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Europe Edition: Syria, Winter Olympics, Neanderthals: Your Friday Briefing

SubscribeLog In SubscribeLog InAdvertisementBriefingEurope EditionSyria, Winter Olympics, Neanderthals: Your Friday BriefingBy Patrick Boehler Feb. 23, 2018(Want to get this briefing by email […]

Michael Cohen, Syria, Valentine’s Day: Your Wednesday Briefing

#briefing-market-module.interactive-embedded .interactive-caption { display: none; } Market Snapshot View Full Overview Smarter Living Tips, both new and old, for a more fulfilling life. • Bring positive energy into your home, no matter how tight the space. • Sex shouldn’t be painful. Here’s advice from a gynecologist. Continue reading the main story • Roman egg drop soup is a simple midweek recipe. […]

Olympics, Rob Porter, Israel: Your Weekend Briefing

#briefing-market-module.interactive-embedded .interactive-caption { display: none; } Market Snapshot View Full Overview ____ Photo Credit Jack Guez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images 6. Israeli and Syrian military forces clashed Saturday, in a series of audacious strikes that could signal a new phase in the Syrian war. It all started when Israel said it had intercepted an Iranian drone that came into its airspace from Syria. Israel responded with strikes in Syria, and one of its F-16s crashed after coming under heavy antiaircraft fire. Above, the debris. Earlier in the week, we reported that the carnage in Syria is “reaching a new peak,” as separate but intersecting conflicts play out around the country. These maps show the battle lines. ____ Photo Credit Joshua Bright for The New York Times 7. […]

Israel Strikes Iran in Syria, Losing Jet, as Conflict Moves Into Perilous Phase

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Europe Edition: F.B.I., Britain, Winter Olympics: Your Thursday Briefing

#briefing-market-module.interactive-embedded .interactive-caption { display: none; } Market Snapshot View Full Overview In the News Photo Credit Evgeny Feldman/Associated Press • In Moscow, two associates of Aleksei Navalny, the opposition leader, were sentenced to prison after returning from Lithuania, where they had hosted a webcast about nationwide protests in Russia. […]

Trump Issues Appeal for Unity in First State of the Union

But he stepped behind the lectern still popular with his most ardent supporters, who see him as an unpredictable and entertaining commander in chief who posts vitriol on Twitter against the advice of the White House staff, the Republican leadership and those closest to him.Transcript: Trump’s First State of the Union Speech, AnnotatedNew York Times reporters analyze the 45th president’s prepared remarks.Most presidents have made sure that there is a choreographed rollout of political messages and policy prescriptions before a State of the Union address. But Mr. Trump’s past week has been consumed by the revelation that he sought last year to fire Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel leading a Russia investigation, and by the abrupt departure of the F.B.I. deputy director, Andrew G. McCabe, whom the president had railed against as politically corrupt.At the same time, Republicans are pushing to make public a classified memo that they say shows a politically driven effort by the F.B.I […]

Europe Edition: Davos, Donald Trump, Syria: Your Thursday Briefing

Separately, new campaign filings and news reports suggest that two pro-Trump groups are raising millions, then channeling the money into the Trump Organization and to Trump loyalists._____PhotoCredit Ludovic Marin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images• The terrorist cell behind the Barcelona attack that killed 16 people and wounded 140 others in August had an even more deadly plan, according to new research. The group may have targeted the Eiffel Tower in Paris.In Syria, there are concerns that camps holding people suspected of supporting the Islamic State could help extremists spread their ideology.As many as 1,500 of the more than 5,000 Europeans amid its ranks have returned home. Most of the rest are believed to be dead or still fighting._____PhotoCredit Carlos Osorio/Associated Press• “I just signed your death warrant.”That was a judge noting that her sentencing of Larry Nassar, the former doctor for the American gymnastics team, would far exceed his life span.She added 40 to 175 years for various sex crimes against athletes, on top of 60 years on child pornography charges.We collected some of the powerful statements from the more than 150 victims._____PhotoCredit Giulia Marchi for The New York Times• In Britain, an all-male charity event is shutting down after an undercover investigation by The Financial Times revealed that participants harassed female servers. The ensuing uproar reflected intensifying public anger over issues of harassment.Continue reading the main storyMeanwhile in the U.S., our cultural critic writes about how Hollywood, ever nimble, has absorbed critiques of sexual exploitation and begun converting them into inspirational messaging.And we talked to some women in China, including the student above, who are trying to forge a #MeToo movement. They are grappling with a male-dominated culture, censors and officials who accuse them of colluding with foreigners._____VideoZhong Zhong and Hua Hua, the Cloned MonkeysThe two monkeys were cloned using the same technique as Dolly the sheep.By CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES on Publish Date January 24, 2018.Photo by Sun Qiang and Poo Muming/Chinese Academy of Sciences, via Associated Press.• Researchers in Shanghai have successfully created two cloned monkeys.It is the first time that primates have been cloned with the technique that produced Dolly the sheep in 1996 in Scotland.The technique is still a long way from producing human babies, even if that were ethically permissible.BusinessPhotoCredit Doug Chayka• U.S. start-ups are trying to rebrand marijuana as a “wellness” drug to be vaped, eaten, dipped or dabbed. They see great promise in turning it into the drug of the future, our columnist writes.• The E.U.’s steep fine against Qualcomm, the chip maker, reflects how Margrethe Vestager, the bloc’s antitrust chief, has become the world’s most aggressive technology regulator.• Strong economic growth is adding to pressure on the European Central Bank to end its stimulus program sooner than it planned.• England’s loneliest railway station, where a train arrives just once a week, symbolizes the dysfunctions of Britain’s transportation network.Continue reading the main story• Here’s a snapshot of global markets.In the NewsPhotoCredit Osman Orsal/Reuters• Simmering tensions between Turkey and the United States over a Turkish offensive against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria spilled into the open in a phone call between the two countries’ presidents. [The New York Times]• Save the Children, the aid agency, suspended all of its operations in Afghanistan after Islamic State militants stormed its office in Jalalabad, killing five people. [The New York Times]• At least two people were killed when a commuter train derailed near Milan […]