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Jeremy Corbyn Will Decide What Happens to Brexit (Whether He Wants to or Not)

LONDON — Within minutes after Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for leaving the European Union was resoundingly defeated on Tuesday night, the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, rose in Parliament and vowed in [...]

Trump touts shutdown plan, but advisers say ‘no one knows what he will do’

President Donald Trump did not have any public events listed on his schedule for Saturday and Sunday. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Government Shutdown The president was slated to spend the day speaking by phone to staff and lawmakers, and [...]

Trump campaign Web site contradicts new claim that Mexico will not directly pay for the wall

Donald Trump today claimed that he never said that Mexico would literally pay for the border wall. But he did. Repeatedly. And it’s still up on the Trump campaign Web site. In a document titled “Pay for the Wall,” the Trump campaign [...]

Trump will bring top White House lawyer to Mexican border

President Donald Trump, pictured here with Vice President Mike Pence, has long described the project as a wall, though more recently he has said he could accept a slatted steel fence. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Immigration The [...]

Tax refunds will go out during shutdown, White House official says

The agency is divided over whether it has the legal authority to both summon furloughed employees back to work to process the refunds. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The Trump administration [...]

News Analysis: Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Nearly two years into his presidency and more than six months after his historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, President Trump finds himself essentially back where he was at the beginning in achieving the ambitious [...]

South Africa’s Zuma will head to recording studio in 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Driven from office by scandal, former South African president Jacob Zuma plans to record music in 2019. An official says Zuma, who resigned in February, will in April record “his trademark struggle songs” from [...]

Kansas teen will high school, Harvard diplomas in same month

ULYSSES, Kan. (AP) – A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma – and a few days later he’ll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor’s degree. Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral will attend both [...]

As China Cracks Down on Churches, Christians Declare ‘We Will Not Forfeit Our Faith’

CHENGDU, China — For months, Gu Baoluo had been looking forward to a boisterous Christmas celebration at one of China’s best-known Protestant churches. He loved decorating trees, singing songs like “Silent Night” and watching [...]

U.S. Will Send Migrants Back to Mexico as They Wait on Asylum Claims

CANCÚN, Mexico — The Trump administration announced a new migration policy Thursday that will require asylum seekers who cross the Mexican border illegally to return to Mexico while their cases are decided. The United States has [...]