• Weakening hurricane Maria could still take Northern Ireland by storm

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    National Hurricane Center said, "Maria is moving toward the north near 7 miles per hour [11 km/h], and this general motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected through tonight". . The BWS 6pm update said the storm was expected to make its closest point of approach in the next 72 hours at around midnight on Thursday night, as it passes 296 nautical miles to the islands north-northwest — but the storm could veer closer after that period.
  • Macron wants security, tax reforms for post-Brexit EU

    Macron wants security, tax reforms for post-Brexit EU

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    Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France had to seize the opportunity presented by firm growth, expected this and next year at a six-year high of 1.7 per cent, to bring its public deficit in line with European Union rules for the first time since 2007.
  • Trafford Macmillan Wellbeing Centre hosts the World's Biggest Coffee Morning

    Trafford Macmillan Wellbeing Centre hosts the World's Biggest Coffee Morning

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    Text STOP to 70550 to opt out from future communications from Macmillan. Every £28 raised could fund a Macmillan nurse for an hour. There will be lots of delicious cakes on offer as well as a raffle with some fantastic local prizes all to be had with donations from Puzzlewood, GoApe, and the Forestry Commission! "The collective impact of the World's Biggest Coffee Morning is enormous, and it's so easy to get stuck in - either by donating, attending an event or by encouraging your ...
  • Thad Cochran: 'I'm not hospitalized' following urological issue

    Thad Cochran: 'I'm not hospitalized' following urological issue

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    Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of MS has been recovering in MS from what his office described Wednesday as "a urological issue". "Thanks for the well-wishes", tweeted Sen. reconciliation ends on Friday, so we'll have to do it in January or February. Trump was asked if he was referring to Cochran but did not answer. But I feel we have the votes.
  • Young Thug Arrested, Charged With Facing Felony Drug Possession

    Young Thug Arrested, Charged With Facing Felony Drug Possession

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    Police pulled Thugger over for tinted windows, and during the stop, found 2.5 oz of marijuana. The officer notes in the report that two firearms, almost $50,000 in cash and various narcotics were found during the search. That same month the "Best Friend" musician was cleared in a potential battery case after rumors began swirling that he was videotaped slapping a woman outside a club in Atlanta.
  • France's Macron calls for joint European Union defence force

    France's Macron calls for joint European Union defence force

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    He also called for a Europe wide carbon tax making the bloc even more economically uncompetitive against powers like the United States and China. Ambitious proposals for a reform of a European Union (EU) made by French President Emmanuel Macron have drawn mixed reactions from senior German politicians on Wednesday.
  • Kushner's New York Voter Registration Is 'Female'

    Kushner's New York Voter Registration Is 'Female'

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    There's a report going around this morning that Jared Kushner is accidentally registered to vote in NY as a female, and there was quite a bit of Twitter snark about it. He tried to update the form once again in May, adding more than 100 calls and meetings with foreign contacts. He initially said the report was filed early by accident, but the Washington Post later reported other key items were missing.
  • Kyiv working so Hungarian Ukrainians feel comfortable in European Union and Ukraine

    Kyiv working so Hungarian Ukrainians feel comfortable in European Union and Ukraine

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    Hungary has objected to the new "language norm" of the education bill, which obliges all schools in Ukraine , including national minority ones, to make Ukrainian the main educational language of their school programs. We can guarantee that this will cause a painful blow to the future of Ukraine , the minister said. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday that Russian Federation views some of its provisions contradicting modern standards.
  • Manchester United to try and take the lead in Group A

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    The Russians opened up with a shock 2-1 win at Benfica, which goes to show that they aren't amongst the also-rans in this competition this season. The United juggernaut is back up and running in a way that has not been seen since Sir Alex Ferguson left the club.