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Landmark dual citizenship case for seven politicians begins in High Court

But Mr Bennett said there remains doubt as to whether Senator Canavan really is a dual citizen, with Italian constitutional lawyers still differing over whether a 1983 law change in their country automatically bestowed the status. A full explanation of how we got here can be found here. He said that in some cases foreign laws could confer citizenship "willy-nilly and unknown to the person in question", which could create problems for future generations of Australians wanting to enter ... Read More »

0.79 is United Continental Holdings Inc's (NYSE:UAL) Institutional Investor Sentiment

Tillar Wenstrup Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of United Continental Holdings by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.5. Buckingham Research reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $97.00 price target on shares of United Continental Holdings in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. Read More »

Women stranded after surgery leaves them unrecognisable

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Chinese news anchor Jian Huahua posted the story on Chinese social media site Weibo with a photo she said showed the three women, according to another Weibo account, Beijing Things Beijingers Don't Know, that reposted the photo and the story. Read More »

Three Men Charged for Plotting to Terrorize New York City

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Prosecutors asked the court past year to keep El Bahnasawy's case under seal so not to compromise "the FBI's ongoing investigation of an imminent terrorist threat to New York City". El Bahnasawy was communicating with an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent posing as an ISIS supporter and declared his allegiance to the terror group, court documents said. Read More »

Supreme Court dismisses one of two travel ban cases

Courts of appeal, respectively, in Richmond, Virginia and San Francisco, California, upheld the suspension decision in May and June. That's a victory for the Trump administration, which urged the court to take that step. The court's move to split up the two cases comes after the six-nation travel ban has expired. Trump can "win" simply by following through on the executive order, then declaring it fulfilled before the Court hears the various challenges to the case, cutting the Gordian Knot ... Read More »

US Accuses Hezbollah of Seeking 'Option' of Terror Attacks Inside US

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Israel is playing up hysteria surrounding the "next" war with Hezbollah, and United States officials seem eager to go along with the narrative, with National Counterterrorism Center director Nicholas Rasmussen accusing Hezbollah of seeking the capability to have the option of carrying out terror attacks inside the US. Read More »

Palace regrets CA rejection of Ubial as Health secretary

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Ubial said that while it pained her to remove the compensation and allowances of PhilHealth employees, she had to follow the law. "We are deeply grateful for Sec". They all accused Ubial of corruption and incompetence. "We wish Secretary Ubial well in all her future endeavors", it added. The decision on Ubial came after the CA committee on health conducted an executive session and recommended to reject the Health secretary's appointment. Read More »

Campus cops were told student may have weapon

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Texas Tech President Lawrence Shovanec later expressed his condolences regarding the death of the campus officer, "The family of the officer is in the thoughts and prayers of the Texas Tech community". Abbott also said he had mobilized state law enforcement resources to aid in the investigation. The Associated Press reports that Daniels is the son of H.A. Read More »

Love jihad: NIA claims two women trapped, converted

Speaking to India Today, a senior officer of the NIA said, "We have spoken to both Athiras who have said they were lured". The counter-terror agency says it has recorded statement of three women who say they were lured to convert to Islam. Read More »

North Korea hackers steal South Korea war plans

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The hacking incident has raised calls for the allies to remain alert to the possibility of the belligerent regime readjusting its own contingency or wartime plans based on the stolen military documents. in its fight against North Korea , even though it doesn't have to under NATO or United Nations obligations , the House of Commons Library said in two reports this year. Read More »

Man doused with soup for explosive rant on NYC subway

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In the video, Lawson can be heard shouting about the first amendment, and claiming to be a "legal scholar" and graduate of NYU Law School. As his tirade continued, he was confronted by passengers who lectured him and eventually pushed him onto the platform when the train doors opened. Read More »

Palestinian delegations head to Egypt for unity talks

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Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah visited Gaza last week for the first time since 2015 and his ministers officially took control of government departments there. "The objective of negotiations is to start implementing agreements to allow Palestine's national unity government to perform its functions in the fields of economy and security in the Gaza Strip in the same way as it happens on the West Bank of the Jordan River", Fatah spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi told Sputnik. Read More »

U.S. 'pretending' to fight Islamic State in Iraq, says Russian Federation

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The Pentagon strongly denied the accusations, saying that the US-led coalition fighting Daesh posts data every day on the number and result of strikes for the public to see. "The Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed the economic infrastructure of ISIL (former name of IS) in Syria and foil any attempts by terrorists to resume the production and illegal sale of hydrocarbons in Syria". Read More »

Trump calls 'Liddle' Bob Corker a 'fool' over NYT interview

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Corker told the New York Times he was alarmed about a president who acts "like he's doing The Apprentice or something" - in a reference to the reality television show that Trump had once hosted. The president over the weekend then claimed Corker had "begged" him for an endorsement, suggesting that's why he announced his retirement. The President's problem is that Corker announced he won't run for re-election and that "there is no way in hell" he's voting for a tax bill that adds one ... Read More »

Ukraine, Turkey sign several agreements on cooperation, including contracts in defense sphere

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Serbia was ruled for nearly 500 years by the Ottoman Empire. "Today, Serbia considers Turkey as its friend". Erdogan was due to visit an Ottoman-era fortress in Belgrade later on Tuesday before traveling south on Wednesday to Novi Pazar, center of the Muslim-majority region of Sandzak that has witnessed large-scale emigration to Turkey since the wars of the 1990s. Read More »

Ivana Trump: Scandal Cost Trump White House 20 Years Ago

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However, she says they are back on good terms these days and muses that perhaps her daughter Ivanka could run for President "in fifteen years". Donald Jr . 'But I like my freedom. "Some people - including Hillary Clinton - consider [the kids] to be Donald Trump's finest accomplishments", she mentions in the book which launches on 10 October. Read More »

Michigan State Spartans vs Minnesota Golden Gophers, 10/14/2017

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Michigan's playoff hopes as well as its offense washed away in a downpour at home to rival Michigan State on Saturday, 14-10. While the loss to the Spartans was the first of the season for the now 4-1 Wolverines , they've been offensively-challenged all season, a notion not helped by some dubious play-calling Saturday. Read More »

Diplomacy Failed, Only One Way to Talk with North Korea: Donald Trump

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North Korea's latest appointment of its foreign minister as a member of the ruling party's politburo appears meant to brace for possible high-level contact with the US and China, a Seoul think tank report said Tuesday. The defense ministry has not commented on the report. If in fact North Korea moves forward with another missile test, knowing Trump's ego, it is probably safe to assume that his administration will react with more than just words. Read More »

Texas Toddler Missing After Dad Says She Was Left Outside As Punishment

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Police say they've searched the area high and low looking for Sherin, but still haven't found out what could have happened to her. He was released on Dollars 250,000 bond late Sunday night, Sgt. The #missing child suffers from developmental issues and has limited verbal communication skills. A spokesperson for Child Protective Services told the Dallas Morning News that they are working with police on the investigation and have removed the couple's biological 4-year-old daughter from the ... Read More »

FEMA's Long: No Time For San Juan Mayor's 'Political Noise'

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Have requested support from FEMA . "We filtered out the mayor a long time ago", Long said on ABC's "This Week" when asked about a pair of early morning tweets from Cruz, in which she said she had unsuccessfully sought help from FEMA after the power failed at a major hospital. Read More »

Turkish business body says US, Turkey are 'rational'

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The Turkish government adamantly believes the group, allegedly led by US -based cleric Fetullah Gulen, has infiltrated Turkish government, military and academia, and is responsible for a 2016 attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . Read More »

Trump Reveals Harsh Conditions For DACA Deal

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He added that the proposal of the White House will not increase wages for working families, grow American economy, or build a prosperous future, but instead it will make the economy dip further and reduce the income of the middle class. But it remained unclear whether the president considers each of the more than a dozen priorities to be non-negotiable or whether the White House sees them more as a starting point for negotiation with members of Congress. Read More »

Morning Consult: Trump Has 36 Percent Approval Rating In Connecticut

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Notable states that voted for Trump but have since largely turned against the president include Tennessee (-23 percentage points), MS (-21 points), Kentucky (-20 points), Kansas (-19 points) and IN (-17 points). He's most popular in Wyoming (61 percent) and West Virginia (60 percent). Meanwhile, some rural, conservative states still had strong approval ratings for Trump. Read More »

The Lonely War of Bob Corker

Bob Corker "by recording his conversation". He has said he wants to avoid a new war on the Korean Peninsula, but made clear he is ready to order USA military operations there if the North attacks first or if all other options have proved fruitless. Read More »

New Zealand 'kingmaker' reneges on election deadline

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With neither the ruling National Party nor the opposition Labour Party gaining enough seats to form a government at the September 23 vote, both are reliant on New Zealand First, which has in the past worked under governments from both sides. Read More »

Turkish PM says Idlib operation aims to prevent migrant wave from Syria

The Turkish army military said on Monday it had launched a reconnaissance mission in Syria's northwestern Idlib province in a bid to create a de-escalation zone. Iran, Turkey and Russian Federation reached the deal for four de-escalation zones earlier this year as part of their efforts to negotiate an end to the Syrian civil war. Read More »

Nets two points in loss

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I thought we had a good, intense practice with everyone just going. "Everyone's buying in and playing well". The Buffalo Sabres were out to begin the 2017-18 on a winning note but their defense struggled and the offense couldn't make up the difference in a 6-3 loss at the New York Islanders on Saturday. Read More »