Showing posts from November 5, 2019

Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Stabbed in Hong Kong

By BY AUSTIN RAMZY AND ELAINE YU World Junius Ho emerged in recent months as a chief opponent of the Hong Kong protest movement. New York Times Hong Kong Protests (2019), Elections, Assaults November 6, 2019 at 04:47AM

Man Pleads Guilty in Attack on Syrian Refugee Who Was Speaking Arabic

By BY MARIEL PADILLA U.S. “What trash are you speaking?” the man asked the 17-year-old, before punching him multiple times on the San Diego Trolley. New York Times Assaults, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Hate Crimes, Muslims and Islam, Civil Rights and Liberties November 6, 2019 at 04:42AM

Shelly Simonds, Who Lost Random Draw in 2017 Race, Wins Handily in Virginia

By BY DANIEL VICTOR U.S. The Democrat took back the seat she lost when her Republican opponent’s name was randomly drawn from a bowl after a tie vote. New York Times State Legislatures November 6, 2019 at 04:34AM

Man Accused of Murder in Texas Shooting Is Released From Jail

By BY MIHIR ZAVERI U.S. Brandon Ray Gonzales was arrested the day after two people were killed at a crowded homecoming party in October. Now, the authorities want the capital murder charge against him to be dropped. New York Times November 6, 2019 at 04:25AM

Democrats Win Big in Virginia and Hold Slim Lead in Kentucky Governor’s Election

By BY JONATHAN MARTIN U.S. With backing from Kentucky’s urban centers, the Democratic candidate, Andy Beshear, had an edge over Gov. Matt Bevin, the Republican. New York Times Elections, Governors November 6, 2019 at 03:27AM

Airbnb Suffers Big Defeat in Jersey City. Here’s What That Means.

By BY LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍ New York Restrictions approved by voters on Tuesday followed concerns over rising rents. They were a rebuke of Airbnb as it prepares to go public. New York Times Travel and Vacations, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate), Real Estate and Housing (Residential), Referendums, Law and Legislation, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Hotels and Travel Lodgings November 6, 2019 at 03:14AM

Kansas City Voters Remove Martin Luther King’s Name From Boulevard

By BY JOHN ELIGON U.S. After contentious debate, the Missouri city christened a street after the civil rights leader this year. Residents decided to revert it to Paseo Boulevard. New York Times Elections, Race and Ethnicity, Names, Geographical November 6, 2019 at 03:14AM

Spelunking Spots

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Is Ross Trudeau getting racy with us? New York Times Crossword Puzzles November 6, 2019 at 03:00AM

Quotation of the Day: Massacre of 9 Mormons Stuns a Mexico Plagued by Violence

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, November 6, 2019. New York Times November 6, 2019 at 02:59AM

Review: Getting Intimate at ‘Dr. Ride’s American Beach House’

By BY JESSE GREEN Theater In a witty new play by Liza Birkenmeier, restless friends find themselves challenged by the first American woman in space. New York Times Theater November 6, 2019 at 02:45AM

Virginia Democrats Take Control of State Senate

By BY TRIP GABRIEL U.S. Democratic candidates were also picking up seats in the House of Delegates, where Republicans have held a narrow majority. New York Times Politics and Government, Elections, State Legislature, Gun Control November 6, 2019 at 02:43AM

N.Y. Election: Jumaane Williams Is Re-Elected as Public Advocate

By BY VIVIAN WANG New York With no statewide contests, voters focused on ballot questions in New York City and Jersey City, and on state legislative races in New Jersey. New York Times Elections, District Attorneys, Elections, Public Advocate, Elections, Mayors, Elections, State Legislature, Politics and Government, Voting and Voters November 6, 2019 at 02:35AM

College Football Playoff Rankings Put Penn State Over Clemson

By BY BILLY WITZ Sports The critical top four spots did not include Clemson, the defending national champion, which is at No. 4 in The Associated Press poll. New York Times Football (College), College Football Playoff National Championship November 6, 2019 at 02:33AM

Trump Called Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault, Records Show

By BY ED SHANAHAN New York Mr. Trump and Summer Zervos exchanged several calls in 2007 and 2008, including on the day she says he attacked her. New York Times Presidential Election of 2016, Sexual Harassment, Suits and Litigation (Civil) November 6, 2019 at 02:12AM

Corrections: November 6, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. New York Times November 6, 2019 at 01:58AM

Biden Attacks Warren as a ‘My Way or the Highway’ Elitist

By BY KATIE GLUECK U.S. Joseph R. Biden Jr. escalated the war of words between the two leading Democratic candidates, painting Elizabeth Warren as unwilling to accept criticism of her plans. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 November 6, 2019 at 01:52AM

Trump Tax Return Case Confronts Supreme Court With a Momentous Choice

By BY ADAM LIPTAK U.S. Richard M. Nixon and Bill Clinton sustained unanimous losses when they sought to withhold evidence, suggesting that President Trump may face an uphill fight. New York Times Trump Tax Returns, Constitution (US), United States Politics and Government November 6, 2019 at 01:41AM

Florida Deputy Charged With Child Abuse After Throwing 15-Year-Old to Ground

By BY MIHIR ZAVERI U.S. The September encounter between Deputy Willard Miller and the teenager was captured on school surveillance footage. New York Times Police, Education (K-12), Child Abuse and Neglect November 6, 2019 at 01:32AM

The Trump Impeachment Inquiry: What Happened Today

By BY NOAH WEILAND U.S. A central figure in the investigation said he had personally delivered a quid pro quo message from the White House to Ukraine. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry November 6, 2019 at 01:18AM

Family Massacre Stuns Mexico, Laying Bare Government’s Helplessness

By BY ELISABETH MALKIN, KIRK SEMPLE AND JULIE TURKEWITZ World When the gunfire on a rural roadway finally stopped, six children and three women were dead. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Drug Cartels, Mormons (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) November 6, 2019 at 01:00AM

South Sudan Silences a Witness to Its Horrors

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Sam Mednick of The Associated Press was expelled for telling the truth. New York Times War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, News and News Media November 6, 2019 at 12:10AM

En busca de la palma de cera colombiana en peligro de extinción

By BY JENNIE ERIN SMITH AND FEDERICO RIOS ESCOBAR en Español El árbol nacional de Colombia está en riesgo. Con el acuerdo de paz firmado entre el gobierno y las guerrillas de las Farc, los científicos están redescubriendo (y salvando) zonas antes prohibidas. New York Times Biodiversity, Forests and Forestry, Palm Oil November 5, 2019 at 11:51PM

Are the Phoenix Suns for Real? N.B.A. Takeaways, 2 Weeks In

By BY SOPAN DEB Sports The N.B.A. season has been more strange than exciting, because of injuries and poor play, but there have been a few surprising story lines. New York Times Basketball November 5, 2019 at 11:46PM