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Johnson Urges Support for Brexit Deal Before Knife-Edge Vote

LONDON — Boris Johnson worked behind the scenes Friday to win enough support to push his new Brexit deal through the fractious British Parliament and pave the way for Britain — finally — to leave the European Union in two weeks. "I want colleagues on all si...
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Boris Johnson Becomes Prime Minister, Aims to Win Over Doubters

LONDON — Boris Johnson became Britain's new prime minister Wednesday, vowing to lead the U.K. out of the European Union "after three years of unfounded self-doubt." Standing outside the shiny black door of 10 Downing St., Johnson derided "the doubters, the ...