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Senior public servant sought legal advice about NY position before John Barilaro was appointed, inquiry told

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A senior New South Wales government lawyer insists he was asked to provide advice on whether a senior trade position could be appointed by a minister via his boss, the Investment NSW chief executive Amy Brown. On Tues...

Capitol attack hearings: if Republicans did nothing wrong, why were pardons sought?

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One of the most striking all-purpose, preemptive pardon requests that the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack has revealed came from Alabama’s Mo Brooks. In an email obtained by the Guardian, Brook...

Republicans who aided coup attempt sought blanket presidential pardons

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The Republicans Matt Gaetz and Mo Brooks sought a blanket pardon of members of Congress involved in Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn his defeat by Joe Biden through lies about electoral fraud, the House January 6 co...

Trump lawyer John Eastman sought presidential pardon after January 6

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Former Trump legal adviser John Eastman sought a presidential pardon in the days after January 6, the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack revealed on Thursday – indicating he knew he acted illegall...

Canada: two died as police sought approval to tweet 2020 mass shooting warning

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Two people died in the time it took Canadian police to get internal approval to tweet a warning to the public about the suspect in the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting, a public inquiry was told on Wednesday. Lia Scanla...

Trump sought strike on top Iran military figure for political reasons – Esper book

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Shortly before the 2020 election, Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, “stunned” the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff by saying the president wanted to kill a senior Iranian military officer ...

Prince Charles repeatedly sought Jimmy Savile’s advice, documentary claims

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Prince Charles repeatedly sought the advice of Jimmy Savile, who was later revealed to have spent decades sexually abusing women and children, even going so far as to take his suggestions to the Queen, a documentary h...

Liverpool bomb suspect sought help from MP over asylum claim

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The suspected Liverpool bomber sought help from his local MP as he tried to secure leave to remain in the UK from the Home office, the Guardian understands. Emad al-Swealmeen, also known as Enzo Almeni, contacted the ...

More than 30,000 Polish women sought illegal or foreign abortions since law change last year

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At least 34,000 women in Poland are known to have sought abortions illegally or abroad since the country introduced a near total ban on terminations a year ago. According to Abortion Without Borders (AWB), an organisa...

Man sought after woman in north London with stab injuries dies

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Police are searching for a man after a woman with stab injuries died in Camden. The Metropolitan police were called shortly before 1am on Sunday to a disturbance at a flat in Broxwood Way, Primrose Hill, London. Offi...

Stacey Abrams on Republican voter suppression: ‘They are doing what the insurrectionists sought’

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There may be no politician better suited for a moment when democracy is under attack than Stacey Abrams. A decade ago, when few saw any chance of Georgia becoming a Democratic state, Abrams pushed to invest in turning...

Gupta steel firms told to retain cash as debt deal sought

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Sanjeev Gupta has told the bosses of companies in his steel and industrial empire to keep cash in the business and “reduce their call on group resources”, as he tries to reach an agreement over debts. Gupta’s GFG Alli...