Thursday, September 21, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull

People crowd a terminal at Sydney's domestic airport as passengers are subjected to increased security, in Sydney, Australia, Monday, July 31, 2017.

BY ROD McGUIRK CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Security remained heightened in airports around Australia with more intense screening of luggage after law enforcement officials thwarted what a police chief described on Monday as a “credible attempt to attack an aircraft.” ...
This combination of file photos shows, from left to right: U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 28, 2017, and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Nov. 20, 2016.

BY ROD McGUIRK CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Friday denied he was impersonating President Donald Trump during an off-the-record speech he gave at Parliament House, describing his performance as “lighthearted and affectionate channeling.” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ...
In this Saturday, April 22, 2017, file photo, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, left, shakes hands with Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Admiralty House in Sydney. (Jason Reed/Pool Photo via AP)

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will aim to move past the rocky start to their working relationship when they meet for the first time and commemorate the 75th anniversary of ...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, meets with the Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten in Sydney, Saturday, April 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, Pool)

BY KRISTEN GELINEAU and KEN THOMAS SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Australia’s prime minister swept aside any lingering tensions Saturday over an Obama era agreement on the resettlement of refugees, joining forces to urge China to ...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speedh during his visit at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (Mast Irham/Pool Photo via AP)

BY KRISTEN GELINEAU and KEN THOMAS SYDNEY (AP) — More than two months after President Donald Trump got into a spat with the leader of Australia, Vice President Mike Pence will be working to smooth over any lingering hard feelings. ...
In this Nov. 18, 2016, file photo, Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull attends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Lima, Peru. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)

BY JULIE PACE and ROD McGUIRK WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House deepened its condemnation of an Obama administration refugee deal with Australia Thursday, saying President Donald Trump was “unbelievably disappointed” in the agreement. Asked whether the deal would continue, ...
In this Sept. 21, 2001, file photo, men shave, brush their teeth and prepare for the day at a refugee camp on the Island of Nauru. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats rushed to assure Australia that the United States remains a staunch ally following a tense discussion between President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Sens. John McCain of Arizona, ...
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull comments on a deal with the United States accepting refugees from Australia at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)

BY ROD McGUIRK CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — President Donald Trump had agreed to keep an Obama administration promise to resettle refugees languishing in Pacific island camps despite the U.S. toughening its stance on Muslim immigration, the Australian prime minister said ...
In this July 1, 2016, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull smile while greeting people during a walk through of a shopping street in Burwood, Sydney.

BY KRISTEN GELINEAU SYDNEY (AP) — Eight days after Australia’s general election ended in uncertainty, the prime minister finally claimed victory Sunday for his conservative coalition, bringing an end to the country’s political paralysis — at least for the moment. ...
Voters fill in their ballots at a polling station at Town Hall in Sydney, Saturday, July 2, 2016.

BY ROD McGUIRK CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says he has “every confidence” that his ruling conservative party has won the national election. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said early Sunday morning that the results of the race were ...
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