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People Senior Nats senator backs Joyce as leader
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Mr Drum's taxpayer-funded staffing allocation was reportedly boosted by one to accommodate Ms Campion. Under the ministerial code of conduct a minister's "close relatives and partners are not to be appointed to positions in their ministerial or electorate offices and must not be employed in the offices of other members of the executive government without the Prime Minister's express approval".

People 10K more Filipinos to be repatriated from Kuwait: DFA
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MORE than 300 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) returned home in two separate flights from Kuwait, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said on Monday. Also, some senators voiced support for the deployment ban. 'We strongly condemn the brutal killing of another Filipina whose body was discovered in a freezer where it may have been kept for over a year.

People Southern New Hampshire University professor replaced after arguing Australia isn't a country
Author: 0 Southern New Hampshire University professor replaced after arguing Australia isn't a country

To address the professor's apparent ignorance, Arnold sent a series of emails containing references from the school's library which clearly stated Australia is both a continent and a country . The professor argued Australia was not a real country , but a continent. "Following an investigation, we have replaced the instructor as we strive to adhere to the highest standards of integrity and accuracy in educating our students", Keane said in an email.

People S.Korea's Moon hosts talks with N.Korean leader's sister
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Her arrival on Kim Jong Un's private jet with a coterie of 22 officials was broadcast live on South Korean television. At left is North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam. Asked about Seoul , Kim said: "It doesn't feel unfamiliar", Yonhap reported . This is her first high-profile worldwide appearance at center stage, though she is technically just a member of a delegation headed by Kim Yong Nam.

People Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions put away Illini with big second half
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It was a season scoring high for Brunson. Junior Irene Garrido Perez entered the game late and hit a 3-pointer to put them over the top. After a 74-52 win over IL on Sunday night, this year appears to be the turning point. After Hubbard's early scoring spree, she and her team really didn't look back and continued to extend the lead. She reached the 20-point mark for the 30th time in her career, including nine this season.

People Opposition parties set to meet over no confidence motion to oust Zuma
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The yield for the benchmark government bond due in 2026 was down 4 basis points to 8.415 percent, reflecting stronger bond prices. "We are determined to rebuild the confidence of our people in the public institutions of our country and to restore the credibility of those who are elected to serve in those institutions, " said Ramaphosa, a key negotiator during the transition from apartheid to democracy in the early 1990s who later became a wealthy businessman.

People Saudi women need not wear Abayas, top cleric in Saudi says By
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A top cleric in Saudi Arabia said Friday that women should not be forced to wear long black robes any longer. Recently, the kingdom has seen many changes under Vision 2030, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's ambitious post-oil economic plan which aims to make Saudi a more modern, tourist-friendly destination.

People SpaceX launch opens new frontier in space commerce
Author: 0 SpaceX launch opens new frontier in space commerce

But with the Falcon Heavy launch and the Tesla Roadster's journey to space, the two companies are effectively already conjoined. David Bowie's "Life on Mars " was playing in the background, obviously. Saturn V, which was retired in 1973, could carry a payload of 118 tonnes to LEO. With the successful launch, the Heavy became the most powerful rocket flying today.

Author: 0 North Korea had frank, candid talks with South's president: KCNA

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday it was too early to tell whether a diplomatic detente between the two Koreas at the Winter Olympics would lead to results, but the move had not driven a wedge between Washington and Seoul .

People Trump says unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians
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Trump's declaration prompted Abbas to formally declare that Palestinians would no longer accept the United States as a mediator to resolve the decades-long conflict as Washington is "completely biased" towards Tel Aviv. Palestinians, whose reaction was quite predictable, continue to reject the U.S. role in the peace process They stress that their official position remains unchanged and that they envisage the establishment of an independent state within the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as ...

People Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un impersonators ejected from Opening Ceremony
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A big one could be a demand to cease the US-South Korean war games that North Korea claims are preparation for invasion. But he said it would be hard for Moon to keep up the momentum after conservatives at home and allies overseas remind him of what is at stake in the North Korean nuclear threat.

People Wisconsin Badgers fall to MI 83-72
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MI vs Wisconsin tv channel is on CBS. Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman's drive halted a 10-0 Badgers spurt, and MI (20-7, 9-5 Big Ten) immediately answered each of Wisconsin's next four buckets to prevent the momentum from swinging back the Badgers' way.

People Mike Pence does not stand for unified Korea at Opening Ceremony
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She was the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South, while Kim Yong Nam was the most senior North Korean official to make a cross-border trip. President Donald Trump and the North's leader Kim Jong-un have engaged in a series of personal insults. Also at that game: the famed cheer squad from North Korea - more than 100 identically dressed women who sing, perform choreographed moves and cheer on their team.

People No. 16 Oregon State women edge Washington State in OT, 63-61
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USC (16-8, 6-7 Pac-12 Conference) snapped a two-game skid, both to UCLA. "They had open shots, we weren't as tight on our rotations and they knocked every open shot down". OR has won four of the past five matchups against its rivals to the north. Noah Dickerson had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Huskies. "This team, when the ball moves like that and the passes are good, that ball tends to go in a lot", coach Scott Reuck said in his postgame radio interview.

People More than 200 civilians dead after bloody week in Syria
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Turkey opened a new front in the multisided Syrian civil war, when it launched an air and ground offensive against YPG fighters on its southern border with Syria last month. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, said his office had received reports including video footage of possible use of "toxic agents" on February 4 in the rebel-held town of Saraqeb, Idlib province.

People Jayalalithaa portrait unveiled in TN Assembly: DMK, Congress boycott
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The portrait of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa was unveiled in the state assembly by Speaker P Dhanapal on Monday, even as opposition DMK and Congress boycotted the event, claiming the former AIADMK supremo was "convicted" in a disproportionate assets case and, therefore, did not deserve such an honour.

People If looks could kill: Kim Yo-jong and her thousand yard stare
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However, he did not meet with Yong-nam and Yo-jong. "I don't know", he said. For that reason, Schoff said, Washington should work closely with Seoul to shape any North-South summit agenda, "defending the role of exercises for stability and insisting that denuclearization is front and center of any peace talks".

People Mile Jedinak praised for 'immense' performance for Aston Villa
Author: 0 Mile Jedinak praised for 'immense' performance for Aston Villa

Albert Adomah opened the scoring before Conor Hourihane added a stunning second, while Jack Grealish was the star of the game, as Steve Bruce's side extended their unbeaten run against its city rival to 12 league matches. "If we do that we are more likely to stay in the automatic promotion spots". "He is a hard-working, experienced manager and he controlled everything terrifically well", his assistant, Colin Calderwood , said afterwards.

People President Donald Trump on Monday will unveil his long-awaited infrastructure plan
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Mr. Trump will propose spending $200 billion over 10 years, most in the form of new, competitive grants created to encourage states and cities to raise their own money for improving rails, airports, highways and water systems. The plan would make numerous other changes to the approval processes, but the White House official said the administration would not ask for changes to the major provisions of signature environmental laws, such as the Endangered Species Act or the Clean Water Act.

People Srinagar: Militants' attempt to attack CRPF camp foiled, encounter under way
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Earlier on Saturday, terrorists stormed the Sunjwan army camp in Jammu , killing five security personnel and one civilian. According to senior CRPF officials, there were two militants. An alert sentry at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp here in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday averted a possible militant attack by firing at approaching militants forcing them to flee.

People Erdogan calls Assad 'murderer of a million citizens'
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We might lose a helicopter , but they'll pay". Turkey has justified its military operation calling the YPG a terrorist organization. Aid workers there say several hospitals have been bombed, some a few times in a largely successful effort to put them out of service and deter civilians from using them.

People Winter Olympics: 'Queen' Kim Yuna thrilled with final torchbearer role
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Officials in Tokyo believe Pyongyang is trying to drive a wedge between the USA and its two allies, and fear that Mr Moon - a known pacifist - will rush headlong into talks with the North. Kim Eui-kyeom, South Korean president's spokesman, said at a news conference in Seoul on Saturday that the North Korean delegation delievered the invitation letter at a landmark high-level meeting at the presidential palace in Seoul .

People Kim Jong Un invites S.Korean president for summit
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The first member of the North's ruling dynasty to visit the South since the Korean War ended in an armistice in 1953, Kim on Saturday made headlines across the globe when she delivered an invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit North Korea .

People Leaders Barcelona held by Getafe
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Barcelona are going to go on to win the title this season, and they're probably going to step over Getafe to do it. "You hope that games like this don't happen where you drop two points, but sometimes it happens and you have to get on with it, there is no other choice".

People Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues
Author: 0 Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues

The House Republican leaders whose accusations of FBI surveillance abuses launched a partisan war of classified memos are pledging to continue their investigation, with one important difference: no more memos. "And now the Democrats are doing their memo, and we're in memo hell". The partition is expected to be constructed this spring in the committee's secure spaces, according to CBS News .

Author: 0 Trump plans to privatise International Space Station

A report on the tech website The Verge said a draft of the budget proposal anticipated ending funding for the space station after 2024, which the Post report followed up with news that the administration was looking to keep the ISS operational, but not on its dime or under its authority.

People Trump says the Democrats' memo is just a political ploy
Author: 0 Trump says the Democrats' memo is just a political ploy

She added Trump "is not interesting in transparency, he is interested in protecting himself and derailing the Russian Federation investigation". Trump is about to be defined as a president who puts himself ahead of national security. The Department of Justice says it would be extraordinarily reckless to release this. Republicans have chastised the Democrats for putting so much classified information in their document.

People Won't join Rajini if he's saffron: Kamal Haasan
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Haasan has been quite open about his aversion to "saffron", representing the BJP, and while making an address at the famous Harvard University in the United States, hinted that an alliance with Rajinikanth would be unlikely if "his colour" was saffron.

People Alexandre Lacazette slammed by Match of the Day pundit after Tottenham loss
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And Mkhitaryan believes the Gabon hitman is his best ever teammate. "That is one of his challenges, I think, by joining us". "We played together in the past and I'm really happy to see him again". "We won three trophies in a year and a half, it's not every club that does that". "I'm not surprised by that - to me, it's completely normal". Petr Cech also starts after coming off injured against Everton in last Saturday's 5-1 Premier League win with a calf problem.

People Merkel defends painful concessions to SPD, denies authority waning
Author: 0 Merkel defends painful concessions to SPD, denies authority waning

Schulz managed this week to clinch a coalition deal with Merkel's CDU/CSU that gave his centre-left SPD six ministries as well as securing a string of policy concessions. "I am one of those people who sticks to what they promise", Merkel said in a TV interview with broadcaster ZDF on Sunday. "The transition to the post-Merkel era has begun", judged the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily, which added that Merkel's power was waning and "a unsafe mood" was starting to spread within her CDU.

People U.S. secretary of state kicks off Mideast tour in Egypt
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will raise hard issues, including Afrin operation, during a visit to Turkey next week, a senior U.S. official said on Friday amid escalation crisis between the two countries over the U.S.'s support for the PKK terror group's Syrian offshoot YPG.

People Cyclone Gita heads for Tonga
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The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummelled Samoa over the weekend. McInnes said members of the group's partner association in Tonga - 'Ola Fou - had humanitarian specialists were also preparing to co-ordinate and implement an aid response if one is needed in the coming days.