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Malaysia decides to stop importing North Korean labor

Malaysia decides to stop importing North Korean labor

Recent reports as well as opaque tweets from Trump himself point to an increasingly exasperated US president. His nomination of Park Sang-ki, a legal scholar, came 11 days after his earlier candidate Ahn Kyong-whan withdrew after revelations he forged an ex-girlfriend's seal on a marriage licence application when he was young. Read More

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Senior GOP senator seeks 'path' for resolving Qatar crisis

Senior GOP senator seeks 'path' for resolving Qatar crisis

Last week United Arab Emirates' state minister for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash warned that Qatar should take the demands seriously or face "divorce" from its Gulf neighbours. "We hope that reason will prevail and that our brethren in Qatar will do the right thing". The three Arab Gulf countries also ordered Qatari nationals to leave within 14 days, while Saudi, UAE and Bahraini citizens were also given the same timeframe to leave Qatar. Read More

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Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

Today, the President went on another rant on Twitter this morning against the network after three of their journalist resigned following the retraction of a story related to Trump's links to Russian Federation. The White House said Tuesday that it disagrees with all stories that claim President Donald Trump colluded with Russian Federation "in any capacity". Read More

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GOP health care bill could cost state $2.9 billion a year

GOP health care bill could cost state $2.9 billion a year

The extra time will be appreciated by nervous senators. "What is this going to look like when this gets out of the next iteration?" said Peter Costa, president of trading firm Empire Executions. Later, Jerry Moran of Kansas, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia and Rob Portman of OH also said they opposed the measure. Sens. Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia announced in a joint statement Tuesday afternoon that they were opposed to the Senate health care bill , ... Read More

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Brazil President Michel Temer charged with corruption

Brazil President Michel Temer charged with corruption

Plea bargain testimony from Palocci, once one of Brazil's most powerful politicians, could widen the scope of investigations now focused on engineering firms to include banks and other corporations. In a separate case, he faces scrutiny over claims that he negotiated a $40 million bribe for the party in 2010. The accusations against Mr Temer is the subject are yet to be of extreme gravity. Read More

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Fight may have led to Tweed shooting death: relative

Fight may have led to Tweed shooting death: relative

NSW Police worked closely with officers from Queensland who located a Toyota Corolla at a service station on the Mt Lindsay Highway at Jimboomba on Monday night. A property in an industrial area on Machinery Drive at Tweed Heads was shut down on Sunday as homicide detectives searched for clues in connection to the shooting. Read More

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Justin Trudeau paints his face with the rainbow flag during Toronto Pride

Justin Trudeau paints his face with the rainbow flag during Toronto Pride

Rather than cheers for a publicity stunt seeking, nine points down in popularity polls Trudeau, a chill should have run down the backs of each and every LGBT person who marched or was in attendance at yesterday's parade. Pride Month launched on June 1 and features programming and events throughout the city, culminating with the annual Pride Parade on June 25. Trudeau commenced Toronto Pride by introducing the theme of this year's march: inclusivity. Read More

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Andres Romero wins BMW International Open

Andres Romero wins BMW International Open

The Argentinian was playing on a sponsor's invite in Munich and had slipped to 837th in the world since his last victory at the 2008 Zurich Classic of New Orleans . Stenson, the defending champion, went one better with a 69 as he joined Garcia, Richard Bland , Rikard Karlberg and Thomas Detry at eight-under. Read More

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President, PM greet countrymen on Eid

Eid-ul-Fitr has a particular Salat (prayer) consisting of two Rakats (units) and generally offered in an open field or large hall. Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman has announced positive Shawwal moon-sighting on Sunday confirming that Pakistan is to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday. Read More

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Ivanka must testify in shoe copycat row

Ivanka must testify in shoe copycat row

The ruling was in response to her lawyers' arguments that Trump should be allowed to skip the deposition in part because of her "extraordinary circumstances" as a "high-ranking government employee". Judge Forrest said the deposition should occur by the end of October on a mutually acceptable schedule. "That is the stuff of which factual disputes in litigation are made". Read More

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Bernie Sanders: GOP health care bill 'most harmful' ever

Sen. Bernie Sanders will spend his weekend pressuring Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote against the Republican health care bill as Republicans hope to bring it to a vote next week. "No matter what back-room deals senators make in the coming days, there is no way to fix this shocking and cruel bill", said Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org about the GOP health care bill. Read More

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