2 Patients Die in Sheriff’s Van Submerged by Florence’s Floodwaters

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:31
The women were being transported between health facilities in South Carolina.
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Are Bert and Ernie Gay? ‘Sesame Street’ Writer Says His Comments Were Misinterpreted

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:46
Mark Saltzman said he wrote the iconic muppets as a “loving couple.” Sesame Workshop says they’re “best friends.” We may never know for sure.
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Tragedy? Farce? Confusion? The Method Behind That Russian Poisoning Interview

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 20:30
When two Russians were trotted out to deny British accusations that they tried to kill an ex-spy, few believed them. Maybe no one was really meant to.
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In Mexico, a Truck Full of Cadavers Takes a Mystery Road Trip

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 20:13
When a refrigerated truck used as storage by a morgue in Jalisco State was taken on an unusual, and unexplained, trip, it became a sad symbol of Mexico’s wave of violence.
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Unraveling the Mystery of a 12-Day Killing Spree at the Border

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:44
The arrest of a Border Patrol agent in the killing of four people in Laredo, Tex., has left investigators struggling for answers.
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U.S. Loses Track of Another 1,500 Migrant Children, Investigators Find

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:42
The inability to confirm the whereabouts of migrant children after they move from federal shelters raises concerns that they could be exploited by human traffickers.
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McDonald’s Workers Across the U.S. Stage #MeToo Protests

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:17
Hundreds of McDonald’s employees rallied to demand that the largest fast food chain in the country do more to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
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I Highly Recommend Joining This Cult

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:14
I am slashing my spending and rethinking my bourgeois ways. You should, too.
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Julie Chen Leaves ‘The Talk’ Amid Allegations Against Les Moonves, Her Husband

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:10
Ms. Chen, who has co-hosted the award-winning CBS show for years, said she needed to spend more time with family. Her husband, Mr. Moonves, has been accused of sexual misconduct.
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Lizzo Doesn’t Care What You Think About Her Body

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:03
“I made a commitment to feel-good music,” the artist said before a show at MoMA PS1. “I had to show my belly a lot of attention, a lot of love.”
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The Police in Her Neighborhood Knew Her Troubles. The Police Who Shot Her Were From Elsewhere.

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:56
Officers had responded to 911 calls to the Queens address before, according to the police. But officers in that precinct were away mourning a colleague.
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DealBook: When an Owner’s New Company Puts the Old One in Trump’s Cross Hairs

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:56
The decision by the Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff to buy Time magazine raises the question of the duty that executives have to the companies that made them rich.
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Will Donald Trump Stand Up to China?

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:54
He’s cracking down over trade, but it’s urgent that he protest Beijing’s human rights abuses as well.
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‘It’s Back’: Underwater Yet Again, the Carolinas Face a New Reality

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:50
As climate change and rapid growth bring more flooding, residents and officials must grapple with where to rebuild and how to prepare for the next storm.
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How the Next Downturn Will Surprise Us

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:23
In their campaign to contain the risks that caused the Great Recession, central bankers may have planted the seeds for the next global economic crisis.
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Your Tuesday Evening News Briefing: Brett Kavanaugh, Apple, Trump

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:17
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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The Broken Pieces of Middle East Peace

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:16
Forty years after the Camp David accords, we’re again at a fateful moment.
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Books News: ‘Full Disclosure’ by Stormy Daniels Has Few Bombshells, but Is Likely to Rattle the White House

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:15
Mr. Trump’s presidency has proved to be an unexpected boon for the publishing industry, which has unleashed a barrage of juicy insider accounts.
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Political Memo: On Kavanaugh, a Changed America Debates an Explosive Charge

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:15
The accusations against the Supreme Court nominee are being assessed under different social and cultural conventions than when the episode allegedly occurred
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Consumers Will Increasingly Feel Pain From Trump’s Trade War. Here’s Why.

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:52
The administration has tried to shield popular products from tariffs. That gets harder with each new round.
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