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New South Wales already permits detention for 14 days, but other states and territories only allow a week or less, and the federal government wants to standardize the law. He insists there will be appropriate oversight, as there is with existing laws, with the need for a judicial officer to approve the detention. Justice Minister Michael Keenan said the renewed push follows concerns by agencies who helped foil a plot to bring down a plane in Sydney earlier this year.
  • Heavy rain possible Thursday and Friday

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    South wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. After that, the moisture from the storm will spread northward and hopefully some of that moisture will move into central North Carolina. The high will be 85. South wind 7 to 15 miles per hour. Tonight , a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 p.m. Low: 72. High: 90.
  • Bellingham, Whatcom being asked to donate blood for Las Vegas shooting victims

    Bellingham, Whatcom being asked to donate blood for Las Vegas shooting victims

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    During huge donation periods associated with tragedies and disasters, centers will schedule donors to come back at a later time to keep the supply continuous. He said he saw it as a way to support the victims the way his adopted home had supported him. Here in Southern Colorado, the response is so overwhelming that Bonfils Blood Center in Colorado Springs, is opening again today to collect donations! "I feel that I need to do something", Yin said.
  • Putin says oil cuts with OPEC could last to end of 2018

    Putin says oil cuts with OPEC could last to end of 2018

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    The US Senate last week confirmed businessman, veteran diplomat and former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman as ambassador to Russian Federation, filling a crucial post at a time when ties are at dangerously low ebb. Asked to specify whether he meant no objection to deeper cuts, he replied: "Yes". Putin also insisted that Iran is complying with a nuclear agreement the U.S., Russian Federation and other world powers agreed to in 2015 - Trump may decertify the Iran deal - and warned ...
  • Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas to reconcile?

    Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas to reconcile?

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    Before departing the blockaded coastal enclave, Hamdallah visited Gaza City's Dar al-Shifa Hospital, the territory's largest medical facility, to witness first-hand the hard circumstances faced by Gaza's local health sector. The Islamist group agreed to the PA's return last month, disbanding its shadow government after Gaza's powerful neighbor, Egypt, together with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, imposed an economic boycott on its main sponsor, Qatar.
  • US President Donald Trump visits Las Vegas, avoids gun control talk

    US President Donald Trump visits Las Vegas, avoids gun control talk

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    People in early America and the 19th century could be incredibly violent, but no one individual could commit a mass shooting because the firearms available then did not enable anyone to do so. "The only message I can say is that we're with you 100 percent", Trump said at University Medical Center, were dozens of the wounded were being treated.
  • Death of Japanese reporter in 2013 caused by 'overwork': NHK

    Death of Japanese reporter in 2013 caused by 'overwork': NHK

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    In 2015, a 24-year-old Dentsu trainee committed suicide, after putting in more than 100 hours of overtime each month in the nine months she had worked for the ad agency. "We hope that the sorrow of the bereaved family will never be wasted". Masahiko Yamauchi, senior official at NHK's News Department, said the incident was not a personal matter but a "problem for our organization as a whole, including the labor system and how elections are covered".
  • Premature' to Talk Gun Control, White House Says After Vegas Shooting

    Premature' to Talk Gun Control, White House Says After Vegas Shooting

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    So it's fine to inveigh against counter-productive gun laws and reaffirm support for the Second Amendment; it's always acceptable to attack Hillary Clinton . An ongoing investigation is too early for this, and without furr information, a similar thought, "he reacted". "Not again", U.S. Sen. "Nowhere but America do horrific large-scale mass shootings happen with this degree of regularity", Murphy said in a statement.
  • Nadal through to quarters at China Open

    Nadal through to quarters at China Open

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    The Spaniard, playing his first ATP tournament since winning the US Open, made only 15 unforced errors and broke three times to ensure he will face John Isner in the last eight. Isner is a good player but I think that Nadal is going to be way too strong for the American. Mayer didn't convert a break point in the first game of the match and a game point in the second and fourth game.
  • A wonderful day to thank our teachers

    A wonderful day to thank our teachers

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    This year also marks 20 years since UNESCO adopted the Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel . Under the theme " Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers ", WTD this year followed the adoption of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) in September 2015, when teacher empowerment was reaffirmed as a top priority in all education and development strategies.
  • What to know about machine gun laws in the US

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    The suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock , "fired off and on for somewhere between 9 and 11 minutes" in a dozen or so volleys, said Las Vegas Metro Police Undersheriff Kevin McMahill at a press conference Tuesday evening. He took his own life before police broke into his hotel room, where they found 23 guns and 12 "bump stock" devices that can enable a rifle to fire continuously, like an automatic weapon.
  • 'Bombshells' Coming, Harvey Weinstein Lawyers Up

    'Bombshells' Coming, Harvey Weinstein Lawyers Up

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    In 2015, Weinstein was questioned by the NYPD after model Ambra Battilana accused him of groping her; when that story broke, writer Jennifer Senior-then at New York magazine, now at the New York Times-tweeted that Weinstein's behavior was "a despicable open secret", prompting Jordan Sargent at Gawker to tally up the rumors in a piece asking readers to " tell us what you know ".
  • Election Commission will be ready to hold simultaneous polls by 2018

    Election Commission will be ready to hold simultaneous polls by 2018

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    Responding to a query, Rawat said the EC had received Rs. 3,400 crore for VVPAT machines and Rs. 12,000 crore for EVMs. The Election Commission (EC) of India on Wednesday said it would be logistically equipped to hold simultaneous polls for state assemblies and Lok Sabha by September 2018, reported the Indian Express .
  • Soldier allegedly sabotaged wife's parachute to be with Tinder lover

    Soldier allegedly sabotaged wife's parachute to be with Tinder lover

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    Victoria Cilliers suffered serious injuries when both her main and reserve parachute failed, sending her plummeting thousands of feet to the ground at Wiltshire's Netheravon Airfield in April 2015. 'Their absence inevitably meant the reserve parachute would fail and would send her spinning to the ground '. Winchester Crown Court heard that days before the parachute jump Emile allegedly damaged a gas fitting in the home he shared with Victoria, 40.
  • Gunbarrel's High Precision Devices helped win this year's Nobel Prize in physics

    Gunbarrel's High Precision Devices helped win this year's Nobel Prize in physics

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    They received the award "for decisive contributions to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory detector and the observation of gravitational waves" according to a by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Observing gravitational waves is important because they offer a new way to observe the universe, beyond light and particles, Will said. Speaking to the Academy minutes after learning of this Nobel win, researcher Rainer Weiss said "it's really wonderful".
  • Pooja Hegde Replaces Anasuya!?

    Pooja Hegde Replaces Anasuya!?

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    The movie is a village based love story based in 1985. Samantha is the female lead and Jagapathi Babu, Anasuya will be seen essaying other crucial roles in this romantic entertainer. To add a dash of glamour to the film, Sukumar has instead signed the current hot girl Pooja Hegde who wowed the audiences with ample skin show in "DJ Duvvada Jagannadham".
  • Unarmed Hotel Security Guard Praised For Rushing Las Vegas Gunman's Suite

    Unarmed Hotel Security Guard Praised For Rushing Las Vegas Gunman's Suite

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    Paddock, who rigged the door's peephole with a camera, fired at him. Dave Hickey , president of the security guard union that represents Campos said, "I think we need to recognize the position that these officers hold". Sunday, according to police. "His bravery was unbelievable because he remained with our officers, providing them the key pass to access the door and continued to help them clear rooms until our officers demanded he seek medical attention", said Lombardo.
  • NYPD Swarms Manhattan Block in Search for Shooter at Construction Site

    NYPD Swarms Manhattan Block in Search for Shooter at Construction Site

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    Police said they received a 911 call about a shooting at 7:09 a.m. and found the victim dead with a gunshot wound to the head on 59th street and 11th avenue. There was a large police presence at the scene. "Everybody's shaken", carpenter Kelsey Johnson said. The worker, whose name and age weren't immediately released, was shot about 7:10 a.m.in 645 W.
  • Trump targets Senate intelligence committee over Russia

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    Later, as president, in March, Trump - pushing a fake news story himself - again called on the Senate Intelligence Committee, this time to go after his political opponent. Secretary of State was close to resigning this summer, after President Trump's highly inappropriate and politicized speech before tens of thousands of Boy Scouts.
  • School Accountability Grades Up Statewide; Grades Remain Steady In SEI Schools

    School Accountability Grades Up Statewide; Grades Remain Steady In SEI Schools

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    Among Porter County high schools, Chesterton, Morgan Township, Washington Township, Boone Grove, Wheeler and Valparaiso High Schools received an A. Hebron, Kouts and Portage received a B. Greater Jasper Schools all earned the same grades as 2015-16. Efforts by Cates and other teachers at Davis Park have had an impact in 2017; the school's grade, released Wednesday, improved from a C to a B.