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New York Rejects Keystone-Like Pipeline in Fierce Battle Over the State’s Energy Future 15 May 11:17pm Updated New York Rejects Keystone-Like Pipeline in Fierce Battle Over the State’s Energy Future
Regulators denied an application for a $1 billion natural gas pipeline that environmentalists said would set back the fight against climate change.
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Harvey Weinstein’s Former Studio Seeks Liquidation in Bankruptcy Court 15 May 9:28pm Harvey Weinstein’s Former Studio Seeks Liquidation in Bankruptcy Court
The Weinstein Company sold most of its assets to a private equity firm last year, but women who accused Mr. Weinstein of abuse, along with insurers and creditors, still have claims pending.
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CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis 15 May 8:56pm Updated CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis
A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news division and prime-time shows.
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California Says PG&E Power Lines Caused Camp Fire That Killed 85 15 May 8:44pm Updated California Says PG&E Power Lines Caused Camp Fire That Killed 85
State officials concluded that Pacific Gas & Electric lines caused the Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise and is the deadliest in state history.
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Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei in Battle With China 15 May 8:23pm Updated Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei in Battle With China
The administration also announced that it had placed the company on a list of firms prevented from buying American parts and technologies without seeking approval.
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The Global Economy Was Improving. Then the Fighting Resumed. 15 May 7:51pm Updated The Global Economy Was Improving. Then the Fighting Resumed.
The escalating trade war between the United States and China is threatening the global economy.
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The Met Will Turn Down Sackler Money Amid Fury Over the Opioid Crisis 15 May 7:24pm Updated The Met Will Turn Down Sackler Money Amid Fury Over the Opioid Crisis
The decision by one of the world’s leading museums could spur other institutions to turn down philanthropy from the family behind OxyContin.
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Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism 15 May 6:34pm Updated Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism
Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content.
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San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is New, but the Controversies Aren’t 15 May 5:48pm Updated San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is New, but the Controversies Aren’t
A look back at how facial recognition technology has stoked controversy over the years.
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Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei and Escalating Battle With China 15 May 5:42pm Updated Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei and Escalating Battle With China
The ban was expected. American officials have long warned that they would stop sharing intelligence if allies installed Chinese technology on their 5G networks.
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F.A.A. Chief Defends Boeing Certification Process at House Hearing 15 May 5:35pm Updated F.A.A. Chief Defends Boeing Certification Process at House Hearing
Daniel Elwell said the process by which Boeing employees inspected their own aircraft, including the now-grounded Boeing 737 Max airplane, was “a good system.”
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California Says PG&E Power Lines Caused Fire That Killed 85 15 May 5:20pm California Says PG&E Power Lines Caused Fire That Killed 85
State officials concluded that Pacific Gas & Electric lines caused the Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise and is the deadliest in state history.
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A Rival to Botox Invites Doctors to Party in Cancun, With Fireworks, Confetti and Social Media Posts 15 May 5:14pm Updated A Rival to Botox Invites Doctors to Party in Cancun, With Fireworks, Confetti and Social Media Posts
Plastic surgeons’ Instagram accounts of the weekend trip didn’t note the drug company’s sponsorship, which some ethicists say should be disclosed.
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F.C.C. Moves to Increase the Use of Technology for Blocking Robocalls 15 May 3:31pm F.C.C. Moves to Increase the Use of Technology for Blocking Robocalls
The agency’s chairman proposed a rule that would empower mobile phone carriers to automatically block the unwanted calls.
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Work in America Is Greedy. But It Doesn’t Have to Be. 15 May 3:10pm Updated Work in America Is Greedy. But It Doesn’t Have to Be.
Long, inflexible hours are the norm. But in a tight job market, more companies are offering flexibility on the when and where of work.
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German Tax Investigation Widens Beyond Deutsche Bank 15 May 2:23pm Updated German Tax Investigation Widens Beyond Deutsche Bank
The authorities raided 11 offices on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the possible concealment of capital gains in offshore companies.
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Alibaba Reports Slower Growth as U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies 15 May 1:52pm Updated Alibaba Reports Slower Growth as U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies
The e-commerce firm became a giant by catering to China’s emerging middle class. But these are anxious times for Chinese consumers and businesses.
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15 May 1:25pm Updated Stocks Shrug Off an Early Slide and Turn Higher, Led by Tech
Stocks shook off an early slump and marched higher in afternoon trading Wednesday, led by solid gains in Microsoft, Facebook and Google.
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White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence 15 May 1:11pm White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence
Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online.
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Polishing the Silver 15 May 12:06pm Polishing the Silver
For these senior citizens, keeping up appearances is simply part of good health.
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Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ 15 May 9:00am Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’
Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs.
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F.A.A. Chief to Face Boeing Questions at House Hearing 15 May 8:41am Updated F.A.A. Chief to Face Boeing Questions at House Hearing
Daniel Elwell will be asked on Wednesday about his agency’s role in certifying the 737 Max plane, now grounded after two deadly crashes.
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Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max 15 May 8:38am Updated Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max
In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly.
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DealBook Briefing: The Forever Trade War? 15 May 6:45am DealBook Briefing: The Forever Trade War?
Tariffs first looked like a temporary bargaining tool. Now they’re starting to look like the new normal.
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A Keystone-Like Pipeline Opens Fierce Battle Over New York’s ‘Energy Future’ 15 May 5:00am A Keystone-Like Pipeline Opens Fierce Battle Over New York’s ‘Energy Future’
The Cuomo administration must decide before Thursday whether to approve a new natural gas pipeline that environmentalists say would harm the area’s waters.
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When Important People Die, He’s There 15 May 5:00am When Important People Die, He’s There
You’ve probably never heard of Robert M. Boetticher Sr., but he has helped arrange the services of multiple presidents, first ladies and celebrities when they died.
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Update: At J.F.K., Your Hotel is Now Boarding 15 May 5:00am Update: At J.F.K., Your Hotel is Now Boarding
As the TWA Hotel in New York opens, airports are betting they can capture fliers at design-focused on-site lodgings.
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Trump’s Tariffs, Once Seen as Leverage, May Be Here to Stay 15 May 4:28am Updated Trump’s Tariffs, Once Seen as Leverage, May Be Here to Stay
The president’s latest trade measures have left the United States with the highest tariff rate among the most developed countries, outranking Canada, Germany, Russia and even China.
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Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Offramps 15 May 12:09am Updated Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Offramps
There’s a shrinking supply of the ‘constructive ambiguity’ that would let each side present a deal as a win.
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