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Geert Wilders Falls Short as Wary Dutch Scatter Their Votes

THE HAGUE — The far-right politician Geert Wilders fell short of expectations in Dutch elections on Wednesday, gaining seats but failing to persuade a decisive portion of voters to back his extreme positions on barring Muslim immigrants and jettisoning the European Union, according to early results and exit polls. The ...

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Britain Votes to Leave E.U.; Cameron Plans to Step Down

LONDON — Britain has voted to leave the European Union, a historic decision sure to reshape the nation’s place in the world, rattle the Continent and rock political establishments throughout the West. Not long after the vote tally was completed, Prime Minister David Cameron, who led the campaign to remain ...

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E.U. Referendum: Britain Votes on Whether to Leave or Remain

With 70 percent of counting areas having reported their results, the Leave campaign has nearly 11.1 million votes, compared with more than 10.4 million for Remain. The election results have revealed extraordinary divisions in Britain. Although the campaign to remain in the European Union piled up votes in Scotland, inner ...

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