Ocasio-Cortez joins Bernie Sanders for comeback rally in New York

Bernie Sanders addressed a rally in New York City on Saturday, his first since he paused his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination due to health concerns.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 3:57pm

Boris Johnson confirms he will seek Brexit delay, says Brussels

Donald Tusk says he is ‘waiting for letter’ that PM promised in phone call after Commons vote

Boris Johnson has confirmed in a phone call with the European council president Donald Tusk that he is sending a letter requesting a further Brexit delay beyond 31 October.

Despite the prime minister’s insistence that he would not “negotiate” a further extension of the UK’s membership of the EU, he confirmed on Saturday evening that he would be seeking such an extension.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 3:39pm

Video shows high school coach disarming and hugging suicidal student

Surveillance footage reveals emotional moment when Keanon Lowe encountered armed student at Portland, Oregon, school

Dramatic video has emerged showing a high school football coach in Portland, Oregon, disarming a suicidal student then hugging and comforting the teen.

The video of the incident, obtained by the CBS affiliate KOIN 6 News, captures the moment when the Parkrose high school coach Keanon Lowe encountered Angel Granados-Diaz.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 3:32pm

From wrecking ball to kingmaker: why all eyes are on Jacqui Lambie

Lambie’s vote will decide the fate of the medical evacuation laws the previous parliament’s crossbench was instrumental in passing

She came in like a wrecking ball.

But Jacqui Lambie, the senator, has grown up.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

Cook Islands: manager of world's biggest marine park says she lost job for backing sea mining moratorium

Environmentalist Jacqueline Evans says she was dismissed from the Marae Moana for urging caution on deep-sea mining

The public champion of the world’s largest marine reserve – the Cook Islands’ Marae Moana – has said she lost her job managing it because she supported a moratorium on seabed mining in the Pacific.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

Resisting drought's day zero: the NSW towns close to running dry

After water restrictions and emergency infrastructure, the final drought strategy is sheer perseverance

People have started visiting the outback town of Pooncarie just to see a place that’s running dry.

Josh Sheard, the publican at the Pooncarie hotel, says the remote town in far south-west New South Wales needs the attention.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

Pro-gay marriage Anglicans are walking a fine line in the Australian church | Andrew West

The blunt words of Sydney archbishop Glenn Davies come at a critical moment for Australian churches and demands for religious freedom

For a man renowned for his civility, the language was blunt. During his annual speech to the Anglican Church’s Sydney synod, Archbishop Glenn Davies told supporters of same-sex marriage to “please leave us”.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

Obrador and Trump speak in aftermath of shootout over El Chapo's son

Mexico’s foreign minister said on Saturday that the president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and Donald Trump had agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the US into Mexico.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 2:54pm

Haringey players walk off after racism allegations in Yeovil FA Cup tie

  • Match abandoned over alleged ‘disgusting’ racist abuse
  • Football Association ‘deeply concerned’, pledges action

The Football Association says it is “deeply concerned’’ after the FA Cup fourth-qualifying-round tie between Haringey Borough and Yeovil was abandoned following allegations that home players were racially abused.

Yeovil were leading 1-0 with just over an hour played when Haringey’s players, under the direction of manager Tom Loizou, walked off the pitch. The initial target of the abuse was reported to be Haringey’s goalkeeper Valery Pajetat.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 2:43pm

Aftermath of iconic White House photos paints Pelosi as winner

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stated that in the now-iconic White House photo of her standing up and pointing at Donald Trump, she was addressing her dissatisfaction with how the president handled Syria, plus the appearances that ‘all roads lead to Putin

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 2:21pm

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