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Since officials won't say the legitimate reason for his retirement, many speculate it's because of the Prince Philip's ill health. He said Prince Philip "just proved that it might be possible to retire, which is quite good for the rest of us".
  • Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland

    Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland

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    Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon has played down the threat from Conservatives north of the border, after Theresa May's party achieved their best local election results in generations to push Labour into third place. Although the Conservatives did well "by their standards", they did so by taking votes from Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party and not by eating into SNP support, the First Minister said.
  • UK PM Theresa May talks Brexit with French President-Elect Emmanuel Macron

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    EU Council President Donald Tusk also offered his congratulations, saying the French had chosen "liberty, equality and fraternity" and "said no to the tyranny of fake news ". "However with political risks subsiding the path is clear for the rally to continue once we get this repositioning out of the way". His victory is welcoming news, not just for the French people but for all Europeans and the global community at large.
  • Govt warns Catholic schools over fee scare

    Govt warns Catholic schools over fee scare

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    An increase to school fees from 1 January 2018, with fees increasing by approximately $3,000 per student per year by 2027. "Whilst the SES model we can have academic debates about how it works across the country, if I look at how it applies across the ACT, if applied in a fairly pure way, I think it can have some pretty significantly negative consequences", Senator Seselja said.
  • Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

    Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

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    The Russian Defense Ministry said it would do so at a briefing later Friday. "We noticed there are fewer airplanes, nearly none". "It's all in process right now", said Mattis, who was offering some of the first extensive public US comments on the agreement reached Friday by Russia , Turkey and Iran .
  • North Korea detains a forth U.S. citizen

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    He is the second USA professor teaching at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology to be apprehended in recent months. A State Department official told CNN the United States is "aware of reports " that an American citizen was detained.
  • United passenger dragged off flight settles with airline for undisclosed amount

    United passenger dragged off flight settles with airline for undisclosed amount

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    According to his lawyer, Thomas A. Demetrio "Dr. Dao has become the unintended champion for the adoption of changes which will certainly help improve the lives of literally millions of travelers". Dao was a passenger on Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville, which was overbooked. The three airport police officers who took Dao off the plane were placed on leave from the Chicago Department of Aviation.
  • SNP win most council seats as Tories make large gains

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    In Rutherglen and Hamilton West seat the party's candidate Gerard Killen is hoping to defeat SNP candidate Margaret Ferrier who took the seat from tom Greatrex two years ago. Nicola Sturgeon hailed the Scottish local elections as an "emphatic" win for the SNP - despite the Tories gaining 167 seats and returning a record number of councillors.
  • Students to commence NAPLAN tests this week

    Students to commence NAPLAN tests this week

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    NESA modelling suggests the majority of Year 9 students will pre-qualify for the HSC minimum standard in at least one of the three areas via the upcoming NAPLAN tests, and that the vast majority will demonstrate the HSC minimum standard in all three areas by Year 12.
  • New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

    New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

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    For his first appearance as Hamas leader, Haniyeh chose a symbol of elusive Palestinian unity - a solidarity tent where several political factions are represented, including Hamas and Abbas' Fatah movement. "I will see to it that hamas remains designated a terrorist organisation as long as it continues to launch rocket attacks against israeli civilians", he said in a statement.