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Boris Johnson wants EU to rewrite ‘undemocratic’ Brexit divorce deal

Political opponents including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have accused Johnson of pushing for a no-deal Brexit that would deliver a short-term shock and long-term damage to Britain’s industries and economy. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wants a no-confidence vote and a “unity government”.Credit:AP In a speech on Monday Corbyn said the …

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Man dies after being restrained, handcuffed by police at Sydney hospital

A man has died after being handcuffed and put on a stretcher by police following concerns about his behaviour at a Sydney hospital. Officers were called to the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick about 6.30pm on Monday, and found hospital security and paramedics restraining a 35-year-old man while medical …

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Epstein created $850 million trust two days before death

The valuation does not include his art collection, which is subject to appraisal, according to the document. Loading Indyke had served as an attorney for Epstein, the financier indicted on charges of conspiracy and trafficking, accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls. He pleaded guilty more than a decade ago …

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Chiding Macron, Putin says ‘I don’t want yellow vests in Russia’

While initially, Putin ignored the comment, he was quick to retort after a follow-up question on the Moscow protests saying things were being handled in line with the law, but that he didn’t want the situation to develop like in France. Loading “We all know about the events linked to …

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8@eight: ASX set for more gains

And there are signs that the typically-austere German government is preparing a big stimulus-package to combat a looming German-recession. One might argue the markets reaction to these stories is a triumph of hope over reason. Nevertheless, they’ve proven enough to see a slight arrest in downside momentum in global stock …

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Second teen charged after guard bound in machete hold-up

Police were looking for this man last week over the hold up.Credit:Victoria Police A second teenager has been charged after allegedly holding up a chemist with machetes and binding a security guard’s wrists before running off with prescription medication. Police say the assailants stormed the 24-hour Ascot Vale Pharmacy on …

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Family mourns ‘happy and beautiful girl’ found dead in Sunshine Coast dam

“A beautiful young girl taken too soon.” Another family member posted on Facebook: “R.I.P. Elanor..will miss [your] beautiful smile.” The girl’s aunt Penny Lindsay told the ABC Sunshine Coast that her niece had been watching TV moments before her mother noticed she was gone. More than 100 neighbours and friends …

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Global network’s nuclear sensors in Russia go dark after mystery blast

Russian authorities have given no official explanation for why the blast triggered the rise in radiation. US-based nuclear experts have said they suspect Russia was testing a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year. Loading “We’re … addressing w/ station operators technical problems experienced at two neighbouring …

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Melbourne Express, Tuesday, August 20, 2019

In case you missed it earlier, a man in his 70s is fighting for life after an altercation with a younger man at a convenience store in Wyndham Vale. The 71-year-old was getting petrol at the Ballan Road store just before midday yesterday when the incident occurred. A 36-year-old man …

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Twitter, Facebook block Beijing-led interference campaign on platforms

The social media giant is banned in the country. Twitter said some of the users appeared to be employing VPNs while others seemed to have accessed the website directly from mainland China. Loading “Based on our intensive investigations, we have reliable evidence to support that this is a coordinated state-backed …

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