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BBC PoliticsFeb 18, 2019
MPs resign from Labour over Brexit and anti semitism
The seven MPs - Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey - explain why they've resigned from the Labour Party.

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The Daily BeastFeb 17, 2019
John Oliver Exposes Trump's ‘National Emergency' Border Wall BS in ‘Last Week Tonight' Return
HBOWe last left John Oliver on Nov. 18 of last year, when the Last Week Tonight host addressed the president's outrageous comments on the sex life of Maureen Scalia, the widow of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. There were also flashy cameos from Gilbert Gottfried (reading portions of the draft Brexit agreement), Armie Hammer, and Oliver's nemesis Russell Crowe.

So, after three months off, Oliver returned for the sixth season of his Emmy-winning HBO program and kicked things off by addressing President Trump's national emergency declaration over his pet project, the border wall.

"The major drama since we left has been President Trump's repeated attempts to get Congress to fund his border wall—including shutting the government down for nearly a month," Oliver explained, before cutting to the national emergency news. "Yes, according to Trump, the border suddenly constitutes a ‘national emergency…and to be clear, there is zero actual emergency at the border right now. Illegal crossings have been declining for twenty years, and as we've talked about before on this show, a wall would be expensive and completely ineffective."

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BBC PoliticsFeb 17, 2019
Brexit: Will Britons living in the EU still get healthcare?
A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.
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