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Theresa May tells MPs: It's my deal, no deal, or no Brexit

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The British prime minister faces crunch parliamentary vote on her government's deal to leave the EU on Tuesday.
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The EU sends letter of reassurance to Theresa May in last ditch attempt to prevent Brexit deal defeat

The EU sends letter of reassurance to Theresa May in last ditch attempt to prevent Brexit deal defeat

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The EU has sent a letter to Theresa May ahead of the crunch Brexit deal vote in the UK parliament.
British MPs are set to vote overwhelmingly against the deal when it comes before the House of Commons on Tuesday.
May is under pressure to abandon her deal, as MPs from across the House pressure her to back a second referendum, call a general election, or delay Brexit.
The letter falls well short of the "legally binding reassurances" May had sought from the EU on the question of the Northern Irish backstop.
The EU has sent an attempted letter of reassurance to the prime minister Theresa May...
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No-confidence vote looms over May's cabinet as PM makes last-ditch Brexit appeal

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is to appeal for the Brexit deal on Monday, arguing it is MPs' duty to split with the EU. Her cabinet is facing a no-confidence vote after an expected defeat of the deal on Tuesday.
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UK leader mounts last-ditch bid to win Brexit deal backing

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British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to tell lawmakers she has received further assurances about her Brexit deal from the European Union, in a last-ditch attempt to win support for...
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Trump sends Capitol Hill into chaos after canceling congressional trip to...

Trump sends Capitol Hill into chaos after canceling congressional trip to Afghanistan

President Trump canceled a congressional delegation plan to travel to Afghanistan this weekend in retaliation for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's suggestion the State of the Union... Read more ...

Michael Cohen implicates Trump, confirms report he paid firm to rig online...

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White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos...

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Thousands more children were separated from their parents at the border than was previously known, inspector general says

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Maryland senators participate listen to small business owners impacted by...

Maryland senators participate listen to small business owners impacted by shutdown

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Vaccine Hesitancy Joins Climate Change on World Health Organization's 2019...

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