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‘Like falling down a rabbit hole’: How to escape financial abuse

But financial abuse can and does occur absent of any physical violence. And it isn’t strictly a millennial problem, nor is it something that happens exclusively to women. Almost 50 per cent of men in the survey by CentSai said they experienced some form of financial abuse. Recognising financial abuse …

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ASX falls 60 points on opening

If the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) was hoping interest rate cuts would boost household spending and investment, it’d be alarmed by the latest Westpac-Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment survey. The headline sentiment index slumped 5.5 per cent to 92.8, leaving at levels not seen since July 2015. Put another way, …

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Top secret Russian unit seeks to destabilise Europe, says security officials

The group, known as Unit 29155, has operated for at least a decade, yet Western officials only recently discovered it. Alexander Mishkin, left, and Ruslan Boshirov, who travelled under false names to conduct what became a botched assassination plot in Britain.Credit:AP Intelligence officials in four Western countries say it is …

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LIVE: AFL trade period, day three

Hemisphere’s McDonald told Trade Radio that he expects there to be speculation throughout 2020 on GWS forward Jeremy Cameron’s contract. He says Cameron is settled at the Gians but has “traditionally always taken time with his contracts”. McDonald says Cameron is big on family, as is his partner. He thinks …

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Rare earths miner slams ‘complicit’ manufacturers over China predicament

The White House is worried China may move to block global rare earths supply in response to heightened trade tensions between the countries, which could have serious security implications given their necessity in defence technology. Ms Lacaze said China’s domination of the supply chain came from a concerted effort by …

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Trump declares it in writing: he won’t co-operate in impeachment probe

Washington: The White House declared on Tuesday it will not co-operate with what it termed an “illegitimate” impeachment probe by House Democrats, setting up a constitutional clash between President Donald Trump and Congress. Trump attorneys sent a letter to House leaders bluntly stating their refusal to participate in the quickly …

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Solar installer banned from government rebate program after safety defects revealed

Customers have been told to contact Consumer Affairs, and the government is expecting Space Solar to cover any costs. The company’s sole director has also had their electrical registration cancelled. The solar homes rebate scheme, announced in the lead-up to the 2018 state election, promised to install energy panels on …

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Faster than the speed of sound: Boeing bets $30m on Virgin Galactic

In a statement to The Washington Post, Branson said the deal marked “the beginning of an important collaboration for the future of air and space travel, which are the natural next steps for us. Virgin Galactic and Boeing share a vision of opening access to the world and space, to …

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The most premium noise cancelling headphones don’t come cheap

With a clean sound, a premium look and feel and some great tech inside, Master & Dynamic’s MW65 wants to be the upmarket choice when it comes to noise cancelling over-ear headphones. But high-end materials only go so far when you’re asking $850. Offering a high-end, precision made alternative to …

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