The Australian government has long held the hard-line position that operating the ceaselessly cruel offshore detention centres will serve as a deterrent to would-be asylum seekers, and that relenting to any extent would encourage further arrivals.
More than 600 refugees and asylum seekers have barricaded themselves inside the detention centre, which closed on Thursday.
Numerous men say they are too afraid to resettle in alternative accommodation and are refusing to leave the detention centre, which is also a Papua New Guinea (PNG) naval base.
"I did renew, again, New Zealand's offer to take 150 refugees from both Manus [Island] and Nauru", New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
Despite the offer to take 150 refugees from the Manus Island and Naura centres back on the table, Mr Turnbull said his government would not be accepting it.
"Whilst it has not been taken up immediately, the Prime Minister thanked New Zealand for the offer, acknowledged it and it is something that still remains in place".
The Prime Minister says TPP11 talks are walking a tightrope between signing the deal, and not undermining New Zealand's interests.
Australia withdrew from the Manus Island centre on Tuesday, following a PNG court ruling that the centre was unconstitutional.
That was dismissed by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, who said Mr Shorten was trying to appease the left of his party with "cheap political stunts and mealy-mouthed words".
A federal government backbencher, Kevin Andrews, today broke ranks to support sending refugees to New Zealand to help end the stand-off on Manus Island.
"We have an arrangement with the United States where a substantial number - 1,250 - can, subject to the U.S. rigours vetting, be resettled in the United States".
"We have serious concerns about the welfare, safety and wellbeing of the roughly 600 men who remain in the accommodation compound, who are too frightened to leave", spokesman Rupert Colville said. "It is now an acute situation that Australia is dealing with".
During its Sunday morning worship service, a Southern Baptist church in rural Texas became America's latest mass shooting . First responders converged on the church in the small town and helicopters are taking victims to hospitals.
Users on the platform also noted that the incident raises concerns about the firm's ability protect the account's security. Some have wondered whether his threatening tweets to North Korea were at odds with Twitter's terms and conditions .
As the scandal widens, police in Britain are now investigating an allegation of sexual assault by actor Kevin Spacey. He said the NYPD was working on the case with the Manhattan district attorney's office.
NZ opener Colin Munro , in particular, batted majestically and was unconquered on a truly regal 109 (58 balls, 7x4, 7x6). Kohli recently includes in the list of most valuable player in term of their worth as skipper get ahead of Messi.
Keitany, who finished second with a time of 2:27:54, hugged Flanagan, who had the American flag already draped over her shoulders. An emotional Flanagan after her NYC Marathon win, the first by an American woman in 40 years.
More than two years on, the war against Houthi rebels has turned into a quagmire for the kingdom and its Arab allies. Saudi Arabia claims the Shiite Houthi rebels are backed by its regional rival Iran.
Swift has stayed away from the limelight since previous year , but that hasn't stopped her from spending time with her fans. Reputation is due out on November 10, listen to the " Call It What You Want " below.
In the past week, Selena has seen glued to Justin as she has visited his new LA rental, and he has been at her home. There were claims he cheated on her with several women, and then he shot back that she had cheated with Zayn Malik.
Authorities in Tamil Nadu say that schools and colleges in Chennai and other parts of coastal state will remain closed on Friday. Many suburban areas of Chennai continued to remain submerged, even as the water level in various areas was slowly receding.
Michael Fallon admitted his behavior had 'fallen below the high standards that we require of the armed forces'. It is due to resume talks on Britain's European Union departure in Brussels, Belgium, next week.
Charges include rebellion, sedition, and misuse of public funds in order to pursue independence for the autonomous region. One member of the dismissed cabinet, Santi Vila, was released after paying bail of 50,000 euros ($A78,000) on Friday.
Rams dominate New York Giants in all 3 phases
The Rams sit in a tie for first place in the NFC West when they face the disappointing New York Giants on Sunday (10 a.m. After the Rams scored touchdowns on their first two possessions of the second half, the outcome had been decided.