China Inc. is scooping up super yachts

Chinese companies have recently fueled a series of yacht-related acquisitions.

Post second Presidential debate open thread

Lambert Strether at Naked Capitalism live blog from last night is here.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opens landmark exhibition of William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) was a brilliant colorist, inventive designer and engaging storyteller. Praised for his observations of contemporary life, he was a leading American Impressionist, influential teacher and prominent international figure at the turn of the 20th century. William Merritt Chase, the first retrospective of the …

Nearly 40% of people here feel pessimistic about our health system, new survey reveals – Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorNearly 40% of people here feel pessimistic about our health system, new survey revealsIrish MirrorAlmost 40% of people in Ireland admitted to feeling pessimistic about the state of our healthcare services, a new survey has revealed. However almost the same amount of people feel positive about the Irish health …

Syria conflict: Aid convoy attack was air strike, UN expert says

Analysis of satellite imagery taken after a deadly attack on an aid convoy in northern Syria last month shows it was an air strike, a UN expert says.

Glenn Beck reaches settlement with Saudi student over Boston Marathon accusations – Politico (blog)

Politico (blog)Glenn Beck reaches settlement with Saudi student over Boston Marathon accusationsPolitico (blog)Conservative media personality Glenn Beck and several related companies have reached an out-of-court settlement with a Saudi Arabian student Bec