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National surge ahead in latest Colmar Brunton poll

National surge ahead in latest Colmar Brunton poll The poll showed support for the nationalist New Zealand First Party, a potential election kingmaker, dropped 1 point to 5 percent, right on the threshold a party needs to get a seat in parliament. The Opportunities Party is steady on 2% and the Maori Party remains on 1%. In the leadup to the polling period, Labour made a U-turn on its tax policy after sustained attacks from National on its "vagu... [Full Article...]

Afghan President Ghani at United Nations urges dialogue with Pakistan

Afghan President Ghani at United Nations urges dialogue with Pakistan Ghani called on the Taliban, Pakistan, and all other neighbors and parties to the conflict to join negotiations aimed at forging peace. US President Donald Trump on Tuesday addressed the UN General Assembly in NY where he touched on a wide range of issues with special focus on North Korea and the threats emerging from militant groups across the world including the Taliban and al-Qaeda. [Full Article...]

An Entire Philippine Police Force Will Be Retrained After Teen's Death

An Entire Philippine Police Force Will Be Retrained After Teen's Death In an interview, Albayalde said he is mulling the reassignment and retraining of all 1,000 Caloocan City police personnel in the coming days. "We will start with the city's police precincts 2 and 7", Albayalde said of the replacement process. [Full Article...]

Trump's Anti-Iran Remarks Not Worth of Reply: FM Zarif

Also in a tweeter message, Zarif said "Trump's ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times-not the 21st Century UN -unworthy of a reply. Fake empathy for Iranians fools no one", he tweeted on Tuesday. The US president accused Tehran of using its wealth to prop up Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, back rebels in Yemen and "undermine peace throughout the entire Middle East". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump adverte que Venezuela está à beira da rutura

Donald Trump adverte que Venezuela está à beira da rutura Por seu lado, Michel Temer afirmou que os chefes de Estado presentes no jantar concordaram sobre a necessidade de encontrar "uma solução democrática na Venezuela" e em aumentar as ações dos países latino-americanos e caribenhos "para pressionar" diplomaticamente o Governo de Maduro a encontrar essa solução. [Full Article...]

Natural disaster jolts central New Zealand

A 5.8-magnitude natural disaster struck a few hundred kilometres off the southern coast of New Zealand on Wednesday, the country's seismic service said. Tremors may have been felt in Balclutha, Gore, Invercargill, Lumsden, Roxburgh, Te Anau and Tuatapere. A resident of Ward in south Marlborough said this afternoon's natural disaster did little more than rattle their old wooden home. [Full Article...]

Navy relieves 2 more top officers following deadly ship collisions

Navy relieves 2 more top officers following deadly ship collisions Military chiefs are examining the factors behind a series of deadly accidents involving members of the armed services, which the chief of US naval operations has blamed on budget cuts. Although the press release did not mention the collisions , the two fired officers were in the chain of command of the USS Fitzgerald's and McCain's respectively, when the collision's occurred . [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka's 2019 World Cup Dream Still Alive

Sri Lanka's 2019 World Cup Dream Still Alive An unbeaten century from Jonny Bairstow helped England stroll to a seven-wicket victory over West Indies at Old Trafford. With September 30, 2017 being the last cut-off date for automatic qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup, the West-Indies now with 78 points can not move ahead of Sri Lanka with 86 points on the ICC ODI Rankings irrespective of how their remaining matches against the E... [Full Article...]

Dates and Times Set for 2017-18 Washington Men's Basketball Schedule

Dates and Times Set for 2017-18 Washington Men's Basketball Schedule UA's regular season dates include a dozen games on the ESPN family of networks, three dates on Fox Sports 1, national games on CBS and FOX and a slate of Pac-12 Network games, which includes the annually sold-out McDonald's Red-Blue Game. 18 at 7 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks), then heading to Boulder to take on Colorado on Saturday, Jan. 20 (3 p.m./Pac-12 Networks). The Cougars head to the Bay Area to pl... [Full Article...]

Congressmen arrested for protesting over immigration outside Trump Tower

Congressmen arrested for protesting over immigration outside Trump Tower Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), as well as New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, also confirmed their arrests . Espaillat was the first formerly undocumented immigrant to become a member of Congress, and Gutierrez is a longtime immigration advocate who has been arrested multiple times for protesting on the issue, including in August at the White House, in 20... [Full Article...]

Korean leader vows all-out efforts to meet climate change initiatives

Korean leader vows all-out efforts to meet climate change initiatives He was asked why the US, which has spent tens of billions of dollars on missile defense programs in recent decades, has not tried to intercept North Korea's rockets as they demonstrate an increasingly sophisticated missile capability. option are talking tough - escalating their rhetoric as Trump debuts at the United Nations General Assembly . Gabriel said that requires direct negotiations w... [Full Article...]

Abbasi, Erdogan agree on reviving trilateral process for Afghan peace

Abbasi, Erdogan agree on reviving trilateral process for Afghan peace Underscoring that Afghanistan's neighbouring countries were seriously affected by the growing instability in Afghanistan, they emphasized the need for adopting a regional approach for bringing an end to the prolonged Afghan conflict. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UNGA session, says Foreign Office of Pakistan. The prime minister... [Full Article...]

Teenager arrested over murder of British woman in Brazil

Teenager arrested over murder of British woman in Brazil Kelty was kayaking in the northern jungle state when she disappeared. Ivo Martins said Kelty's body was yet to be found, but that the teenager confessed to taking part in the slaying and said he was with six others at the time . Police said the canoeist came into difficulty last week when she activated an emergency locator device when she was between the towns of Codajas and Coari, 150 miles we... [Full Article...]

The new Australian $10 note enters circulation today

The new Australian $10 note enters circulation today It also retains the images of AB "Banjo" Paterson and Dame Mary Gilmore. Features introduced with the new $5 banknote are also included on the new $10 banknote to protect against counterfeiting and to maintain public confidence in the banknotes. [Full Article...]

North Korea, US must be pulled back from brink

North Korea, US must be pulled back from brink David Straub, a North Korea analyst with the Sejong Institute, said earlier this month: "In recent months at least the Chinese have not even been putting the statistics for oil exports to North Korea in their official records". Mattis also confirmed that he and his South Korean counterpart had recently discussed the possibility of putting USA nuclear weapons back into South Korea, an option that h... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans Target $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut in Budget

Corker did not specify the amount of the tax cut. Corker had said recently that he was willing to accept a budget framework that assumed that some lapsed or expiring tax breaks would be extended by Congress, lowering the official cost of tax cuts by some $250 billion. [Full Article...]

FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 slogan, emblem unveiled

FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 slogan, emblem unveiled The emblem features the competition trophy wrapped in blue and white, with eight shards of light around football at the top of the trophy symbolizing the eighth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup. France will kick off the event at the Parc des Princes in Paris , with the semifinals and final held in Lyon. "It will be magnificent", Infantino said. [Full Article...]

Sebastian Gorka Joins Pro-Trump Political Group

Sebastian Gorka Joins Pro-Trump Political Group Gorka will join former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) for a Thursday rally for Moore just days ahead of a primary against appointed Sen. "We want our politicians to put American families first and to adhere to our founding traditions and values", according to a statement on its website . [Full Article...]

Trump to make United Nations debut with speech offering warmth to allies

Trump to make United Nations debut with speech offering warmth to allies She also raised the prospect of U.S. military action against North Korea if the North continues its missile and nuclear tests. There is time needed, though, for any strategy to work, but enforced sanctions are "a sound approach to a very hard problem, and we will see if it succeeds", said McMaster. [Full Article...]

Eunício cria comissão para elaborar substitutivo à proposta de fundo eleitoral

Eunício cria comissão para elaborar substitutivo à proposta de fundo eleitoral Farei o necessário para que a gente feche essa questão - disse o presidente. Entre outros pontos, o texto cria o Fundo Especial de Financiamento de Campanha, mas sem usar "dinheiro novo", como frisou Eunício, apenas reposicionando "dinheiro velho que já é gasto na política". [Full Article...]


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