• DUP 'prepared to vote against Budget' if Brexit red lines breached
DUP 'prepared to vote against Budget' if Brexit red lines breached

No 10 made clear if the DUP voted down the Budget, Mrs May would not quit. "There is progress", Merkel said during a press conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague, but "everything is solved only when everything is solved".

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  • Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island
Majorca Floods: Two Brits Reported Dead After Heavy Rain Sweeps Island

The driver was also killed. Two British citizens and a Dutch woman were among the victims found Wednesday, one day after the rainfall, a spokeswoman with the regional emergency service said. "It all happened in less than 10 minutes", an unidentified witness with wet clothes told the public broadcaster TVE. "This looks like the end of the world"...

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  • Florida declares state of emergency in 26 counties as Hurricane Michael approaches
Florida declares state of emergency in 26 counties as Hurricane Michael approaches

Thankfully, Michael is not expected to be a huge rain maker for SWFL, as the heaviest rain from the storm will stay well to our west. Hurricane Michael formed Monday morning in the Caribbean Sea and is heading for a landfall as a major hurricane with 115-mph winds along the Gulf Coast by midweek.

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  • This is now the world’s most powerful passport for travel freedom
This is now the world’s most powerful passport for travel freedom

Holders of the new top passport in the rankings, Japan , can now travel to 190 countries and territories without making any prior visa arrangements. "The total score for each passport is equal to the number of destinations for which no visa is required".

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  • Michael crawls north, rising threat to Florida
Michael crawls north, rising threat to Florida

As forecast, Michael would be the first Category 3 or higher hurricane to hit the Panhandle since Hurricane Dennis in 2005. Significant impacts are expected near landfall along the Florida Panhandle to the Big Bend. A northward motion is expected through tonight, followed by a northeastward motion on Wednesday and Thursday. Fueled by warm t...

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  • Roles of ideas and climate in growth earn duo economics Nobel prize
Roles of ideas and climate in growth earn duo economics Nobel prize

David Warsh is the writer of the 2007 book, " Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations ". Nordhaus, 77, was specifically honored for "integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis". The research of Nordhaus and Romer is united by an interest in what drives economic growth and how to respond when unregulated market forces fail to de...

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  • Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis
Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis

The comments come in the wake of the disappearance of the journalist after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week. Erdogan was informed of the conclusions Saturday, the Times reported , citing unnamed sources - and he has since dispatched officials to anonymously tell news outlets, including the Times.

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  • Gupta storm forces South Africa's Finance Minister to resign
Gupta storm forces South Africa's Finance Minister to resign

It's been reported that Nene requested that the president relieve him of his ministerial duties , as a result of his misconduct regarding meetings with the Gupta family. One common theme that has emerged is visits to the family's sprawling Johannesburg property, which is why there has been public anger regarding Nene's revelations.

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  • Hurricane Michael may affect Sumter area later this week
Hurricane Michael may affect Sumter area later this week

The National Hurricane Center , in Miami said early Tuesday that, "On the forecast track, the center of Michael will continue to move over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico this morning, then move across the eastern Gulf of Mexico later today and tonight".

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  • Benjamin Netanyahu's wife on trial for £75000 food fraud
Benjamin Netanyahu's wife on trial for £75000 food fraud

Netanyahu is suspected of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in "Case 1000", also known as the "Gifts Case", regarding his relationship with Israeli businessman Arnon Milchan and Australian businessman James Packer. Ms Netanyahu denies any wrongdoing. The meals were ordered "against Sara Netanyahu's will", it said. In 2016, a court ruled she abus...

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  • Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster
Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

A team of French rescue experts began hunting through a huge expanse of debris on the outskirts of the Indonesian city of Palu yesterday, looking for hands, feet or any body parts of natural disaster victims sticking out of the mud. A grieving father was resigned to the search ending without his two-year-old daughter being found. "At this stage, ...

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  • Skripal attack: Second Salisbury suspect 'decorated' officer
Skripal attack: Second Salisbury suspect 'decorated' officer

British authorities charged both last month under their assumed names, saying at the time they thought the Russian men were not who they said they were. The British woman, Dawn Sturgess , died after unwittingly spraying the novichok on her wrists. He is believed to have received the award of Hero of the Russian Federation either for his role...

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  • 'I Am Not Running': Haley Shuts Down Speculation of 2020 Presidential Run
'I Am Not Running': Haley Shuts Down Speculation of 2020 Presidential Run

Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. The United Nations General Assembly concluded late last month. Powell's last day at the White House was January 12. "I am saddened that she is leaving the administration, but so grate...

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  • Kim Jong-un invites pope to Pyongyang
Kim Jong-un invites pope to Pyongyang

The South Korean president hopes the summit will allow a new order to be created throughout the Korean peninsula, eventually leading into Northeast Asia. Asked whether Xi had declined a meeting because of disagreements between the two sides, Pompeo said: "I expect they'll also raise the issues that they're happy with".

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  • Turkey to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul for missing journalist
Turkey to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul for missing journalist

Repeating Trump's expression of "concern", Pompeo, who had just returned from a trip to Asia, called on the Saudi government "to support a thorough investigation of Mr. Turan Kislakci, a friend of Khashoggi, said the 59-year-old told him he had been invited to return to Riyadh by the crown prince to act as an adviser.

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  • Nikki Haley To Resign As UN Ambassador At End Of Year
Nikki Haley To Resign As UN Ambassador At End Of Year

Haley's impending departure came as a shock to Washington, amid crucial times for foreign policy, and one month ahead of November's midterms. She said she would be supporting Trump. Sitting beside Trump in the Oval Office, Haley said her 18-month stint at the United Nations had been "an honor of a lifetime" and said she would stay on until the ...

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  • Collins: ‘I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was’ Ford’s assailant
Collins: ‘I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was’ Ford’s assailant

Murkowski said: 'I could not conclude that he is the right person for the court at this time'. Susan Rice , who was President Barack Obama's national security adviser, caused a stir Friday afternoon when she tweeted "Me" when another former Obama official asked who could challenge Sen.

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  • Brazil’s far-right candidate Bolsonaro remains leading in poll
Brazil’s far-right candidate Bolsonaro remains leading in poll

Instead, he gave an interview to TV Record at the same time. Bolsonaro's support in polls is nearing 40 per cent ahead of Sunday's election. The PSL candidate will now face leftist Workers' Party (PT) rival Fernando Haddad in a runoff election on October 28, where the former is widely expected to win.

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  • Limo that crashed in NY, killing 20, failed inspection
Limo that crashed in NY, killing 20, failed inspection

He's a Democrat from Amsterdam. The 19-seater limo ran a stop sign and hit a parked SUV on Saturday in Schoharie (skoh-HAYR'-ee). Two pedestrians also were killed . Valerie Abeling said her niece, Erin McGowan, 34, and her husband Shane, 30, were among the limo victims. King was killed in the crash along with her three sisters.

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  • Explosion and fire shut Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, Canada
Explosion and fire shut Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, Canada

Geoffrey Downey, spokesperson with the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, said there were only "couple minor injuries at this point, but nothing serious". "Some roads in the area remain closed". It was not immediately clear what facilities at the plant were affected. It is now the largest oil refinery in Canada , capable of producing...

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