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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.
The Take
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.
The Department of Justice officials feared the Espionage Act charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter.
Lawmakers appear poised to continue an eight-year trend, lurching from deadline to deadline, crisis to crisis, unable to tackle looming policy issues.
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If fireworks aren’t removed from the list of tariffs, industry executives said, their businesses will not be able to absorb the costs. A final decision by the White House could come in late June, in the midst of the fireworks industry’s busiest period.
The Debrief
The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he heads to Tokyo.
President Trump plans to install the conservative activist and former Virginia attorney general as the new director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, administration officials said.
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves ruled that the ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy won’t take effect while the lawsuit against it proceeds. The decision is similar to his 2018 ruling that declared a 15-week ban unconstitutional.
A growing science of conspiracism seeks to understand who these people are, why they embrace such ideas, and whether there is anything that can dislodge a really magnetic conspiracy theory from the mind of a true believer.
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While they consider the question of partisan gerrymandering, the justices put lower-court decisions finding those states’ maps unconstitutional on hold.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified lawmakers that the president would sidestep Congress to clear the arms sales, over bipartisan objections.
Jake Patterson — who fatally shot James and Denise Closs in October and held Jayme, 13, for 88 days in a remote Wisconsin cabin — will not have an opportunity for parole.
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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The crowds near the summit create dangerous situations for hikers, who are often already tired and carrying heavy loads while battling altitude sickness.
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