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Retro gaming gift guide: six new opportunities to go old school

Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee and Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu (Switch, $79.95) are the latest in the long-running line of pocket monster adventures, but these games in particular aim to appeal to just about everyone. For long-time fans, these games retell the story of Pokemon Yellow, which first appeared on the …

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8@eight: ASX poised to lift as Wall Street rebounds

The Australian sharemarket looks set to open higher after Wall Street pulled itself back from an early steep fall to close in positive territory. SPI futures are indicating a bounce of 30 points today, but it pales in comparison to the 128 points given up on Monday. Day 1 of …

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Man charged over alleged road rage stabbing

A man has been charged after another man was allegedly stabbed in a road rage incident in Sydney’s west. Video emerged of last month’s confrontation, obtained by Nine News, which showed two men yelling at each other after they stopped their vehicles on the M7 motorway before a 42-year-old man …

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Liverpool, Inter and PSG sweating on Champions League last-16 spots

Should Neymar and company prevail in Serbia, Liverpool would need to win 1-0 or by two goals or more to pip Napoli on head-to-head record. Liverpool’s Egypt striker Mo Salah certainly looks capable having scored a superb hat-trick at Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday. If Napoli, PSG and …

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Queensland could get category 3 cyclone

A category 3 cyclone could hit Queensland on Friday if a weather system in Gulf of Carpentaria continues to strengthen. Ex-cyclone Owen is currently sitting over the warm waters of the gulf and is expected to reform into a category 1 cyclone on Wednesday and could be a category 3 …

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Spice Girl Mel B hospitalised with broken ribs and ‘severed hand’

Brown cancelled a book signing event in New York and apologised to fans who had bought tickets. “Ohhh the pain, but I’m in super safe hands with the care of everyone here at the hospital! Thank you all for understanding, I love you all,” she said. She later shared a …

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Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou offers $15M bond against flight risk

The US alleges that Huawei used a Hong Kong shell company to sell equipment in Iran in violation of US sanctions. It also says that Meng and Huawei misled American banks about its business dealings in Iran. People hold a sign at a Vancouver, British Columbia courthouse prior to the …

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Amid Paris protests, Emmanuel Macron to speed up tax cuts, raise wages

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to cut taxes for pensioners and raise the minimum wage in January but refused to reinstate a wealth tax, as he sought to respond to a wave of protests that have challenged his authority. French President Emmanuel Macron before a special address to the …

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US stocks pare drop as Brexit chaos sinks pound

US equities pared their drop as the biggest technology shares advanced. The pound tumbled as traders took a grim view of the outlook for the UK after Theresa May delayed a crucial Brexit vote. Losses in banks and energy companies sent the S&P 500 Index toward an eight-month low following …

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