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A historic defeat in the U.K.

International | Will the nation’s separation from the EU become ‘Brextinct’ or a ‘hard Brexit’?
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/16/19, 11:51 am

BRITAIN: A debate is underway in Parliament ahead of a no-confidence vote for Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, after the House of Commons voted Tuesday to reject the plan for the country’s exit from the European Union.

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Trump changes course (again) on Syria

International | The president declares ‘victory’ with plans to withdraw U.S. troops
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/19/18, 02:13 pm

SYRIA: A Wednesday morning tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump declaring “victory” over ISIS in Syria once again has thrown into question U.S. policy. Because ISIS clearly is not defeated in Syria, the White House decision to withdraw 2,000 U.S.

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Trump overshadows G-20 agenda

International | The president tweets and signs a new trade agreement with North American neighbors
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/30/18, 03:32 pm

ARGENTINA: An earthquake near Buenos Aires Friday shook an already dicey G-20 summit, with U.S.

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