Boris Johnson throws British politics into turmoil

August 28, 2019

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is shown standing behind two small microphones with his mouth open speaking.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a news conference, Aug. 26, 2019.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a surprise move on Wednesday to suspend parliament. Some critics are calling it "constitutional outrage." What could this mean as Britain moves faster toward a "no-deal" Brexit? And, a US peace deal with the Taliban is reportedly close to completion. Also, a visit to a village in northern Thailand, where a settlement started by Chinese anti-Communist nationalists ended up as a hip tourist destination.

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