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Tom Price Says He’ll Stop Use of Private Jets Until After Review
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:30:29 +0200
Mr. Price, the health and human services secretary, has come under fire for his use of private jets when traveling on government business.
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Yankees 5, Blue Jays 1: Yankees Clinch a Wild-Card Playoff Berth, Exceeding Expectations
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:23:04 +0200
For a team that had emphasized rebuilding, securing a playoff spot was a remarkable achievement by a mostly precocious group of players.
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Stephen Curry, on a ‘Surreal Day,’ Confronts a Presidential Snub
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 03:11:37 +0200
The Warriors star woke up on Saturday to learn that he was no longer welcome at the White House, after he had already said he didn’t want to go.
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Cracks in a Puerto Rican Dam Send Neighbors a Message: Leave Now
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:08:54 +0200
Officials of Isabela, in northwest Puerto Rico, are trying to evacuate residents after Hurricane Maria damaged the nearby Guajataca Dam.
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At U.N. and in the Air, North Korea and U.S. Trade Tough Messages
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:40:15 +0200
American warplanes flew close to North Korea’s coast on the same day the country’s foreign minister said President Trump was on a “suicide mission.”
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Free Speech Week at Berkeley Is Canceled, but Milo Yiannopoulos Still Plans to Talk
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:35:48 +0200
A student group that was organizing a series of speeches by right-wing activists canceled the event on Saturday. Mr. Yiannopoulos said he was “blindsided.”
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Jeremy Corbyn’s Rise From Hapless Loser to Potential Leader
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:35:00 +0200
The leader of the Labour Party, written off a year ago, can expect a rapturous reception at this year’s party conference. But can he win a broader audience?
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Sports of The Times: As Trump Takes On Athletes, Watch Them Rise
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:23:12 +0200
The president’s inflammatory comments might not be as significant as the players’ responses.
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Milo Yiannopoulos Still Plans to Speak at Berkeley After Event Is Canceled
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:23:01 +0200
A student group that was organizing a series of speeches by right-wing activists canceled the event on Saturday. Mr. Yiannopoulos said he was “blindsided.”
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Trump’s N.F.L. and Stephen Curry Comments Draw Intense Reaction From Athletes
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:42:27 +0200
After the president took aim at N.F.L. players and the N.B.A. star Stephen Curry, athletes and celebrities reacted on Twitter with strong words.
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Trump Attacks Warriors’ Curry. LeBron James’s Retort: ‘U Bum.’
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:40:28 +0200
The president directly inserted himself into a fiery debate about race, social justice and the role athletes play in highlighting those issues.
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How World Leaders Reacted to Trump at the U.N.
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 22:04:42 +0200
From deriding the American leader as a “giant gold Goliath” to applauding his calls for sovereignty, leaders gave widely varying responses to President Trump’s General Assembly speech.
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One Surprise Standout for Uber: Food Delivery
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:56:51 +0200
Despite a late start, the company’s foray into delivering food, a cutthroat $100 billion-plus service industry, eclipses ride hailing in some markets.
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Carmelo Anthony Is Finally Traded, to the Oklahoma City Thunder
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:42:53 +0200
Anthony is leaving New York, in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a second-round draft pick, according to an N.B.A. official briefed on the negotiations.
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Carmelo Anthony Traded to Thunder, Ending Turbulent Era With Knicks
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:42:53 +0200
Anthony is leaving New York, in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a second-round draft pick, according to an N.B.A. official briefed on the negotiations.
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Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It’s Gone Too Far
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:33:28 +0200
After revelations of harassment and bias in Silicon Valley, a backlash is growing against the women in tech movement.
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Trump Blasts Warriors’ Curry. LeBron James’s Retort: ‘U Bum.’
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:22:13 +0200
The president took aim at the N.B.A. and the N.F.L., directly inserting himself into a fiery debate about race, social justice and the role athletes play in highlighting those issues.
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Kim Jong-un, Taking On U.S. Directly, Sidelines China and South Korea
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:50:32 +0200
With tensions rising between Washington and Pyongyang, North Korea’s neighbors are finding diminishing room for diplomacy.
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Trump Blasts Warriors’ Curry. LeBron James’s Retort: ‘U Bum’
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:50:22 +0200
The highly charged remarks, made during a rally in Alabama, led to criticism from the N.F.L. commissioner and an outcry from players.
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At Florida Nursing Home, Many Calls for Help, but None That Made a Difference
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:39:10 +0200
After the home lost power to its air-conditioning, 11 of its residents died. Records and interviews show a preventable descent into chaos.
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Mexico City Quake Jolts Complacency Over Code Enforcement
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:26:21 +0200
The seismic activity of Tuesday’s earthquake differed from a far more devastating quake in 1985. Enforcement of stronger building codes is lax.
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Trump’s Big Gamble: Can He Pull Alabama Senator to Victory?
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:16:10 +0200
The contest between Senator Luther Strange and Roy Moore, an evangelical firebrand, is the most significant test yet of President Trump’s power to sway the party’s conservative base.
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Yellen and Cohn Said to Be on Shortlist for New Head of the Fed
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:36:52 +0200
Less than five months before Janet Yellen’s term as Fed chairwoman expires, she’s being considered for a second term. But so are several others.
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Why the Latest Health Bill Is Teetering: It Might Not Work
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:15:24 +0200
For reasons more practical than ideological, the health care world has united to stop the effort by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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As Equifax Amassed Ever More Data, Safety Was a Sales Pitch
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:09:38 +0200
The data breach highlighted just how entrenched the credit bureau is in the lives of Americans, and consumers’ lack of control over their personal information.
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Widespread Deceptive Practices May Reduce Payouts in N.F.L. Concussion Settlement
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:59:41 +0200
“We don’t want to watch these awards be cannibalized,” a lawyer for retired players told a judge investigating lenders and others seeking a cut of payments.
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Cornell Fraternity Closes Indefinitely After Racially Charged Attack
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:55:02 +0200
The Psi Upsilon alumni board at Cornell plans to devote the fraternity’s building to organizations that promote inclusiveness.
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Senate Republicans Embrace Plan for $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:47:37 +0200
Senate Republicans, abandoning a key fiscal doctrine, agreed to move ahead on a budget that would add to the federal deficit in order to pave the way for a $1.5 trillion tax cut.
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At Alabama Rally, Trump Toggles Between Republican Loyalists
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:58:23 +0200
The president lent his support to Alabama’s incumbent senator in a Republican runoff campaign, but risked alienating core anti-establishment voters.
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Live Briefing: Emmys 2017: Red Carpet Begins
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:05:08 +0200
With Stephen Colbert as host, political humor is sure to take its place amid the race for best drama and an expected resurgence for “Saturday Night Live.”
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Trump Likened to ‘a Dog Barking’ by North Korea’s Top Envoy
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:49:29 +0200
Threatened by President Trump with destruction, North Korea likens the American leader to a yapping canine and worries for his aides.
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Far-Right German Party Is Poised to Break Postwar Taboo
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:56:13 +0200
The Alternative for Germany may win seats in the federal Parliament, the first far-right party to do so since World War II.
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U.S. Tells 21 States That Hackers Targeted Their Voting Systems
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:58:18 +0200
About one year before, the Department of Homeland Security first said that states had been targeted by hacking efforts possibly connected to Russia.
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Uber Loses Its License to Operate in London
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:23:02 +0200
The city’s transportation agency accused the ride-hailing company of “a lack of corporate responsibility.” Services can continue during an appeals process.
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In Rape Case at Rikers: Did Guards Turn a Blind Eye?
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:32:41 +0200
Two female inmates claimed in court papers that several guards, in some cases, provided a prisoner with access to the victims and materials used in the assaults.
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Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World’s Nerves
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:53:42 +0200
A tremor was recorded near the North’s underground nuclear test site, but it appears to have been caused by a natural quake.
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London Revokes Uber’s License to Operate
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:25:01 +0200
The city’s transportation agency said the ride-hailing service’s “approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility.”
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Coming Home to a Shipping Container
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:39:42 +0200
Eco-friendly and affordable, shipping containers are gaining popularity as an alternative to traditional houses.
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Hurricane Maria Batters Dominica
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:26:48 +0200
Hurricane Maria tore roofs off of houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica and caused flooding in Guadeloupe. The Category 5 storm is now headed toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
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Trump Laces Into McCain Over His Opposition to Health Care Bill
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:04:12 +0200
President Trump said Senator John McCain had let his state down and been deceived by Democrats into abandoning a promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Structural Damage at Guajataca Dam Prompts Evacuations in Puerto Rico
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:40:43 +0200
A dam in northwestern Puerto Rico suffered structural damage on Friday, the governor said at a news conference, prompting evacuations of areas nearby in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
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Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Is Most Far-Reaching
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:32:42 +0200
The Graham-Cassidy bill would turn federal funding for a law Republicans loathe into block grants to states, realizing a long-held goal of the party.
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Confident Fed Sets Stage for December Rate Increase
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:16:15 +0200
The Federal Reserve said a trio of punishing hurricanes were unlikely to reduce the pace of economic growth, and it continued to dismantle its stimulus programs.
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Live Briefing: Emmys 2017: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and a Big Win for ‘Veep’
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:51:29 +0200
"Saturday Night Live” is having a big night in a ceremony suffused with politics. Stephen Colbert is the host.
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N.F.L. Scores: Falcons Dominating Packers; Broncos Beat Cowboys
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:45:23 +0200
Tom Brady led the Patriots over the Saints, and the Steelers beat the Vikings. Stay here for live scores, updates and analysis.
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Stephen Colbert’s Emmys Opening Monologue
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 03:44:58 +0200
Mr. Colbert’s first time hosting the Emmys had one big podium-sized surprise.
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‘Politics and Foreign Policy Are Not Reality TV’
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:00:01 +0200
Our top 10 comments of the week: Readers discussed Trump’s threats to North Korea, the earthquake in Mexico, and a recipe for Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash.
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Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:37:34 +0200
Stopping Kim Jong-un from conducting a nuclear test over the Pacific may be as dangerous as letting him go ahead.
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Michael Phelps: A Golden Shoulder to Lean On
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:00:23 +0200
Phelps, who confronted mental health problems three years ago, has opened his home to Grant Hackett, a friend and fellow Olympian with similar troubles. Phelps has also lent an ear to Tiger Woods.
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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Mexico
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:24:06 +0200
The quake on Tuesday came less than two weeks after the most powerful earthquake in a century hit Mexico and killed at least 90 people.
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