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TURMOIL: Ministers Quit Over PM May’s Brexit Draft

CBS News reports: The morning after the night before was a rough one for British Prime Minister Theresa May. On Wednesday night, she announced that she’d won her cabinet’s backing for her draft proposal on how the U.K. should pull out of the European Union. On Thursday morning, May’s Brexit secretary, the man who led her negotiating team in Brussels …

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Theresa May Issues Draft Brexit Agreement With EU

CBS News reports: Prime Minister Theresa May has managed to hash out a draft agreement with the European Union on the terms of Britain’s looming divorce from the EU, and to convince her own divided cabinet that the deal is a better than the default alternative — a “no-deal Brexit.” May emerged from her official residence at No. 10 Downing …

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Breitbart: Britain Voted For Brexit After MP’s Murder By Nazi, The #MAGABomber Won’t Affect US Voters Either

Breitbart’s Joel Pollak writes: On June 16, 2016, a man with a history of mental health problems and Nazi sympathies stabbed, shot, and killed British Member of Parliament Helen “Jo” Cox, a member of the Labor Party who happened to oppose the “Brexit” referendum. A week later, British voters went to the polls and chose to leave the European Union, …

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BRITAIN: 700K March For Second Brexit Vote [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: The centre of London ground to a halt as an estimated 700,000 people from all over the UK marched peacefully on parliament to demand a second referendum on Brexit. It was the biggest outpouring of public opposition to government policy since the anti-Iraq war protest in 2003. The number who descended on the capital to call for …

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Bannon Appears To Call For Literal “War” Over Brexit

Haaretz reports: British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be “no Brexit at all” if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship with the European Union after leaving the world’s biggest trading bloc. “My message to the country this weekend is simple: we need to keep our eyes on the prize,” …

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Theresa May: Trump Told Me To Sue The EU Over Brexit

The BBC reports: Donald Trump told Theresa May she should sue the EU rather than negotiate over Brexit, she has told the BBC. The US president said on Friday at a joint press conference he had given her a suggestion – but she had found it too “brutal.” Asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr what it was he had said, …

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LONDON: Massive Crowds Turn Out To Protest Trump

CNN reports: Protesters have begun gathering in the UK for demonstrations against Donald Trump and his controversial policies, as the US President stayed out of central London, where the biggest rallies are expected. The leader’s schedule has been organized for him to avoid the protests, and although Trump claims he is very popular in Britain, he conceded the planned demonstrations …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump And Theresa May Hold Joint Presser

CBS News reports: President Trump is holding a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Teresa May Friday, in the middle of his trip to the United Kingdom. Mr. Trump’s visit to Britain is sandwiched between the Brussels NATO summit, where he blasted allies over defense spending and trade, and ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in …

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Trump: Boris Johnson Would Be A Great Prime Minister

The Hill reports: President Trump says former United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make a “great prime minister” in an interview published Thursday, a shocking remark that comes as Trump visits the U.K. and current Prime Minister Theresa May In an interview with The Sun, a U.K. tabloid owned by conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Trump insisted that he …

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Theresa May Rolls Out Literal Red Carpet For Trump

The Guardian reports: Theresa May will step up her efforts to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States on Friday as she sits down for her first bilateral talks with Donald Trump against a backdrop of furious protest across the country. As the government released its long-awaited Brexit white paper on Thursday, she sought to placate angry Tory …

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BRITAIN: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Becomes Third Member Of May’s Cabinet To Resign In Brexit Row

The Guardian reports: Boris Johnson has resigned as foreign secretary, becoming the third minister in 24 hours to walk out of the government rather than back Theresa May’s plans for a soft Brexit. The prime minister hammered out a compromise with her deeply divided cabinet in an all-day meeting at Chequers on Friday, but after consulting friends and allies since, …

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BRITAIN: 100,000 March Against Brexit [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Around 100,000 supporters of the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand that the British government hold a final public vote on the terms of Brexit, organizers said. Protesters packed the main arteries of the capital, waving British, Irish and European flags and colorful banners to call for a “People’s Vote” on the eventual deal …

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Scotland Might Try For Independence Again

Reuters reports: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday she would again consider another vote on independence for Scotland when the British government offers some certainty over Brexit. Speaking on ITV television’s Peston on Sunday program, Sturgeon also said her Scottish National Party would not block another Brexit vote on any final deal, but feared what would happen if …

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BRITAIN: Whistleblower Testifies That Pro-Brexit Groups Had “Common Plan” To Evade UK Election Laws

The Guardian reports: There was a “common plan” to use the network of companies orbiting Cambridge Analytica to get around election spending and co-ordination laws, Christopher Wylie, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower, has told a parliamentary committee. “For me, this is about the integrity of the democratic process, which is more important than anything else,” Wylie said, before emphasising his words: …

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Stolen Info: Facebook Bans Trump-Affiliated Data Firm

The Washington Post reports: Facebook is suspending the Trump-affiliated data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, after learning that it failed to delete data that it had taken inappropriately from users of the social network, Facebook said late Friday. Facebook said it was suspending the accounts of Strategic Communication Laboratories, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, as well as the accounts of …

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SURE JAN: Rex Tillerson Claims Trump Is Avoiding Britain To Let Theresa May Focus On Brexit Negotiations

Bloomberg reports: U.S. President Donald Trump is avoiding a visit to Britain because he wants to allow Prime Minister Theresa May to focus her attention on withdrawing from the European Union, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. While Trump said last week that he “canceled” a visit to London to formally open the new U.S. embassy because the old site …

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BRITAIN: Trump Supporters Scuffle With Police, Attempt To Make Citizen’s Arrest Of London Mayor [VIDEO]

Sky News reports: Supporters of US President Donald Trump have disrupted a speech by Sadiq Khan, calling for the London Mayor to be arrested. Mr Khan was about to start speaking to the Fabian Society in London when he was disrupted by protesters from a group called the White Pendragons, who shouted pro-Trump and pro-Brexit slogans. It came after a …

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Michael Bloomberg: Brexit Was The Single Stupidest Thing Any Country Did Until Trump’s Election [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former mayor of New York, has said Brexit is the “single stupidest thing any country has ever done” apart from the election of Donald Trump as US president. Bloomberg argued that “it is really hard to understand why a country that was doing so well wanted to ruin it” with …

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Brexit Negotiations Begin In Brussels [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Brexit talks have begun in Brussels. The lead negotiators, David Davis and Michel Barnier, representing the UK and the European commission respectively, posed for the cameras before several hours of initial discussions. Amid concerns that political uncertainty in Britain could delay meaningful negotiations, the two leaders stressed their opening day on Monday would mainly deal with the …

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