Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor, dies at 93
    Benjamin C. Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post newsroom for 26 years and guided The Post’s transformation into one of the world’s leading newspapers, died Oct. 21 at his home in Washington of natural causes. He was 93. From the moment he...
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  2. Attack on Ottawa: Police confirm 'several' shootings
    Buildings in Ottawa’s downtown core are under lockdown after the crack of gunshots rang through the halls of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block on Wednesday and a gunman fired on soldiers guarding Canada’s main war memorial. A soldier has been shot at...
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  3. Syrians to be trained to defend territory, not take ground from jihadists, officials say
    The Syrian opposition force to be recruited by the U.S. military and its coalition partners will be trained to defend territory, rather than to seize it back from the Islamic State, according to senior U.S. and allied officials, some of whom are...
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  4. How We Got Rolled by the Dishonest Fascists of Gamergate
    On October 1, the computing giant Intel pulled its ads from Gamasutra, a trade website for game developers, over an essay called "'Gamers' don't have to be your audience. 'Gamers' are over" by a journalist named Leigh Alexander. Intel had been...
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  5. Several wounded in suspected Jerusalem terror attack
    News: Diplomacy and Defense | National | World | Middle East | Archaeology | Israel weather | Opinion | Features Jewish World: News | Features | Rabbis' Round Table | The Jewish Thinker | Haaretz Store Life: Health Fitness | Books | Food | Movies...
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