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Despite the socially conservative MP's apology, senior members of the National Party appear set on removing him as their leader and as deputy prime minister. While admitting that Mr Joyce looked "incredibly browbeaten", Cr Knight told Moffee on air that Mr Joyce confirmed in the meeting that that pre-construction geotechnical and environmental studies for the project have been completed.
  • Islamic State not fully defeated: Tillerson

    Islamic State not fully defeated: Tillerson

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    Mr Tillerson called the package "a signal to the rest of the world that the US-Jordan partnership has never been stronger". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke at a ministerial meeting in Kuwait of the US-led military coalition that has been fighting IS in Iraq and Syria , being held in parallel with a conference on reconstruction in Iraq.
  • India pledges $41m in aid for Palestinians during PM visit

    India pledges $41m in aid for Palestinians during PM visit

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    Listing some of the major reforms by the government in the last over three years, Modi noted that India had climbed to the third position in the global Start-up Index. He thanked the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on behalf of 1.25 billion Indians for the construction of the grand temple, being built on land by the city's ruler.
  • Israeli police recommend bribery charges against PM Benjamin Netanyahu

    Israeli police recommend bribery charges against PM Benjamin Netanyahu

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    Mr Netanyahu has rejected the bribery allegations linked to $US71,000 ($90,000) worth of gifts he received from Mr Packer and another $US214,000 ($272,000) worth of gifts from Israeli billionaire and Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan. Milchan and Mr. Netanyahu began in the early 2000s even when Netanyahu did not hold a government position". The gifts from Milchan reportedly included expensive cigars and champagne.
  • Federer dreaming of No 1 this week

    Federer dreaming of No 1 this week

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    Widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, Federer became the first man to win 20 slams following his five-set victory over Marin Cilic in last month's Australian Open final. "If I'm playing a lot during this part of the season, it would be hard to play a robust clay season". "In Australia, I played it not thinking about No.1, which I thought was probably won't happen or is too far out of sight", he said.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Matt Graham wins a silver in men's moguls

    Winter Olympics 2018: Matt Graham wins a silver in men's moguls

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    The 20-year-old Horishima, who was making his Olympic debut, said, "I had confidence when I started but I hit a snag going into my first air and never recovered as I made a big mistake". ET. The 25-year-old from Quebec celebrated with a fist pump following his electric winning run at frigid Phoenix Snow Park. "What he does is just incredible", Andringa said.
  • Turkish, Greek relations tensed after another boat collide

    Turkish, Greek relations tensed after another boat collide

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    Cyprus government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides told state broadcaster RIK that the rig remains anchored about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the drilling target off the island nation's southeastern coast. The Cypriot government says it has a sovereign right to drill, and that if the search is successful, any income would be shared equitably if the island is reunified.
  • Assange gets a dose of legal reality

    Assange gets a dose of legal reality

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    Sweden had issued an arrest warrant over sexual assault allegations and Assange claimed any arrest would ultimately lead to his extradition to the USA where he has been wanted since the leak of secret government documents through his WikiLeaks platform.
  • Speaker Vos calls Paul Nehlen a 'racist bigot'

    Speaker Vos calls Paul Nehlen a 'racist bigot'

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    The picture superimposed by Nehlen was a reconstruction of the appearance of Cheddar Man , one of the oldest skeletons found in the United Kingdom, who experts believe had dark skin. Markle's co-star in the legal drama Suits , Patrick J. Adams , called Nehle "a sad and sick man with no sense of shame or class". The Sun Online has approached Paul Nehlen for comment.
  • Former youth football coach Barry Bennell found guilty of abusing boys

    Former youth football coach Barry Bennell found guilty of abusing boys

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    The prosecution said Bennell carried out the "systematic and persistent" sexual abuse of young boys, and would groom his victims and also their families. He was convicted Tuesday of 27 counts of indecent assault, seven counts of buggery and two of attempted buggery. The jury heard Bennell turned his house into a "kids' paradise", with amusement arcade machines, exotic pets and a pool table in an attempt to lure boys.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Games

    Winter Olympics 2018: Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Games

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    Frigid weather conditions in Pyeongchang may affect players taking part in Winter Olympics 2018 but for robots , it is nothing but another opportunity to demonstrate how good they can be at sports, even if that means tripping at times. Boston Dynamics is making killer dogbots with claw heads that can open doors . In order to be able to participate in the games, the teams had to make sure their robots were taller than 50 centimeters, could stand on two legs with joints resembling knees ...