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Two teens dead, one fights for life after Cranbourne crash

An 18-year-old Cranbourne woman and a 16-year-old Frankston boy riding in the allegedly stolen car died at the scene. An 18-year-old Baxter man was treated for minor injuries. The occupants of the other vehicle – a 39-year-old woman and two girls aged six and nine, all from Lynbrook – are …

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Partially sunken boat found in search for two missing Brisbane fisherman

“My brother, Carwyn Massey, has been missing since last night. If anyone hears anything please contact the Police or myself and my family,” she wrote. Two aircraft and 13 boats searched “pretty much the whole of the Moreton Bay area”, police said, on Sunday, until nightfall in rough, choppy seas. …

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London calling: Cummins set to finally grace Test stage at Lord’s

London: When Pat Cummins first stepped onto the hallowed turf at Lord’s for Australia he was the next big thing. It was little more than six months after his match-winning Test debut in Johannesburg on a five-match one-day international tour of England before the 2012 London Olympics that is probably …

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Man charged with murder after alleged attack at western Sydney home

A man will face court charged with murder after allegedly assaulting another man at a home in Sydney’s west in the early hours of Sunday morning. Just before 1am, emergency services were called to the home on Cable Street in Eastern Creek and found a 34-year-old man with a serious …

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Multiple prison failures preceded Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide

At 6.30am on Saturday, guards doing morning rounds found him dead in his cell. Epstein, 66, had apparently hanged himself. Questions are being asked about failures that preceded the death of Jeffrey Epstein.Credit:AP The disclosures about these seeming failures in Epstein’s detention at the Metropolitan Correctional Centre deepened questions about his …

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Children killed in tragic fire at Pennsylvania childcare centre

Erie, Pennsylvania: Authorities say a morning fire claimed the lives of five children and sent another person to the hospital. Chief Guy Santone of the Erie Fire Department says the victims died in a fire in Erie reported at about 1.15am on Sunday. Paul Laughlin, 57, places stuffed animals outside …

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Prince Andrew with Queen, Sarah Ferguson when Epstein died: reports

The documents also revealed the testimony of a second accuser, Johanna Sjoberg, who said that Andrew groped her at a party at Epstein’s New York mansion in 2001, and made sexual advances on her and Giuffre with a puppet that looked like him. The news of Epstein’s death Saturday morning …

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Melbourne Express, Monday, August 12, 2019

And now, back to the serious side of the morning. It’s Target word time. Pens at the ready. Today’s letters: L D U L C O I E L.  Send your answers via email or Twitter. We’ll print the names of the first three winners before 9am. It’s still wet …

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NSW drivers slow to get the message about school zones

Figures for school zone speeding fines over the same period in Victoria and Queensland showed “these states don’t encounter the same spike in school zone speeding infringements when school terms resume as NSW”, a statement from GoGet said. NSW is the only state so far to have flashing lights and …

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Northern Beaches Hospital: abandon public-private model, doctors urge

Loading The ASMOF has long been critical of the PPP model even before the hospital’s opening last year. Hospital staff members told the union public patients have been made to wait for surgery when doctors had capacity to perform the procedures to encourage the use of private health insurance. A …

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