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Worldwide Protests in Australia against extraditing Sri Lankan family
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Mr Dutton defended the government's decision to deport Priya, her husband Nadesalingam and their Australian-born daughters Kopika, 4, and Tharunicaa, 2, in the face of criticism from Labor and the Greens. "Ministerial intervention powers are created to cater to where a person's not met the legal requirement for a visa but because of humanitarian or national interest grounds the government intervenes".

Worldwide Death toll from Taliban blast in Kabul reaches 16
Author: 0 Death toll from Taliban blast in Kabul reaches 16

While almost 59 percent of American adults and 58 percent of veterans say the war in Afghanistan was not worth fighting, there are already plenty of signs that some within the establishment may push back on the nascent deal. 3, 2019. Rahimi says five attackers were shot and killed by security forces. Some analysts also have warned that some factions of the Taliban might be expressing displeasure with the United States deal, though Taliban political leaders at the talks in Qatar have ...

Worldwide Pentagon diverts $3.6bn in funds for southern border wall
Author: 0 Pentagon diverts $3.6bn in funds for southern border wall

They say his use of obscure laws to get around Congress' sole authority to allocate money from the federal budget opens the door to subsequent presidents doing an end-run around Congress when lawmakers refuse to fund their projects. Esper's decision Tuesday fuels what has been a persistent controversy between the Trump administration and Congress over immigration policies and the funding of the border wall.

Worldwide Texas lawmaker: 'Praying for protection' is a solution for mass shootings
Author: 0 Texas lawmaker: 'Praying for protection' is a solution for mass shootings

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said her mother, Kelby Davis, texted: "Her mouth is pretty bad, but will heal and can be fixed". "I'm heartbroken by the crying of the people of the state of Texas". But these bills have hit a wall in the Senate, and I fear they may continue to be blocked unless there is a shift in how we prioritize gun safety among voters.

Worldwide Hong Kong's Lam dismisses leaked voice recording
Author: 0 Hong Kong's Lam dismisses leaked voice recording

Adding: 'It is my own feeling that (central people's government) has absolutely no plan to send in the PLA (People's Liberation Army)'. The leader admitted that given a choice she would step down. Hong Kong' flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has warned staff they risk being sacked if they joined Monday's strike after the last walkout was supported by the airline's flight attendant union.

Worldwide Hurricane Dorian Expected To Hit Florida Sunday Night
Author: 0 Hurricane Dorian Expected To Hit Florida Sunday Night

It is moving northwest this morning. Several hundred customers were without power across Puerto Rico, said Angel Figueroa, president of a utility workers union. Poorer communities typically have wooden homes and are generally lower-lying, placing them at tremendous risk. Hurricane Dorian is expected to hit Florida this weekend and could intensify to a Category 4 hurricane before hitting the us mainland.

Worldwide Saudi-led airstrikes 'kill at least 60' in Yemen
Author: 0 Saudi-led airstrikes 'kill at least 60' in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition's latest air raid comes months after President Donald Trump vetoed a War Powers resolution that would have ended USA military cooperation with Saudi Arabia's years-long assault on Yemen , which has created the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

Worldwide Pope Francis stuck in Vatican lift on way to prayers
Author: 0 Pope Francis stuck in Vatican lift on way to prayers

He said he was rescued by Holy See firefighters and asked the people in the square to applaud them. Francis issued the appeal in a message on September 1 to mark the start of several weeks of prayer by Christians to raise political awareness about pollution and exploitation of natural resources.

Worldwide Hurricane Dorian forecast to become Category 3 storm today
Author: 0 Hurricane Dorian forecast to become Category 3 storm today

Miami :Hurricane Dorian strengthened into an " extremely dangerous " storm on Friday as it bore down on the Bahamas and the east coast of the U.S. state of Florida. Its winds had increased slightly to 110 miles per hour (175 kph) and the storm was moving northwest at 12 miles per hour (19 kph). At 11 a.m. EDT on Friday, Dorian was located 480 miles (770 kilometers) east of the northwest Bahamas and about 660 miles (1,060 kilometers) east of West Palm Beach in Florida.

Worldwide Texas police: suspect 'shot and killed' after shooting leaves 'multiple victims'
Author: 0 Texas police: suspect 'shot and killed' after shooting leaves 'multiple victims'

The Odessa Police Department said , "A subject (possibly two) is now driving around Odessa shooting at random people". Police say the suspect killed after a West Texas shooting spree was a white male in his 30s. "FBI and Law Enforcement is fully engaged", Trump said. There's no word on the condition of any of the victims or that of the postal worker who was using the USPS van when it was taken.

Worldwide Corbyn joins Scottish rally against suspension of Parliament
Author: 0 Corbyn joins Scottish rally against suspension of Parliament

She told the crowds: "We can not allow Boris Johnson to shut down Parliament and to shut down the voice of ordinary British people". "People are right to take to the streets - and I encourage everyone to join the demonstrations in London and across the country tomorrow".

Worldwide Hong Kong police round up activists as major protest called off
Author: 0 Hong Kong police round up activists as major protest called off

The "rebuff" by Beijing of Lam's proposal "represents concrete evidence of the extent to which China is controlling the Hong Kong government's response to the unrest", reported Reuters . "Technically speaking, given the complexity of the modern Internet including technologies like VPN, cloud and cryptographies, it is impossible to effectively and meaningfully block any services, unless we put the whole Internet of Hong Kong behind large scale surveillance firewall".

Worldwide Khalilzad reacts to latest Taliban attack on Kunduz city
Author: 0 Khalilzad reacts to latest Taliban attack on Kunduz city

Much of Kunduz province is controlled by the Taliban, and the provincial capital, which is one of the largest cities in Afghanistan , has fallen to the militants twice in recent years. "In a way we are thankful that the Taliban accepted what they were told", he said. Afghan officials say 60 Taliban fighters have been killed in the assault.

Worldwide NASA watches Hurricane Dorian flex its muscles
Author: 0 NASA watches Hurricane Dorian flex its muscles

On this track, Dorian is forecast to move over the Atlantic well east of the southeastern and central Bahamas today and on Friday, approach the northwestern Bahamas Saturday, and move near or over portions of the northwest Bahamas on Sunday.

Worldwide Hezbollah says explosives found in Beirut crashed drone
Author: 0 Hezbollah says explosives found in Beirut crashed drone

A spate of drone attacks in Syria , Iraq , Saudi Arabia, Yemen and now Lebanon has raised the spectre of a new era of conflict in the region, due to the ability of stealth-like weapons to penetrate distant battlefields and hit closely guarded targets.