A retiree, a factory worker, a Boy Scout leader and a college student - these voters live in some of the most competitive counties in America's presidential battleground states, places set to play an outsized role in the 2020 presidential election. Here's a look at what influences their votes.
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Then there were two: Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain
Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, continued his progress toward the top job on Thursday when he trounced his rivals again in the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May.
U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May.
Ex-U.S. Marine accused of spying by Russia asks Trump to help
A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying called on U.S. President Donald Trump and the leaders of Britain, Canada and Ireland to help him as he appeared in court at an appeal hearing on Thursday.
Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics
When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing.
Slack to take unusual route to public markets, likely valuing it around $16 billion
Slack Technologies, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, is poised for an unusual public listing on Thursday that will see it trade on the New York Stock Exchange and could value it at around $16 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Deutsche Bank faces FBI investigation for possible money-laundering lapses: source
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining whether Deutsche Bank complied with laws meant to stop money laundering, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.
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