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UK Parliament backs bill pushing further Brexit delay as May, Corbyn seek new plan
Britain's Brexit drama went into overtime Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's main opposition sought a compromise deal to prevent an abrupt British departure from the European Union at the end of next week.
NATO chief, in speech to Congress, declares Trump's push for more defense spending is working
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, in a historic address to Congress, declared Wednesday that President Trump’s push for NATO allies to increase their defense spending has 'had an impact' and made the alliance stronger.
Britain's Labour Party had 'constructive' Brexit talks with PM May
Britain’s opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it had had constructive discussions with Prime Minister Theresa May on breaking the Brexit deadlock.
First Images of Saudi Nuclear Reactor Show Plant Nearing Finish
Saudi Arabia is nearing completion of its first nuclear reactor, satellite images of the facility show, triggering warnings about the risks of the kingdom using the technology without signing up to the international rules governing the industry.
Zehut’s Feiglin says he wants to build Third Temple right away
The head of the far-right quasi-libertarian Zehut party said Wednesday that he wants to rebuild the Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem immediately.
Poll gives 67 seats to right-wing bloc as Likud widens lead over Blue and White
A poll published Wednesday showed all right-wing parties crossing the electoral threshold, giving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a possible 67-seat bloc after the April 9 elections.
Netanyahu jets off to Moscow for meeting with Putin
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayhu departed for Moscow Thursday morning for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin that is expected to focus on Syria and Iran.
Inside the United States
Senate goes nuclear to speed up Trump nominees
Unable to work out a bipartisan deal to speed up Trump administration nominees, the Senate Republican majority changed the chamber's rules on Wednesday to shorten debate time over the objections of Democrats.
Congressional Democrats demand Trump's tax returns
Richard Neal, the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, submitted his long-awaited request for President Trump’s tax returns on Wednesday.
GOP Pushes to Force All House Members to Vote on Infanticide – Yea or Nay
Republican House members held a press conference this week to announce the filing of a discharge petition to allow the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to be voted on. Twenty-five previous attempts to bring the bill to a vote were shut down by Democrats, who have a majority in the House.