White House plays down Trump's praise of Australian health-care system

In his 2000 book, The America We Deserve , Trump wrote: "We must have universal health care". "I do think we have better healthcare in Australia". President Donald Trump's praise of Australia's government-funded health care system has raised the... More..

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Quality Schools funding estimator for Wide Bay
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Quality Schools funding estimator for Wide Bay

Mr Gonski's inquiry will be focused not on how much funding there is, but how it is used through the most effective teaching and learning strategies to reverse declining results and raise the performance of sch...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

North Korea test fires unidentified missile, says Seoul

South Korean and USA forces have been conducting annual military drills since the beginning of March that conclude at the end of April. The test, from an area north of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, app...More..

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Erdogan seeks to send Trump stern message with attack on Syrian Kurds

President Donald Trump. Ankara has been pressing the United States to drop its military alliance with the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which it views as part of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) that has been...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Police Filmed Shooting A Woman In London Terror Raids

The 27-year-old man arrested outside the Houses of Parliament earlier Thursday was held after a stop-and-frisk tied to an "ongoing operation", police said . Police said the suspects were being held on suspicio...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Hamas elects Haniyeh as political head

Abdulatif al-Qanou said in an emailed statement to the press that Haniya had replaced Khaled Meshaal as head of the 15-member politburo after winning a secret ballot by the Shura Council. Haniya, seen as a prag...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

President Trump Is Confident That Israel And Palestine Will Find Peace

Trump , with his " great negotiating ability " will be the key to a successful and " historic peace treaty ", Abbas said, because of his determination and desire to get it done. In his Wednesday comments, Abbas...More..

Female senators will be included in health group
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Female senators will be included in health group

Instead they courted more, naming a 13-member, all-Republican working group on health care legislation, without a single woman on it - forcing Sen. "The working group that counts is all 52 of us", McConnell...More..

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Asean leaders' summit opens in Manila

Southeast Asia leaders gathered here on Saturday to exchange views on how to further strengthen and make the 50-year-old Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) relevant amid challenges confronting the w...More..

Le Pen supporters shrug off euro flip-flops, back Frexit idea
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Le Pen supporters shrug off euro flip-flops, back Frexit idea

Florian Philippot, deputy leader of Le Pen's anti-European Union, National Front (FN) party, said the party "completely owned up" to the fact that the speech resembled one by Fillon a month ago - similarities t...More..

Dept. of Ag Plans to Loosen Obama School Lunch Programs
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Dept. of Ag Plans to Loosen Obama School Lunch Programs

Around thirty parents with nothing better to do protested Perdue's announcement at Catoctin Elementary School in Leesburg, Va, chanting "healthy kids, healthy food", and one yelled "Give a damn!" as a smiling P...More..

Judge Agrees to Toss Hernandez Murder Conviction
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Judge Agrees to Toss Hernandez Murder Conviction

Judge Susan Garsh ruled Tuesday that a legal doctrine that calls for vacating convictions when a defendant dies before an appeal can be heard was binding precedent . "He should not be able to accomplish in dea...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

Earlier this month, USA forces in Afghanistan dropped a 22,000-pound guided bomb called a GBU-43 on an Islamic State tunnel complex in Nangahar, the first use of a weapon of its kind. Afghanistan's Taliban vowe...More..

European leaders agree on the negotiating guidelines for Brexit
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

European leaders agree on the negotiating guidelines for Brexit

Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom are expected to begin after the general election on June 8 and talks must be completed by March 29, 2019. May, a month after she sent Britain's divorce letter. Ot...More..

Tories win majority of council seats in East Renfrewshire election
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tories win majority of council seats in East Renfrewshire election

It also went from first to second place in Aberdeenshire. Has the First Minister alienated voters with her indyref2 approach? Labour has been in power in Glasgow since 1980, but as its vote slumped in the...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Frank Ocean Sprinted His Way Through the Met Gala Carpet!

Kate was joined by her husband Michael Polish as well as designer Tory Burch and actress Zoey Deutch. However, Rihanna has once again proved that she absolutely owns both the red carpet and the internet af...More..

President Trump marks 100 days in office, blasts media
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

President Trump marks 100 days in office, blasts media

President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office Saturday with a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania , that was reminiscent of his time on the campaign trail. It could not have been otherwise, given the...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are 5 facts about the day

Thumbs down to over-imbibing and driving. For the first time, in nearly two decades, the president didn't host a White House Cinco de Mayo celebration. Those making it political say people who support Trump...More..

Freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian leader
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian leader

Others stayed at their homes in northeastern Nigeria , waiting to see if their daughters were released after the mass abduction from a Chibok boarding school in 2014. Buhari said last month that the government...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Israel reportedly strikes arms depot near Syrian capital

In March, Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime fired a number of missiles toward Israeli jets after the Israel Air Force struck targets in Syria. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has refused to comment on th...More..

SUV suddenly takes off, crashes during auto auction; 3 dead
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

SUV suddenly takes off, crashes during auto auction; 3 dead

After the vehicle crashed into a cement wall, which separated two garage doors, with such force, it cracked. Another witness told CBS that the Jeep driver appeared to be trying to avoid hitting cars, and en...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump's team 'was warned Russians could blackmail' Michael Flynn

President Trump later fired Yates for refusing to enforce his travel ban . "Just because someone comes in and gives you a heads-up about something and says I want to share some information doesn't mean you i...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Comey looked to expand probe before firing

Also notable is Jennifer Rubin's column calling on the Justice Department official who argued in writing for the Comey firing, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, to seek appointment of a special prosecut...More..

May Day Marchers Around The World Celebrate Workers, Immigrants
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

May Day Marchers Around The World Celebrate Workers, Immigrants

At least three people were arrested and police urged the rest of the protesters, who included families with young children, to clear out after they pulled the permit for the march. Then in 1955, during the Cold...More..

Labor to keep budget deficit levy
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Labor to keep budget deficit levy

The Turnbull Government announced the end of the troublesome Medicare rebate freeze which has been forcing up the cost of GP visits and threatening the spread of bulk billing. Less popular is likely to be a fee...More..