British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and leaders of the European Union reached a tentative agreement on Thursday for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU. The final agreement is similar to the deal that Johnson proposed earlier in October. While the deal is substantially similar for England, Scotland, and Wales as former Prime [...]

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On Thursday the Democratic-led House Education and Labor Committee voted along party lines to approve a sweeping prescription drug bill aimed at lowering costs of medicine across the country. The bill, officially titled the Lower Drug Prices Now Act of 2019, aims to lower the cost of prescription medication by imposing caps on the markup [...]

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US President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday authorizing the US Department of State and Department of the Treasury to impose economic and political sanctions against Turkey in response to escalating violence in northern Syria. Trump ordered the withdrawal of US military forces from northern Syria last week after a phone call with Turkish [...]

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US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was issued a subpoena on Thursday by three House of Representatives committees investigating the Trump administration for attempting to induce the government of Ukraine to interfere with the upcoming 2020 US presidential election. The subpoena demands that Perry provide relevant documents and appear before the committees to testify before [...]

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Attorneys representing US ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland released a statement to Politico reporter Kyle Cheney on Friday indicating his intention to testify before Congress, defying an order by the Trump Administration not to appear before the committees investigating the president as part of the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry. The statement says that [...]

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The US Supreme Court declined to take up a challenge to Ohio’s electoral map on Monday, following their June decision that it is improper for courts to rule on political redistricting challenges. In an unsigned order, the Supreme Court remanded the case challenging Ohio’s electoral map back to the federal district court with instructions to [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled on Monday that President Donald Trump is required to comply with a grand jury subpoena to provide his tax returns to the Manhattan District Attorney. However, within hours the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an administrative [...]

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Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday announced a new proposal for governing the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland following the potential withdrawal of Great Britain from the EU. In a speech to the House of Commons, Johnson outlined five elements of his proposal. The first element of Johnson’s proposal is to continue [...]

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The Court of Justice of the European Union, issued a preliminary ruling Thursday stating that Polish courts could strike out language in foreign-held mortgage contracts that unfairly used currency exchange rates to disadvantage borrowers, even if doing so would completely annul the mortgage contract. In 2008 two Polish borrowers, Kamil Dziubak and Justyna Dziubak, signed [...]

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A partially redacted version of the whistleblower complaint that has led to an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump was released Thursday morning, detailing allegations that the president and members of his administration conspired to induce a foreign country to interfere in the 2020 US presidential election. The complaint, originally made on August 12, [...]

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