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Scott Morrison to step in for Malcolm Turnbull

Scott Morrison to step in for Malcolm Turnbull

A Morgan poll found Mr Dutton was well behind Labor leader Bill Shorten as preferred prime minister 59-36, but Mr Turnbull remained ahead of the opposition leader. The prime minister did not initial...

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Trump denies wrongdoing, says Cohen is making up stories

Trump denies wrongdoing, says Cohen is making up stories

After Donald Trump's former "lawyer", Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to crimes including intentionally hiding a campaign contribution with the intent to influence the election, Trump sprang into ...

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Powerful typhoon makes landfall in western Japan

Powerful typhoon makes landfall in western Japan

Some trains have suspended operations and more than 100 flights were cancelled, a lot of them domestic routes, reports said. On Wednesday morning, three university students went missing along the co...

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Mnangagwa calls for peace, welcomes court backing of election win

Mnangagwa calls for peace, welcomes court backing of election win

The court avers that "the applicant failed to place before it clear, direct, sufficient and credible evidence that the allegations happened". Chief Justice Luke Malaba took nearly an hour to read ou...

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Pakistan rejects United States statement on Pompeo-Khan phone call

Pakistan rejects United States statement on Pompeo-Khan phone call

Qureshi confirmed that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will arrive in Islamabad on September 5. "If Indian leadership is ready, we are ready to improve relationship". The foreign minister said ...

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What's happened since Adam Catzavelos's racist video rant went viral?

What's happened since Adam Catzavelos's racist video rant went viral?

Soon after this video, he became a trend on social media and people were sure about finding him. "I have watched my video and feel total shame". It's hard to put into words what I want to say and ge...

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Anaesthetist killed wife, daughter ‘with gas-filled yoga ball’

Anaesthetist killed wife, daughter ‘with gas-filled yoga ball’

It is believed that on the day in question Khaw's wife was driving the vehicle to pick up her other children, and that the teenage victim only rode with her mother as she did not have school that day....

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Giuliani Reportedly Backtracks on Claim That Trump Considered Pardon for Paul Manafort

Giuliani Reportedly Backtracks on Claim That Trump Considered Pardon for Paul Manafort

The interview Wednesday night marked the first time a juror has publicly identified themselves after the trial. Some experts have argued Trump could expose himself to more legal danger if he wer...

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No-deal Brexit papers

No-deal Brexit papers

Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for a "business-friendly" deal has failed to impress negotiators in Brussels and has been heavily criticized at home . But emergency plans do not absolve politicians...

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NSA Leaker Reality Winner Hit with Multi-Year Sentence

NSA Leaker Reality Winner Hit with Multi-Year Sentence

Winner's sentence is the longest ever imposed over unauthorized leaks to the media. Bobby Christine, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, told reporters after the sentencing hearing t...

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Key Senate GOPers Give Trump Cover To Fire Sessions After Midterms

Key Senate GOPers Give Trump Cover To Fire Sessions After Midterms

Sessions, a longtime U.S. senator and early supporter of Trump's presidential bid, drew Trump's ire when he recused himself in March 2017 from issues involving the 2016 White House race. The last ti...

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DNC Reveals Failed Attempt To Hack Its Voter Database

DNC Reveals Failed Attempt To Hack Its Voter Database

The committee notified law enforcement. Lord said conversations among DNC executives and Michigan Party officials and employees are ongoing. An influential Michigan DNC member, Barry Goodman, sa...

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China, El Salvador establish diplomatic ties

China, El Salvador establish diplomatic ties

China expects self-ruled Taiwan's last diplomatic ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, will switch to Beijing soon, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Wednesday, a day after China won over a thir...

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Betsy DeVos thinking of using federal money to arm teachers

Betsy DeVos thinking of using federal money to arm teachers

The funds would be dispersed to states that would then divide them among districts that allow teachers to carry gun for defense of themselves and their students. National gun control advocates on Wedn...

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Iran unveils 1st 100% domestic fighter jet

Iran unveils 1st 100% domestic fighter jet

He said that during the imposed war on Iran by Saddam's regime of Iraq, the Americans wanted to negotiate with Iran but their dream never came true. In a speech Tuesday, Rouhani called on the Irania...

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British aid worker temporarily released from Iran jail

British aid worker temporarily released from Iran jail

Richard Ratcliffe said her temporary release was a "happy surprise" and she is with family in Damavand. Although the initial release is for three days her lawyer is hopeful that this can be extended...

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Facebook removes accounts tied to influence campaign from Iran and Russian Federation

Facebook removes accounts tied to influence campaign from Iran and Russian Federation

The group was linked to Iranian state media based on website registrations, IP addresses and administrator accounts, Facebook said . The first Liberty Front Press accounts Facebook found were cre...

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Ugandan Musician-Lawmaker Charged With Treason

Ugandan Musician-Lawmaker Charged With Treason

Security forces in recent days have violently put down street protests by Ugandans demanding the release of Mr Ssentamu, who is charged with illegal possession of firearms. However, the Uganda Human...

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Centre’s decision to refuse flood aid from other countries unfortunate: Kerala minister

Centre’s decision to refuse flood aid from other countries unfortunate: Kerala minister

That's on the Centre's refusal to accept the UAE government's aid of Rs 700 crore. Until the 2004 tsunami, the Indian government had accepted financial assistance from foreign governments during t...

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Regime change in Iran 'not American policy', says Trump adviser John Bolton

Regime change in Iran 'not American policy', says Trump adviser John Bolton

The article explains that the two latest exceptions "remain in place despite the new sanctions", however, "other permissions allowing companies to trade with Iran through foreign subsidiaries" will ...

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Iran says its economy not at

Iran says its economy not at "dead end" from U.S. sanctions

In 1953, The United States and Britain orchestrated the removal of Mossadegh after he acted to nationalise Iran's oil industry, restoring to power Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi. companies against c...

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Knifeman who killed his mum and sister shot dead by Paris police

Knifeman who killed his mum and sister shot dead by Paris police

The man was "neutralised" by police in Trappes after trying to hide in a building, the source said, without specifying if he had been killed. Jean-Jacques Brot, the top government administrator in t...

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China slaps back at latest USA tariffs in trade war escalation

China's commerce ministry said the USA tariffs were "clearly suspected of violating WTO rules" and noted it would file a lawsuit against them under the WTO's dispute resolution mechanism. Commerce Se...

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Michael Cohen, Trump’s Former Attorney, Expected to Enter Guilty Plea

Michael Cohen, Trump’s Former Attorney, Expected to Enter Guilty Plea

A spokesman for the USA attorney's office for the Southern District of NY declined to comment. Cohen's guilty plea directly implicates President Trump in related campaign finance violations deta...

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Toddlers survive alone for days after mother killed in Arkansas car crash

Toddlers survive alone for days after mother killed in Arkansas car crash

Officers brought the toddler back to their headquarters and posted a photo of him to social media in the hopes someone would be able to identify him. "We lost two", James Holliman said. According to...

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South Africa rejects Donald Trump's tweet on farmer killings

South Africa rejects Donald Trump's tweet on farmer killings

While US President Donald Trump took to twitter to wade into SA's land debate, Cyril Ramaphosa took to the Financial Times to outline the ANC's position on the issue. 71 per cent of farmland and...

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IS chief urges followers to wage 'jihad' in new recording

IS chief urges followers to wage 'jihad' in new recording

A previous statement attributed to the jihadist leader was released in late September a year ago and was also aimed at dispelling rumors of his demise. The Pentagon said in a recent report as many a...

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Facebook is using a reliability score to stamp out trolls

Facebook is using a reliability score to stamp out trolls

The social media giant said earlier this year that it was rolling out the trust-rating system for media outlets on the platform, which aimed to rank news websites based on the quality and trustworth...

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Spill liberal party: leadership challenge

Spill liberal party: leadership challenge

Here are the five key developments so far today. Mr Dutton's supporters circulated a petition to force the meeting in a surprise move on Wednesday night, just as he faced doubts over whether his fin...

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Trump assails Mueller following Times report

Trump assails Mueller following Times report

Like me, McCarthy also believes the Times' account of the interviews reinforces the view that there is no obstruction of justice case against the president. Joseph McCarthy's search for Communists i...

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No Severe Injuries, Fatalities Or Major Damage After 6.8M quake

No Severe Injuries, Fatalities Or Major Damage After 6.8M quake

The US Geological Survey said Tuesday's quake had a depth of 76 miles (123 kilometers), while its epicenter was around 12 miles (20 kilometers) northwest of the Venezuelan city of Yaguaraparo. The I...

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Saudi Arabia seeks to execute first woman, 4 others

Saudi Arabia seeks to execute first woman, 4 others

Ghomgham and her husband, Moussa al-Hashem, were arrested in December 2015 for organizing anti-government protests following the Arab Spring. For the first time, Saudi prosecutors are seeking the ...

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Jury Finds Paul Manafort Guilty In Federal Tax And Bank Fraud Trial

Jury Finds Paul Manafort Guilty In Federal Tax And Bank Fraud Trial

The investigation into Cohen is separate from Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling and any ties to Trump associates, but Mueller did refer potential evidence to the US attorney...

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Knifeman killed in Spain police station attack

Knifeman killed in Spain police station attack

There was no evidence linking the attacker with a terrorist cell, Comas said, and documents found on him suggested he was an Algerian national. Police shot him and he was buried lately. Comes says "fo...

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Mollie Tibbetts Case Update One Man Charged

Mollie Tibbetts Case Update One Man Charged

He is being held in Poweshiek County Jail on a $1 million bond. "You heard about today with the illegal alien coming in, very sadly from Mexico, and you saw what happened to that incredible, lovely ...

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