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Battle over European agencies threatens to disrupt EU unity

The result of the UK General Election has reignited the Brexit debate with questions over the type of Brexit Britain wants. The other two baskets - B...


Merkel says May's offer on expats "good start" but many questions remain

Monday's talks marked the start of what will be one of the most politically sensitive worldwide negotiations of modern times. Meanwhile, Mr Barnier said h...


UK bows to EU pressure

In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel emphasised the unity of the remaining 27 European Union countries, who have been alarmed in recent weeks by May's...


Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

The Massachusetts Democrat called the legislation a "monstrosity of a bill", and made clear her belief that it will be paid for with "blood money". Collins ...


Congressman Tim Ryan questions Democrat leadership

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident she has the support in her caucus despite finger-pointing and frustration after Democrats lost a ...


Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for joint war games amid Gulf tensions

Qatar's diplomatic isolation could last years and its Gulf rivals will not lift sanctions until it abandons its alleged support for jihadists, a United Arab ...


Iran launches first strikes in Syria

In the latest incident, the Pentagon said a US F-15 aircraft flying over Syrian territory fired on the drone after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on c...


Canada prime minister says steel exports not US security threat

Trudeau also reiterated he was disappointed in Trump's decision to abandon the Paris climate accord , but said he has not discussed reworking that deal. Anothe...


Health Bill Includes Opioid Funding, but May Not Satisfy Some GOP Senators

Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin penned a statement to colleagues saying the bill unveiled Thurs...


Health care protesters dragged out of US Capitol

Assuming that it passes - which is far from assured at this point - Senate Republicans will have to work out their differences with the House to come up with ...


Angry Democrats turn against leaders after House election losses

Democratic leaders said there are at least 70 other districts that will be easier terrain for them than the one in Georgia after post-census gerrymandering...


British PM May offers to protect European Union citizens' rights — European Union summit

Mrs May will also brief her counterparts on the UK's commitment to a new £75 million plan created to stem the flow of illegal migrants from Africa to Europe . ...


Reactions to Pro-Life Republican Karen Handel's Election Victory

In the closely watched Georgia 6th District race, Democrat Jon Ossoff lost despite $ 30 million spent to back his bid against Republican Karen Handel . "I...


Jared Kushner paves way for accelerated U.S. push on Mideast peace

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, called the new building work a "serious escalation", in a statement published by official ...


Theresa May unveils offer on EU citizens after Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May set out what she called a "fair deal" for European Union citizens living in Britain yesterday, saying in her first test of negotiat...


76ers Select Washington G Markelle Fultz No. 1 In NBA Draft

Earlier in the week, the 76ers traded up to take the No. 1 pick and the Celtics traded down to No. 3, also acquiring the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 first-roun...


Brexit: With the clock ticking, Britain, EU play up chance of deal

His comments come after Australia called for a free trade deal with Britain as soon as possible in a Brexit boost for the Government . May and other senior...


Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'

Put on defense, House Democratic leaders from Pelosi on down tried to spin the outcome in Georgia as positive, arguing that coming in a close second in th...


Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

There was " no context included " with the list of names of members of Congress that was found on Hodgkinson , FBI officials said . On the morning of the sho...


Mourners Gather In Wyoming, Ohio, For Funeral Of Otto Warmbier

Top U.S. and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting in the U.S. capital for security talks, and North Korea will get "top billing", according to Sus...


United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens "very fair", "very serious" - May

Leaders had agreed with summit chair Donald Tusk not to open discussions with May and she left early on Thursday evening, leaving the other 27 to discuss othe...


Turkey sends first cargo ship with aid for Qatar

The Turkish delegation included MUSIAD head Abdurrahman Kaan; Oktay Ercan, the chairman of Sur International Investment; Adem Ceylan, Turkish Airlines vice-pres...


Kuwait hands Qatar a list of demands from boycotting countries - Al Jazeera

Iran is sending more than 1,000 tonnes of food, including fruits and vegetables, to Qatar every day amid the Gulf crisis, after major countries in the Gulf l...


State Department officials honor Otto Warmbier at OH funeral

Tillerson's remarks came after he and Pentagon chief Jim Mattis met with the Chinese visitors at the State Department , where the former general said he saw sc...


Republican Senators Say They're Opposed to the GOP Health Care Bill

At the same time, the measure would provide a lower reimbursement rate for states under Medicaid. Wisconsin's GOP Senator, Ron Johnson, has long fought the Af...