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Fixtures for men’s and women’s Twenty20 World Cups in 2020 revealed

At the official launch in Sydney, it emerged Australia have been grouped with India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and a qualifying nation. Australia’s opening match will be a marquee clash against India at the Sydney Showgrounds – the first of five matches at that venue. The redeveloped Junction Oval in …

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Australia’s World Cup defence rolls into Canberra

Loading South Africa will host ‘Qualifier 2’ before England and Pakistan bring proceedings to a close in the capital on Friday, February 28. A Healy-inspired Australian outfit romped to victory in the 2018 edition and their title defence will begin on February 21 with the final to be played at …

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Starbucks billionaire eyes run at the White House – but Trump says he doesn’t have the ‘guts’

Trump said on Twitter Monday that he watched Schultz’s interview and doesn’t believe the coffee chief has the “guts” to run. “I agree with him that he is not the ‘smartest person.’ Besides, America already has that! I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump …

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TPG dumps plan to launch own mobile network, blames Huawei ban

Loading TPG had used Huawei equipment since announcing the launch of the country’s fourth network in April 2017. There has been rampant speculation since then about whether Mr Teoh could build the low-cost network within the budget he expected with major headwinds facing the telco. The government banned suppliers like …

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Untouchable charts the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York in July last year.Credit:AP Loading “We knew that at the heart of it we wanted to tell some of the accusers’ stories, but we couldn’t spend the whole film telling those stories because it would probably just be too intense and too …

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‘Worse than last time’: Darling fish kill strikes again at Menindee

Department of Primary Industry’s fisheries staff visited Menindee on Monday and expect more fish to perish in coming days “as a significant number of fish have been observed to be under stress”. The trigger for the deaths appears to be similar to the previous one. A sudden drop off in …

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US charges China’s Huawei with bank fraud, stealing trade secrets

Huawei did not respond to requests for comments on the charges. The charges add to pressure on Huawei, the world’s biggest telecommunications equipment maker, from the US government, which is trying to prevent American companies from buying Huawei routers and switches and pressing allies to do the same. T-Mobile USA …

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Uniden’s long-range home phone is the way around NBN limitations

The Uniden XDECT 8355 + 3WPR is more than just your usual cordless phone. It’s Uniden’s longest-range phone, and in tests the company managed to get one handset working with full reception 698 metres away from the base. In the box you get three regular handsets, one waterproof and dustproof …

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US sanctions Venezuela state-owned oil company

Loading “The United States is holding accountable those responsible for Venezuela’s tragic decline, and will continue to use the full suite of its diplomatic and economic tools to support Interim President Juan Guaido, the National Assembly, and the Venezuelan people’s efforts to restore their democracy,” Mnuchin said. “Today’s designation of …

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Carrie Bradshaw and The Dude from Big Lebowski unite for Super Bowl ad

Carrie and Lebowski are well known by what they drink – Cosmopolitan for her, White Russian for him – but when she instead orders a Stella, hilarity ensues. Eyebrows rise. Waiters crash. Plates break. Enter The Dude, who sidles up to the bar and orders something he pronounces as Stella …

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