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Facebook’s Zuckerberg builds his wife a glowing ‘sleep box’

Mark Zuckerberg said he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it’s time to look over their children. The “sleep box” emits a very faint light between 6 am and 7 am – …

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The very big business of organised crime costing Australians millions a year

Some new scams had “come from nowhere” and taken off, including business email scams which represented about $60 million in losses in 2018. After hacking a company’s email system, scammers were sending fake invoices to customers but directing payment to a new account. Old scams were increasing, with a 900 …

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4 Points: Unearthed treasure Parker is key in St Kilda renovation

They will probably fall away by the half way mark given they play GWS, West Coast, Collingwood, Carlton and Port before the bye, but they have already done much to reshape thoughts about them given a changed game plan and a changed team make-up with wins achieved despite losing their …

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‘Instant fireball’: narrow escape for driver of sports car that exploded at petrol station

Shortly after, the awning above the petrol station collapsed. No one was injured from the fire. Chief Inspector Garry Sims praised the quick action of a service station attendant, who activated an isolation switch preventing the risk of a “potentially very dangerous situation”. Fire and Rescue NSW Deputy Commissioner Bruce …

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‘The sacred site is being disrespected’: Sari Club construction to begin this week

Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week lashed the “deeply distressing” decision by Balinese authorities to allow a restaurant to be built on the site. It has stood vacant since bombs planted by terror group Jemaah Islamiyah, which has links to al-Qaeda, destroyed the Sari Club and Paddy’s Bar. But on …

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Woman injured, man arrested after riding horse through anti-Adani protest

Initial reports from police and witnesses were that the horse had knocked the woman over directly, but footage of the incident shot by protesters showed the man trying to force the horse through a gate as a group of anti-Adani protesters tried to close it. The woman was behind the …

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‘I won’t sleep tonight’: Blues coach haunted by Hawks nightmare

Bolton said the defeat was hard to swallow in the short-term but that it wouldn’t diminish his side’s resolve. “I probably won’t sleep tonight,” Bolton said. Injury issues: Carlton defender Kade Simpson.Credit:AAP “Like all Bluebaggers, we don’t like any loss. The players are dirty. We’re dirty. You’ve got to learn …

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‘We didn’t bring our children here to die’: Natalina Angok remembered at second Melbourne vigil

“We cannot blame anyone, we just put her in the hand of God,” she said. “All we can do is live in peace … to try and find some peace.” Christopher Bell, 32, of Cowes, has been charged with Ms Angok’s murder. He was Natalina’s partner, her sister has told The …

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‘We only talked about 2020’: Cook clears up pre-swap Bennett talks

“I don’t deny that I spoke to Wayne and I don’t deny that I spoke to Seibs as well while it was going on,” Cook said. “It was pretty spoken about in the media and there were a couple of us Wayne had spoken to. I was going through some contract …

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NRL to block de Belin team naming before Federal Court ruling

The Dragons will be eligible to name de Belin if he receives a favourable outcome before Tuesday afternoon, but a decision later in the week will force them to take a different road for their star forward’s re-introduction into the game. Loading NRL clubs have previously applied for exemptions for players …

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