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Freo’s hero? Smallest stands tall to rejuvenate 2019 Dockers

‘Due diligence’, ‘preferred destination’ and ‘club of choice’ are terms we hopefully don’t hear for another 12 months, if ever, but it was the first that led Fremantle to last week curiously trade its first-round draft pick to Port Adelaide and declare its interest in gun Melbourne forward Jesse Hogan …

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Surface Laptop 2, Pro 6 review: Microsoft’s PCs are back, in black

You may have to pay a small premium for the new black colour as well; on Microsoft’s Australian site at least, the least expensive black Laptop seems to be the $1999 model with 256GB storage, not the starter 128GB model at $1499. At least the silver, red and blue colour …

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Shiel’s relief as late deal seals him as a Bomber

“It was difficult for me. “Certainly towards the later stages of the trade period I was getting a little bit nervous but I couldn’t be happier that the deal has gone through and excited to be joining the Bombers.” A year after trading for Devon Smith, Jake Stringer and Adam …

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‘I can’t thank both clubs enough’: Beams’ joy for Magpie return

“… I always used to say to my dad that I’d end up finishing my career at Collingwood. “My heart has always been at the Pies, but four years ago the circumstances were that I needed to get back to Brisbane to be with my dad. “I can’t thank both …

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Ancient fish bones reveal deadly flesh-eating fish existed in the Jurassic age

“This is an amazing parallel with modern piranhas, which feed predominantly on the fins of other fishes, not on flesh. “It’s a remarkably smart move as fins regrow [making it] a neat renewable resource. “Feed on a fish and it is dead. Nibble its fins and you have food for …

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Smoke forces Melania Trump’s plane back to military base

First lady Melania Trump’s plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin, temporarily delaying her trip to a Philadelphia hospital. Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said “everyone is fine and everyone is safe” after the plane returned to Joint Base …

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Turkey expects to search Saudi consul home over Khashoggi slaying

Turkey hopes to enter the Saudi consul’s residence in Istanbul in connection with the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey’s foreign minister says after meeting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Turkish officials have said they believe the journalist was murdered and his body removed, an allegation the Saudis …

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Teenager goes on deadly rampage at Crimea college

Moscow: At least 18 people have been killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea when at least one attacker set off a bomb in the cafeteria and went through the building shooting at random, officials said. Sergei Aksyonov, the head of the Russian-backed administration …

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Plans for future Woden community centre

Woden is set to have a new community centre that would hopefully cater to the need for more space for community activities. On Thursday, Minister for Community Services and Facilities Chris Steel will announce the government has started plans for work on the centre. On Thursday minister for community services …

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Being John Lennon review: Ray Connolly on the life and times of his old friend

Being John Lennon Ray Connolly Being John Lennon. By Ray Connolly. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, $35 Alan Price of The Animals told me John Lennon was “a beautiful guy”, Marianne Faithful said he was “scary”. I suspect it would have all depended on the day – which Lennon you got. Ray …

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