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Joseph R. Biden Jr. has taken a commanding lead over President Trump in the 2020 race, building a wide advantage among women and nonwhite voters and making deep inroads with some traditionally Republican-leaning groups that have shifted away from Mr. Trump following his ineffective response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new national poll …

WASHINGTON — In a rare break with President Trump, multiple Senate Republicans on Tuesday faulted his response to civil unrest around the nation, rejecting his move to crack down on demonstrators and rushing to express sympathy with black Americans who have taken to the streets to protest police brutality against them. The day after Mr. …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMPs voted to reject the Brexit bill three day timetable by 322 votes to 308 MPs have rejected a proposal to examine Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill in the Commons in three days. The Commons supported the Withdrawal Agreement Bill earlier, but have now voted against the short …

The resolution passed the House on Wednesday, 354-60. But the Senate is struggling to unite around a response to President Donald Trump’s Syria withdrawal with any sense of urgency, with Paul standing against a measure that would likely pass easily if given a roll call vote. “The resolution that’s being offered is simply a way …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“It’s extremely upsetting… to see this kind of devastation” – the BBC’s Will Grant flew over northern Rondonia state Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has ruled out accepting a G7 offer of aid to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest unless he gets an apology from his French …

The chief of staff of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said that the country will turn down the money, suggesting that it should be used elsewhere instead, the site reported. “We are thankful, but maybe those resources would be more relevant to reforest Europe,” Onyx Lorenzoni was quoted as saying by G1 Globo late Monday night. …

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, who hears cases at the federal courthouse in New York City, on Tuesday denied the Trump administration’s request to swap out its entire legal team for the New York-based lawsuits over a potential citizenship question on the 2020 census. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Drew Angerer/Getty Images U.S. …

Three GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement — and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback” of sanctions. “Regime officials have …

Image copyright Getty Images A catalogue of proposals to force the fashion industry to clean up its act has been rejected by the UK government. MPs want ministers to end the era of throwaway clothes and poor working conditions. They made 18 recommendations covering environmental and labour market practices but none were accepted. Not only …