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Global Media Daniel Andrews pledges change after two MPs quit in expense scandal
Author: 0 Daniel Andrews pledges change after two MPs quit in expense scandal

Victoria's Deputy Speaker Don Nardella has been caught out claiming a generous "second residence" allowance worth nearly $40,000 a year while living by the ocean miles from the city electorate he represents. By Saturday evening, the Deputy Speaker Don Nardella also fell on his sword after facing similar questions about his second residence allowance. "For this reason I contacted the Premier to inform him that I would be resigning as Speaker of the Parliament", he said.

Author: 0 Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi to visit US

Relations have been strained by Trump's criticism of China's handling of North Korea and its trade policies as well as his questioning of Washington's longstanding "One China" policy. Ensuring the steady and healthy development of the China-U.S. ties will surely benefit both peoples and the world as a whole, Yang added. According to Xinhua, Trump had "aggravated" China by taking a call from President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, which Beijing sees as a breakaway region, and saying that the ...

Author: 0 South Korean opposition wants to impeach acting president

Any further investigation will fall to individual state prosecutors. But Hwang's office said Monday it had rejected the request because the investigation team has already indicted key figures implicated in the scandal and that state prosecutors can look into any possible remaining areas of the scandal.

Global Media Kim Jong Nam 'died within 20 minutes' of nerve agent attack
Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam 'died within 20 minutes' of nerve agent attack

Police initially described the incident as a "sudden death" pending the results of a post-mortem. Subramaniam said the victim's relatives had still not travelled to Malaysia to verify Kim's identity. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar who was asked today if the suspects will be charged with murder said: "Let's see tomorrow". Feb 19: The final four? Subramaniam said the autopsy report would be submitted to the police.

Global Media Trainer Bob Harper of 'Biggest Loser' suffers heart attack
Author: 0 Trainer Bob Harper of 'Biggest Loser' suffers heart attack

TMZ reports that Harper was working out when he collapsed at a gym in NYC. Harper started as a trainer on "The Biggest Loser" in 2004, when the showed premiered. Bob, a Los Angeles resident, told TMZ that he wasn't cleared to fly from NY to Los Angeles, hence his long hospital stay. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Harper shared a serene photo on his Instagram page telling his followers how "lucky" he is.

Global Media Bandung Bomb Suspect Asks the Release of Densus 88`s Detainees
Author: 0 Bandung Bomb Suspect Asks the Release of Densus 88`s Detainees

Police had surrounded the building which was on fire and fired shots. He died on the way to hospital, General Karnavian said. An attack in January 2016 in Jakarta , Indonesia's capital, killed eight people, including four attackers. "The bomb exploded at 9 a.m". Earlier, Indonesian police said that it was conducting an investigation into an explosion in a government building in Bandung .

Author: 0 Anti-migrant protests in South Africa turn violent

At least 10 houses suspected to belong to foreign drug lords and brothel owners have been set alight during a protest in Rosettenville .A spokesman for MTN , the biggest South African company active in Nigeria, said protesters stormed the regional head office, vandalising equipment, attacking customers and stealing some of their phones.

Global Media Eminem, Migos & Tory Lanez To Perform At Reading & Leeds 2017
Author: 0 Eminem, Migos & Tory Lanez To Perform At Reading & Leeds 2017

He's set to play once again in August. Confirming Eminem's headline slot, Reading & Leeds organiser Melvin Benn said: "Eminem returning to Reading and Leeds is beyond exciting". The 44, U.S. rapper, returns on stage to the annual event, four years after he first featured in the music event. Earlier this year, the festivals were criticised by music fans after just one female performer was included in the initial line-up alongside 57 men.

Global Media 4 killed, 600 suspects rounded up in Punjab raids
Author: 0 4 killed, 600 suspects rounded up in Punjab raids

As part of on-going operation Radd-ul-Fassad, four terrorists were killed besides 600 suspects including few Afghans were rounded up by the Punjab Rangers from various parts of the Punjab, according Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) here on Saturday.

Global Media Ruling BJD captures 473 Zilla Parishad seats in Odisha
Author: 0 Ruling BJD captures 473 Zilla Parishad seats in Odisha

Earlier been adjourned till 11:30 am, the house for the second time has been adjourned till 12:30 pm. BJD MLAs and ministers were seen to stage "dharna" infront of statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the house. While the ruling BJD secured majority in 16 districts, the BJP got a clear mandate to form Zilla Parishad Councils in eight districts. On the other hand, the BJP, that managed to secure only 36 seats in the last elections, has been able to achieve a whopping 306 seats out of the 853 it ...

Author: 0 Spicer's Crackdown on Leaks Promptly Leaks

The fiery Mr Spicer has increased security measures, including random checks on staffers' private and government-issued phones, Politico reports. The report noted Spicer found out that details had been leaked about a meeting with several of his communications staffers.

Author: 0 German Archaeologists Freed in Northern Nigeria After Kidnapping

On Friday, police spokesman Aliyu Usman confirmed that two villagers accompanying the Germans were shot and killed in the kidnapping, he added that police were not aware of any ransom demand. The other two members, women, were not touched by the kidnappers. The early Iron Age people, famous for their terracotta sculptures, are considered the earliest ancient civilization of the area that is now Nigeria.

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan compared Scottish nationalism to racism

The SNP leader tweeted that she was a "big admirer" of the London Mayor but that "today's intervention is spectacularly ill-judged". Criticism of Khan's remarks erupted on social media, with some Labour figures questioning his language.

Author: 0 Flight from Pakistan flew with seven passengers stood in aisle, report claims

No action has been taken yet. An inquiry has been launched into Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-743, from Karachi to Medina, following claims it was over capacity when it made the three-hour trip. "I had already taken off and the senior purser did not inform me about extra passengers before closing the aircraft door". The flight's captain, Anwar Adil, told Dawn that he only learned about the extra passengers after takeoff, by which point it was too late to turn around as ...

Global Media Thousands march in Moscow to honour Kremlin critic killed in 2015
Author: 0 Thousands march in Moscow to honour Kremlin critic killed in 2015

Thousands of Russians have marched through Moscow to remember Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down two years ago and to call for further investigations into his killing. The march, largely peaceful, was nonetheless marked by an assault on ex-prime minister and government opponent Mikhail Kasyanov who had green ink thrown in his face.

Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins thinks the Kings were cowards to trade him away

The trade of DeMarcus Cousins may not have been a bad idea in principle, but the way in which the move went down has widely been criticized. But he will suit up for a game in the Kings' arena on Friday. "So, that's one down, 24 to go". Two recent incidents appear to be the straws that broke the camel's back: an expletive-filled remark by Cousins about the Golden State Warriors after a Kings win on February 4, and a 17th technical foul in a February 12th game against the Pelicans, which ...

Global Media Cannabis valued at $1.2 million found in United Kingdom nuclear bunker
Author: 0 Cannabis valued at $1.2 million found in United Kingdom nuclear bunker

The bunker was originally built by the Ministry of Defense, but the police were quick to point out its no longer owned by the government. After receiving intelligence about the operation going on in the almost impenetrable bunker, police said they waited outside for three people to leave and then detained them, using their keys to gain entry.

Global Media Trump's National Security Adviser Gen. McMaster Reportedly Rejects 'Radical Islamic Terrorism' Term
Author: 0 Trump's National Security Adviser Gen. McMaster Reportedly Rejects 'Radical Islamic Terrorism' Term

A source also said McMaster signaled that Russian Federation was an adversary, not a friend. "The key thing to know about McMaster-an active-duty three-star general and deputy commander of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command-is that he has made a career of speaking truth to power, often instinctively, without the slightest talent for fawning to his superiors", Fred Kaplan, the article's author, wrote.

Global Media Why US forward air controllers are moving closer to combat in Mosul
Author: 0 Why US forward air controllers are moving closer to combat in Mosul

The The Iraqi Counter-Terror Service is expected to take over the more risky, street-by-street battle for Mosul after the collection of Iraqi forces seize a firm grip of west Mosul proper. Aid groups warned on Friday that the most unsafe phase of the offensive was about to begin. Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) units that have been in charge of a front in desert areas west of Mosul said on Friday they were attacked by ISIS fighters coming from Syria.

Author: 0 A Month Into Office, Trump's Job Approval Rating a Historic Low

Bush before his favorable ranking dipped below half of the American electorate. His predecessor, in contrast, started off with a net positive 34 percent, while George H.W. The poll found that 44% of Americans approve of Trump's job performance, while 48% disapprove, making him the first president of the post-World War II era with a net negative approval rating in his first gauge of public opinion.

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