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Turnbull scraps 457 visa program

Turnbull scraps 457 visa program

The new visa will be limited to a two-year period and a second four-year visa will require a higher standard of English language. PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced he is scrapping the co...

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IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

According to Reuters report , Last week , a US soldier was killed in the same district as where the bomb was dropped while he was conducting operations against Islamic State. Nangarhar provincial sp...

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United Airlines passenger taking legal action

United Airlines passenger taking legal action

Meanwhile, details emerged about the passenger, who was identified as 69-year-old Kentucky physician David Dao. "I have committed to our customers and our employees that we are going to fix what's bro...

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US and China work together on North Korean 'problem,' Trump asserts

US and China work together on North Korean 'problem,' Trump asserts

President Donald Trump is asserting that China is working with the United States on "the North Korea problem". US Vice President Mike Pence travels to South Korea on Sunday for a long-planned 10-day...

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North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility

North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility

Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "if the US dares opt for a military action", North Korea "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S". Kim In Ryong told a news conference Monday ...

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LSE CEO taking part in Saudi Arabia visit by British PM May

LSE CEO taking part in Saudi Arabia visit by British PM May

The Prime Minister's hair was showing as she landed in Riyadh, eschewing the country's conservative dress code which dictates women should wear full length robes and a headscarf. "And, yes, we will be...

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Stockholm attack: Suspect admits to committing a 'terrorist crime' in Swedish court

A British citizen and an 11-year-old girl were among those killed when a lorry mowed down pedestrians in a busy shopping district in the Swedish capital. "The two leaders agreed to maintain and streng...

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Firmino header lifts Liverpool back up to third

Firmino header lifts Liverpool back up to third

Firmino scored the only goal of the game at The Hawthorns with a header at the end of the first half to edge Liverpool two points clear of fourth-placed Manchester City. "We're planning already for ne...

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Duterte arrives in Saudi Arabia for state visit Featured

Duterte arrives in Saudi Arabia for state visit Featured

In a news conference before his departure for the Middle East, Duterte said he plans to fly home Filipinos who have been granted clemency by the Gulf states. Duterte is scheduled to meet His Majesty K...

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Trump to North Korean leader: 'Got to behave'

Trump to North Korean leader: 'Got to behave'

He said the National Security Council is collaborating with the Pentagon and the State Department, and intelligence agencies are working on providing options "and have them ready" for President Donald...

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Russian MP believes Turkish referendum not to affect Moscow-Ankara ties

Russian MP believes Turkish referendum not to affect Moscow-Ankara ties

De Zuleta of the OSCE said the procedures "fell short of full adherence" to the standards Turkey has signed up for. "God willing, these results will be the beginning of a new era in our country", ...

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Mother finds baby dead at daycare, says he was bitten

Mother finds baby dead at daycare, says he was bitten

An 8-year-old is a person of interest in the death of a 1-year-old at a home day care, Muskegon Police Chief Jeffrey Lewis confirmed Monday. "If you're a child and break something, you try to hide it"...

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Turkey to extend state of emergency after referendum win

Turkey to extend state of emergency after referendum win

The reforms will change Turkey's parliamentary system into a presidential one; the office of the prime minister will be abolished; the president will appoint the cabinet and an undefined number of vic...

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68 children among dead in bomb attack on Syria evacuees

68 children among dead in bomb attack on Syria evacuees

The death toll from a massive explosion that struck a convoy of evacuees on the outskirts of Syria's Aleppo city rose to 112, a British war monitor said on Sunday. People waiting in the Ramousah garag...

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Both Showtime and HBO to show Joshua-Klitschko fight

Showtime, the exclusive US television partner of Joshua, will televise the fight live at 4:15 p.m. ET, while HBO, the exclusive network for Klitschko, will televise the fight on World Championship Box...

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'Fun'-filled time during Easter egg hunt

'Fun'-filled time during Easter egg hunt

The zoo scattered thousands of eggs in four age defining stations throughout the park. Organizers of the event say they hope to continue the Easter egg hunt for years to come. Her family was taking ...

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Vice President Pence heads to Seoul as North Korea tensions flare

Vice President Pence heads to Seoul as North Korea tensions flare

SEOUL, South Korea A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. Pence told reporters that Trump wa...

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Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protestors collide in Berkeley; 13 arrested

Civic Park with Trump supporters holding their own "Patriot's Day" rally . The trouble unfolded when hundreds of Trump opponents staged a counter-rally alongside an event billed as a " Patriots Day...

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'Let our people go': SA chief rabbi calls for Zuma's resignation

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle , in which Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was sacked, will further discourage companies from investing in South Africa and could weaken "standards of governance and publi...

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Afghan officials claim over 90 Isis militants killed in MOAB strike

Afghan officials claim over 90 Isis militants killed in MOAB strike

Dubbed the "Mother Of All Bombs", the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast was unleashed in combat for the first time Thursday, hitting IS positions in a remote area of eastern Nangarhar province. "Usi...

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Trump appointee Gorsuch energetic in first United States high court arguments

Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch is sworn in to testify at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 20, 2017. Last week Justices asked to he...

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Opposition calls for cancellation of referendum

Sadi Guven was speaking after the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) cited irregularities, including the use of unstamped ballot papers. Before the vote, critics had said creating a p...

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North Korea accuses US of creating situation for nuclear war

North Korea accuses US of creating situation for nuclear war

As the high-stakes standoff continues between the USA and North Korea, American Vice President Mike Pence has ratcheted up the pressure on Pyongyang, warning that that further nuclear or missile testi...

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Monitor says Turkey's referendum was not genuinely democratic

Erdogan's victory was far tighter than expected, emerging only after several nail-biting hours late Sunday which saw the "no" result dramatically catch up in the later count. Thousands have taken to t...

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Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy

Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy

The Afghan government has said it expects the United States to focus its attention on the main aspects of the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and to tackle foreign backers of terrorists . Nicholson, in ...

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Australia to help India train 4 lakh trainers, assessors

Addressing the media jointly with Turnbull after the talks, Modi said that cooperation in the fields of education and research was "one of the most important aspects" of India-Australia ties. The join...

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Australian government to replace 457 temporary work visa

Australian government to replace 457 temporary work visa

The government announced on 16 November that it would reduce the amount of time skilled worldwide workers on 457 visas can remain in Australia after leaving their jobs from 90 days to 60 days. The can...

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Park Geun-hye: ex-South Korean president formally charged in corruption probe

Park Geun-hye was the first leader of South Korea to be forced from office in response to popular pressure since the founding president, Syngman Rhee, fled into exile in Hawaii in 1960 after protests ...

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Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

State Rep. Tod Ohnstad told The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Trump will visit the Kenosha headquarters of a tool manufacturer named Snap-on. It will also demand builders use American-made steel i...

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Fugitive Former Mexican Governor Arrested in Guatemala

Both fled Mexico facing charges of corruption, illicit enrichment, money laundering and collaborating with drug trafficking organisations. Duarte had been staying at the four-star hotel for at least...

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