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Aquino urges Philippine Congress to pass Muslim autonomy measure

Posted December 08, 2015 23:22:51 Philippine president Benigno Aquino has urged Congress to pass a bill providing greater autonomy to a Muslim minority in the country’s south, the next step in ending a 45-year insurgency. The separatist conflict on the southern island of Mindanao has killed much more than 120,000 individuals and displaced two million….


Extraordinary Hail Mary pass sees Packers beat Lions

Posted December 04, 2015 16:50:57 Photo: Tight end Richard Rodgers catches the game-winning touchdown as time expires. (Getty Pictures: Andrew Weber) Map: United States Aaron Rodgers has thrown a 60-yard Hail Mary to Richard Rodgers on the final play of the game to give the Green Bay Packers a spectacular 27-23 win more than the…


Essential bills pass in rowdy end to parliamentary year

Posted December 04, 2015 01:46:19 Essential pieces of legislation have been approved throughout the final evening of Federal Parliament for 2015, which was characterised by bitter and occasionally raucous debate. Labor accused the Greens of getting “sell-out rats” for undertaking a deal with the Government on its bill to double existing penalties for multinational tax…


Shorter stretch for Indian prisoners who pass yoga exam

Updated December 02, 2015 21:13:47 Prison officers in western India say they have come up with a novel way for inmates to safe early release — master some yoga poses and pass an exam. Inmates at Yerwada Central Jail in Maharashtra state can reduce their sentences by up to 3 months if they impress wardens…