This week in news: October 16-22 rundown


  1. Third presidential debate between Clinton and Trump
  2. Wikileaks releases more emails
  3. British spies had unlawful databases of citizen private data for 17 years
  4. Russian and Syrian governments announce pauses in Syria conflict, humanitarian corridor
  5. Yemen cease-fire
  6. Operation begins to retake Mosul, Iraq, from Islamic State militants
  7. Protests in Philippines
  8. Train derailment in Cameroon
  9. Rockets lift off for the International Space Station
  10. Large-scale attack on DNS provider leads to global internet interruptions

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Sites to get a free education

Learn for free online

No one ever stops learning. “Knowledge is power,” after all – but sometimes it’s hard to find what you’re looking for. Or you have something in mind but don’t know where to start. I combed through dozens of bookmarks and sites which collected links, removed links which no longer work, and organized everything into one easy-to-read post.

This is a list of sites where you can learn whatever you want. Free courses, low-cost certificate programs, free books, and more. You can finish some things in minutes, and others may take months.

Free courses:

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