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Heat snare de Villiers in Big Bash coup

Loading “World class players don’t just come along every day and to have a player of AB’s stature and skill in the BBL is a fantastic outcome for everyone, not just the Heat,” he said. “He’s a 360-degree player, great skills, outstanding temperament and an insightful leader. “We’re excited to …

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Burning issues at Tigers to be addressed via coach, CEO Q&A

Maguire’s hard-nosed ways also made headlines on the weekend as the players continue to train through until the grand final. They had their last field session on Monday and will wind things up on Tuesday with a final hitout in the gym. The decision to train through September was originally …

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Fuel thieves will get text from Queensland police to turn around

“The message will give owners of vehicles involved in fuel drive-offs the benefit of the doubt by asking them to return to the fuel station to resolve the matter.” Driving off without paying for fuel is still a criminal offence, Acting Superintendent Sharee Cumming said. “This can happen for various …

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CLIMATE CHANGE: Seeking middle ground in a polarised debate

If you think not, then keep arguing for better policies. But don’t fall into the trap of endorsing extremist predictions as a means to attack a Prime Minister with whom you disagree. Michael Angwin, Surrey Hills The truth is scary and uncomfortable I was grateful to hear Dan Andrews defending …

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Tech stocks help push Wall Street higher

Sentiment on Wall Street got an additional boost after White House trade adviser Peter Navarro dismissed reports that the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from US stock exchanges as “fake news.” Concerns related to those reports had sent the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to a more than three-week …

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Disrupting death: The billionaire who wants to extend our lifespans

To that end, Mellon has set up and is chairman of Juvenescence, a “people-light, asset-rich” company that has just raised $US100 million ($148 million) at a $US500 million valuation to invest in longevity assets. The private company, co-founded alongside Dr Greg Bailey and Dr Declan Doogan, has already taken a …

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Julia Gillard urges bipartisan Australian rethink on aid at Tory conference

Asked by The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age if she regretted delaying an increase in Australia’s aid spending, Ms Gillard said the global financial crisis meant the government had to make a decision about the pace of the increase. Former PM Julia Gillard, Chair of the Global Partnership for …

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Utter lack of class: Draw highlights downfall of Manchester United, Arsenal

“I thought how many times have we been 1-0 up and not got the second goal?” said United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was disappointed his side were not given a penalty when Sead Kolasinac appeared to handle just before Arsenal’s goal. Loading “This is a steep learning curve for …

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Who will be the first domino to fall in this year’s trade period?

With the grand final behind us, the AFL’s silly season is about to begin. Ahead of trade period, Jimmy Bartel joins Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall to preview all the player movement, deals and discussions. Which player will be part of the trade that gets all the others moving? What …

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