Pressure over Brexit increased on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government this weekend after a secret government report was released. The report paints a scary picture of the effects of a no-deal Brexit.
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In today's news roundup, police violently attack protesters in Zimbabwe, Israel stops two American politicians from entering, President Trump may be interested in buying Greenland, and a German court tells a young girl she can't join a boys' choir.
India has decided to change its laws so that Kashmir, an area long-protected by special rules, is no longer special. The move is likely to cause problems in Kashmir and with India's neighbor, Pakistan.
In today's news roundup, Venezuela has another huge power outage, Puerto Rico's governor agrees to quit, an electric truck pulls a million-pound train, and the sender of a 50 year old message-in-a-bottle is found.
Robert Mueller spoke to Congress yesterday. Many people expected excitement from the man who looked into whether US President Donald Trump and people working for him broke the law, but the meeting seems to have changed little.
Boris Johnson has been elected leader of the British Conservative Party. Mr. Johnson is expected to be named prime minister on Wednesday, leaving him in charge of managing the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union.
Last week, US President Donald Trump made racist comments about four female lawmakers. The four are women of color. Many people believe Mr. Trump is using race to improve his chances of being re-elected president.
Rap star Nicki Minaj has canceled a concert in Saudi Arabia in response to protests. Many people asked Ms. Minaj to cancel her concert to protest the way the country treats women and many of its other people.
In today's news roundup, Japan struggles with landslides and floods, Chile and Argentina get to see a solar eclipse, a party in the Philippines sends people to the hospital, and President Trump's July 4 event has an unusual history lesson.
In today's news roundup, the G20 meets, Republican lawmakers run away to avoid a climate crisis vote, pro US baseball teams play their first game in Europe, and a slug takes out one of Japan's high-speed train lines.