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But the organiser of the event, Think Inc , claims it has received a letter from the Australian government warning her visa may be refused under Section 501 of the Migration Act . Think Inc . said it had received on Wednesday a notice of intention from the government to deny Manning entry. Stuart said the agency noted that Manning's sentence had been commuted by President Barack Obama in 2017, that she had not reoffended since being released, and that the chances of her offending while ...
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    South Africa: Withdrawal of "a" Land Expropriation Bill

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    Commenting on the South African economy, Mlachila said the International Monetary Fund was unlikely to revise its growth forecast upwards. In July, it kept its prediction of 2018 growth at 1.5%. "If we, as Parliament, resolve to hear the people of South Africa on that important clause, it then goes without question that we must send the bill back to Parliament".
  • David Pecker exits Postmedia board following Cohen controversy

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    American Media allegedly made "catch and kill" deals to help keep Trump's affairs out of public view before he was elected president. The move by Trump and Cohen indicated just how concerned they were about all the information amassed by the company, American Media, and its chairman, David Pecker , a loyal Trump ally of two decades who has cooperated with investigators.
  • Biden: McCain's Character Was His 'Destiny'

    Biden: McCain's Character Was His 'Destiny'

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    But they both clearly meant something deeply important to each other. "He's done so much for us", said Costalez, who stood watch earlier this week while McCain's body was at a funeral home. Biden said McCain was at odds with those who "lacked the basic values of decency and respect, knowing this project is bigger than yourself". "It's impossible to reach consensus".
  • Israel recognises settlement on Palestinian-owned West Bank land

    Israel recognises settlement on Palestinian-owned West Bank land

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    The Trump administration has stepped up its anti-Palestinian measures prior to the unveiling of "the deal of the century" - which Palestine has already rejected as the "slap of the century" amid reports that the U.S. Israel says its home demolition policy - which has been upheld by its Supreme Court - is both punitive and a deterrence to potential attackers. Some 500,000 Israelis live in the West Bank and East Jerusalem , areas that are also home to more than 2.6 million Palestinians.
  • Police confirm multiple deaths in horrific bus crash in New Mexico

    Police confirm multiple deaths in horrific bus crash in New Mexico

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    All but six people on the bus were taken to area hospitals, said Wilson, who said the death toll was expected to rise. Authorities have not said what caused the crash. The Greyhound bus involved in the crash was carrying 47 passengers at the time and was travelling between St Louis and Los Angeles. The crash forced the closure of the westbound lanes of the interstate and traffic was backing up as travelers were being diverted.
  • Charges dismissed against 3 in New Mexico compound case

    Charges dismissed against 3 in New Mexico compound case

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    Details about the judge's decision on Wednesday are still emerging. Kostich and Mitsunaga said that prosecutors from Gallegos's office did not offer a clear reason for failing to schedule the preliminary hearing, as required, within the 10-business-day window, which began after the defendants' first court appearance, on August 8.
  • Police Frantically Searching For Woman Who Knocked On Door Wearing Broken Shackles

    Police Frantically Searching For Woman Who Knocked On Door Wearing Broken Shackles

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    Searching the residence, deputies found a 49-year-old white male deceased. Officials launched a search for the woman after she was videoed ringing a stranger's doorbell early Friday in a Sunrise Ranch subdivision north of Houston. She looked to be coming from the back of the neighborhood wearing only a T-shirt, no shoes, and has what appears to be broken restraints on both wrists.
  • Company selling 3D-printed gun blueprints despite online ban

    Company selling 3D-printed gun blueprints despite online ban

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    The man attempting to circulate 3D-printed gun blueprints online said if he can't give away the files for free, he'll sell them instead. A federal judge blocked the U.S. The Washington state attorney general, who is leading the multi-state lawsuit , responded to Wilson's latest move by reiterating that it was "again illegal to post downloadable gun files to the internet".
  • Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2975

    Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2975

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    This is the first official change to the death toll following efforts by journalists, activists and academics to get the government to officially acknowledge the scale of devastation. Bennie Thompson D-Miss., ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, said in a statement . The research represents the most rigorous study of excess mortality due to the hurricane done to date.
  • Mattis: US Could Restart Large-Scale Wargames In South Korea

    Mattis: US Could Restart Large-Scale Wargames In South Korea

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    But a US media outlet reports that President Trump may have made Kim Jong-un a big promise of his own during the Singapore summit, . one he has so far not followed through on. The next large-scale exercises on the schedule are the annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, massive simultaneous joint U.S. His words echoed those of the senior U.S.
  • Yemen conflict: United Nations accuses all sides of human rights abuse

    Yemen conflict: United Nations accuses all sides of human rights abuse

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    In Geneva, U.N. human rights experts said on Tuesday that air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in the war have caused heavy civilian casualties and that some may amount to war crimes . Yemen has been engulfed in a brutal civil war since 2015, when Houthi rebels overthrew the government. The United States and other Western powers provide arms and intelligence to the alliance.
  • Lindsey Graham pays tribute to his friend John McCain

    Lindsey Graham pays tribute to his friend John McCain

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    Two days after Senator McCain's death, Mr Trump said he respected the senator's "service to our country" and had signed a proclamation to fly the USA flag at half-staff until his burial. Trump later told a crowd in Iowa that McCain was only a war hero "because he was captured". McCain will be buried at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland, on Sunday.
  • NY street shut down after bees swarm hot dog stand

    NY street shut down after bees swarm hot dog stand

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    NYPD Sgt. Sheldo said at the scene that "a bunch" of the flying insects were initially spotted "swarming" around the pedestrian plaza at nearby Military Island. "Look at all those darn bees!" No one was injured in the incident, Mason said. "It's called a bee-vac", the account tweeted , before promising that the bees would be relocated to another hive.
  • Tributes To John McCain Pour In From The Region

    Tributes To John McCain Pour In From The Region

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    McCain's vote last summer against a Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act ensured the defeat of one of Trump's signature policy initiatives. Bush and Barack Obama speak at his ceremony. Trump tweeted condolences to McCain's family but made no reference to the Arizona senator. Instead, Trump issued a brief statement on Twitter Saturday night, that did not mention any of McCain's accomplishments.
  • White House Counsel Leaving After Supreme Court Justice Confirmed

    White House Counsel Leaving After Supreme Court Justice Confirmed

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    But McGahn's time has also been marked by tumult as he has been the main point of contact inside the White House for the Russian Federation investigation led by Mueller. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley urged Trump to keep his White House counsel on board. Sources familiar with his cooperation told ABC News that McGahn has been questioned by the special counsel's team more extensively than any other member of the White House staff.
  • Trump warns Christian leaders of violence if GOP loses

    Trump warns Christian leaders of violence if GOP loses

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    Trump also characterized himself as having gotten "rid of" the Johnson Amendment , a priority for religious conservatives because it limits political action from the pulpit. On 21 August Mr Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to violating finance laws during the 2016 presidential election by handling hush money for Mr Trump's alleged lovers.
  • Keller @ Large: President Trump Makes His John McCain Mistake Worse

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    Trump released an official statement on the death of the late senator two days after his death, and the White House re-lowered its flags to half-staff amid pubic pressure to keep them there until McCain's burial. John McCain died on Saturday , a Republican seeking Arizona's other U.S. Senate seat suggested that his family's earlier announcement that he was ending cancer treatment had been timed to hurt her campaign.
  • Iran and Syria sign defence and reconstruction deal

    Iran and Syria sign defence and reconstruction deal

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    Iranian forces have backed Assad in the country's civil war. Syria denies it has any chemical weapons left, after giving them up in a Russia-negotiated deal in 2013. "It will be a disaster and a catastrophe if such an attack happens, because even rich and able governments can't evacuate three or four million people quickly in such hard conditions that we are living in", explained Jamal Shahoud, Deputy Prime Minister - Syrian Salvation Government.
  • Michael Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis backpedals on key claims

    Michael Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis backpedals on key claims

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    CNN released a statement, "We stand by our story, and are confident in our reporting of it". Let's back up a bit... The CNN report from July 27 headlined, "Cohen claims Trump knew in advance of 2016 Trump Tower meeting", cited "sources with knowledge", contradicting repeated denials by Trump and his surrogates, as Fox News previously reported.
  • Trump bows to pressure, lowers flags again to honour John McCain

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    Graham explained on TODAY that McCain's desk "is right by mine", making it hard for him to look over after the late senator's death . McCain was a major Trump critic who feared the president isn't right for the country. The US flag above the White House was flown at half mast in commemoration. But they were flying at full-staff by Monday morning, even as the flags at the US Capitol remained at half-staff.