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World Media Australia Legalises Same-Sex Marriage in Historic Parliamentary Vote
Author: 0 Australia Legalises Same-Sex Marriage in Historic Parliamentary Vote

That said, the Senate voted in favor of legalizing it just after a few hours of debate and nearly unanimously with only four members opposing the bill. In the Senate, voting on this bill took place a week earlier. Queues of people lined up to watch the debate from the public gallery, with some dancing and cheering.

World Media Arizona GOP congressman Trent Franks resigning seat
Author: 0 Arizona GOP congressman Trent Franks resigning seat

Franks told Roll Call that he will be making an announcement later in the day, but did not elaborate. It did not elaborate why Franks has chosen to resign. "As he walked past reporters outside the floor of the House of Representatives, Franks said: "I'll let the statement speak for itself". Franks was first elected in 2002 and considered a 2012 Senate bid before deciding against it.

World Media First Lady Trump, Second Lady Pence arrive in Coastal Bend
Author: 0 First Lady Trump, Second Lady Pence arrive in Coastal Bend

They are here for ongoing help for #HurricaneHarvey. And while she's been here twice before, tomorrow she travels without her husband, President Trump. Thanks for stopping by'. They also visited the family's new Manufactured Housing Unit, provided by FEMA, which will serve as the family's temporary residence until they can move into a new, rebuilt home.

World Media 29% of Americans approve of the GOP tax plan
Author: 0 29% of Americans approve of the GOP tax plan

A Gallup poll found that 29% of people surveyed approved of the GOP tax bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA ), while 56% disapproved. This is part of the reason why voters want Democrats in control of Congress, "American voters say 50 - 36 percent, including 44 - 36 percent among independent voters that they would like the Democrats to win control of the U.S.

World Media 2 students dead after high school shooting in New Mexico
Author: 0 2 students dead after high school shooting in New Mexico

Christesen said the shooter also died, but it is unknown whether the suspect was among the three confirmed deaths. The New Mexico State Police tweeted that no other injuries were reported, but the Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President stated 15 others were hurt in the incident.

World Media Welcome to the 'Serena Williams Building'
Author: 0 Welcome to the 'Serena Williams Building'

As if all that wasn't marvelous enough, the tennis GOAT took to her Instagram account Thursday morning to share another major announcement - that Nike is naming one of its new world headquarter buildings after her! 'Then one day when he was 13 months old, my son turned away when I tried to nurse him and basically said "no thanks".

World Media Saudi prince is buyer of world's dearest painting, Leonardo's Salvator Mundi
Author: 0 Saudi prince is buyer of world's dearest painting, Leonardo's Salvator Mundi

Painted in oil on a wooden board measuring 18 by 26 inches, " Salvator Mundi " shows its subject gazing dreamily at the viewer, his right hand raised in benediction, while his left clutches a crystal orb. The previous record was Pablo Picasso's Les Femmes d'Alger, which sold for $179 million. The museum opened with some 600 pieces including items from early Mesopotamia.

World Media Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrived in Lahore
Author: 0 Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrived in Lahore

The visit of Khan is a part of his "London is Open" campaign, media reports said. Mr Khan's Muslim parents were both born in India and then lived in Pakistan before emigrating to Britain in 1968. Sadiq Khan said that he was impressed by the remarkable progress achieved by the government in different areas particularly in infrastructure, technology and energy.

World Media Priyanka flattered by 'Sexiest Asian Woman' title
Author: 0 Priyanka flattered by 'Sexiest Asian Woman' title

The title was given to Priyanka by United Kingdom based newspaper Eastern Eye . Nia could not keep calm after PeeCee's tweet and expressed her feeling through another tweet and said that the actress's tweet was a great achievement for her rather than being on the list.

World Media Flynn said that Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up,' whistleblower says
Author: 0 Flynn said that Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up,' whistleblower says

Cummings added: "They have now informed us that they have done so". Congress later passed a bipartisan measure that placed new sanctions on Russian Federation, a bill that Trump reluctantly signed in August. An attorney for Copson has denied any communications between Flynn and employees of the company, ACU. "Although this individual was extremely hesitant to come forward - and still fears retaliation - the whistleblower has made a decision to do so now because this individual feels duty ...

World Media House passes bill to avert government shutdown
Author: 0 House passes bill to avert government shutdown

Without support from many of them, Republicans would need votes from Democrats to push the temporary spending measure through the House, and Democrats have not said what they will do. The hope of many Democrats is to pass the DREAM Act, legislation that would establish a path to citizenship for such immigrants. He has also demanded that Congress appropriate funds for his proposed border wall, which he says is a matter of national security.

Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn doesn't want to represent President Donald Trump at Winter Olympics

No, actually, I think every United States team member is invited, so no, I won't go. Unfortunately for Vonn, it is now possible that geopolitical forces may prevent her from realizing her dream. "I have no interest in going". I am not standing by any of the policies that they're enforcing and things that they're doing. Olympic free skier Gus Kenworthy and figure skaters Ashley Wagner, Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon have also publicly stated that they would not travel to the White House.

World Media China claims Indian drone invaded airspace, New Delhi says Beijing was informed
Author: 0 China claims Indian drone invaded airspace, New Delhi says Beijing was informed

China's Defense Ministry said that the Indian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed into the Chinese side of the border. Indian soldiers then alerted Chinese authorities and received assistance in locating the drone . There are no new developments at the face-off site and its vicinity since the August 28 disengagement. Chinese border troops "took a professional and responsible attitude" and carried out identification verification of the device, Zhang said.

World Media OR player sounds off on Willie Taggart's move to Florida State
Author: 0 OR player sounds off on Willie Taggart's move to Florida State

Justin Wilcox, a former OR player and Junction City native, would have to leave California after only one season as head coach to return home. There was no other way, Taggart said during Wednesday's press conference. "Freshman safety Nick Pickett tweeted that "(Taggart) is a liar, then gone cry (in) front of the team like we gone feel bad for em". Taggart, who led the Ducks to a 7-5 record this season, signed a six-year, $30 million deal with Florida State.

World Media Pentagon: Four times as many USA troops in Syria than previously acknowledged
Author: 0 Pentagon: Four times as many USA troops in Syria than previously acknowledged

The US military said it would also continue to support its local allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces , as they move to stabilize eastern Syria following a series of military victories over ISIS. Manning announced the new official figure for American servicemembers in Syria on Wednesday, saying Defense Secretary Jim Mattis wants to increase transparency about where and how troops are deployed.

World Media RK Nagar bypoll: EC leaves Vishal guessing, rejects nomination again
Author: 0 RK Nagar bypoll: EC leaves Vishal guessing, rejects nomination again

Asked about the reason for rejecting the papers, the official had said that it was "technical". After that, Vishal takes the next step by escalating this issue to the Prime Minister and the President of India, through Twitter. The person also threatened that it will be rejected even if I filed it. But late on Tuesday night, the Returning Officer announced the rejection of Vishal's nomination after two persons who had signed the papers said their signatures were forged.

World Media An Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Is Calling For A Recount - Again
Author: 0 An Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Is Calling For A Recount - Again

The former city council member is demanding a recount and she told supporters she's waiting until absentee ballots from members of the military and provisional ballots are counted. Though votes tracked along racial lines in north-side and south-side neighbourhoods, both candidates won votes in the political battleground of east Atlanta.

World Media TVS Motor enters super-premium segment, launches Apache RR 310
Author: 0 TVS Motor enters super-premium segment, launches Apache RR 310

But as Bajaj Auto became popular by releasing the RS200 full-faired flagship bike, TVS has finally made the move with the Apache RR 310 and it appears to be the right choice in jumping up the brand image. The engine is mated to a 6-speed super-slick gear box that offers a precise and sharp race-shift experience. The front sprocket size has been altered from 16 teeth on the BMW to 17 teeth on the Apache.

World Media GOP lawmaker suggest Dem. touching him is gay
Author: 0 GOP lawmaker suggest Dem. touching him is gay

Matt Bradford during a recent House committee meeting. Meanwhile, Metcalfe has doubled down on his interruption: "I don't know what [Bradford's sexuality] is", he said . Where he comes from, Metcalfe added, such behavior could constitute battery - and would justify someone defending himself. When Channel 11 asked if Bradford thinks Metcalfe should resign, he said he's too close to the situation to comment on that.

World Media Showers, high near 53 — TODAY'S FORECAST
Author: 0 Showers, high near 53 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Overnight lows will dip into the lower 20s with winds ranging between 5 and 15 miles per hour and wind chills in the teens. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Vancouver's forecast through the beginning of next week calls for clear skies with temperatures in the mid-40s during the day and then dropping down to around the freezing point at nights.

World Media Georgia racks up three SEC coaches' individual awards
Author: 0 Georgia racks up three SEC coaches' individual awards

Smith, a native of Montezuma, Ga., gave Georgia its first SEC Defensive Player of the Year since David Pollack garnered the only other award of its kind for Georgia in 2004. Earlier this season he set the SEC career scoring record, which now stands at 471 points. He was a midseason All-America selection and was named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week following the Tigers' win at Texas A&M.

World Media North Korea warns war is 'established fact' day after United States bombing drills
Author: 0 North Korea warns war is 'established fact' day after United States bombing drills

A North Korean foreign ministry official said the military drills and "bellicose remarks" by USA officials "cannot be interpreted in any other way but as a warning to us to be prepared for a war on the Korean peninsula". Previously, North Korea threatened to shoot down B-1s flying even outside its airspace and to loft missiles at Guam, where the B-1s are based . United Nations undersecretary-General Jeffrey Feltman is scheduled to meet senior officials including Foreign Minister Ri ...

World Media Brexit: the European Union has set a last deadline for the UK
Author: 0 Brexit: the European Union has set a last deadline for the UK

Dissent is spreading through parliament, with many convinced the prime minister will not be able to make a deal with Brussels before the European Commission meets on December 14. Britain was prepared to keep the European Union customs and single market rules for Northern Ireland in order to meet Dublin's insistence that Brexit should not bring back a "hard border" and threaten a peace process that ended decades of sectarian tensions on the island, sources said.

World Media Germany: More than 40 injured in train crash
Author: 0 Germany: More than 40 injured in train crash

The horrific smash occurred near the Meerbusch-Osterath station, on the outskirts of Dusseldorf in the west of the country. However, the authorities later clarified just 5 people were injured . The Meerbusch fire department said many passengers were trapped in the derailed train as rescue efforts were hampered by torn power cables that posed a risk for the rescue teams.

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