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Daily Archives: September 23, 2019

Iranian mum at centre of prisoner swap calls to learn sentence

There have also been reports Iran is interested in swapping Ghodskani for Australian backpackers Jolie King and Mark Firkin who are being held at Iran’s notorious Evin prison. Another Australian, Melbourne University academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is also being detained by Iran. “The seriousness of the defendant’s crime warrants a sentence …

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Tigers fans get their second chance at grand final tickets from 11am

Richmond gold members who have already registered get their second chance through Ticketek from 11am to 12pm, while gold members who have not registered can try their luck from 12pm to 1pm. Members have been advised by the club to have their Ticketek login details and their 12-digit Richmond  membership number …

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Shocked Bairstow dropped as England aim to bounce back from Ashes disappointment

Bairstow was told in a phone call by Ed Smith, the national selector, that he was not part of the squad for New Zealand. Loading Bairstow was shocked and disappointed by the news and thought he was going to be travelling as first-choice wicketkeeper/batsman after being handed a Test central …

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Markets Live: ASX set to soften, RBA in focus

Interest rate futures traders believe the US Federal Reserve will bow to President Donald Trump’s persistent tweets pressuring the central bank to lower interest rates, and this poses a “significant” risk to Fed independence, according to research released on Monday. Researchers from Duke University and the London Business School studied …

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Buti’s Call: Delisted by Lyon, ex-Docker now shapes as grand final hero

De Boer, an All-Australian under 18 in 2008, was drafted by Fremantle in the 2009 rookie draft at number 19 and was soon elevated to the senior list. He debuted in round 6 of 2009 in the Western Derby and would go on to play another 137 games for the …

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Gatland has his say on contentious Hodge hit as Wallabies clash looms

While Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said on Monday he was surprised Hodge had been cited, Gatland was blunt when asked after the match what he thought of the tackle that has divided public opinion. “It looks like he has made contact there to me,” Gatland said. “That’s not my decision …

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Hoarder fined over stockpiled goods on property

Among the goods were step ladders, saw horses, cupboards, timber off-cuts, car tyres, an assortment of old furniture and whitegoods, buckets, unregistered cars, pool fencing, window frames, scrap metal and garage roller doors. The officer returned on July 25 and again on July 30, but the rubbish remained on site. …

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Blood, sweat and burgers: Ex-employees speak out about abuse, unpaid overtime and fake reviews at Perth restaurant chain

After weeks of driving home in the early hours of the morning, shouting matches with management and a running joke about the stress-induced “Shack diet” she had found herself on, Ms Sugars reached breaking point and resigned. “I’ve seen a lot of good people completely deteriorate like this,” she said. …

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Trump’s tweets a ‘significant threat’ to the Fed, say researchers

Interest rate futures traders believe the US Federal Reserve will bow to President Donald Trump’s persistent tweets pressuring the central bank to lower interest rates, and this poses a “significant” risk to Fed independence, according to research released on Monday. US President Donald Trump has continually criticised the Fed’s interest …

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Israel’s president meets with Gantz and Netanyahu to break deadlock

Netanyahu and Gantz are on board with the unity idea in general, but on different, and possibly mutually exclusive, terms. Gantz has said that he would not join a coalition with Netanyahu as long as he is facing possible indictment in three corruption cases. He has also said that he …

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