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Gallipoli dead remembered on 102nd anniversary of WWI battle

The Anzac Day march at Caloundra . Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and New Zealand Justice Minister Amy Adams were among those paying tribute to the World War I dead on the peninsula. Every time I hear the last post I get a lump in my throat. More than 100,000 people lined the Sydney CBD's streets and waved flags as an estimated 16,000 veterans marched by, despite the warning from the police that there might be terrorist attack on the day. Read More

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Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas

Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. It's another blow to Texas this year over voting rights. Judges have again found that Texas racially gerrymandered voting maps to weaken the growing electoral power of minorities. "As Fifth Circuit Judge Jerry Smith observed in his dissent, the challenge to the old 2011 maps are not only moot but "a finding that racial considerations were dominant and controlling defies everything about this record", Paxton spokesman Mark Rylander said". Read More

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Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

And during a speech previous year, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised him not to seek office again "because of his own interests and because of the interests of the country". Ahmadinejad had initially said in a press conference in Tehran last week that he was formally backing a former deputy, Hamid Baghaei , and that he did not plan to run himself. Read More

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Liberals make good on plan to legalize pot

If successful, Canada and Uruguay would be the only countries to completely legalize recreational pot as a consumer product across their nations. Under the federal government's proposed new law introduced today. "Ontario remains committed to developing a balanced regulatory framework that is focused on protecting our youth, maximizing public health and road safety, and reducing harm", Naqvi said. Read More

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Kim Jong-un condemns US strike in Syria

Dmitry Kiselyov, whose weekly news review show on Russia's state-run broadcaster has served as one of the most widely-watched pro-Kremlin programs in Russian Federation, turned his attention to North Korea last week. In this segment we also cover the media trying to figure out "the real Donald Trump". Do you remember when he told us that this agreement would be good for the USA and the entire world? "Donald Trump's aggressive behavior has resurrected distrust and ill-will towards America, ... Read More

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Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

The top United States military commander in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, had said the decision to use the bomb was purely tactical, and made as part of the campaign against IS-linked fighters. In Afghanistan, the public reaction to the bomb attack could have unsettling consequences. Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani gave a toll of 90. Read More

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Montella throws down gauntlet for first all-Chinese Milan derby

Montella throws down gauntlet for first all-Chinese Milan derby

The Milan derby, which has been dubbed the "China derby" in Italy as with confirmation that AC Milan has been sold both of Milan's clubs are now run by Chinese owners, offered up a insane finish on Saturday afternoon. It hit the underside of the crossbar and was hooked away by Gary Medel but the referee, aided by goal technology, signalled that the ball had crossed the line, prompting wild celebrations among the Milan players. Read More

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Iran's president registers to run in May elections

Others believe Rouhani has depleted his political capital with the Supreme Leader by securing his consent to the 2015 nuclear deal, leaving nothing for domestic reforms. According to Shakdam, Ahmadinejad's decision to run was not an act of defiance but simply a choice based on his willingness to offer a "different kind of a flavor in politics" and ensure that the voices of his faction are heard, especially in the context of the current tension between the US, Iran and Russian Federation, and ... Read More

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After Syria attack, Tillerson vows to defend innocents

Tillerson was speaking at a meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized nations and Middle Eastern allies in Lucca, Italy, which failed to agree on any new sanctions for Russian Federation and Syria. Lavrov also says that Russian President Vladimir Putin could restore a military hotline with the US if Washington focuses on fighting the Islamic State and other extremist groups. Read More

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Chicago Rapper Chief Keef Charged With DUI In Miami Beach

Chicago Rapper Chief Keef Charged With DUI In Miami Beach

Police conducted a search and found marijuana in the Altima as well as "a cup filled with a syrupy liquid known as Sizzurp, which is also known as Lean or Purple Drank" in the rapper's possession. Shortly after the bust, footage had emerged online of Keef out of police detainment. Keef apparently admitted to having weed in his system. When more officers later arrived on the scene, the three remaining people in the Altima were detained. Read More

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Dalai Lama's visit negatively impacts border dispute: China

Dalai Lama's visit negatively impacts border dispute: China

The commentary claimed that people living in Arunachal Pradesh "live hard lives, face various kinds of discrimination and look forward to returning to China". The Dalai Lama further said that those who kill and destroy in the name of religion are not true followers of any religion. "The Dalai Lama's visit to the sensitive region benefits neither". Read More

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Glass-bottomed pool is 40-stories above the ground

Glass-bottomed pool is 40-stories above the ground

You still couldn't pay me to use that pool. The plexiglass is 20cm thick, but it still creates an illusion of being able to drop straight down to the streets below. The video was posted to Instagram with the caption: " Market Square Tower offers a living experience like nothing Houston has ever seen". Scared of heights? Look away now. Read More

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Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III calls undocumented immigrants who commit crimes 'filth'

Sessions had called for immigration courts to speed up prosecutions and for the Justice Department to hire 75 more immigration judges, along with 60 more border enforcement prosecutors. Advocates for stricter immigration enforcement praised Sessions' new directives as a potentially effective way to curb illegal immigration. In addition to the new guidelines for federal prosecutors, Sessions also reiterated his intention to have "all adults who are apprehended at the border" detained, and ... Read More

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