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AFL:AFL timeline to aid players’ focus: Parker

“We’ve got our programs. A few of the boys still live together, which is good. “It’s difficult times for everyone at the moment, to keep that camaraderie with the whole team, but we’re doing what we can. “The main thing for the fitness and conditioning staff, and for the boys’ …

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Crows coach calls for clarity on soft cap plans

“There is no doubt the toughest part of all of this is the pain our people are feeling, as are a lot of industries, where the money is just not there and the work is not there at this point,” Nicks said. Loading “Some people are doing it really tough. …

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How the DPP allowed a sliding door to close on the prosecution of Pell

For the DPP to take a criminal matter to trial they must be satisfied there is a reasonable prospect of conviction and a public interest in running the case. Cardinal Pell’s legal team submitted to Ms Judd that the prosecution was doomed to fail and the problems in the evidence …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Ruby Princess allowed to dock by ABF, COVID-19 cases surpass 1.4 million, Australia death toll hits 50

Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor will address an emergency G20 meeting on Friday as world energy ministers convene to discuss the coronavirus crisis and the unprecedented turmoil rocking global markets. The extraordinary meeting, to be held via video link, comes as global travel bans aimed at arresting the spread of …

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Foxtel slashes jobs in fight for survival

Foxtel has made 200 employees redundant and will stand down another 140 staff members until the end of June as the News Corp-controlled pay TV operator scrambles to survive the coronavirus pandemic. The job cuts were confirmed in an email sent to staff late on Wednesday by Foxtel chief executive …

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Court fight over Jeffrey Epstein’s fortune stalls

In documents filed in support of her motion, George included emails from lawyers for the estate that insist victims forfeit their right to sue others connected to the estate – including property managers, pilots, household servants, drivers and recruiters of underage girls – as a condition of receiving a piece …

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‘It was extraordinary’: Bottle shop boom as alcohol sales soar

Mr Cohen said he noticed sales start to increase on Monday, March 16. The following Sunday, he says, “the floodgates opened”. “There was something on the news [about stockpiling alcohol] and we just got slammed. I was on my own that day and it was bedlam. It was extraordinary.” While …

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Bouncers, blocked doors: Fish and chip shops brace for Good Friday rush

Loading Not this year. To ensure social distancing, some are blocking their door and moving tills so people don’t have to gather inside, with phone-in or online orders highly encouraged. One has gone even further. “Our plan of attack is to have a security guard at the front door,” said …

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Holidays at home: calling all Victorian students

Calling all students! The Age wants to hear about your experience of spending the Easter holidays at home. We’re asking Victorian school students of all ages to write us a letter of no more than 200 words, describing your thoughts and feelings about the past few weeks. Have you enjoyed …

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Coronavirus is killing twice as many men as women in New York

Women have more robust immune systems, some scientists have noted, that provide an edge in fighting off infections — although it also makes them more susceptible to autoimmune disorders. Physicians working at hospitals throughout the city say the gender disparity is stark and impossible to miss. A pedestrian walks past …

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