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Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s Separation Gives Phrase ‘Conscious Uncoupling’ a Boost - The New York Times


Posted: Sat-Sep-2020



The phrase “conscious uncoupling,” coined by a psychotherapist and author, gets a boost from Gwyneth Paltrow.

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Trump set to nominate staunch conservative Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday is set to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his re-election effort.

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7 in custody after stabbing near Charlie Hebdo's former office in Paris
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Seven people were in custody on Saturday after a stabbing outside the former Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, including the suspected assailant, authorities said.

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Dozens in body armour arrive in Portland, Ore., for far-right rally as tensions escalate in U.S.
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Dozens of people wearing militarized body armour are arriving early for a far-right rally on Saturday in Portland, Ore., that is expected to attract thousands who support U.S. President Donald Trump and his "law and order" re-election campaign.

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Lebanese prime minister-designate resigns amid impasse over forming a government
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Lebanon's prime minister-designate resigned Saturday amid a political impasse over government formation, nearly a month after he was appointed to the job.

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Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor
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Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 26. One person survived.

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Democrats have few options to prevent confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court pick
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Democrats' options to try and prevent the Senate from voting to confirm U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court justice nominee are limited, experts say. While they may be able to delay a vote, there's little they can do to stop it.

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Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests return
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Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg joined fellow demonstrators outside the Swedish parliament on Friday to kick off a day of physically distanced global climate protests.

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Breonna Taylor's family demand release of grand jury evidence
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Breonna Taylor's family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings that led to no charges being brought against police officers who killed the Black woman during a raid at her apartment.

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A return to a restricted life: How England is dealing with a COVID-19 surge
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New lockdown restrictions are being imposed in parts of the U.K. as coronavirus cases rise, but there is concern the new strategy won't have the intended consequences and doesn't go nearly far enough. 

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Scenes from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lying in state at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman to receive that honour.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her family are facing a 35-million-pound ($60 million Cdn) hit from the coronavirus pandemic, partly due to a shortage of tourists, the monarch's money manager said Friday.

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White House angered that FBI director testified to lack of widespread voter fraud
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FBI Director Christopher Wray was the target of White House criticism for the second time in a week Friday as Chief of Staff Mark Meadows chided him over his remarks a day earlier to Congress about voter fraud.

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At least 16 presumed drowned in migrant crossing in Mediterranean
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At least 16 migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their small dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, the UN migration agency reported Friday, the latest shipwreck to underscore the deadly risks facing those who flee the war-afflicted North African country.

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North Korea apologizes over shooting death of South Korean amid public backlash
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North Korea expressed regret on Friday that it shot dead a missing South Korean to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the South's national security adviser said, amid growing political and public backlash.

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The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in commemoration of her extraordinary life.

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Top-secret records show New Brunswick, Alberta companies received millions in suspicious transfers
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Top-secret records uncovered in a 16-month-long investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, BuzzFeed News and partners show two shadowy companies, one registered in New Brunswick and one in Alberta, received millions in suspicious money transfers between 2013 and 2018.

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As Americans face this fall full of uncertainty over questions of election legitimacy and a delayed result, the sunshine state could provide a path to election night clarity. 

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Canada denounces Lukashenko's inauguration in Belarus, preparing sanctions over human rights violations
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Canada, along with the United States and United Kingdom, has condemned the inauguration of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and is seeking to hold his government accountable by preparing sanctions on individuals allegedly involved in human rights violations.

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Trump subjected to boos, chants while paying respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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U.S. President Donald Trump paid respects to the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Thursday morning, just two days before he is set to announce his nominee to replace her on the high court.

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A hunter has been killed by a grizzly bear in Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

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Coronavirus: Madrid at serious risk without tougher rules, minister warns
Spain's health minister urges more restrictions in Madrid, stoking a political row as cases spike. ... read more


Charlie Hebdo: Stabbings suspect 'was trying to target magazine'
Two people were seriously injured in the attack near the Paris ex-offices of the satirical magazine. ... read more


Ukraine military plane crash: Cadets among 26 people killed
The aircraft, carrying air force cadets, was on a training flight when it came down near Kharkiv. ... read more


Road World Championships: Anna van der Breggen wins women's road race for rare double
Dutchwoman Anna van der Breggen becomes a double world champion by winning the women's road race at the Road World Championships. ... read more


Cardinal Becciu: Vatican official forced out in rare resignation
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Belarus protests: Opposition icon Nina Bahinskaya, 73, bundled into van
Nina Bahinskaya was again among dozens of women detained at a rally against Belarus's president. ... read more


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The chief medical officers met to discuss the rise in coronavirus cases in Donegal and the north west. ... read more


European Commission to challenge Apple tax bill verdict
EU court ruling that the tech giant does not have to pay hefty back taxes to Ireland goes back to court. ... read more


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A team of 15 specially trained sniffer dogs has started work at Finland's biggest airport. ... read more


Germany far right: Intelligence chief forced out amid criticism
Christof Gramm has faced criticism for his efforts to tackle links between the army and extremism. ... read more


Alexei Navalny has 'bank accounts frozen and flat seized'
Russia's key opposition figure, recovering from a poisoning, has had his assets frozen, his team says. ... read more


Coronavirus: Are the lockdown restrictions too strict?
Some people, including scientists, believe the hard lockdown measures can be confusing. ... read more


Belarus: Video shows protester's 'taxi escape' from police
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Rimbaud and Verlaine: France agonises over digging up gay poets
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Barga: How Italy's most Scottish town coped without its annual 'invasion'
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The German medical students who want to learn about abortion
Lack of training is restricting access to abortion in Germany, but students are trying to change that. ... read more


Dutch celebs face backlash over Covid rebellion
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Brexit: Seven things changing in January and others that remain unresolved
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Alexei Navalny: How his team found Novichok bottle evidence in Tomsk
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Trump has decided to select Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court
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Portland braces for clashes, violence at Proud Boys rally and counterprotests
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2 alleged ISIS supporters accused of plot to attack White House, Trump Tower
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New York state logs over 1,000 new coronavirus cases for 1st time since June
The news comes as more than half of all states in the U.S. have shown percentage increases in the number of coronavirus cases over the last two weeks. ... read more


Judge removes Trump public lands boss for serving unlawfully
Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed by the Senate as required under the Constitution, the judge ruled. ... read more


South suggests unprecedented joint probe with North Korea into official's death
"We have decided to make the request to North Korea to conduct additional investigations and also request for a joint-investigation," South Korea said. ... read more


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Why the impact of her move is likely to run much deeper and could shape the sport of women's soccer for years to come. ... read more


Trump's terrible new 'patriotic' plan could hurt Americans for generations
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Anti-riot laws are too vague. The arrest of a lawmaker in Louisville proves it.
The Trump administration and local authorities have been using overly broad anti-riot statutes to arrest nonviolent and violent demonstrators alike. ... read more


To save the American economy, Trump and Biden must look to U.S. Latinos
The U.S. Latino cohort is one of the most under-capitalized cohorts in our country, and therein lies our unparalleled opportunity. ... read more


Trump unveils 'Platinum Plan' in Atlanta to attempt to boost lagging Black voter support
Much of his plan has already been introduced as legislation or contradicted by his own officials. ... read more


It's 'now or never' for ex-Trump aides weighing speaking out
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Biden accuses Trump of silence on Belarusian 'dictator' Lukashenko
Lukashenko was abruptly inaugurated this week in what Biden called a "sham ceremony." ... read more


'Trumpismo': Latino Republicans need to call out Trump's authoritarianism, critics say
"Never in my wildest, craziest nightmares did I ever think I'd have to stand up and speak up in my own country," says a Latino Republican critical of Trump. ... read more


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Justice Breyer on his friend, Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 'A woman of valor'
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2 alleged ISIS supporters accused of plot to attack White House, Trump Tower
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To save the American economy, Trump and Biden must look to U.S. Latinos
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"Never in my wildest, craziest nightmares did I ever think I'd have to stand up and speak up in my own country," says a Latino Republican critical of Trump. ... read more


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Breyer, who learned of her death during Rosh Hashana services, said Ginsburg "made the world a better place." ... read more


Ron Paul recovering after health scare during a live interview
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