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Daily Archives: September 19, 2019

Perth car chase ends with injured police officer, police dog punched in head

As a police vehicle approached the Commodore the driver reversed into the police car causing minor damage. As the man was removed from the vehicle he struggled violently, with one officer needing two stitches to his hand as a result of injuries he received during the arrest. The male driver …

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The vicious cycle of tracking periods with apps

Most apps assume all its users are heterosexual and female, or for bigger health tracking apps the menstrual cycle portion is only available to people who identify as female, which is unhelpful and sometimes upsetting to intersex people and transmen. Much of the language in these apps just operates on …

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Water police rescue pair that hung on to capsized boat

A pair who were clinging on to a small capsized boat in the ocean near the Gold Coast were rescued by water police overnight. Police were called to assist in the marine rescue about 7pm on Thursday when an EPIRD was activated at Jumpinpin Pocket. PolAir responded and found two passengers …

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‘Second century of mateship’: Morrison touches down for high-stakes meeting with Trump

They were met by the US ambassador to Australia, Arthur Culvahouse, in an official party led by the US head of protocol, Cam Henderson, joined by the Australian ambassador to the US, Joe Hockey. In brief remarks upon his arrival after more than 20 hours of flying time, Mr Morrison …

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Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg have ‘good, constructive’ meeting

Washington: US President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a “good, constructive” meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. “Mark is in Washington, DC, meeting with policymakers …

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Flight delays expected as strongest winds in the state recorded at Melbourne Airport

Rich Gilmore, Australia Director for The Nature Conservancy, was travelling back from a conservation conference in the US when the flight was diverted. “We were on descent into Tullamarine and pulled out of the approach. It wasn’t an emergency go-around but obviously an aborted approach,” he said. “The pilot reported …

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Melbourne sleeps through warmest September night in 18 years

Loading It’s set to be dry and warm for the clash between Richmond and Geelong at the MCG on Friday night, with temperatures expected to still be around 20 degrees at 8pm. But the final between Collingwood and the Giants on Saturday afternoon will likely be wet, with the bureau …

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Supercars stars Whincup, Waters facing potential Bathurst ban

The four-time Bathurst champion passed the safety car without permission after being incorrectly identified as the race leader, receiving a drive-through penalty before finishing a distant 16th. After the race Whincup said officials’ brains were “not with it” and they were “cruising back, having a few glasses of red each …

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‘Crash risk’: Tech titan’s $22 billion fortune is looking vulnerable

The structure highlights the extent of Son’s exposure to SoftBank and its $US100 billion Vision Fund. Shares in the Japanese conglomerate have been rocked recently by the postponement of WeWork’s initial public offering. The delay came after the office-rental unicorn was being marketed at a steep discount to the $US47 …

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‘They get the best properties in Perth, and stuff them up’: Sameness killing legacy CBD precincts

A prominent city building owner with intimate knowledge of the CBD retail scene said the MRA and others, like property fund manager Charter Hall, that developed precincts like Yagan and Raine were much to blame for the retail flops housed within each respective multi million-dollar hubs. “Why would they internalise …

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