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  • SportGloucestershire Live

    Winning Lotto numbers tonight: Full National Lottery results with Thunderball on Saturday, April 20, 2024

    It's a £3.8m jackpot. There is a top prize of £500,000 on Thunderball

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  • NewsAFP

    US lawmakers pass new Ukraine aid after costly delay

    US lawmakers have approved new funding to provide Ukraine with desperately needed military aid, but their months-long delay in doing so was costly, undermining Kyiv's fight against invading Russian forces.Ukraine has received only limited aid this year from the United States -- which has provided tens of billions of dollars in military assistance to Kyiv -- because money to replace items drawn from US stocks ran out and opposition from some Republicans prevented the approval of supplemental fund

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  • PoliticsThe Guardian

    US House approves $61bn in military aid for Ukraine after months of stalling

    Ukrainian president thanks America after Speaker Mike Johnson secures bipartisan support for funding Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan

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  • NewsAFP

    Ukraine, Israel, TikTok: the massive aid package before US Congress

    The US House of Representatives on Saturday approved a giant aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan and a bill threatening to ban TikTok.Another bill passed Saturday would force TikTok to divest from its Chinese parent company ByteDance or face a nationwide ban in the United States.

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  • NewsThe Telegraph

    Hunt lauded boss of hospital trust that faces deaths inquiry

    The boss of a scandal-hit hospital at the centre of a police investigation was lauded by Jeremy Hunt, the Chancellor, as having done a “sensational job” of keeping patients safe.

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  • PoliticsThe Independent

    Congress finally passes $60.8bn billion Ukraine aid bill as speaker’s fate hangs in the balance

    Volodymyr Zelensky immediately issues thanks to the US House – just as a conservative revolt threatens to oust Mike Johnson for backing bill to help embattled European ally

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  • PoliticsThe Independent

    Representatives celebrate and wave flags after Congress passes Ukraine aid package

    The House of Representatives finally passed a $61.8bn (£49bn) aid package for Ukraine after a tense few months of negotiation between politicians. The Republican-controlled House passed the bill by a comfortable margin of 311-112 after the speaker of the House Mike Johnson allied with Democrats to get the bill through Congress. Democrats and Republicans who did vote for the bill to pass could be seen celebrating by waving flags and chanting "U-kraine, U-kraine" on the House floor.

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