Israeli Election, Take Four: Conservatives vs. Conservatives

After the center-left failed in three elections to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the fourth one is shaping up into a contest among right-wing leaders.

Israeli Election, Take Four: Conservatives vs. Conservatives
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As Evidence Mounts that Opposition Leader Was Poisoned, Russians Just Sigh.

As Evidence Mounts that Opposition Leader Was Poisoned, Russians Just Sigh.
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Aleksei Navalny, the top critic of President Putin, has aired evidence that he was ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 23:20:25 +0000

Blackwater's Bullets Scarred Iraqis. Trump's Pardon Renewed the Pain.

Blackwater's Bullets Scarred Iraqis. Trump's Pardon Renewed the Pain.
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Iraqi witnesses against Blackwater guards were promised justice after a mass killing in Baghdad ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 22:38:10 +0000

U.K. Tightens Restrictions as Alarm About Coronavirus Variant Grows

U.K. Tightens Restrictions as Alarm About Coronavirus Variant Grows
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British officials said severely curtailing human contact was the only way to protect people. ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:02:32 +0000

U.K. Tightens Restrictions as Alarm About Virus Variant Grows

U.K. Tightens Restrictions as Alarm About Virus Variant Grows
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British officials said severely curtailing human contact was the only way to protect people. ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:02:31 +0000

2020 in Animal News

2020 in Animal News
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These are the stories about birds, bugs, fish and mammals that surprised and delighted ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 19:52:53 +0000

How Mink, Like Humans, Were Slammed by the Coronavirus

How Mink, Like Humans, Were Slammed by the Coronavirus
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Rampaging infections at farms caused scandal, scientific head-scratching and a search for a vaccine ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:55:36 +0000

Mink, Like Humans, Have Been Slammed by the Coronavirus

Mink, Like Humans, Have Been Slammed by the Coronavirus
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Rampaging infections at farms caused scandal, scientific head-scratching and a search for a vaccine ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:55:35 +0000

Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Coronavirus Patients Is Halted

Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Coronavirus Patients Is Halted
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Giving anticoagulants to hospitalized Covid-19 patients is routine. But high doses may sometimes do ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 15:56:39 +0000

Fraser Island Blaze Began With Campfire, Australian Officials Say

Fraser Island Blaze Began With Campfire, Australian Officials Say
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The police said the men started an illegal campfire, but experts said the region ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 15:36:42 +0000

Covid Antibody Drugs Go Unused as Need Soars

Covid Antibody Drugs Go Unused as Need Soars
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While such treatments are promising, their use has been slowed by testing lags, overwhelmed ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 15:22:58 +0000

Why Israel Faces a Fourth Election in Just Two Years

Why Israel Faces a Fourth Election in Just Two Years
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What to know as Israel gears up for another vote, this time set for ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 14:19:03 +0000

Hong Kong Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Is Freed on Bail

Hong Kong Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Is Freed on Bail
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Mr. Lai, who was charged under the national security law imposed by Beijing, is ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 14:13:53 +0000

Even after border reopens, truckers stuck at British ports scuffle with the police.

Even after border reopens, truckers stuck at British ports scuffle with the police.
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Britain agreed to broad virus tests for truck drivers as part of a deal ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 13:30:09 +0000

Jimmy Lai Is Freed on Bail but Barred From Speaking

Jimmy Lai Is Freed on Bail but Barred From Speaking
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Mr. Lai, who was charged under the national security law imposed by Beijing, is ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 13:17:13 +0000

Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It's Serious.

Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It's Serious.
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Molchat Doma, a synth-pop trio, has become an unlikely social media star. Back home, ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 13:10:21 +0000

France Shooting: 3 Police Officers Killed

France Shooting: 3 Police Officers Killed
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The officers were shot in an isolated hamlet in central France, the authorities said. ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 12:16:26 +0000

Police Took Their Son Away. Then the Merchants of Hope Showed Up.

Police Took Their Son Away. Then the Merchants of Hope Showed Up.
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The police seize and kill young men in Nigeria. Then pastors, lawyers and so-called ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 10:00:32 +0000

The Virus That Stole Most of 2020 Now Steals Christmas, Too

The Virus That Stole Most of 2020 Now Steals Christmas, Too
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Across Italy and beyond, those who lost loved ones this year had looked forward ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 10:00:32 +0000

China-E.U. Talks Hit Another Snag as Biden Camp Objects

China-E.U. Talks Hit Another Snag as Biden Camp Objects
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Beijing and Brussels were on the brink of an agreement to roll back restrictions ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 09:46:22 +0000

China-E.U. Talks Hit Another Snag, as Biden Camp Objects

China-E.U. Talks Hit Another Snag, as Biden Camp Objects
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Beijing and Brussels were on the brink of an agreement to roll back restrictions ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 09:34:11 +0000

3 French Gendarmes Killed After Responding to Reports of Domestic Abuse

3 French Gendarmes Killed After Responding to Reports of Domestic Abuse
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The officers were shot in an isolated hamlet in central France, the authorities said. ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:53:25 +0000

Xin Xing, Giant Panda With Progeny Around the Globe, Dies at 38

Xin Xing, Giant Panda With Progeny Around the Globe, Dies at 38
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The star of China's Chongqing Zoo was the world's oldest panda in captivity. More ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 06:29:19 +0000

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say
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The police said the men started an illegal campfire, but experts said the region ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 04:35:36 +0000

Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Patients Is Halted

Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Patients Is Halted
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Giving anticoagulants to hospitalized Covid-19 patients is routine. But high doses may sometimes do ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 03:41:53 +0000

Sentence Is Cut for Skylar Mack, U.S. Student Who Broke Quarantine in Cayman Islands

Sentence Is Cut for Skylar Mack, U.S. Student Who Broke Quarantine in Cayman Islands
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Skylar Mack, 18, was sentenced to four months in prison for violating coronavirus restrictions ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 03:31:06 +0000

Ezra F. Vogel, Eminent Scholar of China and Japan, Dies at 90

Ezra F. Vogel, Eminent Scholar of China and Japan, Dies at 90
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A longtime scholar at Harvard, Professor Vogel wrote books that helped shape how the ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 00:49:08 +0000

U.S. Considers Granting Immunity to Saudi Prince in Suspected Assassination Attempt

U.S. Considers Granting Immunity to Saudi Prince in Suspected Assassination Attempt
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If the request is granted, it could potentially provide a legal basis to dismiss ...

  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 00:25:11 +0000