- Footsteps: On the Trail of Nabokov in the American West
On his cross-country trips chasing butterflies and researching “Lolita,” the Russian-born novelist saw more of the United States than did Fitzgerald, Kerouac or Steinbeck.
Landon Y. Jones. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 26 May 2016 17:15:23 GMT.
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- Canada's 'AmBadAssador' to Ireland receives mixed reaction after tussle with protester
It's the other "manhandling" that's getting international attention. Kevin Vickers, Canada's ambassador to Ireland, wrestled with a protester at a ceremony in Dublin this morning.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 26 May 2016 13:39:25 EDT.
- Lower Supplies Boost Oil Prices, With Demand Expected to Grow
Oil prices rose above $50 a barrel Thursday for the first time this year, following a report the oversupply of oil is easing in the United States. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 26 May 2016 12:40:11 -0400.
- Pakistan Claims US Scuttled Afghan Peace Efforts
Pakistan is accusing the United States of scuttling Islamabad's efforts to facilitate a negotiated end to the conflict in Afghanistan, insisting the slain leader of the Afghan Taliban was not blocking the peace process. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 26 May 2016 09:32:09 -0400.
- Salesforce to Use Amazon’s Cloud to Expand in Canada and Australia
Salesforce, itself a cloud-computing company, will use Amazon Web Services to grow more rapidly in a deal valued at $400 million.
Quentin Hardy. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 26 May 2016 01:25:59 GMT.
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- Anti-Trump protesters hurl rocks as Trump wins Washington primary
Protesters opposed to Donald Trump hurled rocks and bottles outside a Trump rally in New Mexico on May 24, the same day the bombastic billionaire won the Republican presidential primary in Washington state
Hurriyet. Wed, 25 May 2016 17:52:00 +0200.
- 'Polar bear hybrid' shot in Canada
A possible grizzly-polar bear hybrid has been shot by a hunter in northern Canada.
BBC News. Wed, 25 May 2016 16:07:06 GMT.
- Protests turn violent at Trump rally
Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in the New Mexico city of Albuquerque turn violent as demonstrators throw bottles and clash with police.
BBC News. Wed, 25 May 2016 14:35:13 GMT.
- Veritas: EU Data Protection Laws To Affect All Global Firms
European firms (including international firms from the USA and elsewhere with a European presence) now have 24 months in the race to become compliant with the European Union?s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). ...
By Adrian Bridgwater. Forbes. Wed, 25 May 2016 14:01:00 GMT.
- Daimler's Detroit Diesel union workers ratify new labor contract
UAW members at Detroit Diesel ratified a contract Tuesday that includes a wage increase and commits Daimler Trucks North America to new engine production.
AutoNews.com. Wed, 25 May 2016 10:31:46 EST. Subscription required.
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