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Two ultra-Orthodox feminists challenge Israel’s political landscape
Washington Post • Ruth Eglash
Behind the front lines in the fight to ‘annihilate’ ISIS in Afghanistan
Washington Post • Max Bearak
In France, murder of a Jewish woman ignites debate over the word ‘terrorism’
Washington Post • James Mcauley
How Cyberwarfare Makes Cold Wars Hotter
The Wall Street Journal • Christopher Mims
How to make $100,000 a month in China, live-streaming your life
Washington Post • Emily Rauhala
Kushner to face intel committee on Monday behind closed doors
Washington Post • Devlin Barrett
Alcohol poisoning kills 3 in southern Iran, 48 hospitalized
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Britain’s Boris Johnson jokes about New Zealand greeting
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson joked on his visit to New Zealand on Monday that a traditional Maori greeting could be misinterpreted as a head butt elsewhere.
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The Latest: Official: 17 sustained life-threatening injuries
Associated Press
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on several people found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in Texas (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A U.S. official says 17 people who were crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer...
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How McKinsey quietly shaped Europe’s response to the refugee crisis
Washington PostIsaac Stanley-Becker
The company’s work in Germany is illustrative where it helped cut wait times, but at a cost.
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International Security, World Politics
Two ultra-Orthodox feminists challenge Israel’s political landscape
Washington PostRuth Eglash
A nonprofit organization is trying to pressure the Haredi leadership to give women a voice.
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International Security, World Politics
Behind the front lines in the fight to ‘annihilate’ ISIS in Afghanistan
Washington PostMax Bearak
Children make their way home through a violent storm in Afghanistan’s Nangahar Province. They and their mother, a woman named Shaguftar, fled their home in another district of Nangahar after their father, Mohammad Karim, a chef working for the Afghan government, was...
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International Security, World Politics
In France, murder of a Jewish woman ignites debate over the word ‘terrorism’
Washington PostJames Mcauley
Nation grapples with profound questions — as political as they are existential — following Sarah Halimi’s vicious slaying.
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Homeland Security
How Cyberwarfare Makes Cold Wars Hotter
The Wall Street JournalChristopher Mims
This is already a banner year for hacks, breaches and cyberwarfare, but the past week was exceptional. South Carolina reported hackers attempted to access the state’s voter registration system 150,000 times on Election Day last November—part of what former Homeland Security Secretary...
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How to make $100,000 a month in China, live-streaming your life
Washington PostEmily Rauhala
Lu Yongzhi, 26, returns to his home on a farm in Gongzhuling, China, which he left to become a live-streamer. (Gilles Sabrie/For The ) Lu Mingming, known as Bei Bei, 25, live-streams herself singing at her home in Gongzhuling. (Gilles Sabrie/For The...
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Kushner to face intel committee on Monday behind closed doors
Washington PostDevlin Barrett
Trump’s son-in-law has become a key figure in the Russia probes.
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International Security, World Politics
Alcohol poisoning kills 3 in southern Iran, 48 hospitalized
Washington PostAssociated Press
Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that alcohol poisoning has killed three and left more than 40 people hospitalized in southern Iran.
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