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Ex-Pie and former Lion let go by North Melbourne

North will now keep a spot open to use at the mid-season rookie draft. “These decisions are never easy to make,” North football department chief Brady Rawlings said. “We thank Sam and Flynn for their time and dedication to the club and wish them luck in the future.” “The club …

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asks state AG, top judge to launch harassment probe

Garvey said the Democratic Governor’s administration has asked Attorney-General Letitia James and Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the Court of Appeals, to jointly select “an independent and qualified lawyer in private practice without political affiliation to conduct a thorough review of the matter and issue a public report.” Loading Garvey …

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Once a growing office precinct, Docklands feels ‘dead’

Vanessa and Connor Cunliffe, the mother-and-son owners of Barlog Espresso, haven’t bothered reopening their cafe since the second wave. But they’ve decided they need to take the plunge in two weeks to make use of the rent they’ve been paying. They say they’re hopeful, but realistic. “We might as well …

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‘We’re in this together’: Milk Tea Alliance rallies against Myanmar coup across Asia

The rallies in Asia took place on the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations in Myanmar, after police fired on protesters, including in the country’s biggest city of Yangon, where some activists held their own “Milk Tea Alliance” signs. Loading At least 21 protesters have been killed since the military …

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Australia’s agents of change not the powerful but the victims

Scott Morrison, on the other hand, is a powerful man in his 50s – just like Eddie McGuire, or the headmasters of some of those schools. Why was the onus on the people who had suffered? Illustration: Simon Bosch Credit:The Sydney Morning Herald I have been thinking this past week …

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ASX set for gains; uncertainty hovers over Wall Street

The Australian sharemarket is set for a positive start to the week, with futures on Saturday morning pointing to a gain of 29 points, or 0.4 per cent, at the open. The two-track market left the benchmark S&P 500 down for the week, and sparked questions about whether it could …

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No jab, no entry laws the ‘obvious’ way to promote vaccines: Israeli minister

The pass, which launched last week, is available to anyone who has recovered from COVID-19 or recently given a second vaccine dose. The document is displayed on an app linked to patient medical files and presented upon entry to cinemas, hotels, places of worship, gyms, swimming pools and major events. …

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‘I couldn’t breathe’: New rules expose players to finals intensity in trials

During high-intensity simulation sessions at training, clubs aim to get players covering 85-95 metres per minute. “The speed of the first half, they reckoned it was around 95 metres per minute, which is pretty high,” Eels coach Brad Arthur said. “Gutho [Clint Gutherson] was 120 metres per minute in the …

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NSW TAFE site to be sold for ‘below replacement cost’

NSW Labor will raise the issue in a budget estimates hearing on Monday after obtaining internal TAFE NSW documents in a parliamentary call for papers which show the Scone site has been independently valued at up to $3.5 million. The market valuation put the reserve price at $3 million. The …

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Increase in smoking ice drives up hospitalisation rates

Hospitalisation rates for both injecting and smoking the drug increased from 2010 onwards. Associate Professor Rebecca McKetin, who led the analysis, said methamphetamine use has shifted over the past 20 years from a powdered form of the drug, known as speed, to crystal methamphetamine, which has in recent years been …

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