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Bennell on Geelong’s radar as clubs monitor his progress

Geelong have confirmed they are among several clubs investigating the prospect of resurrecting the career of talented midfielder Harley Bennell, as the 27-year-old prepares to make tentative steps towards overcoming his calf problems. The Cats confirmed they met with Bennell recently as they assess whether he has the desire to …

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Combustible cladding builder blocks sanctions in Supreme Court

The extensive use of the cladding by builders has devalued thousands of owners’ homes and severely undermined buyers’ confidence in Victoria’s apartment market. Loading Anstey apartment owners claim they have been financially crippled after Hickory put the subsidiary that constructed the complex, H Buildings, into voluntary administration in September last …

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How much would it cost to stop climate change? It’s a staggering amount

The world needs to spend $US50 trillion ($73 trillion) on five areas of technology by 2050 to slash emissions and meet the Paris Agreement’s goal of halting global warming, Morgan Stanley analysts wrote in a report. To reduce net emissions of carbon to zero, the world would have to eradicate …

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Twitter shares plummet 21 per cent but Wall Street on cusp of record high

“What we would have needed to see for the market to be really cheering this (earnings) story is if companies were beating and then raising forward expectations,” said Rob Haworth, senior investment strategist at US Bank Wealth Management. “But you’re not seeing that very consistently.” After moving sideways for much …

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‘They’re fake!’ Trump cancels NY Times, Washington Post subscriptions

Representatives for The Post and The Times declined to comment. The White House remains a significant customer of print journalism: Copies of The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Financial Times and other publications are delivered to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. every morning, along with Trump’s preferred first read, The New …

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Key details of first home buyer scheme yet to be made public

Key details of the Morrison government’s election plan to help 10,000 first-time buyers into the property market, including price caps and regional restrictions, are yet to be revealed just two months before it is due to start. The National Housing Finance and Investment Corp (NHFIC) on Thursday told a Senate …

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‘Insufficient evidence’: AFP drops investigation into John Setka

Loading “The AFP considers this matter finalised,” the spokesman said. The Senate’s privileges committee is conducting a separate investigation into whether Mr Setka should be held in contempt for attempting to “improperly interfere with the free performance” of senators’ duties. If Mr Setka is found in contempt by the privileges …

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Joyce warns billion-dollar drought stimulus needed or Coalition will lose government

The opposition has attempted to drive a wedge between the Liberals and the Nationals this week over the worsening drought amid growing frustration within the junior Coalition partner. Loading During a “tense” party room discussion on Monday, Nationals MPs let rip at the leadership and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann, adopting …

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Agriculture ministers to discuss racehorse welfare following cruelty revelations

Loading But she warned if racing ministers did not want a national racing register then “it’s not going to happen”. An ABC report last week showed footage of workers at the Meramist abattoir north of Brisbane tormenting horses before they were killed. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Tuesday announced an …

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Is the adage ‘never trust anyone over 30’ a thing of the past?

It’s Friday, so Jane Fonda is getting herself arrested, and Greta Thunberg isn’t going to school. Fonda is an 81-year-old movie star who has been famous practically forever. Until a few months ago, no one had heard of Thunberg, 16. Jane Fonda protesting on Capitol Hill. Credit:AP Yet the reason …

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