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Eleven potential successors to Boris Johnson are on trial before the Conservatives in the race for Britain’s prime minister

LONDON — The race to succeed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intensified on Monday as several senior Conservative Party politicians came forward with promises to stick to his approaches to Brexit and illegal migration while they look at ways to to stimulate economic growth. Former finance chief Rishi Sunak, who helped spark the wave of … Read more

Ben & Jerry’s sues Unilever for blocking Israeli business

CNN business — Ben & Jerry’s is suing its parent company to annul the sale of its Israel business to a local partner that would continue to sell its products in the West Bank. The Vermont-based ice cream maker filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in New York on Tuesday, seeking an injunction against … Read more

Earthquake in Afghanistan: Troubled country scrambles for help after quake that killed more than 1,000 people

CNN — Desperate search and rescue operations were underway in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday after an earthquake killed more than 1,000 people, a blow to a country already facing a severe economic and humanitarian crisis. The 5.9 magnitude tremor struck near the town of Khost on the Pakistani border in the early hours of Wednesday … Read more

Brazilian ambassador apologizes to missing Dom Phillips’ family for misinformation

CNN — Brazil’s Ambassador to the UK has apologized to the family of missing journalist Dom Phillips after they were wrongly told the search operation had found two bodies. Phillips’ family told CNN in an email that Fred Arruda, Brazil’s ambassador to London, wrote to them on Tuesday: “We are very sorry that the embassy … Read more