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Daily Archives: September 15, 2019

Man chases burglar who was armed with sword

Townsville police have interrupted a dramatic foot chase that saw a home invasion victim try to catch a burglar who was armed with a samurai sword. The officers were on a routine patrol in suburban Heatley on Sunday night when they spotted an man running down the street, chasing a …

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Sunny weather to end as rain heads for Sydney

After the southerly, Sydney is expected to be hit by intense rain overnight, with 45mm of rainfall predicted for Tuesday. “The rain is tracking behind of the cold front,” she said. “We probably won’t see showers until the evening, it will be about eight or nine o’clock before we see …

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‘Game changer’: Crude oil surges over 10pc following Saudi attacks

The substantial gains follow an attack on facilities at the Abqaiq and Khurais oil fields in Saudi Arabia early Saturday morning local time, the former being the largest oil refinery in the nation. “An attack on Saudi Arabia’s key oil facilities has significantly raised tension in the Middle East,” ANZ …

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Bellamy’s jumps 54pc on takeover offer

Shares in Bellamy’s jumped from $8.32 up to $12.81 this morning after a Chinese dairy company offered $13.25 per share in a full takeover. Read the full story here.  This has also lifted other companies with strong links to Chinese consumers, with a2 Milk up 5.5 per cent to $13.81 …

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Three arrested after dramatic police chase on Princes Freeway

A dramatic police chase during the morning peak hour on the Princes Freeway has ended after officers managed to intercept an allegedly stolen ute and arrest three people. Police say they were called to Cobblebank, in Melbourne’s outer west, early on Monday morning after receiving reports a Nissan ute had …

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Search for fisherman swept out to sea near Phillip Island

Those who witnessed the incident called triple zero but lost sight of the man in the sea before emergency crews arrived. Emergency services searching on Sunday. Credit:Nine News The rugged coast on Phillip Island. Credit:Nine News A police helicopter and dinghies were used to try and find the man on …

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‘Cooked’: Smith feeling the pinch after Ashes series for the ages

In a series dominated by the ball, Smith stood a cut above the rest, amassing 774 runs at 110.57 – an average even Don Bradman would have been proud of. It is the fifth highest run tally in Ashes history behind Bradman (1930, 1936-37), Wally Hammond (1928-29) and Mark Taylor …

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Teacher who told students about her ‘boob job’ loses licence

It began in March 2015, with Emma driving John home without his parents’ consent. On a school trip in June, John sat between his teacher’s legs while she played with his hair for about 30 minutes. By the end of the year, John was having dinner with Emma and her …

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WA Fisheries minister pledges 1000 more shark shields

Mr Petrovic said it wasn’t the first time he had a close encounter with a shark, after almost getting attacked a few years ago at Cockburn Sound. “Last week’s incident involving a spear fisher who luckily avoided injury, goes to show how important offering personal protection is,” Mr Kelly said. …

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Bogut still facing sanction as heartbroken Boomers shift focus to Tokyo

That disappointment came despite it being the side’s best finish at a World Cup and without five unavailable NBA talents. Loading Instead the likes of Nick Kay, Chris Goulding, Jock Landale and Creek had their moments complementing the Boomers’ core group that came within one basket of a medal at …

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