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McGregor arrested in connection with attempted sexual assault: report

Conor McGregor, the retired UFC star, was arrested on the French beach island of Corsica in connection with alleged indecent exposure and attempted sexual assault, according to a report. A prosecutor’s office said McGregor, 32, faced a police hearing after a complaint was filed on Thursday, Agence France-Presse reported. The …

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Mass vaccination sites named in anticipation of COVID-19 vaccine

Strict infection controls, such as temperature checks, would ensure the vaccines were only administered to people free of COVID symptoms. As the world anxiously awaits the release of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state government is preparing for a roll-out that would immunise Victorians “as quickly as possible”. “We have begun …

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‘The point was to make people start talking’: Osaka wins emotional US Open

In that final, she defeated Serena Williams in a tumultuous straight-set match that turned ugly when Williams clashed in Arthur Ashe Stadium with chair umpire Carlos Ramos, who called three code-of-conduct violations against Williams. The crowd, unclear on the rules and upset at the treatment of Williams, booed during the …

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Liz Hayes reports on the heartbreaking death of her own father

In late August dad was admitted to the emergency department of Manning Base Hospital suffering pneumonia. We, his family, were worried but pleased that he was now in the hands of medical professionals. What we didn’t know was that in a rural hospital, be it public or private, basic health …

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Tour de France 2020: Kragh Andersen wins stage 14

Sagan is hoping to claim a record-extending eighth green jersey but he has been far from his best this season. His Bora-Hansgrohe team set a fast tempo on an early climb to split the bunch and Bennett found himself trailing and unable to come back despite a long chase with …

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Wars, terrorist attacks, fires: HSC students have faced them all

The days following September 11 were frightening for everyone. Planes were grounded, and the world was in a state of uncertainty, not knowing if there were more attacks to come. Fatma Hafda, a teacher, sat her HSC amid the global uncertainty caused by the September 11 attacksCredit:Janie Barrett But they …

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Residents at war with EPA over toxic waste dump and a mystery red truck

When contacted by the Sun-Herald last week, the EPA said it had re-opened the case on the basis of new evidence. But the saga has raised fresh concerns about the EPA’s handling of illegal waste activities, after the organisation was referred to the corruption watchdog in 2017 over allegations on …

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‘Doesn’t matter who you are’: More Giants stars put on notice

Tim Taranto’s spot in the Giants side could be in jeopardy after Leon Cameron said no player was safe next week.Credit:Getty Images The Giants midfield improved markedly in Coniglio’s absence but their leader’s experience and cool head could have been valuable in the closing stages of a game in which …

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New flashpoint between NRL and players’ union as pay war ramps up

The Rugby League Players Association is attempting to strike a pay deal with the NRL that is similar to one they didn’t accept just a month ago as a new battle line is drawn over the no-fault stand-down rule. The parties have been unable to agree on revised player wages …

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Indigenous stars want a word with Griffin

“NRL Indigenous round used to celebrate the greats like [Arthur] Beetson,” Latham wrote on Twitter and Griffin liked. “Now it’s one big whinge along the lines of: White European culture is so bad I can’t sing the National Anthem. But the white European culture of this imported footy game is …

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