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McConnell May Have Been Right: It May Be Too Hard to Replace Obamacare (Fri, 26 May 2017)
As the legislative realities of replacing the health law become clear, some Republicans are turning their attention to a different target: tax reform.
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Fact Check: The Updated G.O.P. Health Care Bill (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Does the health care bill passed by the House live up to Republicans’ promises? We checked the facts.
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World Leaders Increase Pressure on Trump to Stay in the Paris Accord (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Negotiators for America’s partners in the Group of 7 intensified pressure on the United States not to pull out of the 2015 climate agreement.
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Trump Appears to Push Aside the Leader of Montenegro (Thu, 25 May 2017)
World leaders were gathering for a “family photo” at a NATO summit in Brussels when Mr. Trump appeared to push his way to the front of the line.
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Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation? (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes.
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Trump Says NATO Allies Don’t Pay Their Share. Is That True? (Fri, 26 May 2017)
When the president suggests that many allies “owe massive amounts of money” to the alliance, he has a point, but he mischaracterizes the way it works.
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Trump and Obama Visited Europe. One Got a Warm Welcome. (Thu, 25 May 2017)
It was a coincidence of scheduling for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, but the difference in the receptions of the former and current presidents was telling.
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Russian Once Tied to Trump Aide Seeks Immunity to Testify Before Congress (Sat, 27 May 2017)
Oleg V. Deripaska’s offer comes amid increased attention to his ties to Paul Manafort, who is one of several Trump associates under F.B.I. scrutiny.
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White House Backs Down on Keeping Ethics Waivers Secret (Sat, 27 May 2017)
In a reversal, the White House said it would publicly disclose waivers allowing former lobbyists to work in the administration.
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F.B.I. Investigates Attempt to Hack the Trump Organization (Sat, 27 May 2017)
The president’s grown two sons, who run the company, met with agents; Eric Trump said there had been no successful intrusion into the computer system.
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With a Presidential Boost, the P.G.A. Comes to Trump National (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The event, the Senior P.G.A. Championship, illustrates the pitfalls associated with a president unwilling to make a clean break with his commercial empire.
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Liberals Wanted a Fight in Montana. Democratic Leaders Saw a Lost Cause. (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Tension between party leaders who will not compete for unlikely seats and an energized base loath to concede anything to Republicans risks demoralizing activists.
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Manchester, Hillary Clinton, Paris Agreement: Your Evening Briefing (Sat, 27 May 2017)
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Lee Boyd Malvo, Serving Life in ‘Beltway Sniper’ Case, Must Be Resentenced, Judge Says (Sat, 27 May 2017)
A federal judge in Virginia ruled that the life sentences imposed when Lee Boyd Malvo was a teenager were unconstitutional.
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At Wellesley, Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump and Invokes Nixon Resignation (Sat, 27 May 2017)
As her commencement speech unfolded, it was increasingly critical of the administration of the man who defeated her to become president, without ever naming him.
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Your Daily Mini Crossword (Tue, 14 Mar 2017)
Solve a bite-size crossword in just a few minutes.
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For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The Army has sought to play down the significance of the mixed-gender milestone. But female grunts see it as monumental and revolutionary.
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The Summer TV Lineup: 13 Series to Watch (Thu, 25 May 2017)
Money-laundering manicurists, a Stephen King detective story and, oh yeah, “Game of Thrones.”
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Eyeglass Vendor, Imprisoned for Terrorizing Consumers, Is Accused of Fraud (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Federal prosecutors charged Vitaly Borker, who spent over three years in prison for threatening customers of his previous online business, with wire and mail fraud.
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For Manchester, as for Its Libyans, a Test of Faith (Sat, 27 May 2017)
Monday night’s bombing was seen not just as an attack on a concert venue, but an attack on a city’s identity as a proudly multicultural capital.
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Britain Says It Has ‘Large Part’ of Manchester Bomber’s Network (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The bomber may have assembled enough material for a second bomb, but with eight men in custody, officials said they were making progress.
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News Analysis: Leaks: A Uniquely American Way of Annoying the Authorities (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Is there something particularly American about leaking? Some national allergy to protecting government secrets? Yes, in fact, there is.
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Economic View: The Question Isn’t Why Wage Growth Is So Low. It’s Why It’s So High. (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Worker pay isn’t rising as fast as low unemployment rates would suggest. That reflects low productivity growth, a major challenge for the economy.
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As C.E.O. Pay Packages Grow, Top Executives Have the President’s Ear (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The top 200 chief executives, who make more than last year, are holding meetings with President Trump, who is considering rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations.
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Strap Into the Jersey Shore’s New Roller Coaster (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The Hydrus opened in May, replacing the famous Jet Star roller coaster, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Experience the ride in this 360° video.
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Expecting a Big Economic Bump? It’s Looking Less Likely (Sat, 27 May 2017)
With headwinds from trade, forecasts for this quarter are turning more tepid and point to a continuation of steady but not stellar growth.
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Journalist’s Footage Shows Iraqi Forces Torturing Civilians, ABC Report Says (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Video taken by Ali Arkady and shared with the news network appears to show uniformed Iraqi forces beating Iraqi civilians.
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Gunmen in Egypt Force Christian Pilgrims From Buses and Kill 28 (Sat, 27 May 2017)
The assault on vehicles carrying Coptic worshipers, including children, was the latest in a wave of violence targeting the Christian minority in the country.
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Brooklyn Prison Supervisors Charged With Sexually Assaulting Inmates (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Two supervisors at a federal jail in Brooklyn accused of sexually abusing female inmates educated subordinates about the Prison Rape Elimination Act.
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Top Russian Officials Discussed How to Influence Trump Aides Last Summer (Wed, 24 May 2017)
American spies collected intelligence last summer revealing that Russians were debating how to work with Trump advisers, current and former officials say.
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In Controversy, Hannity Isn’t Seeing Advertisers’ Exodus That O’Reilly Did (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Companies are sticking by Sean Hannity as he promotes his conspiracy theory surrounding the murder of a D.N.C. staff member, claiming he is not violating their core values.
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Injured Boy at Yankee Stadium Puts Face on Bill Seeking Safety Netting (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Legislation by a New York City councilman calls for stadiums with more than 5,000 seats to extend protective nets from home plate to the foul poles.
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Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department (Thu, 25 May 2017)
The president’s proposed reductions to the department’s research may have a greater impact on climate change than the Paris accord decision.
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Dani Mathers, Former Playboy Model, Gets Community Service for Snapchat of Woman in Gym (Thu, 25 May 2017)
Ms. Mathers must remove graffiti in Los Angeles after taking a photograph of a naked 70-year-old in a shower area, in a case seen as body shaming.
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Shakira Finds Liberation, One Song at a Time (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The new songs in Spanish on this Colombian star’s “El Dorado” bring back her playfulness, and the track “Chantaje” already has 1.5 billion streams.
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Summer Pages: Books to Breeze Through This Summer (Thu, 25 May 2017)
Janet Maslin’s roundup of 16 books to read this summer includes a stunner of a cop novel, a satire of the wealthy, sidesplitting essays and a classical mystery for fans of Agatha Christie.
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The New Old Age: Planning to Age in Place? Find a Contractor Now (Fri, 19 May 2017)
Virtually all single-family homes lack features needed to accommodate aging owners’ limitations. But there are specialists prepared to help fix that.
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NYT > Education

Your Money: When Colleges Dangle Money to Lure Students Who Ignored Them (Wed, 24 May 2017)
There is a May 1 deadline for students to choose a college and place a deposit, but increasingly, the negotiations continue well beyond that.
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Dozens of Middlebury Students Are Disciplined for Charles Murray Protest (Thu, 25 May 2017)
Students at the Vermont college disrupted a speech by the political scientist, an encounter that, for some, symbolized a misunderstanding of free speech.
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Sally Yates Tells Harvard Students Why She Defied Trump (Thu, 25 May 2017)
The acting attorney who was fired by President Trump told a graduating law class that she could not honestly defend his restrictions on Muslim travelers.
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Betsy DeVos Refuses to Rule Out Giving Funds to Schools That Discriminate (Thu, 25 May 2017)
The education secretary defended plans to divert money to a school choice agenda, including funds for vouchers to private school, which she said states should regulate.
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Chinese Student in Maryland Is Criticized at Home for Praising U.S. (Tue, 23 May 2017)
The commencement speaker Yang Shuping, a senior at the University of Maryland, was accused on social media of selling out her homeland.
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Officials Decline to Call Fatal Stabbing of Black Student a Hate Crime (Tue, 23 May 2017)
Maryland law enforcement urged patience and said they would not determine whether to call the killing a hate crime until after a homicide investigation.
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It Was Hard This Year to Keep Politics Out of High School Yearbooks (Mon, 22 May 2017)
A look at how students in the Kansas City region commemorated the campaign in keepsakes meant to be enjoyed by all classmates, no matter their leanings.
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Bringing the Dream of an Elite College to Rural Students (Mon, 22 May 2017)
By placing college advisers in public schools, an organization is trying to break down the social, economic and psychological barriers that keep low-income rural students from dreaming big.
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Notre Dame Students Walk Out of Mike Pence Commencement Address (Sun, 21 May 2017)
Dozens of students protested the vice president’s graduation speech, which he used to condemn political correctness.
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Pregnant at 18. Hailed by Abortion Foes. Punished by Christian School. (Sat, 20 May 2017)
A high school senior’s story sheds light on a delicate issue: how Christian schools, which advocate abstinence until marriage, treat pregnant teenagers.
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On Money: Should Students Get ‘Grades 13 and 14’ Free of Charge? (Tue, 16 May 2017)
Four years of free public college might be unrealistic, but two years could help students find better jobs, and keep the country’s economy competitive.
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Education Dept. Keeps Obama Plan to Streamline Loan System (Sat, 20 May 2017)
The department, led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, will carry out an Obama-era plan to streamline the federal system for administering $1.3 trillion in student loans.
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Grading the Teachers: The Little-Known Statistician Who Taught Us to Measure Teachers (Fri, 19 May 2017)
William Sanders’s data-driven method of evaluating the effectiveness of teachers was a once-revolutionary idea that has gained wide acceptance.
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Your Money Adviser: Graduating? Here’s What to Know About Your Student Loans (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Keep in touch with your servicer, the company that manages your loans, and life will be much easier.
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Trump Administration Considers Moving Student Loans from Education Department to Treasury (Fri, 26 May 2017)
A program that handles more than $1 trillion in debt for 43 million students is in play, and the head of it has resigned in protest.
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Roger Boesche, Professor Who Stirred Obama’s Interest in Politics, Dies at 69 (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Asked in 2010 to name his favorite college course, President Barack Obama replied, “I had a wonderful political science class. I still remember the name of the professor, Roger Boesche.”
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Student Brought Loaded Gun to Brooklyn School, Police Say (Fri, 26 May 2017)
A teacher confronted the student, Daniel Barrow, on Thursday after seeing him in an online video with a gun, the police said. Mr. Barrow was arrested.
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Surprise for a Mother Who Helped Her Paralyzed Son in Every Class (Thu, 25 May 2017)
Judy O’Connor was by her son’s side throughout his studies at Chapman University, in Orange, Calif. On Saturday, she was awarded an honorary M.B.A. degree.
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Anna Sui Gets a Degree, and Her Due (Wed, 24 May 2017)
The designer, beloved for her memorable New York shows, has a full-scale retrospective opening this week at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London.
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On Campus: My Family Didn’t Accept Me. Ole Miss Did. (Tue, 23 May 2017)
For gay students in the South, college often provides a welcoming environment.
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St. Paul’s School Acknowledges Decades of Sexual Misconduct (Tue, 23 May 2017)
The New Hampshire boarding school named 13 former faculty and staff members who it said had engaged in sexual misconduct with students.
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The New Health Care: As Pollen Counts Rise, Test Scores Fall (Mon, 22 May 2017)
What we breathe affects how well we perform at school or work, research shows.
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A Guide to Staying on Top of Your Student Loan (Sun, 21 May 2017)
Our best guidance for families and students trying to figure out the best strategies for managing college debt.
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NYT > World

In Taormina, a Playground for the Jet Set, Trump’s Worlds Will Collide (Fri, 26 May 2017)
A police state during the Group of 7 summit meeting, the city maintains its reputation as a pleasure dome for reality TV stars, aging playboys and affluent Russians.
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At His Own Wake, Celebrating Life and the Gift of Death (Thu, 25 May 2017)
Tormented by an incurable disease, John Shields knew that dying openly and without fear could be his legacy, if his doctor, friends and family helped him.
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For Manchester, as for Its Libyans, a Test of Faith (Sat, 27 May 2017)
Monday night’s bombing was seen not just as an attack on a concert venue, but an attack on a city’s identity as a proudly multicultural capital.
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Trump and Obama Visited Europe. One Got a Warm Welcome. (Thu, 25 May 2017)
It was a coincidence of scheduling for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, but the difference in the receptions of the former and current presidents was telling.
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Manchester, Hillary Clinton, Paris Agreement: Your Evening Briefing (Sat, 27 May 2017)
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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A Russian Businessman’s Road From Siberia to Success (Fri, 26 May 2017)
A cosmetics company is a rare bright spot for a Russian economy that has been languishing in recent years.
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Why Spend $110 Million on a Basquiat? ‘I Decided to Go for It,’ Japanese Billionaire Explains (Fri, 26 May 2017)
About 7,000 miles away, in New Jersey, the artist’s sister summed up her family’s response: “We were speechless.”
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Canada Today: End-of-Life Stories (Fri, 26 May 2017)
John Shields’s decision to end his life was heartbreaking. Meet two others who weighed a medically assisted death.
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World Leaders Increase Pressure on Trump to Stay in the Paris Accord (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Negotiators for America’s partners in the Group of 7 intensified pressure on the United States not to pull out of the 2015 climate agreement.
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During Ramadan, Home Cooks Shine (Fri, 26 May 2017)
A month of fasting is punctuated with daily gatherings of family and friends, laden with nourishing food.
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The Saturday Profile: From Heavy Metal Frontman to Taiwan’s Parliament (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Freddy Lim left the “Black Sabbath of Asia” to start the New Power Party, which mixes liberal politics with a nationalist soft spot for President Trump.
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Trump Says NATO Allies Don’t Pay Their Share. Is That True? (Fri, 26 May 2017)
When the president suggests that many allies “owe massive amounts of money” to the alliance, he has a point, but he mischaracterizes the way it works.
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Candidate’s Call to Save ‘Canadian Values’? Un-Canadian, Critics Say (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Kellie Leitch, a candidate for leadership of Canada’s Conservative Party, has set off a debate that is not likely to go away.
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Journalist’s Footage Shows Iraqi Forces Torturing Civilians, ABC Report Says (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Video taken by Ali Arkady and shared with the news network appears to show uniformed Iraqi forces beating Iraqi civilians.
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U.N. Offers Regret but No Compensation for Kosovo Poisoning Victims (Sat, 27 May 2017)
Roma families had sought compensation for deaths and disabilities caused by living for years in toxic refugee camps.
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Taliban Kill at Least 15 at Afghan Army Outpost in Kandahar (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The insurgents seem to be focusing again on the province, after gaining ground in neighboring provinces in recent years.
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Katie Hopkins, Conservative Provocateur, to Leave Radio Show After Tweet (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Ms. Hopkins, who worked at LBC, had demanded a “final solution” to the terrorism problem, a remark some interpreted as a call for genocide.
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Iraqi Forces in Mosul Plan ISIS Assault, but Fight Could Be Long (Fri, 26 May 2017)
“I am confident they will retake Mosul,” a U.S. military official said. “This is inevitable. It will happen.” But he would not predict when.
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Britain Says It Has ‘Large Part’ of Manchester Bomber’s Network (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The bomber may have assembled enough material for a second bomb, but with eight men in custody, officials said they were making progress.
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New Emoji is a Meaningful Symbol for Indigenous Australians (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Twitter’s addition of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags comes in time for the 50th anniversary of a vote to include the communities in the national census.
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IHT Retrospective Blog: 1967: U.S. War Toll Sets a Record (Fri, 26 May 2017)
The U.S. military had the highest recorded casualties in any week since entering the war in Vietnam in 1955.
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News Analysis: In Indonesia and Philippines, Militants Find a Common Bond: ISIS (Fri, 26 May 2017)
There’s no indication that Islamic State leaders in the Mideast directed recent attacks in Southeast Asia, but like-minded extremists are believed to be responsible.
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Philippines Strains to Clear ISIS-Inspired Militants From Southern City (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Indonesians, Malaysians and Singaporeans are fighting alongside Abu Sayyaf and Maute group members in Marawi, the Philippine solicitor general said.
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Gunmen in Egypt Force Christian Pilgrims From Buses and Kill 28 (Sat, 27 May 2017)
The assault on vehicles carrying Coptic worshipers, including children, was the latest in a wave of violence targeting the Christian minority in the country.
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Statue of Woman Removed From Bangladesh’s Supreme Court (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Islamic hard-liners had protested the sculpture, saying that representational art was forbidden in Islam. The sculptor said the government had capitulated to their demands.
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Europe Edition: Manchester, NATO, Barack Obama: Your Friday Briefing (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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News Analysis: Leaks: A Uniquely American Way of Annoying the Authorities (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Is there something particularly American about leaking? Some national allergy to protecting government secrets? Yes, in fact, there is.
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Asian Kenyans Seek to Be Declared a ‘Tribe’ of Their Own (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Kenyans of Indian and Pakistani descent, many of whose forebears helped build the nation, want to become the country’s 44th official ethnic group.
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