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The best next-gen gear to level up your gaming setup

Next-gen notwithstanding, you also can’t ignore the incredibly popular $470 Nintendo Switch if you don’t have one already. It can be used with a TV or on the go and has already built a library of hundreds of excellent games. The just-released Mario Red & Blue Edition marks the first …

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Trump impeachment LIVE updates: Trial against former US president over Capitol Hill riot incitement continues

Trump’s legal team are now playing an extended montage of Democrats using the word “fight”. The footage includes figures like Elizabeth Warren and Vice-President Kamala Harris on the campaign trail saying they are in the “fight of their lives”. Trump’s lawyers played clips of Democrats saying they would “fight”, including …

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Groundhog day as Albanese makes a strategic play

That is the challenge for Burke. The party must convince voters its policies will help them without being patronising and seeming to stunt their ambitions. At the last election, the opposition’s message came up short. “Labor did not craft and convey a persuasive jobs and economic growth story that augmented …

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‘Trying to decide what happens next’: Year 13 to help graduates after leaving school

Professor Ian Hickie, from Sydney University’s brain and mind centre, said the sense of urgency around youth mental health was overdue. “We needed to be more active in these areas pre-COVID,” he said. Loading “The good thing about 2020 is that the issues are absolutely on the agenda. And they’re …

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Case of de ja vu as Albanese makes a strategic play

That is the challenge for Burke. The party must convince voters its policies will help them without being patronising and seeming to stunt their ambitions. At the last election, the opposition’s message came up short. “Labor did not craft and convey a persuasive jobs and economic growth story that augmented …

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‘It can never go back’: From red lights to red wine for Kings Cross

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size It’s 10am on a sunny Thursday in Llankelly Place in Kings Cross and a yuppie in a business shirt and short shorts leans against a brown brick wall, vaping while waiting for his coffee. At the next table, two sailors chat over …

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From ‘moonscape’ to emission offsets: the farmers breaking new ground

Like Ive, most farmers invest in soil health for productivity reasons. But now the valuable soil carbon could become a valuable commodity in its own right. Loading Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing mounting international pressure for climate action and last week flagged soil carbon would be key to delivering …

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Analysts defend Nearmap against short seller’s attack

“Nearmap is apparently trying to hide its US failure with accounting tricks to pull forward revenue. Without that seemingly aggressive revenue recognition, we believe revenue growth in the US was less than half what was reported,” J Capital stated. RBC Capital’s Garry Sherriff, who has a $3 price target and …

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Extra spending will weigh on budget for years

Of that $295 billion, $148 billion occurs in the current budget year, with JobKeeper, which is due to end late next month, the single largest expense. Loading But the expenditure increase relative to what Treasurer Josh Frydenberg had expected in the 2019-20 mid-year budget update continues well into this decade. …

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Multiple people killed in 130-vehicle pile-up on icy US highway

The crash happened about 6am, as many hospital and emergency workers were heading to and from work, so some of those involved were health care workers and emergency responders, including police officers, officials said. “We did see a large number of people that were victims of this accident that were …

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