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Apple unveils first Macs that are designed to run like iPhones

Apple on Tuesday (US time) introduced a MacBook Air notebook and other computers with the first Apple-designed microprocessor, called the M1, a move that will tie its Macs and iPhones closer together technologically. The new chip marks a shift away from Intel Corp technology that has driven the electronic brains …

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More knee surgery for Carlton young gun Charlie Curnow

In October 2019, he dislocated his right patella while playing basketball with friends and the next month he broke the same bone when he slipped on tiles. It’s unclear how much recovery time Curnow will need from his latest setback, or if his chances of lining up in round one …

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MPs move step closer to reform on right to identify sexual assault victims

Parliament is working to hammer out a compromise on legislation that requires grieving family members of dead victims of sexual assault to apply to courts to speak publicly about their loved ones. David Limbrick. An amendment to the legislation passed just before 8pm, paving the way for the passage of …

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Biden faces challenge to return US to global leadership

But to step back from supporting one side in the conflict is not to lead. For that to happen, Washington would need to push for a new direction in Yemen that would resolve the conflict, and to do that it would need to address the wider picture of its relations …

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Melbourne’s COVID wards disband as only two patients remain

Overall, 2486 people have been treated in hospital since the pandemic began. Of those, 303 were admitted to intensive care and 150 required ventilation. Now just two people with the disease remain in Victorian hospitals. There are none in intensive care units, with the last discharged in early October. Most …

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Indonesia banking on Australia’s $1b loan to tackle COVID-19

Rather than being allocated directly to the country’s COVID-19 taskforce, “it will first go to the state budget under the general financing account. And from there it will be channelled to the government’s programs on COVID-19 and economic recovery”. Indonesia has implemented only limited lockdowns and to date has reported …

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Residents rally against push to redevelop heritage brickworks

Moreland Council has opposed the $30 million plan, which site owner Hoffman Brickworks said would create 400 jobs and add 59 apartments. The council – which wants any redevelopment to match the existing structures – said the poor state of the buildings should not be used as justification for their …

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NSW proposes new laws to recognise pregnancies lost as result of crime

It is not necessary for the prosecution to prove the defendant knew or should have known the woman was pregnant. The proposed changes would also allow the name of the child to be included in the formal criminal charge; allow close relatives to provide victim impact statements to the court; …

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Trade podcast: ‘From a hypothetical to a very real prospect’

“When a player does a medical, typically that means that he is entertaining the prospect of going to that club.” On Tuesday’s episode of the Real Footy podcast, Jake Niall and Peter Ryan discuss the latest in trade news, including Adam Treloar’s medical with the Bulldogs and how it indicates …

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Treloar does medical at Dogs, Stephenson talks with North

The Dogs also wanted to understand Treloar’s personal situation with his partner Kim Ravaillion moving with their young baby to Queensland next year for her to play netball on the Gold Coast. Treloar has reportedly indicated he now considers it unlikely that he could return to Collingwood but he wants …

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