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Who Killed Tumblr? We All Did

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:54
What plagues the internet today hit the social media platform hard and early.
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His Only Relative Was Killed in the El Paso Massacre. He Has Invited the City to Her Funeral.

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:48
Antonio Basco said he would welcome anyone at his wife’s funeral service this week. People who never knew her are buying flowers, and planning to attend.
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Epstein Accuser Sues His Estate, Saying He Groomed Her for Sex at 14

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:48
The lawsuit from Jennifer Araoz is one of many possible lawsuits his estate may face after his death by an apparent suicide.
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Trump Immigration Plan Offers a Ticket to the American Dream. The Poor Need Not Apply.

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:44
The Trump administration’s new means-testing rule is an attempt to change the profile of the American immigrant. No more is the U.S. a place that welcomes the poor.
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Defiant Former Blackwater Contractor Again Sentenced to Life

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:42
A federal judge sentenced Nicholas Slatten for murdering an Iraqi citizen, which prosecutors said prompted the shooting of dozens of Iraqis in Baghdad.
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Arthur Jafa in Bloom

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:29
Sought after by Spike Lee, Stanley Kubrick, and Solange Knowles alike, the visual artist is changing representations of blackness in museums and beyond.
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Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:29
Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades.
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How Flat Earthers Nearly Derailed a Space Photo Book

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:29
What a photographer’s struggle to raise money for his book of images tells us about Facebook and conspiracy theorists.
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Germany Nears Recession and Chinese Factories Slow in Trade War Fallout

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:22
The German economy shrank in the second quarter and may be headed toward recession. Growth of Chinese factories was the slowest in 17 years.
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The Strange Case of the C.I.A. Interpreter and the 9/11 Trial

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:22
During a hearing in 2015 at the Guantánamo war court, a defendant recognized an interpreter from the black-site prison network where the United States tortured detainees. What followed was an epic legal tangle.
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Why a Banking Heiress Spent Her Fortune on Keeping Immigrants Out

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:07
Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda.
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‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 19:44
Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity.
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Horseback Riding on the Beach, in Brooklyn. Seriously.

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 19:31
The Jamaica Bay Riding Academy is home to about 70 horses on 450 acres and is open every day for 50-minute guided rides through the Gateway National Wildlife Refuge.
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Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:56
A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely.
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Who Calls the Shots on Broadway? She Does

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:23
Female producers, migrating from nonprofit theater and the entertainment industry, are bringing new skills and values to the commercial stage.
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A Sculptor Who Makes Ceramics Inspired by Volcanoes

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:23
The vibrant encrusted surfaces of the artist Brian Rochefort’s ceramic vessels evoke Technicolor eruptions.
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Are Hippies the New Goths?

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:23
Why the dark side of ’60s counterculture is trending now.
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The Mets Are on Fire. The Braves Are Watching From a Safe Distance.

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:23
Mets G.M. Brodie Van Wagenen challenged the N.L. East before this season, but all year his team has been chasing Atlanta, the division’s patient standard-bearers.
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Giant Hacking Attack in Bulgaria Raises Suspicion of Russian Meddling

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:25
Whoever was responsible, experts say, the episode raised serious concerns about the state of Bulgaria’s cybersecurity.
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Inside Hong Kong’s Airport

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:10
Protesters want a government that looks out for their interests, not just Beijing’s. To make their point, they crippled a symbol of the city’s economic prominence.
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