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'Bring it on': Nationals Brendon Grylls' response to Libs One Nation deal

A Liberal source told the paper the party had learnt a lesson from the 2001 election, when the party lost government after putting One Nation last on its ballot papers. He said believed preference deals did not have much influence, claiming when he manned a polling booth only 50 per cent took a how to vote card. "Their objective, you have got to remember is to persuade people to vote Liberal and to return the Barnett Government". Read More

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Switzerland votes on relaxing citizenship laws

Switzerland votes on relaxing citizenship laws

Preliminary results pointed to the measure being approved, in what would be a defeat for the far right nationalist Swiss People's Party (SVP), which put issues of Islam and national identity at the centre of the debate. . Almost 60% of these are Italian, followed by those from the Balkans or Turkey. The party used posters showing a woman in a black niqab with the slogan that called on voters to reject "uncontrolled citizenship". Read More

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Trump Says US Embassy in Tel Aviv Is not Going Anywhere

Trump Says US Embassy in Tel Aviv Is not Going Anywhere

Should Netanyahu and Trump emerge from the meeting using language promoting the creation of a Palestinian state, "The earth will shake", Bennett warned, predicting disastrous consequences for Israel. The White House did not deny a Jerusalem Post report the same day that said administration officials had confirmed for the first time that Trump is committed to a comprehensive two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict negotiated between the parties. Read More

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Bloody Sunday: Civilian among 7 killed in Kashmir gunfight

Bloody Sunday: Civilian among 7 killed in Kashmir gunfight

DGP said three militants managed to escape from the area during the gunfight. Another civilian was killed while almost 20 were injured during clashes between protesters and security forces following the Kulgam encounter. The two civilian killings in Kulgam come after almost dozen civilians were killed in the area during the civil unrest a year ago. Residents said government forces blasted the house with explosives. Read More

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New England Patriots Fans Celebrate Historic Super Bowl Win With Parade

New England Patriots Fans Celebrate Historic Super Bowl Win With Parade

When the campaign launched in October, Brady said of Shields, "I have been extremely fortunate over the years to be surrounded by professionals of the highest quality - the best coaches, teammates and trainers". "Benny dabbin on the boat with his Papa!" the New England Patriots quarterback wrote on Instagram. He finished with five catches for 87 yards, including one that nobody will ever forget. Read More

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Korea Investigators to Again Summon Samsung Heir

Korea Investigators to Again Summon Samsung Heir

Prosecutors will decide whether to again seek an arrest warrant for Lee by next week. Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] leader Jay Y. Lee appeared at the South Korean special prosecutor's office on Monday for questioning as part of a wider investigation into an influence-peddling scandal that could topple President Park Geun-hye. Read More

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North Korea Conducts First Ballistic Missile Test Under Trump

North Korea has attempted 24 missile launches and two nuclear tests this year, including eight launches of the Musudan missile, which can be fired from concealed road-mobile vehicles. South Korea's defence ministry called it an armed provocation to test the response of US President Donald Trump. The South's military said Seoul and Washington were analysing the details of the launch. Read More

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North Korea Fires Missile, Trump Cautious

On a visit to South Korea last week, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said that any use of nuclear weapons by North Korea would be met with an "effective and overwhelming" response. The SM-3 Block IIA is being developed cooperatively by the United States and Japan to defeat medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. Donald Trump said: "I just want everybody to understand and fully know that the US stands behind Japan, its great ally, 100%". Read More

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Rouhani Says Iran Won't Be 'Bullied' as Rallies Mark Revolution

Rouhani, elected in a landslide in 2013 on a pledge to reduce Iran's isolation, is the face of Tehran's deal with the outgoing Obama administration to curb Iran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of USA and European sanctions. State TV showed people carrying pictures and effigies of U.S. President Donald Trump , burning U.S. and Israeli flags and shouting " Death to America! " as Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on citizens to show that Iran was not afraid of American " ... Read More

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Longmont weather: Sunny skies with a high of 67

Longmont weather: Sunny skies with a high of 67

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. A few showers could linger into the evening with partially clearing skies overnight as lows bottom in the mid-30s to low 40s. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Once the front passes, winds will switch to the northwest. The best chances for showers will be west of a line roughly from Prescott to Flagstaff to the Four Corners. Read More

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Trump hardens tone on Israeli settlements

Trump hardens tone on Israeli settlements

Back in 2014, Lieberman struck a similar tone by saying that Israel had to offer Palestinians "economic incentives" to enable such departures. Speaking to Israel's Channel 2 on Saturday, Lieberman said the Palestinians living in Israeli cities and towns should be made to go and live in the occupied West Bank under the authority of President Mahmoud Abbas. Read More

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Trump tells Xi Jinping he will honour one-China policy

Trump tells Xi Jinping he will honour one-China policy

U.S. media had speculated that Trump's phone conversation, unprecedented since 1979 when Washington implemented the One China policy in a bid to improve ties with Beijing, would anger the Chinese. Both leaders extended invitations to meet in their respective countries. China and the United States are two dominant global players and the world can ill-afford any tension or conflict between them. Read More

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Donald Trump affirms USA will defend Japan

Donald Trump affirms USA will defend Japan

As they stood in the East Room an hour later taking questions, Abe effusively praised Trump, who in their private meeting had reaffirmed the US would join Japan in defense of the Senkaku Islands, which are also claimed by China. "I think we'll all be at a level playing field because that's the only way it's fair", Trump said at a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, adding that he believes currency manipulation will be addressed sooner than many expect but never mentioning ... Read More

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White House disputes report that Trump unaware of arms deal

Is a summit meeting between President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin in the offing? The conversation was described as "warm, free flowing and unscripted", by a source on May's team. Trump's introductory calls to foreign leaders are quickly becoming the subject of both fascination and horror as folks realize that he doesn't appear to hold any respect for preexisting agreements. Read More

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7 magnitude quake rocks Surigao City

7 magnitude quake rocks Surigao City

Local officials said that about 90 people were injured following the quake, which also damaged buildings - including an airport, and also cut power supply in some affected areas. Typically, these may last for days, up to weeks", he said. Many people spent the night in open spaces like parks and sheltered areas, and Surigao's airport has been closed after cracks appeared in the runway. Read More

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Embarrassing Details Just Leaked From Trump's First Phone Call With Putin

Embarrassing Details Just Leaked From Trump's First Phone Call With Putin

Sen. Putin reportedly asked about extending the treaty beyond 2021. Russian Federation has forcibly stopped the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's expansion, "which would have inevitably led to war, if not checked", continued Mr. But at least he has been consistent: During the debate, Trump also denounced the treaty, falsely stating that "They create warheads". During the campaign, he mulled using nukes on the battlefield and encouraged allies like Japan and South Korea to build the ... Read More

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South Korea vows 'corresponding' response over missile launch by North

South Korea vows 'corresponding' response over missile launch by North

Already in a domestic battle over his immigration order, President Donald Trump now faces a fresh foreign provocation in his first weeks in office - an apparent ballistic missile test by North Korea. Re-entry refers to the technology that allows a warhead to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere without breaking up. Kim Kwan-jin, head of the National Security Office, also had a telephone conversation with his USA counterpart Michael Flynn to discuss the North's unceasing missile provocations. Read More

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White House Senior Adviser: 'The Judiciary is Not Supreme'

White House Senior Adviser: 'The Judiciary is Not Supreme'

On Sunday, Miller claimed that mass amounts of voters had been bused in to vote in New Hampshire from MA. Stephanopoulos continued to repeat that he's not providing evidence a number of times towards the end of the interview. "That's the story we should be talking about". President Donald Trump is praising the actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers for the recent "enforcement surge" that officials say is targeting immigrants who are in the country illegally and have ... Read More

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Most Germans Expect Steinmeier to Fare Well as President

While on a tour of Germany to promote his candidacy, Steinmeier emphasised mutual respect, strengthening democracy, taking a broader view, tolerance and solidarity as the ideas that will inform his presidency. It includes 630 lawmakers in the Bundestag lower house and an equal number of representatives from the federal states. He will take up the post on 19 March and will succeed Joachim Gauck, who announced his decision to step down from the position after a single five-year term as he ... Read More

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Explosion In Helmand Leaves 11 Dead

Among the dead were four civilians and three soldiers. A least 19 other people were wounded in the explosion, according to Omar Zwak , a spokesman for the province. He added that at least 21 wounded people have been sent to area hospitals. "As with all claims of civilian casualties, we will investigate them to determine the facts and whether civilians were hurt or killed as a result of our operations", Cleveland said. Read More

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Michael Flynn's truly disgusting week in Washington

Michael Flynn's truly disgusting week in Washington

Flynn exchanged phone calls and texts with Kislyak a day before the Obama administration imposed new sanctions and expelled 35 Russian diplomats over the Kremlin's alleged attempts to meddle in the us election. "It's unacceptable that during the transition, General Flynn discussed lifting sanctions with Russia's ambassador". The Logan Act tries to prohibit the undermining of our government by forbidding unauthorized citizens from negotiating with foreign governments that are in a dispute ... Read More

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2530 cases settled in day-long National Lok Adalat

In order to provide free legal services, facilitate amicable settlement of various disputes and reduce pendency of cases in courts, National Lok Adalats were held today in various districts of Kashmir Division. The Mega Lok Adalat held in the district on Saturday addressed as many as 2,391 compoundable cases under different police stations. Harinath said previously, National Lok Adalath was held on every second Saturday. Read More

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Modi addresses rally in Uttarakhand's Garhwal region

Modi addresses rally in Uttarakhand's Garhwal region

PAlthough Prime Minister Modi was addressing a rally in Uttarakhand's Srinagar , some of his supporters turned up at Rahul's road show, in a bid to mark their protest. Claiming that the Congress government in the state was devoid of the vision to drive it on the path of development, he appealed to the people to vote overwhelmingly in support of BJP this time to change their fate. Read More

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Citing human rights concerns, Michael Bennett to skip Israel visit

Citing human rights concerns, Michael Bennett to skip Israel visit

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has chosen to back out of an Israeli-government sponsored trip to Israel with fellow National Football League players. Fellow Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril is among the players scheduled to make the Israel trip. The NFLer acknowledged that his decision would inspire some and anger others, but his desire to be "a voice for the voiceless" is strong. Read More

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Trump calls for 'constructive' US-China relationship in letter

Trump calls for 'constructive' US-China relationship in letter

After winning the election previous year, Trump angered Beijing as he posted a tweet that seemed to question the one-China policy and he received a phone call from Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen. The Chinese Foreign Ministry has not released any statements or commented on the call as of this writing. Both sides absolutely can become very good cooperative partners, ' Xi said. Read More

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South Korea Says North Korea Fires Test Missile Into Sea

South Korea Says North Korea Fires Test Missile Into Sea

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un. Abe, who has spent the weekend with Trump in South Florida and had private meetings today, said that he and the president were dedicated to working together and strengthening their alliance. Estimates vary over how far this mobile intermediate-range ballistic missile could travel, but at its best the Musudan would be able to reach USA military bases in Guam. Read More

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