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Mr Turnbull also used the press conference at the White House to praise Mr Trump's tax cuts and further argue for similar reductions in Australia. Mr Trump and Mr Turnbull put on mostly a united agreeing on continuing pressure on North Korea with sanctions , "merit based" immigration and dealings with China and Syria.
  • Iran locates wreckage of crashed passenger plane that killed 66 people

    Iran locates wreckage of crashed passenger plane that killed 66 people

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    Morteza Salimi, the IRCS official in charge of relief-and-rescue operations, confirmed that the crash site had been located, Iran's Islamic Republic News Agency reported Tuesday. The ATR aircraft, a twin-engine turboprop typically used for short-distance regional flights, hit the Dena Mountains. Officials from the region told news channels rescuers had reached the site.
  • Japanese father granted sole custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand

    Japanese father granted sole custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand

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    Shigeta's case raised eyebrows in 2014 when police raided the Niche ID condominium in Soi Lat Phrao 130 and found babies and nannies living in unfurnished rooms there with a Japanese secretary. Information from Tuesday's court decision and doctors and a fertility clinic has done little to lift the veil of mystery over Shigeta. The man's lawyer explains his motivation for wanting so many children as "personal and business reasons".
  • Federal Proposal Could Make It Easier To Get Short-Term Health Insurance

    Federal Proposal Could Make It Easier To Get Short-Term Health Insurance

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    At a press briefing later, he added that the plans might be especially attractive for people who are between jobs, or who aren't eligible for Obamacare subsidies and live in areas with few affordable options. "I just don't believe in premature opinions on complex topics of serious weighty matters", he said. The federal government will pick up the tab for these people, and this will cost taxpayers $96 to $168 million more every year - a figure based on a conservative estimate of the number ...
  • Delhi CS Assault: IPS, IRS Officers Too Demand Action

    Delhi CS Assault: IPS, IRS Officers Too Demand Action

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    The Delhi Chief Secretary was allegedly assaulted by the MLAs in a midnight meeting at Kejriwal's residence. The AAP also released a purported clip showing Prakash leaving Kejriwal's residence on Monday night and said "he does not seem to have been assaulted or roughed up".
  • Rahul Gandhi To Campaign In Karnataka For 3 Days From February 24

    Rahul Gandhi To Campaign In Karnataka For 3 Days From February 24

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    Earlier in the day, Gandhi criticised Modi for his silence on the Rs 11,380-crore Punjab National Bank scam and the government's Rafale defence deal. Recounting attacks on Dalits in Uttar Pradesh and on a priest in Madhya Pradesh, he said, "There is a tremendous increase in the instances of discrimination and humiliation with the people from Meghalaya and other north-eastern states in the country".
  • Supreme Court disqualifies Sharif as PML-N chief

    Supreme Court disqualifies Sharif as PML-N chief

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    Meanwhile, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), as per the directives of the Supreme Court, removed the name of Nawaz Sharif as the head of PML-N from its record, and directed the ruling party to fill the vacant post of its president within 45 days.
  • Two Turkish Servicemen Killed Near Border With Iraq - Turkey's General Staff

    Two Turkish Servicemen Killed Near Border With Iraq - Turkey's General Staff

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    The YPG said in a statement that they welcomed the arrival of the pro-government forces. Pro-government militias entered the Afrin area on Tuesday, but were repelled by Turkish shelling , President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said. "They will pay a heavy price for this". Syrian people " s forces are now in the Afrin enclave, in the northern province of Aleppo, where they protect the population from attacks by remnants of the Islamic State terrorist group and the invading Turkish Army.
  • Palestinian dies from wounds after clashes: Ministry

    Palestinian dies from wounds after clashes: Ministry

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    A Palestinian teenager Wednesday succumbed to wounds sustained during clashes with Israeli forces on Friday east of Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, according to WAFA correspondent. Two of the soldiers are in serious condition, the army said, and were evacuated by helicopter to Soroka-University Medical Center in Beersheba. Israeli authorities issued a stern warning to Palestinians taking part in violent demonstrations along the Gaza border, saying they will not allow them to be used ...
  • Trump claims he's never met accuser who says he forcibly kissed her

    Trump claims he's never met accuser who says he forcibly kissed her

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    He appeared to be referring to Rachel Crooks , a former receptionist in Trump Tower and now a candidate for the OH state legislature. Trump said right out that it never happened and denied knowing the woman or ever meeting her. "Look, the president has addressed these accusations directly and denied all of these allegations", said Sanders. Trump tweeted . "One had her home mortgage paid off!" "Let's clear this up for everyone".
  • Comeback queen Kvitova claims title in Doha

    Comeback queen Kvitova claims title in Doha

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    Muguruza came back from 15-40 down in the seventh game, making it 3-4 with a stunning lob shot, but Kvitova did not lose her next two service games to secure her 22nd title. "It feels great, it's a lovely trophy", she said. I could not really dream of it. Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic poses with her trophy on the podium after winning the final of the women's singles at the Qatar Open tennis competition in Doha.
  • Trudeau tours India amid quips PM being given 'cold shoulder'

    Trudeau tours India amid quips PM being given 'cold shoulder'

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    Suspicions persist that India's government, now run by Modi's nationalist BJP party, was expressing its displeasure with Trudeau's evident support for Sikh separatists in the Khalistan region of Punjab. "It is not just Canada that is diverse, but other countries around the world as well". "He will honour Trudeau as party president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)", said SAD spokesman and former minister Daljit Singh Cheema.
  • Donald Trump Jr, Trump Towers and speech on foreign policy

    Donald Trump Jr, Trump Towers and speech on foreign policy

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    The Trump Organization and its India partners did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who will also be present, will speak at the summit on the topic of "Preparing India for the Future". Along with the Trump Tower Delhi NCR (National Capital Region) in Gurugram, other projects include two residential towers Pune, towers in Mumbai and Kolkata, and a planned office tower in Gurugram.
  • Trump Will Hate This New Ranking of US Presidents

    Trump Will Hate This New Ranking of US Presidents

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    The survey asked respondents to grade Trump in the following areas: his presidency overall, legislative accomplishments, foreign policy leadership, embodying institutional norms, and communicating with the public . The poll also was conducted in 2014. Their rankings showed that Trump came in last place with an average score of 12.34. The top seven Presidents of all time were Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, Harry Truman, and ...
  • OH seventh grader shoots himself in school bathroom

    OH seventh grader shoots himself in school bathroom

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    The school district said a Jackson Memorial Middle School student suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and Safety Services were called to the scene. "I don't want another person to die", he said. If I do go tell them I want the same thing as grandma. Khawaja was late to school Tuesday, but when he arrived, he learned something was happening.
  • Pres. Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Senate

    Pres. Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Senate

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    He pointed to the discussions Romney and Trump had about the Secretary of State position - Trump was reportedly considering Romney as a candidate for that job - and the private dinner they shared in NY after Trump won the election. Romney blasted then-candidate Trump and warned of a potential "bombshell" in the tax returns Trump refused to make public as the 2016 primary campaign season unfolded.