Griff Witte

Washington Post

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London Bureau Chief for the Washington Post

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Prime Minister Theresa May called early elections to increase her conservative majority in the British Parliament. Yesterday, voters reduced it instead.

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Prime Minister Theresa May called early elections to increase her conservative majority in the British Parliament. Yesterday, voters reduced it instead.

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ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terrorist bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people. Authorities now have at least five people in custody and they are looking for more.

The latest on the Manchester attack and ISIS

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terrorist bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people. Authorities now have at least five people in custody and they are looking for more.

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A massive report released    Wednesday    after a seven-year-long inquiry slammed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for leading Britain into the Iraq War.

Long-awaited Report Slams Blair for British Involvement in Iraq

A massive report released Wednesday after a seven-year-long inquiry slammed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for leading Britain into the Iraq War.

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