Israel has reportedly deployed its Iron Dome missile-interception system ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest

Israel has reportedly deployed its Iron Dome missile-interception system ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest

Fearing the Eurovision Song Contest could be targeted by Hamas, Israel has reportedly armed its Iron Dome defense system. Israel and Hamas signed a rushed ceasefire on May 6 after the anti-missile system was peppered with 690 Hamas rockets on May 4, killing four people. The contest, in its 64th year, will attract politicians and…

The ‘Brexit Godfather’ Thought He Was Out. But the E.U. Elections Have Pulled Him Back In

The ‘Brexit Godfather’ Thought He Was Out. But the E.U. Elections Have Pulled Him Back In

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Your Friday Briefing

Your Friday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good morning,We’re covering new tariffs in the U.S.-China trade war, the delay in a proposed abortion measure in Alabama, and Uber’s stock-market debut.ImageA port in Qingdao in eastern China’s Shandong province.CreditCHINATOPIX, via Associated PressWhite House officials said talks would resume today, but it’s unclear whether the…

Critics’ Notebook: When It Came to the Tony Nominations, the News Is the New

Critics’ Notebook: When It Came to the Tony Nominations, the News Is the New

Critics’ NotebookImageRosdely Ciprian, left, and Heidi Schreck in “What the Constitution Means to Me.”CreditCreditSara Krulwich/The New York TimesShortly after Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon announced the nominees for the 2019 Tony Awards on Tuesday morning, Ben Brantley and Jesse Green, chief theater critics for The New York Times, took a first look at the…

California Today: See New Growth After the Woolsey Fire

California Today: See New Growth After the Woolsey Fire

U.S.|See New Growth After the Woolsey FireCalifornia TodayImageKevin Shea Adams, an L.A.-based photographer, documented regrowth after the Woolsey Fire.CreditCreditKevin Shea AdamsGood morning.(Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today delivered to your inbox.)This week, it will have been six months since the Woolsey Fire scorched tens of thousands of acres of hills and…

The fun and freaky sounds of the Sasquatch Calling Contest

The fun and freaky sounds of the Sasquatch Calling Contest

In September, Bigfoot enthusiasts in upstate New York head to Whitehall for the annual Sasquatch Calling Festival, including a contest to mimic the creature’s telltale vocalizations — from howls and yelps to growls and moans. ESPN visited the tournament. Unfortunately, the winner isn’t the person who successfully summons the sasquatch. Not yet anyway. (via The…

Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE: Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur against Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal – Economic Times

Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE: Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur against Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal – Economic Times

Never miss a great news story!Get instant notifications from Economic TimesAllowNot nowYou can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings. LIVE BLOG17 Apr, 2019 | 11.12PM ISTPhase 2 of the Lok Sabha elections will be held tomorrow, which will see 97 constituencies going to the polls. Track this space for all the action.!1 New UpdateClick…