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  • Boom Boom rooting for Pacquiao

    Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, the great champion who figured in one of boxing’s tragic moments, is rooting for Manny Pacquiao, who fights Keith Thurman here on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). by Abac Cordero

    philstar.com
  • Why sex workers like me root for Tiffany Cabán

    As the Democratic primary for district attorney of Queens hangs in the balance, with a recount underway this week, so, it seems, does the fate of sex workers in the borough. I am a sex worker. While my base of operations is elsewhere in the United States, I understand well why people in my line

    www.nydailynews.com
  • Plants under drought stress change their microbes through their roots

    Plants that are under stress from drought can change the behavior of nearby fungi and bacteria, according to a new study led by Franciska de Vries, professor of Earth Surface Science at the University of Amsterdam. By changing the cocktail of carbohydrates that leak from their roots, the plants promote the activity of micro-organisms, with the probable effect of releasing more nutrients and promoting their own growth. The study is published on Friday 12 July in New Phytologist.

    phys.org
  • Joe Root insists he won't be distracted by Australian tactics

    Joe Root admits things can get 'spicy' when England face Australia but does not intend to let anything distract from the opportunity at hand in this week's World Cup semi-final.

    Mail Online
  • Letters: Democrats aren't lurching left. They're returning to their roots.

    The Gillum Effect may have been the reverse of what reporter Zac Anderson stated in "The Gillum Effect: Fla. Dems fear loss of center" (June 29).Gillum lost to DeSantis by 0.4 percent. Compare this to 2014 when Charlie Crist, [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment

    Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before.

    www.nytimes.com
  • The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment

    Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before.

    www.nytimes.com
  • The angry chef or the Michelin guide: which giant ego are you rooting for?

    The standoff between Marc Veyrat and the famous guide isn’t about cheddar – it’s about power and who has the last word Marc Veyrat, a French chef and Bob Dylan lookalike (he’s as famous for his Michelin-starred cooking as he is for his wide-rimmed black hat), has been in the news this week. Or rather, to do him justice, he’s gone full-tilt Gordon Ramsay in the news this week. In January, the Michelin Guide demoted his Haute-Savoie restaurant, La Maison des Bois in Manigod. He became, as he put...

    the Guardian
  • Deutsche Bank seeks return to roots, investors wary

    Germany's Deutsche Bank says it is going "back to our roots" with a radical restructuring plan meant to reduce its risk exposure and concentrate on its traditional strengths after a long period of trying to compete with global investment banking giants

    ABC News
  • Yale psychiatrist explains the root of Trump’s ‘pathological racism’

    On Monday morning, President Donald Trump once again escalated his conflict with “the Squad,” the group of freshman Congresswomen of color he told to go back to their own countries. Although moderate Republicans had hoped last week that the President would tone down his remarks, on Monday he once again doubled down on Twitter. “The [

    www.rawstory.com
  • Gruden, Morgan, Fitzgerald work to build grass-roots sports

    NEW YORK - Jon Gruden, Larry Fitzgerald and Alex Morgan have reached the summit of their professions. They all recognize the need for strong grass-roots sports programs, and they are doing something about it. Working with Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation, the three have pledged to provide access to sports for 1 million youngsters over the next five years. Dick's will match up to $1 million in donations made by customers its foundation. "It's a story we all know too well," said Gruden, the...

    SFGate
  • The N.Y.C. Roots of Trump and ‘Go Back Where You Came From’

    The president’s remarks, directed at four congresswomen of color, evoke the city in which he came of age.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Gruden, Fitzgerald, Morgan work to build grass-roots sports

    Jon Gruden, Larry Fitzgerald, Alex Morgan reach sports summit but keep eye on grass roots

    ABC News
  • Gruden, Fitzgerald, Morgan work to build grass-roots sports

    NEW YORK (AP) - Jon Gruden, Larry Fitzgerald and Alex Morgan have reached the summit of their professions. They all recognize the need for strong grass-roots sports programs, and they are doing something about it. Working with DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation, the three have pledged to provide access to sports

    The Washington Times
  • Fans in Italy root for clever brown bear to elude captivity

    ROME (AP) " A brown bear in Italy has eluded capture for a third day, following its escape from an electrified enclosure in a forested Alpine region. Appeals mounted urging authorities not to shoot it.It's not clear how the bear got past an electrified fence, then scaled a nearly 4-meter (13-foot) high barrier. Days earlier, the bear had been captured by forest rangers after attacks on livestock.Environment Minister Sergio Costa tweeted "Don't shoot." He wants to avoid a replay [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Column: Steve Lopez goes to Italy and searches for his Sicilian roots

    My quest had something to do with my parents dying in recent years, with memories and regrets, with the meaning of family, and borders and what separates and connects us.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Rooted In History, 'The Nickel Boys' Is A Great American Novel

    Colson Whitehead's deeply affecting new novel is based on the true story of a segregated reform school in Florida where African American boys were brutalized and possibly murdered.

    NPR.org
  • Anorexia is not all in the mind: Study finds the eating disorder has genetic roots

    Scientists across the world, led by King's College London, found genetic traits among patients with anorexia, some of which suggest their bodies are less able to store fat.

    Mail Online
  • Blackout: Con Edison Apologizes, but Offers Few Clues About ‘Root Cause’

    Mayor Bill de Blasio, back from the presidential campaign trail, ruled out terrorism in the Manhattan power failure on Saturday night.

    www.nytimes.com
  • A's 'Rooted in Oakland' ad turns naughty 'Down Under'

    The Oakland A's wanted to honor reliever Liam Hendriks for his MLB All-Star appearance by celebrating his excellence with an ad in an Australian newspaper. However the advertisement inadvertently did the opposite.

    SFGate
  • This Band Blends Bluegrass and Latin Roots Music to Poeticize Protest

    This Band Blends Bluegrass and Latin Roots Music to Poeticize Protest

    pastemagazine.com
  • Tracing the roots: Mapping a vegetable family tree for better food

    Human genetic testing has evolved over the recent decades, allowing people to find their ancestors and even determine specific percentages of their heritage. Much like the advances in human genetic testing recently popularized by commercial organizations have allowed people to gain a better understanding of their ancestry, scientists are now a step closer to determining a genetic family tree for vegetables by linking biology with computer science.

    phys.org
  • The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history

    Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two.

    U.S.
  • Utah boy advertises ‘Ice Cold Beer’ at root beer stand

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah boy has earned widespread social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, "Ice Cold Beer" with "root" above the word beer in tiny print. Several residents in the northern Utah city called police earlier this week concerned about a young boy selling alcohol in front of a church, said Brigham City Police Lt. Tony Ferderber on Thursday. Officers that went to check it out realized that it was just a clever marketing ploy and...

    wtop.com