• Bitcoin: Australia Cracks Down on Digital Currency Exchanges

    Bitcoin: Australia Cracks Down on Digital Currency Exchanges

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    The Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association welcomed the reform, saying it will increase safeguards and provide regulatory certainty to digital currency businesses. "Austrac has a strong track record in ensuring our financial institutions comply with the law". However, allegations against CBA that it failed to provide more than 53,000 transaction alerts to Austrac on time has put a question mark over those efforts.
  • Trump reassures governor of Guam in phone call

    Trump reassures governor of Guam in phone call

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    Its proximity to China , Japan, the Philippines and the Korean Peninsula has long made the island an essential possession of the USA military. North Korea first fired a missile over Japan in 1998, prompting the Japanese government to initiate its current ballistic missile-defense system with the U.S.
  • Spain attacks: Small number of Britons injured, says FCO

    Spain attacks: Small number of Britons injured, says FCO

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    The company wrote: "Rest in peace Bruno, we will remember you forever". "Terrible reports from Barcelona ". According to local media , he was a 25-year-old engineering graduate. The boy had moved to Sydney , Australia, with his family three years ago, and his father, Andrew Cadman, had spoken to his son only hours before the attack.
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    Korean Leader's "Wise Decision" Not to Attack Guam

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    President Trump's message August 8 to Kim Jong Un after his threat to attack us: "If Pyongyang continues to make significant threats to the United States , it will be met with fire, fury, and frankly power, the likes of which this world has never seen before".
  • Louisville mayor signs anti-bigotry Mayors' Compact

    Louisville mayor signs anti-bigotry Mayors' Compact

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    We are now seeing efforts in our states and at the highest levels of our government to weaken existing civil rights policies and reduce their enforcement. The group received $1 million donations from Apple and 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch , and announced a partnership with Bumble , a dating app, to block bigoted profiles.
  • 7 killed in IS attack in Iraq's Kirkuk province

    7 killed in IS attack in Iraq's Kirkuk province

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    The military operation aimed at liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar from the Daesh terror group, outlawed in Russian Federation, will be easier than the battle for Mosul , Lt. Tal Afar is 35 miles west of Mosul , the city recaptured last month from the Islamic State by Iraqi troops who were backed by a USA -led force.
  • Rep. Peters Joins Effort to Censure Trump Over Charlottesville Response

    Rep. Peters Joins Effort to Censure Trump Over Charlottesville Response

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    According to ABC News and the Congressional Research Service, 23 members of the House have been censured before-the most recent being in 2010 when Rep. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) backed the resolution publicly in a statement issued Friday. Though he did make a harsher condemnation of white-supremacist and neo-Nazi groups in a statement Monday, his delay in doing so proved hard for many to stomach.
  • Trump's latest North Korea threat is scary

    Trump's latest North Korea threat is scary

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    The GSDF bases in those prefectures were selected because the North Korean missiles are expected to fly over them to reach Guam . Macron's statement follows a phone call with Trump Saturday evening. In some respects, though, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has tried to please Beijing by pledging that Washington does not seek to overthrow the North Korean leader, and does not plan to send American troops north of the 38th parallel that divides North and South Korea.
  • Barack Obama's Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history

    Barack Obama's Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history

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    The tweet by the country's first black president quoted Nelson Mandela . President Donald Trump has been criticised for his reluctance to call out white supremacy since the violence. It has more than 1.2 million retweets, as well. Two other Obama tweets without pictures had more than one million likes. In a statement on Saturday, he condemned hatred and bigotry from "many sides", not saying which "sides" he was referring to, or whose hatred and bigotry he was condemning.
  • Abe, US military chief vow to bolster defense together

    Abe, US military chief vow to bolster defense together

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    North Korea has threatened to test-fire missiles that would fly over Japan and land in waters off the USA territory of Guam. Dunford and his Japanese counterpart, Katsutoshi Kawano, both spoke of the importance of their countries' partnership in light of North Korea's recent missile tests, reported Japanese media on Thursday.
  • A Leading Elephant Conservationist Has Been Murdered in Tanzania

    A Leading Elephant Conservationist Has Been Murdered in Tanzania

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    He died bravely fighting for the cause he was most passionate about. "The assassination of Wayne Lotter underlines the seriousness of the organized crime syndicates behind the illegal wildlife trade", said Peter Carr, investigations director at the Endangered Species Protection Agency, an NGO, and a friend of Lotter.
  • James Murdoch criticises Donald Trump's Charlottesville response

    James Murdoch criticises Donald Trump's Charlottesville response

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    Further, the younger Murdoch son has reinforced his words by pledging a $1 million donation to the Anti-Defamation League, which (along with Planned Parenthood) saw its donations skyrocket after the election . Fox News has, more than any other outlet, popularized birtherism, Trumpism and white grievance-mongering, creating an alternative universe for white, older, working-class voters whom Trump whipped into a frenzy.
  • Syria: US and UK Illegally Supplied Chemical Weapons to Proxies

    Syria: US and UK Illegally Supplied Chemical Weapons to Proxies

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    Federal Laboratories and NonLethal Technologies , and United Kingdom based Cherming Defense . "Now that western-made chemical weapons have been found in areas liberated from terrorists, Syria has every reason and right to apply to the United Nations", Leonid Slutsky told reporters Wednesday.