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A tractor spreads chemicals on a field near Prenzlau, Germany, in 2016. Germany ended a stalemate among member states of the European Union, approving an extension of the herbicide glyphosate, which is widely used in large-scale farming. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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People stand in front of eggs displayed at a supermarket in Lille, France, on Friday as a scandal over contaminated eggs spreads across Europe. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A bottle of Bulleit Bourbon is displayed at an awards ceremony in February in Santa Monica, Calif. American distillers say they are concerned about potential EU tariffs against bourbon, if the U.S. imposes a tariff on steel. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Film Independent hide caption

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European Council President Donald Tusk (left), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (center) and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker meet at the European Council on Thursday in Brussels. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A copy of the German newspaper Bild Zeitung featuring an exclusive interview with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump lies on a table in a train on Monday in Berlin. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks on Nov. 9 in Berlin, saying that Germany is prepared to work with a Trump administration that respects "democracy, freedom" and human "dignity." Cuneyt Karadag/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday. The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S. technology company, plus interest. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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David Davis arrives to be named as Brexit Chief after a meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A European Union supporter stands with a European Union flag during a picnic against Brexit in London's Green Park on Saturday. Daniel Leal-Olivas /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Union flags fly as banners across a street in central London on Tuesday. EU leaders attempted to rescue the European project and Prime Minister David Cameron sought to calm fears over the U.K.'s vote to leave the bloc as ratings agencies downgraded the country. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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