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How an M.L.B. Tour of Cuba Went From a Dream to Reality

After Yoenis Cespedes won the Home Run Derby at the 2013 All-Star Game, he was given the opportunity to direct a charitable donation to an organization of his choosing. Cespedes immediately thought of Cuba, the country he fled in 2011, but he was not sure how to proceed. So he ...

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Climate Accord Draws Mixed Reaction From Business Leaders

With the ink barely dry on a landmark climate accord, nations now face an even more daunting challenge: how to get their industries to go along. If nothing else, analysts and experts say, the accord is a signal to businesses and investors that the era of carbon reduction has arrived. ...

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A ‘ghost from the past’ recalls the infancy of the Milky Way

When our galaxy was born, around 13,000 million years ago, a plethora of clusters containing millions of stars emerged. But over time, they have been disappearing. However, hidden behind younger stars that were formed later, some old and dying star clusters remain, such as the so-called E 3. European astronomers ...

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Senators Revive Financing Tactic From ’70s for Carbon Emissions

NRG Energy’s Petra Nova carbon capture site near Houston will be the world’s largest postcombustion carbon-capture-enhanced oil recovery project. By DIANE CARDWELL November 18, 2015 For years, power companies, manufacturers and entrepreneurs have tried to make capturing and storing carbon emissions from industrial operations like burning coal into a business, to little ...

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Russia Suspended From World Track and Field

The Russian Olympic Committee headquarters in Moscow. Officials have said Russia could meet conditions in time to compete in the 2016 Games. By VICTOR MATHER and CHRISTOPHER CLAREY November 13, 2015 In an unprecedented move, Russia was provisionally suspended from track and field on Friday by the sport’s world governing body in the wake ...

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Cricket Exhibition at Citi Field Gets a Boost From Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar, right, with fans at Citi Field. Tendulkar and Shane Warne, left, were the captains for the opener of a three-game Cricket All-Star Series. By VICTOR MATHER and BRETT KNIGHT November 7, 2015 Just about every big-name cricket player of the last 25 years was at Citi Field on Saturday for an exhibition ...

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Ministry announces goods exempt from tax under TPP

Ministry announces goods exempt from tax under TPP Workers at the Rural Technology Development Company in Hung yen Province prepare animal feed packages for the market. 65 per cent of tariffs for products like animal feed will be removed when TPP comes into effect. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Dong HA ...

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What makes a leader? Clues from the animal kingdom

As the American media continues to buzz over who is more or less likely to secure the Republican and Democratic nominations for U.S. President, researchers in the journal Trends in Ecology & Evolution review some interesting perspectives on the nature of leadership. The experts from a wide range of disciplines ...

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