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May faces down pro-EU rebel lawmakers to win Brexit vote

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LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May won a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her divided government's plans to end more than 40 years of British partnership with the European Union on track.

PREVIEW-Soccer-Brazil struggle, but the focus is on Neymar 7:27pm BST

SOCHI, Russia, June 20 Brazil take on Costa Rica on Friday needing a win to avoid equaling their worst ever World Cup run, but the focus of their concern is once again not on the team but on one individual - Neymar.

Brazil set to hold rates at all-time low despite currency sell-off 8:00am BST

BRASILIA, June 20 The Brazilian central bank is likely to hold interest rates at an all-time low on Wednesday despite a currency sell-off, though it may take a more hawkish tone in its policy statement.

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Poland's mishaps help Senegal claim first African win 19 Jun 2018

MOSCOW Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday when they beat Poland 2-1, helped by an own goal from a Brazilian-born Polish defender and a nightmare moment for goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.

WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Poland's mishaps help Senegal claim first African win 19 Jun 2018

MOSCOW, June 19 Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday when they beat Poland 2-1, helped by an own goal from a Brazilian-born Polish defender and a nightmare moment for goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.

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Brazil winless but not worrying yet, says Coutinho 19 Jun 2018

SOCHI, Russia Brazil may have struggled in their World Cup opener but their failure to beat Switzerland has not left the players worrying about qualifying for the knockout phase just yet, midfielder Philippe Coutinho said on Tuesday.

Soccer-Brazil winless but not worrying yet, says Coutinho 19 Jun 2018

SOCHI, Russia, June 19 Brazil may have struggled in their World Cup opener but their failure to beat Switzerland has not left the players worrying about qualifying for the knockout phase just yet, midfielder Philippe Coutinho said on Tuesday.

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Strike seen lifting Brazil monthly inflation to two-year high 19 Jun 2018

BRASILIA Product shortages driven by an 11-day truckers' strike in late May likely lifted Brazilian consumer prices in the month to mid-June by the most in more than two years, driving the annual inflation rate comfortably back to the official target range.

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Latins around the world unite - once every four years 19 Jun 2018

SOCHI, Russia If you look to the stands during World Cup matches and see a bunch of Colombians supporting Panama or a group of Mexicans cheering on Brazil then don't be surprised, your eyes are not deceiving you. In the World Cup, Latin America is a country.

Soccer-Latins around the world unite - once every four years 19 Jun 2018

SOCHI, Russia, June 19 If you look to the stands during World Cup matches and see a bunch of Colombians supporting Panama or a group of Mexicans cheering on Brazil then don't be surprised, your eyes are not deceiving you. In the World Cup, Latin America is a country.

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Trump backs down, signs order to end family separations at U.S. border

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents when immigrant families are caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. | Video