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Britain Dispatch: This Quirky Car Is Japanese. But There’s ‘Something Very British’ About It.

LONDON — It just might be the most adorable thing on four wheels. People smile when one cruises by. They point, they wave, they use the word “cute” a lot, and they ask, “What is that?” The tiny Nissan Figaro has an almost [...]

Bolton reassures a nervous Israel about Trump’s Syria plan

Alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, White House national security adviser John Bolton reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to Israel’s right to self-defense. | Kobi Gideon/GPO via Getty Images Foreign Policy The national [...]

Romney broadside stokes Trump camp’s suspicions about 2020

Trump aides said Mitt Romney, on the eve of his swearing in to the Senate, was seeking to define himself as the new leader of the Never Trump movement. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File/AP Photo 2020 Election Those close to the incoming [...]

Andrew Cuomo: New York to lead U.S. out of ‘great social depression’ brought about by Trump

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged in his inauguration Tuesday night that his state will lead the nation out of a “great social depression” brought about by the Trump administration. Speaking at Ellis Island at his third inaugural, Mr. [...]

Why We Should Worry about the Cult of RBG

*/ ]]> The new Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic “On the Basis of Sex” begins grandly, with an all-male chorus singing “Ten Thousand Men of Harvard,” the university’s storied—and flagrantly sexist—fight song. The men sing in that [...]

US, others express concern about violence in Sudan

CAIRO (AP) – The United States, Britain, Norway and Canada say they are concerned by “credible reports” that Sudan’s security forces have used live ammunition against demonstrators demanding that President Omar Bashir step down. In [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Shutdown day 3, and Mnuchin talks with bank CEOs about liquidity

Presented by */ ]]> Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin steps off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base on Dec. 2, 2017. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty DRIVING THE DAY BULLETIN … NETANYAHU CALLS EARLY ELECTIONS … AP’S ARON HELLER [...]

Hacked European Cables Reveal a World of Anxiety About Trump, Russia and Iran

There was also an inquiry about whether to allow Dmitry O. Rogozin, a former Russian deputy foreign minister who had called for the annexation of Crimea, to travel to Austria for an international meeting on “the peaceful uses of outer [...]

U.K. Begins to Think Seriously About a ‘No-Deal Brexit’

“With just 100 days to go, the suggestion that ‘no-deal’ can be ‘managed’ is not a credible proposition,” the heads of five business federations said in a statement. “Businesses would face massive new customs costs and tariffs. [...]

Mexico’s Strategy for Dealing With Trump: Warn Him About China

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s new government has a strategy for dealing with President Trump. Don’t anger him. Don’t cave in to him. Try to get him to join an ambitious investment plan to stem migration by creating jobs in Central [...]