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Theresa May in Crisis After Brexit Ministers Quit

Theresa May in Crisis After Brexit Ministers Quit

A major shakeup in parliament has plunged U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May into a crisis after David Davis and Steve Baker quit in protest over her plans for a soft exit from the European Union.
Putin Is Trump’s Brother From Another Motherland

Putin Is Trump’s Brother From Another Motherland

The two men are unlikely to strike a grand bargain, but the EU and NATO are counting the ways the summit could go wrong.
May's Brexit Plan: The Details, The Overtures and The Meaning

May's Brexit Plan: The Details, The Overtures and The Meaning

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May set out her Brexit plan, which keeps such close ties to the European Union that it prompted her chief negotiator to quit.
Western Monitors' Return Kindles Hope for Free Zimbabwe Vote

Western Monitors' Return Kindles Hope for Free Zimbabwe Vote

An influx of Western observers is giving Zimbabweans some hope that this month’s elections won’t be a repeat of the tainted contests held during former President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule.
Looks Like Chaos Going on in U.K., Blanchflower Says

Looks Like Chaos Going on in U.K., Blanchflower Says

Danny Blanchflower, professor of economics at Dartmouth College, discusses the shakeup in the U.K. government as two Brexit ministers quit and what it means for Brexit. He speaks on "Bloomberg
Uncertain Where the Trade War Will Go Next, Says Council on Foreign Relations

Uncertain Where the Trade War Will Go Next, Says Council on Foreign Relations

Heidi Crebo-Rediker, adjunct senior fellow at Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the trade tensions between the U.S. and China and where the trade war heads from here. She speaks on "Bloomberg
Myanmar's Waiting for the Western Investment That Never Came

Myanmar's Waiting for the Western Investment That Never Came

Among business leaders in Myanmar, would-be investment from the U.S. and Europe is known by the wry acronym NATO.
May Tells Critics They're Wrong and Should Back Her Brexit Plan

May Tells Critics They're Wrong and Should Back Her Brexit Plan

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will tell doubters in her Conservative Party Monday that their criticism of her Brexit strategy is “wrong,” and they should get behind her plan.
North Korea Reminds Trump Its Nuclear Weapons Won’t Come Cheap

North Korea Reminds Trump Its Nuclear Weapons Won’t Come Cheap

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went to Pyongyang to get Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons. He left with a harsh reminder that the North Korean leader expects something in return.
Lula's Freedom Bid Blocked by Brazil Judges Amid Legal Spat

Lula's Freedom Bid Blocked by Brazil Judges Amid Legal Spat

A series of Brazilian judges blocked an order to release former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from jail as pressure over the fate of Brazil’s most popular politician builds in the run-up to
Trump NATO Pressure Paying Dividends in Europe, U.S. Envoy Says

Trump NATO Pressure Paying Dividends in Europe, U.S. Envoy Says

President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign on North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies to boost spending for their own defense is paying off, U.S. NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison said.
Kavanaugh Has ‘Slight’ Edge, Scholar Who Helped Shape Trump’s Court Choices Says

Kavanaugh Has ‘Slight’ Edge, Scholar Who Helped Shape Trump’s Court Choices Says

After being first runner-up a year ago, Judge Thomas Hardiman seems to be a strong contender to be Donald Trump’s second pick for the Supreme Court, said three people familiar with the process, as the
Nazi Threat Stalks Bucolic Swedish Political Fest

Nazi Threat Stalks Bucolic Swedish Political Fest

Sweden’s annual celebration of democracy (and lobbying) in the idyllic medieval town of Visby was under siege last week.
‘We Will Hit Back’ at Trump Disruption, EU Business Leaders Warn

‘We Will Hit Back’ at Trump Disruption, EU Business Leaders Warn

Political and business leaders gathering for an economic conference in southern France over the weekend called on the European Union to flex its muscles and save a world trade system disrupted by U.S.
Giuliani Keeps Trump Cliffhanger Going

Giuliani Keeps Trump Cliffhanger Going

Donald Trump is still weighing whether to agree to an interview in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation but there’s concern about what he sees as a corrupt and tainted probe, the president’s
Thai Divers Rescue Four Members of Soccer Team Trapped in Cave

Thai Divers Rescue Four Members of Soccer Team Trapped in Cave

Mae Sai, Thailand (AP) -- The Latest on the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in northern Thailand (all times local):
Turkey Purges More Than 18,600 Civil Servants in 11th-Hour Decree

Turkey Purges More Than 18,600 Civil Servants in 11th-Hour Decree

Turkey purged more than 18,500 people from government jobs for allegedly posing a security risk to the state, a day before Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes office as an executive president with vastly
Forget Trump: Europe Plans to Push for More Ambition on Climate

Forget Trump: Europe Plans to Push for More Ambition on Climate

Trump or no Trump, the European Union is set to spur businesses to do more to meet the Paris climate accord goals.
Macron Heads to Versailles as Opponents Say He Acts Monarch-Like

Macron Heads to Versailles as Opponents Say He Acts Monarch-Like

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Versailles Monday to speak to a joint session of the two chambers of parliament as his popularity slides and opponents taunt him for acting like France is
Trump Health Officials Toss Obamacare Insurers Another Curveball

Trump Health Officials Toss Obamacare Insurers Another Curveball

Affordable Care Act insurers are facing a fresh round of uncertainty that could drive up premiums or push companies to stop offering coverage through the law, after the Trump administration’s latest