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Three stabbed, one dead, in Melbourne; terror not suspected

Three stabbed, one dead, in Melbourne; terror not suspected Police later shot the man who threatened officers with a knife and he is in a critical condition under guard at a hospital, Victoria Police Superintendent David Clayton told reporters. The incident began with police getting reports of a auto that had burst into flames on the Bourke Street in Melbourne . Clayton said police had arrived at Bourke Street , a busy shopping thoroughfare, ... [Full Article...]

Royal family unveils never-seen-before photo of Charles, William and Harry

Royal family unveils never-seen-before photo of Charles, William and Harry And the new royal prince , who was born in April, has clearly inherited the trademark feature. Although William says his father is "brilliant" with his three grandchildren (and a fourth on the way with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting their first baby this spring!), he also wishes that his dad would slow down enough to be able to spare more time for them. [Full Article...]

White House: Cemetery motorcade would have disrupted roads

White House: Cemetery motorcade would have disrupted roads Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial - where more than 1,800 of his countrymen are laid to rest - located adjacent to Belleau Wood and about 60 miles (100 kilometres) northeast of Paris . [Full Article...]

Arizona firefighters head to California to fight Woolsey, Camp and Hill fires

Arizona firefighters head to California to fight Woolsey, Camp and Hill fires The fire reportedly jumped Pacific Coast Highway about 10 p.m. Friday, moving toward Malibu Colony. Officials and relatives held out hope that many of those unaccounted for were safe and simply had no cellphones or other ways to contact loved ones. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu cuts short Paris visit after lethal Gaza clash

Netanyahu cuts short Paris visit after lethal Gaza clash Benjamin Netanyahu said it was "the right step" and that he was committed to restoring quiet along the Israel-Gaza frontier and preventing a humanitarian crisis in the coastal Palestinian territory. Gaza's health ministry said six Palestinians were killed. The IDF said though that the operation was "not meant to kill or abduct terrorists, but to strengthen Israeli security". [Full Article...]

Federal Court Blocks Trump from Ending Protections for Dreamers

Federal Court Blocks Trump from Ending Protections for Dreamers A federal appeals court supported the University of California Board of Regents in their case against the current federal administration's decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on Thursday. UC President Janet Napolitano was the USA secretary of Homeland Security under President Obama when he created DACA. Long Beach is also home to DACA recipients, some who have continuously spo... [Full Article...]

Woman in court over strawberry needles

Woman in court over strawberry needles My Ut Trinh , 50, appeared in Brisbane Magistrates court on Monday after being charged on Sunday with seven counts of contamination of goods - between September 2 to 5 - with intent to cause economic loss. Police said, following an extensive investigation, officers arrested a 50-year-old woman this afternoon. The investigation was not over, with further investigative strategies being undertake... [Full Article...]

Melbourne stabbings being treated as terror attack by Australian police

Melbourne stabbings being treated as terror attack by Australian police Witness Chris Newport, 60, described how he first heard a loud noise and saw a truck on fire, rolling across the tram tracks before a second, louder bang."He was holding a knife and running around the place", he said of the attacker. Shire Ali, who was shot by police and later died in hospital, was known to the Australian intelligence agency for three years. "Joint Counter Terrorism Team inves... [Full Article...]

Dozens killed in Mogadishu hotel attack

Dozens killed in Mogadishu hotel attack The two hotels are located just a few meters away from Criminal Investigation Division headquarters in an area of restaurants and bars. Somali security officials who responded to the attack say four militants entered the hotel and went to the roof, firing on people down below. [Full Article...]

"We Are Going to Find Out" If Whitaker Interferes with Mueller

Some legal scholars have argued Whitaker's appointment violates the constitutional requirement that the Senate confirm top officials like the attorney general , but others say the law he was appointed under - which allows for a 210-day term - permits temporary posts. [Full Article...]

Sites across Arkansas ringing bells to mark anniversary of WWI

Sites across Arkansas ringing bells to mark anniversary of WWI In Philadelphia, the World War I Centennial Commission and the National Park Service have designated the Liberty Bell and its world-famous crack as the Honorary Bell of Peace, but the one you will hear is just across the street, in the tower at Independence Hall. [Full Article...]

With California on Fire, Trump Threatens to Withhold Fire Aid

With California on Fire, Trump Threatens to Withhold Fire Aid The fire destroyed dozens of structures, forced thousands of evacuations and closed a major freeway. "Thousands of others have lost homes and pets and precious belongings". State investigators linked equipment owned by PG&E to 17 fires that burned in the state past year. More than 150 homes have been destroyed by wildfires in southern California. [Full Article...]

Surgeons in Australia successfully separate conjoined twins from Bhutan

Surgeons in Australia successfully separate conjoined twins from Bhutan A photograph released by the hospital showed four surgeons carefully lifting one of the twins away from the other on the operating table as the pair began their independent lives. "They may need extensive rehabilitation and all the help they need to catch up on whatever they've lost". The girls, who were joined from the lower chest to just above the pelvis, arrived in Australia with their mother... [Full Article...]

Florida Senate and governor races head to machine recount

Florida Senate and governor races head to machine recount The governor has chose to abandon the most fundamental of all rights, because he fears that he will lose the election if all the votes are counted. "We do not have an active investigation at this point", she said . The Republican's advantage dwindled to about 15,000 votes -- out of almost 8.2 million ballots cast statewide -- by Friday, well within the 0.5 percent margin requiring a machine rec... [Full Article...]

Stanley Johnson Gives Instant Reaction As Jo Johnson Resigns From Government

Stanley Johnson Gives Instant Reaction As Jo Johnson Resigns From Government Johnson said " Britain stands on the brink of the greatest crisis since the Second World War ". In an article published online, Johnson backed his brother Boris, who also quit the government earlier this year in protest against May's handling of Brexit negotiations. [Full Article...]

China shuns rivalry in Pacific as Australia says 'this is our patch'

China shuns rivalry in Pacific as Australia says 'this is our patch' Australia will offer Pacific countries up to A$3 billion ($2.18 billion) in grants and cheap loans to build infrastructure, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, as Canberra seeks to counter China's rising influence in the region. [Full Article...]

Macron Hosts Trump, Putin, Merkel On 11th Hour, 11th Day, 11th Month

Macron Hosts Trump, Putin, Merkel On 11th Hour, 11th Day, 11th Month After Chancellor Angela Merkel briefly snuggled her head into the neck of French President Emmanuel Macron , the two went inside a replica of the train vehicle where the armistice was reached and put their names in a guestbook. U.S. President Donald Trump is attracting criticism after he cancelled a trip to a cemetery for American war dead near Paris - due to rainy weather. [Full Article...]

USA asked to stop refueling Saudi aircraft in Yemen war

USA asked to stop refueling Saudi aircraft in Yemen war The coalition's request came amid the backdrop of USA media reports that Washington planned to cease its refuelling support to the coalition amid mounting criticism of the devastating Yemeni conflict, raging since 2015, and the killing of Saudi opposition journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey. [Full Article...]

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $US539,000 at auction

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $US539,000 at auction The motorized chair, used by Hawking after he was paralyzed with motor neuron disease, raised 296,750 pounds in a Christie's online auction. Among the items sold were his motorized red leather wheelchair and a copy of his doctoral thesis Properties of Expanding Universes-one of five known copies-which sold for 296,750 pounds ($387,402) and 584,750 ($763,381) respectively. [Full Article...]

Britain 'will not accept Brexit deal' separating it from Northern Ireland

Britain 'will not accept Brexit deal' separating it from Northern Ireland Without DUP support for a deal, May will have much less chance of getting her deal through parliament. Earlier today, Scotland's First Minister accused the UK Government of trying to promise "all things to all people" on Brexit . In it, Ms. May reportedly tried to assure her allies that she would never allow a Brexit deal proposal offered by Brussels to "come into force". Any version of the ba... [Full Article...]


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