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Streets flood as Cyclone Oma approaches south-east Queensland...
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Tropical Cyclone Oma strengthened to category 3 overnight and was expected to come close to the coast and maybe even make landfall.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-20 05:59 UTC
Four-day week trial: study finds lower stress but no cut in output...
Study of trial at New Zealand firm finds staff were both happier and more productive
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-19 23:26 UTC
Reporter's Notebook: Catholic Church faces its demons in clergy-abuse summit...
About 200 bishops, the heads of Catholic Conferences from around the world, and prominent clergy, are set to gather in Rome at the Vatican to begin an unprecedented summit on clergy abuse.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-19 23:22 UTC
Trump administration pushed for sale of nuclear plants to Saudi Arabia, Democrats say in report...
Trump administration officials advocated for a plan to build dozens of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, according to a report by House Democrats.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-19 23:21 UTC
Spanish warship ordered ships to leave British waters near Gibraltar...
A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar, but was challenged by the British navy and sailed away, Gibraltar said, the latest example of tension over the strategic port as Brexit approaches.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 16:23 UTC
'Tusk is a DISGRACE!' Britons have had enough of EU's 'poisonous mentality'...
THE BRITISH people are "not going to be told what to do" by Brussels bureaucrats like European Council President Donald Tusk whose comments on Brexit are symbolic of the European Union's "poisonous mentality", a former aide to Margaret
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 16:21 UTC
Nigel Farage: What is the Brexit Party? Why has Farage backed party for election in May?...
NIGEL Farage has claimed more than 100,000 people have signed up to the newly launched Brexit Party. But what is the Brexit Party and why has Mr Farage backed the party for election in May?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 16:20 UTC
EU Hails Huge Rise in Third World Migrants Flying Direct to Europe to Seek Asylum...
The EU has hailed a large rise in the number of migrants flying direct to Europe to file asylum claims thanks to visa-free travel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 16:17 UTC
Yellow Vest protests spill into LONDON as six arrested during violent Whitehall revolt...
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THE Yellow Vest Movement that has dogged Paris, Amsterdam and EU headquarters in Brussels today bled into Britain as police arrested six in a violent clash at London's Whitehall that saw two officers assaulted.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 07:47 UTC
French Police Fire Tear Gas Amid More 'Yellow Vest' Violence...
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French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who threw projectiles and set bins on fire in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux on Saturday, as the 14th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests took a violent turn in the afternoon.In Rouen in the nor
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 07:46 UTC
Yellow Vest Claims Movement Has 'Paramilitaries' Ready to Overthrow Macron...
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Yellow Vest member Christophe Chalenon said the anti-establishment movement has
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-16 18:29 UTC
Dems prepare to force Trump to reveal private talks with Putin...
Key chairmen met with the House general counsel in a bid to put any subpoena fight on firm legal ground.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-16 18:27 UTC
American military power is quietly massing near Venezuela...
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As I suggested earlier on Wednesday, President Trump is likely to deploy U.S. military forces to Colombia before Feb. 23. But where might those forces come from? One possible answer is the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, and the 11th Marine Exped
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-13 22:21 UTC
House passes measure to end U.S. military involvement in Yemen war, repudiating Trump's continued backing of Saudi-led coalition...
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The war-powers legislation now heads to the Senate, where sponsors have said they are hopeful Republicans and Democrats will vote to support it in coming weeks. Lawmakers lack the numbers, however, to overcome a promised presidential veto. This is a devel
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-13 21:42 UTC
French Journalists Suspended Over Alleged Cyberbullying...
Several French journalists have been suspended for allegedly coordinating online harassment through a private Facebook group.French newspaper Liberation and cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles announced on Monday they have suspended three journalists wor
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 16:25 UTC
Government minister warns anti-Semitism "spreading like a poison" in France...
Government vows action after portraits of a Holocaust survivor, a memorial honouring a Jewish man and a bagel shop were targeted
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 16:21 UTC
Britain to send aircraft carrier to Pacific on first operational mission as it tries to increase global military role post-Brexit...
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Britain's new aircraft carrier will go to the Pacific on its first operational mission, Defense Minister Gavin Williamson has revealed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 06:46 UTC
Russia plans to briefly disconnect from the internet to see what happens...
The trial comes amid escalating cyber war rhetoric between Russia and the West
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 02:12 UTC
US sails 2 warships past disputed island chain in South China Sea...
Two U.S. Navy ships sailed through a disputed island chain in the South China Sea claimed by China early Monday, a move once again likely to draw criticism from China.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-11 06:26 UTC
Shock Poll: Half of Swedish Women Afraid to go Outside Alone in Some Areas...
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Fresh statistics in from Sweden show that 47% of women in the county of rebro are afraid of walking outside alone in the evening, this according to Folkhlsomyndigheten, a branch of the gov
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-10 22:32 UTC
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