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Sore elbow forces Smith home from Bangladesh

“Smith has suffered an elbow injury. We are not sure how he picked it up but the last two days he could not bat in training due to the problem,” Smith’s head coach Mohammad Salahuddin told AFP. “He had an MRI test here but the result was not very clear. …

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Man, woman charged after armed robberies in Perth’s south

A man and woman have been charged over a crime rampage on Sunday morning, when they allegedly stole a car and held up several service stations in Perth’s south. Police claim during the spree, which took place between about 7am and 11am on Sunday, the couple stole a Toyota Echo …

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HOME review: Enchanted if flimsy world of the inner child

It might be the sense of belonging or security, or it might be a nest for hatching offspring. It may be cluttered with possessions or memories, or be the one house in the street where love lives. Whatever the case, most – but certainly not all – people seem to …

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This is the place where my brother died: Carrillo Gantner on his rural sanctuary

Gantner at the official opening of The Malthouse in 1990. Rarely does he make a public appearance without sporting a flamboyant bow tie. And on special occasions, this will be teamed with one of his brilliantly coloured silk-brocade waistcoats. Gantner founded Melbourne’s dynamic Playbox Theatre company in 1976 and was …

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Why I didn’t save the animals: Photographer explains shot of roo stuck in mud

It was the drone shot that got everyone talking – and questioning – on social media. Sydney Morning Herald photographer Nick Moir has come to the defence of his photo that caused controversy online, explaining why he couldn’t save the animals stuck in mud at Lake Cawndilla near Menindee. The …

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Mormons breathe a sigh of relief as ravaging Wilma finds a new home

A week later I was talking to her mother on the phone about the handover when she became speechless with tears. So I sent the dog’s father a text saying we couldn’t take Wilma unless her mother was happy with the arrangement. He called within a minute. “Listen, Anson, the …

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Markets Live: ASX opens higher, buoyed by Wall St winning streak

Treasury Wine Estates has defied a slowdown in Asia and wildfires in California to post better-than-expected earnings for the first half of 2018-19 in a surprise update on Thursday. First-half earnings covering the six months to December 31 came in between $335 million and $340 million, versus the $332 million …

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DNA sample sought in Ronaldo rape investigation

“Mr Ronaldo has always maintained, as he does today, that what occurred in Las Vegas in 2009 was consensual in nature, so it is not surprising that DNA would be present, nor that the police would make this very standard request as part of their investigation,” one of Ronaldo’s lawyers, …

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‘Terrified to show he’s trying’: Philippoussis warns Kyrgios over attitude

“People go on about how talented Nick is but he’s terrified to show that he’s trying because if he loses then it’s because he wasn’t good enough,” he said. “Whenever he loses, everyone goes on Instagram and says: ‘Dude, if you only tried you’d be that good.’ That’s a complete …

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Frankie Shaw as SMILF’s Bridgette Bird is one of the most fascinating women on TV

Standout comedy: Frankie Shaw as Bridgette Bird in SMILF.Credit:Showtime For Shaw, who was born in South Boston and spent years as a struggling actress and budding filmmaker trying to nurture her career while raising her now 10-year-old son, SMILF was vindication. Having made short films, including a prototype for SMILF …

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