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London (CNN)Boris Johnson has only been Prime Minister for seven weeks, but it appears he is already out of ideas on Brexit. On Monday night, Johnson suspended Parliament, the UK's legislative branch of government. The move came after a punishing evening in which his government lost two parliamentary votes adding to his four losses from last week.
(CNN)A pair of heat waves in France have been linked to the deaths of 1,435 people this summer by the country's health ministry. Two bouts of record-setting heat hit France and other parts of Europe from June 24 to July 7, and July 21 to July 27. The French Health Ministry said in a news release...
(CNN)The US Coast Guard is trying to rescue four South Korean crew members who were on board a cargo ship that began listing heavily off the coast of Georgia Sunday morning, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said. By evening, the vessel -- the 656-foot Golden Ray -- was laid over on its side in...
London (CNN)On a visit to Scotland late last week, Boris Johnson lost control of a bull -- which duly barged into a member of his security detail. It was an apt end to a hellish week. The return of Parliament brought the new Prime Minister's honeymoon period to a crashing and...
(CNN)Amid rescues in devastated areas, officials in the Bahamas raised the death toll from Hurricane Dorian, brought in body bags and coolers and said hundreds of residents remain missing. Officials gave the sobering outlook Thursday as the official toll climbed to 30. But they are expecting many more than that as the extent of the...
(CNN)It's still not clear who drew the black mark over Alabama on that blown-up poster board hurricane map that President Donald Trump showed off in the Oval Office. But Trump has been using permanent ink all over the government for years. He started off his administration leaving his aides, like former press secretary Sean Spicer, to...
(CNN)Robert Mugabe, the founding father of Zimbabwe who ruled the country with an iron fist for more than three decades, has died, according to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He was 95. Rumors had swirled around the health of the ex-president, who spent months in a hospital in Singapore earlier this year. Details of what ailed him were...
(CNN)India is one step closer to achieving its space superpower ambitions. If the Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission successfully touches down on Friday, the country will join the United States, China and the former Soviet Union in an elite club of nations that have made a soft landing on the moon. And if all goes to...
Hong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Wednesday that she will finally withdraw the loathed extradition bill that kick-started three months of violent protests. The move was greeted not with the relief or happiness she might have hoped for, but with frustration and anger that the compromise had taken so long. Few expect the unrest to stop...
London (CNN)It's known as the "mother of parliaments" -- one of the oldest legislatures in the world. But in the last two days, the British Parliament has been the center of the mother of all battles. The new British Prime Minister has fired 20 of his own lawmakers, rebel MPs have seized control of...

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