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Daily Archives: September 24, 2019

Over two decades after last bout, ex-champ set for boxing return at 55

Britain’s 55-year-old Nigel Benn is set to announce his comeback to boxing 23 years after his last professional fight, his promoter was quoted as saying on Tuesday. “I wouldn’t support Nigel if I didn’t believe he was fit to box,’ Mark Peters told the BBC. Where’s there’s a will: The …

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Perth boy, 6, dies after being struck by car in popular sporting ground car park

A police spokesman said the 31-year-old woman driving the Honda Jazz was assisting police with their investigation. “St John Ambulance attended the scene but tragically the six-year-old boy died at the scene as a result of his injuries,” he said. “Major Crash investigators would like to speak to anyone that …

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As Samsung Galaxy Fold returns, users told to handle with extreme care

Using the new Galaxy Fold has undoubtedly raised my blood pressure. A “care instruction” guide attached to the front of the phone includes the following list of ordinary-sounding activities that might destroy this extraordinary device: Do not apply “excessive pressure” to the flexible screen or press with anything sharp, including …

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Renowned French chef sues Michelin over lost star citing cheddar error

A court hearing is set for November 27 in Nanterre, Agence France-Presse reports. Veyrat’s restaurant, roughly 160 kilometres east of Lyon, was first awarded the coveted three-star Michelin ranking in 2018. Much of the food in the $US330 to $US430 ($485 to $630) tasting menu comes from the restaurant’s own …

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Missing Mandurah schoolgirl found after parents make emotional plea

A 12-year-old Mandurah girl who failed to come home from school on Tuesday afternoon has been found after a desperate plea from her parents. Shylah Chomley, was expected to return home from her Meadow Springs school around 3.40pm. Missing schoolgirl Shylah Chomley has been found.Credit:WA Police Shortly before she was …

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Lockyer backs Lodge as Broncos captain despite furious backlash

“If Matt Lodge was to become the new captain, I guess there’d be a lot of questions asked around what happened in the previous years past,” Lockyer told Nine’s Wide World of Sports. Unpopular: The idea of Matt Lodge skippering the Broncos has been met with a wave of protest.Credit:Getty …

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A Fox News guest called Greta Thunberg ‘mentally ill’. The network apologised

“The comment made by Michael Knowles who was a guest on The Story tonight was disgraceful – we apologise to Greta Thunberg and to our viewers,” a spokesperson for the network said in a statement. Climate activist Greta Thunberg, left, and Fox guest¬†Michael Knowles, who called Thunberg ‘mentally ill’.Credit:Bloomberg/Washington Post …

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If domestic violence offenders can return to league, why not Folau?

Loading But NRL veteran Marshall wondered why Folau was not given another chance, claiming players had done worse in the past and been accepted back by the game. “It doesn’t faze me if he’s allowed or he’s not allowed to play,” Marshall told NRL 360. “I definitely don’t agree with …

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The moment of motherhood

1/15 Same sex couple Rachelle Keenan (birth mum) and Fabiana Perfilio, were told the waiting time for donor sperm in Australia was two years so they decided to do IVF with donor sperm from The USA. Before sperm can be shipped it has to comply with Australian laws, one being …

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Where’s the city gone? Heavy fog hampers early commuters to Perth

Early commuters to the Perth CBD could have been mistaken to think the city had disappeared after heavy fog blanketed the metropolitan area on Wednesday morning. The fog over Perth from the Fremantle Port camera.Credit:@weather_wa The heavy fog sparked a road weather alert by Main Roads for all roads freeways …

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