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Drones that crashed in Beirut suburb were from Israel, says Hezbollah

With Iran’s economy reeling from sanctions imposed by the United States, Tehran is less able to fund its allies than it was in the past. And with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fighting for his political future as an election looms in Israel, there is speculation that he is turning up …

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Don’t take him literally: Mnuchin downplays Trump’s ‘enemy’ tweet

Trump has pressured the Fed for months to cut rates and criticised its policies. Earlier this month, the president called the Fed “clueless.” On Friday, Trump told reporters that if Powell wanted to quit, “I wouldn’t stop him.” Leading indicator In the same interview, Mnuchin also said the US isn’t …

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Car found torched after hit-run collision leaves man, boy injured

A 22-year-old man and a five-year-old boy were in the car which was side-swiped. The Audi was later found on fire in Ashwood. Credit:Nine News Both were taken to Dandenong Hospital in a stable condition with non-life threatening injuries. The man driving the Commodore was then picked up by someone …

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Wide open race for AFL rivals to usurp tired reigning premiers

That slip-up just might be the sort of luck a team needs to see out a successful September and we all know Nathan Buckley’s men are due for some after losing last year’s grand final epic by a bullet of a kick from Dom Sheed that thread the needle at …

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Bumrah rampant with 5-7 as India thrash the West Indies

Bumrah was ably supported by fellow pace bowler Ishant Sharma, who collected 3-31, completing an eight-wicket match haul. Tailender Kemar Roach slogged three sixes in one over off spinner Ravindra Jadeja and top-scored for West Indies with 38. India’s Jasprit Bumrah was rampant, claiming 5-7.Credit:AP Only a final-wicket partnership of …

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Woman dies during weekend Queensland triathlon

A woman who died during a weekend north Queensland triathlon is believed to have succumbed to a medical episode, according to the event organisers. The participant, aged in her late 40s, was found during the trail run at the Townsville Triathlon and Multisport Festival on Sunday just before 9am. Emergency …

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History-chasing Barty headlines five Aussies on US Open day one

As some of her rivals fret over the prospect of another sapping fortnight in New York, Barty is ready for whatever conditions confront her at Flushing Meadows. Loading “Oh, it’s alright. It’s not that bad,” Barty said with a typical shrug of the shoulders ahead of her first-round clash with …

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Subiaco developer guns for WA’s most expensive ever apartment sale

The buildings comprising the development would each have their own character: the 30-apartment corner building, Rokeby, would be a more trendy, contemporary style, 100-apartment Roberts would be more traditional and the 120-apartment Seddon would be resort-style. Some had views over Lake Monger, Kings Park and over the city to the …

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Perth’s trial to switch off red turning lights at night abandoned due to spike in crashes

Loading It also showed drivers waiting to turn right had their wait time halved. However, an evaluation of the trial to the end of 2018 – obtained by WAtoday – revealed right turn crashes at the selected intersection locations had increased from zero to nine – with four crashes resulting …

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NASA astronaut accused of first crime in space

Washington: Officials with NASA are reportedly investigating an allegation that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from space, which may be the first allegation of a crime committed in space. Anne McClain, a decorated astronaut who was once set to be part of NASA’s first all-female …

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