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Depp’s lawyers play video ‘showing Heard attacked her sister’

The video at the heart of Friday’s court proceedings was said to be unused reality TV footage. It is unclear when the footage was filmed. It shows Henriquez by a pool with friends, with one heard saying, “Did you get in a fight or something?” and “I can’t believe Amber …

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‘A fool’: Trump derides Portland mayor for getting tear-gassed

US President Donald Trump has derided Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler as “a fool” for having joined protesters in his city objecting to the presence of federal agents deployed by Trump and getting tear-gassed in the process. “He made a fool out of himself,” Trump said during an appearance on Fox …

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‘Our system held up’: Hardwick bullish on flag defence despite loss

The Tigers were well beaten in the midfield, where a red hot Dustin Martin was the side’s only winner, but were able to lock the ball in their front half for long periods, winning the inside-50 count 46-32. Dustin Martin was Richmond’s best in their loss to Greater Western Sydney.Credit:Getty …

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NSW can strive to stop COVID-19 community transmission

It once seemed that we would emerge from the lockdown that started in March and return to normal. It is now clear that life during the pandemic will not be quite the same and authorities will be ramping up and winding down control measures, depending on their assessment of risks. …

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Victorian grants to help keep the music playing

Melbourne performer Adalita is among 103 recipients of Victorian government grants totalling $857,000 to help musicians and businesses produce new music, upgrade equipment, livestream their gigs and enhance skills. Adalita on stage with Magic Dirt in January, two months before musicians and the music sector were impacted by coronavirus.Credit:Anna warr …

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The scandal behind locked doors

Forget street gangs, drive-by shootings, drug cartels, hitmen and bikies, the greatest threat to individual safety is from someone you know. Thirty-one women have died due to family violence in Australia this year and that figure will soon be out of date. (Yes men are victims too but let’s just …

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‘No integrity’: Why states can’t be left holding the environment file

As soon as Ley announced her plans, representative groups for agriculture and resources sectors said the move could simplify the project approval process, which currently requires developers to deal with state and federal bureaucracies, while environmental groups said important protections would likely be weakened. Speaking to The Sydney Morning Herald …

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Smart Alex and the not-so-cunning plan: inside the alleged $17m tax fraud

In another conversation they discussed Ms Hall learning a musical instrument to fill her days because she was 26 and “retired,” said Ibrahim, who’s serving an 18-year-prison sentence for drug and other offences. The tax office was pursuing Ms Hall and Mr Alex was worried that the attention from authorities …

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‘The beach is riddled with asbestos’: erosion unearths toxic legacy at Wamberal

It was owned by adman John Singleton before it shot to notoriety as the headquarters and favoured lunch spot of Mr Obeid’s sub-faction known as the ‘Terrigals’. However, Mr Obeid told the Herald he is confident there was never any waste buried at the property during his 17-year tenure, because …

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NRL set to put $400,000-a-year price tag on SBW’s Roosters deal

What do Sonny Bill Williams, Shaun Lane, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad and Tautau Moga all have in common? The NRL believes they all have a market value of about $400,000. The Herald can reveal the NRL’s salary cap auditor – Richard Gardham – is poised to make Williams’ market value about $400,000 …

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