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The U.S. Built Afghanistan’s Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More?

The U.S. Built Afghanistan's Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More?

The U.S. Built Afghanistan’s Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More? The U.S. Built Afghanistan’s Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More? MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — The Taliban attack on a police outpost at the edge of the city began at dusk, with the muted chatter of machine-gun fire and the thud of explosions. The men under …

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The Toronto Carpenter Who Built Tiny Homes for the Homeless

The Carpenter Who Built Tiny Homes for Toronto’s Homeless

The Toronto Carpenter Who Built Tiny Homes for the Homeless The Toronto Carpenter Who Built Tiny Homes for the Homeless TORONTO — On his way to work on a construction site, Khaleel Seivwright surveyed the growing number of tents lining an intercity highway and in parks with increasing discomfort. How would these people survive Toronto’s damp, frigid winters, let alone …

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The Carpenter Who Built Tiny Homes for Toronto’s Homeless

The Carpenter Who Built Tiny Homes for Toronto’s Homeless

The Carpenter Who Built Tiny Homes for Toronto’s Homeless The Carpenter Who Built Tiny Homes for Toronto’s Homeless TORONTO — On his way to work on a construction site, Khaleel Seivwright surveyed the growing number of tents lining an intercity highway and in parks with increasing discomfort. How would these people survive Toronto’s damp, frigid winters, let alone the coronavirus, …

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He Built a $10 Billion Investment Firm. It Fell Apart in Days.

He Built a $10 Billion Investment Firm. It Fell Apart in Days.

He Built a $10 Billion Investment Firm. It Fell Apart in Days. He Built a $10 Billion Investment Firm. It Fell Apart in Days. Until recently, Bill Hwang sat atop one of the biggest — and perhaps least known — fortunes on Wall Street. Then his luck ran out. Mr. Hwang, a 57-year-old veteran investor, managed $10 billion through his …

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Howard Schnellenberger, College Coach Who Built Winners, Dies at 87

Howard Schnellenberger, College Coach Who Built Winners, Dies at 87

Howard Schnellenberger, College Coach Who Built Winners, Dies at 87 Howard Schnellenberger, College Coach Who Built Winners, Dies at 87 Howard Schnellenberger, who built the offense for the 1972 Miami Dolphins’ unbeaten Super Bowl champions, then revived downtrodden football programs as head coach at the Universities of Miami and Louisville, died on Saturday. He was 87. His death was announced …

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Greensill Capital: The Collapse of a Company Built on Debt

Greensill Capital: The Collapse of a Company Built on Debt

Greensill Capital: The Collapse of a Company Built on Debt Greensill Capital: The Collapse of a Company Built on Debt LONDON — The courthouse should have already been closed for the day. At a hearing that began at 5 p.m. on March 1, lawyers for Greensill Capital desperately argued before a judge in Sydney, Australia, that the firm’s insurers should …

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A Digital Firewall in Myanmar, Built with Guns and Wire Cutters

A Digital Firewall in Myanmar, Built with Guns and Wire Cutters

A Digital Firewall in Myanmar, Built with Guns and Wire Cutters A Digital Firewall in Myanmar, Built with Guns and Wire Cutters The Myanmar soldiers descended before dawn on Feb. 1, bearing rifles and wire cutters. At gunpoint, they ordered technicians at telecom operators to switch off the internet. For good measure, the soldiers snipped wires without knowing what they …

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They Built Libraries to Honor Loved Ones, Women Felled by Bombings

They Built Libraries to Honor Loved Ones, Women Felled by Bombings

They Built Libraries to Honor Loved Ones, Women Felled by Bombings They Built Libraries to Honor Loved Ones, Women Felled by Bombings KABUL, Afghanistan — When his soon-to-be fiancée, Najiba Hussaini, was killed in a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul, Hussain Rezai didn’t know how to grieve for her. “I had lost my love, but I wasn’t allowed to mourn,” …

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Ruth Dayan, Who Built an Israeli Fashion Brand, Dies at 103

Ruth Dayan, Who Built an Israeli Fashion Brand, Dies at 103

Ruth Dayan, Who Built an Israeli Fashion Brand, Dies at 103 Ruth Dayan, Who Built an Israeli Fashion Brand, Dies at 103 Ms. Dayan was Israel’s first “activist designer,” said Neri Oxman, the provocative architect, inventor and M.I.T. professor. Ms. Oxman, who is in her 40s, grew up in Haifa surrounded by Maskit objects, like so many in her generation. …

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Larry Flynt, Who Built a Porn Empire With Hustler, Dies at 78

Larry Flynt, Who Built a Porn Empire With Hustler, Dies at 78

Larry Flynt, Who Built a Porn Empire With Hustler, Dies at 78 Larry Flynt, Who Built a Porn Empire With Hustler, Dies at 78 Larry Flynt, a ninth-grade dropout who built a $400 million empire of raunchy publications, strip clubs and “adult” shops around his sexually explicit magazine Hustler, and spent decades battling obscenity and libel charges as a self-promoting …

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