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Melbourne Anglicans vote to express 'sorrow' over blessing of same-sex marriages
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Melbourne synod’s vote comes days after Sydney archbishop said Anglicans who back same-sex marriage should leave churchMelbourne’s Anglican church has formally voted to record its “sorrow” over a regional Victorian diocese’s decision to bless same-sex marriages.The nod of approval given by the Wangaratta diocese in August has angered the Melbourne church’s governing body. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Hong Kong protests: bring back app or risk 'complicity' in repression, Apple told
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US lawmakers including Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez write to Tim Cook urging him to restore HKMapp app A bipartisan group of seven prominent US lawmakers has urged Apple chief executive Tim Cook to restore the HKMap app used in Hong Kong.Earlier this month, Apple removed the app that helped track police and protester movements, saying it was used to target officers. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Violence flares in Lebanon as protesters tell their leaders to go
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Dozens wounded or held as warnings over economy spark biggest protests in decadeSecurity forces fired teargas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse.Riot police in vehicles and on foot rounded up protesters, according to Reuters. They fired rubber bullets and teargas canisters, dispersing demonstrators in Beirut’s commercial district. Dozens of people were wounded and detained. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Trouble at the mill: Sanjeev Gupta on Whyalla and its 'fundamental problems'
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OneSteel Manufacturing, the Gupta company which owns and operates the steel mill, lost $195m in the 2018 financial year On a sunny Sydney afternoon, things look good from Sanjeev Gupta’s office on the 28th floor. From one window you can see the $35m waterside mansion he bought last week as an Australian bolthole for his family; from the other, the south end of the Harbour Bridge looms large.But 1,500km west of Gupta’s blindingly white office suite, at the Whyalla steel mill in South Australia, things are decidedly grittier. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Suspect arrested after reports of man with knife at Manchester's Arndale centre
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No reported injuries or wider threats to the community, say Greater Manchester police Officers from Greater Manchester police have arrested a suspect after reports of a man with a knife at the Arndale shopping centre.Footage on social media appeared to show a large police and ambulance service presence outside the Manchester shopping centre, which closed at 8pm on Friday according to its website. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Hillary Clinton hints Russia is grooming Tulsi Gabbard as third-party candidate
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Former secretary of state said in a podcast that the Hawaii congresswoman ‘is a favorite of the Russians’Hillary Clinton has said Russia, which interfered in the US election she lost in 2016, is “grooming” a Democratic candidate for a third-party run next year, signalling she believes congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard could fill the role.The goal of this would essentially be to divide the US electorate and help Donald Trump win re-election, Clinton said. In the interview, Clinton also said she believes Russia had compromising information, or kompromat, on Trump. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Violent clashes erupt between cartel gunmen and police in Mexico – video report
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Intense fighting has erupted in the Mexican city of Culiacán, where masked gunmen threw up burning barricades and traded gunfire with security forces after authorities arrested one of the sons of the jailed former leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán. The chaotic scenes in Culiacán, a long-time stronghold for the Guzmáns' cartel, have increased pressure on President López Obrador, who took office in December promising to pacify a country weary after more than a decade of drug-war fighting.'We do not want war': Mexico president defends release of El Chapo’s sonEl Chapo: Mexican police capture then release drug boss's son after battle with cartel Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Brexit: Labour to back rebel Tory bid to force Johnson to demand extension – as it happened
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Prime minister has said he is ‘very confident’ deal will be approved in historic Commons vote on Saturday Brexit extension unavoidable if MPs reject deal, says MerkelHow much of Johnson’s ‘great new deal’ is actually new?‘Super Saturday’: your guide to the big day 8.32pm BST That’s all from us for this evening. Here’s a summary of the day’s events: Related: Brexit 'super Saturday': your guide to the big day 7.23pm BST The hard Brexit-supporting Tory MP, Andrea Jenkyns, has said she will back Johnson’s deal. Jenkyns voted against May’s deal on all three occasions and, as she notes in her tweet, would still prefer a no-deal Brexit.After much consideration, I have decided to back @BorisJohnson deal. Obviously I would prefer No-Deal but I believe we are in real danger of losing Brexit with the Remain shenanigans and the stakes are dangerously high at the moment. My statement below. https://t.co/n9nEkJePRO pic.twitter.com/FHkJjNUtVW Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Boeing may have ‘unknowingly’ misled regulators about crash-linked software
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Boeing failed to turn over documents about MCAS program, linked to two fatal crashes of 737 Max airliners, to the FAA for four monthsA senior Boeing executive has said he may have “unknowingly” misled US regulators about the software program linked to two fatal crashes of 737 Max airliners.The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirmed on Friday that Boeing told it a day earlier about internal messages it had discovered “some months ago” that characterize “certain communications with the FAA during the original certification of the 737 Max in 2016”. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Australia urged to return $5bn to Timor-Leste and launch royal commission
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Senate inquiry told Australia should also drop prosecution of Witness K and Bernard CollaeryAustralia’s negotiations with Timor-Leste should be the subject of a royal commission, and the government should return $5bn unfairly taken from the impoverished nation, a parliamentary inquiry has been told.It should also drop the prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery, who revealed the now infamous bugging of Timorese delegates during negotiations on what became the CMATS treaty. Continue reading... (The Guardian)