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BERLIN (AP) — Berlin’s state Cabinet has agreed on a rent freeze for five years to counter rising rents in one of Germany’s hottest real estate markets. The German news agency dpa reported Tuesday that Berlin’s left-wing...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that if lawmakers reject his accelerated three-day timetable for Brexit bill he will pull it and seek an election. Speaking in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Johnson told lawmakers that if they rejected the...

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada’s national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his...

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Qantas on Sunday completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger...

Toronto (AP): Even members of his own party say Canada’s Conservative leader is bland. They tout it as a virtue, the antidote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s flash and star power, and they’re counting on this very quality to help Andrew Scheer...

WASHINGTON (AP): Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next year’s Group of Seven world leaders’ meeting at his Doral golf resort in Florida. “I think he knows,” his acting chief of...

KABUL (AP): US DefenCe Secretary Mark Esper says that under current plans, all US troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the American military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State (IS) group to prevent its...

London (AP): A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday that he would resist attempts to delay Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU) beyond the end of the month, after Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his...

Barcelona (AP): The mayor of riot-stricken Barcelona pleaded yesterday for calm after violent protests by Catalan separatists rocked Spain’s second largest city for a fifth consecutive night. “This cannot continue. Barcelona does not deserve it...

Indianna (AP): Some Indiana farmers have started harvesting their first legal crop of hemp without knowing for certain whether it will prove to be lucrative. President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill in December, legalising hemp. Since...
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