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The United Kingdom has formally begun the process of exiting the European Union, delivering notice of the country’s intent to withdraw to EU President Donald Tusk. Though Britain is currently scheduled to leave the EU by 2019, both parties face complicated negotiations with a wealth of potential pitfalls ahead. It remains unclear what form Britain’s eventual separation from the bloc will take and what the eventual relationship between the UK and EU will look like.

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CNN reports that House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) confirmed this morning that he was on the White House grounds the day before his announcement that he saw information suggesting that the communications of then-President-elect Donald Trump and his advisers may have been swept up incidentally as part of surveillance of foreign nationals.

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The Guardian reports that one police officer has been stabbed, a woman has died, and a number of people injured in an attack by an assailant on the UK Parliament. The man was shot by police and the Parliament is on lockdown, as is transportation to the area. The police have confirmed that they are treating the attack as a terrorist incident.

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At the House Intelligence Committee’s open hearing on Russian interference in the presidential election, FBI Director James Comey confirmed the existence of an ongoing investigation into election interference and possible connections between Trump associates and the Kremlin. Both Director Comey and NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers stated that they have no evidence that President Obama unilaterally ordered a wiretap on President Trump, as Trump has repeatedly claimed without substantiation.

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