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So that’s what she looks like. After eight seasons of remorseless teasing, How I Met Your Mother finally revealed – wait for it – “the Mother”.
OLD YELLOW MOON Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
As bright spring days gradually turn hot and muggy, the consensus in Damascus is that the protest movement has been badly burnt. The activist Facebook group Syrian Revolution 2011 put out an order for a general strike across Syria on Wednesday calling for “mass protests” and the closure of all schools, universities, shops and restaurants, “not even taxis.” But there was no apparent strike on Wednesday morning in central Damascus.
Israeli officials say it so often they’ve taken to apologizing for using the example, acknowledging it’s become a clich: Israel and Hamas can lob shells into and out of the Gaza Strip indefinitely without risking actual war, the explanation begins. Each side wants to appear tough, and over four years the call and response has grown as delicately calibrated as a minuet.
As President Obama navigates his way through a series of issues as controversial as they are vital, he’s getting a yellow flag from the American people.
Sevket Sahintas works the night shift driving his taxi around Istanbul Turkey from midnight until dawn. His route takes him past symbols of wealth old and new: the ornate carved stone gates of a 19th-century Ottoman sultan’s palace, the gleaming high rises in the city’s rapidly growing financial district
Manchester United’s eight-game winning run came to an abrupt end as they salvaged a fortunate 2-2 home draw against Sunderland in the English Premier League on Saturday. Sunderland took the lead in the early first half through Darren Bent before Dimitar Berbatov equalized with a stunning volley just after the break.
Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian and his wife, former first lady Wu Shu-chen, were convicted Friday on corruption and money laundering charges and sentenced to life in prison, according to officials at Taipei City Court. They also were fined 200 million New Taiwan dollars (U.S.$6.1 million).
Every political coalition needs a catchy name.