The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes jazz drummer Willie Jones III for two nights with his superlative quintet: Eddie Henderson (trumpet), Eric Reed (piano), Ralph Moore (tenor sax) and Buster Williams (bass) touring in support of his latest live album, The Willie Jones III Sextet Plays The Max Roac
During my reporting trip to Havana, I spoke with Julio Alvarez, the owner of Nostalgicar in Havana.
He joked that one thing Cubans should thank Fidel Castro for is all the old, majestic American cars that are now making him money.
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Just days after it was introduced, California Gov.
The court's decision puts an end to a story that began in 2009 when Knox was found guilty of murdering 21-year-old Meredith Kirchner two years earlier. The verdict was overturned in 2011. But a year later, the Court of Cassation overturned the acquittal and sent the case back to an appeals court in Florence.
Prayuth says he's "thought it through" and will replace martial law by invoking a part of the the interim constitution that grants his government the same broad powers to suppress free speech and try civilians in military courts.
"[I] am prepared to use [the clause] to replace martial law.
Yemen and Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil producer, share a long border.
A bid to get back Washington state's waiver from the No Child Left Behind law — and regain for school districts the flexibility to spend $40 million in federal funding that came with that waiver — appears to have hit a dead end in Olympia.
Majority Democrats in the House Education Committee on Thursday blocked a procedural maneuver to force an up-or-down vote on a bill making changes to the state's teacher evaluation system in hopes of convincing federal education officials to give Washington its waiver back.
Now that Netanyahu's Likud Party has come out on top, the prime minister has sought to ease tensions with a series of gestures.
The latest move came Friday as Israel announced that it would tran
David Boren, releasing the findings of a university investigation into the incident Friday, also said the chant was learned by members of the local chapter while attending a national leadership cruise sponsored by the fraternity four years ago,
Mom is proudly showing her discount card. "For the thrift store!" said Townsend-Breslin, laughing. "The discount for the thrift store!"
For Townsend-Breslin, this photo captures her mother: a frugal woman with a cheeky sense of humor, not prone to indulgences.
And if you're in the right city, you'll also find the restaurant's health inspection score.
"What we're trying to do ... is reduce foodborne illness [by] warning consumers when they're in the middle of making a decision," Luther Lowe, Yelp's director of public policy, tells The Salt.
Now, we should note, it can be a bit tricky to spot those health inspection scores on Yelp.
There were those who touted Patty Murray of Washington, the proven problem-solver and veteran legislator who has worked her way up the ladder of Senate succession.
A federal grand jury decided there was enough evidence to bring charges against Officer Eric Parker.
"Parker's actions deprived the man in Madison of his right under the U.S.
Few, though, would have bet the house against Reid — a sharp-elbowed campaigner — especially in a presidential year when demography will favor Democrats in a state where almost three-in-10 people are Hispanic.
"Do you really want to go up against Harry Reid?" said one national GOP operative, pointing out Reid's bare-knuckles style of campaigning.
But, with Reid announcing Friday he would not run for reelection, it's a different story.
"It's a t
That toughness can be seen throughout his life and political career. It was an essential quality during his hard-scrabble childhood and time in the boxing ring.
But the Nevada senator is doing his best to avoid what he called a "knock-down, drag-out fight" by endorsing Charles Schumer, the New York Democrat better known as Chuck, who has been Reid's top lieutenant for years.
"He will be elected to replace me in 22 months," Reid told KNPR about Schumer.