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White House expects to see Mueller findings before they go to Congress

White House lawyers expect to have an opportunity to review whatever version of Robert Mueller's report Attorney General Bill Barr submits to Congress before it reaches lawmakers and the public, multiple sources familiar with the matter said, setting up a potential political battle over the hotly anticipated document.

Unlike US, New Zealand isn't just offering thoughts and prayers

American lawmakers should follow the example of the Prime Minister of New Zealand, who promised to build a future with fewer guns in the wake of last ...

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Brexit hits ability of UK fintech to lure top talent: report

Leaving the European Union is making it harder for fintech firms in Britain to recruit top talent, a report said on Tuesday, threatening to slam the ...

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The meeting was supposed to ease tensions between Muslim and Jewish Democrats. It ended with tears.

“If we can't be on the same page, it's hard for the country to,” said freshman Rep. Dean Phillips after private meetings involving about a dozen ...

Pentagon sends Congress list of military projects that could be cut to fund Trump's wall

The U.S. Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress Monday as ...

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U.K. Speaker Says Lawmakers Can’t Vote on Theresa May’s Brexit Deal For a Third Time

He said a new motion would have to be 'fundamentally different'

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Conservatives demand PM May's departure date for passing Brexit deal: FT

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been told by senior Conservative party colleagues that she will have to set a timetable for her departure date from Downing Street in return for passing her Brexit deal, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

Dems ask FBI for investigations into massage parlor owner

Top lawmakers say allegations against massage parlor owner "raise serious counterintelligence concerns"

UK Speaker John Bercow blocks more votes on unchanged Brexit deal

The Speaker of Britain's House of Commons has thrown a constitutional curve ball into the Brexit process.

George W. Bush: 'Immigration is a blessing and a strength'

Former President George W. Bush appeared at a naturalization ceremony Monday where he praised the nation's immigrant history and called on lawmakers ...

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Czech Budweiser brewer worries about Brexit impact

The Budejovicky Budvar brewery in the Czech Republic managed to survive a decades-long trademark battle over whether it could call its beer Budweiser.

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John Bercow Warns Theresa May She Cannot Hold 3rd Vote on Same Brexit Plan

The speaker of the House of Commons in the British Parliament has ruled out a third vote on Theresa May’s plan unless it is substantially different from the previous two.

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Global stock markets gain as investors predict cautious Federal Reserve – as it happened

Central banks in spotlight amid Brexit uncertainty and growth concerns 3.02pm GMT A placid day on global stock markets has been enlivened by a series of big-money corporate announcements.Shares in Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank have both risen after they finally confirmed that merger talks are going on. There is still a long way to go politically ...

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Still a chance Brexit deal can be approved by UK parliament this week: minister

British junior Brexit minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Monday he believed there was still a chance parliament would approve Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union exit deal this week.

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Brexit campaigner Matthew Elliott says May's deal will pass by March 29

British lawmakers are likely to pass Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by March 29, Matthew Elliott, the head of the 2016 campaign for ...

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UK will seek Brexit delay ahead of March EU summit: minister

Britain will request a delay to Brexit ahead of this week's European Council summit and expects a decision from the European Union to be reached at ...

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May's Brexit deal in chaos as Speaker sparks 'constitutional crisis'

Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans were thrown into further turmoil on Monday when the speaker of parliament ruled that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was re-submitted in fundamentally different form.

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'We're in a major constitutional crisis', UK solicitor general says

There are ways around a ruling that Prime Minister Theresa May can't bring back an unchanged version of Brexit deal for a new vote but it poses a major issue for the government, Britain's solicitor general said on Monday.

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NATO to receive first Northrop surveillance drone, years late

NATO is to receive the first of five Northrop Grumman high-altitude drones in the third quarter after years of delays, giving the alliance its own spy drones for the first time, the German government told lawmakers.

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For all our sakes: Theresa May’s Brexit deal must be voted down | Simon Jenkins

The country will not get the sensible bipartisan Commons compromise it needs until May’s rigid plan is defeatedTheresa May must fail. Her first two ...

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Brexit crisis tipped for British asparagus as EU seasonal workers stay away

For almost 100 years, Chris Chinn's family has farmed asparagus in the rolling hills of the Wye Valley in western England.

British PM can't bring similar Brexit deal for another vote, Speaker rules

British Prime Minister Theresa May cannot make a third attempt in the House of Commons to try to ...

New Zealand planning tougher gun laws after deadly mosque attacks

New Zealand lawmakers agreed in principle Monday to strengthen the country's gun laws, three days after police say a man killed 50 people at two ...

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UK Prime Minister in Last-Minute Push to Win Brexit Support

British Prime Minister Theresa May was making a last-minute push Monday to win support for her European Union divorce deal, warning opponents that failure to approve it would mean a long — and possibly indefinite — delay to Brexit. Parliament has rejected the agreement twice, but May aims to try a third time this week if she can persuade enough ...

There's nothing funny about the economic effects of Brexit: Don Pittis

A study by U.S. and British scholars proves Brexit uncertainty is slowly murdering the British economy. So why are those crazy Brits still laughing?

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