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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,’ 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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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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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.
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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.
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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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The ‘King’ of Shambhala Buddhism, Undone by #MeToo
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:51:44 +0200
The leader of one of the biggest Buddhist organizations in the West steps aside after allegations of sexual abuse, leaving followers reeling.
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Nancy Barbato Sinatra, an Idol’s First Wife and Lasting Confidante, Dies at 101
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 06:55:21 +0200
For nearly half a century after her divorce from Frank Sinatra, she remained the singer’s cherished friend.
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Bank Earnings Climb in Growing Economy, but Lending Doesn’t Keep Pace
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:27:16 +0200
JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and PNC all reported another quarter of healthy profits on Friday. Loan growth isn’t keeping up.
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Cleaning Toilets, Following Rules: A Migrant Child’s Days in Detention
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:24:53 +0200
A portrait of life in the shelters for the children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Amid the Trumpian Chaos, Europe Sees a Strategy: Divide and Conquer
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:41:18 +0200
President Trump badgers and breaks protocol, but Europe faces a dilemma: It can’t get along with him and can’t get along without the United States.
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Wilbur Ross Says He Will Sell Stock After Watchdog Warns of Potential Criminal Violation
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:23:04 +0200
The Office of Government Ethics warned that the commerce secretary’s failure to make required divestitures could have placed him in a position to violate conflict of interest laws.
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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.
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Trump Walks in Front of Queen Elizabeth, Causing Social Media Frenzy
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 06:07:51 +0200
There was little sympathy online for President Trump after a faux pas while meeting with the queen.
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Europe Edition: Brexit, NATO, Serena Williams: Your Friday Briefing
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 05:43:34 +0200
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Sorry, NATO. Trump Doesn’t Believe in Allies.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:00:05 +0200
Europe has to understand that in the American president’s twisted worldview, there are only fans and enemies.
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Martha Roby, Former Trump Critic, Wins Alabama House Runoff
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 04:49:05 +0200
Ms. Roby, a Republican congresswoman, defeated a primary challenger who assailed her for withdrawing her support for President Trump in 2016.
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Live Updates: Trump-Putin Meeting in Helsinki
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:33:24 +0200
The leaders’ first summit meeting will be closely analyzed for signs of whether President Trump was friendlier to his Russian counterparts than to the leaders he met in Europe last week.
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How France Won Its Second World Cup Title
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:13:20 +0200
Led by Kylian Mbappé and Paul Pogba, France brings home its second World Cup trophy, 20 years after winning its first.
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Paychecks Lag as Profits Soar, and Prices Erode Wage Gains
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 02:17:26 +0200
Fears of an overheated economy could prompt the Federal Reserve to cut short a recovery in which incomes have already struggled to gain traction.
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‘Small Bottle’ of Novichok Found by Police in U.K. Victim’s Home
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:02:59 +0200
The bottle found on Friday in Amesbury, England, may give investigators new insight into the poisoning that killed one woman and sickened others, including a former Russian spy.
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England vs. Croatia: World Cup 2018 Live
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 20:52:19 +0200
England and Croatia square off for a spot in the 2018 World Cup final. Croatia has never made a final and England hasn’t been to one since 1966.
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$88 Million and Counting: Trump Amasses Huge Head Start for 2020 Campaign
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 03:18:46 +0200
The president’s re-election haul reflects a brisk fund-raising effort. Most of his predecessors, by contrast, did not kick off their campaigns until after the midterms.
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Warren is Preparing for 2020. So Are Biden, Booker, Harris and Sanders.
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:11:25 +0200
As many top Democrats eye a run for president in 2020, Elizabeth Warren has all but announced her candidacy, while Joe Biden is planning to campaign up to four days a week this fall for midterm candidates.
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Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Man, and Then a Crowd Confronts Officers
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 06:29:10 +0200
The shooting was the latest in recent years to raise questions about how Chicago officers use force. A police official said the man was armed with a semiautomatic weapon.
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Review: ‘Mary Page Marlowe’ Lives an Ordinary, Extraordinary Life
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:50:18 +0200
In Tracy Letts’s gripping play, it takes six actors (and a doll) to embody one steely, difficult woman, from infancy to the age of 69.
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In Trump’s U.K. Visit, Some See ‘Infomercial’ for Money-Losing Golf Resort
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 12:24:41 +0200
Ethics experts say President Trump’s promotion of Turnberry is part of a broader, problematic effort to use the presidency to gin up business for his property.
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As the “witch hunt” finds more witches, the gap between Trump and Justice officials grows stark
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 06:06:01 +0200
Days before the president’s meeting with Putin, a new indictment lays bare details of Russian efforts to sway the 2016 election. Coincidence?
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Did Flawed Data Lead Track Astray on Testosterone in Women?
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 05:45:30 +0200
A new challenge has emerged to the I.A.A.F. rules that could require some runners to undergo medical treatment to lower their hormone levels.
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‘Still Can’t Believe It Worked’: The Story of the Thailand Cave Rescue
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 03:24:47 +0200
It took plastic cocoons and anti-anxiety pills, bravery and providence, to save the soccer team. “So many things could have gone wrong,” said one official.
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