May, once a reluctant supporter of EU membership, who won the top job in the turmoil that followed the 2016 Brexit referendum, steps down with her central pledge - to lead the United Kingdom out of the bloc and heal its divisions - unfulfilled. "It is, and will always remain, a matter of deep regret
A former mayor of London, "Boris" or "BoJo", has confirmed he would "of course" contest any upcoming leadership contest, surprising very few in Westminster. A key figure in the 2016 Brexit campaign, he failed in a bid for the top job in its aftermath as ally Michael Gove
Three visitors to Hawaii's Big Island were infected with rat lungworm, a potentially debilitating parasite that affects the brain and spinal cord.
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May lasted three years in office. Her Conservative Party will start a process to replace her. It could take weeks.
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I’ve changed my mind (a little) about how we discuss generations.First, let me illustrate my longstanding gripe.“I am probably the biggest fan of the Millennials you’ll ever meet,” retired navy admiral William H. McRaven, who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, said in a recent CBS interview
An assistant professor in women’s gender and sexuality studies at Yale University is claiming that Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten are a “vision of heterosexuality without straight people.”The professor, Greta LaFleur, made the comments in a piece analyzing Buttigieg and his husband’s appearance
The Dow plunged 450 points on the opening bell May 6 in response to this presidential tweet: “The Trade Deal with China continues, but too slowly, as they attempt to renegotiate. No! The 10% will go up to 25% on Friday.” Economists eye this brinkmanship fearfully. Bank of America/Merrill Lynch’s global
There’s been a lull in Republican politics recently. The endless litigation of the 2016 election is entering its disappointing final stretch as Democrats decide what to do with the Mueller report. After the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the president’s first-term agenda is mostly
President Donald Trump may be guilty of many things, but a cover-up in the Mueller probe isn’t one of them.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, attempting to appease forces in the Democratic party eager for impeachment, is accusing him of one, with all the familiar Watergate connotations.The charge is strange
Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania state legislator went on a rant against a woman protesting outside a Planned Parenthood clinic. You can read about the incident here. I would like to fasten on a single detail -- not the most important, by a long shot. The legislator called the woman “an old white lady
There is a class war going on inside the Democratic party.Consider these two cris de couer: Writing in the New York Times under the headline “America’s Cities Are Unlivable—Blame Wealthy Liberals,” Farhad Manjoo argues that rich progressives have, through their political domination of cities such as
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World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly. The index gained 0.2% on Friday following the
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