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The plane had taken off from Melbourne's second-biggest airport at Essendon, which is next to the shopping centre, on a flight to King Island, 160 miles to the south, Ms Neville said. The charter experienced " catastrophic engine failure " shortly after take-off from Essendon Airport, according to police. A woman who dropped her daughter off at the Spotlight store on Tuesday morning told Fairfax Radio her daughter confirmed the plane had crashed into that store and it was on fire, but ...
  • Omar Abdel Rahman dies in USA prison

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    Authorities in the U.S. state of North Carolina confirmed on Saturday that extremist cleric Omar Abdel-Rahman had died of natural causes at the age of 78. Since his imprisonment, Abdel-Rahman's influence had been seen as more symbolic than that of a practical leader. By the time he was 11 years old, he had memorized the Braille version of the Qur'an and was sent to an Islamic boarding school.
  • Chris Wallace: Trump crossed the line calling media 'enemy of American people'

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    They want to criticize us back, that's fine, " Wallace said Sunday morning on "Fox & Friends". We don't have a state-run media in this country. "Who was it that said that, " Wallace shot back. Mr. Trump excoriated what he described as the "dishonest" news media at a White House press conference Thursday and then at a campaign rally Saturday in Florida.
  • Homeland secretary OKs deportation, border enforcement changes

    Homeland secretary OKs deportation, border enforcement changes

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    He said "it's a good assumption" that green-card residency permit holders would be allowed in, as they eventually were a few days after the original order. One of the lead plaintiffs, Hameed Darweesh, an Iraqi husband and father of three who worked for the US military and was issued a valid visa, was detained at John F.
  • Questions On Trump's Media Bias Survey Will Leave You Flabbergasted

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    Mr. Trump's team emailed a " mainstream media accountability survey " to supporters Thursday not long after he publicly ridiculed several journalists during a contentious press conference. Its questions read less like survey questions and more like campaign stump lines. (The audacity! ) Yet instead of answering those questions, or making coherent policy arguments, or generally acting like the President of the United States instead of a flustered sales manager who forgot the PowerPoint deck ...
  • 'In the Spirit of Dylann Roof': Feds Make a Chilling Arrest

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    The FBI arrested a SC man after he purchased an illegal handgun from an undercover FBI agent February 15. Authorities started investigating McDowell after he threatened a synagogue on Facebook in December. "I want to do that (expletive)", McDowell said, according to the complaint. He went on to say, "If I could do something on a fucking big scale and write on the fucking building, or whatever, 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof".
  • White House under pressure over Russia links

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    Mr Trump spoke for more than an hour, airing his grievances about the media, in a press conference originally meant to formally announce his new Labour Secretary nominee, Alexander Acosta . "The truth and consequences of the Russian Federation connection: the American people deserve to know the full extent of Russia's financial, personal and political grip on President Trump and what that means for our national security", Pelosi said.
  • Russian spy ship seen patrolling off CT coast

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    Now Russia is out here secretly deploying a SSC-8 cruise missile that they have been developing and testing for years. Also Tuesday, U.S. European Command confirmed that Russian jets had conducted unsafe fly-bys of a U.S. "[Russian President Vladimir] Putin is a risky person, but this is really no threat to us right now, but having said that, it's being very, very carefully monitored in every possible way by the Coast Guard and by the entire USA defense establishment".
  • Florida brush fire contained, residents allowed to go home

    Florida brush fire contained, residents allowed to go home

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    Now, residents are returning home, hoping they still have a home in the wake of the fire. A brush fire in southern Polk County is threatening a handful of homes, fire officials said. Richard Jones told WTSP : 'I'm just thankful I'm still walking. SR-60 is back open and County Road 630 is expected to open later Thursday morning.
  • Trump Nominates Law School Dean To Labor Secretary

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    Puzder, a food-chain owner, withdrew his nomination facing opposition from some Republican senators, which seemed to have made his confirmation hard. Acosta is an attorney who has worked in government in the past. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer fanned the flames behind the opposition to Puzder in a statement Wednesday afternoon.