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Cage Match or P.R. Opportunity? Boris Johnson Bets on Live Press Briefings

The British prime minister has hired a well-connected former political journalist to run newly televised press briefings, adopting a White House ritual that grew increasingly contentious under President Trump.

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Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis

The court ruled that the defendants would not spend more time in jail. Their video call crossed the hard line Hamas takes on many interactions between Palestinians and Israelis.

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British Commandos Storm Tanker, Ending Standoff in English Channel

The captain of the ship had reported that a group of stowaways on board was threatening the crew. Ten hours later, special forces brought the standoff to a close.

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Russian Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Turkish-Backed Rebels in Syria

Analysts say the assault, which violated a seven-month truce, could be seen as a warning to Ankara.

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Arts Bailout in U.K. Buys Time, but No Peace of Mind

In Liverpool, England, whose tourist trade is built on culture, more than 40 venues received money from a $2 billion fund. That life support lasts until April.

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Ant Group Set to Raise $34 Billion in World’s Biggest I.P.O.

The Alibaba online finance spinoff, which offers people in China a one-stop shop for loans, investments and more, will list shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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The Trump Economy

And what else you need to know today.

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N.Y.C. billboards pair Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner with damning quotes and statistics.

The Lincoln Project placed billboards featuring Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner in Times Square.

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China Aims to End Extreme Poverty, but Covid-19 Exposes Gaps

The pandemic has worsened longstanding conditions that have widened inequality, hindering Xi Jinping’s vow to “leave no one behind.”

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A Teacher, His Killer and the Failure of French Integration

For generations, public schools assimilated immigrant children into French society by instilling the nation’s ideals. The beheading of a teacher has raised doubts about whether that model still works.

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