanctions don’t work, we’ll have to go Phase 2,” he said, alluding to the threat of military action. ...

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France’s New Michelin Guide: More Fraternité Than Égalité https://thedusknews.com/frances-new-michelin-guide-more-fraternite-than-egalite/ https://thedusknews.com/frances-new-michelin-guide-more-fraternite-than-egalite/#respond Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:18:37 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/frances-new-michelin-guide-more-fraternite-than-egalite/

PARIS — Perhaps nothing represents the tradition of French cuisine more than the Guide Michelin, whose coveted stars can make or break restaurants around the world. But this year’s guide collided with the “Me Too” moment, when it awarded new stars to 57 French restaurants, only two of which have female chefs. “I was really ...

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Military parade planners eye Veterans Day for event, official says https://thedusknews.com/military-parade-planners-eye-veterans-day-for-event-official-says/ https://thedusknews.com/military-parade-planners-eye-veterans-day-for-event-official-says/#respond Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:15:00 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/military-parade-planners-eye-veterans-day-for-event-official-says/

Plans for President Trump’s requested military parade in the nation’s capital are moving forward after National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster ordered the military to start planning the event for Veterans Day, a senior U.S. official confirmed Friday to Fox News. Trump has requested that the procession run from the White House to Capitol Hill on ...

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Why ‘Real Women Have Curves’ Never Got Its ‘Lady Bird’ Moment https://thedusknews.com/why-real-women-have-curves-never-got-its-lady-bird-moment/ https://thedusknews.com/why-real-women-have-curves-never-got-its-lady-bird-moment/#respond Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:35:51 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/why-real-women-have-curves-never-got-its-lady-bird-moment/

Her doting father helps her with the college application process, and she’s not the first in her family to go to college. She’s expected to go to college, just preferably to a closer school with in-state tuition rates. The movie covers Lady Bird’s entire senior year so that she has time for not just one ...

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Chief of Leading Investment Firm Steps Aside After Client Complaints https://thedusknews.com/chief-of-leading-investment-firm-steps-aside-after-client-complaints/ https://thedusknews.com/chief-of-leading-investment-firm-steps-aside-after-client-complaints/#respond Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:34:51 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/chief-of-leading-investment-firm-steps-aside-after-client-complaints/

But Abraaj clients weren’t satisfied, and they demanded that an independent accountant be hired to determine how the funds were used over the past year. Mr. Naqvi hired KPMG, the auditing giant, to look into the matter. Earlier this month, KPMG said that the Abraaj Group had acted appropriately in its use of client funds. ...

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White House locked down after car hit security barrier https://thedusknews.com/white-house-locked-down-after-car-hit-security-barrier/ https://thedusknews.com/white-house-locked-down-after-car-hit-security-barrier/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 23:56:24 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/white-house-locked-down-after-car-hit-security-barrier/

The White House was put on lockdown Friday afternoon when a woman drove into a security gate near the White House complex. She is now in custody and the U.S. Secret Service says there were no injuries. source

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Trump’s Chance to Do Right by Transgender Troops https://thedusknews.com/trumps-chance-to-do-right-by-transgender-troops/ https://thedusknews.com/trumps-chance-to-do-right-by-transgender-troops/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 23:46:40 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/trumps-chance-to-do-right-by-transgender-troops/

Photo Credit Rose Wong Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, perhaps the Trump administration’s most responsible national security official, may have thrown the president a political lifeline by proposing this week that transgender members of the United States military be allowed to continue serving. The recommendation, reported by The Washington Post, would afford Mr. Trump, who has ...

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A Russian Master of the ‘Dark Side’ in Film https://thedusknews.com/a-russian-master-of-the-dark-side-in-film/ https://thedusknews.com/a-russian-master-of-the-dark-side-in-film/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 23:26:07 +0000 https://thedusknews.com/a-russian-master-of-the-dark-side-in-film/

For “Loveless,” Alexander Rodnyansky, Mr. Zvyagintsev’s longtime producer, raised money from investors in Russia and Western Europe. In Russia, the movie attracted almost 350,000 viewers and had ticket sales of about $1.6 million. “It is as big as a Russian art-house movie can get,” said Anton Dolin, a movie critic, calling Mr. Zvyagintsev perhaps the ...

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