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Twitter Web App : President Trump has picked fights with the women leading Michigan’s state government over voting rights and the coronavirus. Gretchen Whitmer, Dana Nessel and Jocelyn Benson — the governor, attorney general and secretary of state — haven’t backed down.
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Twitter Web App : Thousands of Southerners decamped to Brazil after the Civil War. Their descendants still host an annual festival with the Confederate flag. Their turf has now turned into perhaps the farthest outpost of the American culture war. wapo.st/3eglh2A Terrence McCoy

Twitter Web App : As a parent, I desperately want my kids back in school this fall and worry for their mental health. As a journalist, I have looked into how schools can reopen, and don’t see how — with our outbreaks raging the way they are — we can do it safely.
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Twitter Web App : Not sure how Fox and/or Mr. Carlson could not have known this beforehand, especially since Mr. Neff, under his pseudonym, had bragged about his influence on Mr. Carlson's show. Michael M. Grynbaum nytimes.com/2020/07/11/bus…

iPhone : China and Iran have been quietly negotiating an economic and military partnership that would deeply embed the Chinese in the country. Some in Iran see it as a sell out. Farnaz Fassihi obtained a "final version" of the deal, detailing nearly 100 projects. nytimes.com/2020/07/11/wor…

Twitter Web App : Russia and China veto UNSC resolution to extend cross-border humanitarian aid into Syria via two crossings for six months. Current mandate expires today.

Twitter Web App : “I remain always sorry to my family, to whom I’ve only brought pain,” the mayor wrote in a note left on his desk, hours before a police search dog found his body in the woods. "Goodbye, everyone." Choe Sang-Hun 최상훈 nytimes.com/2020/07/10/wor…

Twitter Web App : No matter how often Mr. Trump insists that he has complete authority in this instance or that, the justices made clear on Thursday that there were in fact limits. Peter Baker nytimes.com/2020/07/09/us/…

Twitter Web App : Despite the court’s rulings, it is likely that president’s records will be shielded from public scrutiny until after the election, and perhaps indefinitely. Adam Liptak nytimes.com/2020/07/09/us/…

Twitter Web App : quite a story from Choe Sang-Hun 최상훈 on seoul's mayor, a presidential prospect, social-justice hero & former prosecutor who won south korea's first sexual harassment conviction, found dead after a secretary accused him of harassment over 3 years nytimes.com/2020/07/09/wor…

Twitter Web App : #Russia on Thursday failed in a second #UN Security Council bid to cut aid access to #Syria from #Turkey, diplomats said, and the council will now vote on a last-ditch attempt to extend approval for cross-border aid deliveries before it expires on Friday. reuters.com/article/uk-syr…

Twitter Web App : The one-two punch pummeling Japan: floods from global warming & huge pop. of frail elderly. “Now that Japan is getting older and older and the intensity of rainfall is increasing year by year, we have double difficulties.” Motoko Rich Makiko Inoue Hisako Ueno nytimes.com/2020/07/09/wor…

Twitter Web App : The Fox News host Tucker Carlson accused Tammy Duckworth, a Thai-American senator who lost both legs fighting in Iraq, of hating the U.S. Earlier, she had invited him to “walk a mile in my legs and then tell me whether or not I love America.” nyti.ms/2CeEZP4

Twitter Web App : FBI is investigating Guo Wengui, a Chinese tycoon in New York, and the work of a media company he runs that paid Steve Bannon $1 million starting in 2018. wsj.com/articles/fbi-p…

Twitter Web App : The virus has infected more than 1.6 million people and killed more than 66,700 patients in Brazil, and it is not slowing down. On Tuesday, the country reported 45,305 new infections and 1,254 deaths.
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Twitter Web App : If you're a Hong Kong student and sing the territory's unofficial protest song in school, you could be prosecuted under the new security law decreed in Beijing. Gerry Mullany nytimes.com/2020/07/08/wor…

Twitter Web App : The swift and public action was a remarkable turn for Egypt, where sexual harassment and assault are common and victims are afraid to speak out for fear they themselves could be blamed. Declan Walsh nytimes.com/2020/07/08/wor…

Twitter Web App : 'the fact that we have to make truth-telling an explicit condition is an incredibly sad statement about our time; normally such things are unspoken and understood.' Thomas L. Friedman nytimes.com/2020/07/07/opi…