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Caught-out Kings boss Gaze slams NBL broadcast policy

“I don’t know when. In the emotion of things, you might say things. But I would like to apologise for what was said. “I think it’s grossly unfair what they do to the coaches in those circumstances. If they’ve got to do it, OK put a sign up, put a …

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Police operation recovers seven stolen vehicles in Queanbeyan

A cross-border police operation has recovered six stolen cars and a motorcycle, after ACT and NSW Police searched a Crestwood home in Queanbeyan on Thursday. Stolen vehicles that were recovered by NSW and ACT Police in Queanbeyan on Thursday.Credit:ACT Policing But three vehicles that were also stolen – a white …

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Perth man jailed for a crime he says never even happened speaks out

The offences were alleged to have happened during a lunch at a Perth home in 2005 and related to a 13-year-old girl. Mr Jeffery always maintained his innocence in relation to the allegations and he had pleaded not guilty to all charges prior to trial. He had no prior criminal …

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The boys of Congo’s long war

14/24 Orphan brothers Michael Kena Kuida, 17 (left), and Donnat Basombeshayil, 14, sit where they had hidden from soldiers when their village Kamuandu in Kasai Central was attacked. They fled after witnessing both their mother Ntumba Tshibuabua carrying their baby brother Mado shot and killed by soldiers. They talked of …

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A decade of Perth data shows how crime has evolved in your area

“I don’t think it’s all of a sudden gotten worse than it’s ever been, I think domestic violence has been one of those hidden things that’s been going on,” she said. “I do think though, the increase in methamphetamine use has been a massive trigger. It certainly doesn’t cause domestic …

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Markets live: ASX set to extend losses after Wall St tumbles

Australian stocks are set to edge lower today amid an extended global sell-off, and in particular heavy, and volatile, selling on Wall Street. Benchmark oil tumbled more than 4.5 per cent, dragging the US dollar lower too. Aluminium touched a 16-month low. Despite the drop in Europe and further losses …

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Who owns WA’s cows: Foreign interests in farms increasing

Of that land, 7.9 per cent was freehold while 92.1 per cent was leasehold. The number of properties purchased by foreign interests in WA also recorded the highest jump compared to the rest of the country. In 2016-17 1214 properties had foreign interests. That went up 13.8 per cent in …

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Smith’s next stop on the comeback trail cancelled

“The rule of the tournament is that if a franchise takes a replacement, his name should be in the list of initial players’ draft. But Smith’s name was not there,” Bangladesh Cricket Board chief Nizamuddin Chowdhury said. “Some franchises raised objection about it. So we have to bar him from …

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Chainsaw used to free hot air balloon after it crashed into tree

A hot air balloon has crashed into a tree in Eltham. Credit:Twitter/jnicou A hot air balloon has crashed into a tree in Melbourne’s north-east. Paramedics were called to a reserve off Ramptons Road, near Karingal Drive, in Eltham, about 7.30am. No patients were treated as no one in the balloon …

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