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NYT | Tod: ay's Headlines September: Top News: An Officer Is Shot in Ferguson, Mo.

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Today's Headlines

Sunday, September 28, 2014


Top News
An Officer Is Shot in Ferguson, Mo.

By ASHLEY SOUTHALL

Authorities said the shooting seemed to be unrelated to continuing protests over the killing of Michael Brown last month.
Turkish Kurds watched Kurdish forces battle with Islamic State militants across the border in Syria on Saturday. Turkey fears the fight against the Islamic State may embolden Kurdish separatists.
Turkey Inching Toward Alliance With U.S. in Syria Conflict

By ANNE BARNARD and MARK LANDLER

Turkey is caught between conflicting interests: defeating Islamic militants across its border with Syria while not strengthening Kurdish separatists inside Turkey.
President Vladimir V. Putin has moved to prop up Bank Rossiya, owned by close friends, in the face of Western sanctions.

PUTIN'S WAY

It Pays to Be Putin's Friend

By STEVEN LEE MYERS, JO BECKER and JIM YARDLEY

The rise of Bank Rossiya, controlled by close friends of President Vladimir V. Putin, illustrates how he has enriched loyalists, whose influence over key sectors of the economy has helped him maintain his iron-fisted grip on power.
For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »
Editors' Picks

U.S.

As Music Row Shifts to Condo Row, Nashville Cries in Its Beer

By RICHARD FAUSSET

An artist manager and others are working to save the studio where Dolly Parton recorded "Jolene," a space scheduled to be leveled to make room for condos.

OPINION | OPINION

How to Stop Time

By ANNA DELLA SUBIN

We will never stop dawdling. So why should we feel guilty about it?
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"I know the progress is great. This is my hometown, and I love to see it grow and expand. But I'd sure hate to see Music Row not be Music Row 20 years from now."
PAT HOLT, 61, a veteran Nashville producer and engineer who has worked with Johnny Cash and George Jones.
Today's Video
Hana Beshara remembers the time she spent working on the illegal video downloading site NinjaVideo as one of adventure and camaraderie. 
Video VIDEO: The Deposed Queen of NinjaVideo
Hana Beshara, a founder of NinjaVideo, once a popular illegal video downloading site, was known as Queen Phara to its users. Now she's putting her life back together after 16 months in prison.
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The spotlight at fashion week was on accessories, especially whimsical ones: lock and chain necklaces from Chanel, or Lagerfeld fur doll ornaments from Fendi.
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World
Arnstein Martin Skaare, left, and Ole Einar Gjerde, in Longyearbyen, Norway, where, across the fjord, a large tract of land is for sale. Farther south, a Chinese tycoon bought a $4 million property.
A Rare Arctic Land Sale Stirs Concerns in Norway

By ANDREW HIGGINS

A Chinese businessman with deep pockets is looking to buy land in Norway, creating a frenzy of speculation about moves by China to gain a permanent foothold in the Arctic.
A protester in Hong Kong confronting the riot police at the city government headquarters, where tensions rose on Saturday.
Pro-Democracy Group Shifts to Collaborate With Student Protesters in Hong Kong

By CHRIS BUCKLEY and ALAN WONG

Saturday's gathering of thousands at the city's government offices appeared to be an early start for bigger protests, which an established pro-democracy group expected to start on Wednesday.
Seven men were convicted this month of the brutal rape and robbery of four women, with five sentenced to death. President Hamid Karzai, who leaves office Monday, promised they would be executed when found guilty, even before the trial took place.
In a Final Act, Karzai Orders Execution of 5 Men in Rape Case

By ROD NORDLAND

Rights activists are concerned that the men's confessions in the gang rape and robbery of four Afghan women may have been obtained by torture at the hands of the police.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »
U.S.
Officer Heidi Lambley, above, wearing a camera during a traffic stop last week in Pullman, Wash.
Today's Police Put on a Gun and a Camera

By KIRK JOHNSON

With citizens' videos of confrontations with the law proliferating, more police agencies are equipping officers to record their version of events.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bill Clinton with their granddaughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.
Daughter for Chelsea Clinton (and Granddaughter for a Certain Couple)

By AMY CHOZICK and NICHOLAS KULISH

The child, Charlotte, whose birth was announced on Twitter early Saturday, is the first for Ms. Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky.
For Many New Medicaid Enrollees, Care Is Hard to Find, Report Says

By ROBERT PEAR

A federal report says state standards for access to health care are rarely enforced and that Medicaid patients may wait for months or travel long distances to see a doctor.
For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US »

Politics
Sean Haugh could alter the Senate contest in North Carolina.
Long Shots Loom as Spoilers in Tight November Races Across Nation

By JONATHAN MARTIN

The outcome of an unusually large number of Senate and governor's races this fall could be determined by the outsize role of third-party candidates.
Frank White, who was a Gold Glove second baseman for Kansas City, is running for a County Legislature seat.
Then a Royal, Now a Political Player

By MITCH SMITH

Frank White, a retired Gold Glove second baseman for Kansas City, is hoping to parlay his popularity with local residents, if not his former team, into his first elected office.
President Obama at the Climate Summit at the United Nations General Assembly.

NEWS ANALYSIS

President's Drive for Carbon Pricing Fails to Win at Home

By CORAL DAVENPORT

The United States, which is under growing international pressure to price carbon, is missing from a World Bank declaration calling on all nations to enact laws forcing industries to pay for carbon emissions.
For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »
Business
Hana Beshara remembers the time she spent working on the illegal video downloading site NinjaVideo as one of adventure and camaraderie. 
The Unrepentant Bootlegger

By JENNA WORTHAM

Hana Beshara remembers her time with a popular illegal video downloading site as one of adventure and camaraderie, although she wound up spending time in prison.
 A Charolais bull on Ron Cieri's farm. Cooperative members must agree not to use antibiotics, growth hormones or pesticides, and to treat animals humanely.
Benefits of Joining the Herd

By KATHRYN SHATTUCK

The Adirondack Grazers Cooperative, based in upstate New York, markets and sells beef for its 36 members. But it also provides hope at a time family farms are rapidly vanishing.
Baudouin Prot will step down as chairman of the French bank BNP Paribas on Dec. 1.
BNP Paribas, After Scandal, Says Chairman Will Resign

By DAVID JOLLY

Baudouin Prot is leaving in the wake of the institution's guilty plea and fines in the United States for dealing with blacklisted countries.
For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »
Technology

BITS BLOG

Giving Away Software to Make It More Valuable

By QUENTIN HARDY

Continuuity, a big-data start-up that spent three years developing data-analysis software, is donating it to the world as open source, and big business is taking notice.

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100 Million Smart Things: A Conversation With Scott McGregor of Broadcom

By QUENTIN HARDY

The chief executive of Broadcom predicts a future of total facial recognition, DNA-based signatures and chips in our brains, and he wants his company's semiconductors to be a part of all of it.

STRATEGIES

$199 Apple iPhone 6 Is Fiction, if Not Fantasy

By JEFF SOMMER

Investors as well as consumers might want to look closely at the purchase plans that carriers are offering for Apple's new iPhone 6.
For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »
Sports
Tom Watson has 21 years on his two oldest players.

ON GOLF

Tom Watson Not Showing the Same Steadiness He Did as a Player

By KAREN CROUSE

Even if the Americans can erase a 10-6 deficit in the Sundaysingles, the flaws in Watson's captaincy in the Ryder Cup will not be easily forgotten.
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, right, in the visitors' clubhouse on Friday.
Royals Revel in the Climb After Vanishing Into Crevasse of Mediocrity

By TIM ROHAN

Clinching its first berth in the postseason since 1985, Kansas City was left giddy, exhausted and a bit relieved.
Notre Dame's William Fuller scoring against Syracuse on Saturday. The announced crowd of 76,802 was record for a college game at MetLife Stadium.

NOTRE DAME 31, SYRACUSE 15

In A.C.C., the Irish Go Far Afield To Retain a Sense of Independence

By MARC TRACY

Notre Dame's hectic travel schedule helps it retain the higher national profile it has had as an independent.
For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »
Arts
Galactic Empire minions seek Alliance prey in
Empire Renewed

By BROOKS BARNES

"Star Wars Rebels" is a new computer-animated series on Disney Channel and Disney XD that aspires to capture the flavo
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