Caricatures of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will join Charlie Chaplin and Harvey Weinstein when the Nice Carnival lights up the Cote d'Azur this month. By removing the shoes, some of which featured large red lips on a black field, the singers fashion line became the latest brand to back away from products stirring offense. Along with Windows 8, Microsoft's Surface RT tablet is here. The slate uses chips that typically power smartphones but Windows runs quite well on it and the hardware is extremely well made and -- dare I say it -- sexy? See for yourself in this early look. The president spoke less glowingly of his onetime supporter Ann Coulter and revived his fake news mantra in a reply to Jim Acosta of CNN. Feb 11 - T-Mobile US and Sprint tried to merge five years ago, but were knocked back by U.S. antitrust watchdogs. The latest attempt may have better luck thanks to Americas rivalry with China but at the expense of domestic cellphone competition, as Jen Saba explains. Arts writers for The New York Times share their strategies (snacks) and budget-friendly options (outdoor events) in a discussion about introducing children to the arts. In Toronto, a surplus of amateur hockey teams has led to a thriving marketplace for that most sought-after of necessities someone flucort willing to play goalie. The former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi describes the 2016 exchange with the Russian president in his new book. More than a year of work to bring Amazon.com Inc's headquarters and tens of thousands of jobs to New York City ended on Thursday with a couple of phone calls. The entire Reuters Newsmaker with Tony Blair. Britain's former Prime Minister discusses Brexit and Britain's future outside the EU, and the rise of the new superpower. Economists have long criticized tax breaks to corporations; politicians and the public may be starting to share their skepticism. American, Delta and United are among the carriers planning to allow passengers to choose something other than male or female when buying their tickets. The Modi governments plan, which would require tech companies to automatically block a vast array of content, stifles free speech, critics said. The films dominated the last major awards ceremony before the Oscars, setting up a showdown at that event. The Crimson Tide fulfilled expectations in getting past Oklahoma and will face Clemson in the championship game for the third time in the last four seasons. Music superstars Beyonce and Jay-Z are offering fans a chance to win free tickets for life to their concerts in exchange for adopting a vegan diet for a month. The United States is the only industrialized country that doesn8217;t guarantee its citizens paid family leave. A proposed bill could change that. A senior Amazon.com Inc executive on Friday disputed claims raised by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that Amazon workers face "dehumanizing conditions" as being untrue and invited her to take a tour of company facilities. The A.C.L.U. sued Customs and Border Protection after an agent told two women last year he was asking for their IDs because they spoke Spanish. In Nick Paynes new play, Gyllenhaal stars as a man in mourning a much more sympathetic role than his art snob in Velvet Buzzsaw.