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Houthi official says Yemen presidential statement acceptable

(Reuters) – A senior official of Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Thursday that a statement by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi aimed at defusing a political crisis was acceptable because it confirmed the terms of a power-sharing agreement signed in September. Witnesses said Houthi fighters remained in position outside the presidential palace and Hadi’s private residence,…

Review: ‘Tru’ offers wit, insight

Not every irascible, sharp-tongued gent striding the live stage this holiday season is a Victorian killjoy with an insomnia problem. In fact, you can just about imagine Truman Capote recoiling in horror at Ebenezer Scrooge’s frumpy evening wear. (Definitely not Tiffany’s material.) But the one-man show “Tru,” which just opened in an absorbing production at…

Inventive small plates at Comedor

Where to Comedor, a chic little hideaway in Newton Centre. What for American-Chilean small plates created by husband-and-wife team Jakob and Fernanda White, both of whom cooked nearby at 51 Lincoln. The scene A Roz Chast New Yorker cartoon come to life. Sophisticates in Warby Parker eyewear and jangly bangles sip water and discuss the Ivy League. Older…