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How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief

How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief

How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief By the late 1990s, most of the Nazi art experts who helped loot European Jews were either dead or living quiet lives under the radar. Not so Bruno Lohse, who served as the art agent to …

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Strong Views and ‘Close to the Boss’: How U.S. Envoy Reshaped a Conflict

Strong Views and ‘Close to the Boss’: How U.S. Envoy Reshaped a Conflict

Strong Views and ‘Close to the Boss’: How U.S. Envoy Reshaped a Conflict Strong Views and ‘Close to the Boss’: How U.S. Envoy Reshaped a Conflict Previous administrations, he said, had struggled merely to bring the Palestinians to the bargaining table. Waiting for the Palestinians to agree to talks before moving forward gave them a veto over the process, Mr. …

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UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages

UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages

UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed a strict new national lockdown on Monday as Britain’s desperate race to vaccinate its population risked being overtaken by a fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus that was on track to overwhelm the nation’s …

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Alarmed by reports of new coronavirus strain, nations close doors to Britain.

Alarmed by reports of new coronavirus strain, nations close doors to Britain.

Alarmed by reports of new coronavirus strain, nations close doors to Britain. Alarmed by reports of new coronavirus strain, nations close doors to Britain. Britain, struggling to contain an outbreak of what officials said was a more contagious variant of the coronavirus, found itself increasingly cut off from the world on Monday as nations raced to ban travelers from the …

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Greenwich council tells all schools to close over ‘extreme’ surge in Covid cases

Greenwich council tells all schools to close over ‘extreme’ surge in Covid cases

Greenwich council tells all schools to close over ‘extreme’ surge in Covid cases Greenwich council tells all schools to close over ‘extreme’ surge in Covid cases A London council has told all schools in its area to close from Monday and switch to online learning following signs of “exponential growth” in coronavirus cases. Cllr Danny Thorpe, leader of Greenwich Council, …

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Romania’s Leader Is Tested by a Close Election

Romania’s Leader Is Tested by a Close Election

Romania’s Leader Is Tested by a Close Election Romania’s Leader Is Tested by a Close Election BUCHAREST, Romania — Amid record low turnout, voters in Romania on Sunday dealt a setback to the country’s prime minister, Ludovic Orban, in a surprisingly tight race that threatened his grip on power. Mr. Orban claimed victory Sunday evening, even though his center-left National Liberal …

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Cuba Says US Restrictions Will Force Western Union Offices to Close, Limit Remittances

Cuba Says US Restrictions Will Force Western Union Offices to Close, Limit Remittances

Cuba Says US Restrictions Will Force Western Union Offices to Close, Limit Remittances Cuba Says US Restrictions Will Force Western Union Offices to Close, Limit Remittances MEXICO CITY — In the face of widening American financial restrictions on Cuba, more than 400 Western Union offices on the island will close, Cuban authorities said, a move that could severely restrict the …

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As Trump Flouts Safety Protocols, News Outlets Balk at Close Coverage

As Trump Flouts Safety Protocols, News Outlets Balk at Close Coverage

As Trump Flouts Safety Protocols, News Outlets Balk at Close Coverage As Trump Flouts Safety Protocols, News Outlets Balk at Close Coverage “Pools are the direct link between the White House and the public without a governmental lens or filter,” said Ari Fleischer, a former press secretary for George W. Bush. “Regardless of how biased you think the press is …

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Regal Owner to Close Theaters, a Blow to the Movie Industry: Live Updates

Cineworld, which owns Regal Cinemas, said it could not entice moviegoers back without a pipeline of new films.

Regal Owner to Close Theaters, a Blow to the Movie Industry: Live Updates Regal Owner to Close Theaters, a Blow to the Movie Industry: Live Updates Cineworld, which owns Regal Cinemas, said it could not entice moviegoers back without a pipeline of new films.Credit…Charlotte Kesl for The New York Times The plight of the entertainment industry deepened on Monday as …

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Warnings for British expats as overseas bank accounts close

UK is one of Ireland's closest trading partners and a recent report concluded that Brexit would have a detrimental impact on its economy

Warnings for British expats as overseas bank accounts close Warnings for British expats as overseas bank accounts close Britons across Europe are being warned they may be locked out of everyday banking because their provider won’t be authorised to trade under EU banking rules after Brexit. Banks have begun sending letters and emails regarding hundreds of thousands of bank accounts …

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