Showing posts from December 21, 2019

Afghan President Declared in Lead of Disputed Vote as Opposition Protests

By BY MUJIB MASHAL World Initial results of the September elections, which had been delayed, show President Ashraf Ghani leading with 50.64 percent of the vote. New York Times Elections, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots December 22, 2019 at 07:14AM

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Mr. Robot’ and ‘Noelle’

By BY SARA ARIDI Arts After four seasons, USA Network’s cybersecurity thriller comes to an end. And a Christmas movie from Disney+ is available to stream. New York Times Movies, Television December 22, 2019 at 06:00AM

Corrections: Dec. 22, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. New York Times December 22, 2019 at 05:18AM

Quotation of the Day: Republican Party Under Trump Offers 2 Options: All In, or Out

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, December 22, 2019. New York Times December 22, 2019 at 05:12AM

Samantha Meyer, Edward McGarrigle

By Unknown Author Fashion Her send-off for a new jobs included farewell drinks, a round of karaoke and the start of their relationship. New York Times Weddings and Engagements December 22, 2019 at 05:10AM

Deborah Gist, Ronnie Jobe

By Unknown Author Fashion The couple met in April at the Summit, a Tulsa social club, where they bonded over the songs of the Bee Gees. New York Times Weddings and Engagements December 22, 2019 at 05:05AM

How a Poisoning in Bulgaria Exposed Russian Assassins in Europe

By BY MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ World For years, members of a secret team, Unit 29155, operated without Western security officials having any idea about their activities. But an attack on an arms dealer in Sofia helped blow their cover. New York Times Poisoning and Poisons, Arms Trade, Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations, Espionage and Intelligence Services December 22, 2019 at 05:01AM

For Women in Kabul, ‘It Is Just Me and the Water’

By BY FATIMA FAIZI AND THOMAS GIBBONS-NEFF World Since 2001, 23 public and private pools have appeared in Kabul, but only two allow women. They’re a welcome refuge from suicide bombings and the threat of a Taliban takeover. New York Times Women and Girls, Women's Rights, Swimming Pools December 22, 2019 at 05:01AM

Boeing Starliner Landing: What You Need to Know

By BY KENNETH CHANG Science The new ride to orbit built for NASA is returning to Earth early after problems during its first trip to space on Friday. New York Times Space and Astronomy, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, International Space Station, Private Spaceflight December 22, 2019 at 05:00AM

Meredith Miller, Kimberly Duva

By Unknown Author Fashion The couple met in 2004 at a friend’s birthday party in Park Slope, Brooklyn. New York Times Weddings and Engagements December 22, 2019 at 05:00AM

Diane Hu, Alexander Sappington

By Unknown Author Fashion The couple met at Princeton, from which each graduated, the bride cum laude and the groom summa cum laude. New York Times Weddings and Engagements December 22, 2019 at 05:00AM

The Patriots Beat the Bills (Again) Behind Julian Edelman

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports Edelman, the New England wide receiver, missed some game time after faking an injury, but he provided critical playmaking and scoring when it mattered most. New York Times December 22, 2019 at 03:19AM

West African Countries Take a Step Away From Colonial-Era Currency

By BY RUTH MACLEAN World A bloc of eight countries will rename their French-backed currency and France will scrap a contentious requirement for reserve deposits. New York Times Politics and Government, Currency, Euro (Currency), Colonization December 22, 2019 at 02:28AM

How Your Phone Betrays Democracy

By BY CHARLIE WARZEL AND STUART A. THOMPSON Opinion You protest, they watch. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Hong Kong Protests (2019), Surveillance of Citizens by Government, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Data-Mining and Database Marketing, Privacy December 22, 2019 at 02:05AM

Total Surveillance Is Not What America Signed Up For

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Congress should take bold action to regulate the location data industry. New York Times Data-Mining and Database Marketing, Law and Legislation, Privacy, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry December 22, 2019 at 02:04AM

Pentagon Aid to Ukraine Was Frozen Right After Trump Spoke With Country’s Leader

By BY EDWARD WONG U.S. Emails also suggest President Trump first began asking about $250 million in Pentagon aid after a June 19 article in the Washington Examiner. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry December 22, 2019 at 01:58AM

Trump Largely Ignores Impeachment as He Rallies Young Conservatives

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR U.S. With a relentless attack on liberalism, the president returned to his greatest hits: attacks on the “fake news,” environmentalists, liberals and immigrants. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 December 22, 2019 at 01:02AM

Matt Bevin Drew Outrage Over His Pardons. These Governors Have, Too.

By BY NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. Governors who issue pardons often do so on their way out of office. But the criticism, and court challenges, can endure. New York Times Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons December 22, 2019 at 12:53AM

Brendan Dassey of ‘Making a Murderer’ Is Denied Clemency

By BY MARIEL PADILLA U.S. Mr. Dassey is serving a life sentence for murder in a case that was made famous in a Netflix documentary series. New York Times Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons, False Arrests, Convictions and Imprisonments, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Documentary Films and Programs, Web-Original Programming December 22, 2019 at 12:02AM