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On New Indian Condos, the Name Is Trump, and the Lure Is Meeting One

So far the Trump family has not commented. Mr. Kumar said the promise of meeting Donald Jr. in New York definitely helped move some of the million-dollar apartments — they sold 20 in the first day of sales earlier this month. “Indians, especially Delhiites, love to show off,” he said. …

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Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight

“It’s causing a lot of panic,” said Oscar Renteria, the owner of Renteria Vineyard Management, which employs about 180 farmworkers who are now pruning grapevines in the Napa Valley. When word of the raids spread, he received a frenzy of emails from his supervisors asking him what to do if …

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How a Coal Baron’s Wish List Became President Trump’s To-Do List

“The power of the fossil fuel industry around here is so great I think the industry feels they can count on simply not complying with requests,” Mr. Whitehouse said. Continue reading the main story The Energy Department did not respond to a request to discuss the memos from Mr. Murray. …

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Trump’s Demand to Rewrite Iran Deal Tests a Weakened Diplomatic Corps

He also ordered targeted sanctions against the head of Iran’s judiciary, Sadeq Larijani, a powerful figure whom the administration holds culpable for the violent crackdown on the protests, as well as against an Iranian cyberwarfare unit that it accuses of internet censorship. The nuclear deal, Mr. Trump said, drove Iranians …

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El Salvador Again Feels the Hand of Washington Shaping Its Fate

“It’s going to be chaos,” said Bertila Parada, whose son built a life and a family in the United States, benefiting from the so-called Temporary Protection Status granted by the United States. “He gave them 19 years of work, and how do they repay him? They tell him, ‘Get out …

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North and South Korea Begin First Direct Talks in Years

The talks at Panmunjom provide an opportunity to gauge whether North Korea is willing to moderate its behavior after a year of provocative nuclear and missile tests that have raised fears of all-out war on the Korean Peninsula. But the initial focus will be on the Olympics. To get the …

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From Mexico to the U.S., a Nafta Tale of Two Truckers

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico — Raúl García Miranda wants Carlos Flores’s job. Mr. Flores doesn’t think he deserves it. The two men haul goods that travel from Mexico into the United States. Both come from a Mexican border town infested with drug cartels. But Mr. Flores got out. He became a …

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The ‘Nuclear Button’ Explained: For Starters, There’s No Button

Richard M. Nixon told advisers during the Vietnam War that he wanted the North Vietnamese to believe he was an unpredictable “madman” who could not be restrained “when he’s angry, and he has his hand on the nuclear button.” During the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton said of her opponent, …

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Social Media Shudders After Trump Mocks North Korea’s ‘Button’

Photo President Trump leaving Florida on Monday. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times HONG KONG — President Trump’s tweet Tuesday taunting the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un over the relative strength of the two nations’ nuclear arsenals set off a torrent of concern on Twitter — and a …

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Emboldened Israeli Right Presses Moves to Doom 2-State Solution

But Palestinians and Israeli supporters of a two-state solution said the moves revealed the true colors of the country’s ascendant right wing. “We hope that this vote serves as a reminder for the international community that the Israeli government, with the full support of the U.S. administration, is not interested …

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