Showing posts from April 6, 2021

A ‘System of Espionage’ Reigned at Ikea, a French Prosecutor Charges

By BY LIZ ALDERMAN Business In a case riveting national attention, Ikea France is charged with violating privacy rights by surveilling unions, employees and customers. New York Times Workplace Hazards and Violations, Industrial Espionage, Privacy, Detectives (Private) April 7, 2021 at 04:45AM

Georgia Is Facing a Political Onslaught. At the Masters, It’s Business as Usual.

By BY ALAN BLINDER AND BILL PENNINGTON Sports Major League Baseball pulled its All-Star Game from the Atlanta area, but Georgia’s most cherished sporting event remains firmly rooted in the state. New York Times Golf, Masters Golf Tournament, Baseball, Black People, Relocation of Business April 7, 2021 at 04:01AM

Bryson DeChambeau’s Work Evolving Golf Is Not Done Yet

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports At the Masters, the brash, brawny golfer imagined the sport’s future: even bigger, stronger athletes with faster, mightier swings than he already possesses. He can’t wait. New York Times Golf, Masters Golf Tournament, Innovation April 7, 2021 at 04:01AM

Cole Dominates for Yankees and the Mets Blow Past the Phillies

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports Gerrit Cole’s 13 strikeouts in seven shutout innings made quick work of Baltimore. San Diego’s Fernando Tatis Jr. will attempt to avoid surgery. New York Times Baseball April 7, 2021 at 03:49AM


By Unknown Author Slideshows PM-covid-update New York Times April 7, 2021 at 03:40AM

Your Wednesday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing AstraZeneca’s vaccine troubles. New York Times April 7, 2021 at 03:35AM

Quotation of the Day: Fight Brewing on ‘Passports’ for Vaccinated

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, April 7, 2021. New York Times April 7, 2021 at 02:35AM

Corrections: April 7, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. New York Times April 7, 2021 at 02:31AM

South African Plant Used for Herbal Tea

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Adrian Johnson makes his New York Times Crossword debut. New York Times Crossword Puzzles April 7, 2021 at 02:00AM

Medical Support Coordinator Testifies in Chauvin Trial

By BY REUTERS U.S. Officer Nicole Mackenzie, who trains Minneapolis police officers on providing medical care, said at the trial of Derek Chauvin that bystanders could make it easier for officers to miss signs that a detainee is in distress. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides April 7, 2021 at 01:30AM

Justin Fairfax Accuses Terry McAuliffe of Treating Him Like Emmett Till

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. At a debate for Virginia governor, Mr. Fairfax, the state’s lieutenant governor, denounced Mr. McAuliffe for urging him to resign after women accused Mr. Fairfax of sexual assault in 2019. New York Times Elections, Governors, Debates (Political), Politics and Government, Black People, Primaries and Caucuses April 7, 2021 at 01:29AM

A Virtual Memorial for Those We’ve Lost

By BY JASPAL RIYAIT Times Insider The special project “What Loss Looks Like” presents personal artifacts belonging to those who have left us and explores what they mean to those left behind. New York Times Quarantine (Life and Culture), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Grief (Emotion), Photography, Funerals and Memorials, Museums, September 11 (2001) April 7, 2021 at 01:27AM

About 80 percent of K-12 educators and staff have been given at least one vaccine dose.

By BY ALLYSON WALLER World New York Times internal-essential April 7, 2021 at 01:02AM

A Detective Was Accused of Lying. Now 90 Convictions May Be Erased.

By BY TROY CLOSSON New York The Brooklyn district attorney will move to dismiss old convictions in which a former narcotics detective, accused of perjury in Manhattan, played a key role. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Perjury, Drug Abuse and Traffic, District Attorneys April 7, 2021 at 12:45AM

How a Senate Ruling Could Help Push Biden’s Agenda Through Congress

By BY EMILY COCHRANE AND JIM TANKERSLEY U.S. Democrats now appear to have more chances to maneuver bills past Republicans, but it remains unclear how and when they might use them, and for what. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Federal Budget (US), American Rescue Plan (2021), Law and Legislation, Federal Taxes (US), Filibusters and Debate Curbs, Infrastructure (Public Works) April 7, 2021 at 12:25AM

Matt Gaetz is said to have sought a blanket pardon from Trump.


Israel-Iran Sea Skirmishes Escalate as Mine Damages Iranian Military Ship

By BY FARNAZ FASSIHI, ERIC SCHMITT AND RONEN BERGMAN World The explosion came the same day as progress was reported in talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal, which Israel opposes. New York Times Ships and Shipping, Defense and Military Forces April 6, 2021 at 11:49PM

Matt Gaetz, Loyal for Years to Trump, Is Said to Have Sought a Blanket Pardon

By BY MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT, MAGGIE HABERMAN AND NICHOLAS FANDOS U.S. The congressman was at the time under investigation over whether he violated sex trafficking laws, though it was unclear what he knew of the inquiry. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons April 6, 2021 at 11:44PM

Florida Residents Threatened by Reservoir Leak Are Allowed to Return Home

By BY JESUS JIMÉNEZ U.S. A Manatee County official said that additional pumps and the rerouting of water from an uncontrolled breach had “successfully mitigated” the risk of collapse. New York Times Water, Reservoirs, Evacuations and Evacuees April 6, 2021 at 11:43PM

Crystal Mason Was Sentenced to Five Years Behind Bars Because She Voted

By BY JESSE WEGMAN Opinion The G.O.P.’s war on voting has human casualties. Here’s one. New York Times Voter Fraud (Election Fraud), United States Politics and Government April 6, 2021 at 11:23PM

Jeff Bezos says Amazon, a notable tax avoider, supports raising corporate taxes.

By BY GILLIAN FRIEDMAN Business New York Times April 6, 2021 at 11:10PM

California to Lift Virus Restrictions on June 15

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. Gov. Gavin Newsom of California announced on Tuesday that the state would lift all its coronavirus restrictions on June 15 as long as new infections remained low and stable. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Coronavirus Reopenings April 6, 2021 at 11:09PM

Alcee Hastings, Longtime Florida Congressman, Dies at 84

By BY KATHARINE Q. SEELYE U.S. As a federal judge, he was impeached and removed from the bench. He was then elected to the House, where he became known as a strong liberal voice. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), United States Politics and Government, Black People, Elections, House of Representatives, Race and Ethnicity, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68), Impeachment April 6, 2021 at 10:50PM