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Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries

The identity of an officer with the Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician — a national security breach that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. The name of the intelligence operative was inadvertently published by Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s office as part of the routine public release of her diaries. AUSTRALIA, ...

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Defendant sucker-punches his attorney in Arizona courtroom

A defendant standing trial on allegations of attacking a corrections officer sucker-punched his attorney in an Arizona courtroom after the judge ordered him to leave, according to a report. The defendant, Lamont Payne, had repeatedly interrupted the judge during the courtroom proceeding last year, KTVK-TV of Phoenix reported. “He was swearing and rolling his eyes and making a scene,” his public attorney Vladimir Gagic ...

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'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials

The British Consulate employee in Hong Kong who was reported missing after a business trip to China has been detained for 15 days after he allegedly violated a public order, Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Gen Shuang said at a briefing that Simon Cheng Man-kit, 28, was sentenced to 15 days of administrative detention in Shenzhen after he allegedly violated a law ...

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Pennsylvania school district's typo costing it nearly $900G, report says

A typo is saving homeowners in one Pennsylvania county about $32 each in property taxes but is costing the school district about $895,000, according to a report. In June, an interim business administrator in the Pennsbury School District board resolution in Bucks County incorrectly stated the millage rate for this school year at 170.076 mills instead of the correct 171.076. The error was ...

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UFC's Nate Diaz makes impressive return to octagon after 3-year layoff, eyes rising star as next opponent

Nate Diaz made a thunderous return to UFC and mixed martial arts Saturday night when he defeated Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision in his first fight in more than three years. Diaz’s performance was widely praised and, after his fight, he teased a possible bout with Jorge Masvidal – who is looking for his next fight after defeating Ben Askren ...

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NYC condo owner allegedly converted small apartment into 11 tiny units

A New York City condominium owner illegally converted his one-unit apartment into a duplex with 11 cramped sub-units, some of which had ceilings just 4 1/2 feet high, forcing his tenants to crouch or walk on their knees, officials alleged. Inspectors with the city’s Buildings Department raided the apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side Aug. 14 after they got a complaint ...

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