Ex-Australian minister to quit politics as government struggles ahead of 2019 poll

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian government minister who resigned over allegations of improper behavior with a younger woman will not stand for re-election — a new hit to a conservative coalition reeling from a series of resignations ahead of a tough 2019 election. Andrew Broad, who resigned on Monday, said on Tuesday that he would leave politics at the next ...

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How to avoid a travel insurance nightmare

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kitesurfing is among the activities a standard travel insurance plan might not cover you for Go to a price comparison site. Type in the country you’re going to. Find the cheapest deal. Buy. If a lot of us were being honest – we’d admit this is how we go about getting travel insurance. It ...

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T-Mobile, Sprint win U.S. security approvals for merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp have won backing for their $26 billion merger from two national security reviews on Monday, clearing key hurdles in their tie-up bid. A smartphones with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in this picture illustration taken April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration The deal got ...

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China’s Xi calls for support of state, private sectors

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at an event marking the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for support of the state economy while also guiding the development of the private sector, and said ...

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Thread Shred: I exposed racism at my university and got suspended

Student union officer Chloe Long shared images taken at a Lancaster University white t-shirt social event. Members of a university sports club were pictured wearing t-shirts with slogans which referenced rape and homophobia. Chloe explains her reasons for sharing the images. Video Journalist: Tom Beal and Joshua Akinyemi Producer: Ashni Lakhani Executive Producer: Karlene Pinnock

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Oil prices fall for third straight session amid supply glut worries

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped over 1 percent on Tuesday, falling for a third straight session, as reports of inventory builds and forecasts of record shale output in the United States, currently the world’s biggest producer, stoked worries about oversupply. Pump jacks operate in an oil field in Midland, Texas U.S. August 22, 2018. Picture taken August 22, 2018. ...

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James Wan- The New Indian Express

By IANS MANILA: Director James Wan says there are shades of horror in the story of Jason Momoa-starrer “Aquaman”. “There are shades of little bit of horror in ‘Aquaman’. There is a sequence of Trench which is really scary. So I dug deep into my love for genre of filmmaking,” Wan said at an event here. Wan is known for ...

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