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Leonid Bershidsky: Expats deserve their own senators and MPs

Almost 250 million people live outside their countries of birth, about three times as many as in 1970. Yet few countries have made arrangements for these people's political representation. That's a mistake. Correcting it could have led to different results in recent momentous votes in many countries, including the U.S.

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Editorial: Is a Saudi arms deal worth America’s credibility on human rights, Mr. Trump?

The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist critical of the Saudi government, has rightly led to bipartisan outrage in Washington. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, for one, has vowed there will be "hell to pay" if, as has been reported by numerous news outlets citing multiple sources, the U.S. green-card holder was lured into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 and brutally murdered by Saudi agents.

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Best times for anglers

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.

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Commentary: Poisoned by lead on the job. Ignored by the state

Lead poisoning is often discussed as a hazard to children. But adults exposed to the neurotoxin suffer serious and humiliating consequences. As one man who'd worked at a battery recycling plant in Los Angeles told me, "Lead acts like a wrecking ball on the body." He recounted chronic tremors, mood swings, weakness and sexual dysfunction. The dangers spread beyond the factory gates too. Workers track lead dust home where it can wreak further havoc on their families.

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Tech Q&A: How an online bank knows who you are

Q: Besides entering my user ID and password, my financial institution makes me verify my identity by entering a personal identification number (PIN) that is sent via text, email or phone call. Even after that, I'm always asked whether my PC is a public or private computer (it's private).

‘Sanction the hell out of Saudi Arabia’: GOP fury over the Khashoggi case

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the alleged killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, took place amid Republican calls for the White House to take a harder stance against the kingdom.