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Daily Archives: September 7, 2019

Trump calls off secret meeting with Taliban after Kabul bomb kills 12

Washington: US President Donald Trump says he has called off a secret Camp David meeting with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a car bomb attack in Kabul. Trump tweeted on Saturday, Washington time, that a meeting scheduled for Sunday had been cancelled because of a Taliban attack in the Afghan …

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NRL finalist to carry losing record for just eighth time in history

In comparison, the Warriors finished eighth last year with a 15-9 record. The eighth-placed team this year will be just the second side this decade to reach the finals with a losing record after the Gold Coast did likewise in 2016. Brisbane’s finals fate is out of their hands.Credit:Getty Images …

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England, France win Euro 2020 qualifiers amid Albanian anthem gaffe

Ukraine beat Lithuania 3-0 to march clear at the top of Group B, while Portugal won 4-2 in Serbia to go second. Albania stand for their national anthem after the wrong one had been played earlier.Credit:AP France’s game in Saint-Denis started inauspiciously as the Andorra national anthem was played instead …

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‘It’s time to enhance Sydney’s nightlife’: lockout laws to be wound back in CBD

Ms Berejiklian said that the night-time economy was “a key driver of jobs in our city and we need to do everything we can to strengthen it”. “Community safety will always be a major focus for my government, but we certainly need a balanced approach.” The lockout laws will remain …

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Windy conditions still fanning Queensland fires

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services say the damage includes 11 homes lost in Sarabah and Binna Burra, as well as three in the Southern Downs region and one in the far north. There was good news overnight, when an 85-year-old man reported missing from Beechmont, near the Binna Burra fire, …

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Canadian teen upsets Serena to leave Court’s grand slam record intact

For the second year in a row at the US Open and the fourth time since she returned to competition following the birth of her daughter, Serena Williams fell short of tying Margaret Court’s record of 24 career grand slam tournament singles titles. Williams, who will be 38 in a …

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Mecurial Starc bounces back to best with prized wicket of Stokes

The mercurial left-armer can be erratic at times but can also step up in big moments, as seen during the World Cup when he dismissed Stokes at a crucial stage of a group game. Ben Stokes heads to the pavilion after being dismissed by Mitchell Starc.Credit:Getty Images Stokes was threatening …

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Broad leaves Warner in worst career run and searching for answers

It would be a bold call by selectors to drop a player with Warner’s overall record but the veteran opener is in the worst run of his 78-game career. David Warner’s poor run continued.Credit:AP He made his first pair in this game and heads to The Oval with three consecutive …

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Perth divorce lawyer proposes to girlfriend at his own roast

Family lawyer and comedian Jeff Hewitt, who once worked for Mr Klimek, kicked off his MC duties by revealing he had twice walked in on his boss having sex. He continued to deliver some of the biggest insults. “I want to get myself a neck, can any of your five …

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