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May Reasserts Her Authority After Brexit Resignations

British Prime Minister Theresa May moved to reassert her authority on Tuesday after two top cabinet members quit and launched broadsides against her Brexit plans, winning support from many of her ministers including a leading eurosceptic. May said she had chaired a “productive” meeting of her government, unswayed by the resignations of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit negotiator David ...

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Thai Cave Operation Successful As All Boys Rescued

The 12 boys trapped in a Thai cave have all been rescued, according to Reuters and Australian ABC radio. The twelfth boy was assisted from the cave by two divers around midday London time July 10. The football team’s coach, Ekkapol Chantawong, was waiting to be brought out. ABC Newsradio said the last person to leave the cave ledge would be Australian doctor and cave ...

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Breaking: Theresa May’s Govt Faces Collapse As Boris Johnson Resigns As Foreign Secretary

Theresa May faces the collapse of her government after Boris Johnson resigned as Foreign Secretary. The Tory giant’s departure comes less than 24 hours after Brexit Secretary David Davis quit in protest at Mrs May’s “dangerous” plan for leaving the EU. A Downing Street spokesman said: “This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. ...

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Mexico’s President-Elect Shuns Guards, Asks ‘People’ For Protection

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador left the country’s national palace on Tuesday in the front passenger seat of a white Volkswagen Jetta, swarmed by hundreds of jubilant supporters including one waving a live rooster. There was not a bodyguard in sight. Since claiming victory on Sunday, the leftist politician has promised transformative change for Mexico. That includes ambitious plans ...

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Australian PM Wants Convicted Catholic Archbishop To Resign

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has urged Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson to quit his position after his conviction for concealing child sexual abuse. Wilson is the most senior Catholic official in the world and was sentenced to 12 months of detention on Tuesday for failing to report to police the sexual abuse of two altar boys by a paedophile priest ...

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White House Piles Pressure On China After Trump Tariff Threat

China has underestimated U.S. President Donald Trump’s resolve to impose more tariffs unless it changes its “predatory” trade practices, a White House trade adviser said on Tuesday, as Trump greatly expanded the amount of Chinese imports possibly facing new duties. The growing trade conflict hit financial markets hard, with Beijing accusing the United States of “extreme pressure and blackmailing” and ...

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Kim Jong Un Brought Own Toilet To Summit With Trump

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has brought with him his own portable toilet to Singapore ahead of the Tuesday summit with U.S. president Donald Trump. President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un are both in Singapore for their highly anticipated summit, the first of its kind between a U.S. president and a leader of North Korea. While officials remain uncertain as ...

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White House “Miserable Place To Work”–Top Trump Aide

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has reportedly told a group of lawmakers that the White House is a “miserable place to work,” as his efforts to quell rampant infighting and leaks appear to have failed. The remark, reported by the New York Times, is the latest example of leaks coming out of the White House that suggest the ...

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Police Raid Traffickers Who Arrange Fake Marriages

Police on Tuesday staged a massive raid against suspected human traffickers in the German capital Berlin who are believed to have arranged fake marriages for Vietnamese migrants. “We have arrested the three main suspects and are searching several flats,’’ a spokesman for the police said. Some 200 officers from the federal and state police forces were involved in the raids ...

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