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EU and UK reach agreement on Brexit but the DUP still says no

Today, negotiators from the UK reached and agreement with officials in Brussels, which could pave the way for an Oct. 31 Brexit. But Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party said it still can't support the deal.

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Negotiators from the UK reached an agreement with officials in Brussels Thursday that could pave the way for Britain to finally break 46 years of ties with the European Union. But Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party said it still can't support the deal.

That makes the parliamentary arithmetic a lot tighter for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who needs the backing of the House of Commons in a vote expected Saturday in order to deliver an orderly Brexit on October 31.

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