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UK Seeks Smooth Rules to Resolve Legal Disputes After Brexit

UK Seeks Smooth Rules to Resolve Legal Disputes After Brexit

Aug 23
Britain says rules governing judicial cooperation with the European Union should stay much as they are now after Brexit to prevent international business disputes and divorce battles from becoming longer and more complicated.

House Speaker Paul Ryan Won't Support Censure of Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan Won't Support Censure of Trump

By Scott Bauer | Aug 23
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he will not support a resolution to censure President Donald Trump over his comments following a white supremacist rally in Virginia.

Security Firm Says it Had Nothing to Do with Pulse Gunman

Security Firm Says it Had Nothing to Do with Pulse Gunman

By Mike Schneider | Aug 23
A British conglomerate being sued by survivors of the Florida nightclub shooting says it had nothing to do with the gunman's "terrible actions," according to a response to the lawsuit filed this week.

Tense Days for Business Owners Without Legal Status in U.S.

Tense Days for Business Owners Without Legal Status in U.S.

By Gisela Salomon and Claudia Torrens | Aug 22
Maribel Resendiz and her husband came to the U.S. from Mexico and eventually opened a bustling shop in a strip mall offering fruit smoothies and tacos. Now she is preparing for the possibility she'll have to leave it all behind.

U.S.: 'Zero' Chance of Colorado River Water Shortage in 2018

U.S.: 'Zero' Chance of Colorado River Water Shortage in 2018

By Ken Ritter and Dan Elliott | Aug 20
Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year.

Cuba Struggling to Keep Professionals from Leaving

Cuba Struggling to Keep Professionals from Leaving

By Andrea Rodriguez | Aug 20
Calle Marti is a modest half-mile boulevard split by a simple winding flagstone path that's bracketed by green grass, pine trees and curving blue cement benches.

Nevada Judge Clears Way for Expanded Marijuana Distribution

Nevada Judge Clears Way for Expanded Marijuana Distribution

By Scott Sonner | Aug 19
A judge cleared the way Thursday for Nevada to allow more businesses to move marijuana from growers to stores in an effort to keep up with overwhelming demand since recreational pot sales began last month.

Fugitive Sought for Dumping Radioactive Oilfield Waste

Fugitive Sought for Dumping Radioactive Oilfield Waste

By Matthew Brown | Aug 19
James Kenneth Ward, 55, is considered violent and dangerous and should not be approached, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Criminal Investigation Division said in a statement.

Trump's Sanctuary City Threat Triggers Confusion, Changes

Trump's Sanctuary City Threat Triggers Confusion, Changes

By Sophia Tareen | Aug 15
From defiant lawsuits to reversing policies, U.S. cities and counties are zeroing in on their immigration rules to avoid losing millions in public safety dollars that the White House has threatened to withhold.

Amid Criticism, UK Government Tries to Show Unity on Brexit

Amid Criticism, UK Government Tries to Show Unity on Brexit

By Jill Lawless | Aug 15
The British government tried to fight back Sunday against criticisms that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit, saying it will set out detailed plans for the U.K.'s exit from the European Union

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