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Is this how Britain ends?

So Britain, which two years ago voted to leave the European Union, has now rejected the only deal on the table providing terms for that exit — and decisively so. The outcome was largely fore-ordained, as the opposition parties had no reason to support the deal and the Conservative Party’s partners, the Democratic Unionists of […]

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White House says Democrats will skip shutdown meeting

By Steve Holland and Ginger Gibson | Reuters WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy is taking a larger-than-expected hit from the partial government shutdown, White House estimates showed on Tuesday, as congressional Democrats rejected President Donald Trump’s invitation to discuss the issue. The shutdown dragged into its 25th day on Tuesday with neither Trump nor Democratic […]