Dreaming of traveling to Australia? Qantas offers $100 flights — but you have to book fast

Australia-based airline Qantas is celebrating its 100th year with a sale: $100 flights to the land down under from four major U.S. airports.  The one-way economy fares cost $100 each way (the price includes taxes and fees) and must be purchased as part of a round-trip itinerary from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas/Fort Worth or Chicago. So if travelers…

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Poll: Support for impeachment inquiry ticks down

Lawmakers in the House on Tuesday will kick off a crucial, marathon week of testimony in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. But as investigators look to continue making their case for impeachment to the public, support for the inquiry has ticked down over the past week, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll.…

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UPDATE 2-Israel says intercepts rockets fired from Syria

(Adds details) JERUSALEM, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Israel’s military said its missile defense system shot down four rockets fired from Syria toward Israel early on Tuesday. Minutes earlier, sirens warning of incoming rocket fire sounded in the area of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. “Four launches were identified from Syria towards Israeli territory which were intercepted…

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China Attacks Hong Kong Court Over Mask Ban, Stoking Fears of Legal Intervention

(Bloomberg) — China denounced a Hong Kong court ruling that declared the government’s mask ban unconstitutional, raising the specter of a direct intervention in a judicial system whose independence is often seen as a key competitive advantage of the global financial center. The decision handed down by the High Court on Monday “seriously weakened” the…

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PHOTOS: Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons. Anti-government protesters have barricaded themselves inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University for days. Police surrounded the area Sunday night and began moving in after issuing an ultimatum for people…

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