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Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 09:01 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

Israel's two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on to his job. The...

High drama at UK Supreme Court in Brexit challenge case

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 18:32 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain's Supreme Court in a high-stakes legal drama over Brexit that will determine whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the...

Oil prices jump as attack on Saudi plant threatens supply

Monday, 16 September 2019, 10:06 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

The loss of 5% of world crude oil output from an attack on Saudi Arabia's largest oil processing plant pushed crude prices sharply higher on Monday. U.S. crude oil was trading 9% higher while...

Boris Johnson likens himself to the Hulk in Brexit fight

Monday, 16 September 2019, 08:48 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to the Hulk in a newspaper interview emphasizing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union next month. Johnson faces...

Tunisia seeks new leader to boost economy, fight terror

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 17:44 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Tunisians are casting ballots in their North African country's second democratic presidential election, choosing among 26 candidates for a leader who can safeguard its young democracy and tackle its...

No millennial bump for Buttigieg, but hints of broad appeal

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 15:06 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Pete Buttigieg would like to turn the fight for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination into a contest about generational change. But there's one looming problem: He has yet to win over his...

White House says Osama bin Laden’s son killed in US operation

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 20:15 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S....

Johnson, Juncker to meet in Brexit breakthrough bid

Friday, 13 September 2019, 14:58 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will hold face-to-face talks next week in a bid to break the Brexit impasse. European and British...

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