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Jabra’s Elite 65t are truly comfortable ‘truly wireless’ earbuds

I never expected to enjoy the Jabra Elite 65t wireless earbuds. I’ve tested many “truly wireless” earbuds over the last year and, besides Apple’s best-in-class AirPods, most look and feel the same. The buds usually look like little jelly-bean shaped things you’re supposed to jam in your ears. The problem …

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Why CD players are making a comeback

Thus if you happen to have a collection of CDs and nothing to play it on you’re looking at either a good sounding CD player from $500 to $600 or a poor sounding Blu-ray or DVD player at $100. If you take the sound quality route console yourself with the …

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Turkish prosecutor says Khashoggi was strangled, dismembered in embassy

“The victim Jamal Khashoggi’s body was dismembered and destroyed following his death by suffocation again, in line with the advance plans,” the two-page statement read. Demonstrators hold photographs of journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the White House in Washington on October 19.Credit:Bloomberg Turkey is seeking the extradition of 18 suspects in …

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Plot to smear Robert Mueller unravels as FBI is asked to investigate

The plot first came to light through one of the emails referred to the FBI, sent to journalists on October 17 by a woman named Lorraine Parsons who said that a man had contacted her with questions about Mueller because she had worked as a paralegal with him at a …

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Facebook launches local news feature in 10 Australian cities

New South Wales’ Wollongong and Newcastle are the chosen areas for the beta testing. In Victoria, Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong have been selected, alongside Queensland’s Gold Coast, Toowoomba and Townsville, Tasmania’s Hobart and ACT’s Canberra. The fundamental driver of this product is that our users have communicated a desire to …

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Indonesian hiccup for Coca-Cola Amatil after US move

CCA said it had previously called out soft trading conditions in Indonesia, while a collapse in the value of the Indonesian Rupiah against the US dollar to the lowest levels in more than 20 years had also hurt its performance. CCA said that it would review the value of its …

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Gloucester Crescent review: William Miller and the ups and downs of his suburb

Gloucester Crescent William Miller Gloucester Crescent. By William Miller. Profile, $29.99 It’s not everybody who can call Robert Lowell their godfather. Or who can grow up in a neighbourhood populated by many of the most celebrated literary and theatrical figures of their day. William Miller – son of Jonathan Miller …

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The Dinosaur Artist review: Paige Williams on scandals among fossil hunters

The Dinosaur Artist Paige Williams The Dinosaur Artist. By Paige Williams. Scribe, $32.99 In many ways this is a tale right out of Indiana Jones. In 2012 American fossil hunter Eric Prokopi auctioned a Tyrannosaurus skeleton found in the Gobi desert. It fetched more than $US1 million ($1.4 million). At …

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Eye on the prize

“I’ve never cared about titles,” he says. As he climbed the ladder, Allert took the view that if he saw something that could be improved, he would try to figure out how to do it, even if it was not his direct responsibility. The approach led to some short-term wins …

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AMP fights back as agitator investor ranks swell

Its shares were trading at $5.47 earlier this year before the group’s bruising royal commission appearance. Loading “Calling an EGM [extraordinary general meeting] requires 5 per cent shareholder support which is low threshold and, based on investor disdain for this transaction, would not be hard to achieve,” Mr Carlisle said. …

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