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August 17, 2018 10:32 PM Mexico’s President-Elect Says the People Should Decide on New Airport

Andrés Manuel López Obrador calls for survey or referendum to determine whether construction of Mexico City airport should continue MEXICO CITY—Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he would let voters decide whether to continue construction of Mexico City’s new airport, throwing into doubt the country’s biggest public-works 65

August 17, 2018 1:27 PM Spanish King Taunted by Catalan Separatists at Ceremony for Terror Attack Victims in Barcelona

Felipe VI of Spain revisited of one of the most uncomfortable moments of his reign in Barcelona on Friday as part of efforts to show a degree of normalcy has returned to Catalonia after last year’s separatist crisis. Felipe attended a ceremony to commemorate the victims of last year’s terrorist attacks in Catalonia that left 16 people dead. Pro-independence 82

August 10, 2018 12:42 PM UK voters should make final Brexit decision if talks with EU collapse: poll

LONDON (Reuters) - If Brexit talks break down without a deal, half of Britons believe the final decision over whether to leave the European Union should be taken by the public in a referendum, according to a survey of more than 10,000 people published on Friday. The YouGov poll, conducted July 31-Aug. 7 and commissioned by the pro-referendum “People’s 72

August 8, 2018 4:33 AM Missouri Overturns ‘Right-to-Work’ Law in Referendum

Vote to undo 2017 measure gives organized labor a significant victory Missouri voters on Tuesday overturned a “right-to-work” law in a referendum, giving organized labor a substantial victory. The vote to undo the law passed in 2017 by the Republican-led Legislature was called by the Associated Press. With nearly two-thirds of precincts reporting results 52

August 6, 2018 11:03 PM UK PM May to meet Scotland's Sturgeon after Brexit standoff

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon accused the British government of “talking-up” a no-deal Brexit, making it more likely the United Kingdom will just drop out of the European Union at great cost to the economy. Sturgeon issued her comments ahead of a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Edinburgh. A majority of Scots 76

August 6, 2018 2:27 PM Money Fuels a Fight to Overturn Anti-Union Law in Missouri

In a historic ballot, unions are spending nearly five times their opponents to defeat a right-to-work law Unions are outspending opponents in a bid to defeat a right-to-work law in Missouri ahead of a referendum that will serve as a barometer of popular support for organized labor. A union-backed group in the state has spent $15.2 million ahead of Tuesday’s 77

August 4, 2018 6:21 AM Indonesia to deport Australian graduate student traveling to Papua

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities have denied entry and will deport an Australian graduate student who was traveling via Bali to Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua on vacation. Belinda Lopez, a PhD candidate for Indonesian studies at Macquarie University in Australia, wrote on social media that she had been detained at Bali’s Denpasar 72

July 26, 2018 1:39 PM Irish tourism booms as Brexit-hit British visitors return

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish tourism grew by 6.7 percent in the first half of the year, data showed on Thursday, as British visitors began to shrug off a weak pound that has made trips to the euro zone more expensive since the vote to leave the European Union in June 2016. Ireland is regarded as the remaining EU member with most to lose from Brexit. It shares 80

July 22, 2018 6:19 PM Turkey's Iyi Party opposition leader to step down

ANKARA (Reuters) - The leader of Turkey’s opposition Iyi (Good) Party, Meral Aksener, said on Sunday that she would step down from her post at an extraordinary party congress. Aksener, a former interior minister and lawmaker from the nationalist MHP party, formed the Iyi Party last year after splitting from the MHP, which supports President Tayyip Erdogan 65

July 20, 2018 5:17 PM U.S. rejects Russia idea for referendum in eastern Ukraine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday rejected a proposal from Russia for a referendum to be held to decide the fate of eastern Ukraine, saying it would not be legitimate since the area is not under control of the Ukranian government. The proposal had emerged in the days following U.S. President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President 57