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Johnson Threatens Oct. 14 Election Over No-Deal: Brexit Update

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Fate of Brexit Is Up in the Air Amid Crucial Week for Boris Johnson
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Boris Johnson is planning for a general election on Oct. 14 if he loses a crucial vote over a no-deal Brexit in Parliament this week, a senior U.K. official said. The prime minister said he will not delay leaving the European Union in a speech after a short-notice meeting with his cabinet. Members of Parliament are planning to pass legislation to force the prime minister to delay Brexit until Jan. 31 unless he can get a new agreement with the European Union by mid-October.