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DAVID GREENE, HOST:
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LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:
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Britain's parliament has spoken.
UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: The ayes to the right 272, the noes to the left 285.
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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Order. Order.
WERTHEIMER: With that vote, parliament decided that the U.K. will not stand with the United States in a possible military strike against Syria over the regime's use of deadly chemical weapons.