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dna
Court directs Arvind Kejriwal to appear before it on December 24that he had concealed his correct address and suppressed the market value of hi
Court directs Arvind Kejriwal to appear before it on December 24
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
that he had concealed his correct address and suppressed the market value of his property in his affidavit to the Election Commission. Earlier, the NGO had approached Delhi High Court with a plea seeking quashing of Kejriwal's nomination... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Brave New Bar Emerges As Mahmoud Takes Over As NBA Presidenttrajectories, ours is a constitutional democracy, which not only guarantees bas
A Brave New Bar Emerges As Mahmoud Takes Over As NBA President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
trajectories, ours is a constitutional democracy, which not only guarantees basic democratic rights but also constrains the actions of political authorities. Also, Nigeria, like several other countries, has accepted the ideal of democracy just as... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Improving freshwater managementyou are measuring. The best summary I would give of the data on overall fresh w
Improving freshwater management
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
you are measuring. The best summary I would give of the data on overall fresh water quality throughout New Zealand is that bacterial contamination and macroinvertebrates are unchanged during the past 25 years, dissolved phosphorus is improving and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rortsthe wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastl
NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rorts
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
the wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastle was "stolen" from her at the 2011 state election after the Liberal Party secretly accepted the very same banned donations that she had knocked back. Even more... Read more
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The Young Witness
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rortsthe wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastl
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rorts
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
the wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastle was "stolen" from her at the 2011 state election after the Liberal Party secretly accepted the very same banned donations that she had knocked back. Even more... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rortsthe wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastl
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rorts
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
the wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastle was "stolen" from her at the 2011 state election after the Liberal Party secretly accepted the very same banned donations that she had knocked back. Even more... Read more
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Western Advocate
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rortsthe wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastl
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rorts
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
the wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastle was "stolen" from her at the 2011 state election after the Liberal Party secretly accepted the very same banned donations that she had knocked back. Even more... Read more
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Daily Liberal
NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rortsthe wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastl
NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rorts
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
the wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastle was "stolen" from her at the 2011 state election after the Liberal Party secretly accepted the very same banned donations that she had knocked back. Even more... Read more
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The Border Mail
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rortsthe wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastl
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rorts
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
the wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastle was "stolen" from her at the 2011 state election after the Liberal Party secretly accepted the very same banned donations that she had knocked back. Even more... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rortsthe wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastl
ICAC: NSW MP Jodi McKay the human face of donations rorts
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
the wake of a landmark corruption inquiry, McKay said her then seat of Newcastle was "stolen" from her at the 2011 state election after the Liberal Party secretly accepted the very same banned donations that she had knocked back. Even more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Nigerian Bar Association President Under Firebe reviewed. "I recommend strongly that the EFCC be limited to investigation."
New Nigerian Bar Association President Under Fire
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
be reviewed. "I recommend strongly that the EFCC be limited to investigation." Abiodun Aremu, Secretary of the Joint Action Front, said Mr. Mahmoud's proposal shows the "high level of unseriousness in the polity." "You cannot run an economy... Read more
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The Young Witness
ICAC: Former Liberal MPs forced to repay illegal donationsof demand to repay potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal dona
ICAC: Former Liberal MPs forced to repay illegal donations
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
of demand to repay potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal donations solicited before the 2011 state election. Former NSW Liberal MPs have been issued letters of demand to repay potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ICAC: Former Liberal MPs forced to repay illegal donationsof demand to repay potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal dona
ICAC: Former Liberal MPs forced to repay illegal donations
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
of demand to repay potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal donations solicited before the 2011 state election. As the corruption watchdog prepares to table its report into Liberal Party rorting of political donations laws on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbabazi Petition - Full Judgment Out TodayKanyeihamba's reasoning resonates with Mohmed's line of argument. "We were all
Mbabazi Petition - Full Judgment Out Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Kanyeihamba's reasoning resonates with Mohmed's line of argument. "We were all there and they said that Museveni's election was free of fraud," he said. "So, what new thing are they going to tell us after all these months?" he asked. But... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Backing Party-Hopping Get Significant Victoryfirst victory on Thursday evening when Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso ruled that t
MPs Backing Party-Hopping Get Significant Victory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
first victory on Thursday evening when Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso ruled that the removal of the proposal to bar practice would stand. She, however, handed to Majority Leader Aden Duale and his Minority counterpart Francis Nyenze the power... Read more
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iol.co.za
Khwezi's pain is that of all rape accusers"noted with grave concern" the allegations, and commended the MEC for education
Khwezi's pain is that of all rape accusers
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
"noted with grave concern" the allegations, and commended the MEC for education in KwaZulu-Natal for "the very progressive action it has taken by laying criminal charges of statutory rape against the alleged perpetrator". That is a positive step,... Read more
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Daily News
Former Tourism Promotion Authority Director remandeda sum of Rs.5.7 million of public funds had been allegedly misappropriated afte
Former Tourism Promotion Authority Director remanded
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
a sum of Rs.5.7 million of public funds had been allegedly misappropriated after being used for 2014 Uva Provincial Council Election propaganda activities was yesterday ordered to be remanded till September 6 by Colombo Fort Magistrate . Kithsiri... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Likely to Forego Recess Over Poll LawsOctober 2, but that could change because of the urgency and the need to pass th
MPs Likely to Forego Recess Over Poll Laws
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
October 2, but that could change because of the urgency and the need to pass the changes to the law meant to make the next elections credible. Among the select committee's recommendations was that the new members of the electoral commission take... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 18 August 2016outlook for the New Zealand economy is supported by the lift in services export
Questions & Answers - 18 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
outlook for the New Zealand economy is supported by the lift in services exports—that is mainly tourism—construction activity, and stronger than expected net migration flows, which have offset weaker global demand and the fall in dairy... Read more
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Times of Malta
Using different yardstickscorruption,meritocracy, equal opportunities and transparency formed the platfor
Using different yardsticks
Times of Malta / Posted 13 days ago
corruption,meritocracy, equal opportunities and transparency formed the platform on which the Labour Party won the general election with a landslide victory in 2013. However, all these promises were forgotten by the new Labour administration,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osunbor Faults NHRC Over His Indictmentname in the 'poll offenders' list' released by the commission last week and rec
Osunbor Faults NHRC Over His Indictment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
name in the 'poll offenders' list' released by the commission last week and recommending him for prosecution for electoral offences. Osunbor said some people were using the NHRC to tarnish his hard earned reputation. The NHRC released a report... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Pardon Not an Affront to Judiciaryjail term after they were found guilty of contempt by the Supreme Court. Sever
Presidential Pardon Not an Affront to Judiciary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
jail term after they were found guilty of contempt by the Supreme Court. Several ministers have called on the President to activate article 72 of the constitution and pardon them. I read pieces of what has now become popularly known as the Montie... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jailing of Montie 3 Unconstitutional - Martin Amiduoutspoken lawyer, although the Supreme Court has the power to commit for contem
Jailing of Montie 3 Unconstitutional - Martin Amidu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
outspoken lawyer, although the Supreme Court has the power to commit for contempt, it erred in this instance because the act in question occurred outside court. The sentencing of the three, he said, "runs roughshod over the liberty of the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Montie FM criminal contempt - Martin Amidu's takeat pages 317-337 on Bail in Murder Cases in which I argued that the prohibition
Montie FM criminal contempt - Martin Amidu's take
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 14 days ago
at pages 317-337 on Bail in Murder Cases in which I argued that the prohibition allegedly imposed by section 96(7)(a) of Act 30 on the granting of bail to accused persons in murder and related offences were unconstitutional and void under the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin and DUP condemn pipe bomb attack in Derrybonfire built in the middle of the main road. PSNI district commander Mark McE
Sinn Féin and DUP condemn pipe bomb attack in Derry
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
bonfire built in the middle of the main road. PSNI district commander Mark McEwan said: "We are investigating all offences committed at the bonfire in the Bogside last night including a serious incident where a viable pipe bomb-type device... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pipe bomb at Bogside bonfire condemned on all sidesMcCartney was among those condemning the action. A pipe bomb has been thrown a
Pipe bomb at Bogside bonfire condemned on all sides
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
McCartney was among those condemning the action. A pipe bomb has been thrown at a police patrol in Londonderry, a senior officer said. A number of homes were... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 16 August 2016tenants. It is also good for Tauranga, because, like most other provincial citi
Questions & Answers - 16 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
tenants. It is also good for Tauranga, because, like most other provincial cities in New Zealand, it has a significant tract of State houses of a traditional mode that need to be redeveloped. The Government believes there is a role for further... Read more
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CBC.ca
Upcoming Eskasoni election to be shorter and more transparentThe Eskasoni First Nation has changed its election rules, bringing them in line
Upcoming Eskasoni election to be shorter and more transparent
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
The Eskasoni First Nation has changed its election rules, bringing them in line with the new First Nations Elections Act. Under the new regulations, the band's chief and councillors will serve four-year terms instead of two years and candidates... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'Gun Goddess' takes aim at Canada's firearm lawsWilson — who manages a law firm, shoots competitively and hunts her own meat —
'Gun Goddess' takes aim at Canada's firearm laws
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Wilson — who manages a law firm, shoots competitively and hunts her own meat — borrows the language of social justice activists when talking about the need to “reduce stigma” and battle “stereotypes.” “It’s about time that we came out of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP Hopeful Faces Sh1 Billion Money Laundering Chargecounts, including a Sh1 billion money laundering charge. Ms Salma Issa Mntambo
MP Hopeful Faces Sh1 Billion Money Laundering Charge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
counts, including a Sh1 billion money laundering charge. Ms Salma Issa Mntambo, an Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT)- Wazalendo parliamentary aspirant in the 2015 General Election, appeared before Resident Magistrate Wilbard Mashauri.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Army Violated Own Rulesretirement of 38 officers on different ranks on the grounds of alleged professi
How Army Violated Own Rules
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
retirement of 38 officers on different ranks on the grounds of alleged professional misconduct during the 2015 general elections, as well as involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal. The affected officers include Major-Generals... Read more
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express
Corruption at elections is being ignored because of 'POLITICAL CORRECTNESS fears' CORRUPTION and intimidation at elections is being ignored because of worries
Corruption at elections is being ignored because of 'POLITICAL CORRECTNESS fears'
express / Posted 20 days ago
CORRUPTION and intimidation at elections is being ignored because of worries political correctness among officials, a withering report into ballot fraud warned last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CDC in Disarray Over Tyler's Removal - Suspension of Three Lawmakers Hits Rockover the House of Representatives until an indictment drawn against him by the
CDC in Disarray Over Tyler's Removal - Suspension of Three Lawmakers Hits Rock
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
over the House of Representatives until an indictment drawn against him by the State charging him with multiple criminal offences is resolved has taken a new twist with the opposition Congress for Democratic Change now fighting an internal battle... Read more
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Northern Echo
Police swoop on cannabis festival to inspect ... loud musicInstead, officers attending the event spent their time gathering evidence relat
Police swoop on cannabis festival to inspect ... loud music
Northern Echo / Posted 20 days ago
Instead, officers attending the event spent their time gathering evidence relating to “potential licensing offences” rather than tackling the blatant drug use. GangGreenz who performed on the main stage at the festival. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH Last... Read more
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Northern Echo
Police swoop on cannabis festival to inspect..loud musicInstead, officers attending the event spent their time gathering evidence relat
Police swoop on cannabis festival to inspect..loud music
Northern Echo / Posted 20 days ago
Instead, officers attending the event spent their time gathering evidence relating to “potential licensing offences” rather than tackling the blatant drug use. GangGreenz who performed on the main stage at the festival. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH Last... Read more
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Northern Echo
A whiff of farceInstead, officers attending the event spent their time gathering evidence relat
A whiff of farce
Northern Echo / Posted 20 days ago
Instead, officers attending the event spent their time gathering evidence relating to “potential licensing offences” rather than tackling the blatant drug use. Last night, crime campaigners expressed concerns over police priorities. Peter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Des Van Rooyen - Inter-Ministerial Committee On Local Government Elections Media Briefingme take this opportunity to welcome you all to this media briefing, which follo
Minister Des Van Rooyen - Inter-Ministerial Committee On Local Government Elections Media Briefing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
me take this opportunity to welcome you all to this media briefing, which follows the fourth democratic local government elections that took place on Wednesday, 3 August 2016. As you are all aware, South Africa has just held another successful... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
EC lets unintentional ballot rippers off legal hookElection commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn (left) at a news briefing on Mond
EC lets unintentional ballot rippers off legal hook
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 days ago
Election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn (left) at a news briefing on Monday on offences related to referendum on the draft charter. (Photo by Krit Promsaka na Sakolnakorn) The Election Commission has sent a clear signal to police on Monday it... Read more
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The Hindu
Jolt to AAP; Delhi High Court holds LG as administrative headto probe various alleged scams, he said they have to yet get a copy of the orde
Jolt to AAP; Delhi High Court holds LG as administrative head
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
to probe various alleged scams, he said they have to yet get a copy of the order and peruse it. "We don't know exactly what the High Court has said in its judgment and about the legality of our commissions," he said, adding, that in the... Read more
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dna
'One country's terrorist cannot be another one's martyr': Full text of Rajnath's blunt message to Pakistanto Pakistan asking it to stop encouraging terror groups and "glorification" of
'One country's terrorist cannot be another one's martyr': Full text of Rajnath's blunt message to Pakistan
dna / Posted 27 days ago
to Pakistan asking it to stop encouraging terror groups and "glorification" of terrorists and also called for "strongest action" against nations supporting terrorism and their isolation. Without mincing any words amid the strain in Indo-Pak... Read more
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The Hindu
Jolt to AAP; Delhi High Court holds LG as administrative headto probe various alleged scams, Mr Jain said they have to yet get a copy of the
Jolt to AAP; Delhi High Court holds LG as administrative head
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
to probe various alleged scams, Mr Jain said they have to yet get a copy of the order and peruse it. "We don't know exactly what the High Court has said in its judgement and about the legality of our commissions," he said, adding, that in the... Read more
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Reuters
Obama cuts short prison sentences for 214 convictsto reform the U.S. criminal justice system and reduce the number of people serv
Obama cuts short prison sentences for 214 convicts
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
to reform the U.S. criminal justice system and reduce the number of people serving long sentences for nonviolent drug offences. It is a rare issue on which Obama gets support from Republican lawmakers. For years crack offenders faced stiffer... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Montie trio and the attitudinal model judgementspeeches could offend the law of the land and also offend the recipients, and w
Montie trio and the attitudinal model judgement
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 28 days ago
speeches could offend the law of the land and also offend the recipients, and which of the freedom of speeches do not attract the anger and concern of the Supreme Court Judges which of course see the offender walking on the street of Ghana as a... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
No police action on Queensland Labor Party election day 'Medicare' text messagesThe Australian Federal Police won't take any action over a Queensland Labor ele
No police action on Queensland Labor Party election day 'Medicare' text messages
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 29 days ago
The Australian Federal Police won't take any action over a Queensland Labor election day text message to voters claiming Medicare was under threat from the Coalition. The Australian Federal Police won't take any action over a Queensland Labor... Read more
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Daily Liberal
No police action on Queensland Labor Party election day 'Medicare' text messagesThe Australian Federal Police won't take any action over a Queensland Labor ele
No police action on Queensland Labor Party election day 'Medicare' text messages
Daily Liberal / Posted 29 days ago
The Australian Federal Police won't take any action over a Queensland Labor election day text message to voters claiming Medicare was under threat from the Coalition. The Australian Federal Police won't take any action over a Queensland Labor... Read more
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Herald Sun
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ textsTHE ‘Mediscare’ text messages sent on the day of the Federal Election told Aust
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ texts
Herald Sun / Posted 29 days ago
THE ‘Mediscare’ text messages sent on the day of the Federal Election told Australia not to vote for Malcolm Turnbull. But the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have decided that no further action will be taken on them. In a statement released to... Read more
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News.com.au
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ textsthe road of no return. Time is running out to save Medicare". THE ‘Mediscare’
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ texts
News.com.au / Posted 29 days ago
the road of no return. Time is running out to save Medicare". THE ‘Mediscare’ text messages sent on the day of the Federal Election told Australia not to vote for Malcolm Turnbull. But the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have decided that no... Read more
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The Courier Mail
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ textsTHE ‘Mediscare’ text messages sent on the day of the Federal Election told Aust
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ texts
The Courier Mail / Posted 29 days ago
THE ‘Mediscare’ text messages sent on the day of the Federal Election told Australia not to vote for Malcolm Turnbull. But the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have decided that no further action will be taken on them. In a statement released to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ textsAustralian Federal Police not take action on election Medicare texts | Daily Te
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ texts
Daily Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
Australian Federal Police not take action on election Medicare texts | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Australian Federal Police will not take further action... Read more
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Adelaide Now
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ textsTHE ‘Mediscare’ text messages sent on the day of the Federal Election told Aust
AFP rules on ‘Mediscare’ texts
Adelaide Now / Posted 29 days ago
THE ‘Mediscare’ text messages sent on the day of the Federal Election told Australia not to vote for Malcolm Turnbull. But the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have decided that no further action will be taken on them. In a statement released to... Read more
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