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Girl, 9, drowns in north Queensland river

A nine-year-old girl has drowned in a north Queensland river. The girl was pulled unconscious from the Ross River at Rossiter Park in the Townsville suburb of Aitkenvale just after 4.30pm on Monday. The girl drowned in the Ross River at Rossiter Park.Credit:Google Instant Streetview She was taken to Townsville …

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‘Blood, sweat and tears’: Three-month search finds the best 133 Indigenous rugby players

Earlier this year, RA announced it would conduct talent identification tours, weaving from Alice Springs to Bathurst, searching for the next Shannon Walker, Mark Ella or Taleena Simon. With the support of several former and current rugby players, including Andrew Walker, the tours saw thousands of players, aged 14-25, put …

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Canadian fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky died by suicide: police

New York: The Canadian teenagers suspected of killing Australian Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend died by apparent suicide through gunfire, police have announced. Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, have been sighted.Credit:RCMP Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, were sought after embarking on a murderous highway rampage in …

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Hong Kong airport flights to resume this morning

The protests, which have seen both sides adopt increasingly extreme tactics, had until Monday been mostly confined to neighbourhoods across the former British colony. But the airport protest, which caused the cancellation of more than 150 flights, was a rare case of the movement having a direct impact on business …

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Police car shot, rammed in ambush outside McDonald’s in Sunbury

Police have been ambushed when a patrol car was shot at and rammed outside a McDonald’s restaurant north-west on Melbourne in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Officers were patrolling in Sunbury when their car was shot at on Horne Street about 3.15am. The officers drove to the nearby McDonald’s …

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Australian shares set for sharp falls as Wall Street dives on geopolitical, recession fears

“It happens seemingly every August where we have events that move the market out of proportion to the events.” Goldman Sachs said on Sunday that its economists see recessionary risks increasing as the trade war between the world’s two largest economies drags on, and no longer expect a resolution before …

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Melbourne Express, Tuesday, August 13, 2019

McDonalds in Sunbury where a police car was shot at and rammed.Credit:Google Maps Three men are currently in custody following shots being fired at police in Sunbury. They are: 33-year-old man of no fixed place of address 26-year-old man from Sunbury 18-year-old man from Sunbury Full story here.  It’s a …

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‘Wait a minute, we can’t do this’: GOP should consider replacing Trump on 2020 ticket, says Scaramucci

That criticism was apparently what prompted Trump to lash out at Scaramucci on Twitter over the weekend, writing that he was “totally incapable of handling” the communications director job and “would do anything to come back in.” Loading During the CNN interview, Scaramucci said he understood if people thought being …

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Examining President Trump, Q&A ponders the biggest question

One had to admit we aren’t doing badly given the opposing evidence on offer. It’s a low bar, but you probably wouldn’t want to be living in Xi Jinping’s China or even Donald Trump’s America, given the choice. The British guest, philosopher and author A.C. Grayling, held up the very …

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Norway mosque shooting suspect appears in court with black eyes

A few hours after the mosque attack, police discovered the body of a young woman at what they said was the suspect’s address. Police later said she was his stepsister. Loading Manshaus did not speak while reporters were present, and has so far declined to talk to the police. “He …

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