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Meanwhile, India and Australia yesterday signed six MoUs in different fields including combating terrorism, civil aviation security, sports, health and medicine and satellite navigation. Prime Minister Turnbull emphasised the role Australia's industry-led vocational education and training system, qualifications and training providers could play in India's program to train 400 million people by 2022.
  • DeVos says her predecessor wasted money on school reform

    DeVos says her predecessor wasted money on school reform

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    According to The Atlantic, some of the proposed changes include cutting $1.2 billion in funding for summer and after-school programs and $2.4 billion in grants for teacher training. Denver, New Orleans and NY were ranked at the top of the list. We do not support private school vouchers. Just like accessibility without choices doesn't matter.
  • Putin says chemical weapons claims are 'like Iraq'

    Putin says chemical weapons claims are 'like Iraq'

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    Ridge, who was named the first Director of the Office of Homeland Security by President George W. Bush following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, said Trump "inherited a mess" from the Obama administration. White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Syria's "sponsors", Russian Federation and Iran, were enabling President Bashar al-Assad's "campaign of mass murder against his own civilians".
  • U.S. ambassador: Regime change in Syria is a priority for Trump administration

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    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Russian Federation has a chance to get on the "right side of history" and help negotiate a political end to Bashar Assad's reign of terror in Syria. "I think that's dependent on the actors that are at play". The ministers added they believed there was "an opportunity to bring this tragic crisis to an end".
  • Turkey's rival parties rally for votes ahead of referendum

    Turkey's rival parties rally for votes ahead of referendum

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    Several German politicians have also publicly campaigned against the proposed presidential system, drawing sharp criticism from the Turkish government and accusations of interfering in Turkey's internal affairs. Fisherman Birol Bahtiyar, wearing a cap emblazoned with a "Yes" slogan, dismissed suggestions by opponents that the referendum was a power-grab by Erdogan or that he was leading Turkey into a one-man regime.
  • United Kingdom police to honor officer slain in Parliament attack

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    Officers and staff from North Wales Police marked a two minute silence this afternoon in memory of PC Keith Palmer, who was killed during the Westminster attack in March. A spokesman said: "As a force which has lost and will forever remember officers killed on duty, we are proud to support the national police family today in memory of PC Keith Palmer".
  • Chelsea carried closer to Premier League title with win over Bournemouth

    Chelsea carried closer to Premier League title with win over Bournemouth

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    If they return from Old Trafford with their seven-point advantage still intact, they will be a huge step closer to a sixth title and fifth in the Premier League era. To become a great season and to write history you must win". Chelsea delivered the ideal response to Tottenham Hotspur by winning 3-1 at Bournemouth on Saturday to restore their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League table.
  • Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix despite frightful track conditions

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    His Ferrari team pulled him into the pits to change to slick tyres on just the second lap following the deployment of the virtual safety vehicle as Lance Stroll was punted out of the race by Sergio Perez. He is performing at his best-he is rapid out there-so when I am able to get ahead it is a compliment and vice versa". "The safety auto came just when I was about to start to feel that the dry tyre was a lot quicker, Vettel said".
  • Borussia Dortmund confirm explosion near team bus ahead of Monaco tie

    Borussia Dortmund confirm explosion near team bus ahead of Monaco tie

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    She said Manager Thomas Tuchel told reporters the 26-year-old, however, remains in the hospital where he is being treated. "Its authenticity is being verified", prosecutor Sandra Luecke said, without giving details on its contents. But they have said it was "an attack with serious explosive devices" and that the devices could have been placed in a hedge near a vehicle park. Supporters from both sides were kept in the stadium for some time before being moved out, with Monaco supporters ...
  • Syria chemical attack: Andrew Wilkie questions Assad's role in strike

    Syria chemical attack: Andrew Wilkie questions Assad's role in strike

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    In a series of media interviews on Sunday, Ms Haley and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to link the military strikes to the chemical attack and insist that there had been no change in USA policy. "They agreed that US Secretary of State Tillerson's visit to Moscow this week provides an opportunity to make progress towards a solution which will deliver a lasting political settlement ", the spokeswoman said.
  • Trump threatens to deal with North Korea if China won't help

    Trump threatens to deal with North Korea if China won't help

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    The tweets echo Trump's comments to The Financial Times earlier this month, in which he spoke cryptically but forcefully about North Korea. And before that, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that "all options are on the table" as the Trump administration calculates how to deal with the threats North Korea poses to its neighbors and, potentially, the United States.
  • Cops investigating 'all directions' after soccer team bus blast

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    No other players were hurt. Dortmund's president Reinhard Rauball said he believed the team would be ready for Wednesday's game. The match against Monaco has been delayed until 5.45pm (UK time) on Wednesday 12 April. "We are all awaiting further details of the incident", Infantino said. Police said the devices were detonated outside the bus but appealed for internet users to refrain from "rumours and speculation".