Obama Confronts Complexity of Using a Mighty Cyberarsenal Against Russia

Obama Confronts Complexity of Using a Mighty Cyberarsenal Against Russia WASHINGTON — Over the past four months, American intelligence agencies and aides to President Obama assembled a menu of options to respond to Russia’s hacking during the election, ranging from the obvious — exposing President Vladimir V. Putin’s financial ties to oligarchs — to the […]

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Henry Heimlich, Creator of Life-Saving Maneuver for Choking Victims, Dies at 96

Henry Heimlich, Creator of Life-Saving Maneuver for Choking Victims, Dies at 96 “My father was a great man who saved many lives” (CINCINNATI) — The surgeon who created the life-saving Heimlich maneuver for choking victims died early Saturday in Cincinnati. Dr. Henry Heimlich was 96. His son, Phil, said he died at Christ Hospital after […]

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North Carolina Governor Signs Law Limiting Successor’s Power

North Carolina Governor Signs Law Limiting Successor’s Power By RICHARD FAUSSET December 16, 2016 RALEIGH, N.C. — Amid a tense and dramatic backdrop of outrage and frustration, North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature on Friday approved a sweeping package of restrictions on the power of the governor’s office in advance of the swearing in of the Democratic governor-elect, Roy […]

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Agony as Tulane Applicants Learn Acceptance Emails Are in Error

Agony as Tulane Applicants Learn Acceptance Emails Are in Error Alyssa was in her high school health class around midday Wednesday when she got the email welcoming her to Tulane University and giving her a college email address. In a grueling college admissions season, it was her first-choice university, and she had applied early decision, […]

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Unarmed 73-Year-Old California Man Killed by Police Was Shot 5 Times: Autopsy

Unarmed 73-Year-Old California Man Killed by Police Was Shot 5 Times: Autopsy He was holding a crucifix, not a gun Five bullets struck a 73-year-old California man, killing him, during a fatal encounter with police earlier this week, authorities said. Francisco Serna died Monday after a Bakersfield police officer believed the septuagenarian was armed and […]

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