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Tory government must get parliamentary approval for £1bn DUP deal

The so-called confidence-and-supply arrangement, signed in June, pledged £1bn more funding for hospitals, schools and infrastructure in return for support from the DUP's 10 MPs on key votes such as the second reading of the EU Withdrawal Bill later today .

Uncontacted Amazonian tribe 'killed and chopped up by gold miners' in Brazil

All these tribes should have had their lands properly recognized and protected years ago ― the government's open support for those who want to open up indigenous territories is utterly shameful, and is setting indigenous rights in Brazil back decades".

Afghanistan will never again be militant sanctuary, says USA envoy on 9/11 anniversary

Six U.S. soldiers and three Afghan nationals were wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into a U.S. military convoy in Afghanistan's central Parwan province on Monday, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation statement said.

Irma weakens to a tropical storm

But Irma is now a shell of itself, barely holding onto to any tropical characteristics, drifting north over the Florida-Georgia line. Monday morning Irma weakened into a Tropical Storm, after hugging the western coast of Florida all day Sunday.

Cleric who tweeted for peace with Qatar arrested by Saudi police

The twitteratis said Saudi security forces arrested 20 people, mostly preachers, including Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Amri. "May God harmonise between their hearts for the good of their people", Awdah said on Twitter, where he has over 14 million followers.

Donald Trump On Hurricane Irma

Governor Rick Scott told a TV interviewer: "We don't have the exact numbers on everyone who stayed in the Key - I hope everyone listened [to official warnings that they evacuate]". Hurricane Irma had not yet departed the Sunshine State Sunday night, but from the Keys to Miami's business district to Naples and Marco Island she delivered a coast-to-coast battering.

Miss America: Miss Texas celebrated for her response to white supremacy question

As soon as Wood uttered the words "terrorist attack", her tone grew defiant, and the crowd began to cheer in support, growing louder louder as Wood continued with her forceful answer. "I do believe it's a bad decision, ' she said". Miss North Dakota took home the crown, but Miss Texas, Margana Wood , is the real victor with her response to a question about Donald Trump , a cursed skeleton held together by spoiled cold cuts.

Mitt Romney plans Utah Senate run if Orrin Hatch retires

Dave Hansen, a longtime political advisor to Hatch, told UtahPolicy.com last month that he didn't expect Hatch to decide on his political future until October. Mitt Romney is reportedly ready to jump back into politics. "I would be glad for him if he would", he told reporters on Capitol Hill earlier this year .

Hope Springs Eternal: S Koreans Keep Protesting Deployment of THAAD Launchers

The Ministry of National Defense has insisted that the stationing is simply " provisional " and "temporary", citing the need to carry out additional environmental impact assessment analyses which could take several months. Security Council's response. South Korean President Moon Jae-in stated that in response, South Korea would install additional THAAD launchers at a USA military base in South Korea.

Keys reaches US Open quarters for 1st time

I think she was kind of nervous, and also, with the shadow, I think she just didn't feel well. "She didn't play well". Just this year, Vandeweghe, 25, has reached the Australian Open semifinals and advanced to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

Irma roars ashore near Naples, remains a Cat 2 on Florida peninsula

Florida Gulf Coast University will be closed through Wednesday. In a sign of the sheer size of Irma, hurricane warnings extend northward into South Central Georgia and tropical storm warnings reach nearly to the Georgia/Tennessee state line.

Flamingos at Busch Gardens in Tampa led to shelter as Irma approaches

In the video above, you can see the pink birds being led to shelter ahead of the storm. Reuters reported Busch Gardens as tweeting that they were moving their animals to shelters in advance of Irma hitting Tampa , and that "Their safety is of most importance".

Surprise! Tellywood crush Anas Rashid gets married, see pictures

Heena and Anas hail from the same town, Malerkotla, located in Punjab. The two tied the knot yesterday in the place, a day earlier than was being reported in the media. Anas came on a special Ghodhi to his nikaah. Talking about his wedding Anas had told Indian Express, "Everyone is really excited at home and we are all geared up with the preparation".

West Bengal: Woman gangraped by three men, her condition critical

The men entered into her house, then tied her hands and gagged her before allegedly raping, she told police. The woman's condition is very critical. The accused also inserted a bottle into victim's private parts and left her profusely bleeding.

North Korea threatens U.S. over new sanctions against sixth nuclear test

The report also said that the sanctions had been softened to appease China and Russian Federation, citing diplomats. A South Korean defence ministry spokesman said there were no signs of the North preparing a missile launch or a nuclear test yesterday.

Ryan Zinke: Monuments shouldn't be taken down but learned from

In a stunning display of both arrogance and ignorance, "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks tried to make a 9/11 Memorial more relevant to recent news by comparing it to Confederate statues which are being removed in several states.

Jeff Sessions Wanted to Use Polygraph to Find White House Leakers

It is not clear how seriously Sessions is pursuing testing National Security Council staffers. "Sessions suspects those leaks came from within the NSC, and thinks that a polygraph test-at the very least-would scare them out of leaking again".

Gov. Daugaard orders flags flown at half-staff Monday

As a result, all US and state flags will fly at half-staff until Sunset. "Nearly 16 years ago, NY endured one of the deadliest and most devastating terrorist attacks America has ever seen", Cuomo said in a statement issued late last wek.

IS claims attack on Egypt police in Sinai

The police and military officials say Monday's attack began with the detonation of roadside bombs that destroyed and set ablaze four armored vehicles and a fifth one carrying signal jamming equipment. The suspected militants later opened fire with machine guns. The group declared affiliation to IS in 2014 and consider army and police members as "apostates" who should be killed for the sake of the state Caliphate.

Crude Oil Above USD47 On Supply Quota Talks

Hurricane Irma knocked out power to almost 5.8 million Florida homes and businesses on Sunday after millions were told to evacuate ahead of the storm. Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are leading the production pact, under which OPEC and other producers have agreed to reduce crude output by about 1.8 million barrels per day through to the end of next March.

Americans remember victims on 16th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

The first couple raised their gaze a minute later and the president unclasped his hands, signaling a trumpeter to begin performing military taps. A short time later, Mr. Memorial ceremonies were also being held in NY and at the Pentagon and Vice President Mike Pence was to deliver remarks in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where the fourth plane crashed.

Brighton's Grand Hotel EVACUATED over bomb threat as police swoop

Police and management in the hotel took the decision to evacuate the building and some of the area nearby after they got an anonymous phone call at the hotel at 4.30pm on Sunday, alleging that there was an explosive device there. Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Unite union leader Len McCluskey are now in Brighton. The Trade Union Congress ( TUC ) - which is holding a conference at the Brighton Centre from today until September 13 - also confirmed the Grand Hotel re-opening on ...

Treat Pakistan with respect for role in war on terror: Jeremy Corbyn

The Leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn. His comments appear to contradict the position of Sir Keir Starmer , the shadow Brexit secretary, who said Labour wanted to secure a "changed relationship with the single market".

Three Rohingya refugees killed in explosion near Myanmar-Bangladesh border

The ARSA also urged Myanmar to "reciprocate this humanitarian pause" in fighting. The United Nations says almost 300 000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since attacks by Rohingya militants on Myanmar security forces in the violence-wracked Rakhine state on August 25 sparked a major military backlash.

Gov. Deal: All of Georgia now under state of emergency

So was a portion of coastal SC from the Georgia line to Edisto Beach, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) southwest of Charleston. Governor Nathan Deal's Office announces a press conference Friday to address Georgia's response to Hurricane Irma.

US calls for UNSC meet over N.Korea draft resolution

Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly told Senators on Wednesday all the military options against North Korea were "terrible", the Guardian reported. The United States this week is circulating a draft of a new resolution about North Korea at the United Nations, hoping for a Security Council vote next Monday.

There Are Now Three Hurricanes in the Atlantic

The storm has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and is almost stationary, moving east-southeast at 2 miles per hour. In a worst case scenario, Miami would take a direct hit. Hurricane Allen in 1980 is the other Atlantic storm to hold Category 5 strength for a combined three days. It's now about 180 miles northeast of Veracruz, and it's barely moving.

Myanmar violence may have killed more than 1000, says senior United Nations representative

The violence and exodus began on August 25 when Rohingya insurgents attacked Myanmar police and paramilitary posts in what they said was an effort to protect their ethnic minority from persecution by security forces in the majority Buddhist country.

S.Korean stocks strengthen, gains capped by China worries

The IMF managing director cited the reduction of its work force and a slowdown in productivity as challenges for the Korean economy. Meanwhile, further gains were capped by tensions between Seoul and Beijing over South Korea's deployment of a USA anti-missile defence system against North Korean attacks.

Lebanon Complains To UN Over Israel Violating Airspace

Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who is on an official visit to Russian Federation, has tasked Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil to file the complaint against Israel for "planting spy devices on Lebanese territory and continuously violating the Lebanese airspace, especially after Israeli warplanes broke the sound barrier over Sidon yesterday (Sunday)".

Bob Dylan Appearing at IU Auditorium in October

They'll be joined by singer Mavis Staples . In March, Dylan released his latest album, Triplicate . Tickets go on sale this Friday, Sept. 15 at noon.

Four police officers killed in Egypt blast

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to brief media. State news agency MENA quoted a high ranking ministry official confirming the attack and casualty figures. In recent years there has also been a wave of attacks, mainly targeting security forces, blamed on splinter factions of Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood group.

Two dead following three vehicle collision

Both are believed to have been visitors from the United States who were with their partners. Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash that has occurred on the N20 road in Cork . The truck driver was treated for shock. This stretch of road is now closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

About 6,689 shares traded. Inv Mngmt Of Virginia Ltd Liability Corp has 0.4% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ). Washington Tru National Bank & Trust holds 0.15% or 11,034 shares. The insider Malik Shahzad sold 483,670 shares worth $8.76M. Shares for $928,551 were sold by Heimbouch Mark L on Monday, May 1. Ramsay Stattman Vela And Price Inc holds 2.86% of its portfolio in Apple Inc.

Class 5 girl sent to boys' loo as punishment in Hyderabad school

For that, I remained silent. "Children were all watching", the girl is heard saying. Read Also: Many of Mumbai's night schools running without teachersWhen she came out, the non-teaching staffer told three teachers moving around about the punishment she had given to the girl.

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