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Mexico Makes Route Tougher for Migrants

nytimes.com — TIERRA BLANCA, Mexico - Soon after crossing from Guatemala into Mexico last week, the group of Honduran migrants spotted the police swarming the freight train known as "The Beast" that has dangerously but reliably ferried tens of thousands of people north, clumped atop and hanging off box cars.
Sep 21, 2014

RT @randyNYT: Central American migrants hop on the Beast train farther north as Mexico makes journey to US tougher nyti.ms/1rfSijP

Sep 21, 2014

Central American migrants hop on the Beast train farther north as Mexico makes journey to US tougher nyti.ms/1rfSijP

Sep 21, 2014

RT @AlexHortonTX: Mexico makes route tougher for migrants nyti.ms/1mykRJk // I wrote about the journey on "The Beast" here atfp.co/1nW6iZC

Fall TV Season Has Buzz, but It’s Growing Softer

nytimes.com — It is a throwback, an archaic model, a vestige of a fading business. So why does a ripple of excitement continue to surround the start of another television season? Excitement may overstate the case. But among those in the business, as the broadcast networks once again offer full slates of original programming this week, a sense of eager expectation still beats in some hearts.
Sep 21, 2014

The idea that premiere week no longer means anything is pretty silly, as Fox's Preston Beckman rightly notes here: nyti.ms/XJ0kFU

Sep 21, 2014

Uh-Oh. Ahead of premier week, conjecture abounds about which network is in the most trouble. The consensus: FOX mobile.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/bus…

Though Adversaries on the Surface, U.S. and Hezbollah Share a Goal

nytimes.com — BEIRUT, Lebanon - They are sworn enemies who insist they will never work together, but in practice, Hezbollah and the United States are already working - separately - on a common goal: to stop the extremist Islamic State from moving into Lebanon, where Hezbollah is the most powerful military and political player and currently shares with Washington an interest in stability.
Sep 22, 2014

Israel's greatest fear at the moment mobile.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/wor… (Hezbollah's alliance w/ Assad is still disgusting)

Sep 21, 2014

Renewing question of whether fighting #ISIS extends to Lebanon: Adversaries on Surface, U.S., Hezbollah Share a Goal nytimes.com/2014/09/22/wor…

Sep 21, 2014

Hezbollah and the US may be adversaries, but both share goal of obliterating the Islamic State, by @ABarnardNYT nyti.ms/XIIdQw