British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU. A no confidence vote is set for Wednesday.
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White House considering former PepsiCo CEO, Treasury official to lead World Bank: source
The White House is considering former PepsiCo Inc Chief Executive Indra Nooyi, Treasury Department official David Malpass and Overseas Private Investment Corp CEO Ray Washburne among candidates to head the World Bank, an administration official said on Tuesday.
Fearing for Saudi teen's safety, Canada refugee agency hires guard
Amid threats to the safety of Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed, who was granted asylum in Canada, the Toronto agency helping her has hired a security guard to ensure "she is never alone" as she starts a normal life, its executive director said on Tuesday.
Defying Trump, U.S. Senate advances measure critical of easing Russia sanctions
The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to move ahead with a resolution disapproving of a Trump administration plan to ease sanctions on Russian companies tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, clearing the way for debate and a vote on the plan.
U.S. House, including Steve King, votes to condemn his racist statements
The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to pass a resolution disapproving statements made by Representative Steve King that were roundly criticized as racist, and King himself voted in favor of it.
Shutdown bites economy, U.S. Coast Guard as Washington talks stall
The U.S. economy is taking a larger-than-expected hit from the partial government shutdown, White House estimates showed on Tuesday, as contractors and even the Coast Guard go without pay and talks to end the impasse seemed stalled.
Best U.S. fund managers of '18 buying healthcare, pot stocks as market wobbles
The top-performing U.S. growth fund managers of the last year are taking the recent slide in the U.S. stock market to add to their bets in companies they expect will continue to expand regardless of the direction of the overall economy.
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