The United Kingdom's Parliament voted on Thursday to accept a government motion to delay Brexit, approving the move 412-202. The U.K. was scheduled to break with the EU on March 29, but members of Parliament have in recent weeks struggled to agree on an approach, rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for the trade terms of the departure, and also rejecting the possibility of exiting the EU with no plan whatsoever. Parliament will ask the EU to delay the Brexit date by at least three months. Britain's departure will now likely be postponed, though next steps remain unclear as lawmakers are deadlocked on how to avoid economic turmoil upon a divorce from the bloc.
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