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F.C.C., in ‘Net Neutrality’ Turnaround, Plans to Allow Fast Lane

1 hour 41 min ago
Planned new rules would allow an Internet provider to negotiate separately with content companies and charge them for priority service.

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Facebook Profit Tripled in First Quarter

2 hours 37 sec ago
The company reported 1.28 billion monthly users, most on mobile devices, and easily exceeded analysts’ expectations for revenue and profit.

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Apple’s Profit Climbs, but Cracks Are Showing

2 hours 3 min ago
The increase was small compared with huge growth the company had even just a few years ago. Apple also announced a stock split and expanded its buybacks.
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Thousands More Inmates Eligible for Clemency Under Justice Dept. Plan

2 hours 35 min ago
Nonviolent felons will be eligible if they have served 10 years in prison and would have received significantly lower sentences under today’s laws.

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Obama’s First Order of Business in Tokyo: Sushi From the Master

2 hours 57 min ago
President Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro, whose chef was featured in a documentary, “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.”
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Shaky Start to Ukraine’s Military Push Amid Frayed Geneva Deal

3 hours 4 min ago
As Ukraine stepped up efforts to quell unrest in the east, the self-proclaimed mayor of Slovyansk said he expected the military to attack the city.

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Connie Marrero, Popular Pitcher in Cuban Baseball, Dies at 102

3 hours 17 min ago
Mr. Marrero was 39 when he reached the major leagues with the 1950 Washington Senators and the oldest former major leaguer before he died.
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Southerners in Poll Oppose Health Law, and Its Repeal

3 hours 31 min ago
A poll in four states — all with political races that could tip the balance of power in the Senate — showed broad distaste for the law, but found that people would rather have it improved than repealed.

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Machine Learning: Windows Phone 8.1 Finally Catches Up to Its Rivals

4 hours 27 min ago
With the addition of Cortana, Microsoft’s answer to Siri and Google Now, the mobile operating system can be considered an equal in most areas.

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Jackson Expects Anthony to Accept Less for Good of Knicks

5 hours 2 min ago
Phil Jackson, the team president, left little doubt on Wednesday that Steve Kerr was his top choice as coach and made a case for players sacrificing financially to upgrade the roster.

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Justices Void $3.4 Million Award to Child Pornography Victim

5 hours 9 min ago
The Supreme Court ruled that a $3.4 million award to a victim who had sought restitution from a man convicted of viewing images of her was too much, returning the case to the lower courts to find a different amount.
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In Brooklyn, Proposing to End Prosecutions for Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

5 hours 24 min ago
The borough’s district attorney, Kenneth P. Thompson, wants to find alternatives to court for people arrested on charges of possessing small amounts of the drug.
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Matter: Springing Forward, and Its Consequences

5 hours 45 min ago
With rising temperatures and carbon dioxide changing seasonal timetables, many plants are flowering earlier and longer.
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Theater Review: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Stars Neil Patrick Harris

6 hours 6 min ago
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” about a transgendered performer with issues, stars Neil Patrick Harris in the title role.

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Palestinian Factions Announce Deal on Unity Government

6 hours 52 min ago
The deal between Hamas and the Palestine Liberation Organization appeared more serious than past attempts, experts said, and came as hopes faded for a resolution to peace negotiations with Israel.

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Interfaith Panel Denounces a 9/11 Museum Exhibit’s Portrayal of Islam

7 hours 14 min ago
An advisory group of religious leaders said a documentary at the soon-to-open National September 11 Memorial Museum was offensive to Muslims and could generate prejudice against them.
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Rapfogel Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Loot New York Charity

8 hours 6 min ago
William E. Rapfogel, a community leader with ties to the New York State Assembly speaker, admitted that he stole from the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty while he was its executive director.

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Building Blocks: With Vaults and Domes, Two Architects Helped Shape New York City’s Look

8 hours 31 min ago
The work of the Guastavino Fireproof Construction Company adorns some of the greatest spaces in New York, like Pennsylvania Station and Grand Central Terminal.
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City Room: New York Today: Balloon’s-Eye View

9 hours 21 min ago
What you need to know for Wednesday: Looking down from 1,000 feet, gusty weather, and a police social-media effort goes awry.

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Midterm Calculus: Poll Shows Tight Senate Races in Four Southern States

11 hours 12 min ago
Republicans benefit from voter intensity, but Democrats have advantages, too.

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