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Two U.K. Cabinet Ministers, Including Chief Brexit Negotiator, Quit

Two U.K. Cabinet Ministers, Including Chief Brexit Negotiator, Quit

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain faced a deep political crisis on Thursday after two cabinet ministers quit her government, including Dominic Raab, her chief negotiator on withdrawal from the European Union — decisions that threaten to wreck not only her plans for the exit but also her leadership. The surprise resignation of…
Wheeler extends point streak in Jets win against Capitals

Wheeler extends point streak in Jets win against Capitals

WINNIPEG -- Ben Chiarot broke a tie in the third period to help the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 win against the Washington Capitals at Bell MTS Place on Wednesday. Chiarot's wrist shot from the top of the left circle deflected off the stick of Capitals defenseman John Carlson to make it 2-1 at 12:51.…
Wave of Ethiopia arrests nets ex-top spy

Wave of Ethiopia arrests nets ex-top spy

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has passed a string of reforms since coming to power in April Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested amid investigations into corruption and human rights abuses committed by the security forces. Yared Zerihun, the former deputy head of the national security agency, is…
Saudi Arabia to Seek Death Penalty for 5 Accused in Khashoggi Killing

Saudi Arabia to Seek Death Penalty for 5 Accused in Khashoggi Killing

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday that he was requesting the death penalty for five people suspected of involvement in the killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi at the country’s consulate in Istanbul. Speaking to reporters in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, a spokesman for the public prosecutor said that the…
A guide to where we are with Brexit

A guide to where we are with Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit agreement: What does the 585-page document say?Theresa May has agreed a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement with Brussels. Her cabinet backed it on Wednesday - but there have since been resignations. Two cabinet ministers, and two junior ministers, have resigned over the deal - while some Conservative…
Sherrod Brown: Rumpled, Unvarnished and Just Maybe a Candidate for President

Sherrod Brown: Rumpled, Unvarnished and Just Maybe a Candidate for President

Mr. Brown’s bruising re-election battle made it difficult for him to establish the kind of presidential campaign infrastructure that others may already have, according to a Democratic strategist briefed on his campaign. At the same time, he still has his Senate campaign staff on the payroll, affording him a cadre of operatives who could spring…