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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 responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

The Republican who represents more of the border than anyone in Congress has...

The Republican who represents more of the border than anyone in Congress has an idea to secure the border, and it's not a wall

The only GOP congressman who represents a district along the US-Mexico border opposes President Donald Trump's wall - instead, he wants a fiber optic cable. Rep. Will Hurd of... Read more ...

Bill Gates says investing in 4 simple plans has saved millions of lives and...

Bill Gates says investing in 4 simple plans has saved millions of lives and provided a better return on investment than the stock market

Bill and Melinda Gates are making a hard push for rich countries to re-invest in four key public health programs that fund inexpensive vaccines, malaria bed nets, diarrhea... Read more ...

The Trump administration is reportedly considering lifting some tariffs on...

The Trump administration is reportedly considering lifting some tariffs on China to help get a trade deal done

The US is considering eliminating some or all tariffs on China, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is pushing for tariffs on $250... Read more ...

If donors raised enough money, here's how they could theoretically build the...

If donors raised enough money, here's how they could theoretically build the wall

The US-Mexico border is 1,984 miles long. A new non-profit organization is trying to privately pay for portions of a wall that President Donald Trump has promised would cover... Read more ...

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

Maryland senators participate listen to small business owners impacted by shutdown

U.S. senators from Maryland participated in a discussion to hear local small business owners who have been impacted by the government shutdown. Read more ...

The number of federal employees making unemployment claims during the...

The number of federal employees making unemployment claims during the government shutdown is soaring

The government shutdown is now in day 27. 800,000 federal workers are going without pay and 380,000 have been furloughed, meaning they are on forced unpaid leave. 10,454... Read more ...

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

Michael Cohen implicates Trump, confirms report he paid firm to rig online polls in Trump's favor and create WomenForCohen Twitter account

President Donald Trump's former lawyer and "fixer" Michael Cohen confirmed a Wall Street Journal report that he paid a technology firm to rig online polls in favor of Trump. He... Read more ...

Senators from both parties have introduced a bill to keep Trump from...

Senators from both parties have introduced a bill to keep Trump from ditching NATO, but they may not be able to stop him

Senators have reintroduced a measure meant to keep President Donald Trump from pulling out of NATO. The measure prohibits funds from being used for a withdrawal and expresses... Read more ...

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

Vaccine Hesitancy Joins Climate Change on World Health Organization's 2019 Global Health Threats List

The World Health Organization has released its list of global health threats for 2019. Unlike some of the health challenges on the list, at least one, vaccine hesitancy, is... Read more ...