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D-Day 75: Nations honor veterans, memory of fallen troops

With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after the D-Day assault that doomed the Nazi occupation of France and portended the fall of Hitler's Third Reich.

Trump eases up, makes nice with May before she steps down

Making nice at the end, President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his frequent criticisms of outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the tortured Brexit deal, declaring that history will remember her fondly if the United Kingdom can successfully leave the European Union.

Theresa May says she’ll quit as Conservative leader June 7

Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister.

WikiLeaks’ Assange arrested in London; US charge unveiled

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was forcibly bundled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and into a British police van on Thursday, setting up a possible court battle over attempts to extradite him to the U.S. to face charges related to the publication of tens of thousands of secret government documents.

British prime minister says she will step down after Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers she is prepared to step down "earlier than I intended" in order to win passage of her Brexit divorce deal from the European Union.

UK lawmakers prepare to vote on alternatives to Brexit deal

British lawmakers are preparing to vote on alternatives for leaving the European Union as they seek to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May.

May Day: UK Parliament rejects prime minister’s Brexit deal

With just 17 days to go, Britain's departure from the European Union was thrown into chaos and doubt Tuesday as Parliament delivered a crushing defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal and to her authority as leader.

UK’s May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

Parliament was set for a historic vote Tuesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May lobbied for support but braced for defeat of the U.K.'s divorce deal with the European Union.

UK’s May wins party no-confidence vote, but troubles remain

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a brush with political mortality Wednesday, winning a no-confidence vote by Conservative lawmakers that would have ended her leadership of party and country.

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