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Iraqi Protesters Cheer Victory Over Iran, at Least on the Soccer Field 14 Nov 9:11pm Updated Iraqi Protesters Cheer Victory Over Iran, at Least on the Soccer Field
The police and the politicians joined protesters in celebrating Iraq’s defeat of Iran in a World Cup qualifying match. Tensions between the countries are running high.
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Refugee and Author Detained by Australia Is Given Visa to Travel 14 Nov 5:28pm Updated Refugee and Author Detained by Australia Is Given Visa to Travel
Behrouz Boochani, who was held for years as part of Australia’s offshore immigration detention program, arrived in New Zealand for a literary festival.
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Cases of Cognac and Liqueur Recovered From 1917 Shipwreck 14 Nov 4:56pm Cases of Cognac and Liqueur Recovered From 1917 Shipwreck
The ship, the S.S. Kyros, was bound for Russia when it was sunk by a German submarine during World War I, a salvage company said.
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Boris Johnson Was Supposed to Be an Ace Campaigner. So Why Is He Stumbling? 14 Nov 4:31pm Boris Johnson Was Supposed to Be an Ace Campaigner. So Why Is He Stumbling?
Exposed to hostile voices on the campaign trail, he has seemed at times unsure, tone deaf and gaffe prone. It could leave an opening for the underdog Labour Party.
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Boris Johnson Stumbles Out of the Election Gate 14 Nov 4:20pm Boris Johnson Stumbles Out of the Election Gate
He was supposed to be an ace campaigner. But as flood victims scorn him, and protesters heckle him, he is frequently going off key.
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14 Nov 3:36pm Updated U.N. Query on Syria Hospital Bombings May Be Undermined by Russia Pressure, Limited Scope
The United Nations is investigating attacks on seven humanitarian sites in Syria. Diplomats say Russia is trying to keep the U.N. findings secret.
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14 Nov 3:09pm Experts Divided on Authenticity of Islamic State Receipts
A Times article based on documents recovered by a researcher reported that ISIS made payments to members of a rival group.
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As Talks With Putin Loom, Ukraine Looks in Vain for U.S. Help 14 Nov 2:22pm Updated As Talks With Putin Loom, Ukraine Looks in Vain for U.S. Help
Kiev wants Western support as it seeks to end its conflict with Russia. But amid the impeachment drama, Washington, its staunchest backer, is increasingly out of the picture.
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Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal? 14 Nov 2:21pm Updated Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?
Months of antigovernment protests and increasingly violent clashes with the police have upended daily life, with the potential to alter the city’s character.
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Saving the Fire Victims Who Cannot Flee: Australia’s Koalas 14 Nov 2:17pm Updated Saving the Fire Victims Who Cannot Flee: Australia’s Koalas
The plight of dozens of animals being treated for burned paws and singed fur is raising fears about climate change and the future of the species.
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Erdogan Hands ‘Tough Guy’ Letter Back to Trump 14 Nov 1:26pm Updated Erdogan Hands ‘Tough Guy’ Letter Back to Trump
The Turkish leader, who is visiting Washington, said he had returned the president’s message over a military incursion into Syria.
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Hong Kong Students Ready Bows and Arrows for Battles With Police 14 Nov 12:41pm Updated Hong Kong Students Ready Bows and Arrows for Battles With Police
Black-clad activists, mostly students, set up elaborate roadblocks, built brick walls, and practiced shooting firebombs from a giant slingshot.
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ISIS Suspect Trapped at Turkish-Greek Border Is to Be Deported to U.S. 14 Nov 12:22pm Updated ISIS Suspect Trapped at Turkish-Greek Border Is to Be Deported to U.S.
Turkey said it had received assurances from Washington that the American would not be refused entry.
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How Did Plants Conquer Land? These Humble Algae Hold Clues 14 Nov 11:04am How Did Plants Conquer Land? These Humble Algae Hold Clues
Two algal species share important genes with all modern land plants, a new analysis finds.
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14 Nov 10:49am Germany Mandates Measles Vaccine
All children attending preschool or higher in the country must be immunized, with fines for parents who do not comply, under a law that is to take effect next spring.
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Still the Undisputed Champs of Mammalian Migrations 14 Nov 9:15am Still the Undisputed Champs of Mammalian Migrations
Scientists measured individual distances to compile a Top 5 list of ultramarathon runners of the mammalian kingdom.
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Impeachment, Deval Patrick, Venice Flooding: Your Thursday Briefing 14 Nov 6:29am Updated Impeachment, Deval Patrick, Venice Flooding: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
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14 Nov 5:50am ‘We’re Just So Angry’: Australians Protest Police Killing of Aboriginal Teenager
After initially saying the 19-year-old had lunged at the police with a weapon, the authorities later charged an officer with murder and opened an investigation.
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14 Nov 5:11am Venice Flooding Brings City to ‘Its Knees’
The mayor called for a state of emergency after the Italian city was submerged under “acqua alta,” an exceptionally high tide — the worst in 50 years.
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To Make This Tofu, Start by Burning Toxic Plastic 14 Nov 4:56am To Make This Tofu, Start by Burning Toxic Plastic
Plastic waste from America, collected for recycling, is shipped to Indonesia. Some is burned as fuel by tofu makers, producing deadly chemicals and contaminating food.
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As Islamic Jihad and Israel Battled, Hamas, in a Twist, Sat on the Sidelines 14 Nov 4:51am Updated As Islamic Jihad and Israel Battled, Hamas, in a Twist, Sat on the Sidelines
With Israel exchanging blows with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Hamas faced a stark choice: Join the fight or redouble efforts to keep the Gaza border quiet.
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14 Nov 2:59am Updated Venice Battles Flooding Amid Highest Tide in 50 Years
The mayor called for a state of emergency and the closing of all schools after the Italian city was submerged under “acqua alta,” an exceptionally high tide.
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Facing a Pollution Crisis, Netherlands Tells Drivers to Slow Down 14 Nov 2:22am Facing a Pollution Crisis, Netherlands Tells Drivers to Slow Down
The government lowered the daytime speed limit on Dutch highways, to 62 miles per hour, in an attempt to cut nitrogen pollution.
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As Islamic Jihad and Israel Battle, Hamas Has to Choose Sides 14 Nov 2:14am Updated As Islamic Jihad and Israel Battle, Hamas Has to Choose Sides
With Israel exchanging blows with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Hamas faces a stark choice: Join the fight or redouble efforts to keep the Gaza border quiet.
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Hong Kong’s University Students Dig in for Battles With Police 14 Nov 1:51am Updated Hong Kong’s University Students Dig in for Battles With Police
Black-clad activists, mostly students, set elaborate road blocks, built brick walls, and practiced shooting bows and arrows.
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Impeachment Hearings, Ukraine, Denmark: Your Thursday Briefing 14 Nov 1:50am Updated Impeachment Hearings, Ukraine, Denmark: Your Thursday Briefing
Impeachment hearings, Ukraine, Denmark
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