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China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing

China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing

China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing SYDNEY, Australia — China is forcing Australia to confront what many countries are concluding: The coal era is coming to an end. China has now officially blocked coal imports from Australia after months of vague restrictions that dramatically …

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Fake Guns, Fictional Battles, Real Uniforms: Inside the Immersive World of MilSim

Fake Guns, Fictional Battles, Real Uniforms: Inside the Immersive World of MilSim

Fake Guns, Fictional Battles, Real Uniforms: Inside the Immersive World of MilSim Fake Guns, Fictional Battles, Real Uniforms: Inside the Immersive World of MilSim The Look 2020 Veterans, gamers, history buffs and gun enthusiasts are shelling out to take part in military simulations. Photographs by Christopher Lee Text by Chris Jones Sept. 26, 2020 In February, a group of several …

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Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies

Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies

Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies Historically, the C.I.A. has learned to accommodate the individual presidents it serves, though always with the tacit understanding that the “first customer” would not abuse the courtesy. Bill Clinton’s famously fluid schedule made it difficult for him to commit to daily one-on-one …

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Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court

Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court

Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court MADRID — An Egyptian dissident whose online videos ignited a flurry of rare antigovernment protests last year is fighting against extradition from Spain, as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt campaigns to silence his most vocal critics abroad. The dissident, the construction magnate Mohamed Ali, has …

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A Singing Xi Jinping Look-Alike Battles the Censors in China

A Singing Xi Jinping Look-Alike Battles the Censors in China

A Singing Xi Jinping Look-Alike Battles the Censors in China A Singing Xi Jinping Look-Alike Battles the Censors in China The long stares and startled whispers — Is that him? — begin as soon as Liu Keqing, an imposing Chinese baritone, enters any room in China. With a square face, closely cropped black hair and a portly figure, Mr. Liu …

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‘Straight-Up Fire’ in His Veins: Teen Battles New Coronavirus Syndrome

‘Straight-Up Fire’ in His Veins: Teen Battles New Coronavirus Syndrome

‘Straight-Up Fire’ in His Veins: Teen Battles New Coronavirus Syndrome ‘Straight-Up Fire’ in His Veins: Teen Battles New Coronavirus Syndrome When a sprinkling of a reddish rash appeared on Jack McMorrow’s hands in mid-April, his father figured the 14-year-old was overusing hand sanitizer — not a bad thing during a global pandemic. When Jack’s parents noticed that his eyes looked …

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GMB host Kate Garraway says past few weeks have been ‘hardest of my life’ as husband battles coronavirus

GMB host Kate Garraway says past few weeks have been 'hardest of my life' as husband battles coronavirus

GMB host Kate Garraway says past few weeks have been ‘hardest of my life’ as husband battles coronavirus GMB host Kate Garraway says past few weeks have been ‘hardest of my life’ as husband battles coronavirus Kate Garraway has shared a moving post about experiencing the “hardest time” of her life, as her husband, author and former lobbyist Derek Draper, …

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Prepare for War or Fight Coronavirus? U.S. Military Battles Competing Instincts

Prepare for War or Fight Coronavirus? U.S. Military Battles Competing Instincts

WASHINGTON — One of the hallmarks of the United States military is its ability to project power around the world, often under the banner of slogans intended to strike fear in its adversaries. “Ready to fight tonight” for U.S. troops in South Korea; “America’s 911” for the Marine Corps expeditionary units at sea; the list goes on. But now the …

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