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Daily Archives: September 11, 2019

Schutt’s hat-trick puts her in record books as Australia sweep ODIs

Antigua: Megan Schutt bowled her way into the record books while Meg Lanning became Australia’s leading women’s runscorer as the visitors completed an eight-wicket ODI win over the West Indies in Antigua on Wednesday. The right-arm medium pacer claimed a ODI hat-trick to become the first Australian woman to achieve …

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Clara Schumann, music’s unsung renaissance woman

“When I was growing up, I first learned about Clara from reading about Robert Schumann,” US pianist Lara Downes says. As a teenage virtuoso, Downes was determined to track down Clara Schumann’s music and played her Piano Concerto in A minor with a small regional orchestra in Alabama. On her …

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Police mark five years since William Tyrrell disappeared

Homicide detectives say they are “continuing to explore lines of inquiry and persons of interest” as, on Thursday, they mark five years since William Tyrrell’s disappearance. “Investigators from the homicide squad’s Strike Force Rosann are continuing to conduct inquiries, as they acknowledge the fifth anniversary of the disappearance of William …

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Perth backpacking couple detained in Iranian prison for taking photos

They had already travelled through Western Australia’s north west, Indonesia, India and Pakistan. A spokesperson for Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) confirmed it was providing consular assistance to the families of the the couple, and another older Australian woman who is detained in Iran. The third woman, who is …

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New date set for Jack De Belin and Callan Sinclair rape trial

Callan Sinclair, right, leaves Wollongong Local Court last month.Credit:AAP Image/Dean Lewins “Both Mr Sinclair and Mr de Belin shouldn’t be required to wait any longer than is absolutely necessary to get this trial on – the same for the prosecution witnesses I would have thought,” he said in setting the …

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Goldstein stays at North Melbourne after signing three-year deal

Goldstein’s manager Tom Petroro from TLA ramped up discussions with North Melbourne last week and the deal was announced Thursday morning. “I had a lot to weigh up when the season finished, but ultimately my love for North, my teammates and the people here won me over,” Goldstein told North …

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Mothers arrested in raids over allegedly fraudulent family day-care scheme

Mr Farmann was one of 17 people charged in May over their role in operating the fake home family day-care business in arrests that police described as “the tip of the iceberg”. Now investigators have turned their sights to the parents who allegedly helped to make it happen. Strike Force …

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Reckon vegan all get along? Just fire up the barbecue

While we might laugh at the headline and the situation, the vitriolic social media response and retaliation to the news of organising a protest barbecue outside the complainant’s house goes way too far. I can understand how this situation can highlight the hypocrisy of some within the extreme vegan movement …

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Reynolds signs 10-year Supercars deal with Erebus

Reynolds joined Erebus in 2016, winning four races as well as his Bathurst victory and claimed 17 podiums in that time. He is yet to win a race in 2019, however, with most of his headlines being generated by a war of words with championship leader Scott McLaughlin after the …

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‘It still hurts’: Boomers motivated by Olympic loss for Spain clash

Argentina’s upset of Serbia on Tuesday mean China’s is the first World Cup where neither the European powerhouse or the United States will feature in the final four. Australia aren’t looking past Spain though, who beat the Boomers by one point in the Olympic bronze medal game in 2016. Andrew …

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