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‘God only knows what is going on in his head’: The rise and fall of Carlos Ghosn

Loading On the tarmac in Beirut, Carlos Ghosn opened WhatsApp and texted his four children on a group chain labeled “Game of Ghosns,” for his favourite TV show, “Game of Thrones,” the bloody HBO drama about dynasties under siege. “On my way to Tokyo! Love you guys!” Ghosn texted as …

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Renegades to keep mixing and matching

The Melbourne Renegades are poised to keep tinkering with their batting order until they can find a combination capable of consistently posting winning scores. With Aaron Finch and Marcus Harris away on Test duties, the Renegades have been mixing and matching to an extreme degree. The most dramatic example is …

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Detectives investigate Kelmscott death

Police are investigating the death of a 49-year-old man in Kelmscott. St John Ambulance was called to a house on Banyard Avenue about 4.30pm on Tuesday, where the man’s body was found. Armadale Detectives are investigating the death and have called on anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on …

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Ex-Cyclone Penny could blow up again and make U-turn across Queensland

Weipa Town Authority chairman Michael Rowland said at least two homes were damaged from falling debris but the town “got off pretty light”. “There are quite a few trees down and a fair bit of vegetation and branches blown around the town which is to be expected but there are …

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Stoinis knows where he sits, and it’s not in the Test side

Loading “It’s obviously great to have support, but equally you wouldn’t have to look pretty far to find something negative,” Stoinis said. Stoinis, a regular in Australia’s one-day international Twenty20 international sides, explained that national selectors had told him that Marsh was ahead of him when it came to red …

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De Minaur wins clash of Aussie youngsters

Alex de Minaur has tuned up for the summer by clinically dispatching fellow Australian youngster Alexei Popyrin to reach the Brisbane International second round. De Minaur was superior in all aspects of the game to his fellow 19-year-old Sydney product, winning 6-2, 6-2 in just over an hour at Pat …

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Weakest property market since 2008: Sydney, Melbourne house prices tumble

Melbourne’s Inner East had a 13.4 per cent drop, making its the worst performing city region over the year nationally, while the Inner South declined 10.5 per cent. Apartment prices dropped 8.9 per cent in the last 12 months in Sydney and 7 per cent in Melbourne. CoreLogic head of …

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Teenager missing from Perth after catching flight to Sydney

UPDATE: Police have found a 15-year-old girl feared missing after catching a flight from Perth. Angelina left Perth yesterday, and has not been seen since. Officers had been told Angelina Chakovski was dropped off at Perth Domestic Airport about 1am on Monday, December 31, to catch a flight from Perth …

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‘Like a younger me’: US Open champ impressed by Australian teen

The 21-year-old took just 69 minutes to prevail at Pat Rafter Arena, highlighting the gulf between the two in class and composure. But their power games were a stalemate, according to Osaka. Loading “It was kind of like a younger me in a way,” she said. “I felt like when …

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Reinforcement: Sydney FC nab City’s attacking midfielder on-loan

Sydney FC have signed attacking midfielder Anthony Caceres on-loan for the remainder of the season. Caceres joins from Manchester City, who he is technically owned by although he has spent the better part of the past two years on loan at Melbourne City and Al-Wasl in the UAE. Incoming: Anthony …

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