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The Podcast Revolution – Reason.com

There was a time when a radio program required an actual radio station. Podcasting changed that. It is now possible to transmit a talk show, a documentary, or an audio play without dealing with anyone licensed to broadcast on the AM or FM bands. Needless to say, this costs a lot less to operate than […]

Brock Holt powers Boston Red Sox to win with unlikely ninth-inning homer off All-Star closer Kirby Yates

SAN DIEGO — Entering Saturday night, Brock Holt had homered three times in 165 at-bats this season. Kirby Yates had faced 202 batters and allowed just one home run. So exactly how unlikely was it that the Red Sox utilityman hit a game-winning shot off the Padres’ All-Star closer Saturday night? “However many at-bats divided […]

‘We can cause real damage’

It was a day to forget at Twickenham. Yes, the real business starts in Japan next month, but Ireland’s dire 57-15 defeat to England, a record loss against the old enemy, left Joe Schmidt with more headaches as the window of preparation begins to close. The upcoming back-to-back games against Wales now assume critical importance, […]

‘I could declare a national emergency’

SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, France — President Donald Trump said Sunday he could declare the escalating U.S.-China trade war as a national emergency if he wanted to. “In many ways this is an emergency,” Trump said at the G-7 leaders meeting of the ongoing trade battle between the world’s top two economies. “I could declare a national emergency, […]

British PM Boris Johnson says he’ll ask Donald Trump not to escalate the trade war with China at the G7 summit

Johnson made the statements after arriving for the G7 summit in the southwestern French city of Biarritz. “Clearly the state of global trade, I’m very worried about the way it’s going. The growth of protectionism, of tariffs, that we’re seeing,” Johnson said. “There are all sorts of people, who will take any excuse at all […]

1,500-acre wildfire in Northern California prompts some evacuations

Local roads were closed and some evacuations were ordered Saturday as a Lassen County wildfire in Northern California grew to 1,500 acres. About three dozen engine crews were battling the Long Valley Fire on the California-Nevada border, which was burning through sagebrush lands overseen by the federal Bureau of Land Management, officials said. Aerial retardant […]