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Australia's Turnbull faces setback after lawmakers take aim at corporate tax cuts

Reuters - 2 hours 8 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces a fresh blow in parliament this week, with the Senate poised on Monday to reject his government's plans for a corporate tax cut after several independent lawmakers vowed to vote against the measure.
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Transgender woman says restaurant booted her when she refused to show ID to use restroom

Associated Press - 2 hours 24 min ago
When a transgender woman got up to use the woman's bathroom at a restaurant, she said she was asked to show her ID.
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Entrepreneur offers reward to solve geoglyph mystery

Associated Press - 2 hours 35 min ago
On a desert plateau 36 miles from the tiny South Australian town of Marree lies one of the country's greatest unsolved modern mysteries.
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Turkey's Erdogan emerges victorious, setting him up for tighter grip on power

Reuters - 2 hours 37 min ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious on Monday from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million until at least 2023.
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Malaysia arrests Najib ex-aide in 1MDB probe-media

Reuters - 2 hours 42 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities have made the first arrest in a renewed probe into the multi-billion dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, remanding a former aide of ousted prime minister Najib Razak to assist in investigations, Bernama news reported on Monday.
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Libyan coastguard picks up almost 1,000 migrants in one day

Reuters - 2 hours 51 min ago
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan coastguards picked up 948 African migrants on inflatable boats in several operations and also recovered 10 bodies on Sunday, officials and a witness at a naval base said.
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Australia works on security deal with Vanuatu in bid to counter China's influence

Reuters - 2 hours 58 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia promised on Monday to bolster the cyber security capability of Vanuatu as it agreed to begin negotiating a security treaty with its Pacific neighbor, ramping up diplomacy in the region to combat China's rising influence.
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Meek Mill's BET performance spotlights police violence

Associated Press - 3 hours 6 min ago
Just weeks out of prison, Meek Mill debuted a song that delivered a blistering criticism of the criminal justice system at the BET Awards on Sunday night.
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Floods, landslides in northern Vietnam kill 7, leave 12 missing

Reuters - 3 hours 33 min ago
HANOI (Reuters) - Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least seven people and left 12 missing in northern Vietnam since Saturday, the government's Disaster Management Authority said on Monday.
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Support for Japan PM Abe rises, boosting shot at historic tenure

Reuters - 3 hours 44 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support rose 10 points to outstrip his disapproval rating for the first time since February, a survey showed on Monday, boosting his chance of weathering a series of scandals to become Japan's longest-serving premier.
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Prosecutors cancel Stormy Daniels interview, attorney says

Associated Press - 3 hours 52 min ago
Federal prosecutors have canceled their planned interview with Stormy Daniels Monday, according to Daniels' attorney.
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Teenage soccer team feared trapped in cave in Thailand

Associated Press - 4 hours 13 min ago
A search is underway to rescue 12 teenage soccer players and their coach who are thought to be trapped in a cave in northern Thailand.
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George Takei rips Trump's immigration rhetoric

Associated Press - 4 hours 36 min ago
Actor George Takei slammed the Trump administration's practice of separating families at the US-Mexico border, recalling his family's experience in internment camps as a Japanese-American during World War II.
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Boston schools superintendent resigns one day after deportation lawsuit filed

Associated Press - 5 hours 8 min ago
Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang announced Friday that he's resigning, one day after a lawsuit was filed alleging that Boston Public Schools shared information about a student that led to the student's deportation.
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Migrants 'knock at front door' for asylum after Trump crackdown

Reuters - 5 hours 37 min ago
TIJUANA/REYNOSA, Mexico (Reuters) - More Mexicans and Central Americans are lining up to make asylum requests at the U.S.-Mexico border as word spreads of a U.S. crackdown on families crossing illegally and the threat of brutal gangs lying in wait if they go it alone.
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Turkey's Erdogan wins presidential election, opposition yet to concede

Reuters - 5 hours 47 min ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's presidential election on Sunday, the head of the country's electoral body said, overcoming the biggest electoral challenge to his rule in a decade and a half.
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The sounds of separation -- how 8 minutes of audio changed the immigration debate

Associated Press - 5 hours 53 min ago
The sounds are unmistakable: Children sobbing. Hard. Begging to be allowed to see their parents, their aunt, a relative. And then crying again when told that isn't possible.
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