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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May walks out 10 Downing street in London on Wednesday. She announced that if her Brexit deal is approved by Parliament, she will step down from her post. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, speaks to reporters on Wednesday in Brussels. He told British Prime Minister Theresa May that an extension for withdrawal from the EU is possible, but with a caveat. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-Brexit activists hold placards and wave flags as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday, ahead of a crucial vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-Brexit demonstrators react after the results of the vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal were announced in Parliament square in London on Tuesday. British lawmakers have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by a huge margin, plunging U.K. politics into crisis 10 weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister Theresa May returns to No. 10 Downing St. after the no-confidence vote in London. May ultimately won that vote Wednesday and retained her leadership role in the Conservative Party. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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Theresa May Survives No-Confidence Vote Amid Battle Over Brexit

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British Prime Minister Theresa May (center) leaves a meeting Tuesday in Berlin beside German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Faced with turmoil back home, May has embarked on an international trip to shore up assurances from the European Union. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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The Union Jack flies above the Palace of Westminster, the seat of Parliament in London. U.K. lawmakers are expected to decide soon the fate of a draft Brexit deal negotiated between Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators hold placards in London on Friday. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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Here's What You Need To Know About Brexit After A Tumultuous Week In The U.K.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves No. 10 Downing St. for the Houses of Parliament on Thursday. Her speech there defending the tentative Brexit deal did little to calm critics — either among her political rivals or within her own party. Tim Ireland/AP hide caption

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Pro-European Union protesters demonstrate against Brexit outside the House of Parliament on Tuesday in London, as Prime Minister Theresa May was reaching an agreement with the EU. Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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U.K. And EU Finally Agree On Brexit Text, But It's Already Getting Slammed

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British Prime Minister Theresa May dances up to the podium for her speech Wednesday at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, U.K. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister Theresa May meets with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town, South Africa, during a three-nation visit to Africa. May has promised to boost Britain's investment in the continent. AP hide caption

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A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Trump as a cartoon baby stands inflated in London's Bingfield Park. It will hover above Parliament Square later this week during the president's visit. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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'We Need To Take A Stand': U.K. Protesters Mobilize For Trump's Visit

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Demonstrators gather in Dublin on Saturday, awaiting the final results of Ireland's referendum on abortion. Ultimately, Irish voters backed repeal of the ban — but, as evidenced by their signs, those in favor of repeal were already thinking of what may happen next in Northern Ireland. Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May during their meeting at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly in September. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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