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Macron Backs Brexit Delay as Johnson Faces Vote on Election

  • U.K. premier wants Parliament to back Dec. 12 snap election
  • European Union considering new delay of up to three months
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French President Emmanuel Macron will agree to a Brexit extension, easing the risk of the U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31, according to a French government official