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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:32:47 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump said Wednesday it was “visually important” to avoid conflicts between his role as the head of government and his businesses.In a series of oddly informal Twitter posts, the Office of Government Ethics appeared to conclude, wrongly, that Mr. Trump had promised to divest his assets.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:24:53 GMTWilbur Ross, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for commerce secretary, speaking to reporters at Trump Tower in Manhattan on Tuesday.The men chosen to lead the Treasury and Commerce Departments vow to cut taxes, increase growth and hold the line on deficits, testing the limits of economic math.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:23:38 GMTPushing a stroller in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. Can Donald Trump help working families?Paid family leave is an issue that has gained growing bipartisan support, but the details could prove contentious.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:30:07 GMTRepresentative Nancy Pelosi of California was re-elected House Democratic leader on Wednesday.Ms. Pelosi, the House minority leader, survived an attempt by a fellow Democrat, Tim Ryan, to unseat her amid anxiety over their party’s setbacks.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:15:46 GMTJill Stein has spearheaded a call to recount presidential votes.An effort championed by Jill Stein begins on Thursday, answers to some often-asked questions about the planned reviews of Election Day vote totals.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:48:35 GMTThe C.I.A. director, John O. Brennan, in Washington in June. In an interview with the BBC, Mr. Brennan warned that the incoming administration needed to be skeptical about Russian promises.John Brennan told the BBC that canceling the accord would be “the height of folly” and could lead to a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:50:08 GMTSteven Mnuchin, the Trump administration’s pick for Treasury secretary, spoke with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower on Wednesday.The president-elect, who continues to fill his cabinet, will travel to Indiana this week to announce the saving of 1,000 factory jobs.
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:29:52 GMTNew satellite data showed the city of Pleasanton, bottom right, rising as well as movement along the Hayward Fault, running north-south on the center right. Green indicates no detected movement. Yellow, orange and red indicate where structures are sinking. Blue represents rising sites.Wednesday: Mapping the undulations of the Bay Area, Nancy Pelosi takes heat for the Democrats’ troubles, and the delights of Yosemite in winter.
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:00:23 GMTA tied and decomposed body at a mass grave found at a trash dump on the outskirts of Hamam al-Alil, Iraq.The Islamic State has been resorting to a horrific practice that dates back to Saddam Hussein and his regime’s industrial-scale killings.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:33:54 GMTA prosecutor said Wednesday that Officer Brentley Vinson will not face charges in the Sept. 20 shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, whose death set off days of unrest.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:12:54 GMTMichael T. Slager, center, a former police officer, listening to closing arguments in his murder trial Wednesday in Charleston, S.C.Lawyers make closing arguments in the case of Michael T. Slager, who was seen on a video fatally shooting Mr. Scott, who ran after a traffic stop.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:58:07 GMTJi Wanchang is what is known in China as a professional counterfeit hunter. Mr. Ji, in a room of his office, is surrounded by goods that he has reported as suspected fake products.Part Ralph Nader, part bounty hunter, China’s fakes detectives reap rewards for finding counterfeits — but could go out of business under new rules.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:46:20 GMTA smoker outside of the Melrose Houses in the Bronx. The federal smoking rule will have the biggest implications in New York, which has the nation’s largest public housing agency.Officials said the rule, which bars tobacco use in apartments, common areas and offices, will take effect in early 2017. It will cover the homes of more than 400,000 New York City residents.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:00:25 GMTHundreds of students joined a memorial service at the University of Havana, where Fidel Castro had immersed himself in radical politics in the 1940s.
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:52:11 GMTKhalid al-Falih, center, the Saudi energy minister, at the OPEC meeting in Vienna on Wednesday.The deal will be the first production cut in eight years, although the price increase may prove temporary.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:30:54 GMTThe plan comes at a time when the bloc is seeking to rely less on the security guarantees of the United States.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:41:20 GMTAshley Greivenkamp, a student, signed a community message board at the Ohio State University student union on Tuesday.Investigators say Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the student who wounded 11 people at the university, may have been inspired by a Qaeda propagandist, or by the Islamic State.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:12:16 GMTFor the past five years, Hadi Abdullah, 29, has been reporting on the war in Syria and its devastating effects in rebel-held areas. This work has put him and his colleagues in the line of fire.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:00:03 GMTWhen a wealthy businessman set out to divorce his wife, their fortune vanished. The quest to find it would reveal the depths of an offshore financial system bigger than the U.S. economy.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:19:38 GMTRescue workers on Tuesday combed through the wreckage of a jet carrying 77 people that crashed near Medellín, Colombia.The pilot pleaded to make an immediate landing because of the situation, according to a recording leaked to Colombian news organizations.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:05:23 GMTThe Vikings’ Terence Newman, the oldest cornerback in the N.F.L. by nearly five years, watched a Monday night game at his apartment in Minneapolis.Vikings cornerback Terence Newman is a step slower, so he tries to outsmart opponents to stay on top of his game.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:04:59 GMTMagnus Carlsen of Norway bested his Russian opponent, Sergey Karjakin, on Wednesday at the Word Chess Championship, which was held in Lower Manhattan.On his 26th birthday, Mr. Carlsen beat Sergey Karjakin in a series of high-speed tiebreakers, securing his reputation as a player with no weaknesses.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 05:17:15 GMTThe New York City police are seeking a man who grabbed a bucket off the back of a momentarily unattended armored truck in broad daylight and fled, very slowly, with $1.6 million worth of gold flakes.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:30:37 GMTA walk through the Agnes Martin exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum with the composer John Zorn, top left, who has written works inspired by the artist.She made paintings of serene subtlety. He is known for his explosive music. Martin, the artist, inspired Mr. Zorn, the composer, and now their work will be paired.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 03:44:19 GMTYoenis Cespedes at a news conference last winter, after he and the team completed a three-year, $75 million deal. The outfielder opted out of the contract this year.Cespedes’s $27.5 million average annual salary would be the highest in Mets history, and the second-highest for any position player in baseball.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:35:15 GMTMarian Bagnulo, 4, observes as volunteers prepare the Greenlight Bookstore’s new location in Prospect Lefferts Garden.This may be the ultimate book nerd’s fantasy, but it’s also hard work. We talked to some Brooklyn experts.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:38:34 GMTLarry Wilmore, whose Comedy Central show was canceled in August. He has signed a multiyear deal with ABC Studios.Mr. Wilmore, whose late show was canceled in August, is to develop scripted material for ABC, and will work with network executives in recruiting talent.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:30:14 GMT“Untitled (Devil’s Head),” by Jean-Michel Basquiat, sold for $3.6 million at Phillips on Nov. 16.The house that once trailed behind Sotheby’s and Christie’s is now primed to compete with them, hiring their experts and offering more guarantees at sales.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:56:28 GMTAnna Yocca is in a central Tennessee jail.The woman, Anna Yocca, who was first arrested a year ago, pleaded not guilty on Monday to new charges, which include attempted criminal abortion.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:18:51 GMTThe holidays are in sight, and the Hollywood awards machine is cranking into gear: Will the postelection blues affect it?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:31:37 GMT“A lot of my work is heavily influenced by the culture of my Yoruba heritage. I like to see the world in that lens,” Laolu Senbanjo said.Laolu Senbanjo, whose collaboration with Beyoncé on “Lemonade” led to his own mainstream fame, hopes to create awareness around African artists.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:30:35 GMTFather Nivakoff, who is from Connecticut, in the historical center of Norcia. The beer brewery that he and other monks operate was mostly spared.Their basilica in ruins, monks from America believe their small brewing operation can help an entire town to recover from Italy’s worst earthquake since 1980.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:34:09 GMTIndia Wayman and her daughter, Naimah Ife, 5, outside their apartment building in Brooklyn. They had spent time living in a shelter, which Ms. Wayman said was a bad environment in which to raise a child.As a child, India Wayman was abused and bullied, and carried that trauma into adulthood. Now she hopes to set her child on the right path.