Weekly news round-up: Oct. 30

Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

Graphic by Charlotte Alden.

By Matthew Farr

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Last week was an important week in the world. Here are the top news stories from last week:

Obamacare premiums to skyrocket next year

Obamacare customers will see their premiums increase 22 percent on average next year, according to the government. The price increase is occurring because customers are sicker than expected and insurers are losing money. The government is hoping more younger, healthier people enroll next year.

For more: http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/24/news/economy/obamacare-premiums/index.html

France migrant camp The “Jungle” shut

France is in the process of shutting down a massive refugee camp in Calais called the “Jungle.” The camp is being shut down after massive violence was reported inside. The camp mainly serves as the launch pad for refugee attempts to enter the UK. There are over 1500 unaccompanied minors in the camp, French officials said.

For more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37811391

Now here’s the section that I start talking about some news from the campaign trail:

FBI reopens investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails

They’re back. On Friday, FBI director James Comey informed Congress that he was reopening the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails that concluded last summer. The announcement was sent despite reported warnings from the Department of Justice that it could influence the election. Donald Trump was joyful at the news, while Hillary Clinton demanded that the FBI release all the information as soon as possible to the American people.  

For more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/28/politics/fbi-reviewing-new-emails-in-clinton-probe-director-tells-senate-judiciary-committee/index.html

Here’s more non-email related campaign coverage:

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