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NSW Premier ‘furious’ over HSC stuff-up

The NSW government is 'furious' at the bungle that saw high school students taught the wrong maths course...

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Frydenberg slams state based RET

Energy minister Josh Frydenberg says 'it's dangerous' if states go off on their own when it comes an RET...

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Military Transgender Ban to Begin Within 6 Months, Memo Says

A protest last month outside the White House...

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Enrolments surge ahead of postal vote

The AEC has made more than half a million changes to the voter roll ahead of gay marriage postal survey...

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Federal Electricity Study Hints at Future Support for Coal

The Energy Department report says the current grid is robust but suggests additional support for the ailing coal and nuclear industries...

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Victorian MP Fiona Richardson ‘saved lives’

Colleagues have paid tribute to Victorian MP Fiona Richardson, who died aged 50 on Wednesday...

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ESPN Pulls a Broadcaster, Robert Lee, and Encounters a Storm

Coach Bronco Mendenhall leading Virginia onto the field in 2016. The ESPN announcer Robert Lee had been scheduled to call the Virginia-William and Mary game in Charlottesville...

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Could the eclipse result in Trump starting a war?

ABC News Radio Presenter Cathy Bell has spoken to American astrologer Samuel F Reynolds about how the eclipse could result in Donald Trump starting a war. Audio: ABC News Radi...

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Tucson’s Mexican Studies Program Was a Victim of ‘Racial Animus,’ Judge Says

Judge A. Wallace Tashima in 2012. He ruled on Tuesday that the decision to end a Mexican-American studies program in Tucson was “motivated by a desire to advance a political...

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Trump Widens Rift With Congress as Critical Showdowns Loom

The border with Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., earlier this year. President Trump threatened to shut down the government to fund a wall along the border between the United States a...

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Different Day, Different Audience, and a Completely Different Trump

President Trump spoke Wednesday to the national convention of the American Legion in Reno, Nev...

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Menendez Is Denied Reprieve From Corruption Trial to Cast Senate Votes

Senator Robert Menendez arrived at Federal Court in Newark on Tuesday. On some days this fall, Mr. Menendez will have to choose between attending his corruption trial and cast...

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Malaysian Leader in Billion-Dollar Scandal Is Invited to White House

Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia in Beijing in May...

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Labor policies outright socialist: Cormann

Mathias Cormann has accused Labor leader Bill Shorten of trying to turn Australians against each other...

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My Virginia response was ‘perfect’: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said his much-criticised response to riots in Charlottesville was 'perfect'...

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Third council to scrap Aust Day celebrations

Banyule Council in Melbourne's north-east is planning to scrap Australia Day celebrations...

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Clinton spills on Trump in upcoming book

In her upcoming book, Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's demeanour during the campaign made her skin crawl...

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Exxon Misled the Public on Climate Change, Study Says

An Exxon Mobil refinery in Billings, Mont. in 2016. A new paper by two Harvard researchers who reviewed nearly 200 documents representing the company’s research and public s...

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What ‘Clean Coal’ Is — and Isn’t

A coal pile at the NRG WA Parish electrical generating station near Houston. It uses carbon capture and storage technology...

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Trump to Congress: Fund the Wall or I’ll Shut the Government

The border with Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., earlier this year. President Trump threatened to shut down the government to fund a wall along the entire border between the United S...

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U.N. Panel Condemns Trump’s Response to Charlottesville Violence

During a rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, President Trump blamed the news media for the country’s deepening divisions, saying it had failed to properly report his remarks on the...

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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Doubts Trump’s Ability to Be a ‘Problem Solver’ in Afghanistan

Trevor Noah said President Trump “must be the first human being in history who gets to command an army after starring in a Pizza Hut commercial.”...

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Vic to ‘fill void’ with renewable target law

Legislation to lock Vic's renewable targets in at 40 per cent by 2025 has been introduced into parliament...

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Govt to trial welfare drug tests in Logan

Logan City in Queensland will be the government's second trial site of drug tests for welfare recipients...

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Trump admonishes media during Phoenix rally

Donald Trump has criticised media reporting of his statements following the violence in Charlottesville...

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Trump Lashes Out at Media, and Hints at Pardon for Arpaio

At a rally in Phoenix, President Trump also threatened to shut down the government if Congress did not agree to finance construction of a Mexican border wall...

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Katter seeks meeting with Abbott

Crossbench MP Bob Katter says he will seek a meeting with Tony Abbott when parliament returns...

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At Rally, Trump Blames Media for Country’s Deepening Divisions

Supporters cheered for President Trump as he arrived Tuesday for a campaign rally in Phoenix...

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At Rally, Trump All but Promises to Pardon Arpaio

In freewheeling remarks, President Trump abandoned a theme of national unity to focus on “sick” media he said “are trying to take away our history and our heritage.”...

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Watch Live: President Trump’s Rally in Phoenix

The event, during President Trump’s first visit to Arizona since the election, is his first rally after his comments on Charlottesville, Va...

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Watch the Full Video: President Trump’s Rally in Phoenix

The event, during President Trump’s first visit to Arizona since the election, is his first rally after his comments on Charlottesville, Va...

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President Trump’s Rally in Phoenix

The event, during President Trump’s first visit to Arizona since the election, is his first rally after his comments on Charlottesville, Va...

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U.S. Slaps Egypt on Human Rights Record and Ties to North Korea

President Trump met with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt in April in the Oval Office...

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Trump Visits Arizona Border in Warm-Up for Heated Rally in Phoenix

President Trump met with Border Patrol agents in Yuma, Ariz., on Tuesday...

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67 Former State Attorneys General Have a Message: Condemn Hate Bluntly

The former Alabama attorney general Bill Baxley, now a defense lawyer, during a trial in Opelika, Ala., last year...

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News Analysis: Trump Seeks a Clear Victory in a Murky War

Military members listening to President Trump’s address on Afghanistan at Fort Myer, in Arlington, Va., on Monday...

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Questions over Christensen citizenship

There are questions surrounding the citizenship of Queensland Nationals MP George Christensen...

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Louise Linton Goes From the Lap of Luxury to the Center of a Social Media Storm

Louise Linton and her husband Steven T. Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, at President Trump’s inauguration in January...

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67 Former Attorneys General Have a Message: Condemn Hate Bluntly

The former Alabama attorney general Bill Baxley, now a defense lawyer, during a trial in Opelika, Ala., last year...

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Trump Meets Border Patrol Officials Before Rally in Arizona

President Trump after his speech on Monday at Fort Myer, Va. He will meet with Border Patrol agents in Arizona on Tuesday...

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The Forerunner of Trump’s Plan for Afghanistan: Joe Biden’s

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. meeting American troops at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan in January 2011...

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News Analysis: For Help in America’s Longest War, Trump Tilts Political Balance Toward India Over Pakistan

Men gathered around a vehicle hit by a drone strike last year in Pakistan. The location of the strike was a sign that the Obama administration had grown weary of Pakistan’s...

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McConnell, in Private, Doubts if Trump Can Save Presidency

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has fumed over President Trump’s regular threats against fellow Republicans and criticism of Senate rules...

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Tillerson Suggests North Korea May Soon Be Ready for Talks

A military parade celebrating the 105th birthday of North Korea’s founder, Kim Il-sung, in Pyongyang in April...

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Trump and McConnell Locked in a Cold War, Threatening the G.O.P. Agenda

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has fumed over President Trump’s regular threats against fellow Republicans and criticism of Senate rules...

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US announces new China, Russia sanctions

The US has announced new sanctions against Chinese and Russian entities to pressure Nth Korea...

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Trump Tries Out a New Line on Charlottesville: Echoing His Generals

President Trump addressed members of the military at Fort Myer, Va., during his speech on Afghanistan on Monday, saying they were “the inspiration our country needs to unify...

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Black Republicans Face ‘Moral Dilemma’ After Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

Gregory Cheadle at a rally for President Trump in June 2016 in Redding, Calif. He has since criticized Mr. Trump for hiring only a handful of black people in the West Wing...

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Trump a ‘Moral Dilemma’ for Black Republicans After Charlottesville

Gregory Cheadle at a rally for President Trump in June 2016 in Redding, Calif. He has since criticized Mr. Trump for hiring only a handful of black people in the West Wing...

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on China and Russia Over North Korea’s Nuclear Program

Soldiers marched during a military parade celebrating the 105th birthday of North Korea’s founder, Kim Il-sung, in Pyongyang in April...

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Trump Outlines New Afghanistan War Strategy With Few Details

The president embraced deepened American involvement in a nearly 16-year-old war, but he did not say how many troops would be committed or how he would judge success...

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Right and Left React to Trump’s Afghanistan Speech

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Economic Scene: Labor Wants to Make Nafta Its Friend. Here’s the Problem.

A demonstration against Nafta last week in Mexico City. The United States has begun renegotiation of the trade pact with Canada and Mexico...

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Trump Will Meet Border Patrol Officials Before Rally in Arizona

The trip may win praise from his supporters but could spark protests, especially if the president pardons a former sheriff known for cracking down on illegal immigration...

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Hanson ‘congratulated’ for burqa stunt

Pauline Hanson says she has been 'swarmed by people' congratulating her for wearing a burqa in the Senate...

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Molan praises Trumps Afghan announcement

Major General Jim Molan says Donald Trump has the best plan he has seen so far on the crisis in Afghanistan...

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Second council has citizenship powers revoked

Citizenship powers have been stripped from a second council who voted to change Australia Day celebrations...

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Best of Late Night: Trump Looks Directly at the Eclipse, and Conan O’Brien Spies an Opening

Conan O’Brien suggested that if reverse psychology worked well on the president, someone should tell him not to resign...

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Public should ignore ‘extremists’ posters: PM

Malcolm Turnbull has urged Australians to ignore 'unpleasant' campaign material relating to gay marriage...

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Senate considering dress code after stunt

The Senate is considering implement a dress code after Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt...

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Emails show confusion over Joyce citizenship

Emails sent by NZ's Department of Internal Affairs about Barnaby Joyce's citizenship made a 'factual error.'...

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Louise Linton’s Couture Draws Ire on Instagram, and She Lashes Back

Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, and his wife, Louise Linton, last month in Norfolk, Va...

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Mnuchin’s Wife Mocks Oregon Woman Over Lifestyle and Wealth

Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, and his wife, Louise Linton, last month in Norfolk, Va...

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Liberal MP labelled as ‘British-Australian’

Liberal MP Ann Sudmalis was described as a 'British-Australian' citizen on an entry card when she was 10...

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Ryan Condemns Trump’s ‘Both Sides’ Remark but Tries to Move On

Speaker Paul D. Ryan during a news conference at the Capitol last month...

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Trump Sets U.S. Strategy but No ‘Blank Check’ for Afghan War

The president embraced deepened American involvement in a nearly 16-year-old war, but he did not say how many troops would be committed or how he would judge success...

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‘We Are Not Nation-Building Again,’ Trump Says

President Trump laid out his new plan for Afghanistan, emphasizing that conditions on the ground, not timetables, will dictate policy...

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Full Transcript and Video: Trump’s Speech on Afghanistan

President Trump addressed the nation from Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Va., about his military plan for Afghanistan...

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Trump Sets U.S. Strategy for Afghan War

The president embraced deepened American involvement in a nearly 16-year-old war, but he did not say how many troops would be committed or how he would judge success...

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Angry Trump Grilled His Generals About Troop Increase, Then Gave In

Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, President Trump’s national security adviser, helped draft a plan to increase the number of American troops in Afghanistan...

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Trump Announces His Afghanistan Strategy

President Trump has settled on a new plan to carry on the nearly 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan...

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Watch the Full Speech: Trump's Afghanistan Strategy

President Trump has settled on a new plan to carry on the nearly 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan...

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Watch Live: Trump Announces His Afghanistan Strategy

President Trump has settled on a new plan to carry on the nearly 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan...

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DealBook: Even Business Leaders Who Abandoned Trump’s Councils May Not Stray Far

President Trump’s chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, left, and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin at the Capitol in Washington in May...

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Anquan Boldin Says Social Strife Prompted His N.F.L. Exit

Anquan Boldin at Bills training camp on Aug. 8. He said the recent conflict in Virginia had shown him “there’s something bigger than football.”...

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All the Light Trump Was Not Supposed to See. But He Peeked.

President Trump and his wife, Melania, viewed the eclipse from a White House balcony on Monday...

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Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department

A mountaintop removal project in Blair, W. Va., a site that was approved by the Army Corps of Engineers, but was reevaluated by the Environmental Protection Agency...

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Plebiscite sparks concerns for postal workers

The postal worker union says it's worried about a 'heightened risk to worker welfare' during the plebiscite...

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Trump’s Changing Stance on Afghanistan

Before he became a candidate for president, Donald J. Trump was clear about Afghanistan. But during his campaign, he switched views...

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In Search of Donald Trump Inside His Boyhood Home

A cardboard cutout of President Trump in his childhood home in Queens...

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In Search of Donald Trump at His Boyhood Home

A cardboard cutout of President Trump in his childhood home in Queens...

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Second council votes for Aust Day changes

A second Melbourne council has voted in favour of changes to Australia Day celebrations...

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Stitching Together Forests Can Help Save Species, Study Finds

A burning forest in Apui, Brazil, this month. Some ecologists wonder if they can slow extinctions by reconnecting fractured habitats with small corridors of forest...

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Getting People to Enroll in Health Plans While Trump Attacks Them

“It’s pretty powerful,” Sharon Barker, an enrollment counselor, said of the administration’s frequent attacks on the Affordable Care Act, “and that’s what we’re...

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Christopher Cantwell, White Nationalist in Vice Video, Braces for Charges

Christopher Cantwell in a Vice documentary...

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Security key in US Afghan decision: adviser

Australia is being called on to make any decision on its role in Afghanistan based on the national interest...

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People Like Us: The Showdown Over How We Define Fringe Views in America

Open expression of white supremacist and neo-Nazi views has long been taboo in America, but that appears to be changing, as exemplified by the recent demonstration in Charlott...

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Trump Administration Moves to Expand Deportation Dragnet to Jails

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arresting a man in Riverside, Calif., in June...

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