The state council on Saturday agreed with the joint plan by the prime minister and NSW Premier Mike Baird to move towards more democratic practices within the party, including greater involvement from rank and file members. "We're in agreement. People will seek to play up differences but on these issue there are none, or none of substance". The push for plebiscites has gained momentum in recent weeks after being backed by Mr Abbott and Mr Baird, who have said it will give ordinary branch ...
The most recent war games took place earlier in October. Former President Benigno Aquino III first confirmed the lease of trainer aircrafts last March to help patrol the Philippines' territorial claims in the South China Sea. The Philippine leader also stood at that event with his hands in his pockets. Japan also announced the provision of additional vessels for the PCG through a ¥600-million grant, or about P280 million, for the procurement of high-speed boats and other equipment to ...
However, underscoring conflicting views in the Obama administration, the State Department said USA policy was unchanged and continued to be to seek the "verifiable denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula. The three deputy foreign ministers meeting in Tokyo on Thursday made clear that North Korea now requires broader worldwide pressure and tougher sanctions because it poses a new level of threat.
Meanwhile, Dreamworld released a statement at a press conference in which chief executive Craig Davidson expressed his disappointment and shock at what happened. The investigation is "intricate" and "very complex", according to Mark Thompson, Detective Inspector with the Queensland Police at the Gold Coast Criminal Investigation Branch.
Fox News chose to remain quiet on this issue and made no comments. Forum, CNN Worldwide chief Jeff Zucker called Kelly, who contract comes up next year, "a tremendous news anchor", noting the TV news industry is her oyster. The riveting confrontation revived dormant ill will with the Trump campaign toward Kelly that dates to his anger at her asking him at a pre-Republican primary debate more than a year ago to account for statements about women.
After veterans and t Congress expressed outrage, Defense Secretary Ash Carter ordered a stop to the recollection of the bonuses until the department could figure out a way of "working effectively" to treat the guardsmen "fairly and equitably".
Rescuers gather in the village of Visso, central Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 following an quake. Rescuers stand by rubble in the village of Visso, central Italy, Wednesday, Oct. "The situation is ugly and you can see the noticeable damage, but luckily I can say it's better than it looks". While he's still standing, numerous historical treasures in central Italy have been damaged or destroyed by the recent quake.
Nearly two dozen children have reportedly been killed in an airstrike on a school complex in Syria's Idlib province, according to opposition activists. Another volunteering organisation in the region said that the attacks came as students from Class 1 to 9 were leaving the school. The Russian military denied responsibility, calling the accusations a "sham".
Hours earlier, Pakistan banned all political meetings, rallies and protests in Islamabad - apparently a pre-emptive move ahead of Khan's rally against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif planned for next Wednesday. After hearing several petitions filed by pro-government lawyers and citizens, Justice Shahid Akhtar Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court declared that the "fundamental rights of a common man can not be compromised in the name of protest".
Prime Minister Charles Michel has said, an agreement was found after the latest round of negotiations with Belgium's French-speaking communities who have held up the deal. That means it's effectively impossible to sign the deal in Brussels with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, as had been scheduled for weeks.
Early voting is surging in Arizona, normally a Republican state but one that Clinton has targeted. Early voting began Monday, and already thousands of Guadalupe County voters have done their patriotic and civic duty by heading to the voting booth.
Abe and Mr. Duterte agreed to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability and endorsed Japan's provision of patrol boats and military training aircraft to bolster the Philippines' maritime security. Japan viewed the South China Sea issue as the highest priority in the talks with Duterte, and Tokyo had hoped to convince him about the importance of working together with the United States to resolve the dispute.
The Alberta government has cancelled the accreditation of the Trinity Christian School Association in Cold Lake, effective immediately. "Trinity chose to run their home school section through a third-party contractor". The review also found that Wisdom had retained almost $1 million in unclaimed funding over the past three years, without being the grant recipient.
According to the College Board's annual report, the "sticker price" for in-state students to go to a public university this year is an average $20,090, which includes tuition and fees ($9,650), room and board. "The continuing downward trend in undergraduate student borrowing and the significantly higher levels of borrowing among graduate students are critical to understanding student debt problems", said Sandy Baum, a scholar at George Washington University who co-authored the College Board ...
Four people are dead after an accident at an amusement park in Queensland, Australia. A THEME park in the United States has shut down its river rapids ride in fears of a similar incident to Tuesday's tragedy at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast .
For Tennessee fans, it was looking like a lot more of the same. The South Carolina Gamecocks' Women's Soccer team defeated Tennessee 2-0 at Regal Soccer Stadium in Knoxville on Sunday to win the SEC regular-season title. In one of the great comebacks in recent Tennessee history, the Vols rallied from down 42-28 with less than five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter to post a 45-42 overtime victory over SC on November 1, 2014.
Hundreds of refugees, though, returned to the camp in the afternoon, many of whom had now lost their shelters. The France Terre d'Asile charity, which is responsible for their care, told AFP that 40 children were due to be transferred to Britain on Thursday, adding to more than 200 that London has taken since mid-October.
But it still is slightly higher than the 6-point advantage President Barack Obama had over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney - a native of metro Detroit - at this point in MI four years ago. Last week, Trump's lead among Independents amounted to seven points. She has called Republican Donald Trump a bully for his derogatory comments. The survey shows commanding advantages for Clinton heading into the final days of the campaign.
Clinton is aiming to undermine any argument Trump may make about a "rigged" election by rolling up a large electoral vote margin in next month's election. But throughout her buzzworthy takedowns, Trump remains the man who shall remain nameless. And she said Trump "looks at the Statue of Liberty and sees a four".
She was 46. Oswalt believes she may have died from an accidental overdose of Xanax. After doing a bit of work at his home office, Oswalt returned to check on his wife around 12:42 p.m. Oswalt's now working on a new hour of material to perform at the Beacon Theater on November 3. The first being the next day, when he had to tell Alice her mother had died.
The minister disputed Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries figures that peg Iraqi output at less than 4.2 MMbopd. "But this should not be at our expense". Even so, producers must take further action to speed the recovery, Al-Falih said in the Saudi capital. Iran, Nigeria and Libya are the only nations now exempt from the proposed production cuts.
USA officials told the Wall Street Journal that the force to take Raqqa must be primarily Arab, with Kurds used merely to " shape " the operation at the outset. "Last night, we had a long [phone] conversation with Mr. Obama and told him about the steps that we will take", Erdogan said. Iraqi officials have said the offensive is proceeding according to plan and that some operations are ahead of schedule.
Whoever the perpetrator, and whatever the motives, the attack is sending shock waves among the people of Pakistan, who are blaming the police and the government for the continuing stream of terror attacks. Nudging Pakistan to take action against terror safe havens, the USA has said Pakistan can contribute to regional stability by acting against militants on its soil who attack its neighbours.
On the third day of evacuation and transfer to reception centres in France, smoke rises in the sky as migrants and journalists look at burning makeshift shelters and tents in the " Jungle ". Buccio told a news conference that the evacuation of migrants, which started on Monday, had ended. Almost 800 unaccompanied children - whose fate has been a key cause of concern on both sides of the Channel - have been moved to shipping containers converted into temporary shelters in the Jungle , ...
Western countries and global human rights groups have regularly highlighted the high number of civilian deaths reported after Syrian and Russian air strikes. Wednesday's attack was the deadliest attack on schools this year, Touma said. "If you have any information that there were any missile and bomb strikes, please provide this information", Churkin said, adding he expected an "objective analysis" of the current situation.
The battle to retake the ISIS stronghold of Mosul , Iraq is progressing despite "stiff resistance", and the fight for the group's Syria stronghold of Raqqa will likely be more hard and take longer, the commander leading anti-ISIS coalition forces said Wednesday.
The two-day 15th Ministerial Conference of Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CPEC) is being organized by the Economic Affairs Division in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank. He said the US Agency for International Development (USAID) was conducting a feasibility study on the Diamer-Bhasha dam on the river Indus in Gilgit-Baltistan, adding that while it was a very important project for Pakistan's energy and irrigation requirements, it called for the formation of more ...
The Church of San Sebastiano stands amidst damaged houses in Castelsantangelo sul Nera, Italy, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 following an quake, . A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churc. Most were intact, showing only cracks. The first natural disaster with magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale and epicenter in the province of Macerata (Marche region) shook central Italy on Wednesday at around 7 p.m.
But wins in those states would still leave him well short of the required 270 Electoral College votes. The amount being spent by the Clinton campaign and Priorities USA Action, the super PAC backing her, on TV ads in 15 battleground states this week, according to ad buyers.
Roilo Golez called for a thorough study. Protesters calling for the departure of USA troops gathered outside the American Embassy in Manila earlier this month, where police responded violently and a police van repeatedly rammed some of the demonstrators.
Ms Aguilar said she is aware of the Deadline report but could not comment on whether Otis is a suspect. Trump just wrapped up a five-stop swing in Florida on Tuesday night in Tallahassee. "Our children are looking to us". Trump disputes these and has called them "rigged". Continuing with his argument that the Islamic State (IS) should be the sole focus of U.S.
The Democratic Alliance's shadow minister of finance David Maynier said Gordhan had failed to provide a clear path towards the hope and confidence he had promised. He said the college sector needed to be up to four times larger than the university sector. Students took the streets when the government in September recommended that 2017 university tuition fee increases be capped at 8 percent, higher than the current inflation rate of 6.1 percent.
Saudi-led air strikes from March 2016 onwards have escalated the conflict and resulted in a sharp increase in civilian deaths. Oct 26 Yemeni army units backed by an Arab coalition attacked positions held by Houthi rebels in a strategic province east of the capital on Wednesday, a day after a United Nations envoy delivered a peace proposal to the Iran-allied fighters that control Sanaa .
Thousands of cellphone users will be receiving a text message from the OPP in the hopes of garnering information about an unsolved murder near Caledon. The OPP plans to text thousands of people who were near a murder victim a year ago, hoping it help them solve the case. OPP Detective Inspector Andy Raffay said the technique, which builds "on the accepted practice of the door-to-door witness canvass", is "unique, maybe unprecedented".
Now, make no mistake, by doing that he is threatening our democracy... "Hillary accidentally bumped into me", the former Celebrity Apprentice host said. "Some look at Statue of Liberty and see a symbol", she began, "Donald sees a four or maybe a five, if she loses the torch and tablet and changes her hair".