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Jan 14, 2014

NYT | Asian Morning January 15, 2014: Top News President Obama fears that new sanctions could upend nuclear negotiations. But senators from both parties say the West needs the specter of more sanctions as a Obama Fights a Push to Add Iran Sanctions

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014


Top News
President Obama fears that new sanctions could upend nuclear negotiations. But senators from both parties say the West needs the specter of more sanctions as a
Obama Fights a Push to Add Iran Sanctions

By MARK LANDLER and JONATHAN WEISMAN

With the United States and Iran set to embark on a critical phase of nuclear talks, President Obama is struggling to prevent Senate Democrats from backing a bill that could thwart his diplomatic efforts.
. Interactive  Interactive: Timeline on Iran's Nuclear Program
Israeli Minister's Reported Comments Deriding Peace Effort Draw U.S. Rebuke

By MICHAEL R. GORDON and JODI RUDOREN

A news report that the Israeli defense minister thinks John Kerry's efforts are naïve and messianic drew criticism from Washington, and some Israeli leaders.
Court Rejects Equal Access Rules for Internet Providers

By EDWARD WYATT

The decision by a federal appeals court could pave the way for providers like Verizon and AT&T to charge content companies to deliver data at a faster speed.
. Documents  Document: Appeals Court Opinion Rejecting F.C.C. Net Neutrality Rules
For more top news, go to INYT.com
Editors' Picks

U.S.

Video Video: Think Back: The Military Budget
United States military spending has ballooned since World War II, although Americans have historically been reluctant to go to war. The Times's Sam Tanenhaus explains why.

OPINION | Op-Ed Contributor

Keep Pollard Behind Bars

By M. E. BOWMAN

A man who betrayed America by spying for Israel does not deserve clemency.

World
Fleeing Violence in South Sudan, Scores Drown in White Nile

By NICHOLAS KULISH

Reports said a ferry accident claimed the lives of more than 200 people who were trying to escape a rebel advance on Malakal, the capital of the oil-rich state of Upper Nile.
Speaking to air force commanders in Tehran on Thursday, Ayatollah Ali Khameini said Iran
Hard-Liners in Iran Offer Mild Praise for Interim Nuclear Agreement

By THOMAS ERDBRINK

Conservatives cautiously welcomed the completion of an interim agreement that would provide Tehran with some relief from Western sanctions.
An Egyptian received a ballot for the constitutional referendum at a polling station in Cairo on Tuesday.
Egyptians Vote on New Constitution in Referendum

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK

Residents on Tuesday began two days of voting on a charter that the country's top military officer has cast as a potential precursor to a bid for the presidency.
. Interactive  Interactive: Timeline of Turmoil in Egypt
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World

Business
Supreme Court Raises Bar for U.S. Suits Against Foreign Companies

By ADAM LIPTAK

The justices unanimously ruled that residents of Argentina could not sue Daimler in California in connection with abuses during Argentina's Dirty War.
Tony Fadell, the chief executive of Nest, with his company's Protect smoke alarm.
For Google, a Toehold Into Goods for a Home

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER

The $3.2 billion deal for Nest Labs, which is led by former Apple engineers, will expand the technology giant's portfolio of consumer goods.
. Bits Blog: Google and Nest, Two Companies in the Business of Understanding You
. Bits Blog: Shooting for the Moon, Google Hopes to Own the Future
Ford Remakes F-150, the Nation's No. 1 Vehicle

By BILL VLASIC

Ford has invested heavily to significantly make over the truck, even though it finished 2013 as the nation's top-selling vehicle of any kind for the 32nd consecutive year.
For more business news, go to INYT.com/Business

Technology
T-Mobile executives, from left: Braxton Carter, chief financial officer; John Legere, chief executive officer; and Mike Sievert, chief marketing officer.

Bits Blog

A Conversation With T-Mobile US Executives

By BRIAN X. CHEN

In a brief interview last week, T-Mobile's top executives shared their thoughts about the company's future and its competitors.
One Times reader said he gives retailers the email address he created for Billy, his dog.

Bits Blog

Feigning Deafness, Giving Your Dog's Email and Other Reader Tips to Thwart Privacy Grubbers

By NICOLE PERLROTH

To avoid handing over personal information, some readers said they feign deafness. Others provide a fake email address belonging to their dog or Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin.
Motorola Mobility announced plans to sell its Moto X device in Britain, France and Germany next month. It will cost 399 euros, or $545, without a cellphone contact.

Bits Blog

The Moto X Heads to Europe

By MARK SCOTT

It is far from certain that the international expansion can reverse the phone's lackluster sales, as the competition for top-of-the-line smartphones is becoming stiffer by the minute.
For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Tech
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Sports
Judge Questions Whether Sum of N.F.L. Settlement Is Enough

By KEN BELSON

A federal judge on Tuesday did not approve the proposed $765 million settlement of the N.F.L. concussion case, saying it might not be enough to cover all of the retirees' claims.
Lleyton Hewitt came back from two sets down against Andreas Seppi only to lose in five.
Australians' Grand Slam Hopes Wilt in Melbourne Heat

By GREG BISHOP

Six Australian men's singles players took the court on Tuesday. Two wild-card entries advanced, but both were unlikely to last much longer.
. Forecast for Meteorologist's Workweek: Busy
Caroline Wozniacki on her way to victory Tuesday against Lourdes Domínguez Lino of Spain at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Her engagement to the golfer Rory McIlroy has been one of the big off-court topics of discussion in tennis this year.
Happy Off the Court, Wozniacki Aims to Raise Her Game on It

By BEN ROTHENBERG

Now engaged to the golf player Rory McIlroy, the former world No. 1 has changed coaches as part of a bid to secure her first Grand Slam title.
. Swiss Teenager Beats Date-Krumm in a Battle of Generations
For more sports news, go to INYT.com/Sports

U.S. News
Phuong Lu, right, quit her job at a nail salon two years ago to stay home and care for her mother, Doanh Nguyen, 81, when her symptoms of Alzheimer's worsened.
As Asian-Americans Age, Their Children Face Cultural Hurdles

By TANZINA VEGA

Asian-Americans are struggling to abide by a strong tradition in which they are commonly expected to care for their parents at home, but few institutions are prepared to help.
Snowden to Join Board of Press Freedom Foundation

By CHARLIE SAVAGE

The foundation set up by Daniel Ellsberg, the Pentagon Papers leaker and a supporter of Edward J. Snowden, encourages publishing government secrets in the public interest.
2 Injured in Shooting at New Mexico School

By FERNANDA SANTOS

The police in Roswell said a suspected gunman was arrested after a shooting at Berrendo Middle School.
For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US

Opinion

Op-Docs

'Running on Fumes in North Dakota'

By LEWIS WILCOX, JAMES CHRISTENSON, ELIOT POPKO and JONAH SARGENT

A female truck driver recounts her loneliness and disappointment working in the oil industry.

Editorial

Abortion Rights: Uphold Buffer Zones

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

The Supreme Court should uphold sensible buffer zones at health clinics.

Editorial

Abortion Rights: A Good Ruling Stands

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

The Supreme Court left a good ruling alone when it let stand the rejection of Arizona's 20-week abortion ban.
For more opinion, go to INYT.com/Opinion
 

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