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    UK House of Commons Approves Brexit Bill

    It’s a leap into the unknown. The bill allowing Prime Minister Theresa May to start the two-year process of exiting the EU is only two clauses long and passed without amendment. Though some attempted to attach riders — to protect workers’ rights or the standing of EU citizens living in Britain during the upcoming negotiations — none succeeded. It now passes to the House of Lords, which has reportedly been warned that if it attempts to block the bill later this month, the entire House could be abolished in retaliation.

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