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State Chips Away at Carlos Slim's Wealth

Mexico’s richest man confronts a new foe: The state that helped make him rich

staradvertiser.com — MEXICO CITY >> All is not well in the kingdom of Carlos Slim. For more than 25 years, he has dictated the terms of Mexico's telecommunications industry and built an empire, making him one of the world's richest men. Slim and his family are billionaires 50 times over.

Mexico's Richest Man Confronts a New Foe: The State That Helped Make Him Rich

nytimes.com — "They thought they would come and bulldoze us, just because they are called AT&T," he said. "On the one hand, they say 'the biggest network in North America,' and on the other, they say that because they are small here we should subsidize them."

Mexico’s Richest Man Confronts a New Foe: The State That Helped Make Him Rich

nytimes.com — "They thought they would come and bulldoze us, just because they are called AT&T," he said. "On the one hand, they say 'the biggest network in North America,' and on the other, they say that because they are small here we should subsidize them."

Bzzz Kill in Rio: ‘Miracle’ Mosquito Repellent Is Hard to Come By

nytimes.com — As tens of thousands of people arrive in Rio de Janeiro for the Summer Olympics, millions of mosquitoes, some perhaps carrying the Zika virus, await them. But what may be the best repellent around is also the hardest to get. It comes in a greenish-gray tube.

Buddy, Socks's Nemesis, Is Dead

nytimes.com — Buddy, former President Bill Clinton's chocolate Labrador, who pulled at the leash, fought with the first cat and stuck by the side of a commander in chief weathering scandal, was struck and killed by a car here on Wednesday. Buddy, 4 1/2 years old, met his end in the spirit with which he lived.

Swimmer David Plummer Can Finally Call Himself an Olympian

nytimes.com — OMAHA - Four years ago, David Plummer touched the wall at the end of the 100-meter backstroke final at the United States Olympic swimming trials and looked up at the scoreboard. He placed third, missing making the team by 12-hundredths of a second. "I was in shock," he recalled.

In Wake of Orlando Shootings, Mexican Soccer Chant Offends Many

nytimes.com — The Mexican soccer star Javier Hernández, known as Chicharito, has condemned it in a public service announcement. Hashtags have spread to raise awareness of its offensiveness and to try to put an end to it. And after the massacre in an Orlando nightclub popular with gay Latinos, commentators have urged fans to abandon it once and for all.

Decaying Depots On the Tracks to Freedom

nytimes.com — In a bathroom stall in the basement of the oldest black church here, Bishop William Henderson pulls away a framed poster and pokes his head into a dank, musty hole, revealing a crawl space. He breathes in the air and pulls out the history.

Immigrants Take to U.S. Streets in Show of Strength

nytimes.com — LOS ANGELES, May 1 - Hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their supporters skipped work, school and shopping on Monday and marched in dozens of cities from coast to coast.
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Aug 27, 2016

Now it can be told. Alexi Pappas Shares Secrets From the Olympic Village  http://nyti.ms/2bFONzf 

Aug 26, 2016

RT @Fahrenthold: Appears @realdonaldtrump has given more to charity since May, after media questions began, than prev 10 yrs combined  http://wpo.st/bVju1 

Aug 26, 2016

Guaranteed Irate, Low Interest Stadium -- White Sox fans poke fun at Guaranteed Rate buying naming rights to park  http://nyti.ms/2bmo9PN 

Aug 26, 2016

RT @jonathanmahler: Hope Solo could stop everything but herself. And now her international career is done. My "On Soccer" column:  http://nyti.ms/2bDV1zw 


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