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U.N. Panel Takes Aim at Heavy-Handed Police Tactics at Protests

U.N. Panel Takes Aim at Heavy-Handed Police Tactics at Protests

U.N. Panel Takes Aim at Heavy-Handed Police Tactics at Protests U.N. Panel Takes Aim at Heavy-Handed Police Tactics at Protests GENEVA — Law-enforcement authorities are obligated to protect and facilitate peaceful demonstrations, an influential United Nations human rights panel said on Wednesday, challenging tactics the police have used against anti-racism protests in American cities and around the world. The international …

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Black Yoga Collectives Aim to Make Space for Healing

Black Yoga Collectives Aim to Make Space for Healing

Black Yoga Collectives Aim to Make Space for Healing Black Yoga Collectives Aim to Make Space for Healing “When I think about racism, I think about stress and how much stress causes illness in the body,” said Lakshmi Nair, the founder of Satya, who grew up in a Hindu family in Aurora, Colo. “We believe that yoga is medicine that …

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Google Takes Aim at Amazon. Again.

Google Takes Aim at Amazon. Again.

Google Takes Aim at Amazon. Again. Google Takes Aim at Amazon. Again. Google is getting serious about competing with Amazon in online shopping — just as it did in 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2019. But in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grip America, the push to create an online shopping marketplace to compete with Amazon has taken on …

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A Former Google Executive Takes Aim at His Old Company With a Start-Up

A Former Google Executive Takes Aim at His Old Company With a Start-Up

A Former Google Executive Takes Aim at His Old Company With a Start-Up A Former Google Executive Takes Aim at His Old Company With a Start-Up He started with the unglamorous search advertising team where his job was to make sure the systems remained up. Even in those days, an outage could cost Google $1,000 a second. His rise at …

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Scientists Take Aim at Another Coronavirus Study in a Major Journal

Scientists Take Aim at Another Coronavirus Study in a Major Journal

Scientists Take Aim at Another Coronavirus Study in a Major Journal Scientists Take Aim at Another Coronavirus Study in a Major Journal A group of leading scientists is calling on a journal to retract a paper on the effectiveness of masks, saying the study has “egregious errors” and contains numerous “verifiably false” statements. The scientists wrote a letter to the …

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With an Internet of Animals, Scientists Aim to Track and Save Wildlife

With an Internet of Animals, Scientists Aim to Track and Save Wildlife

With an Internet of Animals, Scientists Aim to Track and Save Wildlife With an Internet of Animals, Scientists Aim to Track and Save Wildlife The International Space Station, orbiting some 240 miles above the planet, is about to join the effort to monitor the world’s wildlife — and to revolutionize the science of animal tracking. A large antenna and other …

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Typhoon Vongfong Takes Aim at Philippine Heartland

Typhoon Vongfong Takes Aim at Philippine Heartland

Typhoon Vongfong Takes Aim at Philippine Heartland Typhoon Vongfong Takes Aim at Philippine Heartland MANILA — Tens of thousands of people fled to evacuation centers on Friday as Typhoon Vongfong barreled toward the Philippines’ main island of Luzon, dumping torrential rains and raising fears that the coronavirus could spread in packed evacuation centers. In its morning advisory, Pagasa, the national …

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Vanquish the Virus? Australia and New Zealand Aim to Show the Way

Vanquish the Virus? Australia and New Zealand Aim to Show the Way

Vanquish the Virus? Australia and New Zealand Aim to Show the Way Vanquish the Virus? Australia and New Zealand Aim to Show the Way SYDNEY, Australia — Thousands of miles from President Trump’s combative news briefings, a conservative leader in Australia and a progressive prime minister in New Zealand are steadily guiding their countries toward a rapid suppression of the …

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How Are You Feeling? Surveys Aim to Detect Covid-19 Hot Spots Early

How Are You Feeling? Surveys Aim to Detect Covid-19 Hot Spots Early

In the M.I.T.-led project, researchers are preparing to promote a survey app that they developed with the help of engineers from Pinterest, the image-sharing site, whose co-founder, Ben Silbermann, was a high school classmate in Des Moines of Feng Zhang, a biochemist leading the M.I.T. survey effort. Dr. Zhang said that he and his colleagues hit on the idea for …

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