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‘I was a troll’: Chrissy Teigen apologises for ‘past horrible tweets’

Chrissy Teigen has issued a lengthy apology for her “past horrible tweets,” and said she’s privately reaching out to “the people I insulted”. The TV host and supermodel with 13.5 million Twitter followers had been quiet on social media in recent weeks after apologising last month to reality star Courtney …

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Crown receives revised Oaktree offer to buy out Packer

American private equity firm Oaktree could end up owning almost 10 per cent of Crown Resorts under a revised $3.1 billion funding offer to help the casino giant buy out major shareholder James Packer’s problematic stake in the company. Oaktree made its first approach to Crown in April, with a …

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Police to search landfill for days in hope of finding missing woman

“The search will be conducted in essentially three phases; there’ll be a mechanical aspect to the search, and then there will be a physical aspect where Victoria Police personnel will be searching through the excavated landfill.” The site operator Hansen, the Environment Protection Authority and local council have been in …

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Jailed Belarus dissident displayed as ‘hostage’ at briefing

Pratasevich appeared at the press conference a few hours after a Belarusian association of former law enforcement officers cited unnamed sources saying it was Alexander Lukashenko, the President, who had broken Pratasevich’s nose. Loading Sofya Sapega, Pratasevich’s girlfriend who was arrested alongside him, has been formally charged with “inciting social …

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Biloela family released and allowed to live in Perth community

Loading “Anyone who arrives in Australia illegally by boat will not be resettled permanently, Anyone who is found not to be owed protection will be expected to leave Australia,” he said. Earlier on Tuesday, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the family would be back together “very soon”. “This process, this family …

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Records tumble as blue-chip rally drives ASX up 1.2%

The market has held on to its early lead amid a swathe of record share prices from some of Australia’s biggest companies. Commonwealth Bank hit a new high of $103.36 this morning, continuing its stellar two-month surge into uncharted territory. The $180 billion lender has gained 21 per cent in …

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Wall Street is starting to burst the work-from-home dream

Among others moving quickly, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has already begun refilling its skyscraper on Madison Avenue while its headquarters on Park Avenue is under construction. The nation’s largest bank has told all US employees to prepare to return early next month, but the tower will still be capped at …

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Scott Morrison and Boris Johnson strike Australia-Britain free trade deal over dinner

Fears that the signing might be delayed by a squabble over how much Australian beef and lamb would be allowed into the UK proved unfounded, with the two leaders settling on a scheme which will phase out tariffs and quotas. The exact number of years will not be known until …

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Voters mark down Scott Morrison on performance, amid concerns over health

“The spontaneous comments submitted by voters to the survey confirm that some are questioning whether the government is becoming more reactive.” The Resolve Political Monitor was conducted from June 8 to 12 and asked 1600 voters about their views in online questions put in a random order to avoid a …

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Tips and race-by-race preview for Scone on Tuesday

Track improving to Soft 5 and rail out 4m from 800m to WP and True the remainder Race 1 MAIDEN HCP (1300m) We start with the maidens on an improving surface, and this looks ripe for Tamworth three-year-old 1. Kanalaide at his second start. Got home hard on debut in …

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