Showing posts from February 6, 2020

You From New York? You’re First on Trump’s Revenge List

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion If you live in the state, you won’t be able to enroll in Trusted Traveler Programs. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, United States Politics and Government, Federal-State Relations (US), Airport Security February 7, 2020 at 12:55AM

Brazil Judge Dismisses Charges Against the Journalist Glenn Greenwald

By BY ERNESTO LONDOÑO World A federal judge decided Mr. Greenwald should not stand trial for his role in bringing to light hacked cellphone messages, citing a ruling from a Supreme Court justice that shielded him. New York Times Freedom of the Press, Cyberwarfare and Defense February 7, 2020 at 12:47AM

After Disasters, Puerto Ricans Are Left With $1.6 Billion in Unpaid Insurance Claims

By BY FRANCES ROBLES AND PATRICIA MAZZEI U.S. Homeowners and cities say they’re getting pennies on the dollar. Some insurers have gone out of business. Lawsuits and claims of fraud — on both sides — are flying. New York Times Insurance, Hurricane Maria (2017), Disasters and Emergencies, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Suits and Litigation (Civil) February 7, 2020 at 12:45AM

Who Killed the Caucuses?

By BY LISA LERER U.S. Everyone is really sorry about what happened in Iowa. But nobody will take the blame. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses, United States Politics and Government February 7, 2020 at 12:39AM

Yang lets dozens of staff members go.

By BY MATT STEVENS U.S. New York Times February 7, 2020 at 12:35AM

Art Basel Cancels Hong Kong Fair

By BY SCOTT REYBURN Arts Citing the spread of the coronavirus, the giant international art fair scheduled for March calls off its 2020 Asian edition. New York Times Art Basel Hong Kong, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) February 7, 2020 at 12:28AM

What Does Independence Look Like? Images From the Year of Africa

By Unknown Author World Luminaries of the diaspora on the legacy of 1960 New York Times February 7, 2020 at 12:26AM

‘Extortion’: N.Y. Assails Trump Administration Over Traveler Programs

By BY JESSE MCKINLEY, ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS AND ANNIE CORREAL New York Homeland Security officials accused New York of jeopardizing the country’s safety by restricting access to motor vehicle databases. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, Drivers Licenses, Airport Security, Law and Legislation February 7, 2020 at 12:23AM

White House Confirms Killing of Terrorist Leader in Yemen

By BY JULIAN E. BARNES World The statement came about a week after initial reports that the United States believed it had killed Qassim al-Rimi, the Qaeda leader in Yemen. New York Times Targeted Killings, Terrorism, Drones (Pilotless Planes) February 7, 2020 at 12:19AM

Impeachment Briefing: Trump’s Celebration

By BY NOAH WEILAND U.S. A day after his acquittal, the president took a victory lap, and vented, in a wild White House speech. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry February 7, 2020 at 12:17AM

Democrats, Knocked Back by Trump’s Acquittal, Ponder Their Next Steps

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG AND NICHOLAS FANDOS U.S. With impeachment behind them, House Democrats must determine how to balance their policy agenda with a determination to continue investigating President Trump. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Infrastructure (Public Works), Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010), Trump Tax Returns, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), United States Economy February 7, 2020 at 12:13AM

Kobe Bryant Memorial Is Planned for Staples Center on Feb. 24

By BY SARAH MERVOSH AND MARC STEIN Sports The memorial will be held at the arena where Bryant was a star with the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 seasons. New York Times Funerals and Memorials, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters February 7, 2020 at 12:11AM

T.S.A. Denies Opening Instrument Case After Musician Says His Kora Was in Pieces

By BY MARIA CRAMER Arts When Ballake Sissoko, a renowned kora player from Mali, looked in his case at his Paris home after flying from New York, he found that the instrument had been destroyed. New York Times Music, Airport Security, Musical Instruments February 7, 2020 at 12:03AM

The Dog Park Is Bad, Actually

By BY SASSAFRAS LOWREY Smarter Living Dog parks may seem like great additions to the community, but they’re rife with problems — for you, and for your dog. Here’s what to know before you go. New York Times Animal Behavior, Dogs, Vaccination and Immunization, Playgrounds, Cats February 7, 2020 at 12:00AM

After Acquittal, Trump Repeats Inaccurate Claims on Impeachment and Ukraine

By BY LINDA QIU U.S. We checked misleading statements that President Trump made about his trial, his political enemies and his own record. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Presidential Election of 2020, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, United States Politics and Government, Rumors and Misinformation, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) February 6, 2020 at 11:54PM

Mike Bloomberg: Fixing Inequality Is My Priority

By BY MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG Opinion Right now, the rewards of the economy are far too concentrated at the top. New York Times Income Tax, Corporate Taxes, Capital Gains Tax, Income Inequality, High Net Worth Individuals February 6, 2020 at 11:49PM

The Associated Press ‘is unable to declare a winner’ in Iowa.

By BY MAGGIE ASTOR U.S. New York Times February 6, 2020 at 11:45PM

What It’s Like to Be the Face of Trump’s Super Bowl Ad

By BY ANNIE KARNI U.S. The president commuted the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson. “For him to highlight me,” she says, “it makes me know he’s not only proud, he’s super proud.” New York Times Political Advertising, Presidential Election of 2020, Super Bowl, United States Politics and Government, Ex-Convicts February 6, 2020 at 11:43PM

Bloomberg Pursues Wealthy Donors, but Not Their Checkbooks

By BY ALEXANDER BURNS AND NICK CORASANITI U.S. Michael Bloomberg has sworn off taking money from other people for his presidential campaign. But in private, he is courting rich Democrats, potentially posing a challenge for his moderate rivals. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Campaign Finance, Primaries and Caucuses, High Net Worth Individuals, Political Advertising, Mayors, United States Politics and Government February 6, 2020 at 11:41PM

What Are Iowa’s Satellite Caucuses? And How Did They Help Bernie Sanders?

By BY MATT STEVENS U.S. Mr. Sanders vastly outperformed his rivals in the ad hoc Iowa caucuses held in the state, across the nation and around the world. In an extremely tight race, his success in them could prove critical. New York Times Primaries and Caucuses, Presidential Election of 2020 February 6, 2020 at 11:38PM

After Six Years in Office, New York’s Mayor Vows to ‘Save Our City’

By BY EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS AND JEFFERY C. MAYS New York Mayor de Blasio lays out a plan to ease New Yorkers’ anxiety about affordability and homelessness. New York Times Elections, Mayors, State of the City Message (NYC) February 6, 2020 at 11:20PM

How are ‘satellite’ votes being measured in Iowa? Good question.

By BY NATE COHN U.S. New York Times February 6, 2020 at 11:19PM

Benetton Severs Ties With Oliviero Toscani

By BY ELISABETTA POVOLEDO World The clothing company fired the photographer after comments he made about a 2018 bridge collapse that killed 43 people raised protests New York Times Advertising and Marketing, Photography, Social Media, Boycotts, Fashion and Apparel, your-feed-fashion February 6, 2020 at 11:19PM