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by | November 22, 2017 | 05:37

The leader of Ms Kakoschke-Moore's party, Nick Xenophon, was once under an eligibility cloud but was cleared. The UK Home Office advised her of her status last week, which was confirmed by a UK-based barrister who specialises in citizenship law on Tuesday night.

by | November 22, 2017 | 05:37

Cornish, 66, said he reached an agreement "in principle" with the unnamed lobbyist that he offer an apology, resign and "provide each other with a mutual release of any claims against each other now and in the future". "The problem of sexual harassment in Minnesota and at State Capitols across the country is a nonpartisan problem that requires a nonpartisan solution".

by | November 22, 2017 | 05:24

Labour's Holyrood business manager James Kelly said this would give the former leader the opportunity to present 'her account of events'. Labour MSPs met at Holyrood on Tuesday to discuss the matter after news of her decision broke on Friday evening.

by | November 22, 2017 | 05:23

The insurance tycoon, who chairs the campaign group, said he would ask for a judicial review unless the Electoral Commission provides details of the sources of one of its probes within 21 days. The Electoral Commission announced on Monday that it was probing whether a £625,000 ($827,000) gift to Darren Grimes, a 24-year-old fashion student, was in breach of strict election regulations.

by | November 22, 2017 | 05:23

Once tasked with everything from brokering peace in the Middle East to ending the opioid crisis in America, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has seen his responsibilities slowly fade away over the last few months, several White House officials told Vanity Fair .

by | November 22, 2017 | 03:52

If convicted on the murder and vehicle destruction charges, he would face a maximum penalty of life in prison or death, prosecutors said. He was initially charged with providing support to a terrorist organization and violence and destruction of a motor vehicle resulting in death.

by | November 22, 2017 | 03:53

Researchers found the number of low achievers in Scotland were lower than the OECD average at 23.8% compared to 28.1%. These differences were most exaggerated in Australia, Finland, Latvia, New Zealand and Sweden, where girls score over 40 points higher than boys, on average.

by | November 22, 2017 | 03:22

Latching on to the barb, Modi, then as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, attacked the Congress for not being able to "tolerate a person from backward caste who had humble beginnings". "Does Crown Prince @OfficeOfRG support this?" Taking strong exception to the tweet, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani demanded an explanation from Rahul Gandhi over whether he approved it.

by | November 22, 2017 | 03:21

The troubled relationship between Jenner and Kardashian was nothing new, but the holiday snub amplified their problems. Kris is a producer so was stage managing the episode of the show. She added: "When your babies have babies it's magic". And although she did appear in the KUWTK ten-year anniversary special, she has been largely absent from the new season.

by | November 22, 2017 | 03:18

According to the complaint, Ho and Gadio began plotting in 2014 when they met at the United Nations in NY. Ho is the secretary general of a Hong Kong-based organization called China Energy Fund Committee, which describes itself on its website as "a think tank registered and anchored in Hong Kong, devoted to public diplomacy, with special emphasis on energy and culture".

by | November 22, 2017 | 03:05

A US official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent in South Texas says the surviving agent who radioed for help doesn't remember what happened. At a local hospital in Van Horn, it was determined both of the agents' injuries were severe and required advanced medical care. Governor Greg Abbott has authorized a reward up to $20,000 through the Texas Crime Stoppers program for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons ...

by | November 22, 2017 | 03:06

In the statement, the armed forces reiterated their intention to "use all authorized and appropriate measures to protect Americans and to disable terrorist threats". President Donald Trump designated Somalia an "area of active hostilities" in March 2017, which allows US military commanders greater latitude in deciding which targets to strike.

by | November 22, 2017 | 02:58

Actress Amber Tamblyn, who has campaigned against sexual harassment in Hollywood, backed the Girl Scouts. According to the Collins Center, 90% of child sexual abuse comes from someone a child or family member knows and trusts. Dr. Janet Taylor, a psychiatrist based in New York City and Sarasota, Fla., said parents should be careful to not create "a mass hysteria about physical contact with loved ones", especially during the holiday season.

by | November 22, 2017 | 02:49

One of the people driving for Uber in Colorado was a habitual felony offender and had at one point in the past escaped from prison, the PUC said. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission said Monday that it launched an investigation into the ride-hailing service a year ago after an Uber driver was accused of assaulting a passenger in Vail.

by | November 22, 2017 | 02:41

Puerto Rico's bankruptcy and the crippling blow of Hurricane Maria won't deprive the government's employees of their Christmas bonuses. "Today we had to stand down our crews", Techmanski said. In October, Gov. Ricardo Rossello later demanded the contract be voided and requested the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security inspect the deal.

by | November 22, 2017 | 02:23

Yesterday TVNZ breakfast host Jack Tame grilled Ardern for more than six minutes over the apparent case of mistaken identity. Trudeau is married to Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, a former television host who does not physically resemble New Zealand's leader.

by | November 22, 2017 | 02:20

Cave responded on Sunday, November 19th - the first night of the back-to-back shows at Menorah Mivtachim Arena - in an unapologetic press conference , claiming he first performed in Israel with his band the Bad Seeds "20 years ago" and instantly felt "a huge connection" that he "couldn't really describe".

by | November 22, 2017 | 02:18

UNICEF Jordan on Monday celebrated World Children's Day in Amman, in partnership with the National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) as a commemoration of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) by the UN General Assembly on November 20, 1989.

by | November 22, 2017 | 02:12

The DLC will also add the new Infiltrator Elite Class, six new weapons, two new melee weapons and the L-Class Destroyer, a naval vehicle you can use to "rule the waves". Battlefield 1 Turning Tides is stocked to the brim with other new content: the Conquest Assault game mode, Service Assignments, Specializations, Dog Tags, Service Stars, Medals, Ribbons, and more.

by | November 22, 2017 | 01:56

However, American politicians did not appreciate the efforts of Secretary of State. Tillerson's adviser, Brian Hook, defended the decision, claiming that while Afghanistan , Iraq , and Myanmar may still have child soldiers, they are "making honest - if as yet incomplete - efforts" to curb the practice.

by | November 22, 2017 | 01:54

You know what your living room is missing? Homebase are offering a range of artificial Christmas trees for people with a range of budgets. Those sounds could mean big business for workers trimming pre-cut Christmas trees for customers. Bluebells are offering a range of Nordman Fir, Norway Spruce, Fraser Fir and pot grown trees from Saturday November 25 and onwards. Again this year, all fourth graders are eligible for a free tree permit through the national Every Kid in a Park initiative.

by | November 22, 2017 | 01:22

News of the President's possible resignation was welcomed by hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans on Sunday, who poured into the streets cheering, singing, and dancing. Mugabe, 93, who calls himself the grand old man of African politics, looks to be running out of options. Mugabe's hardline policies also pushed the country into poverty.

by | November 22, 2017 | 01:09

Back in July, the president had announced his intention to ban transgender military members from serving "in any capacity", citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption" as the main reasons for the change. "The only uncertainties are how, not if, the policy will be implemented and whether, in some future context, the president might be persuaded to change his mind and terminate the policies he is now putting into effect", Garbis wrote.

by | November 22, 2017 | 00:24

Flights could be affected if any volcanic ash invades Bali airspace , but local authorities are urging calm and vigilance. The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Centre (PVMBG) said in a statement that the height of the smoke exceeded 700m from the peak of the mountain.

by | November 22, 2017 | 00:08

The world body's appeal came after Baghdad dismissed an offer from Iraqi Kurdish leaders to freeze the outcome of the referendum and hold talks. According to available information, the court will issue a decision to cancel the referendum and the regional government will later announce its commitment to the decision, paving the way for negotiations after meeting the demands of Baghdad .