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Wild weather overnight grounds Perth Airport flights

Wild weather has put on a spectacular show overnight with thunderstorms, hail and heavy rain grounding flights at Perth Airport. The storm grounded several flights at Perth Airport, with no planes taking off during the peak of the downpour between 5.15pm and 7.30pm. The storm rolls in over PerthCredit:Kirsty Stevens, …

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Fresh Chinese spy fears as new evidence of hacked Super Micro hardware found in US telecom

Bloomberg News first contacted Supermicro for comment on this story on Monday at 9:23 a.m. Eastern time and gave the company 24 hours to respond. Supermicro said after the earlier story that it “strongly refutes” reports that servers it sold to customers contained malicious microchips. China’s embassy in Washington did …

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Google unveils new AI-powered Pixel phones and a smart home hub

Google also showed off a new low light mode called Night Sight, which uses machine learning to instantly colour and lighten photos taken in the dark. A comparison shot between a low light Pixel 3 shot and one taken on an iPhone XS appeared to show a dramatic improvement, but …

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The economic case for climate action is strong

The obvious big cost for Australia is that if the rise in global temperatures can be kept to below 1.5 degrees as much as a third of the Great Barrier Reef could still be alive in 2100 but if it rises by 2 degrees the reef will die. So when …

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Palmer withdraws $1.8b damages suit in Queensland

Clive Palmer has dropped plans to sue Queensland Nickel liquidators for $1.8 billion, a day after a judge castigated the former politician’s legal team for turning up to court unprepared. Mr Palmer’s corporate entities withdrew, in the Supreme Court of Queensland on Tuesday, counterclaims brought against the special-purpose liquidators in …

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Mandurah dog to be destroyed after attack on 92-year-old neighbour

A Mandurah dog owner has been ordered to put down his American bulldog after it attacked his 92-year-old neighbour in a “life threatening” incident earlier this year. Graham Schultz, 40, did not appear in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on Tuesday, where the dog’s history of aggressive behaviour was broken down. …

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Climate action makes economic sense

The obvious big result for Australia is that if the rise in global temperatures can be kept to less than 1.5 degrees as much as a third of the Great Barrier Reef could still be alive in 2100, but if it rises by 2 degrees the reef will die.So when …

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Redzel draws the inside in bid to climb Everest again

“I’d rather one than 12,” Redzel’s jockey Kerrin McEvoy said. “It’s the shortest way home. He worked well [on Tuesday] morning and the rain around certainly works in his favour. “When the gates open, we’ll just have to see what happens to our outside, but we definitely have the speed …

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Redzel The Everest favourite after drawing gate 1

Defending champion Redzel is joint favourite for The Everest after drawing the coveted rails alley for Saturday’s $13 million slots race at Randwick. A noted front-runner, Redzel has the speed to drive through and lead from the inside gate as he did last year. Winner: Kerrin McEvoy takes out last …

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States’ climate risks are rising, led by health impacts: Moody’s

Australia’s states face increasing threats from climate change but their economic diversity will be key to providing a buffer against the worst of the economic fallout, according to international ratings agency Moody’s. The main risks include rising sea levels, more intense storms and heatwaves that are expected to take their …

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