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May says European Union repeal bill best way to avoid Brexit 'cliff edge'

May says European Union repeal bill best way to avoid Brexit 'cliff edge'

Brussels is playing down progress to pressure Britain to pay up, says chief United Kingdom negotiator. Both Davis and No 10 sources have denied reports that May is preparing to agree a bill of about £46 billion (US$59.5 billion) at current exchange rates, which The Sunday Times reported was to be announced after the Conservative Party conference.


Trump surveys devastated Texas as Harvey rages on

Trump surveys devastated Texas as Harvey rages on

With remnants of Hurricane Harvey still pounding Texas , US lawmakers have begun contemplating the massive rebuilding costs, leaving some Republicans in a tricky spot after they opposed federal aid when a storm devastated eastern states in 2012.


North Korea may have conducted 6th nuclear test: Yonhap

North Korea may have conducted 6th nuclear test: Yonhap

Trump spoke by telephone to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss the need to "maximize pressure on North Korea" in the face of the "growing threat" it presented, according to a White House readout of the call, without specifying when it took place.


Report Card Vs Missouri State Bears

Report Card Vs Missouri State Bears

The offense could end up having to carry MU this season, as the defense surrendered 35 points to Missouri State in the first half alone. Quarterback Drew Lock threw for a school record 521 yards and a school record seven touchdowns in the Tigers 72 to 43 victory over Missouri State at Faurot Field in Columbia.


Jaitley visiting Japan as Defence Minister, Sitharaman to take charge later

Jaitley visiting Japan as Defence Minister, Sitharaman to take charge later

He also said that he is happy that his successor as Defence Minister is very "competent". "Otherwise it is impossible", she told reporters here after taking oath. The 58-year-old has previously served as a Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs. Former Chief Minister and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah was quick to respond on Twitter: "Wow, straight from MoS (independent charge) to a seat at the Cabinet Committee on Security".


Houston mayor imposes nightly curfew after Harvey

Houston mayor imposes nightly curfew after Harvey

Experts said evacuating is a complicated decision with major ramifications, and none interviewed by The Associated Press second-guessed Turner. "We will have to wait until the water levels from this historical flood recede before we can determine the extent of damage and make any needed repairs", the city said.