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British Peer Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘the Indian’

British Peer Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘the Indian’

British Peer Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘the Indian’ British Peer Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘the Indian’ LONDON — A peer in the House of Lords, Britain’s unelected second chamber of Parliament, drew heavy criticism from lawmakers on Monday for referring on Twitter to Kamala Harris, the United States vice president-elect, simply as “the Indian.” The peer, Lord Kilclooney, …

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Indonesia’s Covid Stimulus Plan Criticized by Environmentalists, Unions

Indonesia's Covid Stimulus Plan Criticized by Environmentalists, Unions

Indonesia’s Covid Stimulus Plan Criticized by Environmentalists, Unions Indonesia’s Covid Stimulus Plan Criticized by Environmentalists, Unions BANGKOK — Indonesia’s Parliament is on the verge of approving a sweeping coronavirus stimulus package that opponents charge would undermine worker protections and permit widespread destruction of the country’s rainforests. The legislation is backed by Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo, and is seen as a …

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Ren Zhiqiang, Tycoon Who Criticized Xi, Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Ren Zhiqiang, Tycoon Who Criticized Xi, Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Ren Zhiqiang, Tycoon Who Criticized Xi, Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison Ren Zhiqiang, Tycoon Who Criticized Xi, Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced an outspoken Chinese property tycoon who had denounced the Communist Party leader, Xi Jinping, to 18 years in prison for corruption, a harsh punishment that appeared aimed at deterring dissent. …

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Trader Joe’s Defends Product Labels Criticized as Racist

Trader Joe’s Defends Product Labels Criticized as Racist

Trader Joe’s Defends Product Labels Criticized as Racist Trader Joe’s Defends Product Labels Criticized as Racist Weeks after admitting that some of its international-themed product labels might have fallen short of an “attempt at inclusiveness,” the grocery store chain Trader Joe’s is rejecting criticism of the labels — some with names like Trader José and Trader Ming’s — as racist. …

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China Detains Xu Zhangrun, Law Professor Who Criticized Xi Jinping

China Detains Xu Zhangrun, Law Professor Who Criticized Xi Jinping

China Detains Xu Zhangrun, Law Professor Who Criticized Xi Jinping China Detains Xu Zhangrun, Law Professor Who Criticized Xi Jinping The police in Beijing on Monday detained Xu Zhangrun, a law professor and one of China’s most prominent and scathing critics of the Communist Party’s expanding control, his friends said. Professor Xu, 57, had long taught at Tsinghua University, a …

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China Students Trapped Abroad by the Coronavirus Are Criticized at Home

China Students Trapped Abroad by the Coronavirus Are Criticized at Home

China Students Trapped Abroad by the Coronavirus Are Criticized at Home China Students Trapped Abroad by the Coronavirus Are Criticized at Home James Liu has always considered himself a patriot. With a lump in his throat, he watched a military parade on National Day, China’s birthday, that showed a once backward nation that had become strong and powerful. He got …

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After Virus Tests, Djokovic Is Criticized for Holding Exhibition

After Virus Tests, Djokovic Is Criticized for Holding Exhibition

After Virus Tests, Djokovic Is Criticized for Holding Exhibition After Virus Tests, Djokovic Is Criticized for Holding Exhibition The remainder of the Adria Tour, scheduled to head to Montenegro this week, is now very much in doubt. But the response over the lack of social distancing — which included pickup basketball and a group photo with ball kids — from …

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Drew Brees Criticized for Calling Kneeling During the Anthem ‘Disrespectful’

Drew Brees Criticized for Calling Kneeling During the Anthem ‘Disrespectful’

Drew Brees Criticized for Calling Kneeling During the Anthem ‘Disrespectful’ Drew Brees Criticized for Calling Kneeling During the Anthem ‘Disrespectful’ Drew Brees, the star quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, faced intense criticism on Wednesday after reiterating that he considered it disrespectful for players to kneel during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Brees made the comments after …

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As Premier League Weighs Saudi Bid for Newcastle, It Criticized Kingdom

As Premier League Weighs Saudi Bid for Newcastle, It Criticized Kingdom

As Premier League Weighs Saudi Bid for Newcastle, It Criticized Kingdom As Premier League Weighs Saudi Bid for Newcastle, It Criticized Kingdom Well, this is awkward. Just weeks before the Premier League started to review a bid by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund to become the majority owner of one of its soccer teams, it asked the United States to …

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Criticized for Pandemic Response, Trump Tries Shifting Blame to the W.H.O.

Criticized for Pandemic Response, Trump Tries Shifting Blame to the W.H.O.

WASHINGTON — For weeks, President Trump has faced relentless criticism for having overseen a slow and ineffective response to the coronavirus pandemic, failing to quickly embrace public health measures that could have prevented the disease from spreading. Recent polls show that more Americans disapprove of Mr. Trump’s handling of the virus than approve. So on Tuesday, the president tried to …

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