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Gold Coast to embark on a new era in choosing captain

David Swallow is the early favourite among outsiders to become the club’s new captain but it’s understood Touk Miller (who captained Vic Metro and the Calder Cannons in 2014), Pearce Hanley, Jarrod Witts, Lachie Weller, Jack Bowes and Brayden Fiorini are all highly regarded at the Suns. The Suns recruited …

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Police return to St Kilda foreshore and make more arrests

Police arrested six people and searched scores more for weapons at the St Kilda foreshore on Friday night. After arresting more than a dozen people for a variety of offences on Thursday, police returned to the notorious trouble spot and arrested four people for drug possession, another for public drunkenness …

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Global shares mixed as trade worries loom; oil surges on OPEC cuts

The Wall Street losses came after a drop in technology stocks, sparking a reversal from earlier in the day, when stocks were higher on US labuor data that showed employers hired fewer workers than expected in November. Loading That supported a view that US growth is moderating and the Federal …

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Informer 3838: A web of deceit

One of the officers treated the protection duty like an end-of-season football trip, getting so drunk that she had to help him back to his hotel. Another was a fish out of water on his first overseas jaunt, his discomfort aggravated by a paranoia about germs. Kuta Beach in Bali, …

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Tide’s in as Netflix’s first Oz drama makes a splash

Madeleine Madden in Tidelands. Whether it succeeds is, ultimately, an answer which can only be found on the whip end of the season but it begins intriguingly and, as each new layer is pulled open, becomes a genuinely surprising mash-up of sensuality, violence and revenge, with a generous dousing of …

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‘Mini-Merkel’: new leader chosen to replace Germany’s Angela Merkel

AKK’s message, in contrast to her opponent, was that the party should have the courage to stay its course rather than try harder to appeal to voters who have peeled off to support far-right policies and politics. The win makes AKK the most likely candidate to succeed Merkel as chancellor, …

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From Fox News to foreign diplomacy: Trump names new UN ambassador

Washington: President Donald Trump announced on Friday he’s nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations. “Heather Nauert will be nominated,” Trump said before departing the White House on Marine One for an event in Kansas City. “She’s very talented, very smart, …

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Kendrick Lamar and Drake lead Grammy nominations

The Panther nomination would give Lamar a chance to win album of the year after losing three times. His most recently loss was in February when his critically acclaimed DAMN fell short to Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic, though Lamar’s project would go on to win a Pulitzer Prize for music two months …

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Get cliterate: how a Melbourne doctor is redefining female sexuality

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size You can trace Professor Helen O’Connell’s discovery of the full clitoris – and the rewriting of the world’s anatomy texts – to two books: one that angered her and another that inspired. The first book, Last’s Anatomy, she couldn’t seem to escape. …

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‘Islamism is not Islam’: confronting Europe’s terrorism problem

Armed troops, such as these around the Eiffel Tower, have become a familiar sight in Europe following a string of deadly terrorist attacks.Credit:Getty Images Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size On a grey London afternoon in 1995, Ed Husain was sitting quietly in the public library opposite Newham …

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