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Police said the Blackburn South woman died in hospital just before 7:30pm. Police said he has more charges pending. A 26-year-old man had been charged with five counts of murder. The temporary memorial in Bourke St was dismantled yesterday. Ms Patel had been walking back to her office from her lunch break when she was struck down.
  • State AG to make announcement on immigration ban

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    Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team has worked all weekend to prepare a lawsuit that will be filed Monday afternoon in federal court. "The Trump Administration's anti-religion, anti-refugee executive order is in so many ways unjust and anti-American".
  • Rough Sea Hampers Search for Chinese Tourists in Malaysia

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    The boat's skipper and one of the two crew members were found alive yesterday off a nearby island. The boat is said to have been traveling to the Mengalum Island. The China National Tourism Administration said it has initiated emergency response procedures. The report cited the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency as saying there were 28 Chinese tourists on board.
  • Election Commission Orders Goa poll authorities to register FIR against Arvind Kejriwal

    Election Commission Orders Goa poll authorities to register FIR against Arvind Kejriwal

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    However, Kejriwal had said that the people should then vote for AAP. However, in his reply the Delhi CM accused the poll panel of "encouraging bribery by refraining him from uttering such statements'". "Instead of making wild allegations you are most welcome to adduce any evidence of distribution of money by any person or party and help the Commission to take necessary action against them and stop corrupt practices".
  • Australia Day Perth plane crash: Wreckage pulled from Swan River

    Australia Day Perth plane crash: Wreckage pulled from Swan River

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    Aviation experts have been at a loss to explain what caused the crash, which claimed the lives of the pilot, mining executive Peter Lynch, and his colleague and partner Endah Cakrawati. "The plane seemed to be banking and then it looked like it was turning too sharply and just seemed to fall into the water", witness Mark Annette-Stuart told AAP.
  • Abe, Trump agree to hold summit on February 10

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday agreed to hold their first summit meeting in Washington on Feb.10, said Abe here after telephone talks with Trump on Saturday. Abe has also met Trump in NY after he won the November 8 general elections. Based on an "America first" policy, Trump called on Japan and South Korea during the USA presidential election campaign to shoulder more costs to station US troops in their countries.
  • Justin Trudeau On Trump Refugee Ban:

    Justin Trudeau On Trump Refugee Ban: "Canadians Will Welcome You"

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    Trudeau , on Twitter, said, "To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith". After the Homeland Security Department said green card holders would be banned, a Trump official told US outlets that they could be approved on a "case-by-case basis" and would have to check in with a government official before leaving each time.
  • French Socialist Valls keeps door open to backing Macron for presidency

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    While many voters may have simply voted against Hollande and his legacy, Grunberg said, they ultimately chose a candidate unlikely to appeal to the nation at large - even a nation with as proud a Socialist tradition as France. However, the latest polls assumed Manual Valls would be the Presidential nominee for April's Presidential elections. The victor was Benoît Hamon, a onetime education minister under François Hollande, the historically unpopular Socialist president whose unusual ...
  • California's Secession Movement Gains Traction in Wake of Trump's Election

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    And how would President, I mean Governor Jerry Brown feel about it? If it passed, there would be a statewide special election in March 2019 to ask voters if they want California to become an independent country. The new nation would also control all the natural resources as well as create its own rules for immigration, healthcare, education, and the environment.
  • GM Canada to move 600 jobs in Ontario to Mexico

    GM Canada to move 600 jobs in Ontario to Mexico

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    Van Boekel now believes they were lied to. "We could use some of Trump's politics up here right now", he said. Production of the next-generation Equinox has already started at CAMI and is not impacted, Wickham said. CAMI now employs about 3,200 people on three shifts. U.S. President Donald Trump, who has vowed to renegotiate NAFTA with Canada and Mexico, met with the chief executives of the Big Three U.S.
  • The Congress is a sinking boat, says Narendra Modi in Punjab

    The Congress is a sinking boat, says Narendra Modi in Punjab

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    The prime minister went on to add that the grand-old party is in shambles, citing the Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance to make his point. "Kejriwal's adamant refusal to name a Punjabi chief ministerial candidate and to clarify on the AAP candidate for deputy CM's post suggests that he is interested in taking over the coveted post, as was in fact publicly mentioned by his own party leader recently", Amarinder said.
  • Trump Talks to Putin for 1st Time as President

    Trump Talks to Putin for 1st Time as President

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    A day ahead of Trump's weekend call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the fight within the Republican Party over the direction of US policy toward Moscow intensified. Trump has also said Merkel made a "catastrophic mistake" by allowing more than a million refugees, mostly Muslims fleeing war in the Middle East, to come to Germany.
  • Trump details border wall; Mexico cancels meeting

    Trump details border wall; Mexico cancels meeting

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    Trump said , "I have a big heart". Do you sense the responsibility to reach out now and to unite them? Every supporter I have - I have had so many people calling and tweeting and - and writing letters saying they're so happy about it. "In terms of counties I think the most ever , or just about the most ever ". But I believe it did happen. But I wanna get to the words. that you. David Muir asked the president whether or not "Dreamers" - young people who were brought to America as minors ...
  • Al-Shabaab fighters take control of Kenyan military base in Somalia

    Al-Shabaab fighters take control of Kenyan military base in Somalia

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    KDF said it sent reinforcement which was able to destroy two vehicles loaded with improvised explosive devices within the vicinity of their Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Kulbiyow, an area near Kenya's border with Somalia. A Somali military officer told VOA, "Small surveillance drones spotted the oncoming al-Shabab fighters". Abu Musab said the attack left at least 51 Kenyan soldiers dead, but would not comment on the number of militants killed.
  • Turkey Threatens to Cancel Migrant Deal

    Turkey Threatens to Cancel Migrant Deal

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    The three majors, three captains and two sergeant majors fled in a helicopter to Greece after last July's coup attempt in Turkey . According to these statements, the government of president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan , has embarked on a purge within the Turkish armed forces that in no manner relates to alleged links with the coup attempt.
  • Wolves add to Liverpool's woes with Cup shock, Spurs survive

    Wolves add to Liverpool's woes with Cup shock, Spurs survive

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    Teams like Chelsea have the benefit of global class players sitting on the bench every game, a luxury which Liverpool do not enjoy. I actually think this game will be somewhat of a turning point for us - not to say we've been bad recently, but we haven't been great.
  • British PM May to raise trade, security with Turkey's Erdogan

    British PM May to raise trade, security with Turkey's Erdogan

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    A day after meeting U.S. President Donald Trump when she won his approval and some assurances on economic cooperation, May heads to Ankara to launch a joint working group to prepare the ground for a new trade relationship after Brexit. Britain and Turkey have agreed to set up a working group to boost bilateral trade after Britain leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday.
  • Trump, Putin to speak by phone Saturday

    Trump, Putin to speak by phone Saturday

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    The press conference is the first for President Trump since taking the oath of office one week ago. "Let's be patient", Peskov said . "If another nation that has considerable resources wishes to join together with the United States of America to try to defeat and eradicate radical Islamic terrorism, we are listening", she said.
  • Trump's Holocaust day statement fails to mention Jews or anti-Semitism

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    A woman lights a candle during an International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on January 27. After signing the Book of Commitment, Mr Metcalfe said: 'Holocaust Memorial Day is an important opportunity for local people and people across the country to reflect on the tragic events of the Holocaust.
  • Sharp fall in exports slows United States growth

    Sharp fall in exports slows United States growth

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    It is also much lower than the growth rate trend before the downturn, which averaged 2.9% a year over 10 years. The fourth quarter rise defied economist expectations, with many predicting the United Kingdom slowing retail sales and uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote would slow growth.
  • Police raid homes as Volkswagen investigation grows

    Police raid homes as Volkswagen investigation grows

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    They said they had increased the number of people accused in connection with the diesel emissions scandal to 37 from 21, including former chief executive Martin Winterkorn. In June, prosecutors opened a separate probe into allegations that Winterkorn and board member Herbert Diess may have told investors too late about the scandal and thus manipulated the VW share price.
  • Nadal to play Federer in Australian Open final after thrilling semifinal victory

    Nadal to play Federer in Australian Open final after thrilling semifinal victory

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    The world will know soon enough. Federer has won 17 grand slams and Nadal has won 14 grand slams. With the tennis world equal parts giddy and anxious over the prospect of a Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal final in the Australian Open , a last ride of the two legends with 31 Grand Slam titles between them several years after such a high-stakes meeting seemed possible, the 26-year-old Canadian did his part, bowing out of the quarter-final in Melbourne with a straight-sets loss to Nadal.
  • Special Relationship? White House spells PM

    Special Relationship? White House spells PM "Teresa" May's name wrong

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    Instead of writing "Theresa" with an "h", they wrote "Teresa". The name spelt without an "h" is the stage name of a retired British glamour model and porn actress who has previously been confused with Mrs May. The typos occurred in a running order for their meeting in Washington, DC on 27 January, in which her name was listed as " Teresa May ". She set her Twitter account to private and threatened to block anyone who mentioned the PM to her for any reason because she's "not about politics".
  • Donald Trump: Chelsea Manning an 'Ungrateful Traitor'

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    Manning, who announced the day after she was sentenced by a military court that she is transgender , has spent the last seven years in a Marine stockade and federal male prison. Repeatedly . Second, it appears that Trump is just echoing Fox News, again , which is something we all should address sooner than later. "He's been weak, he's been ineffective".
  • Mattis to Visit South Korea, Japan in First Trip

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, for example, had touted TPP in part as a counter-weight to a rising China. The two officials would also discuss the importance of the U.S. allies to pay more for the upkeep of the U.S. military during his election campaigning". They are also expected to discuss a plan to relocate the operations of U.S.
  • Poinsettia Bowl gets axed from San Diego bowl game structure

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    The San Diego Bowl Game Association came to the decision to focus their efforts on just one bowl game, the Holiday Bowl, moving forward. Three teams with losing records were needed to fill the 41 games in 2016, as well. "Although we were sorry to learn the Poinsettia Bowl will no longer be played, we understand the decision and wish Mark Neville, Ted Tollner and their bowl committee the very best".
  • The US Was Just Downgraded from a 'Full' to 'Flawed Democracy'

    The US Was Just Downgraded from a 'Full' to 'Flawed Democracy'

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    In a report on Wednesday, EIU said America's score fell to 7.98 a year ago from 8.05 in 2015, which is below the 8.00 threshold for a full democracy. The country's score fell to 7.98 in 2016 from 8.05 in 2015, and anything under 8.00 is not a "full democracy". This is not a outcome of Donald Trump .
  • Trump's War on EPA

    Trump's War on EPA

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    They requested anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media-although under the gag order , it remains unclear whether any individual at the EPA could respond to media inquiries. According to the Associated Press, Trump's team has placed a "temporary hold" on the release of work by EPA scientists, pending review by political appointees.
  • Knights of Malta head quits amid row over condom programme

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    But Mr Festing's defiance had been fraught from the start, given that he took a promise of obedience to the pope as a top-level knight, and regardless was the leader of a prominent Catholic order who was entering into a public fray with the leader of the Catholic Church.
  • Canada could benefit if the USA renegotiates NAFTA

    Canada could benefit if the USA renegotiates NAFTA

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    The National Pork Producers Council today committed to work with the Trump administration to preserve tariff-free market access for USA pork exports to Canada and Mexico. He said Mexico would get closer to Brazil, Argentina and other Latin American countries. Mr Trump promised during the electoral campaign to renegotiate its terms.