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Secretary of State John Kerry met with the European Union's high representative for foreign affairs, Catherine Ashton, center, and the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, on Saturday in Geneva.
Talks Faltering On Nuclear Deal To Restrain Iran

By MARK LANDLER and MICHAEL R. GORDON

France questioned whether the deal would do enough to curb a nuclear reactor that would produce plutonium, the first sign of division among the major powers negotiating a deal.
Mikkel Dencker, a mayoral candidate in Hvidovre, Denmark, put up campaign posters. He has made the removal of meatballs from kindergarten in deference to Islam a campaign issue.
Right Wing's Surge in Europe Has the Establishment Rattled

By ANDREW HIGGINS

All over Europe, established political forces are losing ground to grass-roots insurgents fired by resentment against a governing class many see as out of touch.
Reporter for Reuters Won't Receive China Visa

By ANDREW JACOBS

The rejection comes amid rising tensions between foreign news organizations and the Chinese government, which has been using various means to express displeasure with coverage it deems unflattering. 

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WORLD

Video Video: Satire Show Raises Questions in Egypt
Bassem Youssef, a popular satirist, was taken off the air after making jokes about Egypt's military leadership. The shutdown set off a debate, calling into question the army's commitment to democracy.
Driving May Damage Your Ovaries

OPINION | Latitude

Driving May Damage Your Ovaries

By URSULA LINDSEY

Or so Saudi clerics say.
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World
People carried a victim of the typhoon on Saturday in Tacloban, Philippines. 
Red Cross Fears 1,200 Deaths in Philippine Typhoon

By FLOYD WHALEY

The typhoon that ripped through the country on Friday inundated isolated villages on the islands of Leyte and Samar, officials said, with a body count yet to be determined.
A woman cast her vote on Saturday in Male, Maldives. If no candidate receives 50 percent of the votes, a runoff will be held on Sunday.
Former President Leads in Maldives Election as Candidates Head to Runoff

By ELLEN BARRY

Former President Mohamed Nasheed won the most votes but did not break the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a second round.
Bangladesh Arrests Opposition Figures

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Three senior leaders of the main opposition party were arrested as a nationwide strike was announced.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World
Business
Jonathan Sokoloff, left, and Jonathan Seiffer of Leonard Green & Partners at a Whole Foods store in Los Angeles. Their firm's big 2008 investment came as many thought that Whole Foods, as an upscale grocer, might not survive the downturn. But, by taking the long view, it would flourish.
Treasure Hunters of the Financial Crisis

By PETER LATTMAN

In 2008, a year when the global financial system was falling apart and markets panicked, these investors didn't. How three big risks, taken by three firms, turned to gold.
Evan Williams, whose worth soared in Twitter's I.P.O., at Medium's San Francisco home. He wants longer-form writing to thrive.
A Founder of Twitter Goes Long

By MATT RICHTEL

Evan Williams, who helped create companies like Blogger and Twitter, is setting his sights on longer-form writing with a new blogging platform, Medium.
U.S. Seeks $864 Million From Bank Over Poor Loans

By REUTERS

The government also asked for penalties against Rebecca Mairone, a former midlevel executive at Bank of America's Countrywide Financial unit.
For more business news, go to INYT.com/Business
Technology
The first day of trading in Twitter stock added more than $10 billion to the company's market value.

DealBook

Price Cost Twitter Cash but Gave It Credibility

By DAVID GELLES and PETER EAVIS

Had the company sold its 70 million shares at $45.10 instead of $26, it might have raised $3.16 billion instead $1.82 billion.
. At Twitter, Working Behind the Scenes Toward a Billion-Dollar Payday

Technophoria

They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets.

By NATASHA SINGER

More colleges are finding the social media posts of their applicants - and sometimes denying admission as a result.
For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Tech

Sports
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his third goal of the game.

Soccer Roundup

Ronaldo Extends Scoring Spree as Real Madrid Coasts to Win

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick Saturday in Real Madrid's 5-1 win over Real Sociedad in Spain's La Liga.
A rendering of the 2020 Olympic stadium in Tokyo.
The Olympics of the Future

By HIROKO TABUCHI

Japan, finally emerging from a long economic downturn, hopes to re-establish itself as a technological powerhouse when Tokyo hosts the 2020 Games.
For more sports news, go to INYT.com/Sports
U.S. News
Martin J. Walsh with his girlfriend, Lorrie Higgins, and her daughter, Lauren Campbell, after he was elected mayor of Boston on Tuesday.
Transition Begins in Boston, for First Time in a Generation

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

With the election of Martin J. Walsh as mayor, Boston is poised to break out of the mold cast by Mayor Thomas M. Menino, who is widely credited with transforming the city during his 20-year tenure.
Researchers have compared tissue samples from obese mice with those of normal mice to try to determine which behavioral or biological factors might cause humans to gain weight. Here, a 2012 experiment in Leipzig, Germany.

Economic View

The Co-Villains Behind Obesity's Rise

By SENDHIL MULLAINATHAN

A behavioral economist reminds himself that biology is also a part of the nation's weight problem.
Ex-Prosecutor Is Punished for a Wrongful Conviction

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A former district attorney withheld information in the case of a man imprisoned for decades on murder charges but later exonerated by DNA evidence.
For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US
Opinion

Editorial

Equal Coverage for the Mentally Ill

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Important new rules, plus health care reform, will provide parity in mental health treatment.

Editorial

What Greece Cannot Afford

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

The warning by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras against additional austerity measures goes unheeded.
Joe Nocera

Op-Ed Columnist

When a Gun Advocate Dissents

By JOE NOCERA

A writer who dared to call for sensible regulation is shouted down.
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The Telegraph P.M. Edition November 9, 2013: David Cameron praises 'incredible work' of Royal Marines following murder conviction



 
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David Cameron praises 'incredible work' of Royal Marines following murder conviction

News   Prime Minister gives backing to Royal Marines after one of its number found guilty of murdering Taliban captive

More than 100 dead as 'world's biggest storm' hits Philippines

England v Argentina: live

Live: Olympic torch goes on a spacewalk

Prince Charles pays tribute to Mumbai terror victims
 
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England v Argentina: live

Sport   Follow live match commentary for the QBE International between England and Argentina at Twickenham on Saturday, November 9 2013.

Robshaw and Wood England's silent assassins

Warburton: Wales are ready beat the Boks

Andy Murray in security scare as racquet-wielding autograph hunters mistaken for gunmen

Prior injury adds to England worry

Finance

BT Sport pays £900m for Champions League

Finance   BT claim major victory in war with Sky as it wins the exclusive UK live rights for ALL European matches from 2015.

RSA suspends three executives over 'issues' in claims business

Jaguar Land Rover breaks £1bn profit barrier

Co-op axes banking services to local authorities

Tyrie calls for Bank to clarify Help to Buy role
 
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Peter Oborne : John Cole: the last of the old breed of TV journalist

Fraser Nelson : We must fund the Armed Forces, before a disaster

Tim Stanley : Ukip isn’t racist for talking about immigration
 
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NYT | Today's Headlines November 9, 2013.

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Saturday, November 9, 2013



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Donna Atkins has no insurance and went two years with what she thought was a sore throat. She recently had cancer surgery.
Cuts in Hospital Subsidies Threaten Safety-Net Care

By SABRINA TAVERNISE

A government subsidy critical to the survival of hospitals treating large numbers of poor patients is being sharply reduced under the new health law.
Mikkel Dencker, a mayoral candidate in Hvidovre, Denmark, put up campaign posters. He has made the removal of meatballs from kindergarten in deference to Islam a campaign issue.
Right Wing's Surge in Europe Has the Establishment Rattled

By ANDREW HIGGINS

All over Europe, established political forces are losing ground to grass-roots insurgents fired by resentment against a governing class many see as out of touch.
Bloomberg News Is Said to Curb Articles That Might Anger China

By EDWARD WONG

Employees of Bloomberg News said that it chose not to publish investigative articles about China's leadership because of worries that it would be evicted from the country.
. Sinosphere: Animated Take on Bloomberg's China Coverage
Editors' Picks

WORLD

Video Video: Satire Show Raises Questions in Egypt
Bassem Youssef, a popular satirist, was taken off the air after making jokes about Egypt's military leadership. The shutdown set off a debate, calling into question the army's commitment to democracy.

OPINION | Op-Ed Contributor

Why Do Brits Accept Surveillance?

By JONATHAN FREEDLAND

Complacency about state power runs deep in Britain.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"They really are a throwback to another era. Like a hatcheck girl. Who wears a hat anymore? What are you going to do - check your Yankees baseball cap?"
JOHN TURCHIANO, a spokesman for the New York Hotel Trades Council, which represents bathroom attendants, on the increasing scarcity of those workers.
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World
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran, center, in Geneva on Friday after a meeting with Western officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry.
Roadblocks Remain as Officials Work Toward Iranian Nuclear Pact

By MICHAEL R. GORDON and MARK LANDLER

Among the most contentious issues during the talks in Geneva have been the fate of a reactor in Iran, the country's stockpile of uranium and how much relief to give it from punishing sanctions.
. Graphic  Graphic: Iran's Nuclear Program and Steps to an Agreement
. As Tensions Fall in Iran, So Do Costs of Gasoline
In Cebu Province a gymnasium housed evacuees from Typhoon Haiyan.
Philippines Struggles to Assess Damage From Deadly Typhoon

By FLOYD WHALEY

The typhoon that ripped through the country Friday killed more than 100 people in a southern city inundated by the storm, according to officials.
Pope Francis at his weekly general audience on Wednesday in St. Peter's Square. The Vatican has sent parishes a questionnaire before a 2014 synod.
With Survey, Vatican Seeks Laity Comment on Family Issues

By JIM YARDLEY

In a questionnaire being distributed to bishops in advance of their synod next fall, Pope Francis is asking Catholics for their thoughts and opinions on contentious social issues.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »
U.S.
Executions Stall as States Seek Different Drugs

By MANNY FERNANDEZ

The makers of drugs used in lethal injections have cut off supplies or barred their use in carrying out death penalties.
At Hawaii's Capitol, Maddie Sesepasara showed her support Friday for legalizing gay marriage.
Gay Marriage Battle Nears End in Hawaii, the First Front Line

By ERIK ECKHOLM

The expected approval of same-sex marriage in Hawaii has special resonance because the contemporary fight over the issue was born there two decades ago with a pioneering legal case.
Detroit Bankruptcy Case Turns on Issue of Good Faith

By BILL VLASIC

Nine days of emotional and often heated testimony focused in part on whether talks with city employee unions and retirees were held in good faith.
For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US »
Politics
Senior aides to President Obama are dealing with the political fallout from promises, now broken, about health care plans.
A White House in Crisis Mode, but Some Allies Prod for More Action

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR

The problems with HealthCare.gov have lit a fire under the West Wing staff, but some Democrats close to the White House think that the Obama administration is not sufficiently panicked.
Obama, Under Health Law Cloud, Hits Road to Push New Public Works

By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON

At the Port of New Orleans, President Obama issued a plea for investment in infrastructure, while reiterating that the flaws in the website for the federal health insurance exchange would be fixed.
. Video  Video: President Speaks in New Orleans
Immigration Vote Unlikely This Year, Lawmaker Says

By JULIA PRESTON

The House will not have time to vote on a bill until early next year, Representative Kevin McCarthy, the majority whip, told protesters in his California district.
For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »
Business
Gasoline prices in Alhambra, Calif., on Wednesday. The cost of a gallon of regular has dropped by 6 cents over the last week.
As Tensions Fall in Iran, So Do Costs of Gasoline

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS

Energy experts say prices may fall further if talks between the United States and Iran bear fruit.
Lara Logan acknowledged the
CBS to Correct Erroneous Report on Benghazi

By BILL CARTER and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT

The network acknowledged that it had suffered a blow to its credibility in broadcasting a report with an interview of someone who was never at the scene.
. Video  Video: CBS Apologizes for Benghazi Report
An internship fair at Marlins Park in Miami in October. The Labor Department said the economy added 204,000 jobs last month.
Job Growth Eases Fears About Effect of Closing

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ

Robust job creation in October - 204,000 positions - prompted some usually cautious observers to wonder whether the economy was finally finding its footing.
For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »
Technology
The first day of trading in Twitter stock added more than $10 billion to the company's market value.

DealBook

Price Cost Twitter Cash but Gave It Credibility

By DAVID GELLES and PETER EAVIS

Had the company sold its 70 million shares at $45.10 instead of $26, it might have raised $3.16 billion instead $1.82 billion.
One of Twitter's co-founders was struck by this image and chose to use it as a symbol when the Twitter site was temporarily down but would return soon.

DealBook

For Creator of Twitter's Whale, a 'Fail' in Name Only

By ALEXANDRA STEVENSON

Yiying Lu did not receive much money from Twitter for creating the image that became the famous "Fail Whale," but it opened the door to other opportunities.
. At Twitter, Working Behind the Scenes Toward a Billion-Dollar Payday
SteadyServ, an Indiana-based company, is a recent entrant in the technology industry's desire to serve up what we want to drink whenever we want to drink it.

Bits Blog

A Beer by the Sensor

By MICHAEL ROSTON

An Indiana start-up showcased technology this week meant to help bars and restaurants - and maybe even patrons - keep track of the beer remaining in a keg.
For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »
Sports
Richie Incognito was suspended by the Miami Dolphins, his third N.F.L. team in five years, amid allegations that he bullied Jonathan Martin.
Prized for His Aggression, Incognito Struggled to Stay in Bounds

By BILL PENNINGTON

Whatever trouble Richie Incognito encountered - and there were numerous scrapes with the law, with coaches and with teammates - there was always a football team that wanted him.
. Martin's Lawyer Says Toughness Is Not the Issue | Lawyer Named for Inquiry
. N.F.L. Roundup: Denver's Fox Out of Hospital After a Valve Replacement
Patrick Ewing, with center Bismack Biyombo, made his debut as a temporary head coach Friday night after Bobcats Coach Steve Clifford had heart surgery.

Knicks 101, Bobcats 91

In a New Role, Ewing Falls to His Old Team

By VIV BERNSTEIN

Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to help make Patrick Ewing's first game as a temporary head coach a losing effort as the Knicks beat the Bobcats.
. Interactive Box Score
. N.B.A. Roundup: Sixers Spoil Bynum's Return With Cavaliers
The Nets' Paul Pierce, left, guarding Bradley Beal of the Wizards, was sick but still played Friday.

Wizards 112, Nets 108 (OT)

Nets, Sloppy Again, Fall to the Wizards

By ANDREW KEH

Paul Pierce was sick and the Nets' play was shoddy, but the visiting Wizards still needed overtime to pull out a victory on Friday.
. Interactive Box Score
For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »
Arts
Buttercup, the focus of the first episode of

Critic's Notebook

Chilling Out: Life in a Slow, Cute Lane

By NEIL GENZLINGER

"Meet the Sloths" is the first of three television shows this month giving exposure to animals that don't get a tremendous amount of attention.
The Syllable Everyone Recognizes

By JENNIFER SCHUESSLER

Researchers suggest in the journal PLOS One that the interrogative word "huh" could be a universal word.
Patrick Leigh Fermor was called
Mapping a Life, and Finishing a Long Trip

By WILLIAM GRIMES

When Artemis Cooper set out to write a biography of the travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor, she learned that great storytellers can be less than great when telling their own stories.
For more arts news, go to NYTimes.com/Arts »
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