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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson maneuvered Wednesday to give his political opponents less time to block a no-deal Brexit split from Europe before the Oct. 31 withdrawal deadline, winning Queen Elizabeth II's approval to suspend Parliament. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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News Brief: Democracy Activists Arrested In Hong Kong, Methane Limit Rollback, Brexit

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Brexiteers Continue To Defend Their Position As October Deadline Inches Closer

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Will Suspend Parliament Early In September

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Britain's Prime Minister Suspends Parliament Until Oct. 14

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Usually Orchestrated G-7 Summit, Has Its Fair Share Of Surprises

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At G-7, Macron Springs Surprise Iranian Visit

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At G-7 Meeting, Western Divisions On Display

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G-7 Leaders Set To Discuss Fires In the Amazon, Fears Of A U.S. Recession

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From London To Sydney, Protesters Stood In Solidarity With Hong Kong This Weekend

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is determined to bring the U.K. out of the European Union at the end of October, deal or no deal. Dominic Lipinski/AP hide caption

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Can U.K.'s New Prime Minister Pull Off Brexit? Here's What To Know

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A leaked Brexit document predicts a "catastrophic collapse" of the U.K.'s infrastructure if Britain leaves the EU with no deal. Above, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks outside 10 Downing Street in London in July. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Leaked Brexit Document Depicts Government Fears Of Gridlock, Food Shortages, Unrest

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Britain's Boris Johnson Vows To Leave EU By Oct. 31

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President Trump shakes hands with Boris Johnson during the U.N. General Assembly in 2017. The United Kingdom and the United States are about to be led by two remarkably similar figures. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The Similarities Between Boris Johnson And Donald Trump

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