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Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Congress is finally realizing that it’s given the president way too much power

Jonathan Freedland | The Guardian
May’s latest screeching U-turn makes her utterly unfit to lead

Timothy Garton Ash | The Guardian
Britain is in a hole – Europe, we need you to dig us out

Martin Kettle | The Guardian
UK politicians ignore mass public protests at their peril

Janet Napolitano With Karen Breslau | The Atlantic
Americans Are Seeing Threats in the Wrong Places

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Devin Nunes is having a cow

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
The U.S. needs to treat white supremacism as the worldwide killer it is

Hussein Ibish | Bloomberg Opinion
U.S. Shouldn’t Endorse Israel’s Annexation of Golan

Charles Kushner | The Washington Post
Here’s the truth about my family and our business

Faye Flam | Bloomberg Opinion
It Won’t Be an Egg That Kills You

International News

Aviation Week & Space Technology
The Boeing 737 MAX MCAS Explained

Reuters News Agency
With 737 MAX grounded, airlines face daily scheduling challenges

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Senate aviation panel to hold hearings with Boeing, FAA - More

CNN News
US Air Force orders review of training procedures

BBC News
Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon chief's ties to Boeing investigated

Reuters News Agency
Trump's border wall money may come at expense of schools for military kids

The Washington Post
After unusual tweet-lashing, is Trump turning on Fox News?

The Daily Beast
Trump Angry That John McCain Didn’t Say ‘Thank You’ for Funeral After Death - More

The Washington Post
Republicans begged him to stop, but Trump escalated attacks on McCain

The Atlantic
Schwarzenegger Pulls No Punches in a Rare Rebuke of Trump

Reuters News Agency
John McCain's widow, daughter punch back at Trump's Twitter tirade

Reuters News Agency
Trump, in feud with George Conway, calls him 'whack job,' 'husband from hell'

The Washington Post
Devin Nunes is suing Twitter and a satirical cow over mean tweets - More - Photo

The Daily Beast
Preet Bharara: I ‘Considered’ Recording Trump on Phone Call - More

MSNBC News
Bharara weighs in on the possibility of indictment - More

The Washington Post
Trump says he doesn't mind if the Mueller report is made public - More

CNN News
Hope Hicks to cooperate with House Democratic probe into Trump

Reuters News Agency
In early campaigning, 2020 Democrats try out tactics for taking on Trump

Agence France-Presse
'Rubble pile' asteroid holds clues to Earth's water story

Agence France-Presse
The powerful meteor that no one saw (except satellites)

BBC News
Rogue waves occurring less but 'becoming more extreme'

The Guardian
Theresa May: don't blame me for Brexit crisis, blame MPs

Agence France-Presse
British PM seeks brief Brexit delay from hesitant EU

Agence France-Presse
Theresa May tries to save Brexit plan ahead of EU summit

BBC News
Brexit: 'Tired' public needs a decision, says Theresa May

ABC News
UK democracy 'all but dead,' Donald Trump Jr. writes on Brexit

BBC News
In Pictures: From the Paras to civvy street: Life after the Army

Agence France-Presse
Dutch police arrest new tram attack suspect, suspect terror motive

Bloomberg News
Merkel Takes a Stand Against U.S. Pressure to Bar Huawei From 5G

BBC News
Google hit with €1.5bn fine from EU over advertising

Agence France-Presse
Karadzic sentence for Bosnia war crimes increased to life

Agence France-Presse
Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic: War criminal with '1,000 faces'

BBC News
Alaa Al Aswany: Egypt 'sues novelist for insulting state'

Reuters News Agency
Amnesty says U.S. strikes in Somalia kill large numbers of civilians

Agence France-Presse
Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

BBC News
Trump shows map of 'IS defeat' - More - More

The Washington Post
Netanyahu’s kinship with Trump has never been clearer

Reuters News Agency
Palestinian killed in West Bank by Israeli gunfire: Palestinian medics

The Associated Press
Pompeo, in Kuwait, again urges resolution to Gulf crisis

Reuters News Agency
Kuwait says U.S. Middle East peace plan should weigh regional considerations

Reuters News Agency
Khamenei says Iran has successfully resisted U.S. sanctions

The Associated Press
Iran’s woes briefly go up in smoke during fire festival

Reuters News Agency
Cockpit voice recorder of doomed Lion Air jet depicts pilots' frantic search for fix - More

The Atlantic
The Jump-Seat Pilot and the Boeing 737 Max

Reuters News Agency
Lion Air pilots scoured handbook in minutes before crash - More

Air Force Times
B-52 bombers are flying near Russian and Chinese waters

Reuters News Agency
China to invite European diplomats to Xinjiang in new diplomatic push

BBC News
NZ to ban all military style weapons - PM

Agence France-Presse
Trump, right-wing Jair Bolsonaro announce special relationship

Reuters News Agency
Bolsonaro gets Trump's praise but few concessions, riling Brazilians

BBC News
Brazil gunmen shoot at convoy carrying nuclear fuel in Angra dos Reis

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le FBI associé à l'enquête sur la certification du Boeing 737 MAX, selon la presse - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Au Royaume-Uni, des musiciens redoutent un Brexit discordant

Agence France-Presse
Theresa May réclame un report du Brexit jusqu’au 30 juin

Agence de Presse Reuters
Saint-Dizier : Enquêtes après une éjection d'un Rafale au décollage

Agence France-Presse
« Gilets jaunes », acte 19 : Estrosi demande l'interdiction des manifestations à Nice

Agence de Presse Reuters
Philippe annule une visite en Guyane à cause des « Gilets jaunes »

Agence de Presse Reuters
« Gilets jaunes » : 42 peines de prison, dont 23 fermes, à Paris

L'Express
La secrétaire d'État Brune Poirson décroche un poste à l'ONU

Agence de Presse Reuters
Peter Chérif mis en examen pour l'enlèvement de Français au Yémen

Agence de Presse Reuters
Nouvelles mises en examen pour Alexandre Benalla

Agence France-Presse
Fusillade aux Pays-Bas : un deuxième suspect arrêté par la police

Agence France-Presse
Radovan Karadzic condamné, en appel, à la prison à vie

L'Express
Alaa al-Aswany : « Je suis écrivain, pas criminel, ni terroriste »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Boeing/Accident : L'Éthiopie prend la main dans l'analyse des boîtes noires

Agence France-Presse
Cyclone en Afrique australe : les secours s'organisent laborieusement

Agence de Presse Reuters
Syrie : Paris attend toujours des « réponses » de Washington, selon Le Drian

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un Palestinien tué en Cisjordanie par l'armée israélienne, selon le Croissant Rouge

Agence France-Presse
Investi, le nouveau président kazakh propose de renommer la capitale comme première mesure

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un accord avec la Chine « se profile », déclare Trump

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