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Facing Defeat, Theresa May Seeks Delay on Brexit Vote in Parliament
10 Dec 2018 at 9:16pm
The prime minister?s agreement with the European Union had seemed headed for decisive rejection on Tuesday. She will try to shore up support among Conservative lawmakers.

Contrite Macron, Confronting Protests, Promises Relief to France
10 Dec 2018 at 9:26pm
In his most substantive public remarks on the Yellow Vest protests that have roiled France, President Emmanuel Macron promised steps to address them.

Trump Team Pushes Fossil Fuels at Climate Talks. Protests Erupt, but Allies E...
10 Dec 2018 at 8:49pm
While the official United States stance brought scorn from environmentalists, there are signs that the administration is picking up some powerful allies.

Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections
10 Dec 2018 at 8:29pm
The proposed new rule would chip away at wetlands safeguards put in place during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.

Targets of U.S. Sanctions Hire Lobbyists With Trump Ties to Seek Relief
10 Dec 2018 at 10:24pm
Representing clients who face penalties from Washington is a lucrative new niche, especially for lobbyists who have links to the president or his administration.

?A Simple Private Transaction?: Trump Lays Out a Defense in a Campaign-Financ...
10 Dec 2018 at 8:48pm
After prosecutors essentially named President Trump an unindicted co-conspirator with Michael D. Cohen, Mr. Trump insisted that payments to two women were not election-related spending.

After Ayers Turns Down Chief of Staff Job, Trump Is Left Without a Plan B
10 Dec 2018 at 8:38pm
Finding a replacement for the White House chief of staff, John F. Kelly, is in many ways just the latest staffing snare in a White House that has struggled to fill even low-ranking jobs.

How The Times Analyzed Location Tracking Companies
10 Dec 2018 at 3:09am
Reporters tested apps made for both Android and iOS, evaluated app code and examined the companies receiving the data.

How to Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location
10 Dec 2018 at 2:35pm
Hundreds of apps can follow your movements and share the details with advertisers, retailers and even hedge funds. Here?s how to limit the snooping.

With Power Grabs in the Midwest, G.O.P. Risks a 2020 Backlash
10 Dec 2018 at 6:49pm
Republican efforts to constrain incoming Democrats could hurt the party?s image with moderates in a region President Trump considers crucial for his re-election effort.

Working to Ensure the ?Year of the Woman? Is More Than Just One Year
10 Dec 2018 at 5:00am
Women ran and won in record numbers this year, but the ultimate goal, activists say, is to achieve parity with men in Congress.

Supreme Court Won?t Hear Planned Parenthood Cases, and 3 Court Conservatives ...
10 Dec 2018 at 2:32pm
Three conservatives said the court was wrong to duck cases with ?some tenuous connection to a politically fraught issue.?

A Conflicted War: MS-13, Trump and America?s Stake in El Salvador?s Security
10 Dec 2018 at 7:10pm
U.S. investment is guiding the fight to contain the violence in El Salvador, even as President Trump hurls insults and threatens to walk away.

Spying Apps, Brexit, Markets: Your Monday Evening Briefing
10 Dec 2018 at 6:33pm
Here?s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Asia and Australia Edition: Brexit, Huawei, India: Your Tuesday Briefing
10 Dec 2018 at 7:11pm
Let us help you start your day.

A Moment in Mexico: Ruptured City
10 Dec 2018 at 1:38pm
In the aftermath of a major earthquake in Mexico City last year, aerial footage captures the resilience of the city?s response.

Mr. Mayor, Why No Outrage Over a Mother?s Brutal Arrest?
10 Dec 2018 at 8:21pm
Days after the police yanked a baby from a woman in a welfare office, no clear word on why.

The G.O.P. Goes Full Authoritarian
10 Dec 2018 at 6:25pm
Only Trump?s flamboyant awfulness stands in the way of his party?s power grab.

Another Day in Brexit Hell
10 Dec 2018 at 6:59pm
Pray for us.

The Presidency or Prison
10 Dec 2018 at 9:06pm
What happens if re-election is Trump's best hope of avoiding an indictment?
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Life lessons from the people we call to lay someone to rest
by By Michael Johnson, Marvin Joseph, Dudley M. Brooks, Amanda Long, Annys Shin and Harrison Smith
10 Dec 2018 at 11:23am
When someone dies these people spring into action. Their occupations are diverse, but their insights are universal.

How a powerful Russian propaganda machine chips away at Western notions of truth
by By Joby Warrick and Anton Troianovski
10 Dec 2018 at 10:43am
After a botched assassination attempt in Britain, Russia spread dozens of false stories in a highly coordinated effort to sow confusion. It worked.

U.S. embrace of fossil fuels at climate-change conference spurs mockery on wo...
by By Griff Witte and Brady Dennis
10 Dec 2018 at 6:05am
The American delegation in Poland was put in an awkward position as career bureaucrats sought to advance the Trump administration?s coal-friendly agenda while the State Department tried to offer constructive contributions to the Paris agreement that the president loathes. Whichever American presence prevails could decide the summit?s success.

?There was no Plan B?: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candi...
by By Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey and Robert Costa
10 Dec 2018 at 7:51am
The position has proved to be a particularly thankless task in this White House, and the two people to hold the job have been left with their reputations diminished.

A year ago, YouTube vowed to clean up ?problematic? videos. It?s still a ?vor...
by By Craig Timberg, Elizabeth Dwoskin, Tony Romm and Andrew Tran
10 Dec 2018 at 9:15am
YouTube has become a convenient online library for racists, anti-Semites and proponents of other extremist ideas.

Congress is about to grill Google?s CEO. Can Sundar Pichai handle the heat?
by By Tony Romm
10 Dec 2018 at 5:24am
Pichai's testimony to Congress on Tuesday is shaping up to be a major test of his skills in managing the firm?s reputation at a time when several of Silicon Valley?s biggest names are in crisis ? and many Google?s employees are in revolt.

We are former senators. The Senate has long stood in defense of democracy ? a...
by By 44 Former U.S. Senators
10 Dec 2018 at 8:30am
We are at an inflection point in which the foundational principles of our democracy and our national security interests are at stake.

The perfect cover letter for aspiring White House chiefs of staff
by By Dana Milbank
10 Dec 2018 at 5:47am
Qualfications needed: loyalty, patience and an ability to think like the president. A firm grasp of spelling and grammar is quite optional.

Is the GOP the law and order party? Not so much.
by By Catherine Rampell
10 Dec 2018 at 7:47am
Prominent Republicans have sought to shield Paul Manafort, Jeffrey Epstein and others from the full weight of the law.

What has the president been ?smocking??
by By Eugene Robinson
10 Dec 2018 at 5:05am
His vision must be clouded by the haze.

It?s time to look at the (political) science behind climate change
by By Charles Lane
10 Dec 2018 at 5:40am
The climate-change movement must overcome its democratic deficit or fail.

There?s no good way out of the Brexit disaster
by Editorial Board
10 Dec 2018 at 5:46am
A second referendum on leaving the European Union may be the least bad option in the disaster that Britain has inflicted on itself.

These ordinary people are stepping in to keep the peace in Nigeria?s deadly l...
by By Max Bearak, Jane Hahn, Mia Torres and Olivier Laurent
10 Dec 2018 at 4:26am
The country?s police and security forces are underequipped and underpaid, so vigilante groups have proliferated out of necessity. They fill a giant law enforcement vacuum, but they also represent a homegrown approach to peacekeeping.

Senators to seek vote on condemning Saudi crown prince for journalist?s killing
by By Karoun Demirjian
10 Dec 2018 at 8:25am
Sen. Bob Corker said that the measure, while nonbinding, would still send a strong statement that despite President Trump?s denials, they hold Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Jamal Khashoggi?s death.

Brexit looks more and more like a bad joke
by By Matt O'Brien
10 Dec 2018 at 5:45am
The only way Brexit wouldn?t be a worse deal would be if the deal wasn?t Brexit in any meaningful sense of the word.

Orrin Hatch dismisses Trump hush-money allegations
by By Felicia Sonmez
10 Dec 2018 at 6:56am
The retiring Utah Republican became the latest lawmaker to defend the president in the wake of a new legal filing directly implicating him in efforts to buy women?s silence.

Huawei executive fights for release in Canada bail hearing that will continue...
by By Emily Rauhala
10 Dec 2018 at 7:19am
Meng Wanzhou?s arrest has roiled markets and is at risk of devolving into a broader political dispute.

Meet Melania Trump?s enforcer. It?s not her husband.
by By Sarah Ellison
10 Dec 2018 at 6:00am
Few in Trump?s White House have a history with him that dates as far back as Stephanie Grisham?s. Her role has drawn attention for her acerbic statements directed at those who have crossed the first lady and her husband.

Climate change was behind 15 weather disasters in 2017, researchers say
by By Sarah Kaplan and Angela Fritz
10 Dec 2018 at 3:55am
Scientific analyses of extreme weather events across six continents and two oceans found that nearly all were exacerbated by climate change ? and that at least one heat wave would have been ?virtually impossible? if not for humans? impact on the planet.

Addis Foto Fest: ?I?m trying to get African photographers into the internatio...
by By Paul Schemm
7 Dec 2018 at 10:42am
The Addis Foto Fest features 152 photographers from 61 countries, but its central goal is to develop African photography.

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Fairbanks police say officer stole money from lost wallet
10 Dec 2018 at 8:23pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Fairbanks police say an officer has resigned after admitting that he stole up to $80 from a lost wallet that was turned over to him.

Police say Manuel Beza resigned on Friday. He could not be reached for comment Monday.

Police spokeswoman Yumi McCulloch says the ...

Florida mailed ballots not counted
by Gary Fineout
10 Dec 2018 at 8:15pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida officials say thousands of mailed ballots were not counted because they were delivered too late to state election offices.

The Department of State late last week informed a federal judge that 6,670 ballots were mailed ahead of the Nov. 6 election but were not counted because ...

Immigrants must prove they aren't public burden under proposed Trump administ...
by Stephen Dinan
10 Dec 2018 at 8:12pm

The Trump administration is now on the clock to finalize one of the biggest changes to legal immigration policy in a generation, after the official comment period ended Monday on a plan to require immigrants to show they aren't a public burden if they want to extend their visas or ...

Drummer suspected of embezzling $750K from charity concert
10 Dec 2018 at 8:00pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors say the former musical director for the United Nations and Arsenio Hall's TV show has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling $750,000 from an overseas charity concert for homeless children.

The U.S. Attorney's office says Monday that Robin DiMaggio could face wire fraud charges. It ...

Judge Laurel Beeler rules Trump administration justified in ending Obama-era ...
by Sudhin Thanawala
10 Dec 2018 at 7:31pm

SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S., a federal judge ruled Monday.

Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler threw out the bulk of a lawsuit that argued the termination ...

2 students arrested after altercation at Minneapolis school
10 Dec 2018 at 7:27pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police have arrested two girls after an altercation at Edison High School.

Officers were called to a disturbance at the front desk of the northeast Minneapolis high school just before 10 a.m. Monday. A police spokeswoman says the girls were arrested for disorderly conduct and assault.


Cape-wearing lawyer pleads guilty to theft
10 Dec 2018 at 7:19pm

CHICAGO (AP) - A former personal injury lawyer in Chicago who created a cape-wearing character to drum up business has pleaded guilty to keeping secret from clients' settlements he'd reached and keeping the settlement money for himself.

The Chicago Tribune reports that 64-year-old Jordan Margolis pleaded guilty Monday to one ...

City attorney driven home after arrest without jail booking
10 Dec 2018 at 7:18pm

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - A city attorney in Mississippi was arrested and driven home by a police officer without being booked at the jail, fingerprinted or photographed.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that Tupelo city attorney Ben Logan was brought to the county jail ...

Milwaukee Co. correctional officer accused of abusing inmate
10 Dec 2018 at 7:16pm

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A correctional officer at the Milwaukee County Jail is accused of abusing an inmate.

Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt said Monday he ordered the arrest of the 43-year-old man from Milwaukee over the weekend.

In a news release, Schmidt said "Renegade staff will not be tolerated in the ...

Man sentenced in deadly shooting at Jackson intersection
10 Dec 2018 at 7:14pm

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man has been sentenced in the August 2017 shooting death of a woman at a traffic light near downtown Jackson.

The Clarion Ledger reports 22-year-old Nicholas Jason Coats pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder. Court records show he was sentenced to 40 years in ...

Republicans beginning to worry about Trump re-election
10 Dec 2018 at 7:08pm

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. Despite his brash stance, they believe the turmoil has left him increasingly vulnerable as he gears up for what is sure to be a nasty fight for re-election.

Trump, ever confident of his ability ...

Jury acquits ex-Omaha officer in death after repeated stuns
10 Dec 2018 at 7:08pm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a former Omaha police officer charged after the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked a dozen times with a stun gun.

The Omaha World-Herald reports that jurors on Monday found 39-year-old Scotty Payne not guilty of second-degree assault ...

Nazi-themed posters found at SUNY Purchase campus
10 Dec 2018 at 7:00pm

HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) - SUNY Purchase College says police are investigating several Nazi-themed posters found on its campus.

A school official tells The Journal News the posters apparently had images of Hitler, as well as a swastika, and were found in various places at the Harrison school about 30 miles ...

Project Veritas case: Judge Patti B. Saris rules Americans can secretly recor...
by Alex Swoyer
10 Dec 2018 at 6:52pm

A federal judge ruled Monday that Americans have a right to secretly record their public officials, including police, when they are engaged in their government duties.

U.S. District Chief Judge Patti B. Saris said a Massachusetts law banning secret recordings violates the First Amendment when it comes to government employees, ...

Man pleads guilty to killing ex-girlfriend, stepsister
10 Dec 2018 at 6:47pm

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A man has pleaded guilty to killing a former girlfriend and her stepsister in a New Jersey home almost a year ago.

The Cherry Hill Courier Post reports that 45-year-old Mark Lyczak also acknowledged having stabbed a third woman during the Dec. 30, 2017 attack in ...

FBI: Brooklyn gang member charged in shooting of agent
10 Dec 2018 at 6:28pm

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal authorities charged a New York man Monday in the shooting of an FBI agent over the weekend, calling the case an "unprovoked assault" by a member of a violent street gang.

Ronell Watson, 31, of Brooklyn, was charged with attempted murder and using a firearm ...

Jury acquits Fox Crossing judge accused of stalking clerk
10 Dec 2018 at 6:11pm

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a Fox Crossing municipal judge accused of stalking his court clerk.

Jurors on Monday found suspended judge Leonard Kachinsky not guilty of felony stalking.

Kachinsky's clerk, village leaders and prosecutors argued that the 65-year-old judge harassed her and retaliated against her when ...

Border Patrol arrests migrant caravan protesters
10 Dec 2018 at 6:10pm

The U.S. Border Patrol has made 32 arrests at a demonstration organized by a Quaker group at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico.

Border Patrol spokesman Theron Francisco said 31 people were arrested for trespassing at Monday's demonstration and one was arrested for assaulting an officer.

A photographer ...

The Latest: US arrests 32 at San Diego border protest
10 Dec 2018 at 6:08pm

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Latest on a demonstration at San Diego's border with Tijuana, Mexico (all times local):

3:10 p.m.

U.S. authorities have 32 people at a demonstration organized by a Quaker group at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico.

Border Patrol spokesman Eduardo Olmos said 31 ...

More time may be needed for North Carolina election decision
10 Dec 2018 at 6:07pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The head of North Carolina's elections board is suggesting more time may be needed to decide whether a new congressional district election is necessary due to absentee ballot fraud allegations.

Chairman Joshua Malcolm wrote to state judges Monday, saying those subpoenaed in the 9th Congressional District ... Live Bookmark
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