“Intensify” in the news

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continued to intensify
intensify during

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The New York Times
· As N.B.A. Mulled Return, Financial Needs Emerged as Central  
As the league intensified its negotiations to use the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida as its home base, Iger spoke with Silver and Paul “daily” according to one person with knowledge of the talks, who was not authorized to discuss them publicly.
Vox
· The tragic lie behind the beautiful dream of Terrace House  
Kimura, a pro wrestler, had endured constant harassment on social media since joining the latest season of the show in fall 2019, and that harassment intensified following a recently aired episode, in which she argued with another housemate.
Seeking Alpha
· Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX) CEO George Wilson on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
The decrease in revenue in this segment was intensified due to the fact that some of our customers are located in states were cabinet manufacturing was not deemed essential.
FRANCE 24
· China revels in US protests, sees unrest as PR opportunity  
When the foreign ministry retweeted the African Union’s call on the US to “intensify efforts” to eliminate discrimination, with a message on China opposing “all forms of racism,” responses included, “Dude, sit this one out,” with hashtags ranging from banned religious group Falun Gong to Free Tibet.
CNA
· Airbus warns it may sue airlines over undelivered jets: paper  
PARIS: A stand-off between airplane manufacturers and airlines over the coronavirus crisis is intensifying after Airbus signalled it would sue airlines that refuse to honour contracts.
The Diplomat
· Look at Taiwan in Its Own Right  
In his recent essay for The Diplomat, former Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel outlines how the intensifying struggle between Washington and Beijing may lead to a more open conflict on issues such as Hong Kong, the South China Sea, and above all, Taiwan.
The Age
· The unlikely generation driving the rise of knitting  
And it's thought the pandemic only intensified the love of craft.
The Age
· The Chinese property billionaire eyeing Cromwell, the owner of sensitive Canberra assets  
It is the hostile battle for control of an ostensibly boring but actually fascinating $2.1 billion real estate trust that is intensifying just as concerns about Chinese investment into Australia reach fever pitch.
The Independent
· Brexit: Michel Barnier says EU 'cannot go on like this forever' and accuses Boris Johnson of backtracking on promises  
If we are to make progress, it is clear that we must intensify and accelerate our work.
Financial Express
· Leaders of next bull run: These three sectors to emerge winners post coronavirus | INTERVIEW  
Given the intensified volatility in markets, it makes sense to have some liquidity on the sidelines to take advantage of any correction in the near term.