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    Theresa May Preps Her Final Brexit Push

    Will they love it or leave it? After lawmakers voted yesterday to ask the European Union to extend the U.K.’s withdrawal period beyond March 29, the British prime minister is preparing a final effort to sell her divorce deal, hoping to avoid a delay beyond June 30. Meanwhile, a European Commission spokesman said any approval of an extension depends on unanimous support from EU leaders.

    Will Brussels agree? Although exasperated EU officials have repeatedly signaled their frustration with London, experts say their final decision will depend on economic and political calculations at home.

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