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Brexit Cheerleader Wants Foreign Farm Workers to Stay on in U.K.

Brexit Cheerleader Wants Foreign Farm Workers to Stay on in U.K.

Michael Gove was a leading Brexit champion but as a Cabinet minister in charge of agriculture he wants foreign farm workers to stay.
The Bigger Story Behind the Saudi Reactor Contest

The Bigger Story Behind the Saudi Reactor Contest

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Trump Offering ‘Fake Jerusalem’ as Capital, Palestinians Charge

Trump Offering ‘Fake Jerusalem’ as Capital, Palestinians Charge

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday will tell the United Nations Security Council that the U.S. is an unacceptable peace broker.
Zuma’s Political Victims to Return to South Africa Cabinet

Zuma’s Political Victims to Return to South Africa Cabinet

Former South African ministers banished to the political wilderness under Jacob Zuma’s presidency are set to make a comeback as his successor prepares to revive the stagnant economy.
Gas Tax Increase Would Hit Trump States Hardest, Koch Groups Say

Gas Tax Increase Would Hit Trump States Hardest, Koch Groups Say

A federal gas tax increase to help pay for upgrading U.S. roads and bridges would fall hardest on states won by Donald Trump in 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by two groups tied to the
Latvian Premier Says Norvik Banka Seeks to Hurt Country’s Image

Latvian Premier Says Norvik Banka Seeks to Hurt Country’s Image

Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis lashed out at representatives of Norvik Banka JSC, saying that they’re trying to hurt Latvia’s image following a report that the lender was asked for bribes by central
Johnson Says U.K. Seeks `Special' EU Relationship: Brexit Update

Johnson Says U.K. Seeks `Special' EU Relationship: Brexit Update

David Davis promised that the U.K. would lead a “race to the top” rather than undercutting the European Union by tearing up regulations, as Theresa May’s government shifts toward a final negotiating
The Party Previously Known as the Northern League

The Party Previously Known as the Northern League

Italians go to the polls on March 4 with voters divided over the country’s relationship with the European Union, taxes, and immigration. Here’s your daily guide to the latest news.Anti-immigrant,
Venezuela Is Jumping Into the Crypto Craze

Venezuela Is Jumping Into the Crypto Craze

President Nicolas Maduro hopes the Petro, launching on Feb. 20, will solve the nation’s economic problems.
Trump Defiant Despite Mueller’s Warning Shot on Russia Meddling

Trump Defiant Despite Mueller’s Warning Shot on Russia Meddling

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is the latest top official to sound the alarm that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, but there’s no sign that Donald Trump is listening yet.
Immigration Plans Stuck in Congressional Limbo as Deadlines Loom

Immigration Plans Stuck in Congressional Limbo as Deadlines Loom

The anticlimactic failure of U.S. immigration legislation last week sent senators scrambling for fallback options to avoid the deportation of young people who arrived in the country as children.
Trump Plan to Swap Food Stamps for Food Faces Skeptical Congress

Trump Plan to Swap Food Stamps for Food Faces Skeptical Congress

A Trump administration plan to to replace food-stamp spending with boxes of “100 percent American grown food’’ landed on Congress’s doorstep with a thud.
Trump’s Tax Law Rankles European Finance Ministers

Trump’s Tax Law Rankles European Finance Ministers

The European Union voiced its concerns again over the impact of Donald Trump’s tax cuts but stopped short of threatening retaliation that could further inflame EU-U.S. tensions.
Brexit Bulletin: May Prepares a Secret Weapon

Brexit Bulletin: May Prepares a Secret Weapon

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Teens Organize to Fight Gun Violence After Florida School Shooting

Teens Organize to Fight Gun Violence After Florida School Shooting

About 100 Stoneman Douglas students are heading to Florida's capital, Tallahassee, to push lawmakers to do something.
South Korea Refuses Call to Fire Judge Who Freed Samsung Heir

South Korea Refuses Call to Fire Judge Who Freed Samsung Heir

The South Korean government said it lacked authority to fire the judge who freed de facto Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee, as public anger simmers over the decision to suspend his prison sentence from a
Kenya Authorities Confiscate Two Opposition Officials’ Passports

Kenya Authorities Confiscate Two Opposition Officials’ Passports

Kenyan immigration officials confiscated the passports of opposition Senator James Orengo and businessman Jimi Wanjigi.
Donald Trump Jr. Visits India to Help Sell Apartments

Donald Trump Jr. Visits India to Help Sell Apartments

President Donald Trump’s eldest son is in New Delhi to sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who have already bought units in a Trump-branded development outside the Indian
Pennsylvania Court’s Election Map Raises Democrats’ Midterm Hopes

Pennsylvania Court’s Election Map Raises Democrats’ Midterm Hopes

The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections will give Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House.
Greeks Feel the Pain of Being Normal Again

Greeks Feel the Pain of Being Normal Again

The government wants to exit its bailout program after eight years, but the country’s finances still look shaky.