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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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The Supreme Court just rebuked Virginia Republicans, ruling they cannot...

The Supreme Court just rebuked Virginia Republicans, ruling they cannot defend a racially gerrymandered district map in court

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold a lower court ruling striking down Virginia's 2011 House of Delegates map as racially gerrymandered. The justices, in... Read more ...

Sandy Hook parents' lawyers say Alex Jones sent them child pornography in...

Sandy Hook parents' lawyers say Alex Jones sent them child pornography in files he turned over as part of pre-trial discovery

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Bella Hadid apologized for Instagram story that insulted parts of the Arab...

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Hong Kong's protesters used low-tech street smarts to smash China's powerful...

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Sotheby's Announces Its Biggest Sale - Itself - For $3.7 Billion

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The deal puts the auction house, which was founded in 1744, on a path to becoming a private company again. Read more ...

After Elon Musk's tweets landed Tesla in hot water, an SEC heavyweight is...

After Elon Musk's tweets landed Tesla in hot water, an SEC heavyweight is looking to shore up the regulator's social-media rules

An SEC commissioner last week urged new rules for how executives use Twitter and other social media. "It might be time for us to come forward and say, here are some principles... Read more ...

'Boy Bye': The Democratic National Committee tried to use a Beyoncé...

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Companies plead with Trump against new China tariffs

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A Boeing executive reportedly said the company is open to a new name for the...

A Boeing executive reportedly said the company is open to a new name for the embattled 737 Max, which remains grounded worldwide after 2 deadly crashes

Boeing isn't ruling out the possibility of a name change for its embattled 737 Max jet "We're committed to doing what we need to do to restore it. If that means changing the... Read more ...