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Late swing to Labor forecast in Qld

Late swing to Labor forecast in Qld But predictions for the final outcome are muddied by uncertainty over preference flows due to the introduction of compulsory preferential voting and the rise of One Nation and voter disenchantment. "I think it will be a tough fight". Annastacia Palaszczuk says she felt quietly confident when she went to cast her vote today in her seat of Inala in Brisbane. [Full Article...]

Russia's Putin signs 'foreign agents' media law

Russia's Putin signs 'foreign agents' media law US intelligence officials have accused the Kremlin of using Russian media organizations it finances to influence USA voters, and Washington has since required Russian state broadcaster RT to register a US -based affiliate company as a "foreign agent". [Full Article...]

Cleveland shooting leaves 12-year-old boy dead, 5 teens injured

Cleveland shooting leaves 12-year-old boy dead, 5 teens injured The father, who also went outside when the gunfire started, discovered the boy was wounded when they retreated into his store, and medics found the youth unresponsive, police said. There have been no arrests, but police say the suspects were wearing black or darkly-colored hoodies and are also likely juveniles. The five boys who were injured were taken to University Hospitals for treatment. [Full Article...]

Palestinian Leadership Freezes Communications With US

Palestinian Leadership Freezes Communications With US At odds is a license, which needs extended every six months, that the USA said it wouldn't renew after Palestine asked the International Criminal Court to probe and potentially prosecute Israel. President Donald Trump can bypass that rule only by assuring Congress that peace talks have started. Trump has made brokering a long-sought Middle East peace a top priority, with senior White House adv... [Full Article...]

Thousands flee as Bali volcano threatens to erupt

Thousands flee as Bali volcano threatens to erupt Villagers wear masks as they prepare to evacuate from their homes located near to the crater. KLM, Qantas, AirAsia, and Virgin were among the airlines that canceled flights, which included travel to Australia, the Netherlands and Malaysia. [Full Article...]

Nobody forced me to convert: Hadiya

Nobody forced me to convert: Hadiya Hadiya is being accompanied by her parents and 15 police personnel, including three woman officers, to Delhi. The apex court will hear her version on 27 November into the case of alleged love jihad. The 24-year-old Hadiya has been in the headlines after she became a Muslim following her marriage to Shafin Jahan. A top government source told The Indian Express , "Hadiya has said that she married... [Full Article...]

Lebanon Not to Accept Hezbollah's Stance Affecting Its Arab Allies - Hariri

Lebanon Not to Accept Hezbollah's Stance Affecting Its Arab Allies - Hariri Due to the religious diversity of Lebanon its government comprises representatives of the three main religious groups - Sunni, Shiite and Maronite Christian, with Hezbollah being the most powerful wing of the country's executive branch. "In meetings with the (Iran) government, it was agreed that the Guards were in a better position to help Syria's reconstruction. the preliminary talks already ha... [Full Article...]

Missing Argentine Submarine Families End Vigil

Missing Argentine Submarine Families End Vigil Argentina┬┤s navy has been fiercely criticised for its handling of the operation since first reporting on November 16 that the San Juan had not returned to base as scheduled. Some relatives of the crew have lashed out at the navy for its response and for putting their loved ones at risk in a vessel that is more than 30 years old. [Full Article...]

Top US officials to skip Hyderabad Summit with Ivanka Trump-led delegation

Top US officials to skip Hyderabad Summit with Ivanka Trump-led delegation The catalyst pitch competition is expected to provide featured startups from India, the U.S. and other countries around the world an opportunity to elevate their business by show-casing their pitch.The panel discussions on themes including attracting private equity, future of Cinema, investing in healthcare startups, mentoring and networking, the business of winning at sports entrepreneurship is g... [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger Confirms Arsenal Star Will Miss Trip to Burnley This Weekend

Arsene Wenger Confirms Arsenal Star Will Miss Trip to Burnley This Weekend Spurs have finished in third place and second place in their last two Premier League campaigns. Arsenal will recall a host of first-team regulars for Sunday's Premier League trip to face Burnley. Arsenal's away form has been nowhere near as impressive, and the 5-2 defeat of Everton in October remains their only league victory this term on unfamiliar soil, losing four and drawing one of their s... [Full Article...]

Soldier on leave found dead in J&K

Soldier on leave found dead in J&K The deceased was reportedly working for the Army, the official said. Kalia said Dar was on leave till November 26. The 23-year old Territorial Army jawan was identified as Ahmad Dar found. Following the incident, the police have launched an investigation to track down the culprits. "He left his home on his own, we have found his vehicle in the area". [Full Article...]

12 died, dozens injured in fire at Leogrand Hotel in Batumi

12 died, dozens injured in fire at Leogrand Hotel in Batumi The statement also said that those injured were taken to hospital in a stable condition. It is not yet clear what sparked but early reports suggest it started in the spa-cabin area. According to the country's regional interior ministry, a total of 16 fire engines and over 100 firefighters battled the blaze for hours. Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said he is horrified with the trag... [Full Article...]

1 policeman martyred as security forces launch operation in Islamabad

1 policeman martyred as security forces launch operation in Islamabad Roughly 8,500 elite police and paramilitary troops in riot gear began clearing the 2,000 or so demonstrators that have occupied the Faizabad interchange for over two weeks, soon after dawn. Clashes also erupted between supporters of sit-in and police after they burned tires and blocked roads and railway tracks in the country's eastern cities of Lahore and Daska. [Full Article...]

Ghana launches campaign against gender violence

Ghana launches campaign against gender violence Together we can seize the momentum created by the Sustainable Development Goals and the recently launched EU-UN "Spotlight Initiative to End Violence Against Women" to address the scourge of gender-based violence with renewed vigor and commitment. [Full Article...]

Fitch keeps South Africa's credit rating at junk

Fitch keeps South Africa's credit rating at junk The announcement was made just minutes after its rival ratings agency S&P Global downgraded SA's downgraded SA's long-term local currency rating to 'BB+', or junk, from 'BBB-' with a stable outlook. "A momentous political agenda has overshadowed policy making, despite the deteriorating economy and weakening public finances", it said. National Treasury said in a statement on Thursday that it had ... [Full Article...]

Foster: Varadkar using Brexit talks to force a united Ireland

Foster: Varadkar using Brexit talks to force a united Ireland She accused the Irish government of having taken an "absolutist position" on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, making it hard to achieve agreement on its future status without moving on to the next stage of Brexit negotiations on trade. [Full Article...]

Fare hike did not benefit anyone, says Kejriwal

Fare hike did not benefit anyone, says Kejriwal The number of people using the Delhi Metro everyday came down to 24.2 lakh in October from 27.4 lakh in September, translating to a fall of around 11 percent. According to the Newspaper, Daily ridership had also fallen in June 2017 by almost 1.5 lakh when compared with June 2016, and by around 0.8 lakh over the previous month.DMRC, however, claimed that the dip in ridership in October was due to o... [Full Article...]

One Killed, 3 Injured in Bhiwandi Building Collapse

One Killed, 3 Injured in Bhiwandi Building Collapse The officials said the possibility of some more people being trapped under the debris can not be ruled out yet. According to the rescue team, they were seriously handicapped in their operations by the lack of space. Manoj Patil, deputy commissioner of police, Bhiwandi confirmed that a case is been registered against Tahir under section 304 (2) of the Indian Penal Code. [Full Article...]

Bret Bielema fired as head coach of Razorbacks

Bret Bielema fired as head coach of Razorbacks Roughly two hours Friday evening at Barnhill Arena, Cromer Peoples, the Senior Associate Athletic Director named interim director since Athletic Director Jeff Long was sacked last week and a search committee formed by UA Chancellor Joe Steinmetz interviews candidates to be the permanent athletic director, Cromer Peoples said starting Friday night she starts the search for a new head football coa... [Full Article...]

Modi, Rupani have no place for Dalits, farmers & poor in their

Modi, Rupani have no place for Dalits, farmers & poor in their He will leave then leave for New Delhi from Vadodara. Addressing a largely attended rally of fishermen in Porbandar on Friday, Gandhi said that if the Congress comes to power, it will set up a separate ministry of fisheries pointing out that the BJP can not give a Rs 300 crore subsidy to fishermen but has no problem in waiving off Rs one lakh crore in debt to big business houses. [Full Article...]


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