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Up To 20 Injured In 'Deliberate' Melbourne Bank Fire

A man set fire to the Commonwealth Bank branch at Springvale Central about 11.30am, police said. The incident took place on Friday, 18 November, at around 11.30am local time (0.30am BST) in Springvale , leaving scores of people wounded, police inspector Jacqui Poida of Victoria Police said.



'Protectionism must be defeated': Peru president

It will be his last global summit before he leaves office January 20 and those in attendance are to include Chinese President Xi Jinping , Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Linking the US with 11 countries around the Pacific, the TPP would have been the biggest regional trade deal in history, spanning almost 40% of global GDP and about a third of world trade.



Obama team trying to damage ties with Russia

The demonstration was organized by Artyom Mainas, a 27-year-old blogger in Obninsk, a nuclear-research center some 60 miles south of Moscow . Ms Merkel said she had been encouraged that the presidential process in the United States was "working smoothly" so far.


Trump may keep popular health care law rules

Trump may keep popular health care law rules

Some of the provisions he is willing to keep are allowing parents to include children up to the age of 26 as part of their insurance policies, and barring insurance providers from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. 10. "Obviously, this has been the holy grail for Republicans: We gotta kill Obamacare", the president said at a post-election press conference. Trump has backed away from his pledges to repeal Obama's health care law in its entirety.


Alec Baldwin to play Donald Trump again on 'Saturday Night Live'

Alec Baldwin to play Donald Trump again on 'Saturday Night Live'

He told Vanity Fair that he was booked that weekend, with his wife Hilaria adding that committing to the late night show is hard due to their young children. "I said, 'Well, I don't want to do that, ' I don't think I can do that". It seems that the gig takes a toll on the Baldwin family's personal schedule.


Israeli parliament gives preliminary OK to settlement bill

Israeli parliament gives preliminary OK to settlement bill

He said Israel already has laws pertaining to noise pollution, and the objective of this particular bill was only to label mosques as problematic, the Jerusalem Post reported . Despite outward condemnation, the United States continues to reward this deliberate flouting of worldwide law through military aid. The US already grants Israel more than $3bn per year in defence aid.