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Elderly man shot by police at Woodridge, south of Brisbane

Elderly man shot by police at Woodridge, south of Brisbane

The incident happened during a disturbance on Station Road, Woodridge in the driveway of a property. "Prior to this occurring, there were a number of rocks that were thrown at officers". Mr Barnes said it was unfortunate that the man was wounded, but the outcome could have been entirely different if the officers had not acted. Police could not confirm if the shooting was caught on officers' body cameras, but it is standard practice for police to activate their cameras before responding to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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NC leaders still preparing for Irma

On Sunday, 315 soldiers were called in among sites in Charlotte, Asheville and Greensboro. They're also staying in touch with officials in every county and keeping tabs on localized efforts. Cooper also advised for people to be mindful at the gas pump, saying only to take what you need. It was moving west, and is expected to turn north and head up the western coast of Florida, making landfall on Sunday. Consulte Mais Informação

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China agrees United Nations action, and talk, needed to end North Korea crisis

South Korea's defense ministry, which warned on Monday that North Korea was ready to launch an ICBM at any time, said they were unable to confirm the contents of the report. North Korea, which is pursuing its nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of global condemnation, said it would respond to any new U.N. sanctions and US pressure with "powerful counter measures", accusing the United States of aiming for war. Consulte Mais Informação

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Greens announce Kiwi Climate Fund to tackle climate change

Carbon polluters, including farmers, will be charged so the Government can plant 1.2 billion trees, if the Green Party gets its way, in order to help the fight against climate change. Even the Super and ACC Funds would be affected by the change. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope said there were practical concerns with both sets of targets, not least of which was highlighted by modelling undertaken by Vivid Economics for the cross parliamentary group of MPs GLOBE-NZ that showed the closure ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Por agenda nos EUA, Temer pede para antecipar posse de Dodge

Por agenda nos EUA, Temer pede para antecipar posse de Dodge

O mandato de Janot termina no dia 17 de setembro. Procurada pela reportagem, a assessoria da PGR confirmou a antecipação do horário e disse que a informação foi divulgada, em nota, pelo site da instituição. O horário concilia-se com a agenda do presidente da República, Michel Temer, que presidirá a cerimônia e, nessa mesma data, terá compromissos nos Estados Unidos. Consulte Mais Informação

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Former UK leader advises immigration curbs instead of Brexit

According to the newspaper, a report from the Tony Blair Institute , authored by former Downing Street policy expert Harvey Redgrave, urged the Government to force European Union immigrants to register on arriving in the United Kingdom so authorities can check whether they go on to work or study, a measure already in place in Belgium and also make European Union nationals show evidence of a job offer that is confirmed by their employer before they enter Britain. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fire erupts in government building in Pakistan; 2 killed

Fire erupts in government building in Pakistan; 2 killed

They said the extinguishing material carried the stamp of May 2016 as expiry date. In the morning, the fire fighters had extinguished the fire reportedly caused by short circuiting at one of the floors of the building. Denying the rumours, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that "no CPEC record has been destroyed in Awami Markaz fire". Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi as well as the the District magistrate Islamabad ordered the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Freedom Caucus might go rogue on tax reform

Freedom Caucus might go rogue on tax reform

Many Republicans are unhappy with the deal President Donald Trump reached last week with Democratic leaders to raise the government's debt ceiling and allow it to continue financing federal spending programs until December 8. Ninety House Republicans, including many members of the Freedom Caucus, voted against the measure, which Trump has now signed into law. In an interview on " Fox News Sunday ", the conservative OH lawmaker was critical of the deal that linked government spending and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane season's peak still to come: What to expect

Hurricane season's peak still to come: What to expect

These two will be going into the hurricane history books, described as "catastrophic", "life threatening" - and in Irma's case, one of the most powerful storms ever in the Atlantic. The National Weather Service is also telling residents of Leeward Islands to monitor Jose closely, as it is uncertain how close the storm will come to the islands before slowing down and turning northwest. Consulte Mais Informação

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