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  1. Morrison says Andrews' Gonski funding snub will hurt schoolchildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Age

    The education of Victorian children is being put at risk by Premier Daniel Andrews' refusal to sign up to the federal government's multibillion-dollar school funding offer, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said. The Morrison government on Monday ramped up its battle of brinkmanship with Victoria over the Gonski 2.0 school funding deal, accusing Labor of using "non-state school parents and students as hostages" by holding out on an agreement.

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  2. Socialists entrust Timmermans to replace Juncker at EU helmRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | EurActiv.com

    Frans Timmermans is cheered during the delegates' conference of the Social Democratic Party at the Willy Brandt House in Berlin, Germany, 9 December 2018. [Hayoung Jeon/EPA/EFE] Europe's socialist parties on Saturday chose Dutch politician Frans Timmermans to lead them in May elections and to succeed his boss Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission.

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  3. Campaigning underway in Bangladesh polls amid opposition arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    There is no opposition candidate for prime minister, hundreds of people have been arrested and incumbent premier Sheikh Hasina stands accused of ignoring democratic checks on her power, but Bangladesh began campaigning Monday for a year-end election. More than 100 million people are registered to vote on December 30 for either HasinaA s Awami League and its allies, or a beleaguered opposition that says it is being hobbled by police.

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  4. Quebec Eyes More Federal Shipbuilding ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Marine News

    Quebec's National Assembly unanimously adopted a motion in support of the Federal government's reform or 'refresh' of the National Shipbuilding Strategy. The motion called upon the federal government to endorse the House of Commons and Senate's recommendations to proceed immediately with the construction at Davie Shipbuilding of a second Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship as well as a new fleet of icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard.

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  5. Bangladesh campaign begins without an opposition candidate for PMRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    On the eve of the campaign launch, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, which hopes to deny Hasina a record fourth term, said nearly 2,000 of its supporters had been arrested Critics say Hasina has drifted toward authoritarianism, using strict laws to muzzle dissent and media freedom in the Muslim-majority nation of 160 million There is no opposition candidate for prime minister, hundreds of people have been arrested and incumbent premier Sheikh Hasina stands accused of ignoring democratic checks on her power, but Bangladesh began campaigning on Monday for a year-end election.

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  6. UN to adopt migration pact at meeting hit by withdrawalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Politicians from around the globe will gather Monday in Morocco for a major conference to endorse a United Nations migration pact, despite a string of withdrawals driven by anti-immigrant populism. Ahead of the conference in Marrakesh, rows over the accord have erupted in several European Union nations The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was finalised at the UN in July after 18 months of talks and is due to be formally adopted with the bang of a gavel at the start of the two-day conference in Marrakesh.

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  7. Draconian laws will go : AnwarRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Express

    Kota Kinabalu: The Pakatan Harapan Government is committed to doing away with draconian laws in the country, says Parti Keadilan Rakyat President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Responding to criticisms by Suara Rakyat Malaysia advisor Kua Kia Soong who described the PH Government as being no less oppressive than the one it ousted in last May's general election, Anwar said: "Of course, we take a seriouas view on the expression of our friends in Suaram who have been rather consistent in their position.

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  8. Canada's finance ministers meet in Ottawa to discuss trade, competitivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    Finance ministers from Canada's provinces and territories are meeting with their federal counterpart in Ottawa to discuss the country's economy, competitiveness and trade. Topics will also include the global economy, the Canada Pension Plan, a review of the efficacy of the cannabis tax, and countering tax evasion.

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  9. Justin Trudeau's carbon tax divides Canada votersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Wading into treacherous political waters, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 's plan to dramatically increase taxes on carbon emissions to combat climate change is dividing the country, pitting six of the provinces against Ottawa and setting the stage for a bitter and partisan federal election next year. "Scrap the jobs-killing carbon tax," has become the rallying cry for Ontario's Progressive Conservative Premier Doug Ford and his political allies across the country, who are revving up to defeat Mr. Trudeau 's center-left Liberal Party government in the national vote in October.

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  10. Toronto mayor, TTC union ask Ontario govt to fix technology to...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | National Post

    December marks the last month commuters will be able to use Metropasses on the Toronto Transit Commission system as the network of buses, streetcars and subways switches over to Presto TORONTO - As the transit agency in Canada's most populous city prepares to do away with its decades-old payment system, Toronto's mayor and the union representing transit workers are asking the Ontario government to step in and fix what they describe as faulty technology in the higher-tech replacement. December marks the last month commuters will be able to use Metropasses on the Toronto Transit Commission system as the network of buses, streetcars and subways switches over to Presto, an electronic tap-card payment system used mostly in southern Ontario.

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  11. Pashinian's Bloc Sweeps Armenian Parliamentary ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian and his allies looked set to gain a two-thirds majority in Armenia's new parliament as they cruised to victory in snap general elections held on Sunday. The Central Election Commission reported early on Monday that with more than one-third of the ballots cast counted, Pashinian's My Step alliance won roughly 70 percent of the vote.

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  12. South West Coast and three other state seats to be declared todayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    The final four districts in the Victorian state election are set to be officially declared this morning after Premier Daniel Andrews opted to hold off conceding the ultra-tight seat of Ripon. The Victorian Electoral Commission said on Saturday that sitting Liberal MP Louise Staley had taken Ripon, in north-east of the south-west, by just 15 votes.

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  13. Another SA Labor MP retires from politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Former South Australian attorney-general John Rau says he's proud to have played a role in making the state a safer place as he brings his 16-year political career to a close. Mr Rau has announced he will follow former premier Jay Weatherill into retirement, with the two safe Labor seats now likely to go to by-elections on the same day, probably in February.

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  14. The War on Truth SpreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New York Times

    The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section.

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  15. UCP pushes Red Deer-South nomination to next year so 'high profile individual' can runRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBC News

    The UCP is pushing its nomination contest in Red Deer-South to next year to allow a 'high profile individual' to run. The United Conservative Party has pushed its nomination race for the riding of Red Deer-South to next year to accommodate a "high profile individual" planning to run.

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  16. Victoria set to reject "flawed" Gonski 2.0Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Crikey

    Good morning, early birds. Victoria won't sign up to the government's "flawed" Gonski 2.0 school funding plan, the ACCC calls for a regulatory body to check online giants like Google and Facebook, and a coalition of "oil allies" move to weaken UN consensus on climate change.

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  17. Ottawa hasn't committed to helping Alberta buy rail cars to address oil crisis: LeBlancRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says that the federal government is willing to consider buying tanker cars to help Alberta move oil by rail but isn't ready to commit to such a plan just yet. Speaking to Mercedes Stephenson on The West Block , LeBlanc said the western oil crisis was top of mind when premiers met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the first ministers' meeting in Montreal this past week..

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  18. Saskatchewan says federal government not doing enough to resolve western oil crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    WATCH: Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe joins Mercedes Stephenson to discuss the western oil crisis and what more he wants Ottawa to do so Canada's oil industry can get a world price for this product. Following the first ministers meeting this week, The West Block's Mercedes Stephenson sat down with Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe to discuss the tensions between the province and Ottawa when it comes to the growing oil crisis.

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  19. US government reveals the list of lavish items seized from a financierRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Democrat Adam Schiff warns Trump faces the 'real prospect of JAIL' and 'could be indicted' the day he leaves office after Cohen implicated the president in campaign finance crimes A yacht, a see-through grand piano, a Monet, a $31million penthouse and a private jet: US government reveals the list of lavish items seized from a financier accused of siphoning billions from the Malaysian government Jho Low, 36, is the central figure accused of stealing about $4.5 billion from a Malaysian government investment fund Supermodel Miranda Kerr was gifted with a see-through grand piano and actor Leonardo DiCaprio was given Marlon Brando's 1954 Oscar Also purchased were a $250million custom-made yacht, a $31million condo in New York City and a $25million private jet Jho Low, 36, is the central figure accused of stealing about $4.5 billion from a Malaysian government investment fund A yacht, a ... (more)

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  20. OPINION | Notley is riding a wave of goodwill and can capitalize on...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    "Some of her supporters think she's been too generous to the industry and see this as selling out. They should cut her some slack," Susan Wright says of Rachel Notley, Jason Kenney and the next moves in provincial politics.

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