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Woman accused of smashing ex-boyfriend’s car into his lounge granted bail

Police claim Williamson then drove her car into the back of his parked car with such force that it ploughed through the front wall of the brick home, leaving his car stopped in the living room. Williamson’s five-year-old daughter was in the car. Nobody was injured. Senior Constable Di Giangregorio …

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Anderson’s damaging late burst reins in West Indies

Broad’s absence from the side had raised some eyebrows, though it was hard to conceive an XI that would not, given Sam Curran has won all seven of his Tests to date. His spell with the new Dukes ball failed to impress, though, a stubborn lack of swing and a …

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Simmons steps up chase for NBA All-Star votes as deadline looms

The NBA will announce on Friday (11am, AEDT) the first 10 players selected for the February 17 All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina. Two starting guards and three front court players from Simmons’ eastern conference and the same from the western conference will be named. Ben Simmons is trailing in …

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Wall Street wavers as signs of future profit growth wobble

The S&P 500 added 5.80 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,638.70 after a 1.4 per cent loss Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 171.14 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 24,575.62. The Nasdaq composite edged up 5.41 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 7,025.77. Smaller company stocks tend …

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Is Davos more than just a lot of hot air?

Far be it from me to go in to bat for Davos. There’s plenty about it that is ridiculous and hypocritical. That said, if everyone thinks that Davos is a waste of time, it’s probably worth looking at the counter arguments. Firstly, and cynically, far more happens behind the scenes …

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‘The system is under stress’: Victorians urged to power down as temperatures soar

“The overnight minimum temperatures are nothing short of oppressive, unfortunately,” the Bureau of Meteorology’s Richard Russell said. The extreme weather has prompted Melbourne bus operator Transdev to cancel some services and limit other routes to a reduced frequency. Yarra Trams will also run services to an “extreme weather timetable”, with …

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Girl, 16, dies in horror crash on Victoria-South Australia border

A 16-year-old girl has died and a young boy is in hospital after a horror crash near the Victoria-South Australia border. A car carrying the teenage girl, the 11-year-old boy, a 42-year-old woman and 33-year-old man collided with a truck about 7.45pm on Wednesday on the Princes Highway near the town …

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‘Homophobic smear piece’: Bryan Singer faces new misconduct allegations in Atlantic article

In a statement released through his representative, Singer called the article a “homophobic smear piece” aimed at hampering Bohemian Rhapsody‘s awards season success. Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer.Credit:MATT SAYLES He also reiterated a preemptive denial that was posted on his Instagram account in October. “The last time I posted about …

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Stosur revels on Australian Open big stage

The four women delivered bumper entertainment in their two-and-a-half hour classic, one of the longest doubles matches of the tournament. “There’s nothing better than playing a match like that,” Stosur said. Zhang Shuai and Samantha Stosur have won through to the women’s doubles final.Credit:AAP “You could feel the ride of …

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‘Men are coaching women, so why not the contrary?’: Pouille praises Mauresmo

Murray was infamously inundated with text messages when he hired Mauresmo, with one male player asking if he would be considering hiring a dog to coach him after Mauresmo. “I think time [has] changed. He [Murray] did it first so that’s why he received so many texts. It is a …

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