At Under the Radar, Avant-Garde Shows Leap Outside Reality by BY BEN BRANTLEY, JESSE GREEN AND LAURA COLLINS-HUGHES

By BY BEN BRANTLEY, JESSE GREEN AND LAURA COLLINS-HUGHES The Public Theater’s festival has included 12 featured offerings, four cabaret acts and six pieces of developmental work. Here’s what our critics saw. Published: January 18, 2020 at 01:49AM

Alan Dershowitz Adds Trump to the List of His High-Profile Clients by BY ANNIE KARNI

By BY ANNIE KARNI Past clients have included Claus von Bülow, O.J. Simpson, Mike Tyson and Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier who was accused of sex trafficking and killed himself last year in a Manhattan jail. Published: January 18, 2020 at 12:58AM

Pressured by Simmons Over Film, Oprah Winfrey Was Caught in a Bind by BY BEN SISARIO AND NICOLE SPERLING

By BY BEN SISARIO AND NICOLE SPERLING Ms. Winfrey acknowledged that Russell Simmons pushed her to abandon a documentary about his accusers, but said her own concerns led her to pull support. Published: January 18, 2020 at 01:12AM

Alan Dershowitz Adds Trump to the List of His High-Profile Clients by BY ANNIE KARNI

By BY ANNIE KARNI Past clients have included Claus von Bülow, O.J. Simpson, Mike Tyson and Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier who was accused of sex trafficking and killed himself last year in a Manhattan jail. Published: January 18, 2020 at 12:58AM

French Strikers Shut Down the Louvre, Setting a New Target in a Pension Fight by BY AURELIEN BREEDEN

By BY AURELIEN BREEDEN Protesters angry about the government’s pension reforms prevented visitors from entering the museum, which is one of the French capital’s most visited sites. Published: January 18, 2020 at 12:21AM

Pompeo Says He ‘Never Heard’ That Ambassador Might Be Under Surveillance by BY LARA JAKES

By BY LARA JAKES Diplomats have seethed over the secretary of state’s lack of outward support for Marie L. Yovanovitch, who was abruptly pulled from Ukraine after attacks from President Trump’s allies. Published: January 17, 2020 at 11:11PM

As Powers Jostle for Influence in Libya, Europe Finally Pays Attention by BY STEVEN ERLANGER AND MATINA STEVIS-GRIDNEFF

By BY STEVEN ERLANGER AND MATINA STEVIS-GRIDNEFF After the entry of Russia and Turkey into the conflict, Germany will host a gathering on Sunday to try to persuade warring factions — and their influential patrons — to give peace talks a chance. Published: January 17, 2020 at 11:10PM

Brazil’s Top Culture Official Sacked Over Speech Evoking Nazi Propaganda by BY ERNESTO LONDOÑO

By BY ERNESTO LONDOÑO The speech by President Jair Bolsonaro’s culture secretary was the latest flash point in a debate over art and freedom of expression under the conservative government. Published: January 17, 2020 at 09:23PM

Indian General Talks of ‘Deradicalization Camps’ for Kashmiris by BY JEFFREY GETTLEMAN AND KAI SCHULTZ

By BY JEFFREY GETTLEMAN AND KAI SCHULTZ It’s unclear what Gen. Bipin Rawat, chief of India’s defense staff, meant. But rights activists fear that something like what China has introduced for Uighurs could be coming. Published: January 17, 2020 at 07:22PM

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