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Search ends for ‘miracle survivor’ in Beirut rubble

The latest rescue operation began on Thursday when a dog used by a Chilean search-and-rescue team signaled the detection of a possible human pulse under the rubble of a collapsed building during a tour of streets in the area. Loading Rescue workers used cranes, shovels and their bare hands in …

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Tennis players disqualified for on-court misconduct

Kyrgios was disqualified from his second round match against Norway’s Casper Ruud at the Foro Italico after the volatile Australian hurled a chair on to the court. 2017 – Denis Shapovalov (Canada), Davis Cup Shapovalov was defaulted from a Davis Cup tie against Britain’s Kyle Edmund after the Canadian inadvertently …

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Brisbane man charged with stabbing, victim left in critical condition

A Brisbane man has been charged with the stabbing of an 18-year-old man who is fighting for life in hospital. Police believe a disturbance between the victim and a 19-year-old man led to the alleged attack about 4pm on Sunday at a residence on Scotts Road in the Brisbane suburb …

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No Giannis, no problem: Bucks top Heat in overtime, force fifth game

“Just keep fighting,” said Middleton, who also had eight rebounds and eight assists. “That’s all my teammates did.” Miami still leads the series 3-1 but will surely spend the next two days lamenting how this one got away. The Heat gave up 12 straight points in the final period Sunday, …

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Experts question model and map as new cases fall to lowest since June

Loading Catherine Bennett, chair in epidemiology at Deakin University, questioned the assumptions that underpinned the road map modelling, saying lack of clarity from the government made it difficult to assess whether the predictions were relevant. “The model is one that’s based on – I think, because we weren’t actually told …

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ASX recovers, rises 0.5% on improving sentiment

Global iron ore prices could fall between $US7 and $US12 per tonne if Guinea’s Simandou North project finally gets built with Chinese backing. While it may be years away, Simandou North’s production could add 200 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to global production. “We believe the development of Simandou has …

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Marine Le Pen warns of ‘barbarity’ in France as she bids for power

Rampaging football supporters also smashed and looted shops near the Champs-Elysées after Paris Saint-Germain’s defeat by Bayern Munich. And some French mayors have been beaten up in recent months, several of them for telling people to wear face masks. Gérard Darmanin, Macron’s conservative interior minister, angered moderates last month by …

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Race-by-race tips and preview for Wellington on Monday

Out in distance now, and this is thin. Resuming Gulgong four-year-old and ex Waller-trained 1. Rusty Hawk now under Brett Thompson looks well fitted for this trip off two quiet 1020m trials, and blinkers going on. Leading country jockey is booked to ride.Dangers: Parkes mare 7. Miss Monte ran the …

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CSL deals could see COVID-19 vaccine release by early next year

CSL shares were hit hard during Friday’s tough session, but gained as much as 2.5 per cent at the Monday’s open to $286.87. The stock then settled just 0.8 per cent higher than Friday’s close, to be fetching $281.29 at 10.15am AEST. CSL chief executive Paul Perreault had previously told …

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Johnson says UK will quit Brexit talks if no deal by October 15

Without a deal, the New Year will bring tariffs and other economic barriers between the UK and the bloc, its biggest trading partner. Johnson said the country would “prosper mightily” even if Britain had “a trading arrangement with the EU like Australia’s” — the UK government’s preferred description of a …

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