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Study: Passengers Raise Teen-Driver Death Risks
A study released Tuesday quantifies for the first time in a decade how teenagers’ risk of a fatal crash multiplies when they have other teens in the car. It increases by almost half when a 16- or 17-yearold driver has one teenage passenger; it doubles with two teen passengers; and it quadruples with three or more young passengers. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Lugar’s Senate Seat Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., will almost certainly lose his bid for a seventh term Tuesday at the hands of state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. The results were not available at Express’ deadline. Find coverage at washingtonpost.com.
Obama: Congress Has ‘To Do’ List President proposes economic initiatives to spur job creation Albany, N.Y. President Obama said Tuesday that only Congress can take the “bold action” needed to spur job creation, as he unfurled an election year “to do” list for lawmakers. Obama’s action plan for Congress centers on a series of economic initiatives he has already been pushing for months, including eliminating tax incentives for companies that ship jobs overseas and promoting new tax credits for small businesses and for companies to develop clean energy. None of the items on the president’s wish list has previously gained any traction in Congress, and there was little indication that they would in the six months between now and Election Day. Speaking at a college science complex in Albany, N.Y., Obama said Congress should not use the election as reason to block his proposals. Republicans said they had a
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Student Loan Plan Fails in the Senate Senate Republicans derailed a Democratic bill on Tuesday that would keep interest rates on federal college loans from doubling July 1 in an electionyear battle aimed at the hearts — and votes — of millions of students and their parents. Republicans said they favor preventing the interest rate increase but blocked the Senate from debating the $6 billion measure because they oppose how Democrats would pay for it: boosting Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes. GOP senators want a vote on their own version paid for by eliminating a preventive health fund created by President Obama’s 2010 health care overhaul. That financing idea has no chance of passing the Democratic-run Senate. (AP)
President Obama’s “to do” list for Congress also includes legislation creating a Veterans Job Corps to help service members returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan find work as police officers and firefighters. And to address the housing crisis, Obama pressed anew for a measure designed to help homeowners refinance their homes at lower interest rates. (AP)
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Governor: Not About Politics Gov. Luis Fortuno wants Puerto Rico to become the 51st U.S. state. But he says his plan to teach Puerto Ricans to speak English as well as they do Spanish is about economic necessity, not politics” “Bilingualism opens doors and provides opportunity to our children so they can shine and become successful in a labor market that is increasingly competitive and globalized.” (AP)
ty and find themselves a step closer to statehood, a status that only about half of islanders have backed in recent polls. Only 12 of the island’s 1,472 schools offer an all-English curriculum of the sort envisioned by Fortuno, while 35 other schools offer some courses in English, such as math and physical education, said Education Secretary Edwin Moreno. “The main idea is to have a Puerto Rican who can communicate in Spanish as well as English,” said Moreno, who acknowledged
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that he himself has an imperfect command of English. Moreno is overseeing an initial $15 million project to install a bilingual curriculum in 31 schools starting in August and to reinforce the English-Spanish curriculum already in place in the 35 other schools. Plans for adding the rest are still hazy, but the governor says he wants all public school students to be bilingual within 10 years. Under the governor’s plan, schools would continue to offer Spanish grammar and literature classes. DANICA COTO (AP)
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to the Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration on Tuesday. Gasoline is expected to average $3.79 per gallon through September. (AP)
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Blind Dissident: China Will Study Abuse Claims Rights advocate Chen Guangcheng says Beijing has pledged to investigate abuses he and his family suffered at the hands of local officials, a rare instance of Beijing bowing to an activist’s demands. It’s a sign the blind dissident’s gambit late last month — when he fled house arrest for the U.S. Embassy — succeeded in getting officials to address his concerns. (ap) beirut
1.5M in Syria Lack Basics To Live, Red Cross Says
Syria’s conflict is transforming into a guerrilla war, Red Cross officials said Tuesday. Jakob Kellenberger, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, also said 1.5 million Syrians are struggling to meet basic needs for food, water and shelter. (ap)
Rejecting austerity, left-wing leader tries for new coalition Athens, Greece The smoldering debate over European austerity flared hotter Tuesday as the left-wing politician trying to form a new Greek government declared that his country is no longer bound by its pledges to impose crippling cutbacks in return for rescue loans. The comments by Alexis Tsipras flew in the face of EU leaders’ insistence on fiscal discipline and sent the Greek stock market tumbling just two days after Greek voters rejected mainstream pro-austerity politicians. Instead, the people backed a hodgepodge of parties from the Stalinist left to the neoNazi right but produced no clear
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winner in parliament. Tsipras’ party came in second Sunday, winning 52 of parliament’s 300 seats. He has the presidential mandate to end the political impasse by forming a governing coalition by Thursday.
Guido Westerwelle, German Foreign Minister, urging european countries — greece included — to stick with their promised spending cuts and ta x increases to handle the region’s raging debt crisis.
Tsipras is the second Greek party leader in as many days to try to form a government. If no coalition can be found, elections will be held in a month, with the political instability boding ill for Greece’s hopes of staying solvent and with-
in the 17-nation eurozone. Moving to stomp out signs of increasing discontent in crisisstricken countries, the EU and Germany — the biggest contributor to the EU’s crisis fund — urged members Tuesday to stick to their agreed budget cuts. Greece has promised to pass new austerity measures worth $18.9 billion next month and to implement other swift reforms. These will promptly be reviewed by its creditors, who will then decide whether to release the next batch of bailout funds. To secure the bailouts, Athens took a hatchet to pensions, salaries, health care and pretty much everything else, while repeatedly raising taxes. But more than two years of austerity have left the economy deep in recession and unemployment at a record high 21 percent. NICHOL AS PAPHITIS (ap)
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Israel Revamps Ruling Coalition Power-sharing deal staves off PM’s plan for early elections
Opportunity for Netanyahu Now backed by a parliamentary supermajority, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tremendous room to maneuver on Israel’s most pressing issues: peace with the Palestinians, possible war with Iran and a growing rift at home between religious and secular Jews. Talks with the Palestinians have been frozen throughout his three-year term due to disagreements over Jewish settlements. (AP)
Jerusalem Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a revamped coalition government on Tuesday, forming a broad alliance with the chief opposition party that could free his hand to take bold action on peace with the Palestinians and decide whether to attack Iran. In a stunning reversal, Netanyahu called off plans to hold early parliamentary elections and struck an agreement with the rival Kadima Party. Netanyahu now presides over a coalition with 94 seats in the 120-member parliament.
“A broad national unity government is good for security, good for the economy, good for the people of Israel,” Netanyahu declared at a news conference with Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz, his new deputy prime minister. Netanyahu boasted of bringing “stability” to Israel’s volatile political system, where governments
rarely serve full terms. His coalition had been riven by divisions in recent weeks, leading him to pose the possibility of early elections. Israelis were stunned to wake up Tuesday to a new political reality, as Netanyahu and Mofaz pledged an unspecified reform of the political system and to protect the economy. (AP)
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Russian President Vladimir Putin had no trouble getting the parliament to approve former president Dmitry Medvedev as his prime minister Tuesday, though he did not much like the startlingly critical questions Medvedev faced from lawmakers before the vote. Putin, who had just exited the prime minister’s office, began a third presidential term on Monday and fulfilled his promise to nominate Medvedev for his old job. The job switch, which was announced in September, angered many Russians by its implication that their votes were no more than a formality. (AP)
Stamp of Approval: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi received her first passport in 24 years on Tuesday ahead of a planned trip to Norway and Britain. Suu Kyi applied for the passport following recent political reforms that culminated in her election to parliament last month. She has not had a passport since she returned to Myanmar in 1988 to take care of her ailing mother and was required by law then to hand it in. (AP)
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Still Secure U.S. travelers won’t soon have to take off their pants along with their shoes when they go through airport security, despite a recently foiled al-Qaeda plot to bring down an airliner with an undetectable underwear bomb. On Tuesday, a day after the plot became public, the Obama administration sought to reassure travelers that security at U.S. airports is as good as it has ever been. Security procedures remain unchanged so far, a reflection of both government confidence in its checks and recognition that it can’t realistically expect travelers to endure much more. In the meantime, Americans traveled Tuesday with little apparent concern. “We were nervous — for a minute,” said Nan Gartner, a retiree on her way to Italy from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. “But then we thought, we aren’t going anywhere near Yemen, so we’re OK.” (ap)
Tipster Foiled Plot Informant acquired an al-Qaeda bomb for CIA, officials say Washington The CIA had al-Qaeda fooled from the beginning. Last month, U.S. intelligence learned that al-Qaeda’s Yemen bra nch hoped to launch a spectacular attack using a new, nearly undetectable bomb aboard an airliner bound for America, officials say. But the man the terrorists were counting on to carry out the attack was actually working for the CIA and Saudi intelligence, U.S. and Yemeni officials told the Associated Press on Tuesday. The dramatic sting operation thwarted the attack before it had a chance to succeed. It was the latest misfire for
al-Qaeda, which has repeatedly come close to detonating a bomb aboard an airliner. For the United States, it was a v ictor y t hat delivered the bomb intact to U.S. intelligence. Officials on Tuesday withheld certain details, including the location and status of the individual — described by one Middle Eastern official as a Saudi informant — who turned over the device.
The Saudi service played a particularly important role in penetrating al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen and recovering the explosive device, according to officials who described an elaborate espionage operation in which the CIA tracked the bomb’s movements for weeks and then killed suspected plotters in a drone strike after the device was seized. Comments by White House
counterterrorism adviser John Brennan and others made it clear that the involvement of the CIA and its partners went well beyond simply watching the bomb plot unfold. “We’re confident that neither the device nor the intended user of this device posed a threat to us,” Brennan said on ABC’s Good Morning America program. “We had the device in our control and
we were confident that it was not going to pose a threat to the American public.” The emerging details help to illuminate the evolving tactics being employed by both sides in what U.S. officials have come to regard as the most critical counterterrorism front. Of dozens of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters with Saudi backgrounds, “at least five or eight of them are undercover” working for the Saudi service at any point in time, said a Middle Eastern official. CI A of f ic ia ls decl i ned to comment. (ap/ the washington post )
Suspected Bomb Mastermind: Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, 30, has built a reputation as al-Qaeda’s bomb-making savant one near-miss at time. Before those attempts, he staged an even more audacious attack: Turning his own brother into a suicide bomber in a mission that was later decried by the U.S. State Department for its “brutality, novelty and sophistication.” This appears to be the essence of al-Asiri’s plots as one of the leaders of al-Qaeda’s offshoot in Yemen.
2006 Al-Asiri arrives in Yemen after being jailed by Saudi officials in crackdowns against Islamic militants.
2009 Al-Asiri was linked to a plot in August to strike at the Saudi intelligence services. His brother Abdullah posed as a militant wishing to surrender, but explosives were reportedly hidden in his rectum or held between his legs. But the resulting blast only injured its target, a top official.
2009 A bomb fails to detonate on a jet over Detroit on Christmas. Investigators later pulled al-Asiri’s fingerprint off the bomb hidden in the underwear of the suspect.
2011 Washington officially designates al-Asiri as a wanted terrorist in March, calling him the primary bomb-maker for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
2012 U.S. officials probe a device in a recent plot, believed to be the work of al-Asiri or a student. Officials on Tuesday said it was an upgrade of the 2009 underwear bomb, made without metal. (ap)
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Cathedral to Dedicate Carving of Rosa Parks Civil-rights matriarch Rosa Parks will be honored in Washington this week as the National Cathedral dedicates a stone carving in her likeness. The dedication ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The carving commemorates Parks’ refusal in 1955 to give up her bus seat to a white man, sparking the modern civil rights movement. It will be displayed in the cathedral’s Human Rights Porch.
Former governors both get 46 percent from registered voters Richmond, Va. The U.S. Senate race in Virginia is deadlocked six months before Election Day, a new Washington Post poll shows, cementing the contest’s status among the most competitive in the country. Former Governors George Allen, a Republican, and Timothy M. Kaine, a Democrat, are tied at 46 percent apiece among registered voters in the race to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb, a Dem-
ocrat, exactly the same place they stood in the Post poll taken a year ago. Both parties believe Virginia will be a key determinant of which side controls the Senate come January. In the 13 months since Kaine entered the race, the two campaigns have combined to raise and spend millions of dollars, outside groups have poured cash into television ads and Allen has reinforced his position as the Republican front-runner against a handful of challengers. Yet none of those developments has budged the basic narrative — two titans of Virginia politics battling to a draw in a state widely viewed as swing terri-
tory, both in the Senate and presidential contests. Kaine, who served as President Obama’s handpicked Democratic National Committee chairman, might benefit from the fact that Obama holds a seven-point lead over former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, a Republican, in Virginia and will drive
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Prince George’s County police say a man was killed in a motorcycle crash that was partly caused by a collision with a buzzard. Cpl. Clinton Copeland said the incident occurred about 3 p.m. Sunday on Brown Station Road, near Brooke Lane, in Upper Marlboro. Copeland says the man struck a “low-flying buzzard” after passing a vehicle on the right shoulder. (AP) Alexandria, Va.
Woman Charged in Road Rage Hit-and-Run Case
Fairfax County police say they have made an arrest in connection with a case of road rage that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old woman last week. Authorities say Gloria A. McMillan, 32, of the Alexandria area has been charged with felony hit-and-run in the incident, in which Shelinda Delores Arrington was found Friday lying fatally injured on Harrison Lane. Police say the medical examiner’s office determined that Arrington had been run over by a vehicle. (AP)
turnout among liberals and African-Americans. Yet the new poll includes some negative trends for Kaine: Registered voters are now equally divided in their impression of him, with 41 percent apiece viewing the Democrat favorably and unfavorably. A year ago, Kaine’s rating was 2-to-1 positive, at 57-28. Kaine’s decline could be the partial result of negative ads that have aired against him in the state, and efforts by Republicans to tie him to health-care reform, the stimulus package and other controversial Obama administration policies.
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Tourism officials in Washington say spending by visitors grew more than 6 percent last year to $6 billion, outpacing the growth in visitor numbers. Statistics released Tuesday by the tourism bureau Destination D.C. show Washington had about 16.1 million domestic visitors in 2011. That’s up 3.7 percent from 15.5 million domestic visitors in 2010. International visitors are counted separately. Elliott Ferguson, CEO of Destination D.C., said it’s the sixth year Washington’s travel industry has captured more than $5.5 million from visitors. (AP)
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Metro’s f inance committee is expected to vote Thursday on whether to approve the transit agency’s fiscal 2013 budget of $2.5 billion in capital and operating expenses. The move comes two weeks after Metro approved an acrossthe-board fare hike for rail and bus riders, and drivers who park in its facilities.
Part of Metro’s capital budget goes to fixing its escalators and elevators.
The new rates go into effect July 1. The increase for rail passengers averages about 5 percent, although the actual amounts would vary greatly depending on distance. Bus fares increase by a dime for those who use SmarTrip cards, rising to $1.60. To fill its $103 million budget gap, Metro also asked area jurisdictions to contribute more in their subsidies. Virginia, Maryland and the District are expected to give another $47.1 million more this year compared with last year, bringing their subsidies to $669.1 million. Metro’s capital budget includes
installing event recorders on the 1000 and 4000 series rail cars, replacing track circuits on the Red Line and rehabbing, replacing escalators, elevators and 12 miles of rail on the system.
Metro’s fiscal 2013 budget in capital and operating expenses, officials say. The agency has a $103M budget gap.
T he bi g ge s t e x p e n s e f or Metro for fiscal 2013 is its $892 million in labor and pension costs for its 11,000 employees. DANA HEDGPETH (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Metro said Monday that it has determined that “mechanical fatigue” on the friction rings, above, of two of its older rail cars caused one ring to crack and another to fall off earlier this year. The rings are similar to a brake disc found on a car, and if a ring fails, it is considered a hazard. The findings are expected to be presented Thursday to Metro’s board.
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The Caps’ loss on Monday was painful, but was it the worst ever? Here are some other contenders:
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The team and its fans believe this group can reach the Stanley Cup ﬁnals. That’s what makes Monday’s 3-2 loss to the Rangers in Game 5 so stinging. Losing a lead with 6.6 seconds left in regulation — and then the game almost as soon as overtime started — is how the old Capitals played. One more loss and they’re out in the second round. Just like last year, despite the vast improvement. Washington has to defend its turf Wednesday to stay alive, and it may be protecting a new way of life, too. The team and its fans believe this group can reach the Stanley Cup finals. If the Caps don’t, will they lose their religion? Alex Ovechkin has been a team player with fewer minutes, but that may not continue without more postseason success. The grass is greener with this defensive system. Now, the Capitals have to go out and prove it. To reach Matt Swenson, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Patrick Division semifinals vs. the Islanders, Game 7: Pat LaFontaine scores at 1:56 a.m. to give the Islanders a 3-2, seriesclinching win in the fourth overtime. The Caps, who had not been shut out all season, were blanked for the last 90 minutes. BRUCE BENNETT/GETTY IMAGES
The Rangers’ game-winning goal slides past Capitals goalie Braden Holtby on Monday. The Caps host the Rangers in Game 6 Wednesday.
‘Keep Moving Forward’ Capitals must regroup to avoid elimination in series against Rangers The Capitals Perhaps Capitals forward Brooks Laich thinks that saying something makes it so. Or maybe he’s a believer in the power of positive thinking. Laich used the phrase “keep moving forward” over and over again — five times in all — on Tuesday while
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discussing how he and his teammates need to recover and regroup from a potentially devastating loss to the New York Rangers if the Capitals are going to avoid elimination in Game 6 on Wednesday night. The top-seeded Rangers lead the series 3-2, one victory from reaching the Eastern Conference finals for the
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Anyone who’s watched the Capitals this postseason has noticed a transformation similar to a city slicker finding his calling on a farm. Late in a season in which much hope was lost, the Capitals bought into coach Dale Hunter’s defense-first system. The results are undeniable. Players thought to be soft are now putting their bodies in harm’s way to stop opponents’ shots By Matt from even reaching Swenson the net. Whereas close games almost inevitably went the other way, the Caps have shown they can win one-goal nail-biters, including their Game 7 victory over the Stanley Cup champion Bruins.
Alex Ovechkin didn’t have a shot on goal in Game 5 against the Rangers on Monday.
first time since 1997, when Wayne Gretzky was on the team. “We want to close it out and get this over with. It’s a lot easier said than done,” Rangers forward Brad Richards said. “We want to be as desperate as they are.” With No. 7-seeded Washington on the verge of taking control of the semifinal series Monday night, Richards tied Game 5 with less than 10 seconds left, and Marc Staal won it about 1½ minutes into overtime. “That’s something you can’t script. You keep moving forward,” Laich said.
“Good breaks, bad breaks. We just keep moving forward.” As much as there might be for the Capitals to lament about how things went awry — two-time NHL MVP Alex Ovechkin had zero shots on goal for only the second time in 49 career NHL playoff games; Washington lost the game’s last seven faceoffs; Joel Ward’s double-minor penalty gave the Rangers power plays at the end of regulation and the start of overtime — they want to do whatever it takes to forget all of it. “That stuff happens,” defenseman John Carlson said. “There’s no one to blame.” As it happens, the Capitals — who haven’t lost consecutive games since March 22-23 — have shown a capacity for moving on quickly, including after a triple-overtime loss to New York in Game 4 of the series. “We control our emotions a little better. I mean, even when we win, we’re not bouncing off the ceiling. It’s more of a business atmosphere,” Laich said. “I mean, we have a very good hockey team. We never get too high, never get too low. We stay pretty composed.” HOWARD FENDRICH (AP)
East quarterfinals vs. Pittsburgh, Game 4: The Caps jumped out to a 2-0 first-period lead, but the hated Penguins — playing most of the game without the ejected Mario Lemieux — forced overtime. Petr Nedved scored a powerplay goal at 19 minutes 16 seconds of the fourth overtime to give Pittsburgh a 3-2 win at 2:22 a.m., in what was then the third-longest game in NHL history.
Stanley Cup finals vs. Detroit, Game 2: Twice, the Caps led the host Red Wings by two goals, but Kris Draper scored with 4:36 left in overtime to give Detroit a 5-4 overtime win and a 2-0 series lead against the Caps in their only appearance in the Stanley Cup finals. Esa Tikkanen had a chance to all but seal the win midway through the third period, but he missed a shot at an open net.
East quarterfinals vs. Tampa Bay, Game 6: The Caps, looking for their first Stanley Cup playoff series win since 1998, won the first two games by a combined score of 9-3 before dropping three straight. In triple-overtime, Martin St. Louis scored Tampa’s second power-play OT goal of the series, giving the Lightning a 2-1 win and a 4-2 series victory. (T WP)
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Nats GM Fined for Comments About Hamels Rizzo ripped Phillies pitcher for hitting Harper on purpose The Nationals Major League Baseball f ined Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo an undisclosed amount for the comments he made Monday morning about Cole Hamels. Rizzo responded to Hamels’ admission he
had hit Bryce Harper on purpose Sunday night as a nod to old-school baseball by calling out Hamels in unusually harsh terms. “Players take care of themselves,” Rizzo told the Post. “I’ve never seen a more classless, gutless chicken [bleep] act in my 30 years in baseball. “Cole Hamels says he’s old school? He’s the polar opposite of old school. He’s fake tough. He thinks he’s going to intimidate us
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after hitting our 19-year-old rookie who’s eight games into the big leagues? He doesn’t know who he’s dealing with.” Rizzo’s fine was the second he had earned from MLB. Last year in New York, he became the first general manager to be fined for yelling at an umpire. Rizzo called for Hamels to be suspended, and later MLB issued a five-game suspension to Hamels. Rizzo declined comment on the
league’s action, but 24 hours later he did not back down from his comments. Monday, Rizzo worried Harper would not him to verbally stick up for him. Harper said he appreciated the gesture. “Rizzo is always going to have everybody in here’s back,” Harper said. “It’s just really impressive that he’s that kind of guy toward every single guy on our club. ... It’s great to have him.” Adam Kilgore (The Washington Post )
TV Lineup Capitals (7:30 p.m., NBCSN) The Caps try to stave off elimination in Game 6 against the Rangers. Nationals (7 p.m., MASN2) The Nats continue their series in Pittsburgh. Orioles (7 p.m., MASN) Game 3 of the O’s-Rangers four-game series. NBA playoffs (7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., TNT) Two series can end when the Miami Heat face the New York Knicks and the L.A. Clippers visit the Memphis Grizzlies.
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The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial said jurors were getting bored with the pace of the case and told both sides Tuesday to stop wasting time with unnecessary questions. “Those folks are fed up they because see their time being wasted!” U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton scolded the defense and government lawyers, before the jury entered the room. Walton said a juror asked if the judge would advise what the charges are because some jurors are “far afield” from the real charges. (AP)
D.C. native Lamont Peterson failed a drug test, putting a May 19 lightwelterweight rematch in Las Vegas against former title holder Amir Khan in doubt, a Nevada boxing official said Tuesday. Peterson, 28, the current WBA super- and IBF light welterweight champion, tested unacceptably high for synthetic testosterone in a urine test administered in March by the Las Vegas-based Voluntary AntiDoping Association, Nevada Athletic Commission executive Keith Kizer said. (AP)
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goal against Chelsea in an English Premier League match on Tuesday. Liverpool jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first half and coasted to a 4-1 victory.
Yahoo Sports is reporting that Patrick Ewing could be the next man charged with the task of dragging the Bobcats out of the cellar. The exGeorgetown and Knicks center, and current Magic assistant, will interview for Charlotte’s top job once Orlando is out of the playoffs. (T WP)
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ly persona became as much a part of his legend as “Where the Wild Things Are,” which became a hit movie in 2009. He seemed to act out everyone’s fantasy of a nasty old man with a hidden and generous heart. No one granted the privilege could forget his snarly smile, his raspy, unprintable and adorable dismissals of such modern piffle as e-books and publicity tours, his misleading insistence that his life didn’t matter. “I didn’t sleep with famous people or movie stars or anything like that. It’s a common story: Brooklyn boy grows up and succeeds in his profession, period,” he told the AP.
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Reggie Watts doesn’t have a master plan. He has no plan. Period. When the 40-year-old walks onto a stage, he has nothing prepared beyond “Hello.” He may tell some jokes. He might speak in a British accent. He could improvise a song. Whatever is on Watts’ mind becomes Watts’ act. “It’s way more natural than to prepare something,” says Watts, who performs at the 9:30 Club on May 21. “If I prepared something, I’d be a lot more nervous. I’d be freaked out that I wouldn’t reBy Rudi member what I thought Greenberg I was supposed to do.” Even his latest special/album, “Reggie Watts: A Live in Central Park,” was filmed without a net. He says his mindset going in was: “If it sucks, well then, that’s my special.” The special, which airs on Comedy Central Friday at 1 a.m. and is out as a CD/DVD set May 15, captures the essence of Watts’ unique performances. There are heady comedic riffs (one on cellphone providers was inspired by the concert’s sponsor, AT&T) alongside fully improvised songs. It’s thrilling to watch but even more mind-blowing to think about. Watts could easily play the same songs or do the same jokes every night. Instead, he does what he does best: whatever comes to mind. Read Rudi’s previous columns at: expressnightout.com.
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Maurice Sendak, above, with one of his “Wild Things” in 1985, changed how we thought about childhood through his books.
King of ‘The Wild Things’ Maurice Sendak, who died Tuesday, changed how we view childhood Obituary Maurice Sendak didn’t think of himself as a children’s author, but as an author who told the truth about childhood. “I like interesting people, and kids are really interesting people,” he explained to the Associated Press last fall. “And if you didn’t paint them in little blue, pink and yellow, it’s even more interesting.” Sendak, who died early Tuesday in
Danbury, Conn., at age 83, four days after suffering a stroke, revolutionized children’s books and how we think about childhood simply by leaving in what so many writers excluded. His kids misbehaved and didn’t regret it, and in their dreams and nightmares fled to the most unimaginable places. Monstrous creatures were devised from his studio, but none more frightening than the grownups in his stories or the cloud of the Holocaust that darkened his every page. Rarely was a man so uninterested in being loved or adored. Communities attempted to ban him, but his books sold millions of copies and his curmudgeon-
Colbert’s Tribute Sendak appeared on “The Colbert Report” in January and endorsed Stephen Colbert’s “I Am a Pole (And So Can You!),” a children’s story calculated to offend the master. Colbert’s book was published Tuesday. “His art gave us a fantastical but unromanticized reminder of what childhood truly felt like,” Colbert said in a statement. (AP)
“I like interesting people, and kids are really interesting people. And if you didn’t paint them in little blue, pink and yellow, it’s even more interesting.” Sendak’s other books, standard volumes in so many children’s bedrooms, included “Chicken Soup With Rice,” “One Was Johnny,” “Pierre,” “Outside Over There” and “Brundibar.” Sendak spoke often, endlessly, about death in recent years. He didn’t mind being old because the young were under so much pressure. But he missed his late siblings and his longtime companion, Eugene Glynn, who died in 2009. Work, not people, was his reason to carry on. “I want to be alone and work until the day my head hits the drawing table and I’m dead. Kaput,” he said last fall. “I don’t believe in heaven or hell or any of those things. I feel very much like I want to be with my brother and sister again. They’re nowhere. I know they’re nowhere and they don’t exist, but if nowhere means that’s where they are, that’s where I want to be.” HILLEL ITALIE (AP)
The amount of money Lionsgate, the studio that produces “Mad Men,” paid to use the Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows” in Sunday’s episode of the AMC drama, the New York Times reports. It marks one of the only times a recording of a Beatles song has been licensed for use on a TV show. (AP)
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Fire up in Hangzhou Pyrotechnic artist Cai Guoqiang’s latest works reﬂect the beauty of West Lake in a series of gunpowder paintings made on 2,000 square meters of silk, Zhu Linyong reports.
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Cai Guoqiang prepares to light the fuse for his latest gunpowder painting, West Lake, at a platform ﬂoating on the West Lake, the most famous attraction in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.
rainy afternoon on West Lake when artist Cai Guoqiang decided it was time to wrap up his four-day project — sketching the beauty of the lake. Then, at 4:30 pm on April 18, Cai lit an incense stick and bowed, before lighting the fuse for his latest gunpowder work, West Lake, which comprises two layers of huge silk sheets, laid on a ﬂoating platform in the center of the lake. Meanwhile, a group of assistants, volunteers and ﬁreﬁghters watched, while a small, unmanned aircraft hovered above, taking photos of the gunpowder painting process. Flames erupted and smoke rose from the bolt of silk laid over the basketball-court-sized platform. The result was like a traditional ink painting, mirroring the landscapes of the nearby Lei Feng and Baoshu
pagodas. Beneath the ﬁrst layer of the silk sheet, there was an identical one, which Cai says will create the visual effect of shadows when the works are exhibited. After he had ﬁnished, Cai made gunpowder sketches of West Lake on 2,000 square meters of silk. “The ﬁnal effects are what I desired. I am really blessed,” he said. He feared the humid weather and wind would ruin the art project he had been working on for months. “The creation of gunpowder art is very much like lovemaking. There’s a lot of uncertainty. The results come only after the climax,” he said, with a smile. Known for his pyrotechnic projects worldwide, such as the big footsteps in the night sky during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, the 55-yearold calls the Hangzhou art project “a spiritual homecoming”.
Cai says he has been enamored with Hangzhou as a child because of its poems and legends, and made his ﬁrst visit in 1978 for an exhibition about French art, describing it as “love at ﬁrst sight”. “For years, I have longed to create a great work for the city,” said Cai, who believes West Lake represents the soul of the city. Cai’s art project coincides with the anniversary of West Lake’s UNESCO World Cultural Heritage listing. “What struck me most was not just the natural beauty of the lake but also the leisurely and comfortable lifestyle, and the harmony between man and nature,” Cai said. He added that his art project provided an opportunity to “go back in history and learn from it, and rethink the rapid social development of China, which has caused a slew of environmental, health and social problems”.
After studying Hangzhou’s art and history, he discovered that, while texts abound, not many paintings had survived the test of time. “Now it’s is my turn to capture the soul of Hangzhou with my gunpowder painting. It is a whole new approach,” he said. Cai’s gunpowder adventure with Hangzhou began in September when he did a gunpowder painting on paper at Zhejiang Art Museum of Qiantang River’s tidal waves. The spectacular tides draw tens of thousands of tourists from across the world every summer. Cai said he learned a lot about drawing techniques from old ink masters such as the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) Zhai Jichang, who created the scroll Watching Tidal Waves, now in the collection of the Zhejiang Museum. But Cai believes his work “may be more appealing to today’s viewers, at least for its sheer size and stronger visual impact”. Cai’s Qiantang tidal wave painting is 3 meters high and 36 meters long, while the West Lake gunpowder paintings are 8 meters high and more than 20 meters long. The West Lake and Qiantang River tide wave paintings are the focus of Cai’s latest solo show, which will run until June 3 at Zhejiang Art Museum.
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Cai’s gunpowder painting on performers from the Zhejiang Hundred-Flower Yueju Opera Troupe.
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Cai has arranged his Hangzhou works in two circular galleries at the museum. Flimsy silk veils cover the gunpowder paintings, together with ambient lighting, and background music. The solo exhibition, which features 30 works Cai has created since the early 1980s, includes a vivid portrait of performers from the Zhejiang Hundred-Flower Yueju Opera Troupe. “With my gunpowder paintings as a whole, I am in a dialogue with nature, our ancestors, and people today,” said Cai, who calls himself a public artist, believing “artworks do not have meaning until they connect with the public”.
They sit for hours in study halls honing academic skills, but at the end of the day, many foreign students in Beijing turn their attention to another type of performance: talent shows. “I like music and often perform songs in the dorm with my friend,” said Fivaldy Halwa, an Indonesian student of administrative management at Beijing’s University of International Business and Economics. Halwa and his performing partner Ashfa Abid Suyoto won the popularity award at the university’s 2012 Laowai Idol for their performance of Jason Mraz’s hippie hit I’m Yours. “I felt awesome on stage. The event allowed me to show my musical passion and boosted my conﬁdence. I will give it another shot when it runs next time,” said Halwa, who was participating in a talent show for the ﬁrst time. The event, hosted by the UIBE’s School of International Education, turned out to be unadulterated fun as students from countries such as Indonesia, France and the United States pitted their artistic dexterity against one another, wowing a fullhouse audience with hip hop dance, solo gigs and band performances. Giang Nguyen, a Vietnamese student and president of the student union’s art department, said the show, now in its third year, has become more appealing. “Previous events were like private parties for international students, but now we have drawn the attention of and gained support from the university’s authorities and
Chinese students,” Nguyen said. The 2012 event also featured special guests such as Martin Cityzen, a US performer known for his modern rendition of old Chinese songs, and Ding Guangquan, a veteran crosstalk performer who has many foreign students. About 3,000 international students from 120 countries study at the university, and helping them adapt to campus life is high on the university’s agenda, said Zhao Zhongxiu, vice-president of UIBE. “Through such activities, the university hopes to identify those foreign students with untapped talent and build a harmonious environment for them,” he said. Du Wei, who works at the international office of Renmin University of China, said many universities start such events because they not only provide a platform for foreign students to showcase their talent, but also bring joy to Chinese students. Renmin University of China’s International Student Talent Show always attracts a throng of Chinese who applaud ecstatically for a variety of performances such as skits, poem recitals and singing by the university’s international students from such countries as Russia, Australia and Egypt, he said. “It’s hard to have a new talent show featuring Chinese performers, but when the stars are foreigners, there is a sense of novelty for Chinese people,” he said, adding this year’s event included a martial arts performance. Shi Song, associate dean of the College of International Education of Nanjing
Agricultural University, also feels a talent show is a grand gala for everybody in the university. Last year, the university launched the ﬁrst International Culture Festival, which featured a talent show that attracted the universities’ international students from some 20 countries to strut their stuff. “Many foreign students are so diligent that they spend a lot of time in the lab and
classroom. It seems they are isolated from Chinese culture,” Shi said. “The festival was designed to offer foreign students a way to relax and enable them to better enjoy life in China,” he said. A plethora of acts from lion dance to traditional costume modeling also help Chinese faculty and students learn more, he said. Last year, Ngoh Samuel Aziseh, an accounting student from Cameroon, who stood out from the university’s activities with his Peking Opera performances, got a place in China Central Television’s popular program Hanyu Zhi Xing (Chinese Star), a national competition to showcase student achievements in learning Chinese.
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Foreign students perform an Indian dance in a talent show at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.
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Writer-director Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” takes the mythological stories of Phaeton, Psyche and a host of others and dunks them in a pool. Literally! The show’s main set piece is a giant pool through which the characters wade and swim as they make their fatal mistakes. Source Theater, 1835 14th St. NW; through June 3, $20-$40; 202204-7741, Constellationtheatre. org. (U Street)
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The Time of Their Lives ‘White Heat’ traces a group of friends through six decades Premieres BBCA
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201 I Street, SW • Washington, DC 20024 Located NearThe S.W. Waterfront M-F 9-6 • Sat. 10-5 • Sun 12-4
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Jay-Z protege Rita Ora says she’s not dating Drake. She did, however, fall in love with a track he wrote, “R.I.P.” It’s Ora’s debut single in the U.K., where it’s No. 1 on iTunes. Of Drake, she says, “He has my back so it’s really nice to know I have a guy that’s a good friend like that.” Ora is now on the radar of the paparazzi. Ora says, “I’m like, oh my God, they care!” (AP)
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian, who recently renewed their wedding vows, are considering adopting a pig. “Trying to convince Eddie to get a mini pig,” Rimes tweeted Tuesday. Tori Spelling tweeted a photo of her pig, Hank, in response. “He didn’t stay mini,” Spelling commented. “Adorable!!!!!” wrote Rimes. (E XPRESS)
“My ideas are endless. Who wouldn’t want a leopard-print rattle or a cheetahprint bib?”
John Travolta Accused Of Sexual Battery Again
— NICOLE “SNOOK I”
POLIZZI TOLD V MAGAGETTY IMAGES
ZINE THAT SHE’S EXCITED TO DRESS HER BABY. ON ANOTHER NOTE, SHE SAID, “I AM PROBABLY THE NO. 1 MOST-BULLIED
How to make the media shut up about your love life: “I’m dating a lawyer.”
We’re not in the mood for jokes today, and neither, it seems, is Mr. Travolta.
A second male masseur has filed a sexual battery lawsuit against John Travolta, Radaronline.com reported. According to court documents, the masseur has “substantial documentation and numerous witnesses.” Said Travolta’s rep: “This lawsuit is a complete fiction and fabrication.” Another masseur made similar allegations in January 2011. Both accusers are represented by the same attorney. (EXPRESS)
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