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Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

Published 18/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will almost certainly face legal challenges over his decision to declare a national emergency to get additional funding for [more…]

Explainer: Britain’s next Brexit flashpoint – What happens in…

Explainer: Britain’s next Brexit flashpoint – What happens in…

Published 15/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another trial by parliament this month when she must tell lawmakers what progress she has made [more…]

Factbox: Through the Brexit Looking Glass – What happens next?

Factbox: Through the Brexit Looking Glass – What happens next?

Published 15/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s parliament last month demanded Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the European Union [more…]

House advances border security funds toward final passage

House advances border security funds toward final passage

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved the rules for debating a bill to avert another partial federal government shutdown by [more…]

Senate passes border security bill, sends to House

Senate passes border security bill, sends to House

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to avert another partial government shutdown with bipartisan spending legislation that funds new barriers for [more…]

Colombia cancels entrance cards for 300 Venezuelan Maduro supporters

Colombia cancels entrance cards for 300 Venezuelan Maduro supporters

Published 08/02/2019

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s migration office on Friday said it canceled over 300 daily entrance passes for Venezuelan politicians and their families who support President [more…]

Trump doubts lawmakers can reach acceptable border security deal

Trump doubts lawmakers can reach acceptable border security deal

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump expressed skepticism on Sunday that U.S. lawmakers seeking to avoid another government shutdown could reach a deal on border [more…]

Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theater

Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theater

Published 27/01/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A mural by British street artist Banksy on a fire-exit door at Paris’ Bataclan theater, where Islamist militants killed 90 people three [more…]

Worries remain for U.S. government contractors as shutdown ends

Worries remain for U.S. government contractors as shutdown ends

Published 27/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Minutes after President Donald Trump announced an end to the longest U.S. government shutdown in history on Friday, Yvette Hicks’ phone started [more…]

Trump wounded by border wall retreat in deal to end shutdown

Trump wounded by border wall retreat in deal to end shutdown

Published 27/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, who famously vowed to negotiate big deals in the White House, came out of a government shutdown battle on [more…]