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UK foreign minister says EU willing to renegotiate Brexit deal
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU would be willing to renegotiate the Brexit divorce deal. “She said that of course with a new British prime minister we would want to look at any solutions you have,” […]

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Deal or no deal? Britain's PM hopefuls divided over Brexit
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Of the 11 declared contenders in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister, many take very different stances towards Brexit as the date of Britain’s departure from the European Union moves ever closer. Here is a list of the various hopefuls and their declared strategies on whether Britain should leave with Theresa […]

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White House Official Seeks to Delay U.S. Law Targeting Huawei
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In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, White House acting budget chief Russell Vought asked to delay a provision of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that bars any executive agency, government contractor or company that receives a government loan or grant from using Huawei equipment. Vought warned that the law will place burdens […]

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California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants
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California will become the first state to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal bastion continues to resist the policies of Republican President Donald Trump’s administration. Democrats in the state Legislature reached an agreement Sunday afternoon as part of a broader plan to spend […]

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China's exports beat forecast to rise as trade war heats up
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China’s exports beat gloomy forecasts to rebound in May though imports sank more than expected as the trade war with the United States heats up, official data showed Monday. The spat between the world’s top two economies escalated last month, with President Donald Trump increasing tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods. Trade talks between […]

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Best shots from the 2019 Women's World Cup
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The 2019 Women's World Cup is underway in France with the USWNT looking to repeat as champion.       

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Democrats start public airing of Mueller report
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House Democrats have scheduled a series of hearings this coming week on the special counsel's report as they intensify their focus on the Russia probe and pick up the pace on an investigative "path" — in the words of Speaker Nancy Pelosi — that some of them hope leads to impeachment of the president.

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The U.S. Navy Wants Nuclear Missiles That Self-Destruct Themselves
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It’s a familiar scene on old TV shows: a military or NASA rocket goes off course just after lift-off. Then the flight director in the control room issues a command: “Push the red button.” The rocket then self-destructs.But the U.S. Navy has another idea: let the rocket decide when to blow itself up.More specifically, the […]

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US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran
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Under a starry sky, U.S. Navy fighter jets catapulted off the aircraft carrier’s deck and flew north over the darkened waters of the northern Arabian Sea, a unmistaken signal to Iran that the foremost symbol of the American military’s global reach is back in its neighborhood, perhaps to stay. The USS Abraham Lincoln , with […]

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