Obama Readies One Last Push for Trans-Pacific Partnership

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 17:45
As both presidential candidates campaign against it, the White House is negotiating with Republicans in Congress to ratify the largest regional trade agreement ever.
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Advertising: Lessons From Rio, as Live Events Make the Leap to Streaming

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 17:43
Events like the Olympics and the Oscars are finding their way onto streaming platforms, and marketers are wondering how to reach those viewers.
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For Donald Trump’s Family, an Immigrant’s Tale With 2 Beginnings

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 17:18
For decades, in part to avoid alienating Jewish friends and clients, the Trumps buried their German heritage, instead saying that the family was Swedish.
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Ethiopian Marathoner’s Protest Puts Him at Odds With His Government

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 17:17
Feyisa Lilesa, the Olympic silver medal winner, said his gesture at the finish line in Rio de Janeiro could get him killed if he returned home.
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Live From the Closing Ceremonies in Rio

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 16:56
New York Times reporters and photographers cover the closing ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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Rent-to-Own Homes: A Win-Win for Landlords, a Risk for Struggling Tenants

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 16:53
A new breed of landlord is blurring the line between renter and homeowner, but these firms claim they’re bringing homeownership to those who can’t get mortgages.
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Bad energy? Some locals upset over proposed renewable energy plant in Anaheim

OC Register - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 16:26
ANAHEIM – Some residents within several miles of a proposed renewable energy plant that would convert food waste into clean electricity are questioning whether the idea smells. Carlsbad-based Anaergia proposes to build a facility where daily...
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Album Review: Frank Ocean Ends His Long Silence With a Variety of Works

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 15:58
Mr. Ocean has released two new albums, a music video and an art magazine that display his musical and nonmusical talents.
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Gord Downie, Frontman for the Tragically Hip, in His Final Act

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 15:55
On Saturday, Mr. Downie, who has terminal brain cancer, played what could be his last major outing with that venerable Canadian band.
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Queens Woman Is Charged With Strangling 9-Year-Old Stepdaughter

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 15:17
The girl was found dead in a bathtub on Friday in an apartment building in the Richmond Hill neighborhood.
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Books of The Times: ‘The Art of Rivalry’ Dissects Four Jostling Pairs of Artists

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 15:12
Manet and Degas, Matisse and Picasso, Pollock and de Kooning, Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon: fraught friendships as catapults for artistic breakthroughs.
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The Power of Gold

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 14:55
In 2012, the Brazilian judoka Rafaela Silva was a medal favorite, but she was disqualified. At the Rio Games, she sought to show that her humble background could not squelch her dreams.
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Rio Olympics: U.S. men crush Serbia for basketball gold

OC Register - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 14:40
RIO DE JANEIRO – The U.S. men's basketball team had little trouble dispatching Serbia 96-66 Sunday to win the gold medal for the third consecutive Olympics. Kevin Durant led the way for the U.S. with 30 points on 10-for-19 shooting. The Americans...
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U.S. Dominates Serbia in Gold Medal Basketball Game

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 14:32
With the victory, the Americans extended their winning streak in the Olympics to 52 games.
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Sports of The Times: How to Link Rio Games’ Top Stories: Just Add Water

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 14:16
For reasons good and bad, the city’s water played a leading role in how the Games will be remembered: as a source of heroics, scandals and mosquitoes.
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Iraq Executes Dozens for 2014 Massacre by ISIS

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 14:08
Thirty-six men were hanged in connection with the group’s killing of 1,700 Shiite military personnel, despite concerns over the country’s criminal justice system.
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Suicide Bombing Kills at Least 20 in Somalia

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 13:25
Militants struck a market in the town of Galkayo and then stormed a government building and engaged in gun battles with security forces.
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‘Ben-Hur’ Is Latest Flop for Paramount

New York Times - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 13:09
The film, which cost Paramount and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about $100 million to make, arrived to a disastrous $11.4 million in domestic ticket sales.
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Young writers explore common ground between Muslims and Latinos

OC Register - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:36
SANTA ANA – Wearing a hot-pink hijab covering her head, Rida Hamida asked more than a dozen teenage Latino writers how Muslims and Muslim-Americans like herself are portrayed in the media. “Terrorists,” one in the group said. Hamida then asked,...
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Two motorcyclists die in Trabuco Canyon 12 hours apart

OC Register - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:15
TRABUCO CANYON – Two motorcyclists died within 12 hours of each other along a winding canyon road in South Orange County, officials said A solo motorcyclist riding along Trabuco Canyon Road early Sunday died when he crashed into a stone wall that...
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