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Of those people, two were charged with dealing with property reasonably suspected of being the proceeds of crime, while three were charged with one count of demanding with menaces intending to obtain a gain or cause a loss. Devyn Hammond, one of the alleged conspirators, leaves Wollongong police station. Among those who appeared in court on Thursday are Daniel Rostankovski, 28, from Waterloo; Jason Cornell Onley, 47, from Vaucluse; Daniel Hausman, 47, from Woollahra; Christopher James ...
  • Trump Announces 'Fast' Replacement for Sacked FBI Director

    Trump Announces 'Fast' Replacement for Sacked FBI Director

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    The claim goes directly against earlier accounts from press secretary Sean Spicer , vice president Mike Pence and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , who all said that no one in the White House had made a decision before seeing concerns that had supposedly come from Rosenstein, attorney general Jeff Sessions, and and the Department of Justice .
  • Israel wants White House to explain United States official's Western Wall comment

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    Jeddah: US President Donald Trump is pondering whether moving the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would help or hurt the prospect of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday , revealing the criteria Trump is following to reach a decision that will no doubt reverberate throughout the volatile Middle East.
  • Trump asked FBI's Comey to drop Flynn inquiry

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    Global stock markets and the dollar drifted lower Wednesday as traders fretted over reports that President Donald Trump appealed to ex-FBI Director James Comey to ditch an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn .
  • France's Macron appoints center-right PM to widen appeal

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    Le Drian vowed to promote the country's "key role" in the global community, noting continuity between his previous position and his new diplomatic job. Macron and Merkel were all smiles inside, and the German leader declared that "Europe will only do well if there is a strong France, and I am committed to that".
  • Kuwait Joins Saudis, Russia to Seek Oil-Cuts Extension Into 2018

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    In November 2016, OPEC member states reached an agreement to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day in the first half of 2017 to boost global oil prices. US crude oil inventories were expected to fall by around 2.3 million barrels during the week ended May 12, according to a Reuters poll. The compliance rate with that agreement "has generally been strong", the IEA said.
  • Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

    Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

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    It's viewed as an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), the ministry said, adding additional analysis is needed to check if the North has secured a "stable" missile technology for atmospheric re-entry. Pundits believe Pyongyang's latest provocation will provide a hard litmus test for South Korea's newly-elected President Moon Jae-in. Council diplomats said the language was significant because China, North Korea's strongest ally, signed on.
  • Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

    Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

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    The attacks have now raised questions about the use of old software by organisations, and why United Kingdom health services were using old versions of Windows without support agreements. LinkedIn settled for $1.25 million in 2014. If you find a problem, disconnect your machine immediately from the Internet or other network connections (such as home Wi-Fi).
  • Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives

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    Following Trump's meeting with Salman, whose father is the king, the White House issued a statement saying the president supports developing a "US-Saudi program undertaken by joint U.S. Trump is also expected to later participate in "the inauguration of a new center meant to fight radicalism and promote moderation" as well as in a Twitter forum.
  • Hurt, 2 Arrested in Violence Outside Turkish Embassy in DC

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    Erdogan visited the White House on Tuesday where he pressed President Trump on USA support for the Syrian Kurds in the fight against ISIS, saying in his public remarks before their meeting that: "It is absolutely unacceptable to take the YPG-PYD into consideration as partners in the region".
  • Just the facts: Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law

    Just the facts: Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law

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    Trump at a White House meeting last week. Later Tuesday, in a briefing with reporters on the President's upcoming foreign trip, McMaster stood by his Monday comments but seemingly nodded to the fact Trump had disclosed information. "We're going to have a lot of great success over the next coming years and we want to get as many to help fight terrorism as possible". In January, before Trump became president, USA officials warned Israel about sharing sensitive information with the ...