Draft Brexit deal approved, setting up potentially close vote in U.K. Parliament

Now the hardest part: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to win approval for his draft deal with the E.U. in the fractious British Parliament, beginning with an extraordinary and rare sitting of the House of Commons on Saturday.

In Turkey’s president, Trump seems to have found a soul mate

To the American president, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan is “a tough guy who deserves respect.” But as a crisis unfolds in Syria, others see appeasement.
Engineering professor Saud Ghani designed the open-air stadium’s air-conditioning system.
Engineering professor Saud Ghani designed the open-air stadium’s air-conditioning system.
2°C: Beyond The Limit

Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air-condition the outdoors

Major gun battle in Mexico pits security forces against El Chapo’s son 

The battle turned the streets of a major city into what appeared to be an active war zone, leading to the arrest and release of Ovidio Guzman.

Local leaders caution the militant group could reemerge once troops depart. 

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Trump touts a “deal” with Turkey, while essentially giving his Turkish counterpart everything he wanted for minimal return.

Domestic demand is cooling in the world’s second-largest economy, hampering expansion.

Citing economic woes, demonstrators demand the resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s government.

Made of 10 dark beads and a “smart cross” to store data, the $110 rosary is wearable as a bracelet and syncs up with what Vatican News calls “the official prayer app of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network.”

The agency has set aside $150 million to settle misconduct claims.

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Mulvaney defended the president’s actions as commonplace and appropriate. “I have news for everybody: get over it. There’s going to be political influence in foreign policy.”

In recent years, American presidents have hosted such summits at Camp David, a government-owned presidential retreat in Maryland, and at the Sea Island Resort in Georgia.

Terrorist group celebrates prison breaks, expands attacks as foes are beaten back.

The government of Nicolás Maduro joins China, Cuba and Saudi Arabia on the 47-member panel. The United States walked out last year.

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The agreement came after hours of negotiations with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.

Arne Viste wants Norway to reconsider its policy denying legal employment to migrants in limbo.

The ballet company became one of the country’s premiere cultural institutions, and she maintained a steel-like grip on power over the troupe well into her 90s.

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There are all kinds of ways in which the president's disdainful “sand” comments are mistaken.

“It didn’t feel beautiful,” the spokesman said in a television interview, describing Trump's efforts to prod the grieving parents to meet the woman blamed for the death of their son.

Britain's prime minister has a new plan for Brexit, but will it work?

The United Nations says more civilians have died between July and September this year than during any other three-month period in the last 10 years.

The two ran China Horizons, a company helping college students teach in China.

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Demonstrators in Lebanon are blocking major roads across the country in a 2nd day of protests against proposed new taxes amid a severe economic crisis

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Fighting continued in a northeast Syrian border town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces early Friday, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect overnight

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A member of the Syrian Kurdish force says its fighters will not pull back from border towns, asserting that an agreement with Turkey to vacate those areas “will not work.”

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Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has handed himself in to Belgian justice authorities after Spain issued a new warrant for his arrest following the sentencing of 12 of his former colleagues

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Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont hands himself to Belgian authorities after new arrest warrant issued in Spain

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A wildcat strike is disrupting train travel around France, as railway workers demand better security after a recent accident

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