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Wednesday, 2 November 2016

International news: Tensions cooling in Morocco, Politico says Clinton will still win, celebrities love their Halloween costumes

International news worth noting this morning:

  • Tensions cooling in Morocco? Moroccan authorities have charged 11 men in connection with death of fish seller Mohsin Fikry, who was crushed to death in a garbage compactor while trying to save some 500 kg of inventory that police had confiscated. His death has set of days of protests that have been among the largest in Morocco since 2011.
  • Politico looks at the mad scramble that is the last week of the US election campaign. Their takeaway: Trump is claiming momentum, but Clinton’s still going to be awfully difficult to beat in the electoral college.
  • Celebrities apparently love to Instagram their Halloween costumes, the New York Times tells us, running shots of folks ranging from Katy Perry to Marc Jacobs and some Kardashian or another. It’s one of the most-clicked stories on the Times day…

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