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N.Y.C.’s mayor calls an uptick in the city’s daily positivity rate ‘cause for real concern,’ as more schools reopen.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: Children attend P.S. 161 in Crown Heights in Brooklyn.Credit…Juan Arredondo for The New York Times New York City officials announced on Tuesday a significant uptick in the citywide daily rate of positive......
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N.Y.C.’s mayor announces an uptick in the city’s positivity rate, as elementary schools reopen.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: Children attend P.S. 161 in Crown Heights in Brooklyn.Credit…Juan Arredondo for The New York Times Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City said that for the first time in several months,......
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For Hong Kong Protesters Caught at Sea, Trial in China Is Likely

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HONG KONG — The 12 protesters who were caught fleeing Hong Kong in a speedboat last month have not been allowed to call their families. They have been denied bail and held without charge in a Chinese detention......
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No More ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ on Japan Airlines

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Japan Airlines said it would retire the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” from in-flight announcements made in English, a symbolic step toward inclusivity in a country where activists have long fought to change entrenched gender traditions. Announcements in Japanese......
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How Coal-Loving Australia Became the Leader in Rooftop Solar

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here CAIRNS, Australia — Australia is the world’s second-largest exporter of coal, which plays an outsize role in its economy and politics. But the country has also quietly become a renewable energy powerhouse. About one in four Australian homes......
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Duterte Lashes Out at Facebook After It Takes Down Fake Accounts

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is one of a number of populists around the world who rose to power in part by harnessing Facebook’s ability to reach millions, without meddlesome fact checkers or journalists to......
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In Proud Corners of Afghanistan, New Calls for Autonomy

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BAZARAK, Afghanistan — His face juts alongside the single-lane roads carved into the remote and forbidding Panjshir Valley, and looms over twisted hulks of Soviet tanks and the patchwork of cornfields. Seemingly everywhere, billboards carry the image of......
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Your Tuesday Briefing

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here In Europe, coronavirus conspiracy theories abound The thousands of protesters who packed Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday (and a week earlier) to rally against Britain’s coronavirus restrictions had counterparts in Berlin, Brussels, Dublin and Paris. In each......
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Coronavirus Deaths Pass One Million Worldwide

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here More than H.I.V. More than dysentery. More than malaria, influenza, cholera and measles — combined. In the 10 months since a mysterious pneumonia began striking residents of Wuhan, China, Covid-19 has killed more than one million people worldwide......
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Swami Agnivesh, Crusader Against Labor Abuses in India, Dies at 80

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Swami Agnivesh, a revered longtime campaigner against child labor and indentured servitude in India, died on Sept. 11 in New Delhi. He was 80. His death, in a hospital, was confirmed by an associate, Zayauddin Jawed, who said......
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As Europe’s Coronavirus Cases Rise, So Do Voices Crying Hoax

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here A study released in early September by Fondation Jean Jaurès, a Paris-based research institute, found that many opponents of mask-wearing believed it was useless or dangerous to their health and a tool of oppression by the government. As......
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Spanish Court Upholds Ban on Catalan Leader

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here MADRID — The Supreme Court of Spain on Monday upheld a ruling barring the separatist leader of Catalonia from public office, a decision that could renew tensions in the restive northeastern region. The Catalan police force had put......
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American Could Face Prison in Thailand After Posting Negative Reviews of a Resort

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here An American man who lives in Thailand was unhappy that a resort hotel wanted to charge him a $15 corkage fee for bringing his own bottle of gin to the restaurant. He argued with a manager and then......
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Glimpses of the Isolated Communities Along a Remote Siberian River

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most......
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Fighting Between Armenia and Azerbaijan Risks Drawing in Bigger Powers

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here MOSCOW — A long-simmering territorial dispute in the Caucasus region that reignited in recent days, with tanks, artillery helicopters and infantry engaged in combat, suggests that the two sides — Azerbaijan and Armenia — are girding for an......
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Ex-President of Pakistan Is Indicted on Money Laundering Charges

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A former president of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, was indicted on Monday in a money laundering case, the latest legal action against him and one that his supporters say is part of a wider trend......
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From Cars to Jewelry, China’s Shoppers Are Spending Again

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BEIJING — Right before executives and car enthusiasts could gather in Geneva for the big auto show there in early March, the organizers called it off. As the coronavirus spread, other shows followed suit: Detroit, Los Angeles, New......
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Trump’s Tax Returns, Coronavirus Deaths, Charlie Hebdo: Your Monday Briefing

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the takeaways from more than two decades of President Trump’s tax returns, the global death toll from the coronavirus and the death of a......
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Covid-19 Live Updates: Top White House Official Denies Pressuring F.D.A. on Vaccine Guidelines

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here A top Trump official dismisses a report that he pushed the F.D.A. to soften new vaccine guidelines. The White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, dismissed reports that he had pressured the Food and Drug Administration to soften......

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