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Here's the weekend edition for Sunday, November 17th, 2019.

Hong Kong officer hit by arrow; police fire water cannons

A Hong Kong police officer was hit in the leg by an arrow Sunday as authorities used tear gas and water cannons to try to drive back protesters occupying a university campus and...

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Iran: Protesters clash with police after fuel price hike

Protesters in Iran clashed with police on Saturday, angry at the government over an increase in the price of gas. Traffic blocked roads after a night of demonstrations during which at least one person...

A year of insurgency: How Yellow Vests left ‘indelible mark’ on French politics

November 17 marks the first anniversary of France’s Yellow Vest movement, a potent, unconventional insurgency that has been widely caricatured and misunderstood, and is set to leave a lasting imprint ...

Sri Lanka election: Opposition candidate Rajapaksa claims victory

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who led the government's takedown of the Tamil Tigers a decade ago, has claimed victory in the country's presidential election. Despite outbursts of violence, election turnout was ...

Weekend ReadingLong reads and features from the past week.


Child Abusers Run Rampant as Tech Companies Look the Other Way

Though platforms bar child sexual abuse imagery on the web, criminals are exploiting gaps. Victims are caught in a living nightmare, confronting images again and again.

‘I’m gonna lose everything’

A farm family struggles to recover after rising debt pushes a husband to suicide

An oral history of how Trump allegedly tried to leverage a White House visit for an investigation into the Bidens

Compiled exclusively from testimony offered during the House impeachment inquiry.

Alison Roman Cooks Thanksgiving in a (Very) Small Kitchen

We spent three days in Alison Roman’s kitchen as she cooked, hosted and served some controversial opinions about the classic holiday meal.

Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.


Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

Don Cherry was erased from Hockey Night in Canada in more ways than one

When the first period intermission of Saturday night’s broadcast came back from commercial for the first time, Cherry’s longtime collaborator, Ron MacLean, was seated alone in the main Sportsnet studi...

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11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

Tom Hanks. An Alison Roman Thanksgiving. A review of the third season of “The Crown.” Trump, Ukraine and impeachment. The SoftBank effect. And more.

Germany should stop aiding Chinese military, Amnesty warns

A top-secret military document shows that the Bundeswehr plans to train Chinese soldiers in 2020. Human rights group Amnesty International says Berlin should take a stand over Beijing's human rights r...

Migrants thrust by US officials into the arms of the cartels

The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces.Those are migrants who made it to the United States...

Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.


Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

Frank Miller inks deal for a Sin City TV series based on his neo-noir comics

Robert Rodriguez, who directed the two Sin City films, could sign on to project too.

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The science of audio: How a podcast reveals the pleasant mysteries of hearing

Plus, chat with series creator on how he began exploring the dulcet tones of science.

These are the best wireless headphones you can buy right now

Bose is best for most, but there are other picks if you care most about sound quality.

Dark matter link to regular matter’s dominance fails to show up

If axions influence antimatter's behavior, the effects are tiny.

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Tapestry: Has the mythical “2-hour civ-building board game” arrived?

One of the year's most anticipated board games is a 2-hour civ-builder.

BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.


BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

Saudi oil giant Aramco kicks off milestone IPO

Saudi Arabia has formally launched the initial public offering of stock in state-owned oil giant Aramco. The long-awaited IPO is part of plans to move the kingdom away from oil dependency.

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Saudi Aramco valuation set at up to $1.7 trillion, no overseas roadshows for IPO

Saudi Aramco has set a price range for its listing that implies the oil giant is worth between $1.6 trillion to $1.7 trillion, below the $2 trillion the Saudi crown prince had targeted but still makin...

Eager Saudis prepare to snap up stakes in 'crown jewel' Aramco

"No voice is louder than that of the Aramco IPO, the largest IPO on earth," declared Ahmed Al-Arfaj, a Saudi Arabian TV talk show host, drumming up demand for what could be the world's biggest initial...

UK's Corbyn: Labour to exclude NHS, medicines from trade deals with U.S.

UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said the Labour Party will exclude Britain's National Health Service and medicines from trade deals with the United States, as he accused Prime Minister Boris Johnso...

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

Tagovailoa's season done with dislocated hip

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss the rest of the season with a dislocated right hip but is expected to make a full recovery.

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Week 11 NFL best bets: A number we like on each game

Looking for the best betting value in Week 11 of the NFL season? We have a play for each Sunday game.

Australia v Pakistan: Bowler James Pattinson suspended for first Test

Australia captain Tim Paine says bowler James Pattinson has "let himself down" after being found guilty of his third code of conduct breach of 2019.

Brazilian GP Lewis Hamilton v Max Verstappen: All you need to know

A battle between the best of the older generation and the the strongest of the new one is one to anticipate with relish.

EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.


EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

Prince Andrew Denies Sexual Allegations Made Against Him by Jeffrey Epstein's Accuser

Prince Andrew is ready to tell his side of the story. On Saturday, the Duke of York opened up to BBC Newsnight's anchor Emily Maitlis about his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein and the...

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Noah Cyrus Runs Off Stage After Feeling Sick in the Middle of Her Festival Performance

Noah Cyrus took to Instagram to share with her followers that she had to rush off stage during a festival performance because she was feeling ill. The 19-year-old singer shared a picture...

See all the stars at the Knives Out premiere

A murderers' row of celebrities came out for the premiere of Rian Johnson's star-studded whodunnit.

Vanderpump Rules Star Lala Kent Admits Wedding Planning Has Her ''Ripping Her Hair Out''

The wedding bells will soon be ringing! Vanderpump Rules star Lala Kent is in total bridal mode, as she's knee-deep into the wedding planning process. Of course, the reality TV...