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AFLW expert tips and teams, round one

Daniel Cherny, The AgeCollingwood 11Western Bulldogs 3Gold Coast 2Adelaide 20North Melbourne 27Brisbane Lions 18Fremantle 31 Anthony Colangelo, The AgeCarlton 9St Kilda 13Melbourne 3Adelaide 8North Melbourne 10Brisbane Lions 15Fremantle 11 CARLTON v COLLINGWOODIkon Park, Thursday January 28, 7.15pm AEDT CARLTONB: B. Vernon, N. PlaneHB: V. Laloifi, C. Wilson, K. HarringtonC: L. …

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Democrats in US Congress gear up for battle with Big Tech

“We have a major monopoly and competition problem,” Klobuchar said. “People have just finally had it.“ “I don’t think people were feeling very trusting when you have angry mobs of people fed by the internet going to invade buildings or when you have foreign entities trying to invade our elections,” …

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Ghislaine Maxwell seeks dismissal of criminal case, cites Epstein agreement

New York: Ghislaine Maxwell asked a US judge to dismiss the criminal case accusing her of recruiting teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, citing various grounds including that an agreement not to prosecute the late financier also shielded her. In court filings on Monday night, local time, lawyers …

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Vaccine export dispute in Europe may threaten Australian supplies

Under the EU’s new “transparency” system, all vaccine producers would effectively have to ask for permission before vials can be sent outside the region – a requirement that will at the very least slow the distribution process. Loading An escalation of tensions could even trigger a more serious disruption to …

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Conte quits as Italy’s PM in tactical bid to build new majority

President Sergio Mattarella will start a rapid round of consultations with party leaders on Wednesday afternoon to test the political waters, his office said. If he thinks Conte can secure the necessary backing to pull together a new administration, the President will likely give him a few days to try …

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India walk-off threat emerges as Cricket Australia clears men ejected from SCG

The findings of the CA probe have now been sent to the International Cricket Council, which gave CA 14 days to lodge a report. The report says while they believed players had been racially abused, CA investigators were unable to identify the culprits. Australia captain Tim Paine stands with Indian …

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Wine industry withers on vine as Queensland records $18b loss

Heavy rainfall caused widespread flooding across more than half of Queensland in 2019, which the Climate Council described as one of the worst disasters in the region’s history. Loading Report lead author Simon Bradshaw said the findings showed the past two years had been exceptional for extreme weather locally and …

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Solar power outshines old records despite gloom of pandemic

SunWiz’s figures are based on analysis of the federal government’s Renewable Energy Certificate registry. Loading Australia has the highest per capita capacity of solar power in the world and rooftop solar capacity has exceeded 30 per cent growth for the past four years. The federal Energy Department forecasts the capacity …

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Life without Google could be better than you think

This is partly because Google pays to be the default search engine on most of our browsers and devices – but it is also because Google has been hoovering up our data for decades now and can personalise your search results in a way no other product can. Google knows …

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Why Australia lags rest of world in political diversity

There are several firsts. Kamala Harris is not only the first female vice-president but also the first African-American and south-Asian woman elected to the position. Lloyd Austin is the first African-American man to be secretary of defence, Deb Haaland could be the first Native American to be secretary of the …

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