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Global WTF Moments From Barnaby Joyce's Wild Political Career
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Yesterday, he denied claims of sexual harassment against him as " spurious and defamatory " as he faces fresh questions about an 11-day road trip he undertook in December. The National Party will now elect a new leader, who will become deputy prime minister under the terms of the coalition agreement with Mr Turnbull's Liberal Party.

Global Australian prime minister readies trade, infrastructure pitch for Trump
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Following their meeting, the White House said Trump and Turnbull "discussed ways to deepen trilateral cooperation with Japan and affirmed the importance of expanding cooperation between Australia, the US, Japan, and India". Officials say Trump exploded and hung up after he was told about a Barack Obama-era deal to move refugees from Australia to America. Members of Congress reportedly will travel to Australia later this year to discuss such funding sources for their forthcoming ...

Global Trump blames armed officer at FL high school
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While some of the more conservative Republicans in Congress also showed up on that list, the notably absent include Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and tea party favorite Sen. "Why do we protect our airports, our banks, our government buildings but not our schools? When we declare our schools to be gun-free zones, it just puts our students in far more danger".

Global Snapchat stock falls after Kylie Jenner's tweet
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Snap stock price. For reference, Kylie Jenner tweeted at 4:50PM ET on February 21st. After dropping nearly 8 percent, shares in Snap closed 6 percent down on Wall Street, and are now back near the $17 price at which the shares were listed when the company floated on the stock market.

Global Delhi Chief Secretary alleges assault by AAP MLA's, Rajnath Singh seeks report
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Meanwhile, IAS Associations across the country extended their support to the Delhi Chief Secretary and demanded exemplary action against the perpetrators. "The Delhi secretariat is a high-security zone and no one can enter without clearance and reference. We had to re-enter from the back entrance and a riot-like situation prevailed until an assistant commissioner of police arrived", said Sharma.

Global El Petro allegedly raises $735 mln on first day of pre-sale
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The petro cryptocurrency is tied to the price of one barrel of Venezuelan oil. Venezuela's opposition said it will not participate in "fraudulent and illegitimate" presidential elections scheduled to take place on April 22 . During the presale, 82.4 million tokens were supposed to be offered. It's the claim that USA investors are among the Petro buyers that is raising eyebrows.

Global SC ruling against Nawaz Sharif to make him stronger, say political analysts
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Earlier today, Supreme Court ruled that a disqualified politician can not lead a political party, paving the way for the removal of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from chairing his party, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz. "Nawaz Sharif will remain our leader despite these kind of judgments". The bar, however, was removed by the Nation Assembly when it passed the Elections Act 2017.

Global Syria war death toll rises; Hospitals bombed in eastern Ghouta
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No one was hurt but the hospital's generator, water tanks and several ambulances were damaged. "We did a C-section but could not save her, nor her baby", she said . "We no longer have the words to describe children's suffering and our outrage", the United Nations children's agency said. Minutes later, the airstrikes began.

Global Syrian Popular Forces Support Population in Afrin Enclave
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Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency denied that Syrian pro-government forces had entered Afrin . Shells fell near Afrin where militias allied with the Syrian government gathered on February 20 in a show of force against the Turkish offensive and to show support for Kurdish forces fighting them.

Global Funeral parade held for Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai
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Mr Tsvangirai, who was battling cancer, died on February 15. Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been speaking to BBC Minute's Seren Jones in the capital Harare . Acting MDC-T president Nelson Chamisa said the party will work hard to win in the upcoming vote as a way to honor Tsvangirai. "Comrades, you are allowing power to get in the way of reason and dignity", tweeted Alex Magaisa, a law lecturer at Kent University in Britain and former adviser to Tsvangirai.

Global Delek signs $15 bln deal to supply gas to Egypt
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Substantial obstacles still remain such as how to transmit the gas to Egypt , but the agreement suggests Israel and its neighbors are bolstering their ties as they seek to benefit from large discoveries in recent years. Shares of Israeli gas companies soared the most in nine years on Monday. There, he says, the Israeli LNG will be converted to natural gas in order to be used in the local market by Egypt's private companies, or alternatively it will be exported to Europe via Egypt.

Global Latvian central bank chief is released on bail
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Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said earlier on Tuesday that the complaint against Rimsevics was made by small Latvian lender Norvik Bank . In a bid to increase it's global rating, Norvik last month hired former North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary-general, Anders Fogh Rasmussen , as deputy head of the bank's council.

Global S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with USA before April
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Ji's courageous story and those of many others. Following the postponement decision, North Korea agreed to hold the first official talks with South Korea over the past two years. "Both the South and the North should be ashamed of the current situation where no reunions of separated families are allowed", said Cho. And in a familiar warning, Kim warned the U.S.

Global Trump endorses Romney, showing how GOP ought to act
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President for the support", he tweeted . "Those who don't like Trump and expect Romney to be the anti-Trump will be sadly disappointed, and those who are going to want President Trump to annihilate Mitt Romney will also be disappointed", said Boyd Matheson, who was chief of staff to Utah Sen.

Global Wozniacki through to Qatar semis and keeps top ranking
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Victory for Australian Open champion Wozniacki - a beaten finalist in Qatar 12 months ago - means she will keep her place atop the rankings after Simona Halep withdrew with a foot injury, having defeated CiCi Bellis to reach the last four.

Global Jury Awards $38 Million to Family of Maryland Woman Shot by Police
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Gaines, 23, was shot and killed in August 2016 after an hours-long standoff with police in Baltimore County. "I just think we should really review our policies, not just Baltimore County police , but all police ... Ruby, who is white, remains on the police force and was promoted to corporal a year ago. Tactical officers soon took over for the patrol officers, stationed in the hallway outside of the Randallstown apartment for six hours.

Global IDF forces strike Hamas targets, no rockets fired on Israel
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In response, the IDF used a tank to target an observation post in the area. The Israeli military said it believed the Popular Resistance Committee in Gaza , an umbrella group of hard-line factions, planted the flag a day earlier during demonstrations in the area, Haaretz reported .

Global Auburn's short-handed comeback attempt falls short in loss at SC
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They trailed by as many as 26 points in the first half and went into the break trailing 21, both of which marked season-highs. "They had a lot of offensive rebounds". SC ran down the shot clock, and with one second left Silva muscled in a basket, drawing a foul. "For us, it's been next man up", Pearl said. Jared Harper had 13 points but committed nine turnovers and fouled out with 23 seconds left.

Global Winnie Byanyima apologises over Oxfam sex scandal
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The High-Level Commission on Sexual Misconduct, Accountability and Culture Change will have access to all Oxfam's records, as well as interviews with its staff and cooperators around the world. Apologising for the scandal yesterday, worldwide Oxfam boss Winnie Byanyima promised to root out wrongdoing and provide justice for anyone abused by its staff.

Global Mitt Romney makes Senate run official
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Mitt Romney announced that he is running for Utah's open seat in the U.S. Senate. With Romney's potential arrival in Washington comes notably real tension between him and the man now occupying the Oval Office: President Donald Trump .

Global No active shooter at Highline College, officials say
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Highline College in Des Moines, Washington, is on lockdown after a report Friday of shots fired. . "Barricade doors and windows". Police armed with heavy weaponry swarmed Highline College in the city of Des Moines after the reports of shots about 9 a.m.

Global South African president pledges to
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In an indication of the challenges facing Ramaphosa, the two main opposition parties did not participate in the National Assembly vote, arguing it was a sham process because the ruling African National Congress party was tainted by its association with corruption scandals during the Zuma era.

Global Ratan N Tata clears air around Israeli media reports
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It is now up to Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit, a former military advocate general and ex-cabinet secretary who was appointed to the country's top legal post by Netanyahu, to decide whether to file criminal charges. Mandelblit, a Netanyahu appointee, did not say when he expects to make his decision. Lieberman said that unlike his own experience of being reappointed as minister after being acquitted in court, the job of prime minister does not remain vacant during the trial.

Global Qatar committed to supporting Iraq reconstruction: FM
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Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support the humanitarian situation in Iraq recommended Monday to implement humanitarian and development programs, worth 335 million USA dollars, in Iraqi areas affected by armed conflicts.

Global Congress should give Trump an opportunity to help the 'dreamers'
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But Senate Republican leadership said Democrats would have to act fast if they wanted to offer proposals. After a day of speeches but no votes, the Senate will begin the third day of deliberations Wednesday with back-room negotiations and votes on immigration measures, including those to legalize so-called Dreamers before the end of a program now protecting them from deportation.

Global New York City Terror Bomber Sentenced to Multiple Lifetimes in Prison
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Berman approved restitution to victims at the sum of $562,803 as proposed by the government. Ahmad Khan Rahimi , a naturalized US citizen who was born in Afghanistan and lived in New Jersey, injured 30 people when one of his bombs exploded in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood on a September night in 2016.

Global PM Modi Jordan, Jordan King Abdullah II agree to boost bilateral ties
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This was followed by the visit of President Abbas to New Delhi in May 2017. The fourth aspect, according to Bhaskar, is India's continuous support to the Palestinian cause at various worldwide fora. Israel, a high-tech and regional powerhouse, has more to offer New Delhi than Ramallah, whose small economy has been ravaged by conflict and Israeli military control.

Global Frontier Airlines adds flights out of Milwaukee
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Thursday's announcement marks the fifth and sixth routes for the low-fare carrier out of Jacksonville. "The entire Airport Team is thrilled to welcome Frontier Airlines and their Ultra-Low Fares Done Right service to our community", said Jeff Bourk, Branson Airport Executive Director.

Global Syrian Kurds capture two British Islamic State militants
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Kotey, born in London, is of Ghanaian and Greek Cypriot background, while Elsheikh's family fled Sudan in the 1990s. A separate USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) had captured the two in early January in eastern Syria.

Global Plane skids off a runway at BWI; no injuries reported
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Officials confirm that a flight slid of the runway while it was attempting to take off Tuesday morning. Flight 906, a Boeing 737, was bound for Montego Bay , Jamaica, when the incident occurred at about 10 a.m. A Southwest Airlines plane almost skid off the tarmac at a Baltimore area airport. "We were navigating on the runway not very quick. The pilot then came on the intercom and said we hit ice", Edmonds told ABC News in a telephone interview.

Global Palestinian man killed by Israeli gunfire in Nablus: medics
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The wounded man was evacuated to the Hadassah University Hospital in Ein Karem. Earlier on Tuesday, Israeli forces killed a terrorist in the West Bank village of Yamoun and said he was the head of a cell responsible for an ambush in which an Israeli man was shot dead on January 9.

Global Cornell frat punished for
Author: 0 Cornell frat punished for "pig roast" sex contest

IFC Executive Vice President Luke Bianco told Metro, "The members of this institution, both those who participated in this practice and those who simply stood by and did nothing, are widely recognized as problematic", stating that the IFC recognizes "the advantage in maintaining their [ZBT] chapter in order to efficiently manage the distribution of training with regards to sexual violence prevention".

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