NEW YORK | Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

NEW YORK — New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can’t-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a quarter-century. “This is a big moneymaker … Continue reading NEW YORK | Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

PARIS | The Latest: Macron to meet officials to discuss protests

PARIS  — The Latest on the unrest in France (all times local): 5:50 p.m. An official says that French President Emmanuel Macron plans to bring together national and local officials on Monday to hear their proposals in this “grave moment the nation is traversing.” The Elysee Palace official said on Sunday that the goal is … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Macron to meet officials to discuss protests

YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenia election expected to consolidate premier’s power

YEREVAN, Armenia  — Armenians cast ballots Sunday in an early parliamentary election that is expected to further consolidate the power of the nation’s prime minister. The charismatic 43-year-old Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading massive protests that forced his predecessor to step down. Pashinian has pushed for early vote to win control of … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenia election expected to consolidate premier’s power

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | Elder Bushes are gone but family Maine retreat to stay alive

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — “Poppy” and “Bar” are gone, but the passing of George H. W. and Barbara Bush won’t mean an end to children’s laughter, splashing in the pool, barking dogs or clinking horseshoes at the family’s property on the Maine coast. The former first couple’s children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will continue to enjoy stunning … Continue reading KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | Elder Bushes are gone but family Maine retreat to stay alive

MADRID | River Plate, Boca Juniors set for Copa Libertadores final

MADRID  — Fans and players from fierce Argentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors are getting ready for the Copa Libertadores final later Sunday after the biggest game in South American club soccer was relocated to the neutral setting of Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The scheduled kickoff is at 8:30 p.m. local time (1930 … Continue reading MADRID | River Plate, Boca Juniors set for Copa Libertadores final

Patriots, Chiefs, Saints can earn playoff spots

The Los Angeles Rams already have won the NFC West and could have some company in the playoffs by the end of Sunday’s play. Plus, the Rams can clinch a first-round bye with a victory at Chicago in the night game. New Orleans will win the NFC South by beating or tying Tampa Bay or … Continue reading Patriots, Chiefs, Saints can earn playoff spots

LONDON | UK leader warns of ‘uncharted waters’ if Brexit deal nixed

LONDON— With a crucial parliamentary vote on Brexit looming, British Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers Sunday that they could take Britain into “uncharted waters” and trigger a general election if they reject the divorce deal she struck with the European Union. May is fighting to save her unpopular Brexit plan and her job ahead … Continue reading LONDON | UK leader warns of ‘uncharted waters’ if Brexit deal nixed