President Trump Must Face Accusations of ‘Apprentice’ Contestant

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:31
A state judge has ruled that Summer Zervos, who accused Mr. Trump of groping her, can sue him for defamation for calling her a liar.
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FedEx, Facebook, Iraq: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:09
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Cynthia Nixon Asks if Cuomo Is a ‘Real Democrat’ at Campaign Debut

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:02
In a red-hot start to the governor’s race, Ms. Nixon attacked the governor’s liberal bona fides, while an ally of his called her an “unqualified lesbian.”
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Beijing Journal: A Beijing Bookstore Where George Washington Is on the Shelves

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:50
The All Sages Bookstore, run by a onetime Tiananmen Square protester, has survived both the capital’s ferocious property market and the censorship of the Xi Jinping era.
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Vietnam '67: The Chopper Pilots

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:45
I made over 50 helicopter assaults during Vietnam. Each one had a story.
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Children’s Book About Mike Pence’s Gay Bunny Jumps to No. 1

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:35
John Oliver’s parody of the Pence family’s book about their pet bunny has bumped pre-orders of James B. Comey’s memoir from the top spot.
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N.Y.C. Nature: The Croaky Sounds of Spring

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:34
The rasping call of the wood frog, who amazingly emerges from being mostly frozen during the winter, is filling city woodlands right now.
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Melania Trump Wants to End Online Bullying. Her Husband Doesn’t Help.

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:15
Melania Trump has long said she wants to curb online bullying. Her efforts often clash with the president's habit of using Twitter to insult people.
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Peter G. Peterson, a Power From Wall St. to Washington, Dies at 91

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:10
Captain of business, financier, philanthropist and public-policy watchdog, Mr. Peterson rose from humble Nebraska roots to be a force in American life.
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Cambridge Analytica Suspends C.E.O. Amid Facebook Data Scandal

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:58
The company’s board said it was suspending the chief executive, Alexander Nix, with immediate effect, pending an independent investigation.
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Asia and Australia Edition: Vladimir Putin, Facebook, White Rhino: Your Wednesday Briefing

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:40
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Inside Dapper Dan and Gucci’s Harlem Atelier

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:35
In the ’80s and ’90s, Daniel Day used Gucci’s logo without permission to create coveted “knockups.” Now, the couturier and the luxury brand have teamed up to create an appointment-only boutique.
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Canada Plans to Tighten Gun Reviews and Records

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:28
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government proposed legislation to restore record-keeping requirements for long-gun sales and expand background checks for gun owners.
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To Make the Messthetics, Mix a Reunion With One Virtuosic Newcomer

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:01
Members of Fugazi, a seminal punk band, have joined forces with Anthony Pirog, a guitarist a generation their junior.
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Supreme Court Warily Eyes California Law Involving Abortion and Free Speech

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 13:40
The justices heard arguments in a First Amendment challenge to a law requiring “crisis pregnancy centers” to provide information on abortion.
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How Researchers Learned to Use Facebook ‘Likes’ to Sway Your Thinking

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 13:36
Your interest in Kim Kardashian West can tell researchers how extroverted (very), how conscientious (more than most) and how open-minded (only somewhat) you are.
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Op-Ed Columnist: The Calm Before the Stormy

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 13:19
What’s behind President Trump’s curious silence about a porn star and her story?
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Profiles in Science: David Reich Unearths Human History Etched in Bone

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 12:41
The geneticist at Harvard Medical School has retrieved DNA from more than 900 ancient people. His findings trace the prehistoric migrations of our species.
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Ex-Playboy Model Karen McDougal Sues to Break Silence on Trump

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 12:09
Ms. McDougal is the second woman this month to challenge Trump associates’ efforts to bury stories of extramarital affairs.
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Trump Says He Congratulated Putin on His Re-Election and They May Meet Soon

New York Times - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:46
“We had a very good call,” Mr. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. “We will be meeting in the not-too distant future to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control.”
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