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Russia Is No Longer Targeting the U.S., Trump Says, Contradicting His Own Intelligence Director
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:31:45 +0200
“There’s been no president ever as tough as I have been on Russia,” President Trump said Wednesday.
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Bowing to Trump, Novartis Joins Pfizer in Freezing Drug Prices
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:01:28 +0200
The move comes as drug companies scramble to show they are responding to criticism about their rising prices, including from President Trump.
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The Hard Road of the Japanese Documentary Maker
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:43:39 +0200
Kazuo Hara, a leading figure in a little-known branch of the film world, brings his latest boundary-pushing documentary to the Japan Cuts festival.
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Trump Questions the Core of NATO: Mutual Self-Defense
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:33:41 +0200
In an interview with the Fox host Tucker Carlson, President Trump was asked why an American son would have to defend Montenegro, the alliance’s newest member.
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Maria Butina, Suspected Secret Agent, Was in Touch With Russian Intelligence, Prosecutors Say
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:01:03 +0200
Ms. Butina was arrested over the weekend in Washington because investigators were concerned that she was about to flee the United States, prosecutors said.
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As ISIS Fighters Fill Prisons in Syria, Their Home Nations Look Away
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:59:37 +0200
On a rare tour of prisons for Islamic State suspects from nearly 50 countries, a Times reporter watched their jailers try to secure them humanely — but for how long?
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Disability: Hildegard’s Visions, and Mine
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:00:03 +0200
Was the gorgeous music composed by a 12th-century mystic a product of her hallucinations, or a triumph over them?
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There’s a Reason You’re Drinking So Much Aperol Spritz
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:52:56 +0200
It’s officially the drink of the summer, thanks to an aggressive marketing campaign by Campari.
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A President With No Shame and a Party With No Guts
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:41:05 +0200
It’s become a huge source of power for Trump and trouble for the rest of us.
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Art Review: Klimt, Schiele and Picasso: Erotic Visions From Three Modern Masters
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:40:36 +0200
The Met Breuer’s exhibition showcases frank portrayals of female nudity from Klimt, Schiele and Picasso, all from the gift of a recluse who collected their artworks.
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Inside the Trinitarios: How a Gang Feud Led to the Death of a Teenager
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:37:49 +0200
Prosecutors have dealt blows to the gang’s hierarchy, leaving splinter groups to scramble for power. The battle cost Lesandro Guzman-Feliz his life.
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Taliban Leaders Declare a Halt to Bombings in Civilian Areas
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:56:44 +0200
The insurgent group said that it would continue fighting but would avoid actions, like suicide attacks, that kill civilians. ISIS made no such offer.
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Who Buys a Guillotine? Someone Who Wants an ‘Amusing Acquisition’
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:56:35 +0200
Christophe Février made the controversial purchase at a Paris auction last week. But he doesn’t know where to put the object. “I don’t want to exhibit it in a family setting,” he said.
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E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:53:43 +0200
European officials hit the internet giant with the record penalty for abusing its power in the smartphone market, the region’s latest move to rein in the clout of tech companies.
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After 20-Year ‘State of War,’ a Flight With Champagne and Roses
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:46:34 +0200
Affirming a breakthrough peace deal, a plane flew from Ethiopia to Eritrea, carrying politicians, artists, journalists and potential investors.
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After 20-Year ‘State of War,’ Champagne and Roses on Flight From Ethiopia to Eritrea
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:46:34 +0200
Affirming a breakthrough peace deal, a plane flew between the two countries’ capitals, carrying politicians, artists, journalists and potential investors.
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State of the Art: How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech: Federal Spending, Not Tariffs
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:44:21 +0200
The United States government once invested mightily to build the modern world. Now it has abdicated that role to a foreign rival.
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New Owners See Hope for California Ghost Town They Bought for $1.4 Million
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:35:19 +0200
Cerro Gordo, in the Inyo Mountains of California, became a ghost town after decades of disuse. Its new owners plan to spend about $1 million to make it boom again.
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Thai Cave Boys Leave Hospital and Apologize for All the Fuss
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:13:45 +0200
The soccer teammates said sorry to their rescuers after a remarkable international effort to extract them from a flooded cave.
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Does Admissions Exam for Elite High Schools Measure Up? No One Knows
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:00:01 +0200
The admissions test is supposed to identify students who will thrive at New York City’s specialized high schools, but there’s scant research showing that it does.
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Trump Says Those at the ‘Higher Ends of Intelligence’ Loved His Remarks With Putin
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:58:48 +0200
The president also suggested that “haters” were angry that he got along with the leader of Russia and “would rather go to war.”
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California Today: California Today: Will a Representative’s Views on Russia Affect His Re-election Campaign?
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:52:33 +0200
Wednesday: Dana Rohrabacher’s Russia ties are scrutinized, Highway 1 reopens, and critics praise “Blindspotting” and its portrayal of a friendship in Oakland.
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Google Fined $5.1 Billion by E.U. in Android Antitrust Ruling
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:26:02 +0200
European officials hit the internet giant with the record penalty for abusing its power in the smartphone market, the region’s latest move to rein in the clout of tech companies.
© The New York Times
Donald Trump, Barack Obama, European Union: Your Wednesday Briefing
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:03:41 +0200
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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What Was Maria Butina Doing at the National Prayer Breakfast?
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:00:19 +0200
America’s Christian nationalists have been finding common cause with the Russian government for a while now.
© The New York Times
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The Stone: Raising My Child in a Doomed World
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:19:06 +0200
Some would say the mistake was having our daughter in the first place.
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29 Medal of Honor recipients introduced before MLB All-Star game
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:35:07 +0200
FOX broadcaster Joe Buck asked the sellout Nationals Park crowd to remain silent while he introduced each man separately, listing their rank and branch within the military. The Medal of Honor is the country's highest military decoration, bestowed to a...
© Houston Chronicle
Cave diver says he might sue Elon Musk after Musk suggests he's a pedophile
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:40:00 +0200
A British cave diver involved in the rescue of 12 Thai soccer players and their coach said he would consider taking legal action against Elon Musk after the Tesla Inc. and SpaceX chief executive suggested on Twitter that the diver was a pedophile. On...
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In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:38:58 +0200
In cities that are already scorching hot, temperatures and humidity levels are rising to levels that the human body simply can’t tolerate, researchers warn.
© The New York Times
Harvard employee apologizes for 'inappropriate' comment caught on video
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0200
A Harvard employee has been forced to apologize for “inappropriate” remarks towards her neighbor caught on camera. Alyson Laliberte posted video of her confrontation with Theresa Lund, the executive director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative...
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Mandalay Bay owners sue victims of Las Vegas mass shooting
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:50:57 +0200
The corporate owners of the Mandalay Bay casino filed suit against the victims of last year’s Las Vegas concert mass shooting, claiming it has no liability for the massacre, according to a published report on Monday. MGM Resorts International went...
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'Sopranos' memorabilia, including Bobby's fat suit, go up for auction
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 06:25:00 +0200
You, too, can dress just like a New Jersey mobster. A treasure trove of memorabilia from “The Sopranos” is being auctioned off by Steiner Auctions this summer, including autographed scripts, a cast varsity jacket and several posters. 'Sopranos' prequel...
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Dad found beaten to death reportedly had 43 kids
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:14:26 +0200
A Chicago dad found beaten to death in his home over the weekend left behind 43 children, according to reports. Police said John Hearring, 63, was discovered unconscious Sunday afternoon in his upstairs apartment on the city’s West Side, according...
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What time does the home run derby start?
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:25:00 +0200
The 2018 home run derby takes place Monday night at Nationals Park in Washington. The event starts at 5 p.m. EDT and will be broadcast on ESPN and the Watch ESPN app. Dodgers infielder Max Muncy will be taking part in his first derby, which will follow...
© LA Times
Mom fatally stabbed outside laundromat as her kids watched: cops
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:08:55 +0200
LEWISTON, Maine — Police in Maine are investigating the killing of a woman who was stabbed outside of a laundromat in downtown Lewiston. Police say 48-year-old Kimberly Dobbie was stabbed on Sunday morning and died later in the day at Central Maine...
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The military is building a space plane. Now it looks to have an engine up to the task
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0200
A decade after the U.S. Air Force commissioned the next generation of GPS satellites, the first of these spacecraft is finally set to launch into orbit later this year. As with other national security missions, a roughly 200-foot-tall rocket will blast...
© LA Times
Astros Justin Verlander, Alex Bregman join 'In My Feelings' challenge en route to All-Star Game
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:28:13 +0200
Two Astros All-Stars took rapper Drake's "In My Feelings" challenge to the skies over the weekend
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Rapper, inspired by Chicago-born director, takes strangers to movies
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 03:48:49 +0200
Rapper Rory Ferreira says he was inspired by the "Sorry to Bother You" director, Chicago-born Boots Riley, to do something good for society.
© Sun-Times
A Better Way to Run Schools
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:39:33 +0200
The New Orleans turnaround shows the power of giving more freedom to teachers and principals — and then holding them accountable for their performance.
© The New York Times
Trump resists Mueller interview, leaving difficult decision on subpoena before fall elections
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:45:00 +0200
After months of negotiations failed to secure an interview with President Trump, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III warned the president’s lawyers during a contentious meeting this spring that he could use a grand jury subpoena if necessary to compel...
© LA Times
Trump raves about ‘beautiful’ Queen, makes confusing UK comment
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 20:27:59 +0200
President Trump raved about 92-year-old Queen Elizabeth’s beauty in a sprawling new interview from his trip to the UK — but seemed confused about exactly what the United Kingdom is. “The Queen is terrific. She is so sharp, so wise, so...
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John Cynn wins $8.8 million with World Series of Poker title
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:55:00 +0200
The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago. John Cynn won the series' marquee no-limit Texas Hold ’em main event Sunday in Las Vegas, surrounded...
© LA Times
Russia Is No Longer Targeting the U.S., Trump Says, Contradicting His Own Intelligence Director
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:31:45 +0200
“There’s been no president ever as tough as I have been on Russia,” President Trump said Wednesday.
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Trump says Russia no longer targeting the US
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:20:31 +0200
President Donald Trump's answer contradicts election warnings from his intelligence chief.
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The whispers are getting louder about Rory McIlroy
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:15:09 +0200
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Rory McIlroy hears the chatter. McIlroy understands the questions about why, after winning four major championships in four years, starting with his U.S. Open win in 2011 and climaxed by his second career PGA Championship victory...
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MLB takes action after Brewers All-Star’s hateful tweets revealed
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:10:13 +0200
Josh Hader will have more than just opposing batters to focus on as the second half of the season resumes. The Brewers reliever will undergo sensitivity training and participate in MLB’s diversity and inclusion initiatives after his racist, sexist...
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Wife of former Trump adviser Papadopoulos appears on Capitol Hill
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:07:35 +0200
The wife of former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to Democrats on the House intelligence committee.
© Sun-Times
Bowing to Trump, Novartis Joins Pfizer in Freezing Drug Prices
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:01:28 +0200
The move comes as drug companies scramble to show they are responding to criticism about their rising prices, including from President Trump.
© The New York Times
Cuffed fugitives smile with officers after chase
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:54:55 +0200
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MGM already facing backlash after suing Las Vegas shooting victims
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:40:21 +0200
Infuriated by MGM Resorts International’s lawsuit against the victims of the Las Vegas concert mass shooting, some people are urging a boycott of the company’s hotels and resorts, according to new reports. The chain went to federal courts...
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