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Eighth Lawmaker Quits Britain’s Labour Party

Joan Ryan, a Labour member of Parliament, has become the eighth lawmaker to resign from Britain’s main opposition party. Ryan, a lawmaker elected from Enfield North, wrote in a tweet…

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Rouhani: Iran-U.S. Tensions Are at ‘A Maximum’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that tensions between Tehran and Washington were at “a maximum” rarely seen in the decades-long contentious relations of the two countries. Animosity between…

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EU Reaches Agreement on Truck Emissions

The European Union on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, seeking to reduce CO2 emissions. The agreement among negotiators from the European Parliament…

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Islamic State Steps Up Terror Attacks in Syria

The Islamic State has stepped up terror attacks against U.S.-backed fighters in eastern Syria, pointing to the threat the terrorists will pose even after they lose their last enclave there,…

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Gatherings Against Anti-Semitism to Take Place in France

Marches and gatherings against anti-Semitism are taking place across France following a series of anti-Semitic acts that shocked the country. Answering a call from political parties, thousands of protesters and…

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Russia Court to Hold U.S. Investor for 2 Months

A Russian court ruled that Michael Calvey, the founder of private-equity firm Baring Vostok Capital Partners and one of the country’s longest-standing American investors, should be held in custody for…

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