• Australian opposition concedes defeat in tight election
Australian opposition concedes defeat in tight election

Speaking earlier , Mr Shorten admitted defeat. "We're a grown-up democracy", Shorten said. Turnbull told his news conference he agreed, saying he had been an advocate of electronic voting for some time. The budget includes the government's 10-year plan to cut business taxes and changes superannuation tax concession. But, unlike his flailing ...

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  • Frazier homers, White Sox nip Braves 5-4
Frazier homers, White Sox nip Braves 5-4

Cellular Field. On a full count, Beckham pulled a breaking pitch down the left-field line for his third home run. The pitchers were born about 25 miles apart in the northern department of Bolivar. Quintana went six innings and yielded four runs on five hits with one walk and five strikeouts. Anderson applied the tag to Chase d'Arnaud as he retrea...

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  • Bill Shorten declares loss in Australian election
Bill Shorten declares loss in Australian election

At this point, the Coalition had 74 of the 76 seats it needed to hold government, whereas Labor had only 66, while 5 remained undecided. "None of us should have a tin ear to the public's view about a number of issues, including superannuation", Immigration Minister Peter Dutton told the Daily Telegraph newspaper, referring to proposals on tax bre...

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  • Kristen Bell blasts Trump over 'Frozen' tweet: 'Zip it Don'
Kristen Bell blasts Trump over 'Frozen' tweet: 'Zip it Don'

This time, it was over a since-deleted tweet he sent out depicting a red, six-pointed star that many interpreted as a Star of David. The star included text that read, "Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!" and was placed over Mrs Clinton and a pile of cash.

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  • 17 young people go missing, state suspects IS link
17 young people go missing, state suspects IS link

Kasaragod District Panchayat member VPP Mustafa told PTI that during Eid, the parents of two of them received Whatsapp messages that read, "We are not coming back". "She did not revealed from where she was calling even though I asked her repeatedly", Bindu said. When contacted State Police Chief Loknath Behera said there was no "actionable intell...

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  • Bill Cosby Will Stand Trial For Sexual Assault Charges
Bill Cosby Will Stand Trial For Sexual Assault Charges

Constand , a former Temple University employee, accused Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her in 2004. Prosecutors chose not to have Constand testify at the May preliminary hearing, citing the 2013 state Superior Court ruling that allows hearsay testimony at that stage to spare accusers from repeated court appearances.

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  • 9 killed and 126 injured in Kashmir protests
9 killed and 126 injured in Kashmir protests

Zubair Ahmad had multiple bullet injuries in his chest, a doctor at the Anantnag district hospital said on condition of anonymity. Also, attempts were made to snatch the service weapons of security forces at various places, they alleged and said that as many as 96 security personnel were also injured in the incidents.

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  • This One Chart Spells Trouble for Donald Trump's Campaign
This One Chart Spells Trouble for Donald Trump's Campaign

Hillary Clinton is thinking about the American people during a time of potential global economic uncertainty, while Donald Trump is focused on how much he could potentially make off the economic misery of others. Back in the U.S., Trump has been criticized by his own party for not doing enough fundraising. "The government of Brunei also stands t...

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  • On rare Israel visit, Egyptian FM calls for 2-state solution
On rare Israel visit, Egyptian FM calls for 2-state solution

Solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will make the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel "warmer", Al-Sisi said in May, adding that Egypt is ready to mediate to end the conflict. The ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zaid said earlier that Shoukry will hold extensive discussions with Netanyahu. Shoukry headed to Israel on Sunday in order to di...

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  • Economy, security key issues as Japan votes for upper house
Economy, security key issues as Japan votes for upper house

Four of the center to liberal-leaning parties - the Democrats, the Communist Party, the Social Democratic Party and the People's Life Party - have formed a rare coalition for this election, running just one unified candidate in each of the 32 single-seat districts to maximize their chances.

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  • Demonstrators rally at Baton Rouge police HQ
Demonstrators rally at Baton Rouge police HQ

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson was among those arrested at the Baton Rouge rally. A look at protests and related events nationwide Saturday following the police shootings of black men in Baton Rouge , Louisiana, and suburban St.

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  • Govt stands by Iraq war decision
Govt stands by Iraq war decision

Asked if former prime minster John Howard should also apologise to the Australian people, Ms Bishop said that was a matter for him. The Chilcot report said there was no imminent threat from Saddam in March 2003, and the chaos in Iraq and the region which followed should also have been foreseen.

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  • What the Original Cast Is Saying About Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Performance
What the Original Cast Is Saying About Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Performance

Hamilton has been the hottest show in town, with tickets at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in NY virtually sold out for months and resale tickets running upwards of $12,000 a seat. "Thanks to all for the love and support the past 2 yrs", Soo wrote. Miranda has signed on for some pretty big upcoming projects-he is set to star opposite Emily Blunt in...

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  • McCann's RBI double in 11th helps Yankees beat Indians 7
McCann's RBI double in 11th helps Yankees beat Indians 7

David Freese and Sean Rodriguez homered in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 8-4 win over the Chicago Cubs and CJ Cron and Daniel Nava each had two RBIs as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-5. The Indians are 3-2 on their seven-game homestand that will take them into the break. The damage could have been worse, however. Sabathia g...

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  • Corbyn Challenges U.K. Labour Lawmakers in Bid to End Revolt
Corbyn Challenges U.K. Labour Lawmakers in Bid to End Revolt

He has suffered dozens of resignations from his front bench - leaving him struggling to fill his shadow Cabinet - and overwhelmingly lost a vote of no confidence within the parliamentary party. It is important to note, though, that only around half of the 100,000 new members gave their reasons for signing up to the party. Lord Kinnock, who led La...

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  • Wildrose leader says HIS party is the one to replace NDs
Wildrose leader says HIS party is the one to replace NDs

Kenney, a senior cabinet minister in former prime minister Stephen Harper's government, was often mentioned as his most likely successor, particularly due to his effective work in bringing racial minority groups into the Conservative fold. "So the Wildrose Party occasionally demonstrates relatively high levels of support over the past several years...

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  • Jason Kenney website link removed after redirecting to PC leadership campaign
Jason Kenney website link removed after redirecting to PC leadership campaign

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation, which Kenney led in the 1990s, says its position on Kenney is the same as it is for all politicians who are seeking office at another level - they should take an unpaid leave of absence. At the top of Jason Kenney's speech to launch his bid for the leadership of the Alberta PCs, he name-dropped two people. PC m...

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  • Corker, Ernst Remove Themselves From Trump Veepstakes
Corker, Ernst Remove Themselves From Trump Veepstakes

But in addition to the unpredictability of the candidate himself, the question of whether the VP contenders *want* the job - and the very public vetting of each one in Trump's audition-style appearances with each candidate - makes this season like no other veepstakes yet.

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  • Britain's Next Prime Minister Will Be a Woman, First Since Margaret Thatcher
Britain's Next Prime Minister Will Be a Woman, First Since Margaret Thatcher

Justice Secretary Michael Gove was eliminated in Thursday's vote by Conservative members of Parliament. A ballot with Leadsom and May's names will be mailed to the 150,000 some Conservative Party members and results will be announced September 9.

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  • US DOT tentatively approves eight US airlines for scheduled service to Havana
US DOT tentatively approves eight US airlines for scheduled service to Havana

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement . Thursday's announcement follows the department's approval last month of six us airlines' applications to serve Cuban cities other than Havana . The carrier will also fly to Havana from its Miami hub four times a day, in addition to flights from other USA airports to five additional...

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