Divorce proceedings between the UK and the EU begin

Formal proceedings for the break-up known as “Brexit” began on Wednesday when British Prime Minister Theresa May penned a letter, known as “Article 50,” that would cut all legal ties the United Kingdom had with the European Union (EU). According to a Fox News report, “Britain’s top envoy to the EU, Tim Barrow, hand-delivered a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk formally triggering a two-year countdown to the final split.” May announced to lawmakers in the House of Commons that they were witnessing a “historic moment from which there can be no turning back.” Using divorce-style lingo, May gently reminded her constituents, “We are leaving the

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