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Rise up and hack London in Watch Dogs Legion

London’s landmarks have been amazingly recreated here, though the former seat of the industrial revolution is transformed in ways both chilling and charming. The air buzzes with a steady flow of drones making deliveries, carrying cargo and helping enforce the law, while the city’s structures and murals are complemented by …

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Australian doctors accuse government of failing on climate change

A spokesman for Mr Taylor said in response, “The Morrison Government is delivering record levels of investment in renewables, cutting emissions, and reducing energy prices for Australian households. Facts that Labor, the Climate and Health Alliance and other activist groups choose to ignore.” Loading In the letter the doctors said …

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By tree or sea, schools expect Melbourne escapees

Susan Ryan, principal of Lisieux Catholic Primary School in Torquay, said COVID-19 had “provided a time for families to reflect on what is important and where they want to raise their families”. “For example, we have one family that has enrolled for next year who relocated temporarily to Torquay just …

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Time for a US leader who serves the people, not himself

Few US presidents have ever captured such global attention as its incumbent, Donald J. Trump. While Americans prepare to vote in Tuesday’s election, and have done so already in unprecedented numbers, the world is watching, and holding its breath. For someone who had never run for office, and appears barely …

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‘Vote with your feet’ if venues not COVID-safe, Sutton says

“If you can’t find a book where you can record your name and details, ask for it. If you’re seeing a waiter or waitress without a mask, demand it, because it’s for your safety those things are in place,” he said. “It is a case of calling industry up to …

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Two dead, five injured after stabbing rampage in Quebec City

Quebec City: Police in Quebec City have arrested a man on suspicion of killing two people and injuring five others in a stabbing rampage near the provincial legislature on Halloween. They say a man in his mid-20s has been arrested early Sunday in connection with the Halloween night attacks and …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria, NSW record zero new cases; Australia on track for internal travel bubble by Christmas; England enters national lockdown with retail, hospitality closed

Australians are more likely to be shopping from their beds than at shopping centres during the COVID-19 pandemic, Caitlin Fitzsimmons writes. A survey of 1256 people by Catalyst Research, for cashback platform Cashrewards, found that 57 per cent of people were avoiding retail stores during the pandemic. (Not that we …

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Queensland election 2020: Palaszczuk pledges budget by Christmas after election win

It’s past 5pm, which means the vote counting has finished for the day, and therefore so is Poll Call. Hit “send”Credit:iStock There were no official seat declarations today, but those will come in the following days. What is clear is there has been a historic victory for the Labor party, …

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Trade likely as Crows miss pick No. 2 for Crouch

“We will await the determination of free agency compensation by the AFL and then review our options before making a decision in the club’s best interests.” Adelaide had previously indicated they would likely match a bid for Crouch if the compensation did not fall into the top band of compensation. …

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Men still promoted at a higher rate than women in NSW public schools

The study’s author, independent researcher Kevin McGrath, found differences in promotion rates had shrunk. “There’s historically been more men in leadership roles, and this has been taken as this glass escalator effect,” he said. “But that’s falling far more rapidly than the representation of men in classroom teaching positions.” In …

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