Biden lands in UK with message for Johnson: Defuse post-Brexit tensions over N. Ireland

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    U.S. President Joe Biden will bring a grave Brexit warning to his first meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Prevent a row with the European Union from imperilling the delicate peace in Northern Ireland.

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