Xinhua world news summary at 0900 GMT, April 2

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LONDON -- British Prime Minister Theresa May has to consider what next steps she and her government will take on Brexit after lawmakers on Monday night rejected for a second time an alternative list of options aimed at breaking the current Brexit deadlock.

With Britain scheduled to leave the European Union on April 12, May is expected to convene a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Her mission will be to seek a way of breaking the impasse between warring politicians.(UK-Brexit)

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SINGAPORE -- Singapore Airlines has grounded two Boeing 787-10 aircraft due to the deterioration of engines, which was found in routine inspections, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the company.

According to the statement, some of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines on Singapore Airlines' Boeing 787-10 fleet were found to have "premature blade deterioration."(Singapore-Boeing)

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CARACAS -- Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice President Maikel Moreno on Monday reconfirmed the order to prohibit opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving the country and asked the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) to strip him of his parliamentary immunity.

Moreno said a "certified copy of the decision will be sent to the ANC for the purpose of stripping Juan Guaido's parliamentary immunity."(Venezuela-Guaido-Immunity)

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan met here on Monday with South Korean Minister of National Defense Jeong Kyeong-doo over the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, said the Pentagon.

During their meeting, Shanahan and Jeong focused on the on-going diplomatic efforts to achieve a complete denuclearization of and peace on the Korean Peninsula, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.(US-Korean Peninsula-Denuclearization) Enditem

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