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Rebuild or Leave ‘Paradise’: Climate Change Dilemma Facing a Nicaraguan Coastal Town

Rebuild or Leave ‘Paradise’: Climate Change Dilemma Facing a Nicaraguan Coastal Town

Rebuild or Leave ‘Paradise’: Climate Change Dilemma Facing a Nicaraguan Coastal Town Rebuild or Leave ‘Paradise’: Climate Change Dilemma Facing a Nicaraguan Coastal Town TV announcer: “Hurricane Eta, right now.” “Across the western side of the Caribbean.” “— 155 miles per hour.” In November, two monster storms slammed into Nicaragua’s northeast coast. First, Hurricane Eta, then just two weeks later, …

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‘The Pandemic Is a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game’

‘The Pandemic Is a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game’

‘The Pandemic Is a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game’ ‘The Pandemic Is a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game’ She noted, however, that game theory assumes people are rational in their decision-making. Fear can suppress vaccination “to precarious levels insufficient to prevent the spread of an outbreak,” she said. Covid-19 Vaccines › Answers to Your Vaccine Questions With distribution of a coronavirus vaccine beginning in …

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Trump’s Payroll Tax Holiday Order Gives Employers a New Dilemma

Trump's Payroll Tax Holiday Order Gives Employers a New Dilemma

Trump’s Payroll Tax Holiday Order Gives Employers a New Dilemma Trump’s Payroll Tax Holiday Order Gives Employers a New Dilemma “Since employees must still pay those taxes next year, this order is really an offer of a zero-interest loan rather than an actual reduction in tax liability,” said Michael Feroli, economist at J.P. Morgan. “It remains quite unclear whether employers …

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The Caribbean Dilemma – The New York Times

The Caribbean Dilemma - The New York Times

The Caribbean Dilemma – The New York Times The Caribbean Dilemma – The New York Times The tourist industry itself trained Americans to think of the Caribbean as “sun, sand and sea,” and to think of the diverse islands as interchangeable, Mr. Mignott said. Other than the sea they share, the islands are different, each with a unique geological and …

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U.K. Officials’ New Trump Dilemma: What if He Loses?

U.K. Officials’ New Trump Dilemma: What if He Loses?

U.K. Officials’ New Trump Dilemma: What if He Loses? U.K. Officials’ New Trump Dilemma: What if He Loses? “Had I been a member of Parliament, had I been a British citizen, I would have voted against leaving,” Mr. Biden said at Chatham House, the London research institution. “U.S. interests,” he added, “are diminished with Great Britain not an integral part …

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China Faces Dilemma After U.S. Consulate Closure Escalates Conflict

China Faces Dilemma After U.S. Consulate Closure Escalates Conflict

China Faces Dilemma After U.S. Consulate Closure Escalates Conflict China Faces Dilemma After U.S. Consulate Closure Escalates Conflict The Chinese appear to have been taken aback by the sharp deterioration in relations. In a speech on July 9, the foreign minister, Wang Yi, appeared to outline a path for stabilizing relations. “President Xi Jinping has underlined on many occasions that …

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Women Face Dilemma in a War Zone: Risk the Blasts or Sexual Assault

Women Face Dilemma in a War Zone: Risk the Blasts or Sexual Assault

Women Face Dilemma in a War Zone: Risk the Blasts or Sexual Assault Women Face Dilemma in a War Zone: Risk the Blasts or Sexual Assault NEELUM VALLEY, Kashmir — There is another lockdown underway, forced by falling artillery shells rather than invading viruses. This one also requires frightening choices between bad options. Cross-border shelling between Pakistan and India has …

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Autocrats’ Dilemma: You Can’t Arrest a Virus

Autocrats’ Dilemma: You Can’t Arrest a Virus

CAIRO — When the virus hit, the strongmen hit back as they know best. For Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, that meant deploying chemical warfare troops, clad in protective suits and armed with disinfectant, to the streets of Cairo, in a theatrical display of military muscle projected via social media. Russia’s leader, Vladimir V. Putin, donned the plastic suit himself, …

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Coronavirus Strands China’s Students, in a Dilemma for Beijing

Coronavirus Strands China’s Students, in a Dilemma for Beijing

One student fantasized about buying a $30,000 seat on a private jet. One mother, frustrated with her inability to bring her daughter home, sent masks instead. One group of desperate parents made an unusually public appeal to the Chinese government for help. The coronavirus outbreak has stranded more than one million Chinese students in empty dormitories and fearful towns and …

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