• Labor's 'Australians First' ad slammed as Bill Shorten calls racist claims 'rubbish'

    Labor's 'Australians First' ad slammed as Bill Shorten calls racist claims 'rubbish'

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    Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese said he had not seen the ad before it aired on the Nine Network on Sunday night. "I am not in the business of making ads", he said. Eleven of the 12 people who stand next to the Labor leader in the commercial are Caucasian. The NSW MP said Mr Shorten had a pattern of xenophobia, including his campaigning against the Chinese free trade agreement, Japanese submarines and the Chinese acquisition of NSW's electricity poles and wires.
  • Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order

    Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order

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    In January, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that requested that the Department of Homeland Security and Justice Department block sanctuary cities from receiving federal funds. Supreme Court clerk. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said the decision was "the Ninth Circuit going bananas", adding that he would "take action" against the ruling.
  • AAP denies allegation even as Congress demands investigation

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    No one will believe them. Speculation and rumours, however, are afloat that axing of Mishra from the Delhi Cabinet was an attempt by Chief Minister Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Sisodia to send a veiled message across to the Vishwas camp that to quell any sort of dissent.
  • After a rough start, Trump, Turnbull right their relationship

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    Before he left the White House on Thursday, however, he hosted a Rose Garden event to applaud passage of the GOP-sponsored House health care law. After security costs for Trump and his family of about $24 million during the transition and $300,000 a day since then, Congress voted last week to reimburse the city and other local governments for $61 million.
  • 'Paralysed' AAP Govt. now taking a toll on Delhi: Congress

    'Paralysed' AAP Govt. now taking a toll on Delhi: Congress

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    Anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal's government in the Indian capital has plunged into a crisis as a minister he fired over the weekend accuses him of accepting 20 million rupees ($300,000) in cash as a bribe. Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he was deeply saddened by the latest controversy surrounding his former protege and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
  • Hungary's Orban defiant on education law despite allies concerns

    Hungary's Orban defiant on education law despite allies concerns

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    People light with their mobile phones as they protest against the bill that would undermine Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, April 9, 2017. In a statement from Budapest, the CEU welcomed the legal action as confirmation of its belief that the law "is discriminatory and runs counter to European values".
  • Q2 Weather: Risk of thunderstorms Sunday

    Q2 Weather: Risk of thunderstorms Sunday

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    A chance of rain between 7pm and 8pm. Sunday|Sunshine. Highs in the mid 50s to 60F (cooler lake) and lows in the upper 30s. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. SATURDAY: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 60. A high surf advisory remains in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday . Cloudy, with a high near 69.
  • Trump Congratulates Macron On 'Big' Win In French Presidential Election

    Trump Congratulates Macron On 'Big' Win In French Presidential Election

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    Fear of Le Pen drove many voters to Macron. The two rounds mean her opponents were always likely to gang up against her, as they have done in the second round of regional and parliamentary elections to great success in recent years. It won't be his first experience in the challenge of reforming France. One of his most risky opponents, conservative former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, was hobbled by allegations that his family benefited from cushy taxpayer-funded jobs for years.
  • Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency, prime minister says

    Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency, prime minister says

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    The vote was seen as a litmus test of Europe's drift towards the far-right and the strength of global populism. Despite her loss, Le Pen's advancement to the runoff for the first time marked a breakthrough for the 48-year-old. The anti-EU, anti-immigration Le Pen said that the election has pitted " patriots " against " globalists " after candidates from the traditionally dominant socialist and conservative parties were eliminated in an April 23 first round vote.
  • So ... the religious liberty EO was purposely 'vague'?

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    Trump promised during the campaign to dismantle the Johnson Amendment , which bans tax-exempt organisations like churches from political speech and activities. An adjustment to the Internal Revenue Code - which was adjusted in 1986 but continued to include Johnson Amendment - would require an act of Congress, but Trump can influence how it is enforced.