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Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police 24 May 11:46pm Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police
Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacre Twenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation in a police cell block in north-western Venezuela. The incident, which took place in the town of Acarigua in the state of Portuguesa, was described by state official as a failed escape attempt, but human rights groups have called it a massacre.
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Indonesia election: presidential rival challenges Widodo victory in court 24 May 10:52pm Indonesia election: presidential rival challenges Widodo victory in court
Prabowo Subianto files lawsuit in constitutional court in Jakarta, scene of fatal clashes between protesters and police this week The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election has filed a challenge against the result in the country’s top court, just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital. The legal move is the latest step in what analysts say has been a months-long campaign by former general Prabowo Subianto to discredit the election.
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Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds 24 May 10:34pm Updated Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds
Ruling immediately halts administration’s efforts to use money secured with declaration of national emergency A federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought
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‘Impossible’ deadline: Lawyer X inquiry gets further $20m and more time to report 24 May 10:11pm ‘Impossible’ deadline: Lawyer X inquiry gets further $20m and more time to report
Commission given until July 2020 to deliver findings, after inquiry period for Nicola Gobbo-related cases goes from five years to 18 Victoria’s royal commission into the management of police informants has been given an extra seven months to deliver its final report along with $20.5m in additional funding, after commissioner Margaret McMurdo said meeting the original deadline would be “impossible”. The commission, ordered by the Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, is examining the number of cases might have been affected by the conduct of Nicola Gobbo, a criminal defence barrister who represented some of Melbourne’s most notorious underworld figures while also acting as a police informant.
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Mount Agung: flights cancelled after Bali volcano erupts 24 May 8:21pm Mount Agung: flights cancelled after Bali volcano erupts
Volcano spews ash over popular tourist island but authorities yet to raise alert level Bali’s airport has cancelled flights following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano, which spread ash over the south of the Indonesian island. The national disaster agency said Friday night’s eruption lasted four minutes and 30 seconds, spreading lava and incandescent rocks about 3km from the crater.
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Josh Frydenberg: low-emissions future is inevitable and a huge opportunity 24 May 7:53pm Josh Frydenberg: low-emissions future is inevitable and a huge opportunity
Treasurer signals new infrastructure for renewable zones, and says Coalition will pursue climate policy it took to the election Josh Frydenberg says Australia needs to roll out new infrastructure in the coming term of government to support renewable energy zones, and has declared that the “inevitable” transition to low-emissions sources creates an opportunity for the country. In his first wide-ranging interview since holding his Victorian seat last weekend, where he was subjected to a concerted campaign from the Greens and the
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Police seek suspect after package bomb explosion in France 24 May 6:16pm Police seek suspect after package bomb explosion in France
Twelve people injured in incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an attack Police in France were hunting a suspect following a blast in a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon that wounded more than a dozen people just two days before the country’s fiercely contested European parliament elections. The president, Emmanuel Macron, called Friday’s explosion, apparently from a package packed with shrapnel and placed in the street, an “attack” and sent his interior minister, Christophe Castaner, to Lyon.
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Election lessons from regional Australia: why Labor got the push in the bush 24 May 6:14pm Election lessons from regional Australia: why Labor got the push in the bush
There were stark differences between the messages of the two main parties, and as it turns out, only one hit the right buttons Contemptible. Stupid. Dipshits. Morons. Fools and worse. While there were patches of dissent, rural seats largely stuck with the Coalition in last week’s election, and the torrent of abuse for country people on social media was predictable.
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Jayme Closs: man gets life sentence for kidnapping teen and killing her parents 24 May 5:20pm Jayme Closs: man gets life sentence for kidnapping teen and killing her parents
Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to intentional homicide and kidnapping, after Closs was held for 88 days A Wisconsin man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities until the girl made a daring escape from the remote cabin where she was held for 88 days. Jake Patterson, 21,
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Naomi Wolf admits blunder over Victorians and sodomy executions 24 May 3:15pm Naomi Wolf admits blunder over Victorians and sodomy executions
Death sentences in 1800s were hardly ever carried out, despite claim in author’s book Outrages It was only published this week, but already the writer Naomi Wolf has admitted an error at the heart of her latest book. Instead of being “actually executed for sodomy” in 1859, as the writer claims in Outrages, Thomas Silver was apparently “paroled two years after being convicted”. Silver, who was 14 when he was convicted, is just one of several cases cited in the book but, according to the writer and broadcaster Matthew Sweet, the error stems from a simple misreading of a historical record and raises wider questions about the argument Wolf puts forward.
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Sybil review – silly comedy about a psychotherapist breaking all the rules 24 May 3:10pm Sybil review – silly comedy about a psychotherapist breaking all the rules
Justine Triet makes her Cannes competition debut with this unconvincing film about an alcoholic therapist who mines a patient’s life for drama Some movies find themselves wading up to their thighs in a treacle-lake of their own pointlessness. One such is Sybil, directed and co-written by French film-maker Justine Triet, making her Cannes competition debut. It is a muddled, silly comedy-drama starring Virginie Efira as a psychotherapist ironically named Sybil (no one could be less like the fabled ancient Greek soothsayer).
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Modern life is toxic. Here are four tips for how to stay healthy | Katie Wells 24 May 3:07pm Modern life is toxic. Here are four tips for how to stay healthy | Katie Wells
We are surrounded by harmful chemicals but a few small practical steps can pay dividends for our wellbeing I remember when I first realized how widespread harmful chemicals were in everyday products. I had just given birth to my first baby and was sitting in the waiting room at my six-week follow-up appointment when I read in a magazine that for the first time in two centuries the current generation of children would have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. Looking at my perfect newborn, I wondered why that might be and began researching. That was 12 years ago now, and since then, I’ve founded an award-winning wellness blog and am the author of three bestselling books on how to live a healthy life. While I’m not a doctor, I’ve become a trusted source of wellness advice to millions of people. That’s largely because all of the health tips I share with readers are evidence-based and reviewed by our medical team of experts.
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Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters 24 May 3:04pm Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters
Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or ill
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Trump says he feels bad for Theresa May after her resignation – video 24 May 2:47pm Trump says he feels bad for Theresa May after her resignation – video
Donald Trump, who is due to make a state visit to the UK in early June,  praised Theresa May following her resignation as prime minister. Speaking to journalists at the White House, the US president said he felt bad for May, whom he described as a 'good woman'. He added: 'She worked very hard. She's very strong. She decided to do something that some people were surprised at. Some people weren't. It's for the good of her country'
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Several people injured in suspected package bomb blast in France 24 May 1:09pm Several people injured in suspected package bomb blast in France
Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an ‘attack’ Several people have been wounded by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in the south-east of France, the local prosecutors’ office said. The area where the explosion occurred on Friday, on the narrow strip of land between the Saône and Rhone rivers in the historic city centre, has been evacuated.
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Vince Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader on 23 July 24 May 1:02pm Vince Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader on 23 July
Contest begins to succeed former business secretary amid party’s resurgence at polls Vince Cable has set the date for his departure as Liberal Democrat leader, saying he will hand over a “bigger, stronger party” to his successor on 23 July. With the party expected to do well when the results of Thursday’s European elections are announced on Sunday, Cable said it was time to fulfil his promise to step aside.
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At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns 24 May 12:54pm At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns
Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peak Four more deaths have been reported on Everest, the world’s highest mountain, as concerns grow over the risks posed by the severe overcrowding on its slopes this year. Kevin Hynes, 56, who was from Ireland, died in his tent at 7,000 metres early on Friday after turning back before reaching the summit. The father of two was part of a group from UK-based climbing company 360 Expeditions, which was attempting to scale the world’s highest mountain. A recovery operation is under way.
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Three more die on Everest amid concerns about overcrowding 24 May 12:39pm Three more die on Everest amid concerns about overcrowding
Deaths of an Austrian and two Indians come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peak Three more climbers have died on Everest, the world’s highest mountain, as concerns grow over the risks posed by the severe overcrowding on its slopes this year. Local media identified the latest victims as Kalpana Das, 49, and Nihal Ashpak Bagwan, 27, both Indian and Ernst Landgraf, an Austrian.
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Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis 24 May 12:25pm Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis
Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Australia and the UK to South Africa, walked out of lessons on Friday, the organisers of the action said.
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ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit to block Alabama abortion ban – live 24 May 12:23pm Updated ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit to block Alabama abortion ban – live
Organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of abortion providers in the state challenging the extreme law passed earlier this month
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Boy dies after getting trapped under locker at Essex school 24 May 12:15pm Boy dies after getting trapped under locker at Essex school
Nine-year-old was at after-school club at Great Baddow high school, say police Tributes have been paid to a nine-year-old boy who died at an Essex school after he became trapped under a locker. Leo Latifi had been with family members at an after-school swimming club at Great Baddow high school in Chelmsford.
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ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban 24 May 12:14pm Updated ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban
Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on Friday
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Yes, these EU elections weren’t good enough. This is why | Bob Posner 24 May 12:12pm Yes, these EU elections weren’t good enough. This is why | Bob Posner
The Electoral Commission warned politicians a last-minute election risked issues such as EU citizens struggling to vote
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Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists 24 May 11:48am Updated Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists
Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change law LGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex. The ruling has dealt a major setback to campaigners, who hoped that scrapping the laws would inspire other countries in Africa – where discrimination is widespread – to do the same.
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Father of Isis suspect said in email he blamed himself 24 May 10:59am Father of Isis suspect said in email he blamed himself
John Letts said he had ‘lost’ son, court hears in trial of pair accused of sending son money The father of a Muslim convert, who left Oxford to live under Islamic State, blamed himself and begged his son not to risk his life and “leave us only photos”, a court heard. In an emotional email John Letts, 58, an organic farmer, told a friend he felt he had “lost” his son, Jack, now 23, who was believed to be in Syria.
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Two boys found dead and four children injured in Sheffield 24 May 10:30am Updated Two boys found dead and four children injured in Sheffield
Two adults held on suspicion of murder of boys, 13 and 14, as others taken to hospital
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European elections: UK regulator urged to count late postal votes 24 May 10:30am European elections: UK regulator urged to count late postal votes
Group of MEPs writes to Electoral Commission over reports of ballot paper delays The Electoral Commission has been asked to permit late postal votes for the European parliament elections to be counted as reports continue of many British nationals living abroad receiving their ballot papers too late to return on time. A group of 10 MEPs has written to the regulator to say that it should consider any postal vote that arrives by Sunday when the polls close across Europe. “We cannot permit lousy disenfranchisement like this,” said the Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder, who wrote the letter to the commission.
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Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for campaigners 24 May 10:20am Updated Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for campaigners
Judges tell packed courtroom in Nairobi that they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change the law Judges at Kenya’s high court have rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex, in a major setback to LGBT campaigners across Africa. A bench of three judges told a packed courtroom that they had not seen sufficient evidence of discrimination caused by the laws, which they said were constitutional because they represented the values and views of the country.
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Ten staff arrested over alleged patient abuse at Co Durham hospital 24 May 9:25am Ten staff arrested over alleged patient abuse at Co Durham hospital
Undercover BBC Panorama documentary alleged abuse and neglect at Whorlton Hall Ten staff members have been arrested in connection with alleged abuse of patients at Whorlton Hall hospital in north-east England following a BBC Panorama documentary, Durham police said. Seven men and three women – all members of staff who worked at the unit – were arrested at addresses in Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland, Darlington and Stockton on Friday morning, police said.
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Latest global school climate strikes expected to beat turnout record 24 May 9:06am Latest global school climate strikes expected to beat turnout record
Organisers say more than 1.4 million young people are set to protest about the climate crisis Hundreds of thousands of children and young people are walking out of lessons around the world on Friday as the school strike movement continues to snowball. Climate strikes were planned in more than 1,400 cities in more than 110 countries. Organisers say the number of young people taking part is set to top
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Lust in translation: France makes its own version of Fleabag 24 May 9:01am Lust in translation: France makes its own version of Fleabag
Adaptation set in Paris follows Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series almost scene for scene France so loved Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series Fleabag that it has made its own version, about the life of a Parisian woman called Mouche, or Fly.
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School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage 24 May 8:55am Updated School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage
Students around the world are walking out of lessons to demand politicians take urgent action on climate change
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European elections: Amnesty director among those denied vote in UK 24 May 8:11am European elections: Amnesty director among those denied vote in UK
Complaints continue to pour in from angry EU citizens turned away from polling booths The Europe director of Amnesty International was among the aggrieved EU nationals denied a vote in the European elections, as complaints continue to pour in from voters. Gauri van Gulik said she was told by officials she could vote in her native country when she arrived at a polling station in north London.
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Facebook leaves fake Nancy Pelosi video on site 24 May 7:58am Facebook leaves fake Nancy Pelosi video on site
Footage of House Speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or ill
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Coroner writes to health secretary over student suicide 24 May 6:52am Coroner writes to health secretary over student suicide
Natasha Abrahart found dead on day of oral test she had been dreading A senior coroner has expressed concern over how a students’ health service prescribed anti-depressants to a deeply stressed 20-year-old who went on to take her own life, the Guardian can reveal. Bristol University physics student
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US briefing: Theresa May quits, new Assange charges and Trump v Pelosi 24 May 6:41am US briefing: Theresa May quits, new Assange charges and Trump v Pelosi
Friday’s top story: UK prime minister to depart on 7 June. Plus, how the rock biopic became a Hollywood hit Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Have a great Memorial Day weekend; the briefing will be back on Tuesday.
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Retirement should not mean hardship – but many older Americans live in poverty 24 May 6:00am Retirement should not mean hardship – but many older Americans live in poverty
As inequality has grown, American seniors have been exposed to financial distress in ways that often go unnoticed Vivian Majors spent her life cleaning houses while her husband, Martin, worked as a carpenter. Their bodies broke down in their 60s. She is now 71, living on her own and struggling to pay her bills. He is in a nursing home and has Parkinson’s disease. She survives on a $960 monthly social security check and $50 in food stamps. Hardened by years of physically taxing work that left her hovering around the poverty line, Majors, now retired, is girding herself for more years of financial hardship.
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UK government misses net migration target for 37th time in a row 24 May 5:37am UK government misses net migration target for 37th time in a row
Official figures show 258,000 more people moved to Britain than emigrated in 2018 Migrants continue to add to the UK population as official figures show the government has missed its target of reducing net migration to tens of thousands for the 37th time in a row. The last official migration figures released under Theresa May’s premiership reveal that 258,000 more people moved to the UK than left in 2018, with 602,000 arriving and 343,000 people emigrating.
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Theresa May expected to announce her resignation – live news 24 May 4:58am Updated Theresa May expected to announce her resignation – live news
Latest news as prime minister widely expected to bow to pressure from Tory MPs and reveal the date she will leave Downing Street
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Boy aged 9 dies after getting trapped under locker at Essex school 24 May 4:43am Boy aged 9 dies after getting trapped under locker at Essex school
Child was at Great Baddow high school with family members for after-school club, say police A nine-year-old boy has died at an Essex school after he became trapped under a locker, according to police. The child, who has yet to be named, was at Great Baddow high school in Chelmsford with members of his family when the incident occurred. He subsequently died in hospital.
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Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction 24 May 4:39am Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction
The revered Chief Poundmaker tried to negotiate with Canadian officials when he was falsely accused of treason The Canadian government has formally exonerated a prominent Cree leader, the revered Chief Poundmaker— known to his people as Pîhtokahanapiwiyin— nearly 130 years after the Cree leader was falsely accused and convicted on treason charges. In an emotional ceremony at Poundmaker Cree Nation in the province of Saskatchewan on Thursday,
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Bunnings flatpack homes fly off the shelves – but only in New Zealand 24 May 4:16am Bunnings flatpack homes fly off the shelves – but only in New Zealand
Pre-fabricated two-bedroom homes cost A$65,000, and four bedrooms up to $107,000 For those wanting to get on the housing ladder a trip to Bunnings – and New Zealand – may be in order. The DIY specialist has reported a brisk trade for its selection of flatpack homes which have been on sale across the Tasman.
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European elections: UK government may face court action after EU citizens denied vote 24 May 4:01am European elections: UK government may face court action after EU citizens denied vote
People reportedly turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errors
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Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques 24 May 4:00am Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques
British specialist among those aiming to develop ‘next generation’ treatment that could help millions of victims each year Scientists in five countries, including the UK, hope to find a universal cure for snakebite using the same technology that discovered HIV antibodies. A new consortium of venom specialists in India, Kenya, Nigeria, Britain and the US will locate and develop antibodies to treat critical illness from snakebites, which harm
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ACTU launches review of $25m election campaign after Labor defeat 24 May 3:13am ACTU launches review of $25m election campaign after Labor defeat
Former Queensland Labor MP Evan Moorehead to head review amid questions over union body’s role The Australian Council of Trade Unions has appointed a former Queensland state Labor MP, Evan Moorehead, to review its election tactics and advertising campaign, which cost an estimated $25m. The union movement’s campaign has come under fire since Labor’s disastrous election performance,
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Calls for Europe to review border controls after blacklisted Russian visits 70 times 24 May 3:00am Calls for Europe to review border controls after blacklisted Russian visits 70 times
Despite ban from three EU member states, Andrei Pavlov managed to travel widely Europe is under pressure to review its border controls, after it emerged that an individual sanctioned over his alleged role in Russia’s biggest ever tax fraud has visited member states more than 70 times in the past four years. The case, which has embroiled the current premier of the Caribbean island of Nevis, raises fresh concerns about the golden passports trade. Countries in the Caribbean – including St Kitts and Nevis – are offering citizenship for cash to individuals seeking easy access to EU member states. Their passports, which confer visa-free travel to the EU for up to 90 days, are popular with individuals wanting to skirt travel restrictions.
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Labor leadership: agitation grows over fate of women in post-election carve-up 24 May 2:12am Labor leadership: agitation grows over fate of women in post-election carve-up
Party warned not to lose sight of gender parity goal as factions jostle for power Agitation is growing in Labor ranks over how women will fare in the carve-up of leadership and frontbench positions, as factions begin jockeying for power in the wake of last week’s shock election defeat. The network Emily’s List Australia, which supports women entering politics, has warned Labor not to slip backwards in its goal of achieving gender parity.
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Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants 24 May 2:00am Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants
Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatricians Jay Fleming is a booming Boston firefighter who has climbed the ranks since 1978. He has two engineering degrees, a no-nonsense manner and thick accent. For the last seven years, he has applied his considerable wit to banning flame retardant chemicals in Massachusetts, which might sound counterintuitive to those not steeped in the byzantine logic of American chemical regulation.
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Accused Chilean kidnapper for Pinochet regime denies knowing victims 24 May 1:52am Accused Chilean kidnapper for Pinochet regime denies knowing victims
Adriana Riva, in custody in Sydney following an extradition request from Chile, has applied for bail A Sydney woman wanted in Chile over the alleged kidnapping of seven people during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet denies having known or ever seen them. Adriana Rivas, 66, was
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Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws 24 May 1:04am Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws
The oil-rich south-east Asian state sparked an outcry when it proposed the death penalty for gay sex and adultery The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after a backlash led by celebrities including
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US to strafe crucial nesting area for 3m birds with poison to eradicate mice 24 May 1:00am US to strafe crucial nesting area for 3m birds with poison to eradicate mice
Midway Atoll to be bombarded with rodenticide after scientists and volunteers discovered seabirds with open wounds Midway Atoll in the Pacific Ocean was the scene of a crucial naval battle in the second world war. It is now set for a very different sort of conflict – a bombing campaign to rid the area of mice. The US government is moving ahead
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Disaffected voters boost Brexit party across north-west 24 May 1:00am Disaffected voters boost Brexit party across north-west
Supporters look to Nigel Farage to unite nation and introduce ‘down-to-earth’ politics As the glitterball twinkled and the raffle table heaved with prizes in a Lancashire pub in the former mill village of Bamber Bridge, Margaret West was feeling happier than she had for months. The Blackpool rock‘n’roll dancer and former education worker had been so angry and stressed over Brexit she’d lost sleep over it, felt ignored by politicians and unfairly insulted online for voting to leave. But then something came along that made her feel represented, “that gave me a sense of excitement, something new and worthy like the Suffragette movement”, she said. It was Nigel Farage’s
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Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative $44m compensation deal 24 May 12:29am Updated Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative $44m compensation deal
The agreement would resolve lawsuits and compensate the Hollywood producer’s alleged victims Harvey Weinstein has reached a tentative $44m deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate his alleged victims of sexual misconduct, according to reports. The deal, which has been reached with his accusers, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office, was reported by the
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Reserve Bank of Australia will cut rates three times this year, economist says 24 May 12:22am Reserve Bank of Australia will cut rates three times this year, economist says
Westpac’s Bill Evans expects central bank’s cash rate to eventually reach the untested levels of 0.75% A weakening economy will force the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates three times this year to the uncharted territory of 0.75%, according to a leading economist. Westpac’s widely respected senior economist, Bill Evans, said on Friday he now believed the central bank – faced with anaemic GDP growth, falling house prices and rising unemployment – would go further than previously expected as it cut rates from the long-standing record low of 1.5%.
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The Kimberley is now 93.5% native title – but Indigenous victory is bittersweet 24 May 12:07am The Kimberley is now 93.5% native title – but Indigenous victory is bittersweet
This week an area bigger than Belgium was recognised as native title, but the long claims process has taken its toll About 93.5% of the Kimberley is now recognised as native title lands following three federal court determinations this week, but traditional owners say the claim process has taken a big toll. It’s the first time multiple determinations have been made on-country within a three-day period in the region, recognising more than 34,000 square kilometres of country as native title – an area bigger than Belgium.
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Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies 24 May 12:00am Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies
As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’ Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets in defence of their leader on Sunday amid mounting conservative angst over the far-right populist’s anarchic opening act in office. Bolsonaro
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