This Novel Revisits A Power Broker Who Walked Lightly and Dropped Big Money

This isn’t exactly police procedure, but one strand of the story follows Inspector McClusky’s attempt to solve the riddle of why Williams shot Green. That pot doesn’t boil, it boils. When the solution comes, it is clever enough, but not deep satisfaction. Mystery is often Lee’s excuse to widen his lens, involving not only ambitious …

A big question for the Fed: When will things get back on track?

The Federal Reserve is debating when and how to slow down its massive bond purchases, the first step away from its emergency stance as the economy recovers from the pandemic. As it stands, the hole the coronavirus has opened in the labor market looks big. The reasons for withdrawing support soon are obvious. Growth backed …

Medina and Ferreira Post Big Surf Scores as the Storm Rolls

ICHINOMIYA, Japan — Unstable waves at the inaugural Olympic surfing competition roared ashore Tuesday, swept away by Tropical Storm Nepartak, leading the event organizers to try to squeeze the quarterfinals, semi-finals and medal games into a busy day. In twos, head-to-head qualifying rounds, many of the world’s best surfers paddled through turbulent and unpredictable water …

Universal Pictures Spending Big on New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy

LOS ANGELES – Heads are spinning in Hollywood: Universal Pictures and its streaming service cousin closed a mega deal worth more than $400 million to buy a new “Exorcist” trilogy, signaling a sudden competitive desire. tech giants These are disrupting the entertainment industry economy. Donna Langley, head of the movie studio, peacockNBCUniversal’s fledgling streaming service …

Biden’s Antitrust Team Signs a Big Swing on Corporate Titans

WASHINGTON — President Biden has put together the most aggressive antitrust team in decades, stacking his administration with three legal crusaders as he prepares to assume corporate consolidation and market power through efforts that may include curbing mergers and breaking up big corporations. Mr. Biden’s decision last week name Jonathan Kanter Leading the Justice Department’s …

Stunt Review: A Big Leap

“I’m the face you’ve never seen,” says Eddie Braun, despite receiving more than 250 movie and TV credits. Braun’s hot-rod greasy hairstyle and frayed overalls reveal that he is either a “Stunt,” hence the title of Kurt Mattila’s simple documentary, or an aging astronaut enlisted on a final mission, which is also close to reality. …

Part of the Seismic Shift in Ballet, Hope Muir Plays a Big Role

In early July, an article Toronto Star There has been speculation about the announcement of the successor to the esteemed former ballerina Karen Kain, who was delayed by the pandemic but imminent at this point, resigning as artistic director of the National Ballet of Canada 16 years later. In the article, Tamara Rojo, Guillaume Coté …