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‘Wall cam’: The White House is setting up a live video feed of Trump’s border wall construction

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner and other senior Trump administration officials are planning to set up web cameras to live-stream construction of President Donald Trump’s border wall, going against objections from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and senior U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, according to four people familiar with the White House proposal. “There […]

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N.Y. insurance regulator notifies opioid makers, distributors of enforcement action -sources

New York’s insurance regulator has formally notified a group of opioid manufacturers and distributors that it will launch a civil enforcement action against them for contributing towards a rise in health insurance premiums in the state, said two sources familiar with the matter. The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has sent letters […]

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Cook this: Magnolia vinegar and brown butter pie from South

Our cookbook of the week is South by Sean Brock, founder of Husk restaurants and chef-owner of two upcoming restaurants in Nashville, Tenn. Tomorrow, we’ll feature an interview with its author. To try another recipe from the book, check out: Traditional shrimp and grits and hot-water cornbread. Made using very few readily available ingredients, Sean […]

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U.K. restaurant chain tests out gender-neutral cocktails to remove ‘subliminal, sexist’ stereotypes

A U.K. restaurant chain has launched a series of gender-neutral drinks to help men feel “comfortable” drinking cocktails they might otherwise avoid because they feel “too feminine.” Burger and Lobster, the chain behind the campaign, calls it ‘Mixed-ology,’ and the group will feature five colourless, nameless drinks at two of its London locations. The campaign […]

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Indonesia barred Cambodia’s Rainsy from flight to Jakarta -airline

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia Airlines said on Wednesday it had barred veteran Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy from a flight from Kuala Lumpur to the Indonesian capital Jakarta on the instruction of Indonesian authorities. Rainsy, who lives in self-imposed exile in France, has been in Malaysia since the weekend after initially saying he planned to […]

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North Korea warns of retaliation against U.S-S.Korea military drills

SEOUL — North Korea threatened on Wednesday to retaliate if the United States goes ahead with scheduled military drills with South Korea, ramping up pressure on Washington to change course as a year-end North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches. The statement came even though Washington said last week that the joint aerial exercise planned […]

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Critical day for Trump impeachment probe as televised public hearings start

WASHINGTON — The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will reach a critical juncture on Wednesday when lawmakers launch their first televised public hearings, marking a new, high-stakes phase of a tumultuous presidency. Democrats leading the U.S. House of Representatives probe have summoned three U.S. diplomats – all of whom have previously expressed alarm […]

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Mayor of Venice sees hundreds of millions of euros of flood damage

VENICE — The financial cost of severe flooding in Venice is likely to run to hundreds of millions of euros, Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said on Wednesday, while a senior cleric said the city’s historic Saint Mark’s Basilica risked “irreparable” harm. “The Basilica is suffering structural damage because the water has risen and so it’s causing […]