Before Heading Back to Football, Urban Meyer Has His Say

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:30
Back from suspension, the Ohio State football coach is at turns defiant and remorseful.
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Charges of Racism Hobble a Soccer Revival in Germany

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:16
An embarrassing World Cup. Accusations of discrimination from a star player. German soccer tries to heal through its Euro 2024 campaign.
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Big City: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Politics of a $3,000 Suit

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:06
The Democratic star was criticized for appearing in a magazine spread looking like a member of the 1 percent. Was it hypocrisy or a savvy move?
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Are Music Festivals to Blame for Overdose Deaths?

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:01
The deaths of two young people in Australia have renewed a debate over drug policy. Some encourage canceling events, while others suggest initiatives to make drug use safer.
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Alan Abel, Hoaxer Extraordinaire, Is (on Good Authority) Dead at 94

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:00
A professional trickster, Mr. Abel gleefully hoodwinked the American public time and again, even convincing The Times in 1980 that he had died.
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Before and After Florence: See the Impact of the Storm

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:54
These videos and photos show the toll of the hurricane-force winds and heavy rains across North Carolina.
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Retire? These Graying ‘Encore Entrepreneurs’ Are Just Starting Up

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:52
More people in their 50s and 60s are starting their own businesses, redefining a start-up culture often ruled by the young.
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Trump Says Tariffs Will Save American Factories. History Shows Otherwise.

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:51
After the United States imposed tariffs on Chinese tires in 2009, Chinese companies started building plants in the United States.
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Trump to Cap Refugees Allowed Into U.S. at 30,000, a Record Low

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:41
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the further cuts to an already scaled-back program reflected a “daunting operational reality.”
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Mueller and Defense Lawyers Ask for Flynn Sentencing to Be Scheduled

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:28
The request signals that Mr. Flynn’s cooperation with prosecutors for the special counsel has been exhausted.
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Metropolitan Diary: ‘The Eggs Were Rolling Around Every Which Way, Up and Down the Aisle’

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:13
A dozen runaways on the M86, a clever hiding place for a lost water bottle and other reader tales from New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
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SpaceX to Announce First Customer for Trip Around the Moon

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:54
The mystery passenger would follow a looping path around the moon without landing aboard a new rocket, but when the flight might occur is uncertain.
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Trump Defends Kavanaugh Amid Sexual Assault Accusation

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:39
President Trump defended the qualifications of his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, after a woman accused him of sexual assault.
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Chicago Prosecutors Paint Officer as Reckless in Shooting of Laquan McDonald

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:26
Officer Jason Van Dyke, who fatally shot the 17-year-old in 2014, is on trial for murder. Jurors heard opening statements in the case Monday morning.
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Emmys Briefing: 2018 Emmy Awards: What to Watch For

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:24
Will the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards be a battle of former champions? Many eyes are on “Game of Thrones” and “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
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Asia and Australia Edition: Your Tuesday News Briefing: South Korea, Taiwan, the Emmys

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:23
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Brock Long’s Woes Mount as House G.O.P. Launches Travel Inquiry

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:14
Representative Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said Monday he will investigate the potential misuse of government vehicles by FEMA’s chief.
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Ted Cruz’s Campaign Marked a Fund-Raising Letter an Official ‘Summons.’ It Wasn’t Against the Rules.

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:10
The Texas senator’s re-election campaign sent voters in at least three counties a letter with a label suggesting it was a legal summons. The Federal Election Commission says doing so doesn’t break any rules.
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Trilobites: Water Droplets Don’t Just Hover on a Hot Pan. They Roll.

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:57
Physicists took a deeper look at the Leidenfrost effect, which you’ve likely experienced when you’ve dripped water into a pan to test its temperature.
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Poland’s Leader Finds an Ally in Trump, Even as He Brings Courts to Heel

New York Times - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:33
The judicial overhaul has inspired protests and the threat of European Union sanctions. But American officials have largely remained silent.
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