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But on Monday, amid continued threats from United Nations members to block his candidacy, Britain withdrew Sir Christopher from the race. The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and the Security Council (UNSC) will undergo its final phase of voting on November 20, Monday, to appoint a new member to the panel of judges in the Hague-situated International Court of Justice ( ICJ ).
  • Opponents cry foul as Malcolm Turnbull postpones Australian parliament

    Opponents cry foul as Malcolm Turnbull postpones Australian parliament

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    Opposition Leader Bill Shorten criticised the move, saying the government was only using same-sex marriage as an excuse to prevent Coalition MPs crossing the floor in Parliament. King Charles cancelled Parliaments and he lost his head. Queensland MP Bob Katter is lobbying colleagues to have parliament sit next week - with or without the Liberals.
  • 'Touched By An Angel' Star Della Reese Dies at 86

    'Touched By An Angel' Star Della Reese Dies at 86

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    Reese was best known for her work on Touched by an Angel , although she has appeared on dozens of TV shows, and done countless films and other media projects. When she was 13, Reese snagged a gig with gospel legend Mahalia Jackson after another lyric soprano became pregnant and was unable to tour with Jackson.
  • US General In Afghanistan Sets Goal To Drive Back Taliban

    US General In Afghanistan Sets Goal To Drive Back Taliban

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    The airstrikes were carried out by US F-16s out of Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan and US B-52s flying out of Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. "Our combined operations over the last 24 hours are demonstration of our will to defeat terrorists and those who support them especially in the narcotics networks", said Gen.
  • White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill

    White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill

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    One key difference between the bills is the repeal of the individual mandate. Legislative director Marc Short said Sunday that the White House "is very comfortable with the House bill", which does not include the individual mandate. "It's a problem for me if it is not mitigated", Collins said. "But again, it's up to the House and Senate to hammer through those details". One bill is legislation she and Florida Democratic Sen.
  • Why we need Transgender Day of Remembrance more than ever

    Why we need Transgender Day of Remembrance more than ever

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    This increase in violence, the report says, is "fueled by anti-LGBTQ prejudice, racism, too-easy access to guns, and increasing political attacks on the transgender community at both the state and federal level". "The United States remains committed to advancing the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all persons. These principles are inherent in our own Constitution and drive the diplomacy of the United States", the statement reads.
  • Missing Iowa girl believed to be with 13-year-old

    Missing Iowa girl believed to be with 13-year-old

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    Stay with KCRG-TV9 for more information on the Amber Alert. "Penaflor, Jr., is described as 5'4", weighing 110 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a dark gray Monarch shirt and gray Under Armour shorts. Anyone with information about these two is asked to contact the Dennison Police Department at 712-263-3195.
  • Is Robert Mueller Now Targeting Trump for Obstruction of Justice?

    Is Robert Mueller Now Targeting Trump for Obstruction of Justice?

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    Robert Mueller, the former FBI director leading the investigation, is seeking emails that could explain why President Trump fired James Comey, who followed Mueller as FBI directory, according to ABC News. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who has taken the helm of the Russian Federation investigation at DOJ following Sessions's recusal, was not so lucky.
  • EU's drug industry waits for white smoke from Brussels

    EU's drug industry waits for white smoke from Brussels

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    IF EMA made a decision to replace them it will cost it a delay in approvals and patient safety. The outcome was welcomed by European pharmaceuticals bodies. The new site must: assure members the agencies can be established and working by the time the United Kingdom leaves the European Union; be conveniently located; have good education facilities for the children of agency staff; have a good labour market, social security and medical services for the families of agency staff; ensure ...
  • At least 100 Rohingyas drowned fleeing Myanmar in last two months

    At least 100 Rohingyas drowned fleeing Myanmar in last two months

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    More than 600,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled Myanmar since the military operation erupted in Rakhine. Later, Kono returned to Dhaka and paid a courtesy visit to Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Noting that China has entered a new era which will see the country foster closer connections with the world, Wang said China will continue to cooperate closely with all parties in Asia and Europe, and jointly strive for a brighter future.