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Microsoft, Facebook agree to help clean up ahead of Canadian election

Loading “The malicious, multi-faceted and ever-evolving tactics constitute a serious strategic threat,” said Gould. Microsoft and Facebook had also agreed to intensify efforts to combat disinformation, promote safeguards to address cyber security incidents and explain their rules about accepting political advertising, Gould said. “I urge other platforms to follow suit …

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‘Death blow’: Corals, algae don’t acclimatise to more acidic seas

They found “completely no change over a year”, said Christopher Cornwall, a researcher based at Victoria University in Wellington, and an author of the paper published in Nature Climate Change on Tuesday. “We expected that over the course of the year they would slowly get acclimatised,” Dr Cornwall said. “In …

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‘We now have a clear mandate’: Coalition holds the line on climate plan

“We’re firmly committed to the policies we took to the election. We now have a clear mandate to implement those policies – and we’ll be doing so,” Mr Taylor said in an interview. Loading “There’s now an opportunity for a bipartisan approach to energy and emissions. “Labor should adopt our …

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Senate race begins to replace Fifield, Sinodinos

Loading With a highly contested seat up for grabs, party members also said the field could include heart surgeon and professor Michael Feneley and the former mayor of Liverpool, Ned Mannoun. The selection of a new senator is at an early stage, given Senator Sinodinos is not expected to be …

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CBD Melbourne: How to drive the suits to distraction

Also invited? RBA economist Sharon Lai, Australian Industry Group Victorian head Tim Piper and Grattan Institute boss John Daley. Controversial United Firefighters Union secretary Peter Marshall had been expected to turn up, but was a no-show on the day. PAYING FOR HIS SINS Controversial rugby star Israel Folau spent last …

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Transforming Melbourne’s skyline: Plan for green roofs across the city

“Establishing more green roofs across Melbourne is a great way to help the environment and reduce building operating costs, while also improving the health and wellbeing of those living and working in the city,” Victorian Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio said. Ms D’Ambrosio said it was expected there would be some …

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Barty survives hiccups to advance to the second round

Order looked to be restored when the Australian broke again to claim the set and move ahead 2-0 in the second stanza. But again she wandered from the path, Pegula breaking back and suddenly finding herself 0-40 on Barty’s serve and ahead 3-2. Loading The Miami Open champion flicked the …

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De Minaur clicks in Roland Garros romp

Paris: Australia’s top male hope Alex de Minaur has begun his French Open campaign in style with a straight sets defeat of American Bradley Klahn. The 20-year-old, on the comeback from a groin injury, broke a five-match losing streak with the 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win – his first on clay …

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Man dies after shooting in Sydney’s west

A man has died at Meridian Place in Doonside in Sydney’s west after being shot. Police were called at about 7.30pm on Monday after reports of a shooting. NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the man who had suffered several gunshot wounds but he died at the scene. At least three ambulance …

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