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British Lawmakers Give Parliament More Say on Any Brexit Agreement

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Prime Minister Theresa May lost a crucial vote in Parliament when rebel lawmakers from her party joined the opposition in approving a measure that gives the legislature greater control over the Brexit terms.

PM Theresa May Loses Key Brexit Vote In U.K. Parliament

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British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a major Brexit defeat Wednesday when lawmakers voted to approve a measure giving themselves final say on any exit agreement the government reaches with the European Union, CBS News reported. In a 309-305 House of Commons vote, Parliament dealt a major blow to May’s already fragile authority. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn labeled the defeat “a humiliating loss of authority for May, BBC News reported. Several members of May’s own Conservative Party crossed the aisle and sided with the opposition to insist any withdrawal deal with the EU require an act of Parliament to take effect – essentially giving lawmakers a veto on an overall Brexit deal,...

UK MP assert final say on Brexit deal

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British MPs have delivered a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement the government reaches with the European Union.

From: www.news.com.au

Lebanese army to get $120 million in U.S. aid

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The United States, which wants to prevent violence spilling over from Syria into Lebanon, will give the Lebanese army $120 million aid to boost border security and counter-terrorism work, the U.S. ambassador to Lebanon said on Wednesday. Lebanon will get six MD 530G light attack helicopters, six Scan Eagle drones, and communication and night vision equipment under the new programs, Ambassador Elizabeth Richard said after she met Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri.

U.K. lawmakers assert final say on Brexit deal, challenge May's authority

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British lawmakers delivered a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans Wednesday by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement the government reaches with the European Union.
The House of Commons voted 309-305 to give lawmakers what is essentially a veto on the terms of Brexit,...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Poland’s new PM marks anniversary of 1981 martial law

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's new prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, and powerful ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski attended ceremonies Wednesday marking 36 years since the country's communist regime used tanks and troops to clamp down on the Solidarity freedom movement. The 49-year-old Morawiecki is the son of a prominent anti-communist Polish dissident from the 1970s ...]

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British lawmakers defy May, give parliament final say on Brexit deal

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Prime Minister Theresa May’s government was defeated on Wednesday, when lawmakers forced through changes to its Brexit blueprint that ministers said could endanger Britain’s departure from the European Union.

From: www.france24.com

May suffers humiliating loss on Brexit law

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December 14, 2017 5:15 AM
LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a serious defeat for her key Brexit law on Wednesday (Dec 13) after pro-European lawmakers in her own party defied her orders in a vote in Parliament.

From: www.straitstimes.com

People once at odds don’t try to even the score

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After he declared victory over Islamic State (ISIS) on Dec. 9, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made an important promise. Mr. Abadi is now the latest world leader searching for national reconciliation and a healing of social wounds after the end of an armed conflict or the collapse of an authoritarian regime. In the West African nation of Gambia, a new president, Adama Barrow, plans to set up a truth commission to shed light on the human rights abuses committed during the two-decade rule of his dictatorial predecessor, Yahya Jammeh.

British lawmakers give Parliament final say on any exit agreement with the European Union, deal defeat to prime minister

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British lawmakers give Parliament final say on any exit agreement with the European Union, deal defeat to prime minister.

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