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Anthony Albanese Unopposed to Lead Australian Labor Party in Opposition

Anthony Albanese Unopposed to Lead Australian Labor Party in Opposition

Mr Chalmers said he hoped he hadn't let anyone down with his decision. "But in the end I couldn't be assured of winning", Chalmers said in a statement on Thursday. Chris Bowen pulled out of the race...

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Hundreds of thousands of students walk out in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike'

Hundreds of thousands of students walk out in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike'

Made up predominantly of students, around 50 were in attendance as placards and signs were held aloft calling on politicians to take decisive action on the matter. We need to educate people about alte...

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Explosion in Lyon, France, injures at least 8

Explosion in Lyon, France, injures at least 8

Friday's explosion occurred in a pedestrian area crowded with people beginning their weekend, not far from Place Bellecour, a large square in the centre of the city popular with tourists and local res...

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NORAD Intercepts Russian Bombers and Fighters entering Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone

NORAD Intercepts Russian Bombers and Fighters entering Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone

Tensions between Russian Federation and the USA have surged in recent years over Syria, Venezuela and Ukraine. A pair of Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor jets detected two of the bombers before another p...

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MS lawmaker punched wife in face over sex

MS lawmaker punched wife in face over sex

Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod is shown in an official Mississippi House of Representatives image. Gunn calls the actions "unacceptable for anyone". They found blood in the couple's bedroom. ...

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Lawmaker Single-Handedly Blocks Disaster Relief Bill

Lawmaker Single-Handedly Blocks Disaster Relief Bill

The disaster-aid bill has been pending since a year ago, and the slow pace of talks has frustrated lawmakers of both parties, especially as past disaster bills have often been bipartisan and rarely fe...

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Cabinet recommends dissolution of 16th Lok Sabha; ministers resign

Cabinet recommends dissolution of 16th Lok Sabha; ministers resign

NDA will be meeting again in which all NDA leaders and elected MPs, including Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, LJP's Ram Vilas Paswan will be present. BJP, which lost deposit in 100 of the total 117 ...

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Powerful Dem Chairman Jerry Nadler has health scare at NY event

Powerful Dem Chairman Jerry Nadler has health scare at NY event

The Upper West Side congressman's office said he was dehydrated and is receiving medical attention. A concerned de Basio talked calmly to Nadler to try get him to stay alert. Daniel Schwarz, a spo...

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India tuition class fire kills 19 students

India tuition class fire kills 19 students

As many as 19 fire engines and two hydraulic platforms were rushed to the spot to douse the fire, NDTV reported. But Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel put the toll at 20. Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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Student dies after falling off cliff while taking photos with boyfriend

Student dies after falling off cliff while taking photos with boyfriend

Michelle Casey, a student at Oregon State University in the U.S., fell off Neahkahnie Mountain Viewpoint on Sunday, according to Oregon KOIN News. They added that Casey had chosen to be an organ...

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Indonesian presidential challenger appeals election loss

Indonesian presidential challenger appeals election loss

Police have arrested up to 100 people on suspicion of provoking riots. "I will not tolerate anyone disrupting the security. or those who disrupt the democratic process or the unity of the country", ...

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DOJ Charges Julian Assange with Publishing Classified Information

DOJ Charges Julian Assange with Publishing Classified Information

But Justice Department officials sought to make clear that they believed Assange's actions weren't those of a journalist, though they declined to discuss the policy discussions that led to the indict...

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China's stance on Huawei dispute remains tough and clear

China's stance on Huawei dispute remains tough and clear

At a daily briefing Friday, foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang accused American politicians he didn't name of "fabricating various lies based on subjective presumptions and trying to mislead the Ameri...

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Pentagon: Iran Revolutionary Guard behind attacks on vessels off UAE

Pentagon: Iran Revolutionary Guard behind attacks on vessels off UAE

At a Pentagon news briefing on Friday, officials said the U.S. plans to send 900 more forces, including engineers and a fighter aircraft squadron, to the Middle East to bolster United States defen...

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Theresa May says Labour to blame for Brexit talks collapse

Theresa May says Labour to blame for Brexit talks collapse

Each side blamed the other for the collapse. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the gaps between them could not be bridged - and he had no confidence that her successor would stick to any barg...

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Same-sex relations must remain criminal offence - Kenya court rules

Same-sex relations must remain criminal offence - Kenya court rules

Last year, the Kenyan High Court banned the police practice of using forced anal exams to test whether men had been having same-sex relations, and a court allowed the domestic screening of lesbian rom...

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Three deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

Three deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

Hospitals reported treating injuries such as cuts and bruises. About 20 people were rescued by emergency personnel, and although there were no reports of missing people, authorities planned door-to-do...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Gives Teary-Eyed Resignation Speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May Gives Teary-Eyed Resignation Speech

Fill in the form below to give us your thoughts. Some conservative lawmakers have looked at May as a barrier to Brexit . The Prime Minister's June departure, which had been widely anticipated, sp...

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Jake Patterson Sentenced for Kidnapping Jayme Closs and Murdering Her Parents

Jake Patterson Sentenced for Kidnapping Jayme Closs and Murdering Her Parents

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections will determine where he serves his prison sentence. While the homicide convictions each carried a required life sentence, Babler had discretion in determining...

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Florida Day Care Owner Arrested After Baby Dies in Hot Van

Florida Day Care Owner Arrested After Baby Dies in Hot Van

The sheriff's office posted on Twitter that the baby's mother had called the center around 1 p.m. and an employee said she didn't know the child was there. "Further investigative efforts revealed th...

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Reports consistent with chemical exposure in Syria

Reports consistent with chemical exposure in Syria

The US State Department suspects the regime of using chemical weapons during its current offensive. The Trump administration has twice bombed Syria over Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons, in A...

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Trump Approves Declassification of Documents Related to 2016 Election Spying

Trump Approves Declassification of Documents Related to 2016 Election Spying

President Donald Trump has allowed his attorney general to declassify information about what prompted the Russiagate investigation - and ordered the heads of the intelligence agencies to cooperate w...

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Germany grants refugee status to 2 HK activists

Germany grants refugee status to 2 HK activists

Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's global reputation as fears grow of shrinking political freedoms in the semi-auto...

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John Lindh, U.S. volunteer for the Taliban, released from prison

John Lindh, U.S. volunteer for the Taliban, released from prison

Lindh had no role in Spann's death - America's first Afghanistan war combat casualty - but became forever politically entwined in it. His 20-year sentence was declared a "victory for the American ...

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Turkey faces sanctions by U.S. over its arms deal with Russian Federation

Turkey faces sanctions by U.S. over its arms deal with Russian Federation

Turkey's defence minister has said the country is preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems. As a NATO-state, Turkey has been facing mounting...

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US SecDef Declares Iran Deterred by Pentagon Measures

US SecDef Declares Iran Deterred by Pentagon Measures

Iran informed its signatory partners (Germany, France, Russia, China and the UK) about its plans to withdraw from certain commitments and warned them that if they fail to convince the United States ...

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FAA tells United Nations panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval by June

FAA tells United Nations panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval by June

Senior FAA officials gave detailed descriptions of their findings to date to the 60 air regulators from 33 governmental agencies, including from China, Brazil, Australia, the European Union, France, E...

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Saudi Arabia downs explosive-laden drone from Yemen: coalition

Saudi Arabia downs explosive-laden drone from Yemen: coalition

Congressional aides said there are provisions of the Arms Control Act, which sets rules for worldwide arms transactions, that would allow a president to approve a sale without congressional review in ...

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USA firms in China fear 'retaliation' against Huawei curbs: AmCham

USA firms in China fear 'retaliation' against Huawei curbs: AmCham

The footwear companies that signed the letter, including Clarks, Dr Martens and Converse, claim that while the average United States tariff on footwear is 11.3 percent, in some cases it can reach as h...

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Hate robocalls? Senate passes TRACED Act to stop them

Hate robocalls? Senate passes TRACED Act to stop them

The bipartisan bill was sponsored by Republican John Thune from South Dakota and Massachusetts Democrat Ed Markey. "There are no blue robocalls". "The daily deluge of robocalls that Americans ex...

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OH native's quest ends tragically after reaching the top of Mount Everest

OH native's quest ends tragically after reaching the top of Mount Everest

Gyanendra Shrestha also said that numerous climbers were returning after ascending the peak. According to Gyanendra Shrestha, a liaison officer at the Everest base camp, several climbers said they...

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Nigel Farage ‘trapped’ aboard Brexit bus over milkshake fears

Nigel Farage ‘trapped’ aboard Brexit bus over milkshake fears

Ipsos MORI found that 35 per cent of registered voters who say they are certain to vote would support Nigel Farage's new party today. It comes after Farage was attacked with a milkshake by a " r...

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Friedenberg Holds Rally in Williamsport

Friedenberg Holds Rally in Williamsport

Mr Trump campaigned in MI and Wisconsin earlier this year. The Trump campaign has privately expressed concern about the trio of upper Midwest swing states that provided his 2016 margin of victory, P...

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Facebook fake account removal doubles to 3 billion in six months

Facebook fake account removal doubles to 3 billion in six months

Company executives said there's been a sharp uptick in the number of fake accounts created this year. Accounts that are detected immediately after they're created aren't being counted as part of Face...

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Bank CEO Calk charged in scheme to win Trump administration job

Bank CEO Calk charged in scheme to win Trump administration job

In order to avoid violating limitations on the size of loans to individual borrowers, Calk used a bank holding company to acquire part of the loan. Specifically, Manafort looked to Calk - "urgently"...

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