Nathan Patterson, 23, signed a minor-league contract with the A's after turning heads on social media with his super-fast pitch.
J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy, the director and executive producer of \"Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker,\" compared the First Order to Nazis, though George Lucas originally intended a Vietnam War metaphor.
The former congressman from Texas highlighted that there are "so many extraordinary women who are running right now."
The ship contacted rescue vessel Sea-Watch, who refused to take the bodies and the survivors on board without Italy's guarantee of safe harbor.
Fifteen universities, 1,000 schools, 28 TV channels, 66 newspapers, 19 magazines, 36 radio stations, 26 publishing houses, and five news agencies have been shut.
From a memoir of an upper-crust black family in Harlem, to a single-sentence Irish novel to an Obama conspiracy noir, the Brooklyn Book Festival had something for every taste.
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The secret documents made public by Wikileaks offer a rare insight into how U.S. foreign policy really works.
Brooklyn artists Jennifer and Kevin McCoy come off as the quintessential hipsters: he has 1970s shaggy hair, she wears mod-cool outfits. The McCoys\' art, which gets shown around the world, is also very Brooklyn: ultra-low-tech videos and installations about movie culture, childhood fears, even the couple\'s first date—always packaged with a laugh and a wink.
One of the many infamous bits of collective memory that linger from the Vietnam War is the remark by an American officer trying to explain the utter devastation of Ben Tre, a provincial capital, in 1968: "It became necessary to destroy the town to save it," said the unnamed major.Now, it would seem, some American military analysts think the same reasoning should apply to the whole Middle East.
SINCE THE PRINCESS OF WALES DIED a year ago, it seems that virtually everyone with a word processor and a tiara fetish has written a new book. How else to explain titles like "Dreaming of Diana: The Dreams Diana, Princess of Wales, Inspired" or the catchy "Diana Lives: The Sensational Psi Protocols From the Tunnel of Death"?