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Finland’s Center Party head to step down after election loss

HELSINKI (AP) – Finland’s outgoing prime minister says he will step down as head of the Center Party, which had one of its worst performances in decades in Sunday parliamentary election. Juha Sipila tweeted Tuesday “the election result [...]

Nancy Pelosi urges Trump to take down 9-11 video

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called Sunday for President Trump to take down a video he tweeted shaming Rep. Ilhan Omar over her controversial remarks about September 11, saying the tweet has put the freshman congresswoman’s life in danger. The [...]

The Latest: Sudan officials: President forced to step down

CAIRO (AP) – The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Eyewitnesses in the Sudanese capital say the military has deployed at key sites in the city to secure several installations ahead of an army announcement and [...]

Barr: Mueller turned down offer to review Russia probe findings

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How Trump Conspired with the Freedom Caucus to Shut Down the Government

Jake Sherman is a senior writer for Politico and co-author of Politico’s Playbook. Anna Palmer is a senior Washington correspondent for Politico and co-author of Politico‘s Playbook. */ ]]> It was as if Mark Meadows were watching [...]

Donald Trump doubles down on border closure threat

President Trump doubled down Wednesday on his ultimatum that he will “close” the border unless Congress acts, brushing aside advice from his own team at the White House, from business groups and from members of Congress that it would be [...]

McConnell shuts down the Pelosi agenda

Democrats — particularly the 60-plus freshmen — are encountering a new reality: It doesn’t matter what they do as long as Republicans control both the Senate and the White House. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share [...]

Theresa May Promises to Step Down if U.K. Parliament Backs Brexit Plan

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain told Conservative lawmakers on Wednesday that she would step down if Parliament approved her plan for withdrawal from the European Union. “I have heard very clearly the mood of the [...]

India Shot Down a Satellite, Modi Says, Shifting Balance of Power in Asia

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India announced on Wednesday that India had fired an interceptor rocket to shoot down a satellite, escalating the country’s rivalry with China and Pakistan, and demonstrating a strategic [...]

Modi Says India Shot Down a Satellite, Joining an Exclusive Club

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India announced on Wednesday that India had shot down a low-orbit satellite with a missile in a test, hailing it as a major moment of national pride. If confirmed, a successful missile test [...]