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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:02:34 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump in the Trump Tower lobby on Monday. His remarks in a string of interviews have escalated tensions with China and infuriated allies.Having made contradictory comments, President-elect Donald J. Trump has many nations wondering about his policies. But there’s also a sense that his words should not be taken too literally.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:43:35 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump on Monday at Trump Tower in New York. He has recently criticized NATO, the European Union and the One China policy.The president-elect drew global responses after an interview with The Wall Street Journal and with two European newspapers, Bild and The Times of London.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:55:40 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump at a news conference on Wednesday at Trump Tower in New York. He has faced scrutiny for unverified allegations about his history in Russia.Although the manufacturing of public cynicism tends to be associated with Russia, it is a common feature and tool of authoritarian nations.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:44:53 GMTDonald J. Trump, a co-owner of the Miss Universe contest at the time, at an after-party for the 2013 pageant in Moscow. He also used the visit to Moscow to discuss development deals.Donald J. Trump, and eventually his children, repeatedly sought business in Russia as far back as 1987, in a variety of ventures. But none got off the ground.
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:28:27 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump met with Martin Luther King III at Trump Tower in New York on Monday.The plan was announced after a weekend of escalating tensions between the president-elect and Representative John Lewis, who fought for civil rights alongside King.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:54:34 GMTThe Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Berkeley, Calif., in 1967.Here is a brief history of how Martin Luther King Jr. Day came to be, and the fierce opposition to the holiday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:53:01 GMTRepresentative Tom Price, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s pick for health and human services secretary, in Washington last week.Over a long political career, Tom Price, a doctor, never swerved from his policy mission to protect his former profession from what he views as heavy-handed government intrusion.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:06:47 GMTThousands of people showed up on Sunday in Warren, Mich., to hear Senator Bernie Sanders, independent of Vermont, denounce Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Rallies were held across the country over the weekend.Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:20:18 GMTRepresentative Mike Pence, Republican of Indiana, right, and Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, before a meeting at the Capitol in March 2010.Producing the slogan turned out to be far easier for Republicans than producing an actual replacement for President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:13:19 GMTMonica Crowley, who had been chosen by President-elect Donald J. Trump for a role at the National Security Council, in the lobby of Trump Tower in December.Ms. Crowley, who had been chosen to serve on Donald Trump’s National Security Council, was dogged by allegations of plagiarism in recent weeks.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:03:21 GMTRepresentative Ryan Zinke, Republican of Montana, in 2015.Representative Ryan Zinke, Donald J. Trump’s choice for interior secretary, abused travel expenses in the Navy, but has denied that it derailed his military career.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:31:12 GMTBill Maher said he knew that President George W. Bush “hated” him but never feared that he would be sued over a joke. Donald J. Trump did sue Mr. Maher for saying that he was the product of human-orangutan crossbreeding.Mr. Maher, who has tested the limits of political criticism, is among many in Hollywood who fear that the president-elect’s critics will be targeted.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:08:09 GMTPresident Obama in the Oval Office during an interview with Michiko Kakutani on Friday.In an interview seven days before leaving office, Mr. Obama talked about the role books have played during his presidency and throughout his life.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:31:12 GMTPresident Obama in the Oval Office on Friday during an interview with Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for The New York Times.Michiko Kakutani, our chief book critic, met with Mr. Obama to discuss the books and writers that have influenced his life and presidency.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:45:01 GMTModeration in our digital world should be the hallmark of a healthy relationship with technology.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:28:51 GMTLee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung who is also known as Jay Y. Lee, in Seoul, South Korea, last weekProsecutors have called for the arrest of Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung, one of the country’s top companies.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:25:16 GMTThe suspect in the New Year’s Day attack in Istanbul, Turkey, was arrested on Monday.The semiofficial Anadolu news agency said the man, Abdulgadir Masharipov, had been captured alive along with four others in the Esenyurt district of Istanbul.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:06:15 GMTTechnicians aboard the Fugro Equator, a ship searching for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as it docked in Fremantle, Australia, in May.The decision, which had been expected, ends the deep-sea scouring of the southern Indian Ocean, concluding the costliest such effort in aviation history.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:48:48 GMTDoris Leuthard, the federal president of Switzerland, faced President Xi Jinping of China at the beginning of a two-day state visit before he headed to Davos to address the World Economic Forum.The globalist elite gather in Switzerland to grapple with the world’s great challenges, but their relevance is in question in a time of Brexit and Trump.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:07:57 GMTClockwise from top left: Bill Gates, Amancio Ortega Gaona, Warren E. Buffett, Carlos Slim Helú, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Lawrence J. Ellison, Michael R. Bloomberg.The eight, all men, hold as much money as the 3.6 billion people who make up the world’s poorest half, Oxfam said in a report that highlighted inequality.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:36:16 GMTAfter gaining entry to an apartment in Burnley, England, Constable Francesca Wheatley, right, and Constable Nagine Ahmed inspected a small quantity of cannabis that the tenant said was for personal use.A program, similar to Teach for America, places university graduates for two years in some of the country’s most troubled areas, with a focus on diversifying the police corps.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:24:31 GMTEugene A. Cernan on the last human mission on the moon’s surface, in December 1972.A ferocious competitor, Mr. Cernan rocketed into space three times, went to the moon twice and shattered aerospace records on the Earth and the moon.
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:01:58 GMTLexington, Va., has a rich Confederate history. This year, residents marched in the city's first Martin Luther King Jr. parade. Down the road, others saluted the Confederacy.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:40:46 GMTPrime Minister Theresa May of Britain in Brussels in December. Mrs. May has dropped heavy hints about her thinking but refused to outline publicly how Britain will leave the European Union.With a long-awaited speech on Tuesday, the British leader is expected to stress regaining control of immigration, even if it means losing trading advantages.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:28:07 GMTSerena Williams during her 6-4, 6-3 first-round victory Tuesday over 19-year-old Belinda Bencic at the Australian Open. Bencic, of Switzerland, had upset Williams at a Toronto event in 2015.In Williams’s 17th appearance in the event, she fought through a 4-4 deadlock in the opening set to beat the 19-year-old Bencic, 6-4, 6-3.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:59:44 GMTCanada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, in Ottawa last month. Two conflict-of-interest inquiries threaten to tarnish the image of Mr. Trudeau, who has promised to conduct politics in a transparent manner.The conflict-of-interest investigation and another involving a political fund-raiser threaten to tarnish Mr. Trudeau’s image.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:43:40 GMTNoor Salman, the wife of Omar Mateen.Noor Salman, who had been married to Omar Mateen, the man who killed 49 people at Pulse nightclub, was charged with obstructing the investigation.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:40:29 GMTUnited States Marines arriving on Monday in Norway, where their military exercises will involve learning to fight in Arctic temperatures.Despite being generally welcomed, the presence of the Marines — shown on Norwegian television dragging their suitcases through the snow — also provoked concerns.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:42:48 GMTCustomers lining up outside an Apple store in Tokyo. The Trans-Pacific Partnership would have set new terms and standards for trade for the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations, including Japan.Max Baucus, the ambassador to China, and five others told Congress in an open letter that the United States should not cede its position in Asia-Pacific trade to China.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:48:56 GMTExchanging old notes for new ones at a bank in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday.The move, which has been surrounded by chaos for over a month, is meant to lighten the load for Venezuelans who must carry around bags of cash.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:00:13 GMTA bow-shape feature stretched across much of Venus’s atmosphere in December 2015. Scientists from Japan’s Akatsuki spacecraft mission called it a gravity wave.Japan’s Akatsuki spacecraft detected what scientists called a gravity wave above the solar system’s second planet, but it hasn’t been seen since.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:56:48 GMTFrom behind the plate to behind the counter, the Yankees’ Gary Sanchez made an appearance at a Bronx deli.As part of “Winter Warm-Up 2017,” several young Yankees and a few veterans will serve up sandwiches, visit senior centers and make phone calls to season ticket holders.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:55:47 GMTIrma Boom at her office in Amsterdam.The Dutch designer, one of the world’s pre-eminent bookmakers, doesn’t call herself an artist, but many view her creations as works of art.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:40:43 GMTDick Gautier as the vain Conrad Birdie in the 1960 Broadway musical “Bye Bye Birdie.” The comic actor, who was also known for his role as a robot on the TV show “Get Smart,” was 85.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:00:15 GMTFlor de Maria Rivera with her sons Juan, left, and José at the Brooklyn restaurant where she works.Eleven years after they last saw their mother, José and Juan Rivera left El Salvador to join her in the United States, where new challenges awaited them.