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AAP reported Labour MP Gavin Jennings told the legislative council after the vote "This is a momentous day in the parliament of Victoria". The chamber opened the session on Tuesday, sitting for over 28 hours. The amended bill will head back to the lower house next week and, if passed, could be law within 18 months. There was a stand-off over whether to adjourn parliament to allow MPs to rest, with the supporters unwilling to do so as they wanted the bill to pass.
  • Forecast: Warmer weather expected for Thanksgiving

    Forecast: Warmer weather expected for Thanksgiving

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    Northwest wind 9 to 14 miles per hour. Tonight's low is expected to drop to 40. The high is likely to climb to around 65, with winds gusting as high as 30 miles per hour. Sunday: Sunny with a high near 65. Sunday night , mostly clear, with a low around 28. Wednesday: Sunny with a high near 49. Chances for rain will diminish Friday and Friday night before things clear for the remainder of the forecast.
  • Police identify 3-year-old killed in Waterbury crash, operator charged

    Police identify 3-year-old killed in Waterbury crash, operator charged

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    The suspect, identified as 18-year-old Zekhi Eric Lee of Waterbury, failed to pull over his Acura and fled from officers, according to Connecticut State Police. In 2015, a 15-year-old girl was killed and a 13-year-old boy was injured in a crash at Wolcott Street and Dallas Avenue. Lee ultimately crashed at the intersection of South Main Street and East Liberty Street, hitting a 1999 Toyota Corolla and a group of four people.
  • PEACE TALKS END | OPAPP follows Duterte, cancels all meetings with CPP/NPA/NDF

    PEACE TALKS END | OPAPP follows Duterte, cancels all meetings with CPP/NPA/NDF

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    He said the "recent tragic and violent events" committed by the rebels led to the President's decision to suspend talks. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (L) gestures to US President Donald J. "However, the CPP and its armed elements have not shown reciprocity", he said. Zarate also said peace could be attained with the rebels if the government dealt with the peace talks at the national level, and implemented "genuine" agrarian reform and national industrialization.
  • Woman Saved by Homeless Veteran Helps Raise More Than $38K for Him

    Woman Saved by Homeless Veteran Helps Raise More Than $38K for Him

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    But then McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, made a decision to create a GoFundMe page in hopes of getting Johnny a place to live and a means of transportation so he could get back on his feet. "That's when I met Johnny. he saw me pull over and knew something was wrong". According to a post online, McClure says she returned to visit Johnny, 34, at his spot by the side of the interstate with clothes, food and money.
  • Georgia: four dead including a policeman in an anti-terrorist operation

    Georgia: four dead including a policeman in an anti-terrorist operation

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    SUS spokeswoman Nino Giorgobiani told reporters at midday on November 22 that police and security forces were continuing the counterterrorism operation in the Isani district of the Georgian capital in a bid to capture several other gunmen. According to the Georgian authorities, about fifty citizens of the country would be engaged in Syria and Iraq alongside the group islamic State. Special forces and vehicles are leaving the scene, APA 's local bureau reported.
  • Jennifer Garner shares candid statement on life without Ben Affleck

    Jennifer Garner shares candid statement on life without Ben Affleck

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    While Ben Affleck is already in a new relationship with " Saturday Night Live " producer Lindsay Shookus , his would-be estranged wife Jennifer Garner continues to support in him in his ordeals. Just because she wants to exercise caution, however, doesn't mean Garner isn't loving the conversations being sparked by the recent wave of sexual abuse and harassment allegations in Hollywood.
  • Rand Paul's wife speaks out on 'blindside attack' on husband

    Rand Paul's wife speaks out on 'blindside attack' on husband

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    Rand Paul's wife is accusing the media of making things worse for her husband as he recovers from an attack by a neighbor that left him badly injured earlier this month. She writes that "the only "dispute" existed exclusively in the attacker's troubled mind". Kelley Paul said that reports in the media about a possible ongoing dispute and that Paul has been a less than ideal neighbor were "incredibly hurtful".
  • Slain Baltimore cop was set to testify against fellow officers

    Slain Baltimore cop was set to testify against fellow officers

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    One week after detective Sean Suiter's murder, the Baltimore Police Department held a press conference Wednesday evening to update the public on their investigation into his murder. The partner immediately took cover at the time of the shooting and called 911, Davis said. The manhunt for his killer continues as a $215,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the shooter's arrest.
  • Red Kettle season kicks off this week

    Red Kettle season kicks off this week

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    The Red Kettle Campaign began earlier this month and lasts through December 24. You won't find the familiar red kettle or hear a ringing bell outside of Belk this year. "We still have quite a few spots to fill", she said. "He is our kettle coordinator, and has done a lot of the background work". "We ring Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m.to 7 p.m., from Black Friday, to the day before Christmas Eve", Woodard said.
  • Missing BC woman found alive nearly three days after she disappeared

    Missing BC woman found alive nearly three days after she disappeared

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    Waiting for news as hundreds of volunteers scoured the area was hard, said her husband, Marcel Poitras. "I've had some dark days here". The three dogs were also in good condition. Rescued with Poitras are a Border Collie named Chloe, a Puggle named Bubba and a Boxer named Roxy, according to a tweet by Coquitlam Search and Rescue.
  • MS-13 gang 'behead man' in park near Washington DC

    MS-13 gang 'behead man' in park near Washington DC

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    Police determined that the death was caused by sharp force injuries and the victim had been stabbed over 100 times. Montgomery County Police said one of the alleged killers, 19-year-old Miguel Angel Lopez-Abrego, was arrested November 11 in North Carolina.
  • Army jawan killed in clash with militants at LoC in J&K's Kupwara

    Army jawan killed in clash with militants at LoC in J&K's Kupwara

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    Army sources said that soldier of 9Sikh regiment were patrolling near Churn Post in Keran sector when they came under a barrage of fire from the hiding terrorists believed to be infiltrators at around 7.25 am. Security forces are already on high alert to foil any infiltration bid before heavy snowfall, he said. Of the 115 foreign terrorists, 66 terrorists were killed near the LoC (Line of Control) while infiltrating.
  • Vijay Rupani says to block Padmavati release in Gujarat

    Vijay Rupani says to block Padmavati release in Gujarat

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    In a press conference, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that apart from the Kshatriya Samaaj, other communities have also expressed apprehension about the release of the film. "We are planning to submit a deputation to West Bengal governor tomorrow so that he can communicate the feelings of the people of our community in the city to the Centre and the West Bengal government", he said.
  • Polling for first phase of UP civic elections begin

    Polling for first phase of UP civic elections begin

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    Voting for first phase of three-phase Urban Local Bodies elections is going on in 24 districts of Uttar Pradesh. The next two phases will be held on November 26 and November 29. The next two phases will be held on 26 and 29 Nov and the counting for all three phases will be done on 1 December. "There is an adequate force to man the polling booths and no one would be allowed to create a problem".
  • Pak's Punjab province CM writes to Amarinder on pollution

    Pak's Punjab province CM writes to Amarinder on pollution

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    Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif recently wrote a letter to Chief Minister of Indian Punjab Captain (retd) Amarinder Singh , inviting him to tackle the smog situation prevailing in the two cities, Lahore and New Delhi. In the letter, he talked about the persistent and growing problem of smog and its adverse effects on public health, agriculture and traffic accidents.
  • Facebook to inform users of content they saw from Russian trolls

    Facebook to inform users of content they saw from Russian trolls

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    US lawmakers called the announcement a positive step. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, called the announcement "a very positive step" in the wake of multiple tense hearings on Capitol Hill where lawyers from Facebook , Twitter, and Google were grilled about their role influencing the 2016 election.
  • German police detain suspected ISIS members in anti-terror raids

    German police detain suspected ISIS members in anti-terror raids

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    The suspects, aged 20 to 28, were detained in dawn raids that saw some 500 police officers swoop on residences in the cities of Kassel, Essen, Hanover and Leipzig. But the Frankfurt public prosecutor said there was "insufficient evidence" they were preparing an attack or were in any way linked to IS, a spokesman told AFP.
  • Palestinian factions agree to hold national elections by end of 2018

    Palestinian factions agree to hold national elections by end of 2018

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    While taking over control of the Gaza Strip, Fatah leaders delivered remarks that were considered a prelude the movement's position and inability to shift on its opinions. Fatah claims that Hamas' participation in the government would lead to an global boycott and its ministers would not be able to move in and out of Gaza.