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Your Tuesday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering the most violent day in Hong Kong in recent memory, Australia’s week of historic and devastating fires and an attempt to foment Hindu nationalism through pop music. Image Protesters clashing with riot police in Hong Kong on Monday. Credit…Lam Yik Fei for The New York Times An especially violent…

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Brexit Dancing

LONDON — Just after work on Halloween, people congregated in a cavernous steampunk-themed bar in the financial district here, drinking No Deal Daiquiris, Bo-jitos and Tequila Mays: cocktails dreamed up for an “End of the World Brexit” party, planned for a night when Brexit was supposed to happen but didn’t. A string…

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Your Monday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering a Hong Kong strike aimed at China’s economy, an investigation into Big Tech’s lapses in protecting child abuse victims and Copenhagen’s bicycle culture. Image People singing at a vigil for Chow Tsz-lok, a student who died amid the clashes, in Hong Kong on Sunday. Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse…

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