Global Foot Soldiers in a Shadowy Battle Between Russia and the West 2017-05-29T01:57:24.000000000+00:00 Freelance agitators promote Russia’s agenda abroad, getting their backing from tycoons and others, not the state itself. Senior P.G.A. Championship, Held at Trump National Golf Club, Draws Protests 2017-05-29T00:55:30.000000000+00:00 Despite continuing criticism, President Trump has rejected calls to fully divest from his family’s golfing empire, which reportedly accounts for about half of his personal revenue. Merkel, After Discordant G-7 Meeting, Is Looking Past Trump 2017-05-29T00:44:32.000000000+00:00 After President Trump declined to endorse NATO’s doctrine of collective defense and the Paris climate pact, the German leader said Europe should “take our fate into our own hands.” Takuma Sato Narrowly Wins the Indianapolis 500 on a Day of Crashes 2017-05-29T00:18:47.000000000+00:00 Sato, the first champion from Japan, is a 40-year-old former Formula One driver who has just one other victory in IndyCar racing. Eight Die, Including Police Officer, in Mississippi Shootings 2017-05-29T00:16:08.000000000+00:00 A suspect, Willie Cory Godbolt, 35, was being held in custody after the shootings at three locations. North Korea Fires Missile That Lands in Sea Between Korea and Japan 2017-05-29T00:03:52.000000000+00:00 The apparent test of a ballistic missile that landed near Japan comes a week after the test of another ballistic missile. In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy 2017-05-29T00:00:26.000000000+00:00 Buoyed by the success of car- and bike-sharing companies and fueled with cash, Chinese start-ups are entering what some see as a sharing bubble. Navy Parachutist Dies During Demonstration Over Jersey City 2017-05-28T22:47:55.000000000+00:00 The parachutist, a member of the elite Leap Frogs team, plunged into the Hudson River as hundreds watched from Liberty State Park. Taliban Target: Scholars of Islam 2017-05-28T22:46:40.000000000+00:00 There has been an uptick in the killing of scholars as the Taliban have intensified their efforts to disrupt the Afghan government. Three Men Stood Up to Anti-Muslim Attack. Two Paid With Their Lives. 2017-05-28T22:45:47.000000000+00:00 The victims in Friday’s attack were an Army veteran, a recent college graduate and a poet who spoke out against anti-Muslim prejudice.