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Trying to Feel Love-Worthy (While Working for a Dating App)

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By BY LORÉ YESSUFF Style https://ift.tt/2B728mh Being awash in romantic complaints has left me — a Black woman who’s had heartache — feeling dismayed but hopeful. New York Times Love (Emotion), Dating and Relationships, Black People, Single Persons, Online Dating July 17, 2020 at 04:00AM

$174 Million Afghan Drone Program Riddled With Problems, U.S. Report Says

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By BY THOMAS GIBBONS-NEFF World https://ift.tt/3jcAcP2 Overhead surveillance is critical to fighting the Taliban, but the American military’s effort to equip Afghan forces has fallen short, according to an independent watchdog. New York Times Afghanistan War (2001- ), United States Defense and Military Forces, Drones (Pilotless Planes), Defense and Military Forces, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations July 17, 2020 at 03:59AM

Father Soldier Son

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By BY CATRIN EINHORN AND LESLYE DAVIS U.S. https://ift.tt/3935xPz The New York Times spent a decade chronicling the cost of war and the call to service for an American family. New York Times July 17, 2020 at 03:59AM

India Coronavirus Cases Surge Past One Million

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By BY KARAN DEEP SINGH AND JEFFREY GETTLEMAN World https://ift.tt/30iLMzt Several states and cities have reimposed total and partial lockdowns as the pandemic accelerates. India now ranks third in the world in infections. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Coronavirus Reopenings, Economic Conditions and Trends, Disease Rates July 17, 2020 at 03:54AM

Your Friday Briefing

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By BY ISABELLA KWAI Briefing https://ift.tt/2CmHLC1 Russian hacking, ISIS bride, Angela Merkel: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times July 17, 2020 at 03:46AM

Corrections: July 17, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections https://ift.tt/3jbSKip Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, July 17, 2020. New York Times July 17, 2020 at 02:59AM

Quotation of the Day: Pompeo Says Human Rights Must Reflect Religion’s Role

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper https://ift.tt/2B6guDk Quotation of the Day for Friday, July 17, 2020. New York Times July 17, 2020 at 02:57AM

Should You Say Yes to That Favor? Well …

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By BY ALLIE VOLPE Smarter Living https://ift.tt/3j91Dcp Instead of just agreeing to a request while letting the disdain slowly build, make a well-informed decision. New York Times Friendship, Psychology and Psychologists, Emotions, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Content Type: Service July 17, 2020 at 02:00AM

There’s Still a Pandemic Happening. It’s OK Not to Please Everyone.

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By BY ANNA GOLDFARB Smarter Living https://ift.tt/3fP6j5r The desire to make others happy can undermine our safety. Don’t let it. New York Times Content Type: Service, Anxiety and Stress, Quarantine (Life and Culture) July 17, 2020 at 02:00AM

Hose and Belt Sellers

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By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games https://ift.tt/2WtWIsV Rich Proulx’s puzzle is there when you need it. New York Times Crossword Puzzles July 17, 2020 at 01:40AM

‘30 Rock’ reunion special hits resistance.

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By BY TIFFANY HSU Business https://ift.tt/2ZFBJWh New York Times July 17, 2020 at 01:25AM

Democratic Officials Tell Members of Congress to Skip the Convention

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By BY LISA LERER U.S. https://ift.tt/2WuteLo The directive ensures that little will happen at the convention in Milwaukee beyond speeches by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., his vice-presidential nominee and a handful of other top party leaders. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Democratic National Convention, Republican National Convention July 17, 2020 at 01:02AM

El chamán de Instagram

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By BY JESSICA BENNETT en Español https://ift.tt/3jde2vW Durek Verrett, amigo de Gwyneth Paltrow y pareja de la princesa de Noruega, quiere llevar la curación espiritual a las masas. New York Times Meditation, Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Celebrities July 17, 2020 at 01:00AM

Tiger Woods Is at Ease and in Contention After Layoff

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By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports https://ift.tt/39bxAfO Woods opened his first round at the Memorial Tournament with two birdies on his first three holes. He is five strokes off the leader, Tony Finau. New York Times Golf July 17, 2020 at 12:42AM

Reopen Schools? Here’s What You Had to Say

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By BY LISA LERER U.S. https://ift.tt/2B5ckvq Parents, teachers and students shared fears and frustrations. New York Times Coronavirus Reopenings, Education (K-12), Colleges and Universities, Teachers and School Employees, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns July 16, 2020 at 11:48PM

Mask Rules Expand Across U.S. as Clashes Over the Mandates Intensify

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By BY SARAH MERVOSH, MANNY FERNANDEZ AND CAMPBELL ROBERTSON U.S. https://ift.tt/3jfzjFA More retailers and states are instituting mask requirements, but tensions are mounting for people who see the rules as infringements. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Masks, Protective Clothing and Gear, Governors (US), Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns July 16, 2020 at 11:40PM

Extending Cruise Ban, C.D.C. Says Ships Helped Spread Coronavirus

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By BY FRANCES ROBLES Travel https://ift.tt/2OuSqwT In a scathing order extending the current “no sail” order on U.S. cruise lines, the agency said it spent 38,000 hours managing the outbreaks on ships. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Cruises, Coronavirus Reopenings July 16, 2020 at 11:37PM

A Debate About Open Debate

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By BY SPENCER BOKAT-LINDELL Opinion https://ift.tt/3fEJBwz Is the free exchange of ideas under threat? New York Times Labor and Jobs, Freedom of Speech and Expression, Speeches and Statements July 16, 2020 at 11:28PM

Federal Employees Can Express Support for Black Lives Matter, Watchdog Says

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By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. https://ift.tt/2OuagjT The Office of Special Counsel’s finding came weeks after President Trump called Black Lives Matter a “symbol of hate.” New York Times Black Lives Matter Movement, Hatch Act (1939), United States Politics and Government July 16, 2020 at 11:27PM

La Casa Blanca de Trump se muestra atrevida respecto a los límites éticos conforme se acercan las elecciones

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By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY en Español https://ift.tt/2CbikUd La protesta por una foto de Ivanka Trump con una lata de frijoles Goya revela que el presidente y sus asesores continúan ignorando las fronteras tradicionales entre lo oficial y lo político. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Hatch Act (1939), Government Employees July 16, 2020 at 11:26PM

What the Twitter Hack Revealed: An Election System Teeming With Risks

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By BY DAVID E. SANGER, NICOLE PERLROTH AND NICK CORASANITI U.S. https://ift.tt/3eALskE The hackers who targeted Joe Biden, Barack Obama and others served as a warning: Had they struck on Nov. 3, hoping to upend the election, the political fallout could have been quite different. New York Times Cyberwarfare and Defense, Cyberattacks and Hackers, Presidential Election of 2020, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, Social Media, Elections July 16, 2020 at 11:22PM

President Biden’s First Day

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By BY DAVID BROOKS Opinion https://ift.tt/30ie0ub Imagining Jan. 20, 2021. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 July 16, 2020 at 11:20PM

As the Virus Deepens Financial Trouble, Colleges Turn to Layoffs

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By BY DANIEL MCGRAW, SHAWN HUBLER AND DAN LEVIN U.S. https://ift.tt/3havW0O The University of Akron this week became one of the first schools in the country to make profound cuts in the number of full-time professors on its staff. Others might have to follow. New York Times Colleges and Universities, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Coronavirus Reopenings, Wages and Salaries July 16, 2020 at 11:16PM

Bristol Removes Statue of Black Protester After Just One Day

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By BY MARK LANDLER World https://ift.tt/2WFXCCX The statue of Jen Reid, a Black Lives Matter protester, was raised on Wednesday in place of a toppled memorial to the slave trader Edward Colston. New York Times Art, Sculpture, Monuments and Memorials (Structures), Black People July 16, 2020 at 07:51AM

Late Night Thinks the Trumps Are Full of Beans

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By BY TRISH BENDIX Arts https://ift.tt/3eD2Dlv Ivanka Trump posed with a can of Goya beans after the company’s president praised her father. “Sadly, after Ivanka tweeted in Spanish, Trump immediately had her deported,” said Jimmy Fallon. New York Times July 16, 2020 at 07:32AM

‘Fatal Affair’ Review: Close Stalker

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By BY JEANNETTE CATSOULIS Movies https://ift.tt/2ZxJ4XL Nia Long and Omar Epps ignite a dangerous obsession in this hackneyed romantic melodrama. New York Times Movies July 16, 2020 at 07:01AM

A Team By Any Other Name Is Fine, It Turns Out

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By BY KEVIN DRAPER Sports https://ift.tt/2Os7TxJ The Washington N.F.L. franchise is picking a new name. As other pro franchises have learned, the process of rebranding can be as unique as the result. New York Times Names, Organizational, Football, Logos, Trademarks and Trade Names, Native Americans July 16, 2020 at 07:00AM