Sautéed Shrimp With Fermented Black Beans -NY Times.

MARK BITTMAN TIME  20 minutes Sam Kaplan for The New York Times. Food stylist: Susan Ottoviano. For the most part, the shrimp will tell you when they’re done. Certainly they’re ready once they’re pink, though very large shrimp may need an extra minute to cook through. To check, slice one in half; if it’s opaque, or even nearly so, season to taste and start eating. … Continue reading Sautéed Shrimp With Fermented Black Beans -NY Times.

Vegetarian Mapo Tofu | DAVID TANIS

YIELD 4 to 6 servings TIME30 minutes Evan Sung for The New York Times   Mapo tofu is a justly popular menu item in many Chinese restaurants. It is a quickly cooked dish of braised tofu with minced pork (sometimes beef) in a bracing spicy sauce made with fermented black beans and fermented broad bean paste, along with hot red pepper and Sichuan pepper. This meatless … Continue reading Vegetarian Mapo Tofu | DAVID TANIS

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini agrees deal in principle to become the next Italy manager — The Scottish Sun

ROBERTO MANCINI has agreed a deal in principle to become the next manager of Italy. Zenit St Petersburg officially announced they had terminated the ex-Manchester City boss’ contract yesterday, freeing him up to take over the Azzurri. Roberto Mancini agrees deal in principle to become Italy’s next managerGettyAnd he will put pen-to-paper on a two-year… via Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini agrees deal in principle … Continue reading Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini agrees deal in principle to become the next Italy manager — The Scottish Sun

Indonesia Church Bombings Carried Out by Family With Children in Tow

Surabaya Center Pentecostal Church, in East Java, Indonesia, was one of three churches targeted by suicide bombers on Sunday.CreditSurabaya Government/Antara Foto, via Reuters By Muktita Suhartono and Rukmini Callimachi May 13, 2018 BANDUNG, Indonesia — One suicide bomber appeared to have been disguised as a churchgoer. Another drove a Toyota minivan with a bomb to one attack site. Still another was seen in footage speeding … Continue reading Indonesia Church Bombings Carried Out by Family With Children in Tow

BREAKING: Crews battling Overland Park apartment fire

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Firefighters are battling a blaze at an Overland Park apartment complex. OPFD & Leawood Fire on scene 2alarm apt fire 8800 blk w.121st terr. No injuries more info later. pic.twitter.com/PCZdNi5XkT — Overland Park Fire (@OPFDMedia) May 14, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js This is a developing story.  FOX4’s Kathy Quinn is live at the scene with updates throughout the morning. from FOX 4 Kansas … Continue reading BREAKING: Crews battling Overland Park apartment fire

Catalonia’s New Tack: Choosing a Leader Not Facing Prosecution

Quim Torra, the leading candidate to head the regional Catalan government, said on Saturday that he was committed to turning Catalonia into a republic.CreditJuan Medina/Reuters By Raphael Minder May 12, 2018   MADRID — Catalonia’s main separatist parties took a significant step on Saturday toward ending the region’s political deadlock by voting on a presidential candidate who is not facing prosecution in Spain. The candidate, … Continue reading Catalonia’s New Tack: Choosing a Leader Not Facing Prosecution

Secure in Hungary, Orban Readies for Battle with Brussels

Viktor Orban, center, took his oath to serve a third term as Hungarian prime minister in Budapest on Thursday.CreditLaszlo Balogh/Getty Images By Marc Santora and Helene Bienvenu May 11, 2018   BUDAPEST — In his victorious campaign to secure a third consecutive term as prime minister of Hungary, Viktor Orban had a clear, urgent message: The nation was at risk from an international cabal looking … Continue reading Secure in Hungary, Orban Readies for Battle with Brussels

Mexico says round-the-world cyclists were murdered 

Image copyrightCHMIELEWSKI/HAGENBUSCHImage captionKrzysztof Chmielewski (l) and Holger Hagenbusch had spent years travelling the world on bikes Mexican investigators say two European cyclists did not die in an accident as first claimed – they were murdered. The bodies of Holger Hagenbusch, from Germany, and Krzysztof Chmielewski, from Poland, were found at the bottom of a cliff in Chiapas state. Local authorities had said the pair appeared … Continue reading Mexico says round-the-world cyclists were murdered 

The logic of suicide | Wale Olajide

Wale Olajide, Beyond its logic, which this piece will underscore in a short while as coherent, consistent and inherently sound lies a convinced attempt to justify suicide as extensionally apt and inferentially justified unless the agent or subject wishes to call the bluff of the absurdity, ab initio, that is written all over human existence. I have written an earlier article denying whatever value that … Continue reading The logic of suicide | Wale Olajide

Police Arrest Suspect After a Man Was Fatally Stabbed in a California College Dorm — TIME

(ROHNERT PARK, Calif.) — Police say a man was stabbed to death inside a college dorm Sunday night in Northern California. Another man has been arrested. The Press Democrat reports that Sonoma State University officials wouldn’t say if the victim or the suspect was enrolled at the university. Sonoma State is about 45 miles north of San Francisco. Campus police were called to Sauvignon Village … Continue reading Police Arrest Suspect After a Man Was Fatally Stabbed in a California College Dorm — TIME

A culture of substandard living | Dr. Amaraegbu

All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, (suicide) losing, cheating, and mediocrity are easy. Stay away from ease. -Scott Alexander One major way to measure the degree of development in any society is the value she placed on human life. Even animals operate with the instinct that human life is sacred. This is the reason they initially exhibit fear and flight when they … Continue reading A culture of substandard living | Dr. Amaraegbu

Meghan Markle ‘related to Jack the Ripper serial killer suspect H H Holmes’ who killed victims in Factory of Death hotel — The Sun

MEGHAN Markle is related to Jack the Ripper serial killer suspect H.H. Holmes, her family has claimed. The US actress’ ancestor could be the American medic, who confessed to 27 murders in the 19th century and has been linked to the grisly murders in 1888 London. H. H. Holmes was a serial killer who lived in… MEGHAN Markle is related to Jack the Ripper serial killer suspect … Continue reading Meghan Markle ‘related to Jack the Ripper serial killer suspect H H Holmes’ who killed victims in Factory of Death hotel — The Sun

S.Korea presents tentative list for Russia World Cup

Seoul, May 14 (IANS) South Korean football coach, Shin Tae-yong, on Monday presented a preliminary list of 28 players for the 2018 Russian World Cup and explained that he hopes to announce a final squad of 23 players on June 3. The roster has been increased to 28 as several players are still recovering from… Seoul, May 14 (IANS) South Korean football coach, Shin Tae-yong, on … Continue reading S.Korea presents tentative list for Russia World Cup

Massive New Fissures Open On Hawaiian Volcano, Prompting More Evacuations — Africanews

PAHOA, Hawaii, May 13 (Reuters) – Two new fissures opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, hurling bursts of rock and magma with an ear-piercing screech on Sunday, threatening nearby homes and prompting authorities to order new evacuations. One new fissure from Sunday morning was a vivid gouge of magma with smoke pouring out both ends and…     via Massive New Fissures Open On Hawaiian Volcano, Prompting … Continue reading Massive New Fissures Open On Hawaiian Volcano, Prompting More Evacuations — Africanews

Buddhist monks thrashed, robbed in UP town — Social News XYZ

Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Robbers claiming to be Uttar Pradesh Police personnel attacked two Buddhist monks and injured them early on Monday at a library Farrukhabad district, police said. Six gun-wielding robbers, who were yet to be identified, barged into the Buddha Vihar library in Sankisa area and attacked the monks before decamping with five… Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Robbers claiming to be Uttar Pradesh Police … Continue reading Buddhist monks thrashed, robbed in UP town — Social News XYZ

Anthony Joshua set to announce HUGE £100 million promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing — Metro

Joshua beat Parker in his last fight to pick up the WBO belt (Picture: Getty)Anthony Joshua is set to sign a new year-three deal with Matchroom Boxing worth £100 million, according to The Sun. Joshua won Olympic gold at the London 2012 games, and turned professional with Matchroom swiftly after. Joshua beat Parker in his last fight to pick up the WBO belt (Picture: Getty) … Continue reading Anthony Joshua set to announce HUGE £100 million promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing — Metro

CBI probing another Rs 5,280 crore loan taken by Choksi and his companies — Social News XYZ

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi,  The CBI is probing another loan of Rs 5,280 crore taken by diamond trader Mehul Choksi and his companies from a consortium of 31 banks led by ICICI Bank, informed sources said. The probe is part of the existing FIR filed against Choksi and his Gitanjali Group of companies, said the sources. They said the Rs 5,280 crore loan amount … Continue reading CBI probing another Rs 5,280 crore loan taken by Choksi and his companies — Social News XYZ

CBI files chargesheet in PNB loan fraud case — Social News XYZ

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) The CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet against some former and current bank officials and several others in the over Rs 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case allegedly perpetrated by diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi. The agency filed the chargesheet before a special Central Bureau of…   Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) The CBI on Monday filed a … Continue reading CBI files chargesheet in PNB loan fraud case — Social News XYZ

One Palestinian killed, dozens injured in Gaza protests against inauguration of US embassy in Jerusalem — Peace and Freedom

Israeli gunfire killed at least one Palestinian and injured wounded at least 28 other along the Gaza border on Monday, medics said, and protesters streamed to the frontier for the climax of a six-week demonstration as the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. Larger crowds were expected to gather later in the […] Israeli gunfire killed at least one Palestinian and injured wounded … Continue reading One Palestinian killed, dozens injured in Gaza protests against inauguration of US embassy in Jerusalem — Peace and Freedom

Police arrest eight Jewish leaders near Nnamdi Kanu’s house | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper | MICHAEL OGAZIE

https://guardian.ng/news/police-arrest-eight-jewish-leaders-near-nnamdi-kanus-house/ Police arrest eight Jewish leaders near Nnamdi Kanu’s house — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News via Police arrest eight Jewish leaders near Nnamdi Kanu’s house — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News — MICHAEL OGAZIE Continue reading Police arrest eight Jewish leaders near Nnamdi Kanu’s house | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper | MICHAEL OGAZIE

Charlotte Flair undergoes dental surgery after WWE star had her teeth knocked out — The Scottish Sun

WWE star Charlotte Flair was forced to undergo dental surgery after having her teeth knocked out at a live event. The Queen, 32, suffered the blow during the first night of WWE’s European tour in Oberhausen, Germany. WWE star Charlotte Flair has been forced to undergo dental surgery after her teeth were knocked outInstagramThe SmackDown… WWE star Charlotte Flair was forced to undergo dental surgery after … Continue reading Charlotte Flair undergoes dental surgery after WWE star had her teeth knocked out — The Scottish Sun

Noteworthy: The Red lips and protruding tongue of the Rolling Stone – NY Times

Noteworthy Susan Wright for The New York Times • Catania, Sicily’s second-largest city, doesn’t attract the same kind of attention as Palermo. But its fine architecture, markets and centuries of history are coming into the spotlight. • Ian McEwan’s novel “On Chesil Beach” is his sixth to be made into a film, and the English writer played a surprisingly key role in the creative process. … Continue reading Noteworthy: The Red lips and protruding tongue of the Rolling Stone – NY Times

Firm shops for $300m to acquire 9Mobile

By Adeyemi Adepetun The numerous impediments in the way of the sale of 9Mobile notwithstanding, the deal could be completed any time soon, The Guardian has learnt.This is even as the 90-day grace to Teleology Holdings, the preferred bidder, draws closer. Though it had paid the $50 million non-refundable fee. The Guardian further gathered that the company, which faces a major challenge from at least … Continue reading Firm shops for $300m to acquire 9Mobile

Investors lose N729b to 2019 election anxiety

By Helen Oji Stock market dips over political intriguesPolitical intrigues ahead of the 2019 general elections have made stock market investors lose N729 billion in three months of decline.This is contrary to general expectations of positive earnings in 2018, as the once-troubled economy emerged from a recession at the end of 2017. The months of decline occurred between February and April, after a January rise … Continue reading Investors lose N729b to 2019 election anxiety

A Romantic ‘We Shed’ on the California Coast | Julie Sheer

The charming hideaway built from reclaimed materials serves as a quiet backyard retreat with bay views A Place To Grow Photos by Dana O’Brien Backyard Shed at a Glance Who uses it: Vanessa Henson and Pete Riolo Location: Los Osos, California Size: 90 square feet (8.4 square meters); 9 by 10 feet Designer: Dana O’Brien, owner of A Place to Grow The tiny structure sits … Continue reading A Romantic ‘We Shed’ on the California Coast | Julie Sheer