• Government contractor fired for flipping bird at Donald Trump's motorcade

    Government contractor fired for flipping bird at Donald Trump's motorcade

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    She said that after the image surfaced her bosses informed her she had breached the company's social media policy because she chose to make the photo her profile picture. Within the employee handbook that Briskman gave to The Post: "Covered Social Media Activity that contains discriminatory, obscene malicious or threatening content, is knowingly false, create [sic] a hostile work environment, or similar inappropriate or unlawful conduct will not be tolerated and will be subject to ...
  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe sacks vice president Mnangagwa

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    Mr Moyo told reporters in the capital, Harare, that the vice president has been removed from office "with immediate effect". "His conduct in the discharge of his duties had become inconsistent with his official responsibilities The VP has consistently and persistently exhibited traits of disloyalty, disrespect deceitfulness and unreliability".
  • Rand Paul's assault study at Kentucky house: neighbour arrested

    Rand Paul's assault study at Kentucky house: neighbour arrested

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    The assault on US Senator Rand Paul is far worse than initially thought, reports say. "Kelley and I appreciate the overwhelming support after Friday's unfortunate event". "It's unusual when you see a senator and a doctor having problems", Douglas said. Some pointed out toward the difference in political ideology of Paul and Boucher.
  • IS auto bomb attack kills at least 75 in Deir Ezzor

    IS auto bomb attack kills at least 75 in Deir Ezzor

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    Saturday's attack in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor killed "at least 75 displaced civilians including children" and wounded 140, said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman. The Kataeb Hezbollah spokesman told the AP that his forces clashed with militants only a few meters from the border. There are 2,500-3,500 remaining ISIS fighters concentrated around Boukamal, the AP said, citing the USA -led coalition.
  • Queen's private estate revealed to have invested in BrightHouse through offshore portfolio

    Queen's private estate revealed to have invested in BrightHouse through offshore portfolio

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    The duchy's chief finance officer, Chris Adcock told the Guardian that the Duchy operates a number of investments, a few of which are within overseas funds and all of which are 'fully audited and legitimised. It also uncertain whether she was even aware of some of the investments. Suddeutsche Zeitung, a German newspaper, alleged that in 2005, the Duchy of Lancaster invested $7.5m (£5.7m) in Dover Street VI Cayman Fund.
  • Prime Minister Turnbull rejects NZ's offer to take Manus Island asylum seekers

    Prime Minister Turnbull rejects NZ's offer to take Manus Island asylum seekers

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    In her first overseas trip since becoming leader, Ardern reiterated New Zealand's offer from 2013 to take 150 asylum seekers and refugees from Australian offshore detention centres. Boochani said accepting the offer would have been a chance for the Australian government to show they were serious about resettling refugees. New Zealand might not be alone in hoping to remove investor-state dispute settlement clauses from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
  • Bodies of 5 Gaza militants found in destroyed tunnel

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    Speaking at a ceremony in northern Israel on Monday, Netanyahu indicated Israel would seek to use the five bodies as part of a deal to receive the remains of two Israeli soldiers. Israel is constructing a sensor-equipped underground wall along the 60-kilometre Gaza border, aiming to complete the $US1.1 billion ($1.4 billion) project by mid-2019.
  • Cartoonist Bala: Won't stop highlighting inefficiency of Govt through my cartoon

    Cartoonist Bala: Won't stop highlighting inefficiency of Govt through my cartoon

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    When he failed to act on the repeated petitions of a usury victim, it forced a youth to take the extreme step that disturbed me a lot and I just reflected my agony through my caricature", a visibly moved Mr. Police said he was arrested under Section 67 in the Information Technology Act (Punishment for publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form) and Section 501 of the Indian Penal Code (Printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory).
  • Trump has memory lapse over meeting about Russian officials

    Trump has memory lapse over meeting about Russian officials

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    The TV personality, who has been engaged in a decade-long feud with Trump, was quick to praise Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his ongoing probe into possible ties between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation. "They should be looking at a lot of things, and a lot of people are disappointed with the Justice Department, including me". Trump on Friday repeated his urgings that the Justice Department and FBI investigate Clinton.
  • Dual citizenship row: Australia announces new rules to make MPs disclose status

    Dual citizenship row: Australia announces new rules to make MPs disclose status

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    If they had been a dual citizen, they would need to provide details and evidence of the time and manner in which their foreign citizenship was renounced or otherwise came to an end. Australia's constitution states that dual citizens could not be elected. Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce, Nationals senator Fiona Nash, former Greens senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters, and One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts, were all found to be ineligible to sit in parliament by the High Court last ...
  • Malaysia dispatches army to flood-hit northern state of Penang

    Malaysia dispatches army to flood-hit northern state of Penang

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    Flood victims in Penang no longer need food donations and are now appealing for cash, cleaning items, lorries to clear debris and volunteers to clean homes, DAP Penang said today. "For instance, a total RM135 million was allocated for Sungai Junjung mitigation project under the 8th Malaysian Plan and this project was continued until the 10th Malaysian Plan", said the minister.
  • United States trade with Japan 'not fair and open

    United States trade with Japan 'not fair and open

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    Yokota Air Base serves as a critical center for coordination between American and Japanese commanders as they plan their missions, the president said. "I think that's probably much more offensive", he said. Trump was speaking to Japanese and American business leaders in Tokyo on the second day of a 12-day Asian trip expected to be dominated by North Korea and trade.
  • Refocused: New Orleans Saints 30, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10

    Refocused: New Orleans Saints 30, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10

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    Its been a frustrating season for the Buccaneers who entered Sunday 2-5 and are soon to fall to 2-6 as the Saints are pulling away and had a 30-3 lead at the time of the fight. The Saints picked up four sacks, and hit Winston and Fitzpatrick on nine other pass attempts. The Bucs scored their loine touchdown on an 8-yard pass from Fitzpatrick to Luke Stocker.
  • Kushner hands over documents to Robert Mueller

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    Kushner is not believed to be a target of Mueller's investigation, CNN reported , citing sources close to the White House. That knowledge has not held up in the past; members of Trump's administration have also made that claim, incorrectly, about the President himself.
  • Multiple victims reported in church shooting in Texas

    Multiple victims reported in church shooting in Texas

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    The man is reportedly dead. Multiple people have been injured in a shooting reported at a church outside San Antonio on Sunday, according to KSAT . The FBI and ATF were headed to the scene, the sources said. A sheriff's department dispatcher said everyone was at the scene and unavailable to comment.
  • Military Judge: Fines but No Jail for Deserter Bowe Bergdahl

    Military Judge: Fines but No Jail for Deserter Bowe Bergdahl

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    Bergdahl's case was a point of contention during the 2016 presidential elections, with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump calling Bergdahl a " dirty, rotten traitor " who deserved to be executed . Prosecutors said the soldier should spend 14 years behind bars for endangering United States troops in Afghanistan. His attorneys also argued that along with post-traumatic stress disorder, Bergdahl had a personality disorder before enlisting and wasn't aware of his actions or the ...