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Leaders sign NZ coalition agreements

Jacinda Ardern and Winston Peters have signed the coalition agreement between Labour and NZ First...

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One Nation lambasted over abuse policy

Queensland's domestic violence minister condemns the proposed protection reforms put forward by One Nation...

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SA Liberals promising to preserve Aus Day

The SA Liberal Party is promising to force councils to hold Australia Day ceremonies on January 26...

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Turnbull defends AFP funding

Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed claims the operational capacity of the AFP is under threat from funding cuts...

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Govt ‘a bit rich’ on education: Labor

A productivity report has urged universities to focus less on research and more on teaching outcomes...

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NZ government sign coalition agreements

Jacinda Ardern and Winston Peters have signed the coalition agreement between Labour and NZ First...

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AFP Commissioner addresses internal investigations into whistleblowers

Nick Xenophon puts some questions to AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin regarding internal investigations into whistleblowers...

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Australia’s step towards becoming a republic

Bill Shorten is stepping up his push for Australia to break away from Britain by appointing Matt Thistlethwaite a shadow minister to officially manage the future transition...

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McCain Insists ‘Bone Spur’ Remark Wasn’t About Trump

In an interview that aired Sunday, Senator John McCain lamented the way that wealthier Americans were able to avoid serving in Vietnam...

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Editorial: The Little Guys Win One on Payday Loans

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Op-Ed Contributor: When It Comes to Surveillance, Watch the Watchmen

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Op-Ed Contributor: Ralph Nader: Trump’s Anti-Consumer Agenda Hurts His Voters

A Trump supporter at campaign rally in Fort Wayne, Ind., in 2016...

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Congressional Auditor Urges Action to Address Climate Change

Members of the Wyoming Hot Shots firefighting crew battling the Lizard Fire near Willcox, Ariz., in June...

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Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats Should Embrace Impeachment

Protesters outside the White House in May...

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Op-Ed Columnist: How to Engage a Fanatic

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Melania Trump, in Michigan, Urges Middle Schoolers to ‘Choose Kindness’

Melania Trump, the first lady, met with students on Monday at Orchard Lake Middle School in West Bloomfield Township, Mich...

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Cutting Taxes is Hard. Trump is Making it Harder.

President Trump issued a directive via Twitter saying that he would not abide any plan to cap what American workers save pre-tax in their 401(k) accounts...

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Doctrine of Trumpal Infallibility

John Kelly in the Oval Office last week...

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Iowa Withdraws Request to Leave Obamacare Market

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds listens to President Trump speak during a roundtable at the White House in June...

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Right and Left React to the Trump Condolence Controversy

A video frame of Myeshia Johnson over the coffin of her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger, upon his body’s arrival in Miami on Tuesday...

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Tax Cuts Are Coming. So Are the Fights About Paying for Them.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are looking for ways to pay for their tax plan...

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Comey, on Twitter, Contemplates Iowa’s Landscape, Serenity and Sunsets

The former F.B.I. director re-emerges on Twitter with some pensive pictures during a trip to Iowa...

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Trump Promises ‘No Change to Your 401(k)’ as Congress Considers a Contribution Cap

President Trump said early on Monday that his proposed tax plan would not prompt any changes to Americans’ tax-deferred retirement plans...

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Scaffidi slams Labor’s ‘campaign’ against her

Embattled Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has accused WA Labor of driving a four-year campaign against her...

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Rex Tillerson Pays Secret Visit to U.S. Air Base in Afghanistan

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson arriving at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on Monday. The trip was kept secret until after he had left...

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Op-Ed Columnist: Trump’s Boogeymen? Women!

Frederica Wilson at the graveside service for Sgt. La David T. Johnson. Wilson was present during the controversial call between President Trump and the widow of the fallen so...

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John McCain Seems to Jab at Trump With ‘Bone Spur’ Remark

In an interview that aired Sunday, Senator John McCain lamented the way that wealthier Americans were able to avoid serving in Vietnam...

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Soldier’s Widow Says Trump Struggled to Remember Sgt. La David Johnson’s Name

Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David T. Johnson, on Saturday at his burial in Hollywood, Fla...

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Trump Promises ‘No Change to Your 401(k)’ as House Considers a Contribution Cap

It is not clear whether Republicans will put a cap on tax-deferred contributions in its final version of the tax bill, but caps as low as $2,400 a year are being considered...

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Why the Fact-Checking at Facebook Needs to Be Checked

Images from the survey Brendan Nyhan and his students used as research for their paper about the effects of labeling news as fake. (For the record, Mr. Trump did not plagiariz...

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Sidebar: He Didn’t Vote in a Few Elections. In the Next One, Ohio Said He Couldn’t.

Voters at a polling station in Dublin, Ohio, in 2012. After skipping a single federal election cycle, Ohio voters are sent a notice. If they fail to respond and do not vote in...

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On Campus: The Misguided Student Crusade Against ‘Fascism’

Student protesters preventing a speech by Michael Schill, president of the University of Oregon, on Oct. 6 in Eugene...

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Parliament security manual ‘lost for a year’

Labor says a 1000-page manual about security upgrades to Parliament House has been missing for almost a year...

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Editorial: America’s Forever Wars

An American Army helicopter flying over Helmand Province, Afghanistan, last month...

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Parents we have to say no: latest no campaign ad

Parents we have to say no: latest no campaign ad...

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Op-Ed Contributor: Ted Cruz: A Pressure Point for North Korea

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AEC to review status of GetUp

The AEC is set to review whether activist group GetUp is an associated entity of Labor or the Greens...

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Palaszczuk warns retailers to pass on savings

Qld Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned private electricity retailers to pass on savings to customers...

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Mobile networks not to be slugged: Xenophon

Nick Xenophon has urged the govt to resist slugging mobile network users with a levy to rectify NBN...

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Hopes Dim for Congressional Russia Inquiries as Parties Clash

Representative Adam B. Schiff, left, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and Representative K. Michael Conaway, Republican of Texas, have maintained a produc...

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White House Memo: Steve Bannon Vows ‘War’ on His Own Party. It Didn’t Work So Well for F.D.R.

Stephen K. Bannon at a fund-raiser for Kelli Ward, a Republican Senate candidate, in Arizona last week...

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McConnell Signals Willingness to Hold Vote on Health Deal if Trump Approves

President Trump outside the White House with Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, last week. “I’m not certain yet what the president is looking for here, but I’...

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Abe’s coalition win super majority in vote

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's coalition has won 310 seats, reaching a two-thirds majority in the lower house...

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Key Liberal seats back clean energy target

A ReachTEL poll has found 60 pc of Malcolm Turnbull's constituents support a 50 pc renewable energy target...

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E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists

The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program is funded through the E.P.A.’s approximately $26 million National Estuary Program...

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ISIS Fighters Are Not Flooding Back Home to Wreak Havoc as Feared

Displaced men suspected of being members of the Islamic State were searched and washed recently at a security screening center near Kirkuk, Iraq...

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Cub Scout Is Exiled After Pressing Legislator on Guns and Race

Lori Mayfield believes that her son was removed from his Cub Scout den because of the tough questions he posed to a Colorado state legislator...

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New York Officials Fear Closing of U.S. Lab Combating Biological Threats

The Trump administration has proposed closing a a New York-based laboratory as part of larger cuts it envisions for the Department of Homeland Security’s scientific research...

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A Presidential Bellwether Is Still Waiting to Start Winning Under Trump

The Crossroads Cafe in Terre Haute, Ind., where regulars pick at politics over breakfast...

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Trump’s Not Alone. A Lincoln Condolence Letter Stirred Controversy, Too.

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When Condolences Stir Controversy: It Happened With Lincoln, Too

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Same-sex forum ‘fallout’

A same-sex marriage forum has been held in NSW where 'yes' and 'no' Campaigners debated the issue...

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Abe expected to win Japanese general election

The Japanese prime minister's scandal-plagued party is expected to score a victory in general elections...

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‘Energy plan a baby step in right direction’

Senator Cory Bernardi says the govt's National Energy Guarantee is a 'baby step in the right direction'...

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Ex-Presidents and Trump Show Unity at Hurricane Benefit Concert

The five living former United States presidents, from left, Jimmy Carter, George Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, appeared onstage at a benefit concert in...

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The New Washington: ‘The New Washington’: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with President Trump at the White House this week...

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Govt to provide energy modeling: Frydenberg

Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says the govt will provide economic modeling on its proposed energy package...

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Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules

Demonstrators in Washington on Friday showed support for an undocumented immigrant seeking an abortion in Texas...

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Euthanasia bill a slippery slope: Bernardi

Cory Bernardi warns if the Victorian euthanasia bill is passed, it will have consequences across the country...

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Ardern firm on crackdown for Aust students

NZ PM-designate Jacinda Ardern stands by comments to change university access rights for Australians in NZ...

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News Analysis: Political Guardrails Gone, a President’s Somber Duty Skids Into Spectacle

President Trump did not do what any of his predecessors almost certainly would have done: apologize for words that failed to bring comfort to a grieving Army widow...

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Gray Matter: How Protest Works

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Opinion: Fighting Racism Is Not Just a War of Words

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Famous Athletes Have Always Led the Way

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Opinion: Black Lives Matter Is Democracy in Action

Demonstrators in Chicago blocked an intersection during a protest in 2015 related to the killing by the police of Laquan McDonald...

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Going Against the Republican Herd

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Trump to allow release of JFK files

US President Donald Trump is set to allow files on the assassination of JFK to be made public...

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Editorial: The Power of North Korea’s Cyberthreat

North Koreans watching a broadcast by Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang in September...

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Op-Ed Columnist: Jimmy Carter Lusts for a Trump Posting

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in their home in Plains, Ga...

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Democrats in Their Labyrinth

Doug Jones, the Democratic nominee for Senate in Alabama, at a campaign rally earlier this month...

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Op-Ed Columnist: Trump Is Inspirational ... for Poetry

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Conservatives, With Bannon’s Help, Look for Revenge in Mississippi

State Senator Chris McDaniel at his law office in Laurel, Miss. He nearly beat Senator Thad Cochran in the Republican primary in 2014 and is expected to run again, this time a...

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Cheaper Health Plans Promoted by Trump Have a History of Fraud

President Trump with Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky as he signed an executive order on health care at the White House this month...

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McCain in Twilight: An Unfettered Voice Against Trumpism

Senator John McCain in Philadelphia on Monday after receiving the Liberty Medal for his lifetime of public service...

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TRUMP RULES: Why Has the E.P.A. Shifted on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insider Helps Call the Shots

Nancy B. Beck, far left, and Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, center in red dress, at a signing for new toxic chemical rules, with Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. administrator, center...

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Trump Says He Will Release Final Set of Documents on Kennedy Assassination

President John F. Kennedy before his assassination in 1963...

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The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats, and Industry’s Pushback

The geologists Brenda Buck, left, and Rodney Metcalf have found asbestos on rocks and soil near Las Vegas...

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TRUMP RULES: Why Is the E.P.A. Soft on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insider Gets Her Way

Nancy B. Beck, far left, and Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, center in red dress, at a signing for new toxic chemical rules, with Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. administrator, center...

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