American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him

Europe|American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured HimImagePaul N. Whelan in court in Moscow on Friday. The retired Marine was arrested in December in a hotel room in central Moscow after receiving a flash drive that investigators said contained classified information.CreditCreditAlexander Zemlianichenko/Associated PressAug. 23, 2019Updated 7:34 a.m. ETMOSCOW — Paul N. Whelan,…

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‘The Dark Crystal’ Returns on an Even Grander Scale

‘The Dark Crystal’ Returns on an Even Grander Scale

“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” a 10-part Netflix series, is a prequel to Jim Henson’s 1982 puppet fantasy film.ImageA Gelfling in “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” debuting Friday on Netflix.CreditCreditKevin Baker/NetflixPublished Aug. 20, 2019Updated Aug. 23, 2019, 6:45 a.m. ETSLOUGH, England — “We’re sure we’re doing something that no one else is doing,”…

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Portishead’s ‘Dummy’ Is 25. The Band Asks That You Play It Loud.

Portishead’s ‘Dummy’ Is 25. The Band Asks That You Play It Loud.

The trip-hop classic was an unexpected success in 1994. Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley look back at its creation and explain how they think it should be heard. ImageBeth Gibbons onstage with Portishead after the band’s debut, “Dummy,” was released.CreditCreditDes Willie/Redferns, via Getty ImagesBy Christopher R. WeingartenPublished Aug. 21, 2019Updated Aug. 23, 2019, 6:45 a.m.…

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As Hong Kong Firms Fall in Line Over Protests, Some Workers Push Back

As Hong Kong Firms Fall in Line Over Protests, Some Workers Push Back

China is putting pressure on businesses to denounce the demonstrations. “They are trying to silence everyone,” an accountant said. ImageMore than 1,000 people joined a march for accountants to support the ongoing antigovernment protests in Hong Kong on Friday.CreditCreditKin Cheung/Associated PressAug. 23, 2019Updated 8:10 a.m. ETHONG KONG — As big companies in Hong Kong squirm…

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