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Pair killed a bear and cubs and tried to cover it up, but a GPS collar thwarted them

But the crime was captured on a stop-motion camera used to document the bears’ activity, and the sow wore a GPS-enabled collar – helping prosecutors piece together the illegal killing and cover-up. Loading Andrew Renner, 41, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to three months in jail, fined $9,000 US ( …

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Matildas’ new boss should be an Australian: Juric

The pair are close and he echoed the thoughts of many in light of the 45-year-old’s shock departure in a World Cup year. “I’m bewildered why Staj isn’t there. He should be there,” he said. Sydney FC coach Ante Juric has had informal talks with FFA about the Matildas job.Credit:AAP …

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Cummins soars up the ICC Test cricket rankings

Pat Cummins’ Gabba heroics have made him Australia’s highest ranked bowler in almost five years, according to the ICC’s latest numbers. Cummins claimed his first 10-wicket Test haul as Australia smashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in Brisbane, including career-best figures of 6-23 in the second innings. …

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‘No one has a clue … except the person who pressed the wrong button’: A history of some of the worst ‘fat finger’ trades

Here’s a look at a few recent examples that show nobody is perfect — whether they’re a human or a computer algorithm: South Korea’s 112.6 trillion won ghost stock Someone at Samsung Securities Co., one of South Korea’s largest brokerages, tried to pay employees 1,000 won ($1.25) per share in …

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Death toll climbs amid despair in Brazil after dam collapse

“Get out searching!” a woman yelled at firefighters near a refuge set up in the centre of Brumadinho. “They could be out there in the bush.” The scene of the Vale SA dam burst in Brumadinho, Brazil.Credit:Bloomberg Even before the half-day suspension of rescue efforts, hope that loved ones had survived …

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The coolest music-meets-tech gadgets from NAMM 2019

Anyone who’s ever tried to take their favourite guitar onto an airplane knows what a hassle that can be. Will it fit in the overhead compartment? Do we trust airline personal to get our favourite instrument from point A to point B without losing it? Jonathan Spangler, CEO of Spangler …

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US warning against Chinese drone technology monitoring Australian airports

ICE said it had high confidence the company was “selectively targeting government and privately owned entities within these sectors to expand its ability to collect and exploit sensitive US data”. It said with the data from DJI drones uploaded automatically to cloud servers based in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, …

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Razer’s Raiju Ultimate is a better PS4 controller

The buttons and triggers immediately felt better than those of the standard PS4 controllers, and better than Nintendo’s and Microsoft’s controllers as well. There’s just the right amount of firmness and bounce back to the controls, that makes all movements so satisfying. The Raiju comes with replaceable joysticks at different …

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Razer Raiju Ultimate review: a better PS4 controller

The buttons and triggers immediately felt better than those of the standard PS4 controllers, and better than Nintendo’s and Microsoft’s controllers as well. There’s just the right amount of firmness and bounce back to the controls, that makes all movements so satisfying. The Raiju comes with replaceable joysticks at different …

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The growing problem that could lead the world into a new kind of financial crisis

One delegate pointed out that he attended a panel session last year at which everyone described Mohammed bin Salman as a great Middle Eastern reformer turning Saudi Arabia into a gentler society freed from the grip of hardline clerics. Today he is an international pariah following allegations that he ordered …

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