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Bookie returns more than $1 million to Raiders punters

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart showed great restraint in not commenting on the six again decision, which involved Jack Wighton surrendering with the ball on the play thinking his side would be granted another set. NRL head of football Graham Annesley took the almost unprecedented step of addressing the media after …

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Dynasty actress and fiery anti-racism campaigner

In the early 1970s she was poised to marry the British television personality David Frost, then in his early thirties and one of London’s most eligible bachelors, who had his own nightly show on American TV. British television personality David Frost and actress-singer Diahann Carroll at New York’s Plaza Hotel …

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Arab leaders meet amid fears of new Middle East conflict

Saudi Arabia and the UAE, partners in a Sunni Muslim coalition battling the Houthis, have supported the United States’ “maximum pressure” campaign against Shi’ite Muslim Iran since Washington last year quit a 2015 nuclear pact and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic. The UAE recently softened its rhetoric, urging de-escalation …

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AI exoskeleton helps quadriplegic to walk by reading his brain

Scientists behind the project say it promises to significantly boost the autonomy and quality of life for the 20 per cent of people with traumatic spinal cord injuries who end up quadriplegic. However, they say major improvements are still needed before the technology can be widely used. [embedded content] Two …

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Bling fling: Robinson gives away another premiership trinket, Cronk loses his

Loading And Robinson was quick to acknowledge Tetevano’s contribution this year after he played 24 games for the club to help them into another decider. Robinson showed a similar charitable side when he handed over his ring last year to 18th man Lindsay Collins, who was ommitted from the grand …

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ASX higher as banks, CSL, and BHP rise

Eden Innovationsshares jumped 16 per cent in early trading to 5.1¢ after announcing its first sales to New York-based concrete supplier United Transit. This represents ”a major breakthrough into the very large New York concrete market”, EdenCrete’s major shareholder Tasman told shareholders today.  Eden Innovations’ US subsidiary is currently installing …

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‘I’d stop if I weren’t any good’: Billionaire co-founder of the world’s biggest money manager eyes next big deal

The buyout titan has been back in the news again lately because he’s back where he’s spent the lion’s share of his career: at the centre of a huge deal. The London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy the Refinitiv terminals business, in which Blackstone owns a 55 per cent …

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Israeli archaeologists discover large 5000-year-old city

Harish, Israel: Israel’s Antiquities Authority on Sunday said that researchers have discovered the remains of a large, 5000-year-old city that sheds new light on experts’ understanding of the period. Calling it a “cosmopolitan and planned city,” the authority said the early Bronze Age settlement covered 65 hectares and was home …

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Recession fears are seeping into Wall Street

Since then, the relationship has been more complicated and more variable. John Velis, foreign exchange strategist at BNY Mellon, offers the following simple measure of whether good or bad news is treated as such by the market. It shows the correlation between moves in the stock market and moves in …

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LIVE: AFL trade period day one

Earlier this week, Jimmy Bartel joined Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall to preview trade period. They talked Tim Kelly, Josh Jenkins, Jonathon Patton and more.  Have a listen: Marvel Stadium is the centre of the action this morning as clubs arrive to start eight days of wheeling and dealing. Here’s …

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