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Britain's new leader Johnson vows to get Brexit done

25 min 12 sec ago
Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday.

Highlights: Boris Johnson promises to get Brexit done on October 31

25 min 12 sec ago
Boris Johnson said he would get Brexit done by the Oct. 31 deadline and unite Britain after he won the race to become the country's next prime minister on Tuesday.

Instant View: Brexiteer Johnson to be Britain's prime minister

25 min 12 sec ago
Boris Johnson was elected as leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time.

Coca-Cola raises 2019 forecast on coffee, zero sugar soda boost

36 min 28 sec ago
Coca-Cola Co on Tuesday beat analysts' estimate for quarterly profit and raised its organic revenue forecast for the full year, driven by demand for zero sugar soda and innovations, such as the Coca-Cola Plus Coffee.

No-deal Brexit would be tragedy, EU will stick to agreement: Timmermans

44 min 33 sec ago
A no-deal Brexit would be a tragedy for both the EU and Britain but the bloc will stick to its withdrawal agreement with London, a deputy head of the European Commission said on Tuesday.

Trump says new British Prime Minister Johnson 'will be great'

44 min 59 sec ago
U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Boris Johnson, who was elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister of the United Kingdom earlier on Tuesday.

UK's Johnson pledges to get Brexit done on Oct 31 after winning race to be PM

53 min 39 sec ago
Boris Johnson promised to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31 after he was chosen by UK Conservative Party members to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister on Tuesday.

As new U.S. law frees inmates, prosecutors seek to lock some back up

53 min 52 sec ago
Monae Davis walked out of prison on March 7, thanks to a new law that eased some of the harshest aspects of the United States' war on drugs.

Barnier says EU ready to work with Johnson for orderly Brexit

55 min 23 sec ago
The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday the bloc was ready to work with incoming British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for an orderly Brexit.

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief

1 hour 48 sec ago
Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site.

An international coalition to protect Gulf will bring insecurity: Iran vice president

1 hour 48 sec ago
An international coalition to protect the Gulf will bring insecurity, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Tuesday, according to the IRIB news agency.

Iran official hails downing of U.S. drone, tanker seizure as milestones in 'Muslims' struggle'

1 hour 1 min ago
A top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday praised Iran's recent downing of a U.S. drone and the seizing of a British-flagged tanker as turning points in "Muslims' struggle", the semi-official news agency Fars said.

Factbox: Incoming UK PM Johnson's stance on Iran, Trump, Huawei and the economy

1 hour 10 min ago
Former foreign minister Boris Johnson was elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday, and will take over as prime minister when Theresa May steps down on Wednesday.

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU

1 hour 10 min ago
Boris Johnson, elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and who will take over as prime minister on Wednesday, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union.

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit congressional testimony

1 hour 13 min ago
The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe.

Explainer: What can Mueller tell U.S. lawmakers that we do not already know?

1 hour 13 min ago
When Robert Mueller testifies to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers are expected to try to pin down the former special counsel on a crucial question: did he intend for them to carry on where he left off in his investigation of President Donald Trump and the Russians?

North Korea's Kim inspects new submarine, signals possible ballistic missile development

1 hour 38 min ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a large newly built submarine, state news agency KCNA reported on Tuesday, potentially signaling continued development of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) program.

South Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane

1 hour 46 min ago
South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defense officials said, while Russia denied violating any airspace and accused South Korean pilots of being reckless.

Russia says it flew first long-range air patrol with China in Asia-Pacific region

1 hour 47 min ago
Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday it had conducted its first joint long-range air patrol with China in the Asia-Pacific region and that it had not been aimed at another country.

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign

1 hour 52 min ago
San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people.