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Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch after screen breaking issues

Loading “To fully evaluate this feedback and run further internal tests, we have decided to delay the release of the Galaxy Fold. We plan to announce the release date in the coming weeks.” The postponement may help Samsung avoid the deeper troubles of selling consumers faulty devices. The company suffered …

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Free agents running free: in-demand Eels stars run riot

In the sheds afterwards, Moses has a laugh about the inevitable contract questions and then toed a usual line about leaving it to his management and the club. Why wouldn’t he? With each passing week, there might be a few extra dollars added to the bottom line. Ditto Gutherson. And …

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Head injuries in spotlight after Farah, Garner passed but ruled out

“You pass the test… but it’s about how it looks.” On optics alone, the decision to leave Farah off the field was a no-brainer. He clearly stumbled after copping a knock in the ninth minute, struggling to stay on his feet as he tried to take his place in the …

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‘They are so beautiful’: Australian mother and daughter killed in Sri Lankan bombings

“We’ve been keeping in touch, messaging and stuff, and they’ve been so busy with their lifestyle in Sri Lanka.” On Facebook he wrote: “R.I.P Akki Manik Suriaaratchi and angel Alexandria (sic) You will never be forgotten & always be in our hearts.” Ms Suriaaratchi was managing director of Omega Global, …

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Cool heads need to prevail in wake of Sri Lanka carnage

The country is still recovering from a 26-year civil war between the majority Buddhist Sinhalese community and the predominantly Hindu Tamils, the next largest ethnic community. That war ended in 2009 after causing the deaths of an estimated 150,000 people. There is no shortage of groups with a track record …

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‘Quite shocking’: Low water levels leave Riverina high and dry

People in the isolated townships are worried about access for emergency services and the cost of the delays. “Farmers are already doing it tough with the drought and this just adds time and money to that,” said Cherie Wright-Pearce, the business manager at Talgarno Primary School. “Some farmers have property …

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AWU raids inquiry cost taxpayers $1.2 million – but Liberal staffers refused to co-operate

The police probe – which did not yield any charges – related to raids on the Melbourne offices of the Australian Workers’ Union in October 2017. News of the imminent raids was leaked to the media by Senator Cash’s former staffer David De Garis, resulting in TV cameras being in …

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Race-by-race tips and preview for Wagga on Tuesday

Open battle, with a few first-starters up against those early in their prep. Canberra gelding 2. Contaminated was unwanted in betting, but finished strongly on debut behind Compactor which has since won again at Nowra. Gets blinkers for the first time, draws to do no work, and should appreciate the …

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Top Cats cooking with Gaz

Match review officer Michael Christian will analyse the clash between James Sicily and Hawkins. With the play 30m away Hawkins bumped or pushed Sicily from behind and Sicily collapsed to the ground, where he remained at length, apparently winded. There appeared moderate contact but Sicily stayed down, which complicates the …

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Parramatta put on a good show but stage the main attraction

Then came Steve Edge, the hooker and captain when the Eels won their three premierships from 1981-83 under supercoach Jack Gibson. “Best stadium I’ve seen,” Edge said. “It’s a bit different to the old Cumberland Oval when we used to run out through the canteen. All you could smell was …

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