Senate queries Debt Management Office over forex rates used for fuel marketers
03 November 2018 | 2:53 pm
The Senate has criticised the Federal Government for its alleged refusal to pay oil subsidy claims by petroleum products’ marketers.
23 Jun 2022
28 May 2022
Police in the US town of Uvalde, Texas are facing questions over why it took an hour to neutralise the gunman who murdered 19 small children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School. The tragedy comes amid increasing calls for greater gun control measures. Among the demands of campaigners are a ban on assault weapon sales, as well as universal background checks and so-called red flag laws. Pastor Mike McBride, director of the LIVE FREE gun violence prevention campaign with the Faith in Action network, joined us on Perspective to tell us more.
23 Jun 2022
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24 Jul 2022
The federal government says it is considering a nationwide ban on commercial motorcycles, popularly known as okada. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation said motorcycles provide the means of transportation for terrorists and several approaches for containing insecurity were being considered.
9 Nov 2022
Results from races for more than 400 congressional seats will come in when election polls close on Tuesday. Can't stay on top of them all? Then keep a close eye on Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
10 Nov 2022
The fight for a majority in the Senate has come down to three key races, with Georgia heading to a runoff.
9 Dec 2022
Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a run-off vote in Georgia. It was the final Senate seat left undecided from the 2022 midterms. While the Democrats already held the majority, Warnock's victory now gives the party an outright, 51-seat hold on the Senate.
The Senate has approved President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms, but the bill will be adjusted ahead of a final vote. Protesters say time is running out to oppose the changes.
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The U.S. should require companies to be licensed by the government if they want to develop powerful artificial intelligence systems, the head of one the country's top AI companies said at a Senate committee hearing Tuesday.
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman said that AI will "address some of humanity's biggest challenges, like climate change and curing cancer," but admitted he was "anxious" about how it could change the way we live.
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There is league football action to look forward to in the next couple of days; Much Maligned Manchester United goes up against an inconsistent Chelsea, Manchester City faces Aston Villa while Juventus locks horns with Scudetto holders Napoli to begin the Serie A weekend. My name is Ayomide Sotubo and here's our preview of these games on the Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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Born in South Africa during apartheid, Pretty Yende grew up singing hymns with her grandmother on the way to church. This past May she dazzled Westminster Abbey at the coronation of King Charles, cementing her status as one of the world's most sought-after sopranos. Yende says her journey is proof that nothing is impossible.
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Destruction of the Amazon rainforest has significantly decreased since Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was reelected Brazil's president. His government has strengthened the agency monitoring illegal deforestation.
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The Israeli press celebrates the release of 11 more hostages, as the media in the Arabic world focus on the Gaza ceasefire and release of 33 Palestinian prisoners. Meanwhile, Elon Musk's visit to Israel is met with disgust by one newspaper.
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Kissinger was a contentious figure in US foreign policy, playing a key role during the war in Vietnam, and in solidifying US-China relations, while serving as secretary of state and national security advisor.
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