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How Trump’s campaign squandered its billion-dollar cash advantage

Five months later, Trump’s financial supremacy has evaporated. Of the $US1.1 billion his campaign and the party raised from the beginning of 2019 through July, more than $US800 million has been spent. Now some people inside the campaign are forecasting what was once unthinkable: a cash crunch with less than …

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Australian journalists Bill Birtles, Mike Smith forced out of China

The concerns began early last week when Australian diplomats in China cautioned both journalists they should leave China. Advice to both media organisations led to them booking flights to Australia for their correspondents. Loading Seven uniformed officers simultaneously visited the homes of Smith in Shanghai and Birtles in Beijing at …

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Victoria records 55 new cases of coronavirus, eight deaths

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt on Tuesday morning said he was yet to see the “underlying data and assumptions” on which Victoria’s plan to recovery is based, calling on the state to make the modelling available not only to the federal government but to the public. “We believe that all …

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California fire sparked by device to reveal baby’s gender

The fire started Saturday morning at El Ranch Dorado Park, a rugged natural area popular with hikers and dog owners. In summer the park’s tall natural grasses dry out and turn golden, and when combined with the San Bernardino Mountains in the distance, provide a popular backdrop for family photos …

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ASX trims gains to 0.8%; CSL, Fortescue, Scentre surge

The ASX 200 was as much as 1.4 per cent higher this morning but has since eased back. The index was still well ahead by 12.15pm AEST – up 0.8 per cent at 5994 and outperforming other major Asian markets. The local bourse still has a way to go before …

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England players bring women to hotel in COVID breach

“Unfortunately this morning it was brought to my attention that the two boys have broken the COVID guidelines in terms of our secure bubble – had to decide they couldn’t have interaction with the rest of the team,” Southgate said. Phil Foden.Credit:AP “We are still getting the depths of the …

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Wild winds in warmest night since March, bushfire burns near Ballarat

“It was a similar number of calls for the recent storm events, mostly concentrated in the outer eastern suburbs and the Dandenong ranges,” an SES spokesman said, adding there were about 150 fallen trees and 35 calls for building damage. A walker in Williamstown on Tuesday morning.Credit:Jason South With an …

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Coffield under injury cloud for Eagles clash

Coffield said he remained hopeful of facing the Eagles. “It’s going OK. It was a bit of a late night, up with the foot in the ice bucket. It was pretty average [on Monday] morning, pretty stiff, but it’s getting better every couple of hours, so just keep icing it …

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Kamala Harris meets with family of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin

Milwaukee: Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris on Monday (Tuesday AEST) met with the family of Jacob Blake, a black man who was left paralysed after being shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August. Harris, who landed in Milwaukee on Monday for her first trip as Democratic presidential nominee …

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