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THE WORLD : British lawmakers vote to seek a delay in Brexit

Mar 15, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

British lawmakers facing a March 29 Brexit deadline voted Thursday to seek a delay in the nation's breakaway from the European Union to try to reach agreement on what should happen next to avoid economic chaos.

Parliament voted 412 to 202 to give Prime Minister Theresa May until June 30 to come up with a plan to exit the EU, even though the two proposals she has already presented have been rejected by lawmakers, one in January and the other Tuesday.

Some British officials hope that p...