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Parliament pays tribute to MP Jo Cox

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>> Flags at half mast and a Parliament awashed with personal tributes. The killing of Jo Cox stabbed and shot in her West Yorkshire constituency last Thursday still sinking in here. I'm Reuter's reporter, Jay Greese where here in Westminster politicians and the public alike are still reeling from Thursday's events.
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With parliament being recalled to pay tribute to MP Jo Cox.>> A white and red rose marking the spot where the Labor MP once sat. Her peers commending her work as a politician and charity campaigner.>> Jo Cox was a voice of compassion. Whose irrepressible spirit and boundless energy lit up the lives of all who knew her, and saved the lives of many she never, ever met.
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>> Her death Thursday, pausing Britain's EU referendum campaign. That since restarted, and with it, questions about the killer's motivations.>> Her community and the whole country has been united in grief. And united in rejecting the well of hatred that killed her, in what increasingly appears to have been an act of extreme political violence.
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Jo Cox's killings may have a lasting impact on British politics but a reminder Monday that it will be nothing compared to that felt by her husband and two children.>> Batley and Spen will go on to elect a new MP but no one can replace a mother.>>
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>> Far removed from the rousing applause and church procession marking her passing. The case against her accused killer Thomas Mair continued in London's Old Bailey court Monday. Mair speaking by video link only to confirm his name when asked what it was Saturday, he gave a chilling response. Death to traitors, freedom for Britain.