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Pete Buttigieg Releases List of McKinsey Clients

Politics|Pete Buttigieg Releases List of McKinsey ClientsThe list is the latest in a series of disclosures his campaign has made after it was criticized for lacking transparency.Mayor Pete Buttigieg worked for McKinsey for nearly three years after college.Credit…David Degner for The New York TimesDec. 10, 2019Updated 6:56 p.m. ETWASHINGTON — Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released…

The Best Actors of 2019

The 10 Best Actors of the Year Chosen by A.O. Scott and Wesley Morris Photo Portfolio by Jack Davison These are the 10 actors whose work in movies we found most captivating, challenging, shocking and inspiring in 2019. The performances are wildly varied and yet, this year, we stumbled up on a theme, or at…

Anti-Government Protests Have Rocked Hong Kong for Six Months. Here’s a Look Back at the Major Developments

What started off as Hong Kong’s summer of protest has now reached the six-month mark, a reflection of the lack of political compromise on both sides. On June 9, a million people (according to the organizer’s estimate) peacefully took to the streets, decrying what they saw as China’s encroachment on the semi-autonomous enclave’s cherished liberties.…

Female Minister, 34, Tapped to Become Finland’s Youngest Prime Minister

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A 34-year-old transport minister and lawmaker has been tapped to become Finland’s youngest prime minister ever and its third female government leader. Finland’s ruling Social Democratic Party council voted 32-29 late Sunday to name Sanna Marin over rival Antti Lindtman to take over the government’s top post from incumbent Antti Rinne.…

Report on F.B.I. Russia Inquiry Finds Serious Errors But Debunks Anti-Trump Plot

A long-awaited report by the Justice Department’s inspector general delivers a scathing critique of the F.B.I.’s handling of a wiretap application but also punctures many conspiracy theories.The Justice Department’s inspector general broadly rejected President Trump’s accusations about the F.B.I.’s conduct during the Russia investigation.Credit…Jason Andrew for The New York TimesDec. 9, 2019Updated 2:09 p.m. ETWASHINGTON…

Democrats Close to Agreement with White House on New NAFTA

Business|Democrats Close to Agreement With White House on New NAFTACongressional Democrats and the White House are on the cusp of an agreement on revisions to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.Speaker Nancy Pelosi has demanded changes to the revised North American Free Trade Agreement before agreeing to bring it for a vote in the Democratic-controlled House.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The…

Russia Banned From Olympics and Global Sports for 4 Years Over Doping

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s unanimous decision, if upheld, would exclude Russia from the 2020 Olympics, but many Russian athletes could be unaffected. The punishment leaves open the possibility that Russian athletes can appear in Tokyo, just as they did at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.Credit…Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesDec. 9, 2019Updated 2:12…

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