California Today: California Today: What We Know and Don’t Know About the Oakland Fire

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 06:22
Monday: A criminal investigation is opened into the Oakland inferno, officials release names of victims, and a look at the national Christmas tree in Kings Canyon National Park.
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China Amplifies Warning on Taiwan, and Trump Takes a Tougher Line

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 06:02
Donald J. Trump has challenged Beijing on trade and the South China Sea, rejecting suggestions that he needed China’s approval to talk to Taiwan’s president.
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Uber Bets on Artificial Intelligence With Acquisition and New Lab

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 06:01
With the Geometric Intelligence deal, Uber wants to make major advances in how the computers behind self-driving vehicles think and make decisions on the road.
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Ben Carson Grew Up in Public Housing, but Critics Worry Over How He Will Lead It

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 05:54
Experts in urban areas admire Mr. Carson’s medical clout but are concerned about his lack of experience in government.
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Shinzo Abe to Become First Japanese Leader to Visit Pearl Harbor

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 05:12
Mr. Abe’s trip this month to the site his country attacked 75 years ago will in effect be reciprocating a visit by President Obama to Hiroshima this year.
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The Checkup: Why Parents and Doctors Should Think About A.D.H.D. in Preschool

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 05:00
The evidence suggests that what works is not therapy that focuses on the child — such as play therapy — but coaching and training for the parents.
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Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead HUD

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 04:43
The president-elect reached out to one of his old Republican primary opponents to be secretary of housing and urban development.
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On Golf: Japan’s Best Golfer? With a Smile, Hideki Matsuyama Begs to Differ

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 04:00
Matsuyama, 24, has continued a streak that invokes Tiger Woods’s performance at the same age, but in front of the cameras, the similarities end.
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Shrines: For the Missoni Matriarch, a Dizzying Collection of Hands

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 03:50
Angela Missoni has spent more than 30 years collecting objects in the shape of hands — which fill her home outside Milan.
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Did You Just Forget, or Is It Something More Serious?

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 03:45
Memory lapses that disrupt daily living or cause a person to withdraw from family are more serious than absent-mindedness or confusing names, experts said.
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Standing Rock, Oakland, Matteo Renzi: Your Monday Briefing

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 03:42
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Torture Can Be Useful, Nearly Half of Americans in Poll Say

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 03:30
A question about whether an enemy fighter could be tortured to extract information revealed a stark contrast between the United States and many other nations.
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Live Briefing: Uncertainty in Italy After Vote; Matteo Renzi to Step Down

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 03:26
The prime minister will summon his cabinet before tendering his resignation, and the euro fell against the dollar after Italy rejected changes seen as vital for growth.
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Will Crudo be the next big dining sensation near South Coast Plaza?

OC Register - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 01:00
The dining scene at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is on fire thanks to Vaca and Water Grill, which have revived the area with their impeccable dishes and sleek decor. But can the culinary winning streak continue at the theater district? Chances are...
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Euro Falls After Italy Says No to Changes Seen as Vital for Growth

New York Times - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 00:49
The voters’ rejection of constitutional changes is likely to postpone the restructuring of the banking system designed to revive Italy’s moribund economy.
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Standing Rock Celebrates Halted Pipeline

New York Times - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 23:13
Stand in a drum circle at the Oceti Sakowin camp just after the Army announced on Sunday that it would explore alternative routes for the Dakota Access pipeline.
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New Zealand’s Prime Minister, John Key, Says He Will Step Down

New York Times - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 22:34
The 55-year-old prime minister, of the conservative National Party, has been in office since 2008, and his tenure has been seen as generally stable and free of controversy.
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Man Motivated by ‘Pizzagate’ Conspiracy Theory Arrested in Washington Gunfire

New York Times - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 22:04
The man said he wanted to “self-investigate” a baseless online theory tying a restaurant, Comet Ping Pong, to a child abuse ring.
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Europe Edition: Matteo Renzi, Oakland, Aleppo: Your Monday Briefing

New York Times - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 22:01
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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A Stirring Victory for a Texas High School. Then the Unthinkable.

New York Times - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 21:48
Hours after Iraan High School won a state football quarterfinal, a bus carrying cheerleaders and their sponsors was struck on a highway, leaving one dead.
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