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VIDEO: Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United seal crucial wins

There were some crucial matches overnight in the English Premier League, with plenty of the big guns in action. Highlights of three of the biggest fixtures can be seen below: First up, Liverpool survived a seven-goal thriller to continue their bid for a drought-breaking Premier League title and re-establish a …

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Perth widow narrowly escapes injury as a car crashed into her home

“She [the victim] was on the opposite side of the wall on a couch apparently and obviously when the car hit the couch, she was just lying there dozing off.” The widow told 9News she had only just finished paying off the Kalamunda home in light of her husband’s recent …

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Pedestrian fights for life in hospital after being hit by a car

A man is fighting for life in hospital with suspected head and lower-limb injuries after being struck by a car south of Brisbane. Police said the 18-year-old was walking on Tanah Merah Avenue with a group men when he was hit by a vehicle about 1.20am on Sunday at Tanah …

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Young Schumacher makes another step towards Formula One

Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael, has taken another major step towards Formula One after signing for the Ferrari academy. The new role means Schumacher, who this season will contest the Formula Two series, the feeder series to F1, is likely to test a Ferrari F1 car …

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Dingo bites child on Fraser Island

“Unfortunately, when he got to the top, there was a pack of four dingoes. “One of the dingoes attacked the boy and bit him on the leg.” A child was airlifted to hospital after a dingo bit him on the leg in on Fraser Island, Queensland.Credit:RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Queensland Ambulance …

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More than 100 migrants missing after dinghy sinks in Mediterranean

Among the missing are 10 women and two children, including a two-month-old baby, he said. Survivors indicated their fellow migrants came from Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Gambia and Sudan, Di Giacomo said. Italian President Sergio Mattarella, who has urged that the government show more compassion for migrants, expressed his “deep sorrow …

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Aussie captain labels himself ‘weak link’ in ODI series defeat

The Renegades skipper returned to action in Saturday night’s BBL derby, hitting two sixes before holing out for 14 as the Stars cruised to a six-wicket victory. Having kept a punishing schedule over the past few years, Finch expects to benefit from some time at home after a difficult ODI …

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‘We must put down our armour’: Trump offers plan to end shutdown

The government shutdown, which entered its fifth week on Friday, has left 800,000 federal workers without pay, forcing some to queue at charity food pantries in order to feed their families. Polls show most Americans blame Trump for the shutdown, increasing the pressure on him to break the impasse. “I …

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Boo, the ‘world’s cutest dog’, has died aged 12

Boo the Pomeranian, who flashed warmth into the lives of the 16 million Facebook fans drawn to his sunny disposition and gentle good humour, his fluffy head and neatly trimmed torso, has died of suspected heartbreak. He was 12 years old. Along with his friend Buddy, Boo became something of …

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