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Tory-DUP £1bn payment needs parliament's approval after Gina Miller challenge

Tory-DUP £1bn payment needs parliament's approval after Gina Miller challenge

However, it said no date has been agreed for securing that go-ahead, which means the cash has not yet been released. But, citing correspondence with government lawyers, campaigner Gina Miller , who defeated ministers in an earlier high-profile legal case over the process for triggering Britain's exit from the European Union, said the deal could not be executed without parliamentary approval. Consulte Mais Informação

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India agrees to provide further defence assistance to Afghanistan

India agrees to provide further defence assistance to Afghanistan

She announced that "116 new high impact development projects would be jointly implemented that would bring socio-economic and infrastructure development", especially in the suburban and rural communities in 31 provinces of Afghanistan. "Both countries suffer from terrorism & violent extremism that threaten us & the region's stability, " said Salahuddin Rabbani. Rabbani said India and Afghanistan have agreed to strengthen security cooperation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package

Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package

Many conservatives are reluctant to vote increase the debt limit without taking any other steps to curb federal spending. The bill now heads back to the house for passage before the President can sign it. The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved roughly US$8 billion in disaster relief after President Donald Trump met congressional leaders on the deal to attach short-term, three-month measures in the Senate to fund the federal government at current levels and raise its borrowing ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Seoul detects signs N. Korea preparing another missile launch

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test, but also warned against using military force against the country, calling it a "road to nowhere" that could lead to a "global catastrophe". Residents near the deployment site have voiced concerns that the system's powerful radars could have adverse health effects, a claim USA and South Korean defense officials have said is baseless. Consulte Mais Informação

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Thousands brighten up the streets of Wellington to parade Te Reo Maori

Thousands brighten up the streets of Wellington to parade Te Reo Maori

One young girl held a sign reading "He pai nga unicorn kia", meaning "I like unicorns". "I can't wait for this movie to be released for the world to see and for te reo Māori to be heard so our children can enjoy it". We are encouraging all groups from the public and private sectors as well as universities, wānanga, schools, kura, play centres, early childhood centres, kindergartens, kōhanga reo, sports teams, groups, kapa haka, marae and hapū throughout the region to join a parade to launch Te ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Utility pole falls on sheriff's cruiser during Hurricane Irma

Utility pole falls on sheriff's cruiser during Hurricane Irma

Sgt. Chris Lynn and paramedic James Tanner Schaill were trapped for about two hours when the live power pole and electric lines landed on their auto while they were driving on Lakeland Hills Boulevard near Robson Street. They were trapped for about two hours. They were trapped for about two hours before electric crews were able to disconnect the lines. Lynn and Schaill went back to working hurricane recovery efforts, Watler said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vladimir Putin Warns Of 'Global Catastrophe' In North Korea Impasse

Vladimir Putin Warns Of 'Global Catastrophe' In North Korea Impasse

The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany conducted long-running talks with Iran that led to a 2015 deal for worldwide sanctions to be lifted in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear activities. China may be most critical though in deciding if oil sanctions go ahead because it controls an oil pipeline that industry sources say provides about 520,000 tonnes of crude a year to the North. Consulte Mais Informação

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Richard Branson shares photos of damage on private island after Irma

Richard Branson shares photos of damage on private island after Irma

The storm has ploughed past the Dominican Republic toward Haiti after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century continues on its path towards Florida. "But we are very fortunate to have a strong cellar built into Necker's Great House and were very lucky all of our teams who stayed on Island during the storm are safe and well". Consulte Mais Informação

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Rebooted Ford Mustang gets neighbourly at 2017 Frankfurt show

Rebooted Ford Mustang gets neighbourly at 2017 Frankfurt show

Lots of improvements to things journalists enjoyed harpooning the old auto for - expect sharper handling, better interior quality and more safety tech. It can be linked, if you like, to a new 10-speed automatic gearbox that Ford says is more fuel-efficient and cleverer, with "real-time adaptive shift-scheduling" that aims to always select the right gear for the conditions. Consulte Mais Informação

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IRMA'S Wind: Max wind gusts across Florida

IRMA'S Wind: Max wind gusts across Florida

Flash floods are possible in some outlying sections of the Midlands. The Naples weather station reported a gust to 142 miles per hour. Irma would also become a tropical depression as wind speeds drop below 39 miles per hour. By Tuesday morning, the forecast puts Irma in far western Tennessee, slowing and turning northeast as a high pressure system centered over the Great Lakes moves east. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says

Putin's comments, following an global summit in China, came after the United States called for the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea for detonating what it called a hydrogen bomb on Sunday. In fact, the trade volume between Russian Federation and North Korea surged by a whopping 73 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Abe agrees with Putin on 'serious threat' from North Korea's nuke test

Abe agrees with Putin on 'serious threat' from North Korea's nuke test

Putin has been noticeably more vocal on this issue since Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test on September 3, emerging as a leading voice in favour of a diplomatic solution to the crisis on the Korean Peninsula. "However, I am concerned cutting off the oil supply to North Korea may cause damage to people in hospitals or other ordinary citizens", the Russian president was quoted as saying. Consulte Mais Informação

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Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement

Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement

THAAD is the acronym for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense. The South's defence ministry confirmed on Wednesday the launchers would be installed on a former golf course near Seongju City some 217 km (135 miles) south of Seoul. The ministry also said on Monday that it would "push for the option of deploying strategic assets such as the United States carrier strike group and strategic bombers after consultation with the United States". Consulte Mais Informação

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