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British Police officers stand on duty outside the Supreme Court in London on the final day of a four-day hearing on December 8, 2016. British Prime Minister Theresa May secured a symbolic victory on Brexit yesterday, after MPs agreed not to delay her plans to begin the EU exit talks by the end of March, although she had to promise to give them more details of her negotiating strategy. The House of Commons vote is not binding and the government is still fighting a challenge at the Supreme Court against moves to give parliament the final say on starting the Brexit process. / AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

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British Police officers stand on duty outside the Supreme Court in London on the final day of a four-day hearing to appeal against the High Court ruling that Article 50 can not be triggered without a Parliamentary vote. Photo Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty 

A protester dressed as a copy of the Bible joins groups demonstrating outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 30, 2014. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of U.S. President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires closely held companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control.

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A protester dressed as a copy of the Bible joins groups demonstrating outside the US Supreme Court in Washington. The court on Monday ruled that business owners could object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires closely held companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases...WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Married couple Michael Knaapen (L) amd John Becker (2nd L) kiss after hearing the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional at the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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Married couple Michael Knaapen (left) and John Becker kiss on Wednesday after hearing the US Supreme Court ruled that the Defence of Marriage Act (Doma) was unconstitutional. The high court ruled to strike down Doma and determined that California’s proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court’s striking down of the law.