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The Shift: Facebook’s Other Critics: Its Viral Stars

Glenn Harvey For the past two years, Ryan Hamilton has been getting Facebook-famous. Mr. Hamilton, 28, manages a network of Facebook pages and makes viral videos for his “Hammy T.V.” channel — mostly lowbrow fare with titles like “Shocking Pit Bull Social Experiment” and “World’s Hottest Pepper on Girlfriend’s Thong” ...

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Israel Moves to Expel Africans. Critics Say That’s Not Jewish.

Advertisement JERUSALEM — On a recent weeknight, about two dozen Israelis, mostly in their 20s, gathered in a Jerusalem basement to hear the story of an Eritrean man who is facing deportation. Like thousands of Eritreans, Frezgi Ketef Tehehaymanut, 27, fled his country to avoid the draft into slave-like national ...

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Mexico Strengthens Military’s Role in Drug War, Outraging Critics

Advertisement MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Congress on Friday passed a law that strengthens the military’s role in fighting organized crime, defying an outcry from human rights groups, police experts and even United Nations officials who warned that the measure will lead to abuses. The law, which President Enrique Peña Nieto ...

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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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Trump Critics on Climate Policy Hope Executives Can Sway Him

Jeffrey R. Immelt, General Electric’s chief executive, says climate change is real, a position at odds with the Trump administration. As a member of a White House manufacturing advisory council, he also has President Trump’s ear. And environmentalists are counting on Mr. Immelt, and other executives close to the president, ...

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Trump Joins Line of Critics of Costly Fighter Jet

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, CHRISTOPHER DREW and ISABEL KERSHNER December 12, 2016 WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Monday that the cost of building the military’s next-generation fighter jet, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, had spiraled “out of control,” and he vowed to save billions of dollars on military programs once he enters office ...

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