Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital assistant editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Bomb found at Soros’ New York estate

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/23/18, 12:34 pm

Federal agents said Tuesday they safely detonated a bomb delivered to the suburban New York compound of billionaire George Soros. A security officer at the residence noticed a suspicious package Monday afternoon and alerted the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The package contained an explosive powder, said investigators, who are reviewing surveillance video to determine how the device was delivered. Soros is a regular donor to liberal causes and has been the target of political and anti-Semitic threats and aggression in the past.

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U.S. plans to scrap broken nuclear deal with Russia

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/22/18, 11:29 am

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Monday to discuss the United States’ withdrawal from a nuclear treaty that dates back to the Reagan administration. U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters Saturday that Russia had not held up its end of the deal. “Russia has not adhered to the agreement, so we are going to terminate the agreement and we are going to develop the weapons,” Trump said.

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The Conners nixes two main characters: Roseanne and Trump

Arts | The ABC sitcom returns with less of everything that made it popular with viewers
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/19/18, 01:35 pm

When the show formerly known as Roseanne premiered Tuesday, it was missing more than just its matriarch and namesake. ABC fired Roseanne Barr in May for tweeting a racist insult about Valerie Jarrett, a former White House adviser to President Barack Obama. But network execs were loath to give up the show’s millions of viewers, so they came up with The Conners, a Barr-free continuation of the family’s story that opened with Roseanne’s family mourning her unexpected death.

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