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[l] at 11/29/22 4:30am
President Xi Jinping’s unbending approach to the pandemic has hurt businesses and strangled growth, squeezing the world’s second-largest economy.

[Category: Xi Jinping, China, Shanghai (China), Sichuan Province (China), Shenzhen (China), Economic Conditions and Trends, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Shutdowns (Institutional), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), International Trade and World Market, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns]

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[l] at 11/29/22 4:30am
Officials are using the ruling Communist Party’s decades-old policy of repression and surveillance to quash the most widespread protests in decades. But Xi Jinping is silent.

[Category: Politics and Government, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Censorship, Freedom of the Press, Social Media, Communist Party of China, Tsinghua University, Xi Jinping, China, Guangzhou (China), Hangzhou (China), Shanghai (China), Tiananmen Square (Beijing), Urumqi (China)]

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[l] at 11/29/22 4:22am
The episode shows that the G.O.P. isn’t even close to done with the former president.

[Category: Midterm Elections (2022), United States Politics and Government, Anti-Semitism, Presidential Election of 2016, Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Presidential Election of 2024, Groyper Army, Mar-a-Lago (Palm Beach, Fla), Republican Party, Senate, Fuentes, Nicholas J, Duke, David E, Trump, Donald J]

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[l] at 11/29/22 3:53am
In the southern Kherson region, the pattern seen in eastern Ukraine is repeating: The withdrawal of Russian forces yields evidence of possible war crimes.

[Category: Russian Invasion of Ukraine (2022), War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Civilian Casualties, Kherson (Ukraine), Pravdyne (Ukraine)]

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[l] at 11/29/22 3:35am
It was foolish to think that taking piano lessons with my sons would be emotionally uncomplicated. Or perhaps that’s why I sought it out.

[Category: Parenting, Children and Childhood, Music, Love (Emotion), Pianos]

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[l] at 11/29/22 3:00am
As billions in government subsidies were at stake, the electric utility industry shed its opposition to clean-air regulation and put its lobbying muscle behind passing President Biden’s climate bill.

[Category: Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Global Warming, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Electric Light and Power, Energy and Power, Consolidated Energy Incorporated, Edison Electric Institute, Eversource Energy, Biden, Joseph R Jr, Manchin, Joe III, Schumer, Charles E, Sinema, Kyrsten]

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[l] at 11/29/22 3:00am
In more than a dozen interviews, young people explained how the events of the past few days became what one called a “tipping point.”

[Category: Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Politics and Government, Freedom of Speech and Expression, Police, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Censorship, Chengdu (China), China, Guangzhou (China), Nanjing (China), Shanghai (China), Urumqi (China), Wuhan (China)]

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[l] at 11/29/22 3:00am
Emails and text messages show how lawyers and executives struggled to persuade the 30-year-old entrepreneur to give up control of his collapsing crypto exchange.

[Category: Bankman-Fried, Sam, Appointments and Executive Changes, Computers and the Internet, Miller, Ryne, Text Messaging, E-Mail, Shutdowns (Institutional), Bankruptcies, Virtual Currency, Alameda Research LLC, Ray, John Jay III, Dexter, Zach]

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[l] at 11/29/22 3:00am
As abortion access dwindles, America’s ‘parental involvement’ laws weigh even more heavily on teenagers — who may need a court’s permission to end their pregnancies.

[Category: Teenage Pregnancy, Law and Legislation, Texas, Abortion, Adoptions, Pregnancy and Childbirth]

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[l] at 11/29/22 3:00am
The shape of the war, and its effects on global markets, in the months and years to come could determine the president’s political fate.

[Category: United States International Relations, International Trade and World Market, Russian Invasion of Ukraine (2022), Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, European Union, Biden, Joseph R Jr, Group of Twenty, Embargoes and Sanctions]

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[l] at 11/29/22 3:00am
His memoir, “So Help Me God,” is very illuminating, though not always in the way the former vice president wants it to be.

[Category: Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US), Presidential Election of 2016, Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Republican Party, Pence, Mike, Trump, Donald J, So Help Me God (Book)]

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[l] at 11/29/22 1:00am
Fearing a mass exodus, some Biden officials are pressing for a multinational force, but they don’t want to send U.S. troops and haven’t been able to persuade other countries to take the lead.

[Category: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Gangs, Kidnapping and Hostages, Henry, Ariel, International Relations, Defense and Military Forces, United Nations, United States International Relations, Coups D'Etat and Attempted Coups D'Etat, Canada, Haiti]

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[l] at 11/28/22 9:08pm
The unrest that has gripped Iran for the past two months has heightened what would already have been a tense encounter at the World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday between the two geopolitical foes.

[Category: Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Soccer, National Anthems, World Cup 2022 (Soccer), Qatar, Iran]

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[l] at 11/28/22 9:00pm
Thousands of Russians are crossing the U.S. southern border to claim asylum. Many are ending up in immigration prison. “I left Russia for a place just like Russia,” said one.

[Category: Immigration Detention, Asylum, Right of, Immigration and Emigration, Russian Invasion of Ukraine (2022), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US), Navalny, Aleksei A, Delhi (NY), Louisiana]

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[l] at 11/28/22 8:29pm
Supporters who looked past the former president’s admirers in bigoted corners of the far right, and his own use of antisemitic tropes, now are drawing a line. “He legitimizes Jew hatred and Jew haters,” says one. “And this scares me.”

[Category: United States Politics and Government, Anti-Semitism, Jews and Judaism, Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Republican Jewish Coalition, Trump, Donald J, West, Kanye, Fuentes, Nicholas J]

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[l] at 11/28/22 7:51pm
Republican local officials are threatening to disrupt the final tally of midterm votes in one more sign of the politicization of elections.

[Category: Midterm Elections (2022), United States Politics and Government, Voting Machines, Fringe Groups and Movements, Elections, Attorneys General, Elections, Governors, Republican Party, Hobbs, Kathleen M, Lake, Kari A, Cochise County (Ariz)]

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[l] at 11/28/22 6:35pm
The demonstrations over Covid lockdowns present a challenge for President Biden, who has insisted he will call out abuses by authoritarian governments.

[Category: United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Democracy (Theory and Philosophy), Biden, Joseph R Jr, Xi Jinping, China]

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[l] at 11/28/22 6:23pm
After urging from President Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House would consider an agreement that could avert a shutdown of the nation’s freight trains.

[Category: Biden, Joseph R Jr, United States Politics and Government, Strikes, Organized Labor, Law and Legislation, Railroads, Supply Chain, House of Representatives, Senate]

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[l] at 11/28/22 5:00pm
Or is it here to stay?

[Category: United States Politics and Government, internal-sub-only-nl, Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Presidential Election of 2020, Midterm Elections (2022), Rumors and Misinformation, Voter Fraud (Election Fraud), Republican Party]

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[l] at 11/28/22 4:32pm
We’re kicking off the 2022 Times Opinion Giving Guide.

[Category: Scholarships and Fellowships, News and News Media, International Women's Media Foundation, Wells, Ida B]

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[l] at 11/28/22 3:50pm
The former president, who held two big rallies before the state’s two runoff elections two years ago — both of which Democrats won — will steer clear of Georgia before next week’s Senate election.

[Category: Trump, Donald J, Walker, Herschel, Republican Party, Midterm Elections (2022), United States Politics and Government, Elections, Senate, Georgia]

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[l] at 11/28/22 3:45pm
Growing protests in the world’s biggest manufacturing nation add a new element of uncertainty atop the Ukraine war, an energy crisis and inflation.

[Category: International Trade and World Market, Economic Conditions and Trends, China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Supply Chain, Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates), Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Factories and Manufacturing]

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[l] at 11/25/22 3:00am
Scientists are unearthing a quiet truth about the woods: Where trees grow, or don’t, depends in part on the quirky decisions of small mammals.

[Category: Animals, Mice, Rodents, Animal Behavior, Trees and Shrubs, Forests and Forestry, Acorns, Ecology Letters (Journal), University of Maine, Maine, your-feed-science, your-feed-animals]

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