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Bill Pullman: The First Time a Fellow Actor Had My Back

“Do you want to have lunch with John in his trailer?” I looked over to where Frankie was pointing and saw John hauling himself up into the door of his gleaming trailer in his full-fur Mog suit, minus the headpiece. I didn’t know if I’d be up to the bantering he traded on the set with the other lead actors. ...

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Maestros of the Concert Merchandise Movement

In a twist of corporate musical chairs, Bravado’s Mr. Vlasic actually founded the Thread Shop during a 12-year stint at Sony, where he began in the finance department, while Ms. Wong worked at Bravado until 2015. Continue reading the main story Now, the two are engaged in something of an arms race to own the increasingly lucrative cross-disciplinary fashion territory ...

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In Kyrie Irving’s Revelation, a Moment of Reflection

As the abdicating head coach of the Jets in January 2000, Parcells assumed that Bill Belichick, his loyal and longtime defensive coordinator, was eager to replace him. Parcells — who had also been director of football operations — was to continue in a murky consulting role. Writing in The New York Times about what happened next, I submitted, referring to ...

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At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins

Was it the drying, warming climate that pushed the ancient farmers off their fertile mesas to live within the canyons, or was it a defensive maneuver to meet the threat of raids and other violent conflict? And the more typical question: Where did they go when they departed? For some visitors, those are diverting, and safely distant, concerns. Others may ...

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Jared Kushner, Rodrigo Duterte, Russia: Your Tuesday Briefing

_____ Photo Credit Eric Gay/Associated Press • The U.S. authorities are building a clearer picture of what led up to the deaths of 10 immigrants who had been packed along with scores of others in a stifling tractor-trailer found in a Texas parking lot. Almost 30 were hospitalized in critical condition. Federal charges against the 60-year-old driver, above, carry the ...

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Sensing Weakness, Uber’s Asian Rivals Make $2.5 Billion Play

Photo The ride-hailing company Grab is competing with Uber for dominance in Southeast Asia. Credit Edgar Su/Reuters HONG KONG — In East Asia, Uber’s biggest rivals smell blood. Grab, the Singapore-based ride-sharing company competing with Uber for dominance in Southeast Asia, said on Monday that it expected to raise $2.5 billion in a new fund-raising round, in part with the ...

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Companies Rush to Develop ‘Utterly Transformative’ Gene Therapies

The products closest to approval so far have a limited focus — to treat blood cancers like leukemia (for which an F.D.A. advisory panel recommended approval of the first treatment last week) and lymphoma, as opposed to the solid tumors that form in organs like the breasts and lungs and cause many more deaths. About 80,000 people a year have ...

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Leader Who Rebuilt Time Warner Empire Prepares an Exit

In his understated manner, Mr. Bewkes said he was not worried about the White House interfering in the deal. “I know people say things like that,” he said in an interview last week. “I don’t think it is true.” Mr. Bewkes said that the review of the proposed merger was an antitrust analysis of whether the combination would enhance or ...

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Alex, We’ll Take ‘To Have and to Hold’ for $1,000

Mr. Townes soon found out that Ms. Lewell was single and taught history and social studies at Saint John High School in Saint John, New Brunswick. Photo Stephanie Townes, right, the sister of the groom, and other members of the bridal party before the ceremony. Credit Sarah Rice for The New York Times “If Maryanne were part of a ‘Jeopardy’ ...

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Spieth Goes From Hunted to Hunter, and Back Again, in Winning British Open

Greller reminded Spieth that he belonged in that photograph. “You’re that caliber of athlete,” Spieth recalled Greller saying. “But I need you to believe that right now, because you’re in a great position in this tournament.” Photo This photograph on Jordan Spieth’s Instagram page, of him and other star athletes in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, was used as inspiration by ...

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