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Defending champ Day back in the mix at Torrey Pines

Defending champion Jason Day has made a solid start to his Farmers Insurance Open title defence at Torrey Pines. Day, who claimed his second win at the famed California course and 12th US PGA Tour title overall here last year, picked up where he left off with a five-under-par 67 …

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How Apple Music is bringing the album back from the dead

Zane Lowe, creative director of Beats 1 at Apple Music, never subscribed to that narrative, however. “This argument of how ‘The album’s dead’, I certainly understand where that came from… people questioning why we need albums when we have control of the music,” he says. “It was an exciting time, …

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‘Time we grow up’: Smith calls for tougher stance on bad behaviour

Cameron Smith says longer bans and even deregistrations should be considered for NRL players who disgrace themselves off the field. The Melbourne Storm captain and Rugby League Players Association general president didn’t hide his frustration after several high-profile players found trouble this off-season, with Greg Inglis caught drink driving in …

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Chelsea defeat Spurs in penalty shootout to reach League Cup final

“The reaction and spirit of the team, I’m so happy,” David Luiz, who converted the winning penalty, told Sky Sports. “It’s frustrating when you control the game and have the chance to lose on penalties because you never know with penalties. Chelsea’s Emerson (right) and Cesar Azpilicueta celebrate after winning …

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Heat records smashed ahead of hottest day since Black Saturday

Tradies Dylan Tarczon, Matt Panuccio, Ethan Foreman and Jacob Strevenes headed home after the temperature hit 35 degrees about 8am.Credit:Rebecca Hallas Tradies in Melbourne’s CBD have already started to head home, after the mercury hit 35 degrees just after 8am. A CFMEU spokesman said some weather stations such as Laverton …

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Three dead in two days in separate smashes in Victoria’s west

The driver was flown to hospital with lower leg injuries. The crash occurred on a straight patch of road which recently had safety barriers installed. It happened less than two kilometres from where a motorcyclist was killed just last week, also on a straight stretch of road. Camping gear and …

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Warren Mundine denies hitting ex-wife after marriage breakdown

Mrs Mundine said the alleged incident and the custody battle over the two children put her in a depressive state. “I don’t remember having depression before that,” she said. She did not report the alleged incident to police. Mr Mundine told The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age the allegations …

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Labor plans crackdown on unfair contracts between businesses

Some unfair terms include allowing the contract provider to vary all terms of the contract, “unreasonable” powers to protect themselves against loss and all but preventing a firm to cancel the deal. Last year, for example, the ACCC accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Cardtronics Australia to amend contracts it had …

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Majority of companies with access to electoral roll are global marketing firms

Illustration: Matt GoldingCredit: All have identity and credit check platforms – used by financial service providers such as Afterpay, Zip and banks against fraud, money laundering and terrorism financing – but also run marketing operations that sell detailed data to businesses in Australia and around the world. Experian describes itself …

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