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Marceline Loridan-Ivens, 90, Dies; Wrote of Holocaust’s Enduring Toll

Marceline Loridan-Ivens in the 1961 French film “Chronicle of a Summer.” She also directed movies and wrote books about her experience during the Holocaust and its after-e...

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Your Wednesday Evening News Briefing: Brett Kavanaugh, Trump, North Korea

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A Year After a Quake Crumbled a Mexico School, Grieving Parents Seek Justice

A woman placing flowers on Wednesday at a memorial wall at the site of the collapsed Enrique C. Rébsamen School in Mexico City...

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Walmart Pulls Soviet-Themed Shirts After Lithuania Objects

The removal of the hammer and sickle T-shirts sold online has ignited a war of words between Russia and the former Soviet republic...

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Merkel Emerges Weaker, and the Far Right Stronger, After Latest Bout

Hans-Georg Maassen, the ex-spy chief, became a favorite of the far right when he questioned the authenticity of a video showing a dark-skinned man being chased...

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Man With Urge to ‘Rape and Kill a Woman’ Charged in the Death of a Top Amateur Golfer in Iowa

Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, was born in Spain and played collegiate golf at Iowa State University, winning the 2018 Big 12 women’s championship in April. She was attacked...

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Pakistan Court Releases Nawaz Sharif, Ex-Prime Minister, From Prison

Supporters of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan celebrating outside the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday...

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Inside Facebook’s Election ‘War Room’

The War Room at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. As of next week, it will be the company’s hub for safeguarding elections around the world...

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In Brexit Talks, Some See Hope in a Minimal ‘Blind’ Deal

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain is trying to convince European Union officials that her plan for Brexit is best...

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Understanding the times: How to Tell Us a Secret

A Times project that offers readers simple, confidential ways to securely submit tips via their phone or email has paid dividends in news gathering since Day 1...

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Europe to Investigate Amazon’s Dual Role of Merchant and Platform

An Amazon warehouse in England. European antitrust investigators are looking into whether the company uses data collected from merchants to make its own calculations about bus...

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European Union Ends Inquiry Into Luxembourg’s Tax Deal With McDonald’s

A McDonald’s in New York. The European Commission had been examining whether a deal that Luxembourg granted to McDonald’s may have led to the fast food chain paying less t...

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Danske Bank Says Billions May Have Been Laundered at Single Branch

A report commissioned by Danske Bank found severe misconduct at a branch in Talinn, Estonia, from 2007 to 2015...

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Poland, Making a Play for a U.S. Military Base, Offers to Call It Fort Trump

President Andrzej Duda of Poland, right, is not the first European leader to try to curry favor with President Trump by appealing to vanity...

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Professor in Yoga Ball Murder Trial Is Convicted in Hong Kong

Dr. Khaw Kim-sun escorted by officers at a police station in Hong Kong last year...

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Kim Jong-un Promises Historic Visit to South Korea

During a summit meeting between North and South Korea on Wednesday, Kim Jong-un agreed to take steps toward denuclearization and to visit Seoul. He would be the first North Ko...

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State of the Art: Why Jeff Bezos Should Push for Nobody to Get as Rich as Jeff Bezos

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North Korea’s New Promises on Weapons Stop Short of Denuclearization

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, met in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday...

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Najib Razak, Former Malaysian Prime Minister, to Face More Charges

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia arriving at the Kuala Lumpur High Court last month...

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Talk of Ethnic Partition of Kosovo Revives Old Balkan Ghosts

Kosovar and American flags in Maxhunaj, Kosovo. The Trump administration has signaled that it is open to readjusting the border between Kosovo and Serbia, worrying many in the...

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Letter 73: How Scott Morrison’s Boat Trophy Burst Into Public View — and Why It Matters

The boat memento in the Canberra office of Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia...

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Wreckage May Be From Endeavour, Ship That Explored World and Charted Australia

A depiction of Captain James Cook proclaiming New South Wales a British possession, shortly after his landing at Botany Bay in Sydney, Australia, in 1770. His ship, the Endeav...

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Where Surfing in China Gained a Foothold, Typhoon Mangkhut Left Ruins

The surfing village of Xichong, in Guangdong Province, China, on Tuesday. Typhoon Mangkhut created surges that dismantled sea walls upon which dozens of small shops, cafes and...

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Taiwan Dispatch: Buddhist Temple, Now a Communist Shrine, Plants China’s Flag in Taiwan

The flags of China and its Communist Party flying above a former temple in Taiwan that was converted into a shrine to communism...

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U.S. Oil Sanctions Bite Iran Without a Price Spike

An Iranian-flagged support boat near an oil tanker. A big drop in Iran’s oil exports two months before United States sanctions go into effect has had little impact on the gl...

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Tragedy? Farce? Confusion? The Method Behind That Russian Poisoning Interview

The RT interview last week with Ruslan Boshirov, left, and Alexander Petrov...

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In Mexico, a Truck Full of Cadavers Takes a Mystery Road Trip

Mexican officials with a truck carrying corpses at the Jalisco State morgue on Monday...

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Your Tuesday Evening News Briefing: Brett Kavanaugh, Apple, Trump

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Why Marco Rubio Attacked Salt Bae Over His Dinner With Maduro

Nusret Gokce, the chef known to Instagram fans as Salt Bae, demonstrating his famous technique at Nusr-Et Steakhouse...

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Ehsan Yarshater, Iran Scholar With a Monumental Vision, Dies at 98

Ehsan Yarshater in 2011. “He was generally referred to during his own lifetime as the doyen of Iranian studies,” a fellow scholar said...

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Ex-L.A. Times Beijing Bureau Chief Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

Jonathan Kaiman was suspended by The Los Angeles Times in May...

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U.K. Police Investigate New Allegation Against Harvey Weinstein

The case brings to 11 the number of women in Britain who have accused the American movie producer of sexual misconduct...

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14 Pakistani Schools Burned. Locals Wonder if the Army Wanted It.

Shams al-Haq, a fruit farmer, looking over the ruins of a girls’ school that was burned last month. It was one of 14 schools set ablaze in one night in the Gilgit-Baltistan...

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BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen Face Collusion Investigation in Europe

The European Commission said it would look into whether Volkswagen, BMW and Daimler had worked together to avoid competing on clean emissions technology...

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Typhoon Mangkhut: How to Help

A pedestrian among traffic barriers toppled by Typhoon Mangkhut, which barreled into the northern Philippines on Saturday...

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Merkel Tested as Her Chief Spy Becomes a Hero of the Far-Right

Hans-Georg Maassen, Germany’s intelligence chief, before a hearing in front of a parliamentary control panel in Berlin this month...

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South African Court Says Marijuana Use in Private Is Legal

South Africa's top court says adults can use marijuana in private...

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Pussy Riot Activist May Have Been Poisoned, German Doctors Say

Pyotr Verzilov received medical treatment after arriving in Berlin on Saturday. German doctors said on Tuesday it was “highly plausible” that he had been poisoned...

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With a Submarine, Japan Sends a Message in the South China Sea

The Japanese submarine Kuroshio, which is visiting Vietnam this week. It also participated in war games in the South China Sea...

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With Moon as His Muse, Japanese Billionaire Signs Up for SpaceX Voyage

Yusaku Maezawa was introduced on Monday as the first SpaceX customer for a trip around the moon...

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China Once Looked Tough on Trade. Now Its Options Are Dwindling.

A Chinese trade delegation during a tour of soybean fields in Missouri last month. American soybeans are an essential import in China, which will have trouble replacing them...

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Colombia Struck a Peace Deal With Guerrillas — but Many Return to Arms

Two members of the old FARC teaching a new FARC member how to use his assault rifle at a shooting camp...

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At War: The Hotel in Afghanistan That Refuses to Close Its Doors

Afghan Border Police troops playing cricket in the empty swimming pool at the Bost Hotel earlier this year...

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‘Suffering and Hardship Belong to Me’: Chinese Dissident Recounts Prison Years

A protester holding a photo of Xu Zhiyong outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong in 2014...

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Russian Military Aircraft Missing off Syria Coast

The Il-20 plane was apparently shot down by Syrian antiaircraft missiles, and disappeared from radar screens as it was returning to a Russian base in Syria, the Defense Minist...

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In North Korea, Shouts for Reunification and Peace Greet South’s Leader

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, en route to their meeting Tuesday in Pyongyang, the North’s capital...

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Russian Military Aircraft Is Said to Be Missing Off Syria Coast

The Il-20 plane disappeared from radar screens on Monday night as it was returning to a Russian base near the Syrian port city of Latakia, the Defense Ministry said...

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Myanmar’s ‘Gravest Crimes’ Against Rohingya Demand Action, U.N. Says

A Rohingya mother and her daughter, who fled the village of Min Gyi in Myanmar, at a refugee camp in Bangladesh last year. A United Nations panel cited the slaughter in Min Gy...

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Markets Mixed, With China Dropping, as Trade War Intensifies

Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after President Trump ordered tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping up tensions between the world’s top two economies...

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Meet SpaceX’s First Moon Voyage Customer, Yusaku Maezawa

Elon Musk, left, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, introduced Yusaku Maezawa, the founder of Japan’s Zozo online fashion retailer, on Monday as the first customer f...

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Guatemala’s Democracy is Under Threat — by Its Own President

The government refused to let an anti-corruption prosecutor back into the country, defying the top court and pushing the nation toward a constitutional crisis...

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Philippines Dispatch: Drawn by Gold, Drowned in Mud: Typhoon Kills Philippine Miners

Searching for bodies on Monday in Itogon, a Philippines mountain town hit by a landlside set off by Typhoon Mangkhut...

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Your Monday Evening News Briefing: Brett Kavanaugh, North Carolina, Elon Musk

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Haley Says Russia ‘Actively Working’ to Subvert North Korea Sanctions

Ambassador Nikki R. Haley, center, during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at the organization’s headquarters on Monday...

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Trilobites: What 13,000 Patents Involving the DNA of Sea Life Tell Us About the Future

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Poland’s Leader Finds an Ally in Trump, Even as He Brings Courts to Heel

President Trump in Warsaw last year. He said nothing about Poland’s crackdown on judges...

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Russia and Turkey Announce Demilitarized Zone in Last Part of Rebel-Held Syria

Smoke rising as government forces targeted Kafr Ain in Syria’s Idlib Province this month...

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After the Storm: Photos From Hong Kong, Battered by Typhoon Mangkhut

The aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut on Monday in Hong Kong...

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I.C.C. Fines Jean-Pierre Bemba of Congo for Witness Tampering

Mr. Bemba, who was acquitted of war crimes in June, must pay €300,000 and has been barred from running in the presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Floods in Nigeria Kill More than 100, Wiping out Homes and Farms

Flooding in the Nigerian state of Kogi on Monday...

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China Accuses Taiwan of Using Students for Espionage

Beijing is hostile toward President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, whose party is skeptical of closer ties to China...

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Australia Hunts for Saboteur Hiding Needles in Strawberries

Supermarkets across Australia have stopped selling strawberries after several people have found needles hidden inside the fruit...

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Accusations of a ‘Nightmare’ Vacation Test China’s Relations With Sweden

China has imposed travel warnings after it said three Chinese tourists were “brutally abused” by the Swedish police as they were ejected from a hostel in Stockholm...

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Are Australia’s Music Festivals to Blame for Overdose Deaths?

Gladys Berejiklian, the premier of New South Wales, has promised to shut down the Defqon.1 festival, calling it “an unsafe event.”...

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North and South Korea Push to End Korean War, but U.S. Remains Wary

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, top third from left, during a cabinet meeting in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday. Mr. Moon is to meet Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader,...

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Can Ethiopia’s New Leader, a Political Insider, Change His Country from the Inside Out?

Since taking office in March, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia become the most closely watched leader in Africa...

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At Dua Lipa Concert, Dancing Fans Were Dragged Out

Dua Lipa performing in New York last year. After fans were ejected from her Shanghai concert, she wrote in a statement posted on Twitter that she was “proud and grateful tha...

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Live Briefing: Typhoon Mangkhut: At Least 43 Bodies Found in Philippines Landslide

Rescuers moving stones by hand at a site where people were believed to have been buried by a landslide after Typhoon Mangkhut barreled across Itogon, Benguet Province, in the...

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