All News - 10 February 2017

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Fall of Singapore: the geopolitical legacy

10 February 2017 23:59:06 WN.com - World News

Next week marks the 75th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore. It led to a momentous decision for a shaken Australia. When Darwin was bombed four days later, the Australian Government switched its alliance from Britain to the US. We assess the legacy of the loss of Singapore in World War ll; what it meant for Australia's sense of its place in the world, and its strategic positioning. ......

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Brexit and why the 'Remain' campaign failed

10 February 2017 23:59:06 WN.com - World News

An insider's view on why the 'Remain' campaign failed in the 2016 EU referendum. ......

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Mass deployment of police and military in Jakarta ahead of polling

10 February 2017 23:59:06 WN.com - World News

More than 20,000 police and military officers will be deployed across Jakarta as the Indonesian capital prepares to go to the polls to elect a governor next week. ......

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El Faro Ship sinking: El Faro may have suffered boiler blast

10 February 2017 23:59:06 WN.com - World News

Testimony at a U.S. Coast Guard investigative hearing revealed that a cargo ship that sank after losing propulsion in a hurricane could have suffered a catastrophic boiler explosion. Lou O'Donnell, ......

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New Zealanders race to save whales after 400 swim aground

10 February 2017 23:59:05 WN.com - World News

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — It was the sound of soft sighs and cries in the half-light that first struck Cheree Morrison, and then as...

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4 held in France, including teenage girl, in suspected bomb plot

10 February 2017 23:59:05 WN.com - World News

PARIS — Four people, including a 16-year-old girl, who were believed to be preparing a terrorist attack were arrested in southern France on...

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Trump adopts harder line on Israeli settlements

10 February 2017 23:59:05 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON — President Trump, who presented himself as a staunch supporter of Israel during last year’s campaign, took a harder line on settlements in...

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White House seeks to regroup after stinging legal defeat

10 February 2017 23:59:05 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON Seeking to regroup after a stinging legal defeat, President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering signing a "brand new order" after his refugee and immigration travel ban was halted in court. Trump, speaking to reporters on Air Force One as he flew to Florida for the weekend, said he expected his administration to win the legal battle over his original directive. But he said the White House was also weighing other alternatives, including making changes to the order, which suspended the nation's refugee program and barred all entries from seven Muslim-majority countries. The president said a new executive order would likely change "very little" from the first. Trump's comments...

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Michigan university says Hitler card wasn't made by student

10 February 2017 23:59:05 WN.com - World News

Central Michigan University says a Valentine's Day card that mocked Jews who died in the Holocaust wasn't created by a student at the school. The woman who created the card ......

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Participating in Inauguration of National Women’s Parliament (The Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama)

10 February 2017 23:59:05 WN.com - World News

(Source: The Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama) Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, India, 10 February 2017 - It was chilly and dark when His Holiness the Dalai Lama left his Delhi hotel yesterday at the start of a journey that would take him to Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. Fog at Gannavaram Airport delayed the landing of his flight, but Andhra Pradesh Speaker, Dr Kodela Siva Prasada Rao, Ministers Palle Raghunatha Reddy and D Umamaheshwara Rao as well as Vijayawada Police Commissioner Gautam Sawang were waiting to welcome him with bouquets and breakfast. He told journalists who flocked to catch a word from him that peace of mind was essential to human happiness and that he was happy to return...

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On Valentine's Day, say #IDONT (UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund)

10 February 2017 23:59:05 WN.com - World News

(Source: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund) UNITED NATIONS/KATHMANDU/ERBIL - 'I've been married for five years - since I was 12 - but I haven't gone to live with my husband yet,' said Rupali Kurmi, from Harijan, Nepal. 'That's happening in about three weeks' time.' This Valentine's Day, for its annual #IDONT campaign, UNFPA is partnering with artists to raise awareness about child marriage, which ensnares tens of thousands of girls around the world every single day. If nothing is done to stop these human rights violations, an estimated 70 million girls will be married, while still children, over the next five years. These girls have no choice over whether or when to marry - or to whom....

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10/02/2017 Arab States build consensus on accelerating women´s economic empowerment ahead of CSW (UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women)

10 February 2017 23:59:05 WN.com - World News

(Source: UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) Ahead of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, governments of the Arab States region met to prepare a common position on women's economic empowerment, with emphasis on equal pay for work of equal value, women's entrepreneurship and harnessing the power of technology and innovation for women's empowerment. Date: 10 February 2017 Participants at the Arab region intergovernmental consultation in preparation of CSW61. Photo: The supreme council for women in...

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Somalia: UN Security Council urges sustained momentum towards democratic governance (UN - United Nations)

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

(Source: UN - United Nations) 10 February 2017 - Welcoming political and security progress in Somalia since 2012, including the recently concluded elections in the country, the United Nations Security Council today highlighted the need to 'maintain the momentum' towards democratic governance in the African nation. In a Presidential Statement adopted today, the 15-member Council also hailed the increased representation of women in the Upper House and the...

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17 killed in stampede at Angolan soccer stadium

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

A crowd has stampeded at a soccer stadium...

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Mark Hughes defends FA stance on privacy in recreational-drug cases

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

Stoke manager Mark...

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson 'died peacefully in her sleep' - family

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson died peacefully in her sleep, her family has revealed.The former 'It girl' and socialite was found dead, aged 45, at her London home on Wednesday, months after revealing she had been diagnosed with a brain... ......

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Report: First atom bomb test caused generations of cancer

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) " A new report says the world first atomic bomb test caused generations of southern New Mexico families to suffer from cancer and economic hardship.The report released Friday detailed resident surveys from... ......

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No charges vs. troopers in mistaken 911 call shooting

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) " New Jersey's attorney general has concluded a state trooper used justifiable force when he shot a 76-year-old man inside a home mistakenly linked to a 911 call.Gerald Sykes thought he was defending his Upper... ......

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Doll based on transgender teen to debut at New York Toy Fair

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) " A New York doll maker says it will be selling what it believes is the first transgender doll on the market.The doll is based on Jazz Jennings, the teenage transgender subject of the TLC documentary series "I am... ......

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Chicago officer won't be charged in double-fatal shooting

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

CHICAGO (AP) " Prosecutors say they won't charge a Chicago police officer who fatally shot a college student and his neighbor while responding to a domestic disturbance.The Cook County State's Attorney's Office says there's "insufficient... ......

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With travel ban blocked, Somali refugee reunites with family

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " A Somali refugee who had been stuck in limbo because of President Donald Trump's refugee travel ban arrived to Utah on Friday to meet his 2-year-old daughter for the first time and make a long-awaited reunion... ......

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Lawyers deciding next step in Trump travel ban battle

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

The White House is weighing up a new executive order on travel, sources have told CNN."We will be doing something very rapidly having to do with additional security for our country. You will be seeing that sometime next week," Trump... ......

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Poland: PM Szydlo in "good" condition after car crash but being flown to Warsaw for ...

10 February 2017 23:59:04 WN.com - World News

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " Poland: PM Szydlo in "good" condition after car crash but being flown to Warsaw for more medical tests. ......

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Obama hires agency for speaking gigs, lawyers for book deals

10 February 2017 23:59:03 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) " Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama announced Friday they have picked the prestigious agency that represents Bill Clinton, Mia Farrow and others to handle their post-White House speaking gigs.The Harry... ......

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Trump's comments likely to cause heartburn for US lawyers

10 February 2017 23:59:03 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Donald Trump lobs verbal bombshells on Twitter and fiercely criticizes federal judges overseeing his court cases. He openly discusses pending legal matters on which lawyers usually advise their clients... ......

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GOP, allies launch defense of Puzder, Trump's Labor pick

10 February 2017 23:59:03 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) " Rattled by bitter fights over President Donald Trump's Cabinet picks, Republicans and their allies have launched a fresh campaign to defend fast food executive Andrew Puzder's nomination to lead the Labor Department.From... ......

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World Shearing Champs: Rowland Smith makes statement

10 February 2017 23:59:03 WN.com - World News

Hawke's Bay shearer Rowland Smith scored a stunning Southland All Nations Open championship win in Invercargill last night on the last night of a near three-year reign as World Champion.The win was some compensation for the two-metre-tall... ......

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Firefighter charged with selling cocaine while on duty

10 February 2017 23:59:03 WN.com - World News

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) " A firefighter in Connecticut has been accused of selling cocaine while on duty.The Norwalk Hour reports (http://bit.ly/2lsWS31) Norwalk police arrested 45-year-old Mark Monroe without incident Thursday following... ......

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AP FACT CHECK: Burning tent photo at protest site is fake

10 February 2017 23:59:03 WN.com - World News

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) " Reports that police in North Dakota raided and set fire to the site of a pipeline protest encampment are false, and the picture posted of burning tents is a fake, too.Both police and a protest leader confirmed... ......

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Trump 'will not take travel ban fight to Supreme Court'

10 February 2017 23:59:03 WN.com - World News

The White House is not planning to take action in the Supreme Court to have Donald Trump&s travel ban reinstated, an official has said. Mr Trump...

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