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Barnaby Joyce's leadership has Nationals stuck in holding pattern

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But he has kept tight-lipped about his relationship with Vikki Campion , 33, describing it as private. In the short term, he is hostage to any new serious revelations in the media, and in the medium term, to his party's assessment about whether he has become a political negative, as a result of his affair with his former staffer Vikki Campion , who is expecting his child. Read More »

GM facing showdown with South Korea over exit plans

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Three other Korean plants will continue operations. The factory operated at barely 20% of its capacity past year, building both the Chevrolet Cruze sedan and the Orlando SUV. The current cost structure [in GM Korea] has become challenging, and we're going to have to take actions going forward to have a viable business. "Depending on the outcome of those restructuring efforts there could be broad global implications but as we said yesterday we need the full engagement of all stakeholders with a ... Read More »

What to Know About Alleged Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz

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The Broward County School District Superintendent, however, told reporters on Wednesday afternoon that he did not know of any concerns raised about the student. Twelve people were shot dead in the school building, two outside, one in the street and two people were left with injuries from which they later died. Read More »

Breaking tradition: Meghan Markle sparkles in a pantsuit

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The news was confirmed by head of programming Liz Gateley during a conference, Deadline reported at the time . Prince Harry and Meghan met in the summer of 2016 after being set up on a blind date by a mutual friend, thought to be fashion designer Misha Nonoo. Read More »

House panel investigation over former Trump aide Rob Porter

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Conway went on to say that "there's no question" that domestic violence "knows no demographic or geographic bounds", and she understands there is a stigma that surrounds these issues. Pence said that the Trump administration has "no tolerance for domestic violence", but added that "the White House could have handled this better". Read More »

Police respond to High School shooting in Florida DATE

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The Broward County Sheriff's Office has reported a total of at least 14 victims. One dozen victims were killed inside the building, two were killed outside the building and one at a street near the school. "And then she texted me". Brittani later was able to escape the school. Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said President Trump is aware of the shooting: "Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected", she said. Read More »

Russians, USA fall in NHL-less openers

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Many were wondering what kind of impact the NHL's decision not to send players to the Games would have on the Olympic tournament. Looks like Slovenia has a new hockey hero. Not the best start for the Americans. Jan Mursak who scored the winning goal, Jan Urbas, Rok Ticar of Slovenia and teammates celebrate the victory in overtime following the Ice Hockey Men Preliminary Round match between United States of America and Slovenia at Kwandong Hockey Centre on February 14, 2018 in ... Read More »

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba Resigns, KP Oli to Takeover

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Just this morning, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba announced his resignation in his address to the nation. The largest alliance in Parliament, the left alliance, formally extended support to KP Sharma Oli for premiership and presented the same claim before President Bidhya Devi Bhandari at 9:00 AM on Thursday. Read More »

Dow Jones up for 4th day in a row

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The data rekindled fears that the Federal Reserve would feel compelled to act aggressively to tamp down rising prices by hiking rates at a rapid clip in 2018. As bond yields rise, investors are likely to jump out of stocks and into bonds. The insurance giant said it is considering selling parts of its disappointing Asian arm. Read More »

United States inflation accelerates more than expected

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On a month-on-month basis, the report stated that the Headline index increased by 0.80 per cent in January 2018, 0.21 per cent points higher from the rate of 0.59 per cent recorded in December 2017. That boiled down to real sensitivity to the prospect of higher inflation that markets had anticipated. The greenback advanced to a 2-day high of 1.2276 against the euro , from a weekly low of 1.2393 hit at 10:45 pm ET. Read More »

Boris Johnson's Brexit valentine offering rejected by Remainers

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Meanwhile, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil that if Britain leaves the customs union and single market without a new arrangement in place border checks with Ireland will be inevitable. We can simplify planning, and speed up public procurement, and perhaps we would then be faster in building the homes young people need; and we might decide that it was indeed absolutely necessary for every environmental impact assessment to monitor two life cycles of the snail and build special swimming ... Read More »

Sunjuwan attack: Don't communalise martyrs, says Indian Army

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When asked about the Sunjuwan Army camp attack Anbu said that it was a result "frustration" on the other side. We try to eliminate them. Citing the five Kashmiri Muslims, including soldiers, killed in the terror attack on a Jammu Army camp, Owaisi on Tuesday slammed those who question the patriotism of Muslims, asking why they were silent on this issue. Read More »

Woman forced to undergo abortion after CPM leader allegedly kicks her

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The six people were arrested for assaulting Josna Sibi, 28, at a village in the district on 28 January, they said. The victim, identified as 28-year-old Josna Sibi, had to undergo a forced abortion after the assault. The family of the woman, who had to undergo a forced abortion, held a sit-in protest outside the police station here Wednesday, demanding the arrest of all the accused in the case. Read More »

Tillerson wants more cooperation with Turkey on Syria

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As the fight against the IS group nears its end, with the extremist group losing large swathes of land, the group's territory is now reduced to a small strip of the Euphrates and small areas of Syria and Iraq . In Iraq and Syria , the extremist group was "attempting to morph into an insurgency", he said, adding that "in places like Afghanistan, the Philippines, Libya, West Africa, and others it is trying to carve out and secure safe havens". Read More »

Russian censor blocks Navalny's website

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The Russian government has threatened to block YouTube and Instagram over videos and posts relating to Oleg Deripaska , an oligarch who has been linked to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Navalny was not named in the suit, the representative said. Deripaska's spokesman rejected Navalny's report. LinkedIn has been blocked in Russia, by the same Roskomnadzor , since November 2016 after refusing to store Russian users' data. Read More »

Hassan Rouhani Arrives In India Today, Visit To Bolster India-iran Ties

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will begin his three-day visit to India, beginning Thursday, and discuss issues of mutual interest with PM Narendra Modi to take forward the strong diplomatic ties. Iran will also be pitching for greater investment by India in Iran. 'Recently, the developed phase of Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar was opened in presence of officials from 17 countries, ' he said, adding that the capacity of the port will be raised to 8.5 million tons in the next phases. Read More »

Donald Trump, Jr. Publicly Embarrassed Himself By Attacking Adam Rippon

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In previous interviews with USA Today , Rippon made his feelings on Pence very obvious. You may be aware of Mirai Nagasu , the first female skater to pull of a triple axel at the Olympics . "I don't want my Olympic experience to be about Mike Pence ", Rippon said. I'll be fine.' But I kept it together. I think that me using my voice has given my skating a greater objective. Read More »

Mitt Romney set to announce his Utah Senate bid

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Senate - indeed, he wouldn't have asked 83-year old Sen. Romney, the polished, reserved politician with the wispy hair of Kennedy, loudly protested the way Trump was running his campaign, the lack of humility of his personality, and the unsafe and divisive agenda he was promoting. Read More »

Saudi, Russian leaders discussed joint ties

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Markets also benefited from more weakness in the dollar, which dropped 0.7 percent after stronger-than-expected US consumer inflation figures. "I don't think the data was that supportive", he added, referring to the EIA's inventory report. The cuts started a year ago and will run until the end of 2018. "RDIF has been willing and able to co-invest with the PIF in many profitable opportunities, that bring economic returns to the PIF", al-Falih said. Read More »

Iman Shumpert was deal-breaker in potential DeAndre Jordan trade to Cavs

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The two sides were nearing the framework of a deal that would've sent the two-time All-Star to Cleveland without including the coveted Brooklyn pick, but the Cavaliers decided not to pull the trigger. Winger wondered whether Altman would let him talk to Shumpert's agent on a possible contract buyout, but Altman wanted trade talks to be further along before granting that permission. Read More »

Hazard: Chelsea need to finish in the top four

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Hazard might be world-class, but he can't deliver Chelsea a Champions League by himself. With Hazard telling the club's official website in no uncertain terms that anything other than a top-four finish would be unacceptable, some bookmakers that offer Premier League online betting have slashed the midfielder's odds of joining Madrid in the summer to 6/4. Read More »

In Haryana, Jind gets ready for BJP chief Amit Shah's mega bike

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Interestingly, ahead of the mega rally, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Wednesday rode a motorcycle to review preparations for the rally and later tweeted a photo of the same. The Party has made it mandatory for its MLAs from all 90 constituencies and local leaders to reach on bikes in full strength. The event will see tight security to oversee the smooth functioning the event. Read More »

Graft cases: Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar appear before NAB court

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Criticising arch-rival Imran and the judiciary he questioned the fairness of trials initiated against him and questioned, "does this not make the whole thing one-sided then". The court also later issued a notice to NAB's Rawalpindi director general to furnish an explanation as to why the supplementary references have not been filed so far. Read More »

Top Kenyan athletes pull out of Commonwealth Games

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He won eight gold medals at New Zealand's age-group championships previous year, as well as three golds at the Commonwealth Youth Games. "It would be nice to get a different colour medal, other than bronze!" George was just 17 when he competed in Glasgow and that was a great experience for him and we're hopeful he will do really well on the Gold Coast. Read More »

Bhagwat has insulted our Army soldiers says Rahul

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's recent comments that his outfit can prepare an army within three days have kicked off a political storm. The statement have received a huge backlash from all across the nation and sparked an outrage on social media. Read More »

That canine can't run! (for governor)

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The 2018 election had already garnered national attention when six teenaged boys filed to run for Kansas's top office. However, since the bill is not retroactive, it can not impact this year's election. governor and secretary of state. "And I think he could provide better leadership than what we've had the last seven years in our state, '" Woolley said to The Hutchinson News. Read More »

USA calls North Korea out on charm offensive

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US President Donald Trump threatened to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea and also called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as "Little Rocket Man", while North Korea denounced Trump as a "mentally deranged" US dotard. " They know what has to be on the table for conversations ", Tillerson stated in a press conference in Egypt. Besides the embarrassment of failure, why is there such an aversion to accepting that denuclearization won't happen? I suspect that many people insist on ... Read More »

Schiff blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation for heavy-handed redactions on Democratic countermemo

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The memo written by Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the intelligence panel's top Democrat, was created to combat the memo released by the committee's top Republican after Mr. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who is the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee and has read the classified information both memos are based on, tweeted that Trump's blocking the memo is 'hypocrisy at its worst'. Read More »

Scott Baio's Reps Call Latest Misconduct Allegations a Media Witch Hunt

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The younger actor said he then jokingly jumped onto Baio's lap, at which point the latter star allegedly "threw me off and angrily called me a f-got". Baio , now 57, is expected to make his own statement Wednesday at 5PM ET to address the allegations against him. She added that the LAPD is now taking reports of all sexual assault incidents, regardless of when it happened, adding, "For little boys, child abuse can often mean homophobic slurs". Read More »

Trump's Budget Hits Poor Americans The Hardest

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In addition , Trump is proposed a full-scale redesign of SNAP, which now provides an average of $125 per month to 42.2 million Americans. Unfortunately, we will continue to get more of the same until the old guard politicians from both parties who have clung to their power for so long are voted out of office and replaced with people who understand the importance of constitutional government run with fiscal restraint. Read More »