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Australian senator makes history as she breastfeeds in Parliament

Australian senator makes history as she breastfeeds in Parliament

According to Sky News , 2-month-old Alia was the first baby to nurse in the federal Parliament after rules were changed previous year to allow politicians to bring their children to work. It is great to see it is able to occur now in the Senate. According to Telegraph , Gallagher said that women are going to continue to have babies, and "if they want to do their job", they must be allowed to nurse their babies - even if it means breastfeeding in parliament. Read More

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Le Pen's niece will not seek re-election as French lawmaker

Le Pen's niece will not seek re-election as French lawmaker

Ms Marechal-Le Pen had always been considered a rising star of the Front National party but yesterday she reportedly made the shock decision to leave the political scene. Jean-Marie Le Pen reportedly called her decision to leave politics "a desertion". "It risks leaving a number of people orphan, and could trigger some fighting among those would like to take over from her at the head of the ultra-conservative faction of the FN". Read More

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Inter woes continue, Palermo relegated after draw

Inter woes continue, Palermo relegated after draw

The Bosnian struck twice in the first half at San Siro to boost the Giallorossi to within seven points of reigning champions and leaders Juve, who will take the Scudetto if they can avoid defeat in Rome. However, that would only be delaying the inevitable; of rather more immediate concern for Roma is the fact that they're only a point clear of third-place Napoli after last weekend's derby defeat to Lazio . Read More

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Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

However a well-placed source said there was no cause for concern about the health of the queen or Philip, who turns 96 in June. While few were surprised that Philip is stepping back, tourists outside the imposing gates of Buckingham Palace expressed unhappiness about the news. Read More

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Labour thinks it can win back seats in Glasgow from SNP

The SNP took 32.3 per cent of the vote, which is unchanged from the last council election in 2012 but down from 46.5 per cent of the "first past the post" constituency votes secured by the party in last year's Holyrood election. At first glance the SNP scored another remarkable success in last week's local elections. Speaking on the campaigning trail, Sturgeon said: "In the last few days, the Tory mask has slipped". Read More

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North Korea detains another USA citizen for 'hostile acts'

North Korea detains another USA citizen for 'hostile acts'

It said he was "intercepted for committing criminal acts" to overthrow the North's government, but didn't elaborate. She said PUST told her over the phone that Kim had boarded a train in Pyongyang. He worked at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology , the same workplace as another American, accounting instructor Kim Sang Dok, whose detention was announced on May 3. Read More

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Comey: Lynch meeting Bill Clinton on tarmac tainted probe

Comey answered that it was a matter of timing - that the Clinton probe was only confirmed after it was underway for three months, while the Russian Federation investigation was much younger at the time. Anthony Weiner , D-N.Y., who was married to close Clinton aide Huma Abedin. Comey said if he did find out who was responsible for the leaks, if Giuliani was indeed speaking the truth, he'd let the senators, who provide oversight to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, know - though added it ... Read More

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UK's Labour leader says he won't try to reverse Brexit

However, the current thinking within Corbyn's circle is that under-pressure Labour leader can replicate Neil Kinnock, who continued as Labour leader into the 1990s despite suffering defeat at the 1987 general election. Asked about Labour's poll ratings, which are the worst since 1983, he said, "Monsieur Zen is fine". Yet Labour's vote share went up from to 34.4% in 1992 from 30.8% in 1987. Read More

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Palestinians say Pizza Hut mocked hunger striker, call for boycott

Palestinians say Pizza Hut mocked hunger striker, call for boycott

Hundreds of Sudanese citizens on Tuesday protested in front of the United Nations (UN) Head-Office in Khartoum in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli jails. He said a possible deterioration in the conditions of the hunger strikers "would make the situation more and more complicated". Palestinians called for a boycott of Pizza Hut on Tuesday after the company's franchise in Israel was accused of mocking hunger-striking prisoners. Read More

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Conservatives pledge to cap

Conservatives pledge to cap "rip-off" energy bills

Mrs May denied she was resurrecting an Labour policy derided as "Marxist" by David Cameron when it was put forward by Ed Miliband in 2015. Energy bills have doubled in Britain over the past decade to about 1,200 pounds ($1,500) a year, putting the biggest providers in the sights of politicians and voters who are already battling rising inflation and limited wage growth. Read More

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Latest on Afghanistan options expected to hit Trump's desk this week

Latest on Afghanistan options expected to hit Trump's desk this week

He has also not refuted previous reports that Russian Federation is helping to arm the Afghan Taliban. A USA official told The Post that Trump wants to "start winning" again and has the backing of top Cabinet officials. Wilder said the emphasis on using military pressure to reach a political agreement made sense but that there is no guarantee it would work given the diverse objectives of key players in the war, such as the Taliban, the Afghan government, Pakistan, Iran and increasingly ... Read More

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Rangers 1-5 Celtic

Rangers 1-5 Celtic

And though a return to Scotland may be tempting, Wolves may find that Vaulks is the ideal player to add an element of solidity to a backline that has been too easily breached this season. In a season full of lows, Saturday's defeat to Celtic at Ibrox may go down as one of the worst days of all for Rangers and their supporters. Frustrations were already boiling over in the stands and they erupted in appalling fashion as the champions wheeled away to celebrate, with a Rangers fan leaping ... Read More

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How exit poll works in South Korean president election

Two of Moon's key rivals conceded defeat a few hours after the results were announced. It follows months of political turmoil caused by ousted President Park Geun-hye's corruption scandal . Moon's signals that he would push for measured engagement with the North were in contrast to his rivals. Tuesday's election saw strong turnout - about 77% of 42.5 million eligible voters. Read More

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Man Posed As Adele's Manager To Get Free Stuff From Celebrities

Man Posed As Adele's Manager To Get Free Stuff From Celebrities

Dickins has finally breathed a sign of relief and hopes this fraud against him will stop once and for all", said his Miami attorney, Brian Bieber. When they showed up at the venue for their passes, Jackson and Lii were taken into custody. Angel Lii, Justin Jackson's wife, was also arrested for her role in the scheme. It's not even the first time that Jackson has tried to pull the scam, posing as Dickins and his wife several times before and requesting free tickets to concerts by Drake, ... Read More

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Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games

DeMar DeRozan recorded 37 points but the Raptors - minus injured guard Kyle Lowry (ankle) - are staring down the barrel, with game four on Sunday afternoon in Toronto . As the team's leading three-point shooter at 41% through the regular season, even with a bad ankle Lowry probably would have made a contribution, had he been able to play - even as a secondary scorer. Read More

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Pentagon's war plan to be sent to U.S. next week: Afghanistan

Pentagon's war plan to be sent to U.S. next week: Afghanistan

The U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction noted April 30 that Afghan forces face "many problems: unsustainable casualties, temporary losses of provincial and district centers, weakness in logistics and other functions, illiteracy in the ranks, often corrupt or ineffective leadership, and over-reliance on highly trained special forces for routine missions". Read More

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Administration names likely judge nominees

The president's "power over immigration must be exercised in a way that's consistent with the Constitution", including its ban on religious discrimination, said Judge Pamela Harris. Judge Dennis Shedd asked why "the president, the executive branch, (was) not entitled to some deference" in concluding that a pause in travel from the six nations would reduce the threat of terrorism. Read More

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Abbas warns of painful steps against Palestinian rival Hamas

The incident on Sunday was the latest in a 19-month-long period of sporadic street attacks by Palestinians against Israelis, and the bustling Damascus Gate entrance to Jerusalem's walled Old City where it occurred has seen many attacks. The prisoners seek improved conditions, including more family visits. The committee said the decision to share the footage was evidence that Israel was "waging a serious war of lies and misleading information to create a state of confusion in the Palestinian ... Read More

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100 days into term, Trump's approval slumps in North Carolina

100 days into term, Trump's approval slumps in North Carolina

Trump, who regularly talks about possibly running for re-election, has more than 1,300 days ahead of him until his first term ends. 44 percent of men were strong approvers, while 39 percent of women strongly approved. Criticism of Trump's social media use and belief that the media are the enemy also fell along party lines, the poll found. The internal squabbles within the Trump White House have not helped the president move forward with articulating his long-term vision. Read More

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Percent of Trump Voters Stand by the President

But the bad news wasn't Trump's alone. A majority disapprove of him on most major issues, from the economy (59 percent) to health care (66 percent) to race relations (70 percent). Trump recently made headlines for the USA strike on Syria, the nation's cutting of ties with Russian Federation, and the stalemate America's military seems to be facing with North Korea. Read More

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Rihanna shines at New York Met Gala

This year, guests chose ensembles that honor Japanese fashion designer Rei Kawakubo. Kate is wearing Tory Burch . On a night when celebrities can let loose on their fashion choices, pop princesses and Hollywood actresses took it up a notch in the avant-garde department at the Met Gala in NY on Monday. Read More

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to murder Kim Jong

State media reports quoted the country's security ministry as saying it would "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" the agents in the US and South Korean spy agencies it accuses of plotting the attack. Pyongyang warned this week that US hostility had brought the region to the brink of nuclear war. "The supreme leader would have been targeted at a military parade and public procession, with the results not made visible for six to 12 months afterwards", the statement said. Read More

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Israel's Netanyahu says Palestinians don't educate to peace

Erdan added, "Barghouti is a murderer and hypocrite who urged his fellow prisoners to strike and suffer while he ate behind their backs". Palestinian supporters of the hunger strike dismissed the video clips as a fabrication. Throughout the segment from April 27, a timestamp could be seen on the bottom corner. Barghouti, 57, is a leader in Abbas' Fatah movement and was the founder and commander of Fatah's armed wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades. Read More

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Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

The Kushner Companies has apologized for using Jared Kushner's name during an investment promotion event at a Ritz Carlton in Beijing. "Given that President (Donald) Trump and Jared Kushner refuse to divest from their vast financial holdings, the only way to eliminate this conflict is for Congress to allow the program to expire in September", said Feinstein, who has sponsored legislation to end the program. Read More

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Judges to hear appeal of Hawaii's travel ban win

That decision came just after a broader one issued in Hawaii that halted both the travel ban and a 120-day suspension of the USA refugee admissions program. Floyd also referred to Trump's statements shortly after the election indicating he would follow through on a Muslim ban. That - some of that information remains on his campaign website. Read More

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Jordan welcomes UNESCO vote in favour of Palestine

UNESCO's headquarters in Paris. In March, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said that the country, which was expected by UN Secretariat to pay $11 million this year, would reduce payments to UN institutions by $ 2 million following a recent wave of anti-Israel resolutions adopted by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Read More

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