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Black Panther Takes Two

Black Panther

The reclusive African nation of Wakanda may have weapons that make ours look like stone spears, but it says it has no interest in fighting anyone. ‘Course, judging from the box-office standings, there’s more than one way to conquer the world. Black Panther, Disney/Marvel’s latest superhero flick, crushed the box-office derby for the second straight […]

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The Latest: British Envoy Says Russia Pause Isn’t Compliance

  1. The Latest: British Envoy Says Russia Pause Isn’t Compliance  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Putin orders ‘humanitarian pause’ in besieged Damascus suburb  Washington Post
  3. Russia orders five-hour daily truce in Syria’s eastern Ghouta  Reuters
  4. So-called ceasefire in Syria has barely led to a lull  The Guardian
  5. Full coverage

https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-26/the-latest-dm-putin-orders-daily-pauses-in-syrias-ghouta

With a dash of Putin and an echo of Mao, China’s Xi sets himself up to rule for life

  1. With a dash of Putin and an echo of Mao, China’s Xi sets himself up to rule for life  Washington Post
  2. President Xi Jinping’s Rise in China, as Covered by The Times  New York Times
  3. Plan for China’s Xi to stay in power indefinitely sparks criticism  NBCNews.com
  4. Xi Jinping’s power grab reveals the real nature of China’s politics  The Australian Financial Review
  5. Full coverage

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/with-a-dash-of-putin-and-an-echo-of-mao-chinas-xi-sets-himself-up-to-rule-for-life-/2018/02/26/ddae5e3e-1ad7-11e8-8a2c-1a6665f59e95_story.html

China pushes back against criticism of plan for Xi to stay in power

  1. China pushes back against criticism of plan for Xi to stay in power  Reuters
  2. China Faces Rule by Xi for Decades With Repeal of Term Limits  Bloomberg
  3. As Xi Jinping tightens his grip on power, ‘major risks’ loom, experts say  CNBC
  4. Xi Jinping strengthened his hold on China. It’s the leadership change that means the most today  ABC Online
  5. Full coverage

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics/china-pushes-back-against-criticism-of-plan-for-xi-to-stay-in-power-idUSKCN1GA040

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

  1. Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media  Reuters
  2. New Samsung phone: New camera, same look, higher price  The Detroit News
  3. Can you spot what’s new on Samsung’s Galaxy S9? Zoom in on its camera  Houston Chronicle
  4. Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9+ Released With “Reimagined Camera” — Can It Beat Pixel 2?  Fossbytes
  5. Samsung Galaxy S9 promises better camera, super slow-mo, and an answer for animojis  USA TODAY
  6. Full coverage

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