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Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:01:15 +0200
The Education Department said colleges may use a higher standard of evidence before finding an accused student responsible, which could make it harder to prove claims.
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Trump’s Travel Ban to Be Replaced by Restrictions Tailored to Certain Countries
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:56:55 +0200
The new restrictions could go into effect on Sunday and would prevent people in those nations from traveling to the United States or prompt increased scrutiny if they seek visas.
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Diamonds Aren’t Forever: 5 Bygone Ballparks of New York
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:13:18 +0200
These ballparks and stadiums — some of which were built early in the 20th century — seeded much of the game’s history before being torn down.
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How to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:29:06 +0200
A look at the groups providing aid to victims of the storm, and the type of research you should do before donating.
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California Today: California Today: Suing the Trump Administration, Again and Again and Again
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:58:22 +0200
Friday: Taking stock of Xavier Becerra’s lawsuits, Duncan Hunter calls for an attack on North Korea, and a review of “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.”
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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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Trump Dismisses ‘Russia Hoax’ as Facebook Turns Over Ads Tied to Campaign
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:07:31 +0200
The president asserts that the “Fake News Media” had the most sway in the 2016 election, and he again denies any Russian role in the campaign.
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North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:51:57 +0200
Kim Jong-un turns the standoff with Washington into a personal duel, while warning of more dangerous weapons tests.
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Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:50:41 +0200
The Iranian president vowed at a military parade to “strengthen our missile capabilities,” a point the American president has cited as a reason to scrap the nuclear deal.
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Theresa May Seeks to Unlock Brexit Talks in Florence Speech
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:44:07 +0200
After a week of intense infighting over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, the prime minister hopes to advance stalled negotiations.
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Kim Jong-un Called Trump a ‘Dotard.’ How Harsh Is That Burn?
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:42:18 +0200
An obscure insult from North Korea’s leader inspires dictionary searches and online jokes.
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North Korea, Puerto Rico, Aaron Hernandez: Your Friday Briefing
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:30:04 +0200
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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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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New York Today: New York Today: Keeping Your Apple-Picking Plans
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:00:01 +0200
Friday: How to keep leisure plans, weekend events, and free entrance to dozens of museums.
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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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German Election Mystery: Why No Russian Meddling?
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:31:40 +0200
After witnessing Moscow’s meddling in the American and French elections, Germany had its guard up. But the Kremlin seems to be sitting this one out.
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Aaron Hernandez Had Severe C.T.E. When He Died at Age 27
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:16:46 +0200
Researchers called it “the most severe case they had ever seen in someone of Aaron’s age.”
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The Full Text of Kim Jong-un’s Response to President Trump
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:00:23 +0200
The statement by Mr. Kim was the first time that a North Korean leader has issued a statement to the world under his name, South Korea said.
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Full Text of Kim Jong-un’s Response to President Trump
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:00:23 +0200
The statement by Mr. Kim was the first time that a North Korean leader has issued a statement to the world under his name, South Korea said.
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Europe Edition: North Korea, Angela Merkel, Laver Cup: Your Friday Briefing
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:13:38 +0200
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Modern Love: Discovering Manhood in Soapy Bubbles
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:00:11 +0200
He thought he had left his father’s machismo behind. But when it came time to propose, he didn’t think he was man enough to be anyone’s husband.
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Seeking Asylum — and Finding Hatred — in Germany
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:45:24 +0200
Escaping violence in Libya, Abode struggles to belong in a German town that has become a flashpoint of anti-immigrant anger.
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Seeking Asylum in Germany, and Finding Hatred
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:45:24 +0200
Escaping violence in Libya, Abode struggles to belong in a German town that has become a flashpoint of anti-immigrant anger.
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German Election Mystery: Where’s Russia?
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:45:03 +0200
After witnessing Moscow’s meddling in the American and French elections, Germany had its guard up. But the Kremlin seems to be sitting this one out.
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Trump, Though Not on Stage, Looms Large in Alabama G.O.P. Senate Debate
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:57:31 +0200
The sitting senator, Luther Strange, took every opportunity to mention the president’s endorsement, and the candidate he trails, Roy Moore, needled him for it.
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Refugees From Burundi Killed in Congo, Activists Say
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:58:36 +0200
At least 34 Burundians who had fled political violence at home were killed in a clash with soldiers, according to a civil society group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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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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Equifax Breach: Two Executives Step Down as Investigation Continues
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 03:41:18 +0200
The company said Friday that its chief information and security officers would retire in the wake of the breach that affected millions in the U.S. and Britain. This is what we know and don’t know about what occurred.
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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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This Season, Western Wildfires Are Close By and Running Free
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 20:57:21 +0200
Extreme fire behavior — difficult to predict and dangerous to fight — has been the watchword for the year. And these fires are menacing more lives and property.
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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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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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Florida Governor Imposes New Rules After Nursing Home Deaths
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 04:31:22 +0200
They will require nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have generators that can keep comfortable temperatures for four days after power loss.
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British Press Watchdog Says Climate Change Article Was Faulty
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:47:27 +0200
The Mail on Sunday was forced to issue a note saying an article asserting that U.S. researchers had manipulated data was inaccurate.
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Syrian Children Return to School Amid the Ruins in a Rebel-Held Area
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:04:53 +0200
In the battered suburb of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus, students are trying to resume their studies, which have been cut short by war.
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British Police Make ‘Significant Arrest’ in Subway Bombing
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 20:53:52 +0200
An 18-year-old man was detained in southeastern England, and the police searched at least one house about three miles from Heathrow Airport in London.
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Hold the Egg Sandwich: Egyptian TV Is Calling
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:40:17 +0200
Hatem El-Gamasy often appears as a pundit for Egyptian television news programs. His viewers don’t know his day job: He owns a bodega in Queens.
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Juggalos on the Mall? Just Another Weekend of Washington Protests
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:05:54 +0200
A Saturday filled with protests seemed a potentially combustible mix, but clashes were limited to a few harsh words exchanged near some porta-potties, and the city went about its business.
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Table for Three: Hillary Clinton and America Ferrera on Pain and Progress (and Hiking)
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:00:24 +0200
The former presidential candidate and the politically active actress discuss the hurt of the 2016 election and how they are both moving on.
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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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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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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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El Chapo’s Claims of Improper Extradition Are Dismissed
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:59:05 +0200
The ruling means the sprawling international drug case against Joaquín Guzmán Loera can continue moving toward a trial scheduled for April.
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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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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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Live Briefing: Emmys 2017 Live Updates: ‘Master of None’
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 03:36:31 +0200
Stephen Colbert is hosting, and he capped his opening monologue with an extended roast of President Trump.
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Tropical Storm Maria Is Latest Threat to Caribbean Islands
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 03:45:19 +0200
A hurricane watch has been issued for Antigua and Barbuda, and Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands may be affected by the middle of next week.
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