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AMP explores options to spin off businesses

AMP has appointed a team of consultants and lawyers to explore options for spinning off parts of the company after receiving a spike in unsolicited interest from third parties wanting to buy its assets. The embattled financial services provider claimed it was committed to its existing strategy, including restructuring its …

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Apple ramps up 5G iPhone production

While the COVID-19 outbreak has hammered the global economy and disrupted supply chains, Apple is seeing strong demand for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers from people working and studying remotely. Revenue from iPhones crushed Wall Street expectations in the most recent quarter. The device still generates almost half of Apple’s …

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‘Please AFL, give us some information’: Clarkson’s plea on list sizes

“I can’t understand what the delay is on that. “You can’t structure up a second-tier competition until you know how many players you’re going to have on your list. Please AFL, give us some information. We need it badly.” Hawthorn are locked in the bottom rungs of the ladder.Credit:Getty Images …

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Vaccine nationalism: US says it won’t join global effort for COVID-19 inoculation

The WHO says even governments making deals with individual vaccine makers would benefit from joining COVAX because it would provide backup vaccines in case the ones being made through bilateral deals with manufacturers aren’t successful. “The United States will continue to engage our international partners to ensure we defeat this …

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Businesses face staggered reopening as restrictions ease

“I think it’s fair to say that the overwhelming view of those groups so far is the need for certainty and the need to ensure that as we ease restrictions, we head in one direction rather than out and back again,” Mr Pakula said on Tuesday. “So there’s clear understanding, …

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‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity for Queensland; compensation for Victoria

The Age has been told by league sources that the MCG will also receive a handful of extra games in the 2021 season. The national draft is also included in the deal. Victoria will host two of the next three drafts, which have become two-day television events. The 2019 AFL …

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Stonnington backflips on rate hike as councils push ahead with increase

“There was a bit of a celebration last night,” the association’s general manager Chrissie Maus said on Tuesday of the council decision, which passed on Monday night. “It’s the first time in a long time that we’ve had Stonnington listen and work collaboratively. “It has shown they have come down …

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McGrath injury ‘looks bad’ as Worsfold flattened by loss

“We’ve got to continue on and challenge ourselves … just looking forward to playing the Cats next week and everything else will unfold. “It’s one of those disappointing games. Disappointing in that there was so much to like about the way we played … we get beaten by a couple …

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Charlie Hebdo reprints controversial cartoons ahead of terror trial

Its front page on Wednesday will feature cartoons originally published by the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in 2005 and controversially reprinted by the Charlie Hebdo team in 2006, sparking a backlash in the Muslim world. The headline of the new cover reads “Tout ça pour ça” (“All of that for this”) …

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Hafeez steers Pakistan to thrilling win over England to tie series

Manchester: Mohammad Hafeez scored a scintillating unbeaten 86 as Pakistan held their nerve to defeat England by five runs in the third and final Twenty20 International at Old Trafford on Tuesday to tie the series 1-1. Sent into bat, Pakistan posted 4-190 in their 20 overs as Hafeez and debutant …

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