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Curry out at least three months as Warriors’ NBA woes worsen

“It’s been a tough start for us on many levels,” Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said. “Obviously this puts us in a tough spot.” Baynes, who scored 24 points and had a game-high 13 rebounds in the Suns’ 11-point victory, said he felt sorry for Curry after the game. “It …

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Weather hampers search for hiker missing near Mt Buller

“The rain has impacted visibility and made conditions very hard in the field,” he said. “In terms of using the airwing, there’s basically zero visibility, but we’ve had off-road bikes helping with the search.” He said Mr Becker had notified local police of his intention to hike prior to setting …

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Hiker missing near Mt Stirling hasn’t made contact for a week

A hiker has gone missing near Mount Buller in the state’s north-east, with police search crews setting out to find him on Saturday morning. Police are appealing for assistance to find 39-year-old Niels Becker, who left Upper Jamieson Hut, 10 kilometres south of Mt Buller, on October 24. Niels Becker, …

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Saudi prince gives world’s biggest IPO the green light: sources

The main sticking point remains the $US2 trillion valuation, which has often been considered too ambitious by advisers and some insiders, according to the three sources. A valuation closer to $1.5 trillion is more likely, with wealthy Saudi families the main investors in the IPO, they said. “Saudi Aramco does …

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Wall Street hits record after strong jobs data

The strong jobs number helped overshadow a report that showed the manufacturing sector contracted for a third straight month. Along with the S&P’s new high, the Nasdaq eclipsed its July closing record. The S&P has climbed for four straight weeks, its longest streak since February, while the Nasdaq has gained …

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Google buys Fitbit for $3b, raising privacy concerns about personal health data

They can track activities such as running, cycling and swimming and record heart rates and sleep patterns. Fitbit typically asks for date of birth, gender, height and weight to help with such things as estimating calories burned. Some people use Fitbit’s app to record what they eat and drink. Women …

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The family behind viral hit ‘Baby Shark’ sitting on a $181m fortune

It was practically the anthem for this year’s World Series, with tens of thousands of Washington Nationals fans clapping in unison and belting out “Baby Shark, doo-doo doo-doo doo-doo.” In Lebanon, it became a rallying cry after a video of protesters singing to soothe a frightened toddler went viral. And …

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Air-rights tower up for grabs on La Trobe

They strata-titled the units and retained ownership of the ground and top floors – effectively the air rights and future development potential. Render of the proposed tower above 58 La Trobe Street. It is expected to fetch well into the $20 million range. An expressions of interest campaign, run by CBRE …

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Career choices in the frame

I am still churning over in my mind who I want to look like. Prominent career theorist Mark Savickas reckons we identify with our heroes because they solve the problems we cannot solve. He suggests that knowing who we admire gives us insight into the problems we want to solve …

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Sedatives ‘clearly justified’ in only 10% of aged care cases

Loading The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia said there needed to be regular pharmacy services in aged care facilities, as well as more collaboration with GPs. In its report, released on Thursday, the royal commission quoted a 2019 Australian Department of Health clinical advisory panel, which estimated psychotropic medication was only …

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