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WATCH: Brexiteer Nigel Farage To EU: 'You're Not Laughing Now, Are You?' : The Two-Way : NPR
http://www.npr.org/sections/thet...

The leader of the eurosceptic, right-wing U.K. Independence Party spoke on the floor of the European Parliament, taunting the lawmakers before calling for "sensible, grown-up" negotiations. #NigelFarage

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Why Brexit Might Not Happen at All - The New Yorker
http://www.newyorker.com/news/jo...

Just four days after the British vote to leave the European Union, there are reasons to doubt whether the referendum result will be implemented. #Brexit

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What is Brexit? - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2016/6/25/120...

#Brexit means British exit from the European Union.

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Regret-xit: why some Brexit supporters wish they could take back their vote - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2016/6/24/120...

Less than 24 hours after the UK voted, those who supported the referendum are already voicing their regret. #Brexit

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South Korea halts propaganda broadcasts as Koreas reach deal
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/1...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it got an apology. North Korea says its archrival learned a "serious lesson." That's how compromises are engineered on a peninsula that has technically been at war for more than…

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AP Exclusive: UN to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/a...

VIENNA (AP) — Iran will be allowed to use its own inspectors to investigate a site it has been accused of using to develop nuclear arms, operating under a secret agreement with the U.N. agency that normally carries out…

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The Lost Pilgrims of the Islamic State - Defense One
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Like past pilgrimages to China and the Soviet Union, the migration of Westerners to the Islamic State group points to the tragic intersection of estrangement and utopian hope. #ISIS

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Turkish jets strike Kurds in Iraq, Islamic State in Syria
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets struck camps belonging to Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, authorities said Saturday, the first strikes since a peace deal was announced in 2013, and again bombed Islamic State positions…

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A Black Cat In A Dark Room: A Week In The Mysterious Sleeping Villages Of Kazakhstan - BuzzFeed News
http://www.buzzfeed.com/sarahato...

Radiation. Government conspiracy. Mass hysteria. There are plenty of theories as to why the residents of a tiny Kazakh mining region keep falling asleep for days at a time, but no answers. BuzzFeed...

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Saudi Arabia says it broke up planned Isis attacks | World news | The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/world...

Interior ministry announces it has arrested more than 400 people and thwarted suicide bomb attack on mosque in east of country as bomb kills 115 in Iraq #ISIS #saudiarabia

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U.S. certifies that Iran is meeting terms of nuclear deal - The Washington Post
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But officials say #Trump plans to impose more sanctions over other issues. #Iran

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John Oliver digs deep into the Brexit bucket on Last Week Tonight · Newswire · The A.V. Club
http://www.avclub.com/article/jo...

As a green card-holding man of two nations, John Oliver is uniquely positioned to chime in on the political absurdities currently holding sway (and office) on both sides of the Atlantic. #JohnOliver #Brexit

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General Election 2017 polls: Latest tracker and odds
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/...

The final general election 2017 polls - all published before polling booths opened at 7am today - have given a last minute boost to the #Conservatives, after a #Labour surge that saw the gap close dramatically.

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Liberals Should Still Be Worried About France
http://nymag.com/daily/intellige...

#Macron won big over a right-wing nationalist in France’s election. That was the easy part.

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Trump fears 'major, major conflict' with North Korea - BBC News
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-as...

The US president also says China's Xi #Jinping is "trying very hard" to end the Korean crisis. #NorthKorea

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North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system 'within days' - BBC News
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-as...

The Thaad system to protect South Korea from the North will be activated "within days", says the US. #NorthKorea

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Who's Who In The French Presidential Election : Parallels : NPR
http://www.npr.org/sections/para...

Entrenched politicians have been swept aside, and fringe candidates and untested newcomers have filled the void. Four front-runners lead the field of 11 in Sunday's first round of voting. #France

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What the World Is Saying About the U.S. Strike in Syria - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/news/...

#Russia condemned it while U.S. allies called it proportional. #Syria

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Brexit begins: The latest on Britain's path to divorce the European Union | CTV News
http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/late...

Germany's foreign minister predicts a bumpy road for the negotiations between Britain and the EU over the United Kingdom's decision to leave the bloc. #Brexit

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Brexit is David Cameron’s fault - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2016/6/28/120...

#Brexit is a direct result of the prime minister's bad choices.

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