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‘He can wreak havoc’: Trump markets are ‘way weirder’ for Wall Street investors than the GFC

Maybe that would be fine if it weren’t for the president, whose Twitter blowups have gotten harder to navigate – somehow – as 2019 has dragged on. August is often a rough month for traders but this one has already seen the S&P swing at least 1 per cent in …

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Door open for Naitanui to prove finals fitness in WAFL elimination

Speedy forward Jack Petruccelle was below his best on the weekend but likely to keep his spot for his first final, given the speedy Optus Stadium surface, while defender Tom Barrass has been off in recent weeks but was backed by Simpson despite veteran Will Schofield starring in the WAFL. …

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The needle and the damage done: Perth revealed as overdose hotspot

Heroin and pharmaceuticals killed 880 people in WA between 2013 and 2017. That’s not to say Western Australia doesn’t have a problem with meth. WA topped the nationwide figures for deaths involving stimulants, too, with local results referred to as “stubbornly high” by Penington CEO John Ryan. “No other state …

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8@eight: ASX set for gains as Trump boosts markets from the G7

2. Wall Street: On a day of light volume, the trade-related comments from Trump boosted Wall Street across the board to start the week, leading to all three main indexes finishing more than 1 per cent higher on the day. The Dow and S&P500 boith finished 1.1 per cent higher, …

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‘Does he need mental health help?’: Kyrgios hits back at two of tennis’ greats

Men’s singles, first round: 28-Nick Kyrgios v Steve Johnson (USA) John Millman v 2-Rafael Nadal (ESP) Jordan Thompson v Joao Sousa (POR) Alexei Popyrin v Federico Delbonis (ARG) Thanasi Kokkinakis v Ilya Ivashka (BLR) Women’s singles, first round: Ajla Tomljanovic v Maria Kouzkova (CZE) Astra Sharma v Magda Linette (POL)

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Annabella Sciorra will testify against Harvey Weinstein about alleged rape

New York: Actress Annabella Sciorra will testify against Harvey Weinstein at his trial on rape and other sex-crime charges in January, Manhattan prosecutors said in court on Monday. Annabella Sciorra in 2011.Credit:AP Sciorra, who is known for her work in The Sopranos, has publicly accused Weinstein of sexually assaulting her …

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A giant volcanic rock is floating in the ocean, heading towards Australia

The Hoults had received an August 14 email warning of “pumice fields”, which had been spotted by other sailors and detected from space by NASA satellites. By the evening of August 15, they were surrounded by the rocks and their sulfur smell, they said in a post on the Facebook …

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Melbourne Express, Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The latest for road, train and tram commuters: There’s no Route 67 trams running between Stop 61 Glenhuntly train station and Carnegie due to a tram fault on Glenhuntly Road. On the West Gate Freeway, a left lane is closed inbound near Todd Road due to a broken-down truck. Speed …

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