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Australian Open: Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep Advance to Semifinals
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:09:31 +0100
Kerber demolished the American Madison Keys in 51 minutes, and Halep overcame early trouble to beat Karolina Pliskova in straight sets.
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Save the Children Office Rocked by Blast in Afghanistan
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:57:44 +0100
The explosion in the eastern city of Jalalabad occurred during fighting outside the aid agency’s office. At least 11 people were reported injured.
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Europe Edition: Syria, Israel, Davos: Your Wednesday Briefing
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:24:16 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Australian Open: Angelique Kerber Overwhelms Madison Keys
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 05:37:35 +0100
Keys, a finalist at last year’s U.S. Open, couldn’t keep up with an in-form Kerber, who rolled to a win in just 51 minutes.
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In Looking for Loyalty, Trump Asked F.B.I. Official How He Voted
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 05:22:20 +0100
The question came as Mr. Trump openly discussed the need for James B. Comey’s successor to be “loyal,” according to an adviser to the president.
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School Shooting in Kentucky Is Nation’s 11th of Year. It’s Jan. 23.
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 04:32:33 +0100
When two students were killed by gunfire in Benton, Ky., Tuesday morning, it was at least the 11th shooting so far this year on school property.
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N.C.A.A. Opens Investigation of Michigan State Over Nassar Case
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 04:31:27 +0100
Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar treated Michigan States athletes as well as dozens of American gymnasts.
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‘Me Too,’ Chinese Women Say. Not So Fast, Say the Censors.
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 04:28:56 +0100
Demands for better treatment are clashing with a male-dominated culture and an authoritarian system that tightly controls free speech.
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Wall Is ‘Off the Table,’ Schumer Says, as Progress on Immigration Unravels
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 03:58:12 +0100
With emotions still hot over the government shutdown, Senate negotiators found themselves back at Square 1 in their efforts to strike an immigration deal.
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The #MeToo Movement Hits the Circus: ‘Grandma’ the Clown Resigns
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 03:25:43 +0100
Barry Lubin, the revered star of the Big Apple Circus, admitted that he pressured a 16-year-old aerialist into posing for pornographic photos.
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Long Wharf Theater’s Artistic Director Fired Over Sexual Misconduct Accusations
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:53:47 +0100
The board of the theater met a day after The New York Times published a story detailing accusations by multiple women.
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Under Fire for Harassment, Congressman Says Aide ‘Invited’ Behavior
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:53:39 +0100
Representative Patrick Meehan denied any impropriety, and said that he was emotionally wounded when a former aide filed a complaint against him.
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Senators Race to Protect Immigrants, and Restore Their Institution
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:43:28 +0100
Members of the bipartisan group that intervened to bring the shutdown to an end hope the push for an immigration bill can reignite opportunity for debate.
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DACA May Be the Most Talked About Policy in Washington. Here’s a Breakdown.
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:40:52 +0100
The recent whiplash in Washington was largely over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Here are the basics.
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Sessions Is Questioned as Russia Inquiry Focuses on Obstruction
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:15:42 +0100
The attorney general, as well as James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, were questioned in the inquiry into Russia’s election interference and whether President Trump obstructed justice.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Apple Can’t Resist Playing by China’s Rules
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:50:01 +0100
The company will be taking part in the suppression of freedoms abroad while espousing high-minded values at home.
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Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:41:42 +0100
At a solar farm in North Carolina, workers are bracing for the effect of a new tariff on imported solar cells and modules.
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With Kentucky School Shooting, Fears of Growing ‘Numb’ to a Once-Rare Horror
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:33:04 +0100
When two students were killed by gunfire in Benton, Ky., Tuesday morning, it was at least the 11th shooting so far this year involving school property.
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Opinion: U.S.A. Gymnastics Still Values Medals More Than Girls
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:27:43 +0100
Corporations like AT&T are doing more to reckon with the abuse than the sport’s governing body.
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Op-Ed Columnist: The Tweet Trump Could Never Send Tehran
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:06:21 +0100
Climate change is adding to Iran’s disruptions.
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Senate Confirms Jerome H. Powell as Fed Chairman
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:49:01 +0100
Mr. Powell was confirmed by a vote of 85 to 12 to become the next Fed chair. Another Fed nominee, Marvin Goodfriend, faced sharp questions from Senate Democrats.
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Mick Mulvaney Calls for ‘Humility’ from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:40:47 +0100
Mr. Mulvaney, acting director of the consumer bureau, fired off a mission statement instructing staff to not “push the envelope.”
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Op-Ed Contributors: A Syria Plan That Breaks the Law
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:22:23 +0100
The Trump administration’s bid to keep soldiers there indefinitely flouts the Constitution’s intent to give only Congress the power to declare war.
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Sessions, Pence, Oscars: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:14:07 +0100
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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For Tsunami Forecasters, Speed Is Everything
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:44:19 +0100
In many major earthquakes, most destruction is caused by water. To warn the public, forecasters have to shoot first and ask questions later.
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A Drone Saves Two Swimmers in Australia
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:12:24 +0100
Lifeguards at a beach in New South Wales were testing a new drone when swimmers in distress were spotted and then saved.
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How Trump and Schumer Came Close to a Deal Over Cheeseburgers
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 06:17:33 +0100
The deal fell apart later in the day when the president and his chief of staff wanted more concessions on immigration.
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Government Shutdown Begins as Budget Talks Falter in Senate
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 06:35:23 +0100
Senators from both parties were scrambling for a new deal to reopen the government quickly, possibly just hours after the midnight deadline passed.
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Europe Edition: Government Shutdown, Davos, Syria: Your Monday Briefing
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 06:21:05 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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SAG Awards 2018: ‘Three Billboards’ Triumphs; #MeToo Gets Stage Time
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 06:28:35 +0100
James Franco, who did attend, and Aziz Ansari, who didn’t, lost in their categories on a night when women’s empowerment was a theme.
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Protesters in Seoul Burn Image of Kim Jong-un During North Koreans’ Visit
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 08:39:26 +0100
Police officers quickly extinguished the fire as Hyon Song-wol, a famous North Korean singer, was visiting to plan events during the Olympics.
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Stansfield Turner, C.I.A. Director Who Confronted Communism Under Carter, Dies at 94
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:00:57 +0100
Mr. Turner, who led the Central Intelligence Agency under President Jimmy Carter, started small covert actions that grew into some of the biggest battles of the Cold War.
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Trump Hands Out ‘Fake News Awards,’ Sans the Red Carpet
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:30:24 +0100
President Trump made good on his promise to honor the media’s “most corrupt & biased,” delivering his awards in a blog post.
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Alaska Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Warning
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:10:09 +0100
The quake in the Gulf of Alaska registered a magnitude of 7.9. There were no immediate reports of damage.
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Earthquake, Davos, Academy Awards: Your Tuesday Briefing
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:05:33 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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New York Today: New York Today: A Taste of Sunset Park
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:00:22 +0100
Tuesday: Exploring Sunset Park, the Indie Theater One Minute Play Festival, and readers discuss bike lanes.
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Bonuses Aside, Tax Law’s Trickle-Down Impact Not Yet Clear
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 02:32:51 +0100
Companies are announcing bonuses as a result of the tax cuts but it remains to be seen how much of that money will filter through to workers in the years to come.
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Shutdown, Supreme Court, Menendez: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 06:10:41 +0100
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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New Zealand’s Prime Minister Says That She Is Pregnant
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:01:00 +0100
Jacinda Ardern, 37, who became New Zealand’s prime minister in October, said she expected to give birth in June and then take six weeks of parental leave.
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Europe Edition: Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, Pope Francis: Your Friday Briefing
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:00:15 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Senate Democrats Make Hard Turn Left in Warming Up for 2020 Race
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:48:46 +0100
The 2020 race for the White House is already unfolding in the Capitol, with no fewer than six Democratic senators angling for their party’s nomination.
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Europe Edition: U.S. Senate, Turkey, Davos: Your Tuesday Briefing
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:32:00 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Trump Slaps Steep Tariffs on Foreign Washing Machines and Solar Products
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:52:36 +0100
The Trump administration said it would impose steep tariffs on imports, the first major step by the administration to erect the kind of barriers the president frequently threatened.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats Go for the Jugular! (Their Own)
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:11:31 +0100
With the government shutdown, they followed a brilliant plan to turn midterm-election success into failure.
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After 3 Days of Recriminations, Congress Votes to Reopen the Government
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 02:35:00 +0100
With a promise that lawmakers would soon take up immigration, Congress approved a short-term spending bill to reopen the government after a brief but heated shutdown.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Schumer Sells Out the Resistance
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 02:18:13 +0100
In ending the shutdown, the Democrats find the riskiest way to play it safe.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Coming to Davos: Macron and Trump Cross Paths Again
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:51:25 +0100
While the presidents of America and France have much in common, their ideas of greatness are continents apart.
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On Pro Football: Eagles March Past Vikings to Super Bowl, Just as They Predicted
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:55:44 +0100
In a scenario that seemed far-fetched to anyone but the Eagles’ players, Philadelphia rode a huge game by Nick Foles to an appearance in Super Bowl XLII.
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Shutdown Goes Into Monday as Senate Inches Toward Deal
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:50:56 +0100
Thousands of federal employees will be furloughed Monday morning even as the outlines of a potential compromise came into focus.
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Australian Open: Madison Keys Surges Into the Quarterfinals
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:40:24 +0100
Keys, a 22-year-old American seeded 17th, overwhelmed Caroline Garcia, 6-3, 6-2, to continue a dominant run in Melbourne.
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