News Wire | Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022

North Korea Launches 23 Missiles, Triggering Air-Raid Alarm in South

By Choe Sang-Hun | The New York Times

North Korea fired nearly two dozen missiles Wednesday in its largest deployment on a single day, an escalation in recent tensions that triggered an air-raid alert on a populated island in the South and provoked a military warning from Seoul.

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Bolsonaro Agrees to Transition, Two Days After Losing Brazil Election

By Jack Nicas & André Spigariol | The New York Times

Two days after losing Brazil’s presidential election, President Jair Bolsonaro agreed to a transition of power Tuesday, easing fears that the far-right leader would contest the results after warning for months that the only way he would lose would be if the vote were stolen.

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