Trump, Brexit, Fatberg: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Good morning.

President Trump’s address to the American people, new details in the Russia investigation and a 210-foot “fatberg.” Here’s the latest:

Details: As part of its preparations, in the past week the government has awarded a $17.5 million ferry service contract to a company with no ferries, as well as conducting an exercise — dismissed by truck drivers who took part as “window dressing” — to test whether Britain could handle a no-deal scenario’s expected snarls for cross-channel trade.

Another angle: Backing farmers’ fears, the environment minister warned of huge tariffs and resulting devastation for British agriculture in a no-deal exit.

Tips for a more fulfilling life.


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