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Brexit: PM bids to break deadlock with two-year deal offer

The PM will say in her Florence speech that both sides have a responsibility to get Brexit right. BBC News – UK Politics

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Age of May, Corbyn, Cable, Churchill, Merkel and Putin

The average age of the three biggest UK-wide party leaders now 67. BBC News – Politics

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Trump says will be putting more sanctions on North Korea

NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would be adding more sanctions on North Korea. Reuters: Politics

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Theresa May: UK will withhold funding from UN unless it reforms

Addressing the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Theresa May says the UK will withhold millions in funding unless the UN achieves “sufficient results”. BBC News – Politics

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Republicans plan healthcare vote, Obama and TV host denounce bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of the U.S. healthcare debate denounced the bill and former President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned of “real human suffering.” Reuters: Politics

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Vince Cable addresses Lib Dem conference

Sir Vince Cable gives his first conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader. BBC News – Politics

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Theresa May to warn tech firms over terror content

The prime minister will say firms must go “further and faster” in removing extremist content. BBC News – UK Politics

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Lib Dem conference: Delegates on so-called ‘snooping powers’

Lib Dem delegates asked how they feel about surveillance powers in the wake of recent terrorist attacks. BBC News – Politics

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As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea’s nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time. Reuters: Politics

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Brexit: Boris Johnson accused of ‘misusing’ statistics

Boris Johnson hits back after the statistics watchdog criticises his comments on post-Brexit NHS funding. BBC News – UK Politics