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Man in court following deadly Prahran nightclub drive-by shooting

A man charged over the fatal Love Machine nightclub shooting has blown kisses to family members as he appeared briefly in the Melbourne Magistrates Court. Moussa Hamka, 25, from Epping, was charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder following the drive-by shooting in April, which left two …

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Donald Trump blasts Jimmy Carter as a ‘nice man’ but a ‘terrible president’

Historian Jon Meacham, the moderator, asked Carter about Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which American intelligence agencies have confirmed did occur. Loading “The president himself should condemn it, admit that it happened,” Carter said. “There’s no doubt that the Russians did interfere in the election. And I think the …

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Trump says he asked Saudis about Khashoggi killing, claims they are angry about it

After repeatedly refusing to answer the question, President Donald Trump told reporters on Saturday that he did bring up the murder of a journalist in his meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, and he claimed the Saudi leader is concerned about it. “He’s very angry about it,” Trump …

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NASA to rock science with vault of lunar loots

“But certainly the anniversary increased the awareness and the fact that we’re going back to the moon.” With the golden anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s feat fast approaching – their lunar module Eagle landed on July 20, 1969, on the Sea of Tranquillity – the moon is red-hot …

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Anti-soap excels at defying expectations

“When we left Sabine at the end of episode 16, she was really confronted by the way her boyfriend, Dane, treated her,” says McKim, who has cerebral palsy. “He said something along the lines of, ‘I don’t want to pity-bang you any more’. As a disabled person, that’s your worst …

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Italy arrests captain of migrant aid ship

Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had refused to let the migrants disembark on Lampedusa, which is closer to north Africa than to the Italian mainland until other European Union countries agreed to take in the asylum-seekers. Five nations so pledged on Friday: Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg and Portugal. But the humanitarian …

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Daily Picks M Magazine – Saturday, July 6

The speed and lycra-lovers’ international event of the year is here, hosted by Mr Tour De France himself, Michael Tomalaris, along with SBS commentators Matthew Keenan and Robbie McEwan. Roadside are cycling journalists, Sophie Smith and Christopher Mallet, with David McKenzie delivering in-depth analysis. Hurrah for one of the few …

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NASA opening moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

“But certainly the anniversary increased the awareness and the fact that we’re going back to the moon.” With the golden anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s feat fast approaching – their lunar module Eagle landed July 20, 1969, on the Sea of Tranquillity – the moon is red-hot again. …

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‘Bloody embarrassing’: We were as bad as it gets, says Buckley

“That is as big a shellacking in general play, not so much on the scoreboard, but it’s as big a shellacking in general play that you will see in the game of footy. “The energy was OK early but it definitely faded, the white flag went up for us. We look at …

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Is botox really an effective remedy for chronic pain?

I’m sitting in my neurologist’s office discussing treatment options for my hemiplegic migraines. I’ve tried shoulder straps, heat packs, massage, yoga, dietary changes, alcohol abstinence and a host of medications – but nothing seems to really work. Today my neurologist suggests Botox injections and my crow’s-feet immediately stand to attention. …

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