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Brexit: EU ministers agree on transition period demands

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[ad_1] EU ministers have approved a new set of guidelines for a transition period following Great Britain’s exit from the bloc. The EU is offering the UK a “status quo” ...

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Congress moves to prevent sex abuse of athletes

Congress moves to prevent sex abuse of athletes

Congress moved Monday night to protect amateur athletes from abuse, aiming to prevent another situation like Larry Nasser, who was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison last week ...

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Suspected gunman in quadruple homicide at rural Pennsylvania car wash dies

Suspected gunman in quadruple homicide at rural Pennsylvania car wash dies

When Jenna Porterfield first heard through Facebook that her husband of just two months was one of four people shot dead at a western Pennsylvania car wash early Sunday, she ...

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Approval rating falls for Peru’s Kuczynski on Fujimori pardon – poll

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[ad_1] Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s approval rating has fallen to 19 percent since he granted a pardon to authoritarian former President Alberto Fujimori, a decision that has deeply divided ...

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Treasury: government borrowing will hit 8-year high

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With the government’s budget deficit rising, the Treasury Department announced Monday that it expects to borrow $441 billion in the current January-March quarter, the largest amount in eight years. The ...

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White House says there’s no need for new Russia sanctions

The Trump administration has declined to impose sanctions against companies and foreign countries doing business with blacklisted Russian defense and intelligence entities. The administration was required by law to name ...

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U.S. lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries

U.S. lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries

The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 “high-risk” countries, but said those seeking to enter the U.S. would come under much tougher scrutiny ...

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Russian PM Medvedev, FM Lavrov included in ‘Kremlin list’

Russian PM Medvedev, FM Lavrov included in ‘Kremlin list’

The United States Treasury Department published a list of Russian politicians and “oligarchs” with links to President Vladimir Putin. The so-called “Kremlin list” included top politicians Sergey Lavrov and Dmitry ...

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Venezuela highlights progress despite media attacks

Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly, ANC, President Delcy Rodriguez has highlighted political, economic and social progress in Venezuela despite non-stop attacks from establishment media. During an interview, Rodriguez pointed out that the ...

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White House press secretary: president Trump had no part in McCabe’s abrupt departure

White House press secretary: president Trump had no part in McCabe’s abrupt departure

Former FBI Director James Comey praised Andrew McCabe on Monday and criticized the “small people” who were trying to “tear down an institution we all depend on,” a tweet likely ...

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