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JUNE 18, 2013 NEW YORK MINI NEWS

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G.O.P. Pushes New Abortion Limits to Appease Vocal Base

By JEREMY W. PETERS

Instead of focusing on the economy, as an internal party document suggested, House Republicans are pushing the most restrictive abortion bill to come to a vote in a decade.

Supreme Court Officers guarded the building on Monday morning, when the justices issued a ruling striking down an Arizona law requiring voters to prove their citizenship.

Justices Block Law Requiring Voters to Prove Citizenship

By ADAM LIPTAK

In a 7-to-2 ruling Monday, the Supreme Court said an Arizona law requiring prospective voters to give proof of their citizenship was displaced by legislation at the federal level.

. Justices Hands Down Three Decisions That Are 5 to 4
. Supreme Court Lets Regulators Sue Over Generic Drug Deals
BEFORE POLITICS, ACTIVISM Christine C. Quinn in 1998 as executive director of the New York City Anti-Violence Project. She moved the organization into a corporate-style suite, wooed wealthy donors and emphasized negotiation, not confrontation, with City Hall.

IN THE RUNNING

Quinn’s History of Mastering the Insiders’ Game

By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM

A review of Christine C. Quinn‘s early career in New York City suggests that she has always preferred pragmatism to idealism.

For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »

 

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U.S.

Video VIDEO: The Trial of Whitey BulgerReporters who covered the Boston crime boss James (Whitey) Bulger describe how he became one of the most notorious gangsters in American history.

OPINION | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Put the Spies Back Under One Roof

By TIM SHORROCK

Intelligence outsourcing breeds corruption and destroys accountability.

World
A sign in Shuangfeng County attacked the use of Photoshop to forge compromising images of officials for use in extortion.

True or Faked, Dirt on Chinese Fuels Blackmail

By DAN LEVIN and AMY QIN

A growing number of Chinese officials have found themselves ensnared by extortion plots that leverage the public’s disgust for wayward behavior.

A huge European Union flag in front of the Parliament building in Bucharest, Romania, in May. The flag, with its circle of 12 yellow stars, has a coded Christian message, inspired by iconography of the Virgin Mary wearing a crown with 12 stars.

A More Secular Europe, Divided by the Cross

By ANDREW HIGGINS

A commemorative euro coin intended to celebrate the 1,150th anniversary of Christianity’s arrival in Slovak lands became the center of a fight with the European Commission.

President-elect Hassan Rowhani of Iran after speaking at a press conference in Teheran on Monday for the first time since his election victory.

Iran President-Elect Wants to Ease Strains With U.S., but Sees No Direct Talks

By THOMAS ERDBRINK

Speaking for the first time since his election victory, Hassan Rowhani called Iran’s nonexistent ties with the United States a “wound” that must be healed.

. From Inner Circle of Iran, a Pragmatic Victor
. U.S. Seems Eager for Nuclear Talks With Iran’s New Leader

U.S.
A 5-4 Ruling, One of Three, Limits Silence’s Protection

By ADAM LIPTAK

The cases involved a criminal suspect’s right to remain silent, judges’ discretion in sentencing, and a lawsuit against trial lawyers over privacy concerns.

The AndroGel Pump from Solvay Pharmaceuticals.

Supreme Court Lets Regulators Sue Over Generic Drug Deals

By EDWARD WYATT

The justices ruled on Monday that brand-name drug makers could face antitrust charges for paying generic competitors to keep cheaper copies of a drug off the market.

John Martorano, known as The Executioner, in 2008. He testified on Monday, recounting several of 20 murders.

At Trial, Hit Man Says ‘It Broke My Heart’ to Learn Bulger Was an F.B.I. Informer

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

John Martorano, known as The Executioner, the longtime hit man for James (Whitey) Bulger, testified as a star witness for the prosecution in Boston on Monday.

. Video  Video: The Trial of Whitey Bulger

Politics
Obama Defends Authorization of Surveillance Programs

By PETER BAKER

In an interview with Charlie Rose, President Obama rejected the suggestion that his policies were basically a warmed-over version of those of the last White House.

A TV screen showed the news of Edward J. Snowden on a subway in Hong Kong on Sunday.

N.S.A. Leaker Denies Giving Secrets to China

By CHARLIE SAVAGE and SCOTT SHANE

In an online question-and-answer session, Edward J. Snowden said that he had not given any classified materials to the government of China, calling such speculation “a predictable smear.”

. Bits: Apple Releases Some Data on Requests
Fraud Used to Frame Farm Bill Debate

By RON NIXON

While Congress debates cuts in the federal food stamp program, it has been reluctant to make changes in the crop insurance program, despite several recent fraud cases.

 

Business
A bankruptcy in Detroit would have no precedent, despite an unusual flurry of municipal bankruptcies after the financial crisis.

In Embattled Detroit, No Talk of Sharing Pain

By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH and STEVEN YACCINO

The fiscal crisis in Michigan is setting up as a gigantic clash between bondholders and city retirees over what money Detroit has left to pay them.

More Data on Privacy, but Picture Is Still Fuzzy

By VINDU GOEL and CLAIRE CAIN MILLER

Apple joined the list of companies that have disclosed information about government surveillance, but many questions remain unanswered.

. Graphic  Graphic: A Barrage of Data Requests
Infuse, a bone growth product from Medtronic, has been used with implanted devices like the one above.

Outside Review of Clinical Data Finds a Spinal Treatment’s Benefit Overstated

By BARRY MEIER

Independent reviews of clinical trial data concluded that Infuse, a bioengineered bone product, was not significantly better than a traditional bone graft, and that it might pose risks.

For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »

Technology
Eddy Cue, a senior vice president for software and services.

Apple Executive Defends Pricing in Case on E-Books

By BRIAN X. CHEN

Eddy Cue, a senior vice president at Apple, denied the government’s charges that the company was working with e-book publishers to raise prices.

BITS BLOG

The Latest to Disclose Government Requests, Yahoo Reveals the Least

By VINDU GOEL

The Internet giant said it had received 12,000 to 13,000 requests for data from American law enforcement authorities from December through May. Unlike other technology companies making similar disclosures, Yahoo did not say how many users were affected.

Starting Tuesday, 25 solar-powered charging stations will sprout in parks, beaches and other outdoor spaces in the five boroughs.

AT&T to Introduce Solar-Powered Charging Stations

By DIANE CARDWELL

The portable chargers for wireless devices will rotate among areas in New York City until October.

For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »

Sports
The Bruins' unflappable goaltender Tuukka Rask stopped all 28 shots he faced against the Blackhawks in Game 3 on Monday, boosting his series save percentage to .960.

GAME 3: BRUINS 2, BLACKHAWKS 0

Dealt Early Blow, Blackhawks Are Punchless vs. Bruins

By JEFF Z. KLEIN

Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron scored to help Boston take a 2-1 series lead over the Blackhawks, who lost Marian Hossa when he was injured in pregame warm-ups.

. Interactive Box Score
. Nurse Climbing to the Top in Hockey After Selecting a Different Path
The 18-year-old defenseman Darnell Nurse, right, is the son of a former pro football player and the nephew of Donovan McNabb.

Nurse Climbing to the Top in Hockey After Selecting a Different Path

By JEFF Z. KLEIN

Though Darnell Nurse’s family gravitated to football and basketball, he was encouraged to play hockey because his parents thought it was safer than football. Now, he is expected to be selected in the first round of the N.H.L. draft.

New Orleans Arena was half-full when UConn won the N.C.A.A. title in April. A new report proposes holding the Final Four with the men's, or even moving it overseas.

A Push to Invigorate Women’s Basketball

By JERÉ LONGMAN

After a six-month study, Val Ackerman, a former president of USA Basketball and the W.N.B.A., recommended significant changes to rules and to the N.C.A.A. tournament.

For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »

Arts

ARCHITECTURE REVIEW

Celebrating a Poet of 3 Dimensions

By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN

A new exhibition of Le Corbusier’s work at the Museum of Modern Art tackles the meshing of his buildings with landscape.

. Photographs  Slide Show
Peter Grosz and Carla Gugino portray parents in

THEATER REVIEW | ‘A KID LIKE JAKE’

A Boy’s Love of Cinderella

By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

In Daniel Pearle’s new drama, “A Kid Like Jake,” two parents fret over getting their preschooler into private school and whether his fascination with princesses means that he may be gay.

Members of the Wu-Tang Clan at the hip-hop superjam on Friday night at the Bonnaroo festival.

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK

Yoga, Tents, Pulled Pork and Music That Lingers

By BEN RATLIFF

With its 121 shows of many stripes, not counting the sets on the lesser stages, the four-day Bonnaroo music festival had something for everyone.

For more arts news, go to NYTimes.com/Arts »

N.Y./Region
The Fire Island beach home of John Sexton, New York University's president. An N.Y.U. foundation lent him $1 million for it.

N.Y.U. Gives Its Stars Loans for Summer Homes

By ARIEL KAMINER and ALAIN DELAQUÉRIÈRE

Assistance for vacation properties is all but unheard-of in higher education, but New York University has given it to a number of executives and faculty members.

A 7-Eleven store on Carleton Avenue in Islip Terrace, N.Y., was among 14 stores on Long Island and in Virginia raided Monday.

U.S. Seizes 14 7-Eleven Stores in Immigration Raids

By MOSI SECRET and WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM

Federal authorities charged nine owners and managers of stores on Long Island and in Virginia with harbor

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