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Daily Archives: September 2, 2019

Why isn’t Hurricane Dorian moving?

After reaching record-tying wind speeds on landfall in the Bahamas, the storm just stalled. Its eyewall first hit Grand Bahama Island Sunday night, and 18 hours later part of the eye still lingered there, meteorologists said. The national hurricane centre late on Monday called the storm “stationary” after several hours …

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Perth vegan takes neighbours to court over barbecue smell

A Perth vegan has taken her neighbours all the way to the Supreme Court, demanding they stop smoking, bouncing balls and even cooking barbecues in the backyard. Cilla Carden from Girrawheen, in Perth’s northern suburbs, said she is fed up with the smell of meat cooking on the barbecue next door. …

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Global stocks slip on tariffs, Argentina hit by capital controls

“The ultimate outlook for the trade dispute has become harder to predict with confidence,” said Mark Haefele, chief investment officer at UBS Global Wealth Management. “Since trade tensions have become the major driving force for stocks, even greater than monetary policy, we advise against adding significantly to equity exposure – …

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Man arrested at Brisbane airport after fatal NSW hit-and-run

A man has been arrested at Brisbane International Airport in relation to a fatal hit-and-run crash just the other side of the New South Wales border on Monday. The 52-year-old was arrested on Tuesday morning and was allegedly trying to flee the country when NSW officers swooped. NSW police officers …

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The world’s most profitable company has just replaced its chairman

Rumayyan, a former investment banker, was appointed managing director of the Public Investment Fund in September 2015, after a serving as advisor at the royal court for a brief period before that. He joined Saudi Aramco’s board in 2016. Loading The move comes a few days after Saudi Arabia created …

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Khawaja dumped as Harris retains place for fourth Ashes Test

“You don’t like to make too many changes as a rule. You’re always looking to having the best possible team you can have,” coach and selector Justin Langer said on Sunday. “If it means making some changes you have to make changes. Certainly, continuity of selection as a guide is …

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Major changes to WA foster care system coming

They said an investigation into the operations of the department charged with protecting children in care was necessary as relations between case workers and foster families had badly deteriorated, with decisions being made which were not in the best interests of children, the concerns of foster carers ignored and a …

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The envious 10: AFL finals to fire 2019 flops into action

New coach David Teague has been a revelation at Carlton, who won six of its last 11 under his stewardship after sacking Brendon Bolton. Season 2020 can’t come quickly enough for the Blue Army of supporters but the team must work hard to improve its contested ball wins and play …

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Bashed and mocked, she lost herself in drugs. Then a candle flame saved her life

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size In almost-darkness, Keira told her story for the first time. She’d never spoken up at Narcotics Anonymous before, but it was a burning candle that finally softened her guard. No-one could see her in the candlelit session, and she was finally free …

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Man killed while crossing Cunningham Highway south-west of Brisbane

A pedestrian has died after he was hit while crossing the Cunningham Highway on the outskirts of Ipswich on Monday. The 38-year-old man was hit by a northbound sedan about 6.15pm near Middle Road in Purga, about 38 kilometres south-west of Brisbane. The man was hit and killed near the …

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