The Impact of Love – The New York Times

Good morning. We celebrate Martin Luther King’s Birthday today, a national day of service, a day to practice love, as the minister said, not as an expression of impractical idealism, but of practical realism, a way to ensure the life of our civilization. Some will make pecan pie (above) in …

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Trump’s China Deal Creates Collateral Damage for Tech Firms

“To advance the Chinese government’s five-year economic plan, a company owned by the Chinese state allegedly stole Micron’s designs, valued at up to $8.7 billion,” the president said. “Soon, the Chinese company obtains patents for nearly an identical product, and Micron was banned from selling its own goods in China. …

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Rain fills water tanks in drought-hit Qld

Rural residents in drought-stricken areas of southern Queensland are celebrating full water tanks from weekend rainfall. The rainfall has also allowed the statewide fire ban for national parks and forests to be lifted this week. Stanthorpe recorded more than 75mm from Friday, days after the region officially ran out of …

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Cool change helps Boulder Markets bounce back

The Boulder markets bounced back on Sunday after warm weather hindered stallholders ability to operate at the park in recent months. Boulder Promotions and Development Association coordinator Corinne Rule said the past two months were usually the markets busiest time but temperatures spiked too high. “It was at least over …

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Landry holds nerve to win PGA

Amercian golfer Andrew Landry was reeling after blowing a six-stroke lead on the back nine in Sunday’s final round at The PGA Tour’s American Express tournament in California. But the Texan held his nerve to break a tie with Mexico’s Abraham Ancer with a two-metre birdie putt on the 17th …

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