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UK PM Johnson's Conservatives poll lead jumps to 14 points: Survation

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 6:21pm
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party extended its lead over the Labour Party to 14 percentage points, up from 9 percentage points a week ago, an opinion poll by Survation for ITV's Good Morning Britain showed on Monday.

Saudi crown prince called Trump, expressed condolences over Florida base shooting: state news

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 6:20pm
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday and expressed his condolences and support for the families of the victims of the Florida naval base shooting, according to the state news agency.

Mexico accepts U.S. steel demand in USMCA trade deal, but with conditions

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 6:16pm
Mexico would accept a U.S. demand on steel in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement if the rule took effect at least five years after the trade pact's ratification, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday.

Democrats zoom in on Trump impeachment charges this week

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 5:54pm
Democratic lawmakers could vote this week on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee chairman said on Sunday as lawmakers sharpened their focus on charges of wrongdoing in his dealings with Ukraine.

Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech's data dominance

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 5:46pm
Google, Alibaba and other "Big Tech" companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent unfair competition.

As Fed reiterates rate pause, forecasts likely to be blown off course

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 2:17pm
Friday's booming U.S. jobs report should give the Federal Reserve all it needs to stick to its plan not to cut interest rates further in the near future, so when U.S. central bankers meet this week, most of the focus will be on their outlook for next year and beyond.

Trump says Kim Jong Un risks losing 'everything' after North Korea claims major test

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 12:49pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing "everything" if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearize, after the North said it had carried out a "successful test of great significance."

Nadler says vote 'possible' on Trump articles of impeachment this week

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 9:53am
Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said on Sunday that articles of impeachment were being drafted and it was possible his panel could vote this week on charges against President Donald Trump.

Schiff: focus on 'overwhelming evidence' in Trump impeachment

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 9:53am
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday it was best to focus charges in the impeachment of President Donald Trump on where there was overwhelming evidence and not try to charge everything.

Trump says North Korea must denuclearize, after North claims 'very important' test

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 9:48am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing "everything" if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearize, after the North said it had carried out a "successful test of great significance."

France willing to delay pension reform timing as strikes continue

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 9:16am
The French government said it would see through planned pension reforms but tried to assuage union anger with promises of a gradual introduction of the new system that has sparked nationwide strikes.

Johnson pledges transformative Brexit as nerves are rattled by UK polls

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 9:13am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was nervous about his narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of Thursday's election but pledged to deliver a "transformative" Brexit that will allow lower immigration.

U.S. defense secretary securing military bases after Florida shooting

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 8:52am
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he has instructed the armed forces to review both security at military bases and screening for foreign soldiers who come to the United States for training after a shooting in Florida.

Hong Kong sees biggest protests since democrats' election boost

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 7:26am
Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators thronged Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest anti-government protests since local elections last month that boosted the pro-democracy movement seeking to curb controls by China.

Britain's PM Johnson says election race not over yet

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 6:19am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his supporters not to be complacent before a Dec. 12 general election that he is forecast to win, saying the race was not over yet.

As poll numbers slide, Warren wrestles with Medicare for All dilemma

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 5:09am
With support for Elizabeth Warren's White House bid sliding since the release last month of a divisive plan to overhaul healthcare, the Democratic presidential contender has made an effort to refocus her campaign in early-voting Iowa on her signature anti-corruption message.

Joshua takes revenge on Ruiz in Saudi Arabia rematch

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 5:01am
Britain's Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to seize back the heavyweight world championship belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June.

UK Labour's McDonnell: I worry anti-Semitism has affected our election campaign

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 4:10am
British opposition Labour Party's John McDonnell said on Sunday he was worried that accusations of failing to tackle anti-Semitism had damaged his party's election campaign.

Naughtiest sin? PM Johnson admits cycling on the pavement

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 4:08am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that the naughtiest thing he was prepared to admit to was breaking the law by cycling on the pavement.

UK security minister says no Russian money behind Conservative election bid

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 4:08am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has not funded its election campaign with Russian money, security minister Brandon Lewis told the BBC on Sunday.