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Australia's Conservative Coalition garnered a stunning political victory in parliamentary elections, defying polls and forecasting losses

The ruling conservative coalition of Australia prevailed over the polls and scored on Saturday an impressive political victory in the country's parliamentary elections. Opposition leader Bill Shorten called Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him on his election victory. He told Labor Party supporters that his party had not won enough seats to form a coalition government. "I know you're …

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Chelsea Manning ordered back to jail for defying grand jury subpoena

Fresh off a 62-day incarceration for defending a grand jury subpoena, Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst and anti-secrecy activist, which remanded again Thursday afternoon after a federal judge held forth in contempt of court. Chelsea Manning Add Chelsea Manning United States Marshals took Manning back into custody at the US District Courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia, Thursday afternoon …

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Adam Ship: Democrats can punish Trump officials defying $ 25,000 a day in subpoenas

House Secretary Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday that Democrats are considering using the power of inherent contempt to punish Trump officials who oppose their subpoena, saying "Meet the Press" on ABC. "We will have to consider other powers as inherent contempt if the courts take too long." Last week, Democrats in the Judiciary Committee voted to disregard …

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Venezuela crisis: Brazil vows to deliver aid, defying Maduro

Image copyright Aid shipments on the Colombian border have so far been blocked by Venezuela                  Brazil says it will send humanitarian aid to its border with Venezuela by the weekend, despite the protests of embattled president Nicolás Maduro. The delivery and distribution of the aid is organized by Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, the Brazilian presidential spokesman said. Venezuela …

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Trump says he'll save Chinese telecom firm ZTE from collapse, defying lawmakers

President Trump said late Friday he had allowed embattled Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to remain open fierce bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill, defending lawmakers who have warned that the huge technology company should be severely punished for breaking law. Trump, in a series of Twitter messages, said he was entitled to "reopen with high level security guarantees, change of …

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