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According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation , residents were urged to cast their vote for what the vessel should be named through a website setup for the occasion and by using the hashtag #yourferry. And so they went with the second-place name, which was... The decision comes as part of a running online joke that has been around now for more than 18 months after Boaty McBoatface turned into a viral hit that spread globally - and boy did some of McFerryface's critics online know it.
  • Sen. Rand Paul returning to work after being injured in alleged attack

    Sen. Rand Paul returning to work after being injured in alleged attack

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    His attorney, Matthew J. Baker, said reported accusations that Paul blew lawn clippings into Boucher's yard were "fairly accurate" and that the dispute was a "neighbor to neighbor thing". Doug Stafford, a senior advisor for Paul, said last week in a statement. that it "was not a "fight", it was a blindside, violent attack by a disturbed person".
  • 'Judges bribery' allegations: SC to take a call on petition Tuesday

    'Judges bribery' allegations: SC to take a call on petition Tuesday

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    Advocate Prashant, assisting his father, submitted the second petition by Jaiswal was filed as the CJI should not have exercised his jurisdiction to post the previous petition by NGO before a bench presided over by Justice A K Sikri. On Thursday, Justice Chelameswar had ordered setting up a 5-judge bench excluding the CJI to probe allegations of bribery to allegedly influence outcome of cases.
  • John Oliver says Trump presidency is like being 'murdered by a sloth'

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    The late-night host identified three key techniques Trump uses to protect himself from criticism and avoid any consequences, methods that could have serious implications if they're consistently overlooked. However, before going on a barrage against the President, Oliver quickly recapped the past week, including one joke about Louis CK's sexual misconduct.
  • Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Overstock.com Inc. (OSTK)

    Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Overstock.com Inc. (OSTK)

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    Inc now has a P/E ratio of N/A and market cap is 1.37B. Liquidity allows an investor to enter and exit a stock at a good price (i.e. tight spreads, or the difference between the bid and ask price of a stock, and low slippage, or the difference between the predictable price of a trade and the actual price).
  • Only 50000 devotees allowed at Vaishno Devi shrine per day: NGT

    Only 50000 devotees allowed at Vaishno Devi shrine per day: NGT

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    The green court has also halted all new constructions taking place inside the shrine complex. Another reason for the restriction maybe because of the fear of terrorist attacks on the area, the people and the temple. Additionally, the green panel directed the concerned authorities to levy an environmental compensation of Rs. 2000 on anyone who was found littering the area.
  • Alleged Hardik Patel sex video surfaces, he says it's a BJP ploy

    Alleged Hardik Patel sex video surfaces, he says it's a BJP ploy

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    The timing of the sex tape poses several questions, as it has been released at a time when Hardik and Congress are close to finalizing a deal. While seeking political reaction over the viral video, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told a media house that he is still oblivious to the controversially alleged sex-tape and refused to give a comment on the viral video.
  • Here's why Chris Gayle went unpicked in the 2018 PSL Draft

    Here's why Chris Gayle went unpicked in the 2018 PSL Draft

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    The meeting as attended by Mr. Asher Schon, Managing Director Multan Sultans , Nadeem Omar, Owner Quetta Gladiators , Javed Afridi, Owner Peshawar Zalmi , Atif Rana, CEO Lahore Qalandars , Salman Iqbal, Owner Karachi Kings , and Ali Naqvi, Co-owner Islamabad United .
  • Dead and Kid Survives in Crash on I-94 Near Detroit

    Dead and Kid Survives in Crash on I-94 Near Detroit

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    The only survivor of the crash was a toddler who was buckled into a child seat and suffered minor injuries. First responders found two males ejected from the vehicle and two females inside when they arrived at the scene of the wreck on a slick portion of the I-94 near 8 Mile Road in Harper Woods, in southeastern Detroit.
  • 'Hand over your guns and make communities safer' plea

    'Hand over your guns and make communities safer' plea

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    Although such weapons are unlikely to be held without criminal intent, police warn that many are nonetheless likely to be illegal. Others are acquired and distributed by criminal networks to threaten or harm local communities. After the last such gun surrender amnesty in England and Wales in 2014, more than 6,000 weapons were handed in. During that period, those handing over firearms will not face prosecution for the illegal possession, at the point of surrender, and can remain anonymous.
  • House won't accept repeal of local tax break, Brady says

    House won't accept repeal of local tax break, Brady says

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    The GOP tax breaks are expected to add significantly to the national deficit: estimates range between $1.5 trillion to more than $3 trillion. Digital ads placed by Red to Blue California targeting GOP members on the tax overhaul plan. Both the House and Senate plans would add $1.5 trillion over 10 years to the budget deficit and national debt, an increase that has anxious some fiscally conservative Republicans.
  • Monday's First Warning Forecast: Morning rain then clearing skies

    Monday's First Warning Forecast: Morning rain then clearing skies

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    The warm weather continues into Tuesday , with a high of 67 degrees and a low of 33 degrees. Skies will turn partly cloudy tonight as lows drop back into the lower 30s. A more significant front approaches on Thursday , wind will increase from the south pushing the temperature up to near 50 degrees, with a chance of showers, perhaps mixed with snow in the mountains.
  • Rich tributes paid to Abul Kalam Azad

    Rich tributes paid to Abul Kalam Azad

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    Participating in a state-level event on the occasion of Kalam's 129th birthday anniversary organised by the Andhra Pradesh government at the Osmania College in Kurnool on Saturday, he said that the National Education Day is celebrated in India on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the national leader Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
  • Bashir defies ICC arrest warrant, visits Uganda

    Bashir defies ICC arrest warrant, visits Uganda

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    Omar al-Bashir (R) welcomes Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni at Khartoum Airport for talks during an official visit to Sudan September 15, 2015. As the civil war erupted in South Sudan between the government of President Salva Kiir Mayardit and defectors loyal to his former Vice President Riek Machar in December 2013, differences have deepened between Sudan and Uganda.
  • Two dead and two injured after shooting in Atlanta nightclub

    Two dead and two injured after shooting in Atlanta nightclub

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    The two injured victims did not receive serious wounds and are expected to recover. The shootings sparked chaos inside the club as countless people tried to escape. I'm in shock and at a loss for words for the senseless violence. One witness told WSB-TV: 'Two other females came behind them like, "oh my God, they're dead!", and it was insane.
  • Green Beret Strangled to Death by Navy SEALs for Exposing Corruption

    Green Beret Strangled to Death by Navy SEALs for Exposing Corruption

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    The Army's Criminal Investigation Command spent months investigating the case, and it was handed off to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in September. His body was found in a US Embassy Housing Room, the New York Times reported . Authorities nearly immediately suspected foul play and have spent months investigating, The Times said.