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Cyclist dies after being hit by car near Bendigo

MCIU Detective Sergeant Darren Williams told media on Tuesday evening that it was too early to say what caused the crash. Police at the scene of the crash in Ravenswood. Credit:Nine News “It’s going to be a terrible time for us,” he said. “We don’t like this time of the …

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Easy to focus on Kohli, but India’s supporting cast strong

The superstar has already celebrated three Test centuries at Adelaide Oval. No touring batsman has scored more tons at the venue. But Murali Vijay, whose Test average in Australia is 60.25, and Ajinkya Rahane, averaging 57 here, are also proven performers. And India showed during last year’s home series against …

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The course of love ne’er runs smooth, especially in spicy drama Outlander

There can be few greater endorsements for a story putting the female gaze firmly on the male body than its embrace by the fictitious inmates of Orange is the New Black. As Litchfield Correctional Facility inmate Taystee explains the plot of Outlander to Poussey while waving around a battered copy …

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Teenagers charged after alleged Carlton high-rise home invasion

Two teenagers have been charged after an alleged home invasion and aggravated burglary that sent a school and childcare centre into lock-down in Carlton on Tuesday. An 18-year-old man was charged with home invasion, aggravated burglary and assault with a weapon and 17-year-old boy was charged with home invasion, aggravated burglary and …

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Attorneys general to subpoena Trump Organisation, IRS

The Justice Department declined to comment. “We’ve got the discovery ready to go,” said Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh. The Trump International Hotel in Washington. The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland want to know if Donald Trump is profiting off the presidency. Credit:AP “Their objective at …

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Trump building new ‘liberal’ order to block Russia, China: Pompeo

Pompeo, a former Army officer who is regarded as a Trump loyalist with hawkish world views, said Trump was also pushing both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund to stop funding countries such as China, saying they already had access to financial markets to raise capital. US Secretary …

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Canberra Now: Fast rail edges closer; and costly gender reveal burnout

As great as the Devonshire tea and views of the southern highlands countryside are, many Canberrans don’t take the train to Sydney because it’s simply too slow. A new study, though, builds the case for pouring some money into making the trip faster. More than half of Canberrans say they’d …

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‘Scorned lover’: Wall Street plunges as stocks hit by trade concerns

“Then a pile of negative Brexit news, Williams starts to ramp up hawkish talk, then we have our yield curve acting like it got run over and boom, we puke.” ‘Boom, we puke’: Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.Credit:Bloomberg U.S. President Donald Trump also concerned investors …

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Melbourne Express, Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Minor upsets on the Frankston and Hurstbridge lines. And for those on the trams around Port Melbourne, there are delays. Piggy backs and symmetry in Brunswick.Credit:Chris Hopkins A pleasingly symmetrical view of Brunswick, thanks to The Age photographer Chris Hopkins. A morning mystery, via radio station 3AW. Faruk Orman in …

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National Republican Congressional Committee says it was hacked

“The NRCC can confirm that it was the victim of a cyber intrusion by an unknown entity,” said Ian Prior, a committee spokesman. Loading “The cybersecurity of the Committee’s data is paramount, and upon learning of the intrusion, the NRCC immediately launched an internal investigation and notified the FBI, which …

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