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Dogs duo Hunter, Ugle-Hagan face time out

Western Bulldogs star Lachie Hunter faces a stint on the sidelines after suffering a broken hand in the come-from-behind win over Carlton. Hunter started in attack at Marvel Stadium on
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Eagles pick up their first away win in 2021

AFL: The West Coast Eagles ahve picked up their first victory away from Western Australia after cruising to a 38-point win over Hawthorn. Thank you for stopping by to visit
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Animal-loving couple in Launceston put wedding on hold for pet rat rescue project

Ella Wright and Caleb Godden of Launceston are due to be married in April, but their big day may be pushed back due to rats. The couple share their living
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Billionaire Elon Musk opens up about Asperger’s syndrome in Saturday Night Live appearance

Billionaire Elon Musk has made his hotly anticipated appearance on Saturday Night Live, saying he may be the first person with Asperger’s syndrome to host the show. Key points: Musk said he
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Mega-department created from secret report

The regions have been stripped of a say on local health by Labor reversing CLP reforms in 2014 which ensured decision-making isn’t solely driven from Darwin, according to Shadow Minister
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What we know today, Sunday May 9

Port Adelaide Football Club picks a fight in Alberton back streets SA Health still looking for answers over prescription dosage computer glitch Firewood price hike leaves Hills residents cold ‘White-hot’
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COVID-19 restrictions to remain in NSW for another week | Goulburn Post

news, local-news, Despite the state recording no new community transmitted cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday, most restrictions will be extended for another week. The one
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The Age photos of the week, May 9, 2021

The Age photos of the week, May 9, 2021 The Age photos of the week, May 9, 2021 We’re sorry, this service is currently unavailable. Please try again later. Dismiss
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School, community collide over land

One of Perth’s top private schools could be in for a windfall gain of tens of millions of dollars if the full potential value of its sporting fields is realised,
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A community for mothers navigating parenting.

The Singing Mums group in Brisbane has been gathering weekly for about five years, creating a community for mothers navigating parenting. Thank you for seeing this news release regarding Queensland
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Judges react to Eric’s Carbonara Disaster (MasterChef)

Eric is flustered under the pressure of the MasterChef elimination challenge. Not thinking, he pours the carbonara mix into a hot pan, and slowly watches the eggs scramble. The judges
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How Michelle Heyman rediscovered her love of football

Michelle Heyman is now the W-League’s all-time leading goal-scorer, has just played her 100th game and her form for Canberra United this season has been top level. The road back
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Death tragedy after polling booth fall

A GRIEVING family is desperately searching for answers about how a wheelchair-bound woman could have fallen from a ramp outside an election polling booth in Hobart’s northern suburbs, resulting in
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Embalming is vital in the funeral industry, but a lack of skilled practitioners is causing concern

Deanne Edwards spends a lot of time with dead people. “It’s such a fascinating world,” Ms Edwards said. “When you’re working on a person all you want to do is
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NSW Police believe drive-by attack in Guildford is linked to Sydney gangland war

Police believe a gangland war between two rival crime families in Sydney’s west is escalating, after a house in Guildford was sprayed with bullets early this morning. Key points: A
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Border support group speaks out during Myositis Awareness Month | The Border Mail

news, health, Myositis, Myositis Association Australia, Keeping in Touch, Myositis Awareness Month, Albury-Wodonga “The doctor said sit on the floor, which I did, then he said get up, which I
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Australian Business

Australian Sports

Cricket 2021: David Warner vs Michael Slater fight rumour, IPL news, India COVID updates

Cricketers David Warner and Michael Slater have reportedly denied rumours they had a late night physical exchange inside a Maldives bar. Slater and Warner have been long-term friends, but rumours
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The six things we learned from Round 8

Geelong made a big statement on the big stage to kick off a massive round of footy. There were plenty of close encounters and we still have a side yet
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Brisbane Lions rev engines with comfortable win over Fremantle Dockers

The Brisbane Lions were irresistible at times, sloppy at others but completed a victory over the Fremantle Dockers at the Gabba on Sunday night. A five-goal opening term gave the
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NRL confident Suncorp Stadium will handle eight games during Magic Round after Super Rugby final between Queensland Reds and ACT Brumbies damages surface

The NRL is confident the Suncorp Stadium surface will handle hosting eight matches in a little more than 48 hours after questions were raised about the ground’s capacity to recover
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Brisbane Lions v Fremantle Dockers; Carlton Blues v Western Bulldogs; Hawthorn Hawks v West Coast Eagles; round eight; results, new, fixtures, odds, tipping, teams, draw;

For almost three quarters, Carlton Blues showed us the style and substance of a serious AFL finals side but then the Western Bulldogs showed they are already that team with
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Lightning strike to shock Vixens

The composure of Sunshine Coast Lightning shooters Cara Koenen and Steph Wood has helped snuff out the final-quarter comeback of defending Super Netball premiers Melbourne Vixens to maintain their side’s
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Demons champion met with three clubs before re-signing in 2008

Melbourne champion Brad Green came close to leaving the club in 2008. Green met with Sydney, Carlton and Collingwood after the struggling Demons finished last on the ladder in Dean
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NRL 2021: Tony Williams apology, Jarryd Hayne sexual assault, rape, jail sentence, Instagram post

Ex-NRL star Tony Williams has apologised for shaming the victim of Jarryd Hayne’s sexual assault case following huge backlash to his Instagram post that included two of his contracts being
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Super Rugby AU 2021 final: Queensland Reds beat Brumbies, results, James O’Connor, scores, updates, highlights

It was written in the stars, wasn’t it? Having won twice throughout the regular season with the last play of the game, the Reds did it again to steal the
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Why the Wallabies are now favourites against France

I suspect France will field weaker teams in Tests one and two, then throw in all their best available players off a four-day break for the third match at Suncorp
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Melbourne beats Sydney by nine points, Port Adelaide wins Showdown, Magpies beat Kangaroos by 18, GWS and St Kilda win

The Melbourne Demons remain the only unbeaten team in the AFL after a tough win over the Sydney Swans at the MCG. Key points: Melbourne stayed unbeaten after eight rounds
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David Warner and Michael Slater respond to fight rumours

Cricketers David Warner and Michael Slater have reportedly denied rumours they had a late night physical exchange inside a Maldives bar. Slater and Warner have been long-term friends, but rumours
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World News

Death toll soars to 50 in school bombing in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan — The death toll in a horrific bombing at a girls’ school in the Afghan capital has soared to 50, many of them pupils between 11 and 15
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Rail disruption set to continue into next week after train cracks found

Travel disruption caused by the discovery of cracks in some high-speed trains is expected to continue into next week, a rail industry group has warned. Robert Nisbet, of the Rail
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Putin on WWII Victory Day Says Russia Will ‘Firmly’ Defend Its Interests

President Vladimir Putin on Sunday vowed that Russia will “firmly” defend national interests and denounced the return of “Russophobia,” as the country marked the 76th anniversary of victory in World
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Will double headcount; lot of headroom for growing user base: Koo

Homegrown microblogging platform Koo is planning to double its headcount in the next one year as it significantly scales up its user base on the platform, especially vernacular subscribers, its
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Sir Keir Starmer to carry out reshuffle of his shadow cabinet team

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer will carry out a reshuffle of his shadow cabinet team on Sunday according to reports. The Opposition leader will look to reshape his top team
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Cuba protests diplomat’s expulsion from Colombia amid protests

FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator takes part in a protest demanding government action to tackle poverty, police violence and inequalities in the health and education systems, in Bogota, Colombia May 6,
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West Ham vs Everton: Premier League prediction, TV channel, team news, live stream, h2h results, odds

est Ham have a major chance to kickstart their Champions League qualification ambitions when Everton head to east London today. The Hammers’ hopes of a Premier League top-four finish have
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A fish fight between Britain and France

May 8th 2021 IT IS NOT exactly the Royal Navy task force steaming towards the Falklands, but the news that the prime minister has sent ships to protect an island
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Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean

The Long March was the second deployment of the 5B variant since its maiden flight in May 2020. Last year, pieces from the first Long March 5B fell on Ivory
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Investors turn net buyers of U.S. equity funds on economic optimism: Lipper

FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows U.S. 100-dollar bank notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao May 7, 2021 (Reuters) – Investors turned net buyers of U.S. equity
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IBM develops the world’s most powerful and smallest microchip

IBM claims that it has made a significant breakthrough in computer processors by creating a 2-nanometer chip in its test lab The new technology helps advance the state-of-the-art in the semiconductor
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Conor McGregor brands Khabib Nurmagomedov “homophobic” in deleted x-rated rant

Conor McGregor launched an astonishing Twitter rant about his former UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov – labelling the Russian ‘homophobic’. The two went head-to-head at UFC 229 in October 2018 with
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Loan sharks target new victims via WhatsApp and Facebook

Criminals have been using social media – from dating sites to local community groups – to find, threaten and control people in debt Local WhatsApp groups have been one of
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Kabul attack: Blasts near school leave more than 50 dead

Blasts close to a secondary school in the Afghan capital Kabul have left at least 50 people dead and more than 100 injured, officials say. The explosions took place as
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‘I just hope it’s not Dogecoin’: Elon Musk hosts ‘SNL’ after month-long break – National

Saturday Night Live (SNL) returned this weekend after a month-long hiatus, bringing new but controversial figure Elon Musk to host the show. Following a heartful Mother’s Day performance by
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Pregnant Meghan Markle shows off her baby bump and says her and Harry’s unborn daughter should live in an ‘equitable’ world in VaxLive gig message, while he says science should not be ‘politicized’

Pregnant Meghan Markle has made an appearance during the Vax Live telecast, claiming COVID has wiped out a generation of progress for women of color.   The Duchess of Sussex made
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World Business

Did You Get My Slack/Email/Text?

There are too many ways to communicate at work. Let’s set some ground rules. Thank you for dropping in and reading this article involving the latest World Business News items
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What is Discord? Chat service fosters community, expands beyond gaming

Jason Citron is the CEO of Discord, a chat app that has long been popular among gamers but is beginning to expand to other audiences. Courtesy of Discord Delilah, a
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Covid: Travel firms reject ‘overly cautious’ green list

“Travellers will have an expectation that these new government rules should protect their health and their money, yet serious issues around lengthy airport queues and a broken testing system remain
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Only 3 in 10 parents want to vaccinate their teens

The Kaiser Family Foundation’s April vaccine monitor data shows that vaccine uptake is hitting a plateau. The biggest concern may be among young people. The KFF monitor shows that a
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‘Everything seems to go smoother when we’re together’: Companies dangle spa weekends and free meals to lure workers back to the office

Thomas Jepsen, founder of Passion Plans, a company that helps connect home buyers with architects and designers, is among the cohort of employers that are allowing employees to return to
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Best Semiconductor Stocks To Buy Next Week? 4 Making Headlines

May 7, 2021 6 min read This story originally appeared on StockMarket Should Investors Be Watching These Top Semiconductor Stocks In May 2021? Semiconductor stocks are an interesting play in
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Offshore wind supply chains to be tightened as subsidies face switch-off for non compliance

Government is hardening its stance on renewable energy subsidies, with the potential to pull contracts if supply chains do not meet criteria. Officials at BEIS are ensuring ‘more bang for
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Manufacturers Limit Product Repairs to Block Competition — FTC report Says – Jewish Business News

Manufacturers Limit Product Repairs to Block Competition — FTC report Says That’s why its so hard to get spare parts. According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, manufacturers restrict repairs
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Thailand Q1 Investment Applications Soar 80% as FDI More Than Double says BOI

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) said today that in the first quarter of 2021, investment applications rose 80% from the year earlier period to a total value of 123.4
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American Airpower Museum to join Jones Beach Air Show  – Long Island Business News

The American Airpower Museum will once again join the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park on Memorial Day Weekend.  The museum’s famed “Arsenal of Warbirds” will include a B-25 Mitchell Bomber, Douglas C-47
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Peso climbs further as PHL unemployment rate eases 

BW FILE PHOTO THE PESO appreciated further against the dollar on Thursday after latest data showed the country’s unemployment rate eased in March. The local unit closed at P47.98 versus
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UK business ready to speed up the digital transformation revolution

British business is set for a digital revolution according to a survey which indicates that 56 per cent of companies are speeding up plans because of the pandemic. With so
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Science & Tech

Machine learning helps some of the best microscopes to see better, work faster, and process more data — ScienceDaily

To observe the swift neuronal signals in a fish brain, scientists have started to use a technique called light-field microscopy, which makes it possible to image such fast biological processes
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Scientists OK plan to release one million tonnes of waste water from Fukushima

Environmental activists protest against the Fukushima waste-water plan in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul.Credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Japan’s proposal to discharge more than one million tonnes of contaminated water
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Tesla tells regulator that full self-driving cars may not be achieved by year-end

FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model X electric car is seen at the Brussels Motor Show, Belgium, January 9, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo May 7, 2021 By Hyunjoo Jin BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA
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Best Buy 3-day sale: Save on laptops, TVs, headphones, Apple Watch and more

If there’s one thing that Best Buy does well — and often — it’s having large sales, and this weekend’s Best Buy three-day sale is characteristically epic. There’s an enormous
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Deepfake detectors and datasets exhibit racial and gender bias, USC study shows

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Some experts have expressed concern that machine learning tools could be used to create deepfakes, or
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How to stop AI from recognizing your face in selfies

Fawkes has already been downloaded nearly half a million times from the project website. One user has also built an online version, making it even easier for people to use
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GM CEO Mary Barra wants to sell personal autonomous vehicles using Cruise’s self-driving tech by 2030 – TechCrunch

GM CEO Mary Barra sees the automaker selling personal autonomous vehicles by the end of the decade by leveraging technology from its self-driving subsidiary Cruise, according to comments made during
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Techdirt Podcast Episode 281: Twitter, Free Speech, And Mob Behavior

from the the-consequences-of-speech dept The past several years have done a lot to expose the failings of the “marketplace of ideas”, as disinformation and harassment campaigns have shown an ability
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Get Email Alerts When COVID-19 Vaccines Become Available Near You

Get Email Alerts When COVID-19 Vaccines Become Available Near You

Monitor the availability of Covid-19 Vaccines in your city and get email alerts when vaccine doses are available for people above 18 years of age. India is currently in the
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Pfizer Gang and the Sadness of Vaccine Culture

Read: America’s health will soon be in the hands of very minor internet celebrities Of course, Pfizer did report a 95 percent efficacy rate for its vaccine in clinical trials,
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Driving for a difference | Science

Driving for a difference | Science

I was in the second year of my Ph.D. program when a colleague asked what I would do if I had an extra hour every day. Without much deliberation, I
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Japan Just Had Its Earliest Peak Bloom of Cherry Blossoms in 1,200 Years. Is Climate Change to Blame?

Each year, the arrival of spring in Japan is accompanied by rows of breathtaking pink and white flowers. The cherry blossoms, also known as Sakura, have drawn countless tourists during
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