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Coronavirus updates LIVE: 21 more deaths, 410 new cases in Victoria; AMA president says NSW has become complacent; Auckland back in lockdown

Victoria’s coronavirus death toll is sadly climbing, with the state recording 21 more deaths overnight. This marks Victoria’s deadliest day in the pandemic so far, after 19 deaths were recorded on both Monday and Tuesday. The state has reported 410 new cases of COVID-19, according to the latest figures released …

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Questions about City’s flakiness return as A-League finals loom

In large part their problems were caused by a reckless and unnecessary challenge by one of their most experienced and best players, former English Premier League winner Craig Noone, whose wild attempt at a tackle on Michael Jakobsen (a former City player) saw him shown a straight red card with …

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Nurses and midwives join Powerhouse protest

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) found Willow Grove, and St George’s Terrace were rare heritage items in the Parramatta CBD. Willow Grove was built in the 1870s as a private villa, and later became a maternity hospital called Estella. A report prepared on behalf of Infrastructure NSW recommended the development …

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Tesla boosts turbocharged stock with plan for 5-for-1 share split

Now, it appears Tesla is about about benefit from the same phenomenon. The company’s shares surged 6 per cent to $US1459 in extended trading after the news about the split came out. It marks the first time that Tesla has split its stock since the Palo Alto, California, company went …

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‘He won’t be at the Roosters’: Robinson rules out play for Pangai jnr

“No, he won’t be at the Roosters,” Robinson said. The Roosters have made a point of only signing players that fit Robinson’s team-first mentality in recent years. Tevita Pangai jnr won’t be landing at the Roosters with his contract at the Broncos set to be torn up.Credit:Getty The three-time premiership …

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‘The big mall short’: Icahn scores $1.8b betting against shopping centres

Star investor and corporate raider Carl Icahn’s bet on the downfall of brick-and-mortar retailers produced a $US1.3 billion ($1.82 billion) gain during the first half of the year as they struggled in the coronavirus pandemic. The profit came from a short position on [bet against] commercial mortgage-backed securities, Icahn Enterprises …

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Serena and Venus win, now they’ll play each other for the 31st time

Looking to return to form following the break caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the 23-time grand slam champion laboured to avoid her 14th loss to an opponent ranked outside the top 50. The ninth-ranked Williams fell off quickly after a good start as Pera, ranked No.60, broke her at love …

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Transurban falls to $111m loss as lockdowns hit traffic

Transurban has swung to a $111 million full-year net loss after the COVID-19 pandemic took traffic from its network of toll roads. The ASX-listed giant, which made a $171 million profit last year, said on Wednesday that average daily traffic on its roads in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and North America …

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Victoria records 21 deaths, 410 cases of coronavirus

There were 21 deaths from coronavirus in Victoria in the past day and 410 new cases recorded. The Department of Health and Human Services released the figures this morning. It is the highest daily death toll since the pandemic began, after the state recorded 19 deaths on both Monday and …

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ASX to edge higher; CBA pays 98c dividend

Share registry company Computershare is forecasting operating profit growth this year and has maintained its final dividend at 23 cents a share despite a 44 per cent drop in net profit for the 2020 financial year. The ASX-listed company’s full-year net profit – released after the close of markets last …

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