Japan’s New Leader Picks His Team: The Same Old Men, and Fewer Women

TOKYO — Japan’s governing party resisted any urge to pick a magnetic crowd-pleaser when it anointed Yoshihide Suga as its leader this week. As Parliament officially elected him prime minister on Wednesday, he repaid its support. Mr. Suga, 71, put forward an everyone-old-is-new-again cabinet dominated by ministers who will continue in the jobs they held […]

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Atlanta police shoot, kill DUI suspect after struggle

Authorities in Georgia say a DUI suspect who resisted being taken into custody by Atlanta police has been shot and killed By The Associated Press June 13, 2020, 12:50 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ATLANTA — Authorities in Georgia say a DUI suspect who resisted being […]

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Too Cold for an Oil Cut? Russia’s Move Reveals a Long-Running Bluff

MOSCOW — For most of the post-Soviet period, energy officials in Russia have resisted OPEC entreaties to participate in production cuts to help prop up oil prices, arguing that doing so was impossible because of the country’s cold climate. This week, confronted by a gusher of unsaleable oil and no place to put it, Russian […]

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How Chris Jericho helped rising AEW star Darby Allin embrace his true self

Darby Allin never wanted to be the skateboarding wrestler. The All Elite Wrestling star resisted it at first because of pro wrestling’s unfriendly history with the skateboarder gimmick, including the late-80’s Dynamic Dudes tag team in WCW that carried boards to the ring but couldn’t ride them. Skateboarding is not a joke to Allin. It’s […]

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The World Has a Plan to Fight Coronavirus. Most Countries Are Not Using it.

For weeks, the World Health Organization resisted declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, fearing that doing so would incite panic across the globe. But facing the cameras on Wednesday, the agency’s director general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, did just that, asking for global unity to “change the course of this pandemic.” It was a symbolic […]

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