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For Theresa May, Still at Odds With Parliament, the Brexit Walls Are Closing In

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May often puts off critical decisions over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, or Brexit, hoping to wear down opponents through doggedness and determination. But her room to maneuver is [...]

The Latest: Closing arguments set in W.Va. justice’s trial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Latest on the federal criminal trial of suspended West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A jury is close to deliberating the fate of a suspended West Virginia Supreme [...]
Raúl Castro Prepares to Resign as Cuba’s President, Closing a Dynasty
Beyond that, Cuba’s next president will be hemmed in from multiple sides: Raúl Castro is expected to remain the head of the Communist Party, and the diplomatic opening with the United States has closed abruptly under President Trump. “There [...]
Why is the U.S. lagging behind other countries in closing the gender pay gap?
Iceland has made the top ten list consistently for the past several years. But they’re not sitting comfortably at the top: Iceland’s government says its work striving for equal pay isn’t done. A new law in the country requires all [...]
Jury set to hear closing arguments in Menendez bribery trial
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – The jury in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez is set to hear closing arguments on Thursday after more than two months of testimony. The New Jersey Democrat is charged with accepting gifts from Florida eye [...]

Gorsuch’s path to 60 votes closing fast

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s path to 60 votes is rapidly closing — setting the stage for a nuclear showdown in the Senate as soon as next week. Senior Democratic sources are now increasingly confident that Gorsuch can’t clear [...]

Major Christian Charity Is Closing India Operations Amid a Crackdown

Its executives vehemently deny the government’s allegation that it is funding religious conversions, and say India has given them no opportunity to rebut the accusation. Instead, they say they found themselves in murky back-channel [...]

Obama returns to Washington: Protecting healthcare law on the closing stretch agenda

HONOLULU (AP) — His last presidential vacation behind him, Barack Obama is entering the closing stretch of his term, an eleventh-hour push to tie up loose ends and put finishing touches on his legacy before handing the reins to President-elect [...]