• Forced to build their own pyres: dozens more Aboriginal massacres revealed in Killing Times research
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    Forced to build their own pyres: dozens more Aboriginal massacres revealed in Killing Times research

    Forced to build their own pyres: dozens more Aboriginal massacres revealed in Killing Times research. Terrible stories of atrocities included in an updated map and archive of Australia’s massacres . David Marr: Blood, brains and foul murder – evidence of Australia’s massacres are in its newspapers .

  • Morning mail: truth of massacres revealed, Prince Andrew scrutiny, recycling crisis
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    Morning mail: truth of massacres revealed, Prince Andrew scrutiny, recycling crisis

    Morning mail: truth of massacres revealed, Prince Andrew scrutiny, recycling crisis. Monday: New research shows how Aboriginal massacres became more violent, systematic and calculated. Plus, the Full Story podcast on what to do with Australia’s mountains of recycling

  • Blood, brains and foul murder: evidence of Australia's massacres are in its newspapers
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    Blood, brains and foul murder: evidence of Australia's massacres are in its newspapers

    Blood, brains and foul murder: evidence of Australia's massacres are in its newspapers. The frontier massacres were very public murders – known about, sometimes complained about – but the killings went on . Forced to build their own pyres: dozens more Aboriginal massacres revealed . The Pinjarra

  • U.S. says no plans to send asylum seekers to remote Guatemalan regions
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    U.S. says no plans to send asylum seekers to remote Guatemalan regions

    GUATEMALA CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government said on Saturday that it had no plans to send asylum seekers to remote regions in Guatemala after the Central American country floated the plan during negotiations for a bilateral migration agreement this week. The two countries are finalizing

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    Todd takes 1-shot lead into final round at Mayakoba

    Brendon Todd got his mistake out of the way early and shot a 6-under 65 on Sunday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic as he goes for his second straight PGA Tour victory. Todd is coming off a victory two weeks ago at the Bermuda Championship. Vaughn Taylor was

  • Hong Kong police threaten to use live bullets as standoff with protesters escalates
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    Hong Kong police threaten to use live bullets as standoff with protesters escalates

    Hong Kong police threatened on Monday to use live bullets if "rioters" used lethal weapons and committed other acts of violence, after the latest flare up during five months of anti-government protests in the Chinese ruled city. The police statement followed fresh clashes outside a university

  • Real estate heiress who posted $35M bail acquitted of murder
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    Real estate heiress who posted $35M bail acquitted of murder

    A San Francisco Bay Area real estate heiress who was under house arrest on $35 million bail for more than two years plans to reconnect with her children and visit family in China after a jury acquitted her of killing the father of her kids, her attorney said Friday. After deliberating for 12 days, jurors

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    Afghanistan beats WIndies by 29 runs to win T20 series 2-1

    Teenager Rahmanullah Gurbaz smashed 79 off 52 balls as Afghanistan beat West Indies by 29 runs in the third and final Twenty20 to clinch the series 2-1 on Sunday. The 17-year-old opener Gurbaz hit six boundaries and five sixes as Afghanistan posted 156-8 after choosing to bat. Afghanistan seamers,

  • Pete Buttigieg surges ahead of fellow candidates in Iowa, new poll shows
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    Pete Buttigieg surges ahead of fellow candidates in Iowa, new poll shows

    Pete Buttigieg surges ahead of fellow candidates in Iowa, new poll shows. CNN poll puts Democrat around 10 points ahead of his nearest rivals – with Warren, Sanders and Biden in a three-way tie

  • Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest
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    Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest

    Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests, which he blamed on the Islamic Republic's opponents and foreign foes. "Some people are no doubt worried by this decision ... but sabotage and arson is done by hooligans not our

  • Lebanon sinks deeper in crisis after Safadi withdrawal
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    Lebanon sinks deeper in crisis after Safadi withdrawal

    Lebanon slid deeper into political crisis on Sunday after the withdrawal of a top candidate for prime minister narrowed the chances of creating a government needed to enact urgent reforms. Mohammad Safadi, a former finance minister, withdrew his candidacy late on Saturday, saying it was too hard to

  • Tens of thousands gather in Tbilisi to demand snap elections in Georgia
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    Tens of thousands gather in Tbilisi to demand snap elections in Georgia

    About 20,000 people rallied in the centre of the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Sunday to protest against the government and to demand an early parliamentary election. The protest took place days after the parliament failed to pass a planned electoral reform, a move to full proportional representation

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    Tunisia's PM-designate promises to revive hope for frustrated youth, reform state firms

    Habib Jemli faces the challenge of creating a ruling coalition in economically troubled Tunisia after the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, which took most seats in last month's election, tapped him as prime minister on Friday. The birthplace of the Arab Spring, Tunisia is the only country to achieve

  • Czechs celebrate Velvet Revolution anniversary with music and marches
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    Czechs celebrate Velvet Revolution anniversary with music and marches

    Czechs celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on Sunday, flocking to central Prague for concerts and speeches to mark the end of communist rule. The festivities took place one day after a quarter of a million Czechs rallied against Prime Minister Andrej Babis and President Milos Zeman

  • Projects judged most worthy of regional grants miss out in Coalition-held seats
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    Projects judged most worthy of regional grants miss out in Coalition-held seats

    Projects judged most worthy of regional grants miss out in Coalition-held seats. Two known political donors favoured over the department’s top recommendations in the Wide Bay-Burnett region

  • Jim Molan's 2019 campaign raised $43,000 from online crowdfunding sites
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    Jim Molan's 2019 campaign raised $43,000 from online crowdfunding sites

    Jim Molan's 2019 campaign raised $43,000 from online crowdfunding sites. Pages opened for Liberal senator on MyCause and GoFundMe, outside usual fundraising processes

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    U.N.-backed Libyan authorities seize eastern Libyan plane

    Authorities at Libya's Misrata airport on Sunday seized a Libyan Airlines aircraft operating from Benghazi in the east of the country, the airline's Benghazi management said. The aircraft was seized in the western city of Misrata, east of the capital Tripoli, after it flew there for maintenance

  • Protesters regain control of third bridge in Baghdad
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    Protesters regain control of third bridge in Baghdad

    Iraqi protesters regained control of a third bridge leading to Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday, taking further ground in the biggest wave of anti-government demonstrations in decades. Security forces used tear gas and stun bombs to prevent protesters from getting right across Ahrar Bridge in central

  • Trump tweets at North Korea's Kim, tells him to 'get the deal done'
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    Trump tweets at North Korea's Kim, tells him to 'get the deal done'

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to "act quickly" to reach a deal with the United States, in a tweet weighing in on North Korea's criticism of his political rival former Vice President Joe Biden. North Korea said on Thursday it had turned down

  • In Trump-Nixon impeachment comparison, Pelosi raises specter of resignation
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    In Trump-Nixon impeachment comparison, Pelosi raises specter of resignation

    U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi amplified her unfavorable comparison of President Donald Trump to fellow Republican Richard Nixon on Sunday, saying that the disgraced president at least cared enough about the country to leave office before his impeachment. Nixon, whose name has become synonymous with

  • Britain's Prince Andrew 'categorically' denies sex claims
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    Britain's Prince Andrew 'categorically' denies sex claims

    Britain's Prince Andrew said he could not have had sex with a teenage girl at a socialite's London home because he returned to his house after a children's party on the night in question and has no recollection of ever meeting her. The rare interview was an attempt to draw a line under a

  • U.N. warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control' as death toll mounts
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    U.N. warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control' as death toll mounts

    The United Nations warned on Saturday violence in Bolivia could "spin out of control" following recent skirmishes between security forces and coca farmers loyal to ousted President Evo Morales that have left nine dead. Morales resigned under pressure from Bolivia's police and military

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    Mexico rallies to beat US 3-2, earn Olympic baseball berth

    Matt Clark hit a tying home run off former St. Louis pitcher Brandon Dickson leading off the bottom of the ninth inning, Efren Navarro had a broken-bat single against Caleb Thielbar to drive in the winning run in the 10th and Mexico beat the United States 3-2 Sunday at the Tokyo Dome to qualify for the

  • Hong Kong police launch operation to flush out protesters
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    Hong Kong police launch operation to flush out protesters

    Police launched a late-night operation Sunday to try to flush about 200 protesters out of a university campus on a day of clashes in which an officer was hit in the leg with an arrow and massive barrages of tear gas and water cannons were fired. Riot police began moving in on one group of protesters

  • Greeks march to mark anniversary of 1973 student revolt
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    Greeks march to mark anniversary of 1973 student revolt

    Thousands of Greeks, including former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, marched through central Athens on Sunday evening to mark the anniversary of a violently quashed student uprising in 1973 that helped topple a military junta. Police deployed more than 5,000 officers in central Athens. Tsipras, a leftist