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‘I can’t stop now, can I?’ – Alex De Minaur takes another scalp in Brisbane

Laine Clark Friday, 5 January 2018 10:58AM Rising tennis star Alex De Minaur into the semifinals in Brisbane and on his way to Aussie stardom. Australian wildcard Alex De Minaur has continued his fabulous run, booking a Brisbane International semifinal berth with an impressive 6-4 6-0 victory over American qualifier Michael Mmoh on Friday. World No.208 De Minaur, ranked 33 ...

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Minister shrugs off military fuel shortage

Lisa Martin Friday, 5 January 2018 10:58AM Senator-designate Jim Molan has raised concerns about a potential Australian military fuel shortage. A Liberal frontbencher has dismissed concerns from a retired major general and incoming senator about a potential Australian military fuel shortage. Jim Molan has warned the federal government needed to address the Australian Defence Force’s critical vulnerabilities such as fuel ...

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Giant snake hides on handrail just inches from beachgoers in WA’s South West

It’s easy to see how you could miss it. A 1.5-metre long snake, camouflaged on the wooden handrails of a South West beach, could easily have gone unnoticed by beachgoers eyeing up the region’s famous surf. Had a fellow beachgoer not spotted the reptile – believed to be a venomous dugite – and alerted Perth woman Haylie Ecker and her ...

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Aussie De Minaur through to Brisbane semis

Laine Clark Friday, 5 January 2018 11:04AM Alex De Minaur has continued his fabulous run, booking a Brisbane International semi-final berth. Australian wildcard Alex De Minaur has continued his impressive winning run, booking a Brisbane International semi-final berth with a 6-4 6-0 victory over American qualifier Michael Mmoh on Friday. World No.208 De Minaur – ranked 33 spots lower than ...

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The Ashes 2017-18: Pressure mounts on WA opener Cameron Bancroft after SCG duck

Cameron Bancroft has failed to make an impact on the scorers or Australian selectors after he was bowled for a duck in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney. Bancroft, who is yet to score a Test century in his first summer, is under pressure to retain his spot for Australia’s four-Test series in South Africa in March. And he did ...

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Leishman holds early lead at PGA Maui

Evin Priest Friday, 5 January 2018 11:12AM Australian Marc Leishman is an early leader at the Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. Marc Leishman has stormed into the lead after his first round of the US PGA Tour’s Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. The Australian world No.12 was one-under the card early in the round before icing his opening nine holes ...

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A week after Bronx fire, 13th person dies

A man has died in hospital after he was critically injured in the December 28 Bronx apartment fire. A 13th person has died from injuries suffered in one of New York City’s deadliest fires in decades. Police say 27-year-old Holt Francis was critically injured in the December 28 Bronx apartment building fire and died at a hospital. They say the ...

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Eco message at heart of Saritah story

South Korean-born and Perth-raised songstress Saritah will bring her feminine weave of reggae, soul and acoustic sounds to the region this weekend. The eco-conscious musician will play at Settlers Tavern tonight and Clancy’s Fish Pub in Dunsborough on Sunday. The roots artist, who is on a worldwide mission to uplift and heal her audiences through her sound, said her new ...

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Search for man hit by car in Melbourne

Melissa Iaria Friday, 5 January 2018 6:21AM Police are appealing for information about a man who was hit by a car in Melbourne’s east. Dramatic video footage shows a car hurtling around a corner and hitting a man in Melbourne, before the injured man crawls to the car, gets inside and it drives off. A witness reported the incident to ...

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Fire destroys house in Perth’s south-east

Friday, 5 January 2018 6:25AM Email IconChris Leitch Firefighters took several house to douse a blaze at a house in Oakford.Picture: File image Dozens of firefighters were needed to battle a blaze that caused about $200,000 damage to a family home in Perth’s south-east. Fire crews were called to the Oakford home on King Road just after 10pm on Thursday ...

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