MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local):12:05 a.m.President Donald Trump says the U.S. doesn't approve of escalating violence "either way" between Russia and Ukraine.Speaking publicly for the first time after a weekend naval confrontation off the disputed Crimean Peninsula raised tensions anew in the volatile region, Trump is not specifically calling out Russia's behavior.Says Trump, "We do not like what's happening, either way, we don't like what's happening and hopefully it will get straightened out."His comments come hours after outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley urged Russia to "immediately cease its unlawful conduct" in the Black Sea.Trump is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of this week's G-20 summit in Argentina.———11:15 p.m.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told lawmakers that the martial law introduced in the country will only affect regions bordering Russia, Belarus … [Read more...] about The Latest: Trump fails to single out Russia in Ukraine spat
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Adam Vaccaro Globe Staff November 24, 2018 One of the biggest questions hanging over the future of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has little to do with subway delays, bus lanes, or modern electronic payments. It’s about who’s going to run the thing.The MBTA oversight board, installed after the crisis of the 2015 winter, is scheduled to dissolve in mid-2020. That may seem a ways off. But with Governor Charlie Baker reelected to another term, members of the current board are expected to begin discussing ideas for a successor at a meeting Nov. 26, with the goal of sending recommendations to state lawmakers in December.Whoever oversees the T signs off on major decisions that affect riders’ daily commutes, from fare prices to service levels to which big project comes next. The current board’s expiration will also come in the middle … [Read more...] about The next big question for the T: Who’s going to look over it?
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By MARY H. K. CHOI OCT. 24, 2018 Candy is controversial. Scouring the globe in search of the sweet stuff reveals just how different our palates are — and how much we have in common. Candy is controversial. Scouring the globe in search of the sweet stuff reveals just how different our palates are — and how much we have in common. By MARY H. K. CHOI OCT. 24, 2018 Photo Illustration by MASSIMO GAMMACURTA Whenever I land in a new country, before I’ve even left the arrivals hall, my mind turns to shopping. Not the boutiques or cosmetics counters, no duty-free sunglasses and designer perfumes for me. No, the pressing calculus as I make my way to baggage claim is driven by drugstores, kiosks, supermarkets and vending machines. In a new port of call, I like to know what sort of candy I’m dealing with. As with breakfast foods, I believe candy is often tastier the less expensive it is. I like my confections approachable. Low-rent. Basic. Shot through with … [Read more...] about These Are the World’s Best Candies. Want to Fight About It?
"Yuck-tober". Weather Pattern Looks Very Wet October? More like Yuck-tober. Yesterday was character-building, especially on the highways. I'm still struck by the number of motorists who don't turn on their headlights during foul weather. That, and road-spray made it hard to see more than 25 feet ahead - like driving in a blizzard. Light rail is looking better and better. October is a month of long shadows and dizzying weather extremes. We'll probably see our first slushy commute later this month, but expect more 60s, even a few more 70s. The sloppy pattern that kicked off in September drags on into early next week. We get a break today, with a shot at 60F. 70s Wednesday will feel good, but watch for a shower or T-storm. More rain arrives late Thursday into early Friday, and a nearly stationary front stuck over Iowa will surge north Sunday with more puddles. A few inches of additional rain may fall next Monday and Tuesday. There will be no shortage of topsoil moisture heading into … [Read more...] about ECMWF: 3-4″ Additional Rain Next 10 Days