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U.K. Parliament To Vote On Postponing Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy in recent months has been risky: waiting until the last moment to try to force approval of a plan when the stakes cannot get any higher. That moment has arrived.
An anti-Brexit activist demonstrates outside of the Houses of Parliament in London on Thursday, before a vote on whether to postpone Britain's exit from the European Union. Source: Tolga Akmen

Nearly three years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, everything has come down to the wire.

With 15 days remaining until the U.K. is to leave the EU, members of parliament have twice roundly rejected deals that Prime Minister Theresa May has put before them — and they've also rejected leaving without a deal.

But May is pushing for yet another vote, hoping for a more favorable outcome. On Thursday, Parliament will vote on whether

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