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Former AFL player Colin Sylvia dies in Mildura car crash

“Colin Sylvia has tragically been killed in a car accident near Mildura, just out of Mildura last night,” Lyon told SEN Breakfast. “Some of the details are a bit sketchy but a two-car collision up there … Our condolences and sympathies are extended to Colin Sylvia and his family and …

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‘I just want to kill Jews’: Pittsburgh synagogue victims included 97-year-old

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto.Credit:AP “The fact that this attack took place during a worship service makes it even more heinous,” Brady said. The Tree of Life synagogue in the city’s Squirrel Hill neighbourhood, a heavily Jewish area, was holding a Shabbat religious service when the gunman burst in. Two brothers …

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Chelsea in easy win at Burnley, Crystal Palace salvage Arsenal draw

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata gave Chelsea the lead midway through a first half in which he might have netted three times. Chelsea’s Ross Barkley celebrates scoring his side second goal against Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday.Credit:AP England midfielder Ross Barkley set him up for that goal and added the …

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Premier League devastated after helicopter crash involving Leicester City owner

According to witnesses, the helicopter had barely cleared the top of the stadium before it started to spin before plummeting to the ground. John Butcher, who was near the stadium at the time of the crash, told the BBC his nephew saw the helicopter spiral out of control. “Within a …

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Malcolm Turnbull jets in for crucial talks with Joko Widodo

Several senior Indonesian government ministers have publicly dismissed that suggestion and – even as Indonesia’s April 2019 presidential election, which will likely feature a strong dose of economic nationalism approaches – the country’s main opposition parties have declined to buy into the dispute so far. Malcolm Turnbull and Joko Widodo, …

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NDIS AND DROUGHT: You don’t take from one group to fund another

Theft is the only way to describe the proposed filching of National Disability Insurance Scheme funds for farmers, who need support, but not from those with disability. The NDIS “surplus” is by no economic success of government. It is partly because participants remain unsupported because their plan is unspent for …

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Survey reveals gender bias at booming science hub

Dr Burrows, who leads a lab at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, says several systemic factors underpin the lack of young female researchers working their way up to professorship. Female scientists encounter significant unconscious bias – from men and women. In one study, researchers asked 127 academics …

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Queensland drops again as South Australia overtakes us in CommSec report

“But in absolute terms, the 1.7 per cent annual rate [of population growth] is third-strongest in the nation,” he said. Retail spending was up 9.2 per cent in Queensland in the June quarter on the decade-average, but the state still came in sixth on the measure. LNP leader Tim Mander …

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Ann Street speed limit to be slashed to 40km/h next week

The speed limit on Brisbane’s Ann Street will be permanently slowed from 60km/h to 40km/h next week. Brisbane lord mayor Graham Quirk will on Monday announce the start date for the reduced speed limit – Monday, November 5 – which will be in effect between Creek Street and the Riverside …

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Sydney Dance Company 50th anniversary will involve some DIY dance

Arriving at the theatre early, they’ll receive small headphones and be directed live on stage by the choreographer, Gideon Obarzanek. A different group of 25 volunteers will participate each night. And while they won’t have to dance Obarzanek says “they will certainly be moving and certainly be moving in a …

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