Australia intel chair blocked from China after criticising Beijing

Australia's parliamentary intelligence committee head, who has previously criticised Beijing, said he had been blocked from entering China due to his "frankness about the Chinese Communist Party". Andrew Hastie warned several months ago that the world's approach to containing China's rise resembles the "catastrophic failure" to prevent the advance of Nazi Germany. Hastie, along with fellow government politician James Paterson, had planned to travel to China for a study tour next month but both...
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15-Year-Old Girl & 14-Year-Old Boy Killed in California High School Shooting Identified

Officials have released the names of the two students who were killed Thursday (Nov. 14) in a mass shooting at a California high school. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed Friday that 15-year-old Gracie Anne Muehlberger and 14-year-old Dominic Blackwell were identified as the two victims of the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California. Family members of both teens said they’d recently celebrated birthdays. Muehlberger had just turned 15 years old last m...
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Tomi Lahren says she and 'filthy mouthed' Chrissy Teigen finally agree on something

Model Chrissy Teigen and conservative commentator Tomi Lahren seem to have found common ground. Found out what they agree on.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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No. 24 Baylor rebounds with 72-63 win over Texas State

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew already expected a tough game against an experienced opponent that won 24 games last season. The Bears were also playing without their preseason All-Big 12 forward. Jared Butler scored 15 points, Freddie Gillespie had 11 points and 11 rebounds, and three other players scored in double figures […]
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A night of drinking, a closed strip joint and a White Castle shooting bring suspensions for 3 judges

Hours before they were to attend an educational conference in Indianapolis, three judges went out drinking for a few hours and decided to walk to a strip joint.
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Worku, Greene lift UC Irvine over Boise State 69-61

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Eyassu Worku tossed in 15 points and Brad Greene pitched in with 14 points and eight rebounds to send UC Irvine to a 69-61 victory over Boise State on Friday night. Collin Welp came off the bench to score 12 with six rebounds and five assists for the Anteaters (3-1). It […]
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Former US ambassador to Ukraine tells impeachment inquiry she was 'shocked and devastated' after being removed from her post

The ousted US ambassador to Ukraine testified Friday that she was "shocked and devastated" after learning that President Donald Trump had disparaged her in his July phone call with the Ukrainian President, while a tweet from the President attacking her during the impeachment inquiry hearing sparked a real-time response and new Democratic accusations of witness intimidation.
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Sri Lanka votes for president in shadow of Easter Sunday attack

Terror fears could see the defence chief who oversaw the defeat of Tamil rebels voted into power.
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Haws beats buzzer, BYU beats Houston 72-71

HOUSTON (AP) — T.J. Haws hit a contested jump shot as time ran out to give BYU a 72-71 win over Houston on Friday night. Haws received an inbounds pass in the back court with 5.1 seconds left and as he neared the top of the key angled right and then shot a contested, fadeaway […]
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California school shooting suspect has died, authorities say

The 16-year-old gunman who shot himself after killing two classmates and wounding three other students has died at a hospital, authorities said.
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NFL uniforms, ranked         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Shooting reported at New Jersey high school football game

At least two people were transported to the hospital Friday evening after a shooting took place during a high school football game in New Jersey, police said.
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Mystery In Manteca: Top Three City Officials Placed On Leave

MANTECA (CBS13) — Three top Manteca city officials were placed on leave, including the city’s top cop. The mysterious change ups have residents talking. “We’ve been here for so long and we don’t even know what’s going on in our own town,” a resident said. People who live in Manteca want answers after the city’s finance director, city manager and police chief were suddenly put on paid administrative leave pending an investigation. The city isn’t officially saying why, but Mayor Ben Cantu added on...
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General election 2019: Police 'assessing' call for peerage claim probe

A Labour peer says allegations Brexit Party candidates were offered seats in the Lords should be investigated.
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Trump pardons servicemembers in high profile war crimes cases

Donald Trump granted pardons to Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance and Maj. Mathew Golsteyn. He reversed a demotion of Edward Gallagher, a Navy Seal.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Pardons 2 Service Members Accused Of War Crimes And Restores Another's Rank

Some former and current Pentagon officials had warned that clearing the men might undermine the military justice system.(Image credit: Gregory Bull/AP)
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Russia Wants Its Tu-22M3 Bombers To Control The Black Sea

And Ukraine is on notice.
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Bolton fire: emergency crews battle blaze at student housing building

Witnesses describe flames ‘crawling up cladding’ of six-storey building on BradshawgateFire crews are tackling a large blaze “crawling up the cladding” of a student accommodation building in Bolton.Images posted on social media showed firefighters tackling flames coming out of the windows on the top floors of a building known as the Cube on Bradshawgate. Continue reading...
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Kanye West Performs In Texas Jail For Over 200 Inmates

The rapper and his choir performed at two different jail facilities in Houston.
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Judge corrects $107 million miscalculation in final ruling against Johnson & Johnson

An Oklahoma judge has reduced the financial penalty Johnson & Johnson must pay for its role in the opioid crisis from $572 million to $465 million, according to a court order filed Friday.
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Donald Trump, Corruption Fighter?

The impeachment inquiry revealed the absurdity of claims that he wanted to clean up Ukraine.
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Bolivia protests: five killed in rally calling for exiled Morales's return

Witnesses say police opened fire on protesters near Cochabamba, where pro- and anti-Morales supporters have clashed for weeks Bolivian security forces have clashed with supporters of the exiled former president, Evo Morales, leaving at least five people dead, and escalating the challenge to the interim government to restore stability.Hospital director Guadalberto Lara said that most of the dead in Sacaba, in the centre of the country, as well as some of the dozens more who were injured, had bull...
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Bolivia crisis: 'Five dead' in pro-Morales protest

Those killed in the central city of Sacaba are all said to be supporters of the ex-president.
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Gilets jaunes movement sprang from nowhere to stun France. One year on, it's in desperate search of a direction

In many ways it is hard to believe that France's gilets jaunes, or yellow vest, movement is only a year old. In that time, it has led to a 10 billion euro ($11.05 billion) aid package for the poorest, changed laws and police tactics, cost the French economy billions of euros and forced a French president whose electoral platform was never to back down in the face of protest, to do just that.
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Texas appeals court blocks Rodney Reed execution

The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles recommended Friday that Gov. Greg Abbott grant a 120-day reprieve to Rodney Reed, an inmate set to be executed next week.
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Suspended Raiders' Vontaze Burfict calls Roger Goodell a 'total b---h'

Vontaze Burfict never stood a chance in his appeal meeting with Roger Goodell and league officials in New York in October. In an interview with The Athletic's Vic Tafur, Burfict spoke about the meeting and unloaded on the NFL commissioner. "I met (commissioner) Roger Goodell in New York and he was a total b---h," Burfict told Tafur.
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