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How We Define Clickbait (Which We Do Our Best to Avoid)
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How We Define Clickbait (Which We Do Our Best to Avoid)

The Reader Center is a newsroom initiative that is helping The New York Times build deeper ties with our audience.

We’ve asked Mark Bulik, our senior editor for digital headlines, to respond to reader concerns about “clickbait.”

Being honest with …

More ex-ministers take private sector jobs amid ‘revolving door’ claims
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More ex-ministers take private sector jobs amid ‘revolving door’ claims

The number of former ministers taking up jobs outside parliament has risen by nearly 60% in a year, new official figures disclose.

The increase, from 33 former ministers to 52, coincides with complaints that lawmakers are routinely making use of …

A Security Robot Falls Into a Fountain. You’re No RoboCop, Says Internet.
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A Security Robot Falls Into a Fountain. You’re No RoboCop, Says Internet.

This is probably not the security droid we’re looking for.

The egg-shaped robot, known as the K5 Autonomous Data Machine, drew sympathy and jeers on Monday after it stumbled down a set of steps and into a fountain at Washington …

What you need to know about the 2017 Silk Way Rally
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What you need to know about the 2017 Silk Way Rally

A vehicle plows through sand in Stage 9 at the Silk Way Rally.

The 2017 Silk Way Rally started from Moscow’s Red Square on July 7 and finishes on July 22, in Xi’an – the ancient cradle of Chinese civilization. …

Heineken’s Punch Taverns takeover to be assessed by competition watchdog
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Heineken’s Punch Taverns takeover to be assessed by competition watchdog

Britain’s competition watchdog is to scrutinise brewing giant Heineken’s planned £305m acquisition of 1,900 pubs from Punch Taverns, a deal that will make it the UK’s third-largest pubs group.

The Competition and Markets Authority said it would assess whether the …

How Donald Trump’s Management Style Works (Or Doesn’t) In The White House
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How Donald Trump’s Management Style Works (Or Doesn’t) In The White House

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with retail industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.

So far, President Trump has tried to run the White House much the way he …

UST Tigresses enter win column with sweep of UE
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UST Tigresses enter win column with sweep of UE

TIGRESSES GROWL. EJ Laure and the Golden Tigresses broke into the winning column in dominant fashion against the struggling UE Lady Warriors. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses successfully made a …

The VICE Morning Bulletin
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The VICE Morning Bulletin

Everything you need to know this morning, curated by VICE

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Spies Reportedly Withholding Intelligence from Trump
In a testament to the unusual divide between the White House and America’s intelligence agencies, US spies are reportedly withholding some information …

9 things to watch during NBA All-Star weekend
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9 things to watch during NBA All-Star weekend

Photos of Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler.

If you’re making jambalaya, don’t skimp on the andouille sausage. Or the bell pepper. Don’t forget the Creole seasoning or the thyme.

No fewer than 14 ingredients go into New Orleans’ signature dish, and …

Church of England Rejects Report Saying Marriage Only Between Man and Woman
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Church of England Rejects Report Saying Marriage Only Between Man and Woman

The Church of England’s main legislative body has rejected a report saying marriage can only be between a man and a woman, plunging the church into a new crisis.

England’s state church is deeply divided over the issue, with liberals …