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Swans youngster Elijah Taylor charged with aggravated assault

Swans coach John Longmire said the club was aware of the developments when asked after his side’s defeat to the Brisbane Lions in Cairns on Sunday evening. “We’re just aware of a report and I’m sure you’ll respect the fact that I’ve been coaching, so no comment,” Longmire said. Elijah …

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Pandemic rebel Sweden plots its economic recovery

While growth has picked up, its COVID-19 infection rate has also plummeted as cases rise elsewhere in Europe, adding fuel to the debate over drastic economic shutdowns. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control figures show Sweden with a lower infection rate than Nordic neighbours who imposed tougher restrictions, which …

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PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S: what we know about next-gen consoles

Xbox has been evolving over the course of the current generation to be less a line of machines and more an ecosystem of games you can access from any number of devices. This includes PCs and various consoles, and will soon extend to any device with a screen thanks to …

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Equal pay and full-time contracts: NRL’s future plans for players mapped out

NSW captain and Jillaroos star Kezie Apps said it was no longer unrealistic to dream about equal pay for female players. “It is something I believe will happen,” Apps said. “The more support we get, the more opportunities we get to train, to be coached by the best coaches … …

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Unisuper members brace for climate policy shift as pressure mounts

“To encourage greater ambition, next week we will make an announcement that we believe will demonstrate our position as an industry leader with respect to our commitment to the aims of Paris Agreement,” it said on Friday. Loading Activist group Market Forces campaigner Will van de Pol said the minimum …

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ASX ahead as BHP, FMG and Rio surge; Macquarie, Afterpay weigh

Moody’s Investors Service expects coronavirus to keep Australian supermarkets’ comparable-store sales growth elevated over the next six months, though home-improvement and office-supplies sales growth at certain retailers is likely to slow. In a report released Monday, Moody’s says credit metrics for retailers will be broadly stable for 2021 as they …

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Eagles set for final at Optus Stadium if they finish fifth or sixth

West Coast are set to be granted a home elimination final at Optus Stadium if they finish fifth or sixth on the ladder as the AFL prepares for a bumper final round of matches that will determine the top eight. The AFL and the WA government are expected to finalise …

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CDC reports 193,195 US deaths from coronavirus

Loading The World Health Organisation reported a record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 307,930 in 24 hours. The biggest increases were from India, the United States and Brazil, according to the agency’s website. Deaths rose by 5,537 to a total of 917,417. …

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Chinese firm holds personal files on millions in UK, Australia, Canada, India

London: A Chinese technology company has compiled a database on tens of thousands of Australian and British figures and their children and families for the use of the country’s intelligence agencies. Files on senior Australia and British politicians, members of the royal family, religious leaders and military officers are stored …

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