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World News NRL Legend Johnathon Thurston says we need to 'chat' about Australia Day
Author: 0 NRL Legend Johnathon Thurston says we need to 'chat' about Australia Day

They loudly chanted "always was, always will be Aboriginal land". Australia's national day of celebration is becoming increasingly fraught and even the flag is coming under fire. Today is Australian Day but it's being dubbed Invasion Day by some, and there are calls for the date to be changed. Six men wearing Australian flags were handing out flyers to the new citizens at Coburg Town Hall.

World News Yvonne Wamalwa - Widow of Former Vice President Kijana Wamalwa, Passes Away
Author: 0 Yvonne Wamalwa - Widow of Former Vice President Kijana Wamalwa, Passes Away

Before her passing, Yvonne served as deputy high commissioner in Kenya's Embassy in Australia and as an attaché at the National Assembly. Ms Wamalwa died at Nanyuki Cottage Hospital on Thursday while undergoing treatment. At the same time ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi joined other Kenyans in sending condolences to family and friends of the late Yvonne Wamalwa . The eventual rulings of the case remain unknown, but Yvonne made a decision to go back to school soon after burying her ...

World News Farage blasts UKIP as leader Bolton on verge of going broke
Author: 0 Farage blasts UKIP as leader Bolton on verge of going broke

But his fate could rest in the hands of his famous predecessor Nigel Farage . Mr Bolton said Ukip needed to undergo constitutional reform, but denied he was trying to keep a grip on the party. It's about who is actually delivering here", he said. Bolton spoke on Monday afternoon, after his party was hit with a wave of resignations, insisting he will not stand down.

World News Trump employee Lynne Patton calls reporter 'Miss Piggy'
Author: 0 Trump employee Lynne Patton calls reporter 'Miss Piggy'

Ryan responded: "Fake info girl!" Patton, a former event planner for the Trump family prior to the president's entry into national politics, deleted the comments and used both her personal and HUD Twitter accounts to express remorse. Do you work at HUD or play at it you washed up wedding planner. 'My parents raised me to respect others & I regret my response. In the end Patton issued a groveling apology and deleted her original tweet.

World News Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu, through to semis
Author: 0 Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu, through to semis

Saina thrashed her fellow countrywoman Sindhu in straight sets 21-13, 21-19 to enter the semi-final of the Indonesia Masters. Saina and Sindhu clashed twice in the global circuit so far with both winning once. Saina took the first game quite comfortably, winning it 21-13. Overall, Saina Nehwal won 42 of the 74 points played in the match. Saina rallied back in the second game to win the match.

World News President Trump reportedly ordered special counsel Robert Mueller's firing
Author: 0 President Trump reportedly ordered special counsel Robert Mueller's firing

For his part, Mr Trump said he was ready to meet investigators under oath . The President's surprise exchange with about 20 reporters served as a reminder of the extent to which Trump sees the Russian Federation inquiry as simply an invalidation of his electoral victory, and feels a deep sense of bitterness about the narrative surrounding his presidency.

World News Norfolk Southern (NSC) Given New $144.00 Price Target at Loop Capital
Author: 0 Norfolk Southern (NSC) Given New $144.00 Price Target at Loop Capital

About 2.63 million shares traded or 70.52% up from the average. Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) has risen 88.99% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.89% the S&P500. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was downgraded by CLSA.

World News December GST assortment at Rs 86703 crore
Author: 0 December GST assortment at Rs 86703 crore

According to last month's figures issued by the Ministry, 99.01 lakh taxpayers were registered under the GST till December 25, of which 16.60 lakh were composition dealers. The government thinks evasion in this scheme will be plugged by the e-way bill, which will be introduced for the inter-state movement of goods on February 1.

World News Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) stock gained 32.34% return Quarterly
Author: 0 Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) stock gained 32.34% return Quarterly

After going under observation of traders 26.37 million shares traded at hands. Freeport has also agreed to build a new smelter and said it was considering partnership with Indonesian miner PT Amman for the development. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. ( FCX)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is 37.98 percent, its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 17.05 percent, while its distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.92 percent.

World News Turkey eyes to liberate Syria's Manbij from terrorists: Erdogan
Author: 0 Turkey eyes to liberate Syria's Manbij from terrorists: Erdogan

According to the latest data released by the Turkish military, a total of 343 "terrorists" have been eliminated since the beginning of the Olive Branch operation, which was launched on January 20. In reply, Turkey has said that the statement issued by White House does not accurately reflect the conversation. Erdoğan noted that Turkey aims to secure its border and clear terrorists off the Syrian-Turkish borders, as the terrorist group has been advancing and posing a threat to Turkey's ...

World News Net neutrality, executive order, fake comments and Whoppers
Author: 0 Net neutrality, executive order, fake comments and Whoppers

The December change in FCC rules allows cable and telecommunications giants like Verizon and Comcast to act as the internet's gatekeepers, managing traffic to suit their needs at the expense of small businesses, tech startups and the customers of all those companies.

World News Thailand to be Asean-India intermediary
Author: 0 Thailand to be Asean-India intermediary

PM Phuc stated that the long-standing intercourse in terms of culture and traditions, together with economic and political links in the modern time, have helped to build up sustainable values for the ASEAN-India strategic partnership. They are also participating in the India-ASEAN Special Commemorative Summit on January 25, 2018. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called on both Asean and India, saying there are "promising areas of mutually beneficial collaboration" between the two.

World News Hurry Up And Legislate For GDPR, EU Chides Member States
Author: 0 Hurry Up And Legislate For GDPR, EU Chides Member States

However, with 63% of respondents agreeing they respect the need for data minimisation, Mailjet said small business leaders appear to be open to using techniques for growing their business that are sustainable under GDPR . Reuters quoted Sandberg as saying it would make it "much easier for people to manage their data". Companies found to be in breach of the law face a maximum penalty of 4 percent of global annual turnover or Euro 20 million ($24.50 million or Rs.

World News Trump Almost Fired Mueller Last Year
Author: 0 Trump Almost Fired Mueller Last Year

The investigation into allegations of links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation is being carried out by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned last week by Mueller's team of lawyers, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. Mueller has indicted three former Trump campaign officials, most notably ex-chairman Paul Manafort, on various charges, including making false statements to FBI investigators about their contacts and ...

World News India set 266-run target for Bangladesh in quarters
Author: 0 India set 266-run target for Bangladesh in quarters

India , electing to bat first, made 265 in 49.2 overs with Shubman Gill and Abhishek Sharma scoring half centuries. Captain Prithvi shaw (40) built a partnership of 86 runs with Shubham gill and create a good total on the board. Kamlesh Nagarkoti was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets while Shivam Mavi and Abhishek Mavi accounted for two wickets apiece. There was quite a bit of chatter from the Indian fielders in the second dig, with Ishan Porel and Anukul Roy even saying a ...

World News Melania Trump visits Holocaust Memorial Museum
Author: 0 Melania Trump visits Holocaust Memorial Museum

Trump shared photos of herself at the museum during the trip, which was arranged to honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Saturday. Cohen has denied any affair between Trump and Daniels occurred. CNN reported that Melania Trump was visiting Mar-a-Lago this weekend. The First Lady also celebrated her first year in the role without mention to her husband recently.

World News Trump's Immigration Plans Include Doubling DACA, Path to Citizenship, $25 Billion Wall
Author: 0 Trump's Immigration Plans Include Doubling DACA, Path to Citizenship, $25 Billion Wall

In addition to the citizenship path that would take up to 12 years, the White House framework includes a $25 billion "trust fund" for a border wall and additional security upgrades on the southwestern and northern USA borders. The official was not authorized to speak publicly on the issue and spoke on condition of anonymity. "This is the president's position. I mean who wants to go pass a bill and have it vetoed?" "If not, he won't".

World News Hawkeyes Take Care of Rival Wisconsin
Author: 0 Hawkeyes Take Care of Rival Wisconsin

Some more facts from University of Iowa Sports Information. It hardly affected the Hawkeyes , as their starters scored 68 points. "The reason it went from four to nine is because we got stops". The Wisconsin defense is still 37th, but allowing 65.8 points per game. "We locked in and everyone was focused and ready to come out here and play like that", Iowa freshman forward Luka Garza said.

Author: 0 Trump wants $33 billion for the wall, open to letting Dreamers stay

President Donald Trump's budget director said Tuesday that the fate of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children "depends on what we get in exchange" in dealing with Democrats in Congress. A top Trump ally on Capitol Hill, Republican Sen. "We're going to morph into it". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement Thursday that he appreciated Trump laying out his immigration objectives.

World News US Senate advances bill to reopen government
Author: 0 US Senate advances bill to reopen government

The White House put out a brief statement Sunday detailing the president's activities, saying the administration was hard at work. Although the bill funded the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years, nearly all Senate Democrats voted the bill down due to its failing to address the fate of the "Dreamers", the young immigrants brought to the country illegally who were originally shielded from deportation by President Barack Obama's DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood ...

World News EU Fines Chipmaker Qualcomm for 'Paying Off' Apple
Author: 0 EU Fines Chipmaker Qualcomm for 'Paying Off' Apple

The EU regulators accused Qualcomm of paying Apple to use its LTE modem chips in its smartphones, according to the EU, the deal meant than none of Qualcomm's competitor were able to compete for this business. The Commission is also conducting a second investigation into Qualcomm which relates to alleged predatory pricing of dongle products. The fine represents 4.9 percent of Qualcomm's revenue in 2017, the European Union said.

World News Flavor Flav beaten up in Las Vegas casino
Author: 0 Flavor Flav beaten up in Las Vegas casino

The Public Enemy rapper reportedly went down on impact, but according to Flav, he only went down because he pulled a groin muscle amid all the excitement. Flavor Flav is known for his distinctive hip-hop style of dress, including an oversized clockface worn on a neckchain which prompted WSOP Director Ty Stewart to joke about dealers adopting his fashion in the poker clock shot debate a few years back...

World News Donald Trump insists that he 'really likes' Theresa May
Author: 0 Donald Trump insists that he 'really likes' Theresa May

But today Trump struck a more cordial tone, telling media he had a "great respect for everything [the United Kingdom is] doing". "'America First' does mean working with the rest of the world", said Mnuchin, who is leading the largest USA delegation ever to attend the exclusive gathering.

World News Dhoni, Pankaj Advani win Padma Bhushan awards, Somdev Devvarman awarded Padma Shri
Author: 0 Dhoni, Pankaj Advani win Padma Bhushan awards, Somdev Devvarman awarded Padma Shri

The few well-known names among the 85 Padma awardees this year - which include three, nine Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri - are music composer Ilaiyaraaja ( Padma Vibhushan ), Hindustani classical music exponent ( Padma Vibhushan ), cricketer, Bhojpuri singer Sharda Sinha, painter Laxman Pai, snooker player Pankaj Advani (all Padma Bhushan), actor Manoj Joshi and tennis player (both Padma Shri).

World News Video released in fatal shooting of man by US Park police
Author: 0 Video released in fatal shooting of man by US Park police

According to a police report , an Uber driver rear-ended Ghaisar's Jeep. All three vehicles then exit the parkway and stop. The vehicle behind Mr. Ghaisar then rear-ended him, according to the report, and Mr. "This disturbing video shows the senseless killing of a young man at the hands of those charged with protecting public safety", family lawyers Roy L.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions questioned in Russia probe as FBI accused of bias

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs the Capitol after closed door meeting in Washington . Amid the first wave of news media reports that Mr. Mueller was examining a possible obstruction case, the president began to argue that Mr. It's been confirmed that sacked FBI Director James Comey has also recently been interviewed. If those negotiations break down, Mueller could seek a subpoena to compel wide-ranging testimony from the President before a grand jury.

World News President convenes emergency staff meeting to discuss hospital fire
Author: 0 President convenes emergency staff meeting to discuss hospital fire

A fire in a South Korean hospital killed 33 people and injured more than 50, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday, and firefighters said at least 10 of the injured were in a critical condition. Yonhap says the hospital has 193 beds including 98 beds for the elderly who needs nursing care with 35 medical staff. Firefighters have moved some 30 patients to four nearby hospitals.