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Four British prime ministers have been evicted after tangling with the European Union. The next one might be forced to take a leap into a chaotic exit from the bloc, analysts say.
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More likely is that her departure sets off a period that will bring even greater challenges and potentially more chaos to a weakened political system.
Five politicians are likely favorites, including Brexiteer Boris Johnson, in what is sure to be a crowded field.
House leaders had hoped to pass by unanimous consent the $19.1 billion aid package for areas struck by natural disasters. But Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) voted to block the measure, which has the support of President Trump and easily passed the Senate.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified lawmakers that the president would sidestep Congress to clear the arms sales, over bipartisan objections.
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The idea, which marks a shift for Republicans, has spread on Fox News programs and conservative social media and has emerged as a central argument of the Trump reelection campaign’s effort to win over minority communities.
The president previously endorsed making the system mandatory for all companies, but recently expressed reservations.
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Climbers wait in line to stand on Everest's summit. (AFP)
Traffic jams create dangerous situations for hikers, who are often already exhausted and carrying heavy loads while battling altitude sickness. At least seven people are believed to have died on the mountain this week.
The “tougher, taller and stronger” 13-foot fence will meet “contemporary security standards while recognizing the historic and symbolic importance of the White House and the surrounding grounds,” according to the National Capital Planning Commission.
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Test scores on verbal and math skills improved for women as the temperatures rose and did the same for men when they declined, according to a paper released this week.
On paper, rural areas are continually losing their most successful places to urbanization because a rural county that grows eventually gets reclassified as an urban one.
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