UK PM Johnson says there's little appetite in the EU for further delay

World News - 15 hours 9 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he was confident he had secured the best possible deal to leave the European Union, warning parliament there was little appetite in the bloc for any further delay.
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UK PM Johnson says hopes this is the moment to get Brexit resolution

World News - 15 hours 9 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hoped lawmakers would go ahead with a vote on Saturday on the divorce deal he struck this week with the European Union and this would be the moment Britain would get resolution over Brexit.
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Explainer: Britain's 'Super Saturday' Brexit showdown in parliament

World News - 15 hours 27 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a Brexit showdown with parliament on Saturday after clinching a last-minute divorce deal with the European Union, but a wrecking amendment could derail his plans.
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UK government will not participate in Brexit deal vote if Letwin amendment passes: BBC

World News - 15 hours 30 min ago
The British government will not take part in a vote on its Brexit deal on Saturday if lawmakers back a proposal which seeks to withhold support for a deal until formal ratification legislation has passed, the BBC's political editor said.
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UK parliament speaker selects Letwin amendment for vote

World News - 15 hours 31 min ago
The speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, said on Saturday he had selected for a vote a proposal to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until formal ratification legislation has passed.
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Exclusive: Huawei in early talks with U.S. firms to license 5G platform - Huawei executive

World News - 15 hours 40 min ago
Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some U.S. telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them, a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday.
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Brexiteer Baker tells Conservative faction to vote for Johnson's deal

World News - 16 hours 23 min ago
Steve Baker, the head of a hardline Brexit faction in the Conservative Party, has told his European Research Group allies that they should vote for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
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UK has no intention of asking for longer Brexit transition: Barclay

World News - 17 hours 15 min ago
Britain has no intention of extending the transition period that follows Brexit past the current December 2020 end date, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Saturday.
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UK Conservative lawmaker Duncan Smith says time to get Brexit done

World News - 17 hours 36 min ago
Conservative lawmaker Iain Duncan Smith said he would be voting in favor of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's European Union divorce deal on Saturday saying it was time to get Brexit done.
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'Failure:' Mexico admits bungled arrest of kingpin's son after mayhem

World News - 17 hours 46 min ago
Mexican officials on Friday admitted they had bungled the arrest of kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, who they let go during shootouts with drug gangs in the streets of a major city, but the president insisted his security strategy was working.
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DUP will consider backing amendment to UK PM Johnson's Brexit deal

World News - 17 hours 52 min ago
Boris Johnson's Northern Irish allies will consider backing an amendment which would delay any immediate decision on the British prime minister's Brexit deal when it comes before parliament on Saturday.
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Chile President Pinera declares emergency as capital rocked by riots

World News - 18 hours 19 min ago
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early on Saturday, as the city of 6 million descended into chaos amid riots that left a downtown building engulfed in flames and its metro system shuttered.
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Brother of Honduran president found guilty in U.S. drug trial

World News - 19 hours 8 min ago
Honduran politician Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a two-week trial that featured dramatic accusations of corruption against his brother, the Central American nation's president.
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Honduran president hobbled after being implicated in brother's bribery conviction

World News - 19 hours 8 min ago
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged battered from the trial and conviction of his brother on Friday after the U.S. Justice Department concluded that the evidence showed narcotraffickers had bribed the president and his party.
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Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march

World News - 19 hours 19 min ago
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend in the Chinese-ruled city, which has been battered by months of violent protests.
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California utility sees decade of power cuts to avoid wildfires

World News - 19 hours 28 min ago
Northern Californians can expect widespread power cuts aimed at preventing wildfires for a decade while Pacific Gas & Electric upgrades wires systems, cuts back trees and takes other safety measures, the utility's chief executive said on Friday.
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U.S. oil major Chevron set to receive Venezuelan crude cargo: document

World News - Fri, 2019-10-18 22:46
U.S. oil major Chevron Corp is scheduled this month to receive at least one cargo of crude oil from sanctioned Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, according to an internal PDVSA document.
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Opioid settlement talks fail, landmark trial expected Monday

World News - Fri, 2019-10-18 21:18
A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlement on Friday that had been expected to be valued at around $50 billion.
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Factbox: Major incidents in Mexico's drug wars

World News - Fri, 2019-10-18 21:16
Heavily armed fighters surrounded security forces in a Mexican city and made them free one of jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's sons, after his capture triggered gunbattles and a prison break that sent civilians scurrying for cover.
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Mexican security forces free El Chapo's son to protect lives: minister

World News - Fri, 2019-10-18 20:51
Mexican security forces have released captured drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's son from a house where they briefly apprehended him on Thursday, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo told Reuters, saying the decision was taken to protect lives.
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