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Daily Archives: September 5, 2019

Morning sun won’t last with rain, wind, thunderstorms, hail on the way

“Then we see showers throughout the afternoon. There will be breaks in between showers but it’s looking much colder and showery for the rest of the weekend.” He said it was likely to be wet and windy for the clash between Geelong and Collingwood, with the chance that thunderstorms could …

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Barty reaches another US Open doubles final

New York: Ashleigh Barty will mark her return to the top of the world singles rankings with a second straight appearance in the US Open women’s doubles final. Seeking back-to-back doubles titles in New York, Barty and dual Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka stormed into the championship decider with a …

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Child hit by car outside Sydney school

A child has been hit and trapped by a car on a busy road outside a school in Sydney’s south on Friday morning. Emergency services were called to Forest Road outside Hurstville Public School about 8.40am following reports the child had been hit by a car and was trapped under …

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Markets Live: Risk appetite returns as economic fears subside

Conditions across Australia’s construction sector are getting worse, but the pace of the deterioration is slowing. The latest Ai Group Performance of Construction Index (PCI) rose 5.5 points to 44.6 in August after seasonal adjustments, leaving it at the highest level since March this year. A figure below 50 indicates …

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Tasmanian man dies while swimming in Grand Canyon

The rescue team recovered his body with the park’s helicopter. Park rangers issued a warning to Grand Canyon visitors. They cautioned swimming in the Colorado River is different from swimming in pools, with the water changing from shallow to deep in just a few steps. There are also swift, strong …

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Adam and James created a $56b company – now they are being blamed for starting a teen ‘epidemic’

So how did Juul go from its Silicon Valley roots to being associated with Big Tobacco? The stunning rise Bowen and Monsees’ thesis presentation gave rise to a San Francisco-based company that introduced its Juul e-cigarette in 2015. Two years later, Juul was spun out into a separate company. Last …

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Simpson confident Naitanui will ‘be fine’ after report for angry shove

“I don’t think there’s anything in that. I’m pre-empting he’ll be fine,” Simpson said after the 55-point win. “I think someone pulled his hair, and he might have responded with that. But I don’t think there was much in it, but who knows. “There was no injury. So I think …

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Total fire ban declared for Sydney and much of northern NSW

A total fire ban has been declared across Sydney and much of NSW’s north, with warm, dry and windy conditions forecast for Friday. The Bureau of Meteorology on Friday morning revised its fire danger rating to “severe” for the greater Sydney region, extending a total fire ban in place across …

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Tamil family ‘hopeful of a miracle’ in last-ditch bid to stay in Queensland

“(They’re) just forever hopeful that a miracle might happen,” Ms Fredericks said. A succession of courts, including the High Court, had previously found the parents and the eldest child were not refugees and did not qualify for Australia’s protection. The family’s legal action is now focused on Tharunicaa’s right to …

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Physically aggressive students attacking WA teachers on the rise

PFWA first made the call for mandatory jail time for adults who assault school staff last year when the government released its plans for tougher measures against violence in schools. “We don’t want students to be confronted by mandatory legislation, we’ve got to work with these kids and manage behaviour, …

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