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‘Not a nice feeling,’ but Suckling will be right for round two

Loading “It’s obviously not a nice feeling when the ground slips but the ground was in pretty good nick and hopefully it is just a one off,” he said. Suckling left the ground for a short period after the incident but returned to finish the game with 22 disposals and …

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Barbra Streisand criticised for defending Michael Jackson, saying abuse ‘didn’t kill’ his victims

“Oh, absolutely. That was too painful,” says Streisand, who told the paper she met Jackson a couple of times and turned down his request for a duet of “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You.” “He was very sweet, very childlike.” Asked about the abusive behaviour alleged in the documentary, Streisand …

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Street Seen: Artist Aislin McTavish in Northcote

MY STYLE IS fruity and colourful. I like to pattern clash. I like creating jewellery to go with my favourite pieces. I ADMIRE THE STYLE OF Iris Apfel. She is inspiring. MY FAVOURITE PLACES TO SHOP To be honest, a lot of my friends have small local labels and I …

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Urzila Carlson prepares to make history at Melbourne comedy festival

Carlson with Nazeem Hussain (left) and Matt Okine in Orange Is The New Brown.Credit:SEVEN NETWORK In New Zealand, she has sold out every solo show she’s done since 2009 and won Best Female Comedian at the NZ Comedy Guild Awards six times as well as the coveted People’s Choice Award …

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Taxpayers pay $15,000 for MPs and spouses to attend grand finals

“Her work expenses are within the guidelines,” the spokeswoman said. Ms King, Labor’s consumer affairs spokeswoman, did not issue any press releases, speeches or advice of engagements between September 28 and October 4. The AFL grand final was on September 29. That day she tweeted “bad luck all” in response to …

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‘It is omnipresent’: the toll of psychological violence

Eight years later, these emails number in the thousands, and their number is still growing. Psychological violence can be every bit as devastating as physical violence, but this is not widely understood, says Dr Lisa Warren, a clinical and forensic psychologist and senior lecturer at Monash University. Dr Warren is …

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Gargasoulas trying to set up social media account from prison

“Open a twitter account under a diffrent [sic] name in order to express my views on religion and Government, because if it were under my name no one would believe me yet alone would the media broadcast my message,” he wrote. The Age has chosen not to disclose the proposed …

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How the internet spans oceans, in the time it takes you to read this

Getting it there is an exacting and time-intensive process. A ship named Durable will eventually deliver the cable to sea. But first, the cable is assembled inside a sprawling factory in Newington, New Hampshire. The factory, owned by the company SubCom, is filled with specialised machinery used to maintain tension in …

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‘We need Siri to be Sirius’: genderless voice assistant splits experts

The Q website says technology companies often use female voices because research suggests humans find them more likable, but this “reinforces a binary perception of gender and perpetuates stereotypes that many have fought hard to progress”. Voice assistants are becoming more prevalent, not only on smartphones but also through the …

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