Refugee 'medivac bill' passes Australia's lower house
Feb 15, 2019, 02:00
Senator Hinch backed the bill in the Senate late past year.
Prime MinisterScott Morrison said a security committee of his cabinet agreed to reopen the camp on Wednesday on the advice of senior security officials.
The ALP and key crossbench and independent MPs and Senators came together to vote the bill through, delivering a historic blow for the government on the eve of an election.
The Senate will look at some legislation dealing with recommendations from the royal commission, while the lower house will consider laws making it compulsory for candidates to reveal if they are eligible to sit in parliament.
The new regime will allow any two "treating doctors" - they can be outside the processing centre - to make a request to the Home Affairs Department Secretary to medically evacuate a person to Australia for medical or psychiatric assessment or treatment. "Rape survivors have to had to have traumatic late term abortions due to government blocks", she said.
But Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says Labor is wrong and criminals are already using the law changes in their marketing.
"There's no sense in being big-hearted - in getting people out of detention, including children on Nauru - only to find that a boat turns up the next day to refill the places with new arrivals", he told Sky News.
"There is no question that people smugglers will be hearing very clearly that the policy in Australia has changed", Dutton said.
Christmas island, an Australian territory located on 380 km from Indonesia's Java island, was until 2012 the point of arrival of boats of undocumented migrants trying to seek asylum in the Oceanic country. "This puts Australia back on the map for people smugglers and Bill Shorten has that on his shoulders".
Richard Shelby , Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee told Fox News Sunday he put the odds of a deal at 50-50. Now, with the bad offers being made by them to the Border Committee, I actually believe they want a Shutdown .
They have done what they once told me not to do - they are believing everything negative that has been written about me. "It was extraordinary how fast it happened", says CNN's royal commentator Victoria Arbiter.
The rover was as only created to survive for 90 days on the surface of Mars but kept on trundling for 15 years. Opportunity landed on Mars on January 25, 2004, bouncing across the surface in an inflatable airbag.
The Thank U, Next song reached 100 million plays in just 11 days, setting yet another record for the Spotify streaming service. One new report claims that Ariana Grande and the team behind the awards show had a disagreement over her song choices.
The townhouse is located on East 65th Street, and the 53-year-old woman is an employee who got stuck while cleaning on Friday. A woman was rescued after being trapped in a Manhattan elevator for the entire weekend, NBC New York reported on Monday.
Barr is one of the most well qualified individuals in the country to serve as Attorney General as he has held the job in the past. Barr and I had a detailed discussion on his priorities for the Department of Justice, and on many issues important to Alaska".
Marks had been in Kent County, Mich., jail for allegedly breaking into the home of ex-girlfriend Jenna Scott on August 21. She went missing in March 2009 while living in a women's shelter in Bloomington, and Marks got custody of their son.
He was uncharacteristically quiet during Tuesday's brief court appearance, rising to his feet to say, "Yes, Your Honor", as U.S. Instead, it accuses him of witness tampering, obstruction, and false statements about his interactions related to WikiLeaks.
This was the fourth time that Casey had a 54-hole lead of at least two shots on the PGA Tour and failed to win. Casey also closed Monday's play with a birdie putt at 18 to finish alone in second at 16 under.
May is to return to Brussels this week to present backstop alternatives in an attempt to overcome the Brexit impasse. "If the backstop is dealt with in the Withdrawal Agreement... we will support the prime minister".
Defend Pro-Life Laws at the Supreme Court
He wrote he was prepared to reverse course if it did in fact burden a woman's access to abortion, as opponents claimed. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch noted their dissent but did not join the Kavanaugh opinion.
Baseball legend Frank Robinson dies at 83
He became the first manager of the Washington Nationals after the franchise moved from Montreal for the 2005 season. However, Robinson was also aware of the challenges he would face as the league's first African-American manager.
Duchess of Sussex's 'best friends' rally to her defense
Since then Thomas had made no attempt to contact Meghan, despite her having the same number, the report claimed. One friend, described as a former co-star, said: "Meg has silently sat back and endured the lies and untruths".
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Tease ‘Baby #2’
Despite the weather pushing her party indoors, Stormi's special day was still a hoot complete with a rainbow birthday cake. Kylie announced she had given birth to Stormi on February 4 past year , during the Super Bowl game.
EU nations support Venezuela's Guaido as anti-Maduro bloc grows
Over the weekend, he called on the army to allow in humanitarian aid from the United States via neighboring Colombia and Brazil. The US president has ruled out any negotiations while maintaining that sending the US military to Venezuela was " an option ".
Nintendo's quarterly profit rises on hit Switch games
Well, you can't leave a good doctor down, as Mario is once again making house calls this summer with a new mobile game called Dr. However, Super Mario Run and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp didn't quite live up to the expectations of fans.
Venezuela's Maduro says ready for talks with opposition
Cordoba said her children were among the more than 3 million Venezuelans who have left the country in the past couple of years. Moreover, Venezuela having rich oil, gas and gold reserves is a great reason for the U.S.to promote a coup in the country.
Huawei charged with fraud and money laundering
The charges stemmed from a civil lawsuit filed by T-Mobile in 2014 over a robot "Tappy", which was used in testing smartphones. The criminal charges in Brooklyn and Seattle come as trade talks between China and the USA are scheduled for this week.