Hopper's Chop Suey in record-breaking $92m sale

An iconic painting by famed US artist Edward Hopper has sold at auction in New York for nearly $ 92m (£70.7m). The 1929 painting Chop Suey becomes the most expensive of Hopper’s work ever bought at auction. It was one of 91 modern American art paintings put up for auction by the estate of US entrepreneur Barney Ebsworth, who died in More...

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Brexit deal: Theresa May to face cabinet showdown

Theresa May faces a crunch cabinet meeting later as she tries to win colleagues’ support for a draft Brexit agreement between the UK and Brussels. Senior ministers will gather at Downing Street at 14:00 More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Dem Pulls Ahead in California's 45th District

Democratic law professor Katie Porter pulled ahead of Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., on Tuesday night in California's 45th District — by a hair, The Mercury News reported. In the House race to represent More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Nine out of 10 world leaders agree: nationalism is terrible

Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign-up at the bottom of the page to get it delivered straight to your inbox. On the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Judge Expected to Extend Palm Beach County Recount Deadline

A judge in Florida is expected to extend the deadline for the ongoing recount by an additional five days in Palm Beach County. The Palm Beach Post reported a circuit court judge in Leon County would likely issue More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Melania calls for national security aide Mira Ricardel's firing

US First Lady Melania Trump has called for a top national security aide to President Donald Trump to be fired. The first lady feuded with Mira Ricardel, the deputy national security adviser, during her tour of More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Report: Top Bolton Aide to Be Fired After First Lady Pushed For Ouster

A sharp-elbowed top deputy for national security adviser John Bolton is expected to be fired  after First Lady Melania Trump publicly pushed for the ouster in a rare rebuke of a senior More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Paradise: Before and after the town's wildfire destruction

The town of Paradise in Butte County in northern California has been engulfed by the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history. Thousands of the town’s structures were completely destroyed in just More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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A brief guide to where we are with Brexit

We are now entering the Brexit “endgame”, Prime Minister Theresa May tells us. What does she mean? The basics: A reminder The UK is due to leave the European Union at 11pm on Friday 29 March, 2019. More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Trudeau briefed on Khashoggi murder tape. Will a ban on Saudi arms exports follow?

Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign-up at the bottom of the page to get it delivered straight to your inbox. It’s tempting to blame CSIS for failing More...