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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Sanders Defends Trump’s Praise of Australian Healthcare System

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Sanders Defends Trump’s Praise of Australian Healthcare System 0

“President Trump is right. The Australian healthcare system provides healthcare to all of its people at a fraction of the cost than we do,” Sanders commented on Twitter.

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO POLITICS: Darcus Howe Biography

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO POLITICS: Darcus Howe Biography 0

Darcus Howe: ‘My life in Trinidad was miserable. There was growing problem with street gangs.” At 17 he arrived in Southampton. Read Darcus Howe Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trump Pressures Canada to Boost Defense Spending

CANADA POLITICS: Trump Pressures Canada to Boost Defense Spending 0

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said poor decisions and under funding by successive governments had left the armed forces short of equipment and increasingly unable to do their job.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: China, Taiwan Spar Over Attendance at Conflict Diamond Meeting

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: China, Taiwan Spar Over Attendance at Conflict Diamond Meeting 0

China said on Wednesday it was reasonable to have a delegation from self-ruled Taiwan removed from a conference in Australia about conflict diamonds, as Taipei accused Beijing of playing politics for its own ends. China says Taiwan is part of

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Budget 2017: Turnbull School Funding Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Budget 2017: Turnbull School Funding Takes Center Stage 0

Turnbull has tempted a backlash with the Coalition’s voter base, particularly Catholic families, as he seeks to “right Labor’s wrongs’’ by implementing needs-based funding and “bring the school-funding wars to an end”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Rubbished ‘Anti-Men’ Gender Quota

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Abbott Rubbished ‘Anti-Men’ Gender Quota 0

Abbott replied: “Look obviously we have to give women a fair go. We have to give women a fair go but some of this stuff just sounds like its anti-men.

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CANADA POLITICS: Harjit Sajjan Formally Apologized for Embellishing His Role in Key Afghan Offensive

CANADA POLITICS: Harjit Sajjan Formally Apologized for Embellishing His Role in Key Afghan Offensive 0

“My comments were in no way intended to diminish the role my fellow soldiers and superiors played in Operation Medusa,” Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Electoral Rules Breach Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Electoral Rules Breach Takes Center Stage 0

Murray Watt has asked Queensland Electoral Commission to investigate a report that One Nation secretly switched legal structures last year and now risks being deregistered as a party.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ADF Warns Australia Needs to Defend Itself From Ballistic Missile Attack

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ADF Warns Australia Needs to Defend Itself From Ballistic Missile Attack 0

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told radio station 3AW the Government is taking the threat posed by North Korea “very, very seriously”.

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CANADA POLITICS: Kevin O’Leary Drops Out of Conservative Race, Endorses Maxime Bernier

CANADA POLITICS: Kevin O’Leary Drops Out of Conservative Race, Endorses Maxime Bernier 0

“The Liberals politically own Quebec. Without growing the Conservative base in Quebec, beating Trudeau in 2019 would be a huge challenge,” O’Leary said at press conference with reporters in Toronto.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography 0

My name is Yassmin Abdel-Magied and I have the blessing of associating with multiple identities. Read Yassmin Abdel-Magied Biography.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Controversial Anzac Day Post Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Controversial Anzac Day Post Takes Center Stage 0

Julie Bishop will “carefully consider” conservative backbencher Eric Abetz’s demands for Yassmin Abdel-Magied to be dismissed from government advisory board following her controversial Anzac Day post.

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HAITI POLITICS: Haitian Revolution

HAITI POLITICS: Haitian Revolution 0

Slaves initiated 1791 rebellion. By 1803 they succeeded in ending not just slavery but French control over the colony. Haitian Revolution was more complex.

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HAITI POLITICS: Toussaint Louverture Biography & Memoir

HAITI POLITICS: Toussaint Louverture Biography & Memoir 0

Toussaint L’Ouverture, military leader c. 1743–1803 of Haitian independence movement during the French Revolution. Read Toussaint Louverture Biography.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Australia First’ Fortifies Turnbull Position

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Australia First’ Fortifies Turnbull Position 0

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has recorded a rise in voter support just days after tightening rules for foreigners seeking work and citizenship under an “Australia first” policy, a newspaper poll showed on Monday.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence Tries Hand At Koala Diplomacy Down Under

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence Tries Hand At Koala Diplomacy Down Under 0

“That’s my usual position on a Sunday afternoon,” Pence said as a bank of cameras clicked, capturing yet another picture-perfect moment for his family in Australia.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence to Turnbull: US Will Honor Refugee Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence to Turnbull: US Will Honor Refugee Deal 0

“We will honor this agreement out of respect to this enormously important alliance,” Pence said at Turnbull’s harbor side official residence in Sydney.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Snipers, Road Closures, Heavy Security Because of US Mike Pence Visit

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Snipers, Road Closures, Heavy Security Because of US Mike Pence Visit 0

Pence is on the final leg of his Asia-Pacific tour to reaffirm the US and Australia as allies and focus on regional security concerns — including growing tensions with North Korea — economic development and trade.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements 0

“There is no more important title in our democracy than Australian citizen,” prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says in Canberra.

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CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police

CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police 0

Royal Canadian Mounted Police they intercepted a 43-year-old woman driving nine people across the U.S. border into the prairie province of Saskatchewan.

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