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World News Result aside, the Wentworth vote is a disaster for the Liberal Party
Author: 0 Result aside, the Wentworth vote is a disaster for the Liberal Party

Independent Kerryn Phelps was more than 1600 votes ahead on Sunday night and still on track to win Wentworth, after a dramatic narrowing of the margin earlier brought Liberal candidate Dave Sharma back into the race. Mr Guy and his colleagues in the Victorian branch of the party are the next Liberals to face an election , with the November 24 state poll now less than five weeks away and the dumping of Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister still fresh in the minds of voters.

World News Monkeys Stone Man To Death In India
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The monkeys, allegedly hurled the bricks at his head and chest because of which he succumbed to injuries at the hospital. The move has failed to placate the family of the deceased who have approached higher authorities. "I do not think it is a logical demand". Police, however, were in a fix over the issue and registered the matter in the case diary stating it to be an "accident".

World News Leading US senator blames Saudi prince for Khashoggi death
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MPs have piled pressure on the British Government to cut ties with Saudi Arabia despite the kingdom's alleged role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . He also urged Turkey to turn over purported audio recordings of Khashoggi's killing inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . A member of the team then dressed in Khashoggi's clothes and walked out of the building to make it appear as if he had left the consulate, the official said.

World News Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing
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The official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said on Sunday that the Monarch, Salman bin Abdulaziz, and his son, Mohammed bin Salman, telephoned Salah Jamal Khashoggi to express their condolences, reports Efe news. "We can feel their pain and we wish this didn't happen and I wish that this could have been avoided", he said. "On the other hand you cannot teach a 33-year-old crown prince that he can get away with things that have this outrageous and stupid or he will be out of control for the next ...

World News 115 people injured during latest protest in Gaza
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Amnesty's statement comes in response to a reported new policy agreed on by Israel's cabinet, instructing Israeli forces to open fire on Palestinians nowhere near Gaza's perimeter fence. Hamas' al-Aqsa TV aired footage of Palestinians climbing over the fence and others breaching it and entering into Israeli territory. Egypt and the United Nations have attempted to negotiate a truce between Israel and Hamas for weeks in a bid to ease tensions in the beleaguered Gaza Strip.

World News Angela Merkel to halt Saudi arms sales after Jamal Khashoggi's death
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The announcement on Sunday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he will "go into detail" about the Khashoggi case in a speech in parliament heightened hopes for some clarity in a case that has been shrouded in mystery, conflicting accounts and shocking allegations since Khashoggi , a critic of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, disappeared after entering the consulate on Oct 2.

World News Assange sues Ecuador for violating his rights
Author: 0 Assange sues Ecuador for violating his rights

He was given a set of house rules by the London embassy this week, including taking better care of his cat. A cat named "James" wearing a collar and tie looks out of the window of the Ecuadorean Embassy. But British authorities vetoed his diplomatic status, effectively blocking him from taking up his new post in Russian Federation. According to the press release of the non-governmental organization specializing in information leakage, the action will be launched by the ex-judge Baltasar ...

World News Prince Harry and Meghan's royal baby: who will be godparents?
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Adding that the Duchess will still attend the rest of today 's engagements and they will both fly out to Fraser Island where due to the rough terrain Meghan will not be undertaking any engagements. She later says, "Well done guys". After visiting Fiji and Tonga, the royal couple will return to Sydney on Friday night for the final days of the games then visit New Zealand.

World News 6 people shot near Jacksonville Jaguars stadium
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About 12:35 p.m., a vehicle was driving on A Philip Randolph Boulevard, according to Ron Lendvay, Director of Investigations and Homeland Security at the agency. Deputies said the shooting did not affect fans at the game. Police believe the shooter emerged from the passenger side of a grey sedan, and that there may have been more than one person in the auto.

World News U.S. and South Korea again call off a major military exercise
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The Pentagon provided no details about the size of Vigilant Ace, exercises which have been undertaken under different names for a decade. South Korean Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo and U.S. Trump caught many USA officials off guard earlier this year when he announced after his summit with Kim that the United States was suspending the summer's joint military drills with South Korea, known as Ulchi Freedom Guardian.

World News Amritsar train accident: Ramleela artists hold candle light protest for victims
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Following the accident , people rushed to the site, almost 465 kilometers (290 miles) north of New Delhi , and shouted at railway officials for not taking precautions. Amarinder Singh, Punjab chief minister, said he was rushing to Amritsar to supervise relief and rescue operations. He told the Republic television channel that he lost two brothers.

World News Govt Imposes 24-hour Curfew In Kaduna
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The state government yesterday evening imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kasuwan Magani community. Tension broke out in some parts of the state on Sunday afternoon as residents scampered for safety. Mr Abdul-Rahaman said mobile and conventional policemen, as well as a team of the state joint security operatives, Operation Yaki, despatched to the town had restored normalcy in the area.

World News Jordan says it won't renew peace treaty land deal with Israel
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Responding to the announcement, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he meant to "negotiate with Jordan for its extension" adding that "there is no doubt that the entire agreement is important and dear to both our countries". They have also been expanding economic ties in the previous year. In response to the move, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged, as cited by Haaretz , to try and talk Jordan into extending the lease.

World News UK Prime Minister Reassures Business Leaders Over Brexit
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Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said that members also discussed cybersecurity, migration, and the continued development of the Eurozone. His criticism was also echoed by DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds, who said "to use the prospect of violence and terrorism is a disgraceful and risky gamble".

World News Clemson Floor Collapse Injures Dozens
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One student said he felt something "weird" just before the collapse and suddenly the guy behind him just disappeared. 'Everyone was on the floor and people were screaming and there was wood sticking up from the floorboards'. A student later tweeted: 'There is a awful situation in the Woodlands of Clemson right now. Dozens of college students were injured when a floor collapsed Saturday night during a dance party.

World News Donald Trump Would Prefer To Pick A Woman For UN Envoy
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So a year ago you went with Paul Ryan, who's a Boy Scout and that's fine, but a little boring. 'So this year you wanted to spice things up again, right? "When the president found out that I was Indian American, he asked if I was from the same tribe as Elizabeth Warren ", she quipped, referencing the Democratic senator from MA who released a DNA test this week that showed she has a distant Native American ancestor.

World News At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India
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The Punjab and Railway Police on Saturday questioned the driver of a train that crushed at least 60 people to death while they were watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track. However, junior railways minisfter Manoj Sinha said after visiting the accident site that organisers did not alert railway authorities about their plan to hold the event there.

World News At least 18 killed in Taiwan train derailment
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The accident took place on Sunday afternoon in Yilan County near the coast, with several carriages overturned on a railway popular among tourists. Police and emergency services were on the scene immediately, reports detail, tending to the injured and examining the wreckage for signs of more survivors.

World News Dutch leader asks Italy to stick to budget rules
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The anti-establishment 5-Star has always opposed amnesties - a frequently used policy in Italy where people or companies can avoid being pursued for tax dodging by paying a fee. Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister and interior Minister of Italy Matteo Salvini during his visit to Russia promised, in order to fight against European Union sanctions in respect of it.

World News Turkish paper publishes photos of Saudi 'squad'
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The Saudi-born Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi has been missing for over a week-with reports strongly indicating he was murdered last week by a "hit team" sent by the government of Saudi Arabia while inside the country's consulate in Istanbul , Turkey-but critics from across the political spectrum say the Trump administration still has not used its close ties to the ruling Royal Family, and especially with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Sulman (MbS), to get anywhere nearer the ...

World News Amritsar train accident: Man who played Ravana dies saving others
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Police have said that numerous victims were dismembered beyond recognition, and it will take several days to identify the dead. "Condolences go to the families of the deceased". "There was no lapse on our part and no action against the driver will be initiated", Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha had said on Saturday.

World News Students Got Sick After School Cafeteria Served Kangaroo Meat Chili
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Students at a junior and senior high school in the Nebraska Panhandle were served chili with kangaroo meat mixed with beef without their knowing, according to a release from Potter-Dix Public Schools. If the district were to serve food with unusual ingredients, the superintendent said those ingredients should be listed on the menu so people are aware of what they're eating.

World News Meghan Markle scores fashion hat-trick during flawlessly styled Australia tour
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After the race, Harry presented the winners with medals himself and posed for pictures with members of the Australian team. The source added: "We have to try to pace her". "Our Invictus family has turned these Games into a symbol of strength, honour and optimism for a new generation". The couple, who are taking Australia by storm on their first overseas tour, will become parents next year.

World News US, China defence chiefs meet amid bilateral tensions
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Randall Schriver, a US assistant secretary of defence who helps guide Pentagon policy in Asia, said Mattis and Wei largely restated differing views on thorny security disputes but agreed on the need for durable ties. "What we have heard in our dialogue is the Chinese are interested in having a military relationship that's a stabilising force in the overall relationship".