New York Rangers player Jacob Trouba buys apartment in Manhattan

Updated January 21, 2022 at. 15.41 ET Professional hockey player Jacob Trouba has bought a condominium in Manhattan for $ 6.7 million, according to public records. Located in the famed condo 443 Greenwich Street in Tribeca, the three-bedroom apartment spans about 3,000 square feet, according to the list. Jacob Trouba. Photo: Joshua Sarner / Icon … Read more

Fiction: ‘The Hummingbird’ by Sandro Veronesi

Sandro Veronesi won Italy’s major book award, the Strega Prize, in 2006 for his powerful novel “Quiet Chaos,” about the existential grappling of a newly widowed father, and he won again in 2020 for “The Hummingbird,” which now appears in English courtesy of translator Elena Pala. Mr. Veronesi is clearly on to something, as far … Read more

‘Seasons of Purgatory’ Review: An Iranian Writer’s Art in Exile

Sometimes we never see the wrongs that blight our lives. Or else we glimpse them once—before the end. In Shahriar Mandanipour’s story “Mummy and Honey,” a viper slips into a house in mourning. It takes up residence, at first “gently coiled around the bitter orange tree.” Grandfather, ruler of the family, has passed. Now Father … Read more

Biden, Trump and ‘Illegitimate’ Elections

President Joe Biden Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images One piece of President Biden’s news conference that deserves more scrutiny is his positively Trumpian refusal to say that the 2022 elections will be legitimate. The White House is now trying to walk this back, which is a good sign, but if Mr. Biden is changing … Read more

Russia wants to destabilize Ukraine, not invade it, says Kiev’s security chief

KYIV, Ukraine – Despite U.S. warnings that a Russian invasion appears imminent, senior Ukrainian officials say they believe a large-scale attack is not Moscow’s likely course, due to fierce Ukrainian resistance and pressure from the West. Instead, officials expect the Kremlin to impose more covert measures to destabilize its neighbor and remove its leadership. Oleksiy … Read more

‘Dream-Child’ Review: Madness, Poetry and Dinner With the Lambs

For much of his literary life, Charles Lamb was a jack of all trades and a master of none. He wrote poetry like his Romantic contemporaries and good friends Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth though his verse was of a lesser caliber. He produced a sentimental novel that underwhelmed and a farcical play that … Read more

China’s Internet stocks may look cheap, but regulators may not be ready yet

Text size A digital sign of stock market information in Hong Kong. Several regulations over Chinese Internet companies could limit their growth prospects. Isaac Lawrence / AFP via Getty Images Anxiety about more Chinese rules that could limit companies’ growth prospects hovers over Chinese Internet stocks – and provides a reason for continued caution for … Read more

How ‘Encanto’s’ ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ Became Bigger Than ‘Let It Go’

They may be crooning about the clairvoyant Colombian animated character in Bulgarian, Norwegian, Vietnamese or one of more than 40 other languages. The song, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” from Disney’s movie “Encanto,” is known as “Don’t Mention Bruno” in Russian, “Secret Bruno” in Japanese and “Just Not a Word About Bruno” in German. “Bruno” … Read more

Big Tech and Foes spar over the bill to limit the market power of dominant Internet platforms

WASHINGTON – Major technology companies and their critics are stepping up lobbying in Congress this week as a central panel in the Senate takes up legislation seeking to dull the market power of dominant technology platforms. Antitrust legislation, to be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, will prevent dominant online platforms such as … Read more

Big Tech and Foes spar over the bill to limit the market power of dominant Internet platforms

WASHINGTON – Major technology companies and their critics are stepping up lobbying in Congress this week as a central panel in the Senate takes up legislation seeking to dull the market power of dominant technology platforms. Antitrust legislation, to be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, will prevent dominant online platforms such as … Read more

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