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Pope Will Visit a Changed Ireland. How Much Difference Can He Make?

Pope Will Visit a Changed Ireland. How Much Difference Can He Make? Image A cross overlooking the eastern Irish coastline in Bray.CreditClodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters By Jason Horowitz Aug. 23, 2018 MURRISK, Ireland — On the sacred mountain where St. Patrick is said to have fasted before banishing Ireland’s snakes into the ...

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Uber Claims to Have Changed. A London Judge Will Decide.

Uber Claims to Have Changed. A London Judge Will Decide. Image An anti-Uber billboard driven around London by the Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association. Starting Monday, a judge will hear Uber’s appeal of the loss of its operating license in the city.CreditAndrew Testa for The New York Times By Adam Satariano ...

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Site of asteroid impact changed the history of life

An asteroid, also known as the Chicxulub Impactor, hit Earth some 66 million years ago, causing a crater 180 km wide. The impact of the asteroid heated organic matter in rocks and ejected it into the atmosphere, forming soot in the stratosphere. Soot is a strong, light-absorbing aerosol that caused ...

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How Rex Tillerson Changed His Tune on Russia and Came to Court Its Rulers

By NEIL MacFARQUHAR and ANDREW E. KRAMER December 20, 2016 MOSCOW — As a member of the U.S.-Russia Business Council and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, Rex W. Tillerson frequently voiced doubts about Russia’s investment climate, saying as late as 2008 that Russia “must improve the functioning of its judicial system and its judiciary. There ...

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How Has Your Life as a Saudi Woman Changed?

Women in Saudi Arabia were recently granted the right to vote, but they still can’t drive. They can now run for office, but they can’t make any major decisions without the approval of a male guardian. In the documentary “Ladies First,” the Times’s Mona El-Naggar takes us inside Saudi Arabia ...

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