Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time.
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Hopes of ECB, Fed rate cuts boost global stocks, British pound sags
Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union.
Louisiana policemen fired over Facebook post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez be shot
A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post.
Trump tells Pentagon to find better sources of rare earth magnet
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told the Pentagon to find better ways to procure a rare earth magnet used in specialty motors, warning that the nation's defense would suffer without adequate stockpiles.
Exclusive: Some Australian BHP investors push for external candidate for CEO
At least three institutional investors in Australia are pushing for global miner BHP Group to consider external candidates to replace Andrew Mackenzie as new CEO, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy'
Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy" in the strategic waterway.
More racial diversity in U.S. police departments unlikely to reduce shootings: study
White police officers in the United States are no more likely to shoot dead minorities than black or Hispanic officers, undercutting the idea that increasing racial diversity in police departments would reduce those shootings, a study released on Monday said.
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