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Author: 0 Federal government cracks down on Australian citizenship requirements

New Delhi: India is examining "consequences" of Australia's decision to abolish the 457 visa programme, and said the issue will also be looked at in the context of free trade talks. The 457 visa is a temporary work visa which allows skilled workers from outside the country to work in Australia for up to four years with sponsorship from an approved company.

Author: 0 Royals William and Kate join Greg James on Radio 1

For William , as well as Harry, the situation that affected them the most was the death of their beloved mother, Princess Diana - which happened nearly twenty years ago. The visit follows five days of campaigning by the young royals on the issue of mental health, with Prince Harry speaking of how he had sought professional help after coming close to a breakdown over his mother's death, and William disclosing he still feels the shock of Diana's loss.

Global Media Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem to win his 10th Barcelona Open title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem to win his 10th Barcelona Open title

Tennis - Barcelona Open Final - Rafael Nadal of Spain v Dominic Thiem of Austria - Real Club de Tenis Barcelona , Spain - 30/04/17 - Rafael Nadal poses with a number 10 after winning the Barcelona Open title for the 10th time. Third seed Nadal will aim for his 10th Barcelona Open title after the Spaniard came through 6-3 6-4 against Horacio Zeballos of Argentina in one hour and 34 minutes.

Global Media Eric Dane's depression puts TNT's 'Last Ship' on hiatus
Author: 0 Eric Dane's depression puts TNT's 'Last Ship' on hiatus

Specifically the rep indicated that the actor suffers from depression and has approached the series to ask for some down time in order to deal with it. A representative for the actor announced the U.S. navy show would take a brief production hiatus to allow Dane , who is the star of the show, to recover.

Global Media Arsenal's top-four hopes are all but over, admits 'angry' Cech
Author: 0 Arsenal's top-four hopes are all but over, admits 'angry' Cech

A superb second-half strike by Pedro and late goals from Gary Cahill and Willian stretched Chelsea's lead at the top over Tottenham to seven points as they emphatically ended Everton's run of eight successive home wins. Such instability and uncertainty is usually the preserve of Arsenal's neighbors, with Pochettino the 11th manager Wenger has faced during his 21-year reign.

Author: 0 French leader quits over 'Nazi remarks'

Jean-Francois Jalkh, who firmly rejects the allegations, is accused of making questionable remarks about the Nazi gas chambers. Jalkh had been due to take over after Le Pen announced on Monday that she was stepping down as leader in order to be "a president of all French people".

Author: 0 Pope warns of broad destruction if Korean tensions escalate

After Mass on Saturday, Francis will meet with Catholic priests and seminarians before returning to Rome. He added, however, that he was not aware of any request for a meeting. We have seen innocent people losing their lives in USA and Europe because of coward terror attacks, but we have not seen any critic asking people not to visit these countries in the aftermath of these attacks.

Global Media Sri Lanka rescues 30 Rohingya aboard Indian boat
Author: 0 Sri Lanka rescues 30 Rohingya aboard Indian boat

Among the detained, there was sixteen children, all below the age of nine year, including a 15-day-old and four-month old infant. Sri Lanka's Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera recently said that Indian fishermen will continue to be arrested if they poach in Sri Lankan waters.

Global Media FIFA Official Sheikh Ahmad Resigning Amid Bribery Claims
Author: 0 FIFA Official Sheikh Ahmad Resigning Amid Bribery Claims

The sheikh seeks to retain his FIFA Council seat representing Asia. A senior Asian Football Confederation (AFC) official has been provisionally suspended from all football-related activity for 90 days by FIFA following his guilty plea to giving and taking bribes in a NY court on Thursday.

Author: 0 Turkey, India to 'deepen' economic ties, says Erdogan

Modi also strongly pitched for the need to work as one to disrupt the terrorist networks and their financing and put a stop to cross-border movement of terrorists, in an obvious reference to Pakistan-based terror outfits. Erdogan's offer on Kashmir has created a storm in local media as India firmly rules out third party mediation on Kashmir. "President and I made a decision to work together to strengthen cooperation, both bilaterally and multilaterally, to effectively counter this menace", PM ...

Global Media Far-right to rally in Berkeley after Coulter talk canceled
Author: 0 Far-right to rally in Berkeley after Coulter talk canceled

Coulter canceled a planned appearance at Berkeley on Thursday after the group that invited her pulled its support amid threats of violence. And the mostly conservative students who organized the event, though they disagree among themselves, split the blame between both Ms.

Global Media Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom
Author: 0 Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom

Last night Trump chose to skip the White House Correspondents Dinner in an effort to demonstrate his hard stance on various news outlets attacking him throughout the election and after Trump was sworn into office. "I could not be possibly more thrilled than to be a thousand miles away from [the] Washington swamp, spending my evening with you - a much much larger crowd and better people".

Global Media Magnitude-6.2 Earthquake Rattles Corner of Canada, Alaska
Author: 0 Magnitude-6.2 Earthquake Rattles Corner of Canada, Alaska

A magnitude 6.2 quake hit Yukon and Alaska at about 5:30 a.m. local time today, causing power outages and shaking people awake. "Incredible shaking felt in Whitehorse around 5:30 a.m. The Alaska area experiences a large amount of seismic activity due to the movement of the Pacific tectonic plate and the North American plate. Canada's most powerful natural disaster struck there in the 1700s, a Magnitude 9.0 monster that killed thousands of First Nations people and generated a tsunami that ...

Global Media United in grief, Facebook killer's ex-girlfriend meets victim's family
Author: 0 United in grief, Facebook killer's ex-girlfriend meets victim's family

Police would not speculate on what triggered the killing, but in the video and other footage he posted, Stephens talked about having trouble with his girlfriend and losing everything he had to gambling. She said state troopers weren't far behind. As his auto spun to a stop, "Stephens pulled a pistol and shot himself in the head", the state police said in a statement on Facebook.

Global Media Le Pen's father says gay marriage 'exalted' in ceremony for dead policeman
Author: 0 Le Pen's father says gay marriage 'exalted' in ceremony for dead policeman

Zidane, who was born in Marseille and comes from Algerian descent, took a similar stance when Jean-Marie Le Pen - Ms Le Pen's father - made it to the second round of the 2002 presidential election. The man asked to lead France's National Front party in the temporary absence of Marine Le Pen has been forced to step aside after being accused of Holocaust denial.

Global Media Pentagon: Turkish airstrikes put United States forces at risk
Author: 0 Pentagon: Turkish airstrikes put United States forces at risk

The toll in Turkish air raids on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria rose to 28 killed, a monitor said today, a day after Ankara said it had targeted " terrorist havens" near its border. Dorrian spoke hours after the Turkish embassy in Washington issued a statement from the country's Foreign Ministry detailing what it said were the steps Turkey took to make the United States and other countries active in Syria aware of its plans, saying the United States and Russian Federation ...

Author: 0 Venezuela protests: Maduro hikes minimum wage by 60%

Trump said, as he labeled Obamacare a "catastrophe". Opposition leaders say security forces have unleashed excessive force in the near-daily clashes of the past month, while Maduro says snipers have been shooting his supporters. It would be much healthier if they mixed it up more - if centre-left colleagues could warn Maduro each time he crosses the line while conservatives ensure that the opposition lives up to its democratic discourse.

Author: 0 Another nuke test will detonate fresh sanctions on North Korea

Beijing has also insisted that the deployment of the USA missile defense system THAAD, which came a step closer to full installation in South Korea on Wednesday, risks further antagonizing Pyongyang. China, the North's last remaining ally, adopted far stronger pressure tactics than before. Trump told ambassadors from U.N. Security Council member countries that they must be prepared to impose additional and stronger sanctions on North Korea.

Author: 0 Trump says new GOP health care plan will have lower premiums

It seems even after 100 days, the president is still not aware of the fact that the federal government is perfectly capable of focusing on both North Korea and health care reforms (or would be if Trump had not filled his administration with such a bunch of bigots with no government experience).

Global Media Indonesia, Philippines boost links, to launch sea patrols
Author: 0 Indonesia, Philippines boost links, to launch sea patrols

These developments come, as other heads of state who are joining the ASEAN Summit continue to arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Duterte and Widodo likewise witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding on agricultural cooperation that seeks to strengthen the two countries' agricultural sectors.

Author: 0 Israel strikes arms depot near Syrian capital's airport

Israel participates in the war in Syria in various forms, which include using weapons against Syrian army positions and directly supporting terrorist groups which fight against government troops, Assad told Venezuelan Telesur broadcaster.

Author: 0 Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes

The range of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's suggestions, which over a span of 24 hours also included restarting negotiations, reflected America's failure to halt North Korea's nuclear advances despite decades of US -led sanctions, military threats and stop-and-go rounds of diplomatic engagement.

Author: 0 Pope Francis Winds Up Trip To Egypt

Pope Francis looks on as he visits the Coptic Catholic College of Theology and Humanities in the southern Cairo suburb of Maadi, Egypt, on April 29, 2017. "Ecumenism can be promulgated only if all of us move forward together", Francis I said. "If they are produced and sold, sooner or later they will be used", he said.

Author: 0 US to urge UN to increase pressure on NKorea

Explaining the situation on the Korean Peninsula to Russian ambassador Alexander Matsegora, DPRK Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Han Song Ryol said the DPRK will "steadily take measures to bolster up its nuclear deterrence in order to defend the sovereignty and vital rights of the country and peace on the peninsula from the us nuclear war threat".

Author: 0 Mark Selby 7-10 John Higgins

Ding, who lost 18-14 in last year's final to Selby, cut his arrears in half to trail just 10-9. John Higgins predicted before the match began that Selby might one day match a World Championship record. But few in the Far East would have enjoyed the sight of Selby taking six of the eight frames before lunch. An agonising first-round defeat to fellow Scot Alan McManus three years ago led Higgins to conclude he had become a journeyman, but a spectacular turnaround of fortunes could be ...

Author: 0 Fourteen killed as storms and flooding sweep across US

Louis, is closed near Hazelgreen, between Rolla and Lebanon. Thunderstorms downed power lines in Oklahoma, and the governor there declared a state of emergency , but no deaths had been reported there as of Sunday morning. ETMC Regional Heathcare Systems hospitals in the region received at least 54 patients following the storm, including one person in critical condition, spokeswoman Rebecca Berkley said.

Author: 0 Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Mallya asserted that it was a voluntary arrest and he was let off on bail within three hours. Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya who was accused of defaulting on loans worth Indian crores has been arrested in London and will be produced in a metropolitan court today, NDTV said.

Author: 0 Klitschko fight 'too soon' for Joshua

This Saturday, we will find out if Joshua's unusual recovery habits and theory about his opponent's age will ring true or come crashing down to reality. He's been accused of being too muscular because he used to gas out after five or six rounds coming up. I can see his angles. But Joshua does not expect Klitschko to turn up in a Batman outfit this week, as Fury did for a press conference with the Ukrainian two years ago.

Author: 0 Le Pen Vows To End ALL Immigration To France

Lawmaker Gilbert Collard was unharmed. This chimes with Ms Le Pen's strong law and order manifesto pledges - the 62-year-old has made vowed to provide 15,000 more police officers. The outcome is likely a second round run off that would pit Le Pen, Macron, Melenchon or Fillon against one another in a number of combinations. Organizers of Macron's rally claimed it drew 20,000 people.

Global Media Thousands march in rival rallies in France
Author: 0 Thousands march in rival rallies in France

As regards the common currency issue, Le Pen, who has repeatedly called for restoring national currency, pointed out that a number of economic and social measures might be taken without abandoning the eurozone. Both face off in Sunday's runoff. If turnout is low in the second round, analysts say Macron may struggle to reproduce the same broad movement against the National Front candidate, citing his mainly free-market policies at a time when anti-establishment feeling has been on the rise in ...

Global Media Sukma Naxal attack: 'Will retaliate in equal measure', says Rajnath Singh
Author: 0 Sukma Naxal attack: 'Will retaliate in equal measure', says Rajnath Singh

While some survivors of the attack have told the visiting teams that the CRPF fired back, senior officials are sceptical about the claim. Kumar felt that 25 to 30 Maoists were injured in the counter firing by the CRPF. "They are the biggest enemy of the poor", he added. "The men were obviously exhausted and were walking back in disparate groups, a move completely against their SoP [standard operation procedure], when the Maoists attacked", a senior police official recalled.

Author: 0 8 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

One woman died after being shot at the party. Several victims underwent surgery, and some were in critical condition late Sunday, she said. She also could not confirm all victims were adults nor if the suspect was a resident of the complex.

Author: 0 Korea reaffirm existing pact on THAAD deployment cost

McMaster said Sunday. " North Korea disrespected the wishes of China and its highly respected President when it launched, though unsuccessfully, a missile today". USA and South Korean officials say the launch apparently failed. In excerpts of an interview with CBS News released on Saturday, Trump said the United States and China would "not be happy" with a nuclear test but gave no other details.

Author: 0 French campaign revs up with rival rallies, May Day marches

He said her rival, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, "wants to dynamize the economy, but he is among those who dynamited it". Le Pen herself, who has worked for years to detoxify her party's image, laid a wreath at a memorial to France's deported Jews in Marseille on Sunday, a national day of remembrance.

Author: 0 Southeast Asian leaders meet with lawmakers

One diplomat who attended the summit said Vietnam insisted on the reference to "land reclamation and militarisation". Renato C. De Castro, worldwide studies professor at the De La Salle University, said "this marks the Cambodianization of Philippine foreign policy".

Global Media Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges
Author: 0 Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

A failed effort to overhaul President Barack Obama's health care law behind him, Trump is turning to what he's billed as the nation's biggest tax cut. Trump said his administration is bringing back auto manufacturing jobs to the rust belt states of Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania and has created "tens of thousands of jobs" with his approval of two oil pipeline projects.The president also said his decision to withdraw the USA from the Trans-Pacific Partnership is protecting American jobs and ...

Author: 0 Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War

President Donald Trump has a well-known affinity for Andrew Jackson, but if he was a tad more familiar with Abraham Lincoln , he may have been able to avoid his latest gaffe. "That's Andrew Jackson. And he had a very, very mean and nasty campaign". Trump also praised Jackson , a slaveowner who will soon be replaced on the $20 bill by Central New York abolitionist hero Harriet Tubman, during a visit to his estate in Nashville, Tennessee.

Global Media Alert McDonald's worker helps police find Facebook murder suspect
Author: 0 Alert McDonald's worker helps police find Facebook murder suspect

Just after 11 a.m. today (Tuesday), a female employee at the McDonald's drive-thru pay window in Harborcreek Township recognized Stephens and told her manager. She said Stephens was "a nice guy" who was generous to everyone. In a statement early Monday, police warned residents of Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI to be on the lookout for Stephens, who they said may have traveled out of state.

Author: 0 Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko with a knockout at Wembley

Joshua won with an 11th round stoppage. The fight marked the first time in Klitschko's career that he had suffered back to back defeats. The win means Joshua is now the International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Organisation (IBO) heavyweight champion.

Global Media Five policemen, two bank employees killed in Kashmir
Author: 0 Five policemen, two bank employees killed in Kashmir

Militants on Monday shot dead five policemen and two bank employees in an audacious attack on a cash van in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said. The Indian Army also said that the bodies of the killed soldiers were mutilated. More details, in this case, are awaited. An official statement issued by the Northern Command read, "Such despicable act of Pakistan Army will be appropriately responded".

Author: 0 Trump on North Korea: We are Prepared to 'Defend Ourselves'

As police tried to control the crowd, the United States military moved all of the car-mounted mobile launchers, radars, interceptor missiles, and combat control stations that have arrived in South Korea in March. In a statement after the artillery drills were confirmed, the South Korean President's Office said an emergency meeting had been held to discuss the situation.

Author: 0 BC's bright future - forged in iron: Premier Christy Clark

Clark said the possibility of a 20 per cent tariff will be tough, but added she will be resilient. "I don't think that the Clark government has really crossed the line and lost legitimacy in the way the Socreds did and the NDP did", he said.

Author: 0 Syria moves warplanes to Latakia province near Russian forces

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis initially said 20 percent of Syria's air force had been destroyed in the cruise missile attack, but later backtracked and said that 20 aircraft had been rendered inoperable. Some local media reports quoted the briefing officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with Israeli military procedure, as putting the amount at up to 3 tonnes.