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As uncertainty looms about how Britain will leave the European Union, a trade deal with the United States would help make up for any loss of business with the EU and show the country isn’t cutting itself off completely. Today, we look at how a trans-Atlantic trade deal could happen and the sticking points that remain. But first: YouTube’s record fine to settle claims it violated children’s privacy, and the Trump administration’s plan to turn Fannie and Freddie private again.