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World's rich grew richer amid bull market

The pool of money held by the world’s wealthiest people grew by 12 per cent last year to nearly $US202 trillion as bull markets and the US dollar’s weakening against most major currencies boosted global fortunes. Adjusted for exchange rate swings, wealth rose 7 per cent, the survey by advisory firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found. While residents of North ...

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Time for a rethink of defence in WA’s North West: Sherry Sufi

What Great Britain calls the Far East is to us the near north. Wise words, but not mine. What our longest serving prime minister and Liberal Party founder Sir Robert Menzies was referring to there is our unique place in our unique neighbourhood. Our government has no greater duty than ensuring the defence of our people and our resources. From ...

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Liam Ryan parts the seas

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The West Coast forward’s first goal back from injury, against Sydney at the SCG, became a pretty simple finish in the end. Click here to Read from the source

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Andy Marshall’s parents forgive man who killed their son

The parents of Andy Marshall — who died after he was pushed out a window at the Ocean Beach Hotel — say they hope the man responsible has changed during his time in prison after they were told he had been granted parole. Former Rock Machine bikie associate Stefan Schmidt was sentenced to nine years jail for the manslaughter of ...

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Family’s safety plea after great-grandmother dies in Wembley crash

Police are investigating if an 18-year-old driver ran a red light before slamming into another car, killing the 91-year-old great-grandmother behind the wheel. Dorothy Smith was mentally sharp, fit as a fiddle and perfectly capable of driving, her distraught family said after her death on Wednesday. She was on her way to the shops when the crash happened at the ...

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Drugs charge skipper not guilty

Staff reportersBroome Advertiser Friday, 15 June 2018 7:46PM Camera Icon Jeff Ralston with the Kimberley Quest II.Picture: Broome Advertiser Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon The skipper and co-owner of a luxury cruise vessel operating out of Broome has been acquitted of drug dealing. Jeff Ralston, 57, was charged with one count of possession of 17.38 grams of ...

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Sydney star Lance Franklin in diving spotlight on Friday night against West Coast

The West Australian Friday, 15 June 2018 7:54PM Did Buddy take a dive? Video West Coast’s chances of getting back in the game against Sydney took a blow when the umpires awarded this free kick to Lance Franklin. Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon Richmond defender Alex Rance has copped it in recent weeks for exaggerating contact, now ...

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Who impressed and who didn’t in West Coast’s 15-point loss to Sydney

Who impressed Elliot Yeo Yeo will push hard for the three Brownlow votes despite being in the losing side after a scintillating display, particularly after half time. He contributed two cracking long-range goals either side of three-quarter time to briefly give the Eagles hope and finished with 14 contested possessions and eight tackles. Jake Lloyd Jarrad McVeigh’s absence meant Sydney’s ...

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Wayward West Coast brought back to Earth in 15-point loss to Sydney at SCG

West Coast didn’t lose many admirers in their 15-point loss to Sydney on Friday night, but they certainly lost their radar. The Eagles, outplayed in the second and third quarters, charged hard at the Swans in the fourth but butchered their opportunities to go down 10.12 (72) to 7.15 (57). Elliot Yeo fought mightily after half time to try and ...

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Swags of support for region’s homeless

A generous donation from workers at Gold Fields’ St Ives minesite in Kambalda will help homeless people in Kalgoorlie-Boulder stave off the cold during the harsh Goldfields winter. Organised by the gold mine’s maintenance administrator Marg Densley, what started as a simple charity drive to collect blankets and distribute charity tins around the operations has generated enough money to purchase ...

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