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‘I’m in, baby’: Liz Cambage confirms she will play at Olympics after boycott threat

Opals star Liz Cambage has confirmed she will compete at the Olympics despite threatening to boycott the Games over diversity issues last week. Cambage threatened to withdraw from the Tokyo Games over what she described as the “whitewashing” of two promotional shoots involving the Australian Olympic team on Friday. The …

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Fulham relegated from Premier League after loss to Burnley

Fulham were relegated from the Premier League on Monday after goals from Ashley Westwood and Chris Wood gave Burnley a 2-0 win at Craven Cottage. The defeat left Fulham in 18th spot on 27 points, 10 behind Southampton with three games left to play, while Burnley rose from 17th to …

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ASX drops 0.6% from record high; Tech stocks hammered

Iron Ore prices keep on raising eyebrows after jumping $US39 in three days to all time highs of $US231 per tonne. The higher prices are driven by strong demand from Chinese steel mills, which use iron ore to make steel. So could these iron ore price cause inflation in Australia …

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Man faces attempted murder charges after Dunedin stabbing attack

“I just kind of stood there for a second … you’re thinking, is this happening?” McDowell, 39, said. “I thought that I might be next.” McDowell escaped the mayhem, but four others, two women and two men, were not so lucky. Some of the victims were repeatedly stabbed. A man …

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Wall Street veterans using old tricks in $3.1 trillion crypto jungle

“Part of the tech we have is just to tell us did we actually trade or not, is this trade good or bad,” says GSR co-founder and former Goldman trader Richard Rosenblum. “We don’t want to be slower than our competitors, but it’s just not quite as much of the …

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ASX set to fall as Wall Street hit by tech sell-off

Small company stocks also had a rough day. The Russell 2000 index fell 58.93 points, or 2.6 per cent, to 2,212.70. Wall Street has been mostly rising in recent weeks amid expectations of an economic recovery and strong profits this year. Massive support from the US government and the Federal …

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Golden Globes dropped by NBC after a Hollywood backlash over ethics of group

On Saturday, Scarlett Johansson joined critics including Netflix, Amazon Studios, WarnerMedia and dozens of Hollywood’s top publicity companies, who said they would no longer work with the HFPA unless it made far-reaching changes. Loading WarnerMedia, which includes cable channel HBO and movie studio Warner Bros, said in letter to the …

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Republican says Kevin McCarthy dismissed his warning ahead of Capitol riot

Kinzinger said McCarthy, in making that trip, decided he wasn’t going to be a leader of the Republican Party, comparing him with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has drawn Trump’s ire for maintaining that he incited his supporters to storm the Capitol. “He handed those reins to Trump and …

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Italy’s La Scala reopens after 7-month pandemic-led closure

Milan: Italy’s La Scala opera house reopened its doors to a restricted audience on Monday (Tuesday AEST), raising hopes of a gradual resumption of Milan’s vivid cultural life after a nearly seven-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Masked members of the orchestra, conducted by in-house music director Riccardo Chailly, …

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Amazon is borrowing $23.6 billion of more cash it doesn’t need

The proceeds of Monday’s offering will be for general corporate purposes, which may also include acquisitions and working capital. The two-year bond will be allocated for eligible green or social projects, which may include clean transportation, renewable energy and sustainable buildings, according to bond documents. Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Amazon …

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