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Brexit: DUP tells Theresa May to 'keep her side of the bargain'

Democratic Unionists tell the PM to "keep her side of the bargain" after abstaining in Commons votes...

BBC Politics

Ivanka Trump Repeatedly Used Personal Email at White House, Review Finds

Ivanka Trump last month in the Oval Office. Ms. Trump had told people in the White House that she was unaware of the rules when she was using her personal email account...

New York Times Politics

Ivanka Trump’s Emails Could Provide New Democratic House With Fodder

Ivanka Trump last month in the Oval Office. Ms. Trump had told people in the White House that she was unaware of the rules when she was using her personal email account...

New York Times Politics

Rep. Seth Moulton faces town-hall pushback for opposing Pelosi

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Politico

Science Times at 40: Essay: The Experiments Are Fascinating. But Nobody Can Repeat Them.

Replication is important to scientists, because it means the finding might just be real. But scientists are wary of a replication crisis and fear its corrosive effects on publ...

New York Times Politics

Steyer takes step toward 2020 presidential bid

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Politico

Trump’s Criticism of Architect of Bin Laden Raid Draws Fire

Colleagues and commanders alike found it audacious for the president to impugn the lifelong nonpartisan political position of William H. McRaven, a retired admiral and univers...

New York Times Politics

11 Things We’d Really Like to Know: How Will We Outsmart A.I. Liars?

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New York Times Politics

He Led the Bin Laden Raid. Now He’s a Trump Target.

President Trump has caused a stir with criticism of a retired Navy admiral, William H. McRaven. How did Mr. McRaven, the former Navy SEAL commander who oversaw the mission to...

New York Times Politics

Florida Election Finally Ends, but Criticism of It Does Not

Brenda C. Snipes, the elections supervisor of Broward County, in Lauderhill, Fla., on Friday. “I’m not going to say that I made major mistakes; I’m not going to say that...

New York Times Politics

‘Message of Change’: 16 Rebel Democrats Vow to Oppose Pelosi

Representative Nancy Pelosi has expressed supreme confidence that she will reclaim her old job as House speaker...

New York Times Politics

CNN’s Jim Acosta Has Press Pass Restored by White House

A dispute over a White House press pass for the CNN correspondent Jim Acosta developed into a test of press freedoms in the Trump era...

New York Times Politics

Labour promises to end civil service qualifications 'snobbery'

The move is intended to allow a greater range of applicants to reflect diversity of modern Britain...

Independent Politics

Brexit: Introduce ID cards to control immigration instead of leaving the EU, report says

UK should do more within existing EU rules to set up national identity system and avoid 'terrible mistake' of Brexit, think tank says...

Independent Politics

Fact Check of the Day: Trump’s Misleading Claim That He Warned About Osama bin Laden

“Everybody in Pakistan knew he was there,” President Trump said of Osama bin Laden, lamenting that he was not taken down sooner...

New York Times Politics

DUP votes against finance bill in further blow to May

Party fires shot across bows of government in apparent protest over Brexit dealThe future of Theresa May’s government was thrown into further doubt on Monday night after the...

The Guardian Politics

DUP votes against finance bill in warning shot to May

Party fails to support government in apparent protest over Brexit dealThe future of Theresa May’s government has been thrown into further doubt after the Democratic Unionist...

The Guardian Politics

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: These Divided States

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New York Times Politics

Trump and Pakistani leader face off on Twitter

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Politico

Mueller says powers still intact amid DOJ overhaul

Matthew Whitaker's appointment as the special counsel's boss 'neither alters the special counsel’s authority to represent the United S...

Politico

Feminism in the wake of Isis

A new documentary profiles women’s rights advocates in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria In the documentary, I am the Revolution, the Iraqi women’s rights activist Yanar...

New Statesman

In Mississippi, Issues of Race Complicate a Senate Election

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith at an election night party in Jackson, Miss., this month. She has all but vanished from the campaign trail ahead of a debate with her Democratic oppon...

New York Times Politics

Bernie Sanders to huddle with progressive leaders in Burlington

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Politico

DUP abstain on government Finance Bill votes

The relationship between the DUP and the government has been strained over the draft Brexit agreement...

BBC Politics

Troops at U.S.-Mexican border to start coming home

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Politico

Brexit plan will stop EU migrants 'jumping the queue' - May

The PM stresses immigration changes in a CBI speech - amid the threat of a leadership challenge...

BBC Politics

Say hello to minority government: The DUP are on strike

The party's nine MPs are abstaining on almost every vote on budget legislation tonight.  The DUP has gone on strike. Its nine MPs – the 10th, Ian Paisley...

New Statesman

DUP abstains on crucial votes in warning over May's Brexit agreement

The move brings into question whether the confidence and supply agreement remains in place...

Independent Politics

DUP abstains from crucial vote in warning over May's Brexit agreement

The move brings into question whether the confidence and supply agreement remains in place...

Independent Politics

DUP abstain from crucial vote in warning over May's Brexit agreement

The move brings into question whether the confidence and supply agreement remains in place...

Independent Politics

Treasury to publish Brexit deal analysis after rebellion

Government bows to pressure following cross-party amendment to finance billAfter a backbench rebellion, the Treasury will publish analysis comparing the impact of Theresa May...

The Guardian Politics

Treasury promises to publish Brexit deal analysis

Government bows to pressure after cross-party amendment to finance billAfter a backbench rebellion, the Treasury will publish analysis comparing the impact of Theresa May’s...

The Guardian Politics

Toppling PM risks 'most appalling chaos', says Jeremy Hunt

Foreign secretary chastises MPs for encouraging letters of no confidence in Theresa MayRebels seeking to remove Theresa May risk bringing about “the most appalling chaos”,...

The Guardian Politics

Toppling May risks 'most appalling chaos', says Jeremy Hunt

Foreign secretary chastises MPs for encouraging letters of no confidence in Theresa MayRebels seeking to remove Theresa May risk bringing about “the most appalling chaos”,...

The Guardian Politics

Toppling the PM risks 'most appalling chaos', says Jeremy Hunt

Foreign secretary chastises MPs for encouraging letters of no confidence in Theresa MayRebels seeking to remove Theresa May “risk the most appalling chaos” which could des...

The Guardian Politics

Labour open to PM no-confidence vote if Brexit deal voted down

Sir Keir Starmer tells PLP the party is ready to push for early general election if necessaryLabour will consider calling for a vote of no confidence in Theresa May’s govern...

The Guardian Politics

Spain demands Gibraltar veto in Brexit deal

The country will not agree to the draft withdrawal deal unless there is clarity over Gibraltar...

BBC Politics

Trump's refugee director moved to new post

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Politico

Democratic Senators Challenge Whitaker Appointment in Court

Matthew G. Whitaker, the acting attorney general who now oversees the special counsel, is widely seen as a Trump loyalist...

New York Times Politics

Spain threatens to reject May's Brexit deal over Gibraltar

Madrid throws spanner in works by demanding veto on any trade deal covering Rock• Follow the latest Brexit news - live updatesTheresa May is facing a fresh threat to her Bre...

The Guardian Politics

Amber Rudd claims UN warning on desperate plight of UK's poorest is 'inappropriate', in first Commons appearance as DWP minister

New work and pensions secretary says 'extraordinarily political' language used by UN poverty envoy about state of welfare in UK 'discred...

Independent Politics

Nielsen: Port of entry temporarily closed due to caravan

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Politico

Did a Tax Increase Tucked Into Trump’s Tax Cut Come Back to Bite Republicans?

President Trump signed a $1.5 trillion tax cut into law last December. The law capped a popular tax break used by high-earning taxpayers in high-tax states...

New York Times Politics

Corbyn claims EU will be willing to renegotiate Brexit deal at 11th hour - Politics live

Labour leader addresses the CBI after Theresa May’s said businesses would lose out from plans to stop low-skilled EU workers coming to the UKMay’s speech to CBI conference...

The Guardian Politics

Trump to give Mueller written answers by Thanksgiving

Trump’s lawyers set an informal Thanksgiving deadline for the president to finalize his responses to inquiries about the Russian hacking of the 2016 election...

Politico

The Guardian view on Brexit chaos: a threat to break up Britain | Editorial

Leavers claim Britain’s future lies in going it alone. Not if the country ends up in bitsThe United Kingdom has a sweet deal with the EU, enjoying more of the benefits and s...

The Guardian Politics

The Guardian view on toilet breaks: stop all the clocks | Editorial

Companies should cease behaving as though human bodies are a nuisance, and encourage workers to look after themselvesHow many times a day do you use the loo? Around eight is n...

The Guardian Politics

MP Fiona Onasanya trial: MP 'suffering from incurable illness'

A MP accused of trying to avoid a speeding prosecution says she was overwhelmed on becoming a MP...

BBC Politics

We don’t need May’s tortured Brexit to control migration | Rafael Behr

Ending the free movement of labour will not end a toxic debateMuch as pets and their owners develop uncanny likenesses, Theresa May’s Brexit deal conveys the prime minister...

The Guardian Politics

Jeremy Corbyn tells CBI business must act for 'common good'

The Labour leader tells the CBI the "rules of the game" must change to boost prosperity and equality...

BBC Politics

Amber Rudd condemns UN poverty report in combative return to frontline politics

New work and pensions secretary dismisses ‘disappointing’ study of UKAmber Rudd has used her first appearance in the House of Commons as work and pensions secretary to con...

The Guardian Politics

Pelosi’s bid for speaker imperiled as public opposition grows

Sixteen Democrats released a letter promising to vote against the California Democrat on the House floor...

Politico

Despite the chaos, Labour is sticking to its line on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn told the CBI that the Opposition will vote down the Withdrawal Agreement. Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the Confederation for British Industry’s annual c...

New Statesman

Energy minister Claire Perry accused of swearing and shouting at staff

Unions write to top official at BEIS department saying claims were raised by civil servantsTrade unions have written to the top official in the business department to raise co...

The Guardian Politics

Pro-Brexit Conservatives struggling to gather support for Theresa May leadership challenge

Hardliners embarrassed as threatened 48 signatures fail to materialise - despite a boast that 'the line will be crossed by a big margin on Monday'...

Independent Politics

Staff 'switched between Brexit campaign and Arron Banks insurance firm'

The Brexit campaign founder had told MPs no staff worked for both Leave.EU and his insurance firm...

BBC Politics

Brexit deal: Ministers back down and agree to publish analysis comparing impact of Theresa May's plan with remaining in EU

Theresa May has been dealt a fresh blow after MPs forced the government to agree to publish analysis comparing the economic impact of her Brexit deal compared to staying in th...

Independent Politics

Martin Rowson on Theresa May's struggle to sell Brexit plan – cartoon

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The Guardian Politics

Labour MP accused of misleading police tells court of chaotic life

Fiona Onasanya claims busy life as MP meant she struggled to answer police lettersA Labour MP accused of deliberately misleading the police over a speeding ticket has claimed...

The Guardian Politics

POLITICO Playbook: Details about the ‘Never Pelosi’ letter

And a trio of Senate Democrats sue to block Matt Whitaker from serving as acting AG...

Politico

The rise of the porn meme

Alongside GIFs, Vines, and pictures from pop culture, clips from porn videos are increasing popular meme fodder on social media sites. WARNING: Some of the content li...

New Statesman

Pakistan Angered by Trump’s Claim That It Does ‘Nothing’ for U.S.

In an interview with Fox News, President Trump defended his decision to withdraw hundreds of millions in aid to Pakistan...

New York Times Politics

Labour wants 'permanent' customs union with British say

The Labour leader tells the CBI about Labour's Brexit plan, which he says "could win support in Parliament " and bring Britain together...

BBC Politics

Corbyn: government’s Brexit agreement ‘locks in uncertainty’ for four years or more - Politics live

Labour leader addresses the CBI after Theresa May’s said businesses would lose out from plans to stop low-skilled EU workers coming to the UKMay’s speech to CBI conference...

The Guardian Politics

Race to watch: Peas and Carrots vie for presidential turkey pardon

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Politico

Don’t blame the Irish: the Brexit chaos is all about England | Fintan O’Toole

The rise of English nationalism has left Britain deeply uncertain about its identity and place in the worldBrexit has been derailed, as it was always going to be, by the Irish...

The Guardian Politics

The experience of Gareth Thomas shows LGBT+ people are never the problem

If a tall, traditionally masculine sportsman with bulging biceps can be subjected to such a horrific crime, other LGBT+ people are even more vulnerable.  It’s a fe...

New Statesman

Senate Democrats sue to block Whitaker from serving as acting AG

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Politico

Amber Rudd’s tricky frontbench return shows how toxic Universal Credit has become

The new Work and Pensions Secretary didn't take the opportunity to reset the policy. She may regret it. Amber Rudd had a difficult return to the frontbench i...

New Statesman

There are problems with universal credit - Rudd

The new work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd says the UK will have a "fair, compassionate and efficient welfare system"...

BBC Politics

New work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd on benefit changes

The new work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd says the UK will have a "fair, compassionate and efficient welfare system"...

BBC Politics

Theresa May: how dare you say we EU nationals ‘jumped the queue’? | Mimi Mollica

I used to love the fact I lived in a country that recognised how surreal Italian politics was. Now all I feel is disappointmentBritain is now in panic mode, held hostage by a...

The Guardian Politics

A new kind of university experience

Degree apprenticeships should be a key part of a diverse education system.  Workplaces are changing. The nature of work is being transformed. This poses a tough quest...

New Statesman

CBI says government's post-Brexit migration plans will create labour shortages - Politics live

In response to Theresa May’s speech, the CBI said businesses would lose out from plans to stop low-skilled EU workers coming to the UKMay’s speech to CBI conference - Summ...

The Guardian Politics

Trump says he was right to criticize hunt for Osama bin Laden

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Politico

Is Netflix really able to produce “proper cinema”?

“Oh,” said the snooty voice in my head, “it’s Netflix.”  One of my favourite films of the year is Tamara Jenkins’s funny and searching comedy-drama Privat...

New Statesman

Everyone's united against Theresa May yet she's never seemed so upbeat. When you think about it, the reason is clear

These were meant to be the impossible hours. But the own magnificent crapness of her rivals have turned them into a cakewalk – and now it looks like the Brexiteers might end...

Independent Politics

Expect ‘extra pressure’ when Xi and Trump meet at G20

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Politico

Universal credit: Amber Rudd to listen to 'expert guidance'

Amber Rudd says she will "learn from errors" in the new benefit system amid calls for it to be halted...

BBC Politics

Rudd 'to listen to universal credit concerns'

Amber Rudd says she will "learn from errors" in the new benefit system amid calls for it to be halted...

BBC Politics

White House says it still plans to revoke access for CNN's Acosta

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Politico

White House backs off battle with CNN's Acosta

The administration also released new rules requiring all reporters to “yield the floor” after a single question during press conferences...

Politico

White House restores CNN reporter's press pass, details new rules for journalists

The new rules require all reporters to “yield the floor” after a single question during press conferences...

Politico

CNN says White House has fully restored Acosta's press pass

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Politico

Spain threatens to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal over Gibraltar

The Spanish government has threatened to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal over the issue of Gibraltar, demanding that last-minute changes be made to the text of t...

Independent Politics

MP Fiona Onasanya trial: MP 'overwhelmed by emails', court hears

A MP accused of trying to avoid a speeding prosecution says she was overwhelmed on becoming a MP...

BBC Politics

Tory-DUP relationship 'broken over Europe' - Ken Clarke

DUP politicians have reached "the limit of their patience" on Brexit, says ex-chancellor Ken Clarke...

BBC Politics

Is David Attenborough’s Dynasties team turning penguins into snowflakes?

The once resilient yeomen of the Antarctic are given a “safe space”. Another week, another victory for the “safe spaces” brigade, as penguins – once the rug...

New Statesman

Universal credit: Amber Rudd to 'signal shift in approach'

The new work and pensions secretary will commit to fix problems with the benefit, the BBC understands...

BBC Politics

May’s Brexit deal delivers on the main reason the UK voted to leave the EU | Craig Berry

The prime minister has a better grasp of political reality than either the hard Brexiters or Tory remainersForgive me, I may have missed something. There has, of course, been...

The Guardian Politics

Theresa May’s Brexit deal is almost exactly what the UK voted for | Craig Berry

The prime minister has a better grasp of political reality than either the hard Brexiters or Tory remainersForgive me, I may have missed something. There has, of course, been...

The Guardian Politics

There’s something everyone has missed about Theresa May and the Brexit vote

Even if the United Kingdom escapes the cliff-edge this time, there are other difficult votes ahead. There are a lot of things being neglected in discussion of our lo...

New Statesman

There's something everyone has missed about Theresa May and the Brexit vote

Even if the United Kingdom escapes the cliff-edge this time, there are other difficult votes ahead. There are a lot of things being neglected in discussion of our lo...

New Statesman

Sarah Wollaston pushes for MPs' vote on second Brexit referendum

Tory MP to put down ‘doctors’ amendment’ and hopes to put pressure on Corbyn over issueSarah Wollaston and three other MPs with medical backgrounds are to put down an am...

The Guardian Politics

Brexit talks: work still needed on future ties declaration, says No 10

Draft form contains language Brexiters take to be a step towards a permanent customs union Follow the latest Brexit news and reaction – live updatesSignificant progress is s...

The Guardian Politics

Theresa May urged not to listen to 'Confederation of European Industry'

The prime minster is urged to think again, not to sign her withdrawal agreement and not listen to the CBI which was branded the "Confederation of European Industr...

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