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UK Elections: Speculators Increase Short Bets on Sterling and Gilts

In the UK, it is all about one thing and one thing only: General elections – 8th June. Mark the date. Long story short, both main parties have declared that they are not going to back down from Brexit and we expect them to respect the public wish.

Airliners as Political Weapons: Countries Isolate Qatar by Closing Airspace

Who really knows what’s behind the decision by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, but it would not be far-fetched to suggest these countries and Egypt, Libya and the Maldives, are weaponizing aviation by closing the airspace.

Battle for Islamic State's Raqqa Stronghold in Syria Has Begun, says U.S. Coalition

U.S.-backed forces in Syria have begun the long-awaited battle seeking to retake the Islamic State's Syrian de facto capital of Raqqa, the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist group said Tuesday.

Superdelegates Played a Key Role in the 2016 Presidential Race

For years Democratic National Committee (DNC) leaders sought a say in deciding the party’s nominee for president.

Contractor Charged in NSA Document Leak Case

A 25-year-old government contractor has been charged with mishandling classified information after authorities say she gave a top-secret National Security Agency document to a news ­organization.