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Kerber charges through to Dubai semi-final

Bill Scott | AAP Friday, 23 February 2018 3:38AM Angelique Kerber’s straight-sets win over Karolina Pliskova was her 15th victory of the season. Angelique Kerber has marched through to the semi-finals of the Dubai Championships following a 6-4 6-3 win over the Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova. The match, a replay of the 2016 US Open final won by the 30-year-old ...

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Barnaby Joyce clings to Nats leadership

Barnaby Joyce is adamant he will survive as federal Nationals leader despite a public call for his resignation from a party room colleague and a sexual harassment complaint. Victorian MP Andrew Broad became the first Nationals federal MP to call for the leader to quit, vowing to bring the matter to a head at a party room meeting in Canberra ...

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Media exec sexually assaulted me: Actor

Kirsten Chuba | AAP Friday, 23 February 2018 4:53AM The Mummy star Brendan Fraser says he retreated from public life after the 2003 incident. US actor Brendan Fraser is joining the #MeToo movement, coming forward with allegations of sexual assault by a former president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. In a new interview with GQ, The Mummy star alleges ...

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West Coast Eagles start countdown to Nic Naitanui’s long-awaited return

West Coast coach Adam Simpson has labelled Nic Naitanui’s recovery from his 2016 knee reconstruction a delicate operation and says it is too early to say if the ruck star will be a compromised athlete for the rest of his career. Naitanui joined teammates for a skills session and match simulation at Optus Stadium yesterday morning before the club named ...

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Port Adelaide draftee Jake Patmore earns praise of new teammate and fellow WAFL product Sam Powell-Pepper

Sam Powell-Pepper has given an early tick of approval to new Port Adelaide teammate Jake Patmore, declaring the draftee more than ready to take on West Coast in their JLT Community Series opener. The WA pair were last night named in a strong Power squad, which features high-profile off-season acquisitions Steven Motlop, Jack Watts, Trent McKenzie, Jack Trengove and Lindsay ...

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Angry Abbott returns serve after criticism

AAP Friday, 23 February 2018 12:11AM Tony Abbott has hit back at criticism from colleagues over his immigration stance. Tony Abbott has penned a blistering retort to his colleagues after the former prime minister’s calls for cuts to immigration were dismissed by the government’s front bench. In an opinion piece for The Australian Mr Abbott names and shames critics of ...

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One sugary drink a day can increase cancer risk

7News Update Port Kennedy fire being investigated by police Port Kennedy fire being investigated by police The West Australian Gold Coast students believed to have taken ‘Russian designer’ drug The West Australian Students believed to have taken ‘Russian designer’ drug Brought to you by Seven News Click here to Read from the source

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Bikies farewell Hawi at Sydney funeral

Ex-bikie boss Mahmoud ‘Mick’ Hawi has been farewelled at a funeral at a Sydney mosque where club patches, colours and motorbikes were conspicuous by their absence. But even without their colours, the bikie presence was heavy, with hundreds of mourners, most dressed in black, and many tattooed and muscle-bound, gathered at Arncliffe’s Al-Zahra mosque on Thursday to see off the ...

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New Manjimup entry statement in place

Tari Jeffers | Manjimup-Bridgetown Times Thursday, 22 February 2018 2:12PM Shire of Manjimup actuing works and services director Catherine Scollan stands with the newly-installed Southern Entry Arch tribute on South Western Highway.Picture: Tari Jeffers / Manjimup-Bridgetown Times Almost five years after Manjimup’s southern entry arch was accidentally knocked down, a tribute entry statement was last week installed. The former southern ...

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