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After a sunny week, rain to hit Sydney just in time for weekend

“The feels-like temperature for the Western Slopes will be 3 degrees to minus 3 degrees today,” Ms Woodhouse said. Damaging winds with an average speed of 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h will begin in the Western Slopes and Riverina regions on Friday morning …

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‘Performance for the ages’: Apple races towards $US2 trillion value

Early in 2020, Apple appeared to be caught in a horrible bind. The initial spread of the novel coronavirus shut down the factories in China that assemble its iPhones and also closed its retail stores in a country that ranks as the company’s biggest market besides the US. Things looked …

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Breathe better and reduce stress with these simple exercises

About half of us are chronic mouth breathers, a practice that can irritate the lungs, increase the risk of respiratory infection and sap the body of moisture, and has been linked to bad breath, sleep apnoea and other health conditions. Breathing in and out of the nose filters, heats and …

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Perrottet’s key lieutenant resigns amid icare salary scandal

The office of NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet is in turmoil after his chief of staff resigned amid revelations the salaries of two of his personal ministerial staff were paid by the scandal-ridden insurance body icare. The resignation followed a series of questions from The Sydney Morning Herald about the pay …

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Hostages held during siege at bank in French city of Le Havre

The police representative said the hostage-taker was a 34-year-old man with a history of mental health problems. The man’s weapon was a handgun, police said. One of the two union sources said the hostage-taker was known to law enforcement authorities and was on a security service watch list. Police cordoned …

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Macron delivers ‘home truths’ as angry Beirut crowds call for change

“I guarantee you, this aid will not go to corrupt hands,” said Macron told them. France has long sought to support its former colony and has sent emergency aid since the explosion, but it has joined other Western nations in pressing for reforms to root out corruption and to reduce …

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New York Attorney-General launches lawsuit to dissolve the NRA

The troubles, which James said were long cloaked by loyal lieutenants and a pass-through payment arrangement with a vendor, started to come to light as the NRA’s deficit piled up and it struggled to find its footing after a spate of mass shootings eroded support for its pro-gun agenda. The …

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Two years after bones found, forensic testing narrows down mystery man’s identity

Forensic experts have been able to determine the man was most likely between the ages of 25 and 40 when he died. Credit:NSW Police A forensic examination determined the bones were those of a man, but all other tests were inconclusive. The matter was referred to the State Crime Command’s …

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European countries scramble to halt second COVID-19 wave

Loading Norwegian authorities are also discussing whether to update guidelines on the wearing of face masks in crowded spaces. The country has already closed its ports to large cruise ships after an outbreak aboard the MS Roald Amundsen. Other countries in Europe are also considering what measures to impose to …

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CEOs take pay cut but boards urged to show more ‘restraint’ in pandemic

The number of ASX200 CEOs getting no bonus, meanwhile, jumped from 7 to 25, which ACSI said pointed to boards using “sensible discretion”. As the economy is devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, the influential group expects more moderation this year. IDP Education chief executive Andrew Barkla, who topped ACSI’s list …

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