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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.
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.
Europe Edition: Syria, Israel, Davos: Your Wednesday Briefing
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:24:16 +0100
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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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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
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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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