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World News Liberals to put One Nation below Labor on how-to-vote cards
Author: 0 Liberals to put One Nation below Labor on how-to-vote cards

A year ago, nearly to the day, Abbott appeared at the launch of Hanson's book and asserted he would preference a " constructive " One Nation well above Labor and the Greens , who he would put dead last on the Liberals list. The second part of the documentary also shows Hanson appearing to question the veracity of the 1996 Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania . Then centre-right Liberal prime minister John Howard swiftly enacted tougher gun laws.

World News European Union turns back the clock on daylight savings
Author: 0 European Union turns back the clock on daylight savings

The proposal now goes to European Union member states for further negotiations. Those that prefer to keep their standard (winter) time, can adjust their clocks for the final time on the last Sunday in October 2021, says the draft law, approved by MEPs with 410 in favour, 192 against and 51 abstentions.

World News It's 2019, and Facebook is finally banning white nationalism
Author: 0 It's 2019, and Facebook is finally banning white nationalism

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that she welcomed Facebook Inc's decision to ban praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism on its social media platforms. The shooter streamed the attack live on Facebook , and copies of the footage were uploaded to the platform more than 1 million times . And there's still the question of how well Facebook can police white nationalist content among its 2 billion users.

World News Mueller report: Barr won't commit to sharing full findings, Democrat says
Author: 0 Mueller report: Barr won't commit to sharing full findings, Democrat says

NY congressman Jerrold Nadler says he spoke with Attorney General William Barr for about 10 minutes on Wednesday and Barr described the report to him. That's according to Republican Sen. The president seemed to have heeded advice from allies, including Graham, who encouraged him to use the political capital he's now gained to accomplish policy goals.

World News Migrants ‘hijack’ merchant ship in Mediterranean
Author: 0 Migrants ‘hijack’ merchant ship in Mediterranean

The Armed Forces of Malta have taken control of a merchant cargo ship that was yesterday hijacked by migrants, reportedly in an attempt to avoid returning to Libya . The humanitarian group SeaWatch disputed the term "pirates", and said the migrants' actions "were in self-defence against the deadly consequences forced upon them by Europe's inhumane border policy".

World News Pope Francis REALLY doesn't want people kissing his papal ring
Author: 0 Pope Francis REALLY doesn't want people kissing his papal ring

The footage went viral and the pope's refusal quickly entered what are known as the Catholic cultural wars between conservatives and progressives. The many who mobbed Him continuously?? Pope Francis seems to have had a change of heart concerning worshippers kissing his papal ring to show their respect.

World News Publisher Says Michelle Obama's Memoir May Be Most Successful in History
Author: 0 Publisher Says Michelle Obama's Memoir May Be Most Successful in History

Still, the steady trend away from physical printed media has prompted the publisher to pursue alternative revenue streams, according to a potential tie between their magazines and the Apple News+ subscription service. In the book, which went on sale today, Obama describes her journey from Chicago's South Side to the White House. One other strong seller was a surprise - the reliable Dr.

World News Lithuanian Man Stole $122 Million From Facebook and Google
Author: 0 Lithuanian Man Stole $122 Million From Facebook and Google

Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman wrote in a Justice Department press release containing the unsealed indictment from March 21, 2017. A 50-year-old from Lithuania pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud, in which he scammed tech giants Facebook and Google into paying more than United States dollars 100 million for work that never happened.

World News Russian FM says specialists in Venezuela legitimate, citing mutual agreement
Author: 0 Russian FM says specialists in Venezuela legitimate, citing mutual agreement

The most massive power outage in Venezuela took place on March 7, when the capital Caracas and 20 of the country's 23 regions were first left without electricity. Rodriguez did not explicitly blame Monday's outage on any particular individual or group. According to The Washington Post , the US believes there are as many as 25,000 Cuban military and intelligence personnel working in the Venezuelan military and intelligence services, and even Maduro's personal guard.

World News Trump tells Russian Federation to get its troops out of Venezuela
Author: 0 Trump tells Russian Federation to get its troops out of Venezuela

Russian planes landed outside Caracas on Saturday, and Reuters reports that there are almost 100 Russian personnel on the ground. He added: "We call on Russian Federation today to cease all support of the Maduro regime and stand with Juan Guaido , stand with nations across this hemisphere and across the world until freedom is restored".

World News Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes
Author: 0 Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes

Last week, Indonesia's national carrier said it planned to cancel its order for 49 737 MAX jets, citing a loss of passenger trust. "We think other cancellations may follow as global customers remain spooked after two crashes with seemingly similar causes", said Jim Corridore , an airline analyst with CFRA Research.

World News Arkansas Senators Reject The Green New Deal Resolution For Climate Change
Author: 0 Arkansas Senators Reject The Green New Deal Resolution For Climate Change

Republicans in the GOP-controlled Senate forced the vote as they seek to turn the Green New Deal into a wedge issue in the 2020 elections. Kamala Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY - all candidates for the Democratic nomination who have endorsed the Green New Deal - voted " present " Tuesday.

World News European Union plans speed-limiting technology for new cars from 2022
Author: 0 European Union plans speed-limiting technology for new cars from 2022

The new plans could help avoid 140,000 serious injuries by 2038, the European Union said and the ruling has been welcomed by road safety charities. Other technologies that would be required include systems to determine whether a driver is distracted or drowsy, automatic emergency braking, lane-keep assist, backup cameras and an improved event data recorder to store information from before a crash.

World News Wanted man tries to flee Australia on jet ski
Author: 0 Wanted man tries to flee Australia on jet ski

His jet ski was towed back to Saibai island. Australian Border Force commander Jo Crooks said the saga should serve as a warning to anyone thinking they could flee from Australia through the Torres Strait. Torres Strait councillors and community members helped authorities by identifying the path the fugitive was likely to be taking on his way to the mainland.

World News Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'
Author: 0 Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'

The final and smallest coordinated network with 212 pages, groups, and accounts removed stemmed from Kosovo and Macedonia. The reach was sometimes significant. According to Facebook, this particular operation was broadly spread out across the Middle East and North Africa. They posted news stories on current events and frequently re-purposed and amplified content from Iranian state media on topics such as sanctions against Iran, the Israeli-Arab conflict, conflicts in Syria and Yemen, ...

World News Golan Heights is not Israel's: Security Council EU members
Author: 0 Golan Heights is not Israel's: Security Council EU members

Erdogan said U.S. President Donald Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to come the U.S. and signed a proclamation on the Golan Heights because of the elections in Israel , implying that Trump's move was made to ensure more electoral support for Netanyahu.

World News Arrest made in Markham armed kidnapping, victim not located
Author: 0 Arrest made in Markham armed kidnapping, victim not located

Earlier Tuesday, York Region Police arrested one suspect in the violent weekend kidnapping of the 22-year-old student. Pattenden said Lu was taken to hospital with minor injuries. "Four suspects are still outstanding in this case", he said. He sometimes uses the name Peter when in Canada, and has been known to drive high-end cars including a Lamborghini and a Rolls-Royce.

World News India is now an elite space power: PM Narendra Modi
Author: 0 India is now an elite space power: PM Narendra Modi

In December, India allocated $1.43bn for its first manned space mission, set to be launched by 2022. The military breakthrough makes India the fourth country after the United States, Russia and China to have carried out the feat. That weapon has yet to be tested against a live satellite target. According to Modi's description, India's anti-satellite test destroyed a target at an altitude more similar to the US test, which produced minimal debris that decayed out of orbit within a ...

World News Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Algeria's army chief withdraws support for under-fire president
Author: 0 Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Algeria's army chief withdraws support for under-fire president

Under that article, the constitutional council could determine that the president is too ill to fully exercise his functions, and ask parliament to declare him unfit. If successful, upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah will become caretaker president of the nation for 45 days. Huge crowds gathered outside the Algerian consulate in Montreal to protest the country's ruling government and to stand in solidarity with people in the north African country amid what's being called the ...

World News Trump, Lawmakers Await Details Of Mueller's Russia Report
Author: 0 Trump, Lawmakers Await Details Of Mueller's Russia Report

The finding was contained in a four-page summary released to the public by Bill Barr, the attorney general. It marked a political victory for Trump. Twenty-five Russians were indicted on charges related to election interference, accused either of hacking Democratic email accounts during the campaign or of orchestrating a social media campaign that spread disinformation on the internet.

World News Southwest Airlines 737 Max makes emergency landing after engine trouble
Author: 0 Southwest Airlines 737 Max makes emergency landing after engine trouble

But they did so with a far better understanding of how it worked and prior knowledge that it would be triggered - benefits that the pilots of the fatal 737 Max crashes did not have. That's the one and only reference to MCAS, which is suspected of playing a role in two recent crashes involving Max 8 planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia , which killed 346 people in total.

World News U.S. to overhaul air safety in wake of Boeing 737 Max crashes
Author: 0 U.S. to overhaul air safety in wake of Boeing 737 Max crashes

U.S. Airlines are allowed to shuttle the planes but can not carry passengers. Countries around the world grounded Boeing 737 MAX series jets in the days after the second crash. Flight simulations recreating the problems suspected to be responsible for the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane previous year gave pilots under 40 seconds to override a malfunctioning system, according to a report in the New York Times .

World News Venezuela hit by another power outage, Maduro blames sabotage
Author: 0 Venezuela hit by another power outage, Maduro blames sabotage

Washington and its allies support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and recognise his claim to be acting president in defiance of Maduro. "The continued insertion of Russian military personnel" to support Maduro, Pompeo warns, "risks prolonging the suffering" of Venezuelans.

Author: 0 UK Parliament defies Theresa May, backs vote on Brexit alternatives

Mr Roettgen, who is the head of the foreign affairs committee in Germany's lower house of parliament, added: "Short extension therefore nearly certainly off the table". "This House must also consider whether any deal should be put to the people for a confirmatory vote", he told parliament after the votes. "I think we're going to end up with a general election before the end of this year, probably in the summer", said Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen, who supports Brexit.

World News Call for EU veto as Germany eyes Italy's China deal warily
Author: 0 Call for EU veto as Germany eyes Italy's China deal warily

The United States and other western nations had previously criticized China's Belt and Road Initiative as nothing more than a debt trap and a way for the country to spread its geopolitical influence. As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner. He also mentioned that he was going to be meeting with his United States counterparts during his visit to Washington next week to discuss Italy's new links to China.

World News Dems cry foul as Trump calls for striking down 'Obamacare'
Author: 0 Dems cry foul as Trump calls for striking down 'Obamacare'

In a letter filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans, the Justice Department is asking that a lower court's ruling that the healthcare law is unconstitutional now be affirmed, USA Today is reporting. The Trump administration is now looking to the courts to completely throw out Obamacare. U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence, centre, looks on as Democrat Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump argue during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House on ...

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