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One police officer dead in Paris shooting

One police officer has died from their wounds following a shooting in central Paris. A French interior ministry spokesman says a second police officer is not dead following a fatal shooting in central Paris. The interior ministry spokesman said two police officers were seriously wounded in a shooting on the Champs-Elysees on Thursday night, that killed one police officer. An ...

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Labor aims to take heat out of housing

Federal Labor has admitted the aim of its housing affordability package is to take the heat out of the residential property market rather than bring down house prices. But it argues measures targeted at investors who hoard vacant properties, foreign buyers and self-managed super funds will give first-home buyers a better chance of success. While the government dismissed the package ...

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Ramos-Vinolas upsets Cilic in Monte Carlo

World No.1 Andy Murray (pic) and Stan Wawrinka have been sent packing from the Monte Carlo Masters. Albert Ramos-Vinolas won the last four games of the match to beat fifth-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia in three sets to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals. Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, seemed to be in command when he broke at the ...

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Port Adelaide demolish Carlton in AFL

Livewire Robbie Gray slotted five goals as Port Adelaide demolished a hapless Carlton by 90 points in a Friday night AFL fizzer. Port entrenched themselves in the top eight with a commanding 20.17 (137) to 6.11 (47) victory at Adelaide Oval. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! The Power surged from the start, kicking ...

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Roar beat WSW on pens in A-League final

Brisbane Roar will battle Melbourne Victory for a spot in the A-League decider after beating Western Sydney on penalties in an epic elimination final on Friday night. The Roar won the shootout 6-5 with scores locked at 1-1 after 120 minutes, with back-up goalkeeper Jamie Young making the winning save to deny Jumpei Kusukami’s sudden-death effort at Suncorp Stadium. Footy ...

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Kings embarrass Waratahs in Super shocker

The NSW Waratahs were booed off Allianz Stadium after slumping to a humiliating 26-24 home loss to Super Rugby’s hapless Kings. Plumbing new depths, the Waratahs lamely surrendered a 17-0 lead with a listless display in front of exasperated fans on Friday night. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! The Kings are the competition’s ...

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Wiggle room for tech sector on 457 visas

The government has allowed wiggle room for the tech sector following the 457 visa program scrapping. Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos has opened up some wiggle room for the tech sector following the federal government’s decision to scrap the 457 visa program. The government will replace the existing regime with two new foreign worker visas and a list of 650 occupations ...

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Gray kicks five as Port Adelaide demolish Carlton

Livewire Robbie Gray slotted five goals as Port Adelaide demolished a hapless Carlton by 90 points in a Friday night AFL fizzer. Port entrenched themselves in the top eight with a commanding 20.17 (137) to 6.11 (47) victory at Adelaide Oval. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! The Power surged from the start, kicking ...

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Offsets policy up for review

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson says the State’s environment authority will soon undergo a review amid calls for a procedural shake-up and claims of systematic failings in the Capes region. The WA Environmental Offsets Policy was established in 2011 to oversee the identification and application of offset properties, aimed at compensating land cleared for new developments. But the policy is now ...

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Provocative, as it’s the end of man

THEATRE Ode to Man 4 stars The Blue Room Theatre Emma Mary Hall’s engrossing and unsettling performance work Ode to Man is subtitled A Farewell to Men in 14 Chapters. While nothing quite as apocalyptic as the disappearance of the entire male gender has occurred, or is about to, the question Hall implies (Might it be a good idea) is ...

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