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AFL trades day four, as it happened: Higgins requests trade to Saints, Giants knock back offers for Cameron, Caldwell

There were no trades today, but there were some developments, both in ongoing negotiations and players requesting moves. The Cats offered GWS two of their first-round picks in exchange for Jeremy Cameron and a second-round pick. But GWS knocked back the offer. The Giants also turned down an offer from …

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Sailors stranded on board for five months due to China-Australia dispute

Wine, seafood and timber exporters have found their access to the Chinese market restricted despite no official notification from the Chinese government. Coal exports have tightened as Chinese steel mills and power stations reach their annual import quotas and Chinese authorities attempt to protect local miners. A spokesperson for Great …

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Essendon set for contested board election

Sheedy joined the board last month, replacing Katie Lio who had been a director since 2014. Loading While heartened by chairman Paul Brasher’s review into the club’s football department, Williams said she was concerned by the Bombers’ on-field performance as well as a perceived absence of grassroots presence at board …

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Australia records second consecutive day without local COVID-19 transmission

South Australia recorded two new COVID-19 cases detected from travellers in hotel quarantine. NSW health authorities are still investigating the source of a case in Moss Vale reported on Saturday. This could delay the NSW-Queensland border reopening if Queensland maintains its position of requiring NSW to record 28 days without …

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Biden’s plan to kickstart transition thwarted as Trump prolongs the fight

Former president George W. Bush, the only other living Republican to hold the office, released a statement that the American people could have “confidence that this election was fundamentally fair, its integrity will be upheld, and its outcome is clear”. Former president George W Bush.Credit:AP Bush said the President had …

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‘Extreme and unrelenting’: ABC Four Corners team claim pressure to stop federal MPs investigation

ABC managing director David Anderson is expected to be grilled about the episode when he appears before a Senate committee on Monday afternoon. Mr Anderson had originally been scheduled to appear at 8pm, overlapping with the show’s airing at 8.30pm, but in a last-minute change his appearance was moved forward …

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Purple patch for Kirribilli as council capitalises on jacaranda crowds

One resident asked council if the street could be “shut down” to non-locals and another suggested the trees be cut down altogether. North Sydney Council is looking to capitalise on the social media trend and many more trees are to be planted in the area.Credit:Edwina Pickles “I’m quite frankly disappointed …

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$300 million farm bid to bring Macquarie and Costa Group closer

Macquarie Group’s $300 million takeover bid for a real estate investment trust, which owns vast farms across Australia, could pave the way for more farming deals involving the investment banking powerhouse and the fresh food giant Costa Group. ASX-listed Vitalharvest, the target of the bid lobbed by Macquarie Infrastructure and …

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US election LIVE updates: Donald Trump yet to offer concession speech as Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States

That’s where we’ll leave our rolling coverage of the US election for now. Here’s what you need to know: US President Donald Trump is refusing to concede the US election, more than 36 hours after Joe Biden was declared the next commander-in-chief. he has yet to speak publicly but continues …

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Fox Sports drops the rugby ball and Stan Sport is born

The market has since welcomed very large and very well funded new entrants including Disney and Amazon-owned Prime. These run direct-to-consumer models and spend billions each year on original content. As such audiences are more fractured than ever before. There is still plenty of risk attached to Nine’s decision to …

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