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Jeff Katz
June 24, 2020 - 3:43 pm
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Jeff Katz
October 02, 2019 - 3:22 pm
We're starting to lose track of how many times we've written this headline. The New York Times reported on Monday that President Trump pressured Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to help Attorney General William Barr gather information for an ongoing Department of Justice investigation in an...
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President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Sunday, July 21, 2019, after spending the weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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July 22, 2019 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are hosting an official visit and state dinner in September for the prime minister of Australia. It's only the second state dinner Trump has held since he became president. The first was for France in April 2018. The White House...
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Jeff Katz
May 20, 2019 - 1:17 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposition party to oust it from power and promising an end to the revolving door of national leaders...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:22 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe Roger Federer isn't as famous as we thought. Turns out that even he must carry his tournament ID to get where he's try to go at the Australian Open. Rules are rules, after all. So what if Federer is a six-time champion at Melbourne Park ... the owner of 20 Grand...
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December 15, 2018 - 11:24 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday. Morrison said in a speech that Australia would recognize...
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December 03, 2018 - 2:28 pm
By EDDIE PELLS , AP National Writer If Australia's Stephanie Gilmore captures the gold medal when surfing makes its Olympic debut two years from now, it might not be her most meaningful win. Gilmore, who is talked about as possibly the greatest athlete of all time in her sport, takes pride in being...
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September 28, 2018 - 3:45 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY , Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — France's leaders are proposing a new international coalition to revive global cooperation that they say is being threatened by countries like the United States and Russia. Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced the plan...
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August 31, 2018 - 12:48 pm
By NICK PERRY , Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand authorities said on Friday that convicted secrets leaker Chelsea Manning can enter the country for a speaking tour, a day after tour organizers said she couldn't enter Australia. Manning was convicted and sentenced to 35...
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August 11, 2018 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In an about-face, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins is ending his re-election bid days after the Republican was charged with insider trading. Collins released a statement Saturday morning saying his will suspend his campaign and fill out the rest of his term. Collins was indicted Wednesday on...
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