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Fox News fires anchor Ed Henry after sexual misconduct allegation

The alleged victim is represented by noted sexual harassment attorney Douglas Wigdor. He also would not provide any details of the case. Henry’s former co-anchor, Sandra Smith, announced the firing on the air. Smith said she’ll continue in her role with rotating co-anchors until a full-time replacement is hired. Henry, …

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Claremont serial killer case: How scientists in a lab finally ‘unmasked a killer’

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Australia’s most expensive and longest-running murder investigation haunted Perth detectives for two decades before police claimed to have finally caught the Claremont serial killer – but in the end it was science rather than shoe leather that clinched the arrest. Seasoned detectives …

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The kid who spurned the NRL and benched Dempsey: Who is Will Harris?

“It was one of those old-fashioned, muddy games – I hadn’t seen mud like this for years. The wetter it is, the tighter and the more confrontational the rugby, and Will really came out on top of that battle. He was absolutely amazing up front in terms of the physical …

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Target and superquiz, Thursday, July 2

Today’s Target: 11 words, good; 16 words, very good; 22 words, excellent. Wednesday’s solution: chin, chine, cine, cringe, enrich, ENRICHING, genii, grin, hinge, hiring, icing, inch, inching, inhering, inner, neigh, nice, nicer, niche, nigh, nine, reign, rein, reining, ring

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‘Carolyn would still be here’: Advice after earlier death wasn’t followed

Her recommendations included amending the Transport Operations Regulation 2009 so motor vehicles must stop behind a bike with optimum visibility and that conventional-shaped heavy vehicles be fitted with blind-spot technology. Both recommendations were not implemented by Transport and Main Roads. Loading Space for Cycling Brisbane spokesman Chris Cox said both …

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French backpacker who killed two at Queensland hostel will be sent home

In her findings released on Wednesday, Queensland Coroner Nerida Wilson said Ayad remained admitted at treatment facility in Queensland and was “responding to the treatment he receives”. “It is proposed that Ayad will be repatriated to France. I am informed the final decision with respect to repatriation rests with the …

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We can’t stop all the hate but we try

When society is divided and tensions run high, those divisions play out on social media. Platforms such as Facebook hold up a mirror to society – with more than 3 billion people using Facebook’s apps every month, everything that is good, bad and ugly in our societies will find expression …

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From the Archives, 1971: Huge crowds honour dead cosmonauts in Moscow

First published in The Sydney Morning Herald on July 3, 1971. MOSCOW, Friday. — The ashes of Russia’s three Soyuz-11 cosmonauts, who were cremated last night, will be placed in the Kremlin wall today after a heroes’ funeral in Red Square. Leading the thousands of mourners who paid homage to …

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There’s a persuasive argument that the 2020 election is already over

And the cusp of summer has been a mean season for Trump, who has never flailed more pathetically or lashed out more desperately and who just experienced the Carter-Bush dip. According to Gallup, his approval rating fell to 39 per cent in early June from 49 a month earlier. So …

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