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    When a Bunch of Bloody Yanks Came for English Soccer – Generic English

    Related media – Related media Edens isn’t daunted. Over dinner one night, he told me about a hotel that he recently built in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The project included a club where members could store skis and have their cars parked by valets. Everyone, including partners, told him it wouldn’t work. “A lot of the locals said, ‘That’s not Jackson Hole, that’s not true to our heritage,’” Edens said. “ ‘We’re not Vail. We carry our own stuff.’” He disagreed. “Who thinks carrying your three young kids’ ski stuff through a parking lot is a good idea?” Edens proceeded with the…

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    Edward Dwight, Once Picked to Be the First Black Astronaut in Space, Aims for Space at Last – Generic English

    Related media – Connected media Edward Dwight is going to space, finally. In the coming weeks, as conditions allow, Mr. Dwight is expected to be part of a six-person crew heading into space on the latest mission of Blue Origin, the space company founded by Jeff Bezos. Blue Origin’s seventh human flight will carry an array of adventurers including a venture capitalist, a craft-beer entrepreneur from France, a retired accountant who has been told by doctors that she is going blind, and Mr. Dwight, a retired Air Force captain who 60 years ago was chosen, and then passed over, to…

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    Europe’s Economic Laggards Have Become Its Leaders – Generic English

    Related media – Related media That was clear on Tuesday, when new data showed that economic output of the euro currency bloc grew 0.3 percent in the first quarter this year from the previous quarter, according to the European Union’s statistics agency, Eurostat. The eurozone economy shrank by 0.1 percent in both the third and fourth quarters of last year, a technical recession. Germany, which accounts for one-quarter of the bloc’s economy, barely avoided a recession in the first quarter of 2024, growing 0.2 percent. Spain and Portugal expanded more than three times that pace, showing that Europe’s economy continues…

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    TikTok’s Future in U.S. Depends on Bet on First Amendment

    Connected media – Related media TikTok takes its fight to court TikTok fired the latest broadside in its battle with Washington, suing to block a law that could force the company to split from ByteDance, its Chinese owner, or face a ban in the U.S. The company argues that the law violates the First Amendment by effectively killing an app in the U.S. that millions of Americans use to share their views. Another problem: a divestiture within 270 days is practically impossible, Sapna Maheshwari and David McCabe report for The Times. DealBook spoke with Maheshwari about the lawsuit filed yesterday…

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    In a Surprise, Disney+ Becomes Profitable

    Connected media – Connected media When Disney reported robust earnings in February, the activist investors then circling the company essentially called it a stunt — a temporary, heat-of-battle effort to fend them off and not, as Robert A. Iger maintained, proof that a struggling Disney had finally “turned the corner.” The Disney chief’s argument just got a lot stronger. Disney blew past Wall Street’s expectations for a second consecutive quarter on Tuesday, in part because its flagship streaming service made money — a first. Disney+ had been expected to lose more than $100 million in the most recent quarter, widening…

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    Teen Who Ate Spicy ‘One Chip Challenge’ Product Died of Cardiopulmonary Arrest – Generic English

    Linked media – Linked media Lois Wolobah, Harris’s mother, declined to comment on the report on Thursday. She has said previously that she believed that the single Paqui brand tortilla chip that her son ate hours before he died jeopardized his health. The chip, dusted with two very hot peppers, the Carolina Reaper and the Naga Viper, had a label on the box that read, “One Chip Challenge” and carried a warning — “Inside: One Extremely Hot Chip.” It came in a coffin-shaped box that bore an image of a skull with a snake coiled around it. Marketing materials for…

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    ‘The Boys’ regresa el próximo 13 de junio con su temporada 4 y quieres sumarte a una de las series del momento, repleta de su celebrado cómic

    Associated media – Associated media Hace tan solo unos días pudimos conocer la fecha de estreno de su nueva temporada en Prime y disfrutar del tráiler de la misma. Primer video Los chicos se ha coronado en los últimos años como la gran serie de la plataforma de streaming de Amazon, Prime Video y como referente del entretenimiento de superhéroes. O más bien de antihéroes, porque la serie es la protagonista Carlos Urbano Sí Antonio Starr ha encontrado un gran hilo conductor en su dinámica bajo el pedestal de los superhéroes mezclándolo con toda la incorrección política que una serie…

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    Paul Auster y el zumbido neoyorquino

    Linked media – Connected media   01/05/2024 Actualizado el 05/02/2024 a las 04:39. Si el zumbido neoyorquino está más cerca de su vocación, es en la prosa de Paul Auster. La frase de tu máquina de escribir -esa Olimpia en la que las páginas escritas a pluma debían borrarse- debería ser… Límite de sesiones programadas El acceso al contenido Premium es abierto por cortesía del establecimiento en el que te encuentres, pero ahora sólo hay unos pocos usuarios conectados de vez en cuando. Piénselo después de un minuto. dispuesto a intentarlo     Has excedido tu límite de sesión Sólo…

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    Luis Enrique convencido de ganar al Dortmund

    Connected media – Related media El PSG se juega este martes sus opciones en Champions en el duelo de vuelta de las semifinales ante el Borussia Dortmund. Un partido que puede decantar toda la temporada de los parisinos en la que el título europeo es el gran objetivo. El conjunto que dirige Luis Enrique llega a la cita tras su derrota por la mínima en el partido de ida en Dortmund y obligado a remontar en casa. El técnico asturiano no duda de las opciones de su equipo y se mostró contundente sobre el resultado en París.«Vamos a ganar», afirmó…

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    La política de deportación de Ruanda ha provocado una crisis diplomática entre Irlanda y el Reino Unido

    Connected media – Associated media El uso político de la inmigración tiene efectos perversos, al igual que la capacidad de volverse contra quienes la ejercen. Durante cuatro días de elecciones municipales en toda Inglaterra que podrían haber decidido a corto plazo el futuro de Rishi Sunak, el Primer Ministro británico decidió que Domenico presumía su nueva política de deportaciones a Ruanda, y aseguró en una entrevista a Sky News el aumento del flujo de inmigrantes que entraban en Irlanda desde el Reino Unido, a través de Irlanda del Norte, era una clara demostración «de que la política disuasoria estaba eclipsando…