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Italy's Berlusconi rebounds again to run for EU parliament

World / Politics Jan 18, 2019

Italy's Berlusconi rebounds again to run for EU parliament

Silvio Berlusconi is back. Again. The three-time Italian prime minister, who has made a career out of rebounding from legal woes, personal scandal, heart trouble and political setbacks, announced Thursday he is running for the European Parliament in May elections. The 82-year-old Berlusconi said he wanted ...

World / Politics Jan 17, 2019

May battles to keep Brexit on track after no-confidence win

British Prime Minister Theresa May was consulting opposition parties and other lawmakers Thursday in a battle to put Brexit back on track after surviving a no-confidence vote, though there was little immediate sign of a breakthrough from talks branded a "stunt" by the main ...

Battles expected in many U.S. states over abortion-related bills

World / Politics Jan 17, 2019

Battles expected in many U.S. states over abortion-related bills

On each side of America's abortion debate, legislators and activists emboldened by recent developments plan to push aggressively in many states this year for bills either seeking near-total bans on abortion or guaranteeing women's access to the procedure. For abortion opponents, many of whom will ...