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Haiti parliament ousts prime minister in no-confidence vote

Haitian Prime Minister Henry Ceant has been thrown out of office by a no-confidence vote prompted by government dysfunction and inability to quash inflation, blackouts and frequent opposition protests that have paralyzed the country

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Brexit hits ability of UK fintech to lure top talent: report

Leaving the European Union is making it harder for fintech firms in Britain to recruit top talent, a report said on Tuesday, threatening to slam the brakes on a 7 billion pound ($9 billion)growth sector just as EU states step up competition.

UK Speaker blocks more votes on unchanged Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May's will not be able to bring her beleaguered Brexit withdrawal bill back to parliament for a third vote in its ...

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Pro-Brexit Conservatives threaten strike if May delays EU exit by a year: the Sun

Eurosceptic Conservative lawmakers have threatened to go on strike if Prime Minister Theresa May delays Brexit by a year, the Sun newspaper reported ...

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Conservatives demand PM May's departure date for passing Brexit deal: FT

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been told by senior Conservative party colleagues that she will have to set a timetable for her departure date ...

UK Speaker John Bercow blocks more votes on unchanged Brexit deal

The Speaker of Britain's House of Commons has thrown a constitutional curve ball into the Brexit process.

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Global stock markets gain as investors predict cautious Federal Reserve – as it happened

Central banks in spotlight amid Brexit uncertainty and growth concerns 3.02pm GMT A placid day on global stock markets has been enlivened by a series of big-money corporate announcements.Shares in Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank have both risen after ...

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Still a chance Brexit deal can be approved by UK parliament this week: minister

British junior Brexit minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Monday he believed there was still a chance parliament would approve Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union exit deal this week.

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UK will seek Brexit delay ahead of March EU summit: minister

Britain will request a delay to Brexit ahead of this week's European Council summit and expects a decision from the European Union to be reached at that meeting, junior Brexit minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Monday.

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May's Brexit deal in chaos as Speaker sparks 'constitutional crisis'

Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans were thrown into further turmoil on Monday when the speaker of parliament ruled that she could not put her ...

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For all our sakes: Theresa May’s Brexit deal must be voted down | Simon Jenkins

The country will not get the sensible bipartisan Commons compromise it needs until May’s rigid plan is defeatedTheresa May must fail. Her first two ...

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China rejects 'abnormal' U.S. spying concerns as EU pushes trade

China dismissed U.S. security warnings against its telecoms equipment maker Huawei as groundless and "abnormal" on Monday, as the Chinese government's top diplomat went to Brussels to cool growing European frustration over trade.

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Brexit crisis tipped for British asparagus as EU seasonal workers stay away

For almost 100 years, Chris Chinn's family has farmed asparagus in the rolling hills of the Wye Valley in western England.

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Sidebar: Partisan Gerrymandering Returns to a Transformed Supreme Court

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s departure may have doomed efforts to impose constitutional limits on voting maps warped by politics.

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UK Prime Minister in Last-Minute Push to Win Brexit Support

British Prime Minister Theresa May was making a last-minute push Monday to win support for her European Union divorce deal, warning opponents that failure to approve it would mean a long — and possibly indefinite — delay to Brexit. Parliament has ...

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EU May Push China to Open Economy at April Summit

The European Union will seek Beijing's agreement for deadlines to open up China's economy at an April 9 summit in Brussels, according to a draft ...

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Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara resigns amid allegations of misconduct

The departure comes after the Hollywood Reporter reported this month that Tsujihara had tried to find roles for an actress with whom he had a sexual ...

Jagmeet Singh sworn in as a Member of Parliament

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh can finally take his official seat in the House of Commons after being sworn in as an MP on Sunday. 

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France Starts New Chapter in National Debate Aimed to End Yellow-Vest Crisis

After wrapping up thousands of town hall meetings, France starts a new chapter of its "great debate," aimed to address longstanding public grievances and offer solutions to the yellow vest protest movement. But the broader crisis lingers, seen with upsurge of violence in Paris Saturday, where about 10,000 yellow vests marked their 18th straight ...

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Under pressure, Britain's May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government was scrambling on Sunday to get support in parliament for her Brexit deal at the third time of asking, aiming to persuade doubters with threats and promises to avoid any move to oust her.

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Labour likely to back public vote on UK PM's deal, says Corbyn

Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn signaled on Sunday he would back a proposal by lawmakers to hold a public vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's ...

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UK Leader to Lawmakers: Back my Deal or Face Lengthy Delay

British Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that it would be "a potent symbol of Parliament's collective political failure" if a Brexit delay ...

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Irish Pride, Dash of Politics, at St. Patrick's Parade 

A new, troublesome topic hovered over the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York this year: Britain's failed Brexit deal with the European Union that ...

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UK PM May warns lawmakers: back my deal or face long Brexit delay

Prime Minister Theresa May's warned lawmakers that unless they approved her Brexit divorce deal after two crushing defeats, Britain's exit from the ...

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UK PM May warns of long delay to Brexit unless parliament backs her deal

Prime Minister Theresa May's warned lawmakers that unless they approved her Brexit divorce deal after two crushing defeats, Britain's exit from the European Union could face a long delay and could involve taking part in European parliament elections.

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EU war-gaming for the collapse of UK PM May's government: Observer

The European Union is war-gaming for the collapse of Prime Minister Theresa May's government after her Brexit divorce deal suffered two crushing defeats, the Observer newspaper reported.

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May could win backing of Northern Irish kingmakers in third Brexit vote: report

Prime Minister Theresa May's hopes of getting a Brexit divorce deal through parliament were given a boost on Saturday after a report that the Northern Irish party propping up her government might move toward backing her deal.

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