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Police search Geraldton waters for missing kite surfer Matthew Wing

A search continues in Geraldton waters on Saturday for experienced kite surfer Matthew Wing, last seen 2.30pm Friday at Drummond Cove. Missing kite surfer Matthew Wing. Mr Wing, who was visiting Geraldton with friends, intended to kite surf north towards Coronation Beach but did not arrive there around 4pm as expected. Matthew is …

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Man attacked in Brisbane’s south before a string of armed robberies

Police then responded to a second armed robbery at a service station at Woodridge. Two people had allegedly smashed the glass doors and threatened a console operator with a gun and crowbar, demanding cash and cigarettes at the station on Johnson Road. They then targeted a third service station on …

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Man dies after being hit by car in Canberra’s north

A man has died after being hit by a car on Belconnen Way on Friday night. ACT Policing is investigating a collision between a car and a pedestrian that occurred about 8pm in Belconnen. The man, a pedestrian, was treated by an ambulance at the scene and taken to hospital …

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Australian punter Michael Dickson named in NFL All Pro team

“A lot of credit to my teammates and my coaches for pushing me and helping me.” Mahomes, Kansas City’s second-year sensation, drew 45 votes at quarterback and was joined by teammates Travis Kelce at tight end, Tyreek Hill as the flex player and Mitchell Schwartz at right tackle. Chicago also …

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Regional powers urge Venezuela’s Maduro to step down

Even before announcing the resolution, the group’s meeting with the participation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo drew a sharp response from Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza. He accused the coalition of taking orders directly from President Donald Trump, who Caracas frequently accuses of spear-heading an economic war against the …

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Australia v India SCG Test Live: Can Australia’s batsmen perform?

Rahul just showed a great piece of sportsmanship by making it very clear that Harris’s reckless shot in the air had not carried to him at mid-on. He dived forward and gathered the ball cleanly on the half-volley but immediately removed any doubt as the Indians began to celebrate by …

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The lowdown: Australia v Jordan, Asian Cup group B opener

Asian Cup Group BHazza bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain at 10.00pm AEDT (3pm local), Sunday, January 6How to watch on TV: Live on Fox SportsAUSTRALIA – 4-3-3 – (from right to left) – Ryan (gk); Risdon, Degenek, Sainsbury, Behich; Milligan, Luongo, Rogic; Ikonomidis, Nabbout, Kruse.JORDAN – 4-3-3 – (from right to …

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Record harvests deliver one of WA’s biggest ever grain seasons

CBH acting general manager operations Ben Raisbeck said after a drawn-out harvest, which saw several ups and downs, it was shaping up to be one of the biggest seasons in recent years. “I want to thank all our staff on site who have worked hard over the past couple of …

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‘Only the beginning’: waking up to the great lobster grab of 2019

Sounds terrific. And with the agreement of the crayfishing industry: “Western Rock Lobster (Council), have agreed on an innovative industry development package that will substantially grow the industry to provide more benefits to the Western Australian community.” Nothing to see here. Only good news. More jobs, cheaper crays, and a …

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Trump threatens to use emergency powers for wall as shutdown grinds on

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats had told Trump during the meeting to end the shutdown. “He resisted,” Schumer said. “In fact, he said he’d keep the government closed for a very long period of time, months or even years.” President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of …

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