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Turnbull Expected To Reject New Zealand's Lifeline To 150 Manus Refugees

Turnbull Expected To Reject New Zealand's Lifeline To 150 Manus Refugees

But Mr Turnbull did not rule out accepting Ms Ardern's offer at a later stage. "We have an arrangement with the United States where a substantial number - 1,250 - can, subject to the U.S. The stand-...

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Missile display & Trump's effigies burning: Tehran marks U.S. embassy takeover

Missile display & Trump's effigies burning: Tehran marks U.S. embassy takeover

In 1979, hundreds of Iranian militant students took 52 Americans hostage at the embassy for 444 days to protest Washington's refusal to hand over the Western-backed shah, who was deposed in the 1979 I...

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Supreme Court upholds Liberty Party prohibition on election runoff poll

Supreme Court upholds Liberty Party prohibition on election runoff poll

Late Monday, he said the Liberty Party doesn't have confidence in the ability of the National Elections Commission to partially investigate its complaint, and would soon be asking its leaders to step ...

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American arrested in Zimbabwe for 'insulting Robert Mugabe'

American arrested in Zimbabwe for 'insulting Robert Mugabe'

Martha O'Donovan was arrested in her apartment in Harare - Zimbabwe's Capital city - at around 5 a.m Friday. The subversion charge carries a 20 year prison term. Social media posts played a major role...

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Carter Page Told Jeff Sessions 'in Passing' About Russia Trip

Carter Page Told Jeff Sessions 'in Passing' About Russia Trip

Trump was also non-committal in response to a question about whether he would fire attorney-general Jeff Sessions , who he has criticised for appointing special counsel Robert Mueller to investigat...

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Spain issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan President Carles

Spain issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan President Carles

Mr Puigdemont's rallying cry came a day after a Spanish judge issued an arrest warrant against him, with prosecutors seeking to charge him with rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds over his ...

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Mueller Has Enough Evidence to File Charges Against Flynn

If charges are brought against Flynn, he would be the first former or current member of the Trump administration to be formally indicted in the Russian probe. The former army general's son, Michael...

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27 dead in Texas church shooting

27 dead in Texas church shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called the shooting an "evil act". Contacted by Al Jazeera, the Wilson County sheriff was not immediately available for comment. Local and state law enforcement were respondin...

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George HW Bush said to have called Trump a 'blowhard'

George HW Bush said to have called Trump a 'blowhard'

But now, their disdain for the 45th president has been made very clear. In May 2016, Bush stated, "I don't like him" and "I don't know much about him, but I know he's a blowhard". Upon learning th...

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Adjusting to setting our clocks back for Daylight Saving Time ending

Adjusting to setting our clocks back for Daylight Saving Time ending

It is also the ideal time to keep in mind to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. A second petition was started earlier this year and collected close to five-thousand signatures. Batteries ...

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Lebanon PM resigns in rejection of Iran's growing dominance over Arab affairs

Lebanon PM resigns in rejection of Iran's growing dominance over Arab affairs

In November that year, he became prime minister, forming a unity government with Hezbollah and its allies after marathon negotiations. Lebanon is largely divided between those loyal to Saudi Arabia ...

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Congress to Vote on Resolution Supporting Balfour Declaration

Congress to Vote on Resolution Supporting Balfour Declaration

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited British Prime Minister Theresa May in London, McDonald described the United Kingdom as "a close friend of Israel and has an unshakeable commitm...

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Page: I Was On Papadopoulos Email About Linking Russia Up With Campaign

Page: I Was On Papadopoulos Email About Linking Russia Up With Campaign

According to court filings, at that meeting, Papadopoulos said he had Russian connections who could help him arrange a meeting between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Democratic se...

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New Zealand posts a big win to take series to the decider

New Zealand posts a big win to take series to the decider

A good over by Bhuvneshwar too. Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer, who started his global career on the day Nehra ended, did not get a chance to bat in the first T20 and will now be eager to score for the...

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Rand Paul Assaulted at Home in Kentucky

Rand Paul Assaulted at Home in Kentucky

The release did not provide details of the assault or the nature of Paul's injury. Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates. The doctor is a registered Democrat and has frequently po...

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Ballistic missile from Yemen intercepted near Riyadh - Saudi state media

Ballistic missile from Yemen intercepted near Riyadh - Saudi state media

Saudi Arabia's Civil Aviation Authority said the missile did not cause any damage to King Khalid International Airport and flights were not disrupted. Riyadh is around 620 miles north of the border w...

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Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday - This Is Why We Have It

Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday - This Is Why We Have It

Sunday. Can you believe it's already time to set your clocks back? What's more , the study found that on the Monday after Daylight Saving Time starts, there were 2.9 percent fewer assaults comp...

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MoUs worth ₹68000 crore inked on day one at World Food India

MoUs worth ₹68000 crore inked on day one at World Food India

Commenting about the World Food India 2017, an official statement said that World Food India platform will strengthen India's position as a global food factory and is a positive step towards making th...

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Kushner Gave Mueller Documents From Campaign, Transition

Kushner Gave Mueller Documents From Campaign, Transition

Kushner voluntarily turned over documents he had from the campaign and the transition, and these related to any contacts with Russian Federation. The Russia investigation is such a party matter, and...

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It will now take 100 years to reach gender equality

It's because women are more likely than men to do unpaid work or be out of the workforce, more likely to work in industries with lower average pay, and less likely to be in high-paid senior positions....

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Israel 'ready to protect' Druze village in Syria

Israel 'ready to protect' Druze village in Syria

Syrian state news agency SANA had earlier reported that least six people were killed and 21 wounded in the attack, while the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at sev...

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Special Bench To Hear Pleas To Deposit Banned Notes, Says Supreme Court

The Delhi government on 31 August 2016 appealed against the Delhi high court order, declaring the L-G as the administrative head of the state. Summary: "Public order in Delhi, police or land can n...

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UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon resigns amid Westminster 'sex pest' scandal

UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon resigns amid Westminster 'sex pest' scandal

In his resignation letter to May, Fallon wrote: "A number of allegations have surfaced about MPs in recent days, including some about my previous conduct". May has called for rules on MPs' behaviour t...

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Colorado Police Searching For Scott Ostrem After Walmart Shooting Leaves 3 Dead

The shooting comes a day after a man in New York City allegedly killed eight people on a Manhattan bike path before police officers were able to apprehend and take him into custody. Thornton police ar...

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Spain's chief prosecutor calls for arrest of Catalan leader Puigdemont

Spain's chief prosecutor calls for arrest of Catalan leader Puigdemont

Puigdemont said on Wednesday he would ignore a court order to return to Spain to answer charges over the region's push for independence. The Supreme Court of Spain on Thursday said it had adjourned...

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Iraq's Kurds offer joint border deployment

Iraq's Kurds offer joint border deployment

Kurdish officials said on Tuesday they were willing to allow Iraqi "oversight" at the border but said the KRG had to remain in control of crossings into the Kurdish region. "If they do not stick to it...

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Another Australian lawmaker may be forced to resign over citizenship

Another Australian lawmaker may be forced to resign over citizenship

Barnaby Joyce has taken another dig at the Liberals by delivering a veiled swipe at former Senate President Stephen Parry for not revealing he could be a dual-citizen as soon he had doubts about his e...

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Trump again urges death penalty for NYC suspect

Trump again urges death penalty for NYC suspect

Mr Trump expressed his feelings late on Wednesday, tweeting: "NYC terrorist was happy as he asked to hang ISIS flag in his hospital room". The president is now hoping to end that visa programme. Saipo...

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Trump nominee Sam Clovis withdraws consideration for USDA post amid Russian Federation probe

Trump nominee Sam Clovis withdraws consideration for USDA post amid Russian Federation probe

Clovis, who was already serving as the senior White House adviser on the Agriculture Department, added that he will "continue to serve at the pleasure of you and the secretary of agriculture". "The em...

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Brock Osweiler to start at quarterback vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Brock Osweiler to start at quarterback vs. Philadelphia Eagles

He even said he would have played for a penny if possible, obviously in jest, but Osweiler is costing the Broncos virtually nothing and costing the Cleveland Browns a heck of a lot. The Broncos of...

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