The Guardian view on Spain’s election: a chance to rebalance | Editorial

The most striking and perhaps also the most important thing about the results of this week’s Spanish general election was something that did not happen. In defiance of some predictions, there was no populist uprising in Sunday’s poll, whether from the right, the left or the regions. Instead, the clear winner in a complex multi-party […]

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Zambia President jogs to make good decisions : International de

Soon after he became President after his predecessor Michael Sata Zambia President Edgar Lungu’s health became a subject of heated debates across the country. At the Women’s Day celebrations in 2015, he collapsed due to what the presidency called a bowel condition. He was treated and his health has not been in the public limelight […]

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Valedictorian Comes Out During Emotional Graduation Speech at Utah University

Matt Easton, a political science valedictorian at Brigham Young University in Utah, came out during his commencement ceremony speech on April 26. “It was in these quiet moments of pain and confusion that I felt another triumph, that of coming to terms, not with who I thought I should be, but who the Lord has […]

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Brownlie Towers, Perth’s most notorious public housing complex, finally faces demolition

Updated April 07, 2019 11:17:51 It was supposed to be the revolutionary utopian future of public housing within suburban Perth. Key points: The notorious Brownlie Towers housing complex was built in the 1970s The twin-tower complex soon became notorious as a ghetto of crime Now it is facing demolition, with the site to be redeveloped […]

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Thoughts on Thrones: Where to from Winterfell?

Warning: Contains spoilers. Game of Thrones is inching closer to it’s grand conclusion following the third episode and the torrid Battle of Winterfell and with just three episodes remaining, the Herald’s in-house experts give their initial impressions and count the cost of the war against the White Walkers. The Night King looking smug after withstanding […]

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Maisie Williams On Arya Stealing The Show In That Surprise ‘GoT’ Ending: ‘F**k You, Jon’

This piece is dark and full of spoilers, obviously. Jon Snow ain’t got nothing on Arya Stark― and actress Maisie Williams knows it. Williams, who plays arguably the most badass “Game of Thrones” character, spoke to Entertainment Weekly about Sunday’s episode, “The Long Night,” and that surprising ending that left audiences chanting “Arya” far and […]

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Two suspected militants blow themselves up during raid by Bangladesh’s anti-terrorism unit : International de

DHAKA: Two suspected militants were killed on Monday after they blew themselves up during a raid at their hideout by Bangladesh’s elite anti-terrorism unit in Mohammadpur area here, officials said. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB surrounded a single-storey tin-shed house in Mohammadpur’s Basila area, on the outskirts of Dhaka, following a tip-off. The personnel of […]

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Indonesia eyes moving capital from congested Jakarta

JAKARTA: Indonesia is considering a plan to move its capital away from sprawling megalopolis Jakarta, officials said Monday, but any jump to a new city could still be years away. The idea of moving Indonesia’s seat of government from an urban conglomeration of nearly 30 million people with some of the world’s worst traffic jams […]

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Biopic on tainted saint Asaram Bapu in the pipeline

Bollywood has had some sort of fascination with biopics in the last few years. We’ve seen biopics being made on people like actors, politicians, athletes etc. Now, if rumours are to be believed, we will soon see a biopic on the spiritual leader Asaram Bapu. A report in a leading daily has revealed that producer […]

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US man admits marrying 4 women

When Michael Middleton married Alicia Grant,she thought she’d found her life partner. The problem was he was already married, and not only to one woman. It turned out that Middleton, 43, had married a Georgia, US, woman in 2006, and an Alabama, US, woman in 2011, before he marriedGrant inNew Hampshire, US,in 2013. That led […]

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100 days later, health system shakeup is working

The Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN), which runs the Royal Adelaide Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and various statewide services, was facing a $300 million annual blowout in its $2 billion budget before administrator KordaMentha was brought in to assess the situation. A progress report now showsCALHNis on track to reach a planned $41 […]

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Jolina dela Cruz shines anew but coach wants ‘team effort’ from La Salle

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Rookie Jolina Dela Cruz had another stellar outing in De La Salle’s final elimination round game in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament, but head coach Ramil De Jesus stressed that his team shouldn’t be reliant on just one person. Dela Cruz finished with 22 points in a 25-22, […]

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Chicago mayor brokers deal to end lengthy Symphony strike

Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor Riccardo Muti (3rd R) joins striking members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as they picket outside Symphony Center on March 12, 2019 in Chicago, after 11 months of pay talks failed to reach an agreement. The musicians say the company is asking them to reduce overall salary and benefits despite increasing […]

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Beats’ first truly wireless earbuds to launch May 10

The Beats Powerbeats Pro launch this week. Image: Apple via AFP Relaxnews Over the weekend, Apple’s Beats headphones division announced that pre-ordering for their fitness-oriented AirPods competitor will open May 3, with the earbuds hitting shelves on May 10. On May 3, Apple will be launching their own worst competitor via their Beats headphone division, […]

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2020 NFL Mock Draft: Matt Miller’s Way-Too-Early Predictions

0 of 32 Christian Petersen/Getty Images The dust has barely settled on the 2019 NFL draft, and already we’re looking ahead to the 2020 class. Let’s have some fun. Using recent Super Bowl odds to project the draft order and looking at updated team needs after the end of seven rounds of player selections, it’s […]

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H-1B visa holders find it tough to switch jobs in US : International de

H-1B visa holders in the US are finding it tough to switch jobs even after the job matches their skill sets and experience. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, has denied the application by the new employers on various occasions. The common reasons given for a rejection is that the new position does […]

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When Shakib forgot to say cheese

Bangladesh’s biggest player will be missing from the team’s official World Cup picture – and all because he’d left the ground before the photo session took place. It’s left the picture with a legend-sized hole and also left the BCB president fairly angry about it. Shakib Al Hasan, who had arrived in Dhaka on Sunday […]

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Walklate, Kevin

WALKLATEKevin Our dear friend and colleague, Kevin Walklate, lost his battle with cancer, passing away peacefully at St Vincent’s Hospital on 27th April 2019. Kevin, a multiple Paul Harris Fellow recipient, was a Rotarian for over 30 years and a member of Rotary Central Melbourne for 20 years, being President in 2011-12. He was always […]

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Trump tells ‘under siege’ NRA to ‘stop the internal fighting’ amid financial investigation – live

11.12am EDT11:12 The White House is reviewing misogynistic comments by Donald Trump’s Federal Reserve pick Stephen Moore, the Associated Press reports. “When we have an update on that front we’ll let you know,” press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Monday. 11.09am EDT11:09 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responds to Donald Trump’s attack on him for […]

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‘There are forces at work out to destroy public broadcasting’: Former ABC journalist

‘There are forces at work out to destroy public broadcasting’: Former ABC journalist7:51 FULL INTERVIEW: Sky News host Chris Kenny spoke with former ABC journalist and staff appointed board member Quentin Dempster as the future of the public broadcaster comes under the spotlight as an election issue. The former ABC journalist has argued that there […]

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Fact checking key claims of the 2019 federal election leaders’ debate

RMIT ABC Fact Check Updated April 30, 2019 00:21:22 Photo: Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Scott Morrison during last night’s leaders’ debate in Perth. (Channel 7) Opposition Leader Bill Shorten won the audience vote in the first leaders’ debate in Perth, according to host broadcaster Channel 7. But was the more persuasive leader […]

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Wildfoods Festival operator steps away, future unknown

The future of the Wildfoods Festival is up in the air after its operator, Destination Westland, decided it would step away from managing the annual event. The council-run organisation made the decision not to operate any future events “reluctantly” due to high financial risk. Meanwhile, Westland Mayor Bruce Smith said the council would not commit […]

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Sri Lanka suspends police chief over Easter attacks

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s president suspended the chief of police on Monday and appointed a new defence secretary in a shake-up of the shell-shocked country’s security services following the Easter Sunday terror attacks. Intelligence warnings from abroad alerting to possible attacks by Islamist extremists were ignored ahead of the multiple bombings of churches and upscale hotels […]

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