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Penalty costs Alaphilippe yellow, Yates takes overall lead

Deceuninck–Quick-Step sports director Tom Steels said later that the team assistant had been unable to position himself just before the 20km mark because it was too dangerous. “It’s a pity to lose the yellow jersey like this,” Steels said. “We know about the 20km rule, but today there were also …

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William Barr dismisses ‘false narrative’ that many black people shot by white police officers

Loading “People trying to change the rules to this methodology, which, as a matter of logic, is very open to fraud and coercion. It’s reckless and dangerous, and people are playing with fire,” Barr said. Voting by mail is not new in the United States – nearly 1 in 4 …

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Bionomics secures big tech investors for PTSD treatment

For Bionomics, the funding comes after a turbulent two years in which it ran into hurdles with its flagship product. The company has been developing a treatment for those suffering post-traumatic stress disorder, called BNC210. In September 2018 Bionomics revealed its phase 2 trial of the product did not meet …

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GOP senator, echoing QAnon, claims US COVID toll of 185,000 is inflated

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention report that the disease has infected more than 6 million people in the US and killed about 185,000 Americans. Of those deaths, 1125 were reported in Iowa, according to the state website at midday on Wednesday (Thursday AEST). Loading Asked later what she …

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Mercedes takes a big risk with luxury car launch during a pandemic

Cynics may regard the S-Class, which will have a base price north of $US100,000 ($136,000) in the United States, as a land yacht for plutocrats, a discordant display of wealth amid rising unemployment and sagging growth. And it is not an electric vehicle, sales of which have climbed during the …

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ASX up 0.7 per cent at open as banks post gains

The market is closing in on gains of 1 per cent at lunch time as financials and health stocks hang on to earlier gains. The ASX200 was up 0.92 per cent just after midday to 6119.1 The big four banks all remained in the green, with CBA up 1.1 per …

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WA wasn’t snubbed, we just didn’t want the grand final bad enough

While most of us would recognise the merit in this, remember this same government made provisions for a billionaire to exit and re-enter WA at least twice with minimal hassle, but won’t budge for Australia’s biggest sporting event and one we will never get another shot at for 40 years. …

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Damaged Venezuelan oil tanker FSO Nabarima draws international concern

He is urging the embattled leader to look beyond years of bitter disputes between his government and the oil workers union to head off a potential environmental disaster. “I invited you, Mr. President. Take a helicopter. Go out there. Do your own inspection,” Girot said in an online video in …

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China Inc roars back to life despite Trump and the pandemic

The pandemic has also found China better placed than other exporting nations. It is making what the world’s hospitals and housebound families need right now: personal protection gear, home improvement products and lots of consumer electronics. At the same time, demand has withered for many big-ticket items exported by the …

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