Showing posts from November 8, 2019

India Awaits Verdict on Ayodhya Site, Leaving Hindus and Muslims on Edge

By BY MARIA ABI-HABIB AND SAMEER YASIR World The Supreme Court will rule on Saturday whether a contested piece of land belongs to Hindus or Muslims, whether a temple will be built or a mosque restored. New York Times Mosques, Hinduism, Politics and Government, Muslims and Islam November 9, 2019 at 04:43AM

New Trump Administration Proposal Would Charge Asylum Seekers an Application Fee

By BY ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS AND MIRIAM JORDAN U.S. The proposal also includes increasing fees for those applying for citizenship by more than 60 percent. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, Illegal Immigration, Asylum, Right of, United States Politics and Government, Citizenship and Naturalization, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) November 9, 2019 at 03:34AM

‘That Was Really Fun!’

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Neil Padrick Wilson is back with a Saturday sparkler. New York Times Crossword Puzzles November 9, 2019 at 02:40AM

The New Middle East of a Post-Sectarian Generation

By BY ROGER COHEN Opinion America is gone. Regional leaders have concluded Trump is all hat and no camel, a pawn of Saudi Arabia. New York Times November 9, 2019 at 02:31AM

Corrections: November 9, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, November 9, 2019. New York Times November 9, 2019 at 02:27AM

James Wiseman Scores 17 for Memphis After Fighting Ineligibility

By BY OSKAR GARCIA Sports The university said the family of Wiseman, a favorite to be the top pick in the N.B.A. draft next summer, took money to move to Memphis when the player was in high school. A judge quickly ruled that Wiseman could play Friday night. New York Times Basketball (College) November 9, 2019 at 12:00AM

Hospital Identifies Source of Infections That Killed 3 Infants

By BY AIMEE ORTIZ U.S. Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., said the process it used to prepare donor breast milk was the cause of deadly bacterial infections. New York Times Premature Babies, Hospitals, Bacteria, Breastfeeding, Milk, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Infections November 9, 2019 at 02:00AM

Quotation of the Day: Can’t Pay the Medical Bill? Your Hospital May Take You to Court

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, November 9, 2019. New York Times November 9, 2019 at 01:34AM

Bolton Said to Know of ‘Many Relevant Meetings’ on Ukraine, but Will Not Testify

By BY NICHOLAS FANDOS, MICHAEL D. SHEAR AND PETER BAKER U.S. A lawyer for John R. Bolton said he had information to share with impeachment investigators. But, so far, he will not defy the White House. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, United States Politics and Government, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, Presidential Election of 2016, Presidential Election of 2020 November 9, 2019 at 01:29AM

No Charitable Thought for Donald Trump

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Fined $2 million after admitting his foundation was his piggy bank, the president shows he always come first. New York Times Ethics and Official Misconduct, Philanthropy November 9, 2019 at 01:27AM

Impeachment Briefing: Anatomy of a Scene From the Hill Testimony

By BY NOAH WEILAND U.S. The transcript of Fiona Hill’s interview describes a cinematic White House scene. Our reporters help break it down. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry November 9, 2019 at 01:10AM

As Deaths Mount in Iraq Protests, a Rocket Attack Raises New Questions

By BY ALISSA J. RUBIN AND FALIH HASSAN World Nearly 300 Iraqis have died in antigovernment demonstrations in the south and in the capital. A rocket attack in the north has added yet another level of uncertainty. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations November 9, 2019 at 01:07AM

After the Fall: Looking Back on Berlin 30 Years Later

By BY SERGE SCHMEMANN Opinion A correspondent recalls the chaotic and joyous days after the Berlin Wall came down. New York Times Border Barriers, Berlin Wall November 9, 2019 at 01:04AM

Trump Reaches Out to Black Voters

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. The outreach may not expand the president’s meager support among African-Americans, but it appeared aimed at reassuring suburban white voters discomfited by his use of racist tropes. New York Times Race and Ethnicity, Blacks November 9, 2019 at 12:53AM

Facebook Takes Down Breitbart Posts That Claimed to Name Whistle-Blower

By BY MARC TRACY Business Facebook, which included Breitbart in its new news feed just two weeks ago, said it was removing any mention of the purported whistle-blower’s name. New York Times Social Media, News and News Media, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Whistle-Blowers November 9, 2019 at 12:53AM

Man Charged in Sexual Assault of Woman on a Flight, Officials Say

By BY MARIEL PADILLA U.S. An American Airlines flight from North Carolina to Utah was diverted to Tulsa, Okla., where the man was arrested, officials said. New York Times Airlines and Airplanes, Women and Girls, Sex Crimes, Sexual Harassment November 9, 2019 at 12:24AM

Bannon Tells of Campaign Willing to Try ‘Dirty Tricks’ to Win in 2016

By BY SHARON LAFRANIERE AND ZACH MONTAGUE U.S. The former Trump campaign chairman testified at the trial of a longtime Trump adviser, Roger J. Stone Jr. New York Times Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, United States Politics and Government, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel) November 9, 2019 at 12:15AM

How Should a Billionaire Behave in Public? A Run for President Is One Option.

By BY MATT FLEGENHEIMER U.S. Michael Bloomberg may join a 2020 field where some leading candidates are railing against wealth like his. It’s complicated. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Voting and Voters, High Net Worth Individuals November 9, 2019 at 12:14AM

Under Construction in Texas: The First New Section of Border Wall

By BY MANNY FERNANDEZ, MITCHELL FERMAN AND ALYSSA SCHUKAR U.S. Eight miles of original fencing are going up in the Rio Grande Valley, the first new wall to be built under President Trump. The administration wants 500 miles constructed by the end of 2020. New York Times Illegal Immigration, Border Barriers, Immigration and Emigration, Building (Construction), United States Politics and Government November 9, 2019 at 12:13AM

3 Students Charged With Plotting Attack on Their Middle School

By BY ED SHANAHAN New York One student’s online threat against another led the authorities in western New York to investigate what they called a conspiracy to assault classmates. New York Times School Discipline (Students), Cyberharassment, Computers and the Internet, Firearms, Children and Childhood, Threats and Threatening Messages November 9, 2019 at 12:07AM

‘Gender Reveal’ Celebration in Texas Led to a Plane Crash

By BY EMILY S. RUEB U.S. The aircraft stalled after dumping hundreds of gallons of pink water, according to safety officials. It appears to be the latest in a growing list of similar announcements gone wrong. New York Times Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Airlines and Airplanes November 9, 2019 at 12:00AM

James Wiseman, Memphis Standout, Fights Ineligibility Ruling

By BY OSKAR GARCIA Sports The university says the family of the favorite to be the top pick in the N.B.A. draft next summer took money before he was with the team to move to Memphis. A judge said late Friday that the star could play his team’s next game. New York Times Basketball (College) November 9, 2019 at 12:00AM

The Rage in Latin America

By BY JORGE RAMOS Opinion People are no longer remaining silent in the region, and continued government attempts at repression will only make matters worse. New York Times Human Rights and Human Rights Violations November 9, 2019 at 12:00AM