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Khashoggi fiancee wants prince punished

The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has called for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to be punished after a US intelligence report found he had approved the killing.
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‘Modi stadium’ raises questions about India’s renaming spree

The Prime Minister’s allies hit back by pointing to a host of public buildings and government projects named after members of the congress’ Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that governed India for decades.
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Under-pressure ‘Tahs coach ready to stand down if asked

Waratahs coach Rob Penney said his team are “shattered” and he is prepared to stand down if it is decided he is not the right man to lead the side.
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ASX down for third week, bonds hold sway

Australia’s share market had its heaviest percentage fall since early September after investors opted for rising yields in the bond market. Thank you for stopping to visit My Local Pages.
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Study reveals high use of ‘party drugs’

Australia’s high consumption of illegal designer drugs has been revealed in an international study which collected wastewater over the New Year period. The study collected samples in eight countries, checking
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What curriculum says about consent isn’t necessarily what’s taught in classrooms

Taught properly, schools are the best place for sex education. The evidence shows strong improvement not only in things like the use of condoms and contraception from school sex ed,
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Perth man charged with possessing child abuse material

This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Western Australia Police Force. MEDIA NOTE: Footage and arrest vison is available from Hightail. The AFP and the
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Fresh rape allegation relating to minister

A letter has been sent to Prime Minister Scott Morrison alleging a 1988 rape by a current cabinet minister. Thank you for visiting My Local Pages and reading this news
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Russia prisons head says Navalny is safe

Following the transfer of Alexei Navalny from a Moscow detention centre to a penal camp, the head of Russia’s penitentiary system has said that the dissident will be safe there.
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AUSTRALIAN SPORT

NRL 2021: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Adam Elliott, Michael Lichaa-Kara Childerhouse incident

Bulldogs back-rower Adam Elliott swatted away questions about his personal life after fronting the media for the first time since he was embroiled in another off-season scandal. Elliott was at
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Channel Seven will have no ‘top dog’ replacement for Bruce McAvaney, says commentator Brian Taylor

Taylor, 58, heaped praise on McAvaney on Monday and said he did not believe there would be a “top dog” or like-for-like replacement for arguably Australia’s greatest sporting commentator. “I
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Practice match analysis, scratch matches, new faces, recruits, draftees, every club’s new players, injuries, latest news

From the dream debuts, to the worrying starts, to the surprising kids. Last week’s scratch matches saw dozens of fresh faces making their first appearance in club colours. Here’s how
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Rule change under fire after 50-metre penalty for standing on the mark in practice match

Former Adelaide and Carlton player Sam Kerridge commented that it was “horrible, hard to watch”. Dual Sydney premiership player and AFL life member Bolton, added to the All-Australian panel this
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North Melbourne, Adam Saad, Tony Jones and more

On SEN’s the Captain’s Run, Kane Cornes was posed five over or under scenarios about the upcoming sporting landscape. Cornes was asked to declare his thoughts on the scenarios and
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Sydney Swans unsure if new rule will force Lance Franklin to change goalkicking routine

But it also has implications for Franklin and players like him, who tend to run in an arc favouring their kicking foot to generate extra power. Loading Umpires are now
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Brisbane ends Fremantle’s 11-match AFLW winning run, Western Bulldogs too strong for Giants

Fremantle’s record 11-match AFLW winning streak is over following an upset loss to the Brisbane Lions. Key points: The Lions triumphed 3.7 (25) to 1.8 (14) over the Dockers in
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Call racism out to stamp it out, says Melbourne University Professor of Sociology Karen Farquharson

“If someone is experiencing racism and want to stop it and make a complaint. It does not go well for them usually,” Farquharson said. People’s claims are often denied or
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WORLD NEWS

Sacha Baron Cohen Mocks Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani at Golden Globes

Sacha Baron Cohen used his two Golden Globe wins on Sunday as an opportunity to further burnish his left-wing activist credentials, taking pot shots at former President Donald Trump and
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Covid-19: Officials hunt Brazil virus variant case in England

The whereabouts of one infected person is unknown, as they did not give their full contact details. Thanks for checking this news article involving the latest World News items titled
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‘The police are coming. There’s no need to swear!’. Outrage spreads after Russians learn about the police ignoring a grisly domestic dispute that ended in a woman’s brutal murder. The negligent police officers could get off with a fine.

Details about a grisly murder committed a year ago in Kemerovo have found an audience on social media in the past week, following activist Alena Popova’s Facebook posts about the killing
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TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu detained at Tirupati airport, stages sit-in protest

The Telugu Desam Party chief sat down on the airport lounge floor and demanded to know why he was being prevented from going to Tirupati and Chittoor. Former Chief Minister
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Boris Johnson facing backlash over drastic foreign aid budget to war-torn Yemen

Senior Conservative MPs said a cut on such a scale could deepen the world’s gravest humanitarian catastrophe and could bolster terrorist group Al Qaeda which is based there. Andrew Mitchell,
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China Appears to Warn India: Push Too Hard and the Lights Could Go Out

So far, the evidence suggests that the SolarWinds hack, named for the company that made network-management software that was hijacked to insert the code, was chiefly about stealing information. But
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Why this teen set up a prize-winning fake cosmetics shop

Polish teenager Krystyna Paszko’s idea won an EU prize – she tells the BBC the story behind it. Thank you for spending your time with us on My Local Pages.
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President Trump: U.S. electoral system needs reforms

President Donald Trump spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 6:05 PM PT – Sunday, February 28,
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WORLD SPORT

All-Star Mile wildcards revealed as field is finalised

Tassie horse Still A Star would shape as the story of the race if she was to win for trainer Bill Ryan, who is dying from a chronic lung disease.
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Alan Shearer on how Gareth Bale and Tottenham ‘ran riot’ against Burnley

Alan Shearer and Danny Murphy analyse the demolition of Burnley by Tottenham’s front four, inspired by Gareth Bale. MATCH REPORT: Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Burnley Watch highlights from Sunday’s Premier League
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‘An accident is not a crime’: Tiger Woods will not face charges in crash

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies inspect the vehicle of golfer Tiger Woods, who was rushed to hospital after suffering multiple injuries, after it was involved in a single-vehicle accident in
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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez cruises past Avni Yildirim in Florida

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez retained his world titles after comfortably beating Avni Yildirim Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat Turkish challenger Avni Yildirim to defend his WBC and WBA super-middleweight titles in Florida.
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City win 20th straight game to lead Premier League by 13 points

It was City’s 14th win in a row in the league – only the sixth time that has been achieved in English top-flight history. Three of those have been attained
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Manchester City 2-1 West Ham United: Pep Guardiola’s side claim 20th straight win

John Stones’ third league goal of the season secured the points Manchester City Manchester City extended their winning run to 20 matches and moved 13 points clear at the top
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Suns’ Devin Booker replaces Anthony Davis in All-Star Game

FILE PHOTO: Feb 14, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) smiles on the court during the second half against the Orlando Magic at
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WGC-Workday Championship: Brooks Koepka holds one-shot lead after day two

Brooks Koepka bettered his opening-round 67 by one to move into the lead at Concession -11 B Koepka (US); -10 B Horschel (US), C Morikawa (US), C Smith (Aus); -9
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