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May’s government survives no confidence vote
Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP – who 24 hours earlier rejected the PM’s Brexit plan by a huge margin – voted to keep her…
Honduran Caravan Crosses Guatemala, Traveling Toward U.S.
Hundreds of Honduran migrants have crossed the Guatemalan border as they travel in the direction of the United States.
The group that reached Guatemala yesterday…
Fresh-faced Venezuelan lawmaker emerges as Maduro’s rival
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Venezuelans rang in the new year, few in the crisis-wracked nation had even heard of Juan Guaido.
Two weeks later,…
US trade deficit with China grows to a record and it’s likely even worse than the data shows
Despite U.S. President Donald Trump launching a high-stakes trade war against Beijing last year, China on Monday announced that its 2018 trade surplus with Washington…
Isolation greets Maduro’s new term as Venezuela’s president
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro celebrated the start to a second term as Venezuela’s leader Thursday, but his world got smaller as countries…
Australia consulate scares: Arrest over ’38 suspicious parcels’
Emergency crews were called to several consulates on Wednesday after being alerted by staff. Some packages were reported to be labelled asbestos.
The contents of…
Macron’s popularity edges up even as protesters persist
PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity ratings recovered in January, a survey showed on Tuesday, after a series of government concessions aimed at…
Theresa May Weighs Move to Restrict No-Deal Brexit Threat
Prime Minister Theresa May will make a call Tuesday that could water down her threat to crash Britain out of the European Union without a…
Six Mexican states are running short on gasoline, prompting frantic rush to the pumps
MEXICO CITY – Mexicans are scrambling for gasoline amid long lines at gas stations and widespread shortages prompted by a change in distribution methods aimed…
Paul Whelan: Ex-US Marine held on suspicion of spying is UK citizen
Jeremy Hunt said he was “extremely worried” about the former US Marine, who has been detained on suspicion of spying.
He added that “every support”…