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Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says
Senator Mitch McConnell said the Senate would vote on a bill rewriting prison and sentencing laws before the end of the year, a potential bipartisan policy achievement for President Trump. more

Trump Makes Misleading Border Wall Claims Before Meeting With Democrats
The wall is the biggest sticking point between the president and Democrats. Mr. Trump wants funding for it in spending bills that must pass to avert a government shutdown. more

Ahead of ‘Chuck and Nancy’ Meeting, Trump Softens Wall Stance
President Trump said on Tuesday that he could build his border wall without Democratic support, suggesting he no longer wants a government shutdown. more

The Arctic’s Warmest 5 Years on Record: 2014-Present
The Arctic has been warmer in the past five years than at any time in the modern era, scientists said. The effects can be felt far beyond the region. more

With Brexit Deal in Peril, Theresa May Scrambles to Save It
Britain’s prime minister set off Tuesday on a series of flying visits with E.U. leaders, seeking ways to increase domestic support for her withdrawal agreement. more

Unrest in France Hinders Macron’s Push to Revive Economy
The Yellow Vest protests roiling the country have cost businesses billions of euros and threatened President Emmanuel Macron’s strategy for growth. more

A Member of Britain’s Parliament Seized the Ceremonial Mace, and Confusion Reigned
The act of protest by a member of the House of Commons drew attention to the symbolic 17th-century object, and to the chaotic state of British politics. more

Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections
The proposed new rule would chip away at wetlands safeguards put in place during the administration of President George H.W. Bush. more

Macron, Confronting Violence and Anger, Promises Tax Cuts and Wage Increases for France’s Working Class
In his most substantive public remarks on the Yellow Vests protests that have roiled France, President Emmanuel Macron promised steps to address them. more

May’s Brexit Deal Is Probably Going to Fail. What Happens Then?
Nobody knows, really. But these are the likeliest scenarios. more

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