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Jobs, Midterms, Asylum: Your Friday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good evening. Here’s the latest.1. The U.S. added 250,000 jobs in October.The monthly jobs report...

Live in a Drainpipe? Five Quirky Ideas to Solve Hong Kong’s Housing Crisis.

One idea is already a reality, in a pair of 50-year-old buildings with distinctive blue, gray...

Women in Iraq’s refugee camps taught to sew

Vulnerable women living in northern Iraq’s refugee camps are being taught how to sew.Paula Horsfall, from Berkshire, has collected old sewing machines and transported...

Spanish Judge Jails 5 Catalan Leaders in a Blow to Secessionist Movement

On Friday, Mr. Turull was one of the five politicians who responded to a court summons,...

9-year-old Colorado boy throws first legal snowball after overturning 100-year-old ban

A 9-year-old boy in Colorado convinced community leaders to overturn a nearly 100-year-old law so that kids could enjoy one of winter's simple pleasures...

Indonesia Plane Crash Leaves Experts Puzzled

Desperate for an alternative to ferries that seemed cursed by chronic deadly accidents, Indonesians flocked to the budget carrier, making it one of the...

If Trump Rips Up Nafta, Canada May Shrug, Not Shudder

In fact, President Trump’s threats to tear up the trade agreement, and his administration’s aggressive use...

Shutdown, Syria, Jayme Closs: Your Friday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.1. At midnight tonight, the partial government shutdown will become...

‘Austerity, That’s What I Know’: The Making of a U.K. Millennial Socialist

BRIGHTON, England — Alex McIntyre was raised on budget cuts.The youth center where he went after school was shuttered when he was 10. When...

Year After Rohingya Massacres, Top Generals Unrepentant and Unpunished

Yet since then, General Min Aung Hlaing and Myanmar’s other leaders have escaped international legal censure. And they are maintaining a campaign of denial...

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