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Daily Archives: September 6, 2019

‘Where did I find this guy Jerome?’: With a boss like Trump, you have to feel sorry for the Fed chief

Powell spoke on Friday in Zurich and largely stuck to script, staying fairly upbeat on the economy overall while being careful not to criticise trade policy. The labor market is in “quite a strong position,” he said, and the jobs report released four hours earlier “is very much consistent with …

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Two men arrested after Maidstone stabbing death

Two men have been arrested by police after the stabbing death of a man on Friday night in Maidstone, north-west of the CBD. Police were called to a Fisher Street address after a man was discovered with stab wounds at around 6.50pm on Friday night. The man was declared dead …

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Cats in ‘mourning’ but ready to rebound against Eagles: Scott

Loading The Cats can take confidence from their 58-point win over the Eagles in round six but that was in Geelong and not at the MCG where the two clubs have not met since the 2011 preliminary final. “You have to be positive about the opportunity that presents itself. There’s …

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Aussie quicks focused on business first before worrying about Ashes rest

In 2012, Australia were without senior duo Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus for the deciding game against South Africa in Perth after they bowled themselves to exhaustion in vain days earlier in Adelaide. Selectors then picked a completely new pace attack of Mitchell Johnson, who had not played a Test …

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Perth woman caught in citizen’s arrest sentenced after bashing resident with hat rack

He alerted the other man and they restrained Kelly while they called the police. However, an acquaintance of Kelly also attended the break-in and punched the male resident to the left shoulder and the back of the head. During the struggle, Kelly’s acquaintance hit the resident over the head with a …

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The final questions: Greater Western Sydney v Western Bulldogs

Can the Giants reverse their form? The return of Triple J (Jeremy Cameron, Jeremy Finlayson and Jacob Hopper) will help as will the presence of Shane Mumford, the quartet’s absence from the 61-point loss to the Dogs in round 22 significant. Add to that the fact Josh Kelly and Matt …

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Driver who struck and killed schoolboy was serving community jail sentence

It followed Abdul Rahman’s guilty plea and conviction for driving under the influence of drugs, carrying a knife in public, possessing a weapon without a permit, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest. Under the terms of the correction order the 36-year-old was required to undergo psychiatric treatment and drug …

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Wealthy baby boomers heat up WA’s high-end apartment market

Mr Blackburne said while the general apartment market was flagging, low construction prices has meant they can build big higher-end apartments at lower costs to fill a gap that has been lingering for decades. “There is an impression that the market is challenging at the moment and it is in …

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Cool change for Queensland but fire danger high

The border town of Stanthorpe was mostly without power on Friday when a bushfire on the outskirts took out a substation. Loading The fire was so fast the town was warned of imminent peril at 5.30pm and told they must seek shelter to survive. Police declared an emergency situation shortly …

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Homes lost in the Scenic Rim, Stanthorpe remains in emergency situation

“It is expected to impact the communities of The Summit, Thulimbah, Cottonvale and Dalveen this morning.” Paramedics were also called about 9.40pm on Friday at Clarigaba, near Mount Nathan on the Gold Coast, after a man in his 20s collapsed after attempting to fight fires. The man was treated for …

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