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Police Search Underway For Stolen Baby Koalas Missing In Queensland

Police Search Underway For Stolen Baby Koalas Missing In Queensland

They need medication and are too little to be on their own. Beatty said it's possible kids now on school holidays could have taken them "in some sort of misguided prank". Mr Beatty said those responsible for taking the joeys could face animal cruelty charges under the Animal Care and Protection Act. Police have urged those who took the joeys to call the RSPCA for assistance or to hand them in at their nearest police station immediately. Read More

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Steve King to Trump: Bannon is a 'lynchpin'

Rumors have circulated that Trump is planning to dismiss his chief of staff Rance Preibus, and his key adviser Steve Bannon, in favor of former Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn. While Bannon favors Trump's controversial travel ban, and the rolling back of environmental regulations and protections for transgender students, Kushner is attempting to exert a moderating force on the president. Read More

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United to Compensate All Passengers on Flight That Sparked Furor

United to Compensate All Passengers on Flight That Sparked Furor

One officer, who was not identified, was placed on leave Monday, "pending a thorough review of the situation", Aviation Department spokeswoman Karen Pride wrote in an emailed statement. In an emergency motion, attorneys for Dao are asking that surveillance videos, cockpit voice recordings, incident reports, and passenger, crew and employee lists be saved for use in the anticipated lawsuit, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. Read More

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Airtel Double Your Holiday Surprises Offer Provides More on Surprise Offer

Airtel Double Your Holiday Surprises Offer Provides More on Surprise Offer

The same offer has now been extended till 30 April, 2017 for the subscribers who failed to avail of it last time. "We want your holidays to be even better". Similarly by paying Rs 509 , Jio Prime subscribers would be able to avail 2GB of 4G data per day for the next 84 days . Post paid subscribers who joined Airtel before February 28 can get 10GB 4G monthly data for three months for free. Read More

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It's on: EPL title race heats up as Chelsea loses at United

It's on: EPL title race heats up as Chelsea loses at United

This time he was United's match-winner, setting up Marcus Rashford's seventh-minute opener and netting with a deflected shot early in the second half. The Belgian's numbers from the game are as follows: 0 shots, 0 dribbles completed, 1 chance created, 79% pass accuracy - emphatic proof that, once you stop Hazard, you stop Chelsea's rhythm going forward. Read More

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United Airlines CEO Releases Third Statement Finally Apologizing After Passenger Incident

United Airlines CEO Releases Third Statement Finally Apologizing After Passenger Incident

Dao is said to be the only passenger of the four asked to leave the flight who did not comply. "But once they found out that the next flight wasn't until (Monday) at 2:30 p.m., he said, 'I can't do that". Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans will also speak. One of the officers involved in Dao's forcible removal has been placed on paid administrative duty pending an investigation leave, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation. Read More

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Tax deadline pushed to Tuesday

Filing an extension will spare you from late filing penalties - 5% of the amount of tax you owe for each month or partial month past the April 18th deadline. Tax code stipulates that holidays in the District affect the deadline to file taxes for everyone across the United States, even though it's not a federal holiday. Read More

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Unemployment rates tumble for teens and Hispanics

Unemployment rates tumble for teens and Hispanics

Economists, on average, were expecting jobs growth of 175,000, according to a survey by Econoday . However, the province's unemployment rate climbed slightly from 8.3 to 8.4 per cent because more people were out looking for work. It's common to see a weak month of hiring at some point during the winter. The report also said the annual rate of growth in average hourly employee earnings slowed to 2.7 percent in March from 2.8 percent in February. Read More

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Retiree Finds Wisconsin Fugitive Camping Out On His Land

Retiree Finds Wisconsin Fugitive Camping Out On His Land

Jakubowski , our wanted fugitive". The theft netted 18 guns and two silencers, said a criminal complaint filed in the Rock County Wisconsin Circuit Court in Janesville, Wisconsin. Jakubowski, 32, was arrested at around 5:30 a.m. on Friday at a campsite in the Richland County town of Readstown, Wisconsin. The Janesville, Wisconsin resident attracted national attention after the Federal Bureau of Investigation posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to his capture. Read More

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Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

At stake is the future of Turkey's political system, with supporters saying the constitutional changes will herald a period of stability and prosperity. Spokesperson of the main Pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP), the third party in the Turkish parliament, cast his vote in Ankara. No matter what the result is, we will welcome it. Read More

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Egypt Declares State of Emergency After Church Blasts

Egypt Declares State of Emergency After Church Blasts

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks but Egyptian Christians have repeatedly been targeted by militants including the Daesh group. Copts in Tanta said security was nearly non-existent on Sunday despite repeated warnings in recent weeks. "We pray for all those who hate us and we ask that God provide His guidance to them to enlighten their hearts and their minds to know the right way". Read More

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Nintendo's New 'Zelda' for Switch Is Doing Better Than the Switch Itself

Nintendo's New 'Zelda' for Switch Is Doing Better Than the Switch Itself

So basically, Switch version of Zelda has sold more copies than the console itself . Analysts predict the Switch has not only met Nintendo's original target, but exceeded it by 300,000 units. Nintendo said that was because some users bought both a limited edition of the game and another version. The console sold more than 906,000 units in the US last month, the Japanese company said, citing data from industry tracker NPD Group. Read More

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Easter 2017: Everything you need to know

Easter 2017: Everything you need to know

Easter in the Roman Catholic Church is always on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the (in the southern hemisphere) autumn equinox. For both Western and Orthodox churches, Easter's date changes from year to year. The cynical may discount the day and its meaning, but hearts and minds of most Christians reach out to embrace the hope that the day holds. Those of the Jewish faith are observing Passover, which began April 10 and will end at sundown on April 18. Read More

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Trump admits tweets may lead to end of world (on SNL)

Trump admits tweets may lead to end of world (on SNL)

Pence then informed Trump that Bannon and Kushner had been "at each other's throats" and suggested he talk to them both. On SNL , however, Trump has to solve the biggest problem in his government: how to settle the battle between chief strategist Steve Bannon and son-in-law, head of his Innovation Office and general policy Macgyver, Jared Kushner, played by Jimmy Fallon. Read More

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Egypt's Sisi declares three-month state of emergency after blasts

Egypt's Sisi declares three-month state of emergency after blasts

The second suicide bomber detonated his vest at a gate outside of St. Mark's church in Alexandria, killing 17. At least 78 people were wounded in Tanta and 40 in Alexandria, the health ministry said. Trump spoke by phone Sunday with el-Sissi to express confidence that Egypt will do what it can "to protect Christians and all Egyptians". Hundreds gathered outside the Tanta church shortly after the blast, some weeping and wearing black while inside, blown-apart pews sat atop tiles soaked ... Read More

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Trump's North Korea policy is 'maximum pressure' but not 'regime change'

North Korea fired an unidentified missile on Sunday morning, but the test failed - blowing up nearly immediately, a U.S. military spokesman says. Trump has tweeted about North Korea several times this week. The US has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over. North Korea's army vowed Friday a "merciless" response to any USA provocation but diplomats in Pyongyang are more sanguine, pointing out that the North raises its rhetoric every spring, when Washington ... Read More

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Lighthouse Church egg hunt draws thousands

For other children, the standard Easter egg hunt held later in the morning also signaled the start of spring, and children in their pastel dresses and sunglasses came out for the festivities. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., with the Hangar Hunt beginning at 2. Holding the stash of eggs he collected, Alexay hugged the Easter bunny as Jordan petted the bunny's head. Read More

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Post Chinese GP win, Hamilton predicts 'closest' fight with Vettel

But Hamilton said the race in Shanghai could easily have been much closer and he expects a stiff challenge in 2017 from what he called the best Ferrari team in a decade. "Lewis did the best job", said Vettel. "I think the only summary we can come up with is that [we won]". "In the mixed conditions it felt like we were the quickest, we were the quickest, man", the 29-year-old enthused to his team over the radio. Read More

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Trump praises China for abstaining from vote on Syria

Trump praises China for abstaining from vote on Syria

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal the next day, Trump said he would not release any guidelines on rewriting the tax code until a new health-care bill passes. Trump must have finally gotten caught up on the news. Trump and other USA officials have repeatedly called on China to leverage its status as North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of food and fuel aid to force Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear weapons program. Read More

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Amidst Sexual Harassment Scandal, Bill O'Reilly Announces He's Taking a Vacation

Despite assurances of his return, an abrupt mid-week vacation coming as an advertising boycott has claimed over 60 sponsors creates obvious questions about O'Reilly's future with the network. But they both returned as scheduled, and stayed with the network for months to years; New York's Daily Intelligencer, citing four network sources , says O'Reilly may not be back. Read More

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BC NDP to roll out provincial election platform "later this week"

The platform describes it as "a middle class tax cut". "Change starts today", he said at a concert hall in downtown Vancouver where he countered Clark's rosy economic outlook. "We want to make sure that life stays affordable for people". Among British Columbians who voted for the Liberal Party in the 2015 Canadian federal election, 49% are now supporting the BC Liberals, while 34% are backing the BC NDP. Read More

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British PM Theresa May visits Saudi Arabia, chooses not to wear headscarf

British PM Theresa May visits Saudi Arabia, chooses not to wear headscarf

In Jordan, May is expected to announce that British military trainers will be sent to help the country's air force fight the Islamic State group. "I hope people see me as a woman leader and will see what women can achieve", May said . "The strong British tradition of standing up for human rights is there, the strong British tradition of standing up for British national interest is there", she said, underlining the importance of the two countries' trading and security ties. Read More

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'Charging Bull' sculptor says 'Fearless Girl' installed without his permission

In response to petitions with tens of thousands of signatures for the statue to stay longer, mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city permit would be extended for almost one year. The girl , according to her commissioners State Street Global Advisors, embodies a message of "the power of women in leadership" and the need for "greater gender diversity on corporate boards". Read More

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He survived a jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. Now he builds safety nets for others

He survived a jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. Now he builds safety nets for others

The barriers will protrude 20 feet from both sides of the 8,981-foot bridge, at about 20 feet below the Golden Gate's sidewalk. Dianne Feinstein were scheduled to be at the ribbon-cutting. "And there are many families here today that have had to wonder why". I think no one should assume fault. "The deterrent system will actually consist of twin nets woven out of stainless steel rope whose expanse would span seven football fields", the MTC explained in December . Read More

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Man stung by scorpion in United jet

A flight attendant was able to capture it by using a cup. It's not clear how the scorpion got on the plane, which had flown to Houston earlier that day from Costa Rica. Though the attorney denied that Dao had heard directly from either United or CEO Oscar Munoz, the airliner replied to the conference saying Munoz had called "on numerous occasions" to express their apologies. Read More

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United pledges to review policies on removal of passengers

United pledges to review policies on removal of passengers

United was trying to make room for four employees of a partner airline, meaning four people had to get off. Dao, a physician specializing in pulmonary disease, lives in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Two officers tried to reason with the man before a third came aboard and pointed at the man "basically saying, 'Sir, you have to get off the plane, '" said Tyler Bridges, a passenger whose wife, Audra D. Read More

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Gwinnett County cops fired after beating black man

Gwinnett County cops fired after beating black man

Michael Bongiovanni, the first officer seen in the video. Two Gwinnett officers, Michael Bongiovanni (left) Robert McDonald (right), are fired after new traffic stop video surfaces showing them punching and kicking motorist. After the auto was pulled over, the smell of marijuana was evident and Hollins "began to act odd", the report said. Deon Washington said a shift commander "initiated an immediate investigation" after being notified of Wednesday's incident . Read More

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