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Acting RSL chief John King was also wrong in history with his reported criticism of Erdogan for expressing "the sort of hate and extremism" that Australian soldiers fought against in 1915 when landing in Gallipoli. "I am expecting, and I have asked, for these comments to be clarified, to be withdrawn", said Morrison, who also faces an election challenge in the coming weeks.
  • New Zealand prime minister announces sweeping gun law changes after mosque shooting

    New Zealand prime minister announces sweeping gun law changes after mosque shooting

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    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to the media during a press conference at the Justice Precinct in Christchurch on March 16, 2019. Alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant's use of social media has put the spotlight on extremists' use of such platforms, and New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called on Wednesday for a global "united front" on the issue.
  • With 737 MAX Grounded, Airlines Face Daily Scheduling Challenges

    With 737 MAX Grounded, Airlines Face Daily Scheduling Challenges

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    The next day, under command of a different crew facing what investigators said was an identical malfunction, the jetliner crashed into the Java Sea killing all 189 aboard. On Wednesday, he declined to comment on the cockpit voice recorder contents, saying they had not been made public. The pilots of the Lion Air flight remained calm for most of the flight, the sources said.
  • Before Nirav Modi’s arrest, how ED, CBI worked behind the scene

    Before Nirav Modi’s arrest, how ED, CBI worked behind the scene

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    After spending the night in jail, Modi appeared at London's Westminster Magistrates Court accompanied by his legal team, where he denied all accusations. The judge who will hear the case is Emma Arbuthnot who is hearing Vijay Mallya's case. Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi have been accused of being involved in one of India's biggest banking scam, wherein both the fugitive siphoned off money in the form of loan by providing fake guarantees in the name of Punjab National Bank to ...
  • Trump Backs Public Release Of Mueller Report

    Trump Backs Public Release Of Mueller Report

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    Voters also split over whether they support the president's denial that no collusion occurred between his 2016 campaign and Russian Federation, with 43 percent saying they had "a lot" or "some" trust in Trump's claim, compared to 52 percent who reported "little or no trust".
  • Mosque gunman will face 'full force of law', vows PM

    Mosque gunman will face 'full force of law', vows PM

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    He is a terrorist. Many elements of the Friday shooting - including the shooter's decision to livestream the attacks on social media and his purported release of a document espousing his alleged beliefs, which included white supremacist ideas - suggest that he sought national and global attention for the shooting or wanted to spread his message.
  • Supreme Court Backs Mandatory Detention Of Immigrants After Serving Sentences

    Supreme Court Backs Mandatory Detention Of Immigrants After Serving Sentences

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    The law is clear, he wrote, that the government can not hold an immigrant without a bail hearing unless the individual is detained when released from criminal custody. Almost two years later, federal authorities picked him up for deportation and he was detained for more than six months before a judge said he could be released.
  • 'Trump of the Tropics' meets 'Bolsonaro of the North'

    'Trump of the Tropics' meets 'Bolsonaro of the North'

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    He continued that message in remarks to the US Chamber of Commerce on Monday. To improve business relationships, both countries agreed to revive the U.S. Bolsonaro's White House visit was announced earlier this month. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sat for chummy bilateral talks with Mr Trump that illustrated what White House officials hope is a budding partnership between the Western hemisphere's two largest economies.
  • Undaunted, Trump Attacks McCain for Second Straight Day Over Russiagate Dossier

    Undaunted, Trump Attacks McCain for Second Straight Day Over Russiagate Dossier

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    Naval Academy, from which McCain graduated in 1958. Mr. Trump took to Twitter on Saturday and Sunday to slam the late Sen. "My father was his kryptonite in life and he is his kryptonite in death ", she added. Trump reportedly commented about McCain's health care vote in February before his State of the Union address. It's also important to note that the president is in some ways saying that the Russian Federation probe was started by this dossier.
  • Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi 150 killed, 1.5mn affected

    Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi 150 killed, 1.5mn affected

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    Cyclone Idai has affected more than 1.5 million people in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, according to the United Nations and government officials. The Meteorological Services Department said that, "It is now a tropical depression which is subsiding and Monday (tomorrow) should see a significant decline in precipitation across the country if this situation is maintained".
  • US FAA probed for Boeing 737 MAX approval

    US FAA probed for Boeing 737 MAX approval

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    Both planes were MAX 8s, and both crashed minutes post take-off after pilots reported flight control problems. The latest revelations put a spotlight on whether the Boeing 737 MAX underwent proper assessment prior to obtaining a green light to market, and the FAA's practice of delineating the responsibility of assessing a new model to the aircraft manufacturer.
  • NZ pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

    NZ pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer

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    A steady stream of mourners have paid tribute at a makeshift memorial to those slain by a gunman at two mosques in Christchurch as the death toll yesterday climbed to 50 people. Ardern encouraged gun owners who were thinking of surrendering their weapons to do so. He revealed in a chat with The New Zealand Herald , that: "When I saw those Muslims shot dead, I just told our brothers, 'Go down!" Grief continued to wash across the nation Monday, with New Zealanders of all stripes ...
  • Conservative Anna Navarro Wants US to Follow New Zealand And Restrict Guns

    Conservative Anna Navarro Wants US to Follow New Zealand And Restrict Guns

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    Authorities say they hope to release all the bodies by Wednesday. Ardern said she never anticipated having to voice the grief of a nation and ended her speech with the Arabic greeting "Al salam Alaikum", meaning "Peace be upon you". "Since the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand , our community members are calling us to get information on the security situation in Germany", Burhan Kesici, chairman of the Islamic Council for the Federal Republic of Germany, said in a statement.
  • Australian Lawmaker ‘Egged’ After Mass Shooting Comments

    Australian Lawmaker ‘Egged’ After Mass Shooting Comments

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    WATCH: This is the moment Senator Fraser Anning was egged by a teenage boy during a press conference in Melbourne . With anger running high following the deadly mosque shooting in New Zealand , the senator then punched the young man, who was then dragged to the ground.
  • Rivers Rise, Watching for Ice Jams

    Rivers Rise, Watching for Ice Jams

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    Joseph, Missouri, has been shut down due to the river's high water levels. Many central Iowa rivers may see moderate flooding into next week from the rain and snowmelt runoff, the weather service said. During the historic summer flooding in 2011, Cooper sandbagged and barricaded the doorways but kept functioning. Moderate to major river flooding across parts of the MS and Missouri river valleys may also persist into the weekend.
  • Bangladesh cricket team flees New Zealand mosque shooting scene

    Bangladesh cricket team flees New Zealand mosque shooting scene

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    Jalal Yunus, the spokesperson of the BCB, said that most of the players were on the bus when the incident happened and was about to enter the mosque. "There is a barricade in the middle so if somebody gets inside by using the main door they have to come inside and walk maybe one minute". Former Bangladesh cricketer Khaled Mashud, now the team's manager, said they were fortunate not to be in the Deans Avenue mosque when the shooting happened.
  • 49 killed in New Zealand mosques massacre

    49 killed in New Zealand mosques massacre

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    Mohan Ibrahim told the New Zealand Herald : "At first we thought it was an electric shock but then all these people started running". None of the four who were arrested had been on a national security watch list, Bush said , adding they were not known to Australian authorities either.
  • May tries to save Brexit deal after vote to delay United Kingdom exit

    May tries to save Brexit deal after vote to delay United Kingdom exit

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    Next week, MPs will be asked to vote again on Theresa May's deal , which they've already rejected overwhelmingly twice. A Labour frontbench amendment, chosen by the Bercow, instructs May to seek an unspecified extension to article 50 to avoid exiting the European Union on 29 March without a deal and "to provide parliamentary time for this house to find a majority for a different approach.".
  • Trump vetoes legislation to strike down his emergency declaration for border wall

    Trump vetoes legislation to strike down his emergency declaration for border wall

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    The resolution had previously passed the Democrat-controlled House. "Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution and I have the duty to veto it". While some lawmakers - including some Republicans - have argued against the President's use of national emergency powers in this instance, the Justice Department set forth a robust defense of the President's authority to do so in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell earlier this month, according to a copy obtained by CNN on ...
  • At least nine killed in Nigeria building collapse

    At least nine killed in Nigeria building collapse

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    Children are among those trapped after a building collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria's emergency agency says. Local media reported the building houses a school, and more than 40 people were rescued, though it is not yet clear if there are any casualties.
  • Israel launches Gaza strikes after rockets fired at Tel Aviv

    Israel launches Gaza strikes after rockets fired at Tel Aviv

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    Militants in Palestine opposed to any deal between Israel and Hamas are believed to be behind the missile launches. "We have just started striking terror sites in Gaza", the IDF posted on Twitter minutes after the air strikes began. CBS News has confirmed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is also Israel's defense minister, is holding an urgent security meeting with his military chief and other senior advisers in wake of the rocket launches.
  • Beto O’Rourke announces 2020 Democratic presidential bid

    Beto O’Rourke announces 2020 Democratic presidential bid

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    Ticking off a list of crises that threaten the country, including inequality, lack of health care and the environmental problems posed by climate change, O'Rourke said it's time to make a stand. Refraining from referring to his " Beto " nickname, Cotton took O'Rourke to task for telling MSNBC last month that he would " absolutely " tear down the border wall separating his hometown from Mexico.
  • Reputed New York crime boss shot dead outside home

    Reputed New York crime boss shot dead outside home

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    The circumstances preceding the shooting weren't immediately known, but police say they're looking for a blue pickup truck that fled the scene. It's more than three decades since the last hit on a boss of one of the five families, but Cali's murder is a reminder that - at least as far as the rest of us know - the Mafia really did split up NY into five territories, and continues to operate that way despite huge numbers of arrests over the years.
  • Fox News Rips Fake Melania Theory from 'The View'

    Fox News Rips Fake Melania Theory from 'The View'

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    His favorite morning TV program, "Fox & Friends", reported on the body-double theory Wednesday as the show's hosts weighed in on a discussion that aired Monday on ABC's " The View ". One host surmised Melania might have been wearing flats. "They are only getting more deranged with time! " tweeted the President. This tweet from Trump means that in the past 24 alone, he has tweeted about the death penalty, Obama, Hilary Clinton, Russian spies, and late night television.
  • Ethiopia black boxes bound for Europe, crash pilot had in-plane issues

    Ethiopia black boxes bound for Europe, crash pilot had in-plane issues

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    A man carries a piece of debris on his head at the crash site of a Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines flight near Bishoftu, a town some 60 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , on 10 March 2019. Passengers who wish to check if their airlines use MAX 8 planes can check a full list on Boeing's website . The FAA said Monday that it will require Boeing to improve how its flight control systems work, along with other design changes.
  • China blocks proposal to brand Masood Azhar as global terrorist

    China blocks proposal to brand Masood Azhar as global terrorist

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    The diplomat also warned of other possible action at the UNSC should China continue to block Azhar's designation. "We will continue to pursue all available avenues to ensure that terrorist leaders who are involved in heinous attacks on our citizens are brought to justice".
  • Facebook and Instagram Down: Twitter Wins the Day With Hilarious Reactions

    Facebook and Instagram Down: Twitter Wins the Day With Hilarious Reactions

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    By about 5 p.m., most issues had been resolved. "We're focused on working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, but can confirm that the issue is not related to a DDoS attack", the social media giant wrote. The company said the cause of the outage that has affected users globally has not yet been established. Reports of problems with Facebook peaked at over 11,000 worldwide according to Downdetector, a website where users can report problems on apps and websites.
  • Cardinal George Pell sentencing to be watched across the world

    Cardinal George Pell sentencing to be watched across the world

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    Pell, now 77, but 55 at the time of the crime, was convicted of forcing the 13-year-old choirboys to perform oral sex on him in the priests' sacristy of St. Almost 100 people lined up outside the doors of the courtroom this morning, including media from around the world and protesters. Pell also said the Church made "catastrophic" choices by minimizing its response to, and covering up, abuse complaints.
  • Newly Born Baby of IS Teenager Shamima Begum has Died

    Newly Born Baby of IS Teenager Shamima Begum has Died

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    Ms Begum's sister Renu said she had sent a letter to Mr Javid, adding that the baby was "the one true innocent and should not lose the privilege of being raised in the safety of this country". He said it was clear 19-year-old Begum "holds abhorrent views", but called her a child who was a product of British society. "The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has consistently advised against travel to Syria since April 2011".
  • Jaguar Attacks Woman Who Climbed Zoo Barrier for Selfie

    Jaguar Attacks Woman Who Climbed Zoo Barrier for Selfie

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    Zoo officials later released a statement saying the woman was taking a selfie when the attack occurred. Officials said the attack is under investigation but noted that the animal was not outside her enclosure at any time. "She won't be put down", the zoo tweeted in response to someone's inquiry about the animal. On Twitter , many expressed concern for the jaguar, and some drew comparisons to a similar incident in 2016, when a 3-year-old boy slipped into an enclosure and was dragged by a ...