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Johnson: No Border Checks; Ready for No-Deal Brexit

Johnson: No Border Checks; Ready for No-Deal Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, speaking at the Conservative Party's annual conference in Manchester, says "we will under no circumstances have checks at or near the border in Northern Ireland." He
South African Ruling Party Shies Away From Endorsing Asset Sales

South African Ruling Party Shies Away From Endorsing Asset Sales

South Africa’s ruling party approved a range of proposals to revive economic growth, but stopped short of endorsing Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s controversial plan to sell some state assets.
Boris Johnson Demands EU Back Down or Face No-Deal Brexit

Boris Johnson Demands EU Back Down or Face No-Deal Brexit

Boris Johnson outlined his plan for a new Brexit agreement, and warned the European Union to compromise or watch the U.K. walk away from talks and leave the bloc without a deal.
Johnson: Whole World Wants Brexit Over and Done With

Johnson: Whole World Wants Brexit Over and Done With

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the "whole world wants" the subject of Brexit over and done with. "We are coming out of the EU on Oct. 31 come what may," Johnson said at the Conservative
Blessed Are the Cheesemakers, But at What Cost?

Blessed Are the Cheesemakers, But at What Cost?

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Democrats Now See Race as Warren v. Biden: Campaign Update

Democrats Now See Race as Warren v. Biden: Campaign Update

Democratic voters now see the presidential nomination race as a contest between Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden, a September national Monmouth University poll showed.
Giuliani’s Ukraine Work Tied to Firm Whose Website Has Vanished

Giuliani’s Ukraine Work Tied to Firm Whose Website Has Vanished

The website of the consulting firm that forged business contacts for Rudy Giuliani in Ukraine and Russia for more than a decade vanished suddenly after his communications were subpoenaed.
One Year On, Khashoggi Murder Still Casts a Pall Over Saudi Arabia

One Year On, Khashoggi Murder Still Casts a Pall Over Saudi Arabia

Waiters roamed the room with foie gras canapes and sparkling lemonade as a snow machine whirred in the background at a recent V.I.P. gala, advertising the beauty of Saudi Arabia’s mountains to guests
Johnson Sends His New Deal Plan to EU’s Juncker: Brexit Update

Johnson Sends His New Deal Plan to EU’s Juncker: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson sent the European Union his new blueprint for a Brexit deal on Wednesday, and threatened to walk away from negotiations if the bloc doesn’t engage. In a letter to European Commission
Trump Impeachment Probe Puts Schiff in GOP’s Crosshairs

Trump Impeachment Probe Puts Schiff in GOP’s Crosshairs

Adam Schiff has emerged in less than a week as the standard bearer for the House Democrats’ impeachment effort, putting him squarely in President Donald Trump’s crosshairs and leaving him with little
Iran’s Rouhani Upbeat on European Plan to Save Nuclear Deal

Iran’s Rouhani Upbeat on European Plan to Save Nuclear Deal

Iran’s president gave an upbeat assessment of a European plan to ease the crisis over the 2015 nuclear deal that has threatened to tip the Gulf region into war.
Peru President Boosted in Battle With Congress as Vice Quits

Peru President Boosted in Battle With Congress as Vice Quits

Peru’s Vice President Mercedes Araoz resigned one day after being sworn in by lawmakers as the country’s interim president, strengthening President Martin Vizcarra’s hand against a Congress that’s
Facebook Libra Payments Partners Waver on Cryptocurrency

Facebook Libra Payments Partners Waver on Cryptocurrency

Four payments companies that have joined Facebook Inc. as founding members of the Libra Association are wavering over whether to officially sign on to the cryptocurrency project, according to people
Ukraine Peace Talks Get Breakthrough as Kyiv Accepts Compromise

Ukraine Peace Talks Get Breakthrough as Kyiv Accepts Compromise

Talks to end the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine produced the first major breakthrough since a lapsed 2015 peace accord, paving the way for an international summit to cement progress.
Blackstone Is Warned Denmark Will Act on High Apartment Rents

Blackstone Is Warned Denmark Will Act on High Apartment Rents

Denmark’s new left-wing government pledged tough laws to control housing costs and singled out Blackstone Group Inc. for “unsustainable” rental practices.
China’s Xi Parades Military Hardware Aimed at Countering U.S.

China’s Xi Parades Military Hardware Aimed at Countering U.S.

Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a parade marking 70 years of Communist rule in China, as pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong planned to upset the celebrations with a series of potentially
Peru President Dissolves Congress as Opposition Cries Foul

Peru President Dissolves Congress as Opposition Cries Foul

President Martin Vizcarra dissolved Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress and said he’ll call a parliamentary election after months of confrontation over anti-corruption measures boiled over.
U.S. House Seeks Mueller Grand Jury Material for Impeachment

U.S. House Seeks Mueller Grand Jury Material for Impeachment

House Democrats say secret grand jury information gathered by Robert Mueller is needed for their impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump and may show the president lied to the special counsel.
Trump’s Lawyers Say Democrats Can’t Sue for His Tax Returns

Trump’s Lawyers Say Democrats Can’t Sue for His Tax Returns

Donald Trump’s lawyers say Democrats pursuing the president’s tax returns should use the political process rather than the courts.
California Sues U.S. for Tying Grants to Immigration Enforcement

California Sues U.S. for Tying Grants to Immigration Enforcement

California accused the U.S. Justice Department of breaking the law by making as much as $327.7 million in grants to law enforcement and to help victims of crime contingent on assurances that