Offbeat | Scientists crack secret of fish’s deadly, transparent teeth

Scientists have discovered what makes a dragonfish’s teeth transparent -- and this may help the deep-sea fish catch their food. The dragonfish is a small predator with

This Day in History | 2000 – Blair ‘handbagged’ by the WI

Prime Minister Tony Blair has been given a hostile reception by Women’s Institute members, who heckled and slow hand-clapped a speech he gave to their conference.

Football | Ronaldo’s hat trick sends Portugal into Nations League final

PORTUGAL 3, SWITZERLAND 1 On a night when Portugal unveiled its newest star, it was the same old Cristiano Ronaldo who came through for

Super Rugby | Crusaders pressured to clinch top spot

The defending champion Crusaders have their last chance to make sure of first place in Super Rugby when they meet the Melbourne Rebels tomorrow in their final

World briefs

US-CHINA President Donald Trump says he’ll make a decision about ramping up tariffs on China after he speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a summit this

The Buzz | Watchdog finds rotting food at US migrant detention facilities

Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violated standards at immigration detention facilities. The Office of Inspector

Madame Tussauds celebrates a bit of Broadway on Broadway

On the ninth floor of the Madame Tussauds building in New York, they’ve built a little piece of Broadway. A new permanent immersive attraction opened this

Kapok | The politics of memory

Remembering and commemorating June 4, 1989 is not an easy task. First and foremost as the government that sits in Beijing forbids and effectively prevents any attempt

Sudan Bloody Spring

  * Movies: Dark Phoenix * Books: Chasing the Moon by Robert Stone and Alan Andres * Music: Passages by Justin Rutledge * Travelog: Famed Indian

The X-Men struggle to the end in ‘Dark Phoenix’

The good news is “Dark Phoenix “ is neither an apocalypse nor is it “X-Men: Apocalypse,” but this latest installment is not exactly a solid step forward or a

‘Chasing the Moon’ takes a look at the history of rocketry

Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age (Ballantine Books), by Robert Stone and Alan Andres This

Review: Justin Rutledge turns the pages in ‘Passages’

Justin Rutledge stands in a strong tradition of literate Canadian singer-songwriters — think Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell or the late Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip. Like

News of the World | Sudan’s deadly crackdown evokes Arab Spring bloodshed

In the Middle East, it has often begun the same way: a popular swell of street protests against long-entrenched autocrats and demonstrators inspired by burgeoning aspirations for democracy and

Travelog | Famed Indian climber nearly died on peak where team was lost

To Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to the peak of Mount Everest, modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to the expeditions he headed decades

Friday, June 7, 2019 – edition no. 3306

* Sou takes Tiananmen inside AL * Old patio listing ‘very important first step’ to preservation * Ronaldo’s hat trick sends Portugal into Nations League final   DOWNLOAD

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