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Sangha stars with bat and ball as Australia try to salvage horror U19 world cup

Potchefstroom:  Australia will face the West Indies in the under-19 Cricket World Cup fifth-place playoff after they defeated Afghanistan by four wickets in South Africa – with one ball to spare. Tanveer Sangha starred for Australia with bat and ball, taking 4-41 with his legspin as Afghanistan were restricted to …

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Toll stops services after security breach

Courier company Toll has shut down some of its services after a cyber security breach. Toll Group, which also provides transport and logistics services, said its IT teams were working closely with security experts. Toll Group.Credit:Pat Scala “As a precautionary measure, in response to a cyber security incident on Friday, …

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Breakdown and crashes cause Monday morning traffic headaches

Two southbound lanes at the Story Bridge were also blocked by a crash between a vehicle and a bus just before 9am, with motorists warned to expect delays. One person was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a stable condition. Only the left lane remained closed by …

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Nicola Gobbo’s evidence over the phone, but her image won’t be shown

Lawyer X Nicole Gobbo gave an interview to the ABC in December. Credit:Twitter/Justin Stevens Former lawyer-turned-informer Nicola Gobbo won’t be seen when she gives evidence to a royal commission, and the public will only hear her voice. Commissioner Margaret McMurdo ruled on Monday morning that Ms Gobbo will only be …

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‘Wet days ahead’: Backburning postponed as rain falls over Sydney, Blue Mountains

More wet weather is expected over the coming weekend, with up to 45mm of rainfall predicted for Sydney on both Saturday and Sunday alongside widespread storms. “We are looking at some wet days ahead of us,” Mr Shabren said. There was some relief for bushfire affected communities in the Blue …

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CBA announces plan to launch 25 fintech start-ups

The Commonwealth Bank aims to launch 25 new financial technology businesses in the next five years, as part of a new platform for the bank to finance innovative and disruptive firms. The country’s biggest bank on Monday unveiled a new entity aimed at building up tech companies, to be named …

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Sydney, Melbourne house values surge through start of the year

House values across the nation’s capital cities surged another 1.1 per cent through January with Sydney and Melbourne poised to break key price barriers. CoreLogic on Monday reported that house values in Sydney alone rose by 1.5 per cent in January, taking the median value there to $994,300. Over the …

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Girl, three, found dead in car during heat

A neighbour, who did not want to be named, said she drove past the police scene on Friday night. “There was police, SES all over the street … and the front of the house was taped off with police tape,” she said. It comes after a 14-month old baby boy …

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Why Harvey Beef is building a huge cattle feedlot, and how you can be a conscious carnivore

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Last week, we reported that a resource covering 12 per cent of our continent – the pastoral estate of Western Australia called the Southern Rangelands – has had its vegetation degraded to the point it cannot support the cattle on it. Also …

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Injury ends the race career of The Everest winner Yes Yes Yes

Loading “A return to racing would require a minimum nine to 12 month program to return to race fitness, however the tendon will always be at risk of further injury but also has the potential to cause an injury to the opposite leg if he was to over compensate his …

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