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The refugees have not been granted asylum, and will not receive it, because of a tough border policy that bars asylum seekers from settling in Australia. Canberra is said to have cut a deal with the Obama administration to resettle as many as 1,800 refugees now based in Pacific Island detention centres in the US.
  • Cosby team asks judge to toss damaging testimony from trial

    Cosby team asks judge to toss damaging testimony from trial

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    The hearing abruptly turned heated when Steele lashed out at defense lawyers for publicly naming the women when they responded in court papers to Steele's request to allow the women to testify. Falin argued other women also came forward between 2005 and 2014 to accuse Cosby of inappropriate sexual conduct and prosecutors have sought the judge's permission to allow those women to testify at Cosby's trial under rules governing so-called "prior bad acts" to prove Cosby engaged in a "common scheme ...
  • Other Indian cities join Delhi in air pollution emergency

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    Emission from about nine million vehicles in the city is the main reason for the city's higher level of pollution. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court will also hear on Tuesday petitions on the air pollution crisis in Delhi. According to a report by CNN , the usa environmental protection agency reported that the city's Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 999 on Monday.
  • Is Daesh using human shields in Mosul?

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    Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday that his country, which has troops deployed north of Mosul inside Iraqi territory, will take measures if there is an attack on Tal Afar. A surprising turn of events in the battle for Mosul , as the Iraqi Army announced that they were halting their advance towards the ISIS stronghold in order to "consolidate the gains".
  • Brazil respect Messi, don't fear him - Alves

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    New Argentina boss Edgardo Bauza has struggled without his talisman, Argentina picking up just two points from the trio of qualifying games since Messi scored in a 1-0 victory over Uruguay . "I'm just focused on the strategy". In 70 meetings with Argentina , Brazil have won 30 and drawn 18. The 29-year-old, who is firmly back in Edgardo Bauza's plans after initially declaring he would retire from worldwide football in June, was seen sporting a new tattoo on his lower left leg.
  • Trump says Clinton called and congratulated him

    Trump says Clinton called and congratulated him

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    And then if we lose, we learn from our mistakes, we do some reflection, we lick our wounds, we brush ourselves off, we get back in the arena, we go at it. Obama sought to comfort his supporters and the Clinton campaign, saying he was "heartened" by a message of unity and inclusion when he spoke with Trump on the phone.
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    Mother Emanuel AME Church was the location of the June 17, 2015, shooting in which nine parishioners were gunned down during a Bible study. In a public statement , Judge Richard Gergel didn't say when jury selection proceedings would resume.
  • Trump, Clinton in all-out battle for New Hampshire

    Trump, Clinton in all-out battle for New Hampshire

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    Donald Trump supporters have amped up the suggestion of violence against Hillary Clinton , shouting "execute her" at a rally, while Trump surrogates made lewd jokes about her personal life. "It reminded Americans that under the Clintons, the Democratic Party has been infused with a culture of corruption or the last 25 years". Earlier, Smith said, "I think that Bill Clinton endorsed Donald Trump ".
  • Asian shares surge as Federal Bureau of Investigation deciding not to charge Clinton

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    The emails were found on the computer of Anthony Weiner, the disgraced congressman and estranged husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin. The FBI director says the investigation into Hillary Clinton's newly discovered emails is now over. Clinton's high-wattage allies also fanned out across the country, including President Barack Obama , who was joined by musical icon Stevie Wonder at a rally in Florida.
  • Hillary more qualified to become president than Bill: Obama

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    The president, too, reflected on the past eight years, and thanked his supporters for electing a little-known "skinny guy with a amusing name". Her campaign says it's been buoyed by strong turnout in states that vote early. With the cloud of an FBI investigation lifted, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump struck strikingly different tones as they moved into the final hours of a volatile, almost two-years long presidential campaign.
  • Clinton Wins Early Vote in Dixville Notch

    Clinton Wins Early Vote in Dixville Notch

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    Clay Smith is the first to cast his ballot in the United States presidential election at midnight in tiny Dixville Notch , New Hampshire, November 8, 2016. Voting marks the end of a long election season - November 8 is the latest date an election can be held - pitting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton against NY real estate mogul Donald Trump .
  • North Korea plans to test nuclear missile on USA election day

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    The western Pacific territory of Guam has multiple American strategic military assets arranged to check the perceived threat of North Korea. North Korea's Musudan missiles have an estimated range of roughly 2,175 miles, which would allow the country to target and reach the United States territory of Guam in the western Pacific, where USA and South Korean forces have stationed military assets in case tensions in the region escalate.
  • Pence: Chris Christie's role not changing despite Bridgegate

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    On Friday, two former aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were sentenced in their role in creating a traffic jam in the Bergen County town of Fort Lee in 2013. And yet: Christie never said Baroni was responsible. "So I don't think it says anything about me", he said. Christie said that he could never figure out why aides would have retaliated against the mayor considering Christie had a large lead.
  • Trump Says He Has the Votes of Brady and Belichick

    Trump Says He Has the Votes of Brady and Belichick

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    Full-padded practices have mostly been moved from Wednesday to Thursday, giving players an extra day after Sunday games before absorbing contact. "It's exciting to have an opportunity to play against a team like this and we're looking forward to it".
  • Duterte cancels United States firearms deal

    Duterte cancels United States firearms deal

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    I am ordering the police to cancel it. This is not the first time Duterte has spoken out against the U.S. Just last month, he announced his country's "separation" from the United States while on a state visit to China and used a derogatory term to describe Obama, prompting the U.S.
  • Gone fission: diver solves mystery of missing 'atom bomb'

    Gone fission: diver solves mystery of missing 'atom bomb'

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    The thing he found was "bigger than a king-size bed", perfectly flat on top with a rounded bottom and had a hole in the center just "like a bagel", he told the BBC . "I found this big thing underwater, huge, never seen anything like it before", Smyrichinsky told the newspaper. "The plane that was carrying the bomb, it crashed 50 miles south of where I found that object".
  • After FBI Review of New Clinton Emails, No Wrongdoing Found

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    Comey's new letter, coming just two days before the election, still gave no information about the contents of those emails. In his letter to Congress, Comey said investigators have been "working around the clock" processing and reviewing the emails written to and by Clinton when she was secretary of state.
  • Washington state elector says he won't vote for Clinton

    Washington state elector says he won't vote for Clinton

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    This designation only applies to pledged electors , not unpledged electors who have not pledged their support to a presidential or vice presidential candidate. That's because there are more Republican states than Democratic states, so a House vote would nearly certainly produce a Republican president. A Professor of Political Science at the Christopher Newport University , Quentin Kidd , told a correspondent of NAN in the USA that electorates vote for the Electoral College, not the ...
  • Katy Perry the latest in string of stars to sing Clinton's praises

    Katy Perry the latest in string of stars to sing Clinton's praises

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    Clinton preached at a black church in north Philadelphia, telling the congregation that Tuesday's election was a moment to choose "hopes over fear, unity over division and love over hate". Clinton, by contrast, has recruited A-listers and powerful Washington names to scatter across the country to try to boost her reach and appeal. During remarks at a black church Sunday morning, Clinton urged voters to choose "unity over division" as she sought to close a caustic presidential campaign on ...
  • Backed Syrian rebels start attack on Daesh's capital

    Backed Syrian rebels start attack on Daesh's capital

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    In a press conference they urged residents to leave the city to avoid being caught up in fighting. And last month, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said an offensive to liberate Raqqa would come in a "matter of weeks" amid fears the terror group was plotting an attack somewhere around the world from inside the city.