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Bennelong by-election: John Alexander's win marred by weird joke about disabled people

Bennelong by-election: John Alexander's win marred by weird joke about disabled people

Mr Alexander quit Parliament last month amid the citizenship fiasco, anxious he could be a British dual citizen. "He is a good man, he is my choice today and that's what thousands of people have said", Mr Turnbull said. "I think the message is starting to cut through but I think we still have a lot of work to do selling that message", he said. "Australia's security, prosperity, depends on John Alexander being back as part of our government, delivering more than 1,000 jobs a day", he said ...


Pentagon acknowledges years-long secret UFO investigation

Pentagon acknowledges years-long secret UFO investigation

The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when USA defense officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities. Some footage was collected from a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet and "showed the aircraft surrounded by some kind of glowing aura traveling at high speed and rotating as it moves", according to the Times .


Jazz center reportedly to miss month with sprained knee

Jazz center reportedly to miss month with sprained knee

The 7-foot-1 Gobert is averaging 12.2 points and 10.1 rebounds in 17 games for the Jazz this season. Only recently did he make his return to the Jazz . The good news for Jazz fans is that the team didn't completely fall off when he missed 11 games earlier this year. Before that injury , he led the National Basketball Association with 2.5 blocks per game this season.



Here's A Look At The Final GOP Tax Bill

A bigger, refundable child tax credit . Rubio had said he wanted the earlier $1,100 figure increased. Another GOP holdout, Bob Corker of Tennessee, said Friday that he would endorse the bill, describing it as an opportunity "to make USA businesses domestically more productive and internationally more competitive [and] one we should not miss ".


'Drive sober or get pulled over' campaign kicks off

'Drive sober or get pulled over' campaign kicks off

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety kicked off its annual Sober or Slammer! campaign against drunken driving at the holidays on Wednesday, according to a news release from the department. Even one drink can impair your judgment and increase the risk of getting arrested for drunk driving, or works, risk injury or death to someone in a crash.



House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not leaving anytime soon

Ryan himself was more terse in his denial, responding to a shouted question about his departure at his weekly press conference with a simple, "I'm not, no". When he was elected House Speaker he told his predecessor former Rep. John Boehner he intended it to be his last job in politics. Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong explained further in a statement saying, "This is pure speculation".