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UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s  victory  in securing enough votes to pass the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, even if his timetable for exiting is to be extended, only reinforces the likelihood of a hard Brexit

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US president Donald Trump addresses US armed forces members on a Christmas Day video conference call in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington . Photographer: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

US stocks rose in early trading on Wednesday, offering a welcome reprieve for Wall Street after a period of chaotic trading in the run-up to Christmas(...)

Jared Kushner, who is heading the White House Office of American Innovation. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

It is often observed that the word “innovation” has been so overused in recent years it has become all but meaningless. It long ago became a corporate(...)

Demonstrators block 15th Street in Washington near the White House while protesting president Donald Trump’s statement and plans regarding immigration. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

Five Iraqi passengers and one Yemeni were barred from boarding an EgyptAir flight from Cairo to New York on Saturday following US president Donald Tr(...)