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5 things to know for Monday, October 24, 2022 – CTV News

Boris Johnson is no longer in the running to be the U.K.’s next prime minister, a Brazilian politician fires a rifle and throws grenades at police as they try to arrest him, and Canadians should be on the lookout for deceptive discounts this holiday shopping season. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

1. Boris bows out: Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces he will not run to lead the Conservative Party, ending a short-lived, high-profile attempt to return to the job he was ousted from three months ago.

2. Hours-long siege: A Brazilian politician attacks federal police officers seeking to arrest him in his home, prompting an hours-long siege that caused alarm and a scramble for a response at the highest level of government.

3. World Series set: After their perfect playoffs run, Houston opens the World Series at home Friday night against the wild-card Philadelphia Phillies, who beat San Diego to close out the best-of-seven NLCS in five games.

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