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It would give them a vote on only a "neutral" motion confirming that they have considered an unamendable statement by a minister on the issue. "The meaningful vote is going to be either the government's deal is accepted in which case that is the meaningful vote to accept it or it isn't accepted, in which case frankly there is going to be a new government", he told "Sky News".
  • US draws anger from China by reopening Taiwan 'embassy'

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    The United States will unveil a new Dollars 250 million representative office in Taiwan's capital on Tuesday, underscoring Washington's strategic ties with the self-ruled island as it faces escalating tensions with China . The "One China" policy Geng references was adopted by the U.S.in 1979. Tsai, who leads the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, has refused Beijing's demand that she recognize Taiwan as a part of China, leading to a prolonged freeze in relations that had been gradually ...
  • Gary Cohn contradicts Trump on importance of trade deficits

    Gary Cohn contradicts Trump on importance of trade deficits

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    Asked if trade fights could erase gains from last year's cut in corporate and individuals taxes, Cohn replied, "Yes, it could". Companies are reluctant to invest in their businesses until they have a better idea of how negotiations with Canada, China, Mexico, the European Union and other USA trade partners pan out, said Gary Cohn, who was director of the National Economic Council before leaving that post earlier this year , on Thursday at an event sponsored by the Washington Post .
  • May sees off more Brexit challenges in Parliament

    May sees off more Brexit challenges in Parliament

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May managed to overcome the remaining hurdles to her Brexit blueprint on Wednesday after the House of Commons rejected amendments made by the House of Lords that would have seen the United Kingdom remain in the European Economic Area (EEA) and EU customs union after Brexit .
  • Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow discharged from hospital after heart attack

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    She says doctors say Kudlow's recovery "is going very well" and the president and his aides are happy Kudlow is back home and they "look forward to seeing him back to work soon". Kudlow, who was White House budget director under President Ronald Reagan, is a fervent defender of so-called supply-side economics - the theory that growth is best stimulated by lowering taxes and reducing regulation - an approach embraced by Trump.
  • Oops! 'Fox and Friends' host calls Trump a 'dictator'

    Oops! 'Fox and Friends' host calls Trump a 'dictator'

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    With cameras of the world's press trained on them, Trump and Kim built an initial atmosphere of friendship. "The world will see a major change". "Regardless of what happens in that meeting between the two dictators ". Asked by this reporter whether Kim indeed pledged to denuclearize, something the President promised, Trump insisted the wheels are in motion. Their agreement also included a commitment from Mr Kim to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.
  • McMaster and Warren in GOP runoff for governor

    McMaster and Warren in GOP runoff for governor

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    Tuesday night. McMaster was the top vote-getter in primary voting but failed to win the 50 percent necessary to avoid a runoff. State Attorney General Janet Mills is expected to win the Democratic nomination, while business executive Shawn Moody is the frontrunner in a close, four-person race for the Republican nomination.
  • ‘Three Californias’ Measure Will Be on November Ballot

    ‘Three Californias’ Measure Will Be on November Ballot

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    Draper's Six Californias proposal failed twice - although it seemed to come close in 2014, when Draper collected hundreds of thousands of signatures, only to see the state reject many of them as invalid. "This milestone is a testament to the energized spirit of Californians wanting to create a better future for themselves and their communities", said Citizens for Cal 3 spokeswoman Peggy Grande .
  • North Korea: Trump agreed to 'step-by-step' approach to denuclearization

    North Korea: Trump agreed to 'step-by-step' approach to denuclearization

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    But American military officials at the Pentagon or U.S. Forces-Korea say they have received no guidance on the cancellation of the exercises. I knew things were going to change. If implemented, the end of military exercises could be one of the most concrete and controversial moves to arise from Trump's summit with Kim, who pledged to pursue denuclearization but offered no details.
  • Raccoon scales high-rise in downtown St. Paul

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    At one point, a small crowd had gathered on the street to see what would happen next. Many feared for the raccoon's safety, with more than 4,500 watching a live-stream of its climb to the top. For now, the 23rd-floor ledge ― almost the top of the building ― has become the raccoon's resting spot. There is not a whole lot that St. Paul Animal Control can do because a rescue mission would be too risky for both the raccoon and the workers.
  • Dénouement espagnol proche pour les migrants de l'Aquarius

    Dénouement espagnol proche pour les migrants de l'Aquarius

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    Di Maio, qui est également ministre du Développement économique. Cette décision met un terme à l'imbroglio diplomatique entre Malte et l'Italie qui n'ont pas voulu ouvrir leurs portes au bateau, à la dérive depuis samedi soir dernier. Un autre bateau de secours, le Sea-Watch 3, est difficilement parvenu à accoster à Reggio de Calabre après avoir été retenu et contrôlé par les autorités italiennes pendant douze heures.
  • Prise d'otages à Paris : le forcené transféré à l'infirmerie psychiatrique

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    Un périmètre de sécurité a été mis en place dans le quartier, connu pour ses nombreux bars et restaurants. "La crèche m'a appelé alors que j'étais au travail, je n'étais pas au courant de la prise d'otages ". Au moment de cette prise d'otages, le préfet de police Michel Delpuech recevait une délégation de représentant étrangers des différentes métropoles touchées par le terrorisme.
  • Le sommet Trump-Kim à nouveau confirmé — Diplomatie

    Le sommet Trump-Kim à nouveau confirmé — Diplomatie

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    Il a ensuite rejoint son avion présidentiel, qui a décollé pour le long trajet de plus 20 heures pour Singapour , où il atterrira dimanche soir. "Tout est prêt pour le sommet". Les dirigeants "réitèrent l'importance d'une dénucléarisation totale". Le président américain a dit croire qu'un "grand succès" découlerait de la rencontre avec le dirigeant nord-coréen, tout en se disant tout à fait préparé à se retirer.
  • Deux fillettes retrouvées mortes dans une brigade de gendarmerie — Rhône

    Deux fillettes retrouvées mortes dans une brigade de gendarmerie — Rhône

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    L'homme et sa compagne ont été entendus dimanche soir. Cette même source a également ajouté que dernièrement le mari voulait la quitter. Au moment des faits, deux personnes se trouvaient également dans l'appartement de fonction. Le père, sous-officier au sein de la brigade de Limonest , encadrait une manifestation sportive. Les autopsies, programmées ce lundi , devraient apporter des éléments pour déterminer les circonstances exactes du décès des deux fillettes.