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In New Zealand, Johnson parries queries on British politics British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson brushed aside questions about infighting in his Conservative Party and speculation about him making a leadership bid during a visit to New Zealand.
Washington Post | 1 hour, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Murray-Darling basin: allegations of water theft spark calls for judicial inquiry Outrage and demand for Icac investigation follows ABC report alleging that taxpayer-bought water was being pumped out for cotton growingThe South Australian government, key senators, Indigenous and environmental groups are calling for urgent investigation
The Guardian | 2 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Not so fast: Despacito singers tell Nicols Maduro to stop using remixed song Venezuelan presidents attempt to co-opt the global hit for political purposes backfires with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee calling the use illegalVenezuelan president Nicols Maduros attempt to use Latin hit Despacito - which means slowly to inject some cool
The Guardian | 2 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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UN envoy: Jerusalem crisis could have catastrophic costs The U.N. Mideast envoy warned Monday that the crisis at Jerusalems holiest site affects millions if not billions of people around the world and has the potential to have catastrophic costs well beyond the Middle East.
Washington Post | 2 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canadas polygamy laws.
Washington Post | 2 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ex-Gitmo detainee deported from Morocco, returns to Uruguay Uruguayan authorities say a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was resettled in the South American country has returned after being deported from Morocco.
Washington Post | 2 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine early Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world and triggered some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years.
Washington Post | 2 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Parents of Charlie Gard end legal fight to bring terminally ill baby to U.S. The parents of Charlie Gard had fought to get experimental treatment for their infant son who is gravely ill. They now say it's unlikely their son will make it to his first birthday in less than two weeks. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
CBS News | 2 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Despacito stars condemn Venezuela's Maduro over political remix Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee vent fury after Venezuela's government re-casts their hit as propaganda.
BBC News | 2 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Israel: metal detectors removed from holy site in Jerusalem Late-night announcement regarding al-Aqsa mosque comes after days of violent confrontations that have claimed seven livesIsrael has announced it will remove controversial metal detectors from entrances to the sensitive compound that houses the al-Aqsa mos
The Guardian | 2 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend