• Woman suffers serious injuries in Whitsundays shark attack

    Woman suffers serious injuries in Whitsundays shark attack

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    She is in hospital in a stable but critical condition. Both suffered serious injuries and major blood loss. The hospital said the woman, who is from Tasmania, underwent emergency surgery within hours of the incident on Wednesday. "That sounds like Justine to me". "There was quite a lot of blood around the boat", he said. "She was aware she was in a bad situation and frightened, but never hysterical".
  • Gunmen open fire on Iran military parade

    Gunmen open fire on Iran military parade

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    He said that civilians had also been invited to watch the parade, and the gunmen had opened fire both at them and the military personnel. Zarif on Twitter said that the gunmen were "terrorists recruited, trained, armed & paid by a foreign regime ".
  • Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister

    Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister

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    The idea was simple: "Build a wall across the Sahara". Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Trump's plan for a border wall along the US-Mexico border has encountered many obstacles in US Congress. A foreign ministry spokesperson confirmed Borrell's comments to the Guardian , but declined to comment further.
  • Sen. Hirono in spotlight after call for men to 'step up'

    Sen. Hirono in spotlight after call for men to 'step up'

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    Kavanaugh wrote to Grassley in a letter released by the White House that he looks forward to testifying. It also says: "Her preference continues to be" however "a full investigation prior to her testimony". What are Trump and other Republicans saying? Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, who faces a tough reelection battle in Missouri, which Trump won in the 2016 presidential election, said on Twitter on Wednesday that she would vote against Kavanaugh's confirmation because of "his ...
  • Donald Trump sees 'tremendous progress' in North Korea

    Donald Trump sees 'tremendous progress' in North Korea

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    The two leaders also released a joint declaration, promising to pursue peace, establish new communication channels and develop new economic ties - including railway and roads, and a special tourism zone. Previously, Pyongyang has asked for "phased and synchronised measures" for denuclearisation, meaning the worldwide community would slowly relax or drop sanctions with each step in the denuclearisation process, rather than waiting until its completion.
  • Kim, Moon Meet For Korea Nuclear Talks

    Kim, Moon Meet For Korea Nuclear Talks

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    The primary focus of Moon's trip is to address ways to reduce tension on the Korean Peninsula and avoid armed conflict between the two countries. Kim Sung-tae, floor leader of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, said he hopes to see "real results" from the event, rather than a "mere spectacle" when it comes to the issue of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
  • Kavanaugh's accuser made her move -- now Republicans have to choose

    Kavanaugh's accuser made her move -- now Republicans have to choose

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    Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh , adding that he wants his nominee confirmed quickly. Yet this Kavanaugh imbroglio has introduced for McConnell a gnawing element of uncertainty. "This is not a man that deserves this". The impassioned statement is surely far from her last. But Severino insisted that Ford's allegations could be interpreted in many ways.
  • Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam to walk out of jail, sentence suspended

    Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam to walk out of jail, sentence suspended

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    The court suspended the sentences of Sharif and his daughter Maryam after they were convicted in July just before Pakistan held its general election. The bench also imposed a fine on the NAB lawyers earlier for using delaying tactics. The NAB's special prosecutor Mohammad Akram Qureshi concluded his final arguments today, following which the high court reserved the verdict in the case.
  • N Korea to allow worldwide disarmament verification

    N Korea to allow worldwide disarmament verification

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Wednesday that he planned to visit Seoul, the South Korean capital, in the " near future ", a dramatic diplomatic step that would be a first for Kim. To emphasize their commitment to peace, the nations have made a decision to send a united team to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and will submit a joint bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics .
  • Trump to Visit Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina

    Trump to Visit Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina

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    Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence's historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and fix efforts and preventing evacuees from returning home. That has disrupted efforts to restore power, clear roads and allow evacuated residents to go home. Inch after inch of rain fell on Charlotte and its suburbs, and communities in North Carolina's western mountains feared landslides.
  • US calls UN meeting on undermining North Korea sanctions

    US calls UN meeting on undermining North Korea sanctions

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    President Moon "believes that improved inter-Korean relations have some role in facilitating US-DPRK ( North Korea ) talks and solving the North Korean nuclear problem", he said. Background: The office was a key pledge at the summit between Seoul and Pyongyang in April. The neighbours are also discussing reconnecting railways and roads, and lessening guard posts along the heavily militarised border.
  • Erdogan: Turkey wants to cooperate with Russian Federation in Idlib

    Erdogan: Turkey wants to cooperate with Russian Federation in Idlib

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    Turkey was caught in the middle because Mr. Erdogan had deployed troops across the border to contain Kurdish forces and prevent more Syrian refugees from flooding into Turkey. Russian Federation and Iran are key allies of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime. He said Russian Federation has also refrained from its accusations that the rebels are all terrorists.
  • Russians in UK spy case say they wanted to see cathedral

    Russians in UK spy case say they wanted to see cathedral

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    Britain has accused Russian Federation of " lies and blatant fabrications " after the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack claimed they visited the United Kingdom as tourists . The men said they visited the southern English city of Salisbury in March, calling it a "wonderful town" and saying they wanted to see the famous Salisbury Cathedral.