UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

The British government saw its flagship Brexit legislation pass through Parliament on Wednesday, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure from the European Union.

 
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UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

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UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

The British government saw its flagship Brexit legislation pass through Parliament on Wednesday, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure from the ...

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter Thursday and posted a message welcoming the healthy newborn "to our village."