JULY 26, 2014 SHARED NEWSLETTER – NY MINI

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Ukrainian troops in Semenovka, a village in the Donetsk region, on Friday. The United States said Russia had deployed high-powered Tornado rocket launchers.

Russia Steps Up Help for Rebels in Ukraine War

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and PETER BAKER

Russia has accelerated its intervention, moving more of its own troops to its border with Ukraine, American and Ukrainian officials said on Friday.

A military base in Stare Kiejkuty, Poland, which was a suspected location for the C.I.A.'s detentions and interrogations.

Ex-Chief of C.I.A. Shapes Response to Detention Report

By MARK MAZZETTI

George J. Tenet, the former C.I.A. director, has been quietly engineering a counterattack against a Senate panel’s finding that officials misled Congress about an interrogation program.

Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the United States.

Israel’s Outspoken Envoy Is Wise to U.S. Ways

By JASON HOROWITZ

Ambassador Ron Dermer, a former American citizen, has such a close relationship to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel that he has been called “Bibi’s brain.”

 

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Peace Corps Volunteers in Their Own Words To reflect the diversity of experiences in the Peace Corps, The Times asked recent volunteers to share stories about their service.

OPINION |Op-Ed Contributor

Why the Border Crisis Is a Myth

By VERONICA ESCOBAR

Cities are dealing with immigration, even if politicians can’t.

Today’s Video

Video Video: Rescuing Creatures for Good Karma Buddhist devotees in Yushu, China, rescue tiny river fish from riverbanks as an expression of the Buddhist reverence for all forms of life and as a gesture to help in their next life.

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Video Video: Challenges of the City Chicken Robert McMinn, an urban homesteader in New York City, worked to be sure his neighbors and landlords were happy with his chickens.

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Video Video: Peach Crumble Slab Pie Melissa Clark makes a delicious deep-dish dessert with fresh peaches that is equal parts crumble and pie.

World

A Syrian Rebel Advance Off the Battlefield: A Longer-Lasting Battery for Missiles

By C. J. CHIVERS

A Syrian rebel has devised a rechargeable battery for the SA-7b, a shoulder-fired missile system – a development that one missile proliferation analyst described as “extremely worrisome.”

A sniffer dog in Herat on Thursday checked ballot boxes to be flown to Kabul as part of Afghanistan's audit of last month's presidential runoff election.

Political Divisions Threaten Kerry-Brokered Agreement in Afghanistan

By CARLOTTA GALL

The deal that Secretary of State John Kerry reached in Afghanistan two weeks ago appeared in trouble as rival presidential candidates revealed serious differences.

A Tibetan woman in Yushu, China, used a spoon and a plastic bucket to rescue tiny shrimp stuck in mud along the shore of the Batang River.

In Scarred Chinese Tibetan City, Devotion to Sanctity of Life

By ANDREW JACOBS

In Yushu, Buddhists demonstrate a reverence for all living beings – even a tiny river shrimp that some believe could be the reincarnated souls of loved ones who died in an earthquake in 2010.

U.S.

Hold the Regret? Fast Food Seeks Virtuous Side

By JULIA MOSKIN

Several small restaurant chains that have reported impressive earnings, like Tender Greens, LYFE Kitchen and SweetGreen, offer organic, grass-fed, even vegan dishes.

A training exercise led by Tony Lambraia, right, at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Resource Officers last week.

Shootings Redefine Beat of School Police Officers

By ERIK ECKHOLM

Radical shifts in tactics have swept the field, – calling on officers to rush toward shooters without backup if necessary.

A Border Patrol agent with a 13-year-old Salvadoran who had crossed the Rio Grande into Texas.

Most Migrant Children Entering U.S. Are Now With Relatives, Data Show

By JENNIFER MEDINA

Officials said more than half of all children initially placed in shelters have gone on to be reunited with at least one parent already living in the United States.

. Graphic: Children at the Border

Politics
Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, drew a small crowd Friday at the National Urban League Conference in Cincinnati.

Rand Paul Stands Out in Courting Black Voters

By JEREMY W. PETERS

The Kentucky senator, taking heed of lessons for the Republican Party in 2012, made his pitch at a National Urban League Conference.

President Obama met with, from left, Presidents Salvador Sánchez Cerén, Otto Pérez Molina and Juan Orlando Hernández.

Obama Presses Central American Leaders to Slow a Wave of Child Migrants

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and ASHLEY PARKER

The president met with three Central American presidents as he pushes Congress to approve more money and resources to address the issue along the United States border with Mexico.

Many voters in Butte, Mont., are taking a wait-and-see attitude about allegations facing Senator John Walsh, a Democrat.

Plagiarism Scandal Tests a Senator Still Forming a Rapport With Montanans

By KATE WEHR and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

Many voters in Montana seem to be taking a wait-and-see attitude as they judge the future of Senator John Walsh, a Democrat accused of plagiarizing a paper he submitted to the United States Army War College.

Technology
Sorted Food, a Cooking Channel, Is a YouTube Hit

By GEORGI KANTCHEV

Recipe exchanges in a British pub have expanded into one of the most popular cooking channels on YouTube.

Unlocking cellphones helps people to switch wireless carriers more easily.

Bits Blog

Bill to Legalize Unlocking Cellphones Passes Congress

By NICK WINGFIELD

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will make it legal for consumers to open the digital locks on their cellphones so that they can more easily switch wireless carriers.

Jeff Bezos, the chief of Amazon, whose Amazon Web Services hosts the biggest corporate names in its public cloud.

Bits Blog

Challenges for Amazon’s Cloud Computing Hopes

By QUENTIN HARDY

Amazon Web Services, the company’s Internet computing service, declined in quarterly revenue. The company blamed competition from Google, but there may be more to the story.

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

Sports
Robinson Cano, who left the Yankees in the off-season to much criticism, has helped Seattle become a contender.

Sports of The Times

For Cano, a Soft Landing in Seattle

By MICHAEL POWELL

Robinson Cano’s power numbers are down, but his batting average is up with the offensively challenged Mariners.

Jets quarterbacks Michael Vick, left, and Geno Smith, right, with the media assistant Jared Winley.

Sports of The Times

Vick Teaches Smith Virtually and in Reality

By WILLIAM C. RHODEN

The Jets’ major story line of the summer will be Geno Smith’s performance at quarterback and his relationship with Michael Vick, who first made an impression on him in a video game.

. On Pro Football: Who Says the Jets Are Geno Smith’s Team? His Teammates
Chris Bosh, center, and LeBron James, right, looked beyond the game in evaluating a new team.

Analysis

Before Signing, Big Stars Seek a Prize Beyond Fortune and Glory

By BECKLEY MASON

Free agents usually make a choice between wages and wins, but this year some of the game’s biggest stars made their decisions about a new team in a more nuanced fashion.

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

Arts
The Greek tragedy

Critic’s Notebook

Passions Running to Art, or Infanticide

By BEN BRANTLEY

Three plays with particularly passionate women are running in London: “Medea,” “Bakersfield Mist” (with Kathleen Turner) and Noël Coward’s “This Was a Man.”

David Suchet in

Critic’s Notebook

Fastidious Belgian Detective Bows Out

By MIKE HALE

“Agatha Christie’s Poirot” comes to an end, on PBS and online, leaving behind David Suchet’s decades-long portrait of a detective with style

Credit:  Nytimes.com

 

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