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George Brandis to quit Senate, move to UK

The Prime Minister said "geography had to be taken into account", given Mr Chester is from Victoria and there are more Nationals in Queensland. Littleproud, who was first elected in 2016 and does no...

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Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history

Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history

Others in celebrity-packed Santa Barbara County were not as lucky after a firefight Saturday night, the Los Angeles Times reported . California firefighters are now battling the third largest fire ...

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Church of England appoints first female bishop of London

Church of England appoints first female bishop of London

The Right Rev Sarah Mullally, 55, is the former chief nursing officer for England and has served as a lower level suffragan bishop in Crediton, Devon, for two years. The Rt Rev Robert Atwell, Bishop o...

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Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat by 19696 votes

Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat by 19696 votes

A day before the counting, Mevani rubbished predictions of a BJP victory and said: "Exit Polls are nonsense". It is well known that Mevani has been critical of the ruling BJP in the state. Hardik Pa...

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Judge Alex Kozinski, accused of sexual misconduct, resigns

Judge Alex Kozinski, accused of sexual misconduct, resigns

Randy Smith, who serves on the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, has announced that he'll take senior status on August 11, 2018, his 69th birthday - which will give President Trump the opportunity to...

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Could Your Christmas Tree Be Making You Sick?

Could Your Christmas Tree Be Making You Sick?

Do not place Christmas trees ( live or artificial) in front of means of egress. ". I would say by our third or fourth year selling trees , we had kind of a small fanbase and we were starting to ge...

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Pentagon reveals ran secret UFO programme

Pentagon reveals ran secret UFO programme

The Department of Defense spent $22 million on a program involving unidentified flying objects, with most of the funds going to a friend of then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.). This in...

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Judge rules in favor of 2 immigrant teens who want abortions

Judge rules in favor of 2 immigrant teens who want abortions

Bringing the suit on behalf of " Jane Roe " and " Jane Poe " on Friday, the ACLU stated that they took issue with the administration's policy barring abortions for minors in federal custody. Thus, if ...

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UK's Princess Charlotte to start at nursery next year

UK's Princess Charlotte to start at nursery next year

The princess will attend Willcocks Nursery School in London, which has an all-female staff and prides itself on "high standards and good manners" . Dad Prince Wills can be seen holding George's sho...

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Will Trump Pardon Michael Flynn? The President Says

Will Trump Pardon Michael Flynn? The President Says "We'll See What Happens"

He also celebrated his decision to make it easier for local police forces to purchase surplus military equipment, and questioned rising violence in Chicago. Gidley says Trump maintains confidence in t...

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Charlottesville police chief quits amid criticism over handling of far-right rally

Charlottesville police chief quits amid criticism over handling of far-right rally

Thomas' decision to step down came two weeks after an independent report was highly critical of the police response to the rally of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and other far-right groups in the hi...

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Benjamin and Olivia top Ontario baby names list for 2016

Benjamin and Olivia top Ontario baby names list for 2016

London is bucking the Ontario trend when it comes to boys names. While Olivia at the top spot is consistent with the overall provincial ranking, Ethan only ranks fourth across the province with Benj...

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Pence delays trip to Israel, Egypt until mid-January

Pence delays trip to Israel, Egypt until mid-January

He plans to focus his meetings on issues such as the nuclear deal brokered with Iran in 2015, Arab-Israeli peace and the persecution of religious minorities, including local Christians. The new date f...

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Highlights of GOP compromise bill to overhaul tax code

Highlights of GOP compromise bill to overhaul tax code

The final bill sets it at $750,000. In 2020 the threshold would revert back to 10 percent. The bill that emerged from two weeks of negotiations between House and Senate Republicans in the conferen...

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United States vetoes UN resolution against Trump's Jerusalem move

United States vetoes UN resolution against Trump's Jerusalem move

France and Britain, the closest American allies of the permanent council members, said they meant to vote for the resolution. U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley greets Israeli ambas...

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Brexit war cabinet 'fails to agree position on UK-EU trade'

Brexit war cabinet 'fails to agree position on UK-EU trade'

The principal interests and threats facing the United Kingdom and the EU-27 will not change fundamentally when the United Kingdom leaves the EU. He told Prospect magazine: "We won't mix up the vario...

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Republicans confident tax bill to become law this week

Republicans confident tax bill to become law this week

The Senate is expected to vote on the bill as early as Tuesday but must complete 10 hours of debate before acting. The tax bill is expected to add at least $1 trillion to the $20 trillion US natio...

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Man admits to beheading wife, storing head in freezer

Man admits to beheading wife, storing head in freezer

An autopsy report obtained by KWTX says Natasha Dauzat died from " sharp force injuries, including decapitation ". Police returned to the home about 11 a.m. Officers who knocked on the couple's do...

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KeyCorp Comments on Oasis Petroleum Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (OAS)

The brokerage now has a buy rating on the energy producer's stock. The company was upgraded on Thursday, March 16 by Guggenheim. Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd Co reported 108,142 shares. Nj State Employees De...

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Hardik Patel: EVM Tampering In Surat, Rajkot and Ahmedabad

Hardik Patel: EVM Tampering In Surat, Rajkot and Ahmedabad

Hardik Patel said voting machines had been tampered with in Surat, Rajkot and Ahmedabad , where the results were close. "EVMs decide our country's future.If ATMs can be hacked, why can't EVMs?" Form...

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McGregor not keen on Pacquiao fight

McGregor not keen on Pacquiao fight

However, it is now to be seen who will be up first in the UFC against Mcgregor-with Nate Diaz, Tony Ferguson and Tyron Woodley can be among the probable opponents. The boxing legend said: "They just...

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President Assad: Successive Victories to Speed up Reconstruction Process in Syria

Assad said he also welcomed a United Nations role in Syrian elections as long as the country's sovereignty was protected - suggesting he would resist any attempt to remove him from power as part of a...

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BC government announces end of grizzly hunt

BC government announces end of grizzly hunt

Grizzly hunting season will no longer open April 1, the statement said. The hunting of grizzly bears for trophies and food is banned effective immediately across B.C., the NDP government announced...

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Snow in the forecast for parts of Vancouver Island this week

Snow in the forecast for parts of Vancouver Island this week

It may not be the white Christmas from 2016, but the few days before the big day could mean a slush Christmas, just to get everyone in the mood. Locations which are expected to see the most snow inc...

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Russian cyberfirm Kaspersky appeals ban in United States court

Russian cyberfirm Kaspersky appeals ban in United States court

Kaspersky said it has appealed to a USA federal court on the grounds the ban it was hit with is unconstitutional because it denied the company a right to due process regarding the validity of the accu...

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Pentagon releases fighter jet footage of mysterious UFO encounter

Pentagon releases fighter jet footage of mysterious UFO encounter

The Pentagon spent $22 million investigating unidentified flying objects, according to a report from the New York Times . But a Pentagon spokeswoman said: "The DoD takes seriously all threats and pot...

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Donald Trump attacks FBI's 'really disgraceful' handling of Hillary Clinton email probe

Since then, Trump's supporters have been waging a bitter counterattack against special counsel Robert Mueller, alleging bias and demanding: "Investigate the investigators". Deputy Attorney General Rod...

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Obama Derailed Hizbullah Investigation To Ink Iran Nuke Deal

Obama Derailed Hizbullah Investigation To Ink Iran Nuke Deal

In its determination to secure a nuclear deal with Iran , the Obama administration derailed an ambitious law enforcement campaign targeting drug trafficking by the Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezb...

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Antoine Griezmann accused of racism after posting fancy dress image on Twitter

Antoine Griezmann accused of racism after posting fancy dress image on Twitter

The responses were all negative with many of his followers urging the striker to remove the photo immediately and delete the post. The France worldwide, who used the caption "80's party" to accompan...

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Federal judicial nominee who couldn't define 'motion in limine' withdraws

Federal judicial nominee who couldn't define 'motion in limine' withdraws

Petersen said in his statement that he was honored to have been nominated to the federal court in Washington , D.C. John Kennedy's exposure of the lack of qualifications for a Trump judicial nomin...

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Macquarie Group Ltd. Grows Position in Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ)

Mondelez International, Inc . ( MDLZ ) is expected to post revenue of $6.96 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 14 analysts. On Friday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by...

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One believed dead after fire rips through luxury hotel on Loch Lomond

One believed dead after fire rips through luxury hotel on Loch Lomond

Two adults and a child were hospitalised in Glasgow , and others were treated for smoke inhalation, reports The Guardian . Around 50 firefighters and other emergency services were scrambled to Ca...

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Zimbabwe military leader Chiwenga set to retire, expected to be appointed VP

Zimbabwe military leader Chiwenga set to retire, expected to be appointed VP

The general in charge of the military intervention in Zimbabwe that led to the resignation of longtime ruler Robert Mugabe will retire from the defense forces, paving the way for him to be appointed...

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Australian man charged with being 'economic agent' for North Korea

Australian man charged with being 'economic agent' for North Korea

Choi is expected to appear in court this week, facing a total of six charges related to an act on preventing the spread of weapons of mass destruction as well as laws enforcing United Nations and Au...

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Virginia congressmen, senators back reauthorizing Children's Health Insurance Program

Virginia congressmen, senators back reauthorizing Children's Health Insurance Program

Federal funding ran out about three months ago, and states are using dwindling reserve money to keep things going. For instance, Democrats objected to a CHIP-extension bill passed November 3 by the ...

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Doubts remain about Franken resignation pledge

Doubts remain about Franken resignation pledge

Manchin was one of the Democrats who did not call for Franken to resign. CNN's Alisyn Camerota then asked Manchin if he thinks President Donald Trump should resign over sexual misconduct claims ma...

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Vigil held for slain National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright

Vigil held for slain National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright

Wright , who was an #NBA player for 13 seasons, was found decomposing and shot to death near Memphis in 2010 - almost two weeks after he was reported missing, according to several news agencie...

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China angers South Korea by flying over disputed island

China angers South Korea by flying over disputed island

But tension within the visiting delegation rose Thursday when the South Korean journalists accompanying President Moon found themselves being kept away from the rest of the delegation by Chinese plain...

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The Official Christmas Day Weather Forecast For Melbourne Is Here!

The Official Christmas Day Weather Forecast For Melbourne Is Here!

However, some computer guidance models - including the American GFS model - are projecting a colder air pattern to return to the New Jersey region by Christmas Day, opening the door to possible snow o...

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ANC begins voting to elect Jacob Zuma's successor

ANC begins voting to elect Jacob Zuma's successor

Despite being part of Zuma's administration, the 65-year-old Ramaphosa has styled himself in recent months as a reformer who will steer South Africa away from the corruption scandals that have hurt ...

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