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Daily Archives: September 15, 2020

Apple debuts discount watch, iPads and services, no new iPhones

The Apple Watch SE comes in at a significantly lower price than the high-end model. Loading Notably, for people buying a cellular Apple Watch that has its own mobile connection, the Watch SE comes in at a full $250 less than the Series 6 at $499. The scaled-down Apple Watch …

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As it unfolded: A golden start in the pool at the Sydney Olympics on September 16, 2000

Here’s how The Sun-Herald recorded the first day of competition at the Sydney Olympics, with our relay kings Ashley Callus, Chris Fydler, Michael Klim and Ian Thorpe on page 1. The front page of The Sun-Herald on September 17, 2000.Credit:SMH The 17-year-old is now an official superstar. Thorpe had the …

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An Indian museum for a Muslim dynasty gets a Hindu overhaul

Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the state in which Agra is located, said on Monday that he would not allow India’s Muslim rulers to be lionised with such a museum and that the building would instead be named for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, a 17th-century Hindu warrior-king. “How can …

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ASX higher on CSL, miners, tech surge; BNPL players shine

Gains for biotech CSL, and a positive start for mining giants Rio Tinto and BHP, helped the ASX 200 move higher on Wednesday. The index was 0.7 per cent higher at 5936.3 by noon following a decent overnight lead from the US. All sectors were higher but the big banks …

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A long recession or a quick recovery? No one knows what is happening with the US economy

When Fed officials meet this week they are not expected to take policy steps in part because of “a very uncertain outlook,” Cornerstone Macro analysts wrote this week. “Calibrating … in these conditions is very challenging.” Adding to the challenge: Any rebound in GDP – the broadest gauge of economic …

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Opposition warns there will be no economic snapback from COVID-19 pandemic

Mr Chalmers pointed to the Robodebt scandal as a contributing factor to Australians’ suspicion surrounding government use of their data. “Unfortunately the conversation around it is dominated by the downsides, it’s dominated by suspicion, it’s dominated by privacy concerns and some of those are obviously legitimate,” he said. “And in …

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Trump says Oracle ‘ very close’ to TikTok deal

“I heard they are very close to a deal,” Trump said, adding that he was a fan of Oracle’s chairman, Larry Ellison. Trump and top US officials were to meet at the White House on Tuesday to consider a proposal, people familiar with the matter said. The ByteDance proposal calls …

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Arsenal lock up goal machine Aubameyang with new three-year deal

British media reported Aubameyang’s new contract makes the 31-year-old one of the highest earners at the club alongside midfielder Mesut Ozil. Aubameyang’s return of 72 goals for Arsenal in 111 appearances since his arrival in 2018 has made him a vital member of the squad, with the striker even taking …

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‘We could have talked about it more’: Langer laments Australia BLM stance

Asked on Tuesday about Australia’s stance on the Black Lives Matter movement, Langer acknowledged it could have been discussed more upon the squad’s arrival in England as the first sports team from Australia to travel overseas since the COVID-19 pandemic broke. “In terms of taking a knee, to be completely …

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Roglic holds on to yellow as Kaemna takes first Tour stage win

Bernal said compensating for his back led to some discomfort in his knee. “I want to ride to Paris,” he added. It was a day to forget for Ineos-Grenadiers as Carapaz had to settle for second after two brutal attacks from the breakaway group in the decisive climb had left …

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