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Labor Senator Sam Dastyari Quits Parliament Following Chinese Donor Scandal

In his speech, Senator Dastyari said his parents, Ella and Nasser, fled a war-torn Iran, so that they could start a new life in Australia and he...

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Jenkins, husband of Japanese ex-abductee to N. Korea, dies at 77

In the U.S., however, some regarded Jenkins as a traitor after details emerged of his defection to the communist North in 1965, at the height of...

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Scuffles break out as art is removed from Catalan museum

Culture Minister Inigo Mendez de Vigo angered Catalan nationalists in November by using special temporary powers to accept a petition by a judge...

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Thomas Fire Grows Slightly Overnight; Now at 15 Percent Containment

Authorities say the Skirball , Creek , Rye and Lilac fires all are more than 80 percent contained, and some - like the Creek - are inchi...

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Diego Maradona helps unveil a giant statue of himself

In other recent statue news, Lionel Messi saw his own likeness in Argentina's capital of Buenos Aires targeted by vandals for a second time in t...

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Second Pennsylvania gerrymandering challenge heads to trial

An order adding the case to the court's merits docket was issued Friday afternoon. A decision isn't expected on this case until January, but t...

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Oil gains on Forties Pipeline shutdown, NY blast

Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel for the first time since 2015 after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked...

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Electron countdown aborted at engine start, next launch attempt Wednesday

The launch was abruptly halted at 10:50 p.m. EST on December 11 (0350 GMT), which is 4:50 p.m. However, after the countdown reached two second...

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Iran President Due in Istanbul to Attend OIC Summit on Al-Quds

The conference will be preceded by the Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting which will be attended by Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, th...

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Little boy signs for help while sitting with Santa

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Serial Killer, Who Murdered 7 People, Confesses to More Slayings

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Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military January 1

The decision prevents a ban on enlisting new transgender troops that the administration had sought to implement after an earlier injunction ag...

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2 killed in retaliatory fire by Israel against Hamas

They were fired in response to rocket attacks from inside Gaza, Israel's military said. It said the targets were "two weapons manufacturing si...

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Greywind Suspect Changes Her Plea to Guilty

His trial is scheduled for March 20. Greywind's body was later found in the Red River. She admitted to conspiring to murder 22-year-old Sa...

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(ADP) After This Bullish Double Top Pattern a Winning Strategy?

M Securities Inc invested in 3,624 shares. (NASDAQ:ADP) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 3 by Argus Research. About 126,687 shares traded....

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Woman Charged In Wintrich Incident; Blogger Charges Dropped

He did not appear in court. In a charging document, police say her actions "led to the physical disturbance" during Mr Wintrich's speech after...

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Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

Meanwhile, NAACP President Derrick Johnson and Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba hosted a separate event at the nearby Smith Robertson Museum, th...

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White House Says Trump's Slurred Speech Caused By 'Dry Throat'

She previously described Trump as "everything that's wrong in the world". Acosta, whose network reeled Friday from a retracted report th...

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Loudspeakers to protect Melbourne's CBD

Ms Neville said the test message, just days before New Year's Eve celebrations, would give people a idea of what the warning will sound like. ...

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Gujarat Polls: Hardik Patel supporters take out motorcycle rally

The mood in the BJP camp in Mehsana district, which straddles seven constituencies, is tense. Even Rahul Gandhi has toured extensively in the ...

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Day for site C dam

And that's a price we're not willing to pay". Site C is the largest construction project in B.C.'s history. Horgan blasted the previous B.C....

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Real Madrid to face Al Jazira in Club World Cup semi-finals

Madrid fly to UAE on Sunday having trashed Sevilla 5-0 in their final La Liga game before commencing their FIFA Club World Cup campaign. C...

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Venezuela socialists win Zulia state governorship

Three of the four biggest opposition parties said they boycotted Sunday's mayoral races in protest of what they called a rigged electoral system...

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Sandy Hook Promise releases new PSA about the response to school shootings

If you want to support the Sandy Hook Promise and Crow's message, you can download the song here for any price you name, or donate to Sandy Hoo...

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Protesters upset about President Trump's visit to Jackson

Following his latest endorsement of Moore, the president announced on Twitter that he was "heading to the great state of MS at the invitation of...

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NYPD makes arrest in terror attack near Times Square transit hub

Four people, including the suspect, were injured in the blast, authorities said. The suspect arrested after being injured in an explosion that...

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United States embassy move to 'probably' take two more years

During his presidential campaign a year ago, Trump repeatedly promised to relocate the embassy and acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Tr...

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Ukraine: Protesters Demand Impeachment of President

Read alsoSaakashvili in courtroom: "I consider myself a prisoner of war " Thus, the judge turned down the prosecutors' motion to place Saakashvi...

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Welp, We Might Be Losing Right Whales

If they didn't, he said, the North Atlantic right whale, which can weigh up to 150,000 pounds and grow as long as 48 feet (almost 15 meters), mi...

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Shea Patterson Officially Commits To Michigan

It's possible for Patterson to become immediately eligible next season . He opened the 2017 season as the starter and threw for 2,259 yards ...

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