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'The Independent' reports that Democrats in the House of Representatives passed an omnibus voting rights bill that combines the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Both of those bills independently faced Republican filibusters in the Senate. The new bill is headed to the upper chamber, where Democrats are reportedly considering changing Senate rules to prevent further GOP obstruction.
(Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan's meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in the early hours on Sunday and said waves as high as three metres (9.84 feet) were expected in the Amami islands in the south.
'Kill the bill' protests take place across the UK
The card is headlined by Calvin Kattar’s featherweight bout with Giga Chikadze as the latter looks to cement himself firmly into the world title picture. Elsewhere on the card, there will be a heavyweight bout between Jake Collier and Chase Sherman as two of the more experienced fighters in that division meet in what should be a real slobber knocker of a bout. Katlyn Chookagian’s flyweight bout with Jennifer Maia, meanwhile, it the leading women’s clash this evening.
Tesla is turning to Mozambique for a key component in its electric car batteries in what analysts believe is a first-of-its-kind deal designed to reduce its dependence on China for graphite
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A No 10 spokesman said ministers remain committed to bring forward new anti-espionage laws to counter the threat from foreign spies.
Hybrid SUV has been upgraded in various areas.
Italian designer says tigers were filmed in a safe and moderated environment
Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage motorcyclist was left fighting for his life after a collision on the A13 in Newham. Emergency service were scrambled to the A13 near the Beckton Flyover at just after 7am on Friday. Witnesses reported that the victim, 19, had collided with the central reservation on the westbound carriageway.
‘That was miserable and its really nobody’s fault’, says grandmother
Dozens of freight cars are broken into every day in Los Angeles by thieves who take advantage of train stops to loot packages purchased online.View on euronews
There are savings to be had on the latest Dell, Samsung and Microsoft surface devices
The coronavirus pandemic has forced the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting of world leaders, business executives and other heavyweights to go virtual for the second year in a row
A protest march by 1,500 far-left activists in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki has turned violent
Amazing from Wiggins, Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Owain Doull.
(Reuters) -GlaxoSmithKline on Saturday said it had rejected a 50-billion-pound offer from Unilever for its consumer goods arm, saying it "fundamentally undervalued" the business and its future prospects and that it would stick to its plan of spinning off the unit. Unilever confirmed the approach earlier on Saturday, saying the Glaxo unit would be a "strong strategic fit" as it continues to re-shape its portfolio spanning food, beauty and home care brands. It could also transform Unilever into a formidable beauty and personal care purveyor, taking on the likes of Estee Lauder and L'Oreal, while for GSK, it could bring much needed relief from investor pressure that has been building over the past year.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal in his corruption case
Euronews interviews Ilkka Salmi, the EU's counter-terrorism coordinator.View on euronews
The comedian was the oldest contestant to lift the glitterball trophy.