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Artist Flees Beijing After Filming Devastation of Mass Evictions

Advertisement HONG KONG — When Hua Yong, a painter in Beijing, first witnessed the eviction of hundreds of thousands of migrant workers from the Chinese capital last month, he worried no one would believe the scope of it. After a deadly fire in November, Beijing officials introduced an aggressive campaign ...

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Voyager 1 fires up thrusters after 37 years

If you tried to start a car that’s been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. But a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft successfully fired up Wednesday after 37 years without use. Voyager 1, NASA’s farthest and fastest spacecraft, is ...

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After Firing Matt Lauer, NBC Executives Move to Control the Damage

The top two executives at NBC News tried to quell any in-house suspicions on Friday concerning their handling of Matt Lauer, the longtime “Today” show star who was fired on Tuesday. Their communications with staff members came after competing media organizations had expressed skepticism about the official NBC denial. The ...

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Charlie Rose Ousted by CBS and PBS After Harassment Allegations

Advertisement CBS fired Charlie Rose on Tuesday, a day after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct. Not long afterward, PBS canceled distribution of his self-titled nightly interview program. David Rhodes, the president of CBS News, told staff members in an internal email that Mr. Rose, a host of “CBS ...

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Lebanese Prime Minister Meets Macron After Mysterious Saudi Stay

Advertisement Middle East Supported by Lebanese Prime Minister Meets Macron After Mysterious Saudi Stay Image Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon, who has announced his resignation, with President Emmanuel Macron of France, at the Élysée Palace in Paris on Saturday.CreditBenoit Tessier/Reuters PARIS — Lebanon’s absent prime minister arrived in France ...

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After a Disciplined Week in Asia, Trump Unloads on Critics

HANOI, Vietnam — For the last week on the road, President Trump had been measured, disciplined and studiously scripted as he picked his way through the geopolitical minefields of Asia. Then came the weekend. In a stream of tweets on Sunday, the president said those who wanted to investigate his ...

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Catalonia Leader Turns Up in Belgium After Spain Seeks Prosecution

BARCELONA, Spain — Hours after the Spanish authorities announced that they would seek to prosecute Catalonia’s separatists for rebellion, Carles Puigdemont, the region’s dismissed leader, turned up on Monday in Belgium, where he may seek asylum. Mr. Puigdemont’s reputation for unpredictability has grown with every turn of Catalonia’s secessionist drama. ...

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Spain Dismisses Catalonia Government After Region Declares Independence

BARCELONA, Spain — Spain’s leader fired the government of the rebellious Catalonia region Friday, dissolved the regional parliament and ordered new elections after Catalan lawmakers illegally declared an independent nation. The showdown escalated the biggest political crisis in decades to hit Spain, which is just emerging from a prolonged economic ...

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