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AUSTRALIA: Iain Ross Reveals ‘Michael Lawler Pockets $435,000 A year Even If He Is Stripped Of Case Work’

Justice Ross also denied he told Mr Lawler he was entitled to unlimited leave.

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AUSTRALIA: Julie Bishop Use Of Fashion Diplomacy As Self-Promotional Tool Backfires

Labor senator Sam Dastyari accused Ms Bishop of using the project for self promotion.

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CANADA: ‘Trudeaumania’ Justin Trudeau Fulfills Great Expectations

CANADA: ‘Trudeaumania’ Justin Trudeau Fulfills Great Expectations

And like Obama, Justin Trudeau said, “There is a lot of hope invested in Justin.”

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CANADA: 5 Top Things Justin Trudeau Will Do For You

CANADA: 5 Top Things Justin Trudeau Will Do For You

Justin Trudeau the incoming Prime Minister is promising significant changes in taxation, spending, marijuana policy and even the voting system.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Ends 9 Years Of Conservative Rule

Justin Trudeau Canada’s Liberal Party has decisively won parliamentary elections.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Wins 2015 Election

CANADA: Justin Trudeau Wins 2015 Election

Trudeau has won a majority of the 338 seats in Canada’s parliament.

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CANADA: The Niqab Splits Canadians In Parliamentary Election

“I think that the issue of the headscarf or the niqab is particularly contentious and has an element of Islamophobia.” Liesl Gerntholtz, executive director of the women’s rights division at Human Rights Watch.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Fights Harder To Win Voters Ahead Of Election

“This is going to be a very close election, and as we all know, [Conservative Leader Stephen] Harper still has tricks up his sleeve,” Mr. Trudeau said.

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CANADA: Stephen Harper Politics Over Niqab A Big Mistake

By pressing the niqab issue, starting in mid-September, they helped cause a sharp downturn in already soft NDP support in Quebec.

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CANADA: Raw Politics, Constitutional Wrangling To Face Canada

David Johnston could decide, for example, whether to dissolve Parliament and hold an election if a minority government is defeated.

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AUSTRALIA: Peter Dutton Says Abyan Abortion Claims Are ‘Fabrication’

Abyan is one of two Somali asylum seekers who say they were raped on Nauru.

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CANADA: What If Stephen Harper Wins Most Seats But Not A Majority?

Stephen ​Harper has won minority governments before and carried on as prime minister with periodic support of one of the other parties.

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CANADA: Justin Trudeau Says ‘Stephen Harper ‘Should Be Embarrassed’ To Be Campaigning Alongside Rob, Doug Ford

“Stephen Harper should be embarrassed that he is having to count on the support of Rob Ford for his re-election,” Trudeau said to applause from supporters.

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AUSTRALIA: Malcolm Turnbull Takes Charge Now

Turnbull was not only happy to adopt the Abbott-Howard successful formula; he ensured his own record of tough or even harsh positions was remembered.

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AUSTRALIA: Malcolm Turnbull Faces Tensions With Nationals Over Coalition Agreement

Nationals MPs have told The Australian Mr Turnbull risks undermining his working relationship with his junior Coalition partner unless he honours thE deal.

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AUSTRALIA: ‘Kevin Rudd A Danger To Australia’ – Peter Garrett Says

“I’ve been particularly strong in this book about leadership and Rudd’s leadership and I think it needed to be said,” Garrett said.

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AUSTRALIA: What Malcolm Turnbull Should Do Next?

Hugh Mackay observes: “Turnbull has the same dilemma now.”

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CANADA: Stephen Harper Promises 4 Years Budgetary Surpluses In New Party Platform

Stephen Harper is also promising contingency funds each year that are not included in the surplus projections.

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CANADA: Elizabeth May’s Daughter Victoria Cate May Burton Running For Greens In Quebec

CANADA: Elizabeth May’s Daughter Victoria Cate May Burton Running For Greens In Quebec

May Burton’s candidacy is indicative of the party’s struggle to establish roots in Quebec.

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CANADA: Could Ukrainians Decide Canada’s Upcoming Election?

The election has pitted Harper’s Conservative Party against Liberals and New Democrats with Ukrainian-Canadians potentially holding enough of voting share.

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