Israel and Sudan Agree to Normalize Ties With U.S. Help

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Sudan the third Arab country to set aside hostilities with Israel in the past two months.

Senate Panel Unanimously Approves Barrett While Democrats Boycott

Senator Mike Lee speaks with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham at a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney BarrettWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing the way for a final Senate confirmation vote planned for Monday.

Turkey’s EU Membership Bid Evaporating

Turkish President Tayyip ErdoganBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union’s executive said on Tuesday that Turkey’s government was undermining its economy, eroding democracy and destroying independent courts, leaving Ankara’s bid to join the EU further away than ever.

9th Circuit Court Sides With Trump on Deportations

White HouseA U.S. appeals court on Monday sided with President Donald Trump over his administration’s decision to end humanitarian protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrants, many of whom have lived in the United States for decades.