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UK trade minister says 'no deal' Brexit more likely than not

LONDON (AP) — Britain's international trade minister says it's likely the U.K. will fail to agree upon a divorce deal with the European Union before it leaves the bloc in March — the latest in a growing chorus of warnings that the negotiations are in crisis.<p>Trade Secretary Liam Fox told the Sunday …

Great Britain

Wary of China's rise, Pompeo announces U.S. initiatives in emerging Asia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced $113 million in new technology, energy and infrastructure initiatives in emerging Asia on Monday, at a time when China is pouring billions of dollars in investments into the region.<p>In a policy speech delivered amid increased U.S. …

Trade War Casualties: Factories Shifting Out Of China

China-based manufacturers were already in the process of moving to lower-cost Southeast Asia. Now that trade tariffs have been enacted on at least $50 billion worth of goods, and another $200 billion likely by summer’s end, they are shifting their supply chain. It’s happening.<p>“With recent tariff …

US, EU Trade Officials Split Over Agriculture in Trade Talks

“We feel the EU has become increasingly aggressive in their agreements,” Perdue says<p>The apparent U.S.-European Union trade truce is less than a week …

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Vero was on a job hunting mission when chopper crashed in lake - family

The late Veronica Muthoni Kamau who perished in the Lake Nakuru helicopter crash. PHOTO | COURTESY<p><b>By REITZ MUREITHI and LINET AMULI</b><p>The female …

Kenya

Caught in a deadly ambush, U.S. troops in Niger waited an hour for French air power to arrive

By Dan Lamothe<p>Dan Lamothe<p>Reporter covering the Pentagon and the U.S. military<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The U.S. Special Forces team caught in a deadly ambush three weeks ago in Niger did not request help from nearby French forces for about an hour after the firefight began near a village the Americans had …

Jim Mattis

Luxembourg says punishing City of London after Brexit would harm EU

LONDON (Reuters) - The City of London must remain the top global financial center after Brexit to avoid its financial services drifting to other parts of the world, Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna said on Monday.<p>Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna looks on as he takes part in a …

Financial Services

Donald Trump says he wants to be very involved with UK 'because you don’t hear the word Britain anymore'

Donald Trump has said he wants to be very involved with the UK because "you don’t hear the word Britain anymore".<p>The US president promised last week to forge a “very big and exciting” trade deal with the UK after Brexit.<p>He tweeted that his administration was “working on a major trade deal. Could be …

Teenager breaks Jacob Rees-Mogg's record for longest word used in Parliament

A teenager has managed to beat Jacob Rees-Mogg's record for the longest word used on the Parliamentary estate.<p>The MP was previously an unbeaten champion in the use of eccentric language on the floor of the Commons.<p>He used the word floccinaucinihilipilification in a debate, and no one thought he …

France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

<b>Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party.</b><p>The move comes just a day after she reached the second round of the French election, where she will face centrist Emmanuel Macron.<p>Ms Le Pen told French TV she …

Kenya: The King of Coffee

By Phyllis Johnson Kenya is the official Portrait Country for the 2017 Global Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle. Phyllis Johnson ... »

African governments have a new way of controlling the media—starve them of ad revenue

National governments remain the single largest source of revenue for news organizations in Africa. In Rwanda, for example, a staggering 85-90% of advertising revenue comes from the public sector.<p>In Kenya, it’s estimated that 30% of newspaper revenue comes from government advertising. In 2013, the …

Working-class whites can’t handle their status as ‘the new minority’

By Jonathan Capehart<p>Jonathan Capehart<p>Opinion writer focusing on the intersection of social and cultural issues and politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Opinion writer<p>“Racism motivated Trump voters more than authoritarianism.” That was the you-don’t-say headline on an April 17 Monkey Cage analysis by Thomas Wood …

Donald Trump

Boko Haram: Wheat growers in Northeast have abandoned their farms

Wheat growers in Nigeria’s northeast have abandoned their farms under the onslaught of the Boko Haram insurgency, a setback for the country’s efforts …

Hayden: Why Russia is more worried about war than US

<b>(CNN) —</b> Amid rising tensions between the United States and Russia, the former CIA and National Security Agency director under President George W. Bush said Wednesday night that Moscow would be at a disadvantage if a war scenario were to develop.<p>"No one wants to go to war with the Russians, but let …

Erin Burnett

Elections in Iran: ′Clear the path for a woman to become president′ | Middle East| News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW | 17.04.2017

On May 19, Iranians will elect their next president. Once again, it will be a man. In an interview with DW, women's rights activist Mahboubeh …

Theresa May rules out participating in TV debates before election

Jeremy Corbyn says PM should not dodge debates, and Tim Farron calls for broadcasters to ‘empty chair’ her<p>Theresa May has ruled out taking part in TV debates during the general election campaign, raising the possibility that broadcasters could host debates without the prime minister.<p>“Our answer is …

Financial regulator warns access to EU markets is crucial for healthy competition

FCA urges Britain to retain access to EU markets in order to avoid disruption in the sector.<p>Britain needs to retain access to European Union markets …

Trump signs order targeting visa abuses as he touts tools 'made in the USA'

Speaking at Wisconsin tool company, president pledges to take ‘sledgehammer’ to regulations as he signs measure cracking down on H-1B scheme<p>Donald Trump promised to take a “sledgehammer” to what he considered job-killing regulations as he signed an executive order to crack down on fraud and abuse …

Back the talk with more ground forces in South Korea

Vice President Pence’s commitment to placing “all options . . . on the table” in North Korea must be backed with credible U.S. military capabilities [“Pence warns North Korea not to underestimate U.S. resolve,” World, April 17]. Long degraded for other U.S. operational requirements amid reduced …

Pollsters know that this election will be the most unpredictable to date

From where we are now, it seems pretty certain that the polls will say that Theresa May will win the snap general election. However, most people are …

The Recovering Heroin Addict Shaking Social Media

Meet Ryan Hampton, 36, recovery advocate, political activist and recovering heroin addict igniting America’s social media feeds with stories of hope, recovery and activism. From his advocacy that led Sephora to take their eyeshadow branded “druggie” off the shelves to the activism that urged an …

Trump's Call To Turkey's Erdogan Highlights The Ethical Mess He's Brought To The White House

In his business life, the president worked with political leaders across the globe.<p>WASHINGTON ― This week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a referendum in which he narrowly won the ability to claim broad new governmental powers. The referendum was treated by international observers as a …

May's real reason for calling election? To show EU that Brexit really means Brexit | Patrick Wintour

PM’s decision aims to dispel the lingering belief in Europe that Britain will change its mind about leaving the EU<p>Of the many reasons Theresa May supplied for calling a general election, the Conservative leader provided one particularly important one. She believes she still needs to convince her …

Sean Spicer Conveniently Asleep by Midnight Every Saturday

Sean Spicer.<p>It’s hard work being press secretary for one of the least popular administrations in history, particularly when many of the gaffes you …

Melissa McCarthy

Virginia is already taking the best steps to deliver the best health care

The April 7 letter by Robert Phillips, “Democrats are also out of excuses on Virginia’s Medicaid expansion,” proclaimed that my team neglected to secure a 1115 waiver and other waivers from the federal government that would allow us to explore creative avenues for expanding Medicaid’s health …