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Hardwick’s blunt message to help the Tigers move on from prelim loss

“He put it into perspective, he looked at the whole year, it was a pretty successful year, we only lost six games and Collingwood just played too good that day. “He tried to get us to move on pretty quick because you don’t really get better dwelling on such a …

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The US just became a net oil exporter for the first time in 75 years

The shale revolution has transformed oil wildcatters into billionaires and the US into the world’s largest petroleum producer, surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia. The power of OPEC has been diminished, undercutting one of the major geopolitical forces of the last half century. The cartel and its allies are meeting in …

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Grenades and machine gun among cache of weapons found in NSW home

The investigation began when border intelligence officers identified a number of online purchases of firearms-related items being sent to a home at Charlestown. Australian Border Force officers then intercepted a number of packages, allegedly containing firearm parts, at the Sydney international mail gateway. Border Force officers intercepted a number of …

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Last six years of doping fallout have ‘really sucked’: Armstrong

He publicly denied ever doping for more than a decade before admitting to an extensive use of performance-enhancing drugs in a 2013 interview with Oprah Winfrey. “That interview came at an interesting time, at a difficult time, and in a lot of ways maybe came too soon,” Armstrong said of …

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To hug, or not to hug? Ted Baker furore sparks water cooler debate

“Culturally, hugging is not necessarily something that would be acceptable at many workplaces in the UK,” she added. “A ‘hugging’ culture could well cross the harassment line for many people.” Loading She said attitudes towards sexual harassment had changed dramatically in the last 15 years – and women were now …

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First summer bushfire under control, but the danger isn’t over yet

Local residents are expected to meet at the Buninyong Town Hall on Friday at 10am. It is forecast to reach 36 degrees in Ballarat, with winds of up to 40km/h. Many residents were evacuated on Thursday, and have been urged on Friday to stay close to a building to shelter in …

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Matildas to play defending World Cup champions US

The US and the Matildas will learn their opponents for the World Cup group stage when the draw is held in Paris on Sunday at 4am. “The USA are one of the favourites to win next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup so it is fantastic that we will be able …

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Bon Jovi shows Brisbane that Tommy and Gina’s story is far from over

Pfft. Whatever. What’s he got that I don’t? As I ponder that question, the band gets straight into it. And I’m about to find out the answer. “Shot through the heart,” Bon Jovi and his eponymous band shouts, “and you’re to blame. “You give love a bad name.” So begins …

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OPEC talks end without oil-cuts deal as Russia holds back

The oil market quickly reacted negatively to OPEC’s setback, tumbling as much as 5.2 per cent to $US58.36 a barrel in London. Much has changed for OPEC since 2016, when Russia and Saudi Arabia ended their historic animosity and started to manage the market together. The alliance has transformed the …

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Humans blazing similar path to cause of ancient mass extinction

After the volcanoes blew, the level of heat-trapping carbon dioxide soared to a level more than 12 times what it is today , said study lead author Justin Penn, an Earth sciences researcher at the University of Washington. Water loses oxygen when it warms, much like a warm can of …

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