Government forces began advancing on Masaya’s Monimbo neighborhood before dawn

Nicaraguan forces violently retake symbolic city • World News

Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians on Tuesday laid siege to and then retook a symbolically important neighborhood that had recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega’s government.

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she narrowly averted defeat in a parliamentary vote

Theresa May Narrowly Survives Yet Another ‘Brexit’ Test • World News

For months, Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain has been buffeted between hard-liners who want a clean break with the European Union and those who favor a softer exit to protect the economy. This week she got it from both camps.

Even the Wall Street Journal described the president's appearance alongside his Russian counterpart as an 'embarrassment'

Inside Trump's Putin climb-down • Politics

The White House climb-down from President Donald Trump’s disastrous news conference with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin began Monday night, just hours after Trump said he saw “no reason” why Russia would have meddled in the 2016 election.

House GOP may grab parts of bipartisan Senate bill, add access to emergency savings

Retirement Bills in Congress Could Alter 401(k) Plans • Politics

Lawmakers are working on the biggest changes to U.S. retirement savings in more than a decade, exploring several proposals that could make it easier for small companies to offer 401(k) plans and for workers to guarantee themselves an annual income after they retire.

Japan's Nikkei .N225 leapt 1 percent as a weakening yen promised to fatten exporters' profits

Japan stocks bounce as yen bows before strong dollar • Business

Asian shares followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank buoyed the dollar, lifted Tokyo shares to a one-month top and sent gold to a one-year trough.

Predecessor Rich Templeton to return to job permanently

Texas Instruments CEO Ousted for Code of Conduct Breach • Business

Texas Instruments Inc. said Chief Executive Officer Brian Crutcher resigned after less than two months in the job, citing violations of the chipmaker’s code of conduct. His predecessor, Rich Templeton, will resume the role on a permanent basis.

the report calls for more discussions about the potential implications

Designer babies may be 'morally' acceptable, UK ethics council decides • Interesting

The United Kingdom’s leading ethics body has issued its support for the science behind genetically modified babies, calling it “morally permissible” so long as altering the DNA of the fetus is in its future interests and does not further divide society.

the Orioles might have the structure of a deal in place

Report: Manny Machado likely joining the Dodgers • Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers are on the verge of acquiring All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from the Baltimore Orioles for a package that includes outfield prospect Yusniel Diaz, according to The Athletic.

everyone is safe and out of the cave

Thai cave rescue: Soccer team all out of cave -- live updates • World News

A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded Thai cave saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth. It ended a grueling, 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced volunteer diver and riveted people around the world.

Trump administration is once again slashing funding

Trump slashes funding that helps people sign up for Obamacare • Politics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Tuesday that it would provide only $10 million for the navigator program for this fall's open enrollment season. The move is the latest effort by the Trump administration to undermine the Affordable Care Act.

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