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U.K. Cabinet Shown Brexit Deal Text as Talks Near Endgame
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U.K. Cabinet Shown Brexit Deal Text as Talks Near Endgame

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has begun briefing her Cabinet on the text of the almost-complete Brexit deal, as her negotiators seek to finalize the last outstanding issue in Brussels. Senior ministers have been invited into a private reading room in a building adjoining May’s offices to examine the 95 […]

Election results: Several races undecided as GOP keeps Senate and Democrats take House
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Election results: Several races undecided as GOP keeps Senate and Democrats take House

WASHINGTON – Democrats gained control of the House and Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate, but the final numbers remained uncertain early Wednesday morning as several races remained undecided in each chamber.

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U.K. Plans Brexit Cabinet But the Deal’s Not Yet Done

The U.K. Cabinet will discuss Brexit on Tuesday, but Prime Minister Theresa May probably won’t ask ministers to approve the terms of a deal, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Stocks Mixed Ahead of U.S. Midterms; Dollar Rises: Markets Wrap

U.S. equity futures fluctuated and European stocks rose as investors looked ahead to the American elections this week, with a trade deal between the world’s biggest economies seemingly off the table for now. Treasuries edged higher and the dollar climbed, while the pound strengthened amid signs the U.K. and European […]

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Italian Government Infighting Grows as League Gains in Poll

Italy’s League widened its advantage over its partner in the Italian government, the Five Star Movement, as tensions flared within the populist coalition.

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Israel Stands by Saudi Prince Against Iran, Despite Khashoggi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has joined the rest of the world in condemning the killing of Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi. But he doesn’t want the controversy to shatter his country’s quiet, emerging alliance with the kingdom against a common enemy — Iran.