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Man charged after woman dies falling from ute in rural Queensland

A 19-year-old man has been charged after a woman fell from a vehicle in rural Queensland. Police believe the 23-year-old woman from Linthorpe, near Toowoomba, fell from a ute while travelling west on Springvale Road at Springvale, in the Western Downs, just after 10pm on Friday. Paramedics assessed the woman …

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Victoria records zero local COVID-19 cases for 36th straight day

“These symptoms usually start within 24 hours of receiving the vaccine, and they usually last for only one to two days. The side effects are expected, and are not of concern unless the symptoms are severe or persistent.” The Therapeutic Goods Administration will meet again today to examine the case. …

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Driver, police officer dead after car rams US Capitol barricade

The suspect then “exited the vehicle with knife in hand” and lunged toward police, she said. The officers then opened fire, fatally wounding the suspect. The police officer who died in the attack was later identified as William Evans, who had served in the United States Capitol Police for 18 …

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Child among three dead in single vehicle crash on Princes Highway

Three people, including a young child, have been killed in a single-vehicle crash on the NSW South Coast early on Saturday morning. Police and emergency services were called to Lake Tabourie along the Princes Highway around 4.30am to respond to reports a car had travelled off the road. The Honda …

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Bookkeeper of surfing champion charged with embezzling $1.5 million

The former bookkeeper of champion surfer Tyler Wright has been charged with embezzling more than $1.5 million over a decade from the World Surfing League professional and her family. Shane Maree Hatton, 53, was arrested this week at a home in Vincentia on the NSW South Coast and taken to …

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Shut out on vaccines, tiny San Marino turns to Russia

Signs of San Marino’s friendship with Russia dot the sloping stone streets of the historical town centre. A few paces from the city walls is a 2006 statue of a terrified boy, dedicated to the hundreds of children killed by Chechen militants in the Beslan school siege of 2004. At …

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World Cup, Chelsea or Collingwood? Why Brianna Davey chose AFLW

“I definitely don’t regret it,” Davey said this week. “Do I ever think about it? Absolutely. There’s been times where I have thought ‘oh, I wonder if I was still playing soccer’ and things like that. “I don’t take back my decision whatsoever. I absolutely love playing footy and for …

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Melbourne Uni cuts threaten to make us the ‘bogans of the Pacific’

Other Victorian universities including Monash, La Trobe, Swinburne and Deakin have also slashed staff and subjects, as the pandemic disrupted international student enrolments that provide on average 32 per cent of their revenue. The sector was also locked out of the federal government’s wage subsidy scheme, JobKeeper. Education Minister Alan …

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Trbojevic grounded again as Manly bosses prepare for change

“A guy like ‘Turbo’ [Trbojevic] will help us, but he will not fix what is happening at the moment, unless he defends in the front line for us. Defensively we’re not sound at all.” Sea Eagles majority owner and chairman Scott Penn and chief executive Stephen Humphreys were locked in …

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‘I’m someone who likes connection’: Why Ponga chose footy over fairways

“Rugby league gave me an opportunity when I had to make a decision when I was 16. I’m someone who likes connection, I don’t like being on my own.” However, that’s how Ponga spent most of the summer. The Newcastle fullback has been isolated from his teammates while in rehab …

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