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Switch a boon for time-poor time-travellers

The Nintendo Switch has been fantastic for nostalgic types like me, and for indie lovers too, because it lets you enjoy smaller or more familiar games at any time, without eating into the brand new, big screen gaming experiences of your evenings and weekends. The portable system is packed with …

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One hour a day: World Health Organisation issues first guidelines for kids’ screen time

The Australian Bureau of Statistics found earlier this year that 90.3 per cent of kids between five and 14 spent time on screen-based activities when not at school, and most of those – 56.8 per cent – were glued to screens for 10 or more hours each week. The World …

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Sydney police officer charged in relation to his dealings with convicted rapist

Loading At the time NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian apologised to the girl allegedly assaulted by Mr Sampieri and the NSW Police Commissioner, Mick Fuller, admitted the organisation had likely “failed” to act on complaints weeks earlier that the man had breached the conditions of his parole. Commissioner Fuller previously said …

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Justin Gimelstob’s criminal case is settled. Now he awaits a verdict from his tennis peers

Now his employers in tennis have to decide how to respond. Those considering Gimelstob’s future must grapple with victim impact statements by Kaplan and his wife, Madison, in court on Monday. Kaplan described being repeatedly punched in the head while on the ground and Gimelstob threatening to kill him. He …

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Race-by-race tips and preview for Randwick on Anzac Day

13. Tracy May has produced a couple of nice trials and there was plenty to like about her win over Flit at Rosehill where she trucked up behind them and slid through to win going away. Well bred being from the Typhoon Tracy family and should run well on debut.Dangers: …

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Roosters offer ‘tempting’, admits Blayke Brailey after committing to Sharks

“Obviously you have Cooper Cronk there, you have Latrell Mitchell, you have Keary. There are a lot of high-profile players there so it was tempting. Same here – we have Shaun Johnson, [Andrew] Fifita, Matt Moylan. It was a hard, but easy decision for me to stay. Loading “Like I …

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Dragons are in the hunt for Anzac Day upset

They’ve really impressed me in the last few weeks. They really opened up against the Bulldogs and, while it was a toil against Manly in Wollongong last Saturday night, they just found a way to win, even if it was with two minutes left in the match. That’s how you …

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Weak inflation report: the case for an interest rate cut

They concluded that, in a scenario “where inflation did not move any higher and unemployment trended up”, an interest rate cut would be “appropriate”. Wednesday’s unquestionably weak reading on inflation certainly satisfies the first part of that equation; although the second part – an uptick in joblessness – is missing. …

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Cummings has high hopes for new kid on the block

Libertini is a short-priced favourite to take out the Armistice Plate (1200m) and Cummings is confident she can, but says with the outside barrier jockey Kerrin McEvoy will be riding a very simple race. ‘‘We’ll be looking to ride her quietly and hit the line late, I don’t think that …

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Sally McManus refuses to back Adani coal mine

“We will always say they’ve just got to stack up against all of the tests that apply,” Ms McManus said of Adani. Loading “Obviously, there are social environmental economic tests that have got to apply.” Mr Shorten refused to sign the pledge this week and said he would “not be …

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