Democrats reject climate debate push from activists

SAN FRANCISCO — The Democratic National Committee on Saturday quashed a push from climate activists and some national party members who want a 2020 presidential primary debate devoted exclusively to the climate crisis. The national party committee voted 222-137 at its summer meeting in San Francisco against a resolution that …

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What They Left Behind: Toons, the Snurfer and ‘Macho Man’

Obituaries in The New York Times give account of the lives of the people around us — what they accomplished and how they lived — and reading them can be an exercise in discovering, or rediscovering, the marvelous things they left behind. Here is a sampling of such legacies from …

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Six injured after lightning strikes tree at golf tournament

Several people have been injured after lightning struck a tree at a golf tournament in the US. The Tour Championship, being held at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, had been suspended on Saturday afternoon so spectators and players could shelter from a storm. The lightning struck a 60ft pine …

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2019 is a Great Year for Pokemon's Competition

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been a hot button issue for some time now. Between the National Dex controversy, the lack of graphical fidelity, new mechanics that will just seemingly be left out in future entries and more, it seems like this may be the first new-generation main entry a …

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Ashes 3rd Test: Joe Root Revives England's Hopes On Day 3

England captain Joe Root restored a measure of batting pride for his side with an unbeaten 75 in the third Test at Headingley as Australia were denied an Ashes-clinching win inside three days on Saturday. At stumps, England were 156/3, still needing a further 203 runs to reach a target …

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Imran Khan: A year facing Pakistan’s harsh realities

Image copyright Reuters Image caption For years, many doubted the former cricketing superstar would become prime minister Imran Khan, the cricketing superstar-turned-politician, has had a turbulent first year in office. It was a position that some thought he would never achieve: his 2018 election victory came after a two-decade long …

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