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  • May faces down pro-EU rebel lawmakers to win Brexit vote

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May won a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her divided government's plans to end more than 40 years of British partnership with the European Union on track.

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  • May faces down pro-EU rebel lawmakers to win Brexit vote

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May won a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her divided government's plans to end more than 40 years of British partnership with the European Union on track.

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  • Britain's May wins Brexit vote in parliament

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May won a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her deeply divided government's plans to end Britain's more than 40 years of partnership with the European Union on track.

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  • Britain's May looks set for Brexit victory in parliament

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May looked set to win a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her deeply divided government's plans to end Britain's more than 40 years of partnership with the European Union on track.

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  • Hungary approves 'STOP Soros' law, defying EU, rights groups

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's parliament on Wednesday approved a package of bills that criminalises some help given to illegal immigrants, defying the European Union and human rights groups and narrowing the scope for action by non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

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  • Hungary approves 'STOP Soros' law, defying EU, rights groups

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's parliament on Wednesday approved a package of bills that criminalises some help given to illegal immigrants, defying the European Union and human rights groups and narrowing the scope for action by non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

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  • Philippine agency recommends graft charges against ex-president Aquino

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine anti-graft agency on Wednesday recommended charges of corruption against former president Benigno Aquino, for disbursing more than a billion dollars of state funds without the required approval of Congress.

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  • Britain's May faces new battle in parliament over Brexit

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with rebels in her Conservative Party on Wednesday after refusing to accept demands for parliament to have a "meaningful vote" on Brexit that could stop Britain crashing out of the European Union with no deal.

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  • German, French ministers suggest fund to create incentives for reforms

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and France's economy ministers said on Wednesday that the European Union's future economic success depended on more structural reforms, perhaps encouraged by a special fund, greater investment and a defending of open markets.

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  • Britain's May faces new battle in parliament over Brexit

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with rebels in her Conservative party on Wednesday after refusing to accept demands for parliament to have a "meaningful vote" on Brexit that could stop Britain crashing out of the European Union with no deal.

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  • U.S. state, local tax revenue up 5.8 percent in first quarter: Census

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. state and local government tax revenue climbed to $350.2 billion in the first quarter of 2018, a rise of 5.8 percent compared with the same time period in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau reported on Tuesday.

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  • Ukraine anti-corruption court law needs amending: IMF chief

    KIEV (Reuters) - The head of the International Monetary Fund welcomed on Tuesday the adoption by Ukraine's parliament of a law to create an anti-corruption court, but said lawmakers needed to amend it to guarantee the court's effectiveness.

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  • Merkel, Macron back euro zone budget in 'new chapter' for bloc

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The leaders of Germany and France agreed on Tuesday to create a budget for the euro zone and hailed a "new chapter" for the currency union, but they left the details to be worked out later with other members of the 19-country bloc.

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  • Merkel, Macron back euro zone budget in 'new chapter' for bloc

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The leaders of Germany and France agreed on Tuesday to create a budget for the euro zone and hailed a "new chapter" for the currency union, but they left the details to be worked out later with other members of the 19-country bloc.

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  • Merkel, Macron agree euro zone budget in 'new chapter' for bloc

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on Tuesday to create a euro zone budget charged with boosting investment in the bloc and promoting economic convergence between its 19 states.

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  • European rights bodies rap Hungary's 'Stop Soros' bill, Budapest defiant

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Two leading European rights bodies have told Hungary that its "Stop Soros" bill criminalising help to illegal immigrants is "arbitrary" and vague, unduly threatens non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and violates European law.

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  • Merkel, Macron agree euro zone budget in 'new chapter' for bloc

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on Tuesday to create a euro zone budget charged with boosting investment in the bloc and promoting economic convergence between its 19 states.

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  • Merkel, Macron agree on euro zone budget

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on Tuesday to create a euro zone budget charged with boosting investment in the currency bloc and promoting economic convergence between its 19 member states.

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