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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

2 New York City Firefighters Killed in Iraq Helicopter Crash

Officials said that four crew members were from the New York unit. The others onboard included a combat rescue officer,...

Miami, Louise Slaughter, Putin: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Scotland Yard is now treating the death of another Russian — Nikolai Glushkov, a business executive found dead in London...

China’s Xi Starts New Term, With Trusted Deputy to Deal With Trump

“Wang Qishan is one of the most important figures in Xi’s inner circle, and this position allows him to retain...

Emily Nasrallah, Lebanese Novelist and Activist, Dies at 86

Ms. Nasrallah’s novels were tragic narratives of alienation, arranged marriages and unfulfilled love — stories of young women torn between...

Wilson Harris, Guyanese Writer of Intricate Novels, Dies at 96

Theodore Wilson Harris was born on March 24, 1921, in New Amsterdam, in what was then a British colony. Though...

Russia, Trudeau, Florida: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

The U.S. also joined European countries in denouncing Russia over an attack on a former spy, which used a terrifyingly...

French Judge Has Issued Arrest Warrant for Saudi Princess

At that point the bodyguard grabbed the plumber and punched him in the head, according to the account.The bodyguard then...

Germans First? A Food Bank Bars Migrants, Setting Off a Storm

“He stands up for us,” said Peggy Lohse, 36, a single mother of three.Until recently, groups of young migrant men...

Canada Struggles as It Opens Its Arms to Victims of ISIS

The head of the settlement agency in Toronto, Mario Calla, said that it had been relying on family doctors to...

Brazil’s Jaw-Dropping Corruption Scandal Comes to Netflix

“The fact that the mechanism has no ideology is fundamental,” Mr. Padilha said. “My thesis is that the mechanism operates...

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