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What Is the D.U.P., and How Might It Scupper Brexit?

LONDON — After years of debate, false starts and just plain confusion, the news that Britain had reached a deal to leave the European Union seemed like a moment for a weary nation to exhale. But nearly as soon as Prime Minister Boris [...]

‘Our River Was Like a God’: How Dams and China’s Might Imperil the Mekong

ON THE MEKONG RIVER — When the Chinese came to the village of Lat Thahae, perched on a muddy bend of a Mekong River tributary, they scrawled a Chinese character on the walls of homes, schools and Buddhist temples. No one in this isolated [...]

Jeremy Corbyn or No-Deal Brexit? The U.K. Might Have to Choose

(Bankers cannot, though, buy dinner for Mr. McDonnell, who has protected his abstemious reputation — and the party’s anti-elite bona fides — by insisting on “tea and biscuits, nothing else,” Lord Kerslake said. That is a contrast [...]

Democrats Are Veering Left. It Might Just Work.

John F. Harris is founding editor of POLITICO and author of The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House. */ ]]> Put a bunch of Democrats on the stage and they can’t help but go off the rails: They compete with each other to win [...]

Lawmaker blasted for saying US might look like South America

PHOENIX (AP) – A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15 speech during which state Sen. Sylvia [...]

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted.

In recent years, gay people have become more visible in the country. But conservative Christian groups have also escalated demonstrations against homosexuality in major cities, often calling gay soldiers a threat to military readiness. Those [...]

‘I think I’d take it’: Trump says he might not report foreign help to FBI in 2020

President Donald Trump said he does not believe foreign information on an election opponent immediately counts as interference. | Shawn Thew/Pool via Bloomberg white house The president, in an ABC interview, also said that ‘there’s [...]

Nepal Says Everest Rules Might Change After Traffic Jams and Deaths

KATHMANDU, Nepal — After human traffic jams at the top of Mount Everest and an aggressive, unruly atmosphere that has been likened to “a zoo,” Nepalese officials said on Wednesday that they were considering changing the rules [...]

The Latest: White House says it was told Mueller might speak

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The White House says it was given a heads-up that special counsel Robert Mueller (MUHL’-ur) might be making a [...]

Who Might Replace Theresa May as Britain’s Prime Minister?

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain has announced that she will step down as the Conservative Party leader on June 7, bringing into the open a party leadership struggle that has been underway on the sidelines for months. But [...]