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But he didn't outline how this would be done, or whether the taxpayer would foot the bill for the cost of the existing contracts. "But we will go further". Mr McDonnell will call on ministers to act on the issue - and pledge that a future Labour government would step in if they fail. "Call it the McDonnell amendment".
  • Anti-AfD protests break out in Berlin after German election

    Anti-AfD protests break out in Berlin after German election

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    Known by its German acronym AfD, the party received 12.6 percent of votes in Sunday's election to become the third-largest caucus in Parliament behind Merkel's bloc and the Social Democrats. Despite only being founded in 2013, the AfD are thought to have gained 13.5% of the vote, enough to make them the third largest party and enter the Bundestag for the first time.
  • Time for talk on North Korea over, says Abe

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    Mr Abe did not set a date for the vote but Japanese media suggest it will be on 22 October. In parallel to the announcement of the dissolution of the lower house of parliament on 28 September, Abe unveiled Tokyo's supplementary budget for the current fiscal year, as was standard practice.
  • 'It's a Very Poor Prognosis.' John McCain Opens Up About Cancer Diagnosis

    'It's a Very Poor Prognosis.' John McCain Opens Up About Cancer Diagnosis

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    After Arizona Senator John McCain went for a routine medical checkup in July, his doctor at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix called him back to the office. 'They said that the prognosis is very, very serious. Some say 3%, some say 14%. "If I took offense at everybody who has said something about me, or disparaged me or something like that- life is too short.
  • North Carolina men's basketball team won't visit White House

    North Carolina men's basketball team won't visit White House

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    School officials said the two sides tried to make "eight or nine" different dates work, however they were unable to come to an agreement. Two-time NBA MVP Curry said Friday he would vote against the team's visiting the White House. News that the team won't visit the White House comes amid backlash from professional athletes after President Trump earlier Saturday tweeted that National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry was not welcome to visit the White House following the Golden State ...
  • Rajiv Mehrishi is the New CAG

    Rajiv Mehrishi is the New CAG

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    President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to the former secretary in a ceremonial function at Rashtrapati Bhawan which was attended by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi among other dignitaries.
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Looking forward to Fanney Khan

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    The Devdas couple hung out with SRK's wife Gauri Khan and model-actress Padma Lakshmi. Aishwarya spelled magic in black and blingy outfits while Shah Rukh Khan also looked charming in a black tuxedo. "The hot Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma was victor too of the night as she got the Vogue and BMW Game Changer of the Year Award and shared her happiness on the Instagram where she thanked the people behind her award and showed her awards night look with the caption, "#GameChangerAward.
  • Trump Issues New Travel Restrictions As Ban Expires

    Trump Issues New Travel Restrictions As Ban Expires

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    As President Trump's revised travel ban expired on Sunday his administration announced new, expanded restrictions that will bar visitors from eight countries indefinitely. "Making America Safe is my number one priority". The original travel ban, which barred most visitors from seven majority-Muslim nations, will be heard by the Supreme Court this fall .
  • Engineers inspecting Puerto Rico's cracked dam that could 'collapse at any minute'

    Engineers inspecting Puerto Rico's cracked dam that could 'collapse at any minute'

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    The Puerto Rican government confirmed it is more than a fissure, and concluded that the dam is actually failing. Last week, Cuomo traveled to the U.S. Officials said terminal buildings suffered "minor damage" in sections that had been out of operation even before the storm. "It was a powerful direct hit that struck Puerto Rico when it was already down because of the economic situation".
  • Palestinian unity government to meet in Gaza next week

    Palestinian unity government to meet in Gaza next week

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    In a statement published by the official Palestinian WAFA news agency, the spokesman for the Palestinian government, Youssef Al-Mahmoud, said Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and ministers would travel to Gaza next Monday "to begin assuming the responsibilities of the government".
  • France Seeks UN Report on Iran's Ballistic Missile Launch

    France Seeks UN Report on Iran's Ballistic Missile Launch

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    Tehran stated Saturday that it has successfully tested the new ballistic missile Khorramshahr, which was unveiled yesterday during a military parade. Iran announced that it had carried out a "successful" test for the new medium-range Khoramshahr missile, local media said .
  • Team Europe wins the first Laver Cup tennis tournament in Prague

    Team Europe wins the first Laver Cup tennis tournament in Prague

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    Meanwhile, Nadal and Federer have ruled out playing doubles together in the future after pairing up successfully for the very first time in their careers during the Laver Cup. "We are here to try our best". Congrats to Roger and all his team for a great idea and a great organization. The Laver Cup - which pitted Team Europe against Team World in a tennis version of the Ryder Cup - can not match the Davis Cup's 117-year history or the honour of representing one's country, but its ...
  • Il discorso di Theresa May a Firenze (cosa propone sulla Brexit)

    Il discorso di Theresa May a Firenze (cosa propone sulla Brexit)

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    Viaggio in Italia per la premier britannica Theresa May che nella giornata odierna è stata a Firenze . Chiederemo ai cittadini di registrarsi questo è un mattone importante verso i nostri obiettivi sulla questione migrazione. Il premier britannico ha proposto un periodo di transizione di due anni post-Brexit. Da segnalare come in contemporanea con il discorso pronunciato da Theresa May a Firenze , in piazza Santa Maria Novella abbiano sfilato un centinaio di cittadini britannici ...
  • Politica: PD, RENZI

    Politica: PD, RENZI "USCIRE DA MODALITA' LITIGIO"

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    Leggo che qualcuno vorrebbe smarcarsi sul Documento di economia e finanza per far scattare l'aumento dell'Iva. Un piccolo tubo. Chi oggi vuole affrontare in modo serio la politica energetica in Italia, deve porsi il problema dell'approvvigionamento e delle infrastrutture necessarie", e ha puntualizzato che la priorità è presentare un programma concreto per le politiche e in questa direzione auspica il coinvolgimento di tutti: "Con Michele Emiliano ci siamo confrontati, scontrati, sulla ...
  • 2-day BJP National Executive meet begins in Delhi

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    The stated reason for calling this extraordinary session, however, is that it marks the end of a year-long programme to commemorate Deen Dayal Upadhyay's 100th birth anniversary. He said , the meeting also resolved to carry on the pledge of Swachh Bharat and New India. ■ General Secretary Vinay Sahasrabuddhe also shared the details of Shah's country-wide tour during the meeting and said the party chief travelled 50,000 km and interacted with 18,000 workers across the country to strengthen ...
  • Afghanistan likely on agenda as USA defense starts visit to India

    Afghanistan likely on agenda as USA defense starts visit to India

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    This will be the first visit by a top U.S. official to India following the announcement of the new Us strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. This comes after Trump unveiled his new war strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia which includes the deployment of thousands of extra troops to Afghanistan.
  • Congress VP to visit Dwarkadhish Temple, meet party workers

    Congress VP to visit Dwarkadhish Temple, meet party workers

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    He also talked about farmers and said wherever you go you'll find the farmers are in distress. "But for the rich, they open all doors for them", he said. After Saurashtra, Gandhi will campaign in the rest of the Gujarat, PTI reported. After staying at Jamnagar for the night, the Congress vice-president will start for Rajkot on Tuesday morning, covering towns such as Dhrol and Tankara along the way.
  • USA bishops: Newest health care proposal fails moral test

    USA bishops: Newest health care proposal fails moral test

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    The study, released this week by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, also found that the legislation authored by GOP Sens. The Avalere analysis helps illustrate why the new ACA repeal and replace plan, like the ones before it, would result in at least 20 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2021.
  • Ishaq Dar to be charged on 27 Sept in NAB reference

    Ishaq Dar to be charged on 27 Sept in NAB reference

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    Dar has again been summoned by the Accountability Court on 27 September. During previous hearing, the court had issued bailable warrants for the arrest of the minister after he failed to turn up before it. On Sept 8, NAB had filed a reference against Dar, and three separate references against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children. In the case of accumulation of assets against Dar, the AC on September 14 issued summons for the minster directing him to appear before the court ...