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Astonishing victory for Johnson as he agrees Brexit deal with EU

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday has stunned the UK and the world with an announcement ...

Ecuador's Moreno Scraps Fuel Subsidy Cuts in Big Win for Indigenous G

QUITO - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days ...

UK parents in mourning call U.S. National Security Advisor a 'thug'

WASHINGTON - A British couple grieving over their son's death in a car accident say they feel they were "ambushed" ...

EU says Turkish offensive undermining fight against Daesh

LUXEMBOURG - All countries in the European Union have agreed to impose a ban on the sale of weapons to ...

Detained ISIL fighters could gain freedom during Turkish offensive

NORTHEAST SYRIA - There are growing fears the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria will unintentionally lead to the release of ...

Mass murderer helping to identify his 93 victims

Having established that a convicted murderer in a U.S. prison is the country's most prolific serial killer, U.S. law enforcement ...

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Lower refugee limits are weakening resettlement in the US

President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. will cut the number of refugees it will accept to 18,000 in fiscal ...

GM, Autoworkers Union Reach Tentative Deal That Could End Strike

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a ...

How gambling built baseball - and then almost destroyed it

Imagine if, after watching the thrilling victory of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series over ...

Why the guillotine may be less cruel than execution by slow poisoning

Concerns about the drugs used for executions are being raised again after the federal government announced it will once again ...

Great Lakes flooding: The warning signs that homes must be moved

Every fall, I take my environmental studies class camping at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan. Some years ...

How tiny creatures are reshaping the very rivers they live in

What shapes a river? People typically imagine large-scale processes such as storms and floods or human modifications like dams or ...