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At Brexit Crunch Time, Theresa May Takes a Pummeling

Even if Mrs. May survives an attempt by rebels within her own party to oust her, she now seems unlikely to win parliamentary approval for her agreement. “If she doesn’t see this through, she will go down in history as a poor leader,” [...]

California gas-tax repeal takes lead as race comes down to wire: Poll

The California gas-tax repeal has maneuvered into the lead as the election comes down to the final lap, according to the latest poll. The News10/San Diego Union-Tribune poll released Monday found that California voters favored Proposition 6, [...]

‘Schumer’s little pet’: GOP takes one last swing at Manchin

Donald Trump Jr. rallied West Virginia voters Monday at a campaign event for Republican Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey, who is running to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Elections Don Jr. and Kimberly [...]

Facebook’s election ‘war room’ takes aim at fake information

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook’s expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads “War Room.” Behind the door lies a nerve center the social network has set up to [...]

‘That grip and grin will come back to haunt him’: Pompeo takes heat for friendly Saudi sit-down

Pressed Wednesday on why he might believe Riyadh’s future findings, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined to acknowledge the possibility that Jamal Khashoggi was killed, describing him instead as “missing.” | Leah Millis/AFP/Getty [...]

Whatever It Takes

The Democrats’ current position on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is: We cannot have someone addicted to beer on our highest court! What if a foreign power were to ply him with this nectar in a can? Talk about taking [...]

In Mexico, a Truck Full of Cadavers Takes a Mystery Road Trip

MEXICO CITY — The morgue had a problem: It had run out of space for fresh corpses. Violence was soaring and new bodies were arriving every day, yet there was no place to store them. Authorities in the western Mexican state of Jalisco [...]

In farewell statement, McCain takes one last swing at Trump

Six-term Arizona Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, said in the statement that the U.S. is weakened by hiding “behind walls rather than [tearing] them down.” | Cliff Owen/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Sen. [...]

Britain Takes Over a Private Prison Steeped in Filth and Violence

LONDON — The British government seized control of a major prison from the private firm G4S on Monday after inspectors reported that the facility had fallen into “a state of crisis,” with prisoners using drugs and administering [...]

Imran Khan Takes Oath in Pakistan, a Nation Divided and in Debt

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The new prime minister will have to overcome deep political divisions to pursue economic reforms as the country’s debt payments come due. Source: NYT > World