Trump's 'armada' was actually heading 3,500 miles away from North Korea

Trump's 'armada' was actually heading 3,500 miles away from North Korea

Story highlights Trump highlighted the deployment as part of the administration’s response to Pyongyang But when the White House was touting its “armada,” the ships were sailing 3,500 miles in the opposite direction A senior administration official blamed a miscommunication between the Pentagon and the White House over reports that the aircraft carrier has not made its way to the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, as an expected show of force to North Korea. The official blamed the mixup on a lack of follow-up with commanders…

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Companies to pay more for skilled migrants after 457 visa scrapping

Companies to pay more for skilled migrants after 457 visa scrapping

Posted April 19, 2017 08:09:56 Video: Malcolm Turnbull announces the introduction of two new temporary skills visas. (ABC News) Related Story: What is a 457 visa and how many people have them? Companies who apply to bring temporary skilled migrants to Australia are set to pay more, as the Federal Government toughens its approach on foreign workers. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the Coalition is abolishing the 457 visa system, which will be replaced with two new classes of visa. The Government said it wanted to train more local…

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Rabbitohs' Sam Burgess cleared of shoulder charge

Rabbitohs' Sam Burgess cleared of shoulder charge

Posted April 18, 2017 21:09:12 South Sydney captain Sam Burgess has been cleared to play against Brisbane on Friday night by the NRL judiciary. Burgess had been cited with a grade-one shoulder charge on Canterbury’s Greg Eastwood in the Rabbitohs’ 24-9 loss on Good Friday. However, Burgess successfully argued on Tuesday night that attacker Eastwood had generated the impact and that any contact was made with his chest, neck and jaw — not his shoulder or upper arm. Burgess told the judiciary he had only braced as Eastwood passed before…

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PM Theresa May announces plans for snap UK election

PM Theresa May announces plans for snap UK election

Updated April 18, 2017 21:58:07 Photo: Theresa May said political unity was integral for Britain to exit from the EU. (Reuters: Stefan Wermuth) Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early general election to be held on June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain’s exit from the European Union. Key points: PM Theresa May announces plans for June 8 election Says divisions in the Parliament are a “risk” to Brexit talks Labour supports snap election, but Nicola Sturgeon criticises the move Ms May said she…

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Is it worth staying in a loveless relationship for your kids?

Is it worth staying in a loveless relationship for your kids?

Posted April 19, 2017 05:05:21 The relationship is no longer working, you’re miserable and the love is gone. It’s time to split up, right? For couples with kids, it’s not always that black and white. But is staying for the children gifting them a nuclear family or a sacrifice that does more harm than good? Relationships Australia counsellor Fiona Bennett says couples with children often try harder to save their relationship than those without. “They can feel it’s in the best interest for the children in terms of security, stability…

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