Together, the two criminal prosecutions were a “positive step,” said Vicki Gaubeca, director of the Southern Border Communities Coalition, which has called for greater accountability of Border Patrol agents. More than 30 years after Borg’s anguished evenings, another accomplished European, Roger Federer, appreciated the noisy crowd. In the quarterfinals of the 2014 Open, he drew on crowd support to fight off a deficit of two sets to love and a pair of match points. “They definitely got me through the match out here tonight,” Federer said that evening.
Despite the words of welcome, there was a sense of relief on the day of naturalization. With citizenship applications receiving more scrutiny than ever — while being processed at the slowest rate in a decade — I often wondered if something would go wrong before I took the oath. To repeat yesterday’s note: I’ll be taking my annual break from writing this newsletter starting Monday. While I’m gone, you’ll still get the newsletter every day, with links to all Times Opinion pieces. Next week, we’ll also be sending you one highlight each day from another Times newsletter. In the following two weeks, you’ll hear from guest writers — first, Jonathan Bernstein of Bloomberg Opinion, then Quinta Jurecic of Lawfare. You’re in good hands.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
"Each person who takes the money option will wind up only getting a small amount of money," the FTC said in a blog post in July. “As soon as that ball came off my bat, I knew right away,” Alonso said, adding: “It’s such an amazing feeling. It’s been a dream come true, so far this year.”
This is not the first impeachment proceeding to play out in the era of 24-hour electronic news. But there’s a difference between today and the Bill Clinton impeachment of the late 1990s. Back then, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC all covered the damaging and salacious details with similar fervor. The couple were introduced by a friend of the groom at a Manhattan bar in March 2013.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Log InFrom the 1920s onward, the Zionist movement was split into two groups that put forward rival ideas of the Jewish state, one liberal, the other right wing. David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s founding father and its longest serving prime minister, was the leader of Labor Zionism, the liberal vision; Zeev Jabotinsky was the founder of Revisionist Zionism and the spiritual father of the Israeli right. Mr. Ben-Gurion embodied the liberal Zionist dream of a free, independent and egalitarian Jewish state. Mr. Jabotinsky was an ardent Jewish nationalist who laid claim to Jewish sovereignty over the whole of the territory between both banks of the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea. With home run records seemingly falling every day, Pete Alonso’s breaking the Mets’ single-season franchise mark on Tuesday night seemed more inevitable than incredible. After all, the team record that Alonso broke — 41 homers, held by two players — was second lowest among the 30 teams in baseball.