300 Click for offerIn his great essay, Federalist Paper No. 48, James Madison famously warned that the mere “parchment barriers” of the Constitution could not prevent a descent into tyranny. What is mostly forgotten is that he feared the legislature more than the executive. As to the executive power, he said, “being more simple in its nature,” “projects of usurpation” would “immediately betray and defeat themselves.” This was the pre-internet era. During a cease-fire that preceded the festivities in Rufaro stadium, I had sent my reports from remote bushlands by carrier pigeon. At the independence ceremony, I telephoned confirmation of the flag-raising by hand-crank telephone to a Reuters bureau, where the news was passed on by a telex machine.
Seven women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, and then sued him for defamation when his representatives accused them of lying, have settled their claims in their long-running case, according to documents filed Friday in federal court in Massachusetts. As health concerns mount over the rise in teenage vaping, CNN, CBS and Viacom are ending advertisements by e-cigarette companies.XS M S
TYPE ::MOUNTAIN BIKEDuring that conversation, Mr. Halper immediately asked about hacked emails and whether Russia was helping the campaign, according to Mr. Papadopoulos’s book. Angry over the accusatory questions, Mr. Papadopoulos ended the meeting. Even therapy start-ups offering the familiar elements of care — talking with a licensed person in an office, surrounded by succulents — emphasize streamlined paperwork, a data-driven approach and happiness analysis. The cure for tech’s ills, they hope, is more tech.
BRAND ::SPORTS SCOTTYThe Border Patrol has arrested 363,300 migrant family members from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala at the southern border so far in fiscal year 2019. Many of them are seeking asylum, having fled violence in their home countries. It was August and we were in Union Square buying our first television. We went into a dingy store that was part of a local electronics chain.
The ghosting costume may not be as outright awful as the racy Handmaid's Tale costume that was pulled from online retail last week, but it's not exactly a shining example of Halloween creativity. How about you just freeze yourself in carbonite instead? 1. Saudi Arabia and the U.S. edged toward blaming Iran for the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities — but didn’t go all the way.